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1) Yesterday, Nationals RF Bryce Harper moved into 8th place for most HR above the league average in NL history, through age 22, and is 11th for total HR. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Harper became the 3rd player in MLB history, under the age of 23, to reach 15 HR in his team’s 40th game, joining Eddie Mathews (1953, 21 years old, 40 games) and Harmon Killebrew (1959, 22 years old, 37 games). (Elias) Harper tied the Expos/Nationals record with his 12th consecutive game reaching base safely at least twice. (Ron Fairly, 1972-73 Expos). (playindex)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   20   26   26    0  .368  .486  .854  .675   6.69  .274  20   58   11  118  Nationals    
2014   21    4    6   -2  .344  .423  .768  .556   5.14  .273  13   32    2  100  Nationals    
2015   22   36   32    4  .474  .737 1.212  .871  13.64  .336  15   38    2   40  Nationals    
CAREER      87   80    7  .364  .491  .855  .657   6.60  .278  70  187   33  397  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .329  .424  .753  .500   4.63  .266  36  168   28 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, NATIONAL LEAGUE, THROUGH AGE 22

HOMERUNS                          DIFF     PLAYER     LEAGUE   
1    Eddie  Mathews                  79        112         33   Braves
2    Mel  Ott                        67        115         48   Giants
3    Giancarlo  Stanton              60         93         33   Marlins
4    Bob  Horner                     57         91         34   Braves
5    Johnny  Bench                   45         87         42   Reds
6    Frank  Robinson                 39         98         59   Reds
7    Albert  Pujols                  35         71         36   Cardinals
8    Bryce  Harper                   34         70         36   Nationals
9    Miguel  Cabrera                 33         78         45   Marlins
T10  Orlando  Cepeda                 31         76         45   Giants
T10  Darryl  Strawberry              31         52         21   Mets

MOST HOMERUNS, NATIONAL LEAGUE, THROUGH AGE 22

1    Mel  Ott                       115   Giants
2    Eddie  Mathews                 112   Braves
3    Frank  Robinson                 98   Reds
4    Giancarlo  Stanton              93   Marlins
5    Bob  Horner                     91   Braves
6    Johnny  Bench                   87   Reds
7    Andruw  Jones                   80   Braves
8    Miguel  Cabrera                 78   Marlins
9    Orlando  Cepeda                 76   Giants
10   Albert  Pujols                  71   Cardinals
11   Bryce  Harper                   70   Nationals
12   Hank  Aaron                     66   Braves
13   Cesar  Cedeno                   64   Astros
14   Justin  Upton                   60   Diamondbacks
15   Jason  Heyward                  59   Braves

2) Yesterday, Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira became the 8th switch hitter in MLB history with 900 career overall bases above the league average (is 23rd for career overall bases). (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   33   -3   -3    0  .270  .340  .609  .289   2.87  .151   3   12    0   15  Yankees      
2014   34   -3   -2   -1  .313  .398  .711  .486   4.02  .216  22   62    1  123  Yankees      
2015   35   15   14    1  .380  .602  .981  .759   8.02  .258  12   30    0   38  Yankees      
CAREER     351  305   46  .365  .518  .883  .630   6.77  .273 375 1205   22 1673  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .334  .422  .756  .500   5.02  .268 207  824  111 

MOST CAREER OVERALL BASES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SWITCH HITTERS

OVERALL BASES                     DIFF     PLAYER     LEAGUE   
1    Mickey  Mantle                2619       6259       3640   Yankees
2    Chipper  Jones                1570       6136       4566   Braves
3    Lance  Berkman                1363       4643       3280   Astros/Yankees/Cardinals/Rangers
4    Tim  Raines                   1323       5663       4340   Expos/White Sox/Yankees/A's/Expos/Orioles/Marlins
5    Eddie  Murray                 1125       6499       5374   Orioles/Dodgers/Mets/Indians/Orioles/Angels/Dodgers
6    Carlos  Beltran                975       5232       4257   Royals/Astros/Mets/Giants/Cardinals/Yankees
7    Reggie  Smith                  971       4263       3292   Red Sox/Cardinals/Dodgers/Giants
8    Mark  Teixeira                 905       4065       3160   Rangers/Braves/Angels/Yankees
T9   Ken  Singleton                 778       4151       3373   Mets/Expos/Orioles
T9   Augie  Galan                   778       3537       2759   Cubs/Dodgers/Reds/Giants/A's

