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OBP or BA???

Postby jake_harv88 » Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:39 pm

which a better stat for fantasy baseball? You can argue that better means different things so really what would you rather use in a fantasy league???
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Postby teddy ballgame » Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:56 pm

I prefer OBP. It's a better measure of production than AVG. I'd actually probably use OPS over both of them though.
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:00 pm

I don't think it really matters. If you are going for more real-life value I would use OBP but if I was going for more real-life value I wouldn't use wins, RBI or runs either.
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Postby Matthias » Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:07 pm

Both. :-D

Although if I had to choose just one, OBP. The extra components which BA brings you also normally gets caught up into HR, RBI, and Rs.
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Postby davidmarver » Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:30 pm

I personally like batting average.

The smarter players will use OBP to gauge other categories (runs, SB) and player talent. I personally like having that advantage over my opponents. ;-D
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Postby tms298 » Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:02 pm

OBP because with average you feel like your guy got cheated out of an at bat every time he walks.
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