Stats report: Adrian Beltre sets a major league record

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1) Yesterday, Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre set the major league record for career total bases by a 3B and he is 8th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   33   36   42   -6  .359  .561  .921  .687   7.65  .321  36  102    1  156  Rangers      
2013   34   35   40   -5  .371  .509  .880  .687   6.88  .315  30   92    1  161  Rangers      
2014   35   16   24   -8  .385  .545  .930  .719   7.55  .341  13   50    1   78  Rangers      
CAREER     232  179   53  .336  .480  .816  .562   5.62  .284 389 1357  117 2354  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .334  .428  .762  .500   4.90  .264 274 1116  160 

MOST CAREER TOTAL BASES, 3B

1    Adrian Beltre              4272   Dodgers/Mariners/Red Sox/Rangers
2    Brooks Robinson            4270   Orioles
3    Eddie Mathews              4224   Braves/Astros/Tigers
4    Chipper Jones              4171   Braves
5    Mike Schmidt               4112   Phillies
6    Wade Boggs                 3915   Red Sox/Yankees/Rays
7    Gary Gaetti                3881   Twins/Angels/Royals/Cardinals/Cubs/Red Sox
8    Aramis Ramirez             3704   Pirates/Cubs/Brewers
9    Ron Santo                  3667   Cubs/White Sox
10   Graig Nettles              3657   Twins/Indians/Yankees/Padres/Braves/Expos

MOST CAREER TOTAL BASES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, 3B

TOTAL BASES                     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Mike Schmidt               1048     4112     3064   Phillies
2    Eddie Mathews               958     4224     3266   Braves/Astros/Tigers
3    Chipper Jones               945     4171     3226   Braves
4    George Brett                913     3374     2461   Royals
5    Home Run Baker              694     2647     1953   A's/Yankees
6    Aramis Ramirez              616     3704     3088   Pirates/Cubs/Brewers
7    Alex Rodriguez              607     2581     1974   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
8    Adrian Beltre               576     4272     3696   Dodgers/Mariners/Red Sox/Rangers
9    Wade Boggs                  555     3915     3360   Red Sox/Yankees/Rays
10   Matt Williams               544     3337     2793   Giants/Indians/Diamondbacks

2) Yesterday, Angels CF Mike Trout set the team record by reaching 500 career hits in his 423rd game (old: Garret Anderson, 428). (Angels team notes) Trout is 4th in history for hits above the league average, through age 22 season, and ranks 7th in Angels history for career hits. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   20   82   76    6  .399  .564  .963  .817   9.34  .326  30   83   49  139  Angels       
2013   21   87   85    2  .432  .557  .988  .811   9.85  .323  27   97   33  157  Angels       
2014   22   50   48    2  .401  .602 1.003  .815   9.72  .310  21   68   10   87  Angels       
CAREER     219  208   11  .403  .556  .959  .799   9.13  .313  83  264   96  423  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .316  .404  .720  .500   4.29  .254  41  170   28 

MOST CAREER HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, THROUGH AGE 22 SEASON

HITS                            DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Ty Cobb                     261      765      504   Tigers
2    Joe Jackson                 213      496      283   A's/Indians
3    Ted Williams                163      563      400   Red Sox
4    Mike Trout                  129      502      373   Angels
5    Al Kaline                   125      710      585   Tigers
6    Stan Musial                 124      387      263   Cardinals
7    Ken Griffey Jr.             121      652      531   Mariners
8    Alex Rodriguez              119      648      529   Mariners
T9   Sherry Magee                117      605      488   Phillies
T9   Vada Pinson                 117      626      509   Reds

MOST CAREER HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ANGELS

HITS                            DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Garret Anderson             292     2368     2076   
2    Vladimir Guerrero           204     1034      830   
3    Rod Carew                   194      968      774   
4    Howie Kendrick              150     1124      974   
5    Jim Fregosi                 145     1408     1263   
6    Wally Joyner                131      961      830   
7    Mike Trout                  129      502      373   
8    Darin Erstad                128     1505     1377   
9    Tim Salmon                  119     1674     1555   
10   Brian Downing                91     1588     1497   

