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BP Unfiltered: Shoo-Shoo, Krinkles and Gus: The Nicknames of 1965 by Patrick Dubuque

How Catfish Hunter got his nickname, and more gold from contemporaneous sources.
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BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Night at Turner Field - July 16, 2016 by Baseball Prospectus

We`re coming to Atlanta on July 16th. Reserve your spot at the event today!
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Eyewitness Accounts: May 26, 2016 by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Rockies` starters Jeff Hoffman and Kyle Freeland, a red-hot Sandy Alcantara, two young Cal Leaguers and more.
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Life at the Margins: The Giants Have Had a Good Week by Rian Watt

The improbably predictable Giants.
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Prospectus Feature: On David Ortiz and Perhaps the Best Final Season Ever by Aaron Gleeman

Somewhere, a recreational Sunday softball league is about to get really, really good.
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Players Prefer Presentation: Let Ballparks Get Old by Meg Rowley

Can baseball thrive in cities where nostalgia is suffocated?
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Tools of Ignorance: The Team-Mandated Player Opt-Out by Jeff Quinton

Within an unusual and thought-provoking trend, there is an extremely unusual and extremely thought-provoking subtrend.
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Deep League Report: Week Eight by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deep leagues.
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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 25th by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Matt Chapman, Joe Musgrove, Jorge Bonifacio, and Ryan Borucki.
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The Fantasy Verdict: Gattis and Catcher Eligibility by J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. evaluates a star-studded blockbuster and two other trades involving Sonny Gray and Evan Gattis.
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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 892: Carson Cistulli on Ranking Baseball`s Broadcasts by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to FanGraphs writer Carson Cistulli about his recently completed television broadcast rankings for baseball`s local markets.
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Some Projection Left: Ask The Industry: Albert Almora by Christopher Crawford

What do two scouts think of the Cubs center fielder?
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Transaction Analysis: Return of The Freak by Matthew Trueblood, Kate Morrison, Bryan Grosnick, Adam McInturff, Steve Givarz and Christopher Crawford

Tim Lincecum finds a home for his comeback, Blake Swihart rejoins the Red Sox as an outfielder, and the Braves buy a draft pick.
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Prospectus Feature: The RISP Mystery by Rob Mains

When runners are in scoring position, home runs go down, while everything else--including doubles and triples--goes up. Why?
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Team Chemistry: Diagnosing the Swing Swings by John Choiniere

Batters increase the "swing zone" as the season goes on. To try to understand why, we need to know how.
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Updating the Tiers: Relief Pitchers by Bret Sayre

Reranking the closers, factoring in their early-season performances.
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Updating the Tiers: Starting Pitchers by Mike Gianella

It`s been a rough start to the season for many of the top-50 starters, driving some changes in this midyear rerank.
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TDGX Transactions: Hello Newman by George Bissell

Recapping the moves made by the experts in the TGDX experts dynasty leagues this week.
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The Toolshed: The Fastball by James Fisher

A look at what we`re talking about when we talk about the fastball.
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Notes from the Field: May 24, 2016 by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Logan Allen, Albert Almora, Austin Allen and other people with A`s in their names.
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Prospectus Feature: Joe Nathan`s Got One Thing To Prove by Aaron Gleeman

Don`t forget how great Joe Nathan was. And as he prepares for a comeback, don`t forget what he`s still working toward.
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Five to Watch: Low-A Hitters by Greg Wellemeyer

These young bats might be years away from the majors, but they`re worthy of your dynasty-league attention.
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Closer Report: Week Eight by Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.
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An Agent`s Take: On Poaching, Intentionally and Not by Joshua Kusnick

Sometimes, doing the right thing means not taking another agent`s client. Sometimes, though, doing the right thing means the opposite.
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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, May 23 by Matt Sussman

Hit List, everybody needs a thrill. Hit List, we all got a space to fill.
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