Take a Bau: The Road to 50

Bau50.jpgA breakdown of Jose Bautista’s run to 50 home runs this season for the Blue Jays…

1. April 11 off Kevin Millwood
2. April 19 off Brian Bannister
3. April 19 off Luis Mendoza
4. April 26 off Josh Beckett
5. May 3 off Mitch Talbot
6. May 4 off Jake Westbrook
7. May 10 off John Lackey
8. May 15 off Scott Feldman
9. May 15 off Darren O’Day
10. May 16 off Colby Lewis

11. May 17 off Kevin Slowey
12. May 20 off Josh Vargas
13. May 21 off Dan Haren
14. May 23 off Billy Buckner
15. May 25 off Ervin Santana
16. May 30 off Will Ohman
*17. June 4 off A.J. Burnett
18. June 4 off A.J. Burnett
19. June 22 off Jaime Garcia
20. June 22 Kyle McClellan

21. July 3 off Andy Pettitte
22. July 7 off Kevin Slowey
23. July 8 off Ron Mahay
24. July 10 off Ramon Ramirez
25. July 17 off Jason Berkman
26. July 20 off Anthony Lerew
27. July 25 off Jeremy Bonderman
28. July 26 off Brad Bergesen
29. July 27 off Kevin Millwood
30. July 27 off Alfredo Simon

31. July 30 off Justin Masterson
32. Aug. 1 off Frank Herrmann
33. Aug. 3 off Sergio Mitre
34. Aug. 7 off James Shields
35. Aug. 10 off Felix Doubront
36. Aug. 12 off John Lackey
37. Aug. 16 off Brett Anderson
38. Aug. 20 off Manny Delcarmen
39. Aug. 23 off Ivan Nova
40. Aug. 23 off David Robertson

**41. Aug. 26 off Max Scherzer
42. Aug. 27 off Justin Verlander
43. Aug. 31 off Lance Cormier
44. Sept. 9 off Darren O’Day
45. Sept. 10 off James Shields
46. Sept. 10 off Joaquin Benoit
***47. Sept. 15 off Brad Bergesen
****48. Sept. 17 off Michael Bowden
49. Sept. 18 off Josh Beckett
*****50. Sept. 23 off Felix Hernandez

*New career high
**100th career home run
***Tied George Bell’s 1987 single-season club record
****New single-season franchise record for Blue Jays
*****Becomes 26th player in baseball history to reach 50 in one season

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Homers by team: Boston 8, Baltimore 7, New York (AL) 6, Cleveland 4, Tampa Bay 4, Texas 4, Detroit 3, Kansas City 3, Minnesota 3, Arizona 2, Seattle 2, St. Louis 2, Los Angeles (AL) 1, Oakland 1

Score when hit: Blue Jays ahead 19, Blue Jays behind 20, Game tied 11

Number of outs: 18 with zero, 16 with one, 16 with two

Men on base: 23 with none, 20 with one, 6 with two, 1 with three

Before/After All-Star break: 24/26^

Home/Road: 31^/19

RHP/LHP: 43/7

Pitch count: 0-0 (7), 0-1 (7), 0-2 (0), 1-0 (5), 1-1 (8), 1-2 (3), 2-0 (4), 2-1 (5), 2-2 (4), 3-0 (2), 3-1 (1), 3-2 (4).

^denotes club record

Thanks to the lovely Jays PR staff for the breakdown.

~JB

1 Comment

Thanks for putting all of Jose’s info in one blog, you answered so many questions for me about how great an accomplishment this was. Love reading your blogs and posts on Twitter, keep up the great work as a Jays fan you have kept me informed and entertained all year. Thanks

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