TGFBI | Episode 75: Beat The Shift (w/Jeff Zimmerman)

Episode 75- Central Episode
Guest – Jeff Zimmerman
Strategy Section –
Positional Scarcity
Myth of positional adjustment.
What to do for catchers.
How to deal with multi-positional eligibility in valuation.
Starters vs. relievers
How to handle role in valuation.
How to handle innings caps.
Draft Strategy
Closers – Market is pricing now less than the theoretical values. Will that change?
Steals – Do we dump them going into drafts in 2020?
Billy Hamilton in 2016 vs. Mallex Smith in 2020.
Team Section –
Royals
Salvador Perez
How does one project players coming back from full-season injuries?
Jorge Soler
Who plays 1B for the Royals in 2020?
Cardinals
Who has the better chance for a bounce-back? Matt Carpenter or Miles Mikolas?
Tommy Edman
Indians
What does the starting rotation look like in 2020?
Brad Hand – Is he the closer in 2020, or is it someone else?
Pirates
What can we expect out of Chris Archer in 2020?
Josh Bell – Is he 1H 2019 Josh Bell, 2H, or something in between?
Reds
Expectations for Shogo Akiyama?
How does one project foerign players coming over to the MLB?
Mailbag – The team answers Twitter comments and questions.

Episode 75- Central Episode
Guest – Jeff Zimmerman
Strategy Section –
Positional Scarcity
Myth of positional adjustment.
What to do for catchers.
How to deal with multi-positional eligibility in valuation.
Starters vs. relievers
How to handle role in valuation.
How to handle innings caps.
Draft Strategy
Closers – Market is pricing now less than the theoretical values. Will that change?
Steals – Do we dump them going into drafts in 2020?
Billy Hamilton in 2016 vs. Mallex Smith in 2020.
Team Section –
Royals
Salvador Perez
How does one project players coming back from full-season injuries?
Jorge Soler
Who plays 1B for the Royals in 2020?
Cardinals
Who has the better chance for a bounce-back? Matt Carpenter or Miles Mikolas?
Tommy Edman
Indians
What does the starting rotation look like in 2020?
Brad Hand – Is he the closer in 2020, or is it someone else?
Pirates
What can we expect out of Chris Archer in 2020?
Josh Bell – Is he 1H 2019 Josh Bell, 2H, or something in between?
Reds
Expectations for Shogo Akiyama?
How does one project foerign players coming over to the MLB?
Mailbag – The team answers Twitter comments and questions.

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