From SABR member Eno Sarris at FoxSports.com on September 29, 2014:
The end of the season means it’s time for the playoffs, of course. But it also means that it’s time to vote on awards that reward regular-season work. The players also vote on awards — and since they’re voting on their peers, they have a unique perspective on the exercise.
I asked two questions of a wide variety of players. The first was about their general process in deciding on their vote. I wanted to know what stats they looked at and how they made their decision. The second was whether they thought a starting pitcher could rival a position player as the best player in baseball.
Let’s take the questions, one at a time, and see what the players said.
Read the full article here: http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/just-a-bit-outside/story/awards-season-from-players-perspective-092914
Originally published: October 1, 2014. Last Updated: October 1, 2014.