Friday, August 18, 2006

Players of the Block - Block 2

CARLOS DELGADO (TOA) -- AL Batter of the Block
Carlos had slow start but certainly made up for it in block 2. He led the AL in RBIs (23) and was 2nd in Home Runs (7). That was in addition to a very impressive .432 OBP and 1.148 OPS.

MIGUEL TEJADA (PHN) -- NL Batter of the Block
Miguel has helped Philadelphia get off to a quick start this season, leading the NL with a 23-16 record. This block Miguel hits .384 with an OBP of .423. He led the NL in RBIs (20) and was 2nd in Home Runs (7).

KEVIN BROWN (LAN) -- AL Pitcher of the Block
Kevin goes 3-0 for the block with a very low ERA of 2.03. In his 4 starts he only gave up a total of 6 runs while striking out 20.

CURT SCHILLING (ARI) -- NL Pitcher of the Block
Curt had the lowest ERA for NL starters in the block (1.32) while going 3-0 in his 4 starts. He continues to put up impressive numbers like 45 K's in his 34 innings!

Honorable Mentions...

Brian Jordan (AL) .431 BA, 5 HR
Barry Bonds (AL) 7 HR, 17 RBI, .535 OBP
Brian Giles (NL) .393 BA, 14 RBI
Richie Sexson (NL) 8 HR, 17 RBI
Matt Herges (AL) 3-0, 1.29 ERA
Roger Clemens (NL) 3-0, 2.38 ERA
Mariano Rivera (NL) 0.00 ERA, 7 Saves

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