Everything You Need to Know About Sabermetrics

  • Small sample UZR data is worthless
  • So is large sample UZR data
  • UZR is way better than Total Zone
  • Bunting is just the worst
  • Except every now and then it’s OK
  • We don’t know how to evaluate GMs at all
  • That GM is an idiot
  • Every non-saber-friendly GM is super good at scouting and drafting
  • The Director of Scouting deserves most credit for successful drafts
  • xFIP is the best
  • xFIP is bullshit
  • Matt Cain
  • FIP is the superior pitching metric
  • SIERRA is better than FIP
  • It doesn’t really matter
  • Something about catcher defense
  • And pitch framing
  • Small sample size
  • Pitcher Wins
  • Saves
  • ERA
  • That’s a straw man
  • WAR is the best
  • WAR has serious flaws
  • No one knows anything
  • I know everything
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