Who Added the Most Wins?

October 14, 2009

Time for more season recapping… A simple but important question, right? Who, in the course of the season, contributed the most to the Nationals 59 wins? One way to look at this is through the statistic known as WARP. WARP, wins above replacement player, is an interesting stat that shows how many wins the player contributes over a replacement level player. Here is a post on what it all means, if you forgot or never knew.

There are some obvious ones on the list, and a few surprises as well. Here’s the top 10:

1. Ryan Zimmerman: 6.9
2. John Lannan: 4.1
3. Adam Dunn: 4.1
4. Josh Willingham: 3.2
5. Nyjer Morgan: 2.9 Read the rest of this entry »


A Save and a Question

April 30, 2009

Since it’s only been one night, we don’t know what we have. Julian Tavares as closer? Closer by committee? Garret Mock as relief ace? We’ll know in a couple of games, assuming they are ahead, what Manny has planned. And if it’s successful. But enough speculation, what do you WANT to see?