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February 13, 2013 5:00 am

Pebble Hunting: Fun with 2013 PECOTA Comparables

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Sam Miller

A guided tour of the sometimes silly, sometimes sensible PECOTA comparables.

My sense is that, of all the fields in the PECOTA spreadsheets, the one least likely to help you in any way is the comparables column. When you see a projection for a player’s WARP, or his OBP, or his games played, you’re getting usable, valuable data. You can go win a fantasy league with it. You can impress that girl you’re dating with your intense knowledge of Delmon Young’s future. You can use all the free time that you’ll have after that girl stops returning your calls to learn a new language. Super usable.

The comps field, though, isn’t. Sometimes it’ll trick you into thinking it’s usable:

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