Thank you for reading and please feel free to put anything that I missed in the comments! Jorge Polanco to Injured List (Link) Byron Buxton Suffers Knee Tightness (Link) The Twins depth is once again being tested. With Polanco’s trip to the IL, Edouard Julien was recalled and was inserted
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,
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
Something Seems Different This Year The 2021 New York Yankees do not look like their typical home run happy selves. As of June 27th, the Bronx Bombers are currently tied for eighth in the league with 100 home runs. Their current 162 game pace is 210 home runs, which
Picture it. It is your birthday and you’ve spent most of your day in bed due to illness (non-COVID, thank goodness). What a crappy birthday. You feel horrible and even if you did feel great you couldn’t go anywhere due to social distancing. Sigh. *Phone lights up* Ugh. Is this
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.