One month of baseball is in the book; enough for walks and strikeouts to become 50% reliable for pitchers, or at least 50% reliable indicator of past talent. As Eno Sarris highlighted in his recent starting pitcher rankings update, velocity, and strikeout minus walk rate are two indicators fantasy baseballers
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). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty Guru is
Episode 57: The Doctor Is In! Producer’s note: This is one of the most interesting fantasy baseball podcasts I have ever heard! On today’s episode, our fearless fantasy gurus analyze and discuss some of the most notable injuries with Dr. Mike Tanner! Dr. Tanner has treated patients with orthopedic injuries for
There are a few times every year a baseball observer could and should become legitimately excited about a pitcher’s progression and growth. Often, those who consume a mass amount of baseball caution against small sample sizes. Rightfully so. They want to see trends and multiple data points before determining whether
There’s a lot of good advice out there to avoid pitching prospects in dynasty leagues, for they just break their arms, their elbows, and your hearts. TINSTAPP has become an acronym as well known in dynasty circles as FIP, WRC+, WAR, etc. There is a lot of sage wisdom behind that,
Last year was the year of the home run, causing ripples through the entire fantasy landscape. Unsurprisingly, this had quite the effect on pitchers, although it’s been less talked about than the hitter side of things. What should fantasy owners do, if anything, about this trend?
The Boys are back! This week the guys break down TDG’s SP rankings and answer your listener questions! Suggested Talking Points- The Twins rotation, old pitchers, Keaton upsets Ian, Patrick buys Ian’s love, the cameo from Keaton’s cat, the cameo from Ian’s wife, yelling about Chris Archer, Lance Lynn, and Jeff Samardzija, next
Flags fly forever. We play fantasy baseball to win our leagues, not to just put together a consistent, above-average team. However, we all are working off similar rankings with essentially equal resources (draft picks, etc) to apply to those rankings. If you select a team based purely off rankings competing