Originally Posted by Tony Cloninger
So throw out 100 years of baseball because sometimes the guy who gets the win does not deserve it? A lot of fans understand that the W for a pitcher stat is not as relevant as it used to be.....still does not mean you should eradicate it from the books. Sometimes you stat guys just take things to far!
I don't want to eradicate anything. But is there any other event, that a player can do in the field, that ends up poorly affecting his team, that winds up giving him a positive stat on his baseball card? It is a joke Chapman got the win, but it is what it is.