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11-21

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Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor
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Daniel Rathman

11-13

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Before They Were Prospects
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David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert

11-11

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Prospect Mechanics
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Ryan Parker and Doug Thorburn

10-06

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

10-05

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Playoff Prospectus: Zimmermann and Post-Zimmermann: The Two Games Within NLDS Game Two
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Mike Gianella

10-04

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

10-04

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game One Recap: Giants 3, Nationals 2
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Doug Thorburn

10-03

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Nationals vs. Giants
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Mike Gianella and Doug Thorburn

09-29

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What You Need to Know: September 29, 2014
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Daniel Rathman

09-02

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The Future
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Joe Hamrahi

08-29

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The Call-Up: Dilson Herrera
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Jeff Moore and Craig Goldstein

08-04

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 4, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: If You've Got Asdrubal...
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Craig Goldstein and Rob McQuown

07-21

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 21, 2014
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

07-11

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Notes from the Field: Not Jose Fernandez (But the Best Since)
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Jeff Moore

07-01

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Overthinking It: The Nationals' Non-Problem
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Ben Lindbergh

06-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 477: When Does a GM Deserve to Be Fired?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-20

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Behind the Curtain: Lucas Giolito
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CJ Wittmann and Tucker Blair

06-19

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Eyewitness Accounts: June 19, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

06-12

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What You Need to Know: Walking the Walk
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Chris Mosch and Daniel Rathman

05-20

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Painting the Black: The Werth-Case Outcome
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R.J. Anderson

05-19

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Transaction Analysis: Billy's Blanks
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R.J. Anderson

05-14

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Transaction Analysis: Marmol Misses, Down and Away
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R.J. Anderson

04-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 438: Bryce Harper, Hustle, and Health
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-29

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

03-31

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Painting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening Day
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R.J. Anderson

03-31

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Going Yard: The Violence of Bryce Harper's Swing
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Ryan Parker

03-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 413: 2014 Season Preview Series: Washington Nationals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-24

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Prospectus Preview: NL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Sam Miller and Will Woods

03-16

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BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Day at Nationals Park - June 21, 2014
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Joe Hamrahi

02-21

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Fantasy Team Preview: Washington Nationals
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Craig Goldstein

02-21

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Washington Nationals Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

02-21

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

02-14

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Transaction Analysis: Nationals Catch a Ray
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R.J. Anderson and Steffan Segui

02-13

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Rumor Roundup: Catching Up with Catcher News
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Daniel Rathman

01-21

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Rumor Roundup: Bringing Back Bailey
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Daniel Rathman

01-15

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Transaction Analysis: The Youngian Thing
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R.J. Anderson

12-30

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Minor League Update: International Winter League Games of December 27-29
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Jeff Moore

12-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 347: The Rule Changes, Trades, and Signings of Winter Meetings Day Three
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: More Morton
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Sam Miller

12-06

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Transaction Analysis: Nationals, Nate McLouth Hide Each Other's Flaws
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Ben Lindbergh and Ben Carsley

12-03

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Transaction Analysis: Dombrowski's Puzzling Deal
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Ben Lindbergh, Josh Herzenberg and Paul Sporer

12-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 340: Attempting to Make Sense of the Doug Fister Deal
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-22

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Rumor Roundup: Third Baseman for Sale
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Daniel Rathman

11-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 333: How Teams Are Bridging the Gap Between Front Office and Field Staff
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-14

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One Move: National League East
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Craig Goldstein

11-05

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Overthinking It: Brad Ausmus and Cementing the New Model for Managers
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Ben Lindbergh

10-28

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Transaction Analysis: Welcome Matt
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R.J. Anderson

09-04

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What You Need to Know: The Pittsburgh Pirates: No Longer a Losing Team
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Daniel Rathman

08-30

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What You Need to Know: Could Washington Win the Wild Card?
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Daniel Rathman

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November 21, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor

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Daniel Rathman

Plus: The Phillies might have moved on from a Cuban slugger, and the Nationals have multiple starters they could trade.

Phillies no longer covet Yasmany Tomas?
Along with news from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman that the Cuban slugger might head to San Diego for next month’s Winter Meetings comes this nugget from MLB.com’s Paul Hagen: the Phillies, once perceived as the favorites to land Tomas, may be cooling on the idea.


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November 13, 2014 6:00 am

Before They Were Prospects

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David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert

A look back at some of the top prospects in the NL East, including J.P. Crawford, Steven Matz, and Michael Taylor.

