Who will be 29th to hit 3000?


As we’ve all heard by now, Derek Jeter became the 28th member of the 3,000-hit club. Rather than writing about Jeter’s stats, accomplishments, future, etc., etc. (you’ve heard it all already), let’s turn our attention to predicting the 29th member of the elite club. Currently, the next players in line to reach 3,000 hits are as follows: Ivan Rodriguez of the Nationals (2,842 hits), Omar Vizquel of the White Sox (2,831 hits), and Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees (2,762 hits). Taking into consideration Vizquel’s age and that “I-Rod” is currently on the DL, my prediction is that “A-Rod” will be the 29th member.  Interestingly, this would make him and Jeter the first pair of teammates to reach 3,000 hits while playing on the same team.

Lets see how Alex Rodriguez and the others are performing this year

Click here to get more insight!

Insight and analytics brought to you by SAP.

Sign up for automatic email notices in the Email Subscription area by clicking here.

Access more SAP Baseball Analytics by clicking here.

Play the SAP Baseball Challenge by clicking here here.


Tags: , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: