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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby neoforce » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:11 pm

Y`s Guy wrote:If you go by opinions in the Cafe and elsewhere on the internets WAR is the premier saberstat for determining fantasy value.


I never think of WAR as a FANTASY stat. I think of it as a real world stat. Especially since WAR includes defensive metrics that we in fantasy don't care about. Here is a good article about WAR, which also references back to a bunch of work that is on fangraphs. http://saberlibrary.com/misc/war/

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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby thedude » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:38 am

WAR is supposed to take a look at the full value of a player, so it includes defense. That is why it won't be of much use for fantasy sports.
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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby AquaMan2342 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 2:40 pm

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Postby Neato Torpedo » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:21 pm

It's an excellent tool to use when bitching about playing time or awards. ;-D
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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby thejusman1 » Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:33 pm

WAR, what is it good for? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.
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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby Fenway Punk » Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:49 am

neoforce wrote:
Y`s Guy wrote:If you go by opinions in the Cafe and elsewhere on the internets WAR is the premier saberstat for determining fantasy value.


I never think of WAR as a FANTASY stat. I think of it as a real world stat. Especially since WAR includes defensive metrics that we in fantasy don't care about. Here is a good article about WAR, which also references back to a bunch of work that is on fangraphs. http://saberlibrary.com/misc/war/

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This. By the way it's not a Bugs line, it's Daffy Duck.
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Re: "Of course you know, this means WAR"

Postby neoforce » Tue Dec 28, 2010 4:15 pm

Fenway Punk wrote:
neoforce wrote:
<Oh, and I love Bugs and that line!!!>

By the way it's not a Bugs line, it's Daffy Duck.


Bugs said it too: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9jHa-y24hM

No clue who said it first. I'm not a historian of classic comics.
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