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Thursday
Sep272012

The Triple Crown Watch

Today, we not only look at where Miguel Cabrera stands, but how each of Miggy’s competitors in each category are doing within the Triple Crown categories. This way you can see how much stronger Cabrera is across the board.

AL Batting Average

RkPlayerBAHRRBI
1 Miguel Cabrera .327 42 133
2 Mike Trout .323 28 78
3 Joe Mauer .323 10 84
4 Derek Jeter .320 15 57
5 Adrian Beltre .315 35 98
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/27/2012.

AL Home Run leaders

RkPlayerHRRBIBA
1 Josh Hamilton 43 124 .286
2 Edwin Encarnacion 42 107 .282
3 Miguel Cabrera 42 133 .327
4 Adam Dunn 41 94 .209
5 Curtis Granderson 40 97 .229
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/27/2012.

AL RBI leaders

RkPlayerRBIHRBA
1 Miguel Cabrera 133 42 .327
2 Josh Hamilton 124 43 .286
3 Josh Willingham 110 35 .260
4 Edwin Encarnacion 107 42 .282
5 Prince Fielder 104 28 .309
6 Billy Butler 103 27 .314
7 Albert Pujols 102 30 .288
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/27/2012.

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Reader Comments (1)

Certainly it is possible for Miggy to lose the triple crown. Heck, he could end the season in second in all three stats. But if Miggy does not win the MVP I am going to be totally dumbfounded with the writers. I keep hearing that Trout leads in steals. If steals are that important then certianly total bases must be the ultimate stat. There Miggy leads by 70 bases over Trout. If the issue is that Trout plays center so well, how about the fact that Miggy has the third best fielding percentage in the league of third basemen with 100 or more games? Is Moustakas makes one more error Miggy will be the second best third sacker in fielding percentage. I just dont see how people are not seeing the Miggy is a special player. He is such a smart player when you watch him. I would expect he would be a manager some day with the way he plays.

September 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChuck A
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