Found February 04, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
It is hard for the discerning baseball fan to cull through the mountains of data that follow baseball players these days. A simple look at Baseball Reference, Baseball Prospectus, or Fangraphs can send you through a tailspin. Let’s face it, many of us are beyond obsessed when it comes to regular baseball much less fantasy baseball. So, what follows is a quick tutorial in how we can utilize some fairly complex data to help us on draft day. I’ve picked out Albert Pujols, but you can use this same methodology on just about any player. When using these numbers it is important to put them in their proper context. When many of us were writing research papers in school we were taught the difference between primary and secondary resources. For our purposes, batted ball statistics are like the primary source. Primary source data can be dry and more difficult to use. After all, the secondary sources have already done the hard work for us. Fantasy baseball is built on those secondary sources (...
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