Red Ruffing Award 2016

2016 Red Ruffing Award

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times. The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee. Here are the final stats for the 2016 Red Ruffing Award qualifiers:

Pitchers Batting Leaders 2016

Runs:

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco       8

Jake Arrieta                          Chicago(N)           7

Patrick Corbin                     Arizona                 7

Jacob deGrom                      New York(N)        6

Jason Hammel                    Chicago(N)           6

Noah Syndergaard             New York(N)       6

Adam Wainwright              St Louis               6

Hits

Jake Arrieta                          Chicago(N)          17

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco      16

Jason Hammel                     Chicago(N)          16

Patrick Corbin                      Arizona               15

Carlos Martinez                  St Louis              14

Adam Wainwright             St Louis               14

Doubles

Adam Wainwright            St Louis                   8

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco       6

Jeff Samardzija                   San Francisco        5

Patrick Corbin                     Arizona                  3

Jerad Eickhoff                     Philadelphia          3

Jason Hammel                   Chicago(N)             3

Jon Lester                            Chicago(N)             3

Noah Syndergaard            New York(N)         3

Triples

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)           1

Tyler Chatwood               Colorado             1

Patrick Corbin                 Arizona               1

Steven Matz                    New York(N)       1

Shelby Miller                  Arizona                1

Bud Norris                      Atlanta-LA(N)     1

Chris Rusin                    Colorado                1

Adam Wainwright            St Louis              1

Home Runs

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco      3

Noah Syndergaard            New York(N)       3

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)               2

Adam Wainwright            St Louis                2

Runs Batted In

Adam Wainwright            St Louis                 18

Max Scherzer                  Washington            12

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco      9

Jeff Samardzija               San Francisco          9

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)                7

Jason Hammel                 Chicago(N)             7

Bases On Balls

Madison Bumgarner         San Francisco      10

Noah Syndergaard            New York(N)           7

Jon Lester                       Chicago(N)                   6

Tanner Roark                   Washington              5

Tyler Anderson                Colorado                    4

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)                  4

Chad Bettis                     Colorado                     4

Jeremy Hellickson           Philadelphia          4

Steven Matz                    New York(N)            4

Stolen Bases

Zack Greinke                  Arizona               1

Edwin Jackson                San Diego          1

Braden Shipley               Arizona              1

Batting Average

Patrick Corbin                 Arizona              .306

Francisco Liriano            Pitt-Toronto   .286

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)         .262

Jose Fernandez                Miami                .250

Jason Hammel                 Chicago(N)       .246

On Base Percentage

Bud Norris                      Atlanta-LA(N)    .323

Patrick Corbin                 Arizona               .320

Jake Arrieta                    Chicago(N)          .304

Joe Ross                         Washington          .295

Francisco Liriano            Pitt-Toronto     .286

Slugging Percentage

Adam Wainwright            St Louis             .484

Jake Arrieta                        Chicago(N)       .415

Patrick Corbin                   Arizona             .408

Noah Syndergaard          New York(N)     .397

Francisco Liriano            Pitt-Toronto     .381

OPS

Adam Wainwright            St Louis              .734

Patrick Corbin                   Arizona                .728

Jake Arrieta                         Chicago(N)        .720

Noah Syndergaard            New York(N)     .673

Francisco Liriano               Pitt-Toronto    .667

Sacrifice Hits

Max Scherzer                  Washington         13

Johnny Cueto                  San Francisco      11

Dan Straily                     Cincinnati             11

Julio Tehran                    Atlanta                 11

Jon Lester                       Chicago(N)          10

Hardest to Strike Out

Pitcher                         Team                   PA    SO    PCT

Zack Greinke               Arizona                60      9     6.66

Bud Norris                   Atlanta-LA(N)    38      7     5.42

Stephen Strasburg     Washington       57    11     5.18

Jerad Eickhoff              Philadelphia      62    12     5.16

Carlos Martinez          St Louis               65    13     5.00

Chris Rusin                  Colorado             36      6     5.00

Jose Fernandez           Miami                  61    13     4.69

Jon Lester                     Chicago(N)         75     18    4.16

Jacob deGrom              New York(N)     50     12    4.16

Tyler Chatwood           Colorado            58      14    4.14

Winner

Adam Wainwright

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2015 Red Ruffing Award

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times. The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee. Here are the final stats for the 2015 Red Ruffing Award qualifiers:

