Taylor (@TCasesLoaded) and Kyle (@CavghtLooking) discuss some relevant news and notes from the first four days of the season, some exciting roster moves, breakout candidates for the 2021 season, and some last-minute thoughts for your dynasty teams. News and Notes: 3:03 Taylor Trammell: 3:09 Luis Campusano: 6:08 Akil Baddoo:
Every week on Fridays, our writers here at The Dynasty Guru will be bringing you some quick hit musings about a particular topic so you, the reader, can get a blast of info from a bunch of different writers with some passionate opinions. This week, our staff weighs in on
In today’s episode of Dynasty’s Child, Patrick, Shelly, and Jordan discuss recent news and notes from around the league, give their thoughts on some new rules hitting the minor leagues this season, hit on some later-round starting pitchers to target and avoid, and answer a listener question! Outro: Sleep
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.
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
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.
For an explanation of league rules, see the introductory post. We have two weeks of Way Too Deep FAAB to catch up on. The theme so far in June has been young starting pitching. Teams are starting to call up their young breakout starting pitchers. Many of these pitchers are
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,
Happy New Year’s Eve! What better way to ring in the new year than with nearly 6,500 words about outfield prospects?! Like shortstop, outfield is a deep position in baseball, attracting both speedy, elite defensive players and plodding sluggers. A step above the defensive spectrum from first base and often