# What do the abbreviations mean in softball stats?

## What do the abbreviations mean in softball stats?

AVG: Batting average (season) OBP: On-base percentage (season) SLG: Slugging percentage (season) OPS: On-base percentage plus slugging percentage (season) XBH: Extra-base hits.

## WHAT IS A in softball stats?

Assists (A) Number of times a defensive player assisted on an out. Not counted if the play results in an error. Example: Batter hits a ball to the shortstop who throws to first base, where the batter is out. The shortstop gets an assist.

How do you write stats for softball?

Write down each players’ jersey number and abbreviated position.

1. 1 = Pitcher, 2 = Catcher, 3 = 1st base, 4 = 2nd base, 5 = 3rd base, 6 = Shortstop, 7 = Left field, 8 = Center field, and 9 = Right field.
2. There are also 2 other player positions to abbreviate.
3. If the pitcher is hitting, you can include them in your lineup.

### How do you read batting stats?

Avg.: Divide the number of hits by the number of at-bats to compute Avg., which is the player’s the batting average. ERA: Earned-run average, or ERA represents a pitcher’s overall effectiveness per 9 innings. To find an ERA, divide the pitcher’s earned runs by his innings pitched, and multiply the quotient by 9.

### What does FPCT mean in softball stats?

Fielding percentage
Definition. Fielding percentage answers the question: How often does a fielder or team make the play when tasked with fielding a batted ball, throwing a ball, or receiving a thrown ball for an out.

What does TB mean in softball stats?

Total bases
Total bases refer to the number of bases gained by a batter through his hits. A batter records one total base for a single, two total bases for a double, three total bases for a triple and four total bases for a home run.

#### What does C mean in softball?

First Baseman
Position POS Abbreviation Pitcher 1 P Catcher 2 C First Baseman 3 1B Second Baseman 4 2B Third Baseman 5 3B Shortstop 6 SS Left. Page 1.

#### What does Roe mean in softball stats?

reached on error
Definition. A batter receives a reached on error when he reaches base because of a defensive error — meaning he wouldn’t have otherwise reached. Reaching base on an error does not count as a hit, nor does it count as a time on base for purposes of on-base percentage.

What do batting stats mean?

At Bats (AB) and Plate Appearances (PA) At Bats, written as AB in a box score or stat line, indicate how many times a player came up to the plate, and achieved one of the following results: a hit, a strikeout, reaching on an error, or a fielder’s choice.

## What are good batting stats?

In modern times, a season batting average of . 300 or higher is considered to be excellent, and an average higher than . 400 a nearly unachievable goal.

## What does DP mean in softball?

Designated Player
What is a Designated Player (DP) and a Flexible Player (Flex)? Basically the DP is a player designated to BAT ONLY for one of the 9 starting defensive players, but with some additional defensive options.

How do you determine softball stats?

Height: 5’6’’ or taller

• Home to 1B: 2.8 seconds or lower
• Overhand throw velocity: 62+MPH
• Batting average: .300+
• Home runs: 1+
• RBIs: 10+
• Stolen bases: 5-7
• Fielding percentage: .990
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