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2016 MLB Stats: Here Are The Winners

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The 2016 MLB regular season has come to a close, but before we jump into the postseason frenzy, let’s take a look back and see which players were tops their respective leagues, in each offensive and pitching categories.

OFFENSE

BATTING TITLE
AL – Jose Altuve, HOU – .338
NL – DJ LeMahieu, COL – .348

RUNS
AL – Mike Trout, LAA – 123
NL – Kris Bryant, CHC – 121

HITS
AL – Jose Altuve, HOU – 216
NL – Jean Segura, ARI – 203

DOUBLES
AL – David Ortiz, BOS – 48
NL – Daniel Murphy, WSH – 47

TRIPLES
AL – Adam Eaton, CHW – 9
NL – Brandon Crawford, SFG – 11
Cesar Hernandez, PHI – 11
Chris Owings, ARI – 11

HOME RUNS
AL – Mark Trumbo, BAL – 47
NL – Nolan Arenado, COL – 41
Chris Carter, MIL – 41

RBI
AL – Edwin Encarnacion, TOR – 127
David Ortiz, BOS – 127
NL – Nolan Arenado, COL – 133

WALKS
AL – Mike Trout, LAA – 116
NL – Paul Goldschmidt, ARI – 110

STOLEN BASES
AL – Rajai Davis – 43
NL – Jonathan Villar, MIL – 62

PITCHING

WINS
AL – Rick Porcello, BOS – 22
NL – Max Scherzer, WSH – 20

ERA
AL – Aaron Sanchez, TOR – 3.00
NL – Kyle Hendricks, CHC – 2.13

GAMES
AL – Bryan Shaw, CLE – 75
NL – Brad Hand, SD – 82

GAMES STARTED
AL – David Price, BOS – 35
NL – Madison Bumgarner, SF – 34
Max Scherzer, WSH – 34

SAVES
AL – Zach Britton, BAL – 47
NL – Jeurys Familia, NYM – 51

INNINGS PITCHED
AL – David Price, BOS – 230.0
NL – Max Scherzer, WSH – 228.1

STRIKEOUTS
AL – Justin Verlander, DET – 254
NL – Max Scherzer, WSH – 284

WHIP
AL – Justin Verlander, DET – 1.00
NL – Max Scherzer, WSH – 0.97

 

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