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Two Weeks to Go for Triple Milestones

September 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With two weeks to go in the season, five batters are on track to achieve the triple Milestones of a .300 batting average, 30 home runs and 100 RBIs.  Two others are close.  Two pitchers are on target for the milestones of an ERA under 3.00, 20 wins and 200 strikeouts and two others are close.  (Stats as of 9/19).

 

 Batters on Target

BAVG

HR

RBI

 Comments
 Miguel Cabrera

 .333

41

140

 Home free, possible triple crown
 Ryan Braun

.313

30

104

 Possibly his best year
 Adrian Beltre

.316

33

  93

 Needs to get healthy
 Prince Fielder

.303

27

100

 Needs a few more homers
 Billy Bulter

.308

27

  98

 Surprise candidate

 

 Batters that are Close
 Andrew McCutcheon

.340

29

  89

 Needs RBI
 Matt Holiday

.296

27

  97

 Needs a strong finish

 

 Where are some others
 Albert Pujols

.283

30

  96

 Misses again after making it 10 yrs
 Mike Trout

.327

27

  77

 RBI hard to get as leadoff man
 Josh Hamilton

.287

42

123

 

 

 Pitchers on Target

ERA

Wins

K’s

 Comments
 Gio Gonzalez

2.95

19

196

 Needs on more strong start
 R. A. Dickey

2.67

18

205

 Needs two more wins

 

 Pitchers that are close
 David Price

2.54

18

181

 Needs strikeouts and a couple of wins
 Chris Sale

2.82

17

181

 Three starts left must result in wins

 

Cabrera and Braun are the only repeaters from last year. Troy Tulowitzki, Matt Kemp, Jacoby Ellsbury and Jose Bautista were derailed by injuries and Paul Konerko is way short on RBIs.  Among pitchers, Justin Verlander and Clayton Kershaw made it in 2011 but are short on wins this year.

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