Definitions of Stats

Thanks to sites like Fangraphs, Baseball Prospectus and Baseball Reference, we now have access to dozens of new ways to evaluate players from every era. Below are links to my favorite and most used ‘new’ stats with which many fans are not yet acquainted.

OVERALL PLAYER RATINGS

fWAR

DRA_pWARP

totWAR : (fWAR + bWARWARP)/3

HITTING STATS

wOBA (1) (2)

wRC+

TAv

VORP

RE24

WPA

 

PITCHING STATS

FIP

FIP-

ERA-

SIERA

DRA

cFIP

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