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07-29

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Transaction Analysis: The Migration of the Backups
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Sam Miller

07-29

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Notes About Baseball: The Logistics of Human Trading
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Rocco DeMaro

07-09

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What You Need to Know: The Tigers' Roaring Comeback
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Chris Mosch

06-20

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The View from the Loge Level: Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers Pitching Tradition
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Daron Sutton

06-19

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BP Unfiltered: The Ballpark View of Kershaw's Final Out
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Sam Miller

06-04

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Painting the Black: How to Slow Down Dee Gordon
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R.J. Anderson

05-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 447: The Oddly Underperforming Dodgers and the Exciting NL West
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-12

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Game of the 2014 Season So Far
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Sam Miller

05-05

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Pebble Hunting: Who's Winning the Dodgers/Red Sox Trade This Second?
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Sam Miller

05-02

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Painting the Black: A Trip Through the NL West
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R.J. Anderson

04-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 429: The Dodgers, DirecTV, and Baseball's Broadcast Bubble/Your Finest Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Zachary Levine

04-08

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Notes from the Field: Backfield/Minor-League Game Notes
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BP Prospect Staff

04-07

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Pebble Hunting: It's Been One Week
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Sam Miller

03-31

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What You Need to Know: Opening Night Action
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Daniel Rathman

03-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 415: 2014 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-27

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Prospectus Preview: NL West 2014 Preseason Preview
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Russell A. Carleton and Daniel Rathman

03-26

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/26
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-24

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Painting the Black: Men at Work
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R.J. Anderson

03-04

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Rumor Roundup: A Trio of Infield Updates
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Daniel Rathman

02-10

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Transaction Analysis: Reeling in Rodney
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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

01-22

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Fantasy Team Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers
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Craig Goldstein

01-22

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

01-21

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The Week in Quotes: January 13-20
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-16

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Hot Stove Scouting Report: Clayton Kershaw
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Ryan Parker and Steffan Segui

01-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 366: The Clayton Kershaw Contract
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-16

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Transaction Analysis: Clayton Kershaw Predictably Makes the Most Money
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Ben Lindbergh

12-26

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Transaction Analysis: Colletti's All-Closer Bullpen
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R.J. Anderson

12-20

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Raising Aces: Bush League: Julio Urias
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Doug Thorburn

12-17

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Transaction Analysis: Atlanta Inks Floyd, and Two Teams Sign Relievers
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh and

12-16

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Transaction Analysis: Dodgers Win Your eBay Bidding
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R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mauricio Rubio

12-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 346: Matt Kemp Rumors and Hot Trade Takes
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-06

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Transaction Analysis: Rip Van Wilson
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Sam Miller

11-25

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Transaction Analysis: Haren Makeup
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R.J. Anderson and Paul Sporer

11-07

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One Move: National League West
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Craig Goldstein

11-04

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Rumor Roundup: Restarting the Rumor Mill
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Daniel Rathman

10-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 313: The Dodgers and Tigers in 2014/Tim Lincecum's Contract/Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-23

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Transaction Analysis: Le Freak, C'est Chic
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R.J. Anderson

10-21

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Recap: Cardinals 9, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-18

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals
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Ben Carsley

10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 310: ALCS Game 5/Leveraging Clayton Kershaw
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 309: ALCS Game 4, NLCS Game 5, and More Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-17

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Recap: Dodgers 6, Cardinals 4
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Ben Lindbergh

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Four Recap: Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2
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Ben Lindbergh

10-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 308: Playoff Banter Plus Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Mike Gianella

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Recap: Dodgers 3, Cardinals 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 307: The NLCS Unpredictability Episode
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Four Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Bret Sayre

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Preview: Cardinals at Dodgers
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Mike Gianella

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Two Recap: Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

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April 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Pebble Hunting: It's Been One Week

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Sam Miller

A division can't be won or lost in the first week, but these teams did have relatively hefty playoff-odds swings already.

Last year, the Patriot-News of Harrisburg, PA issued a correction for a piece it had written on the Gettysburg Address, 150 years earlier. “We pass over the silly remarks of the President,” they had written in 1863. “For the credit of the nation we are willing that the veil of oblivion shall be dropped over them and that they shall be no more repeated or thought of." It took some time, yes, but Patriot-News staff eventually did check themselves before they wrecked themselves.

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March 31, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Opening Night Action

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Daniel Rathman

How the Dodgers were defeated, and what to watch for today.

The Opening Night Takeaway
Last May, Jason Wojciechowski wrote about “Bunts That Lead to Big Things.” One of his takeaways: It makes sense to bunt “when you’re fast, and the pitcher isn’t so sure of anything he’s doing.”


