Cards' Beltran is playoff RBI machine

October, 23, 2013
St, Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran is hitting .440 (11-for-25) with runners in scoring position in his career in the playoffs, the highest batting average for any player with at least 25 at bats in that situation in MLB postseason history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

He’s also moving up several other lists:

Most Postseason RBI -- NL History
Albert Pujols 52
Chipper Jones 47
Jim Edmonds 42
Carlos Beltran 37
Lance Berkman 37

Most Postseason HR -- MLB History
Manny Ramirez 29
Bernie Williams 22
Derek Jeter 20
Reggie Jackson 18
Mickey Mantle 18
Albert Pujols 18
Jim Thome 17
Carlos Beltran 16

Fewest AB per HR -- Postseason History
Babe Ruth 8.60
Nelson Cruz 9.00
Carlos Beltran 10.19
Lenny Dykstra 11.20
Lou Gehrig 11.90
Duke Snider 12.09



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