Re: The Value of our 2007 Cincinnati Reds
Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I agree M2. I don't think he's found the holy grail of player valuation. Obviously I'm not going to dismiss other analysis. At the end of the day, it will always be a scattershot approach.
However, in terms of creating a single number player valuation on a run scale, I haven't seen a better attempt -- or if I have, certainly I've forgotten it.
I have. I don't like linear weights, never have. It's shoddy math, requiring you to assume a false and shifting norm. I vastly prefer the ground up approach of Win Shares.
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