Stats report: Jose Altuve sets the Astros H above the league average record

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1) Yesterday, Astros 2B Jose Altuve set the Astros single season record for hits above the league average and became the 10th player in Astros history with 100+ career hits above the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   22   13    7    6  .340  .399  .740  .540   5.02  .290   7   37   33  147  Astros       
2013   23  -27  -20   -7  .316  .363  .678  .384   3.63  .283   5   52   35  152  Astros       
2014   24   27   32   -5  .374  .447  .821  .694   6.66  .339   6   41   46  121  Astros       
CAREER       4   10   -6  .337  .395  .732  .519   4.76  .299  20  142  121  477  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .321  .407  .728  .500   4.58  .255  56  227   33 

MOST HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, ASTROS

HITS                          YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jose Altuve              2014       57      173      116   
2    Rusty Staub              1967       54      182      128   
3    Craig Biggio             1998       52      210      158   
4    Jose Cruz                1983       51      189      138   
5    Bob Watson               1976       50      183      134   
T6   Jeff Bagwell             1994       49      147       98   
T6   Lance Berkman            2001       49      191      142   
8    Jose Cruz                1978       47      178      131   
9    Moises Alou              2000       44      161      117   
10   Derek Bell               1995       43      151      108   

MOST CAREER HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ASTROS

HITS                            DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jeff Bagwell                301     2314     2013   
2    Jose Cruz                   297     1937     1640   
3    Bob Watson                  260     1448     1188   
4    Craig Biggio                238     3060     2822   
5    Lance Berkman               212     1648     1436   
6    Cesar Cedeno                209     1659     1450   
7    Terry Puhl                  137     1357     1220   
8    Moises Alou                 121      513      392   
9    Enos Cabell                 107     1124     1017   
10   Jose Altuve                 101      578      477  

2) Yesterday, Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton moved into 2nd place on the Marlins career HR list and his 2014 season moved into the team’s top 10 single season HR list. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   22   47   41    6  .361  .608  .969  .728   8.09  .290  37   86    6  123  Marlins      
2013   23   19   19    0  .365  .480  .845  .632   6.14  .249  24   62    1  116  Marlins      
2014   24   58   48   10  .398  .566  .964  .757   8.20  .295  32   88   10  124  Marlins      
CAREER     181  144   37  .363  .541  .905  .678   6.93  .271 149  382   27  613  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .326  .403  .729  .500   4.62  .258  52  257   40 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS, MARLINS

1    Dan Uggla                   154   
2    Giancarlo Stanton           149   
3    Hanley Ramirez              148   
4    Mike Lowell                 143   
5    Miguel Cabrera              138   
6    Derrek Lee                  129   
7    Gary Sheffield              122   
8    Jeff Conine                 120   
9    Cliff Floyd                 110   
10   Preston Wilson              104   

MOST HOMERUNS, SINGLE SEASON, MARLINS

1    Gary Sheffield           1996       42   
2    Giancarlo Stanton        2012       37   
T3   Giancarlo Stanton        2011       34   
T3   Miguel Cabrera           2007       34   
T5   Dan Uggla                2010       33   
T5   Carlos Delgado           2005       33   
T5   Miguel Cabrera           2005       33   
T5   Miguel Cabrera           2004       33   
T5   Hanley Ramirez           2008       33   
T10  Giancarlo Stanton        2014       32   
T10  Dan Uggla                2008       32   
T10  Mike Jacobs              2008       32   
T10  Mike Lowell              2003       32   

3) Yesterday, Mark Teixeira reached 20 HR for the 11th time, which is tied for 4th among switch hitters. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Teixeira is 10 HR above the league average in 2014 and his 9 years with 20+ HR & 10+ above the league average is 4th among switch hitters. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) This was the latest in a non strike shortened year that the Yankees have had their 1st 20 HR hitter since 1992 (Matt Nokes, 9/6). (MLB.com)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   32   19   11    8  .332  .475  .807  .576   5.37  .251  24   84    2  123  Yankees      
2013   33   -3   -3    0  .270  .340  .609  .289   2.87  .151   3   12    0   15  Yankees      
2014   34    7    7    0  .333  .446  .779  .572   5.00  .235  20   53    1   90  Yankees      
CAREER     346  300   46  .366  .521  .888  .633   6.86  .275 361 1166   22 1602  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .423  .758  .500   5.07  .269 198  795  106 

