With the first half of 2021 in the books, now is as good a time as any to to refresh our offseason top 500 list. Thanks, dear readers, for following along thus far in 2021–we are looking forward to an enjoyable and fulfilling second half of the baseball season with
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 to the second half of our 2021 first base prospect rankings. This list will round out our top hitters at perhaps the most powerful position on the diamond. The bottom half of the first base list features more players from the lower and mid-minors as well as a couple
We’re back again with a new haul of prospects at a new position! We hope you’re enjoying this series so far because there’s quite a bit more where that came from.
WELCOME BACK!!! Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty
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
In this episode Keaton, Shelly and Jake dive into the latest news from around the league and talk 1B Rankings. Underrated: Joey Votto Luke Voit Jose Abreu Overrated: Rhys Hoskins Evan White Josh Bell Best Chance to jump into top 10 Michael Chavis Renato Nunez Mike Ford Favorite 1B