Around the Majors: Cardinals clinch

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1) Yesterday’s scores–

AL
Royals 7, White Sox 5
A’s 6, Red Sox 2
Yankees 9, Devil Rays 5
Rangers 4, Mariners 3
Tigers 8, Angels 6

NL
Nationals 6, Mets 5 (10)
Brewers 14, Diamondbacks 2
Braves 6, Phillies 4
Cardinals 6, Cubs 1
Astros 4, Marlins 1
Dodgers 7, Giants 1

2) Standings–

AL EAST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Red Sox       85   61   .582     -
Yankees       83   62   .572     1.5
Blue Jays     72   73   .497    12.5
Orioles       69   76   .476    15.5
e--Devil Rays 60   87   .408    25.5

AL CENTRAL   WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
White Sox     88   57   .607     -
Indians       84   62   .575     4.5
Twins         75   70   .517    13
d--Tigers     67   78   .462    21
e--Royals     48   96   .333    39.5

AL WEST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Angels        81   65   .555     -
A's           81   65   .555     -
Rangers       72   75   .490     9.5
e--Mariners   64   82   .438    17

NL EAST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Braves        84   63   .571     -
Marlins       78   69   .531     6
Phillies      78   69   .531     6
Nationals     76   71   .517     8
Mets          71   75   .486    12.5

NL EAST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
x--Cardinals  94   54   .635     -
d--Astros     78   68   .534    15
d--Brewers    73   73   .500    20
d--Cubs       72   75   .490    21.5
d--Reds       68   77   .469    24.5
e--Pirates    58   87   .400    34.5

NL WEST      WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Padres        72   73   .497     -
Dodgers       67   79   .459     5.5
Giants        66   80   .452     6.5
Diamondbacks  66   81   .449     7
Rockies       59   86   .407    13

3) Wild card standings–

AL           WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Indians       84   62   .575     -
Yankees       83   62   .572      .5
Angels/A's    81   65   .555     3
Twins         75   70   .517     8.5

NL           WON  LOST   PCT    GB   
Astros        78   68   .534     -
Marlins       78   69   .531      .5
Phillies      78   69   .531      .5
Nationals     76   71   .517     2.5
Brewers       73   73   .500     5

4) Today’s schedule–

AL
A’s (Joe Kennedy, 6.04, -19 RSAA) at Red Sox (Tim Wakefield, 4.16, 8 RSAA), 7:05
Royals (Jimmy Gobble, 5.83, -7 RSAA) at Indians (Scott Elarton, 4.73, -9 RSAA), 7:05
Yankees (Randy Johnson, 3.91, 14 RSAA) at Blue Jays (David Bush, 4.00, 5 RSAA), 7:07
Devil Rays (Scott Kazmir, 3.85, 7 RSAA) at Orioles (Rodrigo Lopez, 4.82, -16 RSAA), 7:35
Mariners (Felix Hernandez, 2.33, 13 RSAA) at Rangers (Josh Rupe, major league debut), 8:05
White Sox (Jon Garland, 3.51, 19 RSAA) at Twins (Scott Baker, 3.23, 4 RSAA), 8:10
Tigers (Jason Johnson, 4.57, -6 RSAA) at Angels (John Lackey, 3.30, 18 RSAA), 10:05

NL
Cardinals (Matt Morris, 4.04, 4 RSAA) at Cubs (Glendon Rusch, 4.62, -5 RSAA), 3:20
Reds (Ramon Ortiz, 5.06, -8 RSAA) at Pirates (Kip Wells, 4.85, -10 RSAA), 5:05
Braves (John Smoltz, 2.95, 35 RSAA) at Mets (Pedro Martinez, 2.93, 30 RSAA), 7:10
Phillies (Jon Lieber, 4.42, 6 RSAA) at Marlins (Brian Moehler, 4.00, -2 RSAA), 7:35
Brewers (Rick Helling, 2.40, 6 RSAA) at Astros (Roy Oswalt, 2.93, 31 RSAA), 8:05
Reds (Brandon Claussen, 6.89, 8 RSAA) at Diamondbacks (Dustin Nipper, 5.40, -1 RSAA), 9:40
Nationals (John Patterson, 2.74, 23 RSAA) at Padres (Jake Peavy, 2.93, 19 RSAA), 10:05
Dodgers (Brad Penny, 3.84, 2 RSAA) at Giants (Brett Tomko, 4.62, -8 RSAA), 10:15

5) Magic numbers–

AL East–Red Sox, 16
AL Central–White Sox, 13
AL West–Angels/A’s, 17
AL wild card–Indians, 17

NL East–Braves, 10
NL Central–Cardinals, clinched
NL West–Padres, 12
NL wild card–Marlins, 16

6) Race for the postseason seeds–

AL–The White Sox lead the Red Sox by 3 1/2 games for the #1 seed. The Red Sox lead the Angels by 4 games for the #2 seed.

NL–The Cardinals lead the Braves by 10 1/2 games for the #1 seed. The Braves lead the Padres by 11 games for the #2 seed.

7) The Cardinals clinched the NL Central title for the 2nd consecutive year.

8) The Royals clinched last place in the AL Central for the 2nd consecutive year.

9) The A’s tied the Angels for 1st place in the AL West.

10) The Mariners clinched a losing season for the 2nd consecutive year.

11) Yesterday’s HR–

Derrek Lee–#43
Alex Rodriguez–#42
Carlos Lee–#32
Miguel Cabrera–#32
Vladimir Guerrero–#30 & #31
Cliff Floyd–#30
Jermaine Dye–#28
Bobby Abreu–#24
Craig Biggio–#21
Jonny Gomes–#20
Pedro Feliz–#20
Chipper Jones–#18 & #19
Craig Monroe–#18
Ryan Howard–#18
Adam LaRoche–#16
Juan Rivera–#12
Robinson Cano–#10
Magglio Ordonez–#8
Jose Reyes–#7
Curtis Granderson–#6
Cristian Guzman–#4
Jeff Cirillo–#4
Brad Ausmus–#3

12) HR leaders–

AL
T1) Alex Rodriguez–42*
T1) David Ortiz–42
3) Mark Teixeira–39
4) Paul Konerko–37
5) Richie Sexson–36
6) Manny Ramirez–35
7) Alfonso Soriano–33
8) Vladimir Guerrero–31**
9) Jason Giambi–30
T10) Gary Sheffield–28
T10) Jermaine Dye–28*

NL
1) Andruw Jones–50
2) Derrek Lee–43*
3) Albert Pujols–39
4) Adam Dunn–37
T5) Ken Griffey Jr.–35
T5) Morgan Ensberg–35
T5) Troy Glaus–35
T8) Carlos Lee–32*
T8) Miguel Cabrera–32*
10) Aramis Ramirez–31

**–hit 2 yesterday
*–hit 1 yesterday

13) Today’s birthdays–

MEL HALL, 1960, AGE: 45
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1983   22   18  .352  .488  .840  .627   6.16  .283  17   56    6  112  Cubs         
1986   25   19  .346  .493  .839  .627   6.17  .296  18   77    6  140  Indians      
1991   30   10  .321  .455  .776  .560   5.25  .285  19   80    0  141  Yankees      
CAR         31  .318  .437  .755  .518   4.88  .276 134  620   31 1276 
LG AVG       0  .329  .396  .724  .500   4.49  .261 103  497   87 
POS AVG     32  .331  .414  .744  .521   4.77  .264 122  534  125 

CHAD HARVILLE, 1976, AGE: 29
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 26   -4   5.82   21   0   21.2   18  7.48 17.86   1   0   1   0   1  A's          
2004 27   -2   4.69   59   0   55.2   46  7.44 13.74   3   2   0   2   3  A's/Astros
2005 28   -2   4.75   41   0   41.2   35  7.56 15.12   0   2   0   1   1  Astros/Red Sox
CAREER   -11   5.02  139   0  136.1  116  7.66 15.05   4   6   1   4   6 
LG AVG     0   4.40           136.1   98  6.50 12.91   8   8 

OREL HERSHISER, 1958, AGE: 47
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1985 26   33   2.03   36  34  239.2  157  5.90  9.50  19   3   0  16   6  Dodgers      
1988 29   40   2.26   35  34  267    178  6.00  9.61  23   8   1  22   9  Dodgers      
1989 30   25   2.31   35  33  256.2  178  6.24 10.73  15  15   0  19  11  Dodgers      
CAREER   124   3.48  510 466 3130.1 2014  5.79 11.68 204 150   5 197 157 
LG AVG     0   4.00          3130.1 2100  6.04 12.45 174 174 

TIM RAINES, 1959, AGE: 46
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1983   23   45  .393  .429  .822  .692   7.10  .298  11   71   90  156  Expos        
1984   24   59  .393  .437  .830  .757   7.43  .309   8   60   75  160  Expos        
1985   25   63  .405  .475  .880  .777   8.20  .320  11   41   70  150  Expos        
1986   26   65  .413  .476  .889  .773   8.73  .334   9   62   70  151  Expos        
1987   27   60  .429  .526  .955  .744   9.65  .330  18   68   50  139  Expos        
CAR        516  .385  .425  .810  .660   6.66  .294 170  980  808 2502 
LG AVG       0  .333  .400  .733  .500   4.65  .264 214 1048  210 
POS AVG    122  .343  .417  .760  .540   5.16  .271 234 1063  352 

DESI RELAFORD, 1973, AGE: 32
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29  -23  .315  .376  .691  .357   4.14  .254   8   59   20  141  Royals       
2004   30  -24  .296  .305  .601  .273   2.89  .221   6   34    5  114  Royals       
2005   31  -15  .308  .319  .627  .281   3.51  .224   1   16    3   73  Rockies      
CAR       -124  .321  .349  .669  .359   3.91  .244  40  308   81  925 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.19  .270  99  412   55 
POS AVG    -64  .326  .393  .719  .426   4.45  .262  67  333   67 

PAUL SHUEY, 1970, AGE: 35
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1996 25   14   2.85   42   0   53.2   44  7.38 11.91   5   2   4   5   2  Indians      
1999 28   13   3.53   72   0   81.2  103 11.35 12.01   8   5   6   8   5  Indians      
2000 29   11   3.39   57   0   63.2   69  9.75 11.87   4   2   0   4   2  Indians      
CAREER    59   3.57  451   0  504.1  534  9.53 12.63  45  27  22  43  29 
LG AVG     0   4.64           504.1  358  6.38 13.30  28  28 

MICKEY TETTLETON, 1960, AGE: 45
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1989   28   29  .369  .509  .877  .692   6.69  .258  26   65    3  117  Orioles      
1991   30   30  .387  .491  .878  .656   6.75  .263  31   89    3  154  Tigers       
1992   31   30  .379  .469  .848  .659   6.35  .238  32   83    0  157  Tigers       
CAR        157  .369  .449  .818  .589   5.88  .241 245  732   23 1485 
LG AVG       0  .334  .407  .742  .500   4.74  .265 132  615   95 
POS AVG    -29  .328  .406  .734  .472   4.54  .257 147  639   32 

ROBIN YOUNT, 1955, AGE: 50
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1982   26   64  .379  .578  .957  .759   7.97  .331  29  114   14  156  Brewers      
1983   27   49  .383  .503  .886  .734   7.24  .308  17   80   12  149  Brewers      
1989   33   58  .384  .511  .896  .753   7.71  .318  21  103   19  160  Brewers      
CAR        284  .342  .430  .772  .580   5.27  .285 251 1406  271 2856 
LG AVG       0  .328  .394  .722  .500   4.45  .262 263 1296  211 
POS AVG   -132  .317  .369  .686  .448   4.03  .259 182 1094  316 

1) On Wednesday, Braves CF Andruw Jones reached 50 HR and 300 career HR.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   13  .338  .513  .851  .567   5.79  .277  36  116    4  156  Braves       
2004   27    0  .345  .488  .833  .500   5.25  .261  29   91    6  154  Braves       
2005   28   31  .357  .609  .966  .642   7.23  .275  50  125    3  146  Braves       
CAR        112  .344  .505  .849  .558   5.96  .268 300  891  127 1437 
LG AVG       0  .343  .433  .776  .500   5.24  .270 170  704   98 
POS AVG     -2  .339  .433  .773  .495   5.23  .270 170  657  170 

While Jones is touted as a potential winner of the silly MVP award, he has a too close to call battle for the MVBNJ award (Most Valuable Brave Named Jones).