MOST YEARS WITH 20+ HOMERUNS, SWITCH HITTERS

1    Eddie Murray              16   
T2   Mickey Mantle             14   
T2   Chipper Jones             14   
T4   Lance Berkman             11   
T4   Mark Teixeira             11   
T4   Carlos Beltran            11   
7    Chili Davis               10   
8    Nick Swisher               9   
T9   Reggie Smith               8   
T9   Jorge Posada               8   

MOST YEARS WITH 20+ HOMERUNS & 10+ HOMERUNS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SWITCH HITTERS

1    Mickey Mantle             14   
T2   Eddie Murray              12   
T2   Chipper Jones             12   
4    Mark Teixeira              9   
5    Lance Berkman              8   
T6   Carlos Beltran             7   
T6   Reggie Smith               7   
T8   Ted Simmons                5   
T8   Tony Clark                 5   
T8   Mickey Tettleton           5   
T8   Chili Davis                5   
T8   Bobby Bonilla              5   

4) Yesterday, Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy reached 40 2B and set the team record for 2B in a season by a C, while he already holds the record 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   26   10   12   -2  .368  .513  .881  .610   6.52  .320  12   58    4   96  Brewers      
2013   27    8   10   -2  .340  .455  .795  .559   5.40  .280  18   82    9  147  Brewers      
2014   28   25   27   -2  .369  .489  .858  .676   6.67  .303  13   58    4  116  Brewers      
CAREER      22   29   -7  .340  .440  .780  .548   5.25  .284  59  283   23  570  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .409  .739  .500   4.74  .262  59  236   36 

MOST DOUBLES, SINGLE SEASON, BREWERS

1    Jonathan Lucroy          2014       40   
2    Ted Simmons              1983       39   
3    Jason Kendall            2008       30   
4    Ted Simmons              1982       29   
T5   Damian Miller            2006       28   
T5   Dave Nilsson             1994       28   
T7   Damian Miller            2005       25   
T7   Johnny Estrada           2007       25   
T7   Jonathan Lucroy          2013       25   
10   Henry Blanco             2000       24   

MOST DOUBLES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, BREWERS

DOUBLES                       YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jonathan Lucroy          2014       21       40       19   
2    Ted Simmons              1983       14       39       25   
3    Charlie Moore            1975       11       20        9   
T4   Damian Miller            2006        9       28       19   
T4   Henry Blanco             2000        9       24       15   
6    Dave Nilsson             1994        7       28       21   
7    Darrell Porter           1973        6       19       13   
8    Ted Simmons              1982        5       29       24   
T9   Jim Sundberg             1984        4       19       15   
T9   Dave Valle               1994        4        6        2   

5) Yesterday, Brewers CF Carlos Gomez became the 3rd player in team history to have back to back years with 20+ HR and 20+ SB and the 3rd player to have 2 such years in his career. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26    0   -1    1  .305  .463  .768  .492   5.02  .260  19   51   37  137  Brewers      
2013   27   36   22   14  .338  .506  .843  .620   6.21  .284  24   73   40  147  Brewers      
2014   28   18   19   -1  .349  .489  .838  .628   5.93  .285  20   62   27  116  Brewers      
CAREER      23  -19   42  .311  .420  .730  .480   4.60  .260  88  333  197  939  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .415  .746  .500   4.81  .263  93  377   58 

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 20+ HOMERUNS & 20+ STOLEN BASES, BREWERS

T1   Corey Hart               2007-08    2   
T1   Ryan Braun               2011-12    2   
T1   Carlos Gomez             2013-14    2   

MOST YEARS WITH 20+ HOMERUNS & 20+ STOLEN BASES, BREWERS
1    Ryan Braun                 3   
T2   Carlos Gomez               2   
T2   Corey Hart                 2   
T4   Robin Yount                1   
T4   Jeromy Burnitz             1   
T4   Tommy Harper               1   
T4   Marquis Grissom            1   

6) Yesterday, Blue Jays RF Jose Bautista became the 4th player in Blue Jays history with 500+ career BB and he is 2nd vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Bautista’s 47 BB above the league average in 2014 is 9th in team history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   31   18   17    1  .358  .527  .886  .644   6.32  .241  27   65    5   92  Blue Jays    
2013   32   10   19   -9  .358  .498  .856  .618   6.18  .259  28   73    7  118  Blue Jays    
2014   33   31   35   -4  .408  .507  .915  .717   7.37  .291  23   74    5  119  Blue Jays    
CAREER     138  169  -31  .366  .489  .856  .616   6.31  .258 234  650   49 1214  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .331  .423  .754  .500   4.88  .265 128  528   77 

