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Affiliate Teams (from AAA to Rookie):

Before we get into some more details - first I present to you the minor league leader boards. Note: If a player played at more than one level, their aggregate data is used for the purposes of ranking below.

HOME RUNS:

  1. Jabari Blash (AAA), 29
  2. Jared Wash (A+, AA, AAA), 29
  3. Jo Adell (A, A+, AA), 20

STOLEN BASES

  1. Luis Rengifo (A+, AA, AAA), 41
  2. Torri Hunter Jr. (A, A+), 29
  3. Jose Quezada (ROK-DSL), 26

BATTING AVERAGE (100+ PA)

  1. David Fletcher (AAA), .350
  2. Taylor Ward (AAA, AAA), .349
  3. Jose Fernandez (AAA), .333

MOST STRIKEOUTS (hitters)

  1. Brandon Marsh (A, A+), 158
  2. Jared Walsh (A+, AA, AAA), 154
  3. Spencer Griffin (A), 150

WALKS

  1. David MacKinnon (A, A+), 95
  2. Leonardo Rivas (A), 84
  3. Luis Rengifo (A+, AA, AAA), 85

POSITION PLAYERS PITCHING

  1. Brett Bond (1B, Arizona Angels) 1 game, 0.1 IP, 0 runs
  2. Willian Mendoza (C, Arizona Angels) 1 games, 0.1 IP, 1 walk, 1 run (unearned)
  3. Francisco Arcia (C, Salt Lake Bees) 1 game, 1 IP, 5 ER, 3 walks
  4. Nishell Gutierrez (3B, DSL Angels) 1 game, 1 IP, 0 runs
  5. Zach Houchins (3B, Salt Lake Bees) 3 games, 1.2 IP, 2 ER, 1 K
  6. Sherman Johnson (OF/2B, Salt Lake Bees) 2 games, 3 IP, 4 ER
  7. Bo Way (OF, Salt Lake Bees) 3 games, 3.1 IP, 0 runs, 4 Ks
  8. Jared Walsh (OF, 66ers, Mobile, Salt Lake) 8 games, 5.2 innings, 1 save, 7 Ks

ERA (20+ IP)

  1. Parker Joe Robinson (ROK/ARZ) 0.44 ERA (20.1 IP)
  2. Patrick Sandoval (A+, AA) 0.81 ERA (34.1 IP)
  3. Samuel Perez (ROK/DSL) 1.44 ERA (31.1 IP)
  4. Ian Krol (AAA) 1.71 ERA (21 IP)
  5. Chase Adkins (ROK/ARZ) 2.22 ERA (24.1 IP)

ERA (70+ IP)

  1. Austin Krzeminski (A) 2.23 ERA (92.2 IP)
  2. Jorge Tavarez (A, A+) 2.45 ERA (77.2 IP)
  3. Jeremey Rhoades (AA, AAA ) 2.56 ERA (77.3 IP)
  4. Jeremey Beasley (A, A+, AA) 2.67 ERA (111.2 IP)
  5. Luis Madero (A, A+) 3.51 ERA (105.2 IP)

K/9 (20+ IP)

  1. Eduardo Rivera (A+) 13.7 (44 IP)
  2. Mayky Perez (A) 13.5 (38.1 IP)
  3. Patrick Sandoval (A+, AA) 12.9 (34.1 IP)
  4. Robinson Pina (ROK/DSL/AZL/OREM ) 12.5 (44 IP)
  5. Connor Lillis-White (AA, AAA ) 12.3 (72 IP)


2018 Best Performers

Players who played at more than one level are listed under their last/highest level of play.

Rookie Leagues:
AZL Angels, DSL Angels, Orem Owlz

Chase Adkins (23, RHP)
2.22 ERA, .172 BAA, 0.95 WHIP, 24.1 IP
Parker Joe Robinson (23, RHP)
0.44 ERA, .186 BAA, 0.69 WHIP, 22K, 1 BB, 20.1 IP
Samuel Perez (18, LHP)
1.44 ERA, .228 BAA, 0.99 WHIP, 32 K, 3 BB, 31.1 IP
Robinson Pina (19, RHP)
3.59 ERA, .206 BAA, 1.21 WHIP, 109 K, 95.1 IP
Jake Lee (23, RHP)
2.86 ERA, .223 BAA, 1.08 WHIP, 30 K, 23.2 IP

Jordyn Adams (18, 1st Round)
.267 AVG, .361 OBP, 105 AB
D’Shawn Knowles (17, Bahamas)
.319 AVG, .402 OBP, 5 HR, 9 SB, 210 AB
Kendy Moya (19, 3B)
.242 AVG, .423 OBP, 46 BB, 39 K

Burlington Bees
A Level - Midwest League

Andrew Wantz (22, RHP)
2.74 ERA, .167 BAA, 1.26 WHIP, 47 K, 23 IP
Mayky Perez (21, RHP)
2.58 ERA, .125 BAA, 0.99 WHIP, 57 K, 38.1 IP

Keinner Pina (21, C)
.256 AVG, .306 OBP - 49% Caught Stealing Rate in 76 games
Orlando Martinez (20, OF)
.305/.354/.432, 5 HR, 9 SB

Inland Empire 66ers
A+ Level - California League

Jorge Tavarez (23, RHP)
2.43 ERA, .234 BAA, 1.33 WHIP, 90 K, 77.2 IP
Brett Hanewich (23, RHP)
2.61 ERA, .216 BAA, 1.41 WHIP, 74 K, 69 IP

Torii Hunter Jr. (23, OF)
.363/.339/.353, 9 triples, 29 SB
David MacKinnon (23, 1B)
.279/.417/.392, 6 HR, 95 walks, 103 K
Franklin Torres (21, 2B)
.274/.365/.392, 7 HR, 12 SB

Mobile BayBears
AA Level - Southern League

Ryan Clark (24, RHP)
2.19 ERA, 24.2 IP, .198 BAA, 1.18 WHIP, 33 K
Patrick Sandoval (21, LHP)
A/AA combined = 2.06 ERA, 145 K, 122.1 IP, .196 BAA, 0.96 WHIP

Jo Adell (19, OF)
2018 combined = .290 AVG, .355 OBP, 20 HR, 15 SB
Brennon Lund (23, OF)
.264 AVG, .343 OBP, 8 HR, 21 SB
Jack Kruger (23, C)
A+/AA = .299 VG, .357 OBP, 7 HR, 13 SB, 23% caught stealing

Salt Lake Bees
AAA - Pacific Coast League

Connor Lillis-White (26, LHP)
3.86 ERA in AAA. AA/AAA combined = 3.50 ERA, .225 BAA, 98 K, 72 IP
Jeremey Beasley (22, RHP)
2.44 ERA, 44.1 IP, .206 BAA, 1.04 WHIP, 37K, 14 BB
Jeremy Rhoades (25, RHP)
2.87 ERA in AAA. AAA combined = 2.54 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 70 K, 78 IP

Bo Way (26, OF)
.312 AVG, .383 OBP, 6 outfield assists
Jared Walsh (25, OF)
2018 combined = .277 AVG, .359 OBP, 29 HR, 99 RBI
Jose Rojas (25, 3B)
AA/AAA = .289 AVG, .355 OBP, 17 HR, 10 SB
Luis Rengifo (21, 2B)
2018 combined = .299 AVG, .399 OBP, 13 triples, 7 HR, 41 SB
Matt Thaiss (23, 1B)
2018 combined = .280 AVG, .335 OBP, 16 HR, 8 triples, 8 SB