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Team Double Plays Per Game: 2015 MLB Season

This is the number of double plays that a team turns on defense over the course of the season.  Teams that rank near the top of team double plays are likely to have an above average infield defense, particularly at the second base and shortstop positions (since at least one of these players are involved in nearly every double play that is turned).  

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To rank near the top of this list it is helpful to have infielders with above average range, strong arms, and a first baseman that is known for picking low throws out of the dirt.  Teams that rank near the bottom of this list may have an infield defense that is collectively subpar, but they also may have a pitching staff that is more prone to striking out batters or allowing fly balls than they are to give up ground balls.


CHANGE SEASON: 
Team Double Plays Per Game
RankTeamGPDouble PlaysDouble Plays Per Game
1Atlanta Braves1621861.15
2Pittsburgh Pirates1621771.09
3Colorado Rockies1621711.06
4Texas Rangers1621691.04
5Detroit Tigers1611651.02
6Milwaukee Brewers1621641.01
7Miami Marlins1621621.00
8Chicago White Sox1621590.98
9St. Louis Cardinals1621590.98
10Seattle Mariners1621550.96
11Oakland Athletics1621540.95
12Minnesota Twins1621500.93
13Boston Red Sox1621480.91
14Arizona Diamondbacks1621460.90
15Toronto Blue Jays1621450.90
16Philadelphia Phillies1621450.90
17San Francisco Giants1621450.90
18Kansas City Royals1621380.85
19San Diego Padres1621380.85
20Cleveland Indians1611360.84
21New York Yankees1621350.83
22Baltimore Orioles1621340.83
23Los Angeles Dodgers1621330.82
24Cincinnati Reds1621310.81
25New York Mets1621310.81
26Houston Astros1621310.81
27Washington Nationals1621250.77
28Chicago Cubs1621200.74
29Tampa Bay Rays1621180.73
30Los Angeles Angels1621080.67
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