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04-08

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Wezen-Ball: The 2013 Interleague Schedule
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Larry Granillo

04-28

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BP Unfiltered: Baseball Prospectus Day at Tropicana Field - May 5, 2012
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Joe Hamrahi

11-28

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Collateral Damage: The Season in Injuries: AL East
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Corey Dawkins and Ben Lindbergh

03-08

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The Payoff Pitch: Contraction-traction, What's Your Traction?
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Neil deMause

10-21

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Tampa Bay Rays
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Marc Normandin, Kevin Goldstein and ESPN Insider

10-05

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rays vs. Rangers
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Ben Lindbergh

10-26

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Four
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Caleb Peiffer

10-25

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Prospectus Preview: World Series Game Three
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Caleb Peiffer

10-18

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Six
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Caleb Peiffer

10-16

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Five
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Caleb Peiffer

10-14

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Four
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Caleb Peiffer

10-11

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Prospectus Preview: ALCS Game Two
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Caleb Peiffer

09-09

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

08-28

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Prospectus Preview: Thursday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

08-26

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

07-21

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

07-18

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Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

07-04

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Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

06-29

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Lies, Damned Lies: Home-Field Advantages
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Nate Silver

05-17

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Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

05-03

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Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

04-02

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Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

02-06

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Building a Better Bullpen
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Caleb Peiffer

03-22

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Hope and Faith: How the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Can Win the World Series
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Derek Jacques

11-22

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The Dick Martin Award Finalists
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Michael Groopman

05-06

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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David Kirsch

04-08

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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David Kirsch

03-11

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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David Kirsch

02-11

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

01-17

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

12-10

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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11-12

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

09-16

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

08-19

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

07-22

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

06-24

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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05-27

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

04-30

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

04-07

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

03-24

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

03-10

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

02-25

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

10-03

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

09-17

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

09-03

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

08-20

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

08-06

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

07-23

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

07-09

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

06-25

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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November 22, 2005 12:00 am

The Dick Martin Award Finalists

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Michael Groopman

This year's four candidates for the second Dick Martin Award for Best Medical Staff include the 2004 winner. See how they all stack up.

Conversely, teams that are able to keep their players healthy can reap the benefits of doing so. Landing few players on the disabled list allows a club to let their minor-league players develop longer instead of having to rush them to the majors to fill in for injured regulars. Minimizing DL costs is also an investment in the future, as preventing traumatic injuries and their lingering complications allows players to realize their ability and produce on the field.

Last year, BP's Will Carroll presented the inaugural Dick Martin Award for Best Medical Staff to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' team. This year, the candidates have been narrowed down to the top four, with the winner to be named and the award presented at the winter meetings in Dallas next month. The criteria for the award include the amount of days spent by players on the disabled list, the amount of money spent on players' contracts while on they're on the disabled list, dollar distance from the average DL salary and percent of team payroll spent on DL salary. These criteria were chosen to demonstrate how well teams were able to keep their players healthy not only in comparison with their peers but also within their means.

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Mike Hampton is the Braves' third-best hitter, Chad Orvella continues to shine in the Devil Rays' system and the Blue Jays have some promising young pitchers, all in today's Prospectus Triple Play.

  • Offensive Offense: Quick, who's third on the Braves in OPS? Chipper Jones is clearly number one with a 1.180 OPS. After that, it gets a little hazy, doesn't it?
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    The Braves need a second base backup, the Rays could create another closer, and the Jays sink their sunk costs--all this and more in today's Prospectus Triple Play.

    Atlanta Braves

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    Prospectus Triple Play takes a look at the hot job battles for the Braves, Devil Rays and Blue Jays.

    Given that it's spring training, let's take a look this month at some players who might capture roles with their respective teams...

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    Keeping up with the Joneses in Atlanta, retreads in Tampa, and a new infield in Toronto--this and more in today's Prospectus Triple Play.

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    It's prospect time, and each of these teams has strong candidates for BP's Top 50 Prospects list.

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    It's the hot corner edition of Triple Play, with each of these teams facing the question of who plays there in 2005.

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    Will Smoltz start? Will Delgado be back in Toronto? This and more in today's Propectus Triple Play.

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    The Braves are racing to avoid the Cardinals, the Devil Rays are racing towards their best season ever, and the Blue Jays are racing towards the future.

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    The Braves have one of the most exciting prospects in baseball. The Devil Rays have one of the most exciting prospects in baseball. The Blue Jays have one of the most...disappointing offenses in baseball.

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    The Braves should be looking to the Big Apple for their toughest competition. The Devil Rays' plan to sign B.J. Upton is another bad idea. And the Blue Jays have another top pitching prospect. All that, plus much more news from Atlanta, Tampa Bay, and Toronto in your Thursday edition of Prospectus Triple Play.

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    Are Johnny Estrada's numbers for the Braves indicitive of his true ability? What did the Devil Rays' young players contribute to their 12-game winning streak? Is there something behind the good months that several Blue Jays pitchers have enjoyed? This and more news from Atlanta, Tampa Bay, and Toronto in your Thursday Prospectus Triple Play.

    Estrada's line on the year is .333/.387/.502, which is largely out of line with the rest of his career. He's put up similar numbers in only two previous seasons: back in '97 in the short-season NY-Penn League, and last year at Triple-A Richmond. Estrada's value this season is built largely around his batting average and singles-hitting abilities. His ISO of .169 is solid but not especially strong, and he's not showing much plate discipline.

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