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Who would you rather have down the stretch, Oswalt, Greinke, Garza, Dempster, assorted others or Tilman? Now that Machado has shown signs of being a solid major leaguer, was Headly really worth Jake, Matusz and a top position prospect? The fact that we are competing without giving away any top prospects bodes well for the future. Maybe DD is lucky, maybe he's a mad genius, whatever. I like where we are right now and I like the direction DD is taking this franchise.
WARNING: Major tl;dr potential here. If that's okay with you, please keep reading. About two weeks ago, I made the following post here: While I'm proud of that post, and a few people evidently liked it enough to rep me for it, I think most people on this board are beyond the point where they consider batting average to be a worthwhile stat for player evaluation. That's a good thing, because as I tried to demonstrate above, batting average is next to worthless, especially for predictive purposes. However, I regularly see people on OH (for example, this Frobby thread) using OPS as essenti