# Strikeout-to-walk Ratio (K/BB)

### Definition

K/BB ratio tells us how many strikeouts a pitcher records for each walk he allows. The number is found simply by dividing a pitcher's total number of strikeouts by his total number of walks. It's an essential tool for evaluating pitchers.

##### In A Call

"K's per walk," "strikeouts per walk," "strikeout-to-walk ratio," "strikeouts vs. walks ratio"