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Baseball Stats Glossary

This section contains explainers, primers, and other information about baseball stats, from pitching "wins" to batting average to Wins Above Replacement (WAR).

Stats You Need to Know: Offense

Answering a fan-question about statistics. Part 1: Offense.

Waino: A Case Study in Why K% Is Better Than K/9

Adam Wainwright's pitching performance over his last three seasons shows why K% is a better stat for measuring a pitcher's strikeout rate than K/9.

Knowledge Nest: Plate Appearance > At Bat

A look at why the plate appearance is a more accurate reflection of a player's batting than the at bat.