wRC+

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Description

wRC+ is a statistic which attempts to credit a hitter for the value of each outcome.

Usage

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wrcplus(wRAA, PA, year, parkfactor, leaguewRC)

Arguments

wRAA

Weighted Runs Above Average (see wraa)

PA

Plate Appearances

year

Season

parkfactor

Park Factor

leaguewRC

League wRC

Details

wRC+ is scaled so that league average is 100, and each point above or below 100 is 1 percentage point better or worse than league average

Value

Returns a value equal to (((wRAA/PA + leaguerpa)+(leaguerpa-parkfactor*leaguerpa))/leaguewRC)*100

Note

wRC+ is a commonly used offensive statistic

Author(s)

Peter Xenopoulos

References

http://www.fangraphs.com/library/offense/wrc/

See Also

wraa,woba,wrc

Examples

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## The function is currently defined as
function (wRAA, PA, year, parkfactor, leaguewRC) 
{
    leaguerpa <- linearWeights$RPerPA[which(linearWeights$Season == 
        year)]
    wrcplus <- (((wRAA/PA + leaguerpa) + (leaguerpa - parkfactor * 
        leaguerpa))/leaguewRC) * 100
  }