Originally Posted by kaldaniels
Runs scored is a function of the batters' performance behind you. So it is hard to compare guys head to head and/or project future numbers.
Case in point
- Tommy Harper 115 games at leadoff .327 OB% 89 runs .77 runs per game
- Pete 47 games at leadoff .397 OB% 43 runs .91 runs a game
In reality shouldn't Pete have way more runs? (I mean .14 is significant but a .70 gap in OB% is major)