Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling
He broke into the major leagues way back in 2004 and has accumulated a whopping 0.5 WAR in all that time. He is a sub-replacement player -- even a sub-AAA player.
If I understand WAR correctly, with a lifetime positive WAR, wouldn't that mean he has been, for his career, a marginally better than average (very marginally) replacement player? Wouldn't a sub-replacement plauer have a -WAR?