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Sabermetrics 101: wOBA

We all know and agree not all hits are created equal. We can take this a step further and agree not all ways of getting on base are created equal. Since we all agree on this we can now agree while possessing value, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging, and OPS are not ideal for assessing the overall offensive value of

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Sabermetrics 101: RE24

RE24 stands for run expectancy based on 24 base outs. While it may not roll off the tongue it is a very useful stat. Lets dissect the stat so we can gain a full understanding of what the stat is measuring and how to best put this information to use. Base Out States Base out states are simply how many

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Sabermetrics 101: A Brief Introduction

We’ve all heard the saying “Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” Not only did I work for one but I asked to work for him. John isn’t a nerd in the traditional sense. He has enough social presence to navigate the world without the awkwardness generally associated with unusually high intelligence and he’s surprisingly

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