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12-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 341: Hot Stovepocalypse
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-03

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Rumor Roundup: Re-Upping Ramirez
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Daniel Rathman

11-27

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The Lineup Card: 8 Unfulfilled Rumors From Last Year's Hot Stove
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Baseball Prospectus

11-12

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Overthinking It: Picking an Appropriate Cardinals Shortstop
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Ben Lindbergh

11-08

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Rumor Roundup: Backup Planning
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Daniel Rathman

11-04

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Rumor Roundup: Restarting the Rumor Mill
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Daniel Rathman

09-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 278: Chris Cotillo on Breaking Trades Before Finishing High School
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-20

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 20, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-24

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 24, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-11

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 11, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-10

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 10, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-09

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 9, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-08

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 8, 2013
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Clint Chisam

03-31

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: March 31, 2013
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Clint Chisam and Joe Hamrahi

01-16

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Pebble Hunting: The Month for Drawing Interest
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Sam Miller

12-07

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Pebble Hunting: Hottest Rumors From Baseball's Winter Meetings in Nashville!
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Sam Miller

12-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 94: The Perplexing Trade Value of R.A. Dickey and Billy Butler
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-28

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Rumor Roundup: Wednesday, November 28
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Daniel Rathman

11-20

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Overthinking It: Why Justin Upton is Always About to Be Traded
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Ben Lindbergh

11-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 79: Are Teams Becoming More Willing to Trade Their Young Players?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 22: Why BP Didn't Break the Melky Cabrera Suspension
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Trade Deadline Non-Transaction Analysis
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Colin Wyers

07-26

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BP Unfiltered: The Best Trade Rumor Yet
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Ben Lindbergh

07-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 6: Doorbell
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-23

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BP Unfiltered: MLBTR App Review
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Chase Gharrity

12-14

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Winter Meetings Diary
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Baseball Prospectus

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Ben and Sam discuss the year's busiest day for big baseball news.

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December 3, 2013 6:40 am

Rumor Roundup: Re-Upping Ramirez

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Daniel Rathman

The Dodgers consider an extension for Hanley Ramirez, and Bronson Arroyo awaits an offer.

Dodgers discussing extension with Hanley Ramirez
General manager Ned Colletti has been relatively quiet so far this offseason. Apart from a one-year, $10 million pact with Dan Haren that fortified the rear of manager Don Mattingly’s rotation, fans waiting for a big splash have not gotten it. For now, it appears, the biggest news is likely to come from within.


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The staff looks back at some of the 2012 Hot Stove rumors that proved fruitless, and what might have been had they come true.

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November 12, 2013 6:00 am

Overthinking It: Picking an Appropriate Cardinals Shortstop

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Ben Lindbergh

Assessing John Mozeliak's options as St. Louis attempts to upgrade at short.

It’s not so bad being Pete Kozma. Between his signing bonus, his major- and minor-league salaries, and his World Series ring, Kozma has already made more than the average American high school graduate earns in a lifetime (and the average American high school graduate is pretty well off, globally speaking). He has his health, his looks and athleticism, and a pretty cool career. We’ve all tweeted or written or said something snarky about Pete Kozma at some point in the last couple years, but the sobering reality is that if everyone in the world were forced to trade lives with either Kozma, you, or me, Kozma would win in a landslide.

Kozma is snarkworthy only in relation to a select group of people: other big league shortstops, just about all of whom are better at baseball than he. The 25-year-old can’t hit, so his overall value depends on his defense. Going by WARP, he wasn’t that bad, because only Andrelton Simmons and Jean Segura had better FRAA figures at shortstop. The location-based defensive metrics weren’t quite as high on him; of the 24 players who appeared in a minimum of 100 games last season, with at least 80 percent of them coming at shortstop, Kozma ranked 22nd by Baseball-Reference WAR, ahead of only Starlin Castro and Adeiny Hechavarria.

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November 8, 2013 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Backup Planning

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Daniel Rathman

The Yankees make a point of appearing to be interested in second basemen other than Robinson Cano. Also, Grant Balfour is popular.

Grant Balfour a Popular Relief Target
Teams in need of late-inning bullpen arms have no shortage of choices in this year’s free agent crop. One of the most popular in the early going appears to be Balfour, who spent the last three seasons with the Athletics and was Oakland’s closer in 2012 and 2013.


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November 4, 2013 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Restarting the Rumor Mill

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Daniel Rathman

The Dodgers pursue a super-rotation, the Marlins want your youngsters, and the Cardinals could trade pitching for a shortstop.

The World Series is over, and the offseason is upon us. That means it’s time for rumors, and regular roundups of those rumors at BP. Here is the first of the fall:

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Ben and Sam talk to MLBDailyDish.com writer Chris Cotillo about how he became a baseball newsbreaker before the age of 18.

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July 20, 2013 6:44 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 20, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 20, 2013.

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April 24, 2013 7:00 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 24, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for April 24, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

Probable Pitchers for April 24, 2013

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April 11, 2013 7:05 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 11, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for April 11, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

Probable Pitchers for April 11, 2013

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April 10, 2013 6:43 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 10, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for April 10, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

Probable Pitchers for April 10, 2013

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April 9, 2013 9:35 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 9, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for April 9, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

Probable Pitchers for April 9, 2013

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