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Pitches Per Plate Appearance Leaders: 2015 MLB Season

Pitches Per Plate Appearance measures the average number of pitches a hitter faces per plate appearance. Plate Appearances include any at bat, base on balls, hit by pitch, sacrifice hit, sacrifice fly and defensive interference.

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Players with high pitchers per plate appearance are able to manage their plate appearances and work the count in a way to both get the ideal pitch as well as increase the total number of pitches thrown to tire the pitcher and lead them to an earlier exit.


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Pitches Per Plate Appearance Leaders
RankPlayerPosTeamPITPAP/PA
1Curtis GrandersonRFNYM2,9806824.37
2Mike TroutCFLAA2,9786824.37
3Joey Votto1BCIN3,0116954.33
4Carlos Santana1BCLE2,8636664.30
5Matt Carpenter3BSTL2,8056654.22
6Joc PedersonCFLAD2,4645854.21
7Paul Goldschmidt1BARI2,9176954.20
8Austin JacksonCFCHC2,2015274.18
9Brandon Belt1BSF2,3195564.17
10Russell MartinCTOR2,1105074.16
11Brett GardnerLFNYY2,7306564.16
12Chris Davis1BBAL2,7806704.15
13Addison Russell2BCHC2,1545234.12
14Logan Forsythe2BTB2,5326154.12
15Jose BautistaRFTOR2,7416664.12
16Stephen VogtCOAK2,0985114.11
17Bryce HarperRFWAS2,6796544.10
18Brock Holt2BBOS2,0805094.09
19Lucas Duda1BNYM2,2645544.09
20Dexter FowlerCFCHC2,8186904.08
21Joe Mauer1BMIN2,7126664.07
22Kris Bryant3BCHC2,6396504.06
23David OrtizDHBOS2,4886144.05
24Andrew McCutchenCFPIT2,7766854.05
25Justin UptonLFSD2,5076204.04
26Christian YelichLFMIA2,1185254.03
27Ben Zobrist2BCHC2,1545354.03
28Alex Rodriguez3BNYY2,4966204.03
29Edwin Encarnacion1BTOR2,5166244.03
30Yoenis CespedesLFNYM2,7226764.03
31Adam EatonCFCWS2,7756894.03
32Brian Dozier2BMIN2,8327044.02
33Chris CoghlanLFCHC2,0165034.01
34Odubel HerreraCFPHI2,1545374.01
35Mookie BettsCFBOS2,6246544.01
36Nelson CruzRFSEA2,6296554.01
37Derek NorrisCSD2,2235573.99
38Chase Headley3BNYY2,5616423.99
39Charlie BlackmonCFCOL2,7196823.99
40Shin-soo ChooRFTEX2,6006533.98
41Anthony GoseCFDET2,1245353.97
42Jace Peterson2BATL2,3665973.96
43Mike Moustakas3BKC2,4326143.96
44Jason Kipnis2BCLE2,5406413.96
45Josh Donaldson3BTOR2,8137113.96
46J.D. MartinezRFDET2,5986573.95
47Troy TulowitzkiSSTOR2,1065343.94
48Adam Lind1BSEA2,2525723.94
49Josh ReddickRFOAK2,2935823.94
50DJ LeMahieu2BCOL2,4426203.94
51Mitch Moreland1BTEX2,0265153.93
52Marcus SemienSSOAK2,3636013.93
53Nick MarkakisRFATL2,6976863.93
54Anthony Rizzo1BCHC2,7517013.92
55Francisco CervelliCPIT1,9955103.91
56Brian McCannCNYY2,0915353.91
57Cameron MaybinCFDET2,1685553.91
58Matt KempRFSD2,5346483.91
59Jay BruceRFCIN2,5376493.91
60Manny Machado3BBAL2,7897133.91
61Brandon MossRFSTL2,0515263.90
