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There are many terms for various statistics in baseball, most of them with abbreviations. Below are a list of abbreviations, their full names, and their meanings, as used in the Pitching tables.

Primary StatisticsEdit

GmEdit

Games played by that player in that year (including part games).

ERAEdit

Earned Run Average (calculated by 9*ER/IP )

WEdit

Wins credited to that pitcher

LEdit

Losses credited to that pitcher

Pct.Edit

Winning Percentage (calculated by W/(W+L) )

GEdit

number of Games that pitcher appeared in

GSEdit

number of Games Started by that pitcher

CGEdit

number of Complete Games pitched by that pitcher (start to finish, alone)

SHOEdit

number of Shutouts pitched by that pitcher (did not allow the other team to score a run

InnEdit

number of Innings pitched by that pitcher (each out recorded is one-third of an inning, creating .3 - one out recorded, and .7 - two outs recorded)

HEdit

number of Hits given up by that pitcher to opposing batters

HREdit

number of Homeruns given up by that pitcher to opposing batters

BBEdit

number of Base on Balls (or Walks) given up by that pitcher to opposing batters

SOEdit

number of Strikeouts recorded by that pitcher on opposing batters

OBAEdit

Opponent's Batting Average - a measure of how well the opposing batters hit that pitcher (calculated by H/OAB)

Secondary StatisticsEdit

HldEdit

number of Holds credited to that pitcher

GFEdit

number of Games Finished by that pitcher

SVEdit

number of Saves credited to that pitcher

BSEdit

number of Blown Save opportunities charged to that pitcher

SV%Edit

the successful Save Percentage - calculated by SV/(SV+BS)

IREdit

number of Inherited Runners (runners already on base when that pitcher was brought into the game)

ISPEdit

number of Inherited runners in Scoring Position (runners already on second- and/or thirdbase when that pitcher was brought into the game)

IRSEdit

number of Inherited Runners allowed to Score (runners already on base when that pitcher was brought into the game who eventually scored while that pitcher was on the mound)

IRSc%Edit

Inherited Runners Scoring Percentage - calculated by IRS/IR

REdit

total number of Runs given up by that pitcher

EREdit

number of Earned Runs given up by that pitcher (runs that would only have scored had defensive errors not been made)

IBBEdit

number of Intentional Base on Balls (or Intentional Walks)

HBPEdit

number of opponent batters Hit By Pitches

DPEdit

number of Double Plays made by the defense when that pitcher was on the mound

Tertiary StatisticsEdit

OABEdit

number of Opponents' At Bats

DOEdit

number of Doubles (a two-base hit) given up by that pitcher

TREdit

number of Triples (a three-base hit) given up by that pitcher

XBHEdit

number of Extra Base Hits (hits that were not singles, but doubles, triples and homeruns) given up by that pitcher

OOBPEdit

Opponents' On Base Percentage - (H+ BB + HBP)/(OAB+BB+SF+HBP) (SF and HBP are assumed zero if unavailable)

OSLGEdit

Opponents' Slugging average - (SI + 2*DO + 3*TR + 4*HR)/OAB

OPROEdit

the opponents' Production - calculated by OOBP+OSLG

WPEdit

number of Wild Pitches made by that pitcher

BKEdit

number of Balks made by that pitcher

WHIPEdit

"Whip" - stands for (Walks+Hits)/Innings Pitched

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