Originally Posted by Tumaterminator
trout would steal substantially less hitting 3rd as well
hitters hit leadoff because they are good at stealing bases. hitting someone leadoff does not make him a better base stealer, that is a logical fallacy.
hitting 3rd does not mean you wont steal anymore, the 3 hitters just tend to be mashers who arent good at stealing bases. if youre fast, you will still steal bases, ie matt kemp.
Originally Posted by fezjones
harper > trout. dat arm tho
harper has a -0.9 ARM
so hes actually cost a run with his arm so far.
maybe just lolsamplesize, but trout is still clearly the more valuable defender 11.6 vs -1.5 uzr.