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HOOTIE wrote:Mookie4ever wrote:I prefer using BA. If you are so good (or so much better than your teammates) that you are getting pitched aroung (Bonds) then you suffer in realityand you should also suffer in fantasy sports. I don't even like it when you get a point in H2H for a BB.
Baseball is after all a team game. We should know who plays on a loaded lineup and who plays with stiffs and adjust our opinions of a player accordingly.
Walking isn't really suffering. Bonds is by far the best offensive player in bb.
Bonds 15.11 runs per 27
Pujols 10.79 runs per 27
By not using walks or oba in fantasy, you are taking a big part of real bb out of fantasy. If roto was more realistic, Bonds would be a top 3 pick easy.
Mookie4ever wrote:My point was that even without counting OBP his fantasy, owners are rewarded for the opposing team's cowardice (15.11 runs per 27). There is no need to place additional emphasis on the BB by counting OBP.
btw - congrats on 3,000 from me and all of the Blowfish.
HOOTIE wrote:Arlo wrote:
I'm not a big fan of ops, though...
Are you talking roto or real life?
Arlo wrote:In real life, I admit that I don't like ops as much as most people do, or at least the way it's viewed as the stat to end all stats. To begin with, it's flawed as a means of evaluating a player's value (with obp being undervalued compared with slg, for one thing).
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