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Ben and Sam preview the Dodgers' season with Doug Thorburn, and Nick talks to Los Angeles Times Dodgers beat writer Dylan Hernandez (at 25:52).

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Part five in a division-by-division dialogue leading up to Opening Day.

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March 26, 2014 6:00 am

Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/26

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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Julio Urias, Nick Williams, Christian Arroyo and others.

RHP Cody Buckel: Half-windup; over-the-top slot; showed a lot of effort generating his velocity; fastball worked 89-91; lacked movement; very flat and visible up in the zone; plane when he worked down; found plenty of barrels; dropped several slow lollipop curveballs to steal a few strikes; loose and easy to track; not a legit pitch against better bats; fringy slider in the 82-84 range; lacked sharp break; body language was poor (slumped shoulders and sulked); didn’t record an out in his first inning of work; required several mound visits and encouragements; airmailed a few balls to the backstop; didn’t get a “yips” vibe despite some wildness; pitched with trepidation; find optimism in the fact that he was able to throw some strikes but the stuff and the body language on the mound left a lot to be desired. Didn’t look like a future major-league pitcher. –Jason Parks

OF Nomar Mazara: Lanky; a solid 6’4” at least; very lean and muscular; seemed very comfortable in the box; knew his strengths; laid off some spin down in the zone; got himself into good hitting counts; has big-time bat speed; hitchy timing mechanism; the way his hands load is reminiscent of Chris Davis; timing needs to be perfect, but when it works it’s explosive; pulled a middle-in fastball for a 420-plus-foot bomb; raw power is near elite; game power is starting to actualize; loved the way he hit—he looked for a pitch in a certain spot and demolished it when it came; in his third and last at-bat, he hit one over Terrance Gore’s head in CF for an inside-the-park homer, another fastball over the heart of the plate that he didn’t miss; showed off solid-average speed around the bases as well.

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March 24, 2014 6:00 am

Painting the Black: Men at Work

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R.J. Anderson

In case you weren't awake for baseball's opening series (or even if you were), R.J. has you covered: Kershaw, Trumbo, Goldschmidt, and all the action that mattered.

While the east coast slept early Saturday morning and late Saturday evening, the Dodgers and Diamondbacks opened the season with a two-game series in Sydney, Australia. The time-zone difference is 15 hours, meaning normal start times in Australia (1 and 7 p.m.) became abnormal stateside (4 a.m. and 10 p.m. EST). Because not everyone disrupted their sleep patterns to watch two baseball games, here are some insights on what happened during those two games down under.

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March 4, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: A Trio of Infield Updates

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Daniel Rathman

News from spring training on Mike Carp, the Dodgers' second-base battle, and Atlanta's Tommy La Stella.

Brewers, Pirates scouting Red Sox—specifically Mike Carp
Boston Globe national baseball writer Nick Cafardo heard over the weekend that the Brewers and Pirates have sent scouts to Fort Myers, Florida, to watch the Red Sox in Grapefruit League action. According to Cafardo, both clubs may be eyeing Mike Carp.


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February 10, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Reeling in Rodney

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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

The Mariners get a closer, the Diamondbacks sign Bronson Arroyo, and Paul Maholm goes cheap.

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January 22, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

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Craig Goldstein

The league's highest-payroll team is loaded with fantasy goodness.

The Dodgers rarely had their Opening Day lineup on the field throughout the entirety of last season. This was due, of course, to a confluence of major injury problems to several star players (Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez), as well as the emergence of perhaps the starriest player in Yasiel Puig. Add in the regular rest needed by Carl Crawford, and the pure force of will it must take to rest Puig, and it’s easy to see why that Opening Day lineup rarely materialized.

They’ll give it a go once more, in 2014, as they hope to avoid the injury bug that bit them so often last year. Still, given their outfield depth, there are going to be plenty of lineups that don’t resemble the Opening Day one, although they hope to have more stability at second and third base this season. The team is teeming with fantasy goodness, with power, speed, counting stats, and even the unknowns (Kemp, Guerrero) in the lineup, paired with dominance at the top of the rotation and quality innings in the middle of it. And let’s not ignore the top-three fantasy closer at the back end of the bullpen with another valuable piece in Wilson if your league counts holds. If you’re not a Dodgers fan already, there’s a good chance you will be during fantasy season, as you’re likely to roster at least a couple of their players.

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A solid farm system will support a good, young big-league club.

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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

CLAYTON KERSHAW CASHES IN

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January 16, 2014 10:19 am

Hot Stove Scouting Report: Clayton Kershaw

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Ryan Parker and Steffan Segui

Dueling reports on the league's best pitcher.

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