A baseball cheat sheet for the most important stats

  • The St. Louis Cardinals have been terrific at the plate with runners in scoring position, but it's not easy to explain why they aren't hitting as well the rest of the time.

    The St. Louis Cardinals have been terrific at the plate with runners in scoring position, but it's not easy to explain why they aren't hitting as well the rest of the time. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 9/10/2013 8:15 AM

If you want to know how good your team really is, it's important to pay attention to the right numbers. In that spirit, Cubs insider Len Kasper provides a cheat sheet on how to use (and not use) stats to evaluate performances for players and teams.

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