Saturday, January 12, 2008

Players of the Block - Block 3

CHIPPER JONES (ATL) -- AL Batter of the Block
Atlanta thirdbaseman Chipper Jones was on base at a .493 clip in block 3! In addition, he slugged .772 (5 home runs and 6 doubles) along with 17 RBI to lead the Braves offense.

Eric Chavez (PHI) -- NL Batter of the Block
In the NL another thirdbaseman earns the award. Philadelphia's Eric Chavez belted 7 home runs and drove in 16 in the block. He also batted .382 with an OBP of .434.

KEVIN BROWN (LAN) -- AL Pitcher of the Block
Los Angeles ace Kevin Brown went 4-0 in block 3. In 30 innings of work he allowed only 19 hits and 8 walks while striking out 23. He is now 7-1 on the season for the Dodgers.

CURT SCHILLING (ARN) -- NL Pitcher of the Block
Arizona starter Curt Schilling led the NL with his 41 strikeouts in the block. He went 2-1 with an ERA of 2.18.

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