Extra Hot in Extra Innings

Scott Van Slyke

Last night Scott Van Slyke came of the bench in extra innings to hit a walk off home run in the 11th inning catapulting the Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium. We recognize the sample size is very small, but today we thought we’d look at MLB’s hottest hitters in extra innings.

Extra Hot in Extra Innings (2013 OPS Leaders)
G PA AVG OBP SLUG OPS wOBA H BB HR RBI
Alex Gordon (KC) 10 10 .556 .600 1.222 1.822 .735 5 0 2 8
Kendrys Morales (SEA) 12 17 .563 .588 1.063 1.651 .680 9 1 2 6
Robinson Cano (NYY) 8 11 .429 .636 1.000 1.636 .601 3 4 1 1
Ian Desmond (WSH) 9 10 .500 .500 1.100 1.600 .660 5 0 2 6
Carlos Santana (CLE) 7 11 .333 .455 1.000 1.455 .552 3 2 2 2
Cody Ross (ARI) 11 18 .462 .529 .923 1.452 .535 6 3 1 4
Pablo Sandoval (SF) 7 11 .444 .545 .889 1.434 .574 4 1 1 2
Kyle Seager (SEA) 11 19 .412 .474 .941 1.415 .572 7 2 2 6
Jose Lobaton (TB) 7 10 .333 .400 1.000 1.400 .552 3 1 2 2
John Mayberry (PHI) 7 10 .400 .400 1.000 1.400 .570 4 0 2 6
Justin Smoak (SEA) 10 13 .444 .615 .778 1.393 .568 4 4 1 1
Chris Johnson (ATL) 7 11 .500 .545 .800 1.345 .570 5 1 1 4
Howie Kendrick (LAA) 10 15 .364 .500 .818 1.318 .464 4 3 1 1
Alfonso Soriano (NYY) 8 10 .400 .400 .900 1.300 .533 4 0 1 2
Jay Bruce (CIN) 14 19 .438 .526 .750 1.276 .515 7 3 1 5
Buster Posey (SF) 7 10 .556 .600 .667 1.267 .538 5 1 0 1
Cliff Pennington (ARI) 9 20 .529 .600 .647 1.247 .538 9 3 0 3
Marco Scutaro (SF) 9 13 .545 .583 .636 1.220 .497 6 1 0 1
Justin Upton (ATL) 9 11 .250 .455 .750 1.205 .463 2 3 1 3
Alejandro De Aza (CWS) 16 21 .438 .500 .688 1.188 .417 7 2 0 4