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Edgar Martinez
2013 Hall of Fame Ballot Series: Edgar Martinez

The first table below presents Edgar Martinez's career as measured by Player won-lost records.

Edgar Martinez
Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games pWins pLosses pWin Pct. pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA eWORL
1987SEA24
13
1.01.00.497-0.0
0.1
1.21.00.5470.10.2
1988SEA25
14
0.80.80.477-0.0
0.0
0.80.80.488-0.00.0
1989SEA26
65
4.94.20.5410.4
0.7
4.45.00.469-0.30.1
1990SEA27
144
16.715.50.5190.7
1.9
16.714.90.5281.02.2
1991SEA28
150
20.716.40.5582.2
3.6
19.716.10.5501.93.3
1992SEA29
135
17.715.70.5310.9
2.3
19.214.70.5652.13.5
1993SEA30
42
3.33.50.490-0.1
0.3
3.53.40.5040.00.4
1994SEA31
89
9.28.90.5080.2
1.0
9.98.20.5480.91.7
1995SEA32
145
16.69.30.6393.1
4.7
15.910.10.6132.54.1
1996SEA33
139
16.710.40.6162.7
4.4
15.210.30.5952.03.6
1997SEA34
155
14.111.20.5581.1
2.7
15.711.30.5821.93.5
1998SEA35
154
15.111.90.5591.1
2.8
14.911.40.5661.22.9
1999SEA36
142
13.39.50.5841.6
3.0
13.39.70.5781.42.9
2000SEA37
153
15.611.10.5841.8
3.6
15.811.00.5892.03.8
2001SEA38
132
14.58.40.6332.8
4.3
13.29.60.5781.53.1
2002SEA39
97
9.06.60.5751.0
2.0
9.07.00.5630.91.9
2003SEA40
145
14.511.70.5541.1
2.7
13.010.80.5450.82.3
2004SEA41
141
8.812.60.410-2.1
-0.7
9.610.70.473-0.70.6
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
2,055
212.5168.80.55718.4
39.6
211.1166.30.55919.039.9
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
34
3.33.10.511 0.43.12.60.541 0.5
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
2,089
215.8171.90.557
39.9
214.1168.90.559 40.4


The Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award is awarded each season to the outstanding designated hitter in Major-League Baseball. The award was named in honor of Edgar Martinez in 2004 (who won the award five times).

The next table shows the top players in career (context-neutral, teammate-adjusted) eWins over positional average (eWOPA) at designated hitter.

Top Career DHs, record only reflects games at DH
(sorted by eWOPA)
Player eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA
David Ortiz203.0161.60.55716.3
Edgar Martinez138.3105.60.56712.8
Frank E. Thomas122.898.70.5548.6
Jim Thome77.158.70.5687.2
Travis Hafner97.078.50.5537.0
Brian Downing77.163.30.5495.7
Edwin Encarnacion54.242.50.5615.2


The following table shows the top 15 single-season performances in terms of eWOPA as a designated hitter.

Top DH Seasons, record only reflects games at DH
(sorted by eWOPA)
Player Season eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA
Edgar Martinez199515.29.60.6132.3
David Ortiz200616.111.00.5952.0
David Ortiz200515.810.90.5912.0
Edgar Martinez200015.610.90.5902.0
Travis Hafner200514.09.50.5971.9
David Ortiz200716.111.30.5881.9
Travis Hafner200613.48.90.6021.8
Frank E. Thomas199111.87.40.6151.8
Jim Thome200613.99.40.5981.8
Nelson R. Cruz201714.711.40.5631.8
Edgar Martinez199614.410.20.5861.7
David Ortiz201615.011.20.5731.6
Jim Rice197712.79.20.5791.6
Don Baylor19798.14.90.6251.6
Travis Hafner200412.48.90.5821.6


Good choice for who to name the award after.

2013 Hall of Fame Ballot Series


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