• Robinson Cano’s Strange Company This Season

    Posted by on September 21st, 2012 · Comments (1)

    Players with 30+ HR and a Batting Average of .299 or better in the same season with less than 90 RBI and 70 walks or less:

    Rk Player RBI HR BA BB Year Age Tm G PA R H 2B SO SB OBP SLG
    1 Alfonso Soriano 70 33 .299 31 2007 31 CHC 135 617 97 173 42 130 19 .337 .560
    2 Rick Wilkins 73 30 .303 50 1993 26 CHC 136 500 78 135 23 99 2 .376 .561
    3 Felipe Alou 74 31 .327 24 1966 31 ATL 154 706 122 218 32 51 5 .361 .533
    4 Mike Napoli 75 30 .320 58 2011 29 TEX 113 432 72 118 25 85 4 .414 .631
    5 Kevin Mitchell 77 30 .326 59 1994 32 CIN 95 380 57 101 18 62 2 .429 .681
    6 Robinson Cano 78 30 .299 58 2012 29 NYY 148 633 91 170 42 89 3 .370 .535
    7 Larry Parrish 82 30 .307 41 1979 25 MON 153 595 83 167 39 101 5 .357 .551
    8 Ron Gant 84 32 .303 50 1990 25 ATL 152 631 107 174 34 86 33 .357 .539
    9 Andres Galarraga 85 31 .319 19 1994 33 COL 103 449 77 133 21 93 8 .356 .592
    10 Jose Guillen 86 31 .311 24 2003 27 TOT 136 535 77 151 28 95 1 .359 .569
    11 Tony Clark 87 30 .304 37 2005 33 ARI 130 393 47 106 22 88 0 .366 .636
    12 Raul Mondesi 87 30 .310 44 1997 26 LAD 159 670 95 191 42 105 32 .360 .541
    13 Dick Allen 88 32 .301 57 1974 32 CHW 128 525 84 139 23 89 7 .375 .563
    14 Hank Aaron 89 32 .318 60 1965 31 MLN 150 639 109 181 40 81 24 .379 .560
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 9/21/2012.

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    Of course, Cano’s season this year is not yet final.

    Comments on Robinson Cano’s Strange Company This Season

    1. #15
      September 21st, 2012 | 11:21 am

      Seems like Robbie’s clutch is worn out.

      I think it’s a discipline thing for him. Take the walk if that is what they are giving you. i.e., don’t get yourself out; let the next guy take the shot if they are working around you.

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