MLB Data Dictionary

Data Element Definition
2b Statistical: doubles
3b Statistical: triples
ab Statistical: at bats
active A designation for a player who is either on a team or is eligible to be.
article_author The author of an article
article_date The date that an article was added to the Fantasy Nerds system
article_excerpt A short snippet of an article if available.
article_headline The headline for a specific article
article_link The article URL to view the full story
auction_value The consensus auction value for a player - the most fair price to bid.
avg Statistical: batting average
away_score The final score for the visiting team
away_team The visiting team code
bb Statistical: walks - base on balls
college The college that the player attended
depth The ordinal ranking of the person on the depth chart. A "1" indicates the starter or the player who is current atop the depth chart.
dob A player's date of birth in YYYY-MM-DD
era Statistical: earned run average
forecast A description of the weather forecast
g Statistical: games played
gameId A unique reference ID for a specific game
game_date The datetime for the game. All times are in the Eastern timezone.
game_status A description for a player's game status
gs Statistical: games started
h Statistical: hits
height A player's height in feet and inches
high_temp The forecasted high temperature for a game
home_score The final score for the home team
home_team The home team code
hr Statistical: home runs
injury A description of a player's injury
ip Innings Pitched
last_update The last date that the data was updated (YYYY-MM-DD)
lineup An array of players for a team's lineup.
lineup_confirmed An indicator if the lineup has been confirmed. "1" is a confirmed lineup. "0" is an expected lineup and may be subject to change.
lineup_date The date associated to a game's lineup
low_temp The forecasted low temperature for a game
name The player or team name
ops Statistical: on-base percentage
playerId A unique reference ID for a specific player
playerIds An array of Fantasy Nerds playerIds
position A player's primary position
position_category A generalized category for a specific position. For example, a player's position could be "SP" for starting pitcher, but he belongs to a generalized position category of "P" for pitcher.
proj_pts The projected points for a given scoring system
r Statistical: runs
rank An ordinal ranking
rank_position The player's rank among players of the same position
rbi Statistical: runs batted in
sb Statistical: stolen bases
season The season that the data is applicable for
so Statistical: strikeouts
star A Fantasy Nerds designation for a player who is generally more fantasy-relevant than others
starting_pitcher The starting pitcher for a specific game
sv Statistical: saves
team An alias of team_code
team_code The abbreviation for a team name
team_name The full name of a team
w Statistical: wins
weight A player's weight in lbs
whip Statistical: walks and hits per inning pitched
wind_chill The wind chill in Fahrenheit
wind_speed The wind speed in mph
winner The winner of the contest