Stats report: The streaking Jose Abreu

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1) Yesterday, White Sox 1B Jose Abreu extended his hitting streak to 18 games. Abreu is the 2nd player in White Sox history with multiple 18+ game hitting streaks in a season, joining Eddie Collins (1920, 22 & 21) (Abreu’s other streak was 18). (White Sox team notes) Abreu is just the 2nd rookie in the past 65 years to have multiple 18+ game hitting seasons, joining Ichiro Suzuki (2001, 23 & 21). (Elias) Abreu is 24 hits above the league average, which is tied for 5th in White Sox history for rookies and he’s on pace to finish 2nd on that list, with 36. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2014   27   36   34    2  .349  .632  .981  .744   7.79  .299  31   83    1   92  White Sox    
CAREER      36   34    2  .349  .632  .981  .744   7.79  .299  31   83    1   92  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .320  .384  .705  .500   4.34  .251   9   40    5 

MOST HITS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, WHITE SOX, ROOKIES

HITS                          YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Minnie Minoso            1951       42      167      125   
2    Ralph Hodgin             1943       34      128       94   
3    Pete Ward                1963       31      177      146   
4    Floyd Robinson           1961       30      134      104   
T5   Hank Steinbacher         1938       24      132      108   
T5   Jose Abreu               2014       24      109       85   
T7   Tommie Agee              1966       23      172      149   
T7   Mike Caruso              1998       23      160      137   
9    Smead Jolley             1930       22      193      171   
10   Dave Gallagher           1988       20      105       85   

2) Yesterday, Phillies 2B Chase Utley and SS Jimmy Rollins homered in the same game for the 23rd time, which set a new major league record for a DP combination (Dan Uggla, Hanley Ramirez, 22 with the Marlins). (Elias) Utley and Rollins rank 6th and 9th, respectively on the Phillies’s all time HR list. But, while Utley moved into the Phillies top 10 yesterday in HR above the league average, Rollins is 5th in most HR below the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

UTLEY
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   33   16   12    4  .365  .429  .793  .613   5.97  .256  11   45   11   83  Phillies     
2013   34   18   15    3  .348  .475  .823  .594   5.83  .284  18   69    8  131  Phillies     
2014   35   23   16    7  .353  .439  .792  .630   5.88  .291   9   54    4  102  Phillies     
CAREER     337  292   45  .372  .493  .865  .647   7.05  .287 226  862  133 1425  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .421  .756  .500   5.05  .266 166  656   89 

ROLLINS
YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   33   -5    4   -9  .316  .427  .743  .521   4.87  .250  23   68   30  156  Phillies     
2013   34  -19  -15   -4  .318  .348  .667  .409   3.88  .252   6   39   22  160  Phillies     
2014   35    8    2    6  .321  .398  .719  .514   4.53  .239  14   47   19  103  Phillies     
CAREER     -32   24  -56  .327  .424  .751  .508   5.11  .267 213  879  444 2055  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .335  .423  .758  .500   5.01  .264 274 1079  146 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS, PHILLIES

1    Mike Schmidt                548   
2    Ryan Howard                 327   
3    Del Ennis                   259   
4    Pat Burrell                 251   
5    Chuck Klein                 243   
6    Chase Utley                 226   
7    Greg Luzinski               223   
8    Cy Williams                 217   
9    Jimmy Rollins               213   
10   Dick Allen                  204   

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, PHILLIES

HOMERUNS                        DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Mike Schmidt                358      548      190   
2    Ryan Howard                 178      327      149   
3    Chuck Klein                 150      243       93   
4    Cy Williams                 130      217       87   
5    Dick Allen                  120      204       84   
6    Greg Luzinski               118      223      105   
7    Del Ennis                   113      259      146   
8    Pat Burrell                  98      251      153   
9    Gavvy Cravath                87      117       30   
T10  Johnny Callison              60      185      125   
T10  Chase Utley                  60      226      166   
T10  Andy Seminick                60      123       63 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS BELOW THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, PHILLIES

HOMERUNS                        DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Richie Ashburn             -151       22      173   
2    Larry Bowa                 -148       13      161   
3    Tony Taylor                 -90       51      141   
4    Mickey Morandini            -74       20       94   
5    Jimmy Rollins               -61      213      274   
6    Doug Glanville              -54       49      103   
7    Pete Rose                   -51        8       59   
8    Eddie Waitkus               -45        9       54   
9    Granny Hamner               -43      103      146   
T10  Cookie Rojas                -42       29       71   
T10  Heinie Sand                 -42       18       60   

