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Dynasty Baseball

For your post-trade deadline reading pleasure, the Dynasty Guru proudly presents the Consensus Top 500 Dynasty Rankings for AVG Leagues! For this mid-season update, we have three guru’s combining their opinions to create this list – Ken Balderston (@KenInToronto), Brett Cook (@beautyofgrace32), and Chris Knock (@notnotcknock). They assumed a 15-team,

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2022 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

…picture a man, 32, hunched over a laptop, tired fingers flying as he ranks an abnormally long list of other grown baseball persons, pitting them against each other with make-believe furor…he takes a deep breath and… Hey everybody, your friendly neighborhood dynasty dad here. I’m glad you’re back for some

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2022 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Baseball Rankings

During the offseason, our staff has worked tirelessly to rank, debate, re-rank, and write up more than 600 players to help dynasty leaguers on their road to glory. As is typical, we put a bow on this offseason process with the following dynasty top 500. If you’re interested and able,

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2022 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

Continuing with TDG’s consensus rankings with Outfielders ranked #61 through #125.  Outfielders #1-#20 can be found here and #21-60 can be found here.  Read on!   61. Hunter Renfroe, Milwaukee Brewers (Age: 30, Previous Rank: 117) Renfroe had a deplorable year in 2020 (didn’t we all?), hitting .156 in Tampa

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Nationals Outfielder Lane Thomas takes a cut
Dynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsProspect TalkTriple Play

The Triple Play is back for a fourth season! This regular feature is broken down by writer Phil Barrington. He is joined by a rotating panel of some of the best Dynasty Baseball writers in the business. If you’re new to the Triple Play, this series breaks down an arm,

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Prospect Talk

What a trade deadline! You never know how much activity you’ll see year to year at the deadline, but 2021 didn’t disappoint, with former MVPs, Cy Young winners, and multiple All-Stars changing teams. Jared and Ken give you a short introduction to the prospects who changed teams. There were so

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

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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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

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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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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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Julio Rodriguez & Jarred Kelenic
Dynasty BaseballDynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

Each month, The Dynasty Guru will provide a 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.

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