Remember Spring Training 1

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Mia Grasse

While all the Major League Baseball teams are getting ready for the season to start, fans wonder, will they be ready? Well, I can think of some teams who are. Foxsports.com has an analyzed the performance of teams throughout their spring training. From team batting averages to team pitching averages, there is much to look at.

Under batting averages, our top team is the San Francisco Giants with a .296 average. In second, we have the Kansas City Royals with a .291 average. Lastly, in third, we have Chicago White Sox with a .286 average. Under home runs, our top team is Cleveland Indians with 61 home runs throughout the whole spring training. In second, we have Los Angeles Dodgers with 57 home runs. And close in third, we have San Diego Padres with 56. The team with the most RBI’s is again the Cleveland Indians with a total of 216 runs batted in. Next, we have the San Francisco Giants with 194 runs batted in. Then, in third, we have Kansas City Royals with 188 RBI’s.

` Under pitching, the team with the most strikeouts was the Houston Astros. The Astros had a total of 346 strikeouts. On the other hand, in second place we have the Cleveland Indians with a total of 319 strikeouts. In third, we have the New York Yankees with 317.  The team with the least amount of runs given up was the Houston Astros. In second, we have the Boston Red Sox. Last, in third, we have St. Louis Cardinals. The team with the least batting average allowed is the Tampa Bay Rays who only allowed a .226 batting average. Close in second, we have the Boston Red Sox with a .239. Tailing being in third is the Houston Astros with a .241 allowed batting average.

All of these teams mentioned have done great in spring training by hitting lots of home runs and striking out many batters. However, the real test is how they will do now that the season has started. Good luck to all those good teams.

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