Re: Stubbs vs. Votto
Originally Posted by jojo
I'm not a fan of how he mixed BP stats with WAR in his argument (because BP sets replacement level differently than WAR). But I think his conclusion is alright with the caveat that Doug brought up being that its possible Stubbs isn't a league average bat.
I completely missed the BP reference for Gutierrez until you mentioned it. I stopped checking BP when their glossary became alphabet soup. What is their threshold for replacement?
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