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Drew Jackson

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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

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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

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

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

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Fernando Tatis Jr.
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The major league regular season is finally here! With the end of spring training, all 30 teams finalized active rosters, including a surprising number of prospects breaking camp. This article will briefly touch upon each notable prospect breaking camp and their anticipated role. Service Time Before delving into the prospects,

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Scott Kingery, Second Base
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The Dynasty Guru recently released the annual, consensus rankings of the top 50 fantasy second basemen in dynasty leagues (#1-20 and #21-50), detailing several second base prospects. The following rankings focus upon, and dive deeper into, fantasy second base prospects. Second base is the land of misfit shortstops. Be they

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As the various minor leagues wrap up their seasons, there is one more event for prospect seekers, the Arizona Fall League. This is a five-week baseball extravaganza that includes top prospects, injured prospects, and a mix-match of everything in between. While not all of the rosters are completely filled, a

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At long last, we wrap up the 2016 new player mock draft. In case you missed it, the new TDG writers did a mock draft of players who entered the draft pool in 2015. This includes 2015 international signings and Rule 4 draft picks. We’ve each written up a short explanation

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There’s nothing both more overrated and more underrated than a dynasty league farm team, as it (like with most other things in life) all depends upon how you use it. If you sit around waiting for the players you identified to be great and continue to supplement with other prospects

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Because I’m a man of the people, I began a series speculating on 2015 draftees two weeks ago. The guessing is tolerable on first rounders with solid scouting reports to back up statistical performance, it tends towards irresponsibility when discussing 2nd-4th rounders, and reaches full-on dart throw mode today, as I discuss a few more Day Two

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