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Premium Article The GM Trade Game: Sonny Gray

by Patrick Dubuque and BP Staff

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Transaction Analysis: Panda 2.0

by Patrick Dubuque, Brett Cowett, Aaron Gleeman, Martin Alonso and Mark Anderson

Pablo Sandoval heads back to San Francisco, the Twins add much-needed rotation help in Jaime Garcia, and the Mariners swap four minor leaguers for David Phelps. . . . more | 0 comments

Advance Scouting Series: Jaime Garcia

by Wilson Karaman

The Twins haven't seen an acquisition this middling since Edmure Tully. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Advance Scouting Series: Jay Bruce

by Scott Delp

Bruce finally found his power stroke in NY. Can he take it elsewhere? . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: The Sub Shop and Other Stories

by Patrick Dubuque, Kate Preusser and Emma Baccellieri

The summer of 1997, as lived in a gas station sandwich shop; minor league team names reimagined; and the highlights of a baseball dictionary. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated What You Need to Know: Relentless Royals

by Stacey Gotsulias

Kansas City is making another run, Giancarlo Stanton and Hunter Renfroe hit two apiece, Bartolo Colon stays alive, and Cody Bellinger keeps the Dodgers winning. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 24

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Ronald Acuna, Grant Holmes, Will Craig, Jhailyn Ortiz, Zack Collins, and more. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 17

by Matt Collins

How long will Mr. Hand shoulder the saves in San Diego? Sean Doolittle, and not Ryan Madson, appears to be closing in Washington. Who will take over in Detroit if and when Justin Wilson gets moved? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Expert FAAB Review: Week 17

by Mike Gianella

J.D. Martinez's arrival in the National League opens up the auction floodgates. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, July 24

Flu-Like Symptoms: The Coming Popup Plague

by Rob Mains

Another reason to worry about baseball getting boring. . . . more | 2 unread comments

The GM Trade Game: Trading the Mets

by Bryan Grosnick and BP Staff

What would Sandy Alderson do with Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson, and Lucas Duda? . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 24, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Yency Almonte, Tanner Houck, Freicer Perez and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Friends, Fantasy, and Going Mainstream

by James Fegan, Holly Wendt and Meg Rowley

How critiquing baseball players feels like critiquing indie bands, the muddy half-fashioned future crafted in youth, and baseball's role in the tremulous bonds of adult friendship. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Taking Care of Business

by Ashley Varela

Marwin Gonzalez steps up for the Astros, Jaime Garcia goes yard, Jon Lester attempts a perfect game, and Dee Gordon meets his nemesis. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Gerardo Parra

by Eric Roseberry

Parra is hotter than Georgia asphalt (only in Colorado) right now. But how long will it last, and what will he offer the fantasy player from here to October? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 21st-23rd

by Mark Anderson

It was a strong weekend for a bunch of Braves pitching prospects. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Friday, July 21

Cold Takes: A Time and A Place

by Patrick Dubuque

From Jim Thorpe and Jimmy Wynn to Dustin Fowler and Dinelson Lamet, timing is everything. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?

by Rob Mains, Ben Diamond, Craig Goldstein, Wilson Karaman, Matthew Trueblood and Zach Crizer

Go out on your collective shield or give a boost to the inevitable rebuilding process? . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Guarding The Lines: A Song About Velocity

by Jarrett Seidler

Evaluating velocity alone is easy, interpreting it has gotten a little harder. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: July 21, 2017

by Javier Barragan

News and notes from around the minor leagues. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Short Relief: Objection!

by Matt Sussman and Mary Craig

A flashback to Kato Kaelin's testimony, and a common trade target evaluates their self-worth. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: You Are Who You Are

by Demetrius Bell

St. Louis doesn't know the first thing about first base, Justin Smoak continues his breakout year, and Joey Bats flashes some glove. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 20

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Brendan McKay, Michael Kopech, Tyler O’Neill, Walker Buehler, A.J. Reed, Ryan Mountcastle, and more. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Anthony Rendon's Leap to Superstardom

by Matt Collins

Rendon has been one of the top five or so offensive performers in 2017. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Thursday, July 20

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. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: July 20, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Lucas Giolito, Austin Hays, Daniel Johnson, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

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 | 3 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: July 20, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Now with 30 percent more trade-related puns. . . . more | 0 comments

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

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 | 3 unread comments