Re: To Fangraphs, or Not to Fangraphs, that is the question.
Originally Posted by The Voice of IH
Here is a n00b question that I want to ask.
Wouldn't Shin-Soo Choo's WAR be higher when he plays for the Reds than when he played for the Indians. Clearly, the Reds were in need of a leadoff hitter much more than Cleveland did.
How does WAR account for that?
Well, sort of. WAR gives "credit" for how much you play so more PA as a result of batting higher in the order theoretically gives more opportunity to accumulate wins.
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