The Triple Play is back for a fourth season! This regular feature is broken down by senior writer Paul Monte and a rotating panel of writers. If you’re new to the Triple Play, this series breaks down an arm, a bat, and a prospect within each organization for your reading
Welcome, friends. We’ve reached our final destination in the 2021 prospect ranking system. We hope that you’ve enjoyed every stop along the way, from catchers all the way around the diamond, through the outfield, and back to the mound for the pitchers. What a ride!
After a wild and crazy 2020 season, the 2021 MLB season is about to begin! Our staff of 27 writers and contributors have ranked, debated, re-ranked, and written up more than 600 players! Now for the big finale, the TDG Top 500 List.
Howdy, folks, and welcome in to what I can only assume will be one of your favorite prospect lists of the winter. That’s right, it’s time for the shortstop list! This list features some of the best and brightest prospects in all of baseball. Make sure you dig in and
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
On this episode, Shelly, Jake, and briefly Keaton, talk about the most recent state of negotiations between players and the league and continue the positional prospect series with NL Central. Outtro: In The End (Remix) by Mellen Gi & Tommee Profitt
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
Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan review the latest news and notes from around the league and then jump into a review of the top 500 and answer a listener question. Keaton defends his ranking of: Jeter Downs Nick Solak Carlos Santana Nolan Gorman Shelly defends her ranking of: Jose Garcia/Garrett
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