The Analyst

August 23, 1992

Lighting Up the Board
Since the demise of the unlamented Game-Winning RBI four years ago, baseball fans have continued to search for the definitive measure of the clutch run batted in. Thus we give you the Go-Ahead RBI, which is simply any RBI that puts the batter's team in the lead. Here are the top performers in this category through last Saturdays games.

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CHARTJOHN GRIMWADE ILLUSTRATION

GO-AHEAD RBIs

TOTAL RBIs

Carlos Baerga, Indians

33

75

Terry Pendleton, Braves

28

79

Andy Van Slyke, Pirates

26

63

Gary Sheffield, Padres

25

83

Juan Gonzalez, Rangers

24

81

Frank Thomas, White Sox

24

78

Mark McGwire, Athletics

23

91

Ryne Sandberg, Cubs

23

59

Junior Felix, Angels

22

58

Three tied with 21

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)