The Fangraphs and SABR linear weights point formats most of us play on Ottoneu closely correlates with weighted on base average, or WOBA. Thankfully, the “expected statistics” section at MLB’s Baseball Savant offers us an x-WOBA, which uses exit velocity, launch angle and historical data to “tell the story of
As the season goes along, the demands of a fantasy player change. Real baseball is heading for the trade deadline and fantasy players have the same considerations. There are fewer and fewer surprises, so keeping track of who will surge in the second half and who will wane in the
As we saw with the catchers, there are some first basemen that don’t belong in the top 24 and there are some first basemen that do belong, but they are difficult to rank because they don’t have major league track records yet. Still, we know that these guys belong somewhere.