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Mitchell Bannon

Toronto/Montreal based. Baseball analytics, fantasy and commentary writer.

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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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The Colorado Rockies have the most expensive bullpen in baseball. However, the Rockies bullpen has been one of the most confusing ‘pens in the Major Leagues in 2018, with results from proven veterans being both radically better and worse than their career norms. While the volatility of MLB bullpens is

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In a start against the Mariners last week, Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons took a rare mound visit to tell his pitcher to “throw the ******* ball over the plate.” That pitcher was Jaime Garcia, and while he heeded his manager’s advice in the short-term, unfortunately for Gibbons, Garcia, and

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty Baseball

Tyler Glasnow has puzzled scouts, analysts, and fans for the last few years with his tantalizing talent, but frankly awful results. Major League Baseball’s pre-2017 #9 prospect and owner of a 2.02 ERA and 11.9 K/9 across six minor league seasons? That couldn’t possibly ALSO be the man behind a

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The Expectations: It is common knowledge that certain profiles of hitters are more reliant on home runs than others. For example, and generally speaking, a low average/power hitter’s home runs would make up more of said players RBIs than a slap or line drive hitter. This percentage can be seen

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The Marlins suck. The Astros rock. Any casual baseball fan could tell you this much. But on draft day, or March 30th when you are already looking to stream starting pitchers, the casual baseball fan won’t win you your league. Being able to quantify and visualize lineup strength is vital

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It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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