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1999 American League (MLB)

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  • 1999 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    AL Comeback Player of the YearJohn Jaha
    American League Cy Young AwardPedro Martinez
    American League Gold GloveMike Mussina Pitcher, Ivan Rodriguez Catcher, Rafael Palmeiro First Base, Roberto Alomar Second Base, Scott Brosius Third Base, Omar Vizquel Shortstop, Shawn Green Outfielder, Ken Griffey Outfielder, Bernie Williams Outfielder
    American League Most Valuable PlayerIvan Rodriguez
    AL Player of the MonthManny Ramirez April, Nomar Garciaparra May, Rafael Palmeiro June, Joe Randa July, Rafael Palmeiro August, Ivan Rodriguez August, Albert Belle September
    American League Player of the WeekChili Davis April 5-April 11, Tim Salmon April 12-April 18, Jose Canseco April 19-April 25, Shannon Stewart April 26-May 2, Fred McGriff May 3-May 9, Mo Vaughn May 10-May 16, Jermaine Dye May 17-May 23, Greg Norton May 24-May 30, Frank Thomas May 31-June 6, Troy Glaus May 31-June 6, Joe Randa June 7-June 13, Pedro Martinez June 14-June 20, Tony Fernandez June 14-June 20, Tino Martinez June 21-June 27, Mike Sweeney June 28-July 4, Manny Ramirez July 5-July 11, David Cone July 12-July 18, Todd Zeile July 19-July 25, Miguel Tejada August 2-August 8, Wade Boggs August 2-August 8, Brian Daubach August 9-August 15, Rafael Palmeiro August 16-August 22, Carlos Lee August 23-August 29, Edgar Martinez August 30-September 5, Eric Milton September 6-September 12, Nomar Garciaparra September 13-September 19, Albert Belle September 20-September 26
    AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the YearMariano Rivera
    AL Silver Slugger AwardIvan Rodriguez C, Carlos Delgado 1B, Roberto Alomar 2B, Dean Palmer 3B, Alex Rodriguez SS, Manny Ramirez OF, Ken Griffey OF, Shawn Green OF, Rafael Palmeiro DH
    AL Pitcher of the MonthPedro Martinez April, Pedro Martinez May, Pedro Martinez June, Hideki Irabu July, Mariano Rivera August, Pedro Martinez September
    1999 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1B.J. Surhoff162
    2Albert Belle161
    3Ken Griffey160
    4Mike Bordick160
    5Miguel Tejada159
    6Roberto Alomar159
    7Tino Martinez159
    8Bernie Williams158
    9Derek Jeter158
    10Jason Giambi158
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1B.J. Surhoff673
    2Carlos Beltran663
    3Mike Bordick631
    4Joe Randa628
    5Derek Jeter627
    6Magglio Ordonez624
    7Garret Anderson620
    8Shawn Green614
    9Ray Durham612
    10Albert Belle610
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roberto Alomar138
    2Derek Jeter134
    3Shawn Green134
    4Manny Ramirez131
    5Ken Griffey123
    6Chuck Knoblauch120
    7Bernie Williams116
    8Ivan Rodriguez116
    9Jason Giambi115
    10Juan Gonzalez114
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Jeter219
    2B.J. Surhoff207
    3Bernie Williams202
    4Ivan Rodriguez199
    5Joe Randa197
    6Carlos Beltran194
    7Omar Vizquel191
    8Nomar Garciaparra190
    9Shawn Green190
    10Garret Anderson188
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Shawn Green45
    2Jermaine Dye44
    3Mike Sweeney44
    4Nomar Garciaparra42
    5Rusty Greer41
    6Todd Zeile41
    7Tony Fernandez41
    8Roberto Alomar40
    9Carlos Delgado39
    10Jason Varitek39
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jose Offerman11
    2Carlos Febles9
    3Derek Jeter9
    4Johnny Damon9
    5Jermaine Dye8
    6Joe Randa8
    7Luis Polonia8
    8Ray Durham8
    9Carlos Beltran7
