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Dynasty BaseballScouting the Statline

It has been a very busy week in the offices of Scouting the Statline.  As was promised in my last article two weeks ago, we have launched a new home base for our various analyses and projections, housed at statlinescouting.com. Promises made, promises delivered!  At this site, you can peruse

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Prospect Talk

Welcome, and thank you for reading! Now that the MLB FYPD is complete, and we finally have a few months of minor league data, isn’t it time to publish an updated prospect ranking? Let’s face it, playing in a dynasty league means a slight obsession with baseball prospects, picking our

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Digging for DiamondsDigging for Diamonds

Welcome to a revamped version of Digging For Diamonds, a series with a long history here at TDG. This year we’ll be releasing articles twice a month with prospects outside our top 100. We’ll give you deep dives on longshots and who we think should be on your radar. Each

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

We’re deep into the heart of January and that means it’s a good time to hit the hot corner section of our prospect lists. Who couldn’t use a little extra heat this time of year? The top half of our third base prospect list features a handful of guys who

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2021 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

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

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Podcast

    On this episode, Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan discuss the latest news from around the league and continue their prospect series with prospects from the NL East Outtro: This Disorder by The Features

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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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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

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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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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