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Baseball Basics: Statistical Basics Part 2

The first part of this basic covered the batters, so here is the second post which gives definitions of the pitching statistics abbreviations.

Baseball Basics Question:

WHAT STATISTICS DO ALL THE ABBREVIATIONS STAND FOR?” PART 2

For Pitchers:

  • G = Games Pitched
  • GS = Games Started
  • CG = Complete Games
  • GF – Games Finished
  • IP = Innings Pitched
  • BFP = Batters Facing Pitcher
  • H = Hits Allowed
  • R = Runs Allowed
  • ER = Earned Runs Allowed
  • HR = Home Runs Allowed
  • SH = Sacrifice Hits Allowed
  • SF = Sacrifice Flies Allowed
  • HB = Hit Batsmen
  • TBB = Total Bases on Balls
  • IBB = Intentional Bases on Ball
  • SO = Strikeouts
  • WP = Wild Pitches
  • Sup = Run Support per Nine Innings
  • RS = Run Support per Nine Innings
  • IR = Inherited Runners
  • IRS = Inherited Runners who Scored
  • QS = Quality Starts
  • SvOp = Save Opportunities
  • GB = Groundballs Hit Against the Pitcher (hits, outs and errors)
  • FB = Fly Balls Hit Against the Pitcher (excludes line drives)
  • GF(G/F) = Ratio of Grounders to Flies
  • Bk = Balks
  • W = Wins
  • L = Losses Pct. = Winning Percentage
  • ShO = Shutouts
  • Sv = Saves
  • ERA = Earned Run Average
  • Sv = Saves
  • BB = Walks Issued
  • Avg = Batting Average Allowed by Pitcher
  • RAT = Ratio of SO/AB
  • Ht = Height
  • Wt = Weight
  • POS = Position
  • Yr = Year
  • Lg = Minor League Level
  • * = Throws Left-handed
  • G = Number of Games at Positions
  • GS = Number of Starts
  • Innings = Number of Innings at Position
  • PO = Putouts
  • A = Assists
  • E = Errors
  • DP = Double Plays Turned
  • Fld. Pct = Fielding Percentage
  • Rng. Fctr = Range Factor
  • In Zone = Balls Hit in the Player’s Area
  • Outs = Number of Outs Resulting from a Ball Hit to a Player
  • Zone Rtg = Zone Rate (see Definitions)
  • MLB Zone = Major League Average Zone Rating for that Position