3) Yesterday, Yankees P Andrew Miller extended his Yankees to 31 SO before allowing his 1st run of the season, but also then had that streak end. (Elias) Miller’s streak of 17 consecutive scoreless appearances, to start his Yankees career, is a team record and the 2nd longest such streak by a Yankees pitcher at the start of a season (Lee Guetterman, 1989, 19). (Elias)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 28    4   2.64   37   0   30.2   48 14.09   1.37   1   2   0   2   1  Red Sox      
2014 29   13   2.02   73   0   62.1  103 14.87   0.80   5   5   1   8   2  Red Sox/Orioles
2015 30    6   0.98   18   0   18.1   31 15.22   0.71   0   1  13   1   0  Yankees      
CAREER   -28   4.77  277  66  511    521  9.18   1.53  30  39  14  33  36  
LG AVG     0   4.28           511    414  7.29   1.37  29  29 

4) Yesterday, Yankees P Dellin Betances set the Yankees record with 20 consecutive games, without allowing an ER (he has allowed 2 R), at the start of the season. (Lee Guetterman, 1989, 19). (Yankees team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 25   -4  10.80    6   0    5     10 18.00   2.20   0   0   0   0   0  Yankees      
2014 26   23   1.40   70   0   90    135 13.50   0.78   5   0   1   4   1  Yankees      
2015 27   10   0.00   20   0   23     35 13.70   0.78   4   0   1   4   0  Yankees      
CAREER    28   1.64   98   1  120.2  182 13.57   0.88   9   0   2   8   1  
LG AVG     0   3.76           120.2  106  7.90   1.29   7   7 

5) Yesterday, Brewers RF Ryan Braun moved into 9th place for most career overall bases above the league average, in the NL Central, and is 9th for career overall bases. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   29   10    8    2  .372  .498  .869  .603   5.97  .298   9   38    4   61  Brewers      
2014   30   10    6    4  .324  .453  .777  .540   4.76  .266  19   81   11  135  Brewers      
2015   31   -3   -1   -2  .327  .481  .808  .471   4.71  .259   9   27    4   38  Brewers      
CAREER     289  292   -3  .367  .548  .915  .680   7.32  .305 239  789  145 1117  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .332  .416  .748  .500   4.86  .262 129  516   76 

MOST CAREER OVERALL BASES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL

OVERALL BASES                     DIFF     PLAYER     LEAGUE   
1    Albert  Pujols                1661       4762       3101   Cardinals
2    Jeff  Bagwell                 1489       4651       3162   Astros
3    Lance  Berkman                1374       4472       3098   Astros/Cardinals
4    Sammy  Sosa                   1078       4296       3218   Cubs
5    Jim  Edmonds                   818       2967       2149   Cardinals/Cubs/Brewers/Reds
6    Joey  Votto                    791       2491       1700   Reds
7    Adam  Dunn                     741       2735       1994   Reds
8    Mark  McGwire                  727       1653        926   Cardinals
9    Ryan  Braun                    717       2834       2117   Brewers
10   Brian  Giles                   715       2015       1300   Pirates

MOST CAREER OVERALL BASES, NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL

1    Craig  Biggio                 4767   Astros
2    Albert  Pujols                4762   Cardinals
3    Jeff  Bagwell                 4651   Astros
4    Lance  Berkman                4472   Astros/Cardinals
5    Aramis  Ramirez               4379   Pirates/Cubs/Brewers
6    Sammy  Sosa                   4296   Cubs
7    Jason  Kendall                3043   Pirates/Cubs/Brewers
8    Jim  Edmonds                  2967   Cardinals/Cubs/Brewers/Reds
9    Ryan  Braun                   2834   Brewers
10   Adam  Dunn                    2735   Reds

