This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.
This piece is intended to be a collection of thoughts and observations from the team here at The Dynasty Guru that can help fantasy managers make roster decisions. Often times our mornings start off by sipping a cup of coffee while perusing the box scores from the previous night’s games.
The name of the game is getting in early. Right? Is there a better feeling than finding a player you believe in, and watching him succeed? I know it’s the part of playing dynasty baseball I enjoy most, and I’d wager that most of you enjoy it as well. So,
Background A 6’2” 229LB righty, Bednar did not get drafted out of high school but spent two years with Mississippi State University. He pitched only 24 games in college but capped his career off with six no-hit innings in the championship-clinching game and winning the college world series Most Outstanding
Lonnie White Jr, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates (64th overall 2021 FYPD) A three-sport star in high school, the Pirates lured White to sign with them rather than play wide receiver in college. He’s very athletic and toolsy, but also raw, many feeling he’ll benefit from focusing on baseball only going forward.
Background While not at the head of the prep shortstop list entering the 2021 season, Kahlil Watson showed loud in-game tools and caught the eye of many scouts prompting him to be listed as a top 5 prospect by many sites pre-draft. A left-handed hitter standing 5’9” and listed weight
With the signing of Seiya Suzuki comes the final update to my FYPD rankings this offseason. There are not a large number of changes in volume, but some notable changes to some particular players I’ll highlight below the ranks. While nothing really changed as far as a player’s ability goes,
Background A left-handed hitter out of Eastlake HS, Mayer stands 6’3” and 188 lbs. After impressing in showcase events and hitting .392/.555/.886 in his senior year, Mayer was the #1 ranked prospect by MLB Pipeline. On draft day, the Red Sox selected Mayer with the 4th overall pick and signed