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  • Bobby Abreu

    7 15.91%
  • Bronson Arroyo

    1 2.27%
  • Carlos Beltran

    20 45.45%
  • Mark Buehrle

    6 13.64%
  • Matt Cain

    0 0%
  • R.A. Dickey

    0 0%
  • Jacoby Ellsbury

    0 0%
  • Andre Ethier

    0 0%
  • J.J. Hardy

    1 2.27%
  • Todd Helton

    28 63.64%
  • Torii Hunter

    5 11.36%
  • Andruw Jones

    23 52.27%
  • Jeff Kent

    15 34.09%
  • John Lackey

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  • Mike Napoli

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  • Jhonny Peralta

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  • Andy Pettitte

    19 43.18%
  • Manny Ramirez

    28 63.64%
  • Alex Rodriguez

    28 63.64%
  • Francisco Rodriguez

    1 2.27%
  • Scott Rolen

    35 79.55%
  • Jimmy Rollins

    2 4.55%
  • Gary Sheffield

    23 52.27%
  • Huston Street

    0 0%
  • Omar Vizquel

    7 15.91%
  • Billy Wagner

    24 54.55%
  • Jered Weaver

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Thread: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    My feeling on Rolen pretty much mirrors what a lot of folks here have said. If you look at the numbers I guess you can make the case but I don’t think Ruth, Aaron, Cobb…Rolen. The problem I have is when you don’t keep it to the elite players and start letting in guys who we’re very good you have a very hard time justifying keeping other people out. For example if Rolen gets in due to being an elite defender with a good bat, how do you say Andruw Jones is not a HoF? I mean 10 Gold Gloves and a good hitter


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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    My way too early 2024 ballot-
    Helton, Wagner, Beltran, Rollins, Buehrle, Beltran, Mauer, Utley, Jones, Hunter

    Out for now-
    Manny, Arod, Vizquel, Pettitte, Abreu, Wright, Colon, Holliday, K-Rod, Sheffield

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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    MLB fans fumed over a Hall of Fame voting process that inexplicably saw just 1 player picked

    https://sports.yahoo.com/former-reds...020900902.html

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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Mitri View Post
    Rolen! Well deserved. 2-way stud. "Baseball player".
    The thing that routinely gets me is it seems to be the same types, especially among baseball writers/talking heads, who insist that no one plays the game the right way anymore and that complete players and good at-bats get lost in the shuffle these days, are the same people who then try to chuck complete players like Rolen, Larry Walker and Carlos Beltran under the bus. The thing they say they want, they don't value at all.
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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    FUTURE ELIGIBILITY:


    2024 1st Time ELIGIBLES
    All players who last played during the 2018 season with ten plus seasons in the major leagues and a score of one or more in the bRef HOF Monitor are included.

    ---JOSÉ BAUTISTA
    Six-time All-Star and two-time American League home run leader played 15 seasons for Orioles, Devil Rays, Royals, Pirates, Blue Jays, Braves Mets and Phillies...Totaled 100-or-more RBI in four seasons and scored 100-plus runs in four seasons...Hit 344 home runs and totaled 1,032 walks, leading AL twice in bases on balls...Finished in Top 10 of AL Most Valuable Player voting in four seasons.


    ---MATT BELISLE


    ---ADRIÁN BELTRÉ
    Four-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove Award third baseman played 21 seasons for Dodgers, Mariners, Red Sox and Rangers...Totaled 636 doubles, 477 home runs and 1,707 RBI...Among players who appeared in at least 50 percent of their games at third base, is only player in big league history with at least 3,000 hits and 450 home runs...Played 2,759 games at third base, second on the all-time list.

    ---GREGOR BLANCO


    ---SANTIAGO CASILLA


    ---BRETT CECIL


    ---BARTOLO COLON
    Four-time All-Star and 2005 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 21 seasons for Indians, Expos, White Sox, Angels, Red Sox, Yankees, Athletics, Mets, Braves, Twins and Rangers…Two-time 20-game winner who reached 15-win plateau in nine seasons…Led National League in walks per nine innings twice during his age-42 and age-43 seasons…Topped 200-innings pitched mark in eight seasons…Finished career with 247-188 record and 2,535 strikeouts.

    ---JORGE DE LA ROSA


    ---BRIAN DUENSING


    ---A.J. ELLIS


    ---DOUG FISTER


    ---YOVANI GALLARDO


    ---JAIME GARCIA


    ---CRAIG GENTRY


    ---CHRIS GIMENEZ


    ---ADRIÁN GONZÁLEZ
    Five-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award-winning first baseman played 15 seasons for Rangers, Padres, Red Sox, Dodgers and Mets...Recorded 100-or-more RBI in seven seasons and reached the 20-homer mark nine times, including four seasons with at least 30 home runs...Led league in hits once, RBI once and walks once.

