Other Pitching Stats

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Earned Run Average (ERA)

ERA = (Earned Runs / IP) * 9

Answers how many runs the pitcher gave up that were “his fault” or earned

Walks Plus Hits Per Inning Pitched (WHIP)

WHIP = (Walks + Hits) / Innings

How many baserunners a pitcher allows per inning

Quality of Contact

Soft% v. Med% v. Hard%

Allows one to know if batters are hitting a pitcher with authority

Left On-Base %

How many base runners a pitcher strands:

80%  ELITE

78%  ALL STAR

75%  GOOD

72%  AVERAGE

70%  HIT THE BENCH

65%  HIT THE SHOWERS

60%  HIT THE ROAD

ERA- / FIP- / xFIP-

“Minus Stats” signify that they are park and league adjusted versions of the statistic.

– Minimizes effect of run environment (based on park factors)

– League Average is always 100 (percentage points above or below mean better or worse than average)

Ground Ball, Line Drive & Fly Ball Percentages

Batting Average Based Upon Hit Type:

GB: 0.239

LD: 0.685 (!)

FB: 0.207

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