K% & BB% (Position Players)

BREW MATHsummary

  • As simple as it sounds… the rate at which a batter strikes out and walks
    • Strikeout Rate (K%) = K / PA
    • Walk Rate (BB%) = BB / PA
  • The Table (ABOVE) gives you an idea of how to judge performance in these areas

A Step Further:

These rates are much more predictive of   performance when used in concert. Beyond the Boxscore summarizes it effectively in the following article:

“What do Minor League BB% AND K% Rates Tell Us About Prospects?”