    ---JASON HAMMEL


    ---CHASE HEADLEY


    ---MATT HOLLIDAY
    Seven-time All-Star played 15 seasons as an outfielder with Rockies, Athletics, Cardinals and Yankees...Reached 20-homer mark in 10 seasons en route to 316 for career...Led National League in hits, doubles, RBI, batting average and total bases in 2007 while leading Rockies to NL pennant and finishing second in NL MVP voting...Member of Cardinals 2011 World Series championship team.

    ---PHIL HUGHES


    ---KEVIN JEPSEN


    ---JIM JOHNSON
    Two-time member of the 50-save club pitched 13 seasons for Orioles, Athletics, Tigers, Braves, Dodgers and Angels…Led major leagues in saves 2012 and 2013, earning All-Star Game selection in ’12 and finishing seventh in American League Cy Young Award voting that year…Appeared in 674 career games, posting 38-46 record with 178 saves.

    ---BOONE LOGAN


    ---RYAN MADSON


    ---VICTOR MARTINEZ
    Five-time All-Star played 16 seasons as a catcher and designated hitter with Indians, Red Sox and Tigers...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, once at catcher and once at DH...Reached the 100-RBI mark five times and the 20-home run mark seven times, hitting better than .300 in eight full seasons...Finished career with 2,153 hits, 246 home runs and a .295 batting average.

    ---JOE MAUER
    Six-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher and three-time Gold Glove Award winner played all 15 of his big league seasons with the Twins...Won American League batting title in 2006, 2008 and 2009, becoming the only catcher to win three batting titles...Named 2009 AL Most Valuable Player and finished in Top 10 of AL MVP voting in three other seasons...Topped the .400 mark in on-base percentage in six of his seasons as a catcher, a total exceeded by only four other catchers, none of whom started their careers after 1930...Spent last five of his 15 years in the big leagues primarily at first base.

    ---BRANDON MCCARTHY


    ---MIGUEL MONTERO


    ---BRANDON MORROW


    ---PETER MOYLAN


    ---BUD NORRIS


    ---CLIFF PENNINGTON


    ---BRANDON PHILLIPS
    Four-time Gold Glove Award-winning second baseman played 17 seasons for Indians, Reds, Braves, Angels and Red Sox...Three-time All-Star posted a 30-homer, 30-steal season in 2007...Reached 20-homer mark in three seasons and 20-steal mark five times...Led NL in fielding percentage three times, assists three times and putouts twice.

    ---COLBY RASMUS


    ---JOSÉ REYES
    Four-time All-Star played 16 seasons for Mets, Marlins, Blue Jays and Rockies...Led National League in triples four times, stolen bases three times and hits once...Won Silver Slugger Award for play at shortstop in 2006...Led NL with .337 batting average in 2011...Career total of 517 stolen bases ranks 33rd in MLB history.

    ---ADAM ROSALES


    ---MARK RZEPCZYNSKI


    ---JARROD SALTALAMACCHIA


    ---JAMES SHIELDS
    Pitched for 13 seasons for Rays, Royals, Padres and White Sox, leading his league in games started three times and topping 200-innings pitched mark 10 times…Led American League with 11 complete games and four shutouts in 2011, the same year he earned an All-Star Game berth…Recorded double-digit win totals in nine seasons.

    ---DENARD SPAN


    ---CHRIS STEWART


    ---CHRIS TILLMAN


    ---CHASE UTLEY
    Six-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger Award winner at second base played 16 seasons for Phillies and Dodgers...Topped the 100-RBI mark four times and reached the 30-home run mark three times...Teams qualified for postseason in eight of his 16 seasons, including five straight with the Phillies from 2007-11...Helped lead Phillies to 2008 World Series title and hit a record-tying five home runs in 2009 World Series.

    ---LUIS VALBUENA


    ---DAVID WRIGHT
    Seven-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner at third base played each of his 14 big league seasons for the Mets...Drove in 100-or-more runs five times, topped the .300 mark in batting average in seven seasons and hit 20-plus home runs six times...Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting four times...Finished career with 242 home runs, 196 stolen bases and .296 batting average.

    ---CHRIS B. YOUNG


    ---ERIC YOUNG


    ---BRAD ZIEGLER
    Pitched 11 seasons for Athletics, Diamondbacks, Red Sox and Marlins...In 739 appearances - all as a reliever - won 37 games and saved 105 more while posting a 2.75 earned-run average...In 2008, set record by pitching 39.1 scoreless innings to start career.


    2025 1st Time ELIGIBLES
    All players who last played during the 2019 season with ten plus seasons in the major leagues and a score of one or more in the bRef HOF Monitor are included.

