Second Opinion: Now Available!

I’m pleased to announce that FanGraphs first publication, The 2010 Second Opinion is now available for sale at the price of $7.95! What you get is a PDF and all the information is also available online through your FanGraphs.com account. Here’s the rundown:

Player Profiles – Over 400 in-depth player profiles written by many of the FanGraphs and RotoGraphs contributors you’re already familiar with.

Articles – Closer situations, players coming back from injuries, sophomore players to watch, 2010 fantasy prospects, impact trades, the big questions for 2010, and something that Carson wrote, where he answers your questions before you even ask them!

Stats & Graphs – Each player profile is accompanied by a stat box with 10 very useful stats for both fantasy and real-life player evaluation including spark graphs showing career trends.

Team Previews – Each team is previewed for next season, giving you the rundown on what to expect from a fantasy and real-life standpoint.

Bonus Material – FanGraphs has partnerned with ESPN Insider this season and if you purchase the PDF, you’ll have access to anything we write for ESPN Insider right here on FanGraphs.com up until March 1st, 2011.

Online Integration – In addition to the PDF, you will have access to all the information in the book on FanGraphs.com when logged in to your FanGraphs account. This information will include the written player profiles which will be integrated into the stats pages and all the articles and team previews in the book.

If you run into any payment problems or other issues please fill out a contact form and we’ll try and solve the problem as soon as possible!




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David Appelman is the creator of FanGraphs.


7 Responses to “Second Opinion: Now Available!”

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  1. mdecav1 says:

    Great job with it and its definitely, definitely worth the price! Two issues – the WHIP projections are all too high, similar to the fan projections on here. And – relatively minor – there are typos all over the place, be sure to have someone review the whole thing before making it available next year.

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    • Right, WHIP…. yep, we’re using the fan projections in the book, so that is an issue… I completely forgot that WHIP was broken for that.

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      • mdecav1 says:

        If you can make fixes to the PDF before others download it, you have Uehara’s 2010 outlook as “IP” and “Jorge Posado” on page 31. Those are a few examples of the typos.

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      • sfinerty says:

        “the Angels also have good depth, with Matt Palmer, Sean O’Sullivan and Shane Loux, who combined for 29 starts last year.”

        Relatively small detail, but Shane Loux is no longer with the Angels, he signed with the Astros. With that said, great job putting this together!

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      • scott says:

        i find name typo’s funny; like Zach Dukes

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  2. Jeff w. says:

    Love it.

    One quibble: my Cubs might shock me somehow, but they have “starting” players, not “startling” players.

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