MOST CAREER WALKS, BLUE JAYS

1    Carlos Delgado              827   
2    Lloyd Moseby                547   
3    John Olerud                 514   
4    Jose Bautista               500   
5    Tony Fernandez              439   
6    Rance Mulliniks             416   
7    Vernon Wells                406   
8    Ernie Whitt                 403   
9    Willie Upshaw               390   
10   Fred McGriff                352   

WALKS                           DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Carlos Delgado              335      827      492   
2    Jose Bautista               258      500      242   
3    John Olerud                 206      514      308   
4    Fred McGriff                171      352      181   
5    Otto Velez                  132      278      146   
6    Rance Mulliniks             131      416      285   
7    Gregg Zaun                   96      250      154   
8    Edwin Encarnacion            88      298      210   
9    John Mayberry                87      257      170   
10   Lyle Overbay                 81      317      236   


WALKS                         YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jose Bautista            2011       90      132       42   
2    Carlos Delgado           2000       69      123       54   
T3   Fred McGriff             1989       65      119       54   
T3   John Olerud              1993       65      114       49   
5    Carlos Delgado           2003       59      109       50   
6    Carlos Delgado           2002       57      102       45   
7    Carlos Delgado           2001       56      111       55   
8    Jose Bautista            2010       49      100       51   
9    Jose Bautista            2014       47       82       35   
10   Fred McGriff             1990       44       94       50   

7) Yesterday, the Nationals beat the Pirates, to win their season series, 4-3. It was the 1st time in Nationals history (since the move) that they fell behind 0-3 in a 7 game season series and came back to win it. (Nationals team notes)

8) Yesterday, in the 1st game of their doubleheader against the Rockies, Reds P Aroldis Chapman became the 1st pitcher to face 4 batters and walk all of them since 2002 (Miguel Asencio, Royals vs. White Sox, 4/6, MLB debut) and joined Johnny Vander Meer (6/16/41, vs. Giants) as the only pitchers in Reds history to do it. (ESPN Stats & Information, playindex)

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    3   2.82   39   0   38.1   74 17.37   0.91   0   3  26   2   1  Reds         
CAREER    37   2.47  244   0  237    398 15.11   1.00  15  16 103  23   8  
LG AVG     0   3.89           237    206  7.83   1.30  13  13 

9) The Royals are 20-5 in their last 25 games, which is their best 25 game stretch since 1991. (Elias) Now that the Royals have done it, the only team in the majors that hasn’t had a 20-5 (or better) stretch in the past 20 years is the Pirates (1983). (Elias)

10) On Friday/yesterday, the White Sox scored 5+ runs in the 1st inning against the Blue Jays (6 on Friday, 2 yesterday) for the 1st time in the same series since 1979 (vs. Angels). (Elias) The White Sox have 7 RCAA in 2014, after having a negative figure for the past 7 years. If they can maintain their positive figure, they will end the 3rd longest negative RCAA streak in team history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH A NEGATIVE RCAA, WHITE SOX

1    White Sox                1927-50   24   
2    White Sox                1906-14    9   
3    White Sox                2007-13    7   
T4   White Sox                1921-25    5   
T4   White Sox                1966-70    5   
T4   White Sox                1984-88    5   
7    White Sox                1961-64    4   
T8   White Sox                1902-04    3   
T8   White Sox                1952-54    3   
T8   White Sox                1978-80    3   

11) Yesterday, Rockies RF Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle during the nightcap of their doubleheader with the Reds. Cuddyer became the 3rd player to hit for the cycle in both leagues (5/22/09, with Twins), joining Bob Watson (1977 Astros, 1979 Red Sox) and John Olerud (1997 Mets, 2001 Mariners). (MLB.com) All 12 of the cycles the Rockies have been involved in (7 for, 5 against) have been in Coors Field. (MLB.com)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   33  -15  -12   -3  .317  .489  .806  .406   4.94  .260  16   58    8  101  Rockies      
2013   34   21   33  -12  .389  .530  .919  .677   7.65  .331  20   84   10  130  Rockies      
2014   35    9    9    0  .376  .546  .922  .673   8.01  .331   6   19    3   33  Rockies      
CAREER      -2   66  -68  .346  .464  .810  .540   5.46  .278 183  742   73 1403  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .333  .423  .755  .500   4.99  .268 146  659   95 

