Anthony Gwynn: A $12M Player?

Posted: 24th November 2009 by Daniel Gettinger in MLB
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This Article Originally Appeared on Friar Forecast I was browsing the Padres page on Fangraphs this evening and came across something absolutely shocking: Fangraphs estimatesáAnthony Gwynn was worth $12.6M last season. GwynnÆs value is not derived from the bat, where he was about two runs below average. Instead, it comes almost entirely from his fielding. GwynnÆs UZR, in only 113 games was was 13.6, or 19.4/150 games. áHe was exceptional both in CF, as well as RF. As usual when dealing with fielding statistics, it is important to keep in mind the small sample, but Gwynn appears to have been a good fielder during his time in Milwaukee as well. áIn 51 games with the Brewers (over the 2007 and 2008 seasons), Gwynn compiled a UZR of 4.4 (nearly 13/150 games). In TangoÆs fanÆs scouting ...

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