Contents

- 1 What are considered good baseball stats?
- 2 What do the abbreviations in baseball stats mean?
- 3 What does G mean in baseball?
- 4 What is the most important offensive stat in baseball?
- 5 What does R mean in baseball?
- 6 What is a PO in baseball?
- 7 What is the 5 hole in baseball?
- 8 What does P mean in baseball?
- 9 Has a baseball team ever scored 1000 runs in a season?
- 10 What is the best stat for a baseball hitter?
- 11 What position is most important in baseball?

## What are considered good baseball stats?

A batting average of. 300 or higher is considered very good in the Major Leagues. For the batting average, it doesn’t matter if a hit is a single or a home run, it still just counts as a single hit. 367 career batting average.

## What do the abbreviations in baseball stats mean?

BA – Batting average (also abbreviated AVG) – hits divided by at bats. BB – Base on balls (also called a “walk”) – times receiving four balls and advancing to first base. BB/K – Walk-to-strikeout ratio – number of base on balls divided by number of strikeouts. XBH – Extra base hits – doubles plus triples plus home runs.

## What does G mean in baseball?

Extra-base Hit (XBH) Games Played (G) Grand Slam (GSH) Ground Into Double Play (GIDP) Groundout-to-Airout Ratio (GO/AO)

## What is the most important offensive stat in baseball?

That stat is the OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging.) TLDR: The player with the highest OPS statistic on your favorite team is VERY LIKELY the best overall offensive player they have.

## What does R mean in baseball?

A player is awarded a run if he crosses the plate to score his team a run. This is different from earned runs, which are not applied if the pitcher allows runs due to defensive errors by his team.

## What is a PO in baseball?

Definition. A fielder is credited with a putout when he is the fielder who physically records the act of completing an out — whether it be by stepping on the base for a forceout, tagging a runner, catching a batted ball, or catching a third strike.

## What is the 5 hole in baseball?

When a player throws a pass bounce and it goes under and through an opposing player’s legs, it’s called a 5-hole. When the term is used is softball, it means hitting the ball up the middle or straight at the pitcher.

## What does P mean in baseball?

Definition. Pitches per inning pitched is a tool used to evaluate how efficient a pitcher is at getting his outs — or how many pitches he typically needs to use to do his job. Calculating the number is easy enough. It’s found by dividing a pitcher’s total number of pitches thrown by his total number of innings pitched

## Has a baseball team ever scored 1000 runs in a season?

Since 1900, seven teams have scored 1,000 or more runs in a season, the most recent being the 1999 Cleveland Indians, who scored 1,009 runs to become the first team since the 1950 Boston Red Sox (1,027) to reach four digits.

## What is the best stat for a baseball hitter?

3 Basic MLB Hitting Stats that Define a Great Hitter

- 1.) On-Base Plus Slugging (OPS)
- 2.) On-Base Percentage (OBP)
- 3.) Total Bases (TB)

## What position is most important in baseball?

1. Pitcher. The pitcher is the most important position in baseball, without a doubt.