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The Dynasty Guru Experts League

We’re almost there. Only… TWENTY?! Ok, fine, twenty more rounds is a lot of rounds but we’re going to hammer them out here in the next two posts, meaning I’ll have recapped each and every one of my 40 picks, plus the small trade my partner and I made in

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Bold Predictions

This is my second year posting predictions at The Dynasty Guru, and this time I approach the task with even more dread than a year ago. Internet baseball predictions have a way of biting their creator in the ass more often than not, and that’s a fate I was fully

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General

From the 21st of January to the 20th of February, the writers at TDG will be taking you through our rankings position-by-position. As I mentioned in the primer, this year we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of having my personal rankings up on this site, like last year, these

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UncategorizedWhat To Do About...

With the turn of the calendar fresh in our minds, I thought it would be worth discussing (no, not resolutions) which prospects would be happy to see 2013 return from whence it came, and welcome instead a new year and anustart a new start. Each of these guys had bad seasons,

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UncategorizedWhat To Do About...

While Ben wrapped up the AL side on Tuesday, I’m lagging behind thanks to a scheduling quirk. Here’s the NL Central: Chicago Cubs: Junior Lake, OF I’ve written about Lake before over at Baseball Prospectus, but he’s the guy for this post. He’s going to get a ton of at-bats in

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Bold PredictionsProspect Talk

Let’s skip the formalities/well constructed introductions. In my last post, I covered four of my preseason predictions that stunk. In this post, I will cover the other seven that didn’t stink. In this way, I’m able to abide by two Internet Baseball Writing rules at once: I’ve revisited a preseason

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Dynasty DynamicsProspect TalkUncategorizedWhat To Do About...

Mike Olt has had a really crappy 2013 season. After crushing Double-A pitching in 2012 and shooting through the minors to earn a cup of MLB coffee, Olt began this year as a victim of the Rangers’ offensive depth. Blocked at his natural position by Adrian Beltre and also behind

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Dynasty DynamicsProspect TalkUncategorized

I don’t want to sound like an alarmist doctor who is trying to frighten you into buying something I’m hocking, but Prospect Fatigue is a very real thing. Prospect Fatigue is when a prospect has been in the public consciousness for so long that they appear to have lost some of

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Bold PredictionsProspect Talk

As a prospect writer, I’m wrong on the World Wide Web all the time. “Casey Kelly makes a smart late-round pick this year,” I will write one week before we lose him to injury. “Adam Eaton can grab you 30 cheap steals,” I opine before his elbow acts up. “Devin

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2013 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

The theme continues as we make our way to the final infield position – the right side of the infield is getting weaker from a fantasy perspective, as the left side of the infield is getting stronger. With Miguel Cabrera and Manny Machado joining the ranks, along with breakouts from

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