6) Yesterday, Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez became the 5th Dodgers 1B with 3 consecutive years with 25+ times reached base above the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,) Gonzalez’s 7 years with 25+ times reaching base safely above the league average is tied for 2nd among active 1B. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   31   22   24   -2  .342  .461  .803  .636   5.66  .293  22  100    1  157  Dodgers      
2014   32   35   24   11  .335  .482  .817  .629   5.60  .276  27  116    1  159  Dodgers      
2015   33   21   21    0  .430  .674 1.104  .819  10.30  .355   9   32    0   37  Dodgers      
CAREER     354  297   57  .366  .503  .869  .651   6.49  .293 271  998    6 1529  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .325  .414  .739  .500   4.61  .257 158  662   99 

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS REACHING BASE SAFELY 25+ TIMES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, DODGERS, 1B

T1   Dolph  Camilli            1938-42    5   
T1   Gil  Hodges               1951-55    5   
3    Jake  Daubert             1913-16    4   
T4   Jack  Fournier            1923-25    3   
T4   Adrian  Gonzalez          2013-15    3   
T6   Tim  Jordan               1906-07    2   
T6   Sam  Leslie               1934-35    2   
T6   Ron  Fairly               1962-63    2   
T6   Eddie  Murray             1989-90    2   

MOST YEARS REACHING BASE SAFELY 25_ TIMES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE 1B

1    Albert  Pujols              9
T2   Prince  Fielder             7
T2   Adrian  Gonzalez            7
T2   Mark  Teixeira              7
T2   Joey  Votto                 7
6    Miguel  Cabrera             5
T7   Ryan  Howard                4
T7   Justin  Morneau             4
9    Paul  Goldschmidt           3
T10  Brandon  Belt               2
T10  Lucas  Duda                 2
T10  Edwin  Encarnacion          2
T10  Freddie  Freeman            2
T10  James  Loney                2
T10  Mike  Napoli                2
T10  Anthony  Rizzo              2
T10  Nick  Swisher               2

7) Yesterday, Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt played in his 500th career game.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   25   69   53   16  .401  .551  .952  .727   7.56  .302  36  125   15  160  Diamondbacks 
2014   26   37   34    3  .396  .542  .938  .716   7.83  .300  19   69    9  109  Diamondbacks 
2015   27   19   19    0  .418  .610 1.028  .785  10.47  .319  10   32    6   38  Diamondbacks 
CAREER     144  130   14  .384  .530  .914  .688   7.36  .294  93  334   52  500  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .326  .409  .735  .500   4.77  .262  50  215   31 

8) Yesterday, Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia passed 450 career extra base hits. Pedroia is the 13th player in Red Sox history to reach 450 and the 16th 2B in AL history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia,)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   29   23   19    4  .372  .415  .787  .597   5.47  .301   9   84   17  160  Red Sox      
2014   30    5   -2    7  .337  .376  .712  .489   4.33  .278   7   53    6  135  Red Sox      
2015   31    5    3    2  .358  .420  .778  .572   5.35  .273   5   15    1   38  Red Sox      
CAREER     135  132    3  .365  .444  .809  .584   5.95  .299 111  561  126 1189  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .415  .750  .500   4.94  .271 127  603   82 

MOST CAREER EXTRA BASE HITS, RED SOX

1    Carl  Yastrzemski             1157   
2    Ted  Williams                 1117   
3    Dwight  Evans                  925   
4    David  Ortiz                   874   
5    Jim  Rice                      834   
6    Bobby  Doerr                   693   
7    Wade  Boggs                    554   
8    Manny  Ramirez                 537   
9    Jason  Varitek                 513   
10   Nomar  Garciaparra             507   
11   Rico  Petrocelli               469   
12   Dom  DiMaggio                  452   
13   Dustin  Pedroia                451   

