# What do the abbreviations mean in softball stats?

## What do the abbreviations mean in softball stats?

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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 = Pitcher, 2 = Catcher, 3 = 1st base, 4 = 2nd base, 5 = 3rd base, 6 = Shortstop, 7 = Left field, 8 = Center field, and 9 = Right field.
- There are also 2 other player positions to abbreviate.
- 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

### How to calculate softball stats?

Keep statistics for a softball or baseball team

### What are the statistics on softball?

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**Is softball better than baseball?**

Softball is better than baseball. It isn’t even a close call. After working all the way up from T‑ball to captain of a NCAA Division II softball team, I have come to this conclusion through hard-won experience. The sports look a lot alike to the casual observer, but true sports fans will appreciate the factors that make softball a better game.