defense-independent pitching statistics




defense-independent pitching statistics (uncountable)

  1. (baseball) A measure of a pitcher's effectiveness based only on plays that do not involve fielders. Originally included only hit-by-pitch, walks, strikeouts, and home runs allowed, but more recently incorporates fly ball percentage, ground ball percentage, and line drive percentage.

See alsoEdit

  • Batting Average on Balls In Play
  • Defense-Independent ERA
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 14:25