    10Mark McLemore7
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ken Griffey48
    2Rafael Palmeiro47
    3Carlos Delgado44
    4Manny Ramirez44
    5Alex Rodriguez42
    6Shawn Green42
    7Juan Gonzalez39
    8Dean Palmer38
    9Matt Stairs38
    10Albert Belle37
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Manny Ramirez165
    2Rafael Palmeiro148
    3Carlos Delgado134
    4Ken Griffey134
    5Juan Gonzalez128
    6Jason Giambi123
    7Shawn Green123
    8Roberto Alomar120
    9Jermaine Dye119
    10Albert Belle117
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Brian Hunter44
    2Omar Vizquel42
    3Tom Goodwin39
    4Roberto Alomar37
    5Shannon Stewart37
    6Brady Anderson36
    7Johnny Damon36
    8Ray Durham34
    9Juan Encarnacion33
    10Homer Bush32
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mike Caruso14
    2Shannon Stewart14
    3Ivan Rodriguez12
    4Jose Offerman12
    5Juan Encarnacion12
    6Ray Durham11
    7Tom Goodwin11
    8Bernie Williams10
    9Darren Lewis10
    10Todd Walker10
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Thome127
    2Jason Giambi105
    3Albert Belle101
    4John Jaha101
    5Bernie Williams100
    6Roberto Alomar99
    7Edgar Martinez97
    8Rafael Palmeiro97
    9Brady Anderson96
    10Jose Offerman96
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Thome171
    2Dean Palmer153
    3Troy Glaus143
    4Carlos Delgado141
    5Jose Canseco135
    6Tony Clark133
    7Lee Stevens132
    8Manny Ramirez131
    9John Jaha129
    10Mo Vaughn127
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Brady Anderson24
    2Chuck Knoblauch21
    3Damion Easley19
    4Carlos Delgado15
    5Olmedo Saenz15
    6Brad Ausmus14
    7Manny Ramirez13
    8Derek Jeter12
    9Mike Stanley11
    10Mo Vaughn11
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bernie Williams17
    2Ken Griffey17
    3Albert Belle15
    4Rafael Palmeiro14
    5Frank Thomas13
    6Jim Thome13
    7David Justice11
    8Fred McGriff11
    9Tony Fernandez11
    10Lee Stevens10
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Omar Vizquel17
    2Darren Lewis14
    3Deivi Cruz14
    4Carlos Febles12
    5Roberto Alomar12
    6Mike Caruso11
    7Dan Wilson10
    8Dave Martinez10
    9Rey Sanchez10
    10A.J. Hinch9
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roberto Alomar13
    2Juan Gonzalez12
    3Carlos Beltran10
    4John Flaherty10
    5Mike Bordick10
    6Paul O'Neill10
    7Manny Ramirez9
    8Rafael Palmeiro9
    9Scott Brosius9
    10Alex Rodriguez8
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ivan Rodriguez31
    2Mike Bordick25
    3Magglio Ordonez24
    4Paul O'Neill24
    5Marty Cordova22
    6Mike Sweeney21
    7Troy O'Leary21
    8Todd Zeile20
    9Albert Belle19
    10Lee Stevens19
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Shawn Green361
    2Rafael Palmeiro356
    3Ken Griffey349
    4Derek Jeter346
    5Manny Ramirez346
    6Juan Gonzalez338
    7Ivan Rodriguez335
    8B.J. Surhoff331
    9Albert Belle330
    10Carlos Delgado327
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Jeter739
    2B.J. Surhoff727
    3Carlos Beltran723
    4Albert Belle722
    5Chuck Knoblauch715
    6Mike Bordick708
    7Ken Griffey706
    8Bernie Williams697
    9Shawn Green696
    10Jason Giambi695
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nomar Garciaparra.357
    2Derek Jeter.349
    3Bernie Williams.342
    4Edgar Martinez.337
    5Manny Ramirez.333
    6Omar Vizquel.333
    7Ivan Rodriguez.332
    8Tony Fernandez.328
    9Juan Gonzalez.326
    10Rafael Palmeiro.324
