TRF, You stated earlier:
Originally Posted by TRF
It's about a players OBP. And his total bases.
A "Productive Out" is basically just a "base" for your team. That's a base you don't get if you strikeout.
The teams that did well with "Productive Outs" last year were up over 200. Teams that didn't (like the Reds) were ~150. An extra 50-75 bases in "critical" situations would mean some "critical" Runs and certainly more WINS.