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1998 Batting Leaderboards

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Batting Average - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts.365MLB
2Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats.330MLB
3Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars.328MLB
4Dave RobertsJacksonville Suns.326MLB
5Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns.322MLB
6Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns.320AAA
7Robert FickJacksonville Suns.318MLB
7Mike MitchellMobile BayBears.318AAA
9Luis LopezKnoxville Smokies.313MLB
10Howard BattleGreenville Braves
Birmingham Barons
On Base Percentage - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies.458MLB
2Mark JohnsonBirmingham Barons.443MLB
3Dave RobertsJacksonville Suns.434MLB
4Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts.429MLB
5Gary MatthewsMobile BayBears.428MLB
6George LombardGreenville Braves.410MLB
7John PowersMobile BayBears.406AAA
8Eric MartinsHuntsville Stars.404AAA
8Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats.404AAA
8Demond SmithBirmingham Barons.404AAA
Slugging Percentage - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts.617MLB
2Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars.612MLB
3Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns.583MLB
4Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies.579MLB
5George LombardGreenville Braves.543MLB
6Robert FickJacksonville Suns.538MLB
7Luke WilcoxOrlando Rays.529AAA
8Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons.520MLB
9Howard BattleGreenville Braves
Birmingham Barons
10Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays.511MLB
On Base Plus Slugging - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts1.046MLB
2Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies1.037MLB
3Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars1.014MLB
4Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns.976MLB
5George LombardGreenville Braves.953MLB
6Robert FickJacksonville Suns.939MLB
7Gary MatthewsMobile BayBears.908MLB
8Howard BattleGreenville Braves
Birmingham Barons
8Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons.901MLB
10Dave RobertsJacksonville Suns.900MLB
Games Played - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons139AAA
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns139MLB
3Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons138MLB
4Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts134AAA
4Mike MitchellMobile BayBears134AAA
6Mike DarrMobile BayBears132MLB
6Kevin NicholsonMobile BayBears132MLB
8Roberto VazHuntsville Stars131AAA
8T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars131AAA
10Robert FickJacksonville Suns130MLB
Plate Appearances - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns629MLB
2Robert FickJacksonville Suns601MLB
3Mike DarrMobile BayBears596MLB
4Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons592MLB
5Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons585AAA
6Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts577AAA
7Mike MitchellMobile BayBears574AAA
8Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns573MLB
9Michael EaglinGreenville Braves570AA
10T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars568AAA
At Bats - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons549MLB
2Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns547MLB
3Mike DarrMobile BayBears523MLB
4Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts520AAA
5Robert FickJacksonville Suns515MLB
6Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns511MLB
7Mike MitchellMobile BayBears509AAA
8T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars501AAA
9Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns497AAA
10Alejandro FreireJacksonville Suns494MLB
Runs - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns113MLB
2Mike DarrMobile BayBears105MLB
3Robert FickJacksonville Suns101MLB
4Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns96AAA
5Glen BarkerJacksonville Suns95MLB
6John PowersMobile BayBears92AAA
7Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx91MLB
8T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars90AAA
9Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats89MLB
9David NewhanMobile BayBears89MLB
Hits - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns176MLB
2Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons166MLB
3Robert FickJacksonville Suns164MLB
4Mike MitchellMobile BayBears162AAA
4Mike DarrMobile BayBears162MLB
6Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns159AAA
7Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns156MLB
8Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats154MLB
9Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts151AAA
10John PowersMobile BayBears144AAA
Total Bases - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns319MLB
2Robert FickJacksonville Suns277MLB
3Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons266MLB
4Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns251AAA
5Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons245MLB
