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Is this possible..AVG vs OBP

Postby bryan1327 » Tue May 29, 2007 11:32 am

I was looking through some numbers and saw that Ryan Braun's batting AVG is at .267 and his OBP is .250 How is it possible to have a lower OBP vs AVG?

Or am I just missing something?

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Postby ScrappyDoo » Tue May 29, 2007 11:38 am

I believe if they have a sac fly or sac bunt it lowers OBP and not AVG.
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Postby Big Pimpin » Tue May 29, 2007 11:40 am

Yeah, Sac Flies count towards OBP. And since he hasn't walked or been hit much (if at all) yet, one sac fly would make a difference.
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Postby bryan1327 » Tue May 29, 2007 11:53 am

Thanks...did not know that.. B-)
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Postby Houser33 » Tue May 29, 2007 3:06 pm

What about when a hitter tries to stretch a base hit into a double or a triple, but are thrown out? Does that count against OBP as well?
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Postby rookies and cream » Tue May 29, 2007 3:12 pm

No, these are still counted as hits and help both AVG and OBP.
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