Stats report: Albert Pujols moves up on the 2B list

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1) Yesterday, Angels 1B Albert Pujols moved into 25th place on the all time 2B list, with 550 and he is 14th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Pujols ranks 7th all time in career 2B above the league average, among right handed hitters. Pujols’s 7 years with 40+ 2B is tied for 5th all time. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   32   40   33    7  .343  .516  .859  .667   6.05  .285  30  105    8  154  Angels       
2013   33    2    0    2  .330  .437  .767  .500   4.44  .258  17   64    1   99  Angels       
2014   34    7    7    0  .324  .468  .793  .554   4.80  .275  20   68    4  109  Angels       
CAREER     937  803  134  .405  .591  .996  .743   8.60  .318 512 1566   97 2067  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .333  .421  .754  .500   4.80  .262 211  910  132 

MOST CAREER DOUBLES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, RIGHT HANDED HITTERS

DOUBLES                         DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Nap Lajoie                  280      543      263   Phillies/A's/Indians/A's
2    Honus Wagner                251      551      300   Pirates
3    Rogers Hornsby              211      541      330   Cardinals/Giants/Braves/Cubs/Cardinals/Browns
4    Joe Medwick                 173      540      367   Cardinals/Dodgers/Giants/Braves/Dodgers/Cardinals
T5   Hank Aaron                  171      624      453   Braves/Brewers
T5   Harry Heilmann              171      542      371   Tigers/Reds
7    Albert Pujols               167      550      383   Cardinals/Angels
8    Sherry Magee                162      425      263   Phillies/Braves/Reds
T9   Edgar Martinez              155      514      359   Mariners
T9   Hal McRae                   155      484      329   Reds/Royals

MOST YEARS WITH 40+ DOUBLES

1    Tris Speaker              10   
2    Stan Musial                9   
T3   Harry Heilmann             8   
T3   Wade Boggs                 8   
T5   Todd Helton                7   
T5   Robinson Cano              7   
T5   Pete Rose                  7   
T5   Craig Biggio               7   
T5   Charlie Gehringer          7   
T5   Albert Pujols              7   
T5   Joe Medwick                7   
T5   Lou Gehrig                 7   
T5   Rogers Hornsby             7   
T5   Bobby Abreu                7   

2) Yesterday, Tigers P Max Scherzer became the 16th pitcher in Tigers history with 1000+ SO and he ranks 8th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Scherzer is 51 SO above the league average in 2014, the 6th pitcher in Tigers history with 3+ consecutive years with 50+ SO and is 1 of 6 active pitchers to do it. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 27   10   3.74   32  32  187.2  231 11.08   1.27  16   7   0  13  10  Tigers       
2013 28   34   2.90   32  32  214.1  240 10.08   0.97  21   3   0  16   8  Tigers       
2014 29   16   3.24   23  23  153    171 10.06   1.20  13   4   0  10   7  Tigers       
CAREER    87   3.62  197 188 1172   1240  9.52   1.22  86  49   0  77  58  
LG AVG     0   4.29          1172    892  6.85   1.35  66  65 

TIGERS PITCHERS WITH 1000+ CAREER STRIKEOUTS

1    Mickey Lolich              2679   
2    Jack Morris                1980   
3    Justin Verlander           1781   
4    Hal Newhouser              1770   
5    Tommy Bridges              1674   
6    Jim Bunning                1406   
7    George Mullin              1380   
8    Hooks Dauss                1201   
9    Dizzy Trout                1199   
10   Denny McLain               1150   
11   Wild Bill Donovan          1079   
12   Virgil Trucks              1046   
13   John Hiller                1036   
14   Frank Lary                 1031   
T15  Max Scherzer               1000   
T15  Joe Coleman                1000   

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, TIGERS

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Hal Newhouser               617     1770     1153   
2    Tommy Bridges               592     1674     1082   
3    Mickey Lolich               539     2679     2140   
4    Jim Bunning                 359     1406     1047   
5    Justin Verlander            353     1781     1428   
6    Virgil Trucks               306     1046      740   
7    John Hiller                 305     1036      731   
8    Max Scherzer                280     1000      720   
9    Ted Gray                    216      676      460   
10   Jack Morris                 199     1980     1781   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 50+ STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, TIGERS

1    Hal Newhouser            1943-47    5   
T2   Mickey Lolich            1969-72    4   
T2   Justin Verlander         2009-12    4   
T4   Bobo Newsom              1939-41    3   
T4   Jim Bunning              1958-60    3   
T4   Max Scherzer             2012-14    3   
T7   Tommy Bridges            1935-36    2   
T7   Tommy Bridges            1939-40    2   
T7   Joe Coleman              1971-72    2   
T7   John Hiller              1973-74    2   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 50+ STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE PITCHERS

