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Scott Barzilla

Scott Barzilla

I am the editor at hardballchat.com and a contributor at baseballreflections.com and dailyhurricane.com. I am also the author of The Hall of Fame Index and Combating Ignorance.

Website: http://hardballchat.com

Twitter: @@sbarzilla

Pitch F/X Fantasy Sleepers: Middle Infielders

www.hardballchat.com - Last time we took a look at the fantasy sleepers at the corner infield slots. Finding sleepers at the middle infield slots is a lot more challenging. Shortstops and second baseman are at such a high premium as it is. ...

Pitch F/X Fantasy Sleepers: Outfielders

www.hardballchat.com - We have seen the best pitch f/x sleepers in the infield. The outfield is a breeding ground for sleepers of all shapes and sizes. That being said, when we look for the pitch f/x sleepers we are applying a little ...

Top 150 TRI Position Players

www.hardballchat.com - Scott Barzilla uses his revolutionary total run index to rate the top 150 position players for fantasy purporses. Ratings include the number of runs above average the player is projected to be in hitting and base running. More in depth ...


Making Sense of the Ryan Braun Situation

www.hardballchat.com - A wise man once said that democracy was the worst form of government, except for all of the other ones. While Ryan Braun’s appeal could not be compared to any criminal trial in the United States in terms of its ...

The Next Frontier in Sabermetrics: AL Edition

www.hardballchat.com - Yesterday, I took a look at the pitch f/x plate discipline rates for the projected National League lineups. Most of those projections came from mlbdepthcharts.com, but I altered a few lineups to something that made more sense to me. Today, ...

Fantasy News on the Go

www.hardballchat.com - We’ve talked a lot about fantasy baseball the past several weeks. Many leagues have already gotten started with their drafts, but once the calendar turns to March people are going to start going nuts with their fantasy drafts, paying attention ...


The Next Frontier in Sabermetrics

www.hardballchat.com - Many of you that read our SABR section regularly are up to date on all of the latest developments in analytics. Some of you may not be. So, before I dive into today’s piece allow me to describe the next ...

Paying Attention to Prior Drafts: Second Basemen

www.hardballchat.com - We continue with our series of looking at how the TRI projections are comparing with actual drafts going on. Of course, you will want to look up the average draft position closer to your draft to see what the current ...

Top Impact Young Players: Relief Pitchers

www.hardballchat.com - We reach the end of our series on impact young players for the coming season. Since we only had eight second basemen, we are going to look at the top twelve impact young relievers. If you do the math you ...

Breaking Down the Yoenis Cespedes Deal

www.hardballchat.com - Our own Hudson Belinsky broke the Yoenis Cespedes signing on this side based on a report from Yahoo’s Tim Brown. In actuality, Cespedes cannot officially sign until MLB clears him as an official free agent. Most sources think he will ...