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Jhailyn Ortiz

2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

How to best make sense of the recent proliferation of information on minor league hitters, specifically power metrics? This is a question I’ve been struggling with in the last few weeks/months (does anyone keep track of time anymore?) regarding minor league fly ball distance, exit velocity, and exit velocity on

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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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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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Kristian Robinson
2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Happy New Year’s Eve! What better way to ring in the new year than with nearly 6,500 words about outfield prospects?! Like shortstop, outfield is a deep position in baseball, attracting both speedy, elite defensive players and plodding sluggers. A step above the defensive spectrum from first base and often

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Juan Soto
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Last week at The Dynasty Guru, we examined infield, outfield, and pitching prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. In addition, we examined where MLB Draft prospects fell within the Top 200. As the culmination of the monthly review and update, and given the influx of talent from the MLB Draft, we shall revisit the

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Ronald Acuna Jr.
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

Over the past week at The Dynasty Guru, we examined infield, outfield, and pitching prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. As the culmination of the monthly review and update, we shall revisit the 2018 Top 200 Fantasy Prospects, published in March. Fantasy value is ever-changing. Like the stock market, there are stable assets and

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Juan Soto
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Each month, The Dynasty Guru will provide a prospect update that includes notable performances (good and bad), assignments, promotions, trades, injuries, and suspensions. Most importantly, the monthly update will examine prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value, from the elite to the obscure. April saw the beginning of the 2018

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty Prospect Rankings

Recently, The Dynasty Guru released the 2018 Top 200 Fantasy Prospects, representing the culmination of over 40 days of prospect positional rankings. In closing, the final thoughts briefly touched upon two vital considerations (flexibility and risk) when ranking fantasy prospects. Last week, we explored where owners actually select prospects in dynasty drafts, emphasizing ranking

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2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

Recently, The Dynasty Guru released the Top 500 Dynasty League Players for OBP Leagues, the Top 500 Dynasty League Players, and the 2018 Top 200 Fantasy Prospects, representing the culmination of over 40 days of positional rankings. Rankings are useful guides in practice, but drafts often complicate them. This article will

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Ronald Acuna
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty Prospect Rankings

The 2018 Top 200 Fantasy Prospects represents the culmination of over 40 days of prospect positional rankings. These rankings will ultimately detail 500 total prospects, including 40 catchers, 34 first basemen, 32 second basemen, 36 third basemen, 58 shortstops (part 1 and part 2), 120 outfielders (part 1, part 2, and part

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