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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Examining the leaderboard

With just over 25% of the season complete I thought it would be a fun exercise to look at some statistical leaders in baseball. I don't think this needs much more explanation so without further ado:

American League                          National League                   
Batting Average 
Batting Average 



1. Jose Bautista Tor        .364 1. Matt Holliday StL        .356



2. Matt Joyce TB             .354 2. Lance Berkman StL     .349



3. Michael Young Tex     .331 3. Placido Polanco Phi    .333



4. Adrian Gonzalez Bos  .326 4. Joey Votto Cin             .331



5. Howie Kendrick LA     .322
5. Matt Kemp LA             .324






Runs Scored
Runs Scored



1. Jose Bautista Tor           37 1.Drew Stubbs Cin           33



2. Miguel Cabrera Det      33
2. Joey Votto Cin              32



3. Ben Zobrist TB             31
t. Colby Rasmus StL         32



4. Curtis Granderson NY  30
t. Ryan Braun Mil             32



t. Howie Kendrick LA      30
5. Matt Holliday StL         31


t. Lance Berkman StL       31



Home Runs
Home Runs



1. Jose Bautista Tor           18 1. Ryan Braun                    12



2. Curtis Granderson NY  14
2. Alfonso Soriano Chi     11



3. Mark Teixeira NY         11
t. Troy Tulowitzki Col       11



4. Paul Konerko Chi         10
4. Paul Konerko Chi         11



5. Adrian Beltre Tex         10
5. Four tied at                  10






RBI
RBI



1. Adrian Gonzalez Bos   41
1. Prince Fielder Mil         35



2. Adrian Beltre Tex         37
t. Ryan Braun Mil              35



3. Paul Konerko Chi         35
t. Ryan Howard Phi          35



4. Curtis Granderson NY 34
t. Lance Berkman StL       35



5. Michael Young Tex      31
5. Hunter Pence Hou       33



t. Jose Bautista Tor           31






Stolen Bases
Stolen Bases



1. Jacoby Ellsbury Bos    14
1. Jose Reyes NY                16



t. Elvis Andrus Tex          14
t. Michael Bourn Hou       16



3. Coco Crisp Oak           13
3. Drew Stubbs Cin           14



4. Rajai Davis Tor           12
t. Ian Desmond Was         14



t. Sam Fuld TB                12
5. Matt Kemp LA               12





t. Jason Bourgeois Hou    12



Wins Wins
1. Jered Weaver LA 6 1. Kyle McClellan StL 6
t. Josh Tomlin Cle 6 t. Roy Halladay Phi 6
t. Jon Lester Bos 6 16 tied at 5
t. Max Scherzer Det 6
t. Trevor Cahill Oak 6
ERA ERA
1. Josh Beckett Bos 1.73 1. Josh Johnson Fla 1.64
2. Trevor Cahill Oak 1.79 2. Jaime Garcia StL 1.64
3. Dan Haren LA  1.84 3. Jair Jurrjens Atl 1.80
4. Alexi Ogando Tex 2.13 4. Kyle Lohse StL 2.17
5. Zach Britton Bal 2.14 5. Roy Halladay Phi 2.21
Strikeouts Strikeouts
1. Justin Verlander Det 71 1. Roy Halladay Phi 80
2. Dan Haren LA 66 2. Clayton Kershaw LA 70
3. Jered Weaver LA 65 3. Tim Lincecum SF 69
4. Felix Hernandez Sea 64 4. Cliff Lee Phi 68
5. Jon Lester Bos 63 t. Matt Garza Chi 68
Innings Pitched Innings Pitched
1. Dan Haren LA 73 1/3 1. Roy Halladay Phi 77 2/3
2. Justin Verlander Det 73 2. Ian Kennedy Ari 66 2/3
3. Felix Hernandez Sea 69 2/3 3. Kyle Lohse StL 66 1/3
t. Jered Weaver LA 69 2/3 4. Tim Hudson Atl 66
5. C.J. Wilson Tex 68 1/3 5. Livan Hernandez Was 64 1/3
Saves Saves
1. Mariano Rivera NY 13 1. Leo Nunez Fla 16
2. Chris Perez Cle 12 2. Francisco Rodriguez NY 15
3. Jose Valverde Det 10 3. Huston Street Col 14
t. Brandon League Sea 10 4. Brian Wilson SF 13
5. Kyle Farnsworth TB 9 5. Joel Hanrahan Pit 12
t. Brian Fuentes Oak 9
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