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Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1 by Sam Miller

Madison Bumgarner keeps building his legend, while the Royals` game got thoroughly botched.
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 560: Grant Brisbee Still Isn`t Sick of the World Series by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to McCovey Chronicles author Grant Brisbee about the World Series and the Giants` recent run.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 559: Andy McCullough is Too Busy To Bask by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to Kansas City Star Royals beat writer Andy McCullough about the World Series and covering the Royals.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Giants vs. Royals by Sam Miller

The Royals have the speed, the Giants have the skipper, and both teams have momentum in an unlikely World Series matchup.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pebble Hunting: The Best Teams Should Make The World Series; A Defense of Bud Selig by Sam Miller

The commissioner`s lasting legacy isn`t randomness and meaningless. It`s a more fair world.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your Dignity by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: A Three-Act Tragedy, A Three-Act Triumph: NLCS Game 5 by Mike Gianella

The Giants play on, while Mike Matheny manages one that we`ll never forget.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 558: Mike Matheny Ruins a Perfectly Good Podcast by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss NLCS Game Five and respond to Mike Matheny`s post-game comments in real time.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Skewed Left: The Molina Mind-bender by Zachary Levine

Could sending Molina to the batter`s box essentially without a bat be a better option for the Cardinals simply due to his elite talents behind the plate?
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Five Preview by Mike Gianella

The Cardinals have their backs up against the wall facing the Giants ace, while their (possibly) ailing stud tries to extend their season one more game.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: No Pitching and No Defense Make St. Louis (Almost) Go Home: NLCS Game 4 by R.J. Anderson

Both teams` bats were awake and neither got much out of their starting pitchers, but the Giants bullpen did what the Cardinals` couldn`t and put St. Louis on the brink of elimination.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: Karmic Kickback: NLCS Game 3 by Doug Thorburn

The Giants built an early lead, only to see their offense go silent until a critical error by the Cardinals in extra innings.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pebble Hunting: The Rich Get Smarter by Sam Miller

Andrew Friedman might be the most revered executive in the game--Billy Beane included--and the richest team in baseball just hired him.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: The Sad Reliever Rankings by Miles Wray

One tough thing about allowing a game-winning, soul-crushing postseason home run in front of everybody: You`ve still got a face, and it`s making a face.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: Managing in a `Must-Not-Lose`: NLCS Game 2 by Mike Gianella

The Cardinals nearly let the series get away from them, but four home runs make a lot of sins look small.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 554: Observations from Another Wild Weekend by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the Cardinals` injuries, the value of outfield arms, Statcast, and more.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Three Preview by Sahadev Sharma

Down two games to none, the Orioles are given the slightest of edges on the road with their offense hoping to take advantage of the Royals Game Three starter.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: The Greatest Defensive Outfield In History: ALCS Game 2 by Sam Miller

The Royals jump way ahead of the Orioles in the ALCS. It`ll take much more than regression to cost them the pennant now.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two Previews by Mike Gianella

Even on the road, the Giants are slight favorites to put the Cardinals in a deep hole.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: It`s a Very Very Mad World by R.J. Anderson

The outcome never seemed in doubt, as Madison Bumgarner continued to be some kind of dominant.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Series Preview: Giants vs. Cardinals by R.J. Anderson

Two teams that never lose in the postseason face off in the postseason.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 553: Rob Neyer on Sabermetric Broadcasts and October Baseball by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to Rob Neyer about bringing stats to Fox Sports 1`s NLCS Game 1 broadcast, plus the Royals, postseason managerial moves, and more.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 9 by Craig Goldstein

Reacting to a world without baseball and reviewing the NL Rookie of the Year race.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospectus Feature: Aaron Judge and the Question of Long-Armed Hitting Prospects by Jeff Moore

Aaron Judge has long arms. Hitters with long arms have swing-and-miss issues. Do two sentences make a destiny?
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Prospectus: Matingly`s Missteps: NLDS Game Four by Sahadev Sharma

Don Mattingly didn`t always have easy decisions to make, but the one that seemed like a no-brainer may loom the largest.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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