Friday, July 30, 2010
Jorge Cantu vs. Texas first basemen
By Richard Durrett
So what exactly are the Rangers getting in terms of production at first base offensively over what they've had this season? ESPN Stats & Information (Michael Lynch) has some insight to the possible answer. Here's what the Rangers have had at first base offensively and what Cantu has done:
Rangers: .197 batting average, .296 on-base percentage, .315 slugging percentage, 8 HRs, 37 RBIs
Cantu: .259 batting average (he's batting .227 in July), .308 on-base percentage, .408 slugging percentage, 10 HRs, 54 RBIs.