12) Yesterday, Tigers LF Rajai Davis reached 30 SB for the 6th consecutive year, which is tied for the 3rd longest streak of any active player. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   31   -6   -7    1  .309  .378  .687  .447   4.07  .257   8   43   46  142  Blue Jays    
2013   32    0   -3    3  .312  .375  .687  .469   4.43  .260   6   24   45  108  Blue Jays    
2014   33    4    3    1  .327  .416  .743  .525   5.03  .289   6   38   30   99  Tigers       
CAREER     -18  -29   11  .318  .382  .699  .465   4.43  .271  33  262  298  920  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .328  .416  .744  .500   4.78  .261  84  357   54 

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 30+ STOLEN BASES, ACTIVE PLAYERS

1    Ichiro Suzuki            2001-08    8   
2    Chone Figgins            2004-10    7   
T3   Jimmy Rollins            2004-09    6   
T3   Rajai Davis              2009-14    6   
T5   Carl Crawford            2003-07    5   
T5   B.J. Upton               2008-12    5   
T5   Michael Bourn            2008-12    5   
T8   Carlos Beltran           2001-04    4   
T8   Jose Reyes               2005-08    4   
T8   Brian Roberts            2006-09    4   

13) Tigers LF Rajai Davis’s 30 SB season breaks the Tigers streak of 10 consecutive years without a player with 30+ SB, which was the 4th time the Tigers have had a 10+ year streak. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) The Tigers’s just ended streak is tied for the 3rd longest streak in the majors since 2000 and had been tied, with the Cardinals, for the longest such current streak in the majors. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITHOUT A PLAYER WITH 30+ STOLEN BASES, TIGERS

1    Tigers                   1933-60   28   
2    Tigers                   1962-75   14   
3    Tigers                   1919-30   12   
4    Tigers                   2004-13   10   
5    Tigers                   1992-96    5   
6    Tigers                   1902-05    4   
7    Tigers                   1980-82    3   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITHOUT A PLAYER WITH 30+ STOLEN BASES, SINCE 2000

T1   Pirates                  2000-09   10   
T1   Tigers                   2004-13   10   
T1   Cardinals                2004-13   10   
4    A's                      2000-08    9   
5    Giants                   2000-06    7   
T6   Padres                   2000-05    6   
T6   Diamondbacks             2001-06    6   
T6   Twins                    2002-07    6   
T6   Blue Jays                2002-07    6   
T6   Royals                   2004-09    6   
T6   Brewers                  2005-10    6   
T6   Braves                   2006-11    6   
T6   Giants                   2008-13    6   
T6   Diamondbacks             2008-13    6  
 
LONGEST ACTIVE STREAKS WITHOUT A PLAYER WITH 30+ STOLEN BASES

1    Cardinals                2004-13   10   
T2   Giants                   2008-13    6   
T2   Diamondbacks             2008-13    6   
4    Rockies                  2009-13    5   
5    Nationals                2011-13    3   
T6   Mariners                 2012-13    2   
T6   Yankees                  2012-13    2   

14) Yesterday, Cubs SS Starlin Castro became the 4th SS in Cubs history with 50+ career HR. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) This is Castro’s 4th consecutive year with 10+ HR and the 1st time that he’s been above league average in such a season (1). If finishes the season below league average, he will tie the team record for most consecutive years with 10+ HR & a HR total below the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   22   -4   -3   -1  .323  .430  .753  .487   4.63  .283  14   78   25  162  Cubs         
2013   23  -40  -36   -4  .284  .347  .631  .296   3.05  .245  10   44    9  161  Cubs         
2014   24   10    3    7  .333  .433  .766  .524   4.71  .286  13   64    4  123  Cubs         
CAREER     -29  -32    3  .324  .409  .733  .462   4.37  .283  50  293   70  729  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .329  .409  .738  .500   4.75  .262  80  355   55 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS, CUBS, SS

1    Ernie Banks                 298   
2    Shawon Dunston              107   
3    Roy Smalley                  52   
4    Starlin Castro               50   
5    Alex Gonzalez                41   
6    Jose Hernandez               38   
7    Joe Tinker                   28   
8    Andre Rodgers                22   
9    Ricky Gutierrez              21   
10   Billy Jurges                 20   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 10+ HOMERUNS AND BELOW THE LEAGUE AVERAGE IN HOMERUNS, CUBS

1    Mark Grace               1997-00    4   
T2   Gene Baker               1954-56    3   
T2   Starlin Castro           2011-13    3   
T4   Jose Cardenal            1973-74    2   
T4   Bill Buckner             1979-80    2   
T4   Keith Moreland           1985-86    2   
T4   Ryne Sandberg            1986-87    2   
T4   Brian McRae              1995-96    2   
T4   Ricky Gutierrez          2000-01    2   
T4   Corey Patterson          2004-05    2   
T4   Kosuke Fukudome          2008-09    2   

