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Putting the Proper Weight on OBP
2003-06-25 09:38
by Jon Weisman
Note: The Dodger Thoughts blog has moved to the Los Angeles Times.

OPS is a convenient barometer of batter performance, but those who have delved further have determined that the OBP deserves more weight than slugging percentage. David Pinto of Baseball Musings went to the trouble of calculating a weighted OPS for every major league regular. Bringing up the rear: Cesar Izturis.

Of course, you can still go to Baseball Prospectus for even more finely-tuned stats.

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