LEAGUE HISTORY
Friday, 10/24/2009
LEAGUE HISTORY
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Mark Teixeira (Tex)!
He batted .267 in 577 AB, with 37 homers and 105 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Jesse Foppert (SF)!
He had a record of 16-8 with an ERA of 3.39.
In 38 games started, he pitched 228.1 innings, fanning 237 and walking 112 batters.
AL Cy Young Award:
Ismael Valdes (Det)!
He had a record of 18-7 with an ERA of 3.21 and 3 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 252.2 innings, fanning 120 and walking 48 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Carlos Delgado (Tor)!
He batted .319 in 593 AB, with 56 homers and 149 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Mark Prior (ChC)!
He had a record of 21-8 with an ERA of 2.67 and 2 shutouts.
In 37 games started, he pitched 259.1 innings, fanning 282 and walking 65 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Troy Glaus (Stl)!
He batted .311 in 556 AB, with 44 homers and 137 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Josh Beckett (Tor)
Catcher: Ramon Hernandez (KC)
First Base: Paul Konerko (CHW)
Second Base: Pokey Reese (Det)
Third Base: Jose A. Hernandez (Det)
Shortstop: Angel Berroa (KC)
Leftfield: Jacque Jones (Min)
Centerfield: Mike Cameron (Sea)
Rightfield: Ichiro Suzuki (Sea)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Mark Mulder (Mil)
Catcher: Damian Miller (ChC)
First Base: Richie Sexson (Mil)
Second Base: Fernando Vina (Stl)
Third Base: Wes Helms (Mil)
Shortstop: Jack Wilson (Pit)
Leftfield: Geoff Jenkins (Mil)
Centerfield: Preston Wilson (Cin)
Rightfield: Juan Encarnacion (Fla)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
New York (A) 101 61 .623 -- .267 4.39
Toronto 94 68 .580 7 .275 4.67
Boston 93 69 .574 8 .282 4.67
Baltimore 71 91 .438 30 .263 4.82
Tampa Bay 57 105 .352 44 .261 5.45
Central Division
Kansas City 87 75 .537 -- .289 5.54
Detroit 85 77 .525 2 .267 4.35
Chicago (A) 79 83 .488 8 .264 5.26
Minnesota 79 83 .488 8 .268 4.88
Cleveland 76 86 .469 11 .274 5.32
West Division
Seattle 92 70 .568 -- .277 4.07
Anaheim 85 77 .525 7 .275 4.67
Texas 82 80 .506 10 .265 5.11
Oakland 57 105 .352 35 .232 5.21
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Atlanta 92 70 .568 -- .267 4.03
Philadelphia 86 76 .531 6 .262 4.18
Florida 81 81 .500 11 .248 4.12
New York (N) 70 92 .432 22 .253 4.83
Montreal 67 95 .414 25 .259 4.79
Central Division
St. Louis 104 58 .642 -- .265 3.92
Chicago (N) 89 73 .549 15 .263 3.87
Houston 86 76 .531 18 .257 4.09
Cincinnati 77 85 .475 27 .247 4.86
Milwaukee 65 97 .401 39 .245 4.58
Pittsburgh 62 100 .383 42 .230 5.25
West Division
San Francisco 94 68 .580 -- .256 3.68
San Diego 84 78 .519 10 .250 4.04
Arizona 84 78 .519 10 .289 4.83
Los Angeles 77 85 .475 17 .246 4.80
Colorado 74 88 .457 20 .261 5.03
Playoffs :
Division Series :
Kansas City (2) against New York (A) (3)
Seattle (1) against Toronto (3)
Chicago (N) (1) against St. Louis (3)
Atlanta (2) against San Francisco (3)
League Series :
Toronto (2) against New York (A) (4)
