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Exit Velocity

2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsCurrent Events

Which hitters have made the biggest combined power and contact improvements compared to last year? This article looks at early season changes in power and contact across baseball.

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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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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

Minor league data is not yet at the same quality of MLB data, but it’s catching up. In the past few years, key new data sources have become available to the prospect analyst: FanGraphs and Baseball America now offer average exit velocity, while Prospects Live offers fly ball distance, and

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Peter Alonso
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From the moment Pete Alonso’s sixth major league home run splash landed in Atlanta, he’s been on the national radar.

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Is Yoan Moncada a “flyball revolution” guy? Has Francisco Cervelli raised his launch angle? What about Xander Bogaerts, has he become a different type of hitter? Did Trevor Bauer really cheat for an inning to prove a point? These are just a few of the questions that I’ve answered for

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Hi. My name is Jim. I write about launch angles, exit velocities, expected on-base averages, barrels and all manner of things that try to answer the question “why?” Why do baseball stats like batting average, WHIP, home runs, earned run average, isolated slugging percentage and on-base percentage become what they

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I love it when a plan comes together to write an article about two (or more) players that I’ve mentally attached at the hip. The two Dodgers sluggers, Yasmani Grandal and Yasiel Puig, have long held my attention for being able to hit the ball so damn hard, yet have

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Lorenzo Cain is among my favorite baseball and fantasy baseball players. This offseason, when I made a list of players I’d hoped the Brewers would be able to sign, Cain topped the list. Therefore you can imagine my joy when the Brewers went out and signed him. In fantasy baseball

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Nicky Delmonico White Sox
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Nicky Delmonico has a badass 80-grade name. He’s my guilty pleasure this year for deeper formats, and I’ll also be monitering his progression to see if he’s worth adding in shallower formats. I plan to monitor him in a couple ways: first and foremost, I’m going to watch his various

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