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04-29

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Dynasty Dynamics: NL East U25 Lists
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

03-31

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My Model Portfolio: Yes, I Paid for Trout
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Wilson Karaman

03-27

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My Model Portfolio: Hopefully, No Scrubs
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Jeff Quinton

03-26

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My Model Portfolio: A Loaded Outfield
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Paul Sporer

03-20

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The Darkhorses: Runs Scored
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-13

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAP Episode 19: Prospects, Prospects, Prospects!!!
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

02-17

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13

Fantasy Players to Target: Outfielders
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BP Fantasy Staff

01-16

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Overthinking It: How the Braves Can Keep a Good Thing Going
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Ben Lindbergh

12-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: Putting Stock in the Best Hitters of the Second Half
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Bret Sayre

09-27

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What You Need to Know: A Bronx Goodbye
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Daniel Rathman

10-05

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Playoff Prospectus: National League Wild Card Game (UPDATED)
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R.J. Anderson

08-14

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The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, August 14
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Matthew Kory

08-08

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The Platoon Advantage: Who is Jason Heyward?
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Bill Parker

06-20

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BP Unfiltered: Yankees Fans Gloating About Home Runs: The Sequel
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Ben Lindbergh

06-11

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Pebble Hunting: Jason Heyward and Making Adjustments
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Sam Miller

05-29

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What You Need to Know: Tuesday, May 29
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Daniel Rathman

04-12

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 12, 2012
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Matthew Kory

04-12

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What You Need to Know: Thursday, April 12
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Daniel Rathman

04-05

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On the Beat: The Phillies' Achilles
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John Perrotto

02-06

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Resident Fantasy Genius: The Age-27 Breakout Fallacy
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Derek Carty

06-13

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Divide and Conquer, NL East: Cole Hamels is the Whole Camel, and Other Tales of a Desultory Divisional Race
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Michael Jong

04-04

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Pre-Season Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

01-21

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Future Shock: Braves Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

11-07

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Future Shock: Braves Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

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April 29, 2014 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: NL East U25 Lists

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Bryce Harper and Jose Fernandez lead the way.

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March 31, 2014 6:00 am

My Model Portfolio: Yes, I Paid for Trout

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Wilson Karaman

See how Wilson built his team after shelling out $46 for the best player in the game.

Mike Gianella recently released his latest mixed league Bid Limits, which spurred an idea from Bret Sayre called Model Portfolios, wherein the fantasy staff (and anyone else on the BP roster who wants to participate) will create their own team within the confines of a standard 23-man, $260 budget. The roster being constructed includes: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, OFx5, UTx2, and Px9 along with the following standards issued by Sayre:

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March 27, 2014 6:00 am

My Model Portfolio: Hopefully, No Scrubs

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Jeff Quinton

Jeff's Roto dream team features a balanced offense and a pitching staff headlined by Chris Sale and Jordan Zimmermann

Position Players:

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March 26, 2014 6:00 am

My Model Portfolio: A Loaded Outfield

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Paul Sporer

Paul bets on rebounds from Jason Heyward and Yoenis Cespedes, and spends no more than $14 on each of his pitchers.

On Friday, Mike Gianella released his latest mixed league Bid Limits, which spurred an idea from Bret Sayre called Model Portfolios, wherein the fantasy staff (and anyone else on the BP roster who wants to participate) will create their own team within the confines of a standard 23-man, $260 budget. The roster being constructed includes: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, OFx5, UTx2, and Px9 along with the following standards issued by Sayre:

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March 20, 2014 6:00 am

The Darkhorses: Runs Scored

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BP Fantasy Staff

A look at the players who could outperform their PECOTA projections when it comes to crossing the plate.

