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02-26

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Raising Aces: Free Agent Roulette: Yovani Gallardo
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Doug Thorburn

02-22

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Transaction Analysis: Yovani Comin'
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Matthew Trueblood

10-16

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Rubbing Mud: The Qualifying Offer Slows as it Grows
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Matthew Trueblood

10-09

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Playoff Prospectus: The Win That Left Beltre Crying: ALDS Game 1
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R.J. Anderson

08-31

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Rubbing Mud: Don't Mess With Texas
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Matthew Trueblood

08-20

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Fantasy Freestyle: Being Wrong About Yovani Gallardo
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J.P. Breen

05-29

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Pebble Hunting: Pitchers at the Plate: Even Worse Than We Thought?
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Sam Miller

05-29

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What You Need to Know: Kazmir's 'A' Game
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Chris Mosch

01-29

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Fantasy Team Preview: Milwaukee Brewers
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Ben Carsley

04-19

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 18
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Larry Granillo

01-21

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BP Unfiltered: MLBDepthCharts Mailbag
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Jason Martinez

05-11

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Weekly Planner: Week Seven
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Paul Sporer

03-02

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Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part II
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Stephani Bee and Larry Granillo

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: Kotsay it Ain't So
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Jay Jaffe

04-06

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Wezen-Ball: Gallardo, Opening Night, and Ballpark Etiquette
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Larry Granillo

03-17

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Team Injury Projection: Milwaukee Brewers
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Corey Dawkins and Marc Normandin

12-10

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Warning Track Power: Marcum Up
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Chase Gharrity

08-19

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Changing Speeds: The Golden Generation
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Ken Funck

07-08

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25

Under The Knife: Peavy's Unique Injury
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Will Carroll

07-05

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Under The Knife: Reactivation
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Will Carroll

07-13

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77

Prospectus Today: All-Star Grab Bag
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Joe Sheehan

04-06

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28

Preseason Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

03-24

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Team Health Reports: Milwaukee Brewers
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Brad Wochomurka

10-01

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Playoff Prospectus: Phillies versus Brewers
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Jay Jaffe

09-25

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Prospectus Preview: Thursday's Games to Watch
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Marc Normandin

07-11

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UTK Wrap: Progress and Anticipation
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Will Carroll

07-07

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Under The Knife: Reshuffling the Decks
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Will Carroll

05-02

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UTK Wrap: Major Meltdowns
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Will Carroll

04-20

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Prospectus Preview: Sunday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

04-10

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Under The Knife: Injured Rays
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Will Carroll

03-24

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Under The Knife: Cascade
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Will Carroll

02-19

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Team Health Reports: Milwaukee Brewers
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Jay Jaffe

06-15

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Under The Knife: Walk a Mile
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Will Carroll

04-20

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Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes On Right-handed Pitching Prospects
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Nate Silver

04-02

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Preseason Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

12-12

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Future Shock: Milwaukee Brewers Top Ten Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

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Part two of a roundtable discussion about how action in the NL Central will shake out in 2012.

PECOTA Team Projections
​Record: 85-77
Team WARP: 31.7
Team TAv: .260
Runs Scored: 742
Runs Allowed: 699
Team FRAA: 2.9







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October 13, 2011 2:36 am

Playoff Prospectus: Kotsay it Ain't So

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Jay Jaffe

Jim Leyland wasn't alone in making questionable lineup moves on Wednesday; Ron Roenicke made his own in playing Mark Kotsay.

Sometimes a manager plays a hunch and winds up looking smart, even if the process by which he arrives at the decision appears flawed. In Game Five of the AL Division Series, Jim Leyland batted light-hitting utilityman Don Kelly second, and Kelly responded with a solo home run in the first inning en route to a 3-2 Tigers victory and a series win. On the other hand, sometimes a manager makes a head-scratching move, and it backfires so badly it raises the question of whether a best-of-seven series can end in three games. In Game Three of the NL Championship Series, Ron Roenicke chose to start Mark Kotsay in center field and bat him second against Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter. Before the first inning was out, Kotsay wound up on the wrong end of two game-changing plays en route to a 4-0 deficit, and while the Brewers made a game of it, they fell 4-3, putting themselves in a two-games-to-one hole with the possibility that the series may not make it back to Milwaukee.

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After watching a gem of a game from Yovani Gallardo on Opening Night, a question about ballpark etiquette arises...

