OBP by Batting Order position – MLB 2015 stats

by Bill Chuck on March 7, 2016

Nine to Know: 2015 OBP leaders (qualified batters only)

Rk Player OBP Tm H BB
1 Bryce Harper .460 WSN 172 124
2 Joey Votto .459 CIN 171 143
3 Miguel Cabrera .440 DET 145 77
4 Paul Goldschmidt .435 ARI 182 118
5 Mike Trout .402 LAA 172 92
6 Andrew McCutchen .401 PIT 165 98
7 Anthony Rizzo .387 CHC 163 78
8 Michael Brantley .379 CLE 164 60
9 Buster Posey .379 SFG 177 56
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2015 OBP by slot in the batting order (all batters)

  • Leadoff batters – .328
  • #2 – .317
  • #3 – .352
  • #4 – .338
  • #5 – .315
  • #6 – .309
  • #7 – .306
  • #8 – .301
  • #9 Overall – .256 , AL – .282 , NL – .229

2015 OBP Individual leaders by batting order position

Batting first (minimum 300 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Matt Carpenter Batting 1st 80 .389 355 98 37
Jason Kipnis Batting 1st 121 .385 562 153 53
Jose Altuve Batting 1st 111 .365 508 152 25
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Batting second (minimum 300 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Joey Votto Batting 2nd 70 .450 320 80 60
Shin-Soo Choo Batting 2nd 87 .413 393 98 54
Josh Donaldson Batting 2nd 136 .382 620 163 67
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Batting third (minimum 300 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Joey Votto Batting 3rd 86 .466 373 90 83
Miguel Cabrera Batting 3rd 118 .441 510 145 77
Bryce Harper Batting 3rd 94 .438 402 102 71
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Batting fourth (minimum 300 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
David Ortiz Batting 4th 87 .391 368 95 49
David Peralta Batting 4th 80 .391 317 99 23
Buster Posey Batting 4th 134 .383 575 167 50
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Batting fifth (minimum 300 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Kendrys Morales Batting 5th 113 .352 474 119 42
J.D. Martinez Batting 5th 78 .341 314 82 24
Avisail Garcia Batting 5th 80 .323 331 77 25
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Batting sixth (minimum 200 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Alex Gordon Batting 6th 62 .375 248 53 33
Russell Martin Batting 6th 66 .351 268 55 33
Jake Lamb Batting 6th 52 .347 202 51 19
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Batting seventh (minimum 150 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Francisco Cervelli Batting 7th 54 .366 217 58 19
Nick Hundley Batting 7th 67 .364 258 80 13
Eugenio Suarez Batting 7th 39 .353 158 49 5
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Batting eighth (minimum 100 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Ruben Tejada Batting 8th 40 .400 140 34 22
Jose Iglesias Batting 8th 33 .398 128 39 10
Andrelton Simmons Batting 8th 43 .391 161 49 13
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Batting ninth (minimum 100 PA)

Player Split G OBP PA H BB
Devon Travis Batting 9th 33 .393 117 36 9
Johnny Giavotella Batting 9th 48 .376 168 48 13
Jackie Bradley Batting 9th 52 .359 196 44 23
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