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.