15) Yesterday, Reds CF Billy Hamilton became the 3rd Reds rookie to have 45 SB in a season and he already holds the team record vs. the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   22    6    5    1  .429  .474  .902  .884  13.50  .368   0    1   13   13  Reds         
2014   23    2    0    2  .301  .396  .697  .504   4.17  .271   6   43   45  118  Reds         
CAREER       8    5    3  .306  .399  .705  .539   4.52  .275   6   44   58  131  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .318  .404  .722  .500   4.15  .251  15   51    8 

MOST STOLEN BASES, SINGLE SEASON, REDS, ROOKIES

STOLEN BASES                  YEAR     SB     
1    Bob Bescher              1909       54   
2    Chris Sabo               1988       46   
3    Billy Hamilton           2014       45   
4    Jimmy Barrett            1900       44   
T5   Dick Egan                1909       39   
T5   Gary Redus               1983       39   
7    Evar Swanson             1929       33   
8    Tracy Jones              1987       31   
9    Fred Odwell              1904       30   
10   Sammy Bohne              1921       26   

MOST STOLEN BASES ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, REDS, ROOKIES

STOLEN BASES                  YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Billy Hamilton           2014       38       45        7   
2    Bob Bescher              1909       36       54       18   
3    Chris Sabo               1988       30       46       16   
4    Gary Redus               1983       25       39       14   
5    Evar Swanson             1929       24       33        9   
T6   Tracy Jones              1987       20       31       11   
T6   Jimmy Barrett            1900       20       44       24   
T6   Dick Egan                1909       20       39       19   
9    Pokey Reese              1997       15       25       10   
10   Jacob Brumfield          1993       14       20        6   

16) Orioles RF Nick Markakis has 10+ HR (10) and is below league average in HR (3 below) for the 6th consecutive year, with is tied for the 2nd longest streak in history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   28   11   14   -3  .363  .471  .834  .597   6.14  .298  13   54    1  104  Orioles      
2013   29  -10  -11    1  .329  .356  .685  .436   4.03  .271  10   59    1  160  Orioles      
2014   30   15   17   -2  .359  .406  .766  .615   5.47  .294  10   40    4  122  Orioles      
CAREER      82  113  -31  .360  .438  .798  .568   5.68  .292 137  648   61 1332  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .332  .417  .749  .500   4.89  .267 164  652   91 

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 10+ HOMERUNS & BELOW THE LEAGUE AVERAGE IN HR

1    Ray Durham               1996-02    7   
T2   Jeff Cirillo             1996-01    6   
T2   Edgar Renteria           1999-04    6   
T2   Derek Jeter              2005-10    6   
T2   Nick Markakis            2009-14    6   
T6   Al Dark                  1950-54    5   
T6   Johnny Logan             1955-59    5   
T6   Mark Grace               1997-01    5   
T6   Joe Randa                1999-03    5   
T6   Shannon Stewart          2001-05    5   
T6   Martin Prado             2009-13    5   

17) On Saturday, the A’s lost sole possession of 1st place (virtual tie with Angels), after having it for 106 consecutive days (since April 28). That is the 5th longest such streak in Oakland history and the longest since the 1988 American League Champions (final 164 days of the season). (A’s team notes)

18) On Friday-Saturday, the Mets won back to back games, while getting 4 or less hits in each of them, for the 4th time in team history (1976, twice; 1989). (Mets team notes)

19) A’s utilityman Alberto Callaspo is the 1st A’s player to start 10+ games at 4 different positions (DH: 32, 2B: 29, 1B: 16, 3B: 14) since Jason Giambi (1996). (A’s team notes)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   29    5    2    3  .331  .361  .692  .518   4.30  .252  10   53    4  138  Angels       
2013   30   -6   -2   -4  .333  .369  .702  .484   4.21  .258  10   58    0  136  Angels/A's
2014   31  -12  -15    3  .302  .300  .602  .311   2.70  .234   3   36    0  100  A's          
CAREER     -16  -32   16  .332  .373  .704  .466   4.25  .269  50  351   22  969  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .327  .411  .739  .500   4.58  .262  90  397   59 

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Around the majors report: August 18, 2014
Game recaps: Jose Altuve has 4 hits
News report: Brian McCann comes off the concussion DL
Legends of the Game: Current 1-10 year H leaders