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Vidal Brujan

Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Dynamics

We are entering the home stretch of the breakdown of a new, head-to-head, 16-team, Dynasty league draft that I joined at the end of March. As of today there is still the possibility of a 2020 season, albeit shortened. Many of you out there are in leagues where decisions will

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Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

As an extension of the Top 500 Overall Players from March, The following is the consensus top 150 prospects from Keaton DeRocher, Shelly Verougstraete, and Jordan Rosenblum.

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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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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

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 BaseballProspect Talk

Minor league data is not yet at the same quality of MLB data, but it’s catching up. In the past few years, key new data sources have become available to the prospect analyst: FanGraphs and Baseball America now offer average exit velocity, while Prospects Live offers fly ball distance, and

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2020 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

The 2020 season is just about upon us, and TDG ranking SZN is almost concluded. So far the incredible rankings team of 26 writers has ranked and written up more than 600 players. Now that all the positional rankings have been completed and released, that just leaves one left: The

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Podcast

  In this episode, Keaton and Shelly dive into the latest news from around the league and talk 2B Rankings. Underrated: Kolten Wong Luis Arraez Overrated: DJ Lemahieu Nick Madrigal Best Chance to jump into top 10 Cavan Biggio Shed Long Favorite 1B Prospect Vidal Brujan Aaron Bracho Outtro: Camera

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

WELCOME BACK!!! Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings

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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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Earlier this month at The Dynasty Guru, I examined infield and outfield prospects with increasing and decreasing fantasy value. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete the pitching prospect update this month. However, these rankings will indicate movement among pitching prospects. With both the minor and major league regular seasons in

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