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Mikie Mahtook

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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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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My wife will tell you that I’m very quick to discard things. I think the most frightening show on television is Hoarders. Not The Walking Dead, or Game of Thrones, or ESPN’s First Take. I’m more terrified of a cluttered home than the zombie apocalypse, or White Walkers, or being

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As a dynasty league player and MiLB fan, you probably gravitate toward what is shiny and new. It’s a natural impulse, and it’s one I have to fight myself all the time. The following names might not inspire tremendous confidence in you, as you’ve seen them struggle and have become

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