Baseball in 2017. 21 comments

At the end of the season, the Rangers-own CJ Nitkowski tweeted this comparison of where this year’s totals for different statistics stacked up in the 144-year history of MLB.

Home Runs: 1
Strikeouts: 1
ERA: 122
Complete Games: 144 (fewest ever)
Reliever’s Innings Pitched: 1
Batting Average: 98 (tied)
Slugging Percentage: 9
On-Base Percentage: 89 (tied)
Walks: 12
Runs: 18

It’s official. Baseball has turned into Joey Gallo.