Colorado Rockies: Would you choose home runs or batting average?
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Here are the top five teams leading the league in batting average:
- Boston Red Sox (.267)
- Atlanta Braves (.264)
- Tampa Bay Rays (.260)
- Pittsburgh Pirates (.259)
- San Francisco Giants (.259)
The Rockies are 27th with a .228 batting average.
The only team from the list of league leaders in home runs are the Red Sox.
Atlanta (29-19) sits atop the NL East. They rank 12th in home runs with 57.
Tampa Bay (22-25) is third in the AL East, right there with Toronto. They rank 25th in home runs with 46.
Pittsburgh (27-22) is third in the NL Central, 3.5 games behind the Brewers. They rank 15th in home runs with 54.
San Francisco (24-26) is third in the NL West, two games behind the Rockies. They rank 20th in home runs with 51.