PITCHERS BATTING LEADERS 2015
Runs
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 9
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 8
James Shields San Diego 7
Jason Hammel Chicago(N) 6
Kyle Kendrick Colorado 6
Jon Lester Chicago(N) 6
Tyson Ross San Diego 6
Hits
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 19
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 15
Max Scherzer Washington 15
Tyson Ross San Diego 14
Jake Arrieta Chicago(N) 12
Doubles
Ian Kennedy San Diego 3
Mike Leake Cinn-SF 3
Triples
Jake Arrieta Chicago(N) 1
Raisel Iglesias Cincinnati 1
Michael Lorenzen Cincinnati 1
Tyson Ross San Diego 1
Josh Smith Cincinnati 1
Home Runs
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 5
Jake Arrieta Chicago(N) 2
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 2
Mike Leake Cinn-SF 2
Runs Batted in
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 9
Mike Leake Cinn-SF 8
Matt Harvey New York(N) 7
Jeremy Hellickson Arizona 7
Francisco Liriano Pittsburgh 7
Bases On Balls
Brett Anderson Los Angeles(N) 5
Dan Haren Miami-Chicago(N) 5
Jon Niese New York(N) 5
Chad Bettis Colorado 4
John Lackey St Louis 4
Shelby Miller Atlanta 4
Michael Wacha St Louis 4
Alex Wood Atlanta-LA(N) 4
Stolen Bases
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 1
Michael Wacha St Louis 1
Batting Average
Taylor Jungmann Milwaulee .270
Tyson Ross San Diego .250
Michael Lorenzen Cincinnati .250
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .247
Kyle Lohse Milwaulee .231
On Base Percentage
Taylor Jungmann Milwaulee .289
Tyson Ross San Diego .283
Jeremy Hellickson San Diego .283
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .275
Doug Fister Washington .273
Slugging Percentage
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .468
Tyson Ross San Diego .357
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) .343
Jake Peavy San Francisco .333
Taylor Jungmann Milwaulee .324
OPS
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .743
Tyson Ross San Diego .640
Taylor Jungmann Milwaulee .614
Michael Lorenzen Cincinnati .576
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) .575
Sacrifice Hits
Julio Teheran Atlanta 14
Tom Koehler Miami 12
Shelby Miller Atlanta 11
Gio Gonzalez Washington 10
Dan Haren Miami-Chicago(N) 10
Mat Latos Miami-LA(N)-LA(A) 10
Hit By Pitch
Gio Gonzalez Washington 2
Jeremy Hellickson Arizona 2
HARDEST TO STRIKE OUT
PITCHER TEAM PA SO PCT
Julio Teheran Atlanta 68 9 0.132
Chris Rusin Colorado 50 7 0.140
Matt Whisler Atlanta 36 6 0.166
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 77 14 0.181
Johnny Cueto Cincinnati 43 10 0.232
Winner
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco

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Red Ruffing Award 2014

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times. The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee. Here are the final stats for the 2014 Red Ruffing Award qualifiers:

PITCHERS BATTING LEADERS 2014
Runs
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 10
Mike Leake Cincinnati  9
Travis Wood Chicago(N)  9
Ervin Santana Atlanta  7
Shelby Miller St Louis  6
Tyson Ross San Diego 6
Hits
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 17
Cole Hamels Philadelphia 13
Adam Wainwright St Louis 13
Travis Wood Chicago(N) 13
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 12
Mike Leake Cincinnati 12
Doubles
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 6
Mike Leake Cincinnati 5
Shelby Miller St Louis 5
Josh Beckett Los Angeles(N) 3
Jordan Lyles Colorado 3
Jeff Samardzija Chicago(N)-Oakland 3
Alfredo Simon Cincinnati 3
Adam Wainwright St Louis 3
Triples
Andrew Cashner San Diego 1
Jake Arriera Chicago(N) 1
Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles(N) 1
Home Runs
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 4
Travis Wood Chicago(N) 3
Mike Leake Cincinnati 2
Grand Slam Home Run
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 2
Runs Batted in
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco 15
Travis Wood Chicago(N) 10
Julio Teheran Atlanta  6
Adam Wainwright St Louis  6
Dan Haren Los Angeles(N)  5
Ian Kennedy San Diego  5
Mike Leake Cincinnati  5
Kyle Lohse Milwaukee  5
Bases On Balls
Stephen Strasburg Washington 7
Jon Niese New York(N) 6
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 5
Ian Kennedy San Diego 5
David Buchanan Philadelphia 4
Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles(N) 4
Tim Lincecum San Francisco 4
Lance Lynn St Louis 4
Stolen Bases
Joe Kelly St Louis-Boston 1
Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles(N) 1
Batting Average
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .258
Travis Wood Chicago(N) .232
Bronson Arroyo Arizona .222
Jacob deGrom New York(N) .217
Cole Hamels Philadelphia .210
On Base Percentage
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .286
Travis Wood Chicago(N) .271
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) .262
Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles(N) .235
Jordan Lyles Colorado .235
OPS
Madison Bumgarner San Francisco .755
Travis Wood Chicago(N) .700
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) .612
Jordan Lyles Colorado .548
Mike Leake Cincinnati .527
HARDEST TO STRIKE OUT PA SO PCT
Trevor Cahill Arizona 29  5 .172
Zack Greinke Los Angeles(N) 69 12 .173
Wade Miley Arizona 69 14 .202
Brad Hand Miami 31  7 .225
Johnny Cueto Cincinnati 82 20 .243
Jacob deGrom New York(N) 53 13 .245
Sacrifice Hits
Shelby Miller St Louis 13
Johnny Cueto Cincinnati 12
Zack Wheeler New York(N) 12
Tanner Roark Washington 11
Doug Fister Washington  9
Aaron Harang Atlanta  9
Roberto Hernandez Philadelphia-Los Angeles(N)  9
Kyle Lohse Milwaukee  9
Wade Miley Arizona  9
Stephen Strasburg Washington  9
Jordan Zimmerman Washington  9
Hit By Pitch
Travis Wood Chicago(N) 2
Winner
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco

Red Ruffing Award 2013

Photo on 3-4-13 at 12.27 PMHall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times. The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee. Here are the final stats for the 2013 Red Ruffing Award qualifiers:

Runs

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

8

Mike Leake

Cincinnati

8

Patrick Corbin

Arizona

8

Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles(N)

8

Andrew Cashner

San Diego

7

Jon Niese

New York(N)

6

Hits

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

19

Adam Wainright

St Louis

15

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

14

Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles(N)

14

Andrew Cashner

San Diego

13

Julio Teheran

Atlanta

13

Doubles

Patrick Corbin

Arizona

4

Adam Wainright

St Louis

4

Henderson Alvarez

Miami

3

Dan Haren

Washington

3

Ian Kennedy

Arizona-San Diego

3

Julio Teheran

Atlanta

3

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Los Angeles(N)

3

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

3

Wade Miley

Arizona

3

Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles(N)

3

Triples

Jacob Turner

Miami

1

Trevor Cahill

Arizona

1

Jose Fernansez

Miami

1

Cole Hamels

Philadelphia

1

Kyle Kendrick

Philadelphia

1

Dillon Gee

New York(N)

1

Tim Lincecum

San Francisco

1

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Los Angeles(N)

1

Cliff Lee

Philadelphia

1

Mike Leake

Cincinnati

1

Home Runs

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

3

Yovani Gallardo

Milwaukee

2

Runs Batted in

Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles(N)

10

Scott Feldman

Chicago(N)-Baltimore

8

Wade Miley

Arizona

8

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

8

Tyler Chatwood

Colorado

7

Jhoulys Chacin

Colorado

7

Bases On Balls

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

 7

Ricky Nolasco

Miami-Los Angeles(N)

 6

Ian Kennedy

Arizona-San Diego 

 5

Madison Bumgarner

San Francisco

 5

Clayton Kershaw

Los Angeles(N)          

 5

Stolen Bases

Andrew Cashner

San Diego

2

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

2

Tony Cingrani

Cincinnati

1

Kris Medlin

Atlanta

1

Jake Westbrook

St Louis

1

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

1

Batting Average

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

 .328

Tyler Chatwood

Colorado

 .300

Henderson Alvarez

Miami

 .300

Tony Cingrani

Cincinnati 

 .250

Andrew Cashner

San Diego

 .245

On Base Percentage

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

 .409

Tyler Chatwood

Colorado  

 .333

Henderson Alvarez

Miami 

 .300

Jon Niese

New York(N)

 .279

Jake Westbrook

St Louis

 .263

OPS

Henderson Alvarez

Miami

 .790

Zack Greinke

LosAngeles(N)

 .788

Tyler Chatwood

Colorado

 .658

Travis Wood

Chicago(N)

 .639

Andrew Cashner

San Diego

 .580

Hardest to Strike Out

PA    

SO   

PCT

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

72

10

7.20

Tyler Chatwood

Colorado

45

8

5.62

Barry Zito

San Francisco

43

8

5.37

Joe Kelly

St Louis

40

8

5.00

Jhoulys Chacin

Colorado

70

15

4.66

Sacrifice Hits

Bronson Arroyo

Cincinnati

16

Cole Hamels

Philadelphia

13

Kyle Lohse

Milwaukee

12

Homer Bailey

Cincinnati

11

Lance Lynn

St Louis

11

Winner

Zack Greinke

Los Angeles(N)

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Red Ruffing Award

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times.
The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee.
Here are the final stats for the  2012 Red Ruffing award:

PITCHERS BATTING LEADERS 2012

Runs
Mike Leake    Cincinnati   8
James McDonald   Pittsburgh   8
Jon Niece   New York(N)   8
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   7
Matt Cain   San Francisco   6
Edwin Jackson   Washington   6

Hits
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   18
Cole Hamels   Philadelphia   15
Matt Cain   San Francisco   13
Edwin Jackson   Washington   13
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   13
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   12
Clayton Kershaw   Los Angeles(N)   12
Mat Latos   Cincinnati   12
Jon Niece   New York(N)   12

Doubles
Stephen Strasburg   Washington  4
Yovani Gallardo   Milwaukee   3
Zack Greinke   Milwaukee   3
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   3
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   3
Jason Marquis   San Diego   3
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   3
Travis Wood   Chicago(N)   3

Triples
Chris Rusin   Chicago(N)   1
Anibal Sanchez   Miami   1
Anthony Bass   San Diego   1
Ryan Dempster   Chicago(N)   1
Patrick Corbin   Arizona   1
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   1
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   1

Home Runs
Alex White   Colorado   2
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   2
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco   2

Runs Batted in
Yovani Gallardo   Milwaukee   9
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   8
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   7
Clayton Richard   San Diego   7
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   6
Tim Hudson   Atlanta   6
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco   6
Matt Cain   San Francisco   6

Bases On Balls
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   11
James McDonald   Pittsburgh   8
Tim Lincecum   San Francisco   6
Jon Niece   New York(N)   6
Barry Zito   San Francisco   6

Stolen Bases
Anthony Bass   San Diego   1
Jake Westbrook   St Louis   1
Cliff Lee   Philadelphia   1

Batting Average
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .295
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .281
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .277
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .250
Eric Stults   San Diego   .250
Edwin Jackson   Washington   .228

On Base Percentage
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .333
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .306
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .303
Jon Niece   New York(N)   .295
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .286

Slugging Percentage
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .443
Alex White   Colorado   .429
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .426
Drew Pomeranz   Colorado   .423
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .400

OPS
Stephen Strasburg   Washington   .759
Mike Leake   Cincinnati   .749
Jaime Garcia   St Louis   .686
Drew Pomeranz   Colorado   .682
Jason Marquis   San Diego   .678

Hardest to Strike Out         PA    SO   Pct
Jhoulys Chacin Colorado    26       3   .115
Joe Saunders Arizona         46       7   .152
R A Dickey New York(N)    83     14   .168
Barry Zito San Francisco    69     12    .173
Wandy Rodriguez Houston-Pittsburgh    72   14   .194
Jordan Zimmermann Washington           66   13   .197

Sacrifice Hits
Johnny Cueto   Cincinnati   17
Clayton Kershaw   Los Angeles(N)   14
Chris Capuano   Los Angeles(N)   13
Kyle Lohse   St Louis   12
R A Dickey   New York(N)   10
Tommy Hanson   Atlanta   10
Ian Kennedy   Arizona   10
Mat Latos   Cincinnati   10
Tim Lincecum   San Francisco   10
Lance Lynn   St Louis   10
Ricky Nolasco   Miami   10
Barry Zito   San Francisco   10

Winner
Mike Leake   Cincinnati

Red Ruffing Award 2011

Red Ruffing Award

Hall of fame pitcher Red Ruffing was a very good hitting pitcher and topped .300 eight times.
The Yankees often used Ruffing as a pinch-hitter. Ruffing has more career pinch-hits than any other Yankee.
Here are the final stats for the  2011 Red Ruffing award:

Runs
Yovanni Gallardo     Milwaukee       10
Clayton Kershaw      Los Angeles     10
Carlos Zambrano     Chicago              8
Homer Bailey           Cincinnati          7
Mike Leake               Cincinnati          7
Ryan Vogelsong       San Francisco   7

Hits
Daniel Hudson        Arizona             18
Clayton Kershaw    Los Angeles      16
Yovanni Gallardo   Milwaukee        15
Cliff Lee                    Philadelphia    15
Carlos Zambrano    Chicago            14

Doubles
Jonathan Sanchez          San Francisco   4
Derek Lowe                     Atlanta               4
Madison Bumgarner     San Francisco   4
Yovanni Gallardo           Milwaukee         4

Triples
C J Wilson              Texas               1
Casey Coleman      Chicago           1
Dontrelle Willis     Cincinnati      1
Jon Niese                New York       1
Cole Hamels           Philadelphia  1

Home Runs
Kevin Millwood      Colorado          2
Zach Duke               Arizona             2
Carlos Zambrano   Chicago             2
Cliff Lee                    Philadelphia    2

Grand Slam Home Run
Shaun Marcum     Milwaukee         1
Jake Westbrook    St Louis              1

Runs Batted in
Daniel Hudson      Arizona            14
Jake Westbrook    St Louis             8
Livan Hernandez Washington       7
Derek Lowe           Atlanta               7
Cliff Lee                 Philadelphia      7

Stolen Bases
Zack Greinke        Milwaukee         1
Ted Lilly                Los Angeles       1
Cliff Lee                 Philadelphia      1

Batting Average
Dontrelle Willis           Cincinnati          .387
Carlos Zambrano        Chicago               .318
Homer Bailey              Cincinnati           .282
Daniel Hudson            Arizona               .277
Ryan Vogelsong          San Francisco .   226
Clayton Kershaw        Los Angeles        .225
Vance Worley              Philadelphia      .222
Yovanni Gallardo        Milwaukee         .221

On Base Percentage
Dontrelle Willis          Cincinnati          .387
Carlos Zambrano       Chicago              .348
Daniel Hudson           Arizona              .309
Homer Bailey             Cincinnati         .300
Ryan Vogelsong         San Francisco  .268
Clayton Kershaw        Los Angeles     .267
Cory Luebke                San Diego         .257

Hardest to Strike Out                                       PA      SO       Pct
Livan Hernandez       Washington                  61         2       30.5
Dontrelle Willis          Cincinnati                     34        4        11.7
Javier Vazquez            Florida                          67        10       6.7
Zack Greinke               Milwaukee                    59         9       6.5
R A Dickey                   New York                      69        11       6.2
Jhoulys Chacin           Colorado                       68        12       5.6
Wandy Rodriguez      Houston                        67         12      5.5

Sacrifice Hits
Roy Halladay                 Philadelphia          16
Livan Hernandez          Washington           15
Jason Hammel              Colorado                14
Shaun Marcum             Milwaukee             12
Jordan Zimmerman    Washington           11
Charlie Morton             Pittsburgh              11
Bud Norris                     Houston                 11
Ricky Nolasco               Florida                    11
Daniel Hudson             Arizona                   11
Madison Bumgarner   San Francisco        11
Clayton Kershaw          Los Angeles            11

Winner
Daniel Hudson Arizona

 

Tom Zocco