Opening Day is special. It comes only once a year and, after looking forward to it all winter, people tend to treat it as the holiday it is. They stay home from work, drink beer, grill out, and have an overall grand time. But holidays aren't all sunshine and rainbows. There's drunkeness, belligerence, and flat-out unpleasantness in just about any large gathering, and, in that, Opening Day takes the cake. After five straight Opening Days here in Milwaukee, I still get a major kick out of the festivities and the official start to the Brewers' season. I can, though understand entirely those who decide to sit it out. "Amateur hour" is an apt description of many of Opening Day's denizens.

The night after Opening Day, unofficially dubbed "Opening Night", is a very different story. With so many fans tapped out from Opening Day - the only day in April where it's perfectly acceptable to start drinking at 9am! - the crowd for Opening Night is always much smaller and more baseball-focused. The spectacle of Opening Day tends to take on a life of its own, so it's a pleasant change of pace to see 20,000 fans there solely to watch the game instead of 45,000 there to get drunk.

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March 17, 2011 9:00 am

Team Injury Projection: Milwaukee Brewers

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Corey Dawkins and Marc Normandin

The Brewers' stars stayed on the field in 2010, but will their luck hold after they upped the ante in the NL Central this winter?

Team Injury Projections

The Team Injury Projections are here, driven by our brand new injury forecasting system, the Comprehensive Health Index [of] Pitchers [and] Players [with] Evaluative Results—or, more succinctly, CHIPPER. Thanks to work by Colin Wyers and Dan Turkenkopf and a database loaded with injuries dating back to the 2002 season—that's nearly 4,600 players and well over 400,000 days lost to injury—we now have a system that produces injury-risk assessments to three different degrees. CHIPPER projects ratings for players based on their injury history—these ratings measure the probability of a player missing one or more games, 15 or more games, or 30 or more games. CHIPPER will have additional features added to it throughout the spring and early season that will enhance the accuracy of our injury coverage.

These ratings are also available in the Player Forecast Manager (pfm.baseballprospectus.com), where they'll be sortable by league or position—you won’t have to wait for us to finish writing this series in order to see the health ratings for all of the players.

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December 10, 2010 9:00 am

Warning Track Power: Marcum Up

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Chase Gharrity

The acquisition of Shaun Marcum should serve as a major upgrade for the Brewers' rotation.

Earlier this week, the Milwaukee Brewers made one of the first major splashes of the Winter Meetings by landing the Blue Jays’ Shaun Marcum for Canadian prospect Brett Lawrie. While losing their top prospect could cause a post-trade hangover in the long run, there is little doubt that the Brewers rotation is getting a swell upgrade for the near-term. The entire Brewers rotation is poised to make major strides in overall performance next year. Today, I will examine the legitimacy of Marcum's 2010 performance, how his pitching can help the Milwaukee rotation, and what Wisconsinites can expect from the Brew Crew’s 2011 rotation.

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August 19, 2010 8:00 am

Changing Speeds: The Golden Generation

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Ken Funck

The 2006 class is a tough one to beat among a strong recent group of rookie classes.

Earlier this week, the folks at Beloit College released their annual MindsetList, a document designed to explain the cultural differences between the incoming class of college freshmen and the older faculty hired to teach them. The idea is to highlight the small and large ways the world has changed in the last 20 years by mentioning things that were true during the life span of oldsters that were never true for those under 20, e.g., the existence of things like a telephone cord, a country called Czechoslovakia, and a baseball commissioner not named Bud. For me, a man who fervently hopes Jamie Moyer comes back next spring to ensure I won’t have to face being older than every major-league ballplayer, this is always a time to reflect on youth and age, both in life and in baseball—especially so this year, since the current Mindset List includes a reference to the term Annus Horribilus, which I happened to use in last year’s BP Annual, but which I now know dates me almost as much as saying “23 Skidoo.”

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July 8, 2010 8:00 am

Under The Knife: Peavy's Unique Injury

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Will Carroll

The White Sox pitcher's detached lat muscle is such a rare baseball occurrence that there is nothing comparable.

