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 comprises 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 presents fable avid gamers and insiders alike with prescient PECOTA projections, which Sports Illustrated has known as “perhaps the game’s so much actual projection model.” nonetheless, stats are only numbers if you happen to don’t see the bigger context, and Baseball Prospectus brings jointly an elite staff of analysts to supply the definitive examine all thirty teams―their avid gamers, their customers and their managers―to clarify away flukes, sizzling streaks, injury-tainted numbers and park effects.
Nearly each major-league staff 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 booklet that activities character Ken large calls “The tip of the nerd spear,” the crew at Baseball Prospectus is proud to carry the subsequent advancements to the 2016 Annual:
Two complete years of projections―PECOTA strains for 2016 and 2017
Historical height MPH extra for major-league pitchers
Deserved Run commonplace (DRA) extra for major-league pitchers
cFIP additional 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 protection built-in in FRAA and WARP
Ballpark schematic and wall top learn for each stadium
Hit checklist, finance, and farm process score graphs for every team
Every organization’s key entrance place of work group of workers and Baseball Prospectus alumni identified