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06-30

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22

Painting the Black: The Trade Deadline Preview
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R.J. Anderson

06-12

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Series Notes
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Jason Parks

06-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 466: The Battle for Bay Area Supremacy
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-21

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3

Pebble Hunting: The Marlins and the AT&T Shift
by
Sam Miller

05-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 447: The Oddly Underperforming Dodgers and the Exciting NL West
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-12

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Game of the 2014 Season So Far
by
Sam Miller

05-02

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8

Painting the Black: A Trip Through the NL West
by
R.J. Anderson

05-01

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BP Unfiltered: Tim Hudson's Ankle, and a Possible Unexpected Blessing
by
Sam Miller

05-01

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12

Going Yard: How Hunter Pence's Freak-Show Swing Works
by
Ryan Parker

04-08

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5

Notes from the Field: Backfield/Minor-League Game Notes
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BP Prospect Staff

04-07

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7

Pebble Hunting: It's Been One Week
by
Sam Miller

04-04

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4

What You Need to Know: The Importance of Pagan
by
Daniel Rathman

03-31

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Painting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening Day
by
R.J. Anderson

03-27

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7

Prospectus Preview: NL West 2014 Preseason Preview
by
Russell A. Carleton and Daniel Rathman

03-26

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8

Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/26
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 409: 2014 Season Preview Series: San Francisco Giants
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-15

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: San Francisco Giants Top 10 Prospects
by
Jason Parks

01-15

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Fantasy Team Preview: San Francisco Giants
by
Mike Gianella

12-16

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2

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 349: Brian Sabean's Re-Signings and Rating GMs
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-03

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1

Transaction Analysis: A Medley of Moves
by
Ben Lindbergh, R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

11-19

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3

Transaction Analysis: Hudson's Bay
by
R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

11-07

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12

One Move: National League West
by
Craig Goldstein

10-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 313: The Dodgers and Tigers in 2014/Tim Lincecum's Contract/Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-23

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Transaction Analysis: Le Freak, C'est Chic
by
R.J. Anderson

09-30

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7

Transaction Analysis: Present and Future Pence
by
R.J. Anderson

09-05

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

07-31

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17

The Great Trade Game
by
Paul Sporer

07-15

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What You Need to Know: The Lincecum Before the Storm
by
Daniel Rathman

07-12

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4

Transaction Analysis: Ailing Giants Seek the 'Coeur
by
R.J. Anderson

03-08

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Pitcher Profile: Four Growing Giants
by
Harry Pavlidis

03-04

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MLBDepthCharts: San Francisco Giants
by
Jason Martinez

03-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 152: 2013 Season Preview Series: San Francisco Giants
by
Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

02-27

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21

Pebble Hunting: The 30-Second Story of the San Francisco Giants
by
Sam Miller

02-01

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7

Pebble Hunting: Standing Pat in San Francisco
by
Sam Miller

12-06

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9

Transaction Analysis: Sabean Keeps the Gang Together
by
Ben Lindbergh

10-31

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16

Punk Hits: Brian Science
by
Ian Miller

10-29

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12

Playoff Prospectus: World Series (and Postseason) Recap
by
Sam Miller

10-23

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13

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Recap: Giants Win The Pennant
by
Sam Miller

10-22

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 6 Recap: Giants 6, Cardinals 1
by
Sam Miller

10-19

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Recap: Giants 5, Cardinals 0
by
Sam Miller

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 2 Recap: Giants 7, Cardinals 1
by
R.J. Anderson

10-15

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7

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 1 Recap: Cardinals 6, Giants 4
by
Sam Miller

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: How the NLCS Squads Were Built
by
R.J. Anderson

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Cardinals and Giants
by
Sam Miller and R.J. Anderson

09-18

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Painting the Black: Vogelsong (Remix)
by
R.J. Anderson

09-06

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4

BP Unfiltered: Home Runs at Home
by
Geoff Young

08-16

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

08-15

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24

BP Unfiltered: Melky Cabrera, PEDs, and the Giants' Playoff Odds
by
Ben Lindbergh

07-17

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5

Western Front: First Win the Division, Then Puppet Show
by
Geoff Young

06-29

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What You Need to Know: Friday, June 29
by
Daniel Rathman

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March 31, 2014 6:00 am

Painting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening Day

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R.J. Anderson

Not one of Tyler Collins' or Roenis Ellis' PECOTA comparables was a major leaguer. But Collins, Ellis, and the rest of these unknowns are on MLB rosters today.

