The Gopher Report

by Bill Chuck on August 12, 2013

In the A’s 6-4 win over Toronto yesterday, Brandon Moss of the A’s hit his 18th home run of the season. More significantly, it was the 26th homer allowed by R.A. Dickey this season, already two more than he permitted last season.

Blue Jays pitchers who have allowed 30 homers in a season

Rk Player HR Year GS W L W-L% IP ERA
1 Woody Williams 36 1998 32 10 9 .526 209.2 4.46
2 Jerry Garvin 33 1977 34 10 18 .357 244.2 4.19
3 David Wells 32 1999 34 17 10 .630 231.2 4.82
4 Pat Hentgen 32 1999 34 11 12 .478 199.0 4.79
5 Woody Williams 31 1997 31 9 14 .391 194.2 4.35
6 Pat Hentgen 31 1997 35 15 10 .600 264.0 3.68
7 Chris Carpenter 30 2000 27 10 12 .455 175.1 6.26
8 John Cerutti 30 1987 21 11 4 .733 151.1 4.40
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/12/2013.

Oakland’s A.J. Griffin is the MLB leader with 28 gophers.

Pitchers who have allowed 20+ homers this season

Rk Player HR Tm W L W-L% IP ERA
1 A.J. Griffin 28 OAK 10 8 .556 153.0 3.88
2 R.A. Dickey 26 TOR 9 11 .450 161.1 4.46
3 CC Sabathia 25 NYY 9 10 .474 160.0 4.72
4 Joe Blanton 25 LAA 2 13 .133 124.0 5.52
5 Chris Tillman 24 BAL 14 3 .824 140.0 3.73
6 Jeremy Guthrie 23 KCR 12 8 .600 153.2 4.10
7 Hisashi Iwakuma 22 SEA 10 6 .625 164.0 2.96
8 Dylan Axelrod 22 CHW 4 9 .308 111.1 5.09
9 Phil Hughes 22 NYY 4 11 .267 119.0 4.99
10 Ryan Dempster 22 BOS 6 8 .429 133.0 4.67
11 Tommy Milone 22 OAK 9 9 .500 133.1 4.39
12 Dan Haren 21 WSN 7 11 .389 119.0 4.99
13 John Danks 21 CHW 2 9 .182 95.2 4.52
14 Roberto Hernandez 20 TBR 6 12 .333 131.0 4.95
15 Jason Hammel 20 BAL 7 8 .467 123.0 5.20
16 Kyle Lohse 20 MIL 8 7 .533 146.1 3.26
17 Jeremy Hefner 20 NYM 4 8 .333 130.2 4.34
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/12/2013.

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