Found January 24, 2012 on hardballchat.com:
Many of you read probably read the TRI projections for players at different positions and wondered what you were looking at. How does that single number translate into something you could use for your fantasy draft. Plus, how can you possibly know whether this fly by night metric is actually worth anything in fantasy projections? Well, we’ve decided to do the heavy lifting for you. Bill James did hitter and pitcher projections in his handbook. We’ll test TRI by looking at its catcher rankings as compared to the rankings of Bill James’ forecasts. Bill James is a name you can trust. I would be remiss to point out that he would say that his projections are meant for entertainment purposes only. It is also but one single projection where TRI is based on three different sources. Baseball Prospectus also has their one projections and others prefer to use CHONE for theirs. However, we are talking entertainment, so here goes. 15. Chris Iannetta– Los Angeles Angels TRI: 7.0 Trad...
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