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08-09

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 21: The Deadline Was Just A Suggestion
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: The Fantasy Fallout
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BP Fantasy Staff

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: A Gunslinger In Hollywood
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Bryan Grosnick and BP Prospect Staff

08-01

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 20: DFA Deadline Extravaganza
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Bryan Grosnick, Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, Aaron Gleeman and Shawn Brody

07-30

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 19: Who Are Yu (Going To Be Traded To)?
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Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

07-19

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Banjo Hitter: Trade Deadline Guide to Starting Pitchers
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Aaron Gleeman

03-27

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Texas Rangers
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Kate Morrison

01-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Twenty Questions For 2017
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BP Fantasy Staff

12-06

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: Strikeouts
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George Bissell

10-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: An Avoid Retrospective
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Wilson Karaman

06-18

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What You Need to Know: Can't Retire the Royals
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Daniel Rathman, Nick Bacarella and Chris Mosch

06-12

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

05-12

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What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 5/12
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Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

04-29

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What You Need to Know: Gray Matters
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Daniel Rathman

03-19

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Fantasy Freestyle: Picking Fifth
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Mauricio Rubio

03-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Projecting the Top 15
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Paul Sporer and BP Fantasy Staff

02-27

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

02-27

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

02-24

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State of the Position: Starting Pitchers
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Mike Gianella

01-24

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The BP Wayback Machine: Who Yu Gonna Call?
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Kevin Goldstein

01-16

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BP Unfiltered: RISPy Business
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Dan Brooks

09-30

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Regular Season Awards
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Baseball Prospectus

08-13

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What You Need to Know: Albers at it Again
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Daniel Rathman

08-12

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What You Need to Know: Rivera's Rare Hiccup
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Daniel Rathman

07-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 235: Alex Rios' Value/How the 2013 Pirates Were Built
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-12

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week
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Sam Miller

04-08

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Skewed Left: Beating Yu Darvish
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Zachary Levine

04-03

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Dissecting Darvish's Opening Day
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Jason Cole, Zachary Levine, Ben Lindbergh and Harry Pavlidis

04-03

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BP Unfiltered: An Interesting Fact Yu Darvish Reminded Me About Last Night
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Sam Miller

04-01

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Top Tools: Best Pitches
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BP Prospect Staff

12-28

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Pebble Hunting: How to Pitch
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Sam Miller

10-05

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Advance Scout
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Dan Brooks

10-05

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Overthinking It: Baltimore's Best Bet to Beat Texas
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Ben Lindbergh

10-03

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BP Unfiltered: Nothing Can Be Uncontroversial (A Collection of Tweets)
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Sam Miller

09-27

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Resident Fantasy Genius: Revisiting the Foreign Imports
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Derek Carty

09-12

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BP Unfiltered: Advance Scouting Yu Darvish Like it's 1949
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Ben Lindbergh

08-31

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week (Yu Darvish Edition)
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Sam Miller

08-10

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 10
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Matthew Kory

08-09

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BP Unfiltered: Yu Darvish with Two Strikes
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Dan Brooks

08-07

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The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, August 7
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Matthew Kory

08-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 12: Sam Walks to His Honda
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-27

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Raising Aces: Violent Trends
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Doug Thorburn

06-27

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Punk Hits: The Goblins & Gauntlets Monster Manual, MLB Expansion Pack: Pitchers, Vol. 1
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Ian Miller

06-22

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Weekly Planner: Week 13
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Paul Sporer

05-24

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On the Beat: Wright on Track
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John Perrotto

05-22

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BP Unfiltered: Google Bio Pictures and Baseball
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Sam Miller

05-22

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The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, May 22
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Matthew Kory

05-17

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Resident Fantasy Genius: Catching Up With International Imports
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Derek Carty

04-27

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week
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Sam Miller

04-25

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BP Unfiltered: Does Darvish Throw a Shuuto?
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Jason Parks

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On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham's move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it's on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.

It's another episode of the DFA podcast! Hosts Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus) and R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), plus producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets), are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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August 2, 2017 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Fantasy Fallout

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BP Fantasy Staff

There were a dozen trades with fantasy implications in the days leading up to this year's trade deadline. These are the players affected.

