Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Joe (@JoeGarino) finally get back on a pod together to discuss the first few weeks of baseball and quickly chat about some risers in their upcoming Top-500 Dynasty Rankings for OBP Leagues. Intro and Outro: One Fine Day by Keep Calm and Podcast On (Podcast.co)
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!
After a wild and crazy 2020 season, the 2021 MLB season is about to begin! Our staff of 27 writers and contributors have ranked, debated, re-ranked, and written up more than 600 players! Now for the big finale, the TDG Top 500 List.
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
Brett and Taylor discuss their thoughts on prospects Seuly Matias and Leody Taveras. Then they talk about the recent comparison of Freddie Freeman given to Alec Bohm. With that comparison, Pete Alonso joins the conversation. As promised, Brett and Taylor discussed Jonathan India and Nolan Gorman, who they highlighted a
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
The 2020 season is just about upon us, and TDG ranking SZN is almost concluded. So far the incredible rankings team of 26 writers has ranked and written up more than 600 players. Now that all the positional rankings have been completed and released, that just leaves one left: The
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