San Francisco (0) against St. Louis (4)
World Series :
St. Louis (4) against New York (A) (0)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.344 Vladimir Guerrero( MON Cle,AL)
.339 Orlando Cabrera( MON,NL Oak Min)
.335 Barry Bonds( SFN,NL)
.333 Jose Vidro( MON,NL)
.332 Cliff Floyd( NYN Anh,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
56 Carlos Delgado( TOR,AL)
48 Shawn Green( LAN Det)
47 Mike Sweeney( KCA)
44 Troy Glaus( ANA Stl,NL)
44 Vernon Wells( TOR)
TOP 5 in RBI :
149 Carlos Delgado( TOR,AL)
138 Mike Sweeney( KCA)
137 Troy Glaus( ANA Stl,NL)
136 Vernon Wells( TOR)
134 Cliff Floyd( NYN Anh,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.54 Barry Zito( OAK Atl)
2.67 Mark Prior( CHN,NL)
2.79 Pedro Martinez( BOS,AL)
2.94 Rafael Soriano( SEA)
3.00 Kelvim Escobar( TOR Stl)
TOP 5 in WINS :
21 Mark Prior( CHN,NL)
18 Javier Vazquez( MON Stl)
18 Matt Morris( SLN Tor Fla St)
18 Roy Halladay( TOR)
18 Kris Benson( PIT Atl,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
51 Robb Nen( SFN,NL)
46 Jason Isringhausen( SLN,NL)
46 Mariano Rivera( NYA,AL)
42 Eric Gagne( LAN)
38 Ugueth Urbina( TEX Fla)
2004 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Brendan Griffith (Oak)!
He batted .237 in 583 AB, with 27 homers and 92 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Choo Freeman (Col)!
He batted .325 in 625 AB, with 31 homers and 83 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Josh Beckett (Tor)!
He had a record of 20-6 with an ERA of 2.49 and 2 shutouts.
In 33 games started, he pitched 246 innings, fanning 224 and walking 83 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Carl Everett (KC)!
He batted .355 in 572 AB, with 32 homers and 128 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Russ Ortiz (Atl)!
He had a record of 20-3 with an ERA of 3.42 and 1 shutouts.
In 30 games started, he pitched 205 innings, fanning 127 and walking 80 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Albert Pujols (Stl)!
He batted .305 in 593 AB, with 55 homers and 145 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Hudson (Sea)
Catcher: Ivan Rodriguez (Sea)
First Base: Derrek Lee (Sea)
Second Base: Adam Kennedy (Anh)
Third Base: Joe Crede (CHW)
Shortstop: Angel Berroa (KC)
Leftfield: Jacque Jones (Min)
Centerfield: Chris Singleton (Min)
Rightfield: Jason Bay (Min)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Steve Trachsel (Phi)
Catcher: Jason Larue (Cin)
First Base: Todd Helton (Col)
Second Base: Jose Vidro (Phi)
Third Base: Adrian Beltre (SF)
Shortstop: Alex Gonzalez (Col)
Leftfield: Geoff Jenkins (Mil)
Centerfield: Andruw Jones (Atl)
Rightfield: Rocco Baldelli (NYM)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Boston 105 57 .648 -- .285 4.43
Toronto 104 58 .642 1 .281 4.07
New York (A) 80 82 .494 25 .279 4.85
Baltimore 66 96 .407 39 .266 5.35
Tampa Bay 53 109 .327 52 .248 5.65
Central Division
Minnesota 89 73 .549 -- .277 4.49
Kansas City 81 81 .500 8 .299 5.59
Cleveland 75 87 .463 14 .278 5.41
Chicago (A) 71 91 .438 18 .251 5.39