    ---YONDER ALONSO


    ---GORDON BECKHAM


    ---JERRY BLEVINS


    ---PETER BOURJOS


    ---CLAY BUCHHOLZ


    ---MELKY CABRERA
    Played 15 seasons for Yankees, Braves, Royals, Giants, Blue Jays, White Sox, Indians and Pirates, earning All-Star Game MVP honors in 2012...Topped the .300 mark in batting average in three seasons, finishing career with .285 mark to go with 1,962 hits...Led AL left fielders in assists in 2006 and 2016 and AL center fielders in assists in 2007...Member of Yankees 2009 World Championship team and hit .391 with four RBI in that year's ALCS.

    ---WELLINGTON CASTILLO


    ---RAJAI DAVIS


    ---DANIEL DESCALSO


    ---LUCAS DUDA


    ---ZACH DUKE


    ---IAN DESMOND


    ---MARCO ESTRADA


    ---DAVID FREESE
    Most Valuable Player of the 2011 NLCS and World Series with Cardinals whose dramatic two-run, two-out triple in the bottom of the ninth of Game 6 of the Fall Classic pushed the game to extra innings, where he then won the game in the 12th inning with a walk-off home run...Played 11 seasons with Cardinals, Angels, Pirates and Dodgers, earning a 2012 All-Star Game berth...Primarily a third baseman, Freese hit .299 in 14 Postseason series over six seasons with 10 home runs and 36 RBI in 69 games.

    ---CARLOS GÓMEZ
    Two-time All-Star outfielder played 13 seasons for Mets, Twins, Brewers, Astros, Rangers and Rays...Topped 30-steal mark in four seasons, finishing with 268 stolen bases...Reached 20-home run mark in 2013 and 2014 with Brewers, becoming 30th player in history to post a 20-homer/40-steal season...Won Gold Glove Award for play in center field in 2013.

    ---JEANMAR GOMEZ


    ---CARLOS GONZÁLEZ
    Three-time All-Star outfielder and three-time Gold Glove Award winner played 12 seasons for Athletics, Rockies, Indians and Cubs...Led NL in batting average (.336), hits (197) and total bases (351) in 2010 when he finished third in NL MVP voting...Reached the 20-homer mark in six seasons, including hitting a career-best 40 in 2015...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner.

    ---CURTIS GRANDERSON
    Three-time All-Star outfielder played 16 seasons with the Tigers, Yankees, Mets, Dodgers, Blue Jays, Brewers and Marlins...Reached the 20-home run mark in 10 seasons, including two campaigns with 40-plus homers...Led AL in runs scored and RBI in 2011 with Yankees, finishing fourth in league Most Valuable Player voting and winning a Silver Slugger Award...Totaled 1,800 hits, 344 home runs and 1,217 runs scored...Named winner of 2015 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award.

    ---LUKE GREGERSON


    ---JEREMY HELLICKSON


    ---FÉLIX HERNÁNDEZ
    Six-time All-Star and 2010 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons, all for Mariners...Led AL in victories in 2009 with 19, the first of two seasons – along with 2014 – where he finished second in AL Cy Young Award voting...Led AL in ERA twice (2010, 2014) and shutouts twice (2012, 2015)...Reached 200-strikeout mark in six straight seasons (2009-14)...Started 2014 All-Star Game...Finished career with 169-136 record, 3.42 ERA and 2,524 strikeouts.

    ---NICK HUNDLEY


    ---CHRIS IANNETTA


    ---EDWIN JACKSON
    Pitched 17 seasons for Dodgers, Rays, Tigers, Diamondbacks, White Sox, Cardinals, Nationals, Cubs, Braves, Marlins, Padres, Orioles, Athletics and Blue Jays, setting a record by playing for 14 different franchises...2009 American League All-Star posted double-digit win totals five times en route to career record of 107-133...Member of Cardinals 2011 World Series championship team.

    ---ADAM JONES
    Five-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons for Mariners, Orioles and Diamondbacks...Hit 20-or-more home runs in seven seasons to finish with 282 career homers...Scored 100-or-more runs in two seasons and topped the 80-RBI mark six times...Led American League center fielders in putouts three times, assists three times and double plays twice...Won 2013 AL Silver Slugger Award.

    ---IAN KINSLER
    Four-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons for Rangers, Tigers, Angels, Red Sox and Padres...Topped 20-homer mark in five seasons and scored 100-or-more runs six times...Stole 20-or-more bases in five seasons...Totaled eight seasons with at least 70 RBI, second most years of any second baseman with at least one Gold Glove Award...Finished career with 416 doubles, 257 home runs and 243 stolen bases...Member of Red Sox 2018 World Series championship team.

