Re: Stat Question?
Originally Posted by RedsIn07
Not to hijack the thread but as long as we're talking stats, I got a question about stolen bases. Are there any metrics that give a definitive value of steals and caught stealings? It would seem logical that in a sense a SB helps a player's SLG while a CS would hurt their OBP. is this evident in any stats, etc?
I'll do more research later when I have time, but just altering the data I have on the Reds this season, it appears that the Runs Created formula assigns about 0.20 Runs for adding an additional SB to their total and subtracts about 0.40 Runs for each additional Caught Stealing.
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