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MLB: Most RBI in a Baseball Game (2000 – Present)

Alex Rodriguez And Garret Anderson Are The Only Players With 10 RBI In A Game Since 2000

Alex Rodriguez And Garret Anderson Are The Only Players With 10 RBI In A Game Since 2000

Yasiel Puig may have knocked in five runs today, but that’s nothing (what?).

Fellow Los Angeles Dodger, Yasmani Grandal, collected eight RBI back in May. That’s the most in a single game this season.

But that’s nothing, either (whaaaat?).

Since 2000, nine players have had at least nine RBI in one game. They (and everybody with eight, too) are listed below in chronological order.

The tops? One of those crazy baseball things. New York Yankee, Alex Rodriguez, had 10 against the Los Angeles Angels in 2005. Two years later Los Angeles Angel, Garret Anderson, had 10 against the New York Yankees.

Guess what? That’s nothing.

Four players in history have had more. The all-time record? Find that answer, and a few others, tomorrow.

One more something. Everybody below was on the winning team, except Jason Bay. Bay (a rookie, then) had eight RBI for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 10-9 loss to the Chicago Cubs back in 2003.

But Bay is on the list two times and was on a Pirate winner, too. He and Nelson Cruz are the only two-timers.

Thanks to the best baseball reference site on the Internet, aptly named baseball-reference.com (and the awesome Play Index).

PLAYER RBI FOR AGAINST WHEN
1. Alex Rodriguez 10 New York Yankees Los Angeles Angels Apr. 26, 2005
1. Garret Anderson 10 Los Angeles Angels New York Yankees Aug. 21, 2007
3. Erubiel Durazo 9 Arizona Diamondbacks Philadelphia Phillies May 17, 2002
3. Sammy Sosa 9 Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Aug. 10, 2002
3. Bill Mueller 9 Boston Red Sox Texas Rangers Jul. 29., 2003
3. Vladimir Guerrero 9 Anaheim Angels Boston Red Sox Jun. 2, 2004
3. James Loney 9 Los Angeles Dodgers Colorado Rockies Sep. 28, 2006
3. Carlos Delgado 9 New York Mets New York Yankees Jun. 27, 2008
3. Lonnie Chisenhall 9 Cleveland Indians Texas Rangers Jun. 9, 2014
10. Adam Kennedy 8 Anaheim Angels Toronto Blue Jays Apr. 18, 2000
10. Ken Griffey 8 Cincinnati Reds Cleveland Indians Jul. 8, 2000
10. Miguel Tejada 8 Oakland A’s Texas Rangers Jun. 30, 2001
10. Mike Cameron 8 Seattle Mariners New York Yankees Aug. 19, 2001
10. Eric Chavez 8 Oakland A’s Baltimore Orioles Aug. 30, 2001
10. Nomar Garciaparra 8 Boston Red Sox Tampa Bay Devil Rays Jul. 23, 2002
10. Jason Bay 8 Pittsburgh Pirates Chicago Cubs Sep. 19, 2003
10. Ronnie Belliard 8 Colorado Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks Sep. 23, 2003
10. Jason Bay 8 Pittsburgh Pirates Milwaukee Brewers Jul. 2, 2004
10. Matt Holliday 8 Colorado Rockies San Diego Padres Sep. 20, 2005
10. Ben Broussard 8 Cleveland Indians Boston Red Sox Apr. 27, 2006
10. J.R. Towles 8 Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals Sep. 20, 2007
10. Jayson Werth 8 Philadelphia Phillies Toronto Blue Jays May 16, 2008
10. Josh Willingham 8 Washington Nationals Milwaukee Brewers Jul. 27, 2009
10. Adam Lind 8 Toronto Blue Jays Texas Rangers Aug. 31, 2009
10. Ben Zobrist 8 Tampa Bay Rays Minnesota Twins Apr. 28, 2011
10. Nelson Cruz 8 Texas Rangers Toronto Blue Jays Jul. 22, 2011
10. Josh Hamilton 8 Texas Rangers Baltimore Orioles May 8, 2012
10. Nelson Cruz 8 Texas Rangers Toronto Blue Jays May 25, 2012
10. Yasmani Grandal 8 Los Angeles Dodgers Milwaukee Brewers May 7, 2015

