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2011 American League (MLB)

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  • 2011 American League Awards
    American League Cy Young AwardJustin Verlander
    American League Gold GloveMark Buehrle Pitcher, Matt Wieters Catcher, Adrian Gonzalez First Base, Dustin Pedroia Second Base, Adrian Beltre Third Base, Erick Aybar Shortstop, Nick Markakis Outfielder, Alex Gordon Outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury Outfielder
    American League Hank Aaron AwardJose Bautista
    American League Manager of the YearJoe Maddon
    American League Most Valuable PlayerJustin Verlander
    AL Player of the MonthJose Bautista April, Jose Bautista May, Adrian Gonzalez June, Dustin Pedroia July, Curtis Granderson August, Adrian Beltre September
    American League Player of the WeekCarlos Quentin March 28-April 3, Asdrubal Cabrera April 4-April 10, Paul Konerko April 4-April 10, Dan Haren April 11-April 17, Johnny Damon April 11-April 17, James Shields April 18-April 24, Ben Zobrist April 25-May 1, Francisco Liriano May 2-May 8, Justin Verlander May 2-May 8, Victor Martinez May 9-May 15, Alexei Ramirez May 16-May 22, Carl Crawford May 23-May 29, David Ortiz May 30-June 5, Jacoby Ellsbury June 6-June 12, James Shields June 13-June 19, Justin Verlander June 13-June 19, Michael Young June 20-June 26, Gio Gonzalez June 27-July 3, Jose Bautista June 27-July 3, Derek Jeter July 4-July 10, Nick Markakis July 11-July 17, Hideki Matsui July 18-July 24, Billy Butler July 25-July 31, Ervin Santana July 25-July 31, Ricky Romero August 1-August 7, J.J. Hardy August 8-August 14, Jim Thome August 15-August 21, Adrian Gonzalez August 22-August 28, Austin Jackson August 29-September 4, C.J. Wilson September 5-September 11, Erick Aybar September 12-September 18, Justin Verlander September 12-September 18, Mariano Rivera September 19-September 25
    AL Rookie of the MonthMichael Pineda April, Jeremy Hellickson May, Jemile Weeks June, Ben Revere June, Eric Hosmer July, Mike Carp August, Eric Hosmer September
    American League Rookie of the YearJeremy Hellickson
    AL Silver Slugger AwardAlex Avila C, Adrian Gonzalez 1B, Robinson Cano 2B, Adrian Beltre 3B, Asdrubal Cabrera SS, Curtis Granderson OF, Jacoby Ellsbury OF, Jose Bautista OF, David Ortiz DH
    AL Pitcher of the MonthJered Weaver April, Jeremy Hellickson May, Justin Verlander June, C.C. Sabathia July, Ricky Romero August, Doug Fister September
    2011 Batting Leaders
    1Ichiro Suzuki161
    2Miguel Cabrera161
    3Nick Markakis160
    4Adrian Gonzalez159
    5Billy Butler159
    6Brett Gardner159
    7Dustin Pedroia159
    8Michael Young159
    9Robinson Cano159
    10Alcides Escobar158
    At Bats
    1Ichiro Suzuki677
    2Jacoby Ellsbury660
    3Melky Cabrera658
    4Nick Markakis641
    5Juan Pierre639
    6Dustin Pedroia635
    7Michael Young631
    8Adrian Gonzalez630
    9Robinson Cano623
    10Ian Kinsler620
    1Curtis Granderson136
    2Ian Kinsler121
    3Jacoby Ellsbury119
    4Miguel Cabrera111
    5Adrian Gonzalez108
    6Jose Bautista105
    7Robinson Cano104
    8Dustin Pedroia102
    9Melky Cabrera102
    10Alex Gordon101
    1Adrian Gonzalez213
    2Michael Young213
    3Jacoby Ellsbury212
    4Melky Cabrera201
    5Miguel Cabrera197
    6Dustin Pedroia195
    7Robinson Cano188
    8Alex Gordon185
    9Ichiro Suzuki184
    10Nick Markakis182
