Sunday, July 27, 2014

Coldest Hitter In July

Three batters who wish the month of July would just end already, are Gordon Beckham, Jay Bruce, and Jon Singleton. They all are hitting under .150.

At this point, the Houston Astros get nervous when Matt Dominguez come up to bat with runners on base, because the third baseman has hit into 7 double plays in July.

The Orioles Chris Davis might have 4 home runs in July, but he has also struck out 34 times times in 73 at-bats. He only has 13 hits and is batting .178.

Average w/ RISP
  • Gordon Beckham - .138
  • Jay Bruce - .152
  • Luis Valbuena - 1.67
  • Yoenis Cespedes - .179
  • Jimmy Rollins - .189
  • Jean Segura - .193
  • Josh Willingham - .194
  • Adam LaRoche - .196
  • Brandon Crawford - .200
  • Logan Morrison - .211
  • Josh Donaldson - .211
Strikeout %

Hottest Hitters In July

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been the hottest hitter in the majors since the month of July. He started this month off with a 15 game hit streak, going 25-59 (.423 avg). Unfortunately he has missed the last 4 games with a hand injury after being hit by a pitch.

Jayson Werth has been destroying opposing pitching in July. The Washington Nationals outfielder is hitting .368 with a .482 OBP this month. Werth has 9 multi hit games this month, and has hit 11 doubles and 6 home runs, while driving in 21.

39-year old Torii Hunter has driven in a league best 22 runs for the Detroit Tigers in July, while hitting .338.

Another Tiger who is having a great month is Austin Jackson. The Tigers center fielder leads the majors with 33 hits (.355 avg). Jackson is also tied for the most runs scored with 18. Mike Trout, Anthony Rendon and Anthony Rizzo also have 18 runs scored in July.

Anthony Rizzo, despite striking out 1 in every 4 at-bats, leads the majors with 8 home runs in the month of July. The Cubs first baseman now has a NL best 25 home runs on the season. He also has been plunked 5 times.

Yasiel Puig continues to amaze everyone as he leads the majors with 4 doubles in the month of July, including an incredible game against the Giants where he hit 3 triples.

Not only does Paul Goldschmidt lead the majors with 15 walks in July, but he also has a league best 11 doubles.

Billy Hamilton, Jason Kipnis and Lorenzo Cain are all hitting under .270 in July but the 3 of them have 7 steals in July, the most in the league.

He's only hitting .247 with 6 home runs on the year, but Jordy Mercer has the most intentional walks in July with 4.

July Leaders


Average w/ RISP

Home Runs

Friday, July 25, 2014

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