TRF, I addressed your OBP point in this post (below). I would be curious about your response to this if you care to.
(not meaning any animosity with any of this...........I would be curious about your response to below.
Relatively worse, because (except in an extreme case <missed third strike> ) a K has no chance of moving up runners - other outs do.
Originally Posted by BadFundamentals
"walks" then are bad for a pitcher and good for offense ( raises OBP etc....leads to runs) ok
"strikeouts" are good for a pitcher and bad for offense ( lowers OBP ...leads to less runs)
to benefit from OBP runners have to be "moved up" and scored. K is relatively worse than other outs because they don't move runners.