San Diego Padres Team Leaders – Hitters
As a team, the San Diego Padres rank thirteenth in the National League in hitting with a .227 batting average. Their .299 on-base percentage ranks second-to-last in the league, just ahead of the Marlins (.297). The Padres’ team OPS (.662), again ranks just ahead of Miami (.634) for last in the NL.
The team leads the league in strikeouts by a healthy margin (424; Giants are second with 398) and are ninth in the NL in bases-on-balls (138; Nationals lead the NL with 178).
Hosmer’s .832 OPS leads the team among qualified hitters, with Franchy behind him at .807. Villanueva still has an OPS of over .800 (.804) but it’s been plummeting over the last week or so.
Villanueva leads the team in homers with nine (Cordero, 6; Hosmer, 5), runs batted in with 20 (Cordero, 17; Hosmer, 14; Pirela, 14; Asuaje, 13). Leading the team in doubles are Eric Hosmer and Jose Pirela with thirteen and ten, respectively. Manuel Margot trails them with six two-baggers.