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Catcher dWAR


Catcher dWAR

Has anyone seen a hit saved by a catcher yet? If not, does this mean the catcher dWAR does not matter as much?

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Defensive catcher. Save you runs by fewer past balls and save some of those wild pitches and if he has a + arm, throws out a few more runners trying to steal bases.

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He’s talking about on PC, which has no passed balls, and dwar doesn’t affect WP or throwing out runners.

This was brought up on another thread too. I just checked all of my leagues and not a single catcher has compiled a positive or negative dwar. I found one with a negative 1 because he played another position in a game. So while catchers don’t get many balls hit to them, I’d expect to see at least one play affected in all my leagues combined.

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I haven't seen a catcher make a DWar play either, you would think they would steal a bunt hit with a good play once in a while, but the possible fielding plays in PC really leave no other option I can think of.

That's kinda why I thought DWar can't actually be depicted correctly in PC, especially for catchers, in real life it takes into consideration, -saving wild pitches, great tags, diving catches of pop ups, pick-offs, caught stealing, great plays on foul balls, even calling a great game.

I think it is being greatly devalued because of the strict rule of turning a hit into an out or out into a hit, they just don't have enough chances as catchers.

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Maybe high dwar could thwart some surprise bunts and sac bunts.

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That's exactly what I said, in fact, according to the set up, that's all a catcher can contribute

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Where do you check the actual results of dWar for an individual player? Where is it compiled?

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If you want to see the DWAR accumulated so far this season, go to your roster and select compiled stats. The DWar is one of the last columns on the right side

I think Guy set this up around 6-7 days ago; the DWAR stats will only cover those days since the change and not the whole season.

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I have +2.3 dWAR Fisk as the starter on an ATG team that has played 22 games since tracking was enabled - he has a big fat zero under D ;-) Obviously, catchers don't get a lot of hit related plays.

- The Sheik

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I think it would depend on the league--in the Japanese leagues on this site, there's a ton of bunters given the absurd levels of speed available.

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https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxS..

Something's changed. Now, catchers are robbing hits on ground balls. Two in the 5th inning of this game.

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https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxS..
Yup, just noticed my C Rene Rivera w a two-hit Rob job in a 7-5 LCS win.

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I got a DWar rob by B.J. Surhoff as well, so maybe Guy tweaked something?

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Yeah there was a bug I fixed a couple days ago.

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Can someone explain how a catcher is responsible for a single up the middle?

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The shift was on and he was supposed to be covering 2b? 👍🏼

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He was supposed to distract the hitter with smack talk?

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I think adjustments will be coming regarding catcher impact, for now we're going to have to assume bad pitch calls or bad framing... or bad smack talk?

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Swinging in bunt straight in front of home plate?

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He booted the ball into center but the scorer didn't notice and scored it a hit.

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If we romance, he either didn't get to a foul flyout, dropped a foul tip third strike, badly framed a would be called third strike, bad game calling and ask for a fast ball right down the pipe...