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Kevin Merrell

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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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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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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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Gleyber Torres
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

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. At the beginning of May, TDG reviewed

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2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

The Dynasty Guru recently released the annual, consensus rankings of the top 50 fantasy shortstops in dynasty leagues (#1-20 and #21-50), detailing several shortstop prospects. The following rankings focus upon, and dive deeper into, fantasy shortstop prospects. Shortstop is arguably the most important and valuable defensive position in baseball. As

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