1    Justin Verlander         2009-12    4   
T2   Jake Peavy               2005-07    3   
T2   Scott Kazmir             2006-08    3   
T2   Tim Lincecum             2008-10    3   
T2   Yu Darvish               2012-14    3   
T2   Max Scherzer             2012-14    3   
T7   Jon Lester               2009-10    2   
T7   Brandon Morrow           2010-11    2   
T7   Craig Kimbrel            2011-12    2   
T7   Aroldis Chapman          2012-13    2   

3) Yesterday, Tigers RF Torii Hunter reached 1600 career SO. Hunter ranks 10th in American League history and his 11 years with 100+ SO is tied for 4th in American League history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   36   25   27   -2  .365  .451  .817  .664   6.00  .313  16   92    9  140  Angels       
2013   37   -2   11  -13  .334  .465  .800  .561   5.54  .304  17   84    3  144  Tigers       
2014   38  -10   -4   -6  .309  .459  .768  .463   4.35  .273  15   62    4   94  Tigers       
CAREER      67   60    7  .334  .466  .799  .522   5.16  .278 329 1289  193 2185  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .332  .428  .760  .500   4.90  .266 239 1060  143 

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS, AMERICAN LEAGUE

1    Reggie Jackson             2597   A's/Orioles/Yankees/Angels/A's
2    Jim Thome                  2135   Indians/White Sox/Twins/Indians/Orioles
3    Alex Rodriguez             2075   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
4    Jose Canseco               1942   A's/Rangers/Red Sox/A's/Blue Jays/Rays/Yankees/White Sox
5    Derek Jeter                1816   Yankees
6    Mickey Mantle              1710   Yankees
7    Harmon Killebrew           1699   Senators/Twins/Royals
8    Dwight Evans               1697   Red Sox/Orioles
9    Manny Ramirez              1656   Indians/Red Sox/White Sox/Rays
10   Torii Hunter               1601   Twins/Angels/Tigers

MOST SEASONS WITH 100+ STRIKEOUTS, AMERICAN LEAGUE

1    Reggie Jackson            18   
2    Alex Rodriguez            13   
3    Jim Thome                 12   
T4   Torii Hunter              11   
T4   Jose Canseco              11   
T6   Manny Ramirez             10   
T6   Nick Swisher              10   
T8   Danny Tartabull            9   
T8   Derek Jeter                9   
T8   Tim Salmon                 9   
T8   Travis Fryman              9   
T8   Carlos Delgado             9   

4) From Friday-yesterday, during the 4 game Giants-Mets series, Giants RF Hunter Pence became the 1st Giants player with 2 2B, 2 3B and 2 HR in a series since 1954 (Dusty Rhodes, 3 2B, 2 2B, 2 HR, in a 4 game series against the Cardinals). (Elias)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   29   -7    2   -9  .319  .425  .743  .511   4.56  .253  24  104    5  160  Phillies/Giants
2013   30   44   29   15  .339  .483  .822  .646   5.81  .283  27   99   22  162  Giants       
2014   31   24   23    1  .344  .478  .822  .662   6.03  .290  15   49   10  113  Giants       
CAREER     159  121   38  .339  .476  .815  .584   5.57  .286 180  664   99 1169  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .412  .741  .500   4.64  .260 126  528   81 

5) Yesterday, the Orioles team record tying streak of striking out 7+ times in 15 consecutive games ended (2012). (Orioles team notes)

6) Yesterday, Nationals CF Denard Span extended his streak of reaching base safely to 30 games, which is tied for 2nd in Nationals history (since the move) (Ryan Zimmerman, 2008, 43; Alfonso Soriano, 2006, 30) (Nationals team notes) and is tied for 20th in Expos/Nationals history. (playindex). Span has reached base safely 23 times above the league average in 2014, which is a new Nationals record for CF (since the move) and is 6th in Expos/Nationals history for CF. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   28   11    3    8  .342  .395  .738  .523   4.90  .283   4   41   17  128  Twins        
2013   29    8   -1    9  .327  .380  .707  .493   4.41  .279   4   47   20  153  Nationals    
2014   30   18   16    2  .354  .399  .752  .625   5.75  .296   1   25   23  101  Nationals    
CAREER      88   44   44  .351  .388  .740  .543   5.13  .285  28  302  133  843  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .411  .741  .500   4.66  .264  91  405   65 

MOST TIMES REACHED BASE ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, NATIONALS, CF

REACHED BASE                  YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Denard Span              2014       23      163      140   
2    Brad Wilkerson           2005       21      231      210   
3    Willie Harris            2009       18      142      124   
4    Nyjer Morgan             2009       15       82       67   
5    Bryce Harper             2012       13      202      189   
6    Ryan Church              2006       10       83       73   
7    Alex Escobar             2006        9       39       30   
8    Justin Maxwell           2009        2       35       33   
T9   Nook Logan               2006        1       33       32   
T9   Endy Chavez              2005        1        5        4   

