Hey everybody, your friendly neighborhood dynasty dad here. Thank you as always for tuning in for some more Top-500 OBP list action! A few notes and various housekeeping items before we dive right in this time, in list form, as is my right: The list is now a Saves +
This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.
Hello and welcome back to the PROSPECTS ONLY portion of our ranking SZN, continuing on with the second half of a loaded SS position! Of course, not all these guys will stick at SS, but we’re ranking based on games played last season so the list is bursting with some
This article continues an annual series providing peak projections for prospects. The projections are derived from peak major league equivalencies that use my (Jordan’s) aging curves and league translations to convert every player’s statistics to the same peak MLB (American League) baseline, making it easier to compare players at different
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.
And we’re back with the latter half of our 2021 Top 30 shortstop prospects. There are quite a few up and comers on this list. It’s littered with guys yet to make their pro debut (due to the pandemic), but don’t let that scare you away. These youngsters are as
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
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
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