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Using NetDP and StatCorner here are the top twin killers hitting and pitching. NetDP is a Baseball Prospectus stat, here's the definition:

The number of additional double plays generated versus an average player with the same number of opportunities. Negative NET DP indicates that fewer double plays than average were produced.

 

# NAME TEAM LG YEAR DP DP% NETDP
1 Hinske TBA AL 2008 14 19.20% 4.33
2 Navarro TBA AL 2008 12 17.90% 3.12
3 Riggans TBA AL 2008 5 31.30% 2.88
4 Bartlett TBA AL 2008 11 17.50% 2.65
5 Longoria TBA AL 2008 11 13.60% 0.27
6 Gross TBA AL 2008 6 13.00% -0.1
7 Zobrist TBA AL 2008 3 10.70% -0.71
8 Gomes TBA AL 2008 2 7.40% -1.58
9 Aybar TBA AL 2008 5 9.80% -1.76
10 Floyd TBA AL 2008 3 8.30% -1.77
11 Upton TBA AL 2008 12 11.00% -2.45
12 Pena TBA AL 2008 8 9.90% -2.73
13 Crawford TBA AL 2008 11 9.50% -4.37
14 Iwamura TBA AL 2008 2 2.90% -7.14

So the best player at avoiding double plays is Aki, followed by Crawford, Pena, and Upton. I'm a bit surprised that Floyd is in the negatives and lower than Zobrist, but that's where perception is apparently wrong. Hinske, Navarro, Riggans, Bartlett, and Longoria (barely) are the worst at avoiding double plays and cause more than an average player would in their place.

Now for the pitchers:

# Pitcher GDP
1 Jackson 22
2 Garza 19
3 Shields 16
4 Sonny 12
5 Bradford 11
6 Hammel 6
7 Howell 6
8 Miller 4
9 Kazmir 2
10 Wheeler 2
11 Percival 0
12 Balfour 0

No surprise, the strikeout pitchers are mostly near the bottom. Kazmir only having two with that slider is more than a bit disappointing, and I hadn't realized that Miller had gotten quite that many.