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Player of the Year Award: Paul Swydan’s Process

The other day Dave announced our fabulous new FanGraphs Player of the Year Award. He also said the 11 voters would be encouraged to write about their process. And so I thought I’d kick things off today by talking about mine.

In case you don’t want to click on the link, the criteria for the award is as follows:

The criteria for the award will be rather simple: which player, through his on-the-field performance, most deserves to be recognized for his outstanding play within the given season? It is an attempt to honor outstanding performances, and to consider the relative merit of all players who contributed within that season, regardless of position or quality of his teammates.

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