Model of consistency, control

As spectacular as 300 wins may be, Greg Maddux's brilliance can't be defined by his victory totals.

Originally Published: August 6, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Now that we've nailed down Randy Johnson's zip code for the rest of the season, let's hope it's safe to present a Greg Maddux 300th-win edition of our Useless Information Department:


As spectacular a feat as 300 wins may be, the brilliance of Maddux can't be defined by his victory totals. It's more accurately defined by how much better he's pitched all these years than all those pitchers around him have pitched.

Coming into this season, according to Lee Sinins' Sabermetric ...

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