Jonathan Merkel
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Jonathan Merkel

2018 TDGx2 Champion and Staff Writer at thedynastyguru.com. Founder and resident hack at merkwords.wordpress.com. Author 'Our Carnage is Showing.'

Triple Play

Your senior dynasty analysts enter the second season of the Triple Play! The regular feature breaks down an arm, a bat, and a prospect within each organization for your reading pleasure! Listen to Keaton (@TheSpokenKeats), on the Dynasty’s Child podcast and read Bob’s (@BobOsgood15) and Merk’s analysis here at the site!

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Triple Play

Your senior dynasty analysts enter the second season of the Triple Play! The regular feature breaks down an arm, a bat, and a prospect within each organization for your reading pleasure! Listen to Keaton (@TheSpokenKeats), on the Dynasty’s Child podcast and read Bob’s (@BobOsgood15) and Merk’s analysis here at the site!

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Current EventsDynasty Baseball

As we take the turn past the quarter pole (and beyond) of the MLB season, we wanted to reflect on some of the major stories thus far. Jonathan Merkel and Bob Osgood share their thoughts from both real life and fantasy perspectives, division by division. Today, we will look at

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Bold PredictionsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

Hello, and welcome to the last day of Prediction Week at The Dynasty Guru! Because Opening Day was yesterday–praise the Baseball Gods–we’re taking this last opportunity to set some of our most pressing last second takes in stone. We have been featuring a different topic each day this week, and

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Bold PredictionsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballWhat To Do About...

Hello, and welcome to Prediction Week at The Dynasty Guru! Because today is Opening Day(!), we thought it would be the perfect time to set some of our most bombastic last second takes in stone. Each day this week we have been featuring a different topic, and a band of

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsBold PredictionsDynasty BaseballWhat To Do About...

Hello, and welcome to Prediction Week at The Dynasty Guru! Because Opening Day is only one day away(!), we thought it would be the perfect time to set some of our most bombastic last second takes in stone. Each day this week we’ll be featuring a different topic, and five

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Bold PredictionsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

Hello, and welcome to Prediction Week at The Dynasty Guru! Because Opening Day is only two days away(!), we thought it would be the perfect time to set some of our most bombastic last second takes in stone. Each day this week we’ll be featuring a different topic, and five

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Bold PredictionsDynasty BaseballWhat To Do About...

Hello, and welcome to Prediction Week at The Dynasty Guru! This week we’re taking a step away from our normal long-game of dynasty baseball and focusing specifically on helping readers win leagues in 2019. And because Opening Day is only a few days away, we thought it would be the

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsBold PredictionsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty Guru is

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Current EventsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

As Ken Rosenthal and Jayson Stark have reported, both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Player’s Association have submitted proposals for significant rule changes. The proposals address everything from punishing tanking teams to implementing the universal DH. Additionally, as Stark reports, a proposed committee would study the effects

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