Stats report: Marlins tie the interleague winning streak record

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1) Yesterday, the Marlins tied the MLB record with a 13 game interleague winning streak, tying the 2004 Rays and 2003-04 Yankees. (Marlins team notes)

2) Yesterday, the Rays were shut out for the 3rd consecutive game, for the 1st time in team history. (Rays team notes) The Rays are last in the AL in runs scored and this would be the 5th time in team history they did that. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) The Rays are 52 runs below league average and are on pace for 127 below, which would rank 3rd worst in team history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

RAYS TEAMS THAT WERE LAST IN THE AL IN RUNS

1998--Rays                        620   
2000--Rays                        733   
2001--Rays                        672   
2006--Rays                        689   
2014--Rays                        236   

MOST RUNS SCORED BELOW THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, RAYS

RUNS                          YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Rays                     1998     -200      620      820   
2    Rays                     2000     -128      733      861   
3    Rays                     2002     -120      673      793   
4    Rays                     2001     -115      672      787   
5    Rays                     2006     -114      689      803   
6    Rays                     2004      -86      714      800   
7    Rays                     2003      -79      715      794   
8    Rays                     1999      -68      772      840   
9    Rays                     2014      -52      236      288   
10   Rays                     2012      -24      697      721   

3) Yesterday, the Red Sox beat the Orioles, 1-0, in the 1st 1-0 game in Camden Yards since 2007. the streak of 574 consecutive games without a 1-0 score is the 2nd longest in MLB history for a stadium (Coors Field 1995-2005, 846). (Elias)

4) Yesterday, Cardinals P Adam Wainwright had his 7th start this season with 7+ IP and 0 R, which ties the MLB record for the most such starts over a pitcher’s 1st 15 starts of the season (Three Finger Brown, 1908 Cubs; Harry Krause, 1909 A’s; Don Drysdale, 1968 Dodgers). (Elias) It was Wainwright’s 28th career game with 7+ IP, 0 R, which moved him into a tie for 4th in Cardinals history. (playindex) Wainwright ranks 3rd in NL history for career IP, among pitchers whose NL ERA was at least 1.00 better than league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 30    0   3.94   32  32  198.2  184  8.34   1.25  14  13   0  13  14  Cardinals    
2013 31   15   2.94   34  34  241.2  219  8.16   1.07  19   9   0  16  12  Cardinals    
2014 32   17   2.15   14  14  100.1   91  8.16   0.93   9   3   0   9   3  Cardinals    
CAREER   144   3.05  262 199 1415   1218  7.75   1.17 108  60   3 105  63  
LG AVG     0   4.08          1415   1142  7.26   1.35  78  80 

MOST CAREER IP, NATIONAL LEAGUE, ERA 1.00+ BETTER THAN LEAGUE AVERAGE

INNINGS PITCHED                 IP       ERA     ERA VS LG
1    Randy Johnson            1866.1     2.92     1.42   Expos/Astros/Diamondbacks/Giants
2    Kevin Brown              1600       2.60     1.75   Marlins/Padres/Dodgers
3    Adam Wainwright          1415       3.05     1.03   Cardinals
4    Chris Carpenter          1348.2     3.07     1.10   Cardinals
5    Jake Peavy               1342.2     3.29     1.03   Padres
6    Brandon Webb             1319.2     3.27     1.08   Diamondbacks
7    John Franco              1245.2     2.89     1.06   Reds/Mets/Astros
8    Clayton Kershaw          1228.1     2.62     1.33   Dodgers
9    John Tudor               1160.1     2.66     1.00   Pirates/Cardinals/Dodgers/Cardinals
10   Trevor Hoffman           1089.1     2.87     1.42   Marlins/Padres/Brewers

MOST CAREER GAMES, 7+ IP, 0 R, CARDINALS

1   Bob Gibson       56
2   Bill Doak        31
3   Chris Carpenter  30
T4  Mort Cooper      28
T4  Adam Wainwright  28

5) Yesterday, Diamondbacks P Bronson Arroyo extended his streak to 113 consecutive starts with 3 or fewer BB and moved into the 6th place for the longest streak in MLB history (since 1914). (playindex) Arroyo has allowed 217 less BB than league average, which ranks 4th among active pitchers. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 35   10   3.74   32  32  202    129  5.75   1.21  12  10   0  12  10  Reds         
2013 36   -1   3.79   32  32  202    124  5.52   1.15  14  12   0  13  13  Reds         
2014 37   -4   4.22   13  13   81     46  5.11   1.30   6   4   0   4   6  Diamondbacks 
CAREER    35   4.19  404 368 2359.2 1525  5.82   1.29 144 131   1 141 134  
LG AVG     0   4.20          2359.2 1838  7.01   1.36 131 133 

