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08-13

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3

Fantasy Freestyle: Setting Expectations on Superstars
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J.P. Breen

05-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 460: Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun, and the Post-PED Good Life
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-23

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Painting the Black: Some Things Brewing
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R.J. Anderson

04-21

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11

What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 4/21
by
Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

04-09

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15

What You Need to Know: You Must Learn Control
by
Daniel Rathman

03-28

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2

My Model Portfolio: Well Played, Mauer
by
Bret Sayre

03-07

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21

Fantasy Freestyle: Projecting the Top 15
by
Paul Sporer and BP Fantasy Staff

01-29

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Fantasy Team Preview: Milwaukee Brewers
by
Ben Carsley

08-23

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9

What You Need to Know: Braun Comes Clean(er)
by
Will Woods

07-24

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20

Sporer Report: The 2014 First Round: A Look Ahead, Part Two
by
Paul Sporer

07-23

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54

Overthinking It: Ryan Braun, Biogenesis, and Betrayal
by
Ben Lindbergh

06-05

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20

Bizball: Suspensions May Loom for Players Connected to Biogenesis Clinic
by
Maury Brown

01-14

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24

Painting the Black: The Second Half of Ryan Braun's HOF Career
by
R.J. Anderson

11-12

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Pebble Hunting: How Many MVP Votes Will Ryan Braun Lose?
by
Sam Miller

10-01

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17

Resident Fantasy Genius: The 2012 Fantasy Fantasy Awards
by
Derek Carty

09-25

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Painting the Black: What's Brewing in Milwaukee
by
R.J. Anderson

09-17

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 17
by
Matthew Kory

09-06

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4

BP Unfiltered: Home Runs at Home
by
Geoff Young

09-04

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10

The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, September 4
by
Matthew Kory

08-09

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7

The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, August 9
by
Matthew Kory

06-22

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, June 22
by
Jason Wojciechowski

06-13

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5

The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, June 13
by
Jason Wojciechowski

06-06

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9

BP Unfiltered: The Day It Rained In Seattle
by
Sam Miller

05-25

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5

Prospectus Game of the Week: Bullpens, Banana Suits, and Ryan Braun
by
Sam Miller

05-01

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What You Need to Know: Tuesday, May 1
by
Daniel Rathman

04-09

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What You Need to Know: Monday, April 9
by
Daniel Rathman

03-27

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15

Baseball ProGUESTus: Raiders of the Lost MVP Blood Sample
by
Jim Gardner

03-02

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13

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part II
by
Stephani Bee and Larry Granillo

02-28

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Bizball: With Ryan Braun, Details of MLB’s Drug Testing Process Get More Questions than Answers
by
Maury Brown

02-24

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Wezen-Ball Extra: Major League Baseball's Lack of Confidentiality: UPDATED
by
Larry Granillo

02-24

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The BP First Take: Friday, February 24
by
Daniel Rathman

02-24

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The BP Broadside: Say It Ain't So, Braun!
by
Steven Goldman

02-22

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The BP First Take: Wednesday, February 22
by
Daniel Rathman

12-12

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Braun Banned for PEDs [Version 9]
by
Jay Jaffe

09-30

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Regular-Season Awards
by
Baseball Prospectus

07-01

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All-Star Selections
by
Baseball Prospectus

03-31

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Pre-Season Predictions
by
Baseball Prospectus

03-12

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Doctoring The Numbers: The Brewers and Giants
by
Rany Jazayerli

12-06

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Schrodinger's Bat: Defense and Alphabet Soup
by
Dan Fox

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January 14, 2013 5:00 am

Painting the Black: The Second Half of Ryan Braun's HOF Career

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R.J. Anderson

The Brewers star is one of the best in the game by nearly any measure. What does the rest of his career promise?

Ryan Braun is a future Hall of Famer. That was the consensus I arrived at after polling a few BP staffers last week. It’s a sensible position. Braun is one of the best players in the game by any measure. His power-speed combination might be the truest in the league. Since 2010, Braun ranks seventh in homers and 15th in steals. No player with more steals than Braun is within 30 home runs, and only Matt Kemp is within 10 tallies in both categories.