    1Miguel Cabrera48
    2Jeff Francoeur47
    3Ben Zobrist46
    4Jacoby Ellsbury46
    5Robinson Cano46
    6Adrian Gonzalez45
    7Alex Gordon45
    8Billy Butler44
    9Melky Cabrera44
    10Michael Young41
    1Austin Jackson11
    2Peter Bourjos11
    3Curtis Granderson10
    4Alcides Escobar8
    5Brett Gardner8
    6Erick Aybar8
    7Jemile Weeks8
    8Carl Crawford7
    9Dustin Ackley7
    10Johnny Damon7
    Home Runs
    1Jose Bautista43
    2Curtis Granderson41
    3Mark Teixeira39
    4Mark Reynolds37
    5Adrian Beltre32
    6Ian Kinsler32
    7Jacoby Ellsbury32
    8Evan Longoria31
    9Paul Konerko31
    10J.J. Hardy30
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    1Curtis Granderson119
    2Robinson Cano118
    3Adrian Gonzalez117
    4Mark Teixeira111
    5Michael Young106
    6Adrian Beltre105
    7Jacoby Ellsbury105
    8Miguel Cabrera105
    9Paul Konerko105
    10Jose Bautista103
    Stolen Bases
    1Brett Gardner49
    2Coco Crisp49
    3Ichiro Suzuki40
    4Jacoby Ellsbury39
    5Elvis Andrus37
    6Melvin Upton36
    7Ben Revere34
    8Rajai Davis34
    9Erick Aybar30
    10Ian Kinsler30
    Caught Stealing
    1Juan Pierre17
    2Jacoby Ellsbury15
    3Brett Gardner13
    4Melvin Upton12
    5Elvis Andrus12
    6Jemile Weeks11
    7Rajai Davis11
    8Curtis Granderson10
    9Jeff Francoeur10
    10Melky Cabrera10
    1Jose Bautista132
    2Miguel Cabrera108
    3Carlos Santana97
    4Nick Swisher95
    5Ian Kinsler89
    6Dustin Pedroia86
    7Curtis Granderson85
    8Evan Longoria80
    9Bobby Abreu78
    10David Ortiz78
    1Mark Reynolds196
    2Austin Jackson181
    3Adam Dunn177
    4Curtis Granderson169
    5Melvin Upton161
    6Josh Willingham150
    7Miguel Olivo140
    8Alex Gordon139
    9Carlos Santana133
    10J.P. Arencibia133
    Hit by Pitch
    1Carlos Quentin23
    2Sean Rodriguez18
    3Kevin Youkilis14
    4Gordon Beckham13
    5Casey Kotchman12
    6Curtis Granderson12
    7Robinson Cano12
    8Asdrubal Cabrera11
    9David DeJesus11
    10Josh Willingham11
    Intentional Walks
    1Jose Bautista24
    2Miguel Cabrera22
    3Adrian Gonzalez20
    4Paul Konerko17
    5Billy Butler15
    6Ichiro Suzuki13
    7Josh Hamilton13
    8David Ortiz12
    9Robinson Cano11
    10Alex Avila9
    Sacrifice Hits
    1Juan Pierre19
    2Alcides Escobar18
    3Elvis Andrus16
    4Austin Jackson14
    5Chris Getz14
    6Jeff Mathis14
    7Ramon Santiago11
    8Brendan Ryan9
    9Erick Aybar9
    10Robert Andino9
    Sacrifice Flies
    1Adam Jones12
    2Paul Konerko11
    3Jeff Francoeur10
    4Josh Hamilton10
    5Hideki Matsui9
    6Jhonny Peralta9
    7Michael Young9
    8Adam Lind8
    9Adrian Beltre8
    10Alex Avila8
    Ground into Double Plays
    1Adrian Gonzalez28
    2David Ortiz24
    3Miguel Cabrera24
    4Torii Hunter24
    5Vladimir Guerrero23
    6Alex Rios20
    7Victor Martinez20
    8A.J. Pierzynski19
    9Alexei Ramirez19
    10Russell Martin19
    Total Bases
    1Jacoby Ellsbury364
    2Adrian Gonzalez345
    3Miguel Cabrera335
    4Robinson Cano332
    5Curtis Granderson322
    6Jose Bautista312
    7Melky Cabrera309
    8Alex Gordon307
    9Dustin Pedroia301
    10Michael Young299
    Plate Appearances
    1Dustin Pedroia731
    2Jacoby Ellsbury729
    3Ian Kinsler723
    4Ichiro Suzuki721
    5Nick Markakis716
    6Adrian Gonzalez715
    7Juan Pierre711
    8Melky Cabrera706