MOST CONSECUTIVE STARTS WITH 3 OR LESS WALKS

1  Bob Tewksbury    1989-98  244
2  Carlos Silva     2003-08  150
3  Brad Radke       2003-06  123
4  Lew Burdette     1958-62  119
5  Don Newcombe     1954-58  114
6  Bronson Arroyo   2010-    113
7  Roy Halladay     2008-11  112
8  Greg Maddux      1995-98  106
T9  Rick Reed       2000-03   99
T9  Rick Porcello   2010=13   99

MOST CAREER WALKS BETTER THAN LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE PITCHERS

WALKS                           DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Mark Buehrle                382      680     1062   White Sox/Marlins/Blue Jays
2    Dan Haren                   321      440      761   Cardinals/A's/Diamondbacks/Angels/Nationals/Dodgers
3    Cliff Lee                   299      461      760   Indians/Phillies/Mariners/Rangers/Phillies
4    Bronson Arroyo              217      641      858   Pirates/Red Sox/Reds/Diamondbacks
5    Tim Hudson                  207      857     1064   A's/Braves/Giants
6    James Shields               202      429      631   Rays/Royals
7    Kyle Lohse                  192      615      807   Twins/Reds/Phillies/Cardinals/Brewers
8    Cole Hamels                 185      414      599   Phillies
9    Zack Greinke                177      442      619   Royals/Brewers/Angels/Dodgers
10   Ricky Nolasco               175      328      503   Marlins/Dodgers/Twins

6) Yesterday, the Yankees extended their streak to 11 consecutive games without scoring 5+ runs, which is the team’s longest since 1991 (12 games). (Elias)

7) Yesterday, Mets C Taylor Teagarden became the 2nd player in team history to hit a grand slam in his Mets debut (Collin Cowgill, 2013). (ESPN Stats & Information)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   28   -5   -5    0  .226  .316  .542  .174   2.12  .158   2    9    0   22  Orioles      
2013   29   -6   -6    0  .180  .300  .480  .119   1.56  .167   2    5    0   23  Orioles      
2014   30   -1   -1    0  .250 1.000 1.250  .000   0.00  .250   1    4    0    1  Mets         
CAREER     -22  -23    1  .266  .395  .661  .332   3.49  .206  21   67    0  164  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .418  .748  .500   4.81  .263  16   65   10 

8) Yesterday, Phillies P Jonathan Papelbon got his 300th career “save”.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 31   11   2.44   70   0   70     92 11.83   1.06   5   6  38   8   3  Phillies     
2013 32    7   2.92   61   0   61.2   57  8.32   1.14   5   1  29   4   2  Phillies     
2014 33    6   1.48   25   0   24.1   20  7.40   1.07   1   1  14   2   0  Phillies     
CAREER   131   2.37  552   3  585.1  678 10.42   1.04  34  27 300  45  16  
LG AVG     0   4.21           585.1  451  6.94   1.36  33  33 

9) The Mets are scheduled to have just 8 home games in June, a figure that would tie the team record for fewest home games in a month (min: 25 games) (May 2000). (Elias)

10) On Monday, Astros P Tony Sipp became the 3rd pitcher in team history to make an appearance in the OF (Scott Elarton, 1999; Wesley Wright, 2011 & 2012; each time 1 game). (Astros team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 28   -3   4.42   63   0   55     51  8.35   1.27   1   2   1   1   2  Indians      
2013 29   -5   4.78   56   0   37.2   42 10.04   1.51   3   2   0   2   3  Diamondbacks 
2014 30    2   2.70   13   0   13.1   19 12.83   0.68   0   0   0   0   0  Astros       
CAREER     5   3.78  317   0  271.1  286  9.49   1.27  14   9   2  12  11  
LG AVG     0   4.10           271.1  214  7.11   1.33  15  15 

