Who have been the top hitters' in MLB's second half?
Reds first baseman Joey Votto and Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis are among the best hitters in the MLB in the second half (minimum 50 plate appearances). See who else has been hitting well so far since the All-Star Break.
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Joey Votto, 1B, Cincinnati Reds
Votto has been the best hitter in baseball in the second half. He's hitting .523 with a .644 OBP and .866 SLG. In 44 at-bats Votto has 23 hits, 4 doubles, 4 home runs and 9 RBI.
Eric Hosmer, 1B, Kansas City Royals
Hosmer is hitting .462 with a .500 OBP and .788 SLG in the second half. He has 24 hits, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs and 10 RBI in 52 at-bats for the AL Central leader.
Melky Cabrera, OF, Chicago White Sox
Cabrera is hitting .414 with a .426 OBP and .724 SLG in the second half. In 58 at-bats he has 24 hits, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs and 14 RBI for the White Sox.
Jason Kipnis, 2B, Cleveland Indians
Kipnis has been incredible all season for the Tribe and in the second half, and is hitting .413 with a .462 OBP and .500 SLG. In 46 at-bats, he has 19 hits, four doubles and two RBI.
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Carlos Sanchez, 2B, Chicago White Sox
Sanchez has come on for the White Sox in the second half, hitting .408 with a .431 OBP and .633 SLG. He has 20 hits, five doubles, two home runs and three RBI in 49 at-bats.
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, Arizona Diamondbacks
Goldschmidt has been an NL MVP candidate this year and is hitting .405 with a .525 OBP and .571 SLG in the second half. In 42 at-bat he has 17 hits, four doubles, one home run and seven RBI.
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Jose Altuve, 2B, Houston Astros
The AL All-Star starter is hitting .391 with a .440 OBP and .565 SLG in the second half. He has 18 hits, five doubles, one home run and 11 RBI in 46 at-bats.
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D.J. LeMahieu, 2B, Colorado Rockies
LeMaheiu is hitting .386 with a .460 OBP and .568 SLG in the second half. He has 17 hits, four doubles, two triples and seven RBI is 46 at-bats. He has also been one of the best fielders in the MLB at second this year.
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Michael Brantley, OF, Cleveland Indians
In the second half, Brantley is hitting .364 with a .481 OBP and .682 SLG for the Indians. He has 16 hits, five doubles, three home runs and 10 RBI in 44 at-bats for the Tribe in the second half.
Adam Eaton, OF, Chicago White Sox
Eaton is hitting .362 with a .492 OBP and .638 SLG in the second half. In 47 at-bats, he has 17 hits, two doubles, one triple, three home runs and seven RBI.