As outlined in the Statcast primer article in the draft guide, delving into the leaderboards yields intriguing insights. Figuring out if the expected statistics prove more reactive or predictive remains to be seen. For the purposes of this exercise, both hitters and pitchers get placed under the microscope based on the truncated 2020 season. Putting too much weight on a shortened sample in fantasy can be dangerous, so take the information, apply them to your own research or if a player stands out, refer to his player profile for a deeper dive.
Some numbers to keep in mind while parceling out the details revealed in the charts or cited below them:
- League average for expected batting average (xBA) - .250
- League average for...