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  The Baseball Scorecard - Glossary
Appearances where the batter walks, sacrifices, is hit by a pitch, or is interfered with by the catcher do not count as official at-bats.
A rule which declares the batter out because, in the judgement of the umpire, a fair fly ball hit within the infield can be caught by an infielder facing the infield when at least first and second bases are occupied and there is less than two out.
The batter is out but the ball is still live and all baserunners may try to advance at their own peril.
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 Statistics Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Bases on balls awarded to batters facing the pitcher, where the fourth ball was deliberately thrown outside of the strike zone.
Ratio of batters faced where the first pitch thrown is a strike to batters faced where first pitch thrown is a ball.
Runs that are caused by a batter's actions at the plate, unless the batter hits into a double-play.
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 Cyberslugger Trivia The Ultimate Baseball Trivia Game!! - Baseball Statistics
Total Baseball has adjusted OBP and SA for the player's home park and League OBP and League SA are the league average for each statistic respectively.
The total bases here was calculated by awarding 0 for a single, 1 for a double, 2 for a triple and 3 for a home run.
Numerous statistical studies done by Total Baseball have shown that the break even success rate for steals (the rate at which an attempt to steal is neither helping nor hurting the team in terms of total runs scored) is about 67%.
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 Baseball Prospectus | Articles | Counterpoint: Pitching and Defense
In other words, when you remove defense-independent outcomes such as strikeouts, home runs, and walks from the batters a pitcher faces, the resulting batting average on "balls in play" (those handled by the defense) is not affected by the pitcher himself -- Pedro Martinez is the same as Jose Lima.
Thus, a pitcher with a ball-in-play average of.270 on a team who's total ball-in-play average was.280 would have his ball-in-play average expressed as the ratio of.270/.280 or 0.96.
A perfect correlation of +1.00 would indicate a totally predictable linear relationship between ball-in-play rates in the two halves of pitchers' careers, whereas a value of 0.00 would indicate that there's absolutely no statistical relationship.
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 Baseball is one of the few sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
If the third out occurs to a runner on base while batter is still at the plate, then that does not count as a plate appearance against that batter.
The scorer must judge if the batter was trying to advance the runner (sacrifice) or actually try to reach base for a hit, in which case it is not a sacrifice.
Batter would have been thrown out, but fielders chose to try for a different out with a base runner.
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This is not always true, of course, because some outfielders have such a great reputation for throwing that nobody tries to run on them (meaning their assist totals are low).
For example, if a team's pitchers faced 6300 batters and this catcher was behind the plate 72% of time, he caught about 6300 *.72 = 4536 batters.
Total Average measures offensive contribution by dividing (TB + BB + HB + SB) by (AB - H + CS + DP)
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For instance, if you subtract 9.1 from the batter's walk, you would also subtract 9.1 from the pitcher's walk in the same league.
TBF is the equivalent to plate appearances for hitters.
FORMULA #15: Pitcher's Walk PWalk = ((W - 1W) * 216) I (TBF)) - 9 Pitcher's walk = ((walks minus inten-tional walks) times 216) divided by (total batters faced)) minus 9 How it works: Intentional walks are de-ducted from the walk total.
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 PECOTA Pitching Forecast Glossary and Reference
Attrition Rate is the percent chance that a pitcher's opposing batters faced will decrease by at least 50% relative to his Baseline.
Drop Rate is the percent chance that a pitcher will not face any major league batters in a given season, based on comparables who disappear from the dataset entirely.
This calculation is somewhat more accurate as pitchers differ in the number of batters they face per inning based on their on base average allowed.
www.baseballprospectus.com /pecota/glossary/pitcher.html   (2268 words)

 U.S.S. Mariner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
BB as a % of total batters faced: 7.2%, 6th of 30
HR as a % of batters faced: 3.2%, 18th of 30
I used batters faced instead of balls in play, ignoring the effects of walks, strikeouts, and hit by pitches.
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 ESPN.com: MINORLBB - Aug. 9: Minor-league weekly roundup
The 23-year-old threw 106 pitches, hit a pair of batters, issued three walks and struck out eight, raising his record to 12-7 with a 3.49 ERA in 23 starts.
