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Offline nats2playoffs

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Ryan Zimmerman Triple Crown Watch 2017
« Topic Start: June 22, 2017, 04:35:55 PM »


UPDATE at Thursday June 22, 2017

BATTING AVERAGE
1. Ryan Zimmerman, WSH  .347, best in MLB
2. Daniel Murphy, WSH  .346

NL HOME RUNS
1. Cody Bellinger, LAD  22
....
5. Ryan Zimmerman, WSH  19

NL RUNS BATTED IN
1. Jake Lamb, ARI  61
...
4. Ryan Zimmerman, WSH  57

No National League player has won the Triple Crown since 1937, 80 years ago.

The most recent players to hit the Triple Crown:
2012 Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers, AL
1967 Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox, AL
1966 Frank Robinson *, Baltimore Orioles, AL
1956 Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, AL
1947 Ted Williams **, Boston Red Sox, AL
1942 Ted Williams **, Boston Red Sox, AL
1937 Joe Medwick, St. Louis Cardinals, NL

* First manager of the Washington Nationals
** Former manager of Washington Senators


Ryan Zimmerman still leads all Nationals League First Basemen in the All Star Ballot:
https://www.mlb.com/all-star/ballot

Offline Slateman

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Re: Ryan Zimmerman Triple Crown Watch 2017
« Reply #1: June 22, 2017, 05:19:35 PM »
Need to move him up to number 3 in the order. Of swap Murph and Harper.

Offline Smithian

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Re: Ryan Zimmerman Triple Crown Watch 2017
« Reply #2: June 23, 2017, 10:39:11 AM »
This has to be the most unlikely season in Nationals history.

Murphy went off last year but I wasn't half as surprised as I am by Zim.