3) Yesterday, Dodgers P Clayton Kershaw’s consecutive scoreless streak ended at 41. Kershaw became the 1st pitcher in MLB history to have a 8 start stretch with 80+ SO, an ERA under 1.00 (0.74) and 8 “wins.” (Elias) Kershaw moved into 7th place on the Dodgers career SO list and is 8th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 24   29   2.53   33  33  227.2  229  9.05   1.02  14   9   0  15   8  Dodgers      
2013 25   43   1.83   33  33  236    232  8.85   0.92  16   9   0  19   6  Dodgers      
2014 26   17   1.78   14  14   96.1  126 11.77   0.83  11   2   0  10   3  Dodgers      
CAREER   165   2.54  198 196 1276.1 1332  9.39   1.07  88  48   0  92  44  
LG AVG     0   3.71          1276.1 1062  7.49   1.30  71  72 

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS, DODGERS

1    Don Sutton                 2696   
2    Don Drysdale               2486   
3    Sandy Koufax               2396   
4    Dazzy Vance                1918   
5    Fernando Valenzuela        1759   
6    Orel Hershiser             1456   
7    Clayton Kershaw            1332   
8    Johnny Podres              1331   
9    Ramon Martinez             1314   
10   Bob Welch                  1292   

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, DODGERS

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Dazzy Vance                 959     1918      959   
2    Sandy Koufax                935     2396     1461   
3    Van Lingle Mungo            373     1031      658   
4    Don Sutton                  347     2696     2349   
5    Don Drysdale                321     2486     2165   
6    Fernando Valenzuela         311     1759     1448   
7    Hideo Nomo                  277     1200      923   
8    Clayton Kershaw             270     1332     1062   
9    Nap Rucker                  251     1217      966   
10   Eric Gagne                  207      629      422   

4) Yesterday, Yankees SS Derek Jeter became the 4th player with 1000+ multi hit games. (playindex) Jeter is 7th in AL history for most times reached base safely and is tied for 19th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   38    8   16   -8  .362  .429  .791  .577   5.38  .316  15   58    9  159  Yankees      
2013   39   -8   -6   -2  .288  .254  .542  .168   1.96  .190   1    7    0   17  Yankees      
2014   40  -17   -8   -9  .327  .325  .652  .403   3.74  .273   2   24    6   80  Yankees      
CAREER     105  378 -273  .380  .443  .822  .600   6.27  .311 258 1285  354 2682  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .427  .762  .500   5.01  .267 346 1388  190 

MOST CAREER GAMES, 2+ HITS

1   Pete Rose         1225
2   Stan Musial       1059
3   Hank Aaron        1046
4   Derek Jeter       1000
5   Paul Molitor       967
6   Tony Gwynn         951
7   Paul Waner         939
8   Eddie Murray       934
9   Willie Mays        922
10  Carl Yastrzemski   911

MOST CAREER TIMES REACHED BASE SAFELY, AMERICAN LEAGUE

1    Ty Cobb                    5532   Tigers/A's
2    Carl Yastrzemski           5304   Red Sox
3    Tris Speaker               4998   Red Sox/Indians/Senators/A's
4    Babe Ruth                  4944   Red Sox/Yankees
5    Eddie Collins              4892   A's/White Sox/A's
6    Ted Williams               4714   Red Sox
7    Derek Jeter                4643   Yankees
8    Rickey Henderson           4475   A's/Yankees/A's/Blue Jays/A's/Angels/A's/Mariners/Red Sox
9    Paul Molitor               4460   Brewers/Blue Jays/Twins
10   Wade Boggs                 4445   Red Sox/Yankees/Rays

MOST CAREER TIMES REACHED BASE SAFELY ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, AMERICAN LEAGUE

REACHED BASE                    DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Babe Ruth                  2026     4944     2918   Red Sox/Yankees
2    Ted Williams               1963     4714     2751   Red Sox
3    Ty Cobb                    1780     5532     3752   Tigers/A's
4    Tris Speaker               1446     4998     3552   Red Sox/Indians/Senators/A's
5    Mickey Mantle              1416     4161     2745   Yankees
6    Lou Gehrig                 1377     4274     2897   Yankees
7    Eddie Collins              1321     4892     3571   A's/White Sox/A's
8    Wade Boggs                 1296     4445     3149   Red Sox/Yankees/Rays
9    Frank Thomas               1267     4222     2955   White Sox/A's/Blue Jays/A's
10   Rickey Henderson           1175     4475     3300   A's/Yankees/A's/Blue Jays/A's/Angels/A's/Mariners/Red Sox
11   Edgar Martinez             1069     3619     2550   Mariners
12   Jimmie Foxx                1044     3961     2917   A's/Red Sox
13   Carl Yastrzemski            982     5304     4322   Red Sox
14   Rod Carew                   969     4096     3127   Twins/Angels
15   Jim Thome                   906     3515     2609   Indians/White Sox/Twins/Indians/Orioles
16   Manny Ramirez               888     3626     2738   Indians/Red Sox/White Sox/Rays
17   Jason Giambi                857     3355     2498   A's/Yankees/A's/Indians
18   Alex Rodriguez              793     4348     3555   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
T19  Derek Jeter                 777     4643     3866   Yankees
T19  Al Kaline                   777     4339     3562   Tigers

