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Old 12-10-2012, 08:30 AM   #10298
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WAR stands for Wins Above Replacement. It measures the value of a player compared to the expected performance of a AAA player. Baseball Reference and Fangraphs both figure it (but they do it differently).

Last year, Francoeur was -2.7 WAR. So he COST the Royals 3 wins with his complete shittiness, basically, compared to what just playing a AAA guy instead of him would have produced.
Oh, wow. Thanks for the explanation. So Francoeur is really that bad? Because that seems pretty bad.
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