Baseball Prospectus 2012

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Overview

The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business

The essential guide to the 2012 baseball season is on deck now, and whether you're a fan or fantasy player—or both—you won't be properly informed without it. Baseball Prospectus 2012 brings together an elite group of analysts to provide the definitive look at the upcoming season in critical essays and commentary on the thirty teams, their managers, and more than ...

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Overview

The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business

The essential guide to the 2012 baseball season is on deck now, and whether you're a fan or fantasy player—or both—you won't be properly informed without it. Baseball Prospectus 2012 brings together an elite group of analysts to provide the definitive look at the upcoming season in critical essays and commentary on the thirty teams, their managers, and more than sixty players and prospects from each team.

  • Contains critical essays on each of the thirty teams and player comments for some sixty players for each of those teams
  • Projects each player's stats for the coming season using the groundbreaking PECOTA projection system, which has been called "perhaps the game's most accurate projection model" (Sports Illustrated)
  • From Baseball Prospectus, America's leading provider of statistical analysis for baseball

Now in its seventeenth edition, this New York Times bestselling insider's guide remains hands down the most authoritative and entertaining book of its kind.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470622070
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Baseball Prospectus is America's leading provider of statistical analysis for baseball, combining entertaining commentary and accurate forecasting via books, blogs, articles, and a website.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Ken Tremendous

Preface ix
King Kaufman and Cecilia M. Tan

Statistical Introduction xi
Colin Wyers

Teams

Arizona Diamondbacks 1

Atlanta Braves 19

Baltimore Orioles 37

Boston Red Sox 54

Chicago Cubs 71

Chicago White Sox 88

Cincinnati Reds 105

Cleveland Indians 122

Colorado Rockies 138

Detroit Tigers 155

Houston Astros 172

Kansas City Royals 192

Los Angeles Angels 211

Los Angeles Dodgers 228

Miami Marlins 249

Milwaukee Brewers 266

Minnesota Twins 282

New York Mets 301

New York Yankees 318

Oakland Athletics 336

Philadelphia Phillies 351

Pittsburgh Pirates 367

St. Louis Cardinals 385

San Diego Padres 401

San Francisco Giants 419

Seattle Mariners 434

Tampa Bay Rays 451

Texas Rangers 469

Toronto Blue Jays 484

Washington Nationals 501

The Baseball Prospectus Top 101 Prospects 517
Kevin Goldstein

Team Name Codes 527

PECOTA Leaderboards 530

Contributors 535

Acknowledgments 538

Index 540

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