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’
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.
In today’s episode of Dynasty’s Child, Keaton, Shelly, and Jake discuss the Pirates recently offloading some relevant fantasy starters, various other exciting signings, and then dive into the third base rankings before they answer some listener questions!! Outro: Dearly Departed by Shakey Graves feat. Esmé Patterson WRITERS’ PLUGS!
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!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty
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
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
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