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11-16-2012, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by EverettMike View Post
So Mazz is ranting about how batting average still matters, and to prove this he gave the following "example."

A guy that has a 350 on base and hits 300 is more valuable than a guy that has a 350 on base and hits 250.

Well I would take the 300/350 guy over the 250/350 guy every day of the week...since it is likely that the 300 hitter will have a much high slugging percentage...some of those extra hits could be extra base hits, or even singles that move runners up more than one base.

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