Detroit 49 113 .302 40 .247 6.04
West Division
Texas 95 67 .586 -- .279 4.70
Anaheim 87 75 .537 8 .275 4.79
Oakland 86 76 .531 9 .262 4.36
Seattle 78 84 .481 17 .242 3.77
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Atlanta 103 59 .636 -- .267 3.41
Philadelphia 101 61 .623 2 .269 4.19
Florida 78 84 .481 25 .254 4.36
New York (N) 75 87 .463 28 .253 3.76
Montreal 74 88 .457 29 .257 4.48
Central Division
St. Louis 104 58 .642 -- .269 4.06
Chicago (N) 90 72 .556 14 .268 4.10
Houston 82 80 .506 22 .264 4.81
Cincinnati 73 89 .451 31 .258 5.11
Milwaukee 65 97 .401 39 .255 5.03
Pittsburgh 58 104 .358 46 .248 5.51
West Division
San Diego 89 73 .549 -- .269 4.19
Colorado 86 76 .531 3 .287 5.38
San Francisco 85 77 .525 4 .255 3.86
Los Angeles 83 79 .512 6 .252 4.38
Arizona 65 97 .401 24 .267 5.09
Playoffs :
Division Series :
Minnesota (2) against Boston (3)
Texas (3) against Toronto (0)
San Diego (2) against St. Louis (3)
Philadelphia (1) against Atlanta (3)
League Series :
Texas (0) against Boston (4)
Atlanta (4) against St. Louis (2)
World Series :
Atlanta (4) against Boston (2)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.374 Nomar Garciaparra(Bos Det,AL Sea)
.355 Carl Everett( KC,AL)
.349 J.D. Drew(Stl)
.341 Jose Vidro(Mon Phi,NL)
.336 Todd Walker( Col)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
55 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
50 Michael Restovich(Stl)
48 Richie Sexson(Mil)
46 Alex Rodriguez(Fla,NL)
44 Jack Cust(LA)
TOP 5 in RBI :
145 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
138 Todd Helton(Col,NL)
135 Mark Teixeira(Tex)
134 Richie Sexson(Mil)
129 Michael Restovich(Stl)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.45 Barry Zito(Atl)
2.49 Josh Beckett(Tor)
2.97 Matt Morris(Stl)
3.07 Mark Mulder(Mil Oak SF)
3.08 Tim Hudson(Phi Sea,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
21 A.J. Burnett(Fla Bos,AL)
20 Josh Beckett(Tor)
20 Russ Ortiz(Atl,NL)
19 John Thomson( Bos,AL)
19 Colby Lewis(Tex,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
46 Mariano Rivera(NYY Phi,NL)
39 Keith Foulke(Min,AL)
38 John Dufrene(Oak,AL)
37 John Smoltz(Atl Stl Bos)
37 Jason Isringhausen(Stl,NL)
2005 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Juan Callen (Cle)!
He batted .268 in 511 AB, with 37 homers and 91 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Juan Rodriguez (Phi)!
He batted .283 in 530 AB, with 37 homers and 116 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Tim Hudson (Oak)!
He had a record of 22-8 with an ERA of 2.76 and 2 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 267.1 innings, fanning 124 and walking 53 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Nomar Garciaparra (Sea)!
He batted .373 in 604 AB, with 30 homers and 136 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Matt Morris (Stl)!
He had a record of 20-7 with an ERA of 3.28 and 1 shutouts.
In 36 games started, he pitched 252.2 innings, fanning 218 and walking 72 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Albert Pujols (Stl)!
