These 5 Batters Will Hit More Home Runs in 2017

By combining the xISO data with my analysis of HitTracker data, I can more confidently identify players who should see an increase in power numbers in 2017.

Don’t Expect These 10 Players To Hit .300 Again in 2017

Once we have a player's xBABIP, we can convert it into their expected batting average (xAVG) by looking at how many balls they hit into play that year and seeing how their AVG would be affected if they had

Using x-Stats To Find Sleepers and Busts for 2017 [Spreadsheet]

Using new batted ball data, researchers are able to better identify a hitter's true skill set and compare his outcomes over a season to the expected outcomes for someone with his hitting profile. We can take advantage of this

2017 Sleeper Pitchers (The Search for Narco)

I'm looking for pitchers who can throw strikes, avoid walks and create strikeouts by making batters miss. This means these pitchers control their games as opposed to relying on their defense on balls put in play.

2017 Sleeper Hitters (The Search for Narco)

Dating back to 2007, there were 29 hitters who met my criteria and were also in their team's Opening Day lineup. Of those, 21 (72%) were drafted twice as high the next year and 90% outperformed expectations that season.