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04-11

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Wezen-Ball: The Froot Loop Summer
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Larry Granillo

08-21

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Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 8/21/12
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Michael Street

07-10

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Fantasy Beat: Shields' Plummeting Groundball Rate
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Jason Collette

05-22

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Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 5/22/12
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Michael Street

05-03

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The Lineup Card: 10 Things Learned in April
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Baseball Prospectus

03-09

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Fantasy Beat: The Case for B.J. Upton
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Jason Collette

02-07

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The Lineup Card: 11 Times Small Sample Sizes Steered Us Wrong
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Baseball Prospectus

12-19

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Future Shock: Exclusive First Look: Yoenis Cespedes Encore
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Kevin Goldstein

11-22

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Fantasy Beat: Early Off-Season ADPs
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Jason Collette

11-21

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Internet Baseball Awards: National League
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Greg Spira

09-29

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Boston Red Sox
by
Steven Goldman, Kevin Goldstein and ESPN Insider

09-28

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Prospectus Hit and Run: A Night in the Life of Team Entropy
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Jay Jaffe

09-13

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Fantasy Beat: Late Season Observations
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Jason Collette

09-01

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Perils of Relying on Short-Term Memory
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Jay Jaffe

08-29

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Divide and Conquer, NL East: The September Stretch
by
Michael Jong

08-25

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Future Shock: Second-Half Surges
by
Kevin Goldstein

08-10

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The Lineup Card: 12 Favorite Basebrawls and Individual Performances in Basebrawls
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Baseball Prospectus

07-13

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The Lineup Card: Cult Favorites: 18 Non-Star Ballplayers Who Should be Better Remembered
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Baseball Prospectus

07-01

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Divide and Conquer, AL West: The Lone Rangers?
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Joey Matschulat

06-21

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: June Swoons
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Jay Jaffe

05-17

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Divide and Conquer, NL West: We Did Everything We Needed to Do, and Then We Didn't
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Geoff Young

05-11

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The Asian Equation
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Michael Street

05-02

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Bautista's Enduring Young Charms
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Jay Jaffe

05-02

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Divide and Conquer, NL Central: Parting with a Puma, Welcoming a Walrus
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Larry Granillo

03-17

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Overthinking It: Small Samplings of Spring, NL Edition
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Ben Lindbergh

02-18

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Never a Dull Moment with Gary Sheffield
by
Jay Jaffe

10-28

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Prospectus Perspective: The Young-Huff All-Stars, Part I
by
Steven Goldman

10-27

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World Series Prospectus: Fall Classic Memories
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Baseball Prospectus

10-06

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Prospectus Hit List: The Finale
by
Jay Jaffe

10-05

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Twins vs. Yankees
by
Jay Jaffe

09-27

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Beasterly
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Jay Jaffe

09-24

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Prospectus Hit List: Crashing the Party
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Jay Jaffe

09-23

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: Getting Sorted
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Jay Jaffe

09-16

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: Do The Tighten Up
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Jay Jaffe

08-26

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: Down The Stretch They Come
by
Jay Jaffe

08-19

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Transaction Action: The Lee Deal
by
Christina Kahrl

07-27

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Expanded Horizons: If July Were April
by
Tommy Bennett

07-23

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Prospectus Hit List: Snapping Out of It
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Jay Jaffe

07-21

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On the Beat: Staying Positive in a Negative Situation
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John Perrotto

07-14

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Prospectus Q&A: Chris Wertz
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David Laurila

07-12

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Transaction Action: Shuffling Seniors
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Christina Kahrl

07-08

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: Zero to Nine and Beyond
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Jay Jaffe

07-02

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Transaction Action: Dealing and Decapitating
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Christina Kahrl

06-30

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Transaction Action: Disorderly Conduct
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Christina Kahrl

06-28

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Transaction Action: Blast, or Blasted?
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Christina Kahrl

06-18

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Prospectus Hit List: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
by
Jay Jaffe

06-10

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Transaction Action: Central Preoccupations
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Christina Kahrl

05-16

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One-Hoppers: Game Story: Twins at Yankees, May 15
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Jay Jaffe

05-07

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Transaction Analysis: A Tale of Three Shortstops
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Christina Kahrl

03-05

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Fantasy Focus: Draft Exercise
by
Craig Brown

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Wrapping things up by running down the National League's best candidates to benefit from hot spring starts.

Picking up where we left off on Tuesday, let’s complete our circuit of the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues by identifying some less established NL players who may have put themselves in stronger consideration for roster spots this season on the basis of small-sample spring performances thus far.

Arizona Diamondbacks

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One of the greatest hitters of a generation belatedly hangs up his spikes.

Gary Sheffield officially announced his retirement on Thursday, not that it was a huge surprise. The 42-year-old slugger did not play in 2010, though he probably still had something to offer, coming off a .276/.372/.451 season in a part-time role with the Mets in 2009. In the same breath with which he made the announcement, Sheffield made his case for Cooperstown. "I am sure it will be mentioned and debated, but from my standpoint I know who is in the Hall of Fame," he said. "A lot of them don't belong in the Hall of Fame. If someone wants to debate me, check the stats."

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October 28, 2010 8:00 am

Prospectus Perspective: The Young-Huff All-Stars, Part I

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Steven Goldman

Some players end up waiting what seems to be an eternity before finally playing a meaningful game in October.

