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05-22

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Short Relief: Witnessing Assault, Keeping a Journal, and Mixing Baseball and Board Games
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Meg Rowley, Holly Wendt and Patrick Dubuque

05-19

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Short Relief: A Team Destroyed, A Fandom and a Robot Created
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Matt Sussman, James Fegan and Mary Craig

05-18

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Short Relief: Marlins Park of Darkness, and The Boredom of Ballplayers
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Zack Moser and David Temple

04-17

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Short Relief: Three Stories About Justin Bour and One About Michael Martinez
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Trevor Strunk and Holly Wendt

04-12

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Short Relief: False Cats, The Losing Way, Scarlet Dreams, and Hacking Baseball
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Jason Wojciechowski, James Fegan, Eric Roseberry and Nathan Bishop

09-26

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Prospectus Feature: The Song of Jose Fernandez
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Mauricio Rubio

10-23

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The BP Wayback Machine: Goodbye, Dan Haren
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Baseball Prospectus

05-06

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Bizball: The Marlins' Sinking Attendance
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Maury Brown

04-30

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The Call-Up: Marcell Ozuna
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Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre

04-15

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Profiles in Lack of Lineup Protection
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild 181: Giancarlo Stanton's Lineup Protection Problem
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-12

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Raising Aces: Jose Fernandez, the Debut Ante
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Doug Thorburn

04-11

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Skewed Left: Marlins on the Move
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Zachary Levine

04-08

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BP Unfiltered: A Quick Note on Jose Fernandez's Process
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Ben Lindbergh

04-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 176: Jose Fernandez and Service Time/Jose Bautista and Umpire Payback
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-29

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Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Bottom of the Barrel
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Russell A. Carleton and Ian Miller

03-28

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Overthinking It: What it Would Mean for the Marlins if Placido Polanco Bats Fourth
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Ben Lindbergh

03-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 165: The Worst Team to Work For/Baseball Without Outfield Fences/When to Give Up on Top Draft Picks/Would Mariano Rivera Make an All-Time Team?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 146: 2013 Season Preview Series: Miami Marlins
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

01-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 123: How Far Away Are the Astros?/The MLBPA is Mad at the Marlins/Is A-Rod's Surgery Suspicious?/The Future of Baseball on the Radio
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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Skewed Left: Giancarlo Stanton and Being Alone in the Lineup
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Zachary Levine

12-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 93: Behind the Scenes of the Blue Jays-Marlins Blockbuster
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 86: Should the Commissioner Have the Ability to Overturn a Trade?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-19

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Bizball: Marlins Ownership and a History Lesson in Greed
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Maury Brown

11-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 83: Astros vs. Marlins in 2013/The Next Farewell Tour/Yasmani Grandal's Suspension/Mark Trumbo, Center Fielder
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 82: The Marlins-Blue Jays Blockbuster
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-14

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Transaction Analysis: The Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Most of the Remaining Miami Marlins
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R.J. Anderson, Derek Carty, Jason Parks and Mark Anderson

11-08

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Manufactured Runs: What the Recent Trend Toward Inexperienced Managers Means
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Colin Wyers

09-06

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Prospect Profile: Brian Flynn
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Hudson Belinsky

08-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 33: The Least Likely Team to Win a World Series In the Next 10 Years/Does it Matter if Jimmy Rollins Jogs?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-18

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BP Unfiltered: The Longest Home Run Hit Since 2009
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Ben Lindbergh

07-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 5: Foghorn
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 4: Harp
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-25

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What You Need to Know: Wednesday, April 25
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Daniel Rathman

03-30

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The BP Wayback Machine: Defending Jeffrey
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Nate Silver

02-22

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Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview
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Derek Carty and Michael Jong

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: Going to Miami
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R.J. Anderson

11-01

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Prospectus Perspective: Moving Forward in Miami
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Bradley Ankrom

09-09

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Florida Marlins
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Kevin Goldstein, Jay Jaffe and ESPN Insider

06-21

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Divide and Conquer, NL East: Just How Bad Have the Marlins Been This Month?
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Michael Jong

06-19

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BP Unfiltered: Edwin Rodriguez Resigns
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John Perrotto

03-31

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Pre-Season Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

09-27

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Florida Marlins
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Ken Funck, Kevin Goldstein and ESPN Insider

07-28

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Checking the Numbers: Deadline Confusion
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Eric Seidman

06-04

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Checking the Numbers: A Developmental Dilemma
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Eric Seidman

04-04

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Pre-Season Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

02-09

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Team Health Reports: Florida Marlins
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Will Carroll

10-01

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Florida Marlins
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Baseball Prospectus

04-22

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On the Beat: Reeling in the Marlins
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John Perrotto

04-06

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Preseason Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether the Marlins or Astros will win more games in 2013, who'll be the next retiring player to get the Chipper Jones treatment, when Yasmani Grandal will play for the Padres, and how the Angels should align their outfielders.

Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether the Marlins or Astros will win more games in 2013, who'll be the next retiring player to get the Chipper Jones treatment, when Yasmani Grandal will play for the Padres, and how the Angels should align their outfielders.

Episode 83: "Astros vs. Marlins in 2013/The Next Farewell Tour/Yasmani Grandal's Suspension/Mark Trumbo, Center Fielder"

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Ben and Sam break down the Marlins-Blue Jays trade from every angle, or at least all the angles that occurred to them at the time.

Ben and Sam break down the Marlins-Blue Jays trade from every angle, or at least all the angles that occurred to them at the time.

