There’s a common phrase that says, “numbers don’t lie” – but in baseball, often times the exact opposite is true. Luck frequently comes into play, creating misleading numbers in small sample sizes, making bad players look great, and making great players look below-average. One of my favorite exercises throughout the season involves pinpointing
It’s the time of the year where we offer congratulations to those of you brave dynasty league owners that survived the offseason. The greatness that 2016 will surely offer is upon us and that means we’ll be spending the next six weeks moving our way through the positional landscape, offering thoughts
For dynasty leaguers, the offseason presents an excellent opportunity to acquire under-the-radar players before the fantasy pundits reveal their sleeper lists for the upcoming season. During the winter months, players can be improperly valued by your leaguemates for a variety of reasons, including poor surface stats, recency bias, and an
As hard as it is to believe, we’ve finally reached the conclusion of our look into an offseason MiLB draft of a man whose MLB Power Rankings on FOX elicit comparisons to that of a drunken, dart throwing chimp, Mr. Craig Goldstein. This was certainly an entertaining draft (for the writer
Congratulations on surviving another off-season. Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time to spend the next month traveling across the positional landscape, labeling players with numbers that correspond to their value. It’s the very definition of freedom. A ton of hard work was put into these rankings,
I swear I don’t usually do this. At least not so soon. But this past week, I traded a ton of talent and depth to land Carlos Gonzalez. And I don’t regret it at all. I don’t make giant, franchise-altering trades very often in the first year of my ownership.
From the 21st of January to the 20th of February, the writers at TDG will be taking you through our rankings position-by-position. As I mentioned in the primer, this year we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of having my personal rankings up on this site, like last year, these
In the search for prospects to fill my own roster prior to the season, I came across Astros pitching prospect Vincent Velasquez and wound up falling head over heels in love. You’re unlikely to find him on many current top 100 lists, but scouts are beginning to sit up and