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ALDS is short for the American League Division Series

BABIP stands for Batting Average for Balls hit In Play

LDS is short for the League Division Series.

NLDS is short for the National League Division Series

QuesTec* is a digital media company known mostly for its controversial Umpire Information System (UIS) which is used by Major League Baseball for the purpose of providing feedback and evaluation of big league umpires.

Rox is short for Rockies

Sabermetrics* is the analysis of baseball through objective evidence, especially baseball statistics. The term is derived from the acronym SABR, which stands for the Society for American Baseball Research. It was coined by Bill James, who was among its first proponents and has long been its most prominent advocate known to the general public.

VORP stands for Value Over Replacement Players (see http://www.baseballprospectus.com/glossary/index.php?ltr=V&context=alpha for more details)

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