    ---MIKE LEAKE


    ---FRANCISCO LIRIANO
    2006 American League All-Star pitched 14 seasons for Twins, White Sox, Pirates, Blue Jays, Astros and Tigers...Finished third in 2006 AL Rookie of the Year voting...Posted two seasons with at least 200 strikeouts and earned Cy Young Award votes in two seasons (2010-11th; 2013-9th)...Named 2010 AL Comeback Player of the Year and 2013 NL Comeback Player of the Year...Member of 2017 World Champion Astros.

    ---RUSSELL MARTIN
    Four-time All-Star played 14 seasons for Dodgers, Yankees, Pirates and Blue Jays...Won Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award as catcher in 2009...Garnered league MVP votes in each year from 2013-15, leading his team to the postseason in each year...Led his league in caught stealings six times, assists as a catcher four times, caught stealing percentage once and fielding percentage once...Finished career with 191 home runs, 101 stolen bases and a .349 on-base percentage.

    ---BRIAN MCCANN
    Seven-time All-Star and six-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 15 seasons for Braves, Yankees and Astros…Reached the 20-home run mark in 10 seasons and finished with 282 homers, eighth-best all-time among players whose primary position was catcher…His 10 seasons with 20-or-more homers are tied with Yogi Berra for the second-most of any catcher, behind Johnny Bench and Mike Piazza with 11 apiece...Retired as one of only 12 catchers in history with at least 1,000 RBI…Appeared in 11 Postseason series in eight seasons, helping Astros win 2017 World Series title…Led league among catchers in putouts twice and fielding percentage twice.

    ---KENDRYS MORALES
    Topped 20-home run mark seven times in 13-season career with Angels, Mariners, Twins, Royals, Blue Jays, Athletics and Yankees...Won Silver Slugger Award as Royals' designated hitter in 2015, helping Kansas City win that year's World Series...Named 2015 Edgar Martinez Award winner as American League's top DH...Finished career with 213 home runs and 740 RBI.

    ---PAT NESHEK


    ---STEVE PEARCE


    ---DUSTIN PEDROIA
    Four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion who played 14 seasons, all with the Red Sox...2007 American League Rookie of the Year and 2008 AL Most Valuable Player...Won four Gold Glove Awards and 2008 AL Silver Slugger Award at second base...Led AL in runs scored in 2008 and 2009...Finished career with .299 batting average, .365 on-base percentage and 1,805 hits.

    ---MARTÍN PRADO
    Topped the .300 mark in batting average in four full seasons during 14-year career with Braves, Diamondbacks, Yankees and Marlins...2010 All-Star at second base who reached 30-double mark in five seasons, including two campaigns with 40-plus doubles...Led all NL third basemen in fielding percentage in 2015.

    ---HANLEY RAMÍREZ
    Three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 15 seasons for Red Sox, Marlins, Dodgers and Indians...Won 2006 National League Rookie of the Year Award...Scored 100-or-more runs three times and posted two 100-RBI seasons...Totaled seven seasons with 20-or-more stolen bases, including two campaigns with at least 50 steals...Won 2009 NL batting title with .342 average...Hit .380 with 14 RBI during 20 games over five different postseason series...Totaled 271 career home runs and 281 stolen bases.

    ---MARK REYNOLDS
    Hit 20-or-more home runs in eight of his 13 big league seasons with the Diamondbacks, Orioles, Indians, Yankees, Brewers, Cardinals, Rockies and Nationals...Hit 30-or-more home runs in four seasons, totaling 298 homers for his career...Totaled 85-or-more RBI in five seasons.

    ---CLAYTON RICHARD


    ---FERNANDO RODNEY
    Three-time All-Star played 17 seasons for Tigers, Angels, Rays, Mariners, Cubs, Padres, Marlins, Diamondbacks, Twins, Athletics and Nationals...Posted seven seasons with 20-or-more saves, including an MLB-best 48 in 2014...Finished fifth in AL Cy Young Award voting in 2012 after saving 48 games with 0.60 ERA for Rays, the lowest ERA in any season by a pitcher with at least 70 appearances...Saved 327 games in his career, posting 48-71 record with 3.80 ERA...Member of Nationals 2019 World Series championship team.

    ---TYSON ROSS


    ---CC SABATHIA
    Six-time All-Star and 2009 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 19 seasons for Indians, Brewers and Yankees…Led AL in victories twice and strikeout-to-walk ratio twice…Became 17th member of 3,000 strikeout club and finished career with 3,093 Ks…In addition to ’09 Cy Young Award, finished in Top 5 of AL Cy Young balloting four times…Game 1 starter in all three playoff rounds for Yankees in 2009 to help New York win World Series title…Named 2009 ALCS Most Valuable Player…Won 251 games and posted .609 career winning percentage, becoming just one of five pitchers with at least 250 wins, a .600 winning percentage and 3,000 strikeouts.