BRAVES RCAA
Chipper Jones        32
Andruw Jones         31

Even if we were to limit MVP candidates to those whose first names start with A, Jones is not only not a worthy candidate, but it is far from clear that he should even be a runner up–

1    Albert Pujols                74   
2    Adam Dunn                    32   
3    Andruw Jones                 31   

2) Tigers P Troy Percival will meet with Dr. Lewis Yocum tomorrow to find out whether he needs surgery on a torn muscle in his forearm. If he needs surgery, he’ll miss all of 2006, so Percival says he will retire.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 33    4   3.47   52   0   49.1   48  8.76 10.76   0   5  33   3   2  Angels       
2004 34    9   2.90   52   0   49.2   33  5.98 11.78   2   3  33   3   2  Angels       
2005 35   -4   5.76   26   0   25     20  7.20 11.52   1   3   8   1   3  Tigers       
CAREER   106   3.10  605   0  611.2  700 10.30 10.31  30  41 324  43  28 
LG AVG     0   4.68           611.2  427  6.28 13.31  34  34 

3) Braves P Mike Hampton may need Tommy John surgery and would miss the entire 2006 season.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30    7   3.84   31  31  190    110  5.21 12.55  14   8   0  12  10  Braves       
2004 31    0   4.28   29  29  172.1   87  4.54 13.79  13   9   0  11  11  Braves       
2005 32    7   3.50   12  12   69.1   27  3.50 11.94   5   3   0   5   3  Braves       
CAREER    86   3.97  375 321 2074   1272  5.52 13.14 138 101   1 131 108 
LG AVG     0   4.32          2074   1555  6.75 12.87 116 116 

4) The Tigers called up OF Marcus Thames and Ps Mark Woodyard, Jason Karnuth and Jason Grilli and moved RF Bobby Higginson from the 15 to the 60 day DL.

THAMES
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   -7  .298  .274  .572  .201   2.61  .205   1    4    0   30  Rangers      
2004   27    3  .326  .509  .835  .562   5.70  .255  10   33    0   61  Tigers       
2005   28   -4  .255  .412  .667  .347   3.42  .188   6   15    0   31  Tigers       
CAR         -8  .299  .435  .733  .435   4.38  .226  18   54    0  129 
LG AVG       0  .335  .431  .766  .500   5.05  .269  11   47    6 
POS AVG      3  .341  .443  .784  .523   5.35  .276  12   49    7 

KARNUTH
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2001 25    1   1.80    4   0    5      1  1.80 19.80   0   0   0   0   0  Cardinals    
CAREER     1   1.80    4   0    5      1  1.80 19.80   0   0   0   0   0 
LG AVG     0   4.36             5      4  6.99 12.69   0   0 

5) Red Sox OF Gabe Kapler had to leave yesterday’s game, in the middle of a play, due to a leg injury and will miss the rest of the season.

Kapler injured himself running on a HR by Tony Graffanino. He had been going full speed since he didn’t know the ball was going to go out.

The rules allow, in case of an injury on a HR, or any other play in which there are automatic baserunning advancement, a substitute runner can come in to replace an injured player.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27   -7  .336  .391  .727  .400   4.34  .271   4   27    6  107  Rockies/Red Sox
2004   28  -11  .311  .390  .700  .372   4.12  .272   6   33    5  136  Red Sox      
2005   29   -4  .282  .351  .632  .342   3.55  .247   1    9    1   36  Red Sox      
CAR        -39  .330  .421  .751  .445   4.86  .271  62  290   67  778 
LG AVG       0  .340  .434  .774  .500   5.19  .271  76  318   41 
POS AVG      4  .340  .437  .777  .502   5.28  .271  76  311   64 

6) The Red Sox called up OF Adam Hyzdu and released minor league P Matt Perisho.

HYZDU
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31   -3  .320  .333  .653  .341   3.57  .206   1    8    0   51  Pirates      
2004   32    2  .364  .800 1.164  .798  11.57  .300   1    2    0   17  Red Sox      
2005   33   -3  .200  .154  .354  .059   1.04  .115   0    4    1   22  Padres/Red Sox
CAR         -5  .305  .439  .744  .446   4.66  .224  19   61    1  212 
LG AVG       0  .340  .430  .770  .500   5.13  .268  12   47    6 
POS AVG      5  .345  .452  .797  .537   5.56  .273  13   49   10 

PERISHO
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 27   -5   8.71    5   0   10.1    3  2.61 19.16   0   0   0   0   0  Tigers       
2004 29   -2   4.40   66   0   47     42  8.04 13.98   5   3   0   4   4  Marlins      
2005 30    2   2.57   25   0   14     10  6.43 16.07   2   0   0   2   0  Marlins/Red Sox
CAREER   -52   6.39  177  28  276    202  6.59 17.15  11  17   0  12  16 
LG AVG     0   4.64           276    197  6.42 13.29  16  15 

7) Tigers C Ivan Rodriguez had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a right hamstring spasm, and is day to day.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31   17  .369  .474  .843  .597   5.97  .297  16   85   10  144  Marlins      
2004   32   29  .383  .510  .893  .657   7.07  .334  19   86    7  135  Tigers       
2005   33   -8  .296  .463  .759  .439   4.23  .286  14   49    7  119  Tigers       
CAR        104  .344  .488  .832  .539   5.69  .305 264 1049  104 1877 
LG AVG       0  .340  .427  .767  .500   5.10  .270 215  936  128 
POS AVG   -175  .319  .396  .715  .409   4.23  .256 187  871   36 

8) The Astros called up OF Charlton Jimerson.

9) The Braves called up P Chuck James and designated P Jorge Vasquez for assignment.

