G PA R H AVG OBP SLG wRC+ fWAR 4 18 0 5 .278 .278 .333 101 0.0 Leonidas is among the more interesting 16-year-olds who played at the top level of the game.
G PA R H AVG OBP SLG wRC+ fWAR 1 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -48 -0.1 Piggy was the youngest player in big-league history for more than six decades, arriving just 57 days after his 16th birthday.
GS GS W L ERA IP WHIP ERA- fWAR 24 20 11 9 4.12 183.2 1.73 101 1.5 Despite that he was out of the bigs by 23, Willie still fashioned the best career of any major leaguer who debuted as a 16-year-old: 14.6 fWAR, split between his pitching and hitting.
G PA R H AVG OBP SLG wRC+ fWAR 1 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -77 0.0 A good deal of mystery surrounds the saga of Tom Hess.
After missing two months last season for the San Francisco Giants due to surgery on a broken left thumb, the smooth-fielding first baseman has bumped his overall value (4.5 fWAR) past that of Miguel Cabrera and Adrian Gonzalez.
Since the start of 2013, just three big league second basemen have contributed more value than Dozier's 10.6 fWAR. They are Robinson Cano, Ian Kinsler and Dustin Pedroia.
Pressed into duty as a starting third baseman for 125plus games in that span, his 6.5 fWAR ranks 10th among all primary third basemen over the past two seasons.
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For both bWAR and fWAR, the basic calculation framework is the same.
The next two sections present and discuss my results for both bWAR and fWAR.
Baseball-Reference's treatment of pitching vis-a-vis fielding makes it difficult to evaluate the accuracy of bWAR as compared to fWAR or eWOPA.