8/2/2013 2:09 PM
For pitchers, I invested in OAV over walks, so hopefully that proves handy against these high average teams.
8/2/2013 2:40 PM
I went with the lowest average of anybody (.251) and by the looks of it by a pretty big margin. Shoved my team into Safeco to suppress as many hits as possible. Let' see if I can walk my way to victory.
8/27/2013 9:20 PM
Here is an update - thru  68 games...

PreRank Owner_____ League AVG___ ERA___ Wins__ Losses Winning%
1 brianjw 2-B 0.294 2.16 45 23 0.662
6 schwarze 2-A 0.289 2.20 45 23 0.662
11 mensu1954 2-C 0.301 2.24 44 24 0.647
14 profcake 2-C 0.287 2.20 44 24 0.647
47 justinlee_24 2-A 0.320 1.82 44 24 0.647
95 elvisgump 2-B 0.270 2.89 44 24 0.647
12 bigmc 2-A 0.289 1.69 43 25 0.632
3 discodemo 2-D 0.310 1.82 42 26 0.618
22 jfranco77 2-A 0.289 2.10 41 27 0.603
24 crystalao 2-B 0.305 1.83 41 27 0.603
27 newarkwilder 2-A 0.289 2.06 40 28 0.588
33 tulsaslide 2-C 0.276 2.10 40 28 0.588
42 njbigwig 2-B 0.294 3.00 40 28 0.588
48 national 2-D 0.302 2.38 40 28 0.588
63 2chair 2-A 0.285 1.83 40 28 0.588
4 tjefferson 2-A 0.301 1.83 39 29 0.574
18 rbow923 2-C 0.320 1.82 39 29 0.574
30 mpitt76 2-A 0.324 2.00 39 29 0.574
50 koyunlu 2-A 0.324 2.01 39 29 0.574
54 sford 2-D 0.309 1.65 39 29 0.574
10 ybjsports 2-C 0.289 2.06 38 30 0.559
19 bardin 2-C 0.301 1.91 38 30 0.559
44 markeking 2-D 0.286 1.91 38 30 0.559
49 daronb 2-A 0.270 1.93 38 30 0.559
62 halo23 2-C 0.301 3.00 38 30 0.559
71 Jdh34 2-C 0.320 2.20 38 30 0.559
73 just4me 2-D 0.292 2.02 38 30 0.559
2 alleyviper 2-C 0.301 2.06 37 31 0.544
7 mildnhazy 2-D 0.277 2.51 37 31 0.544
15 bighooze 2-D 0.277 1.65 37 31 0.544
16 ryan_horner 2-D 0.289 2.72 37 31 0.544
20 yankeeso7 2-B 0.319 2.16 37 31 0.544
21 pedrocerrano 2-A 0.317 2.10 37 31 0.544
69 Chisock 2-B 0.301 2.94 37 31 0.544
76 EasyE7273 2-D 0.267 3.02 37 31 0.544
83 bigsteve12 2-C 0.305 2.26 37 31 0.544
64 Jtpsops 2-C 0.290 3.20 36 32 0.529
87 bbondsmvp 2-A 0.302 2.49 36 32 0.529
25 cubbies84 2-C 0.290 2.20 35 33 0.515
35 jjgreen14 2-D 0.287 2.24 35 33 0.515
36 elonsmitty 2-C 0.267 1.82 35 33 0.515
37 cstrohmier 2-B 0.287 1.83 35 33 0.515
43 ejstockman 2-C 0.291 2.47 35 33 0.515
