I had an idea for new stat called “Houdinis.” This comes actually from a series of Royals games back in 2005 in which the Royals escaped from a bases-loaded, no-out jam without a run scoring three times in four games. I thought “We ought to count that. . .what do you call it?” It’s obvious. . . .

A “Houdini” is credited to any pitcher who:
a) finds himself in a bases-loaded, no-out jam,
b) gets out of the situation without allowing a run.

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