Dewan: Who has the most total runs in 2013?

From SABR member John Dewan at ACTA Sports on May 29, 2013:

Since Defensive Runs Saved is expressed in runs, it is an easy metric to combine with runs generated by offense, baserunning, and pitching to create a comprehensive evaluation of a player. In The Fielding Bible—Volume III, we published our current method for Total Runs, which estimates the total value each player has contributed to his team taking into account offense, defense and pitching. Here are the current leaders in 2013.


The top of the list has a couple of usual suspects in Joey Votto and Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera is looking to repeat his Triple Crown from 2012. He leads all of baseball in batting average (.373) and RBI (57), and his 14 home runs are just three behind Chris Davis. He and Votto, who is sporting a Bonds-like .477 on-base percentage, are the frontrunners for AL and NL MVP.

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Originally published: May 29, 2013. Last Updated: May 29, 2013.