A University of South Carolina product, who was presented with the Smith Award as the nation's top collegiate baseball player in 2000, Bouknight retired eight straight batters between the third and sixth frames and induced 12 groundball outs among the 31 total batters he faced.
The University of Tennessee product retired 14 of the first 16 batters he faced and had a no-hit bid broken up by a leadoff single in the sixth inning.
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 2000 Final UNLV Baseball Team Player Notes :: Eight Rebels earned MWC Pitcher or Player of the Week honors in 2000.
He retired the side in the second and sixth innings and retired 10 of 12 batters from the fourth through the seventh innings.
He retired 13 straight batters from the first through the fifth innings and retired 24 of 29 total batters faced.
He retired 13 straight batters from the second through the sixth innings and 20 of 22 from the second through the eighth innings.
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But keep in mind that only the game company has the correct formulas, that many of them rely on statistics not readily available and that some ratings are subjective.
Then the figure is divided by the pitcher's Total Batters Faced.
The result is then subtracted by the amount of double, triple, or homerun subchances appearing on the average batter's card.
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 Menwith Hill Patriots at Croydon Pirates
Total                                        43         30         14         15         12         15         8          326
Total                                        45         16         15         9          8          3          7          333
Total batters faced – Reybould, 32; O’Niell, 17; Okada, 45; Denton, 2; Saranillo, 14.
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 Menwith Hill Patriots at Croydon Pirates
Total                            48         13         11         0          4          10         13         17         229
Total                            49         14         13         0          7          9          12         10         265
Total batters faced – Shanks, 56; Hamann, 9; Kirkby, 16; Odendall, 15; George, 31.
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 UNLV Baseball Defeats San Diego State 8-1 For First-Ever MWC Victory :: Sophomore left-hander Ryan Olson records a ...
He retired 13 straight batters and retired the side in the second through the fifth innings.
He retired the last seven out of eight batters and struck out the side in the ninth inning.
Overall, he retired 24 of 29 total batters faced.
unlvrebels.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/040700aaa.html   (406 words)

 Baseball Embarks On Four-Game Road Swing At UNR And New Mexico :: UNLV had won a season-high nine straight games from ...
A total of 25 games will be broadcast during the season which will consist of Saturday and Sunday games.
He retired the sidein the second and sixth innings and retired 10 of 12 batters from the fourth through the seventh innings.
For his efforts, he was named the Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time in three weeks and to the Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger National Players of the Week (April 23) along with catcher Brad Creese (LSU) and RHP Mike Ziegler (Florida State).
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 Baseball Heads To Florida State For Super Regional :: Grant Johnson slated to start Friday's first game.
Johnson faced only 30 batters while allowing one hit and one walk (plus two hit batters), becoming just the 13th pitcher ever to post a no-hitter or one-hitter in the NCAAs, with Johnson recording just the fourth such pitching gem since 198...
ND's Ohio connection also includes third-year assistant coach Dusty Lepper (a Findlay native and University of Toledo graduate) and senior manager Katie Furman (Akron), who served as valedictorian at the Saint Mary's College graduation ceremonies (she had a 3.98 cumulative GPA as a management/marketing double major).
his combined total of home runs (4) and triples (3) actually is more than his doubles total (6) while his steady defense has included 41 error-free games (plus a hand in most of the team's 61 double plays, a team record)...
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 Mariners Wheelhouse - A Seattle Mariners blog
He has an ERA of 7.26, and opposing batters have an OBP of.368 and a SLG of.545.
Since the percentage of balls in play that fall for hits is not changed, Nomo is not being let down by his defense.
Nomo is no longer putting away more batters by himself (via strikeout) than he is allowing to reach base safely without putting a ball in play (via walk, HBP, or home run).
noslenblog.blogspot.com /2004/06/nomo-no-mas.html   (1122 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - MLB Stats Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The theoretical winning percentage of a team comprising nine of the same players (e.g.
Total runners caught stealing when the player who initiates the fielding play is the pitcher
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.
