TDG’s Top 500 Consensus Rankings for Points Leagues – March 2023
What’s up Dynastopians. We’re back! And if you’re anything like me, you’re kinda tired. I get it, and I see you. The world is moving very fast. So let’s slow it down and get to the obnoxiously long list of grown people who hit balls with sticks. Or throw balls
The Dynasty Guru 2023 Top 500 Dynasty Players for OBP Leagues
Whew. I can’t express how excited I am to share my Top 500 List for OBP dynasty leagues. It’s my first publicly available personal endeavor, so I’d be lying if I didn’t say there was a little apprehension. But only a little, and this won’t be my last Top 500
The Dynasty Guru 2023 Top 500 Dynasty Players for Batting Average Leagues
Hi and glad you clicked to see our top 500 dynasty players for the 2023 season. The list is designed for a daily 15-team league, a traditional 5×5 roto starting 2 catchers with Wins and Saves (no holds), and of course Batting Average. Enjoy!
Scout the Stat Line: Projected Top 1,000 Prospects, End of May Update
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.
Scouting the Stat Line: Projected Peak Dynasty Performance for the Top 1,000 Prospects
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
Episode 5: Taylor Trammell and Yusniel Diaz. Joined with great dynasty baseball friends!
First we discuss “bottom feeders”. These guys are at the bottom of lists and sometimes not found on multiple lists. The guys fitting this criteria are Jahmai Jones, Nick Pratto and Bubba Thompson. Then we move into listener recommended players. We discuss Hans Crouse, Jacob Nix, Lazaro Armenteros, MJ Melendez,
The Bastard Son of xwOBA: xwOBA-lite for Minor Leaguers
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
Jordan’s Research Ramblings: Expected Power Leaderboards for Minor Leaguers
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
Scouting the Stat Line: Top 3030 Hitting Prospects by Peak MLB wOBA Projection
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
Top 200 Fantasy Prospects, September 2019
Earlier this month at The Dynasty Guru, I examined infield and outfield prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete the pitching prospect update this month. However, these rankings will indicate movement among pitching prospects. With both the minor and major league regular seasons in