View Single Post
Old 12-10-2012, 09:30 AM   #10298
Mr. Flopnuts Mr. Flopnuts is offline
#BerryStrong
 
Mr. Flopnuts's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: #EveryDayIsDay1
Casino cash: $10076766
Quote:
Originally Posted by duncan_idaho View Post
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.
__________________
Grammar: The difference between knowing your shit, and knowing you're shit.
Posts: 47,726
Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Flopnuts is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote