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01-19

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: First Basemen on the Ocean Floor
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Wilson Karaman

01-18

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Get to Know: First Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-12

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Yan Gomes vs. Devin Mesoraco
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Mark Barry

01-12

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Catchers on the Ocean Floor
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Wilson Karaman

01-11

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Get to Know: Catcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-11

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Catchers
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Greg Wellemeyer

01-03

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Fantasy Content Preview
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Mike Gianella

09-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: The Barren Land of Fantasy Backstops
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Ben Carsley

09-12

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The Buyer's Guide: Deep Minor-League Grabs
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J.P. Breen

09-01

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Fantasy Freestyle: Five Low-Minors Prospects I Like
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Wilson Karaman

07-20

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TDGX Transactions: Let's Talk About Yulieski Gurriel
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George Bissell

06-30

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Fantasy Freestyle: Dynasty Prospects: A Few of My Favorites
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Wilson Karaman

06-23

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Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip
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Ben Carsley

06-22

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TDGX Transactions: Throwing the Kitchen Sink
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George Bissell

06-16

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The Top 40 Dynasty League Prospects
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Bret Sayre

06-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Evaluating the California League All-Stars
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Wilson Karaman

06-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Building a Contender in TGDX
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J.P. Breen

06-09

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 8th
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Mark Anderson

06-08

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TDGX Transactions: Let's Trade Victor Robles Again
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George Bissell

06-07

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Five to Watch: Double-A Hitters
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Greg Wellemeyer

06-06

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The Buyer's Guide: Minor-League Edition
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J.P. Breen

06-01

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Dynasty Dynamics: Seven Prospects to Stash or Flip
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Ben Carsley

06-01

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TDGX Transactions: CC Sabathia's Unforeseen Renaissance
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George Bissell

05-25

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TDGX Transactions: Hello Newman
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George Bissell

05-24

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Five to Watch: Low-A Hitters
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Greg Wellemeyer

05-18

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TDGX Transactions: Investing for the Future
by
George Bissell

05-18

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Dynasty Dynamics: Rebuilding in TGDX, Part II
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Ben Carsley

05-12

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Fantasy Freestyle: Prospect Tweet Bag
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Wilson Karaman

05-11

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TDGX Transactions: Let's Make Some Deals
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George Bissell

05-11

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Five to Watch: High-A Hitters
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Greg Wellemeyer

05-04

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TDGX Transactions: Embracing Darkness
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George Bissell

04-28

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TDGX Transactions: Oh the Places You'll Cano
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George Bissell

04-20

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TDGX Transactions: Betting on Bettis
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George Bissell

04-06

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Dynasty Dynamics: Rebuilding in TDGX
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Ben Carsley

03-23

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Dynasty Dynamics: A Different Dynasty Top 101
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Ben Carsley

03-14

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Fantasy Freestyle: Targeting Under-the-Radar Prospects for Rebuilds
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J.P. Breen

03-10

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

03-09

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Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

03-03

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Starting Pitchers on the Ocean's Floor
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Wilson Karaman

03-03

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 175 Starting Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

03-02

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Andrew Heaney vs. Yordano Ventura
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Greg Wellemeyer

02-29

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017 and Beyond
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Ben Carsley

02-26

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016
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Ben Carsley

02-23

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Outfielders on the Ocean's Floor
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Wilson Karaman

02-23

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Clint Frazier vs. Austin Meadows
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Greg Wellemeyer

02-23

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Outfielders, Part Two: 26-125
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Bret Sayre

02-22

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Gregory Polanco vs. Christian Yelich
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J.J. Jansons

02-22

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 125 Outfielders, Part One: 1-25
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Bret Sayre

02-19

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders, Part Two: 41-100
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Greg Wellemeyer

02-18

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Top 40 Outfielders
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Greg Wellemeyer

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A deeper dive into the fantasy future at this position.

Predicting future first basemen of relevance can be a tricky endeavor, as the position tends to be a landing strip for failed defensive efforts elsewhere, and true-to-form first basemen face exceedingly high natural barriers to success. After we muddle through the veteran re-treads theoretically capable of making mixed-league runs and generating some modicum of 2017 value, we’ll moved on to some longer (and longer still) term discussion. There’s enough power among the veteran prospects who fell short of Bret’s Top 50 list to warrant some turned heads, with a couple of A-ball guys sitting under Shaw who I like for watch lists in even medium-depth leagues this year. Unfortunately, last year’s draft class was especially brutal for first-base talent, with all of two guys drafted as cold cornermen garnering so much as a $200,000 bonus. But then there are some intriguing names on down the 2017-and-beyond line, and organizational purview will of course add depth to this list as the season wears on and hope for more polished leather wears out.

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January 18, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: First Base Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A window into the fantasy future at the cold corner.

Previous entries in this series

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January 12, 2017 6:00 am

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Yan Gomes vs. Devin Mesoraco

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Mark Barry

Which of these Buckeye State backstops is a better long-term bet for fantasy owners?

The year was 2014. Taylor Swift was running wild on the Billboard charts, Transformers was inexplicably tops at the box-office, and the state of Ohio boasted two of the best young catchers in baseball. Devin Mesoraco was being compared to Johnny Bench after blasting 25 bombs and slashing .273/.359/.534 in 440 plate appearances. His cross-state counterpart, Yan Gomes, broke out as well, smacking 21 homers with a .785 OPS and stellar defense. Then just as quickly as the hype train got started, the wheels came off, pretty much literally.

Injuries, regression, or some combination of both have ravaged the promise that Mesoraco and Gomes carried only two short years ago. That said, both players offer interesting bounce-back potential that could present decent value, especially in dynasty leagues. Let the Battle for Ohio (or at least for catchers in their late 20’s that are both coming off injury riddled seasons) begin!

