Tuesday, February 03, 2009

RBI Percentages Again

I thought I would milk the RBI% stat one more time with league leaders. Table 1 displays the American League leaders and Table 2 the National League leaders. Some of the AL leaders are a bit surprising. The usual suspects top the NL list.

Table 1: American League RBI% in 2008 (PA with BB, HBP, SAC excluded)

Player

team

Runners

HR

RBI

RBI%

Blake

CLE

193

11

58

24.4

Choo

CLE

208

14

64

24.0

DeJesus

KCA

254

12

73

24.0

Ortiz

BOS

282

23

89

23.4

Hamilton

TEX

425

32

127

22.4

Mauer

MIN

340

9

84

22.1

Mora

BAL

370

23

104

21.9

Quentin

CHA

282

36

97

21.6

Morneau

MIN

487

23

128

21.6

Youkilis

BOS

392

29

113

21.4



Table 2: National League RBI% in 2008 (PA with BB, HBP, SAC excluded)

Player

team

Runners

HR

RBI

RBI%

Howard

PHI

419

48

145

23.2

Pujols

SLN

344

37

115

22.7

Lee

HOU

321

28

100

22.4

Flores

WAS

224

8

58

22.3

Berkman

HOU

351

29

104

21.4

McLouth

PIT

295

26

89

21.4

Ramirez

CHN

388

27

109

21.1

Molina

SFN

386

16

95

20.5

Nady

PIT

218

13

57

20.2

Rollins

PHI

240

11

59

20.0



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