He batted .348 in 600 AB, with 59 homers and 162 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Hudson (Oak)
Catcher: Ben Molina (Tex)
First Base: Derrek Lee (Sea)
Second Base: Jerry Hairston (KC)
Third Base: Don Kelly (Det)
Shortstop: Angel Berroa (KC)
Leftfield: Chris Singleton (Min)
Centerfield: Andruw Jones (Min)
Rightfield: Gordon Pettigrew (Anh)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Steve Trachsel (Phi)
Catcher: Javy Lopez (CHC)
First Base: Todd Helton (Col)
Second Base: Luis Castillo (Fla)
Third Base: Shea Hillenbrand (Ari)
Shortstop: Anderson Machado (Ari)
Leftfield: Geoff Jenkins (Mil)
Centerfield: Juan Pierre (Atl)
Rightfield: Juan Gonzalez (Hou)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Boston 101 61 .623 -- .274 4.11
Toronto 82 80 .506 19 .267 4.51
New York (A) 81 81 .500 20 .289 5.28
Baltimore 80 82 .494 21 .274 4.93
Tampa Bay 59 103 .364 42 .240 5.31
Central Division
Minnesota 93 69 .574 -- .273 4.52
Kansas City 80 82 .494 13 .291 5.34
Cleveland 77 85 .475 16 .271 5.54
Detroit 58 104 .358 35 .261 6.03
Chicago (A) 53 109 .327 40 .251 6.07
West Division
Anaheim 99 63 .611 -- .283 4.70
Oakland 90 72 .556 9 .274 4.26
Seattle 88 74 .543 11 .281 4.16
Texas 82 80 .506 17 .271 4.48
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Montreal 87 75 .537 -- .257 4.52
Atlanta 84 78 .519 3 .288 4.44
Philadelphia 83 79 .512 4 .259 5.12
Florida 73 89 .451 14 .262 5.08
New York (N) 71 91 .438 16 .257 4.81
Central Division
St. Louis 99 63 .611 -- .275 4.31
Chicago (N) 86 76 .531 13 .265 4.32
Cincinnati 86 76 .531 13 .264 4.71
Houston 82 80 .506 17 .276 4.82
Milwaukee 76 86 .469 23 .274 5.73
Pittsburgh 56 106 .346 43 .265 6.50
West Division
San Diego 92 70 .568 -- .257 4.08
Colorado 90 72 .556 2 .312 5.18
Los Angeles 87 75 .537 5 .278 4.51
Arizona 85 77 .525 7 .279 4.89
San Francisco 70 92 .432 22 .246 4.62
Playoffs :
Division Series :
Oakland (3) against Boston (2)
Minnesota (3) against Anaheim (0)
Montreal (3) against St. Louis (2)
Colorado (0) against San Diego (3)
League Series :
Oakland (4) against Minnesota (3)
Montreal (4) against San Diego (0)
World Series :
Montreal (3) against Oakland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.373 Nomar Garciaparra(Sea,AL)
.368 Larry Walker(Col,NL)
.359 Juan Gonzalez(Hou,NL)
.350 Rene Reyes(Col,NL)
.348 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
60 Mark Teixeira(Tex,AL Oak)
59 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
50 Nick Green(Atl Fla)
47 Dave Kelton(ChC,NL)
47 Alex Rodriguez(Fla Phi,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
162 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
159 Larry Walker(Col,NL)
144 Mark Teixeira(Tex,AL Oak)
139 Shawn Green(LA,NL)
136 Nomar Garciaparra(Sea,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.59 Cory Lidle(Min SF)
2.76 Tim Hudson(Sea,AL Oak)
2.96 Chris Reitsma(Cin)
3.02 Jake Peavy(SD)
3.09 Ben Sheets(Mil,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
22 Tim Hudson(Sea,AL Oak)
22 Jesse Foppert(Oak,AL)
21 John Thomson(Bos,AL)
20 Roy Oswalt(Hou,NL)
20 Julian Tavarez(Bal Anh,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
43 Keith Foulke(Min,AL)
42 Steve Reed( Cin)
40 Jay Witasick(SD,NL)
39 Jason Isringhausen(Stl)
37 Mariano Rivera(Phi)
2006 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
John-Ford Griffin (Bal)!
He batted .298 in 605 AB, with 15 homers and 89 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Dallas McPherson (Pit)!
He batted .271 in 569 AB, with 31 homers and 105 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Josh Beckett (Oak)!
He had a record of 21-8 with an ERA of 2.69.
In 34 games started, he pitched 240.2 innings, fanning 273 and walking 58 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Garret Anderson (Tex)!
He batted .322 in 622 AB, with 36 homers and 111 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Mark Prior (LA)!
He had a record of 23-1 with an ERA of 1.42 and 3 shutouts.
In 37 games started, he pitched 260.2 innings, fanning 277 and walking 44 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Alex Rodriguez (Phi)!
