MLB Playoffs 2011: Ranking the Offenses

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MLB Playoffs 2011: Ranking the Offenses
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Do the Yankees have the best offense in baseball?

Offense is not the only thing that will determine who will advance to the World Series. In fact, when you ask most experts, it isn't even the biggest factor. However, it can't be ignored. So, how exactly do we grade these offenses?

I am going to use my real offensive value (ROV) statistic to help us. We will also take a look at batting average on balls in play (BABIP) to see which teams have experienced more luck than anything else. FInally, we'll throw in stolen bases to see how speed will play a part.

ROV= Secondary Average + Batting Average / 2

Secondary Average (SEC)= (OBP-AVG) + (SLG-AVG)

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