Daily Notes: Contract Crowdsourcing, Starters (Part 3)

Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.

1. Contract Crowdsourcing: Starting Pitchers (3 of 3)
2. SCOUT Leaderboard: Dominican Winter League Hitters
3. Video: Marcell Ozuna Swinging a Lot

Contract Crowdsourcing: Starting Pitchers (3 of 3)
Free agency begins this coming Saturday. FanGraphs is asking readers to estimate the years and average annual dollar values likely to be received by certain notable free agents. We continue today with the third third of this free-agent class’s notable starting pitchers. (Click here for more on the contract crowdsourcing project.)

Other positions: Catchers / First Basemen / Second Basemen / Third Basemen / Shortstops / Corner Outfielders / Center Fielders / Designated Hitters / Right-Handed Relievers / Left-Handed Relievers / Starting Pitchers (Part 1) / Starting Pitchers (Part 2).

Player Page: Brandon McCarthy

Player Page: Roy Oswalt

Player Page: Jake Peavy

Player Page: Anibal Sanchez

Player Page: Ervin Santana

Player Page: Joe Saunders

Player Page: Carlos Villanueva

SCOUT Leaderboard: Dominican Winter League Hitters
SCOUT Leaderboard: Dominican Winter League Hitters (Overall)
Below is the current SCOUT batting leaderboard for the Dominican Winter League, which started earlier in October. SCOUT+ is calculated using regressed home run, walk, and strikeout rates, where 100 is average and greater than 100 is above average. (Click here for more on SCOUT.)


Player Team Age Pos PA xHR% xBB% xK% SCOUT+
Marcell Ozuna Marlins 21 OF 37 3.8% 8.2% 20.3% 114
Francisco Pena Mets 22 C 23 3.0% 8.9% 16.8% 112
Jordany Valdespin Mets 24 2B 31 2.9% 10.0% 18.4% 111
Todd Linden Giants 32 OF 35 3.5% 9.3% 21.9% 110
Yan Gomes Blue Jays 24 OF 41 3.1% 8.6% 19.1% 109
Hector Luna Phillies 32 3B 35 2.9% 9.3% 18.6% 108
Felix Pie Braves 27 OF 38 2.2% 10.7% 16.8% 108
Anderson Hernandez Pirates 29 2B 33 2.2% 10.4% 16.8% 107
Moises Sierra Blue Jays 23 OF 36 3.2% 8.3% 19.8% 107
Mike Olt Rangers 23 3B 24 2.6% 10.3% 20.0% 106

SCOUT Leaderboard: Dominican Winter League Hitters (Prospect Age)
Here is the SCOUT batting leaderboard for the DWL, but only populated with players who are 24 or under — i.e. something more like “prospect” age relative to the league.


Player Team Age Pos PA xHR% xBB% xK% SCOUT+
Marcell Ozuna Marlins 21 OF 37 3.8% 8.2% 20.3% 114
Francisco Pena Mets 22 C 23 3.0% 8.9% 16.8% 112
Jordany Valdespin Mets 24 2B 31 2.9% 10.0% 18.4% 111
Yan Gomes Blue Jays 24 OF 41 3.1% 8.6% 19.1% 109
Moises Sierra Blue Jays 23 OF 36 3.2% 8.3% 19.8% 107
Mike Olt Rangers 23 3B 24 2.6% 10.3% 20.0% 106
Oscar Taveras Cardinals 20 OF 35 2.9% 8.3% 18.6% 105
Nelson Perez Cubs 24 OF 11 2.4% 10.9% 19.7% 105
Angel Villalona Giants 21 1B 12 2.7% 9.3% 19.6% 105
Jose Ramirez Indians 19 SS 4 2.4% 9.7% 19.3% 103

Video: Marcell Ozuna Swinging a Lot
Here’s video, courtesy of Baseball Instinct’s YouTube page, of Marlins prospect — and Dominican Winter League batting leader — Marcell Ozuna swinging a lot.




Print This Post



Carson Cistulli has recently started a new project called Paris Matches.

One Response to “Daily Notes: Contract Crowdsourcing, Starters (Part 3)”

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
  1. Evan says:

    Wow an Angel Villalona sighting!

    Vote -1 Vote +1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Current day month ye@r *