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AL Players Close To Reaching Milestones

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The 2015 season has been an exciting one so far with teams vying for playoff positioning, but along with that, there are some players that are close to reaching some amazing milestones.

Below is a list a players from the American League that are about to or have the opportunity to reach individual milestones this season.

*All Current stats as of July 22, 2015

Baltimore Orioles
Adam Jones – Games (1187) – Milestone (1200)
Chris Davis – RBI (486) – Milestone (500)

Boston Red Sox
Hanley Ramirez – Hits (1485) – Milestone (1500)
Pablo Sandoval – RBI (492) – Milestone (500)
Mike Napoli – Home Runs (196) – Milestone (200)
David Ortiz – RBI (1578) – Milestone (1600)
Dustin Pedroia – Hits (1458) – Milestone (1500)

Chicago White Sox
Adam LaRoche – Games (1566) – Milestone (1600)
Alexei Ramirez – Games (1161) – Milestone (1200)
Geovany Soto – Home Runs (98) – Milestone (100)

Cleveland Indians
Jason Kipnis – Stolen Bases (99) – Milestone (100)
Carlos Santana – Walks (495) – Milestone (500)
David Murphy – Doubles (197) – Milestone (200)
Michael Bourn – Games (1191) – Milestone (1200)

Detroit Tigers
Victor Martinez – Home Runs (195) – Milestone (200)
Ian Kinsler – Hits (1438) – Milestone (1500)
Alex Avila – Hits (490) – Milestone (500)

Houston Astros
Chris Carter – Games (486) – Milestone (500)
Luis Valbuena – Hits (476) – Milestone (500)
Jason Castro – Games (467) – Milestone (500)

Kansas City Royals
Salvador Perez – Games (488) – Milestone (500)
Lorenzo Cain – Hits (453) – Milestone (500)

Los Angeles Angels
Albert Pujols – Stolen Bases (99) – Milestone (100)
Albert Pujols – Runs (1572) – Milestone (1600)
Erick Aybar – Games (1155) – Milestone (1200)

Minnesota Twins
Joe Mauer – Games (1391) – Milestone (1400)
Brian Dozier – Games (480) – Milestone (500)
Brian Dozier – Hits (449) – Milestone (500)
Kurt Suzuki – Doubles (196) – Milestone (200)
Torii Hunter – Doubles (491) – Milestone (500)

New York Yankees
Brett Gardner – Runs (490) – Milestone (500)
Brett Gardner – Stolen Bases (197) – Milestone (200)
Jacoby Ellsbury – Stolen Bases (294) – Milestone (300)
Carlos Beltran – Walks (989) – Milestone (1000)
Carlos Beltran – Doubles (488) – Milestone (500)
Alex Rodriguez – Runs (1970) – Milestone (1200)
Mark Teixeira – Doubles (390) – Milestone (400)
Mark Teixeira – Home Runs (387) – Milestone (400)

Oakland A’s
Ike Davis – Hits (486) – Milestone (500)
Coco Crisp – Stolen Bases (298) – Milestone (300)
Brett Butler – Doubles (293) – Milestone (300)

Seattle Mariners
Rickie Weeks – Games (1179) – Milestone (1200)
Austin Jackson – Runs (494) – Milestone (500)
Dustin Ackley – Hits (486) – Milestone (500)
Logan Morrison – Hits (484) – Milestone (500)
Seth Smith – Games (948) – Milestone (1000)
Robinson Cano – Hits (1932) – Milestone (2000)

Tampa Rays
Grady Sizemore – RBI (498) – Milestone (500)
John Jaso – Games (494) – Milestone (500)
Dan Jennings – Games (492) – Milestone (500)
David DeJesus – Home Runs (99) – Milestone (100)
James Loney – Home Runs (98) – Milestone (100)
James Loney  – Runs (487) – Milestone (500)
Evan Longoria – Home Runs (193) – Milestone (200)

Texas Rangers
Adrian Beltre – Games (2499)- Milestone (2500)
Josh Hamilton – Games (998) – Milestone (1000)
Prince Fielder – Doubles (297) – Milestone (300)
Mitch Moreland – Hits (471) – Milestone (500)

Toronto Blue Jays
Josh Donaldson – Games (499) – Milestone (500)
Jose Bautista – Games (1339) – Milestone (1400)
Danny Valencia – Games (473) – Milestone (500)

 

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