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March 2015

GeneralUncategorized

At this point Brett Lawrie has a near permanent spot on both the post-hype prospect lists and on the “if-only-he-could-stay-healthy” lists.  After playing only 70 games last year, in a third straight year of declining batting average and on base percentage, it is easy to write off Lawrie.  But he

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GeneralProspect TalkUncategorized

I love evaluating pitchers and could find a reason to write about any number of prospects but I’m limiting myself to a pair.  Let’s get right down to business so we can all get back to our last couple drafts in the run up to Opening Day. Clayton Blackburn, San Francisco

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GeneralProspect TalkUncategorized

Here I continue counting up my rankings further more. If you missed last week, here are top 5. 6) Yoshio Itoi, OF, Orix Buffaloes (Age 33) I have no doubt that he has all the tools that would play well at the MLB level: raw power that stands out among Japanese

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GeneralTrader's CornerUncategorized

Spring training is coming to an end soon. Major league teams are busy finalizing their rosters and so are fantasy league owners. The preseason is one of the biggest trading periods of the year. It is a great time to fix any holes in your starting lineup or snare your

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Little is known about the Cuban born pitcher Iglesias who was signed by the Cincinnati Reds this past June.  Iglesias was signed to a 7-year-27 million dollar deal with a five million dollar signing bonus, which is quite a lot of money and trust to give to a 24-year-old reliever

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GeneralUncategorized

If you missed our last two endeavors, we are recapping an offseason MiLB draft of the man who generates the most thought provoking tweets when putting together power rankings, Craig Goldstein. This league has had some interesting picks over the years and this week we’ll be looking at the first half of the second round, picks 21-30.

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There isn’t a more intriguing pitching prospect in fantasy baseball than Brent Honeywell. Undrafted out of high school, he attended Walters State Community College in Tennessee, where his fastball velocity skyrocketed into the mid-90’s. As a result, so did his draft stock. Armed with a fastball that sits in the

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My general rule towards the end of a dynasty roster is that talent rules all, but as I talked about last week having a job can be just as important.  So once again we return to the bottom of the barrel and the Phillies.  This offseason the Phillies took a

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Shortstop might be the most coveted position among prospectors but outfield is a close second, with plenty of youngsters at the lower levels flashing tools that make dynasty leaguers salivate. I’m up to my neck in drafts and hope you are too, so let’s get right to it. Here are

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GeneralProspect TalkUncategorized

Congratulations on surviving another off-season. We’re just over a couple of weeks away from the new season. And better yet, NPB opening day is a mere 5 days away. Here at TDG, I ranked 30 NPB players to watch for for the coming season. The rankings are based on 1)

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