60 Day Disabled List (Ankle) ‑ Bird underwent right ankle surgery and has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Although the recovery time is estimated at six weeks, team officials expect him to remain sidelined until somet
Greg Bird projected to 150 Games vs RHP and LHP with 12 team mixed fantasy value. This helps identify a player's platoon value for fantasy baseball based on pitcher handedness. These projections by Steamer are a MUCH better indicator of a hitter's platoon splits than in-season stats since it involves multiple years of data and has been properly regressed to league averages. Since games are neutralized across players, values for everyday players may look smaller than for preseason/season to date/rest of season where they benefit from playing time advantages vs other players. In general, left-handed hitters have larger platoon splits.
Our Steamer hitter projections are based on Steamer rate stats vs RHP/LHP and we adjust based on our projected playing time and RHP/LHP Plate Appearance split. Grey projects his stats as part of his 2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings. Both $ estimates are based on 12 team 5x5 mixed leagues with a 67/33 hitter/pitcher split. Prospectonator reflects 150 game projections for hitters with no more than 130 career plate appeareances.