VASQUEZ
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2004 25   -1   8.10    2   0    3.1    4 10.80 16.20   0   0   0   0   0  Royals       
2005 26    1   3.00    7   0    9      9  9.00 16.00   1   0   0   1   0  Braves       
CAREER     0   4.38    9   0   12.1   13  9.49 16.05   1   0   0   1   0 
LG AVG     0   4.35            12.1    9  6.51 12.85   1   1 

10) Devil Rays 2B Jorge Cantu was out of yesterday’s lineup, after being hit in the elbow by a pitch on Wednesday.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2004   22    3  .341  .462  .803  .552   5.53  .301   2   17    0   50  Devil Rays   
2005   23    3  .315  .490  .805  .519   4.98  .289  23  103    1  136  Devil Rays   
CAR          6  .321  .483  .805  .527   5.11  .292  25  120    1  186 
LG AVG       0  .333  .428  .761  .500   4.97  .269  22   93   11 
POS AVG     -7  .325  .410  .735  .468   4.64  .268  17   83   14 

11) Dodgers 1B Olmedo Saenz had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a strained left oblique muscle.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2002   31    4  .354  .468  .822  .568   5.95  .276   6   18    1   68  A's          
2004   33    3  .352  .505  .856  .572   5.90  .279   8   22    0   77  Dodgers      
2005   34    7  .334  .509  .843  .570   5.52  .275  15   62    0  100  Dodgers      
CAR         20  .343  .467  .810  .538   5.48  .267  58  208    3  529 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .774  .500   5.19  .270  44  184   24 
POS AVG     23  .353  .466  .818  .545   5.80  .273  58  215    9 

12) Angels RF Vladimir Guerrero had to leave yesterday’s game, due to a jammed left shoulder, and is day to day.

See the game recap for Guerrero’s stats.

13) Brewers SS J.J Hardy had to leave yesterday’s game, due to turf toe, and is day to day.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2005        -8  .327  .373  .701  .420   4.15  .241   7   45    0  114  Brewers      
CAR         -8  .327  .373  .701  .420   4.15  .241   7   45    0  114 
LG AVG       0  .339  .428  .766  .500   5.06  .269  11   44    5 
POS AVG     -9  .315  .384  .700  .407   4.16  .265   6   33    9 

14) Nationals C Brian Schneider has a shoulder injury and isn’t expected to return during this road trip, which ends on Sunday.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26  -25  .309  .394  .703  .286   3.73  .230   9   46    0  108  Expos        
2004   27   -7  .325  .399  .724  .448   4.45  .257  12   49    0  135  Expos        
2005   28   -1  .330  .412  .742  .491   4.63  .269  10   44    1  114  Nationals    
CAR        -42  .323  .403  .725  .412   4.33  .256  37  185    2  502 
LG AVG       0  .341  .432  .773  .500   5.18  .269  49  201   25 
POS AVG    -42  .323  .394  .717  .406   4.22  .255  39  189    6 

15) Dodgers RF J.D. Drew will have surgery on his right wrist and shoulder next Tuesday.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27   16  .374  .512  .886  .649   6.94  .289  15   42    2  100  Cardinals    
2004   28   66  .436  .569 1.006  .766  10.03  .305  31   93   12  145  Braves       
2005   29   25  .412  .520  .931  .739   8.37  .286  15   36    1   72  Dodgers      
CAR        189  .393  .514  .907  .673   7.74  .287 142  409   72  814 
LG AVG       0  .343  .436  .779  .500   5.29  .270  86  349   47 
POS AVG     50  .355  .469  .825  .552   5.97  .275 108  397   58 

1) TIGERS 8, ANGELS 6

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Tigers         0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0   8  12  0
Angels         2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0   6   8  1

Angels: 81-65, .555, T1st place, 676 R, 583 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: L4
Tigers: 67-78, .462, 4th place, 21 GB, 666 R, 712 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: W2
Season series: Tigers, 4-3

* Angels RF Vladimir Guerrero hit 2 HR and passed 30 HR for the 7th time and 2nd consecutive year. Guerrero passed Shawn Green into 106th place on the all time HR list, with 304.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27   28  .426  .586 1.012  .654   8.72  .330  25   79    9  112  Expos        
2004   28   56  .391  .598  .989  .721   8.61  .337  39  126   15  156  Angels       
2005   29   45  .390  .577  .967  .737   8.19  .316  31  101   12  128  Angels       
CAR        362  .390  .588  .978  .680   8.06  .324 304  929  150 1288 
LG AVG       0  .342  .433  .775  .500   5.22  .270 149  621   86 
POS AVG     89  .353  .469  .822  .551   5.89  .279 189  713  105 

* Tigers LF Craig Monroe had 3 hits (1 HR) and 2B Placido Polanco was 0 for 5.

MONROE
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   -8  .287  .449  .736  .438   4.14  .240  23   70    4  128  Tigers       
2004   27   10  .337  .488  .824  .570   5.79  .293  18   72    3  128  Tigers       
2005   28    3  .329  .451  .781  .517   5.02  .281  18   86    8  141  Tigers       
CAR         -1  .315  .455  .770  .497   4.83  .268  62  234   17  437 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .764  .500   5.02  .269  47  196   24 
POS AVG     16  .340  .450  .790  .533   5.42  .277  53  214   27 

POLANCO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   27    8  .352  .447  .799  .552   5.47  .289  14   63   14  122  Phillies     
2004   28    0  .345  .441  .786  .501   5.29  .298  17   55    7  126  Phillies     
2005   29   15  .386  .437  .823  .599   6.35  .333   7   52    4  115  Phillies/Tigers
CAR        -16  .346  .413  .759  .481   4.95  .300  57  326   49  905 
LG AVG       0  .341  .434  .775  .500   5.21  .269 104  422   55 
POS AVG    -25  .339  .417  .756  .472   4.94  .273  83  381   57 

* Angels DH Juan Rivera had 3 hits (1 HR, 1 BB) and CF Chone Figgins and SS Orlando Cabrera were 0 for 5.