5) Reds P Aroldis Chapman tied the major league record with his 39th consecutive relief appearance with a SO, tying the record set by Bruce Sutter (1977). (Elias)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 24   21   1.51   68   0   71.2  122 15.32   0.81   5   5  38   9   1  Reds         
2013 25    8   2.54   68   0   63.2  112 15.83   1.04   4   5  38   6   3  Reds         
2014 26    4   2.28   27   0   27.2   54 17.57   0.83   0   2  19   1   1  Reds         
CAREER    38   2.39  232   0  226.1  378 15.03   1.00  15  15  96  22   8  
LG AVG     0   3.93           226.1  197  7.82   1.30  13  13 

6) Yesterday, Yankees RF Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 2800th career hit. Suzuki is 3rd among active players in career hits and is 1st vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   38    7    2    5  .307  .390  .696  .513   4.22  .283   9   55   29  162  Mariners/Yankees
2013   39  -20  -15   -5  .297  .342  .639  .392   3.69  .262   7   35   20  150  Yankees      
2014   40   -3    0   -3  .354  .333  .687  .500   4.63  .302   0   11    6   78  Yankees      
CAREER     333  307   26  .361  .412  .773  .611   5.96  .318 111  706  478 2139  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .327  .421  .748  .500   4.66  .259 241 1004  145 

MOST CAREER HITS, ACTIVE PLAYERS

1    Derek Jeter                3405   Yankees
2    Alex Rodriguez             2939   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
3    Ichiro Suzuki              2800   Mariners/Yankees
4    Adrian Beltre              2528   Dodgers/Mariners/Red Sox/Rangers
5    Bobby Abreu                2465   Astros/Phillies/Yankees/Angels/Dodgers/Mets
6    Albert Pujols              2445   Cardinals/Angels
7    Paul Konerko               2325   Dodgers/Reds/White Sox
8    Carlos Beltran             2278   Royals/Astros/Mets/Giants/Cardinals/Yankees
9    Jimmy Rollins              2257   Phillies
10   Torii Hunter               2250   Twins/Angels/Tigers

MOST CAREER HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE PLAYERS

HITS                            DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Ichiro Suzuki               719     2800     2081   Mariners/Yankees
2    Derek Jeter                 636     3405     2769   Yankees
3    Albert Pujols               546     2445     1899   Cardinals/Angels
4    Miguel Cabrera              478     2100     1622   Marlins/Tigers
5    Alex Rodriguez              405     2939     2534   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
6    Joe Mauer                   345     1496     1151   Twins
7    Robinson Cano               341     1761     1420   Yankees/Mariners
8    Matt Holliday               300     1768     1468   Rockies/A's/Cardinals
9    Bobby Abreu                 289     2465     2176   Astros/Phillies/Yankees/Angels/Dodgers/Mets
10   David Wright                283     1653     1370   Mets

7) Yesterday, Red Sox P Jon Lester became just the 2nd LHP in team history with 12+ SO, 0 BB in a game (vs. White Sox) (Bruce Hurst, 5/16/86, 14 SO, vs. Rangers) and had his 20th career 10+ SO game. (playindex) Lester became the 15th pitcher in team history with 1500 career IP. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 28   -7   4.82   33  33  205.1  166  7.28   1.38   9  14   0  11  12  Red Sox      
2013 29    4   3.75   33  33  213.1  177  7.47   1.29  15   8   0  12  11  Red Sox      
2014 30   17   2.65   19  19  129    134  9.35   1.14   9   7   0  11   5  Red Sox      
CAREER   119   3.66  240 239 1505.1 1371  8.20   1.29 109  63   0 102  70  
LG AVG     0   4.38          1505.1 1165  6.96   1.38  85  83 

