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PGCBL Advanced Stats Report: June 25

PC: Corey Mansfield/Brokenbatblog.com (@Broken_Bat_Blog)
06/25/2015 3:26 PM -

Each week, we will take a look at 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: .340

Albany: .287

Amsterdam: .324

Elmira: .317

Glens Falls: .299

Mohawk Valley: .297

Newark: .317

Saugerties: .325

Utica: .337

Victor: .293

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: .710

Albany: .633

Amsterdam: .818

Elmira: .721

Glens Falls: .642

Mohawk Valley: .674

Newark: .620

Saugerties: .692

Utica: .721

Victor: .641

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: 11.61

 

Albany: 3.65

Amsterdam: 24.68

Elmira: 3.84

Glens Falls: 1.95

Mohawk Valley: 7

Newark: 3.79

Saugerties: 7.06

Utica: 12

Victor: 7.61

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: .731

Albany: .773

Amsterdam: .787

Elmira: .816

Glens Falls: .746

Mohawk Valley: .810

Newark: .735

Saugerties: .795

Utica: .772

Victor: .768

Linear Weighted Power

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

 

Adirondack: 2.93

Albany: 5.43

Amsterdam: 9.95

Elmira: 6.37

Glens Falls: 4.84

Mohawk Valley: 5.94

Newark: 5.91

Saugerties: 6.29

Utica: 7.56

Victor: 6.70

Stolen Base Opportunity Percent

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

Adirondack: 24.1 percent

 

Albany: 17.8 percent

Amsterdam: 25.1 percent

Elmira: 26.2 percent

Glens Falls: 27.7 percent

Mohawk Valley: 20.7 percent

Newark: 30.4 percent

Saugerties: 22.1 percent

Utica: 18.9 percent

Victor: 13.9 percent

kwERA

 

 

 

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

Adirondack: 4.59

Albany: 4.59

Amsterdam: 3.51

Elmira: 3.96

Glens Falls: 5.20

Mohawk Valley: 4.17

Newark: 4.52

Saugerties: 5.04

Utica: 4.28

Victor: 3.86 

WHIP 

“Walks plus hits allowed per inning pitched" 

Adirondack: 1.60

Albany: 1.47

Amsterdam: 1.19

Elmira: 1.47

Glens Falls: 1.58

Mohawk Valley: 1.47

Newark: 1.27

Saugerties: 1.49

Utica: 1.53

Victor: 1.28

Strand Rate

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

 

Adirondack: 73.4 percent

Albany: 64.9 percent

Amsterdam: 75.5 percent

Elmira: 64.3 percent

Glens Falls: 71.8 percent

Mohawk Valley: 70.4 percent

Newark: 74.2 percent

Saugerties: 74.7 percent

Utica: 74.8 percent

Victor: 78.2 percent

Pythagorean Win Percentage

 

 

 

 

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

Adirondack: .384

Albany: .402

Amsterdam: .770

Elmira: .505

Glens Falls: .470

Mohawk Valley: .477

Newark: .458

Saugerties: .425

Utica: .480

Victor: .632

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) 23.014

2.  Brendan Tracy (Amsterdam) 18.353

3. Hunter Tackett (Amsterdam) 16.683

4. Kyle Schade (Utica) 14.863

5. Will LaRue (Elmira) 13.286

6. Ryan Cox (Utica) 12.569

7. Thomas Walraven (Mohawk Valley) 12.429

8. Tyler Kikpatrick (Amsterdam) 12.303

9. Brady Acker (Victor) 12.234

10. Troy Scocca (Mohawk Valley) 12.083

ISO

 

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

1. Michael Bollmer (Albany) .333

2. Brendan Tracy (Amsterdam) .293

3. Andrew Taft (Utica) .273

4. Bobby Slagle (Adirondack) .267

5. Taylor Olmstead (Utica) .263

6. Jack Holden (Saugerties) .250

7. Mark Cardinalli (Victor) .238

8. Hunter Tackett (Amsterdam) .231

9. Christian Santisteban (Elmira) .230

10. Mark Martin (Newark) .227 

Note: Bold indicates league leader.

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

 

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