    9Curtis Granderson691
    10Michael Young689
    Batting Average
    1Miguel Cabrera.344
    2Adrian Gonzalez.338
    3Michael Young.338
    4Victor Martinez.330
    5Jacoby Ellsbury.321
    6David Ortiz.309
    7Dustin Pedroia.307
    8Casey Kotchman.306
    9Melky Cabrera.305
    10Alex Gordon.303
    On-Base Percentage
    1Miguel Cabrera.448
    2Jose Bautista.447
    3Adrian Gonzalez.410
    4David Ortiz.398
    5Alex Avila.389
    6Paul Konerko.388
    7Dustin Pedroia.387
    8Michael Young.380
    9Victor Martinez.380
    10Casey Kotchman.378
    Slugging Percentage
    1Jose Bautista.608
    2Miguel Cabrera.586
    3Adrian Beltre.561
    4David Ortiz.554
    5Curtis Granderson.552
    6Jacoby Ellsbury.552
    7Adrian Gonzalez.548
    8Josh Hamilton.536
    9Robinson Cano.533
    10Paul Konerko.517
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    1Jose Bautista1055
    2Miguel Cabrera1034
    3Adrian Gonzalez958
    4David Ortiz952
    5Jacoby Ellsbury928
    6Curtis Granderson916
    7Paul Konerko905
    8Alex Avila895
    9Adrian Beltre892
    10Josh Hamilton882
    1Ian Kinsler1.254
    2Miguel Cabrera1.213
    3Alberto Callaspo1.208
    4Jose Bautista1.189
    5Juan Pierre1.049
    6Dustin Pedroia1.012
    7David Ortiz0.940
    8Victor Martinez0.902
    9Yunel Escobar0.871
    10Paul Konerko0.865
    2011 Pitching Leaders
    1Justin Verlander24
    2C.C. Sabathia19
    3Jered Weaver18
    4C.J. Wilson16
    5Dan Haren16
    6Derek Holland16
    7Gio Gonzalez16
    8Ivan Nova16
    9James Shields16
    10Jon Lester15
    1Jeremy Guthrie17
    2Jeff Francis16
    3Roberto Hernandez15
    4Brian Duensing14
    5Felix Hernandez14
    6Trevor Cahill14
    7Carl Pavano13
    8David Price13
    9Gavin Floyd13
    10Jason Vargas13
    1Jose Valverde75
    2Joe Smith71
    3Joel Peralta71
    4Rafael Perez71
    5Daniel Bard70
    6David Robertson70
    7Jim Johnson69
    8Matt Capps69
    9Tony Sipp69
    10Tim Collins68
    Games Started
    1C.J. Wilson34
    2Dan Haren34
    3David Price34
    4Justin Verlander34
    5Trevor Cahill34
    6C.C. Sabathia33
    7Carl Pavano33
    8Ervin Santana33
    9Felix Hernandez33
    10James Shields33
    Complete Games
    1James Shields11
    2Brandon McCarthy5
    3Felix Hernandez5
    4Dan Haren4
    5Derek Holland4
    6Ervin Santana4
    7Jason Vargas4
    8Jered Weaver4
    9Justin Verlander4
    10Ricky Romero4
    1Derek Holland4
    2James Shields4
    3Dan Haren3
    4Jason Vargas3
    5Jered Weaver2
    6Justin Verlander2
    7Ricky Romero2
    8Alexi Ogando1
    9Bartolo Colon1
    10Brad Bergesen1
    Games Finished
    1Jose Valverde70
    2Brandon League60
    3Chris Perez57
    4Neftali Feliz56
    5Jonathan Papelbon54
    6Mariano Rivera54
    7Kyle Farnsworth51
    8Sergio Santos50
    9Kevin Gregg48
    10Joakim Soria47
    1Jose Valverde49
    2Mariano Rivera44
    3Brandon League37
    4Chris Perez36
    5Jordan Walden32
    6Neftali Feliz32
    7Jonathan Papelbon31
    8Sergio Santos30
    9Joakim Soria28
    10Kyle Farnsworth25
    Innings Pitched
    1Justin Verlander251
    2James Shields249.1
    3Dan Haren238.1
    4C.C. Sabathia237.1
    5Jered Weaver235.2
    6Felix Hernandez233.2
    7Ervin Santana228.2
    8Ricky Romero225
    9David Price224.1
    10C.J. Wilson223.1
    1Carl Pavano262
    2C.C. Sabathia230
    3Jeff Francis224
    4Brad Penny222
    5Mark Buehrle221
    6Felix Hernandez218
