New York Yankees Prospect Hitting Dominance Factors

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Greg Fertel in MLB
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Recently, Mike Axisa over at River Avenue Blues took a look at all of the minor league pitchers through the lens of a statistic called Dominance Factor. Brett Sullivan developed this statistic over at Project Prospect. The formula is (K%+.72*GB%-BB%)+(Age Level Standard-Actual Age)*7. Since the statistic is relatively simple, Sean P., who I write with over at Pending Pinstripes, came up with the idea to modify this into a hitting statistic.

After messing around for a while, we agreed on the following formula: (BB%+100*ISO+.74*LD%-K%)+(Speed Score-5)+(Age Level Standard-Actual Age)*7

I considered lowering the age multiplier, but the idea of this whole exercise is to give players who are younger than their competition credit for that. Also, line drive percentage is multiplied b ...

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