Thursday, August 31, 2006

Players of the Block - Block 3

MIKE SWEENEY (KCA) -- AL Batter of the Block
Mike had a terrific block for Kansas City. He batted a league leading .433. In addition he led the league in runs scored (18) and was near the top with 17 RBI and 7 HR.

JIM EDMONDS (STL) -- NL Batter of the Block
Jim led the NL with his .519 OBP and 23 RBI. He also batted .403 and scored 18 runs for the Cards. A very nice block!

AARON SELE (SEA) -- AL Pitcher of the Block
After a slow start to the season, Aaron had an impressive run this block with a 4-0 record and 1.82 ERA.

JASON SCHMIDT (OAA) -- NL Pitcher of the Block
Jason had a league leading 27 strikeouts in his 3 victories in block 3. His ERA was a very low 1.52 and allowed only 12 hits in 23.2 innings.

Honorable Mentions...

Edgar Martinez (AL) .422 BA, .527 OBP
Manny Ramirez (AL) .355 BA, 5 HR, 20 RBI
Sammy Sosa (AL) 8 HR, 22 RBI
Placido Polanco (NL) .408 BA, 16 RBI
Vlad Guerrero (NL) 7 HR, 20 RBI
Jon Lieber (AL) 3-0, 1.95 ERA
Tim Wakefield (NL) 3-0, 1.64 ERA
Javier Vazquez (NL) 2-0, 0.69 ERA

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