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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

How to best make sense of the recent proliferation of information on minor league hitters, specifically power metrics? This is a question I’ve been struggling with in the last few weeks/months (does anyone keep track of time anymore?) regarding minor league fly ball distance, exit velocity, and exit velocity on

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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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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

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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Bold PredictionsDynasty BaseballWhat To Do About...

It’s hard to believe that the baseball season is already half over. The good news for all of us is that there is a lot more ball to play after the All-Star Break. When we look back at the first half, it has been defined by the otherworldly performances of

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Dynasty Baseball

Starling Marte’s suspension was the major talking point of the baseball world last week and caused hysteria for both Marte and Austin Meadows owners’, though for opposite reasons. The Pirates have since faced both a right-handed and left-handed pitcher, so we can at least have an idea of how the Pirates

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Every year the MLB Draft happens always with little fanfare in comparison to its contemporaries the NFL and NBA.   There is no month long hype train on major outlets and rather than have the first round picks stats barrage you nonstop until draft day, a la Marcus Mariota and Jameis

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2015 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

  Congratulations on surviving another off-season. Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time to spend the next month  traveling across the positional landscape, labeling players with numbers that correspond to their value. It’s the very definition of freedom. A ton of hard work was put into these

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For the past few weeks, I’ve been profiling players participating in the winter leagues.  The regular seasons of the Dominican, Venezuelan, and Mexican Winter Leagues are in the books but they’re still playing in Puerto Rico and Australia and I’m still here grinding out the Central and West divisions.  In case you missed the

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The Dynasty Guru Experts League

You know there’s a touch of baseball geek in you when the idea of drafting players in the 400-800 range sounds like a good time. Heading into the second half of this draft, Paul and I kept to our basic strategy of looking for the best values while keeping our

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The Arizona Fall League is in full swing, and we hope you’ve enjoyed TDG’s coverage taking you through all the rosters, big names and lesser names you may one day see in a big league box score. But before we dive into the final installment, here are five links to

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