MLB Stats Pack (Thus Far: April 30)

Just because: Batting Stats

The MetsLucas Duda has drawn 19 walks this season, good for 2nd in the majors.

Joey Votto of the Reds leads the league with 26 free passes.

Of all the players in the Top 10 in walks drawn, only Duda sports an average below .250 (.246)

Justin Upton (Braves) leads the majors with 12 home runs

The Marlins, like Upton, also have hit 12 home runs

The Orioles’ Chris Davis leads the majors in both RBIs (28) and OPS (1.194)

Of the major-leaguers with at least 4 stolen base attempts, Ryan Braun sports the least successful average (1-for-4)

In just 94 plate appearances, the Astros’ Chris Carter has struck out 44 times!

Of those players Top 10 in the league in strikeouts, Diamonbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt (10th -31) has the highest BA at .299

Nationals’ Bryce Harper is in the Top 10 for OBP, Slugging, and OPS


Best of the Web: SEM/SEO Articles for April 18, 2013

My hand selected “best SEM and SEO articles of the web” for today, April 18, 2013.

The first is from Zimbio, which nicely details 9 different steps to take for creating landing pages for your Google AdWords account. Click here to read.

From Search Engine Journal, 5 Ways to Protect your Website from SEO penalties in 2013. I really like step 5, which covers using Google Analytics Alerts. Click here to read.

The third article, from Search Engine Land, details how you can use Google’s auto-complete text to your advantage. Click here to check it out.

All for now!