Top 10 Hitting Teams
Best hitting teams in MLB cover Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, and Boston Red Sox.
These MLB teams have showcased immense batting skills and prowess in the latest 2023 season as of 19th May.
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays are the best-hitting team in MLB with their spectacular batting performances in various statistical records.
The Rays have established a batting average of .273 and an OPS of .853, the highest in the league so far. Their players also have made a .506 slugging percentage and 266 RBI from 45 games.
Moreover, the team has also generated 154 walks, and the players have received a total of 385 strikeouts. Due to their great OPS, they have made an impressive track of 32 wins and only 13 losses and sit at the first position in the AL East.
Atlanta Braves is another MLB team that has become a great hitting team in the 2023 season.
The Braves have managed to maintain a .802 OPS in their 43 games and have put up a .257 batting average as of 19th May 2023. Moreover, the franchise has built a .465 slugging percentage and given 383 strikeouts.
With a total contribution of 219 RBI, 159 walks, and 30 stolen bases from players, Atlanta Braves have made 27 wins and suffered 16 losses, making them first in the NL East division.
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox has been another MLB team that has performed well on the hitting side.
With the third-highest On-base plus slugging of .793 in the season, the Red Sox has made a great batting performance. They have also established a .272 batting average and a .451 slugging percentage from 44 matches
With a combined total of 238 RBI, the team players have contributed 27 stolen bases getting 144 walks and 341 strikeouts. However, despite having a good hitting record, they currently sit fifth in the AL East division, with 24 wins and 20 losses.
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals have the fourth-best OPS rating in the 2023 season out of the 30 MLB franchises.
With a .781 OPS, the Cardinals have made gains in the new season, expressing a .445 slugging percentage and a .264 batting average. Furthermore, they have played 45 games and can take over the Braves, who have played two games less than them.
The Cardinals have also scored 221 RBI with their baseballers, generating 160 walks. Likewise, they have also gained 34 stolen bases and received a combined total of 366 strikeouts.
Regardless of their hitting performance, the Cardinals are fifth in the NL Central division with a 19-26 win-loss record.
Texas Rangers have the fifth-best On-base plus slugging record in the latest MLB season.
The team has culminated a .780 OPS establishing a good team batting average of .266, alongside a .444 slugging percentage. Meanwhile, they have also played 43 games and covered 660 total bases.
With 257 RBI, the Rangers have opportunities for 145 walks and 29 stolen bases. Moreover, the team has also received 397 strikeouts from their 1488 at-bats appearances. The Rangers currently sit in the first position in the AL West with a 26-17 win-loss record.