Originally Posted by Raisor
If you agree with that, then why on earth would you continue to use a stat (BA) that ignores the fact that single<double<triple<homerun AND ignores other ways to get on base, especially when we DO have easy to find and understand stats that do do those things?
There, I feel better.
fair enough. I like SLG too. I think BA still has its place but I like SLG too. I use BA often times probably just out of old habits. Not sure I've even checked how his SLG compares to his (SLG with RISP) the last 4 years, but I will.