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Postby BritSox » Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:32 pm

Guys- how is 'replacement level' calculated for the purposes of stats like WARP and VORP?
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Re: A stathead question

Postby Tavish » Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:38 pm

BritSox wrote:Guys- how is 'replacement level' calculated for the purposes of stats like WARP and VORP?


BP uses .736 times the Positional average. A team of replacement players should score/allow enough runs to be team with a .351 Winning Percentage. Different places tend to use different lines but they are often very similar to BP's.
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