1500+ CAREER IP, RED SOX

1    Tim Wakefield            3006     
2    Roger Clemens            2776     
3    Cy Young                 2728.1   
4    Luis Tiant               1774.2   
5    Mel Parnell              1752     
6    Bob Stanley              1707     
7    Bill Monbouquette        1622     
8    George Winter            1600     
9    Joe Dobson               1545     
10   Lefty Grove              1539     
11   Tom Brewer               1509     
12   Frank Sullivan           1506     
13   Jon Lester               1505.1   
14   Bill Lee                 1503.1   
15   Bill Dinneen             1501.2   

MOST GAMES, 10+ STRIKEOUTS, RED SOX

1   Pedro Martinez  72
2   Roger Clemens   68
3   Jon Lester      20
4   Bruce Hurst     13
T5  Dave Morehead   10
T5  Jim Lonborg     10
T5  Ray Culp        10

8) From Monday-yesterday, the Pirates lost 3 out of 4 in St. Louis, which ended their streak of winning 5 consecutive road series, for the 1st time since 1982. (Pirates team notes)

9) The Rangers came into yesterday’s game 15 games under .500 (38-53) for the 1st time since 2007 (8/25, 57-72). (Rangers team notes)

10) Yesterday, Rangers P Colby Lewis became just the 6th pitcher since 1914 and just the 2nd since 1932 to give up 13+ runs in less than 3 IP (vs. Angels) (Vin Mazzaro, 5/16/11, 14 R, 2 1/3 IP, Royals vs. Indians). (playindex) Lewis’s team record streak of 3 consecutive starts with 6+ SO and 0 BB ended. (Rangers team notes) The 1 bright spot on Lewis’s disastrous outing was at least he didn’t walk anyone. Lewis set the Rangers record for worst game score (-16) (old: John Burkett, 5/17/99, -5) and was the worst in the majors since 1998 (Mike Oquist, 8/3/98, -21, A’s vs. Yankees). (playindex)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2011 31   11   4.40   32  32  200.1  169  7.59   1.21  14  10   0  13  11  Rangers      
2012 32   12   3.43   16  16  105     93  7.97   1.08   6   6   0   7   5  Rangers      
2014 34  -24   6.54   16  16   84     73  7.82   1.82   6   6   0   3   9  Rangers      
CAREER   -31   4.95  168 130  807.2  686  7.64   1.41  50  50   0  47  53  
LG AVG     0   4.60           807.2  598  6.66   1.37  45  45 

11) Yesterday, the Yankees’s streak of 7 consecutive games in which both they and the opponent started RHPs ended, which was the Yankees’s longest streak since 1961 (also 7). (YES Network)

12) Yesterday, Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara became the 4th player in Cubs history (since 1914) to have 4 hits in 1 of his 1st 2 career games (Sparky Adams, 1922; Coaker Triplett, 1938; Don Johnson, 1943) (all of them did it in their 2nd games). (ESPN Stats & Information)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   22    2    2    0  .400  .778 1.178  .886  13.50  .444   0    3    0    2  Cubs         
CAREER       2    2    0  .400  .778 1.178  .886  13.50  .444   0    3    0    2  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .322  .393  .715  .500   4.42  .257   0    1    0 

13) Yesterday, the Tigers had 6 players with 2+ hits and 2+ RBI for the 1st time in team history (Ian Kinsler, Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez, Torii Hunter, Nick Castellanos, Eugenio Suarez) (Elias) The Tigers are on pace for 92 team RCAA, which would be their 9th highest figure since 1960.

MOST RCAA, SINGLE SEASON, TIGERS
1    Tigers                   1961      177   
2    Tigers                   1984      154   
3    Tigers                   1993      146   
4    Tigers                   1987      144   
5    Tigers                   1971      129   
6    Tigers                   1967      122   
7    Tigers                   1986      112   
8    Tigers                   1983      109   
9    Tigers                   1964       89   
10   Tigers                   2007       88   

14) Yesterday, the Angels tied their team record with 13 runs in the 1st 3 innings of a game vs. the Rangers (4th time, last: 4/9/89, vs. Mariners). (Elias) The Angels’s 69 team RCAA in 2014 is already 6th team in team history and they are on pace for 123, which would rank 3rd in team history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

