USA Today Sports: Cabrera’s wRAA Proves Worth

“In 2012, Miguel Cabrera topped the charts in home runs, batting average and RBI. While this distinction earned him the American League Triple Crown, it doesn’t begin to cover the extent of his prowess at the plate. To determine how many runs he contributed to the contending Detroit Tigers, we can use a far more encompassing statistic called Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA), which evaluates offensive production by comparing the number of runs a player produces against the league average.”

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