Monday, December 19, 2005

Basic Runs Created is having it's annual discussion about the significance of OPS.

.OPS is just a trend, so it's not my friend

I tried to use Basic Runs Created to show the power of OBP and SLG. The basic version of Bill James' Run Created Formula is:

Runs = AB x OBP x SLG

Let's see how well that formula does at predicting runs scored using 2005 team stats:

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Pretty darn good!


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