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Wenceel Perez

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 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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Podcast

  Transactions/Injuries and Such Nico Hoerner (5:15) Justin Dunn (5:45) Kyle Lewis (6:15) James Karinchack (6:45) Christian Yelich (8:00) Nick Senzel (8:45) Byron Buxton (9:55) Shohei Ohtani (11:35) Reyes Moronta (12:00) Justin Upton (12:45) David Dahl (14:00) The Batting Order Austin Meadows (15:45) Nick Solak (16:55) Ketel Marte (18:00) Kyle

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Fernando Tatis Jr.
Dynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

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 April, TDG reviewed early assignments, injuries, and

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Wander Franco
Dynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

I have been playing fantasy baseball for approximately 15 years. Since the beginning, I have been a prospect and MLB youth hunter, always keeping an eye peeled for the next big thing. You’re not likely to see me fawn much over scout ratings/grades, launch angles, or exit velocities. Some may

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Geraldo Perdomo
Digging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Last week, the 2019 Impact Prospects detailed lesser-known potential impact prospects. This week, I will explore lesser-known potential breakout prospects outside the top 200 in the 2019 Top 500 Fantasy Prospects.  In this context, a “breakout” simply means these prospects will greatly improve their fantasy stock over the next year. Some may

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2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty DynamicsWhat To Do About...

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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Nico Hoerner
2019 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect Rankings

Shortstop is arguably the most important and valuable defensive position in baseball. As such, major league organizations often attempt to develop as many shortstop prospects as possible. Consequently, the list of shortstop prospects is expansive; so expansive it warrants two separate articles. Part 1 explores the cream of the crop,

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Peter Alonso
2018 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty BaseballDynasty Prospect RankingsProspect Talk

Each month, The Dynasty Guru will provide a prospect update that includes 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 August, TDG reviewed

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