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Dave Dombrowski cares not for your prospect projections.

Transaction Analysis: For Sale: Red Sox Prospects

by Ben Carsley, Adam McInturff, Jarrett Seidler, George Bissell and Wilson Karaman

Dave Dombrowski swings for the fences, landing White Sox ace Chris Sale for a substantial prospect package headlined by Yoan Moncada. > >

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Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Boston's Bullpen Bet

by Matthew Kory and Jeffrey Paternostro

Another offseason spent beefing up the bullpen in Boston, this time with Tyler Thornburg. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, December 6

2017 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

Nothing new and nothing old, the chilling warmth of the scorching cold. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Hill Gets Rich, Finally

by Craig Goldstein

Rich Hill stays with the Dodgers for three years and $48 million. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: San Francisco's Bullpen Fix

by Matthew Trueblood

The first domino in the closer market falls, with an unexpected catch in Mark Melancon's $62 million deal. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Holliday in New York

by Kenny Ducey

Matt Holliday is 37, but the Yankees hope the longtime slugger can still beef up the middle of their lineup. . . . more | 0 comments

Rubbing Mud: Wartime Consigliere

by Matthew Trueblood

When it comes time to negotiate the next CBA, perhaps Scott Boras could help the players reclaim lost ground. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Retrospective Player Valuation: Mixed League Hitters

by Mike Gianella

The speed merchants sat atop the mixed league valuations in 2016. Should we expect more of the same in 2017? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: Strikeouts

by George Bissell

We are in uncharted territory with this category, so let's make a plan. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, December 5

Transaction Analysis: This Is 40

by Bryan Grosnick

Houston adds another big bat, reuniting with 40-year-old Carlos Beltran. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Pirates Postmortem

by Rob Mains

How did the Pirates go from 98 wins in 2015 to 78 wins in 2016? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rumor Roundup: Reach for the Stars

by Demetrius Bell

The Nationals are setting out to make this week's Winter Meetings memorable, the Braves pursue a pipe dream, and the Marlins, well, are doing Marlins things. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: Nationals Nab Norris

by Jared Wyllys and Matthew Trueblood

Washington bets on Derek Norris bouncing back and Chicago adds lefty bullpen depth in Brian Duensing. . . . more | 0 comments

Internet Baseball Awards: The Polls Are Open!

by Aaron Gleeman

It's time for the 25th annual Internet Baseball Awards. . . . more | 0 comments

Saturday, December 3

PITCHf/ox: Episode 9: Scratched

by Meg Rowley and Jarrett Seidler

Consider that itch ... well, read the episode title. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: Atlanta's Old-Fashioned Rebuild

by Matthew Trueblood

R.A. Dickey, Bartolo Colon, and now Jaime Garcia? What are the Braves doing? . . . more | 25 unread comments

Friday, December 2

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

There is a wait so long (so long, so long). You’ll never wait so long. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Chicago's Miami Connection

by Jared Wyllys, Jeffrey Paternostro and Brendan Gawlowski

Jon Jay's arrival in Chicago means Dexter Fowler is going elsewhere, and the Braves and Mariners make a minors trade. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Rumor Roundup: Pittsburgh Shops McCutchen

by Demetrius Bell

Andrew McCutchen is on the verge of being trade, but Shohei Otani may be staying in Japan for a while. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Thursday, December 1

Transaction Analysis: Coming (Back) to America

by Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque

Eric Thames returns from Korea with many home runs, Carlos Ruiz lands in Seattle, and Oakland does a very Oakland thing. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Premium Article Deep, But Playable: Collective Bore-Gaining Agreement

by Craig Goldstein

The biggest changes are on the international spending front. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Two-Strike Approach: Eovaldi Evolution

by Cat Garcia

What does the future hold for Nathan Eovaldi now that the Yankees have cut him loose? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Wednesday, November 30

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

And it’s gonna be just you and me today, waiting for the other shoe to drop in Tampa Bay. . . . more | 13 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Four More Years! Four More Years!

by Bryan Grosnick

Yoenis Cespedes stays in New York, as the Mets pony up $110 million to keep their star slugger. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: The 26th Man

by Russell A. Carleton

LOOGYs? Speed? Defense? Dads? How should teams fill a potential 26th spot on the roster. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Rumor Roundup: Cespedes Fallout

by Emma Baccellieri

Cespedes could force out another outfielder in New York, Seattle wants veteran pitching, and Cincinnati would listen on Hamilton. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tuesday, November 29

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: The World Series of Coin Flipping

by Rob Mains

How the expanded postseason may be imperiling seven-game series. . . . more | 12 unread comments

Cold Takes: The Rise and Fall of the Power Rankings

by Patrick Dubuque

With great power (ranking) comes ... well, almost no responsibility, actually. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Sexy in South Beach

by Matthew Trueblood

Edinson Volquez is the right man for the job, but will he actually be any good at it? . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, November 28

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

We should have known, huh? You can always tell the winners at the starting gate. You can always tell the winners, and you can tell the losers. . . . more | 17 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and Scenery

by Bryan Grosnick and Rob Mains

Atlanta adds super-utility man Sean Rodriguez, Andrew Cashner goes home, and the Rays and Mariners make their annual offseason swap. . . . more | 0 comments

Rumor Roundup: You’re The One That I Want

by Ashley Varela

Everyone wants Aroldis Chapman and, to a (much) lesser extent, Victor Martinez, plus the White Sox just want a hefty return for Chris Sale. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: ERA: A Deeper Dive

by Greg Wellemeyer

How to view Michael Fulmer and Aaron Sanchez for 2017, and why Coors Field ruins everything. . . . more | 1 unread comment