- Ranked 2nd on the club with 28 home runs
and 3rd with a .290 batting average and 90 RBI.
- Won his 3rd consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove
Award at third base.
- Made his first career All-Star Game start
at third base, his 3rd trip to the All-Star Game overall.
- Finished strong, batting .374 with 9
doubles, 12 homers and 33 RBI in his last 41 games and .350 with 12 doubles, 15 homers and
37 RBI in his last 53.
- Ranked 3rd on the club with 23 multiple-RBI
games, including 5 three-RBI performances and a team season-best 6-RBI game against
- His .508 slugging percentage was second on
the club to Tony Gwynn.
- Homered in back-to-back games, August 15-16
vs. Chicago and September 17-18 vs. Colorado.