He batted .316 in 566 AB, with 41 homers and 114 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Hudson (TB)
Catcher: Jeff Mathis (Oak)
First Base: Mike Sweeney (KC)
Second Base: Hank Blalock (NYY)
Third Base: Edgardo Alfonzo (KC)
Shortstop: Angel Berroa (KC)
Leftfield: Chris Singleton (Min)
Centerfield: Jeff DaVanon (Bal)
Rightfield: Gordon Pettigrew (Anh)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Ismael Valdes (Fla)
Catcher: Kade Johnson (LA)
First Base: Todd Helton (Col)
Second Base: Luis Castillo (Fla)
Third Base: Albert Pujols (Stl)
Shortstop: Jimmy Rollins (SF)
Leftfield: Jacque Jones (Atl)
Centerfield: Juan Pierre (Atl)
Rightfield: Bill McCarthy (Atl)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
New York (A) 87 75 .537 -- .279 4.99
Boston 82 80 .506 5 .261 4.56
Baltimore 78 84 .481 9 .265 4.40
Toronto 72 90 .444 15 .268 5.22
Tampa Bay 64 98 .395 23 .247 4.48
Central Division
Cleveland 96 66 .593 -- .283 4.36
Minnesota 89 73 .549 7 .273 4.39
Kansas City 85 77 .525 11 .269 4.28
Chicago (A) 67 95 .414 29 .250 5.02
Detroit 56 106 .346 40 .252 5.18
West Division
Oakland 111 53 .677 -- .284 3.50
Texas 93 69 .574 17 .269 4.11
Anaheim 76 86 .469 34 .266 4.70
Seattle 72 90 .444 38 .258 4.49
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Montreal 99 63 .611 -- .283 3.82
New York (N) 82 82 .500 18 .271 4.36
Atlanta 79 83 .488 20 .271 4.53
Florida 79 83 .488 20 .263 4.61
Philadelphia 68 94 .420 31 .239 4.41
Central Division
St. Louis 97 65 .599 -- .257 3.93
Cincinnati 90 72 .556 7 .246 3.79
Milwaukee 88 74 .543 9 .263 4.29
Houston 84 78 .519 13 .260 4.20
Chicago (N) 76 86 .469 21 .252 3.99
Pittsburgh 74 88 .457 23 .261 4.53
West Division
Los Angeles 108 54 .667 -- .273 3.22
San Diego 93 69 .574 15 .264 4.18
Colorado 71 91 .438 37 .259 4.77
San Francisco 66 96 .407 42 .247 4.81
Arizona 50 112 .309 58 .249 5.45
Playoffs :
Division Series :
New York (A) (1) against Oakland (3)
Texas (2) against Cleveland (3)
San Diego (1) against Los Angeles (3)
St. Louis (2) against Montreal (3)
League Series :
Cleveland (0) against Oakland (4)
Montreal (4) against Los Angeles (1)
World Series :
Montreal (3) against Oakland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.351 Ichiro Suzuki(Sea Oak,AL)
.346 Khalil Greene(Mon)
.344 Orlando Cabrera(CHC)
.343 Ray Durham(Bal,AL)
.343 Juan Gonzalez(Hou,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
52 Juan Callen(Cle)
43 Jason Bay(Min,AL)
43 Michael Restovich(Stl)
43 Jack Cust(Phi)
42 Travis Hafner(Tex,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
128 Keith Ginter(Mil)
126 Juan Callen(Cle)
124 Jay Gibbons(Bal)
124 Jason Bay(Min,AL)
123 Albert Pujols(Stl,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.42 Mark Prior(CHC LA,NL)
2.69 Josh Beckett(Tor Oak,AL)
2.74 Rafael Soriano(Oak)
2.87 Aaron Harang(Cin)
2.88 Mark Mulder(Stl)
TOP 5 in WINS :
23 Mark Prior(CHC LA,NL)
21 Josh Beckett(Tor Oak,AL)
19 Julian Tavarez(Anh,AL Bal)
19 Russ Ortiz(Atl,NL)
18 Chris Carpenter(Cle,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
47 Billy Wagner(Oak,AL)
44 Troy Percival(Tex,AL)
43 Jason Isringhausen(Stl,NL)
43 Keith Foulke(Min)
38 Chad Bradford(Mon)
2007 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Michael Goss (TB)!
