RotoWire Dynasty Mock + Rankings Update

RotoWire Dynasty Mock + Rankings Update

This article is part of our Farm Futures series.

A few weeks ago I decided to hold a dynasty mock slow draft, creatively titled the RotoWire Dynasty Mock. The results of the mock can be viewed here. I have since completed a full update to my top 400 dynasty rankings, which can be found here and which I'll be covering later in this article.

While I don't think there's much value to be gained from a regular mock draft — you might as well just look at NFBC ADP, or search for the draft boards that are often being tweeted from the official NFBC account — a dynasty mock draft populated by managers with differing philosophies and valuations can be quite valuable. For instance, valuing an 18-year-old shortstop who has never played full-season ball versus a 36-year-old mid-rotation starting pitcher who may only have another year or two left in the majors is a much more complex proposition than simply valuing one year of that 36-year-old pitcher versus one year of any other big leaguer in the player pool. 

You may notice that none of my regular cohorts took part in this mock draft. I wanted to use the mock draft as a way of getting a bunch of different analysts from different sites/podcasts whose work I admired but whom I'd never had on the RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast before to come on the podcast for around 20 minutes and promote their work while explaining their distinct strategies in the mock draft. I will be hosting three

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James Anderson
James Anderson is RotoWire's Lead Prospect Analyst, Assistant Baseball Editor, and co-host of Farm Fridays on Sirius/XM radio and the RotoWire Prospect Podcast.
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