RIVERA
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   24   -2  .304  .468  .773  .452   4.34  .266   7   26    0   57  Yankees      
2004   25   12  .364  .465  .829  .591   6.08  .307  12   49    6  134  Expos        
2005   26   -7  .312  .443  .754  .409   3.82  .265  12   46    1   90  Angels       
CAR         -2  .331  .448  .779  .489   4.72  .281  32  127    8  312 
LG AVG       0  .336  .431  .767  .500   5.07  .268  30  125   15 
POS AVG     12  .343  .456  .799  .539   5.53  .271  37  140   16 

FIGGINS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   25    0  .345  .367  .711  .498   4.62  .296   0   27   13   71  Angels       
2004   26    5  .350  .419  .770  .527   5.44  .296   5   60   34  148  Angels       
2005   27    5  .344  .397  .741  .531   5.00  .288   8   51   50  143  Angels       
CAR          8  .345  .400  .745  .519   5.05  .292  13  139   99  377 
LG AVG       0  .335  .430  .765  .500   5.03  .269  45  189   22 
POS AVG     -2  .333  .425  .757  .495   4.95  .266  44  183   28 

CABRERA
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   28   -7  .347  .460  .807  .471   5.78  .297  17   80   24  162  Expos        
2004   29  -21  .306  .383  .689  .384   3.98  .264  10   62   16  161  Expos/Red Sox
2005   30  -10  .308  .360  .667  .425   3.96  .256   7   48   19  125  Angels       
CAR       -124  .315  .403  .718  .398   4.32  .267  79  460  116 1087 
LG AVG       0  .341  .434  .775  .500   5.22  .270 133  546   72 
POS AVG   -108  .322  .386  .708  .409   4.29  .263  75  419   85 

* Tigers P Mike Maroth took a pounding–6 IP, 7 H, 6 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 25  -31   5.73   33  33  193.1   87  4.05 13.45   9  21   0  11  19  Tigers       
2004 26    3   4.31   33  33  217    108  4.48 12.86  11  13   0  12  12  Tigers       
2005 27  -13   4.94   31  31  187.2  106  5.08 12.95  13  13   0  11  15  Tigers       
CAREER   -46   4.88  118 118  726.2  359  4.45 12.92  39  57   0  41  55 
LG AVG     0   4.51           726.2  504  6.25 12.89  41  41 

* Angels P Bartolo Colon took a pounding–5 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30   16   3.87   34  34  242    173  6.43 10.97  15  13   0  16  12  White Sox    
2004 31  -10   5.01   34  34  208.1  158  6.83 12.48  18  12   0  14  16  Angels       
2005 32   16   3.46   30  30  205.2  145  6.35 10.46  19   7   0  15  11  Angels       
CAREER   124   3.94  277 275 1802.2 1423  7.10 11.99 137  81   0 123  95 
LG AVG     0   4.58          1802.2 1267  6.33 13.12 101 101 

2) ROYALS 7, WHITE SOX 5

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
White Sox      0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0   5  12  0
Royals         0 0 2 0 0 0 4 1 X   7  14  1

White Sox: 88-57, .607, 1st place, 4 1/2 GA, 682 R, 593 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: L2
Royals: 48-96, .333, 5th place, 39 1/2 GB, 624 R, 832 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W2
Season series: White Sox, 13-5

* Royals RF Emil Brown (1 2B) and SS Angel Berroa had 3 hits.

BROWN
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2000   25   -8  .299  .336  .635  .274   3.27  .218   3   16    3   50  Pirates      
2001   26   -9  .284  .299  .583  .262   3.00  .190   3   13   12   74  Pirates/Padres
2005   30   13  .349  .455  .804  .586   5.78  .288  13   75    8  132  Royals       
CAR        -16  .322  .385  .707  .438   4.42  .248  21  113   28  341 
LG AVG       0  .338  .432  .769  .500   5.11  .270  29  121   16 
POS AVG      4  .337  .446  .783  .511   5.25  .270  34  132   19 

BERROA
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   23   -7  .338  .451  .789  .466   5.30  .287  17   73   21  158  Royals       
2004   24  -15  .308  .385  .693  .400   3.95  .262   8   43   14  134  Royals       
2005   25  -15  .307  .375  .682  .402   3.85  .270  10   50    6  143  Royals       
CAR        -44  .318  .400  .718  .419   4.35  .272  35  175   46  470 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .764  .500   5.02  .269  57  238   29 
POS AVG    -12  .329  .414  .743  .478   4.79  .272  44  210   35 

* Royals P Zack Greinke’s line–6 IP, 7 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2004 20    7   3.97   24  24  145    100  6.21 10.99   8  11   0  10   9  Royals       
2005 21  -31   5.95   30  30  165    101  5.51 15.00   4  16   0   7  13  Royals       
CAREER   -24   5.02   54  54  310    201  5.84 13.12  12  27   0  17  22 
LG AVG     0   4.49           310    217  6.29 12.88  17  17 

3) A’S 6, RED SOX 2

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
A's            2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0   6  14  0
Red Sox        0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0   2   7  0

Red Sox: 85-61, .582, 1st place, 823 R, 733 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L1
A’s: 81-65, .555, T1st place, 702 R, 590 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W1
Season series: Red Sox, 4-3

* A’s 2B Mark Ellis had 3 hits.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2002   25    1  .359  .394  .753  .512   5.26  .272   6   35    4   98  A's          
2003   26  -10  .313  .371  .684  .434   4.06  .248   9   52    6  154  A's          
2005   28   14  .380  .463  .843  .613   6.48  .319   9   45    1  107  A's          
CAR          5  .345  .404  .750  .513   5.06  .276  24  132   11  359 
LG AVG       0  .333  .427  .760  .500   4.96  .267  40  168   20 
POS AVG    -20  .322  .395  .717  .445   4.40  .264  27  140   31 

* A’s P Joe Blanton’s line–6 1/3 IP, 6 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2004 23   -1   5.63    3   0    8      6  6.75  9.00   0   0   0   0   0  A's          
2005 24   18   3.57   30  30  181.1  105  5.21 11.42  10  11   0  13   8  A's          
CAREER    17   3.66   33  30  189.1  111  5.28 11.31  10  11   0  13   8 
LG AVG     0   4.38           189.1  130  6.16 12.67  11  11 

* Red Sox P Curt Schilling’s streak of 148 starts with more SO than BB ended. It was the longest streak since at least 1920, with Pedro Martinez (121) and Greg Maddux (87) being the only pitchers with a streak at least half as long.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 36   34   2.95   24  24  168    194 10.39  9.59   8   9   0  12   5  Diamondbacks 
2004 37   42   3.26   32  32  226.2  203  8.06  9.77  21   6   0  18   9  Red Sox      
2005 38  -14   6.20   29   8   74     69  8.39 14.47   6   8   9   5   9  Red Sox      
CAREER   313   3.40  511 378 2886.2 2814  8.77 10.27 190 131  22 196 125 
LG AVG     0   4.22          2886.2 2097  6.54 12.71 162 161 

4) YANKEES 9, DEVIL RAYS 5

 
               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Yankees        0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 2   9  15  0
Devil Rays     0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   5   8  0

Yankees: 83-62, .572, 2nd place, 1 1/2 GB, 786 R, 700 RA, 7-3 last 10, streak: W4
Devil Rays: 60-87, .408, 5th place, 25 1/2 GB, 687 R, 857 RA, 4-6 last 10, streak: L3
Season series: Devil Rays, 11-8

* Yankees DH Gary Sheffield, 2B Robinson Cano (1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR) and RF Bubba Crosby had 3 hits and SS Derek Jeter was 0 for 5 (1 BB).

