Royals PECOTA Comparables

Baseball Prospectus has recently released their PECOTA projections which contains player comparables. Here is the list starting with the hitters:

NAME COMPARABLES

Jeff Francoeur Ruben Sierra Xavier Nady Al Cowens
Brayan Pena Bob Boone J.R. House Brian Harper
Billy Butler Sean Casey Wally Joyner Brian Giles
Kevin Kouzmanoff Tony Batista Frank Thomas Greg Dobbs
Mitch Maier Jeff Salazar Hideki Matsui Bob Skinner
Greg Golson Reggie Williams Devon White Mookie Wilson
Yuniesky Betancourt Danny Sandoval Neifi Perez Alex Cintron
Mario Lisson Travis Fryman John Hattig Doug Rader
Lorenzo Cain Russ Snyder Rocco Baldelli Angel Pagan
Irving Falu Scott Fletcher Mark Loretta Brendan Ryan
Chris Getz Ted Sizemore Cookie Rojas Dave Cash
Alcides Escobar Chin-lung Hu Julio Franco Erick Aybar
Manny Pina Dave Nilsson Jonathan Lucroy Sal Fasano
Max Ramirez Jorge Posada George Kottaras Chris Gimenez
Derrick Robinson Luis Melendez Curtis Goodwin Vic Harris
Jarrod Dyson Nook Logan Bob Dernier Tom Goodwin
Alex Gordon Seth Smith Jim Ray Hart Rico Carty
Paulo Orlando Mike Davis Tommy Gregg Gene Kingsale
Clint Robinson Justin Morneau Glenn Davis Kent Hrbek
Anthony Seratelli John Vander Wal Jim Leyritz Wes Parker
Salvador Perez Milt May Pablo Sandoval Tim McCarver
Mike Moustakas Eric Chavez Pablo Sandoval Andy Carey
Eric Hosmer Jason Thompson John Olerud Billy Butler
Johnny Giavotella Jose Lind Ken Boswell Daniel Descalso
Wil Myers Jason Heyward Ed Kirkpatrick Ron Fairly
Christian Colon Gary Sutherland Luis Gomez Tim Foli
Cheslor Cuthbert Robin Yount Ed Kranepool Wayne Causey
Brett Eibner Rick Monday Roger Maris Jordan Schafer

Notes:

  • Betancout is like Nefi Perez. You don't say.
  • Looks like Perez has a future as a bad announcer.
  • Eric Hosmer may turn into Billy Butler. He better start eating some BBQ.
Now the pitchers:

NAME COMPARABLES

Joakim Soria Rafael Soriano Lee Smith Bobby Jenks
Jonathan Broxton Mark Wohlers Michael Gonzalez Francisco Rodriguez
Louis Coleman Bobby Jenks Chris Ray Al Hrabosky
Greg Holland Chris Ray Ramon Ramirez Jeff Stevens
Tim Collins Oscar Villarreal Masanori Murakami Terry Forster
Brandon Sisk Craig Breslow Mark Lowe Jose Mijares
Jonathan Sanchez Rich Hill Jorge De La Rosa Rich Harden
Jose Mijares Craig Breslow Mark Lowe Mike Stanton
Bruce Chen Mike Cuellar Whitey Ford Bruce Hurst
Jeff Francis Odalis Perez John Smiley Denny Neagle
Danny Duffy Dennis Bennett Brian Matusz Scott Olsen
Luke Hochevar Jeremy Bonderman Jason Hammel Kevin Millwood
Juan Gutierrez Pete Vuckovich Nick Masset Kevin Correia
Aaron Crow Jonathan Papelbon Bill Slayback John Montefusco
Blake Wood Carlos Rosa Gordie Richardson Bob Grim
Mike Montgomery Franklin Morales Curt Simmons Jaime Garcia
Felipe Paulino Dwight Gooden Geraldo Guzman Scott Sanders
Henry Barrera Scott Strickland Luis Perdomo Chad Orvella
John Lamb Ryan Feierabend CC Sabathia Clayton Kershaw
Kelvin Herrera Mike Fornieles Don Gullett David Palmer
Chris Dwyer Edinson Volquez Antonio Bastardo Tim Hudson
Luis Mendoza Jake Westbrook Jaime Navarro Tommy John
Vin Mazzaro Pedro Astacio Kevin Mulvey Mitch Talbot
Sean O'Sullivan Troy Patton Justin Germano Anthony Swarzak
Jeremy Jeffress Jason Bere Floyd Youmans Dave Boswell
Everett Teaford Jarrod Washburn Tom Browning Pete Schourek
Kevin Pucetas Eric Hacker Mel Stottlemyre Brian Moehler
Will Smith Sean O'Sullivan Brandon Lyon Tommy Hunter
Jeff Suppan Orel Hershiser Bob Feller Mark Portugal
Tommy Hottovy Bill Werle Pablo Torrealba Rich Folkers
Yordano Ventura Mark Grant Vern Law Hayden Penn
Nathan Adcock Omar Olivares Jon Garland Jim Beattie
Greg Billo Dave McNally Catfish Hunter Dan Petry
Jason Adam Dick Brodowski Catfish Hunter Milt Pappas
Robinson Yambati Tug McGraw Gene Nelson Red Swanson

Notes:
  • How could The Royals let Suppan go when he could have been like Orel Hershiser or Bob Feller.
  • Hoch's comps are pretty sad.
  • Sean O'Sullivan is a comparable for Will Smith. Great.
  • John Lamb has the best comps by far with Sabathia and Kershaw
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