Stats report: Aroldis Chapman’s record SO streak ends

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1) Yesterday, Reds P Aroldis Chapman’s major league record streak of 49 consecutive relief appearances with a SO ended. During Chapman’s streak, his SO/H ratio was 5.00 (100 SO, 20 H). (@AceballStats) By comparison to Chapman’s streak, Mariano Rivera’s 3 best streaks combined were 50 and Billy Wagner’s 2 best was 48. (@AceballStats) Chapman is 8th in Reds history for SO above the league average and is 2nd among pitchers who never started a game. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

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    7   1.88   38   0   38.1   74 17.37   0.81   0   3  26   2   1  Reds         
CAREER    41   2.32  243   0  237    398 15.11   0.99  15  16 103  23   8  
LG AVG     0   3.89           237    206  7.83   1.30  13  13 

MOST CONSECUTIVE RELIEF APPEARANCES WITH A STRIKEOUT

1    Aroldis Chapman  2013-14  49
2    Bruce Sutter     1977     39
3    Eric Gagne       2003-04  35
4    Aroldis Chapman  2011-12  34
5    Jeff Montgomery  1989     32
6    Lee Smith        1988     30
T7   John Hiller      1976     29
T7   Brad Lidge       2004-05  29
T7   Koji Uehara      2013-14  29
T10  Billy McCool     1966     28
T10  Ugueth Urbina    1997-98  28

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, REDS

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Johnny Vander Meer          489     1251      762   
2    Mario Soto                  430     1449     1019   
3    Jim Maloney                 407     1592     1185   
4    Rob Dibble                  332      619      287   
5    Ewell Blackwell             298      819      521   
6    Jose Rijo                   279     1251      972   
7    Jakie May                   220      532      312   
8    Aroldis Chapman             192      398      206   
9    Dolf Luque                  165      970      805   
10   Paul Derringer              143     1062      919   

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, REDS, 0 STARTS

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE     GS     
1    Rob Dibble                  332      619      287        0   
2    Aroldis Chapman             192      398      206        0   
3    Doug Bair                    75      255      180        0   
4    Scott Sullivan               70      564      494        0   
5    Jeff Brantley                60      217      157        0   
T6   Stan Belinda                 57      211      154        0   
T6   Rob Murphy                   57      210      153        0   
8    Bill Henry                   56      224      168        0   
9    John Franco                  36      367      331        0   
10   Bill Bray                    33      172      139        0   

2) Yesterday, Tigers 2B Miguel Cabrera passed 450 career 2B. Cabrera is the 12th active player to reach 450 doubles and is 4th vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Cabrera is the reigning major league leader for 2B over a 10 year span (2004-13, 391), but trails Robinson Cano, 403-399, in his attempt to repeat as 10-year leader. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   29   57   59   -2  .393  .606  .999  .736   8.24  .330  44  139    4  161  Tigers       
2013   30   72   84  -12  .442  .636 1.078  .812  10.79  .348  44  137    3  148  Tigers       
2014   31   29   23    6  .370  .512  .883  .647   6.59  .309  17   86    1  119  Tigers       
CAREER     478  558  -80  .397  .564  .961  .710   8.03  .320 382 1346   37 1779  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .334  .429  .763  .500   4.94  .265 190  811  109 

ACTIVE PLAYERS WITH 450+ CAREER DOUBLES

1    Bobby Abreu                 574   Astros/Phillies/Yankees/Angels/Dodgers/Mets
2    Albert Pujols               555   Cardinals/Angels
3    David Ortiz                 542   Twins/Red Sox
4    Derek Jeter                 538   Yankees
5    Alex Rodriguez              519   Mariners/Rangers/Yankees
6    Adrian Beltre               517   Dodgers/Mariners/Red Sox/Rangers
7    Alfonso Soriano             481   Yankees/Rangers/Nationals/Cubs/Yankees
8    Jimmy Rollins               476   Phillies
9    Carlos Beltran              466   Royals/Astros/Mets/Giants/Cardinals/Yankees
10   Torii Hunter                465   Twins/Angels/Tigers
11   Aramis Ramirez              455   Pirates/Cubs/Brewers
12   Miguel Cabrera              451   Marlins/Tigers

MOST CAREER DOUBLES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE PLAYERS

