At the request of one of our readers, Nick, I spent a couple hours yesterday sifting through our 2012 fantasy baseball projections looking for our 10 best and, of course, our 10 worst. As Nick put it, “Bragging rights and holding self accountable in one shot.”
Well Nick, I never pass up a chance at bragging rights.
Obviously there are a bunch of surprises each year, both good and bad, so I did my best to exclude anyone who got hurt (Cory Luebke), broke out in a ridiculous way (Mike Trout), or slumped worse than everyone expected (Jon Lester). We’ll start with the good, but if you want to skip to our 10 biggest failures of 2012 then go ahead. That’s what I’d do if you were writing this.
10 Best 2012 Projections
Admittedly we whiffed on the homers, but exactly pin-pointing Braun’s R and RBI merits some recognition. And missing by just four SB and three points in BA isn’t too shabby either.
Just four RBI in April sort of sank our projection in that category, but coming within two R a...