Red Ruffing Award

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times.
The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee.
Here are the final stats for the  2011 Red Ruffing award:

Runs
Yovanni Gallardo     Milwaukee       10
Clayton Kershaw      Los Angeles     10
Carlos Zambrano     Chicago              8
Homer Bailey           Cincinnati          7
Mike Leake               Cincinnati          7
Ryan Vogelsong       San Francisco   7

Hits
Daniel Hudson        Arizona             18
Clayton Kershaw    Los Angeles      16
Yovanni Gallardo   Milwaukee        15
Cliff Lee                    Philadelphia    15
Carlos Zambrano    Chicago            14

Doubles
Jonathan Sanchez          San Francisco   4
Derek Lowe                     Atlanta               4
Madison Bumgarner     San Francisco   4
Yovanni Gallardo           Milwaukee         4

Triples
C J Wilson              Texas               1
Casey Coleman      Chicago           1
Dontrelle Willis     Cincinnati      1
Jon Niese                New York       1
Cole Hamels           Philadelphia  1

Home Runs
Kevin Millwood      Colorado          2
Zach Duke               Arizona             2
Carlos Zambrano   Chicago             2
Cliff Lee                    Philadelphia    2

Grand Slam Home Run
Shaun Marcum     Milwaukee         1
Jake Westbrook    St Louis              1

Runs Batted in
Daniel Hudson      Arizona            14
Jake Westbrook    St Louis             8
Livan Hernandez Washington       7
Derek Lowe           Atlanta               7
Cliff Lee                 Philadelphia      7

Stolen Bases
Zack Greinke        Milwaukee         1
Ted Lilly                Los Angeles       1
Cliff Lee                 Philadelphia      1

Batting Average
Dontrelle Willis           Cincinnati          .387
Carlos Zambrano        Chicago               .318
Homer Bailey              Cincinnati           .282
Daniel Hudson            Arizona               .277
Ryan Vogelsong          San Francisco .   226
Clayton Kershaw        Los Angeles        .225
Vance Worley              Philadelphia      .222
Yovanni Gallardo        Milwaukee         .221

On Base Percentage
Dontrelle Willis          Cincinnati          .387
Carlos Zambrano       Chicago              .348
Daniel Hudson           Arizona              .309
Homer Bailey             Cincinnati         .300
Ryan Vogelsong         San Francisco  .268
Clayton Kershaw        Los Angeles     .267
Cory Luebke                San Diego         .257

Hardest to Strike Out                                       PA      SO       Pct
Livan Hernandez       Washington                  61         2       30.5
Dontrelle Willis          Cincinnati                     34        4        11.7
Javier Vazquez            Florida                          67        10       6.7
Zack Greinke               Milwaukee                    59         9       6.5
R A Dickey                   New York                      69        11       6.2
Jhoulys Chacin           Colorado                       68        12       5.6
Wandy Rodriguez      Houston                        67         12      5.5

Sacrifice Hits
Roy Halladay                 Philadelphia          16
Livan Hernandez          Washington           15
Jason Hammel              Colorado                14
Shaun Marcum             Milwaukee             12
Jordan Zimmerman    Washington           11
Charlie Morton             Pittsburgh              11
Bud Norris                     Houston                 11
Ricky Nolasco               Florida                    11
Daniel Hudson             Arizona                   11
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco        11
Clayton Kershaw          Los Angeles            11

Winner
Daniel Hudson Arizona

 

Tom Zocco

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s