    ---FERNANDO SALAS


    ---ICHIRO SUZUKI
    Ten-time All-Star and 2001 American League Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player, played 19 seasons with Mariners, Yankees and Marlins…Tied MLB record with 200-plus hits in 10 seasons from 2001-10, setting single-season record with 262 hits in 2004…Led AL in hits seven times, batting average twice and stolen bases once…Ten-time Gold Glove Award winner in right field…Amassed 3,089 big league hits, along with another 1,278 hits in nine seasons playing for Orix in the Japanese Pacific League…Scored 1,420 runs in MLB and added 509 stolen bases to go with .311 career batting average.

    ---MARK TRUMBO


    ---TROY TULOWITZKI
    Five-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop played 13 seasons for Rockies, Blue Jays and Yankees…Led MLB shortstops in home runs in four seasons and RBI in three seasons…Finished career as one of five shortstops with seven-or-more 20-home run seasons…Helped Rockies reach the franchise’s first World Series appearance in 2007.

    ---JASON VARGAS


    ---BEN ZOBRIST
    Three time All-Star and 2016 World Series MVP played 14 seasons for Rays, Athletics, Royals and Cubs...Reached 20-home run mark in three seasons...Drew 90-plus walks in four seasons and finished career with .357 on-base percentage...Member of Royals World Championship team in 2015 and Cubs World Championship team in 2016, when he hit .357 in Fall Classic and drove in go-ahead run with a double in the 10th inning of Game 7.


    2026 1st Time ELIGIBLES
    All players who last played during the 2020 season with ten plus seasons in the major leagues and a score of one or more in the bRef HOF Monitor are included.

    ---RYAN BRAUN
    Six-time All-Star, 2007 National League Rookie of the Year and 2011 NL MVP played 14 seasons, all with Brewers...Five-time Silver Slugger Award winner totaled 352 home runs 1,154 RBI, 216 stolen bases and .296 career batting average...Led NL in slugging twice (2007, 2011), hits once (2009), runs once (2012), total bases once (2012) and homers once (2012).

    ---FRANCISCO CERVELLI


    ---SHIN-SOO CHOO
    2018 American League All-Star played 16 seasons for Mariners, Indians, Reds and Rangers...Reached 20-homer mark in seven seasons, 20-steal mark four times and 80-RBI mark three times...Compiled .377 career on-base percentage, 218 homers, 339 doubles and 157 stolen bases.

    ---CHRIS DAVIS


    ---BRIAN DOZIER


    ---EDWIN ENCARNACIÓN
    Three-time All-Star played 16 seasons for Reds, Blue Jays, Indians, Mariners, Yankees and White Sox...Topped 20-home run mark in 10 seasons, including at least 32 in each season from 2012-19...Reached 100-RBI mark in six seasons, including American League-best 127 in 2016...Totaled 424 home runs, 1,261 RBI and 1,099 runs scored.

    ---TYLER FLOWERS


    ---GIO GONZÁLEZ
    Two-time All-Star won 131 games over 13-year career with Athletics, Nationals, Brewers and White Sox...Led all big league pitchers with 21 victories in 2012 en route to third-place finish in the National League Cy Young Award voting...Finished sixth in 2017 NL Cy Young voting after going 15-9...Reached 10-win mark in nine seasons...Led NL in strikeouts-per-nine-innings with mark of 9.346 in 2012.

    ---ALEX GORDON
    Three-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons, all for Royals...Scored 90-or-more runs three times and topped the 30-double mark six times, including an MLB-best 51 in 2012...Led AL left fielders in putouts five times and assists three times...Named 2014 Hutch Award winner...Member of Royals 2015 World Championship team.

    ---COLE HAMELS


    ---KELVIN HERRERA


    ---JEREMY JEFFRESS


    ---MATT KEMP
    Three-time All-Star played 15 seasons for Dodgers, Padres, Braves, Reds and Rockies...Finished second in 2011 National League MVP voting after leading league in home runs (39), RBI (126), runs scored (115) and total bases (353), also earning NL Hank Aaron Award that season...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner topped 20-home run mark eight times and 100-RBI mark four times...Stole 30-or-more bases three times...Two-time Gold Glove Award winner in center field...Finished career with 287 home runs, 1,031 RBI and 184 steals.

    ---HOWIE KENDRICK
    2019 NLCS Most Valuable Player hit go-ahead home run in seventh inning of Game 7 of that year's World Series to power Nationals to title...Played 15 seasons for Angels, Dodgers, Phillies and Nationals, earning berth on 2011 AL All-Star Game roster...Totaled .294 career batting average, 1,747 hits, 354 doubles and 126 stolen bases.

