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Team Triple Plays: 2015 MLB Season

Triple Plays details the total number of times during the season in which a team successfully completed a triple play to get three straight outs in a single continuous play.

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While some triple plays require a team to show off its defensive abilities, other triple plays are truly “fluky” events that only took place because of a combination of factors coming into play at the same time. As a result, there are rarely more than a half dozen triple plays a year in the entire league, and the leaders in this category are at the top of this list mostly due to luck. Triple plays almost always fall into one of two categories: 1) those in which a ground ball is hit to the third baseman very near to third base, who gets the force at third, throws to second for another force, and the out is made at first base for the third out, or 2) those with runners on first and second base in motion on the pitch and a line drive is hit up the middle directly at the shortstop or second baseman, who makes the catch, and tags both runners out before they can get back.


CHANGE SEASON: 
Team Triple Plays
RankTeamTriple Plays
1Houston Astros1
2Pittsburgh Pirates1
3Colorado Rockies1
4Seattle Mariners1
5Cleveland Indians0
6Minnesota Twins0
7Texas Rangers0
8Cincinnati Reds0
9New York Mets0
10San Diego Padres0
11Arizona Diamondbacks0
12Baltimore Orioles0
13Boston Red Sox0
14Detroit Tigers0
15New York Yankees0
16Toronto Blue Jays0
17Philadelphia Phillies0
18San Francisco Giants0
19Tampa Bay Rays0
20Los Angeles Angels0
21Kansas City Royals0
22Oakland Athletics0
23Atlanta Braves0
24Los Angeles Dodgers0
25Chicago White Sox0
26Milwaukee Brewers0
27Chicago Cubs0
28Washington Nationals0
29St. Louis Cardinals0
30Miami Marlins0
Team Triple Plays By Season:
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