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’
A few weeks ago, I published updated peak performance projections for all players under 30 with at least 600 career plate appearances. I did not include prospects with fewer than 600 PA in that article, as they have a relatively small sample of plate appearances. For these players, a stats-only
Welcome, friends. We’ve reached our final destination in the 2021 prospect ranking system. We hope that you’ve enjoyed every stop along the way, from catchers all the way around the diamond, through the outfield, and back to the mound for the pitchers. What a ride!
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 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
On this episode, Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan discuss the latest news from around the league and continue their prospect series with prospects from the NL East Outtro: This Disorder by The Features
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
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
Each month, The Dynasty Guru will provide a prospect update, including notable performances (good and bad), assignments, promotions, trades, injuries, and suspensions. Most importantly, the monthly update will examine prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value, from the elite to the obscure.