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09-27-2013, 03:58 PM
But we were pretty close to mean spenders overall, 3 of 6 categories we overpaid, 3 of six we underpaid. We were only "cheap" in half of them.... which doesn't really translate to cheap overall.
09-27-2013, 03:46 PM
Right, a replacement level team wins ~48 games a year, add to that 18 from positional players and you're at 66 wins with the twins teams and replacement level pitching. Add to that another 18 which...
09-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Ah sorry, its actually very easy to compare how much we paid for a win vs the average since we have the Grand Total averages in the tables. The Twins only overpaid relative to the mean in 3 of the 6...
09-27-2013, 02:44 PM
I think $1.3 million is actually really cheap for a win above replacement. Its hard to tell how 1.3 compares to today with inflation, but these days teams pay about $5 million per win.
09-27-2013, 02:28 PM
This is really cool analysis. Perhaps we should think of ranking the means of acquisitions differently. Specifically, I think it would be more informative to rank how the twins did in avg. WAR vs...
03-18-2013, 05:00 PM
Cool, I'm on board with a human interest story. I only bring up the age because I got the impression people were painting him as a budding prospect or something. I hope he gets his cup of coffee,...
03-18-2013, 01:24 PM
Can someone explain to me why we are excited about Colabello. Isn't he 29 and thus far topped out at AA experience? I'd love it if he were a prospect, but he's not going to get any better.... am I...