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Dynasty BaseballTriple Play

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 you a succinct analysis of one pitcher, one hitter and one prospect from each organization. We’ll be running this regularly

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2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

Every year at The Dynasty Guru, we meticulously rank over 600 players for our loyal readers. While we take plenty of steps to reshape and refine each list, perhaps the most important stage is our infamous, staff-wide debates. Few professionals are as passionate about their work as fantasy analysts (don’t

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General

Xander Bogaerts is just 23 years old and yeah, I am saying he has a great shot to be in the hall of fame. 2016 will be his second straight season producing an fWAR of over 4.0 and has him on pace for a career of well over 40 fWAR

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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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The Dynasty Guru Experts League

As you surely know by now, 20 of us are currently drafting teams in The Dynasty Guru Experts League. The festivities can be followed on Twitter at #TDGX. So in lieu of talking about my team today, which I will get to in due time, I reached out with ten

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General

From the 21st of January to the 20th of February, the writers at TDG will be taking you through our rankings position-by-position. As I mentioned in the primer, this year we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of having my personal rankings up on this site, like last year, these

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GeneralUncategorized

Starlin Castro had a down year. A really down year. Fantasy Pros’ No. 3 shortstop — and No. 36 player overall — in the 2013 preseason rankings was simply abysmal, slashing .245/.284/.347 with 10 home runs, 59 runs, 44 RBIs and nine steals in 705 plate appearances. The 23-year-old regressed in every major

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GeneralUncategorized

We are all aware of what Andrelton Simmons can do in the field. We’ve seen and used the #andrelted hashtag. We’ve all looked at that picture and felt inadequate. As fantasy owners though, what exactly is Andrelton Simmons to us? His 2013 was more and less than we expected in

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Dynasty DynamicsUncategorized

Before we dive back into the analysis, a few reminders about the context of the league, as it’s not a straight-forward format. It is a 20-team 7×7 H2H league that uses all of the standard 5×5 categories, plus OPS/Total Bases for hitters and Quality Starts/Holds for pitchers. The active rosters

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2013 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

Now things are finally starting to look up. The difference between SS and 2B positionally is pretty eye-opening once you start including prospects, as 2B only has one top-40 prospect and SS has six. It really makes me think twice about ranking the dual eligibility guys on the SS list

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