Photos: AP via wsj.com / baseballclassicsbaseballgame.com

Adrian Beltre and Players with the Most Career Cycles

PLAYER CAREER CYCLES FOR AGAINST DATE
1. John Reilly  3 Cincinnati Reds Pittsburgh Alleghenys Sep. 12, 1883
Cincinnati Reds Philadelphia Athletics Sep. 19, 1883
Cincinnati Reds Pittsburgh Alleghenys Aug. 6, 1890
1. Adrián Beltré  3 Seattle Mariners Texas Rangers Sep. 1, 2008
Texas Rangers Minnesota Twins Aug. 24, 2012
Texas Rangers Houston Astros Aug. 3, 2015
1. Bob Meusel  3 New York Yankees Washington Senators May 7, 1921
New York Yankees Philadelphia Athletics Jul. 3, 1922
New York Yankees Detroit Tigers Jul. 26, 1928
1. Babe Herman  3 Brooklyn Robins Cincinnati Reds May 18, 1931
Brooklyn Robins Pittsburgh Pirates Jul. 24, 1931
Chicago Cubs St. Louis Cardinals Sep. 30, 1933
5. Aaron Hill  2 Arizona Diamondbacks Seattle Mariners Jun. 18, 2012
Arizona Diamondbacks Milwaukee Brewers Jun. 29, 2012
5. Arky Vaughan  2 Pittsburgh Pirates Brooklyn Dodgers Jun. 24, 1933
Pittsburgh Pirates New York Giants Jul. 19, 1939
5. Bob Watson  2 Houston Astros San Francisco Giants Jun. 24, 1977
Boston Red Sox Baltimore Orioles Sep. 15, 1979
5. Bobby Doerr  2 Boston Red Sox St. Louis Browns May 17, 1944
Boston Red Sox Chicago White Sox May 13, 1947
5. Brad Wilkerson  2 Montreal Expos Pittsburgh Pirates Jun. 24, 2003
Washington Nationals Philadelphia Phillies Apr. 6, 2005
5. César Cedeño  2 Houston Astros Cincinnati Reds Aug. 2, 1972
Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals Aug. 9, 1976
5. Chris Speier  2 Montreal Expos Atlanta Braves Jul. 20, 1978
San Francisco Giants St. Louis Cardinals Jul. 9, 1988
5. Chuck Klein  2 Philadelphia Phillies Chicago Cubs Jul. 1, 1931
Philadelphia Phillies St. Louis Cardinals May 26, 1933
5. Dave Orr  2 New York Metropolitans St. Louis Brown Stockings Jun. 12, 1885
New York Metropolitans Baltimore Orioles Aug. 10, 1887
5. Frank White  2 Kansas City Royals California Angels Sep. 26, 1979
Kansas City Royals Detroit Tigers Aug. 3, 1982
5. Fred Clarke  2 Pittsburg Pirates Cincinnati Reds Jul. 23, 1901
Pittsburg Pirates Cincinnati Reds May 7, 1903
5. George Brett  2 Kansas City Royals Baltimore Orioles May 28, 1979
Kansas City Royals Toronto Blue Jays Jul. 25, 1990
5. George Sisler  2 St. Louis Browns Washington Senators Aug. 8, 1920
St. Louis Browns Detroit Tigers Aug. 13, 1921
5. Jim Fregosi  2 Los Angeles Angels New York Yankees Jul. 28, 1964
California Angels Boston Red Sox May 20, 1968
5. Jimmy Ryan  2 Chicago White Stockings Detroit Wolverines Jul. 28, 1888
Chicago Colts Cleveland Spiders Jul. 1, 1891
5. Joe Cronin  2 Washington Senators Boston Red Sox Sep. 2, 1929
Boston Red Sox Detroit Tigers Aug. 2, 1940
5. Joe DiMaggio 2 New York Yankees Chicago White Sox May 20, 1948
New York Yankees Washington Senators Jul. 9, 1937
5. John Olerud  2 New York Mets Montreal Expos Sep. 11, 1997
Seattle Mariners San Diego Padres Jun. 16, 2001
5. Ken Boyer  2 St. Louis Cardinals Chicago Cubs Sep. 14, 1961
St. Louis Cardinals Houston Colt .45s Jun. 16, 1964
5. Lou Gehrig  2 New York Yankees Chicago White Sox Jun. 25, 1934
New York Yankees St. Louis Browns Aug. 1, 1937
5. Michael Cuddyer  2 Minnesota Twins Milwaukee Brewers May 22, 2009
Colorado Rockies Cincinnati Reds Aug. 17, 2014
5. Mickey Cochrane  2 Philadelphia Athletics Washington Senators Jul. 22, 1932
Philadelphia Athletics New York Yankees Aug. 2, 1933
5. Mike Tiernan  2 New York Giants Philadelphia Quakers Aug. 25, 1888
New York Giants Cincinnati Reds Jun. 28, 1890
5. Pete Browning  2 Louisville Colonels New York Metropolitans Aug. 8, 1886
Louisville Colonels Philadelphia Athletics Jun. 7, 1889
5. Tip O’Neill  2 St. Louis Brown Stockings Cleveland Blues Apr. 30, 1887
St. Louis Brown Stockings Louisville Colonels May 7, 1887
5. Wally Westlake  2 Pittsburgh Pirates Brooklyn Dodgers Jul. 30, 1948
Pittsburgh Pirates Boston Braves Jun. 14, 1949

