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Luis Campusano

Podcast

  On this episode, Keaton, Shelly and, Jake catch up on the latest news from around the league and discuss the rash of recent pitching prospect promotions and finish with a philosophical question of how to build a dynasty pitching staff.

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Digging for Diamonds

In dynasty baseball, the are two ‘rules’ you constantly hear in podcasts or read in articles. Number 1: There is no such thing as a pitching prospect (“TINSTAPP”). Number 2: Never draft catchers. As with most things, these should not be viewed as absolutes. While I was working on updating

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

As an extension of the Top 500 Overall Players from March, The following is the consensus top 150 prospects from Keaton DeRocher, Shelly Verougstraete, and Jordan Rosenblum.

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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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2020 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

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

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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!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

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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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

Our ranks are based on peak MLB wOBA translations for minor leaguers. Peak MLB wOBA is 2019 minor league wOBA adjusted for aging and league difficulty. For example, say a 20-year-old posts a .400 wOBA in the Triple-A International League in 2019. Adjusted for league difficulty, this performance is equivalent

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Earlier this month at The Dynasty Guru, I examined infield and outfield prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete the pitching prospect update this month. However, these rankings will indicate movement among pitching prospects. With both the minor and major league regular seasons in

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