How accurate were our Steamer Projections? Which system or combination of systems should we use to prepare for our fantasy baseball draft? Thanks to MGL’s work we already know that Steamer had great success projecting pitcher quality in 2010 and less success projecting batter quality. Here will we attempt to discover why some systems are having more success than others by breaking hitting and pitching performances into components. This should also serve as a follow-up to our analysis from a year ago.
As the creators of Steamer Projections you may be justifiably skeptical of our ability to serve as an unbiased judge of projection systems. In an attempt to allay your concerns we are making our data set available here so that anyone can check our data or pursue their own analysis.