Garrett Jones had a big year in 2012

Pirates Garrett Jones Just Misses Bronze Medal in 2012 King of Little Things

FanGraphs.   The award focuses on hitters from 2012 that contributed to his teams wins in ways not measurable by traditional linear weights.

Typically we wouldn’t look at such things, but imagine our surprise when GFJ was in the four spot.  Heh, good news !

 Garrett Jones did not do much other than hit for power this year, but he definitely avoided the double play well (in only 3% of opportunities), which I would guess was a big factor here.

It’s stats heavy, but worth digging into if you have the time.

 

 

 

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