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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

BABIP: Separating fact from fiction - Beyond the Box Score

He provides a list of under and overachievers. Derek Jeter is OVERachieving so far. Yes, overachieving. If the numbers do mean something, it could get really ugly for Derek in his farewell tour.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 06, 2014 at 06:20 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. cardsfanboy Posted: May 06, 2014 at 11:03 PM (#4701757)
I don't get where he came up with his one conclusion going into this. He seemed to think that .300 babip for a hitter is standard, and is mistaking dips theory with babip. Has anyone, anywhere of any repute, ever claimed that babip for hitters is static or predictable?

Fun thing, by this methodology, Pujols is hitting worse than expected.

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