BATTING: XRD2: Underperformers

In last week’s BBG, we started our look at batters who might be targets for 2013 drafts using Ron Shandler’s Extreme Regression Drafting (XRD) method.

In a nutshell, XRD finds players whose performance varied significantly from one year to the next, assuming that such big value swings would influence perceived value—and, so, auction prices or draft round positions—in the subsequent year.

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