This is a companion piece to our annual Top 40 Dynasty League Catchers series, which you can find here and here. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus. Each of these players has plenty of fans among my colleagues.
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!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty
The 2020 MLB season is a mess of short sample sizes and hot takes, so how you interpret and apply them to your fantasy leagues is up to you. This gets particularly difficult when you’re applying a couple of weeks’ worth of data to a player’s long-term outlook. In most
Hello out there in Dynasty fantasy baseball land! I joined a new Dynasty league in late March with 16 teams, and 65 roster spots (30 majors, 35 minors) and decided to write about it in real-time. So you will be reading some of my decisions/conundrums/snipes that were happening during the
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
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
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
Jake, Shelly, and Jordan review the latest news around the league, dive into the catcher rankings and answer some listener Q’s Catchers: Overrated: Jorge Alfaro Joey Bart Wilson Ramos Underrated: Sal Perez Danny Jansen Sean Murphy Poised to rise: Sam Huff Francisco Alvarez Tyler Stephenson Favorite Catching Prospect: Ivan