After a wild and crazy 2020 season, the 2021 MLB season is about to begin! Our staff of 27 writers and contributors have ranked, debated, re-ranked, and written up more than 600 players! Now for the big finale, the TDG Top 500 List.
Relievers are a unique class in saves-only dynasty leagues. Unlike other positions, where value is primarily determined by talent, their value is strongly tied to contextual factors, mainly managerial preferences and team. The importance of contextual factors suggests fantasy managers ought to have more of a short-term outlook on relievers
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!), the fantasy baseball season is gearing up and you’ve been completely checked out. Commissioners have renewed leagues. Keeper deadlines are looming. First-year player
This is a companion piece to our annual Top 50 Dynasty League Catchers series, which you can find here and here. The opinions below are my own and do not reflect the TDG consensus.
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!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty
Here is the second installment of Dynasty Divorces! Every year, fantasy baseball websites release their Top 100 Prospects lists. In this series, Brett Cook (@beautyofgrace32) and Taylor Case (@TCasesLoaded) will both highlight one player who they see dropping on these lists. Keeping a highly coveted prospect too long could lead
The Triple Play is back for a third season! This regular feature is broken down by staff writers Bob Osgood and Paul Monte and a rotating panel of third writers. If you’re new to the Triple Play, this series breaks down an arm, a bat, and a prospect within each
Been away for a couple weeks but I am back breaking down a new, head-to-head, 16 team, Dynasty league draft that I joined at the end of March. The season still has not started as of today, so that just allows more time to breakdown this draft. Find Part I
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