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The Case for Jon Lester

Published by on May 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Recently, before the season started, Jon Lester was getting hammered by some experts including a mild ribbing by my good friend and co-host Evan Dickens. It's apparent that no matter what Lester does he will be criticized in the end. Criticism's of Lester come primarily from Sabermetric folks who love to dabble in the formulas and the anomalies they create.

Some of us who actually do work and research know that Sabermetrics is a failed system and you cannot judge a pro ballplayer just by punching six weeks' worth of stats into a calculator. I've always stated that variables play too big of a role in baseball for Sabermetrics to work the way it's used in fantasy baseball.

I'll put it to you like this: If it worked, wh...

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