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What does Steamer think of the Giants’ hitters going into 2020?

On Monday, FanGraphs released their 2020 Steamer projections, which I used to cobble together this bad contract trade post this morning. It took me most of the day to realize that I was using numbers that warranted their own article.

Last year, Kenny broke down the projections in an adversarial nature, acknowledging the Steamer algorithm’s sentience in a sort of man vs. machine social compact while remaining skeptical of the output. Before I make a similar pact concerning this year’s numbers, let’s review those projections and see just how well the machine really did .