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07-22

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What You Need to Know: Boston Gives 'Em A Little Thumpin' Thumpin'
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Daniel Rathman

07-21

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BP Unfiltered: Very Important Player We Missed: Odrisamer Despaigne
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Sam Miller

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: Angels are in for a Street
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R.J. Anderson, Chris Rodriguez and Mauricio Rubio

07-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Don't Forget About Me
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J.P. Breen

07-09

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10

The Stash List: 13th Edition
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Bret Sayre

07-07

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Transaction Analysis: Good Old New York
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R.J. Anderson and Ron Shah

07-02

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What You Need to Know: The A's Get Rick-Rolled
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Chris Mosch

07-02

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5

Transaction Analysis: A Closer Swap with Thee
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R.J. Anderson

06-23

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Transaction Analysis: The Exception to the Raul
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R.J. Anderson

05-20

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Going Yard: The Swing Problems Troubling Trout
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Ryan Parker

05-20

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Notes from the Field: May 20, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

05-14

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Transaction Analysis: Marmol Misses, Down and Away
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R.J. Anderson

04-07

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Pebble Hunting: It's Been One Week
by
Sam Miller

04-07

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Transaction Analysis: The More Yunel
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R.J. Anderson

03-26

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Transaction Analysis: Dombrowski Gone Wild
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R.J. Anderson

03-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 405: 2014 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-03

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Pebble Hunting: Mike Trout and the Meaning of $140 Million
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Sam Miller

02-20

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Rumor Roundup: Whither Santana?
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Daniel Rathman

02-14

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Rumor Roundup: Extensions Afoot?
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Daniel Rathman

02-07

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Painting the Black: Slow Jams
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R.J. Anderson

01-17

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Pebble Hunting: What it Means to Have the Best Farm System in Baseball, Part Two
by
Sam Miller

12-19

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Transaction Analysis: The 13-Team TA
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh, Ethan Purser and BP Fantasy Staff

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: Mark Trumbo Gets the Nod
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

10-08

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Transaction Analysis: The Quiet Claims
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R.J. Anderson

09-26

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Painting the Black: The Angels' Demons
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R.J. Anderson

09-16

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Painting the Black: The Transactions We Didn't Analyze
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R.J. Anderson

08-26

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Pebble Hunting: Five Myths About the Angels' Impending Shakeup
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Sam Miller

08-07

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Transaction Analysis: Drop, Drop, Drop it Like it's Hawpe
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R.J. Anderson

07-29

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Painting the Black: The Mid-Season Unknowns
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R.J. Anderson

04-08

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Wezen-Ball: The 2013 Interleague Schedule
by
Larry Granillo

03-05

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MLBDepthCharts: Los Angeles Angels
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Jason Martinez

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: Nationals Sign Dan Haren
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Sam Miller

06-28

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What the Contenders Need
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Jason Wojciechowski, Jeff Euston and Kevin Goldstein

04-28

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BP Unfiltered: Baseball Prospectus at PETCO Park - May 19, 2012
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Joe Hamrahi

03-30

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Future Shock: AL West Prospect Preview
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Kevin Goldstein

02-29

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Painting the Black: Of Abreu and Ichiro
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R.J. Anderson

02-01

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Heartburn Hardball: All That Heaven Will Allow
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Jonathan Bernhardt

09-16

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Divide and Conquer, AL West: The Angels' Last Hope
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Joey Matschulat

11-11

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Baseball's Odd Couple
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Jon Weisman

10-04

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Playoff Prospectus: New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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Christina Kahrl

05-19

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Prospectus Triple Play: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers
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Baseball Prospectus

03-24

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Prospectus Triple Play: Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers
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Andrew Baharlias

01-05

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Angels in America
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Neil deMause

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Big days for Papi and Adam Jones, bad days for the Royals and fans of position players pitching.

The Monday Takeaway
On Sunday, the Red Sox hung a career-worst nine hits and six runs on Royals starter Yordano Ventura. On Monday, they treated Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchison with similar disregard. But while Boston’s assault on Kansas City pitching ended when Ventura hit the showers, the Sox had no such mercy on Toronto’s mop-up man.


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Looking at a player who wasn't in the BP Annual but is contributing this year.

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The ninth-inning perils in Anaheim should be fixed by Huston Street, while the Padres further deplete a weak Angels farm system.



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July 9, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Don't Forget About Me

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J.P. Breen

The recent surges from April's fantasy slumptrucks.

A couple weeks ago, we discussed some unexpected early-season fantasy studs and asked how they had fared since their brilliant starts to the season. An intrepid commenter suggested a follow-up article that highlighted some players who had accelerated their performance after spinning their wheels out of the gate. This is my humble acquiescence.

