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10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: The Greatest Defensive Outfield In History: ALCS Game 2
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Sam Miller

10-06

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Playoff Prospectus: A Royal Shocker
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J.P. Breen

10-04

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Playoff Prospectus: 20 Bad Josh Hamilton Swings: ALDS Game 2
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Sam Miller

10-03

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game One Recap: Royals 3, Angels 2
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Sam Miller

10-03

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Playoff Prospectus: Baseball Nirvana Game Previews
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Sahadev Sharma, Jeff Quinton, Mike Gianella, Doug Thorburn and J.P. Breen

10-02

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Angels vs. Royals
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Sam Miller

09-17

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The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, September 17
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Matt Sussman

09-16

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Transaction Analysis: Rays to the Top
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R.J. Anderson

09-15

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 15
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Matt Sussman

09-12

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 12
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Matthew Kory

09-12

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Transaction Analysis: The September Shuffle
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R.J. Anderson

09-12

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Raising Aces: Angelic Arms
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Doug Thorburn

09-10

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Painting the Black: Bless Da 40
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R.J. Anderson

09-02

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What You Need to Know: September 2, 2014
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Chris Mosch

08-25

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Transaction Analysis: Angels Add Post-Post-Post-Post-Post Hype All-Star
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R.J. Anderson

08-15

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The View from the Loge Level: The Mentors Behind the Managers
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Daron Sutton

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Give the Red Sox Your Tired and Your Poor But Do Not Give Them Your Prospects
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Sam Miller

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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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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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
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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
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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
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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

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September 10, 2014 6:00 am

Painting the Black: Bless Da 40

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R.J. Anderson

How a team without prospects is making the most of its 40-man roster.

It's been said before that desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius. Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto can relate to the notion. On Monday, Dipoto added a majors-leading 37th player to his roster, purchasing reliever Jairo Diaz's contract from the minors. The body count will increase by one in the coming days, when left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher returns from the disabled list. Even the two Angels players on the 40-man roster who aren't with the big-league club—pitchers Jose Alvarez and Drew Rucinski—have experienced life in The Show this season. As such, it's fair to conclude that Dipoto has utilized his 40-man roster to an extent and effect that differs from any other GM.

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September 2, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 2, 2014

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Chris Mosch

The A's free-fall continued apace, the Phillies threw a no-hitter, and all the rest of the long weekend's action.

The Labor Day Weekend Takeaway
“Embarrassing” and “pathetic” were just two of the words that Oakland skipper Bob Melvin used to describe his team’s play during the weekend’s critical showdown against the division-rival Angels. The A’s began the four-game series just one game behind the Halos in the American League West, but Oakland’s bats went into hibernation during the weekend series as their chances of claiming a third straight division crown are rapidly slipping away.


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The Angels get Gordon Beckham, the Rangers unload two catchers in a weekend,

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August 15, 2014 6:00 am

The View from the Loge Level: The Mentors Behind the Managers

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Daron Sutton

For every elite draft prospect, there's a coach.

Seeing the best amateurs in the nation play in the Perfect Game All American Classic last weekend in San Diego proved to be quite the preview for the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft. Nine prep pitchers touched 95 mph or higher, including San Clemente (CA) senior Kolby Allard, who put his name in neon lights high above the amateur landscape, partly because of a velocity bump to the mid-90s. That’s just one example of what occurred while the players were centered up in the MLB Network lenses. But in spending time up close with the prospects at the workouts, the meals, the awards banquet and the Rady Children’s Hospital visit, it was easy to see there were many who had solid and diverse foundations provided by families and coaches at home.

And if you coaches wonder how quickly the seeds you have planted, nurtured with baseball wisdom and guidance, might blossom, then many of these athletes were an indication that there are plenty of coachable, skilled players in the next generation. The instant coaching impact had me wondering about the lasting stories that might be told about player/mentor connections decades from now.

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Why Boston's big trades of Jon Lester and John Lackey didn't result in any minor leaguers joining the Red Sox

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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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