Phil Barrington
Author Archive

Phil Barrington

Fantasy player since 1999, specializing in OPS leagues. Accountant by day, fantasy writer by night. Spreadsheets are life.

Angels OF Taylor Ward(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Dynasty Baseball

The Roundtable is back, baby! Hope y’all are having a good week. May your pitchers be healthy and your hot starts continue. Drew Klein (@aok_fan) The first hot start I’m buying is Steven Kwan.  As I write this (April 17), Kwan is hitting .372/.395/.474 with two home runs and 18

Read More
Bold PredictionsDynasty Baseball

Peruse at your leisure some bold predictions to help you politely crush your dynasty leagues this year. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to follow your favorite Guru’s on Twitter! Kyle Brown (@notoroto) The Pittsburgh Pirates will win the NL Central – Oneil Cruz wins MVP  Listen, folks, hear me

Read More
Adbert Alzolay of the Chicago Cubs (Photo by Justin K. Aller-Getty Images)
2024 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

Every year, we at the TDG office identify Risers and Fallers from our consensus rankings. But how did we get here!? And what’s real and what’s noise? Well, the Gurus are here to help. In each “Risers and Fallers” article, the Gurus will take you on an explanatory journey as

Read More
O's 1B Ryan Mountcastle
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

This is a companion piece to our 2024 Dynasty League Rankings. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus. Vinnie Pasquantino, Kansas City Royals (AGE: 26, RANK: 8) This really isn’t about Vinnie P; well it is, but its also about First Base tiers this

Read More
Guardians 1B Josh Naylor (Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports)
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

Here are the Gurus’ 2024 consensus #11-#30 First Basemen!! #11-#20 The Notorious CES hit 33 homers between Triple-A and big league and never had a wRC+ lower than 125 at any minor league stop; right now in a loaded Cincinnati lineup Encarnacion-Strand is on the bench, but he has too

Read More
Braves Pitcher Max Fried Source: Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images North America
Dynasty Baseball

Now that I have seven 2024 Dynasty league teams (I didn’t mean to join so many, I swear), let’s take a look at the guys who are rostered on the most. Usually, I don’t try to roster a lot of the same guys (outside the studs of course: Acuña, JRod,

Read More
Luisangel Acuña (Photo twitter luisangel.acunajr13 )
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

This is a companion piece to our 2024 Dynasty League Rankings. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus. NOLAN GORMAN, ST LOUIS CARDINALS, (AGE: 24, RANK: 11) In the 2023 second base rankings I wrote up Gorman (who really needs a nickname, any suggestions

Read More
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

The Rankings continue! Here are our 2024 #11-30 Second Basemen! #11-#20 Starting us off in this section is Nolan Gorman. Gorman had solid metrics in many areas last year. His barrel percentage was in the top two percent of the league. His average exit velocity, sweet spot percentage, hard-hit percentage,

Read More
Red Sox Third Baseman Rafael Devers (Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
2023 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

Here are our 2024 consensus top 10 Third Basemen!! #1-#10 Third base is loaded this year with the big drop-off happening after Josh Jung. Any of those top nine is a great way to start a Dynasty Team and a necessary part of almost any competing team. What intrigues me

Read More
Cincinnati Reds third baseman Spencer Steer (12) celebrates after scoring the game-winning run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Kareem ElgazzarThe Enquirer
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

This is a companion piece to our 2024 Dynasty League Rankings. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus. SPENCER STEER, CINCINNATI RED STOCKINGS, (AGE: 26, RANK: 15) The lesser known of the three Spencers (Strider and Torkelson hog that spotlight) Steer had quite the

Read More