55 footballmm11 2-B 0.251 3.00 35 33 0.515
56 beauchamp 2-B 0.277 2.48 35 33 0.515
9 Contracted 2-B 0.300 2.39 34 34 0.500
17 jbohrman 2-B 0.324 2.06 34 34 0.500
39 slainte 2-D 0.289 2.60 34 34 0.500
40 besterateam 2-B 0.301 2.24 34 34 0.500
51 marlowe 2-D 0.305 1.93 34 34 0.500
91 rickysdad44 2-C 0.320 1.82 34 34 0.500
8 buddhagamer 2-B 0.324 2.16 33 35 0.485
34 contrarian23 2-D 0.287 2.24 33 35 0.485
52 blackmink18 2-C 0.303 2.42 33 35 0.485
53 fooolishfool 2-D 0.309 2.16 33 35 0.485
60 kyleb63 2-A 0.281 3.27 33 35 0.485
74 DarthDurron 2-C 0.269 2.94 33 35 0.485
80 famous_dad 2-A 0.321 2.24 33 35 0.485
84 tridentric 2-C 0.297 2.12 33 35 0.485
32 odalisgagne 2-D 0.287 2.82 32 36 0.471
66 gorbyruss 2-D 0.313 2.06 32 36 0.471
75 zephyr1949 2-B 0.297 2.34 32 36 0.471
79 Dalefan1 2-D 0.296 2.28 32 36 0.471
26 batandball 2-A 0.304 2.17 31 37 0.456
28 cmolli 2-B 0.323 2.16 31 37 0.456
29 The Taint 2-B 0.301 2.39 31 37 0.456
38 mllama54 2-C 0.295 2.17 31 37 0.456
65 trd3 2-A 0.302 2.03 31 37 0.456
81 Poddy 2-B 0.273 2.60 31 37 0.456
82 dodgebob 2-A 0.293 2.34 31 37 0.456
89 leeelci 2-A 0.314 3.14 31 37 0.456
5 dougpalm 2-D 0.312 2.89 30 38 0.441
13 shaybee 2-A 0.302 2.16 30 38 0.441
46 Donburgh 2-A 0.269 2.74 30 38 0.441
59 dlchow 2-C 0.280 2.51 30 38 0.441
72 thejuice6 2-D 0.300 2.17 30 38 0.441
78 zlionsfan 2-A 0.264 3.42 30 38 0.441
93 Tucker T's 2-D 0.290 3.05 30 38 0.441
23 wetwillytwo 2-D 0.312 1.88 29 39 0.426
58 oskies 2-C 0.302 2.39 29 39 0.426
77 gigrant 2-B 0.257 2.06 29 39 0.426
85 thebubbaq 2-C 0.287 2.87 29 39 0.426
86 maddog162 2-D 0.300 3.00 29 39 0.426
68 toddcommish 2-A 0.302 2.54 28 40 0.412
92 scthallfan 2-D 0.309 2.97 28 40 0.412
94 hurricane86 2-B 0.300 2.82 28 40 0.412
45 hacker7 2-A 0.300 1.77 27 41 0.397
61 devomac 2-B 0.291 2.06 27 41 0.397
67 ncih 2-B 0.300 3.00 27 41 0.397
31 calhoop 2-B 0.301 1.83 26 42 0.382
41 Relkcirts 2-C 0.301 1.88 25 43 0.368
88 dvorr80 2-C 0.300 3.50 25 43 0.368
70 shysters3 2-D 0.291 3.30 24 44 0.353
96 shadoworkcat 2-A 0.280 2.92 21 47 0.309
57 rmdriskill 2-B 0.305 2.59 18 50 0.265
90 evil_twin 2-B 0.299 4.00 17 51 0.250
8/27/2013 9:23 PM
Here are the top AVG's (minimum of 2 times selected)

