- (used with a sing. verb) The analysis of quantitative categories to evaluate the requirements for overall team success and the specific effectiveness of individual players in meeting those requirements. Sabermetrics often employs more complex statistical categories than those used in traditional baseball statistics.
- (used with a pl. verb) Statistical data used in such analysis.
Origin of sabermetricsAlteration of SABRmetrics (influenced by saber) : S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch) + metrics.