This article is part of our The Z Files series.
Obviously, nothing has been determined. However, some of the scenarios being bandied about for MLB's return is for clubs to play somewhere other than their home cities and traditional venues. Be it the Florida/Arizona plan, the Arizona-only proposal or even playing overseas in Japan, an integral aspect of current player expectations would become moot: their numbers at home. For some, this is detrimental but for others, it could be an advantage.
Of course, this is only half the story. To fully adjust projections, the park factors for where the games will be played need to be considered. However, not only is the schedule unknown, it may not be possible to come up with credible factors, so stripping out expected home numbers is all we can do for now.
This is relevant as many leagues postponed their draft or auction, while brand new leagues are still forming. If you've yet to draft in one of your leagues, and the festivities are scheduled before MLB announces the plans, you'll need to decide how you want to alter expectations. Once things are official, we'll update everything, but until then, it's your call.
What follows is how an arbitrary hitter and pitcher would perform in all 30 MLB ball parks. That is, the stats if the season were played in a neutral park will be translated to each home venue and quantified for 15-team, mixed league play.
Hitters will be divided into lefty and righty swingers. Switch hitters face right-handed pitching about 72 percent