The 2016 variation of the New York Times Bestselling Guide
Welcome to The Show! After 20 All-Star seasons, the creators of this, the twenty first version of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual, might have been content material to relaxation on their laurels. as a substitute, Baseball Prospectus 2016 includes major advancements besides the standard key stat different types, participant predictions and insider-level remark that readers anticipate from Baseball Prospectus’ annual guide.
Baseball Prospectus 2016 once more offers myth gamers and insiders alike with prescient PECOTA projections, which Sports Illustrated has referred to as “perhaps the game’s such a lot actual projection model.” nonetheless, stats are only numbers in the event you don’t see the bigger context, and Baseball Prospectus brings jointly an elite crew of analysts to supply the definitive examine all thirty teams―their gamers, their customers and their managers―to clarify away flukes, scorching streaks, injury-tainted numbers and park effects.
Nearly each major-league group has sought the recommendation of present or former Prospectus analysts, and readers of Baseball Prospectus 2016 will comprehend what all these insiders were raving about.
In a e-book that activities character Ken large calls “The tip of the nerd spear,” the crew at Baseball Prospectus is proud to convey the next advancements to the 2016 Annual:
Two complete years of projections―PECOTA strains for 2016 and 2017
Historical top MPH additional for major-league pitchers
Deserved Run ordinary (DRA) extra for major-league pitchers
cFIP extra for major-league and minor-league pitchers
Pitcher WARP redesigned, using DRA and cFIP for all pitchers
Revised cFIP-driven PECOTA pitching projections
Catcher-specific protecting stats for all catchers Double-A and above
Outfield assists and catcher safety built-in in FRAA and WARP
Ballpark schematic and wall top examine for each stadium
Hit checklist, finance, and farm approach rating graphs for every team
Every organization’s key entrance place of work body of workers and Baseball Prospectus alumni identified