Originally Posted by Brutus
Truth be told, I'd rather have someone get on base at a .300 clip with a .300 average than a .330 OBP with something like a .250 BA. The extra bases taken through doubles, triples, homers and base runners advancing second and third bases make up for said 3% difference.
I am curious what the break-even point would be on that, though.
Doesn't wOBA basically measure what you are talking about?