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NEW Oakland closer Andrew Bailey is the AL Rookie of the Year. He and teammate Craig Breslow interview each other on this edition of BP Radio. Click here to read more or download the show.
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Updated Prospectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases at Third and Short

by Jay Jaffe

Reviewing the qualifications of Tram and Larkin, Robin Ventura, Todd Zeile, and Edgar Martinez. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Updated Premium Article Leave Your Bats at the Bridge: Keeping Run Totals Low by the Bay

by Tommy Bennett

The Giants seem primed to keep run totals low again in 2010, those scored against them, but unfortunately, those scored by them as well. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Tuesday, December 22

Premium Article Transaction Analysis Blog: The Vazquez Trade

by Christina Kahrl

An old friend returns to the Bronx as the Yankees and the Braves hook up in a pitching-packed exchange. . . . more | 30 unread comments

Premium Article Prospectus Today: The Braves' New World

by Joe Sheehan

Corporate management making corporate decisions handicaps one franchise in particular and the industry as a whole . . . more | 72 unread comments

Premium Article Future Shock: Yankees Top 11 Prospects

by Kevin Goldstein

Depth behind the plate, paying attention to south of the border and South America, and quite possibly the best hitting prospect in the land. . . . more | 74 unread comments

Premium Article The Real Curse: Supply, Demand, and Pricing

by Colin Wyers

Forget about the Bambino or the billy goats, there is a real curse out there, but one that gets you now, not during the season. . . . more | 16 unread comments

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Monday, December 21

Prospectus Hit and Run: Alomar, the Crime Dog, the Big Cat and Big Mac

by Jay Jaffe

The cases to make for the best on the ballot at first and second base. . . . more | 50 unread comments

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: When Bad Teams Land Good Free Agents

by Matt Swartz

Uncovering when it is beneficial for a bad team to sign someone on the free-agent market. . . . more | 35 unread comments

The Week In Quotes: December 14-20

by Alex Carnevale

The notable quotables from the week that was. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Sunday, December 20

Prospectus Q&A: Don Wakamatsu

by David Laurila

The Mariners' skipper on his relationship with GM Jack Zduriencik, the expectations on his club for 2010, and the acquisitions of Cliff Lee and Chone Figgins. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Will You Be My Mentor?

by Russell A. Carleton

Examining the possibility that the Nationals may have signed the wrong person to mentor their young pitching staff. . . . more | 17 unread comments

Premium Article On the Beat: Weekend Roundup

by John Perrotto

Metropolitan inaction, Mariner busy-ness, plus news and rumors from around the game. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Friday, December 18

Premium Article Checking the Numbers: Swinging Role Reversals

by Eric Seidman

Sorting out the odder types among pitchers asked to start and relieve. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings Review

by Marc Normandin

You know them, you regret them, the slim pickings at shortstop only offered the consolation that everyone else in your league had to have one too. . . . more | 22 unread comments

Thursday, December 17

Prospectus Today: Of Unselfish Decisions and Restocked Systems

by Joe Sheehan

It's possible that for all the coverage of the Phillies' wheeling and dealing, the biggest story has been lost. . . . more | 127 unread comments

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Anatomy of a Blockbuster

by Matt Swartz

It may seem as though everyone involved in the Aces-for-Prospects swaps came out ahead, but it simply isn't so. . . . more | 25 unread comments

Premium Article Prospectus Hit and Run: Best and Worst Teams of the Decade

by Jay Jaffe

The decade of play just completed delivered its share of all-time historical feats of the best and worst kinds. . . . more | 33 unread comments

Wednesday, December 16

Premium Article On the Beat: Midweek Update

by John Perrotto

The Winter Meetings after-party stands to blow away the event itself, with changes coming on multiple fronts. . . . more | 24 unread comments

Premium Article Prospectus Today: You Say You Want a Revolution?

by Joe Sheehan

Bud Selig's latest blue ribbon committee is doomed to fail, but maybe that is its objective. . . . more | 65 unread comments

Tuesday, December 15

Premium Article Prospectus Today: No Lack of Lackey

by Joe Sheehan

Boston's pickup gives them an embarrassment of riches in the rotation, which might lead to the deal they really want to make. . . . more | 41 unread comments