Late inning pressured situations
He is very reliable as he performs great with LIPS.
|Closer||A relief pitcher that finishes a baseball game|
A baseball stat refers to the batting average allowed by a pitcher to hitters in late inning pressured situations.
A late inning pressured situation refers to any AB during the seventh inning or later where the batting team is winning by one run, tied, or has the tying run on deck, at bat, or on base. The LIPS statistic is similar to the hld and SV statistics.