MOST TIMES REACHED BASE SAFELY ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, EXPOS/NATIONALS, CF

REACHED BASE                  YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Tim Raines               1984       76      281      205   
T2   Pepe Mangual             1976       27      108       81   
T2   Brad Wilkerson           2002       27      221      194   
4    Andre Dawson             1980       25      228      203   
5    Andre Dawson             1981       24      161      137   
6    Denard Span              2014       23      163      140   
7    Brad Wilkerson           2005       21      231      210   
T8   Willie Harris            2009       18      142      124   
T8   Mitch Webster            1986       18      228      210   
T8   Marquis Grissom          1993       18      243      225   

7) The Rangers are 25+ games below .500 for the 1st time since the end of the 1985 season (currently 26). (Rangers team notes)

8) Yesterday, the Rangers tied their team record by using their 55th player of the season (2008). (Rangers team notes)

9) On Sunday, the Nationals tied their team record (since they moved to Washington) with 13 shutouts in a season (2012) (franchise record: 1979 Expos, 18). (Nationals team notes)

10) On Sunday, Nick Markakis led off the bottom of the 1st with a HR and the Orioles beat the Mariners, 1-0. It was the 1st time in Orioles history they won a 1-0 game that had a game leadoff HR. (Orioles team notes) The Orioles are 31 HR above the league average in 2014 and this is their 4th consecutive year above the league average in HR, which is the 5th longest streak in team history.

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE IN HOMERUNS, BROWNS/ORIOLES

1    Orioles                  1974-85   12   
2    Orioles                  1966-72    7   
3    Orioles                  1994-99    6   
4    Orioles                  1960-64    5   
5    Orioles                  2011-14    4   
6    Browns                   1944-46    3   
T7   Browns                   1922-23    2   
T7   Orioles                  1991-92    2   

11) On Sunday, in a 16-3 loss to the Twins, the White Sox tied their team record with 15 runs allowed by their bullpen (8/9/23, vs. A’s; 7/1/36, vs. Tigers) and the 18 hits their bullpen allowed was their most in a 9 inning game since 1974 (8/31, vs. Yankees, 20). (White Sox team notes)

12) On Sunday, Indians LF Michael Brantley became the 1st Indians hitter with multiple walkoff HRs in a season since Jim Thome (2001, 3). (Elias)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   25   -1   11  -12  .348  .402  .750  .568   5.03  .288   6   60   12  149  Indians      
2013   26    7    6    1  .332  .396  .728  .541   4.78  .284  10   73   17  151  Indians      
2014   27   32   35   -3  .383  .515  .898  .726   7.49  .324  16   71   13  108  Indians      
CAREER      13   35  -22  .339  .405  .744  .551   4.95  .285  42  283   69  622  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .318  .408  .726  .500   4.42  .254  69  276   43 

13) On July 30 (his last start prior to yesterday), Indians P Corey Kluber set the team record with his 10th start with 8+ SO and 1 or less BB (old: C.C. Sabathia, 2007, 7). (Indians team notes) Kluber is on pace to set the Indians record for single season SO/BB and ranks 2nd 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 26   -9   5.14   12  12   63     54  7.71   1.49   2   5   0   3   4  Indians      
2013 27    0   3.85   26  24  147.1  136  8.31   1.26  11   5   0   8   8  Indians      
2014 28   25   2.55   24  24  165.2  177  9.62   1.08  12   6   0  12   6  Indians      
CAREER    14   3.55   65  60  380.1  372  8.80   1.23  25  16   0  23  18  
LG AVG     0   3.89           380.1  327  7.74   1.29  21  21 

HIGHEST SO/BB, SINGLE SEASON, INDIANS

STRIKEOUTS/WALKS              YEAR    SO/BB   
XX   Corey Kluber             2014     5.06   
1    Addie Joss               1908     4.33   
2    Josh Tomlin              2011     4.24   
3    Sonny Siebert            1965     4.15   
4    Pedro Ramos              1963     4.12   
5    Ralph Terry              1965     3.65   
6    Luis Tiant               1968     3.62   
7    Dennis Eckersley         1977     3.54   
8    Luis Tiant               1967     3.27   
9    Addie Joss               1903     3.24   
10   Paul Byrd                2007     3.14   

HIGHEST SO/BB ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, INDIANS

STRIKEOUTS/WALKS              YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Addie Joss               1908     2.63     4.33     1.70   
XX   Corey Kluber             2014     2.38     5.06     2.67   
2    Sonny Siebert            1965     2.38     4.15     1.77   
3    Pedro Ramos              1963     2.27     4.12     1.85   
4    Dennis Eckersley         1977     2.00     3.54     1.54   
5    Josh Tomlin              2011     1.95     4.24     2.29   
6    Ralph Terry              1965     1.88     3.65     1.77   
7    Luis Tiant               1968     1.69     3.62     1.93   
8    Charles Nagy             1992     1.40     2.96     1.56   
9    Addie Joss               1903     1.39     3.24     1.85   
10   Len Barker               1981     1.24     2.76     1.52   

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