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Dynasty Baseball

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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From the 21st of January to the 20th of February, the writers at TDG will be taking you through our rankings position-by-position. As I mentioned in the primer, this year we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of having my personal rankings up on this site, like last year, these

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UncategorizedWhat To Do About...

If you have been following along all week here at TDG, you have read almost a dozen articles about players that we believe can be quality last minute additions to your roster before free agency ends. If you listened to our advice, you could have very easily turned over your

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