Los Angeles Dodgers: The Best on the Bases

Posted: 18th September 2009 by kensai in MLB
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When you hear fans discuss which players are the best baserunners, the argument usually boils down to who has the most steals. However, we know that baserunning involves so many different aspects besides base stealing. Stuff like taking the extra base on a hit and advancing on a wild pitch do factor into a player's value as a baserunner. Dare I say they are...little things? I mock that term all the time because it usually involves hyperbole about something unprovable, but I have a little evidence to back this position up. With a little help from Baseball Prospectus and Bill James Online, I thought I would take a crack at examining the best baserunners on the Dodgers.   Equivalent Baserunning Runs

Baseball Prospectus measures overall baserunning value with a metric they cal ...

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