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 Total batters faced Definition / Total batters faced Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Total batters faced Definition / Total batters faced Research
[click for more], total batters faced  (denoted by TBF), additionally known as batters faced (denoted by BF), is the number of battersIn baseball statistics, an at bat (AB) is used to calculate other data such as batting average.
A player has an at bat every time he comes to bat except under the following circumstances: He receives a base on balls (BB).
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 TBSN / Tampa Bay Sports Net - 2004 TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS GAMEDAY RECAP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Wood would then got a one-way ticket to the clubhouse on the short end of a five run deficit, however, he was taken off the hook not long after.
The two-run sixth closed the gap to three only Hendrickson came out for the next frame and faced just two batters before being lifted for rookie Franklin Nunez.
It took a total of seven total batters faced before the first out was recorded and that was a sac fly scoring what would be the game winning run.
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 Ian Kennedy Dazzles For Team USA Against Canada :: Freshman right-hander strikes out six of nine batters faced in ...
In fact, Kennedy started the first no-hitter in USA Baseball National Team history as a total of five pitchers combined for the feat.
He struck out six batters, including four in a row.
USC sophomore catcher Jeff Clement is also participating with Kennedy at the USA Baseball Team Trials as the final roster will be announced later this weekend.
www.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/stories/062504aar.html   (302 words)

 Baseball Toaster : Cub Town : Good Evening, Dr. Jekyll. Care To Stay Through October?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
After giving up runs in each of his first five appearances after being moved to the bullpen, Rusch has held down the fort in his last two games, giving up only one hit in the process while striking out two over 2.1 innings.
Last night was particularly good, as he got three of the four men he faced to hit into ground outs, and weakly at that.
That said, the club hasn't been facing the finer pitchers of the National League lately, but then they weren't exactly up against it during much of their losing streak, either.
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 Fairweather Johnson Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Limited to 125% of Total Batters Faced the previous MLB season.
An owner whose player is farmed, must send a corrected MP prior to the next day’s games being played or face penalties.
Limited to 200% Total Plate Appearances versus LHP or 200% Total Plate Appearances versus RHP, respectively.
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 Help with yahoo scoring stat - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2005
I don't want to do complete games cuz basically each fantasy staff will have within 3 of each other and the winner of the category is basically on luck...but thats me...we have W, SV, K, ERA, WHIP.
My feeling is that pitcher A can go 7 innings, give up 5 hits, but 3 of them are homers, and thats 15 total bases, and pitcher B can go 7 innings 5 hits, but 5 singles, and thats 10 fewer TBallowed.
Its kind of an extra reward for the guys who are not getting hit all over the ball park.
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 Encyclopedia: Total batters faced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Fantasy Baseball News: TipSheet #59   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Total bases does double reward home runs though, which is a problem.
We get to choose from the following additional categories for pitching: Losses, games started, complete games, shutouts, outs, hits, total batters faced, runs, earned runs, home runs allowed, walks, intentional walks, hit by pitch, wild pitches, balks, number of pickoff throws, stolen bases allowed, caught stealing, GIDP, save opportunities, holds, total bases and innings pitched.
Some of these are ridiculous, but others may be possibilities.
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 Black Betsy
Neal Cotts – A- Neal has gone from a long man to a reasonably reliable set up man. The key has been that he has walked only 13 men in 30 innings, which is much better than his walk rate last year or the year before.
I'm not sure if it is overwork in the early season, or that batters "figure out" Mark as he goes along.
Those are roughly equal totals, with the Twinkies having a slightly better offense and the Sox a slightly better defense/pitching.
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 Baseball HQ Think Tank: Re: I plugged numbers into your equation from last year and...
If you use McCracken's formula instead of the HQ formula you will probably get slightly different results as HQ uses (IP x 2.82) and McCracken uses total batters faced.
If you use : McCracken's formula instead of the HQ formula you will : probably get slightly different results as HQ uses (IP x : 2.82) and McCracken uses total batters faced.
It doesn't have slugging : percentage allowed as a stat, but it does have the : league's SLG for hitters, which would be very close to : the slugging percentage allowed.
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