Isolated Power

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Description

Isolated power measures a hitter's ability to hit for extra bases.

Usage

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iso(slg, avg)

Arguments

slg

Slugging Percentage

avg

Batting Average

Value

Returns a numerical value equal to SLG-AVG

Author(s)

Peter Xenopoulos

References

http://www.fangraphs.com/library/offense/iso/

See Also

opsplus, ops

Examples

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## Let's calculate Mike Trout's isolated power in 2014
## He had a SLG = .561 and an AVG = .287
## We should get .274
iso(.561,.287)

## The function is currently defined as
function (slg, avg) 
{
    iso <- slg - avg
    return(iso)
  }