Congrats, everyone! You made it to the break! For everyone out there struggling through the grind of a 162-game season: we see you. And please know that you are more than your dynasty baseball team standings. At least, that’s what I tell myself. In any case, below are the consensus
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.
In today’s episode of Dynasty’s Child, Keaton, Shelly, and Jordan discuss myriad recent signings from around the league, discuss shortstops to target and avoid heading into 2021 and even answer some listener questions! Outro: Lost in My Mind by The Head and The Heart WRITERS’ PLUGS! Follow us
Taylor and Joe invite Keaton DeRocher (@TheSpokenKeats) and Shelly Verougstraete (@ShellyV_643) on the pod to discuss 2021 Dynasty Third Basemen in the latest episode of Join The Ranks. They cover the recent Arenado trade to the Cardinals, discuss some hot takes, play a quick game of “Would You Rather”,
The bottom half of our third base prospect list for 2021 is chock full of high-upside players from the lower minors and below! Some of these guys are fresh out of the amateur ranks and have yet to see even one pitch of pro ball, but don’t let that scare
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
Our ranks are based on peak MLB wOBA translations for minor leaguers. Peak MLB wOBA is 2019 minor league wOBA adjusted for aging and league difficulty. For example, say a 20-year-old posts a .400 wOBA in the Triple-A International League in 2019. Adjusted for league difficulty, this performance is equivalent
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.