Saturday, December 26, 2009

Making Stats Changes

Making Changes:
First, use the instructions for selecting the game requiring changes. If you need to make changes, just change the game data directly in the table, then scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “submit changes” button. Your changes will be saved and re-displayed.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Set Innings for ERA

Setting Innings for ERA:
The innings setting is used to calculate the pitchers Earned Run Average. In professional baseball, 9 innings are used to calculate the pitchers Earned Run Average. the Innings setting should be set to the normally scheduled number of innings for the league. The ERA formula is:

Earned Runs / Innings Pitched * Innings Setting.
To change the Innings setting, click on Set Innings, modify the number in the form box, and click Change.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Viewing Player Data

Viewing Player Data:
To view the individual player stats, click the View Batters of View Pitchers link in the menu. The data will initially display sorted by player first name. To sort by any other column, click the column heading. If a player has not yet recorded any stats, they will not be displayed in the stats list. (You can verify a player hads been added simply by clicking the Change Players link. Then click the browsers Back button to return to the previous page without making any changes.)

To view a players individual stats game-by-game, simply click on the players first name.

View Individual Game:
To view an individual game, click on “main” from the menu to view your team’s season results. Click on any game date to view the individual game stats.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Adding and Editing Game Data

Adding Game data:
Click on Add game Stats in the menu at the right. the form to add game data will be provided. enter all game information and check carefully before you Submit the data. for Batters and Pitchers, enter a 1 if they played in the game and leave blank if they did not appear in the game. to quickly add data, use the numeric keypad on your keyboard to enter the numbers and the TAB key to move quickly between input boxes in the form. enter the individual player stats as well as the opponent total stats. If a player enters the game, but is not included in the statistic totals, it is still considered a game. For example, a pinch runner that does not advance should be recorded as playing 1 game. Likewise, a fielder that plays a defensive position, without factoring in any outs or errors, but does not ever bat, is recorded as playing one game.

Correcting Game data:
If you make a data entry error, or need to correct a baseball players stats for a particular game, you can easily make corrections. click on 'Main' from the menu. Then click on the date of the game requiring a stat correction. Make any necessary changes directly in the tables then click the 'Submit Changes' button at the bottom of the form.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Add, Delete, Change Players

To add Players:
Choose Add Player from the menu on the right. Type the First name, last Name and Number of the Player and Click Submit the mouse. you want to add a player named "Others" for part-time players who are not expected to be a major contributor to the teams stats. When a player is added, his/her name is added to the list in alphabetical order. Player names are automatically added to both Batting and Pitching stats. If a player has not yet recorded any stats, they will not be displayed in the stats list. (You can verify a player hads been added simply by clicking the Change Players link. Then click the browsers Back button to return to the previous page without making any changes.)

To Delete a Player:
Choose Delete Player from the menu on the right. Caution: This function deletes the player, and his/her cumulative stats, from the season totals. You will be prompted to select the Player to delete.

To change or Correct a Player name:
Choose Change Player from the menu. Edit the player data directly in the form boxes shown and click the "Change" button on the same row.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

View Only Access

View Only Access:

You can allow all members of your team to view your team stats, without them having access to add or change stats. Have viewers go to then choose 'View only access' from the left side of the screen. They will need your username. They will not need your password. Do not give out your password unless you want someone else to be able to make additions and changes to your stats.

Team Contact List

Team Contact List:

To manage a team contact list, click the 'Contacts' menu option. You can enter or edit the information by clicking the'Chg' (for Change) link to the left of the table. Once you have entered the information, click submit changes.

Baseball Team Messages

To post a message to your team on Puck-Stat for all members of your team to view or print, just click on 'Add Message' in the Menu. Make your additions then click 'Submit'. To view messages at any time, just click the Show Messages button. If you wish to send your message to all the email addresses in the team contact list, click on the 'submit and send email' button.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Scorekeeping Terminology - Batting Stats

This is not intended to be a comprehensive glossary of Scorekeeping terminology and methodology. Instead, it will briefly identify each of the column headings used on the input sheets and printed reports of Base-Stat. Also shown are the mathematical formulas to calculate averages and percentages.

Batting Stats:
G-Games. If a player appears in a game in any capacity, starting line-up, pinch hitting, pinch runner, or defensive substitution, record a 1.
AB-At Bats. This stat records the number of times a player has completed a plate appearance resulting in a hit, an out, or a fielder’s choice. Plate appearances which result in walks, sacrifice bunt or fly, or hit-by-pitch, are not included. AB is important in calculating batting average.
H-Hits. Combined total of singles, doubles, triples and home runs.
HR-Home Runs.
TB-Total Bases. Cumulative number of bases reached as a result of hits. Single =1, double=2, triple=3 and home run = 4. Used in calculation of slugging percentage.
BB-Bases on Balls (Walks).
SO-Strike Outs (commonly recorded in scorebooks as "K").
SAC-Sacrifice (Bunt or Fly).
SBA-Stolen Base Attempt. Includes times picked off base.
SB-Stolen Bases.
ROE - Reached base On Error
AVG-Batting Average. Calculated as Hits/At Bats.
SLG%-Slugging Percentage. A measure of a players power hitting output. Calculated as Total Bases / At Bats.
OBA-On Base Average. Calculated as (Hits+Walks+Hit-by-Pitch+Reached on Error)/Plate Appearances.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Getting Started in Base-Stat

Introduction: Base-Stat from Sonntag Sports Management is designed to be easy to use and offer the convenience, accessibility, and power of web-based software. By utilizing the power of the web Base-Stat Online is able to provide all the benefits of the latest technology without the cost and storage requirements of a stand-alone software package. With Base-Stat Online there is nothing to download. This product was developed and adapted out of use in NAIA Collegiate baseball. It is designed for use by coaches, managers and stats keepers for minor and amateur baseball teams and softball teams.

Stats are kept in Base-Stat Online in two main categories, Batters and Pitchers. Obviously, A player can accumutale both batting stats and pitching stats. Base-Stat Online allows you to add or delete as many player’s names as necessary. The initial lists of Batters and Pitchers is empty. Normally you will add a player name for every player who records stats during the season.