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Nine to Know: June Hitting Edition

1. The Angels had 42 bases loaded plate appearances in June, the most in baseball. They hit .294 with no grand slams.

2. The Cardinals hit .314 with runners on base in June, the best in baseball. Their .339 w/RISP was also the best in baseball.

3. The Brewers hit .113 with runners in scoring position and two outs in June, the worst in baseball.

4. While Chris Davis hit the most homers in June with 12, he also swung and missed more than any other batter (90). 

5. Yasiel Puig hit .476 at Dodger Stadium and Buster Posey hit .449 on the road in June, the best numbers in baseball.

6. From the 7th inning on, the Angels hit .286 the highest number in baseball and exactly 100 points better than the Yankees.

7. Yasiel Puig and Jason Kipnis each hit .500 against fastballs in June.

8. Freddie Freeman swung at 247 pitches, the most of any batter in June.

9. Carlos Gonzalez had the most extra base hits in June with 20, including seven doubles, four triples, and nine triples.

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