    ---JASON KIPNIS


    ---NICK MARKAKIS
    Three-time Gold Glove Award winner and 2018 National League All-Star played 15 seasons with Orioles and Braves...Won 2018 NL Silver Slugger Award for outfielders...Topped 100-RBI mark twice (2007, 2009) and totaled at least 180 hits in seven seasons...Led his league in fielding percentage among right fielders seven times and is the all-time fielding percentage leader among right fielders with a mark of .9938...Totaled 2,388 hits and 514 doubles to go with a career batting average of .288.

    ---LOGAN MORRISON


    ---DANIEL MURPHY
    Three-time All-Star played 12 seasons with Mets, Nationals, Cubs and Rockies, winning 2015 National League Championship Series MVP for NL champion Mets...Won two Silver Slugger Awards at second base while hitting .296 for his career with 371 doubles and 138 home runs...Led NL in doubles in both 2016 and 2017, finishing second in 2016 NL Most Valuable Player voting...Hit four home runs in four games in 2015 NLCS after hitting three homers in that year's NLDS.

    ---JUAN NICASIO


    ---IVAN NOVA


    ---EDUARDO NUNEZ


    ---HUNTER PENCE
    Four-time All-Star played 14 seasons for Astros, Phillies, Giants and Rangers...Hit 20-or-more home runs in seven seasons and topped the 90-RBI mark four times...Led all NL right fielders in assists five times and putouts two times...Member of Giants World Championship teams in 2012 and 2014, hitting .444 in the 2014 Fall Classic with seven runs scored and five RBI.

    ---RICK PORCELLO
    2016 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 12 seasons for Tigers, Red Sox and Mets...Led AL with 22 wins in 2016 and also topped all big leaguers with 5.91 strikeout-to-walk ratio that year...Finished third in 2009 AL Rookie of the Year voting after going 14-9 with 3.96 ERA...Finished with career record of 150-125 with 4.40 ERA and 1,561 strikeouts.

    ---SEAN RODRIGUEZ


    ---JEFF SAMARDZIJA


    ---JUSTIN SMOAK


    ---EDINSON VOLQUEZ


    ---NEIL WALKER
    Won 2014 National League Silver Slugger Award for second basemen during stretch where he helped the Pirates advance to the postseason in three consecutive seasons...Played 12 years with Pirates, Mets, Brewers, Yankees, Marlins and Phillies, totaling 1,224 hits and 149 home runs...Finished fifth in 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Award voting...Finished in Top 5 among NL second baseman in fielding percentage in five seasons and compiled career fielding percentage of .988 at second base.

    ---MATT WIETERS


    2027 1st Time ELIGIBLES
    All players who last played during the 2021 season with ten plus seasons in the major leagues and a score of one or more in the bRef HOF Monitor are included.

    ---BRETT ANDERSON


    ---JAKE ARRIETA
    2015 National League Cy Young Award winner pitched 12 seasons for Orioles, Cubs, Phillies and Padres...Led NL in wins (22), complete games (4), shutouts (3) and hits per nine innings pitched (5.9) in 2015 while finishing sixth in NL MVP voting...Finished ninth in NL Cy Young Award voting in both 2014 and 2016, leading the Cubs to World Series title in the latter year...2016 NL All-Star finished career with 115-93 record and 3.98 ERA.

    ---ALEX AVILA


    ---JOHN AXFORD


    ---TREVOR BAUER


    ---DELLIN BETANCES


    ---BRAD BRACH


    ---JAY BRUCE
    Three-time All-Star outfielder and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 14 seasons for Reds, Mets, Phillies, Indians, Mariners and Yankees...Topped 20-homer mark nine times, including five seasons where he reached the 30-homer mark...Finished 10th in NL MVP voting in both 2012 and 2013 and topped 100-RBI mark twice...Totaled 319 home runs and 1,455 hits.

    ---DREW BUTERA


    ---ASDURBAL CABRERA


    ---TREVOR CAHILL


    ---STARLIN CASTRO


    ---TYLER CHATWOOD


    ---WADE DAVIS
    Three-time All-Star pitched 13 seasons for Rays, Royals, Cubs and Rockies...After transitioning to bullpen in 2014, appeared in 140 games in 2014-15 for Royals, going 17-3 with 0.97 ERA and 187 strikeouts in 139.1 innings as Kansas City won the 2014 AL pennant and 2015 World Series...Finished eighth in AL Cy Young voting in 2014 and sixth in 2015...Led NL with 43 saves for Rockies in 2018...In 30 Postseason appearances, was 4-0 with 1.80 ERA.