MOST RCAA, SINGLE SEASON, ANGELS

1    Angels                   1979      156   
2    Angels                   2012      144   
3    Angels                   1982      112   
4    Angels                   2002       89   
5    Angels                   1995       81   
6    Angels                   2014       69   
7    Angels                   2009       60   
8    Angels                   2000       51   
9    Angels                   1986       48   
10   Angels                   2013       39   

15) This is the 1st time the Rangers have the worst record in the majors (38-54) through 80+ games of the season since 1973, when they lost 105 games. (Elias)

16) Yesterday, the Red Sox won their 2nd game of the season in which a White Sox pitcher took a no hitter into the 6th inning (Chris Sale, 4/17; Jose Quintana, yesterday). It was the 1st time the Red Sox won 2 games against the same team in a season, in which the opposing starter took a no hitter into the 6th since 1974 (vs. Yankees). (Elias)

17) Yesterday, the Orioles became the 1st team in the AL East to reach 50 wins, for just the 2nd time in the past 25 seasons (1997). (Elias)

18) Yesterday, Orioles DH Nelson Cruz became the 4th player in Orioles history (since the team moved to Baltimore) to have 70+ RBI (74) in his 1st 90 career games with the team (Miguel Tejada, 78; Reggie Jackson, 71; Lee May, 70).

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   31    8    3    5  .319  .460  .779  .518   5.18  .260  24   90    8  159  Rangers      
2013   32    9   12   -3  .327  .506  .833  .589   5.45  .266  27   76    5  109  Rangers      
2014   33   26   25    1  .357  .582  .939  .699   6.88  .291  28   74    3   90  Orioles      
CAREER     117   73   44  .331  .505  .835  .568   5.78  .270 185  563   68  894  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .333  .422  .756  .500   4.98  .267 103  425   60 

19) From Monday-yesterday, the Phillies swept the Brewers in a 4 game series, for the 2nd time in team history (2008). (Phillies team notes) It was the 1st time the Phillies had a 4 game sweep in Milwaukee in team history (against either the Braves or the Brewers). (Elias)

20) Yesterday, the Pirates extended their winning streak to 13 games, in games in which they scored in the 1st inning, which is their longest such streak since 1980 (also 13). (Elias)

21) Reds’s 2B Brandon Phillips’s torn thumb ligament could cost him in quest to extend his team record, for 2B, of most years with a negative RCAA & 100 games and could cost him his chance to tie for 2nd on the team’s overall list. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Phillips has -5 RCAA in 86 games in 2014.

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   31  -11   -6   -5  .321  .429  .750  .465   4.61  .281  18   77   15  147  Reds         
2013   32   -2  -10    8  .310  .396  .706  .441   3.91  .261  18  103    5  151  Reds         
2014   33   -8   -5   -3  .308  .392  .701  .449   3.90  .272   7   40    1   86  Reds         
CAREER     -92  -81  -11  .319  .427  .746  .451   4.48  .272 173  744  160 1425  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .333  .435  .768  .500   4.98  .264 187  717  100 

MOST YEARS, NEGATIVE RCAA, 100+ GAMES, REDS, 2B

1    Brandon Phillips           7   
2    Ron Oester                 6   
T3   Tommy Helms                5   
T3   Hughie Critz               5   
T5   Bret Boone                 4   
T5   Sammy Bohne                4   
7    Dick Egan                  3   
T8   Pokey Reese                2   
T8   Woody Williams             2   
T8   Connie Ryan                2   
T8   Morrie Rath                2   
T8   Don Blasingame             2   
T8   Johnny Temple              2   
T8   Alex Kampouris             2   

MOST YEARS, NEGATIVE RCAA, 100+ GAMES, REDS

1    Dave Concepcion           11   
2    Roy McMillan               8   
3    Brandon Phillips           7   
T4   Tommy Corcoran             6   
T4   Leo Cardenas               6   
T4   Ron Oester                 6   
T4   Cesar Geronimo             6   
T4   Tommy Helms                6   
T9   Bobby Adams                5   
T9   Gus Bell                   5   
T9   Hughie Critz               5   
T9   Joe Oliver                 5   

22) If the Reds had been able to complete a 5 game sweep against the Cubs yesterday, it would have been their 1st 5 game sweep since the 1976 World Champions swept the Padres. (Reds team notes)

