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Freddie Freeman

Digging for DiamondsDynasty Baseball

It’s no secret that I have a fantasy baseball man-crush on Nick Castellanos. Ever since being drafted 44th overall in the 2010 MLB draft out of Archbishop McCarthy High School and not long after having a 70-grade hit tool slapped on his name, I’ve been enamored with Castellanos. It wasn’t

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GeneralUncategorized

Over the last several weeks, we have identified catchers, first basemen, second basemen, third basemen, shortstops, and outfielders who have the potential to contribute to three or more hitting categories. Today, we’ll compare our evaluations of each position to determine relative values and scarcity. As a reminder on the methodology

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2016 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

It’s the time of the year where we offer congratulations to those of you brave dynasty league owners that survived the offseason. The greatness that 2016 will surely offer is upon us and that means we’ll be spending the next six weeks moving our way through the positional landscape, offering thoughts

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GeneralUncategorized

Congratulations on surviving another off-season. Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time to spend the next month  traveling across the positional landscape, labeling players with numbers that correspond to their value. It’s the very definition of freedom. A ton of hard work was put into these rankings,

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Current EventsGeneralProspect TalkUncategorized

When a young player has been in the major leagues for awhile it seems like they are older than they really are. It is uncommon for a player to break into the major leagues at the age of 20 or 21 but it does happen. There are usually a couple

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GeneralThe Dynasty Guru Experts League

This is going to be an exciting baseball season as a participant in The Dynasty Guru Experts League (#TDGX), which as you know by now is an awesome new league filled with industry experts from all the best baseball sites on the Internet. In my first column about this league I

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Bold Predictions

In what’s now becoming a yearly tradition at The Dynasty Guru, the writers here have been (and will be) putting their boldest predictions out there as they relate both to the major leagues and minors. And for completeness, here were my predictions from last year, and then my review of

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The Dynasty Guru Experts League

After 800 picks spread over three weeks’, The Dynasty Guru Experts League draft is complete. It was an absolute blast from #1 Mike Trout all the way down to #800 Cord Sandberg. I had tons of fun drafting my team while chatting with the knowledgeable cast of characters who have been

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Rankings Counterpoint

Underestimate Freddie Freeman at your own peril. I have seen too many people pass over Freddie Freeman in fantasy baseball drafts. The most common complaint about Freeman is that he supposedly doesn’t hit enough home runs, especially for a first baseman. Well OK that is true to some extent. But

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The Dynasty Guru Experts League

I drew the #9 pick for the Dynasty Guru draft, and it proved to be a more challenging slot that I anticipated. You can read about the bidding guidelines for purchasing draft slots here, along with some stellar analysis for the staggering 15-keeper price paid by winning bidder Mike Buttil

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