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Thanks for pulling this together. It does help us see how widespread the "unluckiness" is with our squad.

I caution against comparing percentages, however. Example: Davis is at -42% and Brach is right behind at -38%. However using a broader metric, Davis is at -1.8 WAR and Brach is at 0.5. Brach is still quite useful, whereas Davis is not.

Adam Dunn's -3.0 WAR in 496 PA in 2011 would seem to be our "target" for record-breaking non-achievement. Finally, a reason to watch the games!

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Very good chart.
I'm not so worried about the guys who are under 10% of their career norms.  Few players perform at the same level month after month, some are first-half or second-half performers, so there's still time to improve.  Having said that, Buck is clearly frustrated with the seriously underperforming guys on the roster, of which there are several.


Manager Buck Showalter, a longtime advocate of trusting players who have had success, said Saturday that “it’s only so long you can talk about track records. You seek your level, but your level’s got to get better than what we’re doing.”


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1 hour ago, JR Oriole said:

Do those career numbers INCLUDE 2018?  If so, then that actually makes things even worse for the "underperformers."   


That's right. Also I agree the ERA+ and OPS+ figures would be more accurate. And I would be curious about the PECOTA comps...

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