An explanation of why wOBA is not only a more effective stat than OPS, but also how it is more intuitive. Exploration of why OPS has become as popular as it has become and why we should not rely on it too much.
Links for More:
wOBA – Fangraphs
Linear Weights – Fangraphs
Thank you to wOBA creator Tom Tango and Sports Info Solutions’ Mark Simon for the shout-outs on Twitter!