2010 Is Overwhelmingly Pitcher Friendly

Jess K. ColemanContributor IAugust 5, 2010

PHOENIX - AUGUST 04:  Relief pitcher D.J. Carrasco #77 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the Washington Nationals during the Major League Baseball game at Chase Field on August 4, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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I’m sure you have heard a lot about 2010 being the year of the pitchers. Look at this chart below showing the league averages since the year 2000. So far in 2010, every category is at it’s lowest point since 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

Year R/G AB H 2B 3B HR SO BA OBP SLG
20104.4434.028.831.790.180.956.96.260.328.406
20054.5934.219.051.820.181.036.30.264.330.419
20094.6134.138.961.800.201.046.91.262.333.418
20024.6234.138.921.790.191.046.47.261.331.417
20084.6534.339.061.860.181.006.77.264.333.416
20034.7334.319.071.820.191.076.34.264.333.422
20014.7834.229.031.810.191.126.67.264.332.427
20074.8034.519.251.890.191.026.62.268.336.423
20044.8134.469.171.840.181.126.55.266.335.428
20064.8634.459.281.880.201.116.52.269.337.432
20005.1434.449.31