With the ink now dry on the 2017 non-waiver trade deadline, we set out in search of those players whose fantasy values have been impacted by the moves of the last few days. And rather than spread this out among all of the various Transaction Analyses handled by the BP team writ large, we’ve decided to save you some clicks (against all of our better judgement) and just dump them all here. Happy reading, and hope your mono league isn’t doctranarian on crossovers.

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The biggest trade deadline rental on the market lands in Los Angeles for a three-prospect package led by Willie Calhoun.

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On the 20th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan hosts an all-star collection of BP writers in our first live episode! Listen in as Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, and Aaron Gleeman all share their thoughts on the major and minor moves as the deadline comes and goes. It's a must-listen!

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA!

(Welcome to the club, Stolen Signs!)

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On the 19th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. hit the big questions, both literally and figuratively. Did the Mets get enough in return for man-mountain Lucas Duda? And where is Rangers ace Yu Darvish going to pitch in August? All that and much more!

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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Every contender needs rotation help and there are plenty of big-name starters potentially available.

If your favorite team is at or above .500, odds are you think they should add starting pitching help before the trade deadline. And they probably agree. As part of the Cubs’ surprisingly difficult fight to rise above .500 and properly defend their title, they kicked off the festivities by acquiring left-hander Jose Quintana (and his team-friendly contract) from the White Sox for a four-prospect package led by Single-A slugger Eloy Jimenez. Which other rotation-boosting arms may be on the move? Here’s my best guess at the top starters who could realistically be available before the trade deadline, and the pros and cons of each.

Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

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Flip that coin again.

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You asked, we answered.

Monday is the start of our positional series at Baseball Prospectus, and we’re going to give you a lot of information, opinions and strategy tips. In fact, we laid it all out for you here. But before we get into the nitty gritty, we thought we’d have a little fun with some quick-hit questions that we answered as a team. Some of these were questions we got from you, the readers. Some were just interesting discussion points. But here are 14 opinions on 20 questions:

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December 6, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: Strikeouts

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George Bissell

We are in uncharted territory with this category, so let's make a plan.

Nearly a quarter of all major-league plate appearances (21.1 percent) ended with a strikeout last season. A decade ago, that number was just 17.1 percent. Isolated from broader historical context, those numbers don’t accurately reflect the scale of the league-wide rise in strikeout rate over the last decade. Pitchers struck out opposing batters at the highest rate in the modern era, which dates back to 1947 (according to Sam Miller on a recent episode of the Effectively Wild podcast), in each of the past nine seasons. Meanwhile, walk rates have remained relatively stagnant, ebbing and flowing between seven and nine percent, during the same period.

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October 17, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: An Avoid Retrospective

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Wilson Karaman

Meanwhile, on the other side of the coin.

Last week I covered the players I had recommended you go out and get in our pre-season Target/Avoid series, and this week we turn to the players where I advocated steering clear.

Starting Pitcher to Avoid: Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

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The Royals score 11 runs off a defending Cy Young winner for the second straight day, the A's continue to trouble Yu Darvish, and much more action from Tuesday.

The Tuesday Takeaway
For much of Angels starter Matt Shoemaker’s career, the odds have been stacked against him. Shoemaker went undrafted out of Eastern Michigan—where he had a 4.83 ERA and 1.36 strikeout-to-walk ratio in three seasons—and spent parts of the next seven years in the Angels’ minor league system before making his major league debut last September. On Tuesday night, Shoemaker toed the rubber against the Indians for what turned out to be the best outing of his short big league career, and he was well on his way to a complete game before a short rain delay in the ninth inning brought a premature end to his night.


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June 12, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Walking the Walk

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Chris Mosch and Daniel Rathman

The Nationals move into first place, Cole Hamels and Tyson Ross duel in Philly, plus more from Wednesday and previews for today.

The Wednesday Takeaway
Nationals starting pitchers have issued four walks over their last 10 games. Combined. That’s four walks in 71 innings and just one in their last 54. Giants starter Matt Cain walked four Nats in the first inning of last night’s game alone, including the first three who stepped into the box.

That was out of character for Cain, of course, but it tied a season high for the right-hander and put the Giants halfway to their worst walk output as a staff this season. To make matters worse for the home team, three of those four walks turned into runs, two of them on this RBI single by Adam LaRoche and the third on this RBI ground out by Ryan Zimmerman.


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