Found December 31, 2012 on Obstructed View:
Having difficulty thinking of something to write about, I decided to look to other bloggers for teams that suck for ideas. The first idea came from a Royals blog that was comparing all the starters at each position in the division. Previous positions: Catcher We'll go around the diamond so 1st base is next. The starters for the NL Central teams according to RotoChamp are Anthony Rizzo, Joey Votto, Corey Hart, Garrett Jones and Allen Craig. Here is how each have done over the previous 3 years. Name PA HR ISO AVG OBP SLG wOBA wRC+ Fld BsR WAR Joey Votto 1842 80 .243 .321 .434 .564 .425 167 15.4 -8.2 20.1 Corey Hart 1787 87 .235 .279 .343 .514 .369 131 -10.5 0.3 10.6 Allen Craig 857 37 .215 .300 .348 .515 .370 135 -3.2 -0.7 5.6 Garrett Jones 1647 64 .197 .254 .313 .452 .331 108 -15.2 -8.2 3.2 Anthony Rizzo 521 16 .157 .245 .324 .402 .320 99 7.6 -4.4 1.4 No surprise that Votto is the best. I was a little surprised to see that Hart had more home runs in fewer plat...

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