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Postby SeovyeQuirsefron » Wed May 24, 2006 2:54 pm

It just bugs me that in my league a we count doubles, but get nothing for triples (other than one extra Total Base). I don't want to add more categories since we already have too many -- 19. But I wish there was some way that triples could be counted with doubles.
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Re: Triples -- I'd rather have a double

Postby mikhayl » Wed May 24, 2006 3:01 pm

SeovyeQuirsefron wrote:It just bugs me that in my league a we count doubles, but get nothing for triples (other than one extra Total Base). I don't want to add more categories since we already have too many -- 19. But I wish there was some way that triples could be counted with doubles.


You should have an extra base hit-HR category instead of 2B. Triples are still nice if you count OPS or Slugging.
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Postby DevilDriver » Wed May 24, 2006 3:02 pm

We have the same problem in our league...we count doubles but not triples. ARam hit a triple today, and I was pissed because I'm behind in doubles this week. It sucks, but there's not enough guys who hit enough triples for it to be a real stat.
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Re: Triples -- I'd rather have a double

Postby Matthias » Wed May 24, 2006 3:47 pm

SeovyeQuirsefron wrote:It just bugs me that in my league a we count doubles, but get nothing for triples (other than one extra Total Base). I don't want to add more categories since we already have too many -- 19. But I wish there was some way that triples could be counted with doubles.


In one of our CBS leagues, we use Doubles + Triples as a stat. And in the other, we use Total Bases.
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Postby fbc_fan » Wed May 24, 2006 3:51 pm

i used tb in the league i commish this year instead of hr, h and 2b. i wanted to reward a good slugging percentage, but not have hrs and slg%. including both seemed kind of redundant. its good to reward triples hitters, they work hard for that extra ninety feet. ;-D
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