The Milwaukee Brewers Report

by Bill Chuck on September 11, 2013

Norichika Aoki struck out three times for the first time in his two major league seasons, and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2, last night. With that loss, the Brewers were mathematically eliminated from the postseason.

Aoki has played 287 games for the Brewers

Year Age Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
2012 30 MIL 151 588 520 81 150 37 4 10 50 43 55 .288 .355 .433 .787
2013 31 MIL 136 591 527 68 150 16 1 7 32 44 37 .285 .349 .359 .708
2 Yrs 287 1179 1047 149 300 53 5 17 82 87 92 .287 .352 .395 .747
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Generated 9/11/2013.

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Players with most 3+ strikeout games in their first 287 career games (excluding pitchers)

Rk Player # PA AB SO
1 Bo Jackson 37 155 151 121
2 Jack Cust 34 147 128 107
3 Drew Stubbs 32 154 151 99
4 Dave Nicholson 32 138 132 103
5 Cory Snyder 29 123 119 92
6 Melvin Nieves 29 120 114 91
7 Preston Wilson 27 128 116 84
8 Chris Davis 27 108 104 85
9 Pedro Alvarez 27 114 108 86
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Before you get too excited about Aoki’s feat…

There have been 1197 other players who only had one three whiff game in the first 287 in which they played, including:

Player # PA AB SO
Hank Aaron 1 5 5 3
Joe Adcock 1 4 4 3
Roberto Alomar 1 4 3 3
Richie Ashburn 1 4 4 3
Lou Boudreau 1 5 5 3
George Brett 1 7 7 3
Roy Campanella 1 5 5 3
Roberto Clemente 1 4 4 3
Dave Concepcion 1 4 4 3
Dom DiMaggio 1 4 4 3
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The Milwaukee Brewers 2005-13

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L W-L% Finish Playoffs R RA
1 2013 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 143 62 81 .434 4th of 5 563 627
2 2012 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 83 79 .512 3rd of 6 776 733
3 2011 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 96 66 .593 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (4-2) 721 638
4 2010 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 77 85 .475 3rd of 6 750 804
5 2009 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 80 82 .494 3rd of 6 785 818
6 2008 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 90 72 .556 2nd of 6 Lost LDS (3-1) 750 689
7 2007 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 83 79 .512 2nd of 6 801 776
8 2006 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 75 87 .463 4th of 6 730 833
9 2005 Milwaukee Brewers NL Central 162 81 81 .500 3rd of 6 726 697
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Generated 9/11/2013.

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