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Prospectus Feature: Getting 'Em Outta There

by Rob Mains

For two decades, innings-per-start has been relatively stable across major-league baseball. Not this year. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Nunez's Career-Year Moves to San Francisco

by Aaron Gleeman and Adam McInturff

Eduardo Nunez goes from backup to All-Star to traded, as the Twins send the veteran infielder to the Giants. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Not Closing, Losing

by Emma Baccellieri

The Mets ad-lib a loss, Dee Gordon says sorry, and Aroldis Chapman pitches for a new team. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: July 29, 2016

by Will Haines

The promotions of Bradley Zimmer and Clint Frazier highlight this week's news and notes. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article BP Wrigleyville: Anthony Rizzo Keeps Getting Better

by Cat Garcia

Anthony Rizzo has been great for a while now, but he's quietly making improvements that could take him to another level. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 18

by George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

If these players are available in your league, you might want to grab them off the wire, depending on the format. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Quinton: Searching for Trade Deadline Targets

by Jeff Quinton

How to identify the players you should seek in your upcoming fantasy barters. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, July 28th

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Luiz Gohara, Luke Weaver, Aristides Aquino, and Ismael Guillon. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17

by Greg Wellemeyer

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Thursday, July 28

The GM Trade Game! Let's Trade For Julio Teheran

by Ben Carsley and BP Staff

Our ATL GM plays hardball with his best trade piece. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: The Superstar as Washed-Up Hack

by Aaron Gleeman

Alex Rodriguez was doing so well last year, and then last year ended. His career might be next. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: To Be Young (Is To Be Traded Unexpectedly)

by Trevor Strunk

Nobody takes the brunt of trade deadline season like the fungible minor-leaguer. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Reliever Swap, Starring Storen and Benoit

by Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman

Toronto and Seattle exchange disappointing veteran relievers, Texas brings in some pitching depth, and Joey Gallo gets a chance to let it fly. . . . more | 0 comments

Eyewitness Accounts: July 28, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Anderson Espinoza, Anthony Alford, Ozhaino Albies, and more. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Sweep Takes

by Demetrius Bell

The Red Sox finally lose a whole series, the Angels lose under protest, and Giancarlo Stanton makes a pretty picture. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Prospectus Feature: The Taxi Squad

by Jessica Quiroli

Uber, but more optioning and recalling players. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Mets: Good Announcing 101

by Jarrett Seidler

Mets fans are lucky to have one of the best "casual conversations between friends" in the game. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Stash List: 17th Edition, 2016

by J.J. Jansons

Two new entrants jump into the top five, and an Astro replaces an Astro in the top spot. . . . more | 4 unread comments

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

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jorge Alfaro, Anthony Alford, Francis Martes, and Jake Woodford. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Wednesday, July 27

Cold Takes: Stuck With Him

by Patrick Dubuque

Voting your conscience is awfully difficult as a baseball fan. . . . more | 0 comments

Outta Left Field: Stealing Home Has Never Been Easier...

by Dustin Palmateer

...and yet, nobody is taking advantage of this rare opportunity. What gives? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Two-Strike Approach: The 21-Start Check-in on David Price

by Cat Garcia

The Red Sox signed David Price to make, roughly, 210 starts for them. The first tenth have not gone smoothly, but the next nine-tenths remain an open question. . . . more | 4 unread comments

What You Need to Know: That Summertime Sadness

by Nicolas Stellini

A poor reliever's poor heart broken; Lindor's a hero; Sabathia makes it easier AND harder to trade him; and Arenado does defense. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: Blue Jays Add Rejuvenated Upton

by Joshua Howsam, Adam McInturff and George Bissell

Toronto needs outfield depth in the short and long term, so the Blue Jays took Melvin Upton off the Padres' hands at a discount. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: Lucroy Was Framed

by Seth Victor

What happened to Jonathan Lucroy's vaunted defensive value and how does it change his potential trade market? . . . more | 0 comments

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

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Ranger Suarez, Conner Greene, Ian Happ, and Scott Schebler. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Four Things I Believe

by J.P. Breen

J.P. offers his thoughts on four hot fantasy topics. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Tuesday, July 26

Transaction Analysis: Aroldis Chapman Takes The 105 To Wrigley

by Christopher Crawford, Mike Gianella, Rian Watt, Adam McInturff and Nicolas Stellini

Chicago acquiring Aroldis Chapman from New York is a complicated, blockbuster trade on and off the field. . . . more | 39 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: Miguel Sano Is a Strikeout Pioneer

by Aaron Gleeman

The Twins phenom hits homers at a spectacular pace but strikes out at a record pace. That's not by accident, and it's not necessarily by mistake. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Baseball Therapy: Growing Zobrists

by Russell A. Carleton

If you want a bunch of Zobrists, it helps to plant them early. Are teams doing it? . . . more | 8 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Give 'em Hell

by Daniel Rathman

Jeremy Hellickson aces his audition, the White Sox get to the Cubs' bullpen, and Dave Dombrowski has made so many trades that they're starting to overlap in a kind of baseball version of the grandfather paradox. . . . more | 1 unread comment