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PGCBL Advanced Stats Report: June 15

PC: Corey Mansfield/Brokenbatblog.com (@Broken_Bat_Blog)
06/15/2015 1:52 PM -

Each week, we will take a look some advanced statistics in the PGCBL. Here is this week’s advanced statistics breakdown:

Team

BABIP

“Batting average on balls in play measures how many of a batter's balls in play go for hits”

Adirondack: .319

Albany: .288

Amsterdam: .374

Elmira: .321

Glens Falls: .296

Mohawk Valley: .310

Newark: .309

Saugerties: .353

Utica: .335

Victor: .244

OPS

“On-base plus slugging (OPS) is a sabermetric baseball statistic calculated as the sum of a player's on-base percentage and slugging average”

Adirondack: .664

Albany: .628

Amsterdam: .845

Elmira: .726

Glens Falls: .628

Mohawk Valley: .741

Newark: .663

Saugerties: .726

Utica: .731

Victor: .515 

Power-Speed

“PSN is a Sabermetrics baseball statistic developed by baseball author and analyst Bill James” and combines home run and stolen base numbers into one number.

Adirondack: 3.6

Albany: 0 (No home runs)

Amsterdam: 2

Elmira: 1.92

Glens Falls: 1.93

Mohawk Valley: 5.22

Newark: 1.89

Saugerties: 3.56

Utica: 6.12

Victor: 1.78 

Contact Rate

“…the percentage of at-bats in which a hitter makes contact. This statistic is most useful for determining a hitter's batting-average potential, as those with higher contact rates typically hit for higher averages”

Adirondack: .733

Albany: .795

Amsterdam: .755

Elmira: .809

Glens Falls: .734

Mohawk Valley: .792

Newark: .795

Saugerties: .783

Utica: .765

Victor: .741

Linear Weighted Power

“A variation of the linear weights formula that considers only events that are measured of pure power”

Adirondack: 7.89

Albany: 4.14

Amsterdam: 3.42

Elmira: 7.01

Glens Falls: 3.18

Mohawk Valley: 8.47

Newark: 6.93

Saugerties: 5.79

Utica: 9.34

Victor: 3.74

Stolen Base Opportunity Percent

“An approximation of how often a player (team) attempts a stolen base after reaching base” 

Adirondack: 27 percent 

Albany: 17.7 percent

Amsterdam: 23.6 percent

Elmira: 27.4 percent

Glens Falls: 29.3 percent

Mohawk Valley: 24.8 percent

Newark: 30.9 percent

Saugerties: 19.7 percent

Utica: 21.2 percent

Victor: 23.8 percent

kwERA

“An ERA estimator that works similar to FIP, but takes home runs out of the equation” 

Adirondack: 4.88

Albany: 4.79

Amsterdam: 3.62

Elmira: 3.79

Glens Falls: 4.98

Mohawk Valley: 4.47

Newark: 4.29

Saugerties: 5.02

Utica: 4.58

Victor: 4.05 

WHIP

“Walks plus hits allowed per inning pitched”

Adirondack: 1.68 

Albany: 1.49

Amsterdam: 1.28

Elmira: 1.31

Glens Falls: 1.57

Mohawk Valley: 1.59

Newark: 1.32

Saugerties: 1.63

Utica: 1.51

Victor: 1.59 

Strand Rate 

Measures the percentage of allowed runners a pitcher strands (earned runs only), which incorporates both individual pitcher skill and bullpen effectiveness”

Adirondack: 76.7 percent

Albany: 65.5 percent

Amsterdam: 72.7 percent

Elmira: 66.4 percent

Glens Falls: 74.3 percent

Mohawk Valley: 67.9 percent

Newark: 75.9 percent

Saugerties: 72.1 percent

Utica: 71.4 percent

Victor: 81.9 percent

Pythagorean Win Percentage

“PWP is used to predict wins given runs scored and runs against”

Adirondack: .488

Albany: .521

Amsterdam: .696

Elmira: .548

Glens Falls: .443

Mohawk Valley: .526

Newark: .559

Saugerties: .445

Utica: .444

Victor: .243

Individuals

Runs Created

“Runs Created was developed by Bill James back in the late 1970's as a method to determine offensive performance.”

1. Christian Santisteban (Elmira) 15.698

2.  Troy Scocca (Mohawk Valley) 12.41

T-3. Zach Piazza (Utica) 11.032

T-3. Dylan Sprague (Saugerties) 11.032

5. Hunter Tackett (Amsterdam) 11.021

6. Will LaRue (Elmira) 10.476

7. Brendan Tracy (Amsterdam) 8.78

8. Clint Hardy (Saugerties) 8.571

9. Riley Mahan (Amsterdam) 8.235

10. Sam Machonis (Mohawk Valley) 7.878

ISO

“Isolated Power or ISO is a Sabermetrics baseball statistic which aims to measure a batter's raw power”

1. Brian Dudek (Newark) .667

2. Dale Wickham (Victor) .571

3. Andrew Taft (Utica) .429

T-4. Ryan Hooper (Glens Falls) .4

T-4. Cody Wiktorski (Newark) .4

6. Zach Piazza (Utica) .391

7. Bobby Slagle (Adirondack) .375

8. Clint Hardy (Saugerties) .333

9. Taylor Olmstead (Utica) .29

10. JD Osborne (Mohawk Valley) .273

Note: Bold indicates league leader.

Feel free to reach out with questions to pgcblpr@gmail.com. 

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