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Baseball Questions

The game of baseball carries much slang and jargon with it. Unless you've been a long time fan or serious participant of the game, it's tough to understand all of these terms. And for that reason, we've created a baseball questions page which provides an article and answer for each term in question. Enjoy!

Pitching Questions

What is a Quality Start? - A simple, yet confusing MLB statistic. How can it be that a pitcher can throw 6 innings and give up 3 ER and get receive a QS yet a guy can throw a complete game, going 9IP, allowing 4 ER and NOT get a QS?

What is a Blown Save? - This statistic denotes a relief pitcher who came into a game with a lead and allowed the other team to tie or take the lead. Loot explains a "BS" in full right here!

Hitting Questions

What is a Sacrifice in Baseball? - Best defined as a hitter "giving themselves up" for the betterment of their team. This stat comes in multiple forms with a sac bunt and sac fly being the most popular.

What is the Triple Crown? - Many think that hitting for the cycle is the rarest statistic in baseball, however, it's actually the triple crown. Triple Crown winners pull off the unthinkable, leading their league in batting average, home runs and runs batted in. Many hitters have power, but to be able to combine a league leading batting average with that is absolutely incredible.

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