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Oscar Taveras

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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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Going with your gut and not seeking or using evidence to support your view is a time honoured tradition in baseball, so I’m just going to go ahead and declare this the busiest off-season of transactions ever. If a player’s fantasy value is some product of talent and opportunity then

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On June 4, I took stock of Byron Buxton’s phenomenal campaign in Single-A and asked our readers a simple question: was the Twins’ outfielder the best fantasy prospect in the game, and if not, who was? After examining the extraordinary numbers Buxton had posted to that point in the season,

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There aren’t many players who could put up a 153/194/169 line an retain their prospect status, but a career 301/369/466 line in the minor leagues has kept Kolten Wong’s prospect status strong despite his struggles in his introduction to major league pitching. After starring at the University of Hawaii, including

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If you’re a regular TDG reader, you probably have a thing for prospects. It’s ok, the first step is admitting it, and you’re among friends here. Keeping up with prospects throughout the season can be hugely advantageous for diligent Fantasy players. Everyone knows about the Jurickson Profar’s and Oscar Taveras’s

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*This list and commentary originally ran early this month at Baseball Prospectus. You should be reading BP, but I don’t think I need to tell you that. What can three months teach us about the landscape of talent in the minor leagues? Most of the time, that short span teaches

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It’s been way too long since I wrote a post about trade vetoes, but I want to get a little more specific on the topic here, as it relates to dynasty leagues. First of all, let me get the disclaimers out the way. I am very much against trade vetoes

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, Byron Buxton is having a decent season so far in Single-A. Last year’s second overall selection boasts a modest .333/.435/.545 line through 240 PA, good for a wRC+ of 174. He’s walking and striking out nearly equally, which is remarkable for a

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A lot can happen in a year. June 3rd, 2012 was the day I took over the roster which became the focus of my Rebuilding a Dynasty League Roster series, and now that June 3rd is upon us again, it seemed like a natural time to take a look at

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Keith Law released his updated Top 25 prospect list yesterday, and the names lie pretty much where you’d expect. Oscar Taveras is No. 1, with Byron Buxton and Xander Bogaerts rounding out the Top 3. Archie Bradley has shot up the rankings to No. 9, while Dylan Bundy is down

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