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2012 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
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  • 2012 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Cy Young AwardDavid Price
    American League Gold GloveJeremy Hellickson Pitcher, Jake Peavy Pitcher, Matt Wieters Catcher, Mark Teixeira First Base, Robinson Cano Second Base, Adrian Beltre Third Base, J.J. Hardy Shortstop, Alex Gordon Left Field, Adam Jones Center Field, Josh Reddick Right Field
    American League Most Valuable PlayerMiguel Cabrera
    AL Player of the MonthJosh Hamilton April, Josh Hamilton May, Jose Bautista June, Mike Trout July, Miguel Cabrera August, Adrian Beltre September
    American League Player of the WeekMiguel Cabrera April 2-April 8, Josh Willingham April 9-April 15, Philip Humber April 16-April 22, Paul Konerko April 23-April 29, Jered Weaver April 30-May 6, Josh Hamilton May 7-May 13, J.P. Arencibia May 14-May 20, Paul Konerko May 21-May 27, Justin Smoak May 28-June 3, Mike Trout June 4-June 10, Torii Hunter June 4-June 10, Brandon Moss June 11-June 17, Will Middlebrooks June 18-June 24, Robinson Cano June 25-July 1, Kevin Youkilis July 2-July 8, Yoenis Cespedes July 9-July 15, Adrian Gonzalez July 16-July 22, Billy Butler July 23-July 29, Albert Pujols July 30-August 5, Adrian Gonzalez August 6-August 12, Manny Machado August 6-August 12, Felix Hernandez August 13-August 19, Adrian Beltre August 20-August 26, Josh Reddick August 27-September 2, B.J. Upton September 3-September 9, James Shields September 3-September 9, Miguel Cabrera September 10-September 16, Ichiro Suzuki September 17-September 23, Chris Davis September 24-September 30, Justin Verlander September 24-September 30
    AL Rookie of the MonthYu Darvish April, Mike Trout May, Mike Trout June, Mike Trout July, Mike Trout August, Yoenis Cespedes September
    AL Silver Slugger AwardA.J. Pierzynski C, Prince Fielder 1B, Robinson Cano 2B, Miguel Cabrera 3B, Derek Jeter SS, Josh Willingham OF, Mike Trout OF, Josh Hamilton OF, Billy Butler DH
    AL Pitcher of the MonthJake Peavy April, Chris Sale May, Matt Harrison June, Jason Vargas July, Felix Hernandez August, Justin Verlander September
    2012 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Adam Jones162
    2Prince Fielder162
    3Alex Gordon161
    4Billy Butler161
    5Miguel Cabrera161
    6Robinson Cano161
    7Carlos Pena160
    8Curtis Granderson160
    9Derek Jeter159
    10Nelson Cruz159
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Jeter683
    2J.J. Hardy663
    3Ian Kinsler655
    4Adam Jones648
    5Alex Gordon642
    6Elvis Andrus629
    7Robinson Cano627
    8Miguel Cabrera622
    9Billy Butler614
    10Michael Young611
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mike Trout129
    2Miguel Cabrera109
    3Ian Kinsler105
    4Robinson Cano105
    5Adam Jones103
    6Austin Jackson103
    7Josh Hamilton103
    8Curtis Granderson102
    9Derek Jeter99
    10Adrian Beltre95
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Jeter216
    2Miguel Cabrera205
    3Robinson Cano196
    4Adrian Beltre194
    5Billy Butler192
    6Alex Gordon189
    7Adam Jones186
    8Alex Rios184
    9Mike Trout182
    10Prince Fielder182
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alex Gordon51
    2Albert Pujols50
    3Robinson Cano48
    4Nelson Cruz45
    5Shin-Soo Choo43
    6Ian Kinsler42
    7Miguel Cabrera40
    8Adam Jones39
    9Ben Zobrist39
    10Dustin Pedroia39
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Austin Jackson10
    2Elvis Andrus9
    3Alex Rios8
    4Jemile Weeks8
    5Mike Trout8
    6Alcides Escobar7
