Tag Archives: Slugging %

When Does Slugging Percentage Overrule On-Base Percentage?

In the book Moneyball Paul Depodesta looked at OPS, and said it is not a good stat because it implies that On-Base Percentage and Slugging Percentage are of them same value, when they are not, so when does Slugging Percentage overrule On-Base Percentage? A team can get three singles in one inning, and then hit into a triple play, making […]

Which Breakouts Will Continue Next Season

Josh Hamilton had what you would call a “breakout” season in 2008, becoming one of the better outfielders in the game, but this season has been a let-down, also Carlos Quentin, has a breakout season, but not so much this year, which leads into the topic of who is the Josh Hamilton or Carlos Quentin of 09-10? The candidates […]