In today’s episode of Dynasty’s Child, Keaton, Shelly, and Jake discuss the Pirates recently offloading some relevant fantasy starters, various other exciting signings, and then dive into the third base rankings before they answer some listener questions!! Outro: Dearly Departed by Shakey Graves feat. Esmé Patterson WRITERS’ PLUGS!
The Dynasty’s Child crew is on fire today as they discuss relevant playoff performances, interesting declined player options, and where they think some recent free agents will end up during the offseason.
One month of baseball is in the book; enough for walks and strikeouts to become 50% reliable for pitchers, or at least 50% reliable indicator of past talent. As Eno Sarris highlighted in his recent starting pitcher rankings update, velocity, and strikeout minus walk rate are two indicators fantasy baseballers
Click Here To Listen Keaton, Shelly, and Adam are in the house to talk about the news and notes from around the league, injuries/call ups and the week that was in the MiLB and of course the Top Podspect. Topics Include: Signings/Call ups/Demotions Tyler O’Neil (5:35) Tyler Beebe (6:30) Nick
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 Guru is
The All-Star break is a time for fantasy owners to regroup and either prepare for the stretch run or start reloading for next season. In addition, it is a four-day period in which almost no major league statistics accrue. Of course, the minor league season continues in full swing. Nevertheless, most
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
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
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,
There’s a common phrase that says, “numbers don’t lie” – but in baseball, often times the exact opposite is true. Luck frequently comes into play, creating misleading numbers in small sample sizes, making bad players look great, and making great players look below-average. One of my favorite exercises throughout the season involves pinpointing