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02-03

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Pitching Backward: Bringing the Heat
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Jeff Long

02-01

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Rubbing Mud: Catch a Tiger
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Matthew Trueblood

01-22

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Pitching Backward: A Refresher on Changeups
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Jeff Long

01-12

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Pitching Backward: Pudge, Preserved
by
Jeff Long

10-22

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Playoff Prospectus: Holy Cow It Almost Happened Again: ALCS Game 5
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Sam Miller

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: We Are All Dead: ALDS Game 5
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R.J. Anderson

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game 5 Previews and PECOTA Odds
by
Jeff Quinton and Matthew Trueblood

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: Win Or Go Home: Hamels Vs. Stroman
by
Doug Thorburn

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: The Greatest Mop-Up Man In Playoff History: ALDS Game 4
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Kate Morrison

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: Oh, *Those* Toronto Blue Jays: ALDS Game 3
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Kate Morrison

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: The Rougned Show Goes Long: ALDS Game 2
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Kate Morrison

10-08

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Transaction Analysis: How the AL Division Champs Got Here
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BP Staff

10-08

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rangers vs. Blue Jays
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R.J. Anderson

10-05

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What You Need to Know: Fin
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Ian Frazer and Daniel Rathman

10-02

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What You Need to Know: Wild!
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Chris Mosch

09-30

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BP Milwaukee
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Jack Moore

08-31

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Rubbing Mud: Don't Mess With Texas
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Matthew Trueblood

06-11

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Painting the Black: Throw, Throw, Throw
by
R.J. Anderson

05-10

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BP Unfiltered: Wandy Rodriguez Throws A Hidden Reverse Humber
by
Kate Morrison

04-28

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Transaction Analysis: Hamilton Returns
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R.J. Anderson

04-27

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Pebble Hunting: Scott Boras Has Baseball's Most Accurate Projection System
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Sam Miller

04-13

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Transaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer Alert
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R.J. Anderson

04-06

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Transaction Analysis: Royals Go On A Ventura
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R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

03-31

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Every Team's Moneyball: Texas Rangers: Shortstop Depth
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Kate Morrison

03-16

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Rumor Roundup: Alex Colome's Series of Unfortunate Events
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Daniel Rathman

03-11

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Transaction Analysis: Young at Heart
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R.J. Anderson

03-10

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Rumor Roundup: The Top Prospect Everybody Wants To See Replace Yu Darvish
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Chris Mosch

03-06

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Player Profile: Neftali Feliz
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Nick Shlain

02-09

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Transaction Analysis: Texas' New Platoon
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R.J. Anderson

02-06

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Moonshot: Using PITCHf/x to Predict Hitter Injuries
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Robert Arthur

01-30

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Rumor Roundup: Brandon Beachy Cares Not For Your Impatience
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Daniel Rathman

01-28

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2015 Prospects: Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

01-22

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Transaction Analysis: Colby Rasmus is the Astros
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R.J. Anderson

01-20

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Transaction Analysis: The Rangers Get Durable
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R.J. Anderson, Mark Anderson and J.P. Breen

01-16

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Rumor Roundup: Rangers Not Interested in Max Scherzer for Backup Catcher Search
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Chris Mosch

01-14

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Rumor Roundup: One Of Alexi Ogando And Max Scherzer Likely To Sign Next Week
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Daniel Rathman

12-15

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Transaction Analysis: Looks Like We May/Det
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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and Ben Carsley

10-27

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Fantasy Team Preview: Texas Rangers
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Craig Goldstein

10-20

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Transaction Analysis: Silverman's Kohn Job
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R.J. Anderson

09-12

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Transaction Analysis: The September Shuffle
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R.J. Anderson

09-08

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Transaction Analysis: Lose the Boss
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R.J. Anderson

08-25

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Transaction Analysis: Angels Add Post-Post-Post-Post-Post Hype All-Star
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R.J. Anderson

08-13

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Transaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive Player
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R.J. Anderson and CJ Wittmann

08-12

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Pebble Hunting: The Unlikeliest Part of the Rangers' Collapse
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Sam Miller

08-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 511: Diagnosing the Rangers' Downfall
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-05

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Transaction Analysis: The Reasonable Overpay of Kurt Suzuki
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R.J. Anderson

07-11

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BP Unfiltered: Scouting Chris Gimenez as a Pitcher
by
Dan Rozenson

06-30

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 30, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

06-27

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BP Top 50
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Jason Parks, Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen and CJ Wittmann

06-27

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Transaction Analysis: Chris Crossed
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R.J. Anderson

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October 8, 2015 12:01 am

Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rangers vs. Blue Jays

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R.J. Anderson

The two best teams in the second half meet up in a surprisingly lopsided matchup.

