An Improved KATOH Top-100 List
by Chris Mitchell - July 25, 2016 fangraphs.com
Choosing projection window based on level, rather than age ...
Accounting for defensive performance, not just position ...
Somewhat surprisingly, the defensive metrics don’t add a ton of predictive value ...
Incorporating Baseball America top-100 lists
two parallel KATOHs: one that incorporates top-100 ranking and one that doesn’t... call the scouting-infused version “KATOH+” and will leave the original moniker to the one that excludes the BA (Baseball America) rankings...
all players with at least 200 plate appearances or batters faced (plus Jose De Leon, since I know someone would ask)... each player’s projected WAR over his first six seasons in the major leagues ...
First, the version that considers stats only, and not prospect rankings
KATOH Top 100
This next list incorporates stats, as well as rankings from Baseball America’s Midseason Top 100.
KATOH+ Top 100
A Primer on a New and Improved KATOH
by Chris Mitchell - November 25, 2015