23) Yesterday, Nationals P Gio Gonzalez’s scoreless streak ended at 22 IP, in the 1st inning, just 3 shy of his own team record (2012) (since the team moved to Washington). (Nationals team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 26   24   2.89   32  32  199.1  207  9.35   1.13  21   8   0  19  10  Nationals    
2013 27    8   3.36   32  32  195.2  192  8.83   1.25  11   8   0  10   9  Nationals    
2014 28    1   3.56   14  14   83.1   85  9.18   1.21   6   5   0   6   5  Nationals    
CAREER    42   3.59  173 167 1013.2  995  8.83   1.31  76  53   0  72  57  
LG AVG     0   3.97          1013.2  802  7.12   1.33  57  57 

24) On Wednesday, Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo became the 3rd left handed hitter in Cubs history to reach 20 HR before the all star break, joining Billy Williams (1970, 1972) and Rick Monday (1973) and became the 1st Cubs player to do it since 2005 (Derek Lee). (Cubs team notes) Rizzo is on pace for 36 HR and 21 HR above league average, which would rank 3rd in team history, among left handed hitters, and 5th vs. the league average, among lefties. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   22    7    8   -1  .342  .463  .805  .573   5.59  .285  15   48    3   87  Cubs         
2013   23    4   -7   11  .323  .419  .742  .463   4.52  .233  23   80    6  160  Cubs         
2014   24   25   24    1  .386  .506  .892  .696   6.96  .277  20   49    2   90  Cubs         
CAREER      27   18    9  .339  .434  .773  .540   5.11  .247  59  186   13  386  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .328  .402  .730  .500   4.69  .261  39  170   26 

MOST HOMERUNS, SINGLE SEASON, CUBS, LEFT HANDED HITTERS

1    Billy Williams           1970       42   
2    Billy Williams           1972       37   
3    Billy Williams           1965       34   
T4   Bill Nicholson           1944       33   
T4   Billy Williams           1964       33   
6    Rick Monday              1976       32   
7    Henry Rodriguez          1998       31   
T8   Fred McGriff             2002       30   
T8   Billy Williams           1968       30   
T8   Rick Wilkins             1993       30   

MOST HOMERUNS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, CUBS, LEFT HANDED HITTERS

HOMERUNS                      YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Bill Nicholson           1944       25       33        8   
2    Bill Nicholson           1943       24       29        5   
3    Billy Williams           1972       23       37       14   
4    Billy Williams           1970       22       42       20   
5    Bill Nicholson           1941       20       26        6   
T6   Rick Wilkins             1993       18       30       12   
T6   Henry Rodriguez          1998       18       31       13   
T6   Bill Nicholson           1940       18       25        7   
T6   Rick Monday              1976       18       32       14   
10   Billy Williams           1968       17       30       13   

25) On Wednesday, Yankees P Brandon McCarthy extended his streak to 100 consecutive starts with 3 or less BB, which is the longest active streak in the majors. (Yankees team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 28    8   3.24   18  18  111     73  5.92   1.25   8   6   0   8   6  A's          
2013 29  -13   4.53   22  22  135     76  5.07   1.35   5  11   0   7   9  Diamondbacks 
2014 30  -13   4.80   19  19  116.1   96  7.43   1.38   3  10   0   5   8  Diamondbacks/Yankees
CAREER    -7   4.19  194 140  905.2  619  6.15   1.31  45  60   0  53  52  
LG AVG     0   4.15           905.2  703  6.99   1.34  51  50 

26) On Wednesday, the A’s team record streak of 6 consecutive games with their starting pitchers have 6+ IP and 1 R or less ended. (A’s team notes)

27) On Wednesday, Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury became the 4th Yankees player to hit 2 extra inning HR in the same season, since 2000 (Jason Giambi, 2006; Alex Rodriguez, 2009; Curtis Granderson, 2010). (playindex)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   28   -9   -7   -2  .313  .370  .682  .421   4.23  .271   4   26   14   74  Red Sox      
2013   29   33   26    7  .355  .426  .781  .641   6.05  .298   9   53   52  134  Red Sox      
2014   30   15    7    8  .348  .403  .751  .567   5.36  .284   6   41   25   88  Yankees      
CAREER     120   85   35  .350  .434  .785  .579   5.88  .296  71  355  266  803  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .334  .415  .749  .500   4.94  .270  92  414   57 

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