Found May 11, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
Here are some interesting, wacky, and otherwise random numbers from the season so far: 0.00 - Earned run averages of J.J. Hoover, Logan Ondrusek and Aroldis Chapman. .667 - Cincy's winning percentage since April 19th (best in MLB) 1.12 - Johnny Cueto's ERA (2nd-lowest among SP in NL) 2.48 - Cumulative ERA of the bullpen (best in NL) 3 - Wild pitches thrown by Reds pitchers (tied for fewest in MLB) 5 - Games won on Sunday (undefeated at 5-0) 9 - Number of wins in series finales (9-1 overall) 12 - Day game victories (most in MLB) 13 - Batters hit by Reds pitching (tied for most in MLB) 15 - Doubles hit by Joey Votto (leads MLB) 20 - Games currently scheduled before next off-day (longest stretch of the year) 27 - Base on balls drawn by Votto (leads MLB) 31 - Hits by Zack Cozart (tied for most among rookies in NL) 33 - Stolen bases by prospect Billy Hamilton (most in pro baseball) 40.4 - Current playoff odds, according to coolstandings.com 61 - Doubles hi...
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