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Baseball analytics: Are you hip to WAR, BABIP and FIP?

Baseball analytics: Are you hip to WAR, BABIP and FIP?

Some baseball questions answered using analytics.

WAR

WAR (Wins above Replacement) is a complicated equation that answers the question: "If this player got injured and their team had to replace them with a minor leaguer, how much value would the team be losing?” You can learn more about WAR at fangraphs.com but the equation factors in hitting, fielding and base running. Anything above 4.0 is considered All-Star level.

According to WAR, which position player was the most valuable to the Dodgers last season?

  1. Adrian Gonzalez
  2. Justin Turner
  3. ...
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