John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

MVP and Rookie of the Year – Who Should Have Won? Now that the Rookies of the Year and Most Valuable Players have been announced, which players were most deserving? Josh Hamilton won the American League MVP by a comfortable margin, but Total Runs (see below) and other analytical metrics depict a closer race. While […]

November 30, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: awards, fielding, John Dewan, Stat of the Week, stats  No Comments

John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

Who are the Rookie of the Year leaders based on Total Runs? With just over two weeks left in the 2009 season, let’s take a look at the top rookie hitters in all of baseball, using the version of Runs Created used in The Fielding Bible—Volume II: 2009 Top Rookie Hitters, MLB Player Runs Created […]

September 18, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: awards, John Dewan, Stat of the Week, stats  No Comments