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Fifth Column: Chaff

by Michael Baumann

One look at the uncertainty of your favorite prospect. . . . more | 0 comments

Prospectus Feature: Your Favorite Prospect Did Not Take Place

by Trevor Strunk

A second, totally different look at your favorite prospect. . . . more | 5 unread comments

What You Need to Know: The Braves Might Not Have a Floor

by Demetrius Bell

The Braves are bad, Sonny Gray was bad, the White Sox are good, and Steven Souza does quite the thing. . . . more | 1 unread comment

BP Wrigleyville: Jorge Soler Is Getting There

by Leigh Coridan

The Cubs knew it might be a long road for the Cuban youngster. His progress isn't always obvious, but it's real. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: Rochester's Lovely This Time of Year

by Dustin Palmateer, Nicolas Stellini and Christopher Crawford

The Twins jettison their top two position prospects, while the Yankees bring an old face back into the fold. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: Fourth Edition, 2016

by J.J. Jansons

As three pitchers graduate from the list, two others continue to hold the top spots this week. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Best Fastballs of the First Few Weeks

by Wilson Karaman

Examining pitchers who've thrived early with good old-fashioned country hardball. . . . more | 2 unread comments

TDGX Transactions: Oh the Places You'll Cano

by George Bissell

Running down the moves made by the experts in the TGDX dynasty league this week. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 27th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Harrison Bader . . . more | 12 unread comments

Wednesday, April 27

Life at the Margins: In Dusty They Trusty

by Rian Watt

Rethinking Dusty Baker, with the help of some Nationals. . . . more | 5 unread comments

BP Kansas City: When You Throw A Moose A Cookie

by Craig Brown

Mike Moustakas' evolution as a hitter means the Royals single season home run record could (finally) be in jeopardy. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: David Price is a True Red Sox

by Emma Baccellieri

Or maybe he just ran into the Braves at the right time. Plus: Yay Rich Hill, Yay Andrew McCutchen, yay Billy Hamilton. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Caught Looking: On 'The Body As Commodity'

by Michael Wenz

How baseball's changing marketplace affected the way players' bodies are treated--by both teams and the players themselves. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Some Projection Left: Tiered Draft Rankings

by Christopher Crawford

This year's draft class is messy, but doesn't lack for talent. . . . more | 15 unread comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: Draft Notes: April 27

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Cole Ragans, Bo Bichette, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Fantasy Verdict: Is Storytime Over?

by J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. evaluates three reader-submitted trades involving Trevor Story, Jacob deGrom, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 26th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Tyler Glasnow, Braden Shipley, Drew Ward, and Daniel Palka. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, April 26

Raising Aces: Pre-Surgery Strasburg Is Finally Back

by Doug Thorburn

Outstanding arms from week three, including Strasburg, Jose Fernandez and Drew Smyly. . . . more | 0 comments

The Call-Up: Jose Berrios

by Will Haines and Mike Gianella

The cavalry has arrived for an ailing Twins it too late? . . . more | 0 comments

Outta Left Field: Craig Kimbrel Is Increasing His Lead

by Dustin Palmateer

The league throws harder now, but Craig Kimbrel throws even harder. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Chris Archer Says Goodbye To All That

by Daniel Rathman

The Rays ace was back, for a night. Meanwhile: Noah Syndergaard, Taijuan Walker, Francisco Lindor, and more from Monday. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Prospectus Profile: Mike Soroka

by David Lee

A look at Braves prospect Mike Soroka. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: April 26, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Austin Riley, Edmundo Sosa, Daz Cameron and more. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: One Fine Day

by Rob Mains

Almost everything done has been done more than once. . . . more | 6 unread comments

BP Kansas City: The Early Returns On Kris Medlen's New Pitch

by Hunter Samuels

Will this new slider/cutter/whatever save Kris Medlen from his early-season struggles? . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week Four

by Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 25th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Tim Anderson, Joey Gallo, Max Moroff, Amir Garrett, and Matt Strahm. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week Four

by Mike Gianella

A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Monday, April 25

Rubbing Mud: Why Would Anybody Watch the Braves?

by Matthew Trueblood

On the flabbergasting fact that 32,085 paid to watch the Braves on Sunday. . . . more | 34 unread comments

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, April 25

by Matt Sussman

If you're gonna Suss with somebody, you're not gonna Suss with me, you little Suss! . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 25, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Victor Robles, Andrew Benintendi, Kyle Tucker and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment