Diamond Digits: Dog Days
As we enter the dog days of summer we see an old dog up to his old tricks, a greyhound reliever not only catching the rabbit but blowing by it, and a power streaking NL Central squad with its sights set on best in show.
Fielding percentage for
Stolen base success rate for the Phillies this season. That's even higher than the alltime major league best 87.9% mark they set last season. Since
Consecutive games in which the Brewers have hit at least one home run, entering Tuesday's contest against the Cardinals, with whom they pulled into a second-place tie in the NL Central and stand percentage points ahead of in the NL wild card race. Milwaukee's power surge ties the second longest in its powerful team history, bested only by the 19 straight contests with a clout set June 11 to June 30, 1996. Shortstop
It was a short week, but there was a long list of players worthy of weekly honors. Runner ups go to
It wasn't too long ago that Seattle's
On Sunday Angels closer