6Mike MitchellMobile BayBears243AAA
7T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars242AAA
8Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns240MLB
9Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts238MLB
10Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats231MLB
Doubles - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns47MLB
1Robert FickJacksonville Suns47MLB
3Mike DarrMobile BayBears41MLB
4Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts39MLB
5Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns34AAA
6Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons33MLB
6Andy ThompsonKnoxville Smokies33MLB
6Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons33MLB
9Toby RumfieldGreenville Braves32AAA
9Mike MitchellMobile BayBears32AAA
Triples - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx11MLB
2Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns10MLB
3Darron IngramChattanooga Lookouts9AAA
4Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts8MLB
5Demond SmithBirmingham Barons7AAA
5Alex HernandezCarolina Mudcats7MLB
5Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays7MLB
8Juan WilliamsWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx6AAA
8Robert FickJacksonville Suns6MLB
8Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons6AAA
Home Runs - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns28MLB
2T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars26AAA
3Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons24AAA
4George LombardGreenville Braves22MLB
4Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats22AAA
4Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars22MLB
7Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons21MLB
7Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons21MLB
9Adam JohnsonGreenville Braves19AAA
10Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns18AAA
Runs Batted In - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns146MLB
2Robert FickJacksonville Suns114MLB
3Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons106MLB
4Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons100AAA
5Ramon HernandezHuntsville Stars98MLB
6Mike MitchellMobile BayBears97AAA
7Mike DarrMobile BayBears90MLB
8Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons89MLB
9T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars88AAA
9Andy ThompsonKnoxville Smokies88MLB
Stolen Bases - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx50MLB
2Kerwin MooreHuntsville Stars43MLB
3Chad MeyersWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx37MLB
4George LombardGreenville Braves35MLB
5Glen BarkerJacksonville Suns31MLB
6Michael EaglinGreenville Braves30AA
7Kerry RobinsonOrlando Rays28MLB
7Mike DarrMobile BayBears28MLB
9David NewhanMobile BayBears27MLB
10Sergio NunezBirmingham Barons26AA
Caught Stealings - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Michael EaglinGreenville Braves19AA
2Nick PrestoChattanooga Lookouts18AA
3Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx17MLB
4Roberto VazHuntsville Stars16AAA
5Aaron HolbertOrlando Rays14MLB
5Kerwin MooreHuntsville Stars14MLB
5Demond SmithBirmingham Barons14AAA
8Jonathan RiversKnoxville Smokies13AA
8Mark DeRosaGreenville Braves13MLB
8Buck McNabbWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx13AAA
Walks - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Mark JohnsonBirmingham Barons105MLB
2Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats97AAA
3Kerwin MooreHuntsville Stars88MLB
4Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx82MLB
5Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons78AAA
6John PowersMobile BayBears76AAA
7Nick PrestoChattanooga Lookouts74AA
8George LombardGreenville Braves71MLB
8Robert FickJacksonville Suns71MLB
8Luis FigueroaCarolina Mudcats71MLB
Strikeouts - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Darron IngramChattanooga Lookouts169AAA
2George LombardGreenville Braves140MLB
3T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars127AAA
4Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons125MLB
5Mario EncarnacionHuntsville Stars123MLB
6Glen BarkerJacksonville Suns120MLB
7Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx117MLB
8Kevin NicholsonMobile BayBears114MLB
9Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays110MLB
9David NewhanMobile BayBears110MLB
Hit By Pitch - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Ramon HernandezHuntsville Stars19MLB
2Alejandro FreireJacksonville Suns17MLB
3Dusty WathanOrlando Rays15MLB
4Michael EaglinGreenville Braves13AA
4Terry JosephMobile BayBears
West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx
6Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats11MLB
7Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts10MLB
8Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons9MLB
8T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars9AAA
8Ricky FreemanWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx9AAA
Sacrifice Hits - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Mike PeeplesKnoxville Smokies17AAA
2Eric MartinsHuntsville Stars10AAA
2Jose MolinaWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx10MLB
