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Dynasty BaseballScouting the Statline

In dynasty leagues, information asymmetry leads to opportunity. Having the right information before the competition is how you gain an advantage. In this series, we highlight interesting high rising prospects, from the well-known to the lesser-known, based on our Peak Major League Equivalencies projections.  Our approach is based entirely on

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2022 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect TalkScouting the Statline

This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.

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Padres Infielder Ha-Seong Kim (c/o Padres twitter)
Dynasty BaseballTriple Play

The Triple Play is back for a fifth season! This regular feature is broken down by senior writer Phil Barrington and he is joined by a rotating panel of some of the best Dynasty Baseball writers in the business. If you’re new to the Triple Play, this series breaks down

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2021 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

This article continues an annual series providing peak projections for prospects. The projections are derived from peak major league equivalencies that use my (Jordan’s) aging curves and league translations to convert every player’s statistics to the same peak MLB (American League) baseline, making it easier to compare players at different

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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.

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsUncategorized

We’re back with the second half of our top 30 second base prospects for 2021. Like we discussed last time, most of these guys are either bat-first players with enough athleticism to handle a defensive position up the middle or pure speed and defense archetypes. The second half of our

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

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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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

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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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

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!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally, moreso for you Astros and Sawks fans

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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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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