    7Ben Zobrist7
    8Coco Crisp7
    9Desmond Jennings7
    10Alejandro De Aza6
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera44
    2Curtis Granderson43
    3Josh Hamilton43
    4Edwin Encarnacion42
    5Adam Dunn41
    6Adrian Beltre36
    7Josh Willingham35
    8Chris Davis33
    9Robinson Cano33
    10Adam Jones32
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera139
    2Josh Hamilton128
    3Edwin Encarnacion110
    4Josh Willingham110
    5Prince Fielder108
    6Billy Butler107
    7Curtis Granderson106
    8Albert Pujols105
    9Adrian Beltre102
    10Adam Dunn96
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mike Trout49
    2Rajai Davis46
    3Ben Revere40
    4Coco Crisp39
    5Alcides Escobar35
    6B.J. Upton31
    7Desmond Jennings31
    8Jason Kipnis31
    9Jarrod Dyson30
    10Alejandro De Aza26
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rajai Davis13
    2Alejandro De Aza12
    3Elvis Andrus10
    4Austin Jackson9
    5Ben Revere9
    6Ben Zobrist9
    7Ian Kinsler9
    8Michael Brantley9
    9Brett Lawrie8
    10Adam Jones7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Adam Dunn105
    2Ben Zobrist97
    3Carlos Santana91
    4Joe Mauer90
    5Carlos Pena87
    6Prince Fielder85
    7Edwin Encarnacion84
    8Nick Swisher77
    9Josh Willingham76
    10Curtis Granderson75
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Adam Dunn222
    2Curtis Granderson195
    3Carlos Pena182
    4B.J. Upton169
    5Chris Davis169
    6Josh Hamilton162
    7Kelly Johnson159
    8Mark Reynolds159
    9Mark Trumbo153
    10Josh Reddick151
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Prince Fielder17
    2Josh Willingham14
    3Shin-Soo Choo14
    4Adam Jones13
    5Carlos Pena13
    6Edwin Encarnacion11
    7Alex Rodriguez10
    8Craig Gentry10
    9Ian Kinsler10
    10Alejandro De Aza9
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Prince Fielder18
    2Miguel Cabrera17
    3Albert Pujols16
    4David Ortiz13
    5Josh Hamilton13
    6Edwin Encarnacion12
    7Michael Brantley12
    8Joe Mauer10
    9Robinson Cano10
    10Billy Butler9
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Elvis Andrus17
    2Bobby Wilson13
    3Jayson Nix9
    4Jemile Weeks9
    5Alcides Escobar8
    6Brendan Ryan8
    7Chris Getz8
    8Gordon Beckham8
    9Scott Podsednik8
    10Sean Rodriguez8
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mark Teixeira12
    2Justin Morneau10
    3Adrian Beltre9
    4Josh Hamilton9
    5B.J. Upton8
    6Carlos Santana8
    7Ryan Doumit8
    8Adrian Gonzalez7
    9Curtis Granderson7
    10Delmon Young7
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera28
    2Howie Kendrick26
    3Michael Young26
    4Derek Jeter24
    5Joe Mauer23
    6Robinson Cano22
    7Carlos Santana21
    8J.J. Hardy21
    9Yunel Escobar21
    10Billy Butler20
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera377
    2Robinson Cano345
    3Adrian Beltre339
    4Adam Jones327
    5Josh Hamilton324
    6Mike Trout315
    7Albert Pujols313
    8Billy Butler313
    9Alex Rios312
    10Prince Fielder307
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Jeter740
    2Ian Kinsler731
    3Alex Gordon721
    4J.J. Hardy713
    5Elvis Andrus711
    6Adam Jones697
    7Miguel Cabrera697
    8Robinson Cano697
    9Prince Fielder690
    10Shin-Soo Choo686
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera.330
    2Mike Trout.326
    3Adrian Beltre.321
    4Joe Mauer.319
    5Derek Jeter.316
    6Billy Butler.313
    7Prince Fielder.313
    8Robinson Cano.313
    9Torii Hunter.313
    10Alex Rios.304
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Mauer.416
