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Sox by the numbers -- Clip and save

10/4/2010

Here are your 2010 Red Sox, by the numbers. Thanks to ESPN Stats and Information, Baseball-Reference.com, Baseballprospectus.com and the Boston Red Sox for the data.

Overall numbers

Won-loss record: 89-73, 3d in AL East, 7 games out

Home record: 46-35

Road record: 43-38

Division record: 37-35

Best month: June, 18-9, .667

Worst month: April, 11-12, .478

First half: 51-37

Second half: 38-36

Interleague: 13-5

One-run games: 22-26

Blowouts (5 R or more): 26-18

Extra innings: 6-12

Walkoff wins: 8

Walkoff losses: 13

Runs scored: 818 (2009, 872)

Runs allowed: 744 (2009, 736)

Days in 1st place (on days they played): 1, April 4

Most games behind: 10, Sept. 5

Most games over .500: 19, Aug. 27

Most games under .500: 5, April 19

Longest winning streak: 6 (June 15-20)

Longest losing streak: 5 (April 15-19)

Position players used: 30

Pitchers used: 25 (including Bill Hall, a position player)

Team batting

Average: .268 (4th)

Runs per game: 5.05 (2d)

Home runs: 211 (2d)

OPS: .790 (1st)

Team pitching

ERA: 4.19 (9th)

Starters' ERA: 4.17 (6th)

Relief ERA: 4.24 (12th)

Strikeouts: 1207 (1st)

Walks: 580 (14th)

Home runs: 152, 9th

Opponents' OPS: .743 (12th)

Save percentage: .670 (13th)

Team fielding

Percentage: .982 (7th, T)

Errors: 111 (12th)

Defensive efficiency*: .689 (7th)

*Defensive efficiency is percentage of balls converted into outs; in 2009, Sox DER was .678, 13th

Individual batting leaders (Minimum 502 PAs for avg.)

Average: Adrian Beltre, .321

Average vs. RHP: Beltre, .318

Average vs. LHP (100 ABs min.): Victor Martinez, .400

On-base pct.: David Ortiz, .370

Slugging pct.: Beltre, .553

On-base plus slugging: Beltre, .919

Home runs: Ortiz, 32

RBIs: Beltre, Ortiz, 102

Doubles: Beltre, 49

Triples: Youkilis, 5

Stolen bases: Kalish, 10

Value over Replacement Player (VORP): Beltre, 59.0

Wins above Replacement Player (WARP): Beltre, 7.1

Grounded into double plays: Beltre, 25

Strikeouts: Ortiz, 145

Walks: Ortiz, 82

Fewest strikeouts: Martinez, 52

Individual pitching leaders

Wins: Jon Lester, 19

Winning percentage: Clay Buchholz, .708

Starters' ERA: Buchholz, 2.33

Relievers' ERA: Daniel Bard, 1.93

Strikeouts: Lester, 225

Relief K's per 9 IP: Jonathan Papelbon, 10.2

Saves: Papelbon, 37

Blown saves: Papelbon, 8

Relief wins: Papelbon, 5

Relief losses: Papelbon, 7

Highest ERA, starter: Josh Beckett, 5.78

Highest ERA, reliever (40 IP): Manny Delcarmen, 4.70

Value over replacement player (VORP): Buchholz, 51.3

Wins above replacement player (WARP): Buchholz, 6.1