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
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
WELCOME! Our brave group of writers has been ranking, debating, re-ranking, re-debating, and re-re-ranking over 600 players for dynasty leagues. The fruits of our efforts will be filling January and February with the deepest, most thoroughly and painstakingly selected dynasty baseball rankings on the internet. We have top-40s, top-50s, top-125s,
Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan review the latest news since the last recording and run through their risers and fallers for SS, OF, SP and RP. Risers: Amed Rosario Jordan Groshans Orelvis Martinez Alex Verdugo Corbin Carroll Julio Rodriguez Aaron Civale Adrian Houser Craig Kimbrel Ken Giles Edwin Diaz