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Premium Article Rubbing Mud: Can a Team Be Too Reliant on Home Runs?

by Matthew Trueblood

Has a lack of quality contact kept the Rays, and possibly the Brewers, from reaching the postseason? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: September 25, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Technically, catchers kneel during every national anthem. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: The Earthly and the Celestial

by James Fegan, Meg Rowley and Holly Wendt

Baseball is both of the stars and on the ground, frequently at the same time; within lies the truth. . . . more | 3 unread comments

What You Need to Know: The Necessity of Not Sticking to Sports

by Ashley Varela

Bruce Maxwell takes a knee, three teams enter the playoffs, Paul Byrd faces The Freeze, and Alex Wilson breaks his leg. . . . more | 5 unread comments

BP En Espanol: Los menores records de jonrones

by Rob Mains

El record general de la MLB ha sido destrozado, pero ¿que hay de los records de los equipos? . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 26

by Matt Collins

The Royals are still trying to figure out who replaces Kelvin Herrera. . . . more | 0 comments

Baseball Prospectus News: Subscription Price Change

by BP Staff

From now until the end of the regular season, you can subscribe or extend your existing subscription at the old price. . . . more | 28 unread comments

Friday, September 22

Premium Article Rubbing Mud: Half-Truths and Collision Courses

by Matthew Trueblood

The walls are closing in for hitters and catchers as they share more physical space than ever. . . . more | 3 unread comments

BP Toronto: The 2017 Blue Jays: A Drama In Five Acts

by Rachael McDaniel

Do you remember when you were excited for the baseball season to start? . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Our Large Retired Sons

by Zack Moser and Matt Sussman

Some of our sons (Jason Kubel) were always large; some (Alfonso Soriano) weren't but are now. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Best of the Best

by Demetrius Bell

Los Angeles tries to hold off Cleveland, Chicago gets one in Milwaukee, and Texas sneaks back into the race. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Wrigleyville: Lineups and Postseason Success

by Russell Dorsey

Joe Maddon is going to have to trust one of his young players this postseason. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, September 21

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Confessions of a Fake Manager: May

by Russell A. Carleton

Follow along as SaberManagerâ„¢ leads the 2005 Chicago Cubs through the second month of their season. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Home Runs and Runs Home

by Rachael McDaniel, Patrick Dubuque and Mary Craig

Homers used to be good; now they're the bread in a failure sandwich. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Judge Rules Against Twins

by Ben Diamond

New York beats Minnesota again, Giancarlo Stanton hits his 56th, Adam Frazier hurt the Brewers, and Chris Sale gets to 300. . . . more | 2 unread comments

BP South Side: Lucas Giolito's First Half Dozen

by Ryan Schultz

The White Sox are going to give Giolito every chance to succeed as a starter, and so far he's done exactly that. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Wrigleyville: Rise of the Role Players

by Zack Moser

Role players who fill the Cubs' six lineup spots around Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo have come up big in the second half. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, September 20

Cold Takes: The Politics of Big Sexy

by Patrick Dubuque

Bartolo Colon, Bill Clinton, and the arbitrary nature of the universe. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Banjo Hitter: Randy, Rickey, and Teams on the Rise

by Aaron Gleeman

What kind of teams improve by 25-plus games and what happens to those teams the next season? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Short Relief: Noise

by Matt Ellis, Nathan Bishop and Emma Baccellieri

The theme here, accidentally but most assuredly, is noise. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Dingers For Everyone

by Nicolas Stellini

MLB sets the single-season home run record, Chase Headley gets hit by a pitch, Max Scherzer shoves, and Johnny Cueto takes his time. . . . more | 0 comments

BP En Espanol: La politica de Big Sexy

by Patrick Dubuque

Bartolo Colon, Bill Clinton y la naturaleza arbitraria del universo. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 25

by Scooter Hotz

If you need to accumulate innings, you will find some prime candidates here. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Kansas City: Replacing Cain No Easy Task

by David Lesky

With just 12 games to go in the Lorenzo Cain era, it's time to start thinking ahead. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: How Real is Travis Shaw's Breakout?

by Seth Victor

Shaw's improvement this season has a few obvious causes. . . . more | 0 comments