3) Yesterday, the Yankees ended a streak of 83 consecutive games without scoring in double digits, which was their longest streak since the DH began (old high: 1988-89, 71). (@ktsharp) The team record (since 1914) is 165 (1970-71). (playindex) The Yankees have -21 RCAA and are on pace for their 1st back to back negative RCAA seasons since 1995-96. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia). But, they are far off from their 2013 team record for worst RCAA. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

WORST SINGLE SEASON RCAA, YANKEES

RCAA                          YEAR    RCAA    
1    Yankees                  2013     -110   
2    Yankees                  1913     -109   
3    Yankees                  1912      -97   
4    Yankees                  1917      -83   
5    Yankees                  1990      -82   
6    Yankees                  1907      -68   
7    Yankees                  1919      -63   
8    Yankees                  1914      -59   
9    Yankees                  1911      -56   
10   Yankees                  1906      -55   

4) On Sunday, the Yankees’s streak of 21 consecutive games having the lead at some point game ended, which was their longest streak since 2002 (22 games). (Elias)

5) Yesterday, Rangers 1B J.P. Arencibia became the 4th player (5th time) in Rangers history to have 2 2B and 2 HR in the same game (never did it as the Senators) and was the 6th player to do it against the Yankees (since 1914). (playindex)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26   -4   -5    1  .275  .435  .710  .443   4.04  .233  18   56    1  102  Blue Jays    
2013   27  -33  -33    0  .227  .365  .592  .232   2.47  .194  21   55    0  138  Blue Jays    
2014   28   -9   -8   -1  .223  .404  .627  .229   2.37  .183   6   22    0   32  Rangers      
CAREER     -59  -60    1  .255  .408  .663  .342   3.32  .210  70  215    2  412  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .325  .407  .732  .500   4.75  .261  47  187   28 

RANGERS WITH 2 2B & 2 HR IN THE SAME GAME

Rafael Palmeiro  7/15/93
Rafael Palmeiro  9/6/93
Kevin Elster     5/17/96
Gerald Laird     6/4/06
J.P. Arencibia   7/29/14

PLAYERS WITH 2 2B & 2 HR IN THE SAME GAME AGAINST THE YANKEES

Roy Howell        9/10/77  Blue Jays
Rafael Palmeiro   9/6/93   Rangers
Jason Varitek     7/4/03   Red Sox
Jermaine Dye      8/2/07   White Sox
Garrett Anderson  8/21/07  White Sox
J.P. Arencibia    7/29/14  Rangers

6) Yesterday, the Rangers lost to the Yankees, 12-11, and it was the 1st time the Rangers scored 11+ runs in a loss since 2008 (9/19, 15-13 loss to the Angels). (Elias) The ended the Rangers’s team record 6 game streak of holding the Yankees to 2 runs or less, which was also the longest such streak in the majors since 1991 (Angels, 7). (Rangers team notes) The Rangers reached 20 losses in July for the 1st time since 1983 and for the 1st time in any month since May 2007. (Rangers team notes)

7) Yesterday, the Reds became the 1st team in history to have a 11 game streak of scoring 3 runs or less immediately after the all star break. (Elias)

8) Yesterday, the A’s trailed the Astros, 4-1, going to the top of the 9th, and then scored 6 for a 7-4 win. It was just the 2nd time in A’s history they entered the 9th inning with a 3+ run deficit and won the game by 3+ (6/5/83, trailed the Orioles, 3-0, going to the top of the 9th, won, 8-3, it was the 1st game of a doubleheader). (Elias) It was the 1st time the Astros lost a home game after having a 3 run lead going into the 9th since 2002 (8/9, leading the Braves, 5-2, lost, 6-5, in 13). (Elias)

9) Yesterday, Orioles CF Adam Jones became the 8th player in Browns/Orioles history with 4+ consecutive years with 20+ HR. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Jones set the team record for consecutive years with 20+ HR by a CF and is just the 2nd CF in franchise history with consecutive 20+ HR seasons. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2012   26   32   16   16  .334  .505  .839  .574   5.83  .287  32   82   16  162  Orioles      
2013   27   -4   14  -18  .318  .493  .811  .571   5.42  .285  33  108   14  160  Orioles      
2014   28    9   17   -8  .319  .491  .810  .628   5.72  .292  20   65    6  105  Orioles      
CAREER      37   30    7  .321  .463  .784  .525   5.07  .281 160  546   80 1051  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .411  .741  .500   4.80  .264 128  498   75 

