Re: 2010 Reds ZiPS Projections
Originally Posted by TheNext44
Historically, guys with one or two months at the end of the season as their only data, have been near impossible to project correctly.
Way too little data, against usually lesser talent, and there's the whole learning curve on both sides to deal with. There is now a scouting report on Stubbs, and that changes everything.
He could easily have worse numbers than what Zips is projecting and easily have better. It comes down to how he adjusts to the league and how the league adjusts to him.
ZiPs incorporates minor league data so Stubbs' projection is built on much more than just 2 months of data.
BTW, it would be tough to easily have worse numbers than the ones ZiPs is projecting for Stubbs.
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