Fielding Independent Pitching , a measure of all those things for which a pitcher is specifically responsible. The formula is (HR*13+(BB+HBP-IBB)*3-K*2)/IP, plus a league-specific factor (usually around 3.2) to round out the number to an equivalent ERA number. FIP helps you understand how well a pitcher pitched, regardless of how well his fielders fielded. FIP was invented by Tangotiger.
Below is the FIP for each of the White Sox 5 starters. Without cheating (looking it up on the internet), can you match the correct starter with their FIP?