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By Eric Umphrey
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Modern Baseball Statistics (Part Two: Base Running)


February 21, 2019

This is part two of a series of articles I’m writing to introduce some of the newer statistics announcers are using in broadcasts. Last time I covered Park Factor and how it affects hitters. This time I’m going to discuss BsR. BsR is a base running statistic created by Fangraphs. I’ll get the formula out of way and then breakdown the components.

BsR = wSB + UBR + wGDP

wSB stands for weighted stolen bases. It estimates the number of runs a player contributed to or took away from his team by stealing bases. I won’t get into the formula for this statistic, but a player’s stolen base...

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