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By the Numbers - October 6

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
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
Kimura and Miranda also share the league-lead in least fouls committed (15) among players who have played at least 32 matches
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
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
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
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
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