Originally Posted by RED VAN HOT
There was a lot of concern that the Reds would be sacrificing offense for defense. Again, a small sample, but the 32 games since the Dunn trade do not support this. K's are down from 7.01/Gm to 6.78. HR's are down from 1.16/GM to 1.06. Yet, runs per game are up from 4.28 to 4.53.
The Reds line pre trade was .246/.321/.406 and post trade is .244/.318/.405. There's probably a large amount of luck involved in the increase in runs scored.
Another question; is the difference between 4.28 and 4.5 (what I got) runs per game even statistically significant? But I don't feel like doing T tests and determining standard errors this early in the morning.