Originally Posted by Brutus
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.'
Ya, I'd call this one a flip of the coin.
Defining one guy's stats as better than the other when we are talking about such thin margins is really bad statistical analysis.