Welcome to Week 3 of the MLB season. It’s obviously been a wild ride thus far but, baseball gods willing, we may actually have a set schedule this week. Due to COVID-19 protocols, the Week 2 and Week 3 schedules have been heavily impacted. As of this writing, the following information is accurate. Given the volatility of the season thus far and the late notice on how the schedule would shake out this week’s rendition of schedule factors are limited to Pitching, Right Handed Batters, and Left-Handed Batters.

In the coming weeks, hopefully with some semblance of normalcy, additional information like the schedule park factors for particular parts of the field and who stands to exploit them (Or be exploited by them) will be. We at RotoFanatic hope that you’ll visit us each week as we become a vital part of your weekly line-up process.

 

How Do Schedule Factors Differ From Park Factors?

Park Factors are an evaluation of how each stadium performed over the last three seasons where Schedule Factors are a weighted measure of all of the stadium’s Park Factors that each team played in from 2017 -2019. For example, The Right-Handed Batter HR Factor to Left Center at Yankee Stadium is 87. However, the right-handed batters who play the Yankees’ schedule have a HR Factor of 93 to LCF over the last three seasons. However, these factors change from park to park, so it is important to know what you are in for in a given week. The Schedule Factors take into account games only on the schedule for the week including both games at home and on the road.

 

Why Are Schedule Factors Important?

The Park Factors are very useful in daily and weekly games as the DFS and fantasy owner can pretty easily ascertain the impact of the one or two stadium environments that their players will be playing in during any given week. However, the Schedule Factors tell the story of a player’s hitting environment for all of the games that they will be playing in. With the changes to the schedule in the 2020 season, the Schedule Factors can be even more valuable than normal.

 

Games Played

 

8:            NYY*

7:            BAL*, ATL, PHI, CLE, CWS, DET*, KC, MIN, CHC,

CIN, MIL, PIT, STL*, OAK, SEA, COL, SF

6:            TB*, TOR, NYM, HOU, LAA, TEX, ARI, LAD, SD

5:            BOS, WAS

*Teams playing 7 inning doubleheaders

 

 

 Team Pitching Schedule Factors | Week 3

* Sorted by RBIcon (scroll left <—> right)

 

Pitcher Schedule Factors
Based On Week 3 Schedule
Team AVG Rank HR Rank SLG Rank wOBAcon Rank RBIcon Rank
STL 0.98 7 0.86 1 0.95 1 0.97 2 0.93 1
CHC 0.98 4 0.90 5 0.95 2 0.97 3 0.94 2
KC 0.99 12 0.87 2 0.96 4 0.97 5 0.94 3
DET 1.00 13 0.88 3 0.97 6 0.98 9 0.95 4
OAK 0.97 1 0.92 9 0.96 3 0.97 1 0.95 5
HOU 0.98 2 0.92 8 0.97 5 0.97 4 0.96 6
MIN 1.00 15 0.89 4 0.98 9 0.99 11 0.96 7
TEX 0.98 5 0.94 11 0.98 8 0.98 7 0.97 8
BOS 1.01 21 0.91 6 0.99 13 1.00 15 0.97 9
TOR 1.01 27 0.91 7 0.99 14 1.00 18 0.97 10
SEA 0.98 3 0.99 15 0.97 7 0.98 6 0.98 11
TB 0.98 6 0.97 13 0.98 10 0.98 8 0.98 12
PIT 1.00 16 0.93 10 0.99 15 1.00 16 0.98 13
LAA 0.99 8 0.98 14 0.98 11 0.98 10 0.98 14
ARI 0.99 9 0.97 12 0.99 12 0.99 12 0.98 15
NYY 1.00 14 1.02 18 1.00 17 1.00 17 1.00 16
SD 0.99 10 1.02 20 1.00 16 0.99 13 1.00 17
WSH 1.01 24 1.00 17 1.00 19 1.01 20 1.00 18
ATL 1.01 22 1.00 16 1.00 21 1.01 21 1.00 19
NYM 1.00 19 1.02 19 1.00 20 1.00 19 1.01 20
LAD 0.99 11 1.06 22 1.00 18 1.00 14 1.02 21
PHI 1.01 28 1.05 21 1.02 23 1.01 25 1.02 22
CWS 1.00 17 1.08 24 1.02 22 1.01 22 1.03 23
BAL 1.01 23 1.07 23 1.02 24 1.01 24 1.03 24
MIA 1.01 20 1.09 25 1.02 25 1.01 23 1.04 25
MIL 1.00 18 1.10 26 1.03 26 1.01 26 1.04 26
CLE 1.01 25 1.10 27 1.03 27 1.02 27 1.05 27
CIN 1.01 26 1.12 29 1.04 28 1.03 28 1.06 28
COL 1.04 29 1.11 28 1.07 29 1.05 29 1.08 29
SF 1.04 30 1.16 30 1.08 30 1.06 30 1.10 30

 

 

Right Handed Batting Schedule Factors | Week 3

 * Sorted by wOBAcon (scroll left <—> right)

