How to view standings objectively

Updated: June 6, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
By Todd Zola |
It's a marathon, not a sprint. Patience is a virtue. It's still early. … You've heard them all, no doubt. But here's a relevant question: At what point is it not early?

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That's what I'll examine today, when it's time to objectively take stock of your team and decide if, say, Felix Hernandez is expendable because you now have Christian Friedrich, or whether Michael Bourn is helping you as much as you think. Most importantly, I aim to show you why it's never too late to gain or lose points in batting average, ERA and WHIP, which is contrary to popular belief.

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