Baseball Evolution's Daily Top 10
by Richard Van Zandt, BaseballEvolution.com
October 1, 2007

Every weekday, Richard Van Zandt provides three Top 10 lists: One for pitchers, one for hitters, and one miscellaneous list. Enjoy!

Pitchers Top Ten Earned Run Average
10. Roy Oswalt Hou 3.18
9. Erik Bedard Bal 3.16
8. Chris Young SD 3.12
7. John Smoltz Atl 3.11
6. Dan Haren Oak 3.07
5. Fausto Carmona Cle 3.06
4. Brad Penny LAD 3.03
2t. Brandon Webb Ari 3.01
2t. John Lackey LAA 3.01 (AL Leader)
1. Jake Peavy SD 2.54

Hitters Top Ten Batting Average
7t. Edgar Renteria Atl - .332
7t. Chase Utley Phi - .332
7t. Hanley Ramirez Fla - .332
7t. David Ortiz Bos - .332
6. Chipper Jones Atl - .337
5. Jorge Posada NYY - .338
4. Matt Holliday Col - .340 (NL Leader)
3. Placido Polanco Det - .341
2. Ichiro Suzuki Sea - .351
1. Magglio Ordonez Det - .363

Miscellaneous Top Five Team Batting Average

5. Boston Red Sox - .279
4. Los Angeles Angels - .284
2t. Seattle Mariners - .287
2t. Detroit Tigers - .287
1. New York Yankees - .290

Miscellaneous Top Five Team Earned Run Average
5. Cleveland Indians 4.05
4. Chicago Cubs 4.04
3. Toronto Blue Jays 4.00
2. Boston Red Sox 3.87
1. San Diego Padres 3.73


Disagree with something? Got something to add? Wanna bring up something totally new? Richard resides in San Francisco, California and can be reached at richard@baseballevolution.com.