Welcome everyone to the August 2023 update to TDG’s Top 500 List for OBP Dynasty Leagues. This list assumes a 15-team, 5×5 Roto league with OBP for our batters and QS and SVH for pitchers. The list also assumes that rosters are the ‘keep forever’ dynasty format with one starting
Welcome back to our positional prospect ranks with the bottom half of our top 20 1B ranks. First base is traditionally a very thin position for prospects, as it’s towards the bottom of the defensive spectrum and many major league 1B gravitate there in the majors, but few move through
The rankings continue! This week, the Gurus tackle first base, starting with #31-50. Enjoy and thanks for reading! 31) Luke Voit, Free Agent, (Age: 32, Previous Rank: 26) Voit flashed as a 29-year-old in 2020 and based on current trends that were also his peak. He had a shot at
This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.
This article continues an annual series providing peak projections for prospects. The projections are derived from peak major league equivalencies that use my (Jordan’s) aging curves and league translations to convert every player’s statistics to the same peak MLB (American League) baseline, making it easier to compare players at different
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
June marks an exciting time for those who follow prospects! While the MLB Draft draws a lot of attention, short season leagues are just getting underway. As such, although the minor league season passed its halfway point, it is just starting for numerous intriguing prospects.