Originally Posted by voodoochile
ERA isn't really that subjective, IMO. Most plays are cut and dried. How many "controversial runs" are scored each year where there's actual questions about whether a run should be earned or unearned.
Yeah, but what about the effect the fielders have? How many runs did an OF of Ichiro, Cameron and Wynn save M's pitchers back in the day? You can't even measure it. I'm willing to bet if you substituted
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Last edited by TheVulture; 10-03-2013 at 04:44 PM.