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09-26

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What You Need to Know: Helton Leaves Home
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Daniel Rathman

09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 287: Preparing for Postseason Narrative-Building/Guerrero, Helton, and the Hall of Fame
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-31

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: August 31, 2013
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Clint Chisam

04-15

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 14
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Larry Granillo

06-12

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Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 6/12/12
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Michael Street

05-16

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The Lineup Card: 11 Surprising Early-Season Stats
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Baseball Prospectus

04-30

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 29
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Larry Granillo

04-22

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 21
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Larry Granillo

04-21

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 20
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Larry Granillo

04-17

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Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 4/16/12
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Michael Street

04-15

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 14
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Larry Granillo

01-23

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Western Front: Perpetually Rebuilding the Padres
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Geoff Young

08-09

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 8
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Larry Granillo

08-04

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 3
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Larry Granillo

04-27

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 26
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Larry Granillo

08-19

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Transaction Action: NL West Updates
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Christina Kahrl

08-13

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Prospectus Hit and Run: How is the Air Up There?
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Jay Jaffe

05-24

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On the Beat: Weekend Wrap
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John Perrotto

02-24

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Team Health Reports: Colorado Rockies
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Will Carroll

10-18

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Schrodinger's Bat: The Baserunning Edition
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Dan Fox

03-23

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Prospectus Matchups: Hitting the Headlines
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Jim Baker

03-01

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Schrodinger's Bat: Clutch Performers, 2006
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Dan Fox

05-04

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Prospectus Notebook: Angels, Rockies
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Baseball Prospectus

02-27

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Team Health Reports: Colorado Rockies
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Thomas Gorman and Will Carroll

12-02

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Prospectus Notebook: Rockies, Phillies
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Baseball Prospectus

08-17

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Transaction Analysis: August 9-15
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Christina Kahrl

03-04

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Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets
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Baseball Prospectus

07-14

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Mid-Season Baseball Awards
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Ryan Wilkins

10-28

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Internet Baseball Awards
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Ryan Wilkins

05-13

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Prospectus Today: Raffy Roundtable
by
Joe Sheehan

03-08

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The Daily Prospectus: Rocky Mountain High
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Joe Sheehan

10-29

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1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results
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Greg Spira

04-01

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Projected 1998 National League Standings
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Baseball Prospectus

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September 26, 2013 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Helton Leaves Home

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Daniel Rathman

Todd Helton plays his last home game, Billy Hamilton gets caught stealing, the A's are on a losing streak, and more.

The Wednesday Takeaway
Todd Helton’s final appearance at Coors Field began ominously. The visiting Red Sox posted a three-spot in the top of the first, threatening to blow the Rockies away. Eventually, they would—but not before the 40-year-old first baseman had his say.


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Ben and Sam discuss the onslaught of articles about which teams are best-suited for October, then talk about the Cooperstown cases of Vladimir Guerrero and Todd Helton.

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August 31, 2013 12:40 pm

Daily Roundup: Around the League: August 31, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for August 31, 2013.

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The tater trots for April 14: Todd Helton's slows down in San Diego; Austin Jackson and Hunter Pence have a footrace.

A prediction for today's games: a home run will be hit by number 42.

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June 12, 2012 5:00 am

Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 6/12/12

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Michael Street

Michael sweeps four VPs off the list while bringing in two Rockies and two hot-hitting first base call-ups.

Being a fantasy owner requires balancing three P’s: production, playing time, and the patience to see if a hitter will improve the former after an increase in the latter. This week, I’m losing my patience with two hitters while sticking by another one who’s about to get more playing time. Owners without my patience can find other options in another set of P’s—the Playing Pepper section—but you can find some fantasy value in any of this week’s players, which is our goal here at Value Picks.

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In a game you can't predict, which early-season statistics seem the most unpredictable?

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The tater trots for April 29: Helton's pinch hit salami, Figgins' second leadoff homer, and Stanton finally clears the fences.

How has Bryce Harper not hit a home run yet? It's been two days! I want to see his major league trot. I guess we can just safely write him off as a bust then, huh? So sad.

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The tater trots for April 21: Paul Konerko helps a perfect game, Todd Helton & Austin Jackson set things right in the world.

Let's make this a quick one. Time for the trots!

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The tater trots for April 20: two inside-the-park home runs, plus an invalid trot from David Ortiz!

What do you do when two different players each hit an inside-the-park home run on the same night? Normally, one is good enough for Home Run of the Day, but how do you choose? And what if they both come on a once-in-a-century day where two storied teams are wearing fantastic uniforms from generations past while celebrating the birthday of a park like Fenway? Especially when there are six different home runs in that game? And let's not forget a pair of home runs from last year's sad sack story Adam Dunn, or home run number 631(good enough for fifth all-time) from Alex Rodriguez?

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April 17, 2012 3:00 am

Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 4/16/12

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Michael Street

Michael graduates his first VP of the season, but he still points out plenty of undervalued corner infielders to be found on your league’s waiver wires.

For our nation’s scholars, graduation is just around the corner, but we start things early here at Value Picks, bidding adieu to our first departee. He leaves the list after quickly exceeding ownership thresholds, but I’ve got lots of other players ready to prove themselves to VP readers, including several bubble candidates in Playing Pepper.

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The tater trots for April 14: Kemp's big day, Helton finds the fountain of youth, Big Papi's first trot, and a pair of speedsters.

Sunday morning and waffles are calling. Let's get to the trots!

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January 23, 2012 3:00 am

Western Front: Perpetually Rebuilding the Padres

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Geoff Young

Padres fans have constant reminders of past failures and rebuilds as their team attempts to field a winner.

When Padres Vice Chairman & CEO Jeff Moorad recently tried to accelerate full transfer of ownership from John Moores to Moorad's group, the other MLB owners balked; Commissioner Bud Selig cited a need for “more clarity and technical information.” Moorad and his partners, who previously owned the Arizona Diamondbacks, purchased the Padres in February 2009. They were given “as long as five years to buy out the controlling interest” from Moores, who had owned the Padres since December 1994.

The two chief causes of this setback appear to be that:

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