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4. The bullpen must hold the lead. 5. The manager must leave the pitcher in for 5 innings, and not remove him if the team is still behind. Of these five events, only one is within the control of the pitcher. As such, projecting or chasing wins based on skills alone can be an exercise in futility. Strand rate (S%) (H + BB – ER) / (H + BB – HR) Measures the percentage of allowed runners a pitcher strands (earned runs only), which incorporates both individual pitcher skill and bullpen effectiveness.
BB + K) / IP Measures the level by which a pitcher allows balls to be put into play. In general, extreme power pitchers can be successful even with poor defensive teams. Power pitchers tend to have greater longevity in the game. Contact pitchers with poor defenses behind them are high risks to have poor W-L records and ERA. 13+ describes pure throwers. 93 or less describes high contact pitchers. com (Voros McCracken) (H – HR) / (Batters faced – (BB + HBP + SAC)) + H – K – HR Abbreviated as BABIP; also called hit rate (H%).
Base Performance Index (BPX) BPV scaled to league average to account for year-to-year fluctuations in league-wide statistical performance. It’s a snapshot of a player’s overall skills compared to an average player. BENCHMARK: A level of 100 means a player had a leagueaverage BPV in that given season. ) Formula whose premise is that all events in baseball are linear; that is, the output (runs) is directly proportional to the input (offensive events). Each of these events is then weighted according to its relative value in producing runs.