Thursday, March 20, 2008

A season for the record books

Season 7 saw some major single season records fall by the way side, most of them broken by Arizona's Felipe Abreu and Tampa Bay's Karl Piersoll. Here now is a list of the notable single season records that were broken in season 7:

HITTING
Batting average: .415 - Felipe Abreu, ARI
Old record: .403 - Felipe Abreu, ARI, season 5
On-base percentage: .553 – Felipe Abreu, ARI
Old record: .546 – Felipe Abreu, ARI, season 5
Strikeouts (least): 8 – Felipe Abreu, ARI
Old record: 16 – Felipe Abreu, ARI, season 6


PITCHING
Batting average allowed: .198 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: .210 - Jason Clark, TOR, season 6
ERA: .2.46 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Tied with: Jerome Green, STL, season 3
OBP allowed: .247 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: .271 – Earl Gabriel, ARI, season 5
SLG allowed: .308 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: .310 – Jerome Green, STL, season 3
K/9: 8.87 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: 8.62 – Matt Adams, SD, season 3
Strikeouts: 292 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: 235 – Earl Gabriel, ARI, season 6
WHIP: 0.93 – Karl Piersoll, TB
Old record: 1.06 – Earl Gabriel, ARI, season 5
Winning percentage: .935 – Earl Gabriel, ARI
Old record: .912 – Earl Gabriel, ARI, season 4

2 comments:

kjmulli said...

looking at this, i just cant see how abreu and piersoll didnt win mvp and cy, that's just ridiculous. what were some of you guys voting on?

kjmulli said...

especially piersoll, i could at least see a case for parent over abreu but gabriel over piersoll? no way.