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Saturday Twins Happythink

Stats to make you smile.  I'm going to the game today, so hopefully these will all look even better tomorrow morning!  (parenthetical ranks show rank in MLB)

POSITION PLAYERS

AVG: .281 (1st)

OBP: .350 (1st)

SLG: .436 (3rd, behind the Red Sox and Blue Jays)

OPS: .786 (2nd, Red Sox)

wOBA: .344 (3rd, Red Sox and Yankees)

K%: 16.8 (3rd, Royals and White Sox)

BB/K: .62 (1st)

Hits: 1128 (1st)

Singles: 746 (3rd, Royals and Rangers)

Doubles: 248 (3rd, Blue Jays and Red Sox)

Triples: 27 (3rd, Rockies and Mets)

Intentional walks: 37 (7th, 1st in AL)

% of swings making contact: 84.8 (2nd, Royals)

Batting runs above average: 83.4 (3rd, Yankees and Red Sox)

Fielding runs above average: 24.7 (5th, Padres, Giants, Rays, and Reds)

Total position-player WAR (batting + fielding): 25.3 (1st )

PITCHERS

ERA: 3.91 (11th and 6th in the AL; the Rangers, Yankees, White Sox, and Twins are all within .09 ERA of each other)

FIP: 3.81 (5th and 2nd in the AL, Padres, Braves, Marlins, and White Sox)

xFIP: 4.10 (6th and 1st in the AL, Padres, Braves, Phillies, Cardinals, and Rockies)

BB: 259 (1st)

K/BB: 2.9 (1st)

IBB: 15 (1st)

Wild pitches: 28 (5th, 1st in the AL)

Balks!: 2, (tied for 1st)

WHIP: 1.27 (tied for 4th, Padres, Rays, and Braves, tied with the A's)

Balls (*sigh* . . . no, not that kind of balls): 5449 (1st)

Pitches thrown: 15950 (1st, i.e. fewest)

Swings at pitches out of the zone: 31.8% (1st)

Starter runs above replacement: 131.3 (4th, White Sox, Red Sox, and Rockies)

Reliever runs above replacement: 24.4 (9th, 4th in the AL)

Total pitcher WAR: 15.1 (3rd, White Sox and Rockies)

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