Every year in the preseason we in the fantasy world try to identify players who are risers and who are fallers. Now predicting the future is tough because we don’t know, and never will know what a player went through to get to where they are, nor do we know
Continuing with our highlights of the league’s top Second Basemen, as judged by our collection of industry experts, below are the players ranked #31-50. 31. Nick Gonzales, Pittsburgh Pirates, (Age: 23, Previous Rank: 15) Where to begin with Nick! I want to begin by saying that I have a lot
Hey everybody, your friendly neighborhood dynasty dad here. Thank you as always for tuning in for some more Top-500 OBP list action! A few notes and various housekeeping items before we dive right in this time, in list form, as is my right: The list is now a Saves +
Note: data update 3/8/2021. Peak wRC+ and dynasty z-score are unchanged. Other metrics updated, but they remain consistent with peak wRC+ and dynasty z-score. See ‘Table note’ for more detail.
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
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, moreso for you Astros and Sawks fans
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.
The MLB Draft is in the books! During the draft, I noted my pick-by-pick observations and the fantasy potential of each pick. Following the draft, I examined infield, outfield, and pitching prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. With the draft complete, it is time to revisit the 2019 Top 200 Fantasy Prospects,