Continuing with our highlights of the league’s top Second Basemen, as judged by our collection of industry experts, below are the players ranked #31-50. 31. Nick Gonzales, Pittsburgh Pirates, (Age: 23, Previous Rank: 15) Where to begin with Nick! I want to begin by saying that I have a lot
Welcome back, friends! This round of prospect rankings kicks off our top 30 second basemen. The second base group is typically made up of bat-first middle infielders who don’t have the athleticism or defensive chops for the left side of the infield or more speed-oriented guys with similar defensive profiles.
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
Click Here To Listen Patrick, Keaton and Shelly are here to cover the week that was in the MLB, run through the batting order, hit the prospect stock exchange, pick a top podspect and answer some listener Q’s Topics include: Transactions: Adley Rutschman (11:00) Matt Allen (12:45) Brandon McKay (16:05)
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.
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. At the beginning of May, TDG reviewed April performances for infielders,
Last week, I provided a focused scouting report of Grayson Rodriguez. This week, I touch upon other notable prospects with the Delmarva Shorebirds and the Greensboro Grasshoppers with video from April 18th. Adam Hall, 2B/SS, Baltimore Orioles The Orioles selected Adam Hall in the second round of the 2017 MLB