K% & BB% (Pitching)


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BREW MATHsummary

RATE STATS Are Straightforward Percentages:

K% = Strike Outs (K) / Plate Appearances

BB% = Walks (BB) / Plate Appearances

These are two variables a pitcher can directly control.

Rate Stats v Differential

When assessing a pitcher, is it better to look at his strikeout to walk ratio, or his strikeout minus walk differential?

Exploring The Application of K% & BB%:

“Strikeouts, Walks – Ratio or Differential?” (Inside The Book)