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What is Field Value?

Field Value (FV) is the fielding rating for Stat Geek Baseball's New Player Rating value.  This rating is given to each player at each position they play during the season with over1 inning played per max games (162) at that position, as well as a total fielding rating given to a player for each season for players who played more than one position.  A minimum grade is given per position to any player with under162 innings played.

Each position has different maximum, average, and minimum rating values per the difficulty and value of that position, which folds into the overall value of PEVA for that season.

FV Scale Maximums
 Catcher - 2.10
Shortstop - 1.75
Outfield - 1.70
Third Base - 1.70
Second Base - 1.50
First Base - 1.40

For more information on FV, PEVA, and our other stats, see the About Our Stats page and
other pages listed there.

Silver Mitt Awards
Are Baseball Evaluation's version of the Golden Gloves.  Check to see just where the Gold Glove winners of this year fit into the Field Value and Silver Mitt rankings.

Baseball Evaluation

2013 Fielding

Individual Player Ratings
2013 Player Ratings
Pitching Grades
Batting Grades
Fielding Grades
Team Index/Individual Players
Team Power Rankings
Fielding Ratings 2013  2012
Silver Mitt Awards (Per Field Value)
Position American League National League
OF Coco Crisp. OAK
Alex Gordon, KCA
Adam Jones, BAL
Denard Span, WAS
Carlos Gomez, MIL
John Jay, SLN
1B Justin Morneau, MIN Paul Goldschmidt, ARI
2B Brian Dozier, MIN Neil Walker, PIT
3B Manny Machado, BAL Nolan Arenado, COL
SS Yunel Escobar, TBA Andrelton Simmons, ATL
C Matt Wieters, BAL Russell Martin, PIT
Fielding Ratings
Outfield First Base Second Base
Third Base Shortstop Catcher

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Note: Note: Bold reflects 2013 Gold Glove Winner
Silver Mitt Award Winner - Minimum 900 Innings Played at the position

Fielding Statistics (Preliminary) as of 10-2-13.  Based on Innings Played, Fielding Percentage, Range Factor, Stolen Base Percentage Caught (C), Assists per 9 IP (OF).  Fielding Ratings given for all players with minimu of 162 Innings Played at each position.

Fielding Ratings in the Stat Geek Baseball PEVA system are meant to give a grade that relates to value for payroll purposes.  A player with a low amount of innings played at a position may be rated lower for that purpose, but be a better defensive player.  They would be rated higher in the PEVA/FV system with higher innings played, but their FV is lower due to lack of use.

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