DOUBLES                         DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Albert Pujols               170      555      385   Cardinals/Angels
2    Bobby Abreu                 133      574      441   Astros/Phillies/Yankees/Angels/Dodgers/Mets
3    Robinson Cano               126      403      277   Yankees/Mariners
4    Miguel Cabrera              123      451      328   Marlins/Tigers
5    David Ortiz                 102      542      440   Twins/Red Sox
6    Matt Holliday               101      403      302   Rockies/A's/Cardinals
7    David Wright                 89      371      282   Mets
8    Brian Roberts                85      367      282   Orioles/Yankees
9    Joey Votto                   80      243      163   Reds
10   Lyle Overbay                 79      351      272   Diamondbacks/Brewers/Blue Jays/Pirates/Diamondbacks/Braves/Yankees/Brewers

3) Mariners 2B Robinson Cano is the 3rd 2B in MLB history with 400+ doubles over a 10 year span. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   29   53   47    6  .379  .550  .929  .706   7.33  .313  33   94    3  161  Yankees      
2013   30   39   41   -2  .383  .516  .899  .686   7.20  .314  27  107    7  160  Yankees      
2014   31   35   35    0  .398  .476  .874  .728   7.22  .330  11   67    9  116  Mariners     
CAREER     255  215   40  .359  .502  .861  .612   6.25  .311 215  889   47 1490  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .331  .416  .747  .500   4.88  .265 179  714   99 

MOST DOUBLES OVER A 10 YEAR SPAN, 2B

DOUBLES                       YEARS         2B
1    Charlie Gehringer        1929-38      416   Tigers
2    Charlie Gehringer        1928-37      413   Tigers
3    Rogers Hornsby           1920-29      405   Cardinals/Giants/Braves/Cubs
4    Robinson Cano            2005-14      403   Yankees/Mariners
5    Charlie Gehringer        1927-36      402   Tigers
6    Charlie Gehringer        1930-39      400   Tigers
7    Charlie Gehringer        1931-40      386   Tigers
8    Jeff Kent                1997-06      383   Giants/Astros/Dodgers
T9   Jeff Kent                1998-07      381   Giants/Astros/Dodgers
T9   Charlie Gehringer        1932-41      381   Tigers

4) Yesterday, White Sox 1B Jose Abreu became the 8th rookie in White Sox history, and the 1st since 1983, to have 250 total bases and he is the 1st rookie in team history to have 100 total bases above the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   27   38   36    2  .361  .600  .962  .729   7.54  .304  31   89    1  107  White Sox    
CAREER      38   36    2  .361  .600  .962  .729   7.54  .304  31   89    1  107  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .322  .386  .708  .500   4.39  .253  11   46    6 

MOST TOTAL BASES, WHITE SOX, ROOKIES

1    Smead Jolley             1930      303   
2    Pete Ward                1963      289   
3    Tommie Agee              1966      281   
4    Zeke Bonura              1934      278   
5    Ron Kittle               1983      262   
6    Minnie Minoso            1951      257   
7    Rip Radcliff             1935      252   
8    Jose Abreu               2014      251   
9    Chris Singleton          1999      243   
T10  Earl Sheely              1921      241   
T10  Bill Melton              1969      241   

MOST TOTAL BASES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, WHITE SOX, ROOKIES

TOTAL BASES                   YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jose Abreu               2014      100      251      151   
2    Zeke Bonura              1934       75      278      203   
3    Minnie Minoso            1951       70      257      187   
4    Pete Ward                1963       66      289      223   
5    Ron Kittle               1983       59      262      203   
6    Smead Jolley             1930       53      303      250   
T7   Carlos May               1969       42      179      137   
T7   Tommie Agee              1966       42      281      239   
T9   Floyd Robinson           1961       38      201      163   
T9   Ralph Hodgin             1943       38      169      131   

5) Yesterday, Reds P Johnny Cueto became the 8th pitcher in Reds history with multiple 30+ RSAA seasons (also 2012, 34). (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 26   34   2.78   33  33  217    170  7.05   1.17  19   9   0  19   9  Reds         
2013 27    6   2.82   11  11   60.2   51  7.57   1.05   5   2   0   4   3  Reds         
2014 28   30   2.06   26  26  187.2  187  8.97   0.91  15   6   0  15   6  Reds         
CAREER    94   3.29  186 186 1152.1  940  7.34   1.19  80  54   0  79  55  
LG AVG     0   4.03          1152.1  971  7.59   1.34  64  65 