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 20+ HR, BROWNS/ORIOLES

1    Cal Ripken               1982-91   10   
2    Eddie Murray             1977-85    9   
T3   Boog Powell              1968-72    5   
T3   Rafael Palmeiro          1994-98    5   
T5   Jim Gentile              1960-63    4   
T5   Lee May                  1975-78    4   
T5   Ken Singleton            1977-80    4   
T5   Adam Jones               2011-14    4   
T9   Ken Williams             1921-23    3   
T9   Harlond Clift            1936-38    3   
T9   Vern Stephens            1943-45    3   
T9   Curt Blefary             1965-67    3   
T9   Frank Robinson           1969-71    3   
T9   Fred Lynn                1985-87    3   
T9   Miguel Tejada            2004-06    3   
T9   Luke Scott               2008-10    3   
T9   J.J. Hardy               2011-13    3   
T9   Matt Wieters             2011-13    3   

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WITH 20+ HOMERUNS, BROWNS/ORIOLES, CF

1    Adam Jones               2011-14    4   
2    Fred Lynn                1985-87    3   

10) Yesterday, Orioles SS Manny Machado (age 22) became the 2nd youngest player in Orioles history to hit a walkoff HR, behind Cal Ripken (age 21, 7/27/82) and the only other Orioles to hit a walkoff HR, at age 22 was Eddie Murray (8/3/78). (Elias) Machado is 2nd in Browns/Orioles history for career HR through age 21 season (but, he’s also 5 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   19   -3   -4    1  .294  .445  .739  .421   4.17  .262   7   26    2   51  Orioles      
2013   20   24   -4   28  .314  .432  .746  .478   4.43  .283  14   71    6  156  Orioles      
2014   21    6   -1    7  .314  .430  .744  .483   4.14  .268  11   27    2   69  Orioles      
CAREER      27   -9   36  .310  .434  .744  .470   4.32  .276  32  124   10  276  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .323  .401  .724  .500   4.61  .257  37  138   20 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS THROUGH AGE 21 SEASON, BROWNS/ORIOLES

1    Boog Powell                  40   
2    Manny Machado                32   
3    Cal Ripken                   28   
T4   Dick Kokos                   27   
T4   Eddie Murray                 27   
6    Curt Blefary                 22   
T7   Harlond Clift                14   
T7   Vern Stephens                14   
T9   Brooks Robinson               6   
T9   Andres Mora                   6   

11) Yesterday, Cubs SS Starlin Castro’s walkoff SF in the bottom of the 16th was the Cubs’s latest walkoff RBI (inningswise) since Sammy Sosa (5/31/03, also 16th inning). (ESPN Stats & Information) Castro is 8 RBI above the league average in 2014, which is a tremendous improvement over his -42 figure from 2014, which just missed the team’s top 10 for RBI 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    5    0    5  .323  .422  .745  .498   4.44  .271  11   55    3  105  Cubs         
CAREER     -34  -35    1  .322  .406  .729  .457   4.32  .281  48  284   69  711  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .330  .405  .735  .500   4.75  .262  79  347   54 

MOST RBI BELOW THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, SINGLE SEASON, CUBS

RBI                           YEAR     DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Don Kessinger            1970      -59       39       98   
2    Juan Pierre              2006      -57       40       97   
3    Glenn Beckert            1970      -52       36       88   
4    Ivan DeJesus             1977      -50       40       90   
5    Eddie Miksis             1953      -48       39       87   
T6   Ken Hubbs                1962      -46       49       95   
T6   Glenn Beckert            1965      -46       30       76   
T8   Bob Dernier              1985      -45       21       66   
T8   Ivan DeJesus             1978      -45       35       80   
T10  Frankie Baumholtz        1953      -44       25       69   
T10  Ivan DeJesus             1980      -44       33       77   
12   Don Kessinger            1968      -43       32       75   
T13  Charlie Hollocher        1921      -42       37       79   
T13  Woody English            1930      -42       59      101   
T13  Starlin Castro           2013      -42       44       86   

12) Yesterday, Padres P Tyson Ross finished July with a 1.10 ERA, which set the team record for best ERA in a month (old: Chris Young, May 2007, 1.13) (min: 6 GS). (Elias)

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   13   2.60   23  23  148.2  150  9.08   1.18  10  10   0  12   8  Padres       
CAREER    -7   3.73  111  60  422.1  371  7.91   1.32  19  36   1  28  27  
LG AVG     0   3.58           422.1  357  7.61   1.26  23  24 

