Post Archive

May 2015

Current EventsUncategorized

Let’s get right to it. We are going to examine some hitters who have performed much better than expected so far this year. Mike Moustakas, Royals — .322 AVG, 5 HRs, 28 Runs, 16 RBI, 1 Steal A month ago I talked about Moustakas HERE.  I told you to avoid him like the plague

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Someone must have told Rodriguez when he was younger that first impressions matter.  This is great advice because the first time you meet or spend time around someone ultimately shapes your perception of them more than you think it would.  The first time I saw Rodriguez was on August 26th

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There is certain undeniable artistic flair to how a general manager constructs a bullpen. It’s a work of art that is constantly in flux. Often times relievers materialize out of thin air off the waiver wire or free agency mid-season. They arrive as complementary pieces in much larger trades. Others

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty DynamicsGeneralProspect TalkUncategorizedUp the Middle

As requested, we here at TDG give the people what they want and take a deeper look at one of the most exciting athletes in the lower minors, Blue Jays outfielder Anthony Alford.  Toronto selected the former Mississippi Mr. Baseball and Mr. Football in the third round, 112th overall in the 2012

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When Brandon Belt yanked out 17 long balls and posted an .841 OPS in 2013, we sensed his potential breakout. And we became confident of it after he went nuts in the first week of 2014, where he hit 5 dingers in 8 games. Unfortunately, his supposed-to-be breakout season was plagued

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GeneralThe Dynasty Guru Experts LeagueUncategorized

As you know by now, some of the writers here at TDG have been playing in an epic 20-team dynasty league with fantasy baseball writers from all over the Internet. Nearly every major fantasy baseball website is represented in this league. Matching wits with some of the best players in

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In an effort to pay homage to one of the most exciting hyped sporting events in recent history, “Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao”, I have pitted two top prospects against one another in prizefight style.  In one corner is seasoned minor league veteran Noah Syndergaard and in the other corner we

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Best known for inciting a bench-clearing brawl between the Reno Aces and Albuquerque Isotopes last summer, the Los Angeles Dodgers could not have possibly anticipated that Mike Bolsinger would become a permanent fixture in their starting rotation this season. He was the quintessential “break glass in case of emergency” option

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty DynamicsGeneralProspect TalkStrategy SessionsUncategorized

Self-evaluation is of monumental importance to improving as a dynasty league owner. You should always be evaluating your process and making sure that you’re making quality decisions that balance the short and long-term health of your team. Recently, one area that I’ve been trying to improve upon is my overvaluation of

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With Maikel Franco’s arrival over the weekend, 24 of Baseball America’s 2015 top 100 prospects have played in the major leagues already. If you want a better indicator for our game, 18 of Bret’s top 101 dynasty league prospects for 2015 have sported big league duds. Prospects are being called on

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