    ---DANNY DUFFY


    ---JARROD DYSON


    ---ADAM EATON


    ---NEFTALI FELIZ


    ---MIKE FIERS


    ---DEXTER FOWLER


    ---TODD FRAZIER
    Two-time All-Star and 2015 Home Run Derby winner played 11 seasons for Reds, White Sox, Yankees, Mets, Rangers and Pirates...Finished third in 2012 NL Rookie of the Year voting...Reached 20-homer mark in five seasons, including 40 in 2016...Posted 20 homer/20 steal season with Reds in 2014...Led NL in at-bats with 619 in 2015...Totaled 212 doubles and 218 home runs for career.

    ---BRETT GARDNER


    ---JAVY GUERRA


    ---J.A. HAPP
    Posted nine seasons with double-digit victories, including 20-win campaign in 2016 over 15 seasons with Phillies, Astros, Blue Jays, Mariners, Pirates, Yankees, Twins and Cardinals...Finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting with Phillies in 2009, tying for league lead in shutouts with two and helping Phillies win second straight NL pennant...Finished sixth in AL Cy Young Award voting in 2016 with Blue Jays after going 20-4...Recorded career record of 133-100 with 4.13 ERA...Member of Phillies' 2008 World Series-winning team.

    ---WILL HARRIS


    ---DEREK HOLLAND


    ---BROCK HOLT


    ---JON JAY


    ---NATE JONES


    ---MATT JOYCE


    ---SCOTT KAZMIR


    ---BRANDON KINTZLER


    ---WADE LEBLANC


    ---JON LESTER
    Five-time All-Star and three-time World Series winner pitched 16 seasons for Red Sox, Athletics, Cubs, Nationals and Cardinals...Finished in Top 5 of his league's Cy Young Award voting three times...Led NL in wins in 2018 and reached the 15-win mark in eight seasons...Posted career record of 200-117 with 3.66 ERA and 2,488 strikeouts...2016 NLCS MVP was 9-7 with 2.51 ERA over 26 postseason games, including 4-1 mark with 1.77 ERA in World Series victories with Red Sox (2007, 2013) and Cubs (2016).

    ---JONATHAN LUCROY


    ---JEFF MATHIS


    ---CAMERON MAYBIN


    ---JORDY MERCER


    ---ANDREW MILLER
    Two-time All-Star and 2016 American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player pitched 16 seasons for Tigers, Marlins, Red Sox, Orioles, Yankees, Indians and Cardinals...Named 2015 American League Mariano Rivera Reliever of the Year after saving 36 games and striking out 100 batters in 61.2 innings...Struck out at least 100 batters in each season from 2014-16 over 198.1 relief innings, averaging 14.8 strikeouts per nine frames...Finished career with 55-55 record and 63 saves over 612 appearances...Member of Cleveland's 2016 American League pennant-winning team.

    ---MITCH MORELAND


    ---GERARDO PARRA


    ---BRAD PEACOCK


    ---DREW POMERANZ


    ---BUSTER POSEY
    Seven-time All-Star, 2010 National League Rookie of the Year and 2012 NL MVP played 12 seasons, all for the Giants...Won 2012 NL batting title with .336 average and finished career with .302 average and four Silver Slugger Awards...One of only four players in history to catch at least 1,000 games and finish with better than .300 batting average and .370 on-base percentage...Won Gold Glove Award in 2016...Starting catcher on three Giants World Series championship teams.

    ---WILSON RAMOS


    ---JOSH REDDICK


    ---PABLO SANDOVAL


    ---ERVIN SANTANA


    ---HECTOR SANTIAGO


    ---KYLE SEAGER
    Played 11 seasons, all with Mariners, reaching 20-home run mark nine times...Named to 2014 American League All-Star Game roster and won Gold Glove Award at third base that season...Led AL third basemen in assists five times, double plays four times, putouts two times and fielding percentage once...Finished career with 309 doubles, 242 home runs and 807 RBI.

    ---ERIC SOGARD


    ---JOAKIM SORIA
    Two-time All-Star pitched 14 seasons for Royals, Rangers, Tigers, Pirates, White Sox, Brewers, Athletics, Diamondbacks and Blue Jays...Posted 229 saves and 3.11 ERA in 773 games, all but one in relief...Finished 10th in 2010 AL Cy Young Award voting following a season where he saved 43 games in 66 appearances with a 1.78 ERA.

    ---PEDRO STROP


    ---JULIO TEHERAN


    ---JOSH TOMLIN


    ---TONY WATSON


    ---RYAN ZIMMERMAN
    Two-time All-Star and 2019 World Series winner played 16 seasons, all with Nationals...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner won NL Gold Glove Award at third base in 2009...Reached 20-homer mark in seven seasons and topped 100-RBI mark three times...Led NL third baseman in putouts three times, assists twice and double plays twice...Totaled 284 home runs, 417 doubles and 1,061 RBI.