As part of Perfect Game's partnership with Baseball Prospectus, David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert will be conducting a “Before They Were Pros” series, providing scouting reports on some of the top prospects in baseball from when they were in high school attending PG events. This six-part series (one for each division in MLB) will appear once Baseball Prospectus has provided their own detailed scouting reports of the top prospects, team-by-team, as part of their own series.

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November 11, 2014 6:00 am

Prospect Mechanics

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Ryan Parker and Doug Thorburn

The mechanics of some of the top pitching and hitting prospects in the NL East are broken down

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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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The Giants come away with the longest game in postseason history.

This is the kind of game recap that needs two recaps. There were two separate stories that took place during the course of this historic game, the longest postseason game by time and one of the two longest postseason games by innings played. The first story was about the great pitching duel between Jordan Zimmermann and Tim Hudson. The second story was about eight innings of bullpen mastery or offensive futility (depending upon your point of view) that ended with a Brandon Belt blast in the top of the 18th. Both stories were woven together and made possible by a Drew Storen blown save that perhaps should never have happened.

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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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October 4, 2014 12:37 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game One Recap: Giants 3, Nationals 2

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Doug Thorburn

The Giants snatch home-field advantage away from the Nats behind Jake Peavy and Joe Panik.

Friday's face-off in D.C. appeared to be a mismatch looking at the full-season numbers, with NL strikeout leader Stephen Strasburg pitted against the aging Jake Peavy. But Peavy has been very effective since the midseason trade that brought him to the orange and black, slashing his ERA by more than half when compared to his Boston performance and stifling walks as well as any other time in his career. Not to be outdone, Strasburg has pitched his best baseball over the past month, including three consecutive scoreless starts to finish the season.

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October 3, 2014 6:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Nationals vs. Giants

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Mike Gianella and Doug Thorburn

The Nats bring a deep roster, a particularly talented rotation, and the NL's best record to face a team that has been an October juggernaut.

The Nationals come into the series with the National League's best record and boast an impressive rotation and deep lineup. They'll take on a Giants team that won't have it's ace until later in the series after Madison Bumgarner dominated in the Wild Card Game, helping San Franscisco advance to the NLDS. However, the Giants' offense has more pop than the teams they brought to October in the recent past and their manager has proven he can pull the right strings in the postseason.

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September 29, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 29, 2014

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Daniel Rathman

The final day of the season has more drama than we were expecting; the Monday after the season, however, will have far less than we were hoping. That, plus a number of players who hit significant milestones.

Last year, the Marlins finished the regular season with a no-hitter by Henderson Alvarez. This year, with Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals doing the honors, the shoe was on the other foot.

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September 2, 2014 6:00 am

The Future

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Joe Hamrahi

With Jason Parks leaving, the prospect team is rearranging, but remains more ambitious than ever.

Sometimes I forget how truly fortunate I am to work in baseball. I quit hearing the sound of the crack of the bat or the pop of the glove. I become numb to the smell of the freshly cut grass, the sound of the organ, and the roar of the crowd as the home team walks off with a win. Because, you see, not unlike many of you, my primary responsibility is to look ahead. My job is create the vision for a company and try to improve on what we have, build on what’s been developed, and help bring new and innovative content to an audience that demands it every day. So, yes, while I still get to a few dozen games a year, enjoy the warmth of Arizona after a long winter in New York, and watch countless games on MLB.TV, there are times when the game right now, at this instant, is not at the forefront of my mind.

But what I never, ever forget are the people I get to work with…the readers, the fans, the players, scouts, front offices, media colleagues, and of course, the staff here at Baseball Prospectus. When I first sat down to write this piece, my intention was to thank Jason Parks and introduce our transition plan for the BP prospect team. I will cover those topics shortly, but forgive me for a moment if I stray.

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August 29, 2014 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Dilson Herrera

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Jeff Moore and Craig Goldstein

A fast riser reaches the ceiling.

In the prospect world, we like to use the term helium for a player whose fictitious stock is rising fast, and perhaps no player in the minors had more helium this year than Dilson Herrera. His promotion to the majors serves as the culmination of an incredibly fast journey through three levels in the Mets system (and skipping over one).

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August 4, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 4, 2014

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BP Prospect Staff

Updates on Reese McGuire, Albert Almora, Roberto Osuna, Victor Caratini, and others.

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