The list I have compiled sorts through the players who have created and produced the most runs in the National League from 2000-2009. To do this, I have looked at the runs created and runs produced stats. Runs created is a statistical tool created by Bill James that does an excellent job at gauging a particular playerÆs direct contribution to the teamÆs run total. I will be the first to admit that IÆm not fully on board the sabermetrics bandwagon, because sometimes stats can be deceptive, but I feel that the runs created statistic is fully reliable in itÆs current form. Runs produced is simply home runs plus RBI plus runs scored. First, I made the cut-off for making this list to be 900 runs created from 2000-2009, and I found that only 10 players mounted those numbers over the past 10 ...
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