Post Archive

May 2016

Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

I’ve recently been contemplating a trade opportunity that would net me Nelson Cruz. I don’t need to do it, I’m well behind the first place team who seems poised to take his fifth first place finish in six years. I seem to be locked in a two-man battle for second.

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Here at The Dynasty Guru, we’re looking at under-the-radar prospects at each position in the field. There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of these players, as none made an appearance on the 2016 TDG Consensus Dynasty Rankings or the Top 500 Overall. So far we’ve hit upon third baseman and

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Ah, post-hype prospects: one of the best opportunities for dynasty owners to get a leg up on their competition. You know these guys, they often come to the big leagues too soon and take a few years to get accustomed to Major League pitching. After two or three of those

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Dynasty BaseballTrader's CornerUncategorized

This week saw the likes of Trevor Story, Clayton Kershaw, Josh Donaldson, Drew Smyly, and Jose Abreu changing hands frequently. Lots of big names got moved in some mega-deals. There are also a couple of multi-part questions to ponder. I will forego a long introduction and save my thoughts for commentary

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Every fantasy owner knows, that if a player – let’s call him Buster Posey –  is eligible at catcher and first base, it would behoove you to play him at catcher, the relative weaker position. Intuitively, most owners also have a sense of the general hierarchy with regard to positional

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Note: This is a continuation of the Buy-High Guide: Hitters article. Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox Expectations for Porcello were understandably low after a disastrous 2015, but a massive turnaround this season has Porcello on his way to a career year. The biggest driver for Porcello’s success is his sinker

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

A wise man once said, “there’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s.” That same philosophy applies to player development. It’s almost never exactly linear, and there’s no standard timeline prospects follow on their ascent to the big leagues. Every player has a different journey. It’s easy to comb top

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralTrader's CornerUncategorized

Other than winning piles of cash, trading is the most exciting part of playing fantasy baseball. When you make that epic trade in your league it is always fun to see how other people think you did. Here is your chance to both share your triumphs and register your vote

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Building BlocksGeneralUncategorized

The goal of most owners in a dynasty league is to build, well, a dynasty. What is more fun than building a dominant roster and watching it roll through the league year after year. I’m no different, in a recent post I laid out my three-year long rebuilding results, and

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralStrategy SessionsUncategorized

One of the most popular trade strategies in fantasy baseball is to ‘buy-low and sell-high.” While it’s a smart idea on paper, this tactic has become a bit cliché and significantly harder to carry out given its prevalence. To counter this approach, I like to employ the “buy-high” plan. Often

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