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Meet the Yankees' new third baseman, Todd Frazier.

Updated Transaction Analysis: First We Take Manhattan

by Bryan Grosnick, Greg Goldstein, Steve Givarz, Ryan Schultz, Mike Gianella and George Bissell

New York adds a third baseman and two high-end bullpen arms, and limits Boston's options in the process. > >

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Updated Premium Article The GM Trade Game: Trading J.D. Martinez

by Russell A. Carleton and BP Staff

Were the offers better in this alternate reality? . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Eyewitness Accounts: July 20, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Lucas Giolito, Austin Hays, Daniel Johnson, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Short Relief: Tanking, Titling, and Tilting

by Trevor Strunk, Patrick Dubuque and Zack Moser

Instructions on how to fail, thoughts on nicknames, and a Cubs conspiracy uncovered. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated What You Need to Know: Easy as 1-2-3

by Ashley Varela

Nolan Arenado dismantles the Padres, Giancarlo Stanton catches up to Aaron Judge, and Carlos Beltran's glove is resurrected. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 19

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Mike Soroka, Mauricio Dubon, Willy Adames, Tyler Beede, Ronnie Dawson, and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Wednesday, July 19

Banjo Hitter: Trade Deadline Guide to Starting Pitchers

by Aaron Gleeman

Every contender needs rotation help and there are plenty of big-name starters potentially available. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: JD to AZ

by Wilson Karaman, Stacey Gotsulias, Mark Anderson and George Bissell

The Diamondbacks add another big bat to the lineup, snagging J.D. Martinez from the Tigers for a trio of prospects. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Prospectus Feature: A Series Look: Bo Bichette

by Steve Givarz

An at-bat by at-bat look of Bo Bichette during a three-game look. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Short Relief: Baseball In Between Pitches

by Nathan Bishop, Matt Ellis and Jason Wojciechowski

Stories about the logistics of the ballplayer, and a power ranking. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 18

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Tyler O’Neill, Keegan Akin, Miguel Andujar, Ryan Boldt, Chance Sisco, and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 16

by Mike Gianella

The Nationals revamped bullpen offers a pair of high-end bidding opportunities. . . . more | 1 unread comment

BP Kansas City: Soler Eclipsed

by David Lesky

Jorge Soler was demoted to Triple-A, again, after hitting .152 for the Royals. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, July 18

Circle Change: Manny Machado's Missing Hits

by Zach Crizer

Machado is still hitting the ball really, really hard, but is that enough? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Stearns Goes Bargain Shopping

by Colin Anderle, Aaron Gleeman, Jarrett Seidler and Nicholas Zettel

Milwaukee adds a pair of relievers, New York picks up yet another first baseman, and the international signing bonus slot just can't seem to find a home. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Notes from the Field: July 18, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Giants, D'Backs, Dodgers, Twins, and Yankees prospects. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Up and Running

by Kate Preusser, Emma Baccellieri and Patrick Dubuque

An umpire comes online, Charlie Blackmon gets an assist, and Joe Mauer grounds out to first base. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Burials, Bombs, and More Bombs

by Stacey Gotsulias

Carlos Beltran was gloveless in Seattle, Ryan Zimmerman set a franchise record, Jon Lester did it all, and Giancarlo Stanton did what he does best, twice. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 16

by Matt Collins

Nationals trade should have brought clarity to Washington and Oakland, but it hasn't really done that yet. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 16

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Jason Martin, Nick Fanti, Harrison Bader, C.J. Chatham, Lucas Sims, and more. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 16

by Mike Gianella

Zack Granite—real person, or Flintstones character? . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, July 17

Transaction Analysis: Our Long Nationals Nightmare Is Over

by Bryan Grosnick, Ben Diamond, Javier Barragan, Greg Goldstein and George Bissell

Washington's mess of a bullpen gets major help in form of right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander Sean Doolittle. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: The Boring Index

by Rob Mains

The most boring players and teams in baseball. . . . more | 18 unread comments

Short Relief: Feats of Man-Made Baseball

by Meg Rowley, James Fegan and Holly Wendt

Three tales of creation: Holly with a Dial-An-Art service, James with the hellscape of tomorrow, and Meg with the psychological evaluation of a strike zone. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 17, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Richard Urena, Thomas Hatch, Cal Quantrill and more. . . . more | 0 comments

The Prospectus Hit List: July 17, 2017

by Ben Carsley

When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you rebuild. (SPOILER ALERT!) . . . more | 6 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Marathons, Robberies, and Debuts

by Ben Diamond

Jose Quintana's excellent Cubs debut, Jackie Bradley Jr.'s robbery of Aaron Judge, and a marathon game at Fenway Park. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 14th-16th

by Mark Anderson

Huge introductions to Triple-A continue with Rafael Devers and Ronald Acuna. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Jhoulys Chacin

by Eric Roseberry

Since the start of June, Chacin has been a valuable commodity—but will it continue . . . more | 2 unread comments

Friday, July 14

Banjo Hitter: Aaron Judge is Out of Control

by Aaron Gleeman

Judge has flown past his 90th percentile projections and into rarefied air. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article The View From Behind The Backstop: Known Unknowns

by Jeffrey Paternostro

In this trifling particular, then, I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Rubbing Mud: This is Really All We Know: The Wests

by Matthew Trueblood

The two best teams in baseball, plus a lot of uncertainty. . . . more | 0 comments