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Thursday, April 02, 2015

ESPN: Ten ways to boost offense

Baseball teams scored an average of 4.07 runs per game last year, more than one run fewer than they averaged in 2000. It also was Major League Baseball’s lowest scoring average since 1981 and the same rate teams averaged way back in 1969. Batters also struck out a record 37,441 times, more than 15 times per game, an 18 percent increase from just a decade ago. The major league batting average of .251 was the lowest since 1972.

Jacob Posted: April 02, 2015 at 12:37 AM | 111 comment(s)
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