When you’re a ballplayer you don’t control your own destiny. There are 24 other guys, a manager, and a general manager who all have to do their job in order for you to be “a winner.” If they do, you don’t necessarily have to be good yourself; you can just go along for the ride, and many do—Enrique Wilson played in five postseasons, Ernie Banks none. It’s an unjust universe. Or is it? In honor of World Series combatants Aubrey Huff and Michael Young, both of whom are enjoying their first postseason in their 10th full season in the majors, a non-inclusive All-Star team of players who more than paid their dues before finally getting to the postseason, with a couple who didn’t quite pay theirs mixed in.

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With the Fall Classic now upon us, the staff at Baseball Prospectus shares their most memorable World Series moments.

Every baseball fan has a special World Series memory, whether it's Willie Mays' catch, Bill Mazeroski's home run, Brooks Robinson's defense, Kirk Gibson's limp around the bases, or Derek Jeter becoming the first-ever Mr. November. With the World Series opening tonight at AT&T Park in San Francisco with the Giants facing the Texas Rangers, many of our writers, editors, and interns share their favorite memories of the Fall Classic.

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October 6, 2010 12:30 pm

Prospectus Hit List: The Finale

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Jay Jaffe

One last ranking of all 30 major league teams in 2010, from the Yankees to the Pirates.

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October 5, 2010 11:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Twins vs. Yankees

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Jay Jaffe

The Twins and Yankees meet yet again in the first round of the postseason but Minnesota has home field advantage this time.

As they did last year as well as 2003 and 2004, the Twins run squarely into the Yankee juggernaut in the first round. Unlike those other three meetings, they have home field advantage this time around, as they won the AL Central going away thanks to a league-best 48-26 second-half record. The defending world champion Yankees, who held the majors' best record for most of the season, were forced to settle for the wild card due to a sluggish 13-17 showing against a very tough schedule in September and October. Despite the relative temperatures of the two clubs, it's important to remember that late-season records aren't predictive of October success—or failure.

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September 27, 2010 12:30 pm

Prospectus Hit and Run: Beasterly

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Jay Jaffe

Digging deeper into some good and bad of the American League East's power trio.

When the pitching matchup for Sunday night's Yankees-Red Sox game was initially announced, I joked that I would fake my own death to avoid watching the potentially plodding affair of New York's Dustin Moseley facing off against Daisuke Matsuzaka. As it turns out, the joke was on me, because even having attended three games at Yankee Stadium over the past week (two in the press box, one in the cheap seats) while watching the Yankees duke it out with the American League East's other two heavyweights, I somehow managed to miss out on the best one. With the Yankees riding their second four-game losing streak in a two-week span coming into Sunday, Yankees manager Joe Girardi went to the whip and started Phil Hughes—who was set to be skipped in accordance with efforts to manage his innings total—in Moseley's place. Hughes gave the Yankees his best outing in more than a month, and the same can be said for Matsuzaka. The result was a taut 10-inning thriller worthy of the ESPN Sunday Night Baseball hype.

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September 24, 2010 1:19 pm

Prospectus Hit List: Crashing the Party

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Jay Jaffe

The Twins have broken the Yankees' and Rays' monopoly on the top two spots.

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The East race gets separation as the Phillies sweep the Braves as we take a look around the Senior Circuit.

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September 16, 2010 11:30 am

Prospectus Hit List: NL: Do The Tighten Up

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Jay Jaffe

The five teams at the top of the rankings are separated by just 21 percentage points with 2 1/2 weeks left in the season.

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August 26, 2010 11:00 am

Prospectus Hit List: NL: Down The Stretch They Come

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Jay Jaffe

A look at the senior circuit as the pennant races heat up.

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August 19, 2010 3:43 am

Transaction Action: The Lee Deal

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Christina Kahrl

Plus the Phillies' regrouping effort as the NL East race heads towards its last quarter.

ATLANTA BRAVES
Team Audit | Player Cards | Depth Chart

Placed 2B-R Martin Prado on the 15-day DL (fractured pinky), retroactive to 7/31; recalled MI-Diory Hernandez from Gwinnett (Triple-A). [8/2]
Noted the loss of RHP Chris Resop to the Pirates on a waiver claim. [8/4]
Placed RHP Kris Medlen on the 15-day DL (elbow); recalled RHP Cristhian Martinez from Gwinnett; outrighted OF-R Brent Clevlen to Gwinnett. [8/5]
Optioned RHP Kenshin Kawakami to Gwinnett; purchased the contract of LHP Mike Minor from Gwinnett. [8/7]
Placed 3B-S Chipper Jones on the 15-day DL (knee), retroactive to 8/11; recalled INF-R Brandon Hicks from Gwinnett. [8/13]
Activated 2B-R Martin Prado from the 15-day DL; optioned INF-R Brandon Hicks to Gwinnett. [8/17]
Acquired 1B-R Derrek Lee and cash from the Cubs for RHPs Robinson Lopez and Ty'Relle Harris and LHP Jeffrey Lorick; placed 1B-R Troy Glaus on the 15-day DL (knee); recalled INF-R Brandon Hicks from Gwinnett. [8/18]

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