• It’s WAR!

    Posted by on February 28th, 2013 · Comments (2)

    When is a player who hits .194 with a .277 on-base percentage and three homeruns just as good as a player who 50 homers?

    Read on.

    Comments on It’s WAR!

    1. MJ Recanati
      February 28th, 2013 | 1:15 pm

      That’s one of the few times when ESPN actually publishes something worthy of praise. Too often they write stuff that isn’t even worthy of me wiping my backside with.

    2. Raf
      March 1st, 2013 | 12:43 am

      Good point in the comments section

      “The moral of this case study is, use FanGraphs or Baseball Prospectus WAR. Fielder’s season clocked 5.1, while Ryan’s season comes in at 1.7. Baseball Reference overvalues defense so badly by using DRS, which has too much subjectivity to it.” – Chris Hupman

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