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Seager, Bauer Headline Stats Perform’s Weekly MLB Leaders

By: Stats Perform

Teammate Mookie Betts may be getting all the headlines after tying an MLB record with his sixth three-home run performance on Thursday night, but Corey Seager is off to a great start for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Seager went deep in his first at-bat in the 11-2 win over the San Diego Padres after returning to the lineup following a five-game absence due to a sore back. Already in his fifth season despite being just 26 years old, the two-time All-Star shortstop leads the Dodgers with a .333 batting average and is second only to Betts with a 1.019 OPS.

He also tops the bigs in Raw Value+ and BIP+ despite only playing 14 games.

Each week throughout this 60-game sprint of a season, we’ll reveal MLB’s offensive leaders in RV+, BIP+, Contact+ and Discipline+ and the pitching leaders in Raw Value-, Command+ and Whiff+. We’ll even show off the game’s best pitch framers in our Framing Runs leaderboard from time to time (like this week).

Headlined by Seager and RV- leader Trevor Bauer, here are Stats Perform’s leaderboards for this week. Batters needed a minimum of 50 plate appearances, while pitchers needed to face at least 60 batters to qualify:


RankBatterTeamRaw Value+
1Corey SeagerDodgers278
2Giancarlo StantonYankees209
3Mike TroutAngels199
4Ian HappCubs190
5Aaron JudgeYankees187
6Jesse WinkerReds187
7Donovan SolanoGiants184
8J.T. RealmutoPhillies180
9Fernando Tatis Jr.Padres179
10Colin MoranPirates178

1Corey SeagerDodgers286
2Aaron JudgeYankees284
3Willson ContrerasCubs260
4Luke VoitYankees259
5Nick CastellanosReds251
6Mike TroutAngels248
7Giancarlo StantonYankees247
8Fernando Tatis Jr.Padres241
9Colin MoranPirates241
10Joey GalloRangers239

1DJ LeMahieuYankees118
2Jose IglesiasOrioles117
3Eric SogardBrewers117
4Mookie BettsDodgers117
5David FletcherAngels116
6Eddie RosarioTwins115
7Ketel MarteD-backs113
8Kevin NewmanPirates113
9Hanser AlbertoOrioles113
10Yuli GurrielAstros113

1Brandon NimmoMets156
2Carlos SantanaIndians143
3Yandy DiazRays141
4Anthony RendonAngels138
5Mitch GarverTwins135
6Joey VottoReds134
7Max MuncyDodgers131
8Fernando Tatis Jr.Padres130
9Aaron HicksYankees129
10Chris TaylorDodgers127

RankPitcherTeamRaw Value-
1Trevor BauerReds16
2Yu DarvishCubs38
3Dylan BundyAngels39
4Jacob deGromMets44
5Aaron NolaPhillies49
6Yusei KikuchiMariners49
7Kyle HendricksCubs49
8Zach PlesacIndians52
9Frankie MontasA's55
10Kenta MaedaTwins55

1Zach DaviesPadres128
2Aaron NolaPhillies125
3Zac GallenD-backs125
4Trevor WilliamsPirates122
5Kyle HendricksCubs118
6Derek HollandPirates117
7Wade LeBlancOrioles115
8Merrill KellyD-backs115
9Ryan WeberRed Sox115
10Luke WeaverD-backs115

1Shane BieberIndians174
2Luis CastilloReds152
3Tyler GlasnowRays150
4Jacob deGromMets149
5Aaron NolaPhillies144
6Max ScherzerNationals141
7Lance LynnRangers140
8Trevor BauerReds136
9Andrew HeaneyAngels133
10Lucas GiolitoWhite Sox133

RankCatcherTeamFraming Runs (thru 8/12)
1Curt CasaliReds4.7
2Omar NarvaezBrewers3.5
3Austin BarnesDodgers3.4
4Travis d'ArnaudBraves2.0
5Austin HedgesPadres1.7
6Tucker BarnhartReds1.7
7Austin AllenA's1.6
8Tyler HeinemanGiants1.4
9Roberto PerezIndians1.4
10Yasmani GrandalWhite Sox1.3

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