Take his last five appearances.The Twins won all five games, but he was only a late inning defensive replacement and had no impact whatsoever.Until we get anecdotal and actually point out instances where he saved runs in tight games and changed the outcome I find those numbers dubious
You can look at his game log on baseball-reference.com, and sort his games by which innings played, and the pattern for his full games is quite favorable. That makes it fun. It doesn't make it meaningful.
"A small statistical sample, as with flattery, is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed." -- Josh Billings, sabrmetrician in the 19th century
I mean, just to be clear, we're in agreement, just saying it slightly differently.
We laugh at gypsies, fortune tellers, and horoscopes, yet we trust baseball prospect lists.