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MLB Baseball Acronyms

When Betting on Baseball its important you know the lingo aka mlb baseball acronyms for the game statistics. With this hadicapping the games will be much easier and profitable! Listed below are all the Baseball acronyms from A to Z! For more MLB Picks and betting discussion visit the baseball forum.

AB: At bats
AL: American League
A: Assists
BA: Batting average
BAA: Batting average against
BB: Base on balls (walk)
BF: Batters faced
BK: Balk
BS: Blown save
CG: Complete game
CS: Caught stealing
DH: Designated Hitter
DP: Double play
E: Error
ER: Earned runs
ERA: Earned run average
FO: Foul out
FPCT: Fielding percentage
GB: Ground ball
GDP: Ground into double play
GF: Games finished
G/F: Ground ball to fly ball ratio
GO: Ground out
GS: Games started
GS: Grand slam
H Hits
HD: Hold
HBP: Hit by pitch
HP: Home plate
HR: Home Run
IBB: Intentional base on balls
IF: Infielder
INT: Interference
IP: Innings pitched
K: Strike out (A backwards K would mean struck out looking)
LHP: Left handed pitcher
LOB: Left on base
MLB: Major League Baseball
NL: National League
OF: Outfield
OBP: On base percentage
OPS: On base percentage plus slugging percentage
PB: Passed ball
PO: Put outs
POS: Position played
QS: Quality starts
R: Run scored
RBI: Run batted in
RHP: Right handed pitcher
RISP: Runners in scoring position
RP: Relief pitcher
RS: Run support
S: Sacrafice
SB: Stolen base
SF: Sacrifice Fly
SLG: Slugging percentage
SHO: Shutout
SP: Starting pitcher
SV: Save
SLG: Slugging percentage
TB: Total bases
TC: Total chances
TP: Triple play
WHIP: Walks + Hits divided by innings pitched
WP: Wild pitch
XBH: Extra base hits