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July 9, 2014 6:00 am

The Stash List: 13th Edition

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Bret Sayre

The 25 players you might want to put on your fantasy bench for help down the road.

The Graduates: Oscar Taveras (2), Tyler Skaggs (3), Corey Hart (10), Jeremy Hellickson (HM)
This is what happens when Allen Craig has a .657 OPS. Of course, Taveras is hitting far worse right now, but his 11 strikeouts in 60 plate appearances suggest that he’s not being overmatched. If he’s given time to work through his initial struggles, look for Taveras to start hitting for more average in the second half—even if the power takes a little longer to come. Skaggs looked fantastic in his return from the hamstring injury, going into the eighth inning and allowing only two runs on the road in a tough hitters’ park. Hart returned on Friday and hasn’t done a whole lot with his at bats thus far. He’ll be OK, but not the pre-injury version. The fact that Hellickson went less than five innings in his 2014 debut, but it still can be considered a success (only one run allowed), shows how low expectations probably are for the disappointing right-hander.

The Departed: Jaime Garcia (23)
And in the span of a week, we’ve gone from wondering whether Garcia will be back on the mound in July to wondering if we’ve seen the last of him in a Cardinals’ uniform. In fact, it’s fair to wonder if we’ll ever see Garcia start another game in the majors again, as the surgery he will have to try and fix his thoracic outlet syndrome is the second major procedure he's had on that left shoulder of his.



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July 7, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Good Old New York

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R.J. Anderson and Ron Shah

The Yankees take on Arizona's salary and get a pretty good pitcher, while Seth Smith gets an extension in San Diego and the Angels get a left-handed reliever.



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July 2, 2014 6:30 am

What You Need to Know: The A's Get Rick-Rolled

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Chris Mosch

Rick Porcello keeps the ball on the ground to notch a shutout, and the Angels sweep a doubleheader, plus more from Tuesday and what to watch today.

The Tuesday Takeaway
After walking off against Sean Doolittle and the Athletics in dramatic fashion on Monday night, the Tigers quickly disposed of the American League West leaders on Tuesday to clinch a series win. The game breezed by in just two hours and 13 minutes, as Rick Porcello tossed his second consecutive shutout and needed just 95 pitches to complete it.


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July 2, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: A Closer Swap with Thee

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R.J. Anderson

The Angels and Pirates swap Ernesto Frieri and Jason Grilli.

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June 23, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Exception to the Raul

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R.J. Anderson

The Angels drop Ibanez, whose first name is Raul, which sounds like the word rule. Also: Brad Mills lands in Oakland, and Yohan Pino makes the majors.



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May 20, 2014 6:00 am

Going Yard: The Swing Problems Troubling Trout

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Ryan Parker

What has ailed the league's best player this month? The problems start with his swing.

There is nothing average about Mike Trout. People built like Brian Urlacher shouldn’t be able to scale walls, run like a scared deer, all while squarely hitting a round ball with a round bat. The 2014 season has seen Mike Trout put up a slightly more earthbound line than usual. The question is why? The sample size is rapidly getting too large for the saber community to claim this is all due to a small sample of games.

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May 20, 2014 6:00 am

Notes from the Field: May 20, 2014

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BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Ben Lively, Ryan Wright, and Matt Anderson, along with the Cubs' high-profile international signings from last summer.

Ben Lively, RHP, Reds (High-A Bakersfield)
Broad shoulders, thick legs, muscular build; 6-foot-4, about 210; body to log innings; repeatable delivery; gets downhill well; hides the ball behind his torso and snaps it on the hitter with a quick arm; plenty of deception; three-quarters; fastball 88-92; runs it and cuts it; true ghostball; explodes on the hitter; if I didn’t have gun readings I’d guess 95-plus based on the swings; hitters weren’t comfortable all night; third time through the lineup was still pumping the fastball and jamming guys; gets 92 with runners on; amped up after striking out a batter to escape a jam; good control with it, pounded the zone for the most part (got squeezed) but the command was hit or miss; up the zone and challenged guys often; he won most battles, but going forward he needs the get the ball down.

Curveball 71-76; lacked bite early; loopy and hangs over the plate; tightened it up and it flashed late; much better around 74-76 mph, and had some two-plane break; dropped it in for some first-pitch strikes; scout said he had a hammer his last appearance, but didn’t see an above-average CB on this night ; SL 82-84 mph; sweepy break; not much bite; lengthened it with two strikes; used it vs. lefties and righties; commanded it well; better against righties; pounded the outside corner and just off the plate; CH around 85; some dive and tumble; thrown only a handful of times; used it right after his FB to keep the hitters off balance.


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May 14, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Marmol Misses, Down and Away

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R.J. Anderson

The Marlins cut Carlos Marmol loose, while a slew of excellent players are hurt.

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