Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Alexander Chase dig into Totaly Daily VORP, a new approach to player valuations that Alexander created, which incorporates playing time projections and the value of replacement players in daily formats.
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- 3:00 Alexander Chase on why he created Total Daily VORP (TDV)
- 5:00 Shortcomings of other value calculators
- 7:30 Impact of injuries and playing time projections on value calculations
- 9:00 Reiterating why Max Muncy was better than Matt Carpenter in 2018 despite gaps in overall production
- 10:35 Where games played projections are pulled from for TDV
- 12:00 Players whose TDV’s were higher than their standard auction values
- 15:00 Impact of roster size on TDV valuations
- 17:15 Using TDV to inform draft strategies and how it changes based on league sizes
- 18:45 Alexander hates ESPN
- 22:10 How the value of players with steady every day playing time are impacted
- 23:30 Factoring in empty roster spots
- 26:30 How to approach drafting players with injury/playing time question marks
- 29:00 Drawbacks of the ESPN Player Rater and Fangraphs Auction Calculator
- 34:30 Hypothetical: Eaton vs. Braun vs. Pederson in terms of TDV value
- 36:50 Preference for platoon split players or injury-prone ones?
- 40:35 Caveat regarding drafting high-upside fliers
- 42:20 Value boost in TDV for players projected to be hurt to start the year compared to other calculations
- 46:00 Value change for injury-prone players in a shortened season
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