Scouting the Statline focuses on using aging curves and major league equivalencies to generate peak projections. Peak projections put all minor and major leaguers on equal footing for comparative purposes, allowing us to easily build data-based rankings and leaderboards.
…picture a man, 32, hunched over a laptop, tired fingers flying as he ranks an abnormally long list of other grown baseball persons, pitting them against each other with make-believe furor…he takes a deep breath and… Hey everybody, your friendly neighborhood dynasty dad here. I’m glad you’re back for some
During the offseason, our staff has worked tirelessly to rank, debate, re-rank, and write up more than 600 players to help dynasty leaguers on their road to glory. As is typical, we put a bow on this offseason process with the following dynasty top 500. If you’re interested and able,
Continuing with TDG’s consensus rankings with Shortstops ranked #31 through #50. Read on! 31) Bryson Stott, Philadelphia Phillies, (Age: 24, Previous Rank: 47) Peak MLB projection: 110 wRC+ .262/.354/.441 22 HR/600 7 SB/600 12.1 BB% 23.7 K% Author note: my write-ups for prospects and young players without a long MLB
Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees Torres swatted 38 home runs in 604 PA in 2019, then hit just three in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. It was easy to write that off based on small sample size, but when he followed that up with only nine last year, panic set in
Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Joe (@joegarino) invite the incomparable Shelly Verougstraete (@ShellyV_643) and Keaton DeRocher (@TheSpokenKeats) onto the pod to discuss TDG’s consensus shortstop rankings heading into 2022. As usual, the vets talk takeaways from the consensus rankings, any hot takes that showed up in the individual rankings, and risky
Congrats, everyone! You made it to the break! For everyone out there struggling through the grind of a 162-game season: we see you. And please know that you are more than your dynasty baseball team standings. At least, that’s what I tell myself. In any case, below are the consensus
With the first half of 2021 in the books, now is as good a time as any to to refresh our offseason top 500 list. Thanks, dear readers, for following along thus far in 2021–we are looking forward to an enjoyable and fulfilling second half of the baseball season with
Note: data update 3/8/2021. Peak wRC+ and dynasty z-score are unchanged. Other metrics updated, but they remain consistent with peak wRC+ and dynasty z-score. See ‘Table note’ for more detail.
After a wild and crazy 2020 season, the 2021 MLB season is about to begin! Our staff of 27 writers and contributors have ranked, debated, re-ranked, and written up more than 600 players! Now for the big finale, the TDG Top 500 List.