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For example, doubles have a higher correlation with team runs scored than triples. Does not mean doubles are better, just that triples are semi-random events.
SHs otoh were literally always negative
SLG is not really a percentage by definition, is it? It's a quotient that happens to range from 0 to 4.
by definition, SLG% is total bases divided by at-bats, so i'd say it qualifies.
I don't really think of SLG% as "percent bases per AB," even though that's technically what it is.
Even late/close about the only time a straight sac is a good bet is two bases for an out (or a successful squeeze)
So: bunting is generally an acceptable strategy in LIPS. I don't think there's much dispute as to that conclusion.
Well, to state the incredibly obvious: If you don't get on base, you're not going to score.
Batting Average Chadwick ratio
On Base Average
But had they read further they would have seen that in the late innings of a close game, where the value of 1 run is magnified, then the sacrifice is a good strategy.
I’m not like this plus this plus this equals f—-in’ this, you know?
And when pitchers aren't batting, that is (more or less) exactly how major league managers have used it.
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