Plate Appearances per Strikeout (PA/SO)

LAST UPDATE: September 24th, 2020

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Definition – What are Plate Appearances per Strikeout?

PA/SO shows how often a batter strikes out.

A higher PA/SO means the player is less likely to strike out.

Formula – How to calculate PA/SO

PA/SO = Plate Appearances ÷ Strikeouts


If a batter has made 549 plate appearances and struck out 89 times, then:
PA/SO = 549 ÷ 89
PA/SO = 6.17
This batter strikes out every 6.17 plate appearances.

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