• sabermetrics

    sbgAVG Test #1

    Testing the new sbgAVG stat started today. I put the 2019 Phillies starting line-up through the formula. I discovered the first flaw. I did not account for walks or hit by pitches. This has a pretty dramatic effect.  Before adding…

  • sabermetrics

    Self Generated Bases: Experimenting With Stats

    I’ve been thinking of baseball less as run generation and more as collecting bases. To that end, I’m tinkering with a new stat that I’m calling Self Generated Bases (and sgbAVG). This metric tallies the total number of bases a…