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162 game average


162 game average

Guy, any thoughts on adding 162 game average to stat pool? I’m sure it’s a complex process. Just thought it might be a good addition. Particularly in custom progression leagues.

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As an Out of the Park Baseball player who enjoys this feature in that game, I wholeheartedly agree with this!

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I often thought about this. What would be the main use case, would it be used when evaluating free agents/draft picks?

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It’s main use would be custom progression leagues. It’s fun to try and play those seasons along with real stats. But if you do progressions and not a year change you have players who live off one good year. Particularly if they are young when it happens. And if they have low AB’s or IP, things get out of hand fast.

If 162 game average was an option. Players would progress more in line with their career. I just think it would give a really true sim in these leagues. It should also help keep stat lines more in line over many seasons. If the league owner does not manage players correctly stats can get a bit out of hand in 10 seasons.

Usually goes first season league ops average in the .800s. After 10 seasons it goes well over .900 ops. Personally I look for the leagues who try and keep OPS and whip from getting unrealistic.

This site is fantastic by the way. A game that can hold my attention for many years is a rare thing.


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Ah okay so this is more of an import ask - you want to change players to 162-game average and use them in the sim with those stats.

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Oh yeah it would not be an easy thing to add. And the more I think about it the more complicated it is. Particularly when it comes to updating active players.

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Taking a single season and turning it into a 162 game average probably isn't much harder than offering the "double stats" button. And the impact is similar, basically the rate stats don't change but it removes the low AB problem. (Unless you're looking for a player's CAREER 162-game average, that would be harder to compute.)

For pitchers it would have to be a set number, like for an SP it would be 35 starts or something, and RPs maybe something like 65 games.