Gleeman: Projecting the next decade’s superstars

From SABR member Aaron Gleeman at Baseball Prospectus on March 26, 2019:

Predicting what will happen this year is very difficult. Predicting what will happen every year for the next decade is impossible. But one of PECOTA‘s many features is 10-year projections (available to subscribers on individual player pages, along with historical same-age comps) and there’s no way I’m not going to have some fun with that.

Below you’ll find PECOTA’s best-projected position players of the next 10 years. In other words, if you were starting a team from scratch right now, without any salary or service-time considerations, who would PECOTA advise you to pick first? Here they are, counting down from no. 15 to no. 1.

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Originally published: March 27, 2019. Last Updated: March 27, 2019.