    2Prince Fielder.412
    3Mike Trout.399
    4Miguel Cabrera.393
    5Edwin Encarnacion.384
    6David Murphy.380
    7Robinson Cano.379
    8Austin Jackson.377
    9Ben Zobrist.377
    10Billy Butler.373
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera.606
    2Josh Hamilton.577
    3Mike Trout.564
    4Adrian Beltre.561
    5Edwin Encarnacion.557
    6Robinson Cano.550
    7Prince Fielder.528
    8Josh Willingham.524
    9Albert Pujols.516
    10Alex Rios.516
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Miguel Cabrera999
    2Mike Trout963
    3Edwin Encarnacion941
    4Prince Fielder940
    5Josh Hamilton931
    6Robinson Cano929
    7Adrian Beltre920
    8Josh Willingham890
    9Billy Butler883
    10Joe Mauer862
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Mauer1.023
    2Prince Fielder1.012
    3Alberto Callaspo0.949
    4Michael Brantley0.946
    5Ben Zobrist0.942
    6Carlos Santana0.901
    7Edwin Encarnacion0.894
    8Dustin Pedroia0.800
    9Jamey Carroll0.800
    10Denard Span0.758
    2012 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Price20
    2Jered Weaver20
    3Matt Harrison18
    4Chris Sale17
    5Justin Verlander17
    6Hiroki Kuroda16
    7Max Scherzer16
    8Philip Hughes16
    9Yu Darvish16
    10C.C. Sabathia15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ubaldo Jimenez17
    2Luke Hochevar16
    3Justin Masterson15
    4Bruce Chen14
    5Henderson Alvarez14
    6Jon Lester14
    7Ricky Romero14
    8Dan Haren13
    9Ervin Santana13
    10Philip Hughes13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Boone Logan80
    2Fernando Rodney76
    3Joel Peralta76
    4Kelvin Herrera76
    5Grant Balfour75
    6Matt Thornton74
    7Aaron Crow73
    8Joaquin Benoit73
    9Tom Wilhelmsen73
    10Joe Smith72
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bruce Chen34
    2C.J. Wilson34
    3Justin Masterson34
    4Felix Hernandez33
    5Hiroki Kuroda33
    6James Shields33
    7Jason Vargas33
    8Jon Lester33
    9Justin Verlander33
    10Jake Peavy32
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Justin Verlander6
    2Felix Hernandez5
    3Jake Peavy4
    4Matt Harrison4
    5Brandon Morrow3
    6Hiroki Kuroda3
    7James Shields3
    8Jered Weaver3
    9Jon Lester3
    10Alex Cobb2
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Felix Hernandez5
    2Brandon Morrow3
    3Hiroki Kuroda2
    4James Shields2
    5Jered Weaver2
    6Matt Harrison2
    7Aaron Cook1
    8Alex Cobb1
    9Anibal Sanchez1
    10Clay Buchholz1
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jose Valverde67
    2Fernando Rodney65
    3Jim Johnson63
    4Joe Nathan62
    5Alfredo Aceves55
    6Rafael Soriano54
    7Chris Perez53
    8Tom Wilhelmsen48
    9Casey Janssen47
    10Ernesto Frieri46
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Johnson51
    2Fernando Rodney48
    3Rafael Soriano42
    4Chris Perez39
    5Joe Nathan37
    6Jose Valverde35
    7Addison Reed29
    8Tom Wilhelmsen29
    9Alfredo Aceves25
    10Grant Balfour24
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Justin Verlander238.1
    2Felix Hernandez232
    3James Shields227.2
    4Hiroki Kuroda219.2
    5Jake Peavy219
    6Jason Vargas217.1
    7Matt Harrison213.1
    8David Price211
    9Justin Masterson206.1
    10Jon Lester205.1
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Porcello226
    2Henderson Alvarez216
    3Jon Lester216
    4Bruce Chen215
    5Justin Masterson212
    6Matt Harrison210
    7Felix Hernandez209
    8James Shields208
    9Tommy Milone207
    10Hiroki Kuroda205
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Luke Hochevar127
    2Justin Masterson122
