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06-10

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10

What You Need to Know: Chisenhall Messes With Texas
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Chris Mosch

06-05

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6

What You Need to Know: The Rays Sink to the Bottom
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Chris Mosch

04-29

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7

Dynasty Dynamics: NL East U25 Lists
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-29

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11

Baseball Therapy: Do Innings Limits Work?
by
Russell A. Carleton

04-16

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6

What You Need to Know: Please Send Starters
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Daniel Rathman

04-11

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15

What You Need to Know: A Play at the Plate
by
Daniel Rathman

04-04

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Raising Aces: The Aces of Opening Day
by
Doug Thorburn

03-28

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10

Raising Aces: Out on a Limb: 2014 Pitcher Predictions
by
Doug Thorburn

02-27

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34

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers
by
Bret Sayre

02-27

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31

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

02-24

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10

State of the Position: Starting Pitchers
by
Mike Gianella

01-29

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23

Overthinking It: Polling the Industry: Masahiro Tanaka in 2014
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Ben Lindbergh

08-30

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5

What Makes a Good Changeup?
by
Harry Pavlidis

08-22

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13

What Scouts Are Saying: August 22, 2013
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Baseball Prospectus

07-19

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAPP Episode 9: Erlin vs. Strasburg
by
Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

06-24

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7

Pebble Hunting: Matt Harvey Pitching to Pitchers
by
Sam Miller

04-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 192: Stephen Strasburg's New Injury Scare/The Underhyped Manny Machado
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-02

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The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, April 2
by
Matt Sussman

10-25

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5

In A Pickle: Sweep Out The Ashes in the Morning
by
Jason Wojciechowski

10-22

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4

Resident Fantasy Genius: The Ones We Got Right
by
Derek Carty

10-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 60: Ibanez Pinch-Hits for A-Rod/The Strasburg Debate That Won't Die
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-01

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, October 1
by
Matthew Kory

09-17

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

09-12

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5

Manufactured Runs: Searching for Fatigue in Stephen Strasburg
by
Colin Wyers

09-07

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 7
by
Matthew Kory

08-30

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BP Unfiltered: Is Stephen Strasburg Wearing Down?
by
Dan Brooks

08-29

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Overthinking It: What Stephen Strasburg's Season Could Have Looked Like
by
Ben Lindbergh

08-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 31: Davey Johnson, How Much Managers Matter, and the Ideal GM-Manager Relationship
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-24

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The Stats Go Marching In: Do Pitchers Forget How to Hit in the Minors?
by
Max Marchi

08-23

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The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, August 23
by
Matthew Kory

08-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 23: Benching Bryce Harper/Why We Were Wrong About the White Sox
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-14

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The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, August 14
by
Matthew Kory

08-06

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, August 6
by
Matthew Kory

08-01

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5

The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 1
by
Matthew Kory

07-26

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The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, July 26
by
Matthew Kory

07-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 7: Duck
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-27

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Punk Hits: The Goblins & Gauntlets Monster Manual, MLB Expansion Pack: Pitchers, Vol. 1
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Ian Miller

06-25

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What You Need to Know: Monday, June 25
by
Daniel Rathman

06-14

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9

Future Shock: Picking Pitchers
by
Kevin Goldstein

06-01

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, June 1
by
Matthew Kory

05-25

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9

Raising Aces: Stras Wars
by
Doug Thorburn

05-21

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, May 21
by
Matthew Kory

05-11

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, May 11
by
Matthew Kory

05-11

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3

What You Need to Know: Friday, May 11
by
Daniel Rathman

04-21

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3

Overthinking It: Washington's Gas Policy
by
Ben Lindbergh

04-13

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31

Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week
by
Sam Miller

04-12

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The Prospectus Hit List: April 12, 2012
by
Matthew Kory

04-12

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7

Inside The Park: The Origins of an Innings Limit
by
Bradford Doolittle

04-12

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Prospectus Hit and Run: You've Never Been This Far Before
by
Jay Jaffe

04-12

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13

On the Beat: Who is the Great Unknown?
by
John Perrotto

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June 10, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Chisenhall Messes With Texas

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Chris Mosch

The Indians third baseman cements his breakout with three homers, plus much more from Monday and previews for Tuesday.

The Monday Takeaway
Lonnie Chisenhall has been teasing a breakout, as he entered Monday’s contest with a .365/.413/.538 slash line in 176 plate appearances this season. But nobody could have expected the show the former first-round pick put on during Cleveland’s 17-7 blowout of the Rangers. When the Indians walked off the field, Chisenhall had accomplished a stat line that no other player in history had ever recorded.



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June 5, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: The Rays Sink to the Bottom

6

Chris Mosch

Tampa Bay's skid reaches nine games and Garrett Richards notches an immaculate inning, plus more from Wednesday and previews for Thursday.

The Wednesday Takeaway
On the eve of the 2014 MLB amateur draft, two former no. 1 overall picks took the hill, with Stephen Strasburg facing the scuffling Phillies and David Price seeking to end the Rays’ eight-game losing streak.

Out at Tropicana Field, the home team jumped to an early 3-1 lead in the first inning after back-to-back jacks by Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria, marking the first time in seven games that the Rays scored more than two runs.


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April 29, 2014 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: NL East U25 Lists

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Bryce Harper and Jose Fernandez lead the way.

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April 29, 2014 6:00 am

Baseball Therapy: Do Innings Limits Work?

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Russell A. Carleton

Stephen Strasburg wants to know.

Let’s go back to 2012, when the Washington Nationals made one of the most controversial decisions in recent memory by shutting down pitcher Stephen Strasburg late in the season, even though it meant that Strasburg, though not injured at the time, would not pitch for the Nationals in their Division Series. The Nationals lost that series to the St. Louis Cardinals three games to two, and Lana del Rey wrote “Summertime Sadness” as a result (no, not really). The Nationals justified that decision by saying that they wanted to keep Strasburg below 160 innings pitched for the season to prevent him from further injury. In 2011, Strasburg only pitched in five games, spending most of the season recovering from Tommy John surgery. He was healthy through most of 2013 and has been so far through 2014.

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April 16, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Please Send Starters

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Daniel Rathman

The Diamondbacks' rotation problems, plus other action from Tuesday and what to watch on Wednesday.

The Tuesday Takeaway
Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers spent the offseason looking for a frontline starter. The man upstairs, CEO Derrick Hall, was on board with the plan. “We feel like we need that horse,” Hall told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick in advance of the Winter Meetings, and Towers felt he had “the players to get any available pitcher out there on the market.”


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April 11, 2014 6:12 am

What You Need to Know: A Play at the Plate

15

Daniel Rathman

Contact between a runner and catcher stirs confusion, plus Pineda, Salazar, Strasburg, and what to watch this weekend.

The Thursday Takeaway

Update: The original version of the Takeaway indicated that the new ban on catchers blocking the plate resulted in Starlin Castro being called safe. That was not the case, and this portion is now revised to reflect the umpire’s comments after the game.

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April 4, 2014 6:45 am

Raising Aces: The Aces of Opening Day

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Doug Thorburn

A close look at four aces in action in week one.

All of the great holidays are marked by high levels of anticipation. But Opening Day stands out among the more traditional observances because it is merely the beginning of the celebration to follow: seven months of 6-4-3 double plays, exploding sliders, and that sweet sound when lumber meets horsehide. It’s easy to fall pretty to the trap of overweighting observations made at the start of the regular season, and the rational observer will maintain perspective while enjoying the day's festivities. But that doesn't mean that there’s nothing to be learned from the first round of games. Early in the season, many pitchers are making real adjustments to elements of their mechanics, approach, and repertoire, and these alterations can be put under the microscope in order to get an idea of the player's developmental patterns.

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March 28, 2014 11:22 am

Raising Aces: Out on a Limb: 2014 Pitcher Predictions

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Doug Thorburn

What does Doug see ahead for selected pitchers in 2014?

Along with the rest of the BP staff, I’ve submitted my pre-season predictions for division standings and end-of-season award winners. I tend to stay in the neighborhood of likely outcomes for these picks, resulting in easy answers such as “Mike Trout for AL MVP” or “Tigers win the AL Central,” but I’m more intrigued by the long-shot stories that emerge once the season starts.

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February 27, 2014 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers

34

Bret Sayre

Stacking up the rotation arms based on their long-term fantasy potential.

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February 27, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers

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Paul Sporer

Ranking starters based on their fantasy value from now through 2016.

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February 24, 2014 6:00 am

State of the Position: Starting Pitchers

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Mike Gianella

Breaking down the arms to help you decide on the optimal strategy for your league.

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How do industry insiders (and BP readers) view Tanaka relative to other right-handed starters?

In December of 2011, shortly after the Rangers submitted a winning $51.7 bid for exclusive rights to talk to Yu Darvish, then-BP prospect writer Kevin Goldstein surveyed 10 industry insiders to see how good they thought Darvish was going to be. Instead of asking for physical comps or statistical projections, Kevin stacked Darvish up against a selection of five other right-handed starters and asked for each insider’s one-on-one pitcher preference. In retrospect, some of the responses seem silly—three people took Ian Kennedy over Darvish—but the consensus wasn’t far from the mark: Darvish, the insiders said, would be worse than Justin Verlander, roughly as good as Zack Greinke, better than Matt Garza and Kennedy, and much better than Ricky Nolasco. Sounds about right.

Last week, the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka, the best Japanese starter to cross the Pacific since Darvish, to a seven year, $155 million deal (plus posting fee, luxury tax, and the priced-in expense of the opt-out clause) that will make him one of baseball’s 10 highest-paid players in 2014. The next question, naturally, is, “How good is the guy they just got?”

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