By the Numbers - October 6

The Crew was awarded a franchise-high nine penalties this season

William Hesmer

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Jamie Sabau - Getty Images

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The Crew (12-12-8, 44 pts.) is tied for second place in the Eastern Conference with the Philadelphia Union (10-7-14, 44 pts.)Should the playoffs start tomorrow the two teams would face each other in the Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Crew as the third seed
 
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Sebastian Miranda is one of only two defenders in the league (the other is Colorado’s Kosuke Kimura) who has started every game this season. Miranda leads the Black & Gold in minutes played with 2,864
 
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Kimura and Miranda also share the league-lead in least fouls committed (15) among players who have played at least 32 matches
 
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The Crew is first in the East Division of the MLS Reserve League with a record of 6-1-0 and 18 points. D.C. United (5-0-2, 17 pts.) is second and the New York Red Bulls (2-4-0, 6 pts.), the Crew’s next opponent on Monday, Oct. 10, at Crew Stadium (10 a.m.), are fifth
 
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Eddie Gaven scored his fifth goal of the season against D.C. United on Sunday (Oct. 2). Gaven was also fifth in Sunday’s SportsCenter Top Plays
 
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Despite missing eight games with a lower leg contusion, Gaven is tied, with Seattle’s Mauro Rosales, for third in fouls suffered. New England’s Benny Feilhaber (64) and Vancouver’s Gershon Koffie (63) are first and second
 
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Goalkeeper William Hesmer recorded 84 saves through 30 matches this season. The same exact number of saves recorded in 2010 through the same amount of matches
 
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The Crew was awarded a franchise-high nine penalties this season. The previous record of eight was in 2004 also with a 100% conversion rate