He batted .323 in 607 AB, with 5 homers and 58 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Carmine Klimas (Pit)!
He batted .319 in 565 AB, with 21 homers and 111 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Jesse Foppert (Oak)!
He had a record of 20-6 with an ERA of 3.06 and 4 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 229.2 innings, fanning 280 and walking 55 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Art Renden (Oak)!
He batted .326 in 527 AB, with 41 homers and 109 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Mark Prior (LA)!
He had a record of 17-1 with an ERA of 1.52 and 3 shutouts.
In 28 games started, he pitched 195.2 innings, fanning 166 and walking 33 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Jason Michaels (Cin)!
He batted .306 in 569 AB, with 37 homers and 128 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: John Thomson (Bos)
Catcher: Gerald Laird (Tex)
First Base: Mike Sweeney (TB)
Second Base: Hank Blalock (NYY)
Third Base: Scott Rolen (Tex)
Shortstop: Cristian Guzman (TB)
Leftfield: Chris Singleton (Min)
Centerfield: Andruw Jones (Min)
Rightfield: Shawn Green (Det)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Mark Mulder (Stl)
Catcher: Javy Lopez (Cin)
First Base: Todd Helton (Col)
Second Base: Craig Counsell (Ari)
Third Base: Adrian Beltre (Fla)
Shortstop: Jimmy Rollins (SF)
Leftfield: Austin Kearns (Cin)
Centerfield: Jason Michaels (Cin)
Rightfield: Jay Gibbons (Atl)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
New York (A) 84 78 .519 -- .266 4.67
Tampa Bay 80 82 .494 4 .272 4.28
Baltimore 71 91 .438 13 .253 4.67
Boston 71 91 .438 13 .258 4.65
Toronto 70 92 .432 14 .274 5.39
Central Division
Kansas City 90 72 .556 -- .273 4.21
Minnesota 89 73 .549 1 .272 4.35
Cleveland 78 84 .481 12 .273 4.68
Chicago (A) 75 87 .463 15 .256 5.31
Detroit 70 92 .432 20 .262 5.05
West Division
Oakland 105 57 .648 -- .276 3.83
Anaheim 91 71 .562 14 .274 4.41
Texas 84 78 .519 21 .274 4.51
Seattle 77 85 .475 28 .263 4.41
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Atlanta 102 60 .630 -- .279 3.99
New York (N) 88 74 .543 14 .269 3.73
Philadelphia 87 75 .537 15 .245 4.72
Florida 78 84 .481 24 .274 4.76
Montreal 69 93 .426 33 .252 4.27
Central Division
Cincinnati 98 64 .605 -- .246 3.65
St. Louis 83 79 .512 15 .253 4.31
Milwaukee 78 84 .481 20 .268 4.68
Chicago (N) 74 88 .457 24 .252 4.37
Pittsburgh 74 88 .457 24 .271 4.83
Houston 65 97 .401 33 .245 4.71
West Division
San Diego 102 60 .630 -- .268 3.55
Los Angeles 98 64 .605 4 .264 3.42
San Francisco 72 90 .444 30 .241 4.95
Colorado 64 98 .395 38 .245 4.72
Arizona 63 99 .389 39 .245 4.89
Playoffs :
Division Series :
New York (A) (0) against Oakland (3)
Kansas City (0) against Anaheim (3)
Los Angeles (3) against Atlanta (0)
Cincinnati (3) against San Diego (2)
League Series :
Anaheim (1) against Oakland (4)
Cincinnati (3) against Los Angeles (4)
World Series :
Los Angeles (1) against Oakland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.338 Will Smith(Stl,NL)
.338 Chipper Jones(Cle,AL)
.334 Vic Buttler(Sea)
.329 Mike Moriarty(Tor)
.326 Art Renden(Oak,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
47 Juan Rodriguez(Phi,NL)
46 Juan Callen(Cle)
45 Joe Borchard(CHW)
43 Dave Kelton(LA,NL)
43 Travis Hafner(Tex,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
134 Craig Brazell(NYM,NL)
129 Jacque Jones(Atl,NL)
128 Nomar Garciaparra(Pit)
128 Jason Michaels(Cin)
124 Mark Teixeira(Oak,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.52 Mark Prior(LA,NL)
2.51 Ted Lilly(SD,NL)
2.53 Russ Ortiz(Atl,NL)
2.64 Dustin McGowan(NYM)
2.67 Cory Lidle(KC,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
20 Jesse Foppert(Oak,AL)
19 Cory Lidle(KC,AL)
18 Ted Lilly(SD,NL)
18 Dustin McGowan(NYM)
17 Mark Prior(LA,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
48 Keith Foulke(Min,AL)
42 Bryce Wickham( Anh)
38 Eric Gagne(LA,NL)
38 Jay Witasick(SD,NL)
36 Jason Isringhausen( Sea,AL)
2008 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Alfred Smith (Oak)!
