While the book is aimed at fantasy baseball players, non-fantasy players will also find plenty of interesting analysis and projections. For example, here's what the Braves' writer thinks about Javier Vazquez:
One of the best pitchers in the NL, where he seems to be more comfortable. If Vazquez stays in Atlanta, he should repeat his great year, as he found a situation that suits him, but all bets are off if he is traded.
For the statheads, features of the Graphical Player include:
- Projected 2010 stats and historical dollar values for single and mixed Roto leagues, as well as tallies for points leagues.
- Four years of career stats, including splits for RH/LH and 1st-half/2nd-half.
- Support for a variety of fantasy categories, including Caught Stealing, Complete Games, Blown Saves, Holds, Quality Starts and more
- Minor-league stats down to Single-A for 2009 for every player.
- Profiles of more than 100 prospects, with independent rankings from three experts.
- Speculative rosters for every MLB team for 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- Metrics like xFIP, wOBA and Wins Above Replacement