RotoGraphs Audio: The Sleeper and the Bust 12/19/13

Episode 83
Jason Collette and Eno Sarris get together for the second and final time in 2013 to discuss the plethora of transactions that conveniently took place after they both departed the Winter Meetings.

As usual, don’t hesitate to tweet us any fantasy questions you have that we may answer on our next episode. We will record the next episode during the first week of January.

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Approximately 100 min of joyous analysis.

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Feeding the Abscess

http://www.fangraphs.com/library/pitching/lob/

Left on Base Percentage (LOB%) measures the percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season. This stat does not use the left on base numbers reported in box scores, but instead is calculated using a pitcher’s actual hits, walks, and runs allowed results:

LOB% = (H+BB+HBP-R)/(H+BB+HBP-(1.4*HR))

So that explains Street’s nutty LOB rate.