He had a record of 15-7 with an ERA of 3.91.
In 31 games started, he pitched 188.2 innings, fanning 198 and walking 76 batters.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Eric Duncan (NYM)!
He batted .320 in 531 AB, with 16 homers and 94 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Tim Hudson (TB)!
He had a record of 25-7 with an ERA of 2.40 and 4 shutouts.
In 35 games started, he pitched 274 innings, fanning 254 and walking 25 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Juan Callen (Cle)!
He batted .295 in 573 AB, with 44 homers and 124 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Matt Morris (Stl)!
He had a record of 21-8 with an ERA of 2.54 and 3 shutouts.
In 36 games started, he pitched 258.1 innings, fanning 182 and walking 67 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Carmine Klimas (Pit)!
He batted .318 in 553 AB, with 33 homers and 110 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Hudson (TB)
Catcher: Kelly Shoppach (Bos)
First Base: Mike Sweeney (TB)
Second Base: Hank Blalock (NYY)
Third Base: Eric Chavez (Min)
Shortstop: Mike Moriarty (Tor)
Leftfield: Jason Hart (TB)
Centerfield: Vernon Wells (Tor)
Rightfield: Shawn Green (Det)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Mark Mulder (Stl)
Catcher: Kade Johnson (LA)
First Base: Todd Helton (Col)
Second Base: Bo Hart (Stl)
Third Base: Mike Lowell (Stl)
Shortstop: Orlando Cabrera (NYM)
Leftfield: Austin Kearns (Cin)
Centerfield: Jason Ellison (SF)
Rightfield: Juan Gonzalez (Hou)
AL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
Tampa Bay 98 64 .605 -- .285 3.90
New York (A) 76 86 .469 22 .276 5.03
Toronto 72 91 .442 26.5 .269 5.40
Boston 70 92 .432 28 .252 4.69
Baltimore 62 100 .383 36 .242 4.83
Central Division
Minnesota 85 77 .525 -- .262 4.32
Cleveland 84 79 .515 1.5 .277 4.73
Kansas City 81 81 .500 4 .261 4.76
Detroit 76 86 .469 9 .275 4.98
Chicago (A) 72 90 .444 13 .254 4.45
West Division
Oakland 118 44 .728 -- .276 3.43
Anaheim 96 66 .593 22 .268 4.04
Texas 90 72 .556 28 .269 4.24
Seattle 58 104 .358 60 .242 4.95
NL Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
East Division
New York (N) 90 72 .556 -- .278 4.04
Florida 88 74 .543 2 .278 4.60
Philadelphia 77 85 .475 13 .281 4.71
Atlanta 76 86 .469 14 .254 4.53
Montreal 65 97 .401 25 .259 4.70
Central Division
St. Louis 90 72 .556 -- .252 3.91
Cincinnati 85 77 .525 5 .240 3.96
Pittsburgh 84 78 .519 6 .266 4.75
Milwaukee 81 82 .497 9.5 .260 4.69
Houston 80 83 .491 10.5 .260 4.38
Chicago (N) 77 85 .475 13 .263 4.59
West Division
Los Angeles 93 69 .574 -- .268 3.88
San Diego 89 73 .549 4 .262 4.06
Arizona 81 81 .500 12 .255 4.45
Colorado 76 86 .469 17 .248 4.44
San Francisco 62 100 .383 31 .247 5.15
Playoffs :
Division Series :
Anaheim (1) against Tampa Bay (3)