2Luis FigueroaCarolina Mudcats10MLB
2Michael EaglinGreenville Braves10AA
6Nick PrestoChattanooga Lookouts9AA
6Trey ForkerwayWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx9AA
8Manny GonzalezBirmingham Barons8AAA
8Sergio NunezBirmingham Barons8AA
10Glen BarkerJacksonville Suns7MLB
Sacrifice Flies - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns11MLB
2Roberto VazHuntsville Stars10AAA
3Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts9MLB
3Robert FickJacksonville Suns9MLB
3Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons9AAA
3Alejandro FreireJacksonville Suns9MLB
3Emil BrownCarolina Mudcats9MLB
3Rich HillsOrlando Rays9AAA
3Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts9AAA
10Luis LopezKnoxville Smokies8MLB
Intentional Walks - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George LombardGreenville Braves10MLB
2Kevin NicholsonMobile BayBears7MLB
3Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons6MLB
3Robert FickJacksonville Suns6MLB
3Adam JohnsonGreenville Braves6AAA
6Luke WilcoxOrlando Rays5AAA
6Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns5MLB
6Mark FarrisCarolina Mudcats5AA
9Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays4MLB
9Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars4MLB
Grounded into Double Play - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons32MLB
2Mike DarrMobile BayBears18MLB
2Luis LopezKnoxville Smokies18MLB
2Mark DeRosaGreenville Braves18MLB
2Juan BautistaBirmingham Barons18AAA
6Toby RumfieldGreenville Braves17AAA
7Rich HillsOrlando Rays16AAA
7Alejandro FreireJacksonville Suns16MLB
7Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns16AAA
7Steven EddieChattanooga Lookouts16AAA
Extra Base Hits - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns81MLB
2Robert FickJacksonville Suns71MLB
3Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts61MLB
4Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons60MLB
5Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons56MLB
6Carlos VillalobosJacksonville Suns54AAA
7T.R. MarcinczykHuntsville Stars53AAA
8Jeff InglinBirmingham Barons52AAA
9Mike DarrMobile BayBears51MLB
9George LombardGreenville Braves51MLB
Secondary Average - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies.571MLB
2Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats.538AAA
3George LombardGreenville Braves.474MLB
4Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars.433MLB
5Gary MatthewsMobile BayBears.429MLB
6Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx.416MLB
7Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays.414MLB
8Kerwin MooreHuntsville Stars.411MLB
9Mark JohnsonBirmingham Barons.403MLB
10Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns.386MLB
Isolated Power - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Eric ChavezHuntsville Stars.284MLB
2Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies.279MLB
3Gabe KaplerJacksonville Suns.261MLB
4Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats.257AAA
5Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts.251MLB
6Luke WilcoxOrlando Rays.242AAA
7George LombardGreenville Braves.235MLB
8Tarrik BrockOrlando Rays.234MLB
9Jeff LieferBirmingham Barons.229MLB
10Robert FickJacksonville Suns.219MLB
BAVG on Balls in Play - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George LombardGreenville Braves.409MLB
2Jason LaRueChattanooga Lookouts.396MLB
3Dave RobertsJacksonville Suns.393MLB
4Randy BrownCarolina Mudcats.389AAA
5Mario EncarnacionHuntsville Stars.373MLB
6Demond SmithBirmingham Barons.372AAA
7Mike MitchellMobile BayBears.366AAA
8Glen BarkerJacksonville Suns.364MLB
9Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx.363MLB
10Jerry SalzanoGreenville Braves.361AAA
Walks Percentage - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies0.23MLB
2Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats0.22AAA
3Mark JohnsonBirmingham Barons0.21MLB
4Kerwin MooreHuntsville Stars0.20MLB
5Gary MatthewsMobile BayBears0.18MLB
6Luis FigueroaCarolina Mudcats0.16MLB
6Chad MeyersWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx0.16MLB
8Dave RobertsJacksonville Suns0.15MLB
8Bo PorterWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx0.15MLB
10Mario EncarnacionHuntsville Stars0.14MLB
Strikeouts Percentage - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns0.08MLB
1Kerry RobinsonOrlando Rays0.08MLB
3Nick PrestoChattanooga Lookouts0.09AA
3Carlos LeeBirmingham Barons0.09MLB
5Luis LopezKnoxville Smokies0.11MLB
5Eric MartinsHuntsville Stars0.11AAA
5Ramon HernandezHuntsville Stars0.11MLB
5Mark DeRosaGreenville Braves0.11MLB
5Ryan FreelKnoxville Smokies0.11MLB
5Luis FigueroaCarolina Mudcats0.11MLB
Strikeout-Walk Ratio - (Sou)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Adam MelhuseKnoxville Smokies0.56MLB
2Luis FigueroaCarolina Mudcats0.65MLB
3Mark JohnsonBirmingham Barons0.69MLB
4Nick PrestoChattanooga Lookouts0.70AA
5Chad MeyersWest Tennessee Diamond Jaxx0.74MLB
6Jose MaciasJacksonville Suns0.88MLB
7Tracy SandersCarolina Mudcats0.89AAA
8Gary MatthewsMobile BayBears0.91MLB
9Eric MartinsHuntsville Stars0.94AAA
9Paul TorresOrlando Rays0.94AAA
300 record(s)