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Edgar Martinez.447
    2Manny Ramirez.442
    3Derek Jeter.438
    4Bernie Williams.435
    5Tony Fernandez.427
    6Jim Thome.426
    7Jason Giambi.422
    8Roberto Alomar.422
    9Rafael Palmeiro.420
    10Nomar Garciaparra.418
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Manny Ramirez.663
    2Rafael Palmeiro.630
    3Nomar Garciaparra.603
    4Juan Gonzalez.601
    5Shawn Green.588
    6Alex Rodriguez.586
    7Ken Griffey.576
    8Carlos Delgado.571
    9Ivan Rodriguez.558
    10John Jaha.556
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Manny Ramirez1105
    2Rafael Palmeiro1050
    3Nomar Garciaparra1021
    4Edgar Martinez1001
    5Derek Jeter990
    6Juan Gonzalez979
    7Jason Giambi975
    8Shawn Green972
    9Bernie Williams971
    10John Jaha970
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chuck Knoblauch1.456
    2Rusty Greer1.433
    3Rafael Palmeiro1.406
    4Johnny Damon1.340
    5Frank Thomas1.318
    6Nomar Garciaparra1.308
    7Omar Vizquel1.300
    8Tony Fernandez1.242
    9Albert Belle1.232
    10Jose Offerman1.215
    1999 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez23
    2Aaron Sele18
    3Bartolo Colon18
    4Mike Mussina18
    5Charles Nagy17
    6David Wells17
    7Freddy Garcia17
    8Orlando Hernandez17
    9Dave Burba15
    10Scott Erickson15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Brian Moehler16
    2Bobby Witt15
    3Jim Parque15
    4Brad Radke14
    5Jose Rosado14
    6LaTroy Hawkins14
    7Jaime Navarro13
    8James Baldwin13
    9Mike Sirotka13
    10Dave Mlicki12
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Wells76
    2Buddy Groom76
    3Mike Trombley75
    4Derek Lowe74
    5Graeme Lloyd74
    6Mike Stanton73
    7Mike Jackson72
    8Paul Shuey72
    9Roberto Hernandez72
    10Bill Simas70
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Helling35
    2Dave Burba34
    3David Wells34
    4Eric Milton34
    5Pat Hentgen34
    6Scott Erickson34
    7Aaron Sele33
    8Brad Radke33
    9Chuck Finley33
    10Freddy Garcia33
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells7
    2Scott Erickson6
    3Sidney Ponson6
    4Jose Rosado5
    5Pedro Martinez5
    6Brad Radke4
    7Chris Carpenter4
    8Eric Milton4
    9Jamie Moyer4
    10Jeff Suppan4
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Scott Erickson3
    2Aaron Sele2
    3Bobby Witt2
    4Brian Moehler2
    5Eric Milton2
    6Bartolo Colon1
    7Chris Carpenter1
    8David Cone1
    9David Wells1
    10Freddy Garcia1
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roberto Hernandez66
    2Mike Jackson65
    3Mariano Rivera63
    4Todd Jones62
    5Jose Mesa60
    6John Wetteland59
    7Mike Trombley56
    8Bob Howry54
    9Mike Timlin52
    10Troy Percival50
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mariano Rivera45
    2John Wetteland43
    3Roberto Hernandez43
    4Mike Jackson39
    5Jose Mesa33
    6Billy Koch31
    7Troy Percival31
    8Todd Jones30
    9Bob Howry28
    10Mike Timlin27
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells231.2
    2Scott Erickson230.1
    3Jamie Moyer228
    4Dave Burba220
    5Rick Helling219.1
    6Brad Radke218.2
    7Orlando Hernandez214.1
    8Chuck Finley213.1
    9Pedro Martinez213.1
    10Sidney Ponson210
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells246
    2Aaron Sele244
    3Scott Erickson244
    4Brad Radke239
    5Charles Nagy238
    6LaTroy Hawkins238
    7Mike Sirotka236
    8Jamie Moyer235
    9Brian Moehler229
    10Gil Heredia228
