Who's got 'Momentum'?
The numbers say some players are due for improvement, others set for regression
Creating a list of the top 100 hitters according to how they have performed to date is a fairly simple task. By comparing the statistics of every player in each of the five standard hitting categories -- batting average, runs scored, home runs, RBIs and steals -- as the ESPN Player Rater does, you can easily see how each player's 2010 performance thus far stacks up to the rest of the league. However, when it comes to predicting how hitters will rank for the remainder of the season, the ...
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