In Mlb how does LOB effect win record?

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LOB stands for the statistic Left On Base. This is the number of base runners when the third out of an inning is made. As far as I know, there have been no studies done to find the relationship between men left on base and win records. And when thinking about it, I don't know that there is a correlation between LOB and winning (or losing). A team could leave 1 man on base for a game because they didn't get a lot of base runners in the game OR because they did get a lot of base runners and were able to knock them in for runs with home runs. A team could leave 12 men on base for a game because they didn't get timely base hits or because they got a lot of timely base hits which scored a lot of runs. Why don't other folks place their opinions after this one? And if anyone knows of a study about runners left of base and winning/losing, please leave the website where it can be found.

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