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2014 Dynasty League Rankings

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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Entering the 2013 season, the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo was perhaps the most hyped first baseman in all of (fantasy) baseball. Don’t believe me? Click here, here, or here. I, too, was guilty of piling on the hype after he posted a .285/.342/.463 slash line with 15 home runs in 368

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Dynasty DynamicsUncategorizedWhat To Do About...

Dustin Ackley. Jesus Montero. Justin Smoak. Michael Saunders. This was supposed to be the nucleus of The Next Great Mariners Team. Ackley was a safe pick as a plus-bat second baseman out of college. Montero was the M’s’ No. 4 hitter of the future. Smoak would give them some much-need

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Current EventsProspect TalkUncategorizedWhat To Do About...

Perhaps you drafted Jesus Montero as your starting catcher this season. Maybe you’re in a league that starts two catchers. Maybe you were drunk and thought Tyler Flowers would be good this year. Perhaps you put all your eggs in Ryan Doumit’s basket. There are plenty of reasons why Fantasy

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As I hinted at in yesterday’s post on the updated Top 500 Dynasty League Rankings, Ben, Craig and I sat down to “record” the latest PFYE on the subject at hand. So for your amusement, we talked over gchat for almost an hour and a half about what we’ve liked

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Prospect TalkUncategorizedWhat To Do About...

When I was a younger man, newly enthused by the idea of scouting and analyzing prospects, I loved few things more than player comparisons. It’s a trap that many of us – even the most seasoned pundits – fall into on occasion, and you read about them all the time.

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Now we’re moving into a category with some meat to it – and not just because a number of these names could politely be referred to as “plus-sized”. We’re not exactly in a golden age for the 1B position in fantasy, but there’s still plenty of talent up towards the

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