Statistics is apparently the inherent part of the Major League sports since its creation. Like other sports, statistics form a crucial part of the baseball. The professional evaluators assess player statistics and managers, catchers and pitchers evaluates statistics of batters on opposing teams to make out how best to pitch to them. Managers and batters assess the stats of opposing pitchers to make out how best to hit them. These statistics form the base of their personnel decisions during the game. Now users can buy or view the stats of any MLB team. Our aim is to create the "best" information in a tabulated form from the available empirical data for the convenience of our users.
Baseball is a game of skill and athleticism, and has developed a depth of strategy and anticipation. According to the batting statistics of the batter's previous plate appearances throughout the year, the pitchers build up the strategies on how to pitch to the batter. Batting average is a statistic to assess the performance of baseball hitters and their ability to hit. Though earned run average has always ruled the statistical aspect of baseball, but with the beginning of sabermetrics a new perspective has been added to view the baseball statistics, which considers player's performance and his contributions to his team. In order to qualify for batting titles in averaged categories, the ideal batting statistics of a player must average at least 3.1 plate appearances for every game his team has played. Commonly used baseball batting statistics are 1B, 2B, 3B, AB-At bat, BA-Batting average, BB- Base on balls, EBH-Extra base hit, FC-Fielders choice, G/F-Ground ball fly ball ratio, GIDP-Ground into Double play, H-Hit, HBP-Hit by pitch, HR-Home run, OBP-On base percentage, OPS-On-base plus slugging, PA-Plate appearance, RBI-Run batted in, SF-Sacrifice fly, SH-Sacrifice hit, SLG-Slugging percentage, SO-Strike out, and TB-Total bases
Pitching is the key for the defensive team to retire batters and runners to hold the other team at bat. The defensive players are assigned their positions based on statistics about where the batter is likely to hit the ball. To become eligible for the pitching title, the pitching statistics of a player in averaged categories must average at least one inning pitched for every game his team has played. A full game normally entails more than one hundred pitches thrown by each team. The key to achieve finest pitching stats are accuracy, velocity, and movement. Most of the pitchers endeavor to become proficient in two or more pitches. The statistical record for the most pitcher used in a single nine-inning game for both teams took place between Houston and San Francisco with 16 pitchers. Commonly used baseball pitching statistics are AVG-batting average, BB-Base on balls, BS-Blown save, CG-Complete game, ER-Earned run, ERA-Earned run average,
GIR-Games in relief, GF-Games finished, GP-Games pitched, G/F-Ground ball fly ball ratio, GS-Games started, H/9-Hits per nine innings, HLD-Hold, IBB-Intentional base on balls, IRA- Inherited runs allowed, IP-Innings pitched, R/9-Runs per nine innings, SHO-Shutout, SO-Strikeout, SO/9-Strikeouts per nine innings, SV-Save, TBF-Total batters faced, W-Win, L-Loss, W+S-Relief wins plus saves, and WHIP-Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
The team in the field is the defensive team; they try to avert the team at bat, whose objective is to score runs. To become eligible for the fielding titles, the fielding statistics of a player in averaged categories must meet the mentioned requisites: 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. Commonly used baseball fielding statistics are A-Assists, DP-Double plays, E-Errors, FP-Fielding percentage, PB-Passed ball, PO-Putout, TC-Total chances, TP-Triple play, WP-Wild Pitch