Introducing…Consensus Baseball Projections

Feb 15, 2012

On the heels of our Consensus Rankings launch, we’re happy to unveil a new product today that has been a top suggestion from readers: Consensus Projections. That’s right – You can now pick & choose your favorite projection sources & view their consolidated output (for free!).

In the spirit of naming projection systems after players (e.g. CAIRO, PECOTA, etc), we’re labeling our output “Zeile Projections” in honor of the immortal Todd Zeile. At least, we think Todd’s immortal considering he survived 16 seasons across 11 different teams.

So why exactly are we naming projections after Todd Zeile, you ask? Consider the following:

    • The variety of teams Zeile played for is a model of inspiration for us. Similar to our consensus rankings, we plan to incorporate projections from many sources.
    • Zeile was a versatile player. He suited up behind the plate and also played both corner infield positions. We aim to match that versatility by letting you create your own set of consensus projections, albeit with fewer errors than our namesake.
    • The backbone of any good set of projections is solid technology. As the above photo (from the ‘90s) suggests, Todd Zeile embraces technological advancement.
    • Zeile is reportedly a direct descendent of Founding Father, John Adams. This can only be good for credibility, right?

With all that said, Zeile Projections are initially pulling in data from Marcel, RotoChamp, FanGraphs, CBS Sports, & KFFL with more sites to come. The projections are also fully sortable by stat category, including the option to see high/low values for each player.

Feel free to let us know if there are projections you’d  like to see added into the mix. Any other feedback is appreciated as well. Thanks!

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1Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
2Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
3Michael Thomas (NO)WR
4Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
5Damien Williams (KC)RB
6Julian Edelman (NE)WR
7Robert Woods (LAR)WR
8Brandin Cooks (LAR)WR
9Sony Michel (NE)RB
10James White (NE)RB
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11C.J. Anderson (LAR)RB
12Josh Reynolds (LAR)WR
13Mark Ingram (NO)RB
14Rex Burkhead (NE)RB
15Sammy Watkins (KC)WR
16Travis Kelce (KC)TE
17Chris Conley (KC)WR
18Keith Kirkwood (NO)WR
19Tre'Quan Smith (NO)WR
20Phillip Dorsett (NE)WR
21Ted Ginn (NO)WR
22Chris Hogan (NE)WR
23Spencer Ware (KC)RB
24Cordarrelle Patterson (NE)WR
25Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
26Kelvin Benjamin (KC)WR
27John Kelly (LAR)RB
28Austin Carr (NO)WR
29Shane Vereen (NO)RB
30Gerald Everett (LAR)TE
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
6J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
7Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
8Trea Turner (WSH)SS
9Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
10Manny Machado (FA)3B,SS
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11Chris Sale (BOS)SP
12Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
13Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
14Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
15Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
16Bryce Harper (FA)CF,RF
17Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
18Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
19Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
20Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
21Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
22Trevor Story (COL)SS
23Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
24Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
25Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
26Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
27Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
28Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
29Juan Soto (WSH)LF,RF
30Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
1Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (HOU)PG
16Jimmy Butler (PHI)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
18Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
19Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
26Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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