One of the fun ways we all try to outsmart our opponents in fantasy is by searching for hidden value in players who, for one reason or another, we suspect have the ability to outpace their projections (and, relatedly, their draft cost). Our Darkhorses series features staff picks for players who could very well outpace their PECOTA projections for the year and provide the top overall production in one of the standard five-by-five categories. We’ve all picked one player currently projected by PECOTA to fall outside of the top 10 and one longer-shot player currently projected outside of the top 25. We’re taking a look at offense this week and pitching next. To read the earlier editions in this series, click below:

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The guys deep-dive their top 25 SP prospect lists and discuss the differences, similarities, and guys that they love the most this year and beyond.

The guys delve into their top 25 pitching prospect lists, discuss some killer new technology headed to baseball, and read user emails! (Send your questions to pitchingpod@gmail.com)

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February 17, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Players to Target: Outfielders

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BP Fantasy Staff

A look at our staff's favorite value picks at this position.

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January 16, 2014 8:17 am

Overthinking It: How the Braves Can Keep a Good Thing Going

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Ben Lindbergh

We just want to say three words to the Braves: "service time" and "extensions."

When it comes to building baseball teams, it’s generally good to be young, but bad to be the youngest. A young team tends to have fewer players who’ll get hurt or head downhill, which bodes well, all else being equal. But fielding an especially high percentage of young players is often a sign that a team plans to throw in the towel short term, making do with league minimum instead of ponying up for performance.

This is more true on offense than it is on the mound, because pitchers tend to arrive in the majors roughly as good as they’re going to get. Of the 10 clubs projected to have the youngest pitching staffs this season, six made the playoffs in 2013, and seven were winning teams. Of the 10 clubs projected to have the youngest batters, only two are coming off playoff appearances. Which is why it stood out, as I researched the potentially historically old Yankees, that the Atlanta Braves bucked that trend. Here are the teams with the five lowest projected average team batting ages for 2014, based on our depth charts:

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December 17, 2013 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Putting Stock in the Best Hitters of the Second Half

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Bret Sayre

These players excelled from July through the end of the regular season, but does that mean great things are in store in 2014?

It’s relatively easy to tell when a player has a full-on breakout. Matt Carpenter and Paul Goldschmidt both had easily the strongest seasons of their respective careers in 2013—it doesn’t take a baseball genius to figure that out. However, every pre-season, there is always be a lot of talk about how a player had a “breakout second half,” leading to talk that they will be able to build off that experience in the following season. At face value, that makes sense. But at face value, we’re also clearly dealing with sample size issues. For every Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson, who hinted at their offensive explosions towards the end of the prior season, there are many more who never capitalize on said promise.

For the purposes of this exercise, we’re going to be looking at hitters with a .900+ OPS during the second half of the previous season in at least 100 plate appearances. But before we dig into the 2013 members of this group, we’re going to take it one step further and look back at the last couple of seasons to see exactly how this control group fared.

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September 27, 2013 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: A Bronx Goodbye

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Daniel Rathman

Mariano Rivera bids farewell to New York, the Rangers and Indians win wild ones, and Jason Heyward has a big day.

The Thursday Takeaway
Moments after the Rays defeated the Yankees 4-0, last night, Mariano Rivera went out to the mound. He knelt down, gathered a handful of dirt, and, with that keepsake in hand, bid farewell to the ballpark in which he made 629 career appearances, 53 of them in the playoffs.


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October 5, 2012 5:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: National League Wild Card Game (UPDATED)

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R.J. Anderson

The Cardinals play the Braves in Atlanta for a spot in the Division Series

The last time the Cardinals met the Braves in the postseason, in 2000, St. Louis swept a three-game series by outscoring Atlanta 24-10. Only six players from that series remain active and two, Rafael Furcal and Chipper Jones, will attend this one. Fresher on the minds of both squads and their fans is what happened last year, when the Cardinals made a late-season surge and stole away the Braves’ postseason ticket on the season’s final night. Consider this Atlanta’s opportunity for revenge.

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August 14, 2012 9:41 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, August 14

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Matthew Kory

Angels' playoff odds drop below 50 percent for the first time since June 6.

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