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  • DIGGING DATA: The Free Swinging Arizona Fall League

    DIGGING DATA: The Free Swinging Arizona Fall League

    Baseball scouts and prospectors have focused their attention on the Arizona Fall League in recent weeks. Over on our Twitter account (@BaseballFarm), we’ve been posting daily and weekly top hitting performances so far in the AFL. Two (I think related) …
  • 2018 FARMHAND CROP: Jordan Qsar

    2018 FARMHAND CROP: Jordan Qsar

    2018 1st-team All-American out of Pepperdine. Raised eyebrows with a big-time performance in the wood bat WCL in 2017. Good athlete who was a 2-way player in college. Will need to reign in the swing-and-miss in his game, which will …
  • 2018 FARMHAND CROP: Niko Decolati

    2018 FARMHAND CROP: Niko Decolati

    Pioneer League Mid-Season All-Star rebounded from a tough spring with a strong pro debut this summer. College shortstop who played primarily in RF this year, could also handle 3B duties. He's a quick, strong, well-coordinated athlete. Big questions about his …
  • 2018 FARMHAND CROP: Drew Avans

    2018 FARMHAND CROP: Drew Avans

    Dodgers' 33-round choice signed for $5k out of Southeast Lousiana. Stats and video scouting show that there is a hit tool lurking here. He's got the ability to hit for enough power to punish mistakes. He's probably not going to …
  • 2018 FARMHAND CROP: Cal Stevenson

    2018 FARMHAND CROP: Cal Stevenson

    College bat who posted an eye-popping .511 OBP in his first taste of professional ball. Might lack the power to play a corner OF spot. His best path to fantasy relevance is to continue to be an OBP machine with …
  • 2018 FARMHAND CROP: Coco Montes

    2018 FARMHAND CROP: Coco Montes

    Won Pioneer League MVP award, hit 2 HR in the Pioneer League/Northwest League All-Star Game. Questions about defensive position, as he spent more time at 2B (28 games) and 3B (24 games) last year than SS (13 games). Hit tool …
  • DIGGING DATA: The Predictive Power of ISO

    DIGGING DATA: The Predictive Power of ISO

    Our data guru Chip Bourne has been running some statistical regressions on different stats this offseason so that we can play around with the data. In our last article, we looked at whether a player's wRC+ performance at one level …

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