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  • Sprint Speed Losers

    Sprint speed affects many fantasy-relevant abilities; beating out infield singles, stealing bases, scoring from second on a single, being removed for a pinch runner, etc. Projection systems like Steamer do a good job incorporating sprint speed to project stolen bases, but it doesn’t seem to be factored in enough for runs scored – especially when …

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  • Hitter Replacement Value

    If you’ve participated in an auction league, you already know that the actual bids don’t align well to the values spit out by traditional auction calculators, such as the one over at FanGraphs. The top players sell for much more money than they “should” and there are plenty of bargains near the end of an …

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  • Colorado Rockies & VMI

    A couple years ago, I was introduced to how Visual Memory Index (VMI) describes the adverse effect on players moving between different air density environments by Al Melchior on The Athletic. It’s now common knowledge that we can’t simply take a player like Nolan Arenado or Trevor Story and assume that their road stats are …

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