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Etheridge: Could DSR Replace RPI – A Q&A with 6-4-3 Charts


Ask most college baseball fans around Memorial Day and they’ll tell you. The RPI is the devil.

But it is the devil we know.

Now, there’s a new devil in town, and there’s hope it isn’t a devil at all.

We’ve heard the cries. Get rid of the RPI. It’s biased against my team. It inflates my rival. And sometimes, depending on the situation, that could be true.

Other times it is accurate and serves its purpose. But like many tools, technology can often improve it. The mule and plow got the job done. The tractor and disc made that[…]