11) On Monday, the Twins got back to back HR from their leadoff and #2 men in the 1st inning for the 4th time in team history (last: 8/19/02). (Twins team notes) Since 1992, the Twins have only been above league average in HR once and 2014 would give them their 3rd streak of 10+ years below league average in franchise history. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

HOMERUNS                        DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1992--Twins                       -22      104      126   
1993--Twins                       -29      121      150   
1994--Twins                       -23      103      126   
1995--Twins                       -35      120      155   
1996--Twins                       -77      118      195   
1997--Twins                       -45      132      177   
1998--Twins                       -66      115      181   
1999--Twins                       -84      105      189   
2000--Twins                       -77      116      193   
2001--Twins                       -13      164      177   
2002--Twins                        -9      167      176   
2003--Twins                       -24      155      179   
2004--Twins                         4      191      187   
2005--Twins                       -43      134      177   
2006--Twins                       -37      143      180   
2007--Twins                       -42      118      160   
2008--Twins                       -53      111      164   
2009--Twins                       -12      172      184   
2010--Twins                       -15      142      157   
2011--Twins                       -58      103      161   
2012--Twins                       -49      131      180   
2013--Twins                       -18      151      169   
2014--Twins                        -6       52       58   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS BELOW LEAGUE AVERAGE IN HOMERUNS, SENATORS/TWINS

1    Senators                 1913-58   46   
2    Twins                    1992-03   12   
3    Twins                    2005-13    9
4    Twins                    1976-82    7   
5    Senators                 1907-11    5   
6    Twins                    1971-74    4   
T7   Senators                 1903-04    2   
T7   Twins                    1984-85    2   
T7   Twins                    1989-90    2   

12) On Monday, Rangers RF Alex Rios set the team record by reaching 8 3B in the team’s 64th game (old: Ruben Sierra, 1989, 72nd game). Rios is leading the majors in 3B and could become just the 2nd player in Rangers history to do so. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   31   29   13   16  .334  .516  .850  .563   5.94  .304  25   91   23  157  White Sox    
2013   32   17    9    8  .324  .432  .756  .549   4.99  .278  18   81   42  156  White Sox/Rangers
2014   33    8    6    2  .369  .490  .859  .578   5.34  .335   3   32   12   65  Rangers      
CAREER      98   -5  103  .326  .445  .771  .497   4.90  .281 164  740  239 1520  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .331  .419  .749  .500   4.83  .264 175  743  103 

RANGERS WHO LED THE MAJORS IN TRIPLES

1989--RUBEN SIERRA                 14   Rangers
2014--Alex Rios                     8   Rangers

13) From June 4-9, the Nationals set a MLB record when their starting pitchers had 47 SO, with 0 BB, over a 6 game span. (Nationals team notes) The Nationals would be on pace to set a MLB record for SO/BB rate, but everyone maintains their current paces, they will end up 2nd, behind the Yankees.

BEST SO/BB, SINGLE SEASON

STRIKEOUTS/WALKS              YEAR    SO/BB   
XX   Yankees                  2014     3.42   
XX   Nationals                2014     3.40   
1    Phillies                 2012     3.39   
2    Twins                    2006     3.27   
3    Phillies                 2011     3.22   
4    Diamondbacks             2002     3.10   
5    Tigers                   2013     3.09   
XX   Giants                   2014     3.08   
6    Yankees                  2012     3.06   
7    Nationals                2013     3.05   
8    Dodgers                  1966     3.04   
9    Braves                   2013     3.01   
10   Tigers                   2012     3.01   

14) The Yankees are on pace to become the 4th team in MLB history to have a SO/BB rate 1.00+ better than league average and the Yankees will have half of those seasons. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

BEST SO/BB ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON

STRIKEOUTS/WALKS              YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Twins                    2006     1.25     3.27     2.02   
2    Diamondbacks             2002     1.16     3.10     1.94   
3    Yankees                  2003     1.05     2.98     1.93   
XX   Yankees                  2014     1.01     3.42     2.41   
4    Giants                   1908     0.98     2.28     1.30   
5    Giants                   1911     0.97     2.09     1.12   
6    Mets                     1990     0.95     2.74     1.79   
7    Dodgers                  1966     0.93     3.04     2.11   
8    Mets                     1976     0.91     2.45     1.53   
9    Yankees                  2002     0.89     2.82     1.92   
10   Phillies                 2012     0.89     3.39     2.50   

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