Shelly Verougstraete
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Shelly Verougstraete

Dynasty BaseballDynasty Dynamics

Every week on Fridays, our writers here at The Dynasty Guru will be bringing you some quick hit musings about a particular topic so you, the reader, can get a blast of info from a bunch of different writers with some passionate opinions. This week’s roundtable topic is hot starts

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Dynasty Dynamics

Every week on Fridays, our writers here at The Dynasty Guru will be bringing you some quick hit musings about a particular topic so you, the reader, can get a blast of info from a bunch of different writers with some passionate opinions. This week’s roundtable topic is who will

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Dynasty Dynamics

Every week on Fridays, our writers here at The Dynasty Guru will be bringing you some quick hit musings about a particular topic so you, the reader, can get a blast of info from a bunch of different writers with some passionate opinions. This week’s round table topic is 2020

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballProspect Talk

I cannot believe it, there will be baseball games played this week that have meaning! This 60 game sprint will be the strangest season we have seen. Also, it will be interesting to see how teams utilize their taxi squad. Will, it actually be a taxi squad, with a bunch

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Digging for Diamonds

In dynasty baseball, the are two ‘rules’ you constantly hear in podcasts or read in articles. Number 1: There is no such thing as a pitching prospect (“TINSTAPP”). Number 2: Never draft catchers. As with most things, these should not be viewed as absolutes. While I was working on updating

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

We finally got a taste of baseball action this past week with the MLB Draft. Due to COVID-19 and ownership (eyeroll), the draft was only five rounds this year. The draft class itself was easily one of the most talented classes in recent memory. Unlike last year, the class was

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Digging for Diamonds

Kansas City sports fans might be waiting for the Chiefs to return to Arrowhead for the foreseeable future, but in a few years, they might have another team that is competitive in its respective sport.

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Digging for Diamonds

There are very few pitchers that jumped up prospect lists last year than Joe Ryan.

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

As an extension of the Top 500 Overall Players from March, The following is the consensus top 150 prospects from Keaton DeRocher, Shelly Verougstraete, and Jordan Rosenblum.

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Digging for Diamonds

When it comes to prospects, talent is the biggest factor in major league production but another factor to consider in a minor league player’s rise to the majors is which team they are with. In my opinion, some of the best organizations in developing their younger players are the Rays,

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