RHB Schedule Factors
Based On Week 3 Schedule
Team AVG Rank HR Rank SLG Rank wOBAcon Rank RBIcon Rank
SF 1.04 1 1.14 1 1.08 1 1.06 1 1.09 1
COL 1.03 2 1.08 6 1.06 2 1.05 2 1.06 2
CLE 1.02 3 1.09 4 1.03 4 1.03 3 1.05 4
CIN 1.01 11 1.11 3 1.04 3 1.02 4 1.05 3
CWS 1.02 4 1.07 9 1.02 6 1.02 5 1.04 7
MIL 1.01 9 1.08 7 1.03 5 1.02 6 1.04 6
PHI 1.01 6 1.06 10 1.02 8 1.02 7 1.03 9
MIA 1.00 14 1.11 2 1.02 7 1.01 8 1.04 5
BAL 1.00 12 1.09 5 1.01 9 1.01 9 1.03 8
ATL 1.01 8 1.00 15 1.00 12 1.01 10 1.00 14
WSH 1.01 10 1.01 14 1.00 11 1.01 11 1.01 13
NYM 1.00 13 1.03 12 1.00 10 1.00 12 1.01 11
TOR 1.02 5 0.91 25 0.99 17 1.00 13 0.97 20
BOS 1.01 7 0.92 21 0.99 18 1.00 14 0.97 19
NYY 1.00 15 1.02 13 1.00 14 1.00 15 1.00 15
PIT 0.99 18 0.94 20 0.99 16 0.99 16 0.98 17
LAD 0.98 26 1.07 8 1.00 13 0.99 17 1.02 10
DET 1.00 16 0.88 28 0.98 21 0.98 18 0.95 26
TB 0.98 21 0.97 18 0.98 20 0.98 19 0.98 18
ARI 0.98 27 0.99 16 0.98 19 0.98 20 0.99 16
SD 0.97 30 1.06 11 0.99 15 0.98 21 1.01 12
MIN 0.99 19 0.88 27 0.97 22 0.98 22 0.95 27
HOU 0.98 20 0.91 24 0.97 23 0.98 23 0.96 24
TEX 0.98 24 0.92 22 0.97 24 0.98 24 0.96 23
OAK 0.98 22 0.91 23 0.97 26 0.97 25 0.95 25
LAA 0.98 29 0.96 19 0.97 25 0.97 26 0.97 22
STL 0.99 17 0.86 29 0.96 29 0.97 27 0.93 30
SEA 0.98 28 0.98 17 0.97 27 0.97 28 0.97 21
KC 0.98 23 0.86 30 0.96 28 0.97 29 0.93 29
CHC 0.98 25 0.89 26 0.95 30 0.96 30 0.94 28

 

 

Left Handed Batting Schedule Factors | Week 3

 * Sorted by wOBAcon (scroll left <—> right)

LHB Schedule Factors
Based On Week 3 Schedule
Team AVG Rank HR Rank SLG Rank wOBAcon Rank RBIcon Rank
SF 1.05 1 1.20 1 1.09 1 1.07 1 1.11 1
COL 1.05 2 1.16 2 1.08 2 1.06 2 1.10 2
CIN 1.01 6 1.13 3 1.05 3 1.03 3 1.07 3
BAL 1.02 4 1.05 8 1.02 6 1.02 4 1.03 7
MIA 1.01 5 1.06 7 1.02 7 1.02 5 1.03 6
CLE 1.00 16 1.10 5 1.02 5 1.01 6 1.04 5
PHI 1.01 10 1.03 10 1.01 8 1.01 7 1.02 10
MIL 0.99 22 1.12 4 1.02 4 1.01 8 1.05 4
SD 1.02 3 0.95 19 1.01 11 1.01 9 0.99 16
ATL 1.00 12 1.00 13 1.01 10 1.01 10 1.01 11
WSH 1.01 8 0.99 16 1.00 12 1.01 11 1.00 15
PIT 1.01 7 0.93 22 1.00 16 1.01 12 0.98 18
LAD 1.00 14 1.05 9 1.01 9 1.01 13 1.02 9
NYM 1.01 11 1.00 14 1.00 15 1.00 14 1.00 14
TOR 1.00 13 0.91 24 1.00 18 1.00 15 0.98 20
LAA 1.00 19 1.00 15 1.00 14 1.00 16 1.00 13
NYY 1.00 20 1.01 12 1.00 17 1.00 17 1.00 12
BOS 1.00 15 0.88 28 0.99 20 1.00 18 0.97 23
ARI 1.00 17 0.93 21 0.99 19 1.00 19 0.98 21
MIN 1.01 9 0.90 26 0.98 24 0.99 20 0.96 24
CWS 0.98 27 1.09 6 1.00 13 0.99 21 1.02 8
SEA 0.99 23 1.01 11 0.99 21 0.99 22 0.99 17
TB 0.99 24 0.97 18 0.99 22 0.99 23 0.98 19
KC 1.00 18 0.89 27 0.97 26 0.98 24 0.95 26
TEX 0.98 26 0.97 17 0.98 23 0.98 25 0.98 22
DET 1.00 21 0.88 29 0.97 25 0.98 26 0.95 27
CHC 0.98 25 0.91 25 0.96 28 0.97 27 0.95 28
HOU 0.97 29 0.92 23 0.96 27 0.97 28 0.95 25
STL 0.97 28 0.86 30 0.94 30 0.95 29 0.92 30
OAK 0.96 30 0.94 20 0.95 29 0.95 30 0.94 29