Leaders in GPA

In 2003, former THT writer Aaron Gleeman, invented a statistic called Gross Productive Average. The statistic was meant to be a better version of OPS, by using: {exp:list_maker}A simple acronym (GPA) A scale close to batting average, which is easier for the casual fan to interpret than OPS Weighting on-base percentage onto the same scale […]

The value of each team’s highest-paid player

My article from this week, discussed each team’s most valuable player, in terms of percentage of total WAR. One of the commenters, brought up an interesting question, and I’d like to supply the answer. I’d love to see the same type of analysis done on each team’s highest paid player—who is contributing the least among […]