The Six Runs Scored Report

by Bill Chuck on August 27, 2013

There were 10 MLB games played yesterday and in half of them exactly six runs were scored.

  • A’s 8, Tigers 6
  • Cardinals 8, Reds 6
  • Rockies 6, Giants 1
  • Diamondbacks 6, Padres 1
  • Dodgers 6, Cubs 2

Teams that score six runs this season seem to win most of the time

Just ask the Phillies

Rk Tm # W L
1 DET 22 16 6
2 LAD 17 15 2
3 ATL 17 15 2
4 OAK 15 14 1
5 MIL 15 11 4
6 BOS 15 12 3
7 BAL 15 11 4
8 WSN 14 12 2
9 TOR 14 8 6
10 PIT 14 13 1
11 CIN 14 11 3
12 MIN 13 10 3
13 LAA 13 7 6
14 CHC 13 9 4
15 STL 12 11 1
16 CLE 12 10 2
17 MIA 11 7 4
18 SDP 10 9 1
19 ARI 10 7 3
20 SFG 9 6 3
21 NYY 9 8 1
22 COL 9 7 2
23 SEA 8 7 1
24 KCR 8 7 1
25 TEX 7 7 0
26 HOU 7 4 3
27 CHW 7 5 2
28 TBR 6 4 2
29 PHI 6 6 0
30 NYM 6 3 3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/27/2013.

Top 20 seasons

Best records for teams that score six runs in a game

Rk Year G W L W-L% ▾
1 1967 237 207 30 .873
2 1908 174 147 25 .855
3 1907 171 142 25 .850
4 1906 168 142 26 .845
5 1910 186 152 28 .844
6 1971 319 265 54 .831
7 1919 201 165 36 .821
8 1981 252 206 46 .817
9 1905 176 142 32 .816
10 1909 199 157 38 .805
11 1915 281 223 56 .799
12 1904 175 138 35 .798
13 1972 268 213 55 .795
14 1963 251 198 53 .789
15 1968 192 151 41 .786
16 1916 176 138 38 .784
17 1989 360 282 78 .783
18 2013 348 272 76 .782
19 1917 181 140 39 .782
20 1974 334 260 74 .778
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/27/2013.

Teams with the most wins and no losses when scoring six runs

Rk Tm Year W L W-L%
1 PIT 1909 20 0 1.000
2 ATL 2012 18 0 1.000
3 CLE 1954 18 0 1.000
4 BAL 1963 18 0 1.000
5 PHA 1905 17 0 1.000
6 CIN 1989 17 0 1.000
7 BAL 1969 17 0 1.000
8 STL 1960 16 0 1.000
9 PIT 1933 15 0 1.000
10 NYG 1934 15 0 1.000
11 NYM 1988 15 0 1.000
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/27/2013.

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