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Sunday, June 5, 2011
Where's Kempo


Where Matt Kemp ranks among National Leaguers, according to Baseball-Reference.com:

1. - offensive wins above replacement (2.9)
1. - power-speed number (14.5)
1t - RBI (46)
1t - total bases (125)
2. - games played (59)
2. - home runs (15)
2. - slugging percentage (.576)
3. - runs created (49)
3. - win probability added (2.6)
4. - at-bats per home run (14.5)
4t - adjusted OPS (170)
4t - intentional walks (6)
4t - times on base (98)
4t - wins above replacement (2.9)
5. - offensive win percentage (.759)
5. - OPS (.971)
5t - stolen bases (14)
6t - strikeouts (55)
7t - hits (69)
8. - on-base percentage (.395)
8t - extra-base hits (26)
9. - batting average (.318)

Kemp is fifth in the NL in total average (.341), according to Baseball Prospectus. Mike Petriello of Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness has more on what Kemp could achieve this year.

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