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Gavin Lux

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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  Keaton, Shelly, and Jake give a quick reaction to the halting of baseball operations and then dive into their predictions for the season’s division winners, WS and awards. Keaton: AL DIV: NYY, MIN, HOU AL WC: TB, OAK NL DIV: LAD, ATL, MIL NL WC: NYM, WAS Series: LAD

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2020 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

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

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Juan Soto
Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

Throughout 2019, The Dynasty Guru maintained projected peak wOBA leaderboards to help indicate the best minor league hitting performances throughout the year. The final 2019 update to the leaderboards was posted on 9/3/2019, at the end of the minor league season.  To view these results, please follow this link. We’ve

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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). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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  Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan review the recent signings, trades, and transactions, continue the risers and faller series with 2B, run through a small 5 round mock FYPD and answer some listener questions.

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

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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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

Our ranks are based on peak MLB wOBA translations for minor leaguers. Peak MLB wOBA is 2019 minor league wOBA adjusted for aging and league difficulty. For example, say a 20-year-old posts a .400 wOBA in the Triple-A International League in 2019. Adjusted for league difficulty, this performance is equivalent

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Earlier this month at The Dynasty Guru, I examined infield and outfield prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete the pitching prospect update this month. However, these rankings will indicate movement among pitching prospects. With both the minor and major league regular seasons in

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Juan Soto
Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

The Dynasty Guru updates its peak performance leaderboards weekly. View the latest update here, updated as of 8/23/2019. As a reminder, the wOBA metric is designed to be a single variable that can inform how good a player’s overall hitting/plate approach quality is.  Our wOBA calculations are meant to help

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