# FAQ: What Does Tc Mean In Softball Stats?

## What is TC in fielding mean?

Definition – What are Total Chances? TC is a baseball fielding statistic that adds together the number of plays that a defensive player participated. It adds together putouts, assists, and errors.

## What does FPCT mean in softball?

Definition. Fielding percentage answers the question: How often does a fielder or team make the play when tasked with fielding a batted ball, throwing a ball, or receiving a thrown ball for an out.

## What is PA in softball stats?

Plate Appearance (PA)

## What does the C stand for in softball fielding stats?

PB: Passed balls allowed. SB: Stolen bases allowed. SB-ATT: Stolen bases allowed – Stealing attempts. CS: Runners caught stealing. CS%: Runners caught stealing percentage.

## What does BB mean in softball stats?

Base On Balls (BB) When a batter is awarded first base as a result of four balls being pitched outside the strike zone.

## What does TC stand for in statistics?

Definition. In theory, a defender’s total chances represent the number of opportunities he has to record an out. The formula for total chances is: assists plus putouts plus errors. The use of the statistic is almost exclusively limited to its role as the denominator for determining fielding percentage.

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## What are good softball stats?

In softball, an ERA between 1.00 and 2.00 is considered really good.

## How are softball stats calculated?

Count the number of singles, doubles, triples or home runs for the player. Only these base hits will figure into a batting average. Divide the number of hits by the number of at-bats. Round the number to the third digit after the decimal.

## What does SLG mean in softball stats?

Slugging percentage (abbreviated SLG and also called Slugging average) is the number of total bases divided by the number of at bats. Its formula is ([Singles] + [Doubles x 2] + [Triples x 3] + [Home Runs x 4])/[At Bats] At bats are different than plate appearances.

## What can you not do in softball?

The pitcher shall not deliberately stop, roll, or bounce the ball while in the pitching position in order to prevent the batter from striking it. The pitcher shall not at any time during the game be allowed to use tape or other substances upon the ball, the pitching hand, or fingers.

## What does PA BB mean?

PA/BB: Plate appearances per walk.