The Latino Decade Leaders In MLB: 2000-2009

Tony MenendezCorrespondent IFebruary 13, 2010

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 04:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates after their 7-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on November 4, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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The 2010 season of Major League Baseball is to start in just a few days.


With the beginning of spring training, it is not only of a new year, but also a new decade.


To wrap up the debate that was, here is a list of the best Latinos of the past decade, the leaders for the years 2000-2009.



AVG.: Albert Pujols, .334

Games: Miguel Tejada, 1,581

At-Bats: Miguel Tejada, 6.263

Plate Appearances: Bobby Abreu, 6,932

Home Runs: Alex Rodriguez, 435

RBI: Alex Rodriguez, 1,243

Runs: Alex Rodriguez, 1,190

Total Bases: Alex Rodriguez, 3,362

Extra Base Hits: Albert Pujols, 767



ERA: Pedro Martinez, 3.01

Winning Percentage: Pedro Martinez, .691

Lowest Batting Avg.: Pedro Martinez, .216

Saves: Mariano Rivera, 397

Games Started: Livan Hernandez, 332

Innings Pitched: Livan Hernandez, 2,201.1