SHEFFIELD
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   34   72  .419  .604 1.023  .772   9.72  .330  39  132   18  155  Braves       
2004   35   40  .393  .534  .927  .676   7.41  .290  36  121    5  154  Yankees      
2005   36   32  .384  .507  .891  .660   7.35  .295  28  102   10  137  Yankees      
CAR        637  .399  .526  .926  .698   7.81  .298 443 1455  215 2173 
LG AVG       0  .338  .420  .758  .500   4.98  .268 224  986  153 
POS AVG     90  .344  .443  .788  .532   5.41  .273 267 1083  155 

CANO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2005        -8  .317  .434  .751  .437   4.46  .291  10   52    1  115  Yankees      
CAR         -8  .317  .434  .751  .437   4.46  .291  10   52    1  115 
LG AVG       0  .331  .426  .758  .500   4.92  .269  14   59    7 
POS AVG     -3  .324  .411  .735  .475   4.64  .269  11   54    9 

CROSBY
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26   -2  .083  .083  .167  .000   0.00  .083   0    1    0    9  Dodgers      
2004   27   -5  .196  .302  .498  .196   2.30  .151   2    7    2   55  Yankees      
2005   28   -3  .303  .302  .605  .310   3.31  .270   0    4    3   61  Yankees      
CAR        -10  .239  .281  .520  .221   2.52  .203   2   12    5  125 
LG AVG       0  .335  .430  .766  .500   5.05  .270   4   19    2 
POS AVG      0  .337  .431  .769  .508   5.15  .273   4   18    3 

JETER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29   24  .393  .450  .844  .649   6.73  .324  10   52   11  119  Yankees      
2004   30   14  .352  .471  .823  .565   5.72  .292  23   78   23  154  Yankees      
2005   31   19  .385  .440  .825  .593   6.28  .305  15   59   12  142  Yankees      
CAR        270  .385  .461  .846  .622   6.71  .314 165  752  213 1508 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.18  .271 188  795  103 
POS AVG    -85  .328  .410  .738  .450   4.69  .272 139  691  127 

* Yankees P Aaron Small took a pounding–6 2/3 IP, 7 H, 5 R/ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 30   -1  27.00    1   0    0.1    1 27.00 108.00  0   0   0   0   0  Braves       
2004 32   -8   8.27    7   0   16.1    8  4.41 17.08   0   0   0   0   0  Marlins      
2005 33    8   3.28   12   7   57.2   28  4.37 11.55   8   0   0   5   3  Yankees      
CAREER   -15   5.03  158  10  275.2  149  4.86 14.69  23  10   4  18  15 
LG AVG     0   4.52           275.2  196  6.41 13.10  15  15 

* Devil Rays P Seth McClung took a pounding–5 1/3 IP, 8 H, 7 R/ER, 4 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 22   -4   5.35   12   5   38.2   25  5.82 14.20   4   1   0   2   3  Devil Rays   
2005 24  -26   6.61   32  15   99.1   86  7.79 14.77   6  10   0   5  11  Devil Rays   
CAREER   -30   6.26   44  20  138    111  7.24 14.61  10  11   0   7  14 
LG AVG     0   4.41           138     94  6.14 12.71   8   8 

5) RANGERS 4, MARINERS 3

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Mariners       0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   3   9  1
Rangers        0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 X   4   5  4

Rangers: 72-75, .490, 3rd place, 9 1/2 GB, 796 R, 788 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W2
Mariners: 64-82, .438, 4th place, 17 GB, 642 R, 669 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: L1
Season series: Rangers, 8-5

* Mariners LF Raul Ibanez had 3 hits and a BB.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31    0  .345  .454  .799  .500   5.71  .294  18   90    8  157  Royals       
2004   32   16  .353  .472  .825  .607   6.00  .304  16   62    1  123  Mariners     
2005   33   19  .365  .458  .823  .604   6.15  .293  19   83    9  146  Mariners     
CAR         30  .343  .464  .807  .529   5.68  .285 104  450   30  898 
LG AVG       0  .336  .430  .766  .500   5.07  .269  90  379   47 
POS AVG     58  .351  .465  .816  .558   5.82  .276 118  445   37 

* Mariners P Jeff Harris’s line–7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2005       3   3.80    8   6   42.2   16  3.38 12.23   2   4   0   3   3  Mariners     
CAREER     3   3.80    8   6   42.2   16  3.38 12.23   2   4   0   3   3 
LG AVG     0   4.37            42.2   29  6.15 12.65   2   2 

1) CARDINALS 6, CUBS 1

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Cardinals      3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   6   9  1
Cubs           0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1   8  1

Cardinals: 94-54, .635, 1st place, 731 R, 564 RA, 6-4 last 10: streak: W1
Cubs: 72-75, .490, 4th place, 21 1/2 GB, 650 R, 654 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: L2
Season series: Cubs, 8-5

Game was called with 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th.

