Storylines from bottom of the standings
At the bottom of the standings -- beneath the Diamondbacks and Giants, below the Rangers and Angels, the Red Sox and Yankees -- there are seasons being played out, jobs for 2012 being won and lost, trends being set, remarkable numbers being posted.
Here are 10 examples:
1. The Astros' J.D. Martinez is hitting .450 with runners on base, with 18 hits in 40 at-bats, including seven doubles and four homers; that's a .925 slugging percentage. And overall, he's got 15 extra-base hits in 95 at-bats.
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