62Carlos BeltranRFNYY2,0695313.90
63Martin Prado3BMIA2,1505513.90
64Nick Castellanos3BDET2,3155953.89
65Miguel Cabrera1BDET1,9815113.88
66Brandon CrawfordSSSF2,1695613.87
67Gregory PolancoRFPIT2,5246523.87
68Adrian Gonzalez1BLAD2,4806433.86
69Xander BogaertsSSBOS2,5276543.86
70Wilmer FloresSSNYM1,9655103.85
71Neil Walker2BNYM2,3206033.85
72Jason HeywardRFSTL2,3476103.85
73Kendrys MoralesDHKC2,4396393.82
74Eric Hosmer1BKC2,5506673.82
75Angel PaganCFSF2,0985513.81
76Brett Lawrie3BCWS2,2916023.81
77Jhonny PeraltaSSSTL2,4396403.81
78Lorenzo CainCFKC2,2946043.80
79Trevor Plouffe3BMIN2,4026323.80
80Albert Pujols1BLAA2,5116613.80
81Logan Morrison1BTB1,9395113.79
82Mark TrumboRFBAL2,0685453.79
83Freddy GalvisSSPHI2,2836033.79
84Evan Longoria3BTB2,5366703.79
85Todd Frazier3BCIN2,5656783.78
86Ryan BraunRFMIL2,1415683.77
87Jose Abreu1BCWS2,5206683.77
88Ryan Howard1BPHI1,8925033.76
89Jimmy RollinsSSLAD2,1185633.76
90Melky CabreraLFCWS2,5716833.76
91Asdrubal CabreraSSTB2,0595513.74
92Billy ButlerDHOAK2,2476013.74
93Kolten Wong2BSTL2,2826133.72
94Ian Kinsler2BDET2,5116753.72
95Kole CalhounRFLAA2,5486863.71
96Michael A. TaylorCFWAS1,8895113.70
97David PeraltaLFARI1,9135173.70
98Kyle Seager3BSEA2,5356863.70
99Starlin Castro2BNYY2,1325783.69
100Matt Duffy3BSF2,2586123.69
101Adrian Beltre3BTEX2,2856193.69
102Ian DesmondSSWAS2,3656413.69
103Elvis AndrusSSTEX2,4416613.69
104Torii HunterRFMIN2,0845673.68
105Carlos GonzalezRFCOL2,2316083.67
106Pablo Sandoval3BBOS1,8425053.65
107Kevin KiermaierCFTB1,9515353.65
108Marlon ByrdLFSF1,9795443.64
109Robinson Cano2BSEA2,4446743.63
110Didi GregoriusSSNYY2,0935783.62
111Michael BrantleyLFCLE2,1475963.60
112Kevin PillarCFTOR2,2586283.60
113Chris Owings2BARI1,9755523.58
114Starling MarteLFPIT2,2686333.58
115Prince Fielder1BTEX2,4836933.58
116Avisail GarciaRFCWS2,1426013.56
117Ben RevereLFTOR2,2506343.55
118Yangervis Solarte3BSD2,0225713.54
119Gerardo ParraLFBAL2,0855893.54
120Aramis Ramirez3BPIT1,8145163.52
121Jean SeguraSSMIL2,0545843.52
122Buster PoseyCSF2,1946233.52
123Wilson RamosCWAS1,7715043.51
124Daniel Murphy2BNYM1,8815383.50
125A.J. PollockCFARI2,3566733.50
126Johnny Giavotella2BLAA1,7505023.49
127Billy BurnsCFOAK1,9385553.49
128Nolan Arenado3BCOL2,3226653.49
129Jose ReyesSSCOL1,8045193.48
130Alexei RamirezSSCWS2,1666223.48
131Brandon Phillips2BCIN2,1676233.48
132Alcides EscobarSSKC2,3076623.48
133Evan GattisDHHOU2,0976043.47
134Ender InciarteRFARI1,9335613.45
135Adam JonesCFBAL1,9935813.43
136Dee Gordon2BMIA2,2436533.43
137Yadier MolinaCSTL1,8125303.42
138Erick AybarSSATL2,1546383.38
139Yunel Escobar3BWAS1,9905913.37
140Salvador PerezCKC1,8345533.32
141Andrelton SimmonsSSLAA1,9035833.26
142Jose Altuve2BHOU2,2276893.23
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