Re: Jay Bruce 2012 Silver Slugger
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Leake had a higher average. Strasburg had the higher OPS.
Strasburg had a stronger triple slash. By a decent margin.
Doug, you realize that if Leake had one more plate appearance... a single, he has a better OPS than Strasburg?
That's how meaningless Strasburg's edge in OPS is over Leake. There was no "decent margin." It's the batting equivalent to 'last team with the ball wins.'
"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