Re: Bleacher Report Ranks Top 10 Single-Season Performances In Reds History
Originally Posted by HokieRed
And Bucky Walters. 1939: 27-11, 2.29 ERA, 319 innings, 31 Complete Games, ERA+ 170 WHIP: 1.125.
Yeah, this was in my top 10 even before I read the article. And it didn't warrant an honorable mention? Wow!
Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.