Baseball Players with 200 Home Runs and 200 Stolen Bases

Even Before PEDs, Barry Bonds Combined Speed With Power As Well As Anyone To Play The Game

Even Before PEDs, Barry Bonds Combined Speed With Power As Well As Anyone To Play The Game

Yesterday, Sports List of the Day looked at the ultimate power-speed combo players in baseball history. These eight guys racked up at least 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases over their careers (with two actives still racking).

Today, let’s get comprehensive.

Expanding our parameters to a more forgiving plateau of 200 home runs and 200 stolen bases yields another 38 players.

These 46 are Major League Baseball‘s (mathematically) officially greatest at combining power with speed (and vice-versa).

SORTED BY HOME RUNS (SLUGGERS WITH SPEED)

PLAYER HR SB SB RANKING CAREER SPAN
1. Barry Bonds 762 514 3. 1986 – 2007
2. Hank Aaron 755 240 33. 1954 – 1976
3. Alex Rodriguez 678 323 17. 1994 – Present
4. Willie Mays 660 338 16. 1951 – 1973
5. Sammy Sosa 609 234 34. 1989 – 2007
6. Frank Robinson 586 204 43. 1965 – 1976
7. Reggie Jackson 563 228 39. 1967 – 1987
8. Gary Sheffield 509 253 31. 1988 – 2009
9. Dave Winfield 465 223 41. 1973 – 1995
10. Jose Canseco 462 200 46. 1985 – 2001
11. Jeff Bagwell 449 202 44. 1991 – 2005
12. Andre Dawson 438 314 20. 1976 – 1996
13. Alfonso Soriano 412 289 25. 1999 – 2014
14. Joe Carter 396 231 35. 1983 – 1998
15. Larry Walker 383 230 37. 1989 – 2005
16. Carlos Beltran 381 311 21. 1998 – Present
17. Don Baylor 338 285 26. 1970 – 1988
18. Darryl Strawberry 335 221 42. 1983 – 1999
19. Bobby Bonds 332 461 6. 1968 – 1981
20. Ron Gant 321 243 32. 1987 – 2003
21. George Brett 317 201 45. 1973 – 1993
22. Reggie Sanders 305 304 23. 1991 – 2007
23. Steve Finley 304 320 18. 1989 – 2007
24. Rickey Henderson 297 1406 1. 1979 – 2003
25. Craig Biggio 291 414 9. 1988 – 2007
26. Jim Wynn 291 225 40. 1963 – 1977
27. Bobby Abreu 288 400 11. 1996 – 2014
28. Eric Davis 282 349 13. 1984 – 2001
29. Ryne Sandberg 282 344 15. 1981 – 1997
30. Mike Cameron 278 297 24. 1995 – 2011
31. Raul Mondesi 271 229 38. 1993 – 2005
32. Joe Morgan 268 689 2. 1963 – 1984
33. Derek Jeter 260 358 12. 1995 – 2014
34. Vada Pinson 256 305 22. 1958 – 1975
35. Kirk Gibson 255 284 27. 1979 – 1995
36. Robin Yount 251 271 28. 1974 – 1993
37. Ray Lankford 238 258 30. 1990 – 2004
38. Johnny Damon 235 408 10. 1995 – 2012
39. Paul Molitor 234 504 4. 1978 – 1998
40. Howard Johnson 228 231 36. 1982 – 1995
41. Jimmy Rollins 227 461 7. 2000 – Present
42. Marquis Grissom 227 429 8. 1989 – 2005
43. Roberto Alomar 210 474 5. 1988 – 2004
44. Brady Anderson 210 315 19. 1988 – 2002
45. Hanley Ramirez 210 265 29. 2005 – Present
46. Devon White 208 346 14. 1985 – 2001

