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At the start of play on May 12th, the solo MLB leader in Games Started is Tampa Bay Rays right-handed pitcher Ryne Stanek (10). Stanek can only be described as an old-school, reliable starting pitcher who takes the ball every fifth day for the Tampa Bay Rays, sometimes even on

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Last Week, we began updating leaderboards that document the top minor league performances throughout the course of the year. Minor league performances are translated to projected offensive peaks of the players, based on data we have researched on aging curves and minor league level to MLB translations. We will update

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

MLB Equivalency and Aging Curves On Monday, the Dynasty Guru debuted The Dynasty Guru’s Sortable MLB Equivalency Leaderboard, which projects 2019 MLB performance using Jordan Rosenblum’s MLB Equivalency Calculator and his research on typical MLB aging curves.  In his article, Jordan shares a list of the top 50 projected offensive

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballWhat To Do About...

This weekend will mark the 1/6th point of the MLB season. While it’s essential to stay on top of the waiver wire from the jump, taking fliers on hot starts both in the majors and in the minors, it’s also important to be patient with the players that you drafted

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty Dynamics

I know it’s early for some to be thinking about whether to phone it in for the year or go for the title but this series is going to span over a few weeks so I figured I’d start it now and then, as the title suggests, you can use

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Dynamics

Some of us play in sensible, 15-team dynasty leagues. Others prefer to play deeper, bumping it up to 18 teams with extra roster spots, or 24 teams with a short roster. However, some of us prefer to take dynasty fantasy baseball to its most absurd. Enter the 24-team, deep roster

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Making sense of minor league statistics is hard. One has to be very familiar with historical performances in different leagues, and how performance evolves after leagues change, to form an intuitive expectation of how minor league performance translates to the MLB level. Major league equivalencies (MLEs) make interpreting minor league

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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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Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Dynamics

Statcast is great. I love Statcast. Who doesn’t love Statcast? As I sit here in my hotter than the devils drawers of an apartment, I found myself perusing the Statcast leaderboards and some things caught my eye. I thought it would be fun to explore who Statcast thought performed better

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Geraldo Perdomo
Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Last week, the 2019 Impact Prospects detailed lesser-known potential impact prospects. This week, I will explore lesser-known potential breakout prospects outside the top 200 in the 2019 Top 500 Fantasy Prospects.  In this context, a “breakout” simply means these prospects will greatly improve their fantasy stock over the next year. Some may

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