MLB DG: What is wOBA?

There are a couple of terms that you have certainly come across, even if you don’t really know exactly what they are. You’ve probably seen stuff like Runs Created, Linear Weights and WAR. One of the newer additions to the mix is wOBA or Weighted On-Base Average. What is wOBA and why should you care about it? Beyond being able to have some really cool talk at your next meet up with your homies over a brewski, there is the added benefit of understanding how it’s application to fantasy baseball can help to make your squad a more competitive unit.

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