About Batters Faced

Batters faced is the number of hitters that have a plate appearance against a pitcher or team's pitchers over a given period of time. Generally, for Batters Faced, higher is better. (Source)

Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's Batters Faced Per Season Comparison Line Chart

This bar chart compares Nestor Cortes's and Shohei Ohtani’s Batters Faced for each season of their Major League careers. The data is displayed by player season number instead of the season year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers.
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Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's Per Season Batters Faced Box Plot

This chart attempts to draw a comparison between Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani by summarizing their Batters Faced for each season they played. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's Cumulative Batters Faced by Season

This line chart shows Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's cumulative Batters Faced total by season for both their career. This graph attempts to compare yearly progression for both players to answer questions like who was better or is one tracking with the other.
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Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's Batters Faced Comparison Data Table

This table shows Nestor Cortes and Shohei Ohtani's Batters Faced statistics by season for their full MLB careers. Included with the raw season stats are the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. The data is displayed by season number instead of by calendar year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers. Because not all players have the same career lengths, seasons not completed will display "—"
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