Sarris: Jerry Dipoto’s nine points of offense

From SABR member Eno Sarris at FanGraphs on November 13, 2015:

Among the comments made by Jerry Dipoto in his conversation with David Laurila at the recently concluded GM meetings, one finds a fascinating statement by the new Mariners general manager on the topic of identifying undervalued offense, and nine things that successful hitters do.

We’ve defined a nine-point criteria of what we believe a quality at-bat consists of. If you do those things, you can play here.

What a delicious quote. What could those nine points be?

 I tried my hand at guessing in my last chat, and I drew upon the newest statistics and our knowledge of how batters age. I only came up with seven points, with some overlap — and some of this is not yet available publicly (if even privately).

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Originally published: November 13, 2015. Last Updated: November 13, 2015.