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|Monday, October 4th, 2027: NL Batting Title Belongs to Rutledge|
Josh Rutledge was born to be a ball player.
"Pops always said I learned to swing a bat before I learned to walk."
Rutledge, the Chicago second baseman, really displayed his hitting ability this past season. His .357 batting average led all National hitters.
On the season, he collected 226 hits, socked 32 home runs, scored 145 runs with 120 RBIs. The NL's top batter also played in 162 games, had 57 doubles, 4 triples and walked 72 times.
|Monday, September 27th, 2027: NL Awards Player of the Week Trophy|
This week's Player of the Week was Brandon Craig of the Chicago Cubs.
His big bat beat up on National pitching for 11 hits in 22 at-bats, 4 home runs, and 10 RBIs while hitting .500 and scoring 6 runs.
In 2027 Craig is hitting .267, batted in 124 runs with 36 home runs and 113 runs scored.
|Saturday, September 25th, 2027: Elias Out for 2 Weeks|
"It was kinda freaky. Hopefully, I'll be back in the lineup soon," said a dejected Roenis Elias after injuring himself in a game against Los Angeles. The Chicago manager told SION reporters, "He will miss up to 2 weeks with a tender shoulder." The Cubs will have to decide over the next day or two whether the starting pitcher will go on the disabled list.
In 2027 Elias has compiled a 10-10 mark with a 6.88 ERA in 32 starts. In pitching 174 innings he has 100 strikeouts and 59 walks while limiting the opposition to a .305 batting average.
|Player||Injury||Out for...||Disabled List Status|
|P Sandy Alcantara||herniated disc (back)||7-8 weeks||On DL, eligible for return (60-day DL)|
|P Roenis Elias||tender shoulder||5 days||Not on DL|| |
|Record overall||85-77, .525 PCT|
|Position in Division||3rd, 7.0 GB|
|Record at home||39-42, .481 PCT|
|Record on the road||46-35, .568 PCT|
|Record in X-inning games||6-3, .667 PCT|
|Record in one-run games||22-16, .579 PCT|
|Record versus LHP||20-19, .513 PCT|
|Record versus RHP||65-58, .528 PCT|
|Record last 10 games||7-3, .700 PCT|
|Record in April||16-9, .640 PCT|
|Record in May||16-11, .593 PCT|
|Record in June||10-17, .370 PCT|
|Record in July||13-12, .520 PCT|
|Record in August||15-13, .536 PCT|
|Record in September||14-13, .519 PCT|
|Record in October||1-2, .333 PCT|
|Team Batting Stats & Rankings|
|Batting Average||.301 - 2nd in NL|
|On-Base Percentage||.381 - 2nd in NL|
|Slugging Percentage||.501 - 5th in NL|
|On-Base + Slugging||.882 - 3rd in NL|
|Runs Scored||1142 - 2nd in NL|
|Hits||1756 - 2nd in NL|
|Extra-Base Hits||667 - 4th in NL|
|Home Runs||230 - 10th in NL|
|Bases-On-Balls||687 - 4th in NL|
|Strikeouts||862 - 4th in NL|
|Stolen Bases||201 - 3rd in NL|
|Team Pitching Stats & Rankings|
|Earned Run Average ||6.16 - 8th in NL|
|Starters' ERA||6.30 - 8th in NL|
|Bullpen ERA||5.94 - 7th in NL|
|Runs allowed||1048 - 6th in NL|
|Hits allowed||1634 - 4th in NL|
|Opponents AVG||.284 - 5th in NL|
|BABIP||.296 - 1st in NL|
|Home Runs allowed||274 - 10th in NL|
|Bases-On-Balls||624 - 6th in NL|
|Strikeouts||883 - 9th in NL|