BABS charts early rookie progress

by Chris Doyle

As Ron pointed out in his piece on Minor League BABS back in January, there’s one weakness in BABS’ analysis that can group players together who otherwise may not actually share similar skill sets. The example he cited was Austin Slater and Boog Powell, who had identical major league stats in 2017 and were grouped by BABS with other players she saw as similarly skilled.

However, this didn’t factor in their minor league performances, which differed greatly and were a more thorough representation of . . .

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