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2 Short Relief: The Bottom of the Nth by Rachael McDaniel, Patrick Dubuque and Trevor Strunk
0 Rubbing Mud: Drew Pomeranz In Three Phases by Matthew Trueblood
0 Short Relief: Tales of Three Cities and One Abandoned Fantasy Team by Mary Craig, Matt Sussman and Trevor Strunk
0 DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal Buyers by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody
0 Short Relief: The Return of Short Relief by Matt Sussman, Zack Moser, Mary Craig and Bryan Grosnick
0 Short Relief: Walk Off Etiquette, and Real Men of Genius by Meg Rowley and Frank Firke
1 Short Relief: Of Fire-Types and Actual Fires by Zack Moser and Mary Craig
2 The Call-Up: Sam Travis by Scott Delp and Ben Carsley
0 Short Relief: A Team Destroyed, A Fandom and a Robot Created by Matt Sussman, James Fegan and Mary Craig
3 Short Relief: Baseball During Wartime by David Temple, Zack Moser and Matthew Provenzano
3 Short Relief: Business Decisions, Minor League Affinities, and Unforgettable Oral Histories by Mo Bjonski, James Fegan and Jason Wojciechowski
1 Short Relief: Rabbit Revenge, Minor Celebrity, and 2017 Baseball Fashion by Emma Baccellieri, Brian Duricy and Kate Preusser
0 Short Relief: Of Xerox, Long Walks, and Sky Sox by Mary Craig, Matt Sussman and Eric Garcia McKinley
2 Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Red Sox vs Indians by Ben Carsley
0 BP Boston by Ryan Morrison
9 Rubbing Mud: The Best Position To Buy by Matthew Trueblood
4 Transaction Analysis: Guns Not-a-Hazen by Matthew Kory
13 Transaction Analysis: The Shake-Up in Boston by Ben Carsley
1 Eyewitness Accounts: July 2, 2015 by BP Prospect Staff
20 BP Unfiltered: Professional Courtesy, and How August Works by Sam Miller
5 The Call-Up: Xander Bogaerts by Chris Mellen and Paul Sporer
20 Raising Aces: There's Something About Farrell by Doug Thorburn
0 The Call-Up: Allen Webster by Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre
0 The Call-Up: Jackie Bradley, Jr. by Chris Mellen and Bret Sayre
6 Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Cautiously Optimistic by Matthew Kory and Paul Sporer
2 BP Unfiltered: Grapefruit League Journal: Boston Red Sox by Mike Ferrin
6 Out of Left Field: Shorting the Red Sox by Matthew Kory
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 131: 2013 Season Preview Series: Boston Red Sox by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 105: Will R.A. Dickey's Knuckleball Be Better in the Dome?/Do the Red Sox Have a Consistent Philosophy? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 101: Learning to Like Youkilis/What the Diamondbacks Got Back for Bauer/Why Do Teams Love Lefty Starters? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 97: Why Couldn't Koji Uehara Get a Bigger Contract? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
7 Transaction Analysis: Boston, Napoli Married by Sam Miller
56 Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects by Jason Parks
8 Rumor Roundup: Wednesday, November 28 by Daniel Rathman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 75: The David Ortiz Decision and the Offseason Outlook for the Red Sox by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
7 BP Unfiltered: How Unusual Was Bobby Valentine's Decision to Pinch-Hit for Jose Iglesias? by Ben Lindbergh
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 36: How Not to Solve the Yankees' Problems/Bobby Valentine Says Some More Strange Things by Ben Lindbergh and Jason Wojciechowski
3 Sobsequy: Compensation: A Dialogue Between Theo Epstein and Ben Cherington by Adam Sobsey
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 29: The Future of the Red Sox and Dodgers, and Roger Clemens' Comeback by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
29 Bizball: The Priciest Trade Ever Made by Maury Brown
4 BP Unfiltered: Clay Buchholz Does the Splits by Dan Brooks
11 PITCHf/x Profile: Dissecting the Decline of Josh Beckett by Dan Brooks
17 Overthinking It: A Prospect Named Shaq, a Streak of 16 Strikeouts, and the Pain of Playing Baseball by Ben Lindbergh
3 BP Unfiltered: Aaron Cook and .8 Per Nine by Ben Lindbergh
6 Out of Left Field: Williams, Yastrzemski, Nava by Matthew Kory
11 Out of Left Field: Curt Schilling's Blood Runs Deep by Matthew Kory
11 Overthinking It: How Big Papi Got His Bat Back by Ben Lindbergh
18 Out of Left Field: Designing a Nervous Breakdown by Matthew Kory
2 Prospectus Game of the Week: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox, April 14 by Adam Sobsey
28 Overthinking It: The Overlooked Overlooked Hall of Famers by Ben Lindbergh
September 7, 2017 6:00 am
Becoming unmoored in extra innings, losing sight of entire careers, and just not having sight at all.
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August 31, 2017 10:15 am
Mechanics, adjustments, and tidy graphs.
Red Sox left-hander
has had a three-phase season. He was very bad, then better (but still not good, and certainly not efficient), and for the last two-and-a-half months he’s been very, very good. There are really no mysteries about when the phase changes occurred, so let me start by showing you the raw, results-oriented numbers Pomeranz has put up in each phase. Drew Pomeranz
Mary channels Dickens, Matt brainstorms nicknames, and Trevor has an awkward reacquaintance. On the 18th episode of the DFA podcast, it's time to talk about all those medium-sized deals that are part and parcel of deadline season. The Padres and Royals swap intriguing pitchers, Jaime Garcia (finally) heads to Minnesota, and the Red Sox add two third basemen: one from within and one from without.
It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host
Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball. Read the full article...
After two days off, SR returns with a record four offerings: NES busts, househunting, letters to Curt Schilling and Furious Cubs.
Meg maps out the elements of a walk off, and Frank looks at whether there in baseball an intelligence we fail to recognize.
Zack continues his bemused exploration of baseball anime, while Mary combs through the ashes to preview the upcoming Red Sox-Orioles series.
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May 24, 2017 6:00 am
Never trust a man with two first names.
The Situation: , Marco Hernandez and Pablo Sandoval are all on the DL and the Red Sox don’t need a fifth starter until Saturday so they have a chance to add a bat. Welcome to the bigs, Brock Holt . Sam Travis
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The origin story of Marlins Man, Padres Fall Apart, and the moral certitude of Bronson Arroyo.
A handy guide for how to enjoy baseball amidst a) the nuclear holocaust, b) massive cultural appropriation, or c) a widespread epidemic.
A Brewers prospects gets a lesson in justice, minor league teams carve out niche markets through naming, and baseball history, told by the players who made it.
The backstory behind mascot-on-mascot crime, the irony of cinema and minor league baseball colliding, and how ballplayers are speaking with their eyes.