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7 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 221: Astros Pro Scouting Coordinator Kevin Goldstein on the Amateur Draft by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 Pitcher Profile: A Pair of Astros by Harry Pavlidis
2 BP Unfiltered: Justice on the Astros by R.J. Anderson
4 BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Visits Minute Maid Park - May 11, 2013 by Joe Hamrahi
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 100: Astros Pro Scouting Coordinator Kevin Goldstein on Being Inside Baseball by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
18 Wezen-Ball: Kevin Goldstein, Trendsetter by Larry Granillo
48 BP Announcements: The Call-Up 2012 UPDATED by Joe Hamrahi
33 BP Announcements: Special Events Announcement *Updated July 13* by Joe Hamrahi
8 Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 5/8/12 by Michael Street
8 BP Unfiltered: Baseball Prospectus Visits the Oakland Coliseum - May 12, 2012 by Joe Hamrahi
24 Wezen-Ball: A Peek at My Scorecard by Larry Granillo
0 Transaction Analysis: Notable NRI: NL East by R.J. Anderson
2 Transaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL Central by R.J. Anderson
0 Transaction Analysis: Notable NRI: NL West by R.J. Anderson
1 Transaction Analysis: Notable NRI: AL East by R.J. Anderson
9 Transaction Analysis: Wrapping Up the Winter Meetings UPDATED TWICE by R.J. Anderson, Kevin Goldstein and Ben Lindbergh
17 The Keeper Reaper: First, Third, and DH for 10/14/11 by Michael Street
11 Kiss'Em Goodbye: Boston Red Sox by Steven Goldman, Kevin Goldstein and ESPN Insider
0 Transaction Analysis Blog: Adam Loewen Returns by R.J. Anderson
48 The Lineup Card: 12 Favorite Basebrawls and Individual Performances in Basebrawls by Baseball Prospectus
2 Divide and Conquer, NL East: Trade Deadline Reflections by Michael Jong
15 Transaction Analysis: Bedard Off in Boston UPDATED by Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein
29 Baseball Prospectus News: Announcing MLB Roundtrip with Baseball Prospectus by Baseball Prospectus
50 All-Star Selections by Baseball Prospectus
10 BP Podcast: Episode 53: Good Luck In Your World Of Dairy by Kevin Goldstein
11 Spitballing: Cracking the Scouting Code by Jeremy Greenhouse
4 Fantasy Focus: The NL's Rookie Outage by Marc Normandin
42 Pre-Season Predictions by Baseball Prospectus
1 Fantasy Beat: Value Picks in the Rotation by Bill Baer
7 BP Unfiltered: (Belated) SABR Day 2011 Recap...With Video! by Joe Hamrahi
27 Overthinking It: The Genuine Articles by Ben Lindbergh
7 BP Unfiltered: Baseball Prospectus SABR Day Summit Official Program by Joe Hamrahi
3 Kiss'Em Goodbye: Arizona Diamondbacks by Marc Normandin, Kevin Goldstein and ESPN Insider
4 Fantasy Beat: Scoresheet: Draft Prep 1 by Rob McQuown
29 Pre-Season Predictions by Baseball Prospectus
8 Fantasy Beat: Spring Flings by Craig Brown
7 Under The Knife: Hitting the Floor by Will Carroll
63 Prospectus Roundtable: Analyzing RoboPitcher by Baseball Prospectus
12 Prospectus Today: Minor League Free Agents by Joe Sheehan
28 Prospectus Roundtable: Fluke or No Fluke? by Baseball Prospectus
64 Prospectus Idol Entry: Kila Ka'aihue by Tim Kniker
44 Prospectus Roundtable: Fixing the Mets by Baseball Prospectus
14 Prospectus Idol Entry: Jeremy Greenhouse's Initial Submission by Jeremy Greenhouse
18 Transaction Analysis: Updates from the Easts by Christina Kahrl
28 Preseason Predictions by Baseball Prospectus
59 State of the Prospectus by Nate Silver and Kevin Goldstein
7 Triple Fix by Baseball Prospectus
8 Triple Fix by Baseball Prospectus
11 Transaction Analysis: NL Roundup by Christina Kahrl
12 Transaction Analysis: AL Addenda by Christina Kahrl
Ben and Sam talk to Kevin Goldstein about the amateur draft, his scouting assignments, the Astros' system, and more. Harry breaks down the PITCHf/x debuts of two promising Astros arms.
