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2007 Major League Baseball statistical leaders for players from the Dominican Republic

Carlos Pena - 46 home runs in 2007

Seventeen debuts in 2007 brought the total number of all-time major league baseball players born in the Dominican Republic to 457.  From 21-year-old Carlos Gomez to 49-year-old Julio Franco, 135 of them were active this season, and dozens of their names appear on big league leader boards.

Here are the Dominican-born leaders from the just completed 2007 season:

BATTING LEADERS

AVG – .341 – PLACIDO POLANCO (Tigers) 3rd in MLB

OBP – .445 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) led AL

SLG – .627 – CARLOS PENA (Devil Rays) 2nd in MLB

OPS – 1.066 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) 2nd in MLB

OPS+ – 176 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox)  2nd in MLB

RUNS CREATED – 156 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) 2nd in MLB

GAMES – 160 – ROBINSON CANO (Yankees) & JOSE REYES (Mets)

AB – 681 – JOSE REYES (Mets)

PA – 765 – JOSE REYES (Mets)

RBI – 125 – VLADIMIR GUERRERO (Angels) 5th in MLB 

RUNS – 125 – HANLEY RAMIREZ (Marlins) 3rd in MLB

HITS – 212 – HANLEY RAMIREZ (Marlins) 4th in MLB

TOTAL BASES – 359 – HANLEY RAMIREZ (Marlins) 4th in MLB

SINGLES – 152 – PLACIDO POLANCO (Tigers) 4th in MLB 

DOUBLES – 52 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) new Dominican record!

TRIPLES – 12 – JOSE REYES (Mets) 3rd in MLB

HOME RUNS – 46 – CARLOS PENA (Devil Rays) 4th in MLB

AB PER HR – 10.7 – CARLOS PENA (Devil Rays) led MLB

EXTRA BASE HITS – 88 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) led AL 

 WALKS – 111 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) led AL

IBB – 28 – VLADIMIR GUERRERO (Angels) led AL

K – 146 – JHONNY PERALTA (Indians) 9th in MLB

MOST AB PER K – 19.6 – PLACIDO POLANCO (Tigers) led MLB

SB – 78 – JOSE REYES (Mets) New Dominican Record & led MLB

CS – 21 – JOSE REYES (Mets) led MLB

TIMES ON BASE – 297 – DAVID ORTIZ (Red Sox) 2nd in MLB

HBP – 19 – JOSE GUILLEN (Mariners) 5th in MLB

SH – 12 – LUIS CASTILLO (Twins/Mets) & WANDY RODRIGUEZ (Astros)

SF – 9 – MELKY CABRERA (Yankees)

GIDP – 27 – ALBERT PUJOLS (Cardinals) tied for MLB lead

POWER SPEED # – 37.0 – HANLEY RAMIREZ (Marlins) led MLB

OUTS – 523 – JOSE REYES (Mets) 2nd in MLB

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PITCHING LEADERS

ERA – 3.06 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) 5th in MLB

ERA+  – 145 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) 4th in MLB

WINS – 19 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) tied for 2nd in MLB

LOSSES – 18 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) led MLB

W-L PCT – .704 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) 7th in AL

WHIP – 1.209 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) 10th in AL

H PER 9 IP – 8.33 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) 7th in AL

BB PER 9 IP – 2.55 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians)

K PER 9 IP – 7.78 – WANDY RODRIGUEZ (Astros) 9th in NL

GAMES – 77 – LUIS VIZCAINO (Yankees) 4th in AL

GF – 59 – JOSE VALVERDE (Diamondbacks) tied for 5th in MLB

STARTS – 34 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) tied for 2nd in MLB

SAVES – 47 – JOSE VALVERDE (Diamondbacks) led MLB

IP – 215 – FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians)

CG – 2- FAUSTO CARMONA (Indians) tied for 10th in MLB

BATTERS FACED – 922 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) 6th in AL 

SHO – 1- FAUSTO CARMONA (Cle) & WANDY RODRIGUEZ (Hou)

STRIKEOUTS – 166 – DANIEL CABERA (Orioles)

WALKS – 108 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) led MLB

K:BB RATIO – 2.55:1 – WANDY RODRIGUEZ (Astros)

HOME RUNS – 26 – ERVIN SANTANA (Angels) 8th in AL

HITS – 209 – MIGUEL BATISTA (Mariners)

ER – 126 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) led MLB

WILD PITCHES – 15 – MIGUEL BATISTA (Mariners) 2nd in MLB

HIT BATTERS – 15 – DANIEL CABRERA (Orioles) tied for 3rd in MLB

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