Originally Posted by edabbs44
NL average OBP for #2 hitters: .315
Top 5 MLB teams in #2 OBP: combined 29 games under .500
Bottom 5 MLB teams in #2 OBP: combined 2 games under .500
Maybe it isn't as bad as it seems.
But what do their offenses rank? Preferably in OPS+ since it adjusts for parks. The teams record doesn't tell us much about what the #2 hitter is doing to the ability to score runs.