Lets Look @ ARod's Numbers
Dunno....this maybe merged under the ARod thread....I'm at your mercy DX.
Sorry about this...but this is a long post.
So I just saw a Steve Phillips Segment which kinda pissed me off.
So I was inspired to go look at ARod's non-clutch self and check out his breakdowns.
Here is what I came up with:
So I'm posting this in light of seeing a Steve Philips segment on ESPN regarding ARod. I'm going to stay away from bashing Philips because I so dispise the man so much.
I was looking for a break down of career monthly totals.
Looking right away...you see the man is pretty consistent down the line...and his favorite month is August. Then in Oct/Sept you see a dip in AVG and some of the numbers look good for anyone else...but they are un-ARod like.
I checked out Papi's career monthly break downs too.
I'm going to stay away from HR/RBI because ARod has a slight advantage being he's played more games...so I'm gonna post his OBP, SLG, OPS.
July: .319 AVG ||| .421 OBP ||| .635 SLG ||| 1.056 OPS
Aug: .256 AVG ||| .357 OBP ||| .527 SLG ||| .884 OPS
Sept/Oct: .274 AVG ||| .369 OBP ||| .538 SLG ||| .907 OPS
July: .304 AVG ||| .377 OBP ||| .562 SLG ||| .939 OPS
Aug: .321 AVG ||| .395 OBP ||| .629 SLG ||| 1.024 OPS
Sept/Oct: .278 AVG ||| .369 OBP ||| .526 SLG ||| .895 OPS
Is there really a difference in the players? They both seem to be neck to neck.
So I did more research on ARod's NON-Clutchness and tried to compare it to the man ESPN declares as the "Clutch" God.
ARod vs. Big Papi
Here is ARod:
Here is Big Papi:
There isn't really much difference in both the players.
Yet one is considered 'clutch' why the other just can't seem to shake this "non-clutch" factor.
So if you see the 2 Outs/RISP and LIPS you see that both players numbers are very similar.
2Outs/RISP: .271 AVG ||| .395 OBP ||| .467 SLG ||| .862 OPS
LIPS: .276 AVG ||| .398 OBP ||| .520 SLG ||| .884 OPS
2Outs/RIPS: .276 AVG ||| .398 OBP ||| .525 SLG ||| .913 OPS
LIPS: .270 AVG ||| .356 OBP ||| .557 SLG ||| .913 OPS
Let the debate begin.
"After my fourth season I asked for $43,000 and General Manager Ed Barrow told me, 'Young man, do you realize Lou Gehrig, a 16-year-man, is playing for only $44,000?' I said, Mr. Barrow, there is only one answer to that - Mr. Gehrig is terribly underpaid."- Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio