Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

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