Minnesota (1) against Oakland (3)
San Diego (2) against New York (N) (3)
St. Louis (3) against Los Angeles (1)
League Series :
Tampa Bay (4) against Oakland (2)
St. Louis (4) against New York (N) (1)
World Series :
St. Louis (4) against Tampa Bay (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.343 Juan Gonzalez(Hou,NL)
.340 Roger Cedeno(NYY,AL)
.337 Cristian Guzman(TB,AL)
.334 Khalil Greene(Mon)
.327 Edgar Renteria(Hou)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
52 Jack Cust( CHW)
44 Juan Callen(Cle,AL)
44 Juan Rodriguez(Phi Oak)
42 Dave Kelton(LA,NL)
40 Alex Rodriguez(Phi Bos,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
128 Garret Anderson(Tex)
127 David Wright(NYM,NL)
124 Juan Callen(Cle,AL)
123 Austin Kearns(Cin)
122 Alex Rodriguez(Phi Bos,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.07 C.C. Sabathia(Oak,AL)
2.25 Jesse Foppert(Oak,AL)
2.40 Tim Hudson(TB,AL)
2.49 Rafael Soriano(Oak Anh)
2.54 Matt Morris(Stl,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
25 Tim Hudson(TB,AL)
21 C.C. Sabathia(Oak,AL)
21 Matt Morris(Stl,NL)
20 Jesse Foppert(Oak,AL)
20 Rafael Soriano(Oak Anh)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
36 Scott Layfield(Stl)
36 Bryce Wickham(Anh Oak,AL)
35 Kris Benson(Atl)
35 Octavio Dotel(Hou)
34 Beau Kemp(Mil,NL)
2009 RECAP:
AL Rookie of the Year Award:
Joseph Pruitt (Det)!
He batted .300 in 597 AB, with 33 homers and 114 RBI.
NL Rookie of the Year Award:
Juan Valdes (NYM)!
He batted .296 in 541 AB, with 9 homers and 67 RBI.
AL Cy Young Award:
Rafael Soriano (Anh)!
He had a record of 22-3 with an ERA of 1.66 and 4 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 250 innings, fanning 218 and walking 29 batters.
AL Most Valuable Player Award:
Juan Callen (Cle)!
He batted .339 in 546 AB, with 51 homers and 124 RBI.
NL Cy Young Award:
Mark Prior (LA)!
He had a record of 13-2 with an ERA of 1.26 and 2 shutouts.
In 24 games started, he pitched 164.2 innings, fanning 147 and walking 21 batters.
NL Most Valuable Player Award:
Jason Hart (CHC)!
He batted .301 in 595 AB, with 47 homers and 130 RBI.
AL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Hudson (TB)
Catcher: Gerald Laird (Tex)
First Base: Mike Sweeney (TB)
Second Base: Edward Seth (Sea)
Third Base: Micah Schnurstein (CHW)
Shortstop: Erick Almonte (NYY)
Leftfield: Alex Escobar (Cle)
Centerfield: Andruw Jones (Min)
Rightfield: Gordon Pettigrew (Anh)
NL Gold Glove Award Winners:
Pitcher: Javier Vazquez (PHI)
Catcher: John Buck (CHC)
First Base: Michael Johnson (SD)
Second Base: Bo Hart (Stl)
Third Base: Mike Lowell (Stl)
Shortstop: Keith Ginter (Col)
Leftfield: Geraldo Acuņa (Ari)
Centerfield: Carl Crawford (Ari)
Rightfield: Lance Berkman (Hou)

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