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Old 01-31-2013, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by WhiteSox5187 View Post
I am not a big fan of WAR but how in God's name did Andy Gonzalez put up a WAR of even 1 let alone 1.9?!
His career WAR is actually -1.9, I was just using accounting format to help distinguish from the dashes I was using to break up the columns.

Given that he only played in 91 career games and had 257 career PA, racking up nearly -2 in WAR is a pretty impressive display of badness. That would translate into roughly a -4.5 WAR over the course of a full season and generally speaking, 4-5 WAR (in the positive direction) is reserved for All-Star caliber players.

Moral of the story: Andy Gonzalez sucks

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