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Saber Shorts: A Video Explanation of xFIP


Because we routinely use advanced statistics and sabermetrics around here, and because not everyone is interested in reading up on the concepts around the web, I thought it would be helpful for BN’ers for me to put together a series of short videos on some of the most important sabermetric ideas.


Today’s advanced statistic is xFIP, which comes up just about every time we talk about a pitcher. If you wanted to know what it means and how to use it, here you go:

And if you missed the earlier – and relevant – video on FIP, here it is:


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.