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1LaTroy Hawkins136
    2David Wells132
    3Bobby Witt130
    4Rick Helling127
    5Scott Erickson127
    6Jaime Navarro126
    7Charles Nagy120
    8Gil Heredia119
    9James Baldwin119
    10Kelvim Escobar118
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1LaTroy Hawkins129
    2David Wells124
    3Scott Erickson123
    4Rick Helling118
    5Bobby Witt117
    6James Baldwin113
    7Charles Nagy111
    8Brian Moehler110
    9Kelvim Escobar110
    10Sidney Ponson110
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Helling41
    2Sidney Ponson35
    3James Baldwin34
    4David Wells32
    5Pat Hentgen32
    6Dave Burba30
    7Jaime Navarro29
    8LaTroy Hawkins29
    9Willie Blair29
    10Brad Radke28
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Scott Erickson99
    2Bobby Witt96
    3Dave Burba96
    4Chuck Finley94
    5David Cone90
    6Freddy Garcia90
    7Roger Clemens90
    8Andy Pettitte89
    9Orlando Hernandez87
    10Rick Helling85
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez313
    2Chuck Finley200
    3Aaron Sele186
    4David Cone177
    5Dave Burba174
    6Mike Mussina172
    7Freddy Garcia170
    8David Wells169
    9Eric Milton163
    10Roger Clemens163
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chuck Finley15
    2Dave Burba13
    3Freddy Garcia12
    4James Baldwin11
    5John Snyder11
    6Scott Erickson10
    7Bobby Witt9
    8Chris Carpenter9
    9Jaime Navarro9
    10Jose Rosado9
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1C.J. Nitkowski3
    2Freddy Garcia3
    3Benj Sampson2
    4Carlos Castillo2
    5Dan Perkins2
    6Jay Witasick2
    7Jim Parque2
    8Jimmy Haynes2
    9Juan Guzman2
    10Kip Wells2
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez2.07
    2David Cone3.45
    3Mike Mussina3.50
    4Brad Radke3.74
    5Jose Rosado3.85
    6Jamie Moyer3.87
    7Bartolo Colon3.95
    8Mike Sirotka4.00
    9Freddy Garcia4.07
    10Orlando Hernandez4.12
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez0.92
    2Eric Milton1.23
    3Jamie Moyer1.24
    4Bartolo Colon1.27
    5Mike Mussina1.28
    6Orlando Hernandez1.28
    7Brad Radke1.29
    8Jose Rosado1.29
    9Gil Heredia1.31
    10David Cone1.32
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez6.76
    2David Cone7.65
    3Orlando Hernandez7.86
    4Bartolo Colon8.12
    5Eric Milton8.30
    6Chuck Finley8.32
    7Jose Rosado8.52
    8Dave Burba8.63
    9Roger Clemens8.86
    10Freddy Garcia9.18
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez0.38
    2Mike Mussina0.71
    3Freddy Garcia0.81
    4Jamie Moyer0.91
    5Aaron Sele0.92
    6Andy Pettitte0.94
    7Roger Clemens0.96
    8Chuck Finley0.97
    9David Cone0.98
    10Kelvim Escobar0.98
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gil Heredia1.53
    2Pedro Martinez1.56
    3Brad Radke1.81
    4Jamie Moyer1.89
    5Mike Mussina2.31
    6David Wells2.41
    7Hideki Irabu2.45
    8Mike Sirotka2.45
    9Charles Nagy2.63
    10Jeff Suppan2.67
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chuck Finley8.45
    2David Cone8.25
    3Aaron Sele8.17
    4Roger Clemens7.80
    5Mike Mussina7.63
    6Freddy Garcia7.61
    7Dave Burba7.12
    8Eric Milton7.12
    9Hideki Irabu7.08
    10Bartolo Colon7.07
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez8.459
    2Gil Heredia3.441
    3Mike Mussina3.308
    4Hideki Irabu2.891
    5Jamie Moyer2.854
    6Brad Radke2.750
    7David Wells2.726
    8Aaron Sele2.657
    9Eric Milton2.587
    10Mike Sirotka2.193


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