Bill Chuck - Managing Editor | Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 10:30AM
In honor of the July 8 game in which the Mets beat the Giants 4-3 in 16 innings, the longest game in July, here are 16 stats for your dining consumption.
- Tim Lincecum and Stephen Strasburg led the majors whiffing 44 in July but each were 1-3 on the month.
- The AL hit 380 homers, the NL hit 312 in July.
- Lucas Harrell walked 20 batters in 20.1 July IP.
- The Yankees hit 10 homers in July, the fewest in the AL. It was the Yanks fewest July homers since they hit eight in 1919.
- Greg Holland led the majors with 11 saves in July.
- There were 24 complete games in July with 12 in each league, seven by the Rays.
- In 13 scoreless innings in July, Tyler Clippard allowed two hits and held opponents to a .049 BAA.
- Blue Jays pitchers allowed 37 homers in July, the Marlins gave up just 11.
- Hiroki Kuroda made five starts in July. In 33 IP he allowed two runs (0.55 ERA).
- In July, with runners in scoring position, from the 7th inning on, the Braves hit .373, the Orioles hit .078.
- Before he was traded, Ian Kennedy threw 194 pitches for Arizona in July, the most in baseball.
- The Red Sox were hit by 15 pitches in July, the most in the majors.
- Derek Holland’s 30 swing and misses were the most in baseball in July.
- The Brewers led the majors with 35 steals in July; the Orioles had only two steals.
- Jerome Williams allowed 29 runs the most in July, he was followed by Josh Johnson and CC Sabathia with 27.
- In July, Adrian Beltre hit .516 (16-31) from the 7th inning on.