Saturday, January 30, 2010

PECOTA Changes Their Projections

Earlier this week PECOTA posted their 2010 projected standings and had the Yankees finishing third in the AL East and missing the postseason. If you don't remember here's what those standings looked like:

Most Yankees fans I spoke to were not happy with these projections, and apparently neither was Baseball Prospectus, cause now they've been revised. Here are the new 2010 PECOTA projections:

Now, the Yankees are picked to come in tied for first and at least making the playoffs as the Wild Card. Apparently the whole system needed tweaking, specifically the offensive numbers, which seemed to have taken a dip across the board. But I have one question: How are the Rangers and A's are both going to finish better than the Angels and Mariners?

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