Mitchell Bannon
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Mitchell Bannon

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

Dynasty BaseballGeneral

Heading into the last weeks of fantasy regular seasons, and into the playoffs, streaming starting pitchers is a must for any owner looking to win their league. The SPs you have held onto all season can only take you so far, and targeting and avoiding specific lineups for the last

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Only Robbie Ray remains from a 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks rotation that had potential to be the best in the Major Leagues. Both Zack Greinke and Patrick Corbin are now dominating for other franchises, but Zack Godley has been unable to find the magic he harnessed during that year. Why is

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

Whether choosing to stream starting pitchers or looking for daily fantasy targets, knowing lineup splits is essential to success. The splits have similarities to the early season evaluation but there are some surging and falling teams to take note of in this July update.

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While some players are fighting for divisions and pennants, many valuable fantasy baseball assets are playing on teams where even the beer can’t chase their blues away. With the trade deadline less than two months away, many of these assets will be wearing new colors come August, but will a

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Streaming starting pitchers and decided on what lineups to target can make or break your matchup, and even season. Knowing teams platoon splits can help you choose lineups to avoid and the lineups to feast on.

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty 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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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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