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January 12, 2017 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Catchers on the Ocean Floor

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Wilson Karaman

Scraping the bottom of the sea for future value behind the plate.

As I noted in kicking off this series last year, it can get lonely down here in the depths. So thanks for braving the elements and joining me way down deep, below where even the 50th-most-appealing dynasty league catching option creeps.

This morning Bret Sayre ranked for you those Top 50 Dynasty Catchers, which is a tremendous accomplishment for a position that saw a whopping six guys earn in the double-digits last year.

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January 11, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Catcher Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A glance at the future fantasy contributors in the squat.

Welcome to the 2017 edition of the Get to Know series: a weekly post that will give you a high-level overview of every dynasty prospect who matters at every position. We’ll laugh. We’ll cry. We’ll yell at me for glaring typos and accidentally listing players under their old teams. It will be great.

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January 11, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Catchers

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Greg Wellemeyer

Stacking up the backstops based on their anticipated fantasy production through the end of the 2019 season.

If you were here last year, you already know that these rankings function best as something like a cross between keeper preferences and dynasty rankings for those whose window of contention is open in the immediate future. If you weren’t, well, now you know.

These rankings are mine alone. They no doubt vary from the opinions of other writers on this site and that’s okay. Good, even. This wouldn’t be much fun if we all thought the same thing about every player and couldn’t learn from each other in the cases where we diverge.

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A look ahead at the mountains of fantasy goodness coming your way between now and when you're on the clock for your first pick of the spring.

It is almost impossible to believe, but it is that time, when fantasy baseball enthusiasts start preparing in earnest for the upcoming season. Once again, Baseball Prospectus is here to provide the best wall-to-wall coverage in the industry. For the fourth year in a row, we're expanding our already exhaustive slate of articles to make sure that you're ready for your draft or auction. Whether you play in a shallow mixed league, a deep dynasty league, or nearly any format in between, we're here to make sure that you're ready to kick ass and take names on Draft Day.

If you're long-time reader, most of the features outlined below will be quite familiar. Feel free to skim this article, or skip it entirely if you're a particularly brave soul. Once again, we have expanded our fantasy staff, which will allow us to add a few new features as well as augment our already high level of existing coverage. Raising the bar gets tougher every year, but we believe that the new writers listed below are more than up to the challenge:

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September 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: The Barren Land of Fantasy Backstops

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Ben Carsley

TIps on how to navigate the depressing pool of options in the squat.

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September 12, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Deep Minor-League Grabs

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J.P. Breen

These prospects might be worth adding to your squad now in anticipation of big payoffs to come.

With the season drawing to a close, it’s not too helpful to place buy/sell tags on big leaguers at this point. The trade deadline has passed and, at least in most leagues, the amount of movement in the standings will be minimal. Sure, it’s worth scouring the waiver wire for a late-season gem. For dynasty league owners, though, the final few weeks serve as an underutilized opportunity to snap up a prospect keeper.

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September 1, 2016 11:06 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Five Low-Minors Prospects I Like

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Wilson Karaman

These young'uns are way down the farm chain, but they could pay off big if you're patient with them.

Isan Diaz, MI, Milwaukee Brewers (Low-A Wisconsin)

If it wasn’t clear from Mauricio Rubio’s piece earlier this week entitled “Isan Diaz Is A Monster,” we’re collectively kind of high on Diaz at this point. I will refer you to that article and Mau’s accompanying scouting report for the nuts and bolts, but the punchline is that this is a quality bat-first keystone prospect, and those don’t grow on trees. One bit of warning, Diaz has thieved 11 bags this year against low-minors pitching, but that should not equate to you expecting a power-speed combo here. His efficiency rates have been poor already as a professional, and he’s likely to settle in as a pretty firmly below-average runner as he matures physically. Still, beneficial AVG and HR totals (and the R and RBI they generate) from your second baseman is where it’s at. He’ll most certainly crack our Dynasty 101 this winter, so get him now while the getting’s good.

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July 20, 2016 6:00 am

TDGX Transactions: Let's Talk About Yulieski Gurriel

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George Bissell

A look at the moves made by the experts in the TDGX dynasty league this week.

Welcome back to the latest installment of TDGX Transactions, BP’s weekly series providing fantasy owners with an inside look at The Dynasty Guru Experts League (TDGX), a 20-team (40-man roster) 5x5 rotisserie dynasty league. It is the literal embodiment of the phrase “deep dynasty.” It’s also populated by some of the most talented fantasy baseball analysts and competitors on the planet. In addition to taking an in-depth look at each week’s TDGX free agent acquisitions ($100 FAAB budget per team with zero dollar bids allowed) we will also break down every major trade, with perspectives from both sides of the deal.

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June 30, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Dynasty Prospects: A Few of My Favorites

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Wilson Karaman

Wilson recomments targeting these young'uns in midseason dynasty drafts and trades.

We’ve reached that point in the season where the minor leagues start to play their all-star games, and the first-half performers start migrating to their next respective levels, and the recent crop of draft picks starts to matriculate into short-season play, and the world is sunny and beautiful for prospect hounds. I play in a couple dynasty leagues that have mid-season prospect drafts, and I’ve always enjoyed the format. On one hand, it tends to encourage further prospect trading, as managers get faster and looser with their farmhands knowing they can replenish the coffers with recent draftees and J2 signees in short order. And on the other, there tends to be an opportunity to grab some helium guys that can get lost in the shuffle of the race to snag the newest first-rounders. So with that as my backdrop, here’s a list of some personal favorites to either make a play for in trade over the next couple weeks or add to your target list for an upcoming prospect draft.

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