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July 25, 2017

BP Unfiltered

Advance Scouting Series: Trade Deadline Introduction

An introduction to the Trade Deadline reports.

In 2013, Jason Parks unveiled the Advanced Scouting Series as a means to take an eye normally geared towards the minor leagues and turn its critical nature towards the oncoming playoff contenders, providing a glimpse into how granular major league teams get when analyzing players. I loved this idea, not only because it was new and fresh, but because it was ambitious.

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July 19, 2017

DFA Podcast

Ep. 17: Gotta Start Somewhere

On the 17th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, special guest Ben Diamond, and Shawn Brody discuss three big deals that are helping shape the 2017 playoff push. The Yankees pick up three pieces, the Nationals grab two, and the Diamondbacks just get one; how did each team do?

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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Flags Fly Forever Podcast

Ep. 142: Celtics Fans Hate Me

Chris Towers of CBS Sports joins the pod to discuss the latest trade deadline moves, his affinity for Reds rookie Luis Castillo and much more.

Chris Towers of CBS Sports joins the pod to discuss the fantasy implications of the latest trade deadline moves including J.D. Martinez to Arizona (5:00), Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle to Washington (17:30), Jose Quintana to the Cubs (20:00), and Todd Frazier to the Yankees (23:00). He also discusses his affinity for Reds rookie starter Luis Castillo (28:00), TINSTAAPP (36:00), the key components and metrics he uses to evaluate young pitchers (38:00), the difference between command and control (42:00), and how to balance prepping for the upcoming fantasy football season without abandoning your fantasy baseball squad (44:00).

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July 14, 2017

DFA Podcast

Ep. 16: Our First Big Move

On the 16th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, Zach Crizer, and Shawn Brody discuss the first blockbuster move of the podcast's history: the Jose Quintana trade! The guys share their diverse opinions on whether or not the Cubs or the Sox won the deal, and how soon the White Sox could compete.

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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TINO (There Is No Offseason)

Ep. 91: Game of Prospects

Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre break down the Game of Thrones inspired Baseball Prospectus Midseason Top 50 Dynasty League Prospects list.

Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre break down the Game of Thrones inspired Baseball Prospectus Midseason Top 50 Dynasty League Prospects list.

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July 12, 2017

Flags Fly Forever Podcast

Ep. 141: Midseason Valuations

George, Bret and Mike discuss the updated TDG 500 dynasty list and BP's midseason fantasy valuations.

George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre deliberate several controversial rankings on the updated TDG Top 500 dynasty list including Aaron Judge (5:00), Miguel Cabrera (12:30) and Ronald Acuna (15:00). Then dive into BP’s midseason valuations update to discuss second-half expectations for Jose Ramirez (20:00), Carlos Correa (23:00), Manny Machado (29:00), Chris Sale (31:30), Corey Kluber (33:00), Jacob Faria vs. Alex Cobb (36:00), Justin Verlander (38:00), Travis Shaw (41:30), Joey Votto (44:00), Adam Duvall (47:00), Justin Turner (49:30), Trea Turner (53:30), Jonathan Villar (58:00), Zack Greinke (1:00:00), Jimmy Nelson (1:01:00), Jon Lester (1:02:00), and Brock Stewart (1:05:00).

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July 6, 2017

Flags Fly Forever Podcast

Ep. 140: Midseason Top 50 Prospects & Second-Half Fantasy Storylines

George Bissell and Jeffrey Paternostro, BP’s senior prospect writer, discuss the BP Midseason Top 50 prospects list, and Eric Roseberry #FriendOfThePod stops by to draft the biggest second half fantasy storylines.

George Bissell brings on Jeffrey Paternostro, BP’s senior prospect writer, to discuss the BP Midseason Top 50 prospects list including the meteoric rise of Sixto Sanchez (8:00), challenges associated with ranking pitching prospects (12:00), Walker Buehler’s prodigious stuff and future role (14:00), Brendan Rodgers absurd first half performance (16:00), potential fantasy superstars Ronald Acuna and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (18:30), the offensive upside and lingering questions with Bo Bichette (21:30), and why Francisco Mejia is now an elite prospect (23:00).

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July 1, 2017

DFA Podcast

Ep. 15: R.J. Wants To Hunt Ghosts With Jon Gray

On the 15th episode of the DFA Podcast, R.J. and Bryan spend some time talking about Miguel Montero's ouster from the defending champs, and what the Cubs should do to fill their backup catcher void. Then it's on to young player injuries (Trea Turner, Dustin Fowler) and R.J.'s quest to hunt the paranormal with Rockies hurler Jon Gray.

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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