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I reached out to see why the BBWAA seemingly ignored WAR.
argued that Derek Jeter and Rafael Soriano were more valuable than Cano
Why do none of these articles mention that the Giants do have a Director of Quantitative Analysis on their staff?
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Bruce Jenkins was similarly anti-Moneyball.
"The stat-crazed sabermetricians, as they are called, invent specific methods of evaluation without needing to witness the action in person," he wrote. " [T]heir approach is worshiped by thousands of fans and bloggers who wouldn't last five minutes in a ball-talk conversation with (Giants scouts) Tim Flannery, Mark Gardner or Ron Wotus."
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