Amazinz wrote:I disagree that Moneyball principles are fundamentally flawed. I think what is flawed is the belief that these principles can be applied in a vacuum. I imagine that there are so many dynamics involved with fielding a quality MLB team that basing all of your decisions on statistical analysis is a bad strategy.
You said it better than I did. This is about what I wanted to say, and didn't express it particularly well.
I do, however, strongly disagree with Moneyball in drafting college position players over high schoolers. Can see it with pitchers, but give me the "tools" kids out of HS over the college guys anytime.