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April 2, 2010

colin’s excellent UZR primer

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ April 2, 2010 12:24 pm
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colintj:

I know I was asked to do a WAR primer next, but I want to take on the major components before I look at position player WAR.  I think going slow will make it easier to make sense of everything when we throw it all in together.  Not to mention some guy named Dave Cameron took basically the same approach at fangraphs.  Whatever that is.

Where to start with fielding?  While errors or fielding percentage get some play, I think defense is assessed by the typical fan with the ever popular Eyeball Test.  This makes sense.  But let’s first figure out…

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