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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 | 7 unread comments

Friday, December 2

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

There is a wait so long (so long, so long). You’ll never wait so long. . . . more | 7 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 | 16 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

Saturday, November 26

Internet Baseball Awards: The Polls Are Open!

by Aaron Gleeman

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

Friday, November 25

Pitching Backward: Reviewing Rapsodo

by Jeff Long

Can a $3,000 investment revolutionize amateur baseball and maybe interest MLB teams as well? . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Two-Strike Approach: The Gary Sanchez Era

by Cat Garcia

In clearing the catcher job for Gary Sanchez the Yankees got good value in return for Brian McCann. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Rumor Roundup: Marcell Projections

by Demetrius Bell

Cespedes and the Yankees? Ozuna and the Cardinals? No lockout for the players and owners? . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, November 24

Transaction Analysis: Career-Years and Old Upside

by Jeff Quinton, Wilson Karaman and Bret Sayre

Hold the turkey! Arizona and Seattle made a big pre-Thanksgiving swap. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Lefty, Lefty, Lefty

by Matthew Trueblood

Arizona adds outfield depth, Chicago adds pitching depth, and Tampa Bay gives up on Lamb. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Wednesday, November 23

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

You either win it or you don't. It happens now, unless it won't. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Twins Pay For Stolen Strikes

by Aaron Gleeman

Minnesota landed its top free agent target, pitch-framing master Jason Castro. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Rumor Roundup: Lockout Looming?

by Emma Baccellieri

Yoenis Cespedes has his eye on five years, Edwin Encarnacion may return to Toronto, and owners are threatening a lockout. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, November 22

Transaction Analysis: We Are Tuffy Gosewisch

by Patrick Dubuque

The Man. The Myth. The Legend. The Braves' New Catcher. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: MLB's Ongoing Search for Front Office Diversity

by Russell A. Carleton and Kate Morrison

MLB parted ways with the Korn Ferry search firm as it continues to struggle filling front office roles with minority candidates. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: The 300-300 Club

by Rob Mains

Mike Trout belongs to a club you probably didn't know about. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Monday, November 21

Premium Article 2017 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects

by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

“Frank, prospects in Miami are like... [puts on sunglasses] a fish out of water.” YEEEEEEEAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH! . . . more | 16 unread comments