MOST CAREER EXTRA BASE HITS, AMERICAN LEAGUE, 2B

1    Charlie  Gehringer             904   Tigers
2    Lou  Whitaker                  729   Tigers
3    Bobby  Doerr                   693   Red Sox
4    Robinson  Cano                 673   Yankees/Mariners
5    Eddie  Collins                 671   A's/White Sox/A's
6    Nap  Lajoie                    638   A's/Indians/A's
7    Frank  White                   618   Royals
8    Roberto  Alomar                613   Blue Jays/Orioles/Indians/White Sox
9    Tony  Lazzeri                  611   Yankees
10   Joe  Gordon                    569   Yankees/Indians
11   Del  Pratt                     552   Browns/Yankees/Red Sox/Tigers
12   Bobby  Grich                   537   Orioles/Angels
13   Ian  Kinsler                   501   Rangers/Tigers
14   Brian  Roberts                 486   Orioles/Yankees
15   Nellie  Fox                    482   A's/White Sox
16   Dustin  Pedroia                451   Red Sox

9) Yesterday, Cubs P James Russell set the team record for career games pitched by a LHP. (Cubs team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 27    3   3.59   74   0   52.2   37  6.32   1.22   1   6   0   4   3  Cubs         
2014 28    4   2.97   66   1   57.2   42  6.55   1.13   0   2   1   1   1  Cubs/Braves
2015 29    1   2.16    8   0    8.1    5  5.40   1.32   0   1   0   1   0  Cubs         
CAREER     8   3.69  346   6  304.2  224  6.62   1.27  10  17   3  15  12  
LG AVG     0   3.91           304.2  260  7.67   1.32  17  17 

MOST CAREER GAMES PITCHED, CUBS, LHP

1    James  Russell                 324   
2    Willie  Hernandez              323   
3    Hippo  Vaughn                  305   
4    Sean  Marshall                 292   
5    Paul  Assenmacher              279   
6    Larry  French                  272   
7    Dick  Ellsworth                254   
8    Ken  Holtzman                  237   
9    Johnny  Schmitz                224   
10   Felix  Heredia                 221   

10) Yesterday, Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman extended his Expos/Nationals record with his 10th career walkoff HR. (playindex)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   28   18   17    1  .344  .465  .809  .598   5.58  .275  26   79    6  147  Nationals    
2014   29    3    4   -1  .342  .449  .790  .567   5.27  .280   5   38    0   61  Nationals    
2015   30   -6   -6    0  .294  .418  .712  .373   3.61  .242   5   31    0   40  Nationals    
CAREER     113  111    2  .350  .474  .824  .571   5.67  .284 189  741   36 1238  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .332  .426  .757  .500   4.85  .265 131  585   85 

MOST CAREER WALKOFF HOMERUNS, EXPOS/NATIONALS

1   Ryan  Zimmerman     10
2   Vladimir  Guerrero   7
T3  Andre  Dawson        4
T3  Tim  Wallach         4
T5  Larry  Walker        3
T5  Bryce  Harper        3
T5  Marquis  Grissom     3
T5  Jose  Vidro          3
T9  Moises  Alou         2
T9  Ron  Fairly          2

11) Yesterday, the Royals ended their major league record streak of 3537 games without their pitchers having consecutive shutouts (since 1992) (next highest: 1993-2008 Brewers, 2330). (Elias)

12) Yesterday, Red Sox P Koji Uehara‘s team record of starting the season with 5 consecutive perfect outings in home games ended (Sparky Lyle, 1970, 4). (Red Sox team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2013 38   23   1.09   73   0   74.1  101 12.23   0.57   4   1  21   5   0  Red Sox      
2014 39   10   2.52   64   0   64.1   80 11.19   0.92   6   5  26   8   3  Red Sox      
2015 40    3   2.08   14   0   13     15 10.38   0.69   2   1  10   2   1  Red Sox      
CAREER    72   2.43  308  12  363.1  427 10.58   0.84  17  16  71  24   9  
LG AVG     0   4.23           363.1  289  7.17   1.35  20  20 

13) On Monday, the Rockies set a team record with 6 consecutive games with 10+ SO (hitting) and extended the streak to 7 yesterday (2004, 5). The MLB record is 7, by the 2011 Padres. (playindex) From May 13-15, the Rockies became the 1st team in MLB to strike out 14+ times in 3 consecutive games. (Elias)

14) The A’s 14-26 record through 40 games (before yesterday’s loss) was tied for the 2nd worst record after 40 games, since the team moved to Oakland (1994, 11-29; 1979, 14-26). (A’s team notes)

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