BATTING: Reaching PA thresholds

Last year, BaseballHQ.com identified a new way to assess the potential of young batters by focusing on their early-career PAs rather than their ages.

The prevailing wisdom was (and remains) that we should be most interested in players who are entering seasons at “age 26 with experience,” but we found that age didn’t correlate as well with fantasy production as did total career PAs.

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