hot4tx wrote:Just a tangential question - what is PECOTA? And where do I find this?
And STLSluggers, where are you getting your numbers on Young? You said he'd kill your BA... that's why I was jokingly comparing him to a poor man's Cameron. That and the fact that he hit .243 last year.
Just wondering if there was minor league numbers I'm not seeing that suggest he'll hit .280-.290 range.
It compares player seasons to a database of thousands of past years. Last year it was the most accurate hitter projection system and the second most accurate pitcher projection system.
Don Baylor, Frank Robinson, Jose Cruz, Chet Lemon, Dwight Evans, Barry Bonds, Andruw Jones, and Jack Clark are among his comparibles.
"I do not think baseball of today is any better than it was 30 years ago... I still think Radbourne is the greatest of the pitchers." John Sullivan 1914-Old athletes never change.