* Cardinals P Jeff Suppan’s line–8 IP, 6 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 7 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 28    4   4.19   32  31  204    110  4.85 12.18  13  11   0  13  11  Pirates/Red Sox
2004 29    0   4.16   31  31  188    110  5.27 12.69  16   9   0  13  12  Cardinals    
2005 30   15   3.52   30  30  181.1  101  5.01 13.00  15  10   0  15  10  Cardinals    
CAREER     9   4.66  283 267 1661.2  931  5.04 13.05  93  94   0  96  91 
LG AVG     0   4.53          1661.2 1186  6.42 13.12  93  93 

2) NATIONALS 6, METS 5

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - - --  -  --  -
Nationals      3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1  1  6  13  0
Mets           1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0  0  5  12  2

Nationals: 76-71, .517, 4th place, 8 GB, 577 R, 608 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: W3
Mets: 71-75, .486, 5th place, 12 1/2 GB, 650 R, 586 RA, 1-9 last 10, streak: L3
Season series: Tied, 8-8

* Mets LF Cliff Floyd reached 30 HR for the 2nd time.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   30   20  .376  .518  .894  .646   7.07  .290  18   68    3  108  Mets         
2004   31    6  .352  .462  .814  .542   5.70  .260  18   63   11  113  Mets         
2005   32   21  .352  .502  .854  .621   6.66  .274  30   89   11  134  Mets         
CAR        179  .361  .494  .854  .610   6.56  .282 198  728  140 1310 
LG AVG       0  .341  .432  .773  .500   5.19  .270 137  571   81 
POS AVG     81  .352  .463  .815  .551   5.87  .273 176  640   81 

* Nationals CF Preston Wilson had 4 hits.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   28    3  .343  .537  .880  .513   5.94  .282  36  141   14  155  Rockies      
2004   29  -16  .315  .391  .706  .270   3.67  .248   6   29    2   58  Rockies      
2005   30   -7  .329  .476  .805  .453   4.85  .261  23   82    4  126  Rockies/Nationals
CAR        -17  .333  .479  .813  .483   5.19  .265 169  583  108  935 
LG AVG       0  .343  .435  .779  .500   5.28  .270 114  468   63 
POS AVG     -6  .339  .431  .770  .491   5.22  .269 111  425  115 

* Nationals P Livan Hernandez took a pounding–6 IP, 9 H, 5 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 28   50   3.20   33  33  233.1  178  6.87 11.26  15  10   0  18   7  Expos        
2004 29   14   3.60   35  35  255    186  6.56 11.54  11  15   0  14  12  Expos        
2005 30    1   3.93   32  32  222.1  128  5.18 13.72  15   7   0  11  11  Nationals    
CAREER    16   4.11  281 280 1926.2 1309  6.11 12.88 110 101   0 107 104 
LG AVG     0   4.34          1926.2 1444  6.75 12.88 108 108 

3) BREWERS 14, DIAMONDBACKS 2

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Brewers        2 0 7 3 0 2 0 0 0  14  19  0
Diamondbacks   0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2   8  0

Brewers: 73-73, .500, 3rd place, 20 GB, 663 R, 620 RA, 7-3 last 10, streak: W1
Diamondbacks: 66-81, .449, 4th place, 7 GB, 636 R, 806 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L1
Season series: Brewers, 4-2

* Brewers 2B Bill Hall had 4 hits (1 2B, 1 3B), 3B Jeff Cirillo had 3 hits (1 HR, 2 BB) and RF Corey Hart was 0 for 5.

HALL
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   23   -6  .298  .458  .756  .368   3.92  .261   5   20    1   52  Brewers      
2004   24  -23  .276  .374  .650  .300   3.39  .238   9   53   12  126  Brewers      
2005   25   10  .329  .480  .809  .567   5.74  .282  16   55   17  130  Brewers      
CAR        -22  .302  .432  .734  .431   4.43  .259  31  133   30  327 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.15  .269  33  134   16 
POS AVG    -18  .328  .400  .728  .443   4.56  .271  21  108   23 

CIRILLO
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   33  -19  .284  .271  .555  .224   2.48  .205   2   23    1   87  Mariners     
2004   34   -5  .259  .293  .553  .256   2.70  .213   1    7    0   33  Padres       
2005   35    6  .383  .448  .831  .596   6.12  .288   4   19    4   68  Brewers      
CAR         15  .368  .434  .802  .502   5.73  .297 107  673   60 1418 
LG AVG       0  .343  .435  .778  .500   5.27  .271 159  664   90 
POS AVG    -12  .340  .438  .778  .487   5.19  .268 171  701   50 

HART
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2004   22    0  .000  .000  .000  .000   0.00  .000   0    0    0    1  Brewers      
2005   23   -5  .271  .377  .649  .185   2.20  .189   2    7    2   19  Brewers      
CAR         -5  .267  .370  .637  .180   2.16  .185   2    7    2   20 
LG AVG       0  .339  .428  .767  .500   5.07  .269   2    8    1 
POS AVG      0  .341  .419  .759  .490   5.00  .271   2    7    2 

* Diamondbacks 2B Craig Counsell was 0 for 5.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   32  -19  .328  .304  .631  .303   3.64  .234   3   21   11   89  Diamondbacks 
2004   33  -21  .330  .315  .645  .355   3.88  .241   2   23   17  140  Brewers      
2005   34    1  .358  .385  .743  .506   5.29  .264   9   41   23  136  Diamondbacks 
CAR        -80  .348  .351  .699  .414   4.46  .262  27  252   72  934 
LG AVG       0  .341  .432  .773  .500   5.19  .269  99  407   55 
POS AVG    -50  .331  .402  .733  .445   4.65  .267  69  343   67 

* Brewers P Tomo Ohka’s line–7 IP, 4 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 6 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 27   21   4.16   34  34  199    118  5.34 12.98  10  12   0  13   9  Expos        
2004 28    6   3.40   15  15   84.2   38  4.04 12.65   3   7   0   6   4  Expos        
2005 29    2   3.97   29  26  161     85  4.75 12.02  11   8   0  10   9  Nationals/Brewers
CAREER    51   3.93  153 141  826.2  475  5.17 12.61  44  52   0  54  42 
LG AVG     0   4.32           826.2  609  6.63 12.86  46  46 

* Diamondbacks P Shawn Estes took a pounding–2 2/3 IP, 6 H, 7 R/ER, 3 BB, 0 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30  -26   5.73   29  28  152.1  103  6.09 15.72   8  11   0   7  12  Cubs         
2004 31  -15   5.84   34  34  202    117  5.21 15.10  15   8   0  10  13  Rockies      
2005 32   -5   4.76   19  19  113.1   58  4.61 13.18   7   8   0   7   8  Diamondbacks 
CAREER   -82   4.71  271 270 1618.1 1182  6.57 14.06  99  89   0  87 101 
LG AVG     0   4.34          1618.1 1216  6.76 12.89  91  91 