    ---JORDAN ZIMMERMANN
    Two-time All-Star pitched for 13 seasons for Nationals, Tigers and Brewers...Led National League with 19 wins and two shutouts in 2013, finishing seventh in NL Cy Young Award voting...Finished fifth in 2014 NL Cy Young Award voting after posting 14 wins, a 2.66 ERA and two shutouts...Led NL with 1.307 walks-to-nine-innings-pitched ratio in 2014 and and 33 games started in 2015...Finished career with 95-91 record, 4.07 ERA and 1,271 strikeouts.


    2028 1st Time ELIGIBLES
    All players who last played during the 2022 season with ten plus seasons in the major leagues and a score of one or more in the bRef HOF Monitor are included.

    ---ROBINSON CANO


    ---JASON CASTRO


    ---STEVE CISHEK


    ---YADIER MOLINA
    Ten-time All-Star and nine-time Gold Glove Award winner played 19 seasons, all for Cardinals...Played in 25 postseason series over 13 seasons, helping St. Louis win four National League pennants and two World Series titles...His 104 postseason games rank sixth all-time and second among catchers...Led NL in caught stealing percentage four times, fielding percentage four times and assists three times...Posted career batting average of .277 with 2,168 hits and 408 doubles, winning 2013 Silver Slugger Award.

    ---DAVID PHELPS


    ---ALBERT PUJOLS
    Three-time National League Most Valuable Player and 11-time All-Star played 22 seasons for Cardinals, Angels and Dodgers...Won 2001 NL Rookie of the Year Award and finished in Top 5 of NL MVP voting 10 times, including wins in 2005, 2008 and 2009...Six-time Silver Slugger Award winner and two-time Gold Glove Award winner at first base...Won 2004 NLCS MVP and led Cardinals to World Series titles in 2006 and 2011...Finished career with 3,384 hits (10th all-time), 1,914 runs (12th), 703 home runs (4th), 6,211 total bases (2nd), 686 doubles (5th) and 2,218 RBI (2nd).

    ---KURT SUZUKI
    Caught 16 seasons for Athletics, Nationals, Twins, Braves and Angels...Reached double-digits in home runs six times and 60-RBI mark in four seasons...2014 American League All-Star and member of 2019 Nationals team that won the World Series...Led all AL catchers in games played in two seasons (2008-09) and NL catchers in fielding percentage once (2020)...Career total of 1,540 games as a catcher ranks 32nd all-time.

    ---STEPHEN VOGT
    Two-time All-Star played 10 seasons for Rays, Athletics, Brewers, Giants, Diamondbacks and Braves...Reached double-digit homer totals in four seasons (2015-17, 2019) while earning All-Star Game selections in 2015 and 2016...Finished fifth among American League catchers with 45 assists in 2016.

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    The problem I have is when you don’t keep it to the elite players and start letting in guys who we’re very good you have a very hard time justifying keeping other people out.
    The supposed standard for election to the Hall of Fame being "Ruth, Aaron, Cobb" and not "very good" players has not been the standard for 50 years. Rolen is one of the top ten third baseman in MLB history, and he was a far better player than third basemen Jimmy Collins, Freddie Lindstrom, Home Run Baker and George Kell, all of whom have been in the HOF for decades. If the standard was "Ruth, Aaron, Cobb," there would be maybe two dozen members of the HOF.
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    Congrats to Rolen. He was one of the best 3rd basemen of his generation. He put up HOF worthy stats and is deserving of this recognition. His stats are in the link below. I am not opposed to these very good players making it into the HOF such as Rolen. Many players of his kind from the past have been largely forgotten because they were not not deemed worthy enough to be honored. In some ways that is a shame. Because they were big contributors to the game. I like the HOF being bigger and more inclusive as it has become. I think we all know there are different levels of HOF players. Ones like Ruth, Cobb, Mays and Aaron are at a different level. Ones like Rolen and Harold Baines are a small step down. Nothing wrong with honoring players of that kind, IMO.


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    Bronson Arroyo, 1 vote

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    Bronson Arroyo, 1 vote
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    Re: RedsZone's 2023 BBWAA HOF Ballot Vote

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBaron View Post
    The supposed standard for election to the Hall of Fame being "Ruth, Aaron, Cobb" and not "very good" players has not been the standard for 50 years. Rolen is one of the top ten third baseman in MLB history, and he was a far better player than third basemen Jimmy Collins, Freddie Lindstrom, Home Run Baker and George Kell, all of whom have been in the HOF for decades. If the standard was "Ruth, Aaron, Cobb," there would be maybe two dozen members of the HOF.
    I did not do a great job of articulating my point. I agree they have been letting in very good players for a long time and I have no issue with that necessarily. The point I guess I was trying to make is there is a pretty clear demarc as to who the elite first ballot guys are. When you get to the very good it gets a little murky as to why certain guys get in and other guys do not. In a lot of situations, shamefully, it’s a popularity contest


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