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Baseball Prospectus 2016

Author : Sam Miller
ISBN : 1681621185
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The 2016 edition of the "New York Times" Bestselling Guide Welcome to The Show! After 20 All-Star seasons, the creators of this, the 21st edition of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual, could have been content to rest on their laurels. Instead, "Baseball Prospectus 2016" contains significant improvements along with the usual key stat categories, player predictions and insider-level commentary that readers expect from Baseball Prospectus annual guide. "Baseball Prospectus 2016" once again provides fantasy players and insiders alike with prescient PECOTA projections, which "Sports Illustrated" has called perhaps the game s most accurate projection model. Still, stats are just numbers if you don t see the larger context, and Baseball Prospectus brings together an elite team of analysts to provide the definitive look at all thirty teams their players, their prospects and their managers to explain away flukes, hot streaks, injury-tainted numbers and park effects. Nearly every major-league team has sought the advice of current or former Prospectus analysts, and readers of "Baseball Prospectus" 2016 will understand what all those insiders have been raving about. In a book that sports personality Ken Tremendous calls The tip of the nerd spear, the team at Baseball Prospectus is proud to bring the following improvements to the 2016 Annual: Two full years of projections PECOTA lines for 2016 and 2017 Historical Peak MPH added for major-league pitchers Deserved Run Average (DRA) added for major-league pitchers cFIP added for major-league and minor-league pitchers Pitcher WARP redesigned, utilizing DRA and cFIP for all pitchers Revised cFIP-driven PECOTA pitching projections Catcher-specific defensive stats for all catchers Double-A and above Outfield assists and catcher defense integrated in FRAA and WARP Ballpark schematic and wall height study for every stadium Hit List, finance, and farm system ranking graphs for each team Every organization s key front office personnel and Baseball Prospectus alumni identified"

Baseball Prospectus Futures Guide 2017

Author : Baseball Prospectus
ISBN : 1547216654
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FRONT OFFICES EVERYWHERE AGREE: BASEBALL PROSPECTUS KNOWS PROSPECTS. Futures Guide 2017 gives you all this and more: Top 10 Prospects for every major-league team: 300 prospect capsules, with over 100 other players also covered. Bonus listing of the Top 10 under 25, as well as state-of-the-system and front office summaries. WHAT THE INSIDERS SAY ABOUT THE FUTURES GUIDE "Baseball Prospectus is a valuable source for player evaluation and analysis. The quality and depth of their prospect reports is always impressive." -- Jason McLeod, Sr. Vice President, Scouting & Player Development, Chicago Cubs "The Futures Guide is a valuable resource and a helpful guide in assessing players at every professional level. The Baseball Prospectus team provides exceptional insight, making it a must read." -- Nick Krall, Assistant General Manager, Cincinnati Reds "Thoughtful, entertaining and precise evaluations bring their scouting reports to life." -- Dan Kantrovitz, Scouting Director, St. Louis Cardinals

Baseball Prospectus 2011

Author : Steven Goldman
ISBN : 9780470622063
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Provides profiles of major league players with information on statistics for the past five seasons and projections for the 2011 baseball season.

Baseball Prospectus 2010

Author : Steven Goldman
ISBN : 9780470558409
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The best-selling annual baseball preview returns for the 2010 MLB season, providing analysis and critical essays on each of the teams and projections for each player's stats using Nate Silver's PECOTA model. Original.

Baseball Prospects Of 2016

Author : Scott Casterson
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Each year baseball fans are excited about the top baseball prospectus. This year is no different. Here is a list of the 2016 prospects under the various team names. You will also see the details of the 2016 Top Ten prospects. Standard Mixed Leagues--Hitters High floors and high ceilings are near finished products to match. Each player should spend at least 75 percent of the season in the majors. One. Corey Seager, SS, Dogers Two. Byron Buxton, OF, Twins Three. A.J. Reed, 1B, Astros Four. Nomar Mazara, OF, Rangers Five. Trea Turner, SS, Nationals Six. Max Kepler, OF/DH, Twins b. Standard Mixed Leagues—Starting Pitchers Matz gets lumped in here, but he should be the third prospect drafted behind Seager and Buxton. Giolito is the least likely to make 20 big league starts, but he has SP1 upside.

Handbook Of Statistical Methods And Analyses In Sports

Author : Jim Albert
ISBN : 9781351678964
Genre : Mathematics
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This handbook will provide both overviews of statistical methods in sports and in-depth treatment of critical problems and challenges confronting statistical research in sports. The material in the handbook will be organized by major sport (baseball, football, hockey, basketball, and soccer) followed by a section on other sports and general statistical design and analysis issues that are common to all sports. This handbook has the potential to become the standard reference for obtaining the necessary background to conduct serious statistical analyses for sports applications and to appreciate scholarly work in this expanding area.

2017 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook

Author : Jay Blue
ISBN : 9781365889592
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Black Ball

Author : Leslie A. Heaphy
ISBN : 9781476623344
Genre : Social Science
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Under the guidance of Leslie Heaphy and an editorial board of leading historians, the peer-reviewed journal offers new, authoritative research on all subjects related to black baseball, including the Negro major and minor leagues, teams, and players; pre-Negro League organization and play; barnstorming; segregation and integration; class, gender, and ethnicity; the business of black baseball; and the arts.

Baseball Greatness

Author : David Kaiser
ISBN : 9781476663838
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Recent advances in baseball statistical analysis have made it possible to assess the totality of contribution of each player to team success or failure. Using the metric Wins Above Average (WAA)--the number of wins that the 2016 Red Sox, for example, added because they had Mookie Betts in right field, instead of an average player--the author undertakes a fascinating review of major league baseball from 1901 through 2016. The great teams are analyzed, underscoring why they were successful. The great players of each generation are identified using simple metrics--from Ty Cobb through Ted Williams and Willie Mays, Rickey Henderson and Barry Bonds, and pitchers from Christy Mathewson to Roger Clemens. The importance of pitching is found to be vastly exaggerated. Many Hall of Fame pitchers (and some hitters) achieved immortality almost entirely on the backs of their teammates, while a few over-qualified players still await induction. Focusing on today's rosters, the WAA assessment shows that the game is threatened by an unprecedented shortage of great players.

Baseball S Most Baffling Mvp Ballots

Author : Jeremy Lehrman
ISBN : 9781476626130
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"Ever since Justin Morneau beat out Derek Jeter and a cast of thousands for the MVP, I have been waiting for exactly this book."--Rob Neyer, author of Rob Neyer's Big Book of Baseball series. From its colorful beginnings more than a century ago, baseball's annual Most Valuable Player Award has become the most prestigious (and contentious) individual honor in the sport. No accolade means more to players, fans or the media. No other award can claim a voting history so rich in alleged snubs, grudges, conspiracies and incompetence. Examining the most controversial ballots, this book attempts to settle some arguments and answer some compelling questions: Which of the so-called "worst MVPs" holds up to modern statistical analysis? Who cast the single worst vote in MVP history? Does racial bias influence the vote? Who really deserved the award in a given year?

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