Opening Day is here, and that means it's time to introduce the unknowns who made rosters. This year's edition includes some new quirks. In addition to an expanded roster, each capsule now includes the player's major league service time (MLS) and the percentage of their PECOTA comparables who played in the bigs during the comparable season (MLB%), as a crude way to determine the unexpectedness of their Opening Day assignment.

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Part five in a division-by-division dialogue leading up to Opening Day.

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March 26, 2014 6:00 am

Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/26

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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Julio Urias, Nick Williams, Christian Arroyo and others.

RHP Cody Buckel: Half-windup; over-the-top slot; showed a lot of effort generating his velocity; fastball worked 89-91; lacked movement; very flat and visible up in the zone; plane when he worked down; found plenty of barrels; dropped several slow lollipop curveballs to steal a few strikes; loose and easy to track; not a legit pitch against better bats; fringy slider in the 82-84 range; lacked sharp break; body language was poor (slumped shoulders and sulked); didn’t record an out in his first inning of work; required several mound visits and encouragements; airmailed a few balls to the backstop; didn’t get a “yips” vibe despite some wildness; pitched with trepidation; find optimism in the fact that he was able to throw some strikes but the stuff and the body language on the mound left a lot to be desired. Didn’t look like a future major-league pitcher. –Jason Parks

OF Nomar Mazara: Lanky; a solid 6’4” at least; very lean and muscular; seemed very comfortable in the box; knew his strengths; laid off some spin down in the zone; got himself into good hitting counts; has big-time bat speed; hitchy timing mechanism; the way his hands load is reminiscent of Chris Davis; timing needs to be perfect, but when it works it’s explosive; pulled a middle-in fastball for a 420-plus-foot bomb; raw power is near elite; game power is starting to actualize; loved the way he hit—he looked for a pitch in a certain spot and demolished it when it came; in his third and last at-bat, he hit one over Terrance Gore’s head in CF for an inside-the-park homer, another fastball over the heart of the plate that he didn’t miss; showed off solid-average speed around the bases as well.

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Ben and Sam preview the Giants' season with Grant Brisbee, and Nick talks to Giants radio and TV broadcaster and ESPN play-by-play voice Dave Flemming (at 23:20).

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Featuring nine pitchers.

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January 15, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: San Francisco Giants

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Mike Gianella

The pitchers are the headliners on Bruce Bochy's club, but there are several valuable bats in the lineup, too.

It was an odd-numbered year, so it only stands to reason that the San Francisco Giants didn’t win the World Series (like they did in 2010 and 2012). Instead, the Giants put up an underwhelming 76-86 record, good for a third-place tie in the NL West with the San Diego Padres. Michael Morse and Tim Hudson were brought in via free agency, but for the most part San Francisco is relying on a return to form and good health by a cast of steady and reliable veterans.

Projected Lineup

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Ben and Sam discuss the Giants' offseason and their thoughts on Brian Sabean and other general managers.

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December 3, 2013 6:40 am

Transaction Analysis: A Medley of Moves

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Ben Lindbergh, R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

The Blue Jays ink Dioner Navarro, the Giants re-up Ryan Vogelsong, the Pirates get Chris Stewart, Juan Carlos Oviedo re-signs with Tampa, and more.



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November 19, 2013 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Hudson's Bay

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R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

The Phillies re-sign Carlos Ruiz, the Giants get Tim Hudson, Latroy Hawkins will close again, Brendan Ryan reups with the Yankees, and more.

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November 7, 2013 6:00 am

One Move: National League West

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Craig Goldstein

Craig looks at how the Dodgers can help their skipper and how the other teams in their division can try to dethrone them.

My colleague Ben Carsley introduced this series to you yesterday, with the moves he’d make for the AL East franchises, so today I give you what I’d do if given the chance to make one move for each NL West club. It’s a thought exercise, and isn’t limited to on-field transactions. It can be signing a player, making a trade (that’s feasible, we hope), or something more over-arching in regards to a club’s organizational tendencies.

We’re both well aware that we’ll likely get pilloried in the comments. In fact you probably hammered Ben pretty hard yesterday, but you wouldn’t play me like that would you? No matter, let us know what you think of our ideas in the comments or what ideas you have yourself, and remember, it’s supposed to be reasonable but in the end this was all about having some fun.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Dodgers' and Tigers' futures, then break down Tim Lincecum's contract and answer listener emails.

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October 23, 2013 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Le Freak, C'est Chic

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R.J. Anderson

Tim Lincecum is back in vogue in San Francisco, the Reds name Bryan Price manager, and the Dodgers dip back into the Cuban-export pool.

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