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11-24

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27

2015 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

11-18

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10

Transaction Analysis: Heyward Movement
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Sam Miller, Jeff Moore, Ben Carsley and Wilson Karaman

11-13

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Hot Stove Scouting Report: Justin Masterson
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Mark Anderson

10-27

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13

Daisy Cutter: Oscar Taveras' Wondrous Career
by
Sahadev Sharma

10-20

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46

Pebble Hunting: The Best Teams Should Make The World Series; A Defense of Bud Selig
by
Sam Miller

10-17

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22

Playoff Prospectus: A Three-Act Tragedy, A Three-Act Triumph: NLCS Game 5
by
Mike Gianella

10-16

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9

Skewed Left: The Molina Mind-bender
by
Zachary Levine

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Five Preview
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Mike Gianella

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: No Pitching and No Defense Make St. Louis (Almost) Go Home: NLCS Game 4
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R.J. Anderson

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: Karmic Kickback: NLCS Game 3
by
Doug Thorburn

10-14

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Baseball Therapy: The Other Playoff Myths
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Russell A. Carleton

10-13

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6

Playoff Prospectus: It's a Very Very Mad World
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R.J. Anderson

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two Previews
by
Mike Gianella

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Saturday Previews
by
Sam Miller and R.J. Anderson

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Series Preview: Giants vs. Cardinals
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R.J. Anderson

10-09

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39

Prospectus Feature: Check Out This Obnoxious Cardinals Fan
by
Brian Gunn

10-08

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BP Unfiltered: The Cardinals' Flickering Magic Lantern
by
Russell A. Carleton

10-08

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18

Playoff Prospectus: Mattingly's Missteps: NLDS Game Four
by
Sahadev Sharma

10-06

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5

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Monday Previews
by
Mike Gianella and Zachary Levine

10-04

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two Previews
by
Doug Thorburn and Sahadev Sharma

09-12

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17

Notes About Baseball: Talking About Money
by
Rocco DeMaro

08-20

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2

Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Place Their Betts
by
R.J. Anderson

08-02

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19

Trade Deadline
by
Sam Miller and Tim Collins

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Cardinals Trade from the Depths
by
Jeff Quinton, Mike Gianella and Jason Parks

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Cardinals Vouch for Masterson
by
R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

07-30

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25

Moonshot: Separating the Phenoms Who'll Make It From Those Who Won't
by
Robert Arthur

07-15

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Transaction Analysis: The Man Who Would Replace Yadier
by
R.J. Anderson

06-26

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BP Top 50
by
Chris Mellen, Jeff Moore and Nick J. Faleris

06-25

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Top GM Candidates
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BP Staff

06-24

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The Call-Up: Marco Gonzales
by
Jeff Moore and J.P. Breen

06-04

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Fantasy Freestyle: Profiling Alex Reyes
by
Craig Goldstein

05-15

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What Scouts Are Saying: May 15, 2014
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Baseball Prospectus

04-29

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The Call-Up: Randal Grichuk
by
Mark Anderson and Craig Goldstein

03-25

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Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2014 Preseason Preview
by
Ken Funck and Harry Pavlidis

03-19

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Painting the Black: Up and Adams
by
R.J. Anderson

03-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 407: 2014 Season Preview Series: St. Louis Cardinals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-10

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Transaction Analysis: Cardinals Keep Carpenter, Cost Certainty
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Ben Lindbergh and R.J. Anderson

03-04

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Baseball Therapy: Why The Cardinal Way is the Most Important Book in Baseball
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Russell A. Carleton

03-04

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Baseball Therapy: Why The Cardinal Way is the Most Important Book in Baseball
by
Russell A. Carleton

02-21

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Raising Aces: Organizational Trends: Looking for Mechanical Hallmarks
by
Doug Thorburn

02-07

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38

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 Prospects
by
Jason Parks

12-16

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Transaction Analysis: Another Smart St. Louis Signing, Another Typical Cleveland Closer
by
Ben Lindbergh and Bret Sayre

11-26

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Baseball ProGUESTus: The Strongest (and Weakest) Roster Cores of 2013
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Jonathan Judge

11-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 336: Paying Peralta, and Punishing PED Users
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-25

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Transaction Analysis: Angels and Cards Swap Spare Parts, Mets Add in Outfield
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R.J. Anderson and Ben Carsley

11-25

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Transaction Analysis: The Cardinals Pay Peralta's Price
by
Ben Lindbergh and Bret Sayre

11-22

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Rumor Roundup: Third Baseman for Sale
by
Daniel Rathman

11-12

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15

Overthinking It: Picking an Appropriate Cardinals Shortstop
by
Ben Lindbergh

11-11

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One Move: National League Central
by
Craig Goldstein

11-04

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Rumor Roundup: Restarting the Rumor Mill
by
Daniel Rathman

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October 12, 2014 12:45 am

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two Previews

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Mike Gianella

Even on the road, the Giants are slight favorites to put the Cardinals in a deep hole.