Back on July 27th, the Blue Jays and Rangers were both in third place and more than seven games out in their divisions. The following day, the Blue Jays acquired Troy Tulowitzki; a few days later, the Rangers secured Cole Hamels; then, right before the deadline, the Blue Jays struck again, landing David Price. The flurry of big-name additions helped these teams do more than grab headlines. From thereon they compiled the best records in the American League, posting a collective 84-42 mark—equal to a 108-win pace over an entire season. Those runs were good enough for both teams to overcome the odds and steal their divisions. Now they'll match up for the right to advance to the ALCS.

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October 5, 2015 9:42 am

What You Need to Know: Fin

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Ian Frazer and Daniel Rathman

The season comes to an end, Kershaw reaches a milestone, and Max Scherzer throws about the greatest start in history.

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October 2, 2015 6:01 am

What You Need to Know: Wild!

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Chris Mosch

The last playoff battle is a good one, and got tighter still on Thursday.

The Thursday Takeaway
The 2015 season has been filled with unpredictability. The Nationals collapsed. The Mets clinched the NL East with a week and a half to go in the season. The Blue Jays became a super team. The Royals defied the projections and have had the AL Central in the bag for a couple of months. The Twins are still playing meaningful games!


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September 30, 2015 9:51 am

BP Milwaukee

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Jack Moore

Prince Fielder is hitting .300 and helping lead the Rangers to the postseason.

Prince Fielder isn't the slugger he once was, but he's still managing to be very productive, transforming himself into a contact hitter with some pop. Fielder has also contributed to the Rangers loose clubhouse and dugout atmosphere, providing moments of levity for all to enjoy. Over at BP Milwaukee, Jack Moore takes a look at the impact Fielder has had on and off the field.

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August 31, 2015 8:05 am

Rubbing Mud: Don't Mess With Texas

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Matthew Trueblood

The Rangers are exceeding expectations. Where did the expectations go wrong?

In our preseason predictions piece, 45 of us tried to forecast the 2015 season. Not one of us thought the Texas Rangers would finish first in the AL West. That’s okay; they’re three games out and the Astros are still likely to hold them off. There also wasn’t a brave enough soul to predict that Texas would finish second in the division. Alright, they’re three and a half games clear of the Angels, but that still might not be enough cushion. The thing is, only one of the 45 of us (Bret Sayre, cheers) even had the audacity to suggest that the Rangers could finish third. Sixty percent of this staff of so-called experts had the Rangers finishing last. Instead, they wake up Monday morning with a game and a half to spare for the second Wild Card spot, at 68-61 and riding a four-game winning streak.

Were we wrong about the Rangers? About the Royals? About the Twins? That’s the question we’re here today to answer. (If we were wrong about those three teams, of course, we were also wrong about the Red Sox, Mariners, and Nationals, but we’ll explore the reasons for that wrongness—or innocent victimization at the hands of the universe—another time.) It’s perfectly possible, of course, to not foresee something simply because it couldn’t be foreseen. There’s no blame there. Some things happen simply because anything can happen, and not because they were likely to happen all along. Then again, there are cases every season in which we really, truly should have taken a little longer to understand a team a little better, and where if we had, we might have forecast their seasons better.

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June 11, 2015 6:00 am

Painting the Black: Throw, Throw, Throw

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R.J. Anderson

Down through the stats of old St. Nick (Martinez)

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What's a hidden reverse Humber, you wonder?

On the right day (or days), even the most unexceptional of pitchers can achieve remarkable things.

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April 28, 2015 12:01 am

Transaction Analysis: Hamilton Returns

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R.J. Anderson

Josh Hamilton goes back to the team where he experienced the best years of his career, but how he performs on the field will always be of secondary importance in his life.

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In 2000, when Alex Rodriguez was a free agent, Scott Boras did something amazing that we just don't appreciate enough.

On Sunday, Darren Rovell tweeted a handful of pages from the free agent binder that Scott Boras put together for a 25-year-old Alex Rodriguez. As most of us around here tend to be projections junkies, surely you’ll find this page particularly interesting:

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April 13, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer Alert

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R.J. Anderson

The Dodgers trade for Ryan Webb, the Rangers trade for Stolmy Pimentel, Mikie Mahtook gets a call-up, and a knuckleballer gets the call in Baltimore.

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April 6, 2015 1:19 am

Transaction Analysis: Royals Go On A Ventura

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R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

Yordano Ventura signs an extension, Cody Ross gets his release, and Trevor Cahill is traded to Atlanta.

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Sign all the Latin America shortstops, figure out the positions later.

Every day until Opening Day, Baseball Prospectus authors will preview two teams—one from the AL, one from the NL—identifying strategies those teams employ to gain an advantage. Today: the shortstop factories of the Braves and Rangers.

Week 1 previews: Giants | Royals | Dodgers | Rays | Padres | Astros | Rockies | Athletics | Mets | Yankees

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