batting average on Balls Put In Play
BIP% vs Team
pitcher's ability to prevent hits on Balls Put In Play, independent of team
A player's ERA Park Adjusted and compared to the league average
FIP% - Fielding Independent Pitching - (HR*13+(BB-IBB+HB)*3-K*2)/IP + F
Where F is a league-dependent factor used to make the stat resemble ERA. The 2006 factors are 3.22-NL and 3.26-AL.
and more accurate than
in accounting for a
( ------ - 1 ) longevity
and effectiveness. In
my Top 100 List,
I divide it by 3 to
it close to
allowing for good hitter/pitcher comparisons.
percentage of a team's defense made up by ONLY pitchers
Measures how much a pitcher stepped up or
during the playoffs.
PLWTS - .47*1B + .78*2B + 1.09*3B + 1.4*HR + .33*(BB+HB) - .26*(AB-H-GIDP)-.72*GIDP
In our Pitcher Stats section, we do not include stolen base data in our calculation. This is primarily because we do not have it handy, although it could be a blessing in disguise as many pitchers don't have a huge effect on basestealing effectiveness.
* (Lg ERA- ERA)
Pitching Runs- Runs saved
beyond what a league average pitcher
Adjusted Pitching Runs-
Pitching Runs adjusted for home ballpark effects
Quantifies the home ballpark effect for a pitcher's entire career:
= Pitcher's Parks, Negative = Hitter's Parks
runs allowed per inning pitched
Decisions * (Pitcher W%-Team W%)
Wins Above Team
jazzed it up for
reasons that I do not find clear:
Decisions * (Pitcher
2 - 2 * Team W%
Pitcher W% - Team W%
career "ability to win" comparisons between players
with disparate career innings pitched.