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Prospect Talk

As the dog days of summer turn to the heat of the pennant races, not to mention the quickly approaching end of the minor league season and several callups of top prospects, we present a late-season update of the Top 200 Prospect Rankings! While there are likely some ranks you

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Prospect Talk

What a flurry of deals last week at the trade deadline! TDG team is here to introduce you to some of the prospects moved, and in some cases talk a bit about how their value is affected. Prospects traded to American League teams was published earlier this week – We

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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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Dynasty Baseball

The minor league season is about 40 games old and we’re getting close to the point where stats are beginning to stabilize. While the season is still young we can at least look at player’s current performance and make projections or conclusions with more confidence. In our first post of

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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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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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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

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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

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

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Short Season Breakouts
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Last month, I detailed notable short season assignments (Part 1 and Part 2). Most recently, Scouting the Stat Line – Post Draft Talent detailed several short season breakouts, including Bryce Ball, Francisco Alvarez, Diowill Burgos, Luisangel Acuña, and Alexander Mojica. As a follow up, I will revisit the short season

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