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Baseball Basics: Abbreviations

Hitting

  • 2B - Doubles
  • 3B - Triples
  • AB - At Bats
  • AB/GIDP - At-Bats per Grounded Into Double Play
  • AB/HR - At-Bats per Home Run
  • AB/RBI - At-Bats per Runs Batted In
  • AO - Fly Outs
  • AVG - Batting Average
  • BB - Bases on Balls (Walks)
  • CS - Caught Stealing
  • G - Games Played
  • GIDP - Ground into Double Plays
  • GO - Ground Outs
  • GO/AO - Ground Outs/Fly Outs
  • GSH - Grand Slam Home Runs
  • H - Hits
  • HBP - Hit by Pitch
  • HR - Home Runs
  • IBB - Intentional Walks
  • LIPS - Late Inning Pressure Situations
  • LOB - Left On Base
  • NP - Number of Pitches
  • OBP - On-base Percentage
  • OPS - On-base Plus Slugging Percentage
  • PA/SO - Plate Appearances per Strikeout
  • R - Runs Scored
  • RBI - Runs Batted In
  • SAC - Sacrifice Bunts
  • SB% - Stolen Base Percentage
  • SB - Stolen Bases
  • SF - Sacrifice Flies
  • SLG - Slugging Percentage
  • SO - Strikeouts
  • TB - Total Bases
  • TP - Triple Play
  • TPA - Total Plate Appearances
  • XBH - Extra Base Hits

Fielding

  • A - Assists
  • CS - Caught Stealing
  • DER - Defensive Efficiency Rating
  • DP - Double Plays
  • E - Errors
  • FPCT - Fielding Percentage
  • G - Games Played
  • INN - Innings Played
  • OFA - Outfield Assists
  • PB - Passed Balls
  • PO - Putouts
  • RF - Range Factor
  • SB - Stolen Bases (allowed)
  • TC - Total Chances
  • TP - Triple Plays

Pitching

  • AO - Fly Outs
  • APP - Appearances
  • AVG - Opponents Batting Average
  • BB - Bases on Balls (Walks)
  • BB/9 - Walks per Nine Innings
  • BF - Batters Faced
  • BK - Balks
  • BS - Blown Save
  • CG - Complete Games
  • CGL - Complete Game Losses
  • CS - Caught Stealing
  • ER - Earned Runs
  • ERA - Earned Run Average
  • G - Games Played
  • GF - Games Finished
  • GIDP - Grounded Into Double Plays
  • GO - Ground Outs
  • GO/AO - Ground Outs/ Fly Outs Ratio
  • GS - Games Started
  • GSH - Grand Slams
  • H - Hits
  • H/9 - Hits per Nine Innings
  • HB - Hit Batsmen
  • HLD - Hold
  • HR - Home Runs
  • I/GS - Innings Per Games Started
  • IBB - Intentional Walks
  • IP - Innings Pitched
  • IRA - Inherited Runs Allowed
  • K/9 - Strikeouts per Nine Innings
  • K/BB - Strikeout/Walk Ratio
  • L - Losses
  • LIPS - Late Inning Pressure Situations
  • LOB - Left on Base
  • MB/9 - Baserunners per 9 Innings
  • NP - Number of Pitches Thrown
  • OBA - On-base Against
  • PA - Plate Appearances
  • P/GS - Pitches per Start
  • P/IP - Pitches per Innings Pitched
  • PK - Pick-offs
  • R - Runs
  • RW - Relief Wins
  • SB - Stolen Bases
  • SHO - Shutouts
  • SLG - Slugging Percentage Allowed
  • SO - Strikeouts
  • SV - Saves
  • SVO - Save Opportunities
  • TB - Total Bases
  • TP - Triple Plays
  • UR - Unearned Runs
  • W - Wins
  • WHIP - Walks + Hits/Innings Pitched
  • WP - Wild Pitches
  • WPCT - Winning Percentage
  • XBA - Extra Base Hits Allowed