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SORTED BY STOLEN BASES (SPEEDSTERS WITH POWER)

PLAYER SB HR HR RANKING CAREER SPAN
1. Rickey Henderson 1,406 297 24. 1979 – 2003
2. Joe Morgan 689 268 32. 1963 – 1984
3. Barry Bonds 514 762 1. 1986 – 2007
4. Paul Molitor 504 234 39. 1978 – 1998
5. Roberto Alomar 474 210 43. 1988 – 2004
6. Bobby Bonds 461 332 19. 1968 – 1981
7. Jimmy Rollins 461 227 41. 2000 – Present
8. Marquis Grissom 429 227 42. 1989 – 2005
9. Craig Biggio 414 291 25. 1988 – 2007
10. Johnny Damon 408 235 38. 1995 – 2012
11. Bobby Abreu 400 288 27. 1996 – 2014
12. Derek Jeter 358 260 33. 1995 – 2014
13. Eric Davis 349 282 28. 1984 – 2001
14. Devon White 346 208 46. 1985 – 2001
15. Ryne Sandberg 344 282 29. 1981 – 1997
16. Willie Mays 338 660 4. 1951 – 1973
17. Alex Rodriguez 323 678 3. 1994 – Present
18. Steve Finley 320 304 23. 1989 – 2007
19. Brady Anderson 315 210 44. 1988 – 2002
20. Andre Dawson 314 438 12. 1976 – 1996
21. Carlos Beltran 311 381 16. 1998 – Present
22. Vada Pinson 305 256 34. 1958 – 1975
23. Reggie Sanders 304 305 22. 1991 – 2007
24. Mike Cameron 297 278 30. 1995 – 2011
25. Alfonso Soriano 289 412 13. 1999 – 2014
26. Don Baylor 285 338 17. 1970 – 1988
27. Kirk Gibson 284 255 35. 1979 – 1995
28. Robin Yount 271 251 36. 1974 – 1993
29. Hanley Ramirez 265 210 45. 2005 – Present
30. Ray Lankford 258 238 37. 1990 – 2004
31. Gary Sheffield 253 509 8. 1988 – 2009
32. Ron Gant 243 321 20. 1987 – 2003
33. Hank Aaron 240 755 2. 1954 – 1976
34. Sammy Sosa 234 609 5. 1989 – 2007
35. Joe Carter 231 396 14. 1983 – 1998
36. Howard Johnson 231 228 40. 1982 – 1995
37. Larry Walker 230 383 15. 1989 – 2005
38. Raul Mondesi 229 271 31. 1993 – 2005
39. Reggie Jackson 228 563 7. 1967 – 1987
40. Jim Wynn 225 291 26. 1963 – 1977
41. Dave Winfield 223 465 9. 1973 – 1995
42. Darryl Strawberry 221 335 18. 1983 – 1999
43. Frank Robinson 204 586 6. 1965 – 1976
44. Jeff Bagwell 202 449 11. 1991 – 2005
45. George Brett 201 317 21. 1973 – 1993
46. Jose Canseco 200 462 10. 1985 – 2001

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