4) BRAVES 6, PHILLIES 4

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Braves         0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0   6   8  3
Phillies       0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1   4  12  1

Braves: 84-63, .571, 1st place, 6 GA, 702 R, 603 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: W1
Phillies: 78-69, .531, T2nd place, 6 GB, 700 R, 656 RA, 5-5 last 10, streak: L1
Season series: Tied, 8-8

* Braves 3B Chipper Jones hit 2 HR.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   31   43  .402  .517  .920  .698   7.89  .305  27  106    2  153  Braves       
2004   32   11  .362  .485  .847  .563   6.03  .248  30   96    2  137  Braves       
2005   33   32  .414  .576  .990  .726   8.96  .304  19   67    4   95  Braves       
CAR        461  .401  .539  .940  .685   8.04  .304 329 1106  122 1637 
LG AVG       0  .342  .431  .773  .500   5.21  .270 181  762  114 
POS AVG     41  .347  .448  .795  .518   5.47  .273 209  851   67 

* Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (2 SB) and RF Bobby Abreu (1 2B, 1 HR, 1 SB) had 3 hits and LF Pat Burrell was 0 for 5.

ROLLINS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   24  -12  .320  .387  .707  .435   4.23  .263   8   62   20  156  Phillies     
2004   25   14  .348  .455  .803  .561   6.03  .289  14   73   30  154  Phillies     
2005   26  -14  .321  .399  .720  .426   4.75  .276   9   40   36  143  Phillies     
CAR        -27  .324  .408  .732  .471   4.80  .270  56  294  166  779 
LG AVG       0  .340  .432  .772  .500   5.16  .268 105  425   53 
POS AVG    -92  .317  .384  .700  .402   4.17  .263  56  321   73 

ABREU
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29   38  .409  .468  .877  .672   7.23  .300  20  101   22  158  Phillies     
2004   30   69  .428  .544  .971  .755   9.75  .301  30  105   40  159  Phillies     
2005   31   39  .416  .499  .915  .673   8.31  .298  24   96   29  147  Phillies     
CAR        381  .412  .515  .927  .691   8.25  .305 190  770  239 1314 
LG AVG       0  .343  .434  .776  .500   5.25  .270 146  600   82 
POS AVG     98  .356  .473  .829  .558   6.02  .278 189  702   99 

BURRELL
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26  -15  .309  .404  .713  .403   3.94  .209  21   64    0  146  Phillies     
2004   27    9  .365  .455  .821  .556   5.96  .257  24   84    2  127  Phillies     
2005   28   25  .392  .512  .904  .626   7.42  .282  30  108    0  139  Phillies     
CAR         74  .358  .477  .835  .568   6.03  .258 157  540    5  835 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .775  .500   5.21  .269  99  400   51 
POS AVG     88  .362  .476  .838  .580   6.25  .275 133  470   45 

5) ASTROS 4, MARLINS 1

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Marlins        0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1   5  1
Astros         0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 X   4   8  0

Astros: 78-68, .534, 2nd place, 15 GB, 619 R, 557 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: W2
Marlins: 78-69, .531, T2nd place, 6 GB, 657 R, 641 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: L2
Season series: Marlins, 4-3

* Astros P Andy Pettitte’s line–8 IP, 5 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 5 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 31    8   4.02   33  33  208.1  180  7.78 12.01  21   8   0  16  13  Yankees      
2004 32    4   3.90   15  15   83     79  8.57 11.06   6   4   0   5   5  Astros       
2005 33   41   2.43   30  30  204    156  6.88  9.53  16   9   0  18   7  Astros       
CAREER   175   3.79  328 321 2079.2 1510  6.53 12.24 171  91   0 153 109 
LG AVG     0   4.64          2079.2 1461  6.32 13.27 116 117 

6) DODGERS 7, GIANTS 1

               1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
               - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Dodgers        0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0   7  11  0
Giants         0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1   4  1

Dodgers: 67-79, .459, 2nd place, 5 1/2 GB, 636 R, 696 RA, 6-4 last 10, streak: W1
Giants: 66-80, .452, 3rd place, 6 1/2 GB, 598 R, 686 RA, 3-7 last 10, streak: L2
Season series: Dodgers, 9-7

* Dodgers LF Mike Edwards had 3 hits (1 2B, 1 BB) and 2B Jeff Kent was 0 for 5.

EDWARDS
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26    0  .500  .250  .750  .769   9.00  .250   0    0    0    4  A's          
2005   28   -6  .306  .364  .670  .390   3.71  .263   3   13    1   76  Dodgers      
CAR         -6  .311  .362  .673  .402   3.81  .263   3   13    1   80 
LG AVG       0  .339  .428  .766  .500   5.06  .269   6   27    3 
POS AVG      0  .342  .425  .767  .502   5.10  .270   6   28    2 

KENT
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   35   13  .351  .509  .860  .574   6.30  .297  22   93    6  130  Astros       
2004   36   12  .348  .531  .880  .560   6.03  .289  27  107    7  145  Astros       
2005   37   32  .382  .521  .903  .669   6.96  .295  27  100    6  138  Dodgers      
CAR        269  .354  .507  .861  .605   6.27  .290 329 1307   92 1915 
LG AVG       0  .341  .428  .769  .500   5.15  .270 216  923  141 
POS AVG    -59  .340  .404  .744  .469   4.87  .272 152  770  174 

* Dodgers P Derek Lowe’s line–8 IP, 4 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 4 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30    6   4.47   33  33  203.1  110  4.87 13.23  17   7   0  13  11  Red Sox      
2004 31  -10   5.42   33  33  182.2  105  5.17 14.93  14  12   0  12  14  Red Sox      
2005 32    9   3.57   32  32  206.2  138  6.01 11.24  11  13   0  13  11  Dodgers      
CAREER   110   3.79  435 159 1345.2  892  5.97 12.04  83  79  85  91  64 
LG AVG     0   4.56          1296.2  913  6.34 13.07  73  73 

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