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The MLB Good, Bad & the Ugly for 2nd & 3rd week of the 2015 MLB Season. Thanks to ESPN.com for stats that are included in this article.
The Good #1: Adam Jones leads the AL in Batting Average- Adam Jones has gotten off to a hot start in 2015 MLB Season & is keeping the O’s in the AL East Race. Below are Adam Jones’ stats so far in the 2015 Season:
• 1st in AL in BA (.403)
• 4th in AL in HR (5)
• 2nd in AL in RBI (18)
• 1st in AL in R (17)
• 2nd in AL in SLG (.708)
• 1st in AL in OPS (1.158)
The Good#2: The NY Mets Pitching so far in 2015- The NY Mets are at 14-5 this season & one of the main reasons why is their pitching rotation is healthy & pitching well. The Mets are ranked for in the MLB in total pitching with a 3.04 ERA, 10 Saves, 1 shutout, 36 walks(the least in baseball), 151 strikeouts & .235 opponents batting average. The Mets are looking good so far with the best record in baseball.
The Bad: The Orioles Pitching in 2015 Season- The Orioles hitting is heating up, the Orioles Pitching is in dead last in all of baseball, with a 5.04 ERA(the worst in baseball), 102 runs given up(92 earned), 78 walks. The O’s are lucky to be at 9-10 with the pitching they have been getting. Starting Pitching ERA: 5.42; Bullpen ERA: 4.48. Just bad so far.
The Ugly: St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is expected to miss the rest of the 2015 season due to an Achilles injury he suffered Saturday night while stumbling out of the batter’s box.
The Cardinals placed Wainwright on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with what they termed as a left ankle and Achilles injury. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday.