10 who project to be worse

Players who are likely to see their stats shrink in 2013

Originally Published: February 24, 2013
By Ben Lindbergh | Baseball Prospectus

Mike Trout Steven Bisig/US PresswireMike Trout will likely take a step back in 2013 -- and still be incredibly valuable.

Yesterday we looked at five position players and five pitchers whom BP's projection system, PECOTA, believes are in for big improvements in 2013. Today we'll tackle the players who, according to PECOTA, will suffer some of the largest declines.



Mike Trout, OF, Los Angeles Angels
2012 stats: .326 AVG/.399 OBP/.564 SLG (9.1 WARP)
Projected 2013 stats: .287/.354/.470 (5.3 WARP)

Ben Lindbergh

Baseball Prospectus
Ben Lindbergh is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has interned for multiple MLB teams and is a member of the BBWAA.