In today’s loaded episode of Dynasty’s Child, Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan cover a ton of news and notes from around the league, pick their way-too-early award winners for 2021, and answer a few listener questions as well!! Outro: Almost (Sweet Music) by Hozier WRITERS’ PLUGS! Follow us on
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.
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!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty
I cannot believe it, there will be baseball games played this week that have meaning! This 60 game sprint will be the strangest season we have seen. Also, it will be interesting to see how teams utilize their taxi squad. Will, it actually be a taxi squad, with a bunch
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
Keaton, Shelly, and Jake give a quick reaction to the halting of baseball operations and then dive into their predictions for the season’s division winners, WS and awards. Keaton: AL DIV: NYY, MIN, HOU AL WC: TB, OAK NL DIV: LAD, ATL, MIL NL WC: NYM, WAS Series: LAD
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