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The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business
The essential guide to the 2010 baseball season is on deck now, and whether you're a fan or fantasy player-or both-you won't be properly informed without it. Baseball Prospectus 2010 brings together an elite group of analysts to provide the definitive look at the upcoming season in critical essays and commentary on the thirty teams, their managers, and more than sixty players and prospects from each team.
Now in its fifteenth edition, this New York Times bestselling insider's guide remains hands down the most authoritative and entertaining book of its kind.
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New York Times Bestseller
Will his power come back when the Mets need it?
Do the Giants have a second Lincecum in the wings?
Will this year be the young catcher's year?
Can he be this awesome forever?
Which version will the Rays get this year?
The new Jason Bay, or the new Mike Jacobs?
Featuring Nate Silver's Deadly Accurate PECOTA
Projections for More Than 1,600 Players
"Baseball Prospectus has become the standard by which all scouting guides should be measured."
Billy Beane, General Manager, Oakland A's
The 2010 Edition of the New York Times bestselling guide
"THE BEST BOOK OF ITS KIND."Rob Neyer, espn.com
Now in its fifteenth edition, the Baseball Prospectus annual shows once again how it became the industry leader: the 2010 Edition includes brand-new stat categories, more controversial player predictions, and the kind of wise, witty baseball commentary that makes this phone-book-thick tome worth reading cover to cover.
Baseball Prospectus 2010 provides fantasy players and insiders alike with Nate Silver's uncannily prescient PECOTA projections, which Sports Illustrated has called "perhaps the game's most accurate projection model." Still, stats are just numbers if you don't see the larger context, and Baseball Prospectus brings together an elite team of analysts to provide the definitive look at all thirty teamstheir players, their prospects, and their managersto explain away flukes, hot streaks, injury-tainted numbers, park effects, and overrated prospects who won't be able to fool people in the Show like they have down on the farm.
Nearly every Major League team has sought the advice of current or former Prospectus writers, and readers of Baseball Prospectus 2010 will understand what all those fans have been raving about.
"Baseball Prospectus adds to our understanding of the game."Bob Costas
"Witty . . . savvy . . . a rich snapshot of where the game and its reference books are today and where they're going."Sports Illustrated
"Baseball Prospectus continues to raise the bar for innovative baseball analysis every year."Mark Shapiro, General Manager, Cleveland Indians
"If a general manager hasn't read Baseball Prospectus, he should be fired for incompetence."Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball
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At the end of the season, I checked their projections vs. the actual stats. I won't rebuy. I put way too much stock in this book/their projections on draft day and my team... Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. Dietel
... Especially if you're like me, a student on a budget. Last year's stats are readily available, so it's not so bad having those absent. Read morePublished on March 11, 2011 by Plain Jane
This is my first BP so I can't compare to previous editions, but so far I've been absolutely glued to it for the last four days. Read morePublished on April 9, 2010 by Apache Fog
This book looks at the up coming 2010 season from a different way. It not only predicts a teams fate, it also predicts individual players performance for the up coming season. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010 by Mark J. Geldon
If you are serious about baseball, this book gives an insiders look with strong statistics but is readily accessible to someone who is not a math geek.Published on March 25, 2010 by Diogenes
If you're a fan of the game and don't read BP, you might be misinformed, if not ill informed, about baseball. Great stuff, as usual. Read morePublished on March 19, 2010 by Joseph C. Sweeney
This book is outstanding! The service thru Amazon was terrific! The offer of 2 day delivery was good for me. Good stuff!Published on March 17, 2010 by Donald P. McCown
Baseball Prospectus puts-out a great book each season. Great insight and statistical analysis for players and teams. Very helpful for those in fantasy baseball leagues too.Published on March 17, 2010 by Regi K. King