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April 8, 2014

Dynasty Dynamics

AL West U25 Lists

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein


As trying as it is to work with Ben, the payoff seems more worthwhile. So it goes with dynasty leagues that require more investment, result in more frustration, and take up more time than you ever thought possible (all these apply to working with Ben as well). We know how much effort our subscribers put into their leagues because we do the same, and we wanted to provide our readers with the things we crave as well, which is how this project came to be.

For this exercise, we're each going to rank our top-30 U25 fantasy players by division before we collaborate on a top-150 list once this portion of the project is complete. For each division, we'll give you our individual rankings and then discuss any major discrepancies in our rankings, talk about some sleepers we wanted to rank higher and take cheap shots at each other along the way. It will be like the TINO podcast, but for your eyes, complete with an imaginary Bret Sayre breaking up our fights.

Just like with the preseason organizational top prospect lists, players will have to be born after April 1, 1988 to qualify, and just like with the preseason lists, there is of course an element of subjectivity that comes with these rankings. But unlike the preseason lists, these rankings are all about fantasy.

After kicking off this series with our look at the NL West last week, in this edition we give the junior circuit some love by examining the AL West.

Ben's Rankings

Craig's Rankings

1. Mike Trout, OF, Angels

1. Mike Trout, OF, Angels

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