Jake Peavy (strained lat, ERD 10/4)
Not just strained, but detached. That was the piece of info that took this from being bad news for Peavy and the White Sox to being the worst-case scenario. Peavy has pulled the muscle out at the insertion. That's the point where it connects to the upper arm, as seen here. It's not the best comparison, but if you've ever broken down a chicken, this is very similar, though obviously there's a size (and species) difference. It's the same kind of muscles and tendons that are pulled apart when taking the wings off before adding the delicious sauce. Peavy will in all likelihood need surgery to reattach the muscle. He'll get a second opinion, maybe more, but doctors and therapists I spoke with said a complete detachment of this type can't heal on its own. This detachment is what differentiates this strain (and yes, it's still a strain; a detachment is just a specific kind of rupture, which itself is a complete strain) from the ones suffered by other pitchers, such as Brad Penny, Josh Beckett, and Ben Sheets. They had strains in the "belly" of the large muscle rather than at the thinner, weaker point nearer the arm. The cause is unknown and probably always will be. SBNation quoted me early in saying this was Don Cooper's fault, but that's not what I meant at all. In changing anything about a pitcher's delivery, there can be consequences, just as if a pitcher instinctively changes something to compensate for an injury. That's why it's so tough to see a pitcher with terrible mechanics but good results; even a small change might change things for the worse. The pitcher has done this for such a long time that his body, even his bones, have adjusted to that specific motion. The question now becomes whether or not Peavy can come back at all. There are no comparables for this. Again, I went to my doctors and therapists, who think that he can come back. "It's not a cuff," said one ortho, "and putting the muscle back in place isn't difficult. It's an anchor. It's not like there's multiple structures or ways to do it really." A physical therapist put it more succinctly: "If a nail comes out of your wall, you hammer it back in place. That's all this is." We've seen players come back from detached muscles before. The one that immediately comes to mind for me is the dreadful image of Dean Palmer's biceps strain. The muscle retracted, visibly rolling up his arm as he screamed in pain. I'm glad that's not on YouTube. Peavy is looking at a significant rehab and most likely his season is done. When he might be back on a mound remains to be seen.


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July 5, 2010 12:06 pm

Under The Knife: Reactivation

17

Will Carroll

Ready and rested, Will dives into dissecting a week's worth of breakdowns and injuries.

Hola, amigos!Acabo de regresar de una semana en Mexico - una semana de playa hermosa, la cerveza, y el beisbol no. (Mi espanol mejoro un poco tambien.) Oh, wait... English now. A week away provides a perspective, the same way that a fortieth birthday does. Being away, especially during a week where player after important player seemed to go down, reminded me why I do this every day. I see baseball through the lens of health and while sometimes, it would be a bit more accurate to wait or do something like write once a week or so, the story is lost. A player is injured-how bad is it? What is the medical staff doing? How are the players reacting? Is there a roster move? Is the team capable of filling in for the lost player? So much more happens than just the injury. Some of you missed having UTK here every day, some of you didn't, and the vast majority didn't notice, reading the rest of the content here. That's okay with me. I'm telling stories that involve injuries, not writing about injuries. It took me years to realize that and a beach. No matter ... a las lesions!

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July 13, 2009 2:52 pm

Prospectus Today: All-Star Grab Bag

77

Joe Sheehan

The relative importance of the Futures Game and the Home Run Derby, plus other notes.

It's 80 degrees and sunny, and I'm staring at my glove, planning to play a little catch later today. Do you really think I can focus?

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April 6, 2009 3:36 pm

Preseason Predictions

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Baseball Prospectus

BP's dirty dozen makes their prognostications to generate the wisdom of at least one small crowd.

Today we reveal the Baseball Prospectus staff predictions for the division standings and the major player awards (MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year) in the American and National Leagues. Each staff member's division standings predictions may be found later in the article. Here, we present a wisdom-of-the-crowds summary of the results. In each table you'll find the average rank of each team in their division with first-place votes in parentheses, plus the results of our pre-season MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year voting. Picking favorites for the Wild Card for the respective leagues initially might have seemed easy, since the selections universally favored the second-place team in the AL East, while all but two voters picked their second-place teams in the NL East to earn the non-division champ playoff team, but a tie in the rankings had to be broken in favor of the team named the Wild Card winner on the most individual ballots, which is sure to upset some people.

For the MVP voting, we've slightly amended the traditional points system in place that's been used elsewhere, dropping fourth- and fifth-place votes to make it 10-7-5 for the MVP Award, and the regular 5-3-1 for the Cy Young and Rookie of the Year Awards (that's 5 points for a first-place vote, 3 points for a second-place vote, etc.). Next to each of these selections we've listed the total number of ballots, followed by the total number of points, and then the number of first-place votes in parentheses, if any were received.

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March 24, 2009 12:17 pm

Team Health Reports: Milwaukee Brewers

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Brad Wochomurka

Few match the Brew Crew when it comes to keeping their players ready to go.

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Will the lefty-mashing Brewers match up well with Philly, or will Phillies firepower and a strong pen make all the difference?

Less than three weeks ago, the Brewers came to Philadelphia holding a four-game lead in the wild-card race and carrying the league's second-best record despite a slump that had seen them lose seven of 10 to open September. By the end of the four-game set, the two teams were tied for the wild card. It was the start of a finishing kick in which the Phillies went 13-3, breezing past the Mets to claim their second division title in a row.

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