Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs
Originally Posted by Kc61
I want a high OBP player. I don't care if the OBP or wOBA formulas say Heisey has other attributes. I want a high OBP player. Heisey isn't.
And tonight he botched a play in LF and just hit into a DP. On top of everything!
These formulas pretty closely resemble how runs are scored. Not sure why you're totally willing to ignore slugging for two dozen more OBP points.
I'd love to have a .350 OBP guy too. But if he slugs .300, that's not an upgrade.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda