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WAR, Hooah, what is it good for?

Jim Caple, wrote an article, I thought would be very discussable here.

I'm talking about the proliferation of WAR: Wins Above Replacement.

Wait! I'm not just some old curmudgeon sportswriter reflexively ranting against the latest technical advance. Well, yes, I am an old curmudgeon sportswriter who routinely rants about new technology -- in fact, my friends joke I would have complained about the introduction of electric light bulbs ("For crying out loud, what's wrong with a simple candle!?!") -- but hear me out on this WAR thing.

First, let me stress there are things I like about WAR.

http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/8900693/call-moderation-use-wins-replacement-stat

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