Here's a look at the American League and National League leaders for the major statistical categories at the conclusion of the 2022 regular season:Home RunsAmerican League Rank Player Team HR 1 Aaron Judge NYY 62 2 Mike Trout LAA 40 3 Yordan Alvarez HOU 37 Judge finished with 16 more home runs than the next highest MLB player. It's the largest difference in a single season since 1932.National League Rank Player Team HR 1 Kyle Schwarber PHI 46 2 Pete Alonso NYM 40 3 Austin Riley ATL 38 RBIsAmerican League Rank Player Team RBI 1 Aaron Judge NYY 131 2 Jose Ramirez CLE 126 3 Kyle Tucker HOU 107 National League Rank Player Team RBI 1 Pete Alonso NYM 131 2 Paul Goldschmidt STL 115 3 Francisco Lindor NYM 107 Batting AverageAmerican League Rank Player Team AVG 1 Luis Arraez MIN .316 2 Aaron Judge NYY .311 2 Yordan Alvarez HOU .307 Arraez is the first Twins player to win the batting title since Joe Mauer in 2009. His average is the lowest for an AL champ since Carl Yastrzemski in 1968. National League Rank Player Team AVG 1 Jeff McNeil NYM .326 2 Freddie Freeman LAD .325 3 Paul Goldschmidt STL .317 HitsAmerican League Rank Player Team Hits 1 Bo Bichette TOR 189 2 Jose Abreu CWS 183 3 Amed Rosario CLE 180 It's the second straight season Bichette has led the AL in hits. National League Rank Player Team Hits 1 Freddie Freeman LAD 199 2 Trea Turner LAD 194 3 Paul Goldschmidt STL 178 Turner and Freeman are the sixth teammates in history to finish 1-2 in the majors in hits and the first since Ichiro Suzuki and Bret Boone in 2001.OPSAmerican League Rank Player Team OPS 1 Aaron Judge NYY 1.111 2 Yordan Alvarez HOU 1.019 3 Jose Altuve HOU .920 National League Rank Player Team OPS 1 Paul Goldschmidt STL .982 2 Freddie Freeman LAD .918 3 Manny Machado SD .897 Stolen BasesAmerican League Rank Player Team SB 1 Jorge Mateo BAL 35 2 Cedric Mullins BAL 34 3 Randy Arozarena TB 32 Mateo and Mullins are the first teammates to finish 1-2 in their league in stolen bases since 1992, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN. National League Rank Player Team SB 1 Jon Berti MIA 41 2 Tommy Edman STL 32 3 Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL 29 RunsAmerican League Rank Player Team R 1 Aaron Judge NYY 133 2 Jose Altuve HOU 103 3 Marcus Semien TEX 101 National League Rank Player Team R 1 Freddie Freeman LAD 117 1 Mookie Betts LAD 117 3 Paul Goldschmidt STL 106 DoublesAmerican League Rank Player Team 2B 1 Jose Ramirez CLE 44 2 Bo Bichette TOR 43 2 J.D. Martinez BOS 43 National League Rank Player Team 2B 1 Freddie Freeman LAD 47 2 Matt Olson ATL 44 3 Ketel Marte ARI 42 3 Nolan Arenado STL 42 3 Ian Happ CHC 42 WinsAmerican League Rank Player Team Wins 1 Justin Verlander HOU 18 2 Framber Valdez HOU 17 3 Alek Manoah TOR 16 National League Rank Player Team Wins 1 Kyle Wright ATL 21 2 Julio Urias LAD 17 3 Tony Gonsolin LAD 16 3 Yu Darvish SD 16 ERAAmerican League Rank Player Team ERA 1 Justin Verlander HOU 1.75 2 Dylan Cease CWS 2.20 3 Alek Manoah TOR 2.24 Verlander posted the lowest ERA in a 162-game season by a qualified AL starter since Pedro Martinez in 2000. He is also the second pitcher age 39 or older to lead the majors in ERA. National League Rank Player Team ERA 1 Julio Urias LAD 2.16 2 Sandy Alcantara MIA 2.28 3 Max Fried ATL 2.48 Urias is the first Mexican-born player to lead his league in ERA. WHIPAmerican League Rank Player Team WHIP 1 Justin Verlander HOU 0.83 2 Shane McClanahan TB 0.93 3 Triston McKenzie CLE 0.95 National League Rank Player Team WHIP 1 Zac Gallen ARI 0.91 2 Yu Darvish SD 0.95 3 Julio Urias LAD 0.96 StrikeoutsAmerican League Rank Player Team K 1 Gerrit Cole NYY 257 2 Dylan Cease CWS 227 3 Shohei Ohtani LAA 219 Ohtani reached 162 innings to become the first player to qualify for the league leaderboards as both a hitter and a pitcher in the same year. National League Rank Player Team K 1 Corbin Burnes MIL 243 2 Carlos Rodon SF 237 3 Aaron Nola PHI 235 Burnes is the first Brewers pitcher to lead the league in strikeouts.SavesAmerican League Rank Player Team Saves 1 Emmanuel Clase CLE 42 2 Liam Hendriks CWS 37 3 Jordan Romano TOR 36 National League Rank Player Team Saves 1 Kenley Jansen ATL 41 2 Josh Hader SD 36 3 Daniel Bard COL 34 Copyright © 2022 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
Peyton Burdick perfectly times this leaping catch at the wall to rob Matt Olson of an extra-base hit in the 4th inning
Dansby Swanson and Matt Olson both crushed home runs to lead the Braves to a 5-3 win and series sweep of the Mets
Matt Olson extends the Braves' lead to 5-3 with a solo homer to right-center field, his 33rd homer of the season, in the sixth inning
Dansby Swanson's two-run homer gave his team the lead and Matt Olson's solo dinger added insurance in the Braves' 4-2 win over the Mets