A series of lists to show how bad San Francisco Giants are with RISP (tease: it’s really bad)

Evan Longoria

The San Francisco Giants’ offense is struggling.

And while the Giants rank fourth in the National League in batting, their batting in run-scoring situations is horrible.

So we’ll look at just how horrible by using NL rankings in various statistical categories with runners in scoring position.

Not to play spoiler here, but it’s pretty horrible.

Batting average with runners in scoring position (RISP)

  1. Giants .158
  2. Cubs .193
  3. Nationals .210
  4. Brewers .220
  5. Dodgers .228
  6. Reds .228
  7. Rockies .229
  8. Cardinals .242
  9. Marlins .250
  10. Mets .255
  11. D-backs .263
  12. Padres .283
  13. Phillies .284
  14. Pirates .315
  15. Braves .333

On-base percentage with RISP

  1. Giants .263
  2. Brewers .295
  3. Dodgers .303
  4. Rockies .330
  5. Cardinals .331
  6. Nationals .335
  7. Marlins .336
  8. Cubs .341
  9. Reds .343
  10. Padres .348
  11. D-backs .376
  12. Pirates .381
  13. Phillies .388
  14. Mets .390
  15. Braves . 424

Slugging percentage with RISP

  1. Giants .219
  2. Dodgers .267
  3. Cubs .289
  4. Reds .316
  5. Brewers .341
  6. Nationals .364
  7. Marlins .370
  8. Rockies .375
  9. Cardinals .392
  10. Mets .415
  11. D-backs .447
  12. Padres .504
  13. Phillies .509
  14. Pirates .556
  15. Braves .558

Highest strikeout percentage (Ks divide by PAs) with RISP

  1. Giants .281
  2. Reds .264
  3. Cubs .250
  4. Marlins .236
  5. Brewers .229
  6. Phillies .228
  7. Cardinals .228
  8. Nationals .226
  9. Padres .224
  10. Rockies .212
  11. D-backs .211
  12. Mets .204
  13. Dodgers .200
  14. Pirates .173
  15. Braves .173

Lowest run percentage (runs divided PA) with RISP

  1. Giants .209
  2. Reds .221
  3. Brewers .271
  4. Nationals .282
  5. Rockies .305
  6. Cubs .310
  7. Marlins .323
  8. Dodgers .325
  9. Padres .329
  10. Cardinals .331
  11. Mets .358
  12. D-backs .387
  13. Braves .405
  14. Phillies .430
  15. Pirates .440

For those looking to point a finger at this struggle with RISP, here is how individual hitters with more than 10 plate appearances with RISP have fared for the Giants.

  • Brandon Belt 3 for 10, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 4 K, .300 AVG, .429 OBP
  • Buster Posey 3 for 12, 4 RBI, 3 BB, 4 K, .250 AVG, .375 OBP
  • Joe Panik 2 for 12, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K, .167 AVG, .231 OBP
  • Andrew McCutchen 3 for 22, 6 RBI, 2 BB, 4 K, .136 AVG, .208 OBP
  • Brandon Crawford 1 for 8, 1 RBI, 6 BB, 4 K, .125 AVG, .385 OBP
  • Evan Longoria 1 for 10, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 6 K, .100 AVG, .182 OBP
  • Hunter Pence 1 for 12, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 4 K, .083 AVG, .143 OBP
  • Other hitters 4 for 18, 6 RBI, 3 BB, 4 K, .222 AVG, .318 OBP
  • Pitchers 0 for 10, 0 RBI, 0 BB, 8 K, .000 AVG, .000 OBP

Hapy Monday

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