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  2012 Red Ruffing award:


Mike Leake    Cincinnati   8
James McDonald   Pittsburgh   8
Jon Niece   New York(N)   8
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   7
Matt Cain   San Francisco   6
Edwin Jackson   Washington   6

Mike Leake   Cincinnati   18
Cole Hamels   Philadelphia   15
Matt Cain   San Francisco   13
Edwin Jackson   Washington   13
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   13
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   12
Clayton Kershaw   Los Angeles(N)   12
Mat Latos   Cincinnati   12
Jon Niece   New York(N)   12

Stephen Strasburg   Washington  4
Yovani Gallardo   Milwaukee   3
Zack Greinke   Milwaukee   3
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   3
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   3
Jason Marquis   San Diego   3
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   3
Travis Wood   Chicago(N)   3

Chris Rusin   Chicago(N)   1
Anibal Sanchez   Miami   1
Anthony Bass   San Diego   1
Ryan Dempster   Chicago(N)   1
Patrick Corbin   Arizona   1
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   1
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   1

Home Runs
Alex White   Colorado   2
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   2
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco   2

Runs Batted in
Yovani Gallardo   Milwaukee   9
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   8
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   7
Clayton Richard   San Diego   7
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   6
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   6
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco   6
Matt Cain   San Francisco   6

Bases On Balls
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   11
James McDonald   Pittsburgh   8
Tim Lincecum   San Francisco   6
Jon Niece   New York(N)   6
Barry Zito   San Francisco   6

Stolen Bases
Anthony Bass   San Diego   1
Jake Westbrook   St Louis   1
Cliff Lee   Philadelphia   1

Batting Average
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .295
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .281
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .277
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .250
Eric Stults   San Diego   .250
Edwin Jackson   Washington   .228

On Base Percentage
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .333
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .306
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .303
Jon Niece   New York(N)   .295
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .286

Slugging Percentage
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .443
Alex White   Colorado   .429
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .426
Drew Pomeranz   Colorado   .423
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .400

Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .759
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .749
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .686
Drew Pomeranz   Colorado   .682
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .678

Hardest to Strike Out         PA    SO   Pct
Jhoulys Chacin Colorado    26       3   .115
Joe Saunders Arizona         46       7   .152
R A Dickey New York(N)    83     14   .168
Barry Zito San Francisco    69     12    .173
Wandy Rodriguez Houston-Pittsburgh    72   14   .194
Jordan Zimmermann Washington           66   13   .197

Sacrifice Hits
Johnny Cueto   Cincinnati   17
Clayton Kershaw   Los Angeles(N)   14
Chris Capuano   Los Angeles(N)   13
Kyle Lohse   St Louis   12
R A Dickey   New York(N)   10
Tommy Hanson   Atlanta   10
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   10
Mat Latos   Cincinnati   10
Tim Lincecum   San Francisco   10
Lance Lynn   St Louis   10
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   10
Barry Zito   San Francisco   10

Mike Leake   Cincinnati


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