The Hitting the Sac (Fly) Report

by Bill Chuck on October 7, 2013

After Russell Martin‘s sac fly in the 6th inning yesterday, I started thinking about the RBI that’s rarely discussed.

There were 1219 sac flies hit in 2013 by 404 players

2013 Individual Sac Fly Leaders

Rk Player SF Tm G PA AB
1 Matt Wieters 12 BAL 148 579 523
2 Zack Cozart 10 CIN 151 618 567
3 Adrian Gonzalez 10 LAD 157 641 583
4 Torii Hunter 10 DET 144 652 606
5 Jason Kipnis 10 CLE 149 658 564
6 Josh Hamilton 9 LAA 151 636 576
7 Brandon Phillips 9 CIN 151 666 606
8 Jose Altuve 8 HOU 152 672 626
9 Mike Aviles 8 CLE 124 394 361
10 Michael Brantley 8 CLE 151 611 556
11 Coco Crisp 8 OAK 131 584 513
12 Jonathan Lucroy 8 MIL 147 580 521
13 Nick Markakis 8 BAL 160 700 634
14 Victor Martinez 8 DET 159 668 605
15 Mitch Moreland 8 TEX 147 518 462
16 Daniel Nava 8 BOS 134 536 458
17 Mike Trout 8 LAA 157 716 589
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/6/2013.

2013 Sac Flies by Team

Tm SF ▾
LAA 64
CLE 56
TBR 55
BOS 50
OAK 49
CHW 48
LAD 48
DET 47
CIN 46
BAL 45
STL 44
ARI 43
KCR 42
SFG 42
TEX 42
LgAvg 41
WSN 39
HOU 38
TOR 38
NYY 36
ATL 35
COL 35
MIL 35
SDP 34
MIN 32
NYM 32
PHI 31
CHC 30
PIT 29
SEA 28
MIA 26
1219
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 10/6/2013.

Teams with the most players with at least one sac fly

Nine to Know

2013 Players with the Most PA Without a Sac Fky

Rk Player PA Tm
1 Raul Ibanez 496 SEA
2 Justin Ruggiano 472 MIA
3 Jason Heyward 440 ATL
4 Seth Smith 410 OAK
5 Rickie Weeks 399 MIL
6 Oswaldo Arcia 378 MIN
7 Skip Schumaker 356 LAD
8 Jose Tabata 341 PIT
9 Logan Schafer 337 MIL
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Generated 10/6/2013.

Active Players with at least 400 Career PA Without a Sac Fly

(excludes pitchers)

Player PA From To G Tm
Cody Ransom 858 2001 2013 383 SFG-HOU-NYY-PHI-ARI-TOT
Clete Thomas 794 2008 2013 249 DET-TOT-MIN
Casper Wells 758 2010 2013 277 DET-TOT-SEA
Jason Bourgeois 515 2008 2013 231 CHW-MIL-HOU-KCR-TBR
Charlie Blackmon 481 2011 2013 151 COL
Martin Maldonado 459 2011 2013 148 MIL
Jerry Owens 430 2006 2009 129 CHW
Freddy Galvis 422 2012 2013 128 PHI
Matt Adams 410 2012 2013 135 STL
Tony Campana 401 2011 2013 213 CHC-ARI
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Generated 10/6/2013.

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