Baseball Statistics
Glossary
BATTING STATISTICS 

#P/PA  Pitches seen per plate appearance 
2B  Doubles 
3B  Triples 
AB  Atbats 
Avg  Batting average
H divided by AB 
BB  Bases on balls 
CS  Caught stealing 
FB  Fly balls hit, excluding home runs 
G  Games played 
G/F  Ground ball/fly ball
ratio GB divided by FB 
GIDP  Grounded into double play 
H  Hits 
HBP  Hit by pitch 
HR  Home runs 
IBB  Intentional bases on balls 
LOB  Runners left on base 
OBP  Onbase percentage
(H + BB + HBP) divided by (AB + BB + HBP + SF) 
OPS  Onbase percentage plus slugging percentage. See OBP, above, and Slg, below, for definitions 
OW%  Offensive winning
percentage. The theoretical winning percentage of a team comprising nine of the same
players (e.g. nine Ken Griffey Jrs.). 1) Figure runs created per 27 outs [Note: Total outs = (AB  H + C + GIDP + SH + SF)]. 2) Divide by league average runs per game. 3) Square the result. 4) Divide that figure by 1 + itself 
Qualified yeartodate  In order to qualify for batting titles in averaged categories (Avg, Slg, OBP, OPS, RC, OW%, #P/PA, G/F), a player must average at least 3.1 plate appearances for every game his team has played. Sorting by qualified yeartodate excludes all players not currently on pace to reach that minimum 
R  Runs 
RBI  Runs batted in 
RC  Runs created
[(H + BB + HBP  CS  GIDP) times (Total bases + .26[BB  IBB + HBP] + .52[SH + SF + SB])] divided by (AB + BB + HBP + SH+ SF) 
SB  Stolen bases 
SF  Sacrifice flies 
SH  Sacrifice hits 
Slg  Slugging percentage
TB divided by AB 
SO  Strikeouts 
TB  Total bases
Hits + 2B + (3B times 2) + (HR times 3) 
TPA  Total plate appearances
AB + BB + HBP + SF + SH + times reached on defensive interference 
FIELDING STATISTICS 

A  Assists 
CERA  Catcher’s earnedrun average. Earnedrun average of club’s pitchers with a particular catcher behind the plate 
CS  Runners caught stealing 
CS%  Percentage of runners caught stealing 
DP  Double plays 
E  Errors 
FPct  Fielding percentage
(PO + A) divided by (PO + A + E) 
G  Games played 
GS  Games started 
Inn  Innings 
PB  Passed balls 
PCS  Pitchers’ caught stealing. Total runners caught stealing when the player who initiates the fielding play is the pitcher 
PO  Putouts 
POA  Pickoff attempts 
Qualified yeartodate  In order to qualify for fielding titles in averaged categories (FPct., RF, CS%, CERA), a player must meet the following qualifiers: Catchers must play 1/2 of their team's games; Pitchers must average at least one inning pitched for each of their team's games; Position players must play 2/3 of their team's games. Sorting by qualified yeartodate excludes all players not currently on pace to reach that minimum 
RF  Range factor
(PO + A) divided by innings 
SBA  Stolen bases allowed 
TC  Total chances 
ZR  Zone rating. The percentage of balls fielded by a player in his typical defensive "zone," as measured by STATS, Inc. 