REDS PITCHERS WITH MULTIPLE 30+ RSAA SEASONS

T1   Noodles Hahn               3   
T1   Eppa Rixey                 3   
T3   Jim Maloney                2   
T3   Dolf Luque                 2   
T3   Bucky Walters              2   
T3   Johnny Cueto               2   
T3   Ewell Blackwell            2   
T3   Jose Rijo                  2   

6) Yesterday, Indians P Corey Kluber moved into the Indians top 10 single season list with his 8th 10+ SO game and he passed Len Barker to move into sole possession of 10th place on the team’s career list. playindex) Kluber became the 3rd different Indians pitcher to have 10+ SO and 1 R or less in 6+ starts in a season (Sam McDowell: 1965, 9; 1968, 7; 1966, 6; Herb Score, 1956, 6). (Elias) Kluber can become the 1st Indians pitcher to lead the American League Central in SO since the team’s pitchers had a 5 year streak, from 1998-2002. (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   28   2.41   26  26  179.1  197  9.89   1.07  13   6   0  13   6  Indians      
CAREER    17   3.45   67  62  394    392  8.95   1.22  26  16   0  24  18  
LG AVG     0   3.86           394    339  7.74   1.28  22  22 

MOST GAMES WITH 10+ STRIKEOUTS, SINGLE SEASON, INDIANS

1   Sam McDowell      1965  17
2   Sam McDowell      1968  13
3   Bob Feller        1946  12
4   Herb Score        1956  11
T5  Sam McDowell      1969  10
T5  Sam McDowell      1970  10
T7  Sam McDowell      1966   9
T7  Luis Tiant        1968   9
T9  Herb Score        1955   8
T9  Dennis Eckersley  1976   8
T9  Corey Kluber      2014   8

MOST CAREER GAMES WITH 10+ STRIKEOUTS, INDIANS
1   Sam McDowell      74
2   Bob Feller        51
3   Herb Score        26
4   Luis Tiant        24
5   C.C. Sabathia     16
6   Bartolo Colon     14
7   Dennis Eckersley  13
8   Gaylord Perry     12
9   Sonny Siebert     11
10  Corey Kluber      10

INDIANS PITCHERS WHO LED THE AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL IN STRIKEOUTS

1998--Bartolo Colon               158   Indians
1999--Dave Burba                  174   Indians
2000--Bartolo Colon               212   Indians
2001--Bartolo Colon               201   Indians
2002--C.C. Sabathia               149   Indians
2014--Corey Kluber                197   Indians

7) Yesterday, the Rays became the 4th team in MLB history to reach .500 after being 18+ games under .500 and are attempting to become the 1st one to then finish above .500. (1899 Louisville Colonels, were 16-38, 22 under on 6/20, got up to 73-73, finished 75-77; 2006 Marlins, were 11-31, 20 under on 5/21, got to 68-68, finished 78-84; 2004 Rays, were 10=28, 18 under on 5/19, got up to 35-35, finished 70-91). (Rays team notes)

8) Yesterday, Yankees SS Derek Jeter had his 96th career multi hit game against the Rays, which extends his record. (playindex)

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  -28   -8  -20  .323  .328  .651  .425   3.59  .273   3   31    8  107  Yankees      
CAREER      94  378 -284  .379  .442  .821  .599   6.24  .311 259 1292  356 2709  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .334  .426  .761  .500   4.99  .267 349 1397  192 

MOST MULTI HIT GAMES VS. THE RAYS

1   Derek Jeter      96
2   Alex Rodriguez   57
3   David Ortiz      55
4   Robinson Cano    54
5   Brian Roberts    53
6   Manny Ramirez    52
7   Johnny Damon     51
8   Bernie Williams  48
9   Ichiro Suzuki    46
10  Hideki Matsui    44

(no, I didn't limit the search to either teammates/ex teammates of Jeter and his Red Sox rivals. It just turned out that way.)

