Re: John Sickels' Rankings
Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
I understand what you're saying, but don't think the math supports your thinking at all, even when including the possible stolen base at a 70% rate. (Which is low for Hamilton, IMO.)
Again, if the math is based on linear weight and the probablitlies they arrive at from a large sample of all players I don't think it applies when the best hitter in the game is up and the alternaitive is one of the guys after him. I'd need to see the weights based on thise numbers.
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