Madison Bumgarner continued his postseason dominance, putting up 7 2/3 shutout innings to lead the Giants to a 3-0 win in Game One of the NLCS. Here are the lineups and PECOTA projections for Game Two.

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October 11, 2014 4:56 am

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Saturday Previews

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Sam Miller and R.J. Anderson

It's a must-win, for everybody! Everybody must win! No losers, everybody must not lose!

The Royals look to keep their unlikely winning streak going, while wags will call this a "must win" for Baltimore.

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October 11, 2014 12:15 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Series Preview: Giants vs. Cardinals

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R.J. Anderson

Two teams that never lose in the postseason face off in the postseason.

While the ALCS emanates a fresh vibe, the NLCS features two familiar, borderline-stale opponents. Either the Cardinals or Giants has appeared in each of the past four World Series, a streak that will extend to five regardless of the victor. These powerhouses have so ruled the postseason that they've combined to go 15-1 in postseason series against other teams, according to Tom Verducci. (That one? Last year's World Series.) With two World Series appearances apiece, which team will break the tie and earn their third crack at the championship in five years? Let's find out.

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It's that time of year: St. Louis in the postseason, its fans in the spotlight, the rest of the country unhappy. We let a Cardinals fan defend the Best Fans In Baseball.

Brian Gunn grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and for years ran a Cardinals’ fan blog called Redbird Nation. A former guest contributor to sites like The Hardball Times and Baseball Analysts, he now works as a screenwriter in Los Angeles. We around here like him a lot, and we like his writing a lot, which is why we are letting him do the one thing the Internet generally does not abide: Stick up for Cardinals fans.

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When I was growing up in St. Louis I’d sometimes be hanging out with my grandma, and the city of Dallas would come up in passing. Like we’d hear someone mention the Dallas Cowboys, or J.R. Ewing would be on TV, or we’d see some news clip about something that happened in Dallas. And every time my grandma would seethe with anger and mutter through her teeth: “Ooo, I hate Dallas!”

If you asked her why, she’d reply, matter-of-factly, “’Cause they killed Kennedy.”

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Can you believe the Cardinals have made it through so many postseasons without ever having luck, fortitude, or clutchness go against them? No, you can't.

Dear Mr. Rosenthal,

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October 8, 2014 6:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: Mattingly's Missteps: NLDS Game Four

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Sahadev Sharma

Don Mattingly didn't always have easy decisions to make, but the one that seemed like a no-brainer may loom the largest.

Prior to Game Four, baseball twitter was abuzz with two topics: Andre Ethier replacing the struggling Yasiel Puig in the lineup and Clayton Kershaw going on three days’ rest. Turns out, we were all focusing on the right things, as all three players placed their stamp on the outcome of this game in their own way.

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October 6, 2014 5:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Monday Previews

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Mike Gianella and Zachary Levine

The Giants and Nationals will play what feels like Game Four, while the Dodger will lean on a returning Ryu.

The Nationals were one out away from evening up the NLDS on Saturday night, but instead wound up on the wrong end of a historic, 18-inning affair, losing 2-1 to the Giants on a Brandon Belt home run. Now they try to become just the ninth team in postseason history to win a five0game series after losing the first two games. Here is a look at the PECOTA odds and projected lineups for Game Three of the NLDS.

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October 4, 2014 8:38 am

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two Previews

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Doug Thorburn and Sahadev Sharma

With the AL taking the day off, a pair of Game Two NLDS games gets center-stage on Saturday evening.

The Giants narrowly took Game One of this series, besting Stephen Strasburg with a heroic outing from Jake Peavy. The Nationals will try to get back on track behind the charge of Jordan Zimmermann, who's coming off of a 10-K no-hitter on the final day of the regular season, while the Giants send 39-year-old artist Tim Hudson to the mound with a chance to take a 2-0 advantage back to San Francisco.

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Brief interviews with fabulously wealthy men.

In The Room

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August 20, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Place Their Betts

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R.J. Anderson

Mookie is recalled, Bradley goes down. Also returning to the majors are Carlos Martinez and Will Harris.

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August 2, 2014 1:00 am

Trade Deadline

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Sam Miller and Tim Collins

How much did each move yesterday affect the playoff picture? We let PECOTA and our playoff odds answer that.

We can write about the prospects who can’t locate glove-side, we can write about the fantasy implications of a fourth-outfielder logjam, we can write about the strengths and weaknesses of each player traded and we can give our best assessment of each team’s competitive windows. But what you really want to know is this:

Are the Brewers (or the A’s, or the Orioles, or name a team) any more likely to make the playoffs today than they were before they made the TA-worthy trade? Any by how much?

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St. Louis acquires John Lackey and a prospect for what amounted to spare parts in their deep-as-heck organization.

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