9) Yesterday, Yankees DH Carlos Beltran became the 1st Yankees player to start 25+ games as DH since 1999 (Chili Davis, 40). (Elias)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   35   13   20   -7  .346  .495  .842  .610   5.98  .269  32   97   13  151  Cardinals    
2013   36   27   26    1  .339  .491  .830  .654   5.93  .296  24   84    2  145  Cardinals    
2014   37   -3   -2   -1  .296  .429  .724  .481   4.08  .240  14   45    3   87  Yankees      
CAREER     356  330   26  .356  .493  .849  .611   6.50  .281 372 1372  311 2151  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .337  .425  .762  .500   5.06  .268 247 1057  146 

10) Yesterday, Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre became the 10th 3B with 250+ career hits above the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia). Beltre became the 5th 3B with 30 4+ hit games. (playindex)

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   17   25   -8  .375  .504  .878  .678   6.77  .321  17   64    1  108  Rangers      
CAREER     233  180   53  .336  .479  .815  .561   5.61  .284 393 1371  117 2384  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .333  .427  .760  .500   4.89  .264 277 1129  162 

MOST CAREER HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, 3B

HITS                            DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Wade Boggs                  703     2892     2189   Red Sox/Yankees/Rays
2    George Brett                462     2095     1633   Royals
3    Home Run Baker              357     1838     1481   A's/Yankees
4    Chipper Jones               345     2376     2031   Braves
5    George Kell                 319     1988     1669   A's/Tigers/Red Sox/White Sox/Orioles
6    Stan Hack                   300     2172     1872   Cubs
7    Bill Madlock                286     1714     1428   Rangers/Cubs/Giants/Pirates/Dodgers
8    David Wright                283     1685     1402   Mets
9    Carney Lansford             278     2074     1796   Angels/Red Sox/A's
10   Adrian Beltre               253     2558     2305   Dodgers/Mariners/Red Sox/Rangers

MOST GAMES WITH 4+ HITS AS A 3B

1   Wade Boggs        58
2   George Brett      46
3   Pie Traynor       45
4   Stan Hack         33
5   Adrian Beltre     30
6   Chipper Jones     28
7   Fred Lindstrom    27
T8  Brooks Robinson   26
T8  Carney Lansford   26
T8  George Kell       26

11) Yesterday, Padres P Tyson Ross’s team record tying streak of 10 consecutive starts with 6+ IP and 2 or fewer ER ended (Joe McIntosh, 1974-75; Andrew Cashner, 2013-14). (Padres team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 25  -22   6.50   18  13   73.1   46  5.65   1.81   2  11   0   4   9  A's          
2013 26    3   3.17   35  16  125    119  8.57   1.15   3   8   0   6   5  Padres       
2014 27   14   2.70   26  26  166.2  162  8.75   1.19  11  11   0  13   9  Padres       
CAREER    -6   3.72  114  63  440.1  383  7.83   1.32  20  37   1  29  28  
LG AVG     0   3.60           440.1  372  7.60   1.26  24  25 

12) Yesterday, the Astros won a game for the 1st time in Fenway Park, ending a 8 game losing streak. (Astros team notes)

13) Yesterday, Phillies P Cole Hamels’s streak of 5 consecutive starts with 7+ IP and 1 ER or less ended, 1 shy of the team record (Grover Cleveland Alexander, 1916; Elmer Jacobs, 1918; Steve Carlton, 1972). (Phillies team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 28   20   3.05   31  31  215.1  216  9.03   1.12  17   6   0  14   9  Phillies     
2013 29    9   3.60   33  33  220    202  8.26   1.16   8  14   0  12  10  Phillies     
2014 30   20   2.44   22  22  151.1  149  8.86   1.13   6   6   0   8   4  Phillies     
CAREER   159   3.30  267 266 1748   1658  8.54   1.14 105  80   0 111  74  
LG AVG     0   4.11          1748   1431  7.37   1.34  97  99 

14) The Orioles 7 1/2 game lead coming into yesterday’s games (which is still the same as it was) was their largest since 1997 (9/13, also 7 1/2, won the AL East title). (Orioles team notes)

15) On Wednesday, Phillies P Ken Giles set the team record with 37 SO in his 1st 25 IP of the season (old: Billy Wagner, 2004, 36) (this was Giles’s 1st 25 career IP). (Phillies team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2014 23    7   1.33   25   0   27     38 12.67   0.85   2   0   0   2   0  Phillies     
CAREER     7   1.33   25   0   27     38 12.67   0.85   2   0   0   2   0  
LG AVG     0   3.62            27     24  8.09   1.25   1   2 

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