Episode 82: "The Marlins-Blue Jays Blockbuster"

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The Blue Jays pull off the first big blockbuster of the winter, trading for an ace and the last remnants of last offseason's Marlins spending spree.

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The Rockies and Marlins recently hired managers without any prior major-league managerial experience, and they're not the only teams to do it. Colin explains it all.

The Colorado Rockies have announced the hiring of new manager Walt Weiss, and it’s an interesting case study in what might be a new trend in managerial hiring. Weiss had a long and fine career as a player, split mainly between Oakland and Colorado. After that, he turned to coaching… at the high school level.  Weiss is making the jump straight to the majors from Regis Jesuit High School (although notably he has been a minor-league instructor and scout in the Rockies’ system until now.)

Weiss wasn’t even the most inexperienced manager under consideration by the Rockies; they were seriously considering Jason Giambi, who actually played for the team in 2012. Such a thing would not have been entirely unprecedented—through much of baseball history it wasn’t unheard of to have players themselves managing—but it’s certainly not very common these days.

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September 6, 2012 5:00 am

Prospect Profile: Brian Flynn

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The least-prominent player in the Tigers' big deadline trade might amount to something in Miami.

Every year, dozens of prospects are traded. We don’t expect much from most of them. This year, the Detroit Tigers made a trade to help their big league club, acquiring Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante for a trio of prospects (the clubs also swapped draft picks). The centerpiece of the prospect package headed to Miami was Jacob Turner, one of the more well-known pitching prospects in the game. Another player in the deal was the athletic catcher Rob Brantly, who had just played in front of a national audience at the Futures Game in Kansas City. The Tigers did give up one more player, but he came with almost zero hype. That was a big lefty named Brian Flynn.

Flynn, like last week’s Prospect Profile subject, Dylan Bundy, attended Owasso High School in Sperry, Oklahoma. A natural athlete, he played basketball and baseball in high school, but he struggled to maintain his grades during his first two years. Coach Larry Turner decided to keep him in the program anyway. Flynn had yet to succeed in high school baseball, but he had shown some promise on the summer circuit, and before long, his capabilities became obvious.

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Ben and Sam slum it with a bunch of bad teams from baseball's underclass and speculate about which has the least hope of going all the way before 2022, then discuss Jimmy Rollins' benching and how much running out a popup really matters.

​Ben and Sam slum it  with a bunch of bad teams from baseball's underclass and speculate about which has the least hope of going all the way before 2022, then discuss Jimmy Rollins' benching and ​how much running out a popup really matters.

Episode 33​: "​The Least Likely Team to Win a World Series In the Next 10 Years/Does it Matter if Jimmy Rollins Jogs?"

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The longest home run hit in almost three years went out on Friday night. You know you want to watch it.

On Friday night, with the Marlins losing 5-4 to the Rockies in the top of the sixth and Josh Roenicke on the mound, Giancarlo Stanton hit an important home run. It wasn't important because it tied the game, although the Marlins would go on to win by one run. This was a matchup between two last-place teams, so the outcome was about as inconsequential as the outcomes of baseball games come. It was important because it looked like this:

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Ben and Sam discuss Ichiro's trade to the Yankees and the Tigers-Marlins swap.

Effectively Wild Episode 5: "Foghorn"

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Ben and Sam discuss the disappointing Miami Marlins and resurgent southpaw Francisco Liriano.

Effectively Wild Episode 4: "Harp"

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Johan Santana and Josh Johnson turned back the clock in a vintage pitcher's duel on Tuesday.

The Tuesday Takeaway
Josh Johnson missed most of the 2011 season because of inflammation in his right shoulder. Johan Santana was shelved for much of it while rehabbing from a torn capsule in his left one. But on Tuesday night in Queens, they decided to party like it was 2009.

The Marlins and Mets aces matched each other out for out, hit for hit, and run for run on a night that was supposed to be highlighted by Jose Reyes’ return to Citi Field. Instead, Reyes went an inauspicious 0-for-4, while Johnson and Santana stole the show.


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Once upon a time, the Marlins were big sellers, not big buyers. Their reputation took years to recover from their last big sell-off, but are firesales sometimes justified?

While looking toward the future with our comprehensive slate of current content, we'd also like to recognize our rich past by drawing upon our extensive (and mostly free) online archive of work dating back to 1997. In an effort to highlight the best of what's gone before, we'll be bringing you a weekly blast from BP's past, introducing or re-introducing you to some of the most informative and entertaining authors who have passed through our virtual halls. If you have fond recollections of a BP piece that you'd like to nominate for re-exposure to a wider audiencesend us your suggestion.

Nate tackled the question of when it makes sense to be a seller in the article reproduced below, which originally ran as a "Lies, Damned Lies" column on November 22, 2005.

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February 22, 2012 3:00 am

Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview

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Derek Carty and Michael Jong

Roundtable discussion of the pressing questions facing the NL East teams as we approach the start of the season

1) After a disappointing sophomore campaign, what can we expect of Jason Heyward going forward?
MJ:
Jason Heyward had an injury-riddled sophomore season in Atlanta, but there is a lot to like about his chances at a rebound campaign in 2012. His offensive line was deflated by a .260 BABIP, but his peripherals were once again stellar. His 11.6 percent walk rate represented a regression from 2010 but cannot be considered poor, and his .162 ISO likewise dropped from the previous year but did not experience a precipitous fall.


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