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Ryan Noda

Dynasty Baseball

Welcome, welcome, welcome! Yes, it’s true, we are nearing the end of our ranking szn. Don’t be sad because it’s ending but be happy because it happened! And be happy as this means it’s time for one of the crowning ranks – The Dynasty Guru’s Annual Top 500 Dynasty Players

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Twins 1B/OF Alex Kirilloff (photo by Tony Farlow)
2024 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

First basemen. The unsung heroes of the dynasty baseball realm, and some of our personal favorites. Here are our 2024 #31-#50 First Basemen!! #31-#40 After my first glance at the names I get to cover here, the first adjective that comes to mind is ‘wild’. Not necessarily ‘wild’ said like

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2023 Dynasty Baseball Rankings2023 Mid Season Rankings Update

Welcome everyone to the August 2023 update to TDG’s Top 500 List for OBP Dynasty Leagues. This list assumes a 15-team, 5×5 Roto league with OBP for our batters and QS and SVH for pitchers. The list also assumes that rosters are the ‘keep forever’ dynasty format with one starting

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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

Buoyed by his selection in the Rule 5 Draft, selectivity at the plate, and ability to hit the ball out of all parts of the park, Ryan Noda has risen to number eight on our first base prospect list.  A true three-outcome player, he’ll get plenty of opportunities to show

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2023 Dynasty Baseball RankingsProspect Talk

Welcome back to our top 1B prospects, with the top half of an exciting group. There was a clear tier of three players at the top of the group, with discussion moving them in a different order but deciding to stick with the results of the rankings. There is lots

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2022 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect TalkScouting the Statline

This prospect rankings article updates my offseason prospect projections piece, making use of my research on aging and the minor leagues featured at ‘Scout the Stat Line,’ a website Ross Jensen and I co-publish.

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2021 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

This article continues an annual series providing peak projections for prospects. The projections are derived from peak major league equivalencies that use my (Jordan’s) aging curves and league translations to convert every player’s statistics to the same peak MLB (American League) baseline, making it easier to compare players at different

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2021 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

Vidal Brujan (Photograph: Twitter, @vidalbrujan) This article provides peak MLB projections for prospects incorporating their MILB statistics through the games of June 7th.

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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.

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

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

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