Cardinals pitcher Nicholas Greenwood hit Rickie Weeks with a pitch yesterday, delivering the 122nd plunk of Weeks major league career. Rickie is now tied with Miguel Tejada for 47th place all time, and he’s the Brewers all time leader. The Cardinals have hit Weeks 11 times, and yesterday’s was hit 60th HBP at Miller Park. He joins Derek Jeter, Chase Utley, Craig Biggio, Brady Anderson and Carlos Delgado among modern players who have 60 HBPs at a single ballpark.
Also in that game, Carlos Gomez got hit for the 11th time this season, putting him in a tie for the major league lead, with Neil Walker, Shin-Soo Choo and Russell Martin. Martin also got his 11th plunk yesterday in the Pirates-Reds game. That plunk was the 4,999th in Pirates history.