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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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Is Yoan Moncada a “flyball revolution” guy? Has Francisco Cervelli raised his launch angle? What about Xander Bogaerts, has he become a different type of hitter? Did Trevor Bauer really cheat for an inning to prove a point? These are just a few of the questions that I’ve answered for

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Over the last two pieces, we have covered a lot of ground when considering how to build and value a bullpen in dynasty and long-term keeper formats. In part one, we marveled at the great Arthur Rhodes while acknowledging the volatility in the new normal.  In part two, we did

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The following is a status check of The Dynasty Guru Experts League (Volume II). This is a 20 team, 5×5 league that utilizes OPS and SV+HLD instead of AVG and SV. We thought it might be good to put our money where our mouth is and have a league that

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Last week, I wrote an introduction on the Holds category. In summary, I provided some data to explain the mercurial nature of relievers, holds, and what we might take away from current trends to better adapt in the fantasy landscape. This week, we’re going a little more in-depth.

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We are almost one month into the season. We have a little bit more information about major league players than we did at the end of Spring Training, but not much. Player performance at this point in the season is highly dependent on batted ball luck. As a result, we

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AN INTRODUCTION Welcome to The Dynasty Guru’s Triple Play! This is a brand-new series where three very cool dynasty baseball nerds- Adam Lawler, Patrick Magnus, and Keaton O. DeRocher- bring to you a succinct analysis of a pitcher, a hitter and a prospect from each organization. We’ll be running this

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TDG’s The Best Twitter Follows: Double-A Affiliates – Eastern League When building (and especially rebuilding) a dynasty baseball team having the most accurate and up-to-date information is key.  A transaction to acquire prospects based on information not yet published in the annals of Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, or Fangraphs gives

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In fantasy baseball, your April mantra should be “Don’t Overreact, Don’t Overreact, Don’t Overreact.” That said, if you do nothing in April, you’ll miss out on some of the most valuable break outs. Don’t go cutting players you paid good money or high picks for, but every roster has injuries,

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The Boys are back! Patrick comes crawling back to us this week, and Keaton & Ian begrudgingly let him back in. The guys go over news and notes, live-action reactions and answer listener questions. Suggested Talking Points: Patrick is resurrected; Patrick teaches us about scouts; “More like Franklin BAErreto”- Ian, probably;

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