The Milwaukee outfielder isn’t merely a two-dimensional player, either. His True Average over the past three seasons ranks fourth among batters with 1,000 or more plate appearances (Miguel Cabrera, Jose Bautista, and Joey Votto sit ahead). Even Braun’s defense, maligned during his early days as a third baseman, is passable nowadays, according to those who watch him the most, like Jack Moore of Disciples of Uecker. Moore broke down Braun like this: decent range, iffy routes, and a strong arm, albeit with a slow and deliberate crow hop and accuracy issues.

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November 12, 2012 5:00 am

Pebble Hunting: How Many MVP Votes Will Ryan Braun Lose?

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Sam Miller

If the BBWAA doesn't select Ryan Braun as NL MVP, should we blame PED payback?

A few years back, Jay Jaffe introduced an MVP Predictor formula called JUMP on Baseball Prospectus. It was, if his descriptions of his spreadsheets are any indication, a spectacularly messy equation, befitting the complex and irregular methods voters use to choose their MVPs. As Jay wrote at the time,

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October 1, 2012 5:00 am

Resident Fantasy Genius: The 2012 Fantasy Fantasy Awards

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Derek Carty

The fantasy team votes on the year's bests, worsts, and mosts.

With just three days left in the season, each member of the BP Fantasy team took the time to reflect on the year that was, casting their votes for a variety of categories. Today, I'll be handing out the fantasy fantasy hardware (that is, inconsequential awards for a derivative game). After seeing who we thought had the best, worst, and most interesting 2011 seasons, be sure to tell us who you think deserved some recognition in the comments section.

Derek Carty

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September 25, 2012 5:00 am

Painting the Black: What's Brewing in Milwaukee

5

R.J. Anderson

The Brewers seemed to wave the white flag in July. Ever since they've been white hot.

In the days leading up to July 27th, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin weighed his options regarding free-agent-to-be Zack Greinke. He could keep Greinke, gamble on overcoming bleak playoff odds, and recoup draft picks during the offseason; or, trade Greinke before the deadline and jumpstart the rebuilding process. Melvin chose to send Greinke to the Angels for a trio of prospects. Days later, on July 31th, the Brewers improved their record to 47-56; the nearest wild card team sat 12 wins ahead. Given their team’s positions in the standings and on the trade market, you could excuse Brewers fans for checking out. After all, the 2012 season appeared to be another disappointment in a string of them, dating back to the club’s loss in the 2011 National League Championship Series.

Over the ensuing months, Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder would leave via free agency. A case of broken protocol entangled newly minted NL MVP Ryan Braun in a messy controversy, if not a 50-game suspension. Factor in Greinke speculation, and Milwaukee fans were eager to get the season underway, with the drama of a pennant chase being a preferable alternative to the malaise of their offseason. The good feelings didn’t last long. Milwaukee spent April bobbing over and under the .500 mark, finishing the month at 11-12. By the time August arrived, the Brewers’ rounded playoff odds were zero percent.

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September 17, 2012 10:11 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 17

2

Matthew Kory

Sometimes you're behind; sometimes you're ahead. The race is long and in the end it's only with yourself. (And the other teams in your league.)

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Miguel Cabrera has hit a lot of home runs at home in 2012. The San Francisco Giants? Not so much.

Most home runs at home in 2012, through games of September 5:

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September 4, 2012 9:26 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, September 4

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Matthew Kory

Two teams at 100 percent playoff odds, 14 at zero.

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August 9, 2012 10:11 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, August 9

7

Matthew Kory

The Cardinals do something to correct their run differential/record discrepancy.

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June 22, 2012 9:10 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, June 22

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Jason Wojciechowski

Rangers at the top, Padres at the bottom, extremely important Xavier Nady factoid in the middle.

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June 13, 2012 9:21 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, June 13

5

Jason Wojciechowski

In which the eternal LOLyals vs. RoyLOLs debate is addressed.

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A bad draft pick.

Earlier today, in response to Ray Bradbury's death, Kevin Kaduk tweeted this: 

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Giants vs. Brewers, Monday, May 21st.

The bottom of the eighth inning starts with a man in an orange tuxedo.

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