* – The Red Sox put the leadoff batter on base in both the 1st and 2nd innings on Thursday for the 1st time in 38 games (April 15).
* – Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun has come to bat with 79 runners on base this season and has driven home 25 of them. That 32% rate is tops in the majors (minimum 50 baserunners). Here are the leaders:
And here are the laggards:
Here are Boston’s hitters for the 2015 season to date:
Note that Mookie Betts has 7 more RBI than David Ortiz despite having 13 fewer baserunners on during his at bats.
Finally, here are Boston’s hitters in May (through Thursday):
You know, there’s not a lot of comment needed here.