Saturday, August 4, 2018

MLB Prospect Statistical Analysis (Stats Don't Lie) - Good Hitters

In this edition of Stats Don't Lie, I wanted to see who were the best hitters this season. When I run this report, batting average is not really a factor. The goal is to looks for hitters with high walk rates, good strikeout rates and power potential. Check out the list below.



Name              2B              3B               HR          BB%          K%            ISO         BB/K
Royce Lewis 29 0 10 8.50% 15.10% 0.161 0.56
Isaac Paredes 20 2 13 10.10% 15.10% 0.185 0.67
Jeter Downs 22 2 11 9.60% 19.70% 0.154 0.49
Gavin Lux 23 7 12 10.40% 16.90% 0.199 0.61
Carter Kieboom 24 0 13 10.30% 19.60% 0.162 0.52
Jahmai Jones 14 7 9 12.80% 19.80% 0.141 0.64
Seth Beer 11 0 7 10.80% 15.40% 0.194 0.70
Daulton Varsho 10 4 9 9.60% 18.50% 0.196 0.52
Kyle Tucker 24 2 14 9.70% 19.20% 0.208 0.51
Ke'Bryan Hayes 27 6 6 10.90% 15.70% 0.167 0.69
Bryan Reynolds 15 1 5 12.10% 19.40% 0.152 0.63

















* Min of 175 Plate Appearances 












* Age range was 23 or younger

















Takeaways







Ke'Bryan Hayes - Still a bargain bin buy. Scouts are skeptical that he can develop power.







Issac Paredes, Daulton Varsho & Carter Kieboom - All need a Chrome auto. 









Jeter Downs - Still affordable and a strong buy.







Gavin Lux - Great bounceback season. 








Jahmai Jones - Still a strong buy for me. 








Seth Beer - I hope he is in 2018 Bowman Draft.








10 comments:

  1. Side question- do you buy any wax of Draft or simply singles; do you just purchase base autos; do you purchase ungraded cards or only 9.5s?

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  2. Thanks for reading and great question. I usually like to buy one box to rip for fun. I do by both. Singles and 9.5s if I really like the player.

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  3. What are your thoughts on 2 prospects, Mark Vientos and Isbandel Isabel?

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  4. Thanks for the comment and question.

    Isabel - K rate is way too high for me to buy.

    Vientos - Such a young player but worth the purchase. I like him but it would be a long term hold. He's only 18! He's still growing so the power potential is there.

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  5. Due to the grand slam, would you recommend selling the david bote prospect auto or waiting until October?

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    1. I would sell before the season is over. Prices drop in the winter. Plus I think the Cubs will win the division. Thanks for the comment Calbant.

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  6. What is your email address?

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  7. Do prospect autos increase in value if the player wins rookie of the year?

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    1. Hello Calbant. Thanks for the comment. The auto will for sure increase in value.

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