    7Trevor Cahill214
    8Jeremy Guthrie213
    9Dan Haren211
    10Justin Masterson211
    1Roberto Hernandez125
    2Carl Pavano123
    3John Lackey119
    4Brad Penny117
    5A.J. Burnett115
    6Jeremy Guthrie113
    7Luke Hochevar110
    8Tim Wakefield110
    9Jason Vargas105
    10Brandon Morrow103
    Earned Runs
    1John Lackey114
    2Roberto Hernandez110
    3A.J. Burnett109
    4Brad Penny107
    5Carl Pavano106
    6Luke Hochevar103
    7Jeremy Guthrie100
    8Colby Lewis98
    9Jeff Francis98
    10Max Scherzer96
    Home Runs
    1Colby Lewis35
    2A.J. Burnett31
    3Max Scherzer29
    4Ervin Santana26
    5James Shields26
    6Jeremy Guthrie26
    7Ricky Romero26
    8Tim Wakefield25
    9Brad Penny24
    10Josh Tomlin24
    1Gio Gonzalez91
    2A.J. Burnett83
    3Trevor Cahill82
    4Ricky Romero80
    5Francisco Liriano75
    6Jon Lester75
    7C.J. Wilson74
    8Ervin Santana72
    9Jeremy Hellickson72
    10Tyler Chatwood71
    1Justin Verlander250
    2C.C. Sabathia230
    3James Shields225
    4Felix Hernandez222
    5David Price218
    6C.J. Wilson206
    7Brandon Morrow203
    8Jered Weaver198
    9Gio Gonzalez197
    10Dan Haren192
    Wild Pitches
    1A.J. Burnett25
    2Tim Wakefield15
    3Trevor Cahill15
    4Brandon Morrow12
    5Felix Hernandez12
    6Gavin Floyd12
    7Max Scherzer12
    8Rick Porcello12
    9Ivan Nova11
    10John Lackey11
    1Alfredo Aceves2
    2Alfredo Simon2
    3Carl Pavano2
    4Chuck James2
    5J.P. Howell2
    6Justin Verlander2
    7Luke Hochevar2
    8Aaron Crow1
    9Andrew Miller1
    10Anthony Swarzak1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    1Jered Weaver2.40
    2Justin Verlander2.40
    3James Shields2.82
    4Josh Beckett2.89
    5Ricky Romero2.92
    6C.J. Wilson2.95
    7Jeremy Hellickson2.95
    8C.C. Sabathia3.00
    9Gio Gonzalez3.12
    10Dan Haren3.18
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    1Justin Verlander0.92
    2Jered Weaver1.01
    3Dan Haren1.03
    4Josh Beckett1.03
    5James Shields1.04
    6Josh Tomlin1.08
    7Michael Pineda1.10
    8Brandon McCarthy1.13
    9Alexi Ogando1.14
    10David Price1.14
    Hits per 9 IP
    1Justin Verlander6.24
    2Josh Beckett6.81
    3Jered Weaver6.94
    4Jeremy Hellickson6.95
    5Michael Pineda7.00
    6Ricky Romero7.04
    7James Shields7.05
    8C.J. Wilson7.71
    9David Price7.71
    10Jon Lester7.78
    HR per 9 IP
    1Justin Masterson0.46
    2Brandon McCarthy0.58
    3Matt Harrison0.63
    4C.C. Sabathia0.65
    5C.J. Wilson0.65
    6Ivan Nova0.71
    7Felix Hernandez0.73
    8Dan Haren0.76
    9Gio Gonzalez0.76
    10Jered Weaver0.76
    BB per 9 IP
    1Josh Tomlin1.15
    2Dan Haren1.25
    3Brandon McCarthy1.32
    4Carl Pavano1.62
    5Jeff Francis1.92
    6Mark Buehrle1.98
    7Justin Verlander2.04
    8Gavin Floyd2.09
    9Jered Weaver2.14
    10Bartolo Colon2.20
    SO per 9 IP
    1Michael Pineda9.11
    2Justin Verlander8.96
    3Gio Gonzalez8.78
    4David Price8.76
    5C.C. Sabathia8.73
    6Felix Hernandez8.54
    7Jon Lester8.53
    8C.J. Wilson8.31
    9A.J. Burnett8.19
    10Josh Beckett8.16
    1Dan Haren5.818
    2Brandon McCarthy4.920
    3Justin Verlander4.386
    4Josh Tomlin4.238
    5C.C. Sabathia3.770
    6Jered Weaver3.536
    7James Shields3.462
    8David Price3.460
    9Bartolo Colon3.375
    10Josh Beckett3.365

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