13) Yesterday, the Indians’s 6 game home winning streak against the Mariners ended, which was their 2nd longest home winning streak against the Mariners in team history (1977-79, 8). (Indians team notes)

14) Yesterday, Astros P Scott Feldman made his 150th career start, while the other 4 member of the Astros’s current rotation have combined for 135 (Dallas Keuchel, 57; Jarred Cosart, 30; Collin McHugh, 24; Brett Oberholtzer, 24). (Astros team notes)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 29   -9   5.09   29  21  123.2   96  6.99   1.38   6  11   0   7  10  Rangers      
2013 30    4   3.86   30  30  181.2  132  6.54   1.18  12  12   0  12  12  Cubs/Orioles
2014 31   -6   4.39   19  19  108.2   62  5.13   1.42   4   8   0   5   7  Astros       
CAREER   -22   4.60  253 150 1018    627  5.54   1.38  55  64   0  56  63  
LG AVG     0   4.42          1018    795  7.03   1.38  58  56 

15) Yesterday, Dodgers P Josh Beckett reached 100 SO for the 12th time in his career, which is tied for 3rd among active pitchers. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia) Beckett is 7th among active pitchers in career SO and 6th 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 32   -6   4.65   28  28  170.1  132  6.97   1.33   7  14   0  10  11  Red Sox/Dodgers
2013 33   -8   5.19    8   8   43.1   41  8.52   1.50   0   5   0   2   3  Dodgers      
2014 34   10   2.74   19  19  111.2  101  8.14   1.13   6   5   0   7   4  Dodgers      
CAREER   102   3.87  334 331 2047   1895  8.33   1.23 138 105   0 136 107  
LG AVG     0   4.33          2047   1571  6.91   1.38 116 114 

MOST SEASONS WITH 100+ STRIKEOUTS, ACTIVE PITCHERS

T1   A.J. Burnett              13   
T1   C.C. Sabathia             13   
T3   Tim Hudson                12   
T3   Josh Beckett              12   
T5   John Lackey               11   
T5   Mark Buehrle              11   
T5   Bartolo Colon             11   
T8   Ryan Dempster             10   
T8   Jake Peavy                10   
T8   Zack Greinke              10   
T8   Randy Wolf                10   
T8   Aaron Harang              10   
T8   Bronson Arroyo            10   

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS, ACTIVE PITCHERS

1    C.C. Sabathia              2437   Indians/Brewers/Yankees
2    A.J. Burnett               2303   Marlins/Blue Jays/Yankees/Pirates/Phillies
3    Ryan Dempster              2075   Marlins/Reds/Cubs/Rangers/Red Sox
4    Bartolo Colon              2056   Indians/Expos/White Sox/Angels/Red Sox/White Sox/Yankees/A's/Mets
5    Tim Hudson                 1985   A's/Braves/Giants
6    Jake Peavy                 1974   Padres/White Sox/Red Sox/Giants
7    Josh Beckett               1895   Marlins/Red Sox/Dodgers
8    Felix Hernandez            1876   Mariners
9    Dan Haren                  1828   Cardinals/A's/Diamondbacks/Angels/Nationals/Dodgers
10   Cliff Lee                  1820   Indians/Phillies/Mariners/Rangers/Phillies

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, ACTIVE PITCHERS

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Tim Lincecum                387     1624     1237   Giants
2    Francisco Rodriguez         365      991      626   Angels/Mets/Brewers/Orioles/Brewers
3    Justin Verlander            355     1776     1421   Tigers
4    Max Scherzer                348     1230      882   Diamondbacks/Tigers
5    Oliver Perez                325     1271      946   Padres/Pirates/Mets/Mariners/Diamondbacks
6    Josh Beckett                324     1895     1571   Marlins/Red Sox/Dodgers
7    Jake Peavy                  321     1974     1653   Padres/White Sox/Red Sox/Giants
8    A.J. Burnett                320     2303     1983   Marlins/Blue Jays/Yankees/Pirates/Phillies
9    C.C. Sabathia               296     2437     2141   Indians/Brewers/Yankees
10   Carlos Marmol               281      744      463   Cubs/Dodgers/Marlins

16) Yesterday, Mariners P Hisashi Iwakuma’s streak of 36 1/3 consecutive innings without a BB ended, which is 2nd longest in team history (Cliff Lee, 2010) and his team record streak of 5 consecutive starts without a BB ended. (Mariners team notes) Iwakuma is tied for 7th in Mariners history for career BB above the league average. (Complete Baseball Encyclopedia)

