Dan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz

Saucy…brash…brazen…Ballsy.

Here are the ballsy forecasts to date:

C, 1B, 2B, SS.

How ballsy have I been so far? Are the names Gomes, Morleand, La Stella, Mercer audacious enough?

And now for OF…

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Dan Schwartz

No meSSing around on this one. I’m calling both these guys top 8 potential…

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Dan Schwartz

First came the inevitable text: “But the .371 BABIP.” I responded with the fact that Freeman was a line drive monster last year and his expected BABIP (xBABIP) was relatively close to his actual BABIP – I think within .010 points away off hand. He also had an excellent 2.6% IFFB rate which dropped 5% from 2012. Further validation, none of his BABIPs on each ball in play type (GB/FB/LD) was that out of hand.

My follow up text to the ISO discussion is what started the idea for this post. I said, “Think Brandon Belt but more ISO.” What do you think his response to this was? …He said, “Dude, Brandon Belt had a better ISO.” I was bamboozled. Check this out…

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Dan Schwartz

You can check out my ballsy forecast for C and 1b thus far. Onto 2B! You can find all their projections and $ values in our Positional Tiers page or 2014 Projections.   1) Tommy La Stella is the 2014 version of Anthony Rendon. Who?! I can probably end this post right now and it will [...]

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Dan Schwartz

Last year my Ballsy Forecast called for Freddie Freeman going 100/30/100/.285. Here are some 1b Jackpots for 2014…

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Dan Schwartz

With zeal, Wilson Ramos, Yan Gomes & Yasmani Grandal are all top 10 values. Josmil Pinto’s on the bubble. This is what I think of Wilson Ramos this year… Basically a (not so) poor man’s Wilin Rosario. While Rosario plays in Colorado, Ramos had a much more impressive flyball and homerun average distance last year. [...]

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Dan Schwartz

Alex Cobb was many’s notorious 2013 Starting Pitcher Sleeper. More importantly, that came to fruition. So let’s use Alex Cobb as our template for what 2014 Sleepers could come to fruition.

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