TODAYSPORTSTAT-June 30, 2017
The Milwaukee Brewers had six home runs in their 11-3 win over the Reds last night. It was their first six-HR game since 2007 and the fourth since 2000 with six or more home runs. They won each of those four games.
MLB teams that have hit six or more HRs in a game are 161-6 (a .964 winning percentage) since 2000.
Five MLB teams have 10 or more games with six or more home runs this century. Leading the way is Texas and Cincinnati with 13 games each. They are followed by Boston with 12 and Houston and the Yankees with 11 each.
TODAYSPORTSTAT-June 29, 2017
Former Milwaukee Brewer Scooter Gennett homered against his former team last night, giving him nine home runs and 24 RBI just in the month of June (earlier this month he had a historic four-HR game for the Cincinnati Reds).
Gennett now has 11 HRs and 40 RBI for the Reds this season. His career MLB highs are 14 HRs and 56 RBI, which he had last season with the Brewers.
The most home runs Scooter had in a season in the minors was nine; he did it twice in his minor league career (2010 and 2011).
Through games of June 28, Gennett has a slugging percentage of .580, which is the highest slugging percentage he has had at any level, minors or majors.
10 stats you may not know about the Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon winning the 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award
The Milwaukee Bucks Malcolm Brogdon on Monday night became the 68th player to receive the NBA’s Rookie of the Year honors. A second-round choice of the Bucks out of the University of Virginia, Brogdon became the first second round pick to win the award in the league’s history.
Here are 10 stats you may not know about Brogdon winning the ROY honor.
- Brogdon averaged 26.4 minutes in his first season in the NBA. It is the fewest average minutes played in a season by any ROY in league history. Only three players who won the ROY averaged less than 30 minutes played per game in the season they won the award: Brogdon (26.4), Mike Miller (29.1 with Orlando in 2001) and Tommy Heinsohn (29.9 with Boston in 1957).
- Brogdon had a three-point shooting percentage of .404, which is the third highest of any ROY winner. The aforementioned Miller was at .407 his rookie season and Larry Bird shot .406 from the three-point arc his rookie campaign with the Celtics in 1980.
- Brogdon averaged 2.8 rebounds per game, the third lowest of any ROY award winner. Lowest: Phil Ford, 2.3 rebounds per game for the Kansas City Kings in 1979.
- Brogdon’s 4.2 assists per game puts him in a tie for 24th among the 68 ROY winners.
- His 1.1 steals per game places him tied for 23rd among the 68 ROY winners.
- Brogdon averaged 10.2 points per game. That is now the lowest PPG of any ROY recipient in NBA history. The previous low was 10.7 by Monk Meineke in 1953. Brogdon’s 10.2 PPG is only the ninth under 15 points per game of the ROY award winners.
- Brogdon’s .457 field goal percentage ranks 36th of the 68 ROY winners.
- Brogdon is only the second Bucks ROY in league history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor) won the award in 1970.
- At age 24, Brogdon is one of only three players age 24 to win the NBA Rookie of the Year. David Robinson and Elgin Baylor were both 24 when they won the award. No one age 25 or older has ever won the league ROY. Since 2000, 11 of the 18 players who won the award were either age 19 or 20.
- Brogdon started 28 games for the Bucks this past season. It is the fewest games started by the eventual ROY winner since Vince Carter started 49 games in 1998-99.Bonus stat: Brogdon is only the fifth rookie in league history to play in 50 games his rookie season, and have a .450 field goal percentage, a .400 three-point field goal percentage, and .850 free throw percentage. The other rookies to accomplish this rare shooting trifecta were Steph Curry and Darren Collison in 2010, Anthony Morrow in 2009 and B.J. Armstrong in 1990.Bonus stat: Brogdon is only the fifth rookie in league history to play in 50 games his rookie season, and have a .450 field goal percentage, a .400 three-point field goal percentage, and .850 free throw percentage. The other rookies to accomplish this rare shooting trifecta were Steph Curry and Darren Collison in 2010, Anthony Morrow in 2009 and B.J. Armstrong in 1990.
TODAYSPORTSTAT-June 28, 2017
Anthony Young, who holds the MLB record for most consecutive losses by a pitcher, 27, died on June 27 at the age of 51.
Young lost 27 straight games over the course of two seasons, 1992-93, for the New York Mets. He finished 15-48 in a six-year MLB career.
The active streak for most consecutive losses by a pitcher is 10. A pair of relief pitchers in the National League, Brandon Mauer of the Padres and Edubray Ramos of the Phillies, both have lost 10 straight games, longest streak for any active pitcher.
TODAYSPORTSTAT-June 27, 2017
Milwaukee Bucks rookie Malcolm Brogdon last night was chosen as the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year. He is only the second Bucks player to win the honor… Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award in 1969-70.
Three interesting stats regarding Brogdon’s selection:
- He averaged 26.4 minutes per game. That is the fewest of any ROY recipient in league history. Mike Miller won the award with Orlando in 2001 and averaged 29.1 minutes per game, the fewest for a ROY award winner prior to Brogdon.
- Brogdon, at age 24, is one of only three ROY award winners to win the award at age 24 (the oldest age to win a ROY). The others: David Robinson (1990) and Elgin Baylor (1959). Since 2000, 11 of the 19 ROY winners were under the age 21.
- Brogdon averaged 10.2 points per game for the Bucks in his first season, the lowest points per game of a ROY recipient in NBA history.