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  • value over replacement player


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  • VORP is not the final word by any means; it obviously has deficiencies.

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  • For instance, you could add wRAA + Position + Replacement together and get our version of VORP, which is an offensive metric.

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  • His VORP was a third of Pujols ', and the Cardinals first baseman also led the league in offensive winning percentage as well.

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  • Past Performance To be sure, there are no medical equivalents to baseball stats such as VORP (value over replacement player) or WHIP (walks and hits per inning pitched).

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  • Ronny Cedeno finished last with a minus-15. 4 VORP, meaning he created 15.4 fewer runs than a generally sucky replacement-level shortstop ... so he really, really, REALLY sucks.


  • "VORP," which attempts to measure how many more runs the guy you have at any given position is worth compared to what BP calls a "replacement level player".

  • You don't have to be the chatty guy in the office break room who knows Joe Mauer's VORP and can make a persuasive Hall of Fame argument for Jim Thome.

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  • Sterling doesn't assume that Yankees fans are searching for obscure statistics like Robinson Cano's VORP on their iPhones while the game is on.

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  • These arguments always ignore the VORP side of this equation.

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  • In 2010 the average player in Pujols' service class--past the six-year free agency threshold--earned $534,318 for every VORP point.

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