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What are the stats telling me?


What are the stats telling me?

My team is 1st OBP, SLG, OPS but, 4th in AVG. Do these stats reveal anything about my offense? I'm confused a bit. Do I walk alot? Hit mostly solo homers? There must be something revealing. My point is how can I be 4th in hitting if 1st in the other categories?

Re: What are the stats telling me?

Who cares about AVG, all that matters is scoring runs (which you didn’t mention), not how you score them. If you are top 3 or so in scoring runs your offense is doing great.

Re: Re: What are the stats telling me?

Ditto what Yankee said, you can win a ring with the lowest team batting average in the entire league if you're scoring just enough combined with elite run prevention (pitching and defense in the top third of the league.) There's other ways to score runs aside from base hits. Your strategy, possible platoons and Park Effects can all help or hurt that.

Re: What are the stats telling me?

I was curious about something, doesn't necessarily mean I'm worried about it. I was looking for an answer to something. But I am 2nd in RS. 1st in RA. 4th in ERA. 1st in D., and tied for best record.

Re: What are the stats telling me?

What is more important fielding percentage or dwar? I have some teams with highly ranked pitchers who lose way more than they win so I was wondering if it’s the fielding.

Re: Re: What are the stats telling me?

Dwar. Don't worry about fielding % unless you're looking at someone say under .960. Even then, a strong dwar could offset his error.

Dwar - story of balls you can and cannot get to
Fielding % - story of execution on the balls you got to

Re: What are the stats telling me?

i think sanfran is more asking about how the %'s work. As to how he's higher in obp and ops but only 4th in average. and yes san fran you're right. You have good slugging and you're walking well.

slugging is your total bases divided by at bats so even if you're averaging less hits than 3 other teams, you have much more extra base hits than them which is why your ops is higher. because ops is onbase Plus Slugging.