Playing with the numbers: XR Vision
OK, that's the real fantasy; let's get down to today's reality. My goal has always been to get as realistic as possible in my league, but we are limited by current technology and (to a certain extent) statistics. Still, I think my league does an excellent job of modeling offense. Why? I think it's probably time I unveil my league's secret weapon on offense: Extrapolated Runs.
Extrapolated Runs (XR) is a creation of Jim Furtado, the founder of Baseball Think Factory. After 15 years of attempting to cobble together an offensive scoring system, I hit upon XR in 2000, and my keeper league has been using it ever since.