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9   WHIP   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2012 31    4   3.16   30  16  125.1  101  7.25   1.28   9   5   2   8   6  Mariners     
2013 32   32   2.66   33  33  219.2  185  7.58   1.01  14   6   0  14   6  Mariners     
2014 33    9   3.06   17  17  117.2   94  7.19   0.99   9   5   0   8   6  Mariners     
CAREER    45   2.90   80  66  462.2  380  7.39   1.08  32  16   2  30  18  
LG AVG     0   3.77           462.2  400  7.79   1.28  26  26 

MOST CAREER WALKS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, MARINERS

WALKS                           DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    Jamie Moyer                 293      524      817   
2    Felix Hernandez             159      555      714   
3    Glenn Abbott                107      230      337   
4    Erik Hanson                  87      285      372   
5    Jason Vargas                 61      192      253   
6    Ryan Franklin                60      238      298   
T7   Doug Fister                  59       79      138   
T7   Hisashi Iwakuma              59       94      153   
9    Blake Beavan                 55       47      102   
10   John Halama                  54      171      225   

17) Yesterday, the Pirates won their 17th consecutive game in which they scored in the 1st inning, which is their longest streak since 1928 (also 17), while the team record is 28 (1909). (Elias)

18) On Sunday, Dodgers RF Yasiel Puig played in his 200th career game. He ranks tied for 3rd in Dodgers history (since 1914) for most HR and for most career TB in a player’s first 200 career games. (playindex)

YEAR  AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2013   22   31   36   -5  .391  .534  .925  .754   7.70  .319  19   42   11  104  Dodgers      
2014   23   34   38   -4  .402  .544  .946  .767   8.15  .317  12   54    7   97  Dodgers      
CAREER      65   74   -9  .397  .539  .935  .760   7.92  .318  31   96   18  201  
LG AVG       0    0    0  .312  .438  .749  .500   4.22  .252  19   75   12 

MOST CAREER HOMERUNS, FIRST 200 CAREER GAMES, DODGERS

1   Mike Piazza       42
2   Frank Howard      35
T3  Del Bissonette    31
T3  Yasiel Puig       31
T3  Raul Mondesi      31
T3  Johnny Frederick  31

MOST CAREER TOTAL BASES, FIRST 200 CAREER GAMES, DODGERS

1  Johnny Frederick  461
2  Pete Reiser       398
3  Yasiel Puig       396
4  Del Bissonette    392
5  Mike Piazza       391

19) The Giants have scored just 6 runs over their last 6 games. This is just the 2nd time in the past 99 seasons in which the Giants have scored 6 or less over a 6 game span (1992). (Elias)

20) On Monday, Braves P Craig Kimbrel struck out the side in the 9th in a 1-2-3 inning. It was the 25th time in his career that he faced exactly 3 batters in an appearance and struck them all out, which ranks 2nd in MLB history, behind Billy Wagner (32). (playindex) It was the 18th time he did it and got a “save”, which is a major league record (old: Trevor Hoffman, 15; Billy Wagner, 15). (playindex) Kimbrel is 3rd in Braves history for career SO above 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   21   1.01   63   0   62.2  116 16.66   0.65   3   1  42   4   0  Braves       
2013 25   18   1.21   68   0   67     98 13.16   0.88   4   3  50   6   1  Braves       
2014 26    8   1.90   44   0   42.2   74 15.61   0.87   0   2  32   2   0  Braves       
CAREER    69   1.47  275   0  270    455 15.17   0.90  15   9 171  21   3  
LG AVG     0   3.77           270    234  7.80   1.30  15  15 

MOST CAREER STRIKEOUTS ABOVE THE LEAGUE AVERAGE, BRAVES

STRIKEOUTS                      DIFF   PLAYER   LEAGUE   
1    John Smoltz                 634     3011     2377   
2    Phil Niekro                 243     2912     2669   
3    Craig Kimbrel               221      455      234   
4    Mark Wohlers                165      437      272   
5    Denny Lemaster              150      842      692   
6    Vic Willis                  145      881      736   
7    Steve Bedrosian             143      559      416   
8    Lefty Tyler                 120      827      707   
9    John Rocker                 113      259      146   
10   Juan Pizarro                105      366      261   

Also, check out the rest of Lee’s ATM reports for today and check back every day for the latest installments–

Around the majors report: July 30, 2014
Game recaps: Albert Pujols has 3 hits
News report: Jon Lester is scratched from his start
Legends of the Game: Dale Murphy