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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

WELCOME! Our brave group of writers has been ranking, debating, re-ranking, re-debating, and re-re-ranking over 600 players for dynasty leagues. The fruits of our efforts will be filling January and February with the deepest, most thoroughly and painstakingly selected dynasty baseball rankings on the internet. We have top-40s, top-50s, top-125s,

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On Wednesday, July 31st, Major League Baseball will have their annual trade deadline, or as the Mariners have called it for 18 years, “The Start of the Offseason”. And for the first time in 2019, there will no longer be a Non-Waiver Deadline to end August, so teams will have

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Left On Base Percentage (LOB%), AKA “Strand Rate” is a stat that describes how often a pitcher allows base runners that don’t score. It’s usually cited as a luck stat that indicates that a pitcher has been fortunate to get out of trouble, or unfortunate in the timing of hits

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty Baseball

With great hair comes great responsibility. But, is pitching success included in the large bundle of assets that come with having great hair? In the case of Burch Smith, I certainly believe so. The soon to be 28-year-old pitcher in the Royals organization boasts wondrous locks and, more importantly, elite

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2018 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2018 Dynasty Basketball Rankings

It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively

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There are many pitcher stats that we review and analyze to predict regression or breakout. While there is plenty of focus on BABIP (batting average on balls in play), HR/FB (home-run to flyball ratio) and ERA (earned run average), LOB% (Left On Base percentage), is a stat that I think

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Here’s some dynamite analysis: a pitcher’s statistics will look better if he doesn’t allow runners to score (Thank you. Looking forward to my trophy for Achievement in Baseball). Ideally, pitchers would probably prefer to not allow base runners. However that would lead to perfect games that go on for infinity,

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Dynasty Dynamics

Baseball award season means hot takes and fierce debates between fans over minor differences, but it also means heralding greatness with trivial lists. I say, why should the great be the only ones with trivial lists? Why not let the merely competent get in on the list action? In that

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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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2015 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

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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