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03-17

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Position Battles: American League East
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Matt Collins

03-16

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Position Battles: American League West
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Mark Barry

03-16

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Position Battles: National League West
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George Bissell

03-15

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Position Battles: National League Central
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Eric Roseberry

03-14

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Position Battles: National League East
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Tim Finnegan

04-01

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Fantasy Freestyle: Spring Training Risers
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J.J. Jansons

03-23

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Playing Time Battles: National League East
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Greg Wellemeyer

03-23

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Playing Time Battles: National League Central
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George Bissell

03-22

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Playing Time Battles: American League West
by
Wilson Karaman

03-22

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Playing Time Battles: National League West
by
Matt Collins

03-21

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Playing Time Battles: American League East
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J.P. Breen

03-21

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Playing Time Battles: American League Central
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J.J. Jansons

03-15

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Fantasy Freestyle: Spring Training Velocity Watch
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Matt Collins

03-14

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Life at the Margins: Not Fade Away
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Rian Watt

04-03

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Notes from the Field: Texas' Extraordinary Organizational Depth
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Craig Goldstein

04-02

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Spring Training Notebook
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Jeff Moore

04-02

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12

Notes from the Field: Last Looks From Arizona
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Mauricio Rubio

04-01

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Notes from the Field: Seven Days and 32 Prospects in the Desert
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Al Skorupa

03-31

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Dynasty Dynamics: TINO Does Arizona, 2015
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

03-27

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Prospectus Feature: How the Astros do Spring Training
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Howard Megdal

03-25

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The Lineup Card: Eight Spring Training Lines of Interest
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Baseball Prospectus

03-25

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Five to Watch: National League Position Battles
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Wilson Karaman

03-24

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Five to Watch: American League Position Battles
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Nick Shlain

03-19

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The Lineup Card: Seven Tips for Spring Training
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Baseball Prospectus

03-18

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Fantasy Freestyle: Spring Training Battles to Watch
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J.P. Breen

03-17

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Baseball Therapy: Can a Manager 'Win' Spring Training?
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Russell A. Carleton

02-26

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The Lineup Card: Nine Spring Training Job Battles to Watch
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Baseball Prospectus

04-07

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects We're Most Excited to See This Year
by
Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

04-04

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BP Top 101 Prospects
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Ron Shah

04-03

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An Agent's Take: Spring Training from the Agent's Perspective
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Joshua Kusnick

03-31

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 28-29
by
Jeff Moore

03-28

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 27
by
Jeff Moore

03-28

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Changing Speeds: The Velocity Gainers and Losers of Spring 2014
by
Harry Pavlidis

03-27

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 26
by
Jeff Moore

03-26

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

03-25

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/25
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-25

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 24
by
Jeff Moore

03-24

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 21-23
by
Jeff Moore

03-21

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/21
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-21

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 20
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Jeff Moore

03-20

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 19
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Jeff Moore

03-20

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Notes from the Field: Spring Scouting Notes, 3/20
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-19

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The Lineup Card: 11 Spring Training Performances We Sort of Believe In
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Baseball Prospectus

03-19

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/19
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Jason Parks and Mark Anderson

03-19

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 18
by
Jeff Moore

03-18

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 17
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Jeff Moore

03-17

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of April 14-16
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Jeff Moore

03-17

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/17
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-14

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 13
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Jeff Moore

03-13

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Minor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 12
by
Jeff Moore

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March 17, 2017 6:00 am

Position Battles: American League East

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Matt Collins

A look at the spots up for grabs in this division and the fantasy impacts the winners could have.

Baltimore Orioles

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March 16, 2017 6:00 am

Position Battles: American League West

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Mark Barry

A look at the spots up for grabs in this division, and the fantasy impacts this winners could have.

Houston Astros

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March 16, 2017 6:00 am

Position Battles: National League West

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George Bissell

Back-end starters for Arizona and L.A., left fielders for Colorado, and other spots up for grabs in this division.

Colorado Rockies

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March 15, 2017 6:00 am

Position Battles: National League Central

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Eric Roseberry

A look at the spots up for grabs in this division and the fantasy impacts the winners might have.

Chicago Cubs

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March 14, 2017 11:11 am

Position Battles: National League East

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Tim Finnegan

A look at the spots up for grabs in this division and the potential fantasy impacts of their winners.

New York Mets

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April 1, 2016 10:59 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Spring Training Risers

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J.J. Jansons

Notes on a handful of players who upped their fantasy stocks last month.


