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klvrdude wrote:I just went to the link looptid provided and it has Wilkerson with a VORP value of 11.5, Edmonds @ 8.8 and Beltran @ 6.6. Am I going to avoid Beltran b/c he doesn't have the highest VORP? I dont' think so. Am I going to out and run to get Wilkerson b/c he has the highest VORP? I don't think so (b/c I already have him
looptid wrote:those numbers represent what players have done so far this season. VORP evaluates how valuable players have been to their teams.
looptid wrote:Find me a fantasy league last season where Podsednik and Davanon were of nearly equal value, even though they were in real life.
klvrdude wrote:That's kinda my point.
For example if Team A scores an average of 2 runs a game. And let's say one player on Team A is typically responsible for driving in one of those runs and possibly scoring one those runs.
Then there is Team B who typically score 10 runs a game. And let's say that there is one player on Team B who drives in an average of two runs a game and scores around one run a game.
Assuming the same BA and SB totals, the stud player on Team A is more "valuable" to his team and probably has a higher VORP, no? But in a fantasy sense, the player on Team B is probably the better fantasy player.
klvrdude wrote:looptid wrote:Find me a fantasy league last season where Podsednik and Davanon were of nearly equal value, even though they were in real life.
I don't get it. Did they have similar VORP's?
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