Re: Giancarlo Stanton
Originally Posted by hebroncougar
This would be kind of similar to the Maybin/Miller/others deal for Cabrera and Willis. I know, I now Chapman is more valuable than Miller, but I think Stanton is more valuable than Cabrera due to defense.
Cabrera's WAR was 5.6 when he was traded. Stanton's is 5.8. The difference, though, is Chapman put up nearly 3.5 WAR in less than 80 innings. Andrew Miller had pitched 74 MLB innings with a 5.72 ERA at the time he was traded.
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