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It is time to continue with the three-year comparisons for the Indians. At this point, it is too late in the year to do half-season comparisons, so I will be doing full season versus this year. Since there's only about 40 games left in the year this comparison will be close but not perfect. Both slash lines and wRC+ are rate-based stats, so this comparison should be fine. WAR is a bit of an issue though as I will be comparing a stat which builds based on play. In order to make the comparison, I am going to add a 25 percent  increase to the current total since the season is three quarters done.  I will show both numbers though just for thoroughness. This time I will look at left field, which is a spot that has primarily been manned by the same player since 2011, and this will allow us to see the growth of one Michael Brantley. A corner outfield spot is viewed as a position that needs to be a run producer, and that has not been the case for the corner position over the past few ye...
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