CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
Click here to log in Click here to subscribe
Glossary Search:

View details for UPSIDE

View Glossary Entries by





[ Return To Top ]

UPSIDE is determined by evaluating the performance of a player's top-20 PECOTA comparables. If a comparable player turned in a performance better than league average, including both his batting and fielding performance, then his wins above average (WARP minus replacement value) are counted toward his UPSIDE. A base of two times wins above average is used for position players, and an adjustment is made to pitcher values such that they are comparable. If the player was worse than average in a given season, or he dropped out of the database, the performance is counted as zero.

Show articles tagged with UPSIDE

UPSIDE appears in the following BP Glossary Categories:

Baseball Prospectus Home  |  Terms of Service  |  Privacy Policy  |  Customer Service  |  Newsletter  |  Masthead  |  Contact Us