In today’s loaded episode of Dynasty’s Child, Patrick, Shelly, and Jake cover a ton of news and notes from around the league, take some early victory laps, nominate some top podspects, and answer a few listener questions as well!! Outro: The Night We Met by Lord Huron WRITERS’
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.
After a wild and crazy 2020 season, the 2021 MLB season is about to begin! Our staff of 27 writers and contributors have ranked, debated, re-ranked, and written up more than 600 players! Now for the big finale, the TDG Top 500 List.
Welcome to a continuation of our new Prospect Spotlight series, where we pair our prospect rankings with a deep dive on one of the players in that ranking. Here, we’ll dive deeper into the prospect’s fantasy profile, highlighting their background, skill set, and what we see for them coming down
In today’s episode, Taylor and Joe invite Jake Devereaux (@devjake) onto the show to discuss the latest TDG First Base consensus rankings. They talk general takeaways, why Triston Casas could be a star, get some rankings beef of their chests, and even do a little risk assessment to help
This is a companion piece to our annual Top 50 Dynasty League 1st Base series, which you can find here and here. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus.
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
There a few new pieces we are introducing for 2021 to accompany our rankings in order to give you more insight and info on the players we ranked. Every Monday to accompany our first rankings list we will be highlighting some players we see as risers and fallers at the
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