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May 26, 2006

Wins Produced vs. Win Score

In our book we introduce two measures of performance, Wins Produced and Win Score.  A few days ago I posted a brief comment explaining Win Score.  Although the comment stated “It is important to note that this is not the same as Wins Produced,” a few readers of the Wages …

Mr. Clutch?

Much to my dismay, a seventh inning 3-run homer by Alex Rodriguez put the final touches on the sixth edition of the Red Sox–Yankees Tuesday night.  Given the beating he has been taking in the New York tabloids for failing to produce when it matters most, Rodriguez must have felt …