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Jeter moves up in Yankee Run Factor

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees hits a run-scoring single in the 3rd inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. (Aug. 3, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Derek Jeter moves up a spot in this week's Yankee Run Factor. The Captain is putting together his best month of the season batting .346 with a .393 OBP and a .816 OPS.

PLAYER G PA R RBI HR YRF/G YRF/PA
Curtis Granderson 111 492 100 86 28 1.423 .321
Alex Rodriguez  80 344 53 52 13 1.150 .267
Robinson Cano 112 477 71 75 18 1.143 .268
Mark Teixeira 112 496 68 86 32 1.089 .246
Derek Jeter 90 420 57 39 4 1.022 .219
Nick Swisher 107 453 57 63 14 0.991 .234
Eric Chavez 26 76 10 13 1 0.846 .289
Russell Martin 87 349 39 45 12 0.828 .206
Francisco Cervelli 32 103 12 15 1 0.813 .252
Brett Gardner  112 410 62 28 5 0.759 .207
Eduardo Nunez 74 214 25 25 4 0.622 .215
Andruw Jones 49 133 15 23 7 0.612 .226
Jorge Posada 90 317 24 31 9 0.511 .145
Brandon Laird 4 9 1 1 0 0.500 .222
Ramiro Pena 14 29 3 2 1 0.286 .138
Chris Dickerson 41 31 6 4 0 0.244 .323
Gustavo Molina  3 6 0 0 0 0.000 .000


What is the Yankee Run Factor? 

The Yankee Run Factor is a fairly simple statistical metric. It takes the "Runs produced" sabermetric created by Bill James and divides it in two different ways.

Equation 1

The first equation is R + RBI - HR / G = Runs produced per game, as indicated in the chart above as YRF/G.

Equation 2

The second equation is R + RBI - HR / PA = Runs produced per plate appearance, as indicated in the chart above as YRF/PA.

The Yankee Run Factor is updated every Monday | Past Yankee Run Factor reports.

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