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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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Dynasty Baseball

For an explanation of league rules, see the introductory post. There was a decent amount of activity in the Way Too Deep League in the final two FAAB periods before September call-ups. With just one week of regular season play remaining, owners have different priorities. Some are making small moves

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

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.

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Kristian Robinson
Dynasty BaseballDynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

Happy New Year’s Eve! What better way to ring in the new year than with nearly 6,500 words about outfield prospects?! Like shortstop, outfield is a deep position in baseball, attracting both speedy, elite defensive players and plodding sluggers. A step above the defensive spectrum from first base and often

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Digging for DiamondsProspect Talk

Here we go again, I dug through another twelve players. Analyzing the depths of the Arizona Fall League. Scouring the depths of minor league systems for prospects that may help you out. That’s right, some of us are such baseball masochists that we actually put ourselves in leagues where the

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