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02-07

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Fantasy Team Preview: St. Louis Cardinals
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Mike Gianella

01-24

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Fantasy Players to Avoid: First Basemen
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BP Fantasy Staff

10-29

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Fantasy Freestyle: Matt Adams: First Base Fix
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Craig Goldstein

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Five Recap: Cardinals 6, Pirates 1
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R.J. Anderson

10-03

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Fantasy Freestyle: Playoff Positioning
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Craig Goldstein

09-05

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What You Need to Know: Night of the Long Flies
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Daniel Rathman

06-19

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Sporer Report: The Fantasy Platoon Advantage, Part Two
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Paul Sporer

04-29

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The Stash List: Seeing What You Want to See
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Bret Sayre

04-22

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The Stash List: First Edition
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Bret Sayre

04-19

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Fantasy Mailbag: Matt-for-Matt?
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BP Fantasy Staff

02-28

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Minor League Update: Games of February 27
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Jason Martinez

05-22

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Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 5/22/12
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Michael Street

04-09

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18

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
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Kevin Goldstein

03-15

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13

Future Shock: Florida Scouting Notes
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Kevin Goldstein

02-10

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39

Future Shock: Cardinals Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

11-15

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41

Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

10-19

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23

World Series Prospectus: The Midwest Showdown
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Baseball Prospectus

09-30

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Fantasy Beat: Interview with Tout Wars NL Champ Steve Gardner
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Jason Collette

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Texas Gunslingers
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R.J. Anderson and Jason Parks

05-19

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9

Fantasy Beat: Value Picks in the Bullpen
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Mike Petriello

02-07

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16

Fantasy Beat: BP Scoresheet Early Draft Prep
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Rob McQuown

11-17

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34

Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

04-08

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11

Fantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief Pitchers
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Mike Petriello

04-01

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37

BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day Rosters
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John Perrotto

03-21

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Fantasy Focus: Depth Chart/PFM Update, Part 2
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Clay Davenport

03-20

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Wait 'Til Next Year: College Weekend Preview
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Bryan Smith

02-12

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Wait 'Til Next Year: The Next Rung Down
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Bryan Smith

03-19

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Transaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

07-22

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Transaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006
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Christina Kahrl

06-13

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Transaction Analysis: June 8-12, 2006
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Christina Kahrl

06-08

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Future Shock: AL Draft Notebook
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Kevin Goldstein

05-30

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Transaction Analysis: May 25-29
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Christina Kahrl

03-31

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Transaction Analysis: March 29-30
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Christina Kahrl

11-23

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Transaction Analysis: November 18-22
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Christina Kahrl

06-16

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Transaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005
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Christina Kahrl

05-26

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Transaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005
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Christina Kahrl

04-12

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Transaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005
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Christina Kahrl

09-17

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Transaction Analysis: August 30-September 15
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Christina Kahrl

07-27

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Transaction Analysis: July 19-25
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Christina Kahrl

05-19

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Transaction Analysis: May 13-16, 2004
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Christina Kahrl

03-23

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Transaction Analysis: March 16-21, 2004
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Christina Kahrl

02-22

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Prospectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part II
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Baseball Prospectus

09-25

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Transaction Analysis: August 25-September 21
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Christina Kahrl

06-07

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Transaction Analysis: May 27-June 5, 2003
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Christina Kahrl

03-21

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PECOTA Does Fantasy
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Nate Silver

03-27

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Transaction Analysis: March 19-25, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

03-18

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Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

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April 9, 2012 8:12 am

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack

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Kevin Goldstein

A quick look at ten players with notable opening weekends in the minors.

Matt Adams, 1B, Cardinals (Triple-A Memphis)
Though he was last year's Texas League MVP, Adams still hasn't gotten a lot of love, as he was a 23rd round pick out of a small school in Pennsylvania and he looks more like a cleanup hitter for a 16-inch softball team than a professional baseball one. He gained more support from scouts with an impressive spring, and while he went 0-for-3 on Sunday, he's still off to one of the hotter starts around: after going deep in Thursday's opener, he hit another on Friday and just missed a third, and after initially getting an off day on Saturday, he ended up providing a pinch-hit three-run shot in the ninth inning. No prospect is going to make anybody forget Albert Pujols, but Adams could make the loss a little less painful for Cardinals fans in 2013, if not earlier.


