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Newsletter: Tuesday, May 7, 2013


BASEBALL PROSPECTUS 2013 HAS ARRIVED

The latest annual, complete with all of
the projections, player comments, and insight that you have come to expect
from your favorite BP authors, is ready to be shipped. To purchase your copy
online, on paperback or ebook, just use one of the links below.

Amazon.com:
http://bbp.cx/b

Barnes & Noble: http://bbp.cx/bn

MEDIA

BP chat
Paul Sporer - BP Chat moderated by Paul Sporer. Click
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/chat/chat.php?chatId=1042 to join or submit
a question.
05-07 1:00 PM EST

WLQR 106.5 FM (Toledo, OH)
Jay Jaffe - Jay Jaffe talks baseball with Norm Wamer on "The Front Row,"
Wednesday at 3:15 pm CT/4:15 ET. Streaming via their website at
http://www.1065theticket.com as well
05-08 3:15 PM CST

NEW PREMIUM CONTENT

What You Need to Know
Raking in the Gold

by Daniel Rathman

Last night, Paul Goldschmidt proved he still owns Chris Capuano. Tonight,
Hiroki Kuroda will try to continue his good fortunes against Dexter Fowler.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20487

Skewed Left
Juan Pierre's Age-Inappropriate Basestealing

by Zachary Levine

Juan Pierre is too old and bad at getting on base to steal this many bases.
But he's doing it anyway.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20481

Punk Hits
The Record the Houston Astros Won't Break

by Ian Miller

The Astros are bad, but they're not the worst ever, and they won't break the
Mets' record for futility.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20482

Scouting the Draft
Corner Infielders to Know

by Nick J. Faleris

Who are the can't-miss corner-infield prospects in the upcoming draft?

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20484

Transaction Analysis
Halladay Sees a Doc

by R.J. Anderson

The Phillies' former ace is on the shelf, Freddy Garcia and Ricky Romero are
back in the bigs, and Brian McCann returns from the DL.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20480

Minor League Update
Games of Monday, May 6

by Zach Mortimer

Adam Brett Walker's impressive pop makes him an intriguing prospect despite
his defensive shortcomings in the outfield.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20483

Daily Hit List
Monday, May 6

by Matt Sussman

Baseball's a joke.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20477

NEW FANTASY CONTENT

Free Agent Watch
National League, Week Six

by Josh Shepardson

Dodgers speedster Dee Gordon races to the top of this week's list of possible
reinforcements for your fantasy roster.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20485

NEW BASIC CONTENT

BP Unfiltered
Why The Angels, Blue Jays, and Dodgers Have Non-Zero Playoff Odds

by Sam Miller

Bad stretches happen.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20479

BP Unfiltered
The Week In Albert Pujols Playing Through Pain, April 29-May 5

by Sam Miller

Albert Pujols is in pain and slow.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20478

PODCASTS

EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 196: THE NEW SCOTT KAZMIR/THE
FUTURE OF THE ANGELS
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/a/20472

FRINGE AVERAGE: EPISODE 3
The successor to Up and In is finally here! Jason Parks and Mike Ferrin kicked
off Fringe Average on April 3, and you can listen to the third edition here:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20269

BP FANTASY PODCAST EPISODE 43
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20466

EFFECTIVELY WILD SEASON PREVIEWS, ALL IN ONE PLACE
If you missed any of Ben and Sam's team-by-team podcast previews, or want a
refresher, you can now find all of them by following the link below. On that
page, you'll also find the BP author who joined Ben and Sam and the insider
who was interviewed by Pete Barrett noted next to each team.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19861

ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE 2013 FUTURES GUIDE IS NOW AVAILABLE
Our first-ever prospect book, which contains all of our top content on the
best young players in the minors, is now available as an e-book for only $5!
For more information, see the post linked below:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20310

DOLLAR SIGN ON THE MUSCLE RIDES AGAIN
Last month, Sam Miller wrote a blog post about the baseball men recorded in
the nonfiction book Dollar Sign on the Muscle, which was ranked as one of the
top five baseball books by the Wall Street Journal. That inspired us to try to
bring back the out-of-print work by Kevin Kerrane, and now, we've come to an
agreement with the author to do just that. For more information, see Dave
Pease's blog post linked below.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19936

MLB ROUNDTRIP WITH BASEBALL PROSPECTUS IS BACK
We are thrilled to announce that MLB Roundtrip with Baseball Prospectus
returned to SiriusXM Radio on Sunday, March 17, and will air every Sunday
night throughout the season. The show is sponsored this year by Perfect Game
USA, and your hosts are Mike Ferrin, Daron Sutton, and our own Joe Hamrahi.

TOP 10 PROSPECT LISTS ARCHIVE
Jason Parks and the BP prospect team have completed their top-10 lists. For a
complete archive of the lists, go to:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/
For our list of the top 101 prospects across all teams, go to:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19694

BALLPARK EVENTS SERIES PLANS COMING TOGETHER
Many of your favorite BP authors will soon descend on a major-league ballpark
near you. For information on all of our ballpark events for thisseason, visit
the page linked below. You can find out more about each individual event and
purchase tickets by following the links on that page. We hope to see you
there!
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19546

ORDER YOUR COPY OF BASKETBALL PROSPECTUS 2012-2013
The NBA playoffs are underway, and if you're not already the analysis and
commentary in our annual, we invite you to get in on the fun! This year's
edition includes a foreword by Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard,
to go with essays on all 30 teams and Kevin Pelton's SCHOENE projection system
and much, much more. You can download sample chapters and purchase a copy by
following the link below.
http://www.basketballprospectus.com/products/pbp2012/

PLAYOFF ODDS AVAILABLE DAILY
The season is underway, and our playoff odds report is now updated to account
for the double wild card. Check it out here:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/odds/

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