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Surprises of the Summer
July 11, 2005
Halfway through the season some unexpected names sit atop the leader boards. But will they stay there?
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July 11, 2005

Surprises Of The Summer

Halfway through the season some unexpected names sit atop the leader boards. But will they stay there?

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The 23-year-old Cordero has been the key to the Nationals' hot start, but his heavy workload--he's second in the majors in appearances--means he might be gassed come September.

AL ERA

Roy Halladay, Blue Jays (2.33) Career low: 2.93 2004 leader at break: Tim Hudson, 2.98 final stat: 3.53, 5th

Coming off a disappointing season in which he made two trips to the DL with shoulder tendinitis, Halladay has cut his ERA nearly in half and is on pace to put up better numbers than in his '03 Cy Young year.

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