Welcome, and thank you for reading! Now that the MLB FYPD is complete, and we finally have a few months of minor league data, isn’t it time to publish an updated prospect ranking? Let’s face it, playing in a dynasty league means a slight obsession with baseball prospects, picking our
In today’s loaded episode of Dynasty’s Child, Patrick, Shelly, and Jake cover a ton of news and notes from around the league, take some early victory laps, nominate some top podspects, and answer a few listener questions as well!! Outro: The Night We Met by Lord Huron WRITERS’
In today’s episode of Dynasty’s Child, Keaton, Shelly, and Jake talk news and notes, recent injuries from around the league, and of course, talk about TDG’s Relief Pitcher Rankings for 2021. As usual, they hit on players to target and avoid, and mix in some listener questions as well.
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!
Welcome back again, folks. We find ourselves at the final installment of the prospect hitter lists for 2021. But don’t fret, we’re not done yet, we’ve got a list full of pitchers left for you to vet. Like I mentioned before, this position is so well-stocked that I’m sure we’ve
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
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
Each month, The Dynasty Guru will provide an outfield prospect update, including 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.