    3Ricky Romero122
    4Jon Lester117
    5Ubaldo Jimenez116
    6Bruce Chen114
    7Henderson Alvarez110
    8Ervin Santana109
    9Clay Buchholz104
    10James Shields103
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Luke Hochevar118
    2Ricky Romero116
    3Justin Masterson113
    4Jon Lester110
    5Bruce Chen108
    6Ubaldo Jimenez106
    7Ervin Santana102
    8Henderson Alvarez101
    9Clay Buchholz96
    10Ivan Nova95
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ervin Santana39
    2Jason Vargas35
    3Philip Hughes35
    4Bruce Chen33
    5Derek Holland32
    6Tommy Hunter32
    7Henderson Alvarez29
    8Wei-Yin Chen29
    9Dan Haren28
    10Ivan Nova28
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ricky Romero105
    2Ubaldo Jimenez95
    3C.J. Wilson91
    4Yu Darvish89
    5Justin Masterson88
    6Matt Moore81
    7Felix Doubront71
    8Jon Lester68
    9Clay Buchholz64
    10Gavin Floyd63
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Justin Verlander239
    2Max Scherzer231
    3Felix Hernandez223
    4James Shields223
    5Yu Darvish221
    6David Price205
    7C.C. Sabathia197
    8Jake Peavy194
    9Chris Sale192
    10Matt Moore175
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ubaldo Jimenez16
    2Justin Masterson14
    3Felix Hernandez13
    4Hiroki Kuroda13
    5Freddy Garcia10
    6Jarrod Parker10
    7Jose Quintana10
    8Scott Diamond10
    9Brayan Villarreal9
    10Philip Humber9
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Franklin Morales5
    2Travis Blackley3
    3Brayan Villarreal2
    4Clay Buchholz2
    5Clay Rapada2
    6Daniel Bard2
    7David Phelps2
    8Felix Hernandez2
    9Hector Noesi2
    10Hector Santiago2
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Price2.56
    2Justin Verlander2.65
    3Jered Weaver2.81
    4Chris Sale3.05
    5Felix Hernandez3.06
    6Jeremy Hellickson3.10
    7Matt Harrison3.30
    8Hiroki Kuroda3.31
    9Jake Peavy3.37
    10C.C. Sabathia3.38
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jered Weaver1.02
    2Justin Verlander1.06
    3David Price1.10
    4Jake Peavy1.10
    5C.C. Sabathia1.14
    6Chris Sale1.14
    7Felix Hernandez1.14
    8Hiroki Kuroda1.16
    9James Shields1.17
    10Jason Vargas1.18
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jered Weaver7.00
    2Justin Verlander7.26
    3Yu Darvish7.35
    4David Price7.38
    5Chris Sale7.83
    6Jake Peavy7.85
    7Matt Moore8.03
    8C.J. Wilson8.06
    9Felix Hernandez8.11
    10James Shields8.21
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Felix Hernandez0.54
    2Jarrod Parker0.55
    3Yu Darvish0.66
    4David Price0.68
    5Justin Verlander0.72
    6Justin Masterson0.79
    7Luis Mendoza0.81
    8Rick Porcello0.82
    9C.J. Wilson0.85
    10Scott Diamond0.88
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Scott Diamond1.61
    2Tommy Milone1.71
    3Dan Haren1.93
    4C.C. Sabathia1.98
    5Jake Peavy2.01
    6Hiroki Kuroda2.09
    7Jered Weaver2.14
    8Felix Hernandez2.17
    9Philip Hughes2.17
    10Bruce Chen2.20
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Justin Verlander9.04
    2Chris Sale9.00
    3Matt Moore8.90
    4C.C. Sabathia8.87
    5James Shields8.80
    6David Price8.74
    7Felix Hernandez8.65
    8Ivan Nova8.10
    9Jake Peavy7.97
    10Philip Hughes7.77
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1C.C. Sabathia4.477
    2Justin Verlander3.983
    3Felix Hernandez3.982
    4Jake Peavy3.959
    5Max Scherzer3.850
    6James Shields3.845
    7Tommy Milone3.806
    8Chris Sale3.765
    9Dan Haren3.737
    10Philip Hughes3.587


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