After sending spring training darling Matt Davidson—who was hitting a cool .413/.438/.783 in 46 at-bats—down to Triple-A on Tuesday, White Sox GM Rick Hahn dropped a nugget of wisdom that should apply to fantasy owners everywhere: “You try not to fall too much in love with young players or out of love with veteran players based on spring results.”

With those important words of advice in mind, let’s take a look at five players who have increased their fantasy value, both in redraft leagues and in dynasty leagues, with their solid performances this spring:


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March 23, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: National League East

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Greg Wellemeyer

The Braves and Marlins aim to settle their rotations, the Phillies hold competitions around the field, and much more.

We’re rolling toward the regular season by taking a look at some playing time that’s still up for grabs. In case you missed the previous editions, here’s Wilson Karaman on the AL West, J.J. Jansons on the AL Central, J.P. Breen on the AL East, and Matt Collins on the NL West.

Atlanta Braves

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March 23, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: National League Central

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George Bissell

Young bats could be squeezed out in Chicago, the Brewers look to decide on a closer, and more.

Spring training statistics are virtually meaningless from a fantasy perspective. They’re nearly impossible to draw any definitive conclusions from for a variety of reasons. If you don’t believe me, let’s flashback, to this time one year ago. Kendall Graveman posted a stellar 0.36 ERA over six starts, winning a rotation spot with the A’s. He proceeded to give up seven runs in his first regular season outing and was demoted to Triple-A by the end of April. Lauded as an impending breakout candidate, Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker allowed just two runs in 27 spring innings, with a 26-to-5 strikeout to walk ratio. His ERA over the first month of the regular season: 6.86.

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March 22, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: American League West

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Wilson Karaman

Young bats fight for the first-base job in Houston, the Angels could be low on outfielders, and much more.

Wither Chris Coghlan, Sweet Athletic?
Coghlan had himself quite the little year in 2015, changing his approach and driving the ball with more authority than he’d shown, really, ever before in his career. He was a 60th percentile hitter in terms of raw exit velocity, and his batted-ball distance cracked the top 80 hitters. His HR:FB rate in turn leapt to a career-high mark, and he managed to put together a $10 mixed-league season while adding extremely helpful positional versatility to boot. The move to Oakland, while not a good one from a sheer ballpark jump, is a sigh of relief for Coghlan’s owners in deeper dynasty formats. The Cubs’ offseason acquisitions of Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward had all but guaranteed that Coghlan wouldn’t sniff anywhere close to the 503 plate appearances he logged last year, and he looked more like a DFS and very deep mixed-league, daily-lineup play.

He’ll still enter the season theoretically without a path to everyday at-bats, as Jed Lowrie is penciled in as the starting second baseman and the outfield appears set with Khris Davis and Josh Reddick flanking Billy Burns and The Ghost of Coco Crisp ready to fill the fourth outfielder role. Mark Canha’s floating around in that corner outfield mix somewhere, too. You may notice a theme among some of those players, however: They haven’t exactly been the most durable group of guys around. Lowrie and Crisp barely cracked 400 plate appearances combined last year, and both are on the wrong side of 30. It stands to reason that even relative health for both players likely demands ample, consistent rest, opening the door for Coghlan to see fairly close to everyday at-bats in a super-utility role.


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March 22, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: National League West

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Matt Collins

The Dodgers search for a healthy fifth starter, the D'backs decide among middle-infield options, and much more.

Yesterday, our look at the playing time battles around the league began with J.P. handling the AL East and J.J. taking a crack at the AL Central. Wilson will be finishing up the American League West today. In the meantime, I’m here to kick off the National League coverage with the battles in the NL West. Let’s finish this intro and get on to the fantasy-relevant battles.

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March 21, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: American League East

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J.P. Breen

A look at the job competitions ongoing in this division's spring-training camps.

BLUE JAYS STARTING ROTATION

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March 21, 2016 6:00 am

Playing Time Battles: American League Central

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J.J. Jansons

Notes on the races for White Sox shortstop, Twins center fielder, and fifth-starter competitions galore.

As J.P. Breen takes a look at the spring position battles currently in the process of being settled in the American League East, I’m here to take a look at a few of the fantasy-relevant pushes for playing time taking place in the various camps of American League Central teams this spring, as there are thankfully just under two weeks until Opening Day ……

Chicago White Sox

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