wOBA

Know Your Stats: Weighted On Base Average (wOBA)

July 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

For the next few days, I will be highlighting some of the most popular sabermetric stats available to the public. We continue with wOBA… Batting Average, On-Base Percentage, and Slugging Percentage are all incomplete. Batting average doesn’t account for what type of hits a batter has. [...]

Debunking The Myths About Sabermetrics

July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

There has always been a perceived tension between pro-analytics baseball fans and anti-analytics fans. The battle is already over and done with in front offices, as both have been able to coexist, but there are still fans who disagree. Really, most of the disagreements are caused by ignorance [...]