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Bantermetrics: And Stats The Way It Was

Posted By Diane Firstman On October 4, 2010 @ 9:50 pm In Baseball Musings,Diane Firstman,Yankees | Comments Disabled

Here are some of the notable Yankee numbers from the season that just ended:

TEAM

  • 859: runs scored, 56 fewer than 2009.
  • .267: batting average, 16 points lower than 2009, and lowest since .268 in 2004
  • 662: walks, 1 fewer than 2009.
  • 201: homers, the 12th time in franchise history with 200 or more roundtrippers, and 43 fewer than 2009.
  • 5: players with 100 or more strikeouts (Brett Gardner / Curtis Granderson / Derek Jeter / Nick Swisher / Mark Teixeira), tied for most in team history (2002).  Jorge Posada ended with 99 strikeouts and Alex Rodriguez had 98.
  • .989: fielding percentage, a franchise record (.986, 3 times).
  • 32: triples, 11 more than 2009.
  • 4.06: ERA, lowest since 2003, but seventh in AL.
  • 42: unearned runs allowed, fewest since 1998 (37).
  • 7.09: K/9, highest since franchise-record 7.26 in 2002.

INDIVIDUAL

  • 739: PAs (Jeter), tied for 10th most in franchise history (Jeter has four of top ten).
  • 663: ABs (Jeter), eighth-highest in franchise history (Alfonso Soriano had 696 in 2002).
  • 11: sacrifice flies (Rodriguez). most since Paul O’Neill (11) in 2000.
  • 139: strikeouts (Nick Swisher), tied for ninth-highest in franchise history (Soriano 157 in 2002).
  • 511: outs made (Jeter), tied for fifth-most in franchise history (Horace Clarke 533 in 1970).
  • 21: wins (CC Sabathia), most since Andy Pettitte’s 21 (2003).
  • 15: losses (A.J. Burnett), most since Melido Perez (16 in 1992).
  • 237.2: innings pitched (Sabathia), most since 240.1 by Pettitte (1997).
  • 109: earned runs allowed (Burnett), most since Randy Johnson (114 in 2006).
  • 32: homeruns allowed (Javier Vazquez), most since Johnson’s 32 in 2005.
  • 19: HBP (Burnett), third-most in franchise history (Jack Warhop had 26 in 1909).
  • 200 / 25: hits and homers (Cano), at least 200 hits and 25 home runs for the second consecutive season. Cano becomes the only second baseman not named Rogers Hornsby [1] to have more than one such season in his career.

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