July 10, 2018

The Ace Of Spaeder: J.D. Martinez Hits A Baseball Better Than Almost Everyone

Some of the things you will learn if you follow Ryan M. Spaeder on Twitter:
July 2
David Ortiz had a career-high 363 total bases over 159 games played in 2005.
J.D. Martinez has 405 total bases over his last 159 games played.

July 7
11 different Red Sox players knocked in a run tonight, marking the first time that a team had at least 11 players with an RBI in game since the Diamondbacks on August 2, 1999.
Last team with 12 players knocking in a run: New York Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader on August 14, 1955.

July 8
Players hitting three home runs in a game in which their team lost by 12+ runs:
Wil Myers - July 7, 2018 (Arizona Diamondbacks 20, San Diego Padres 5)
Jack Manning - October 9, 1884 (Chicago White Stockings 19, Philadelphia Quakers 7)

July 9
Mark Reynolds's weekend:
Friday: Hit game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth
Saturday: 5-for-5, 2 home runs, 10 RBI
Sunday: Pitched in a blowout (0.1 inning, 3 pitches)

July 9
J.D. Martinez last 151 games played - 59 HR & 149 RBI.
Players with at least 59 HR & 149 RBI in a season:
Sammy Sosa 2001 (160 games played)
Sammy Sosa 1998 (159 games played)
Babe Ruth 1927 (151 games played)
Babe Ruth 1921 (152 games played)

July 9
J.D. Martinez is batting .321/.385/.682 with 121 runs, 60 homers, and 153 RBI over his last 162 games played.


Unknown said...

Eck just said Choo has 16 steals this year? He has 3...

Jim said...

This Ryan Spaeder guy actually comparing apples to apples? Lock him up!! Does Dave O'Brien know this?? He'd be outraged.