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Old 08-20-2013, 02:51 PM   #1
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I know Jack Glasscock had a great defensive reputation, but...

...Was it as great as a combined +65.4 ZR at 3B and SS over the course of a 112 game schedule would indicate? Holy mother of...

This has been around for awhile and I don't know if it's fixable. I ask because 6.5 wins coming from defense alone over 112 games is...well impossible.

I think it stems from the fact that the in-game ZR and EFF may be set up to judge players using an all-time perspective, rather than as it should be, a unique perspective for the year in question. My guess is that 2B, 3B, and SS had a whole lot more groundballs hit to them back in ye olden days, and if you compare them to today's players, they come out looking like super heroes. If it's not fixable because it's the only way to get these metrics into the game, then I understand, but if it is fixable, I'd sure like to see it fixed to the way it should be. If that requires too much coding then I understand, but it looks way off the way it is right now.

I know, I know...Screenie or it didn't happen. Here it is:
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