Scout the Stat Line: Projected Top 1,000 Prospects, End of May Update
This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.
Scouting the Stat Line: Projected Peak Dynasty Performance for the Top 1,000 Prospects
This article continues an annual series providing peak projections for prospects. The projections are derived from peak major league equivalencies that use my (Jordan’s) aging curves and league translations to convert every player’s statistics to the same peak MLB (American League) baseline, making it easier to compare players at different
Scouting the Stat Line: Top 1000+ Hitters Under 30 by Peak Projected Dynasty Performance
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.
THE DYNASTY GURU’S 2021 TOP 60 OUTFIELD PROSPECTS, #31-60
Welcome back again, folks. We find ourselves at the final installment of the prospect hitter lists for 2021. But don’t fret, we’re not done yet, we’ve got a list full of pitchers left for you to vet. Like I mentioned before, this position is so well-stocked that I’m sure we’ve
Dynasty Divorces: Michael Kopech and Victor Victor Mesa
This is the fifth installment of Dynasty Divorces! Every year, fantasy baseball websites release their Top 100 Prospects lists. In this series, Brett Cook (@beautyofgrace32) and Taylor Case (@TCasesLoaded) will both highlight one player who they see dropping on these lists. Keeping a highly coveted prospect too long could lead
Top Rookies for 2020 Production
I cannot believe it, there will be baseball games played this week that have meaning! This 60 game sprint will be the strangest season we have seen. Also, it will be interesting to see how teams utilize their taxi squad. Will, it actually be a taxi squad, with a bunch
TDG’s Top 150 Prospects May 2020
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.
The Bastard Son of xwOBA: xwOBA-lite for Minor Leaguers
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
Jordan’s Research Ramblings: Expected Power Leaderboards for Minor Leaguers
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
TDG’s Top 500 Dynasty Rankings March 2020
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