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Braves Stats: #1

Posted by Kris N. on August 9, 2010

The following is some statistics you may, or may not know about The Atlanta Braves:

The Good:

  • Atlanta is third in lowest percentage of swinging at pitches outside the zone in the MLB.
  • The Braves have a .306 BABIP with RISP this season.
  • Their magic number is 50.
  • Bravo pitchers have a collective 1.27 WHIP, third in baseball.
  • Opposing hitters have posted a line of .244/.316/.371/.687. Which is 2nd best in the majors (behind San Diego)
  • Tim Hudson has the best sinker/fastball in baseball.

The Bad:

  • The Braves are leaving 7.30 runners on per game at home. On the road, they are leaving 8.35 per game, (most in the league).
  • Braves OPS is 13th in baseball at .739.
  • Atlanta’s OF has a .389 SLG%
  • Braves road record is 25-32. No other 1st place team has a losing record on the road.

The Ugly:

  • Lowe, Saito, Medlen, Hanson, and Jurrjens swing at less balls outside the strike zone than Melky “Farm Animal” Cabrera.
  • Braves have committed 79 errors. 7th most in baseball
  • Without Yunel, the Braves are 13th in defensive runs saved. (With him they were 4th.)

More to come!

(Some stats provided by @BravesStats)

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