Re: Can Eric Milton get better?
Originally Posted by RedsManRick
Tony Womack hit .307 in 2004 hitting almost purely in the lead-off spot with Renteria/Walker, Pujols, Rolen, and Edmonds behind him. He scored just 91 runs. Adam Dunn hit .266 in 2004, usually in the 4th or 5th spot with D'Angelo Jiminez , Jason/Valentin, and Juan Castro behind him. He scored 105 runs.
Wins are pretty much screwed up the same way. What makes you good isn't what's measured the most commonly used stat.
Yep, Casey hit .312 last year. Hal Morris routinely hit .300-.320. Call it the "empty batting average" syndrome.
We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.