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Updated Life at the Margins: Nola Ascending

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It's too soon to say conclusively that Aaron Nola's six excellent starts aren't a fluke, but we can definitely say they aren't an accident. > >

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Updated Fifth Column: Break Down the Makeup

by Michael Baumann

Can teams tell the difference between Bad and Weird? . . . more | 0 comments

Updated What You Need to Know: Cubs Ace Test, Now Face Test

by Demetrius Bell

A darned impressive sweep in Pittsburgh for Maddon's team, while the Mariners get a sweep of their own and Kluber continues to torment Detroit . . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Eyewitness Accounts: May 5, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Andrew Benintendi, Jorge Mateo, Grant Holmes, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 4th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Julio Urias, Harrison Musgrave, Casey Gillaspie, and Bobby Bradley. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week Five

by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article The Fantasy Verdict: Kenta Maeda or Matt Moore

by J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. picks the winners and losers in reader-submitted trades. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, May 4

Rubbing Mud: The Astros As Sellers

by Matthew Trueblood

Is it back to 'Wait until 2017' in Houston? . . . more | 4 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Not Tonight, Sweet Papelbon, Not Tonight

by Nicolas Stellini

The Royals storm back, Mike Trout amazes, the Reds' bullpen is the worst, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Outstanding Arms from Week Four

by Doug Thorburn

The best of the best shows why he's the best, the continued excellence of Rick Porcello, and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tools of Ignorance: The Somewhat Dubious Outlook For the Next Generation of Rebuilds

by Jeff Quinton

Is the #process going to suffer the same fate as every other broadly embraced tactic? . . . more | 0 comments

TDGX Transactions: Embracing Darkness

by George Bissell

George recaps his own busy week, and the other moves made by the experts in this dynasty circuit. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 3rd

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Steven Moya, Ryan Castellani, Jose De Leon, and Chris Shaw. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Tuesday, May 3

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Clayton Kershaw's 28 'Mistakes' Last Month

by Sam Miller

On the pitches the best pitcher in baseball has thrown, by one way of measuring it, the worst--and why they didn't hurt him. . . . more | 3 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Nomar Mazara Makes Five Of Us Look Smart

by Daniel Rathman

Adam Wainwright is a exit-velo monster at the dish, Dallas Keuchel loses a streak, and Lorenzo Cain has a tough night. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: May 3, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Chance Sisco, Albert Abreu, and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week Five

by Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 2nd

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Daniel Robertson, Renato Nunez, Angel Perdomo, Amir Garrett, and Yohander Mendez. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week Five

by Mike Gianella

A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Monday, May 2

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 2, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Yaisel Sierra, Ozhaino Albies, Edwin Diaz, and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Zimmermann Dealin'

by Ashley Varela

Marcus Stroman has a happy birthday, Clayton Kershaw continues to pitch in a class of his own, and Trevor Story finds another way to write himself into the history books. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Players Prefer Presentation: Upon Further Review, We Will Never Be Happy

by Meg Rowley

On replay reviews, genies out of bottles, and our nitpicky natures. . . . more | 8 unread comments

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, May 2

by Matt Sussman

Help, I'm alive, my heart's still beating like a Hit List. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: I Come to Praise Quality Starts, Not to Bury Them

by Rob Mains

Don't sleep on Jake Arrieta's recent streak, just because you're too cool for quality starts. . . . more | 6 unread comments

An Agent's Take: Arizona Surprise

by Joshua Kusnick

Joshua finds a book of interesting stories, then an interesting story in the flesh, as he job takes him to unexpected places. . . . more | 5 unread comments

BP South Side: Danks, For Nothing

by Frank Firke

Looking at the precedents (or lack of precedents) for releasing a player like John Danks at a time like right now. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of April 29-May 1

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including (the other) Cody Reed, (the Reds) Cody Reed, Matt Chapman, Joe Gatto, and Tyler O'Neill. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Patrick Corbin

by J.P. Breen

The D'backs lefty has been hit hard in the early going, but is there reason to hope he might bounce back going forward? . . . more | 7 unread comments

Friday, April 29

Fifth Column: The Shift: I Am Girardicus

by Michael Baumann

Three years ago, Michael was dead wrong about the shift. He still is, but now he has a powerful ally. . . . more | 20 unread comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Debut Ante: Jose Berrios

by Doug Thorburn

The Twins' top pitching prospect showed both why he's heralded and why he's a rookie on Wednesday. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Meet the Phillies

by Nicolas Stellini

Whoppingly unexpected records in the NL East, Jake Arrieta allows a run, and more. . . . more | 2 unread comments