IN ONE ALL-STAR AND OUT THE OTHER By Bill Arnold

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

By Bill Arnold

A major-leaguer’s performance is usually measured season by season but a look at the leaders between All-Star Breaks highlights those who have continued to play well from one season to the next.

Between the 2016-17 Breaks, Joey Votto leads all qualifying major-league batters with a .358 batting average. Khris Davis of the Oakland Athletics is tops with 47 home runs while Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies drove in the most runs with 133. Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals took home the All-Star to All-Star Triple Crown of pitching with 20 wins, a 2.44 ERA and 298 strikeouts.

Here are the 2016-2017 All-Star-to-All-Star leaders:

BATTING

Average (minimum 400 at bats)

Joey Votto, Reds, .358 (206-for-576)

Daniel Murphy, Nationals, .342 (178-for-520)

Jose Altuve, Astros, .341 (213-for-625)

Jean Segura, Dbacks-Mariners, .338 (182-for-538)

Justin Turner, Dodgers, .335 (162-for-483)

Runs

Charlie Blackmon, Rockies, 132

George Springer, Astros, 129

Paul Goldschmidt, Dbacks, 126

Joey Votto, Reds, 118

Ender Inciarte, Braves, 117

Home Runs

Khris Davis, A’s, 47

Brian Dozier, Twins, 41

Joey Votto, Reds, 41

Jay Bruce, Reds-Mets, 38

Charlie Blackmon, Rockies, 37

Nelson Cruz, Mariners, 37

Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays, Indians, 37

Runs Batted In

Nolan Arenado, Rockies, 133

Joey Votto, Reds, 123

Nelson Cruz, Mariners, 117

Albert Pujols, Angels, 113

Mookie Betts, Red Sox, 107

Khris Davis, A’s, 107

Strikeouts

Miguel Sano, Twins, 213

Khris Davis, A’s, 196

Chris Davis, Orioles, 192

Wil Myers, Padres, 191

Danny Espinosa, Nationals-Angels, 182

Walks

Joey Votto, Reds, 109

Paul Goldschmidt, Dbacks, 103

Brandon Belt, Giants, 102

Carlos Santana, Indians, 96

Bryce Harper, Nationals, 95

 

PITCHING

Wins

Max Scherzer, Nationals, 20

Dan Straily, Reds-Marlins, 17

Dylan Bundy, Orioles, 16

Carlos Carrasco, Indians, 16

Corey Kluber, Indians, 16

ERA (minimum 150 innings)

Max Scherzer, Nationals, 2.44

Corey Kluber, Indians, 2.66

Ervin Santana, Twins, 285

Chris Sale, White Sox-Red Sox, 2.85

Jon Lester, Cubs, 2.98

Strikeouts

Max Scherzer, Nationals, 293

Chris Sale, White Sox-Red Sox, 288

Chris Archer, Rays, 250

Robbie Ray, Dbacks, 244

Yu Darvish, Rangers, 238

Saves

Alex Colome, Rays, 43

Kenley Jansen, Dodgers, 41

Roberto Osuna, Blue Jays, 40

Jim Johnson, Braves, 37

Craig Kimbrel, Red Sox, 37

Home Runs

Ricky Nolasco, Twins-Angels, 36

Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees, 35

Dylan Bundy, Orioles, 33

A.J. Griffin, Rangers, 33

John Lackey, Cubs, 33

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