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BitterDodgerFan wrote:your best bet is to ask the genie.
BrooklynBums wrote:One thing I tried is taking all the stats of players at each position who got at least X number of ABs (I used 400). Then I found the mean and standard deviation in each category and applied it to my projected numbers for this year.
What I have envisioned in my head that would seem to be effective, but that I have yet to figure out how to exactly calculate is to assign an equal max value (say, 1) to each of the five offensive categories and assign a decimal to each player based on projections. Then just sum them all up. So a player who is projected to hit .370 60 HR 150 RBI 150 Runs 75 SB is a perfect 5.0, with 0 SB but all the rest is a 4.0, etc.
smoothcats13 wrote:Brooklyn Bums, have you thought about including negative numbers into the mix? Basically, having stats above the mean would provide a positive impact and stats below the mean would have a negative impact on the overall sum rating. A player who is projected to hit .370 60 HR 150 RBI 150 Runs 75 SB is a perfect 5.0, but the same player with 0 SB would then be less than a 4.0.
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