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
Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Joe (@JoeGarino) get together to do a quick 2021 Sleeper Draft on this latest episode. Have a draft with them coming up? If so, this is the one to check out! Intro and Outro: One Fine Day by Keep Calm and Podcast On (Podcast.co) WRITERS’
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.
This is a companion piece to our annual Top Dynasty League Relief Pitching series. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus. Each of these players has fans among my colleagues.
Relievers are a unique class in saves-only dynasty leagues. Unlike other positions, where value is primarily determined by talent, their value is strongly tied to contextual factors, mainly managerial preferences and team. The importance of contextual factors suggests fantasy managers ought to have more of a short-term outlook on relievers
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!), the fantasy baseball season is gearing up and you’ve been completely checked out. Commissioners have renewed leagues. Keeper deadlines are looming. First-year player
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
This writeup highlights the most consistent fantasy performers by position in the MLB over the past three seasons. Although there may have been other players that played at a more elite level for a shorter period of time who are not listed, taking the cumulative average over the past three
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