Here at Baseball Prospectus, we don't hold grudges. So, when the Astros hired
Mike Fast, no one took it out on their prospect rankings. Even when they hired Kevin Goldstein, and a real opportunity to get back at the poachers was presented, things remained cordial.
Now our old friends work for a club that doesn't get much love. But they did trot out a pair of pitchers in the last couple weeks that
Jason Parks covered in his 2013 rankings. With a little bit of PITCHf/x data in hand, let's talk about and Paul Clemens . We'll give them a little love, tough love if required, but nothing like the love Mike Foltynewicz shows Gio Gonzalez his hand. Read the full article... Another piece on the Astros, but a good one, at least.
By now you've read too many articles about Jeff Luhnow and his plans for the Astros to keep track of them all. Even so, Richard Justice's
latest at MLB.com brings some new information to the table. Here's a snippet: Read the full article... Baseball Prospectus visits some old friends in the Lone Star state
Baseball Prospectus and the Houston Astros invite you to join us for a great day of baseball on Saturday, May 11 at Minute Maid Park. Thanks to the fine folks in the Astros front office, we are proud to be able to offer our guests the following: Read the full article...
December 12, 2012 5:00 am
Ben and Sam talk to Kevin Goldstein about his life after leaving Baseball Prospectus to work for the Houston Astros, what he's working on, and what he's learned about how baseball teams work. Also, what he's drinking.
September 18, 2012 6:05 am
Amazon.com gives us good evidence of just what kind of trendsetter Kevin Goldstein really is.
Earlier this week, I got it in my mind that I finally needed to buy a real, actual (nice) stopwatch. Remembering that our very own
Kevin Goldstein has a very strong opinion about what the best stopwatch is, I went searching for a tweet I remembered him sending out once where he voiced that opinion (I know, I know, I was shocked to see Kevin voice an opinion too!).
Here's that tweet I found, complete with the proper stopwatch make and model:
Read the full article... Introducing our latest mid-season publication.
Introducing the latest in the great line of Baseball Prospectus publications...
The Call-Up 2012 e-book!
Like our bestselling annual, this mid-season debut provides the latest scoops and analysis to help fans follow their favorite teams and win their fantasy leagues. The e-book highlights the most notable teams and players of the season's first half, offering over 50 new player comments by 10 of your favorite BP authors, a preface by e-book editor
Ben Lindbergh, and some of the best of BP's recent online articles, as well as rest-of-season projections for all players profiled. PECOTA Read the full article... Chats, Book Tour, Stadium Stops
With the 2012 baseball season finally upon us, it's time to announce BP's full slate of interactive events...designed to bring you, our fans and readers, closer to all the action.
Beginning on May 5, we launch our 2012 ballpark tour in St. Petersburg, Florida with the
. From there, the tour continues with confirmed stops in San Diego, New York, Anaheim, Arlington, Minnesota, Kansas City, and Houston. We've partnered with Major League Baseball teams across the country and other great organizations like the Tampa Bay Rays Negro League Baseball Museum, , The Newberg Report , and The Royalman Report to bring you a fabulous experience every step of the way. Each event includes a one to two hour pregame discussion and Q & A session with members of Baseball Prospectus, special guests, and baseball operations representatives. Additional activities will be planned for All-Star Sunday in Kansas City. Royals Authority Read the full article...
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May 8, 2012 3:00 am
Looking for a replacement for your injured third baseman? Michael looks at plenty of hot-corner options this week, especially in Playing Pepper.
Jason Collette and Paul Sporer covered in BP’s Towers of Power Fantasy Hour podcast this week, four front-line third-base qualifiers— , Evan Longoria , Mat Gamel , and Kevin Youkilis —hit the DL this past week, leaving fantasy owners scrambling at an already-thin position. While many of the replacement players are marginal, sometimes a warm body is all you need to keep your fantasy squad afloat until more help arrives via an early-season callup. I’ll examine a few of those hot corner replacement options in this week’s column. Pablo Sandoval
Baseball Prospectus Day at the Oakland Coliseum
Baseball Prospectus and the Oakland A's invite you to join us for a great day of baseball on Saturday, May 12 at the Oakland Coliseum. Thanks to the fine folks in the A's front office, we are proud to be able to offer our guests the following:
Read the full article... Some comments in a BPro chat last week inspired me to share my scorecard from a recent game.
On Thursday, during our all-day,
Opening Day chat marathon, I made a casual observation about bobbling a ball at first-base and tossing it to the pitcher for the out rather than running to the bag himself: Prince Fielder Read the full article...
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March 21, 2012 3:00 am
A look at the most interesting names in NL East spring training camps
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