Expected Fielding-Independent Pitching = xFIP
GRAPH: Compares the three most advanced ways of evaluating pitching performance.
- The linear relationships are not surprising as they are all regression-based systems.
FIP vs xFIP: The latter replaces homeruns in the equation with an estimate of how many HRs they should give up based on fly ball percentage and league HR/FB averages.
- SIERA then takes this concept a step further
3.50 ALL STAR
4.50 HIT THE BENCH
4.75 HIT THE SHOWERS
5.00 HIT THE ROAD