The 2016 version 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 leisure on their laurels. as an alternative, Baseball Prospectus 2016 comprises major advancements in addition to 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 delusion avid gamers and insiders alike with prescient PECOTA projections, which Sports Illustrated has referred to as “perhaps the game’s so much actual projection model.” nonetheless, stats are only numbers for those who 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 crew 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 great calls “The tip of the nerd spear,” the workforce at Baseball Prospectus is proud to deliver the subsequent 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 standard (DRA) extra for major-league pitchers
cFIP further 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 protective stats for all catchers Double-A and above
Outfield assists and catcher safety built-in in FRAA and WARP
Ballpark schematic and wall peak learn for each stadium
Hit checklist, finance, and farm procedure rating graphs for every team
Every organization’s key entrance place of work body of workers and Baseball Prospectus alumni identified