AVG___ Count AvgRank Winning% Proj Wins
0.294 2 21.5 0.625 101.3
0.270 2 72.0 0.603 97.7
0.289 7 18.9 0.584 94.6
0.320 4 56.8 0.570 92.3
0.277 3 26.0 0.534 86.6
0.324 4 26.3 0.533 86.4
0.267 2 56.0 0.529 85.8
0.301 10 30.8 0.513 83.1
0.287 6 39.5 0.510 82.6
0.290 3 60.7 0.495 80.2
0.309 3 66.3 0.490 79.4
0.305 4 53.8 0.478 77.4
0.297 2 79.5 0.478 77.4
0.302 6 56.5 0.475 77.0
0.269 2 60.0 0.463 75.0
0.312 2 14.0 0.434 70.3
0.291 3 58.0 0.422 68.3
0.300 7 65.9 0.420 68.1
0.280 2 77.5 0.375 60.8

Here are the top AVG's (1 time selected)

AVG___ Count AvgRank Winning% Proj Wins
0.310 1 3.0 0.618 100.1
0.285 1 63.0 0.588 95.3
0.276 1 33.0 0.588 95.3
0.292 1 73.0 0.559 90.5
0.286 1 44.0 0.559 90.5
0.319 1 20.0 0.544 88.1
0.317 1 21.0 0.544 88.1
0.251 1 55.0 0.515 83.4
0.321 1 80.0 0.485 78.6
0.303 1 52.0 0.485 78.6
0.281 1 60.0 0.485 78.6
0.313 1 66.0 0.471 76.2
0.296 1 79.0 0.471 76.2
0.323 1 28.0 0.456 73.9
0.314 1 89.0 0.456 73.9
0.304 1 26.0 0.456 73.9
0.295 1 38.0 0.456 73.9
0.293 1 82.0 0.456 73.9
0.273 1 81.0 0.456 73.9
0.264 1 78.0 0.441 71.5
0.257 1 77.0 0.426 69.1
0.299 1 90.0 0.250 40.5
8/27/2013 9:29 PM
Here are the top ERA's (minimum 2 times seletced)

ERA___ Count AvgRank Winning% Proj Wins
2.20 4 29.0 0.596 96.5
2.10 3 25.3 0.578 93.7
1.82 5 39.0 0.571 92.4
1.65 2 34.5 0.559 90.5
1.91 2 31.5 0.559 90.5
2.89 2 50.0 0.544 88.1
1.83 5 31.8 0.532 86.2
1.93 2 50.0 0.529 85.8
2.24 5 40.0 0.526 85.3
2.94 2 71.5 0.515 83.4
2.16 6 20.5 0.512 83.0
2.06 7 37.1 0.498 80.7
3.00 5 62.4 0.497 80.5
2.51 2 33.0 0.493 79.8
2.60 2 60.0 0.478 77.4
2.34 2 78.5 0.463 75.0
2.39 3 32.0 0.461 74.6
2.17 3 45.3 0.451 73.1
2.82 2 63.0 0.441 71.5
1.88 2 32.0 0.397 64.3

Here are the top ERA's (1 time seletced)

ERA___ Count AvgRank Winning% Proj Wins
1.69 1 12.0 0.632 102.4
1.77 1 45.0 0.397 64.3
2.00 1 30.0 0.574 92.9
2.01 1 50.0 0.574 92.9
2.02 1 73.0 0.559 90.5
2.03 1 65.0 0.456 73.9
2.12 1 84.0 0.485 78.6
2.26 1 83.0 0.544 88.1
2.28 1 79.0 0.471 76.2
2.38 1 48.0 0.588 95.3
2.42 1 52.0 0.485 78.6
2.47 1 43.0 0.515 83.4
2.48 1 56.0 0.515 83.4
2.49 1 87.0 0.529 85.8
2.54 1 68.0 0.412 66.7
2.59 1 57.0 0.265 42.9
2.72 1 16.0 0.544 88.1
2.74 1 46.0 0.441 71.5
2.87 1 85.0 0.426 69.1
2.92 1 96.0 0.309 50.0
2.97 1 92.0 0.412 66.7
3.02 1 76.0 0.544 88.1
3.05 1 93.0 0.441 71.5
3.14 1 89.0 0.456 73.9
3.20 1 64.0 0.529 85.8
3.27 1 60.0 0.485 78.6
3.30 1 70.0 0.353 57.2
3.42 1 78.0 0.441 71.5
3.50 1 88.0 0.368 59.6
4.00 1 90.0 0.250 40.5
8/28/2013 1:26 PM

I realize that .294 and .270 are ranked higher, but it's amazing that six of seven .289 teams are crushing it.  Note that all four teams in league 2-A are leading their divisions.

PreRank Owner_____ League AVG___ ERA___ Wins__ Losses Winning%
6 schwarze 2-A 0.289 2.20 45 23 0.662
12 bigmc 2-A 0.289 1.69 43 25 0.632
22 jfranco77 2-A 0.289 2.10 41 27 0.603
27 newarkwilder 2-A 0.289 2.06 40 28 0.588
10 ybjsports 2-C 0.289 2.06 38 30 0.559
16 ryan_horner 2-D 0.289 2.72 37 31 0.544
39 slainte 2-D 0.289 2.60 34 34 0.500

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