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 Statline – The Top 300 Projected Hitters
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.
Join The Ranks Episode 24: 2022 First Base Dyno Ranks
Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Joe (@joegarino) invite another new TDG writer, Sam Wirsching (@SamFBB1) on to the pod to discuss TDG’s consensus first basemen rankings heading into 2022. As always, be nice to yourself, be good to each other, and go get some cake. See you next week. Intro and
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
Scouting the Stat Line: Peak Projections for Top Prospects After One Month of MILB Games
Vidal Brujan (Photograph: Twitter, @vidalbrujan) This article provides peak MLB projections for prospects incorporating their MILB statistics through the games of June 7th.
Dynasty’s Child Episode 151: Gittens’ Kitten Mittens
Jake, Shelly, and Jordan get together on Dynasty’s Child this week to discuss the latest news and notes, injuries, the Five Tools Of The Week, and another round of Top Podspect! Outro: The Bones by Maren Morris feat. Hozier WRITERS’ PLUGS! Follow us on Twitter! The Dynasty Guru:
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
Dynasty’s Child Episode 80: Maine Has The Best Beer
Click Here To Listen Patrick, Keaton and Shelly are here to review the week that was in the MLB, talk hot or not, prospect stock exchange and of course the Top Podspect Topics Include: Promotions and Demotions: Andrew Knizner (8:15) Nate Lowe (10:10) Injuries: Luke Weaver (11:50) Forrest Whitely (12:20)