Getting Dirty with StatsIntro | Batting 1 – Linear Weights | Batting 2 – wOBA and wRC+

Respeck. We’re back to our chat about stats and our first real topic: linear weights. As a refresher, I finished up the intro post with the some goals:

  • Figure out which baseball player is responsible for which baseball thing
  • Figure out how much that baseball thing helps that baseball player’s team win more baseball games

Lets focus first on batters, as they will be easier to deal with the first issue above.

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