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March 15, 2012 11:55 am

Future Shock: Florida Scouting Notes

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Kevin Goldstein

Some young prospects might be getting their assignments to minor league camp right now, but not before scouts get to see who has impressed and who has not.

Now that we're approaching mid-March, early cuts have begun at spring training sites. For some this makes the games more interesting, as the big leaguers play more innings; for others, the earlier games are the ones to watch since the younger players get to play more, even if they're not as polished. Many scouts fall into the latter group, as early games mean extended looks at 2011 draft picks, or introductions to big-name prospects who play for organizations the scouts don't normally cover. So before all of the prospects head down to minor league camp, here are some players opening scout's eyes–for good or bad reasons–in Florida so far.

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February 10, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Cardinals Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The 2011 world champs have a much-improved farm system.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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November 15, 2011 9:00 am

Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The O's possess a pair of potential impact players, but they lack the depth of their AL East counterparts

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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Sizing up every facet of each contender in this season's Fall Classic.

The Breakdown

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September 30, 2011 1:23 pm

Fantasy Beat: Interview with Tout Wars NL Champ Steve Gardner

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Jason Collette

A look into the mind of the champion of Tout Wars NL, Steve Gardner

At the end of every season, something I have always found helpful is to talk to the people who won their leagues to see how it all came together for them. Over the next couple of weeks, I will interview each of the three winners from Tout Wars to see what their secrets for success were in hopes that you can apply some of that wisdom to your own pursuit of 2012 fantasy success. The first interview was with USA Today’s Steve Gardner, who won the NL-only league by 8.5 points.

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The Rangers trade for their second elite reliever in as many days.

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May 19, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Beat: Value Picks in the Bullpen

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Mike Petriello

Many relievers make their exit from the list, but Mike introduces a fantasy rarity: the non-closing reliever worth owning

I’m sure I’ve said this before, but every week in this space I search for hidden saves to help fantasy players win their leagues, all the while knowing that in the real world, the save is a basically meaningless stat that has often caused managers to improperly use their best relievers. There’s no better example of this than the fact that the two teams with the highest save percentage as of Wednesday are the Phillies and the Dodgers, despite each team being on at least their third closer due to injuries and ineffectiveness. Still, this was a good week for

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Rob McQuown gives more keeper tips and dives into draft preparation notes.

With many leagues having keepers due today, I'll be around to offer any commentary on keepers. One last-minute tip is to not forget about defense. Be sure to check out these resources:

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November 17, 2010 12:00 pm

Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

With so many young players graduating to the big leagues, the Orioles system is suddenly among the thinnest in the game.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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April 8, 2010 12:08 am

Fantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief Pitchers

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Mike Petriello

Mike Petriello looks at hidden gems in San Diego and Colorado, and who to avoid in Houston.


You don’t need me to tell you that Heath Bell is an elite closer, since he’s currently owned in 100% of ESPN.com fantasy leagues. But what makes this situation different is that unlike other top closers, Bell’s not likely to end the season with his current team, the dreadful Padres. So not only is San Diego a prime place to see an open closer’s role this season, his potential replacements are valuable enough that they may be able to help you right now - if you can spare the roster spot - rather than waiting for Bell to be moved and for your fellow owners to join you in trying to feast on a new closer.

If and when Bell moves on, Padre relievers Luke Gregerson and Mike Adams would be in line to get the save opportunities, according to Heater expert David Golebiewski. Each of them actually beat Bell in K/9 rate last season and had slightly lower HR/9 rates as well. PECOTA looks for more of the same in 2010, suggesting that they could easily step in for Bell should the need arise.


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National League projected rosters

With Opening Day a little more than a week away, here is a look at the projected rosters for each of the 16 National League clubs following conversations with club executives and media members. Keep in mind these are projected rosters and subject to change.  American League lineups are here.  You can also look at the fantasy depth charts at any time to see our latest updated projections.

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