John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

Who are the MVP leaders based on Total Runs? Teams are clinching playoff spots almost daily now that we’re in the last week of the season, but has anyone sewn up the MVP award? As we did last week for the Rookie of the Year candidates, let’s use the Total Runs metric first introduced in […]

September 28, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: awards, John Dewan, Stat of the Week, stats  One Comment

John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

Catcher Pickoff Leaders Over the last several seasons, no one compares. Yadier Molina has nabbed more baserunners who fell asleep on the bases than any other catcher by a wide margin. Here are the leaders in catcher pickoffs since 2003: Most Catcher Pickoffs (Since 2003) Player Pickoffs Yadier Molina 33 Miguel Olivo 19 Jose Molina […]

September 13, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: John Dewan, Stat of the Week, stats  No Comments