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Alejandro Kirk

Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

Last week, I generated an expected home runs per fly ball measure (xHR/FB) for minor leaguers based on their average fly ball distance and average exit velocity. The logic is this: a minor leaguer can be expected to hit a certain number of home runs per fly ball given their

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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

Minor league data is not yet at the same quality of MLB data, but it’s catching up. In the past few years, key new data sources have become available to the prospect analyst: FanGraphs and Baseball America now offer average exit velocity, while Prospects Live offers fly ball distance, and

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2020 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

The 2020 season is just about upon us, and TDG ranking SZN is almost concluded. So far the incredible rankings team of 26 writers has ranked and written up more than 600 players. Now that all the positional rankings have been completed and released, that just leaves one left: The

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Podcast

  Jake, Shelly, and Jordan review the latest news around the league, dive into the catcher rankings and answer some listener Q’s Catchers: Overrated: Jorge Alfaro Joey Bart Wilson Ramos Underrated: Sal Perez Danny Jansen Sean Murphy Poised to rise: Sam Huff Francisco Alvarez Tyler Stephenson Favorite Catching Prospect: Ivan

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WELCOME BACK!!! Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

Wander Franco (Left photograph: Rob Tringali / MLB Photos via Getty Images); Julio Rodriguez (Right photograph: wv_power, The Official Instagram for the West Virginia Power) Over the past year, I’ve developed translations that convert minor league statistics to their equivalent MLB statistics. I’ve also built aging curves to project when

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  Keaton, Jordan, and Shelly are back! They look back on Shelly’s trip to the AFL and some risers and fallers at catcher. They also check in on the first round of the Top Podspect Bracket.

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

Our ranks are based on peak MLB wOBA translations for minor leaguers. Peak MLB wOBA is 2019 minor league wOBA adjusted for aging and league difficulty. For example, say a 20-year-old posts a .400 wOBA in the Triple-A International League in 2019. Adjusted for league difficulty, this performance is equivalent

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Juan Soto
Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

The Dynasty Guru updates its peak performance leaderboards weekly. View the latest update here, updated as of 8/23/2019. As a reminder, the wOBA metric is designed to be a single variable that can inform how good a player’s overall hitting/plate approach quality is.  Our wOBA calculations are meant to help

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Click Here To Listen Patrick Keaton and Shelly are here to review the week that was in the MLB, run through the batting order, hit the prospect stock exchange, pick a top podspect and answer some listener questions Topics include: Transactions: Frankie Montas (4:30) Dallas Keuchel (6:25) Zac Gallen (6:40)

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