It doesn't take a sabermetrician to see Paul Konerko has had an amazing start to this season. An old-school fan looking at traditional Triple Crown stats will see a .366 batting average with 11 home runs and 33 RBI. A fan engrossed with more inclusive statistics might see a .445 on-base percentage and .617 slugging percentage, adding up to a 1.062 OPS — that's behind only the Rangers' Josh Hamilton (1.138) and the Reds' Joey Votto (1.096). But how many runs is that worth? The White Sox have scored 260 runs. How many are attributable to Konerko?
The stats show that Paul Konerko creates runs
Chicago Sun-Times | Jun 5