# 2005 Canadians in the Minors

/** C Pete Laforest (Hull, Que.) had a solid year with the Triple-A, Durham Bulls.*
**94 Canadians playing in MLB minor league systems in 2005. Another 65 were playing in independent leagues.**

-- Compiled by** George Farelli**

**ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS**

RHP Chris Kemlo, Oshawa, Ont. (5-7 won-loss record, 5.38 earned run average) Single-A Yakima Bears.

C Jake Elder, Delta. B.C. (.288 batting average, two homers, 10 runs batted in) Rookie-Class Missoula Osprey.

**ATLANTA BRAVES**

INF Scott Thorman, Cambridge, Ont. (.276, 6, 27) Triple-A Richmond Braves; (.305, 15, 65) Double-A Mississippi Braves.

C-INF Cole Armstrong, Surrey, B.C. (.228, 7, 42) Single-A Rome Braves.

INF Jamie Romak, London, Ont. (.274, 7, 27) Rookie-Class Danville Braves.

RHP Jamie Richmond, Mississauga, Ont. (2-0, 3.09) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Braves.

OF Adam Parliament, Penticton, B.C. (.236, 4, 16) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Braves.

**BALTIMORE ORIOLES**

OF Josh McCurdy, Thornhill, Ont. (.421, 0, 7) Triple-A Ottawa Lynx; (.238, 2, 23) Single-A Frederick Keys; (.298, 2, 15) Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds.

INF Simon Pond, North Vancouver, B.C. (.266, 19, 75) Double-A Bowie Baysox; (.500, 0, 1) Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox.

LHP Adam Loewen, Surrey, B.C. (10-8, 4.12) Single-A Frederick Keys.

* LHP Eric Bedard, Navan, Ont. (1-0, 0.00) Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds.

INF Pat Scalabrini, Sherbrooke, Que. (.260, 7, 37) Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds; (.245, 3, 19) Single-A Frederick Keys.

RHP Bryan Dumesnil, Nanaimo, B.C. (1-3, 5.06) Single-A Aberdeen Ironbirds.

**BOSTON RED SOX**

* OF Adam Stern, London, Ont. (.303, 2, 14) Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox.

**CHICAGO CUBS**

# LHP Jordan Gerk, Kelowna, B.C. (4-4, 3.72) Single-A Daytona Cubs.

INF Anthony Granato, Toronto, Ontario (.233, 4, 35) Single-A Peoria Chiefs; (.226, 0, 4 ) Single-A Daytona Cubs.

**CHICAGO WHITE SOX**

RHP John Hurd, Trail, B.C. (7-3, 3.54, four saves) Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators.

**CINCINNATI REDS**

# INF Joey Votto, Etobicoke, Ont. (.256, 17, 83) Single-A Sarasota Reds.

RHP James Avery, Moose Jaw, Sask. (1-1, 3.94) Single-A Dayton Dragons; (0-1, 2.12) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Reds.

LHP Philipe-Alexandre Valiqutte, St. Laurent, Que. (2-1, 6.43) Rookie-Class, Billings Mustangs; (2-5, 6.30) Single-A Dayton Dragons.

**CLEVELAND INDIANS**

# RHP T.J. Burton, Ottawa, Ont. (4-8, 3.80, two saves) Single-A Lake County Captains.

W-OF Nick Weglarz, Stevensville, Ont. (.231, 2, 13) Rookie-Class Burlington Indians.

**DETROIT TIGERS**

RHP Steve Green, Longueuil, Que. (2-2, 5.29, two saves) Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens; (2-2, 3.45, one save) Double-A Akron Aeros.

C Maxime St. Pierre, Pintendre, Que. (.278, 5, 46) Double-A Erie SeaWolves.

C Chris Robinson, Dorchester, Ont. (.154, 0. 1) Single-A Oneonta Tigers; (.257, 2, 18) Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps.

**FLORIDA MARLINS**

RHP Chris Leroux (0-0, 0.00), Mississauga, Ont. Rookie-Class, Gulf Coast Marlins.

**HOUSTON ASTROS**

INF Danny Klassen, Leamington, Ont. (.319, 15, 53) Triple-A Round Rock Express.

**KANSAS CITY ROYALS**

* OF Aaron Guiel, Langley, B.C. (.276, 30, 95) Triple-A Omaha Royals.

RHP Ryan Braun, Kitchener, Ont. (1-0, 4.50) Single-A High Desert Mavericks; (0-1, 17.36) Double-A Wichita Wranglers.

RHP Matt Kniginysky, Mississauga, Ont. (2-5, 4.66, five saves), Rookie-Class Idaho Falls Chukars.

**LOS ANGELES ANGELS**

LHP Eric Cyr, Montreal, Que. (5-5, 5.64, one save) Triple-A Salt Lake Stingers.

RHP Karl Gelinas, Montreal, Que. (1-0, 1.80) Triple-A Salt Lake City Stingers; (11-8, 3.81) Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels.

RHP Michel Simard, Charlesbourg, Que. (6-4, 3.80, two saves) Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels; (2-5, 7.32) Single-A Rancho Cucamunga Quakes.

X-C Patrice LePage, St. Catherine, Que. (.000, 0, 0) Rookie-Class Arizona League Angels; (.000, 0, 0) Rookie-Class Orem Owlz.

**LOS ANGELES DODGERS**

# C Eric Langill, Kirkland, Que. (.266, 0, 5) Double-A Jacksonville Suns.

C Russell Martin, Montreal, Que. (.311, 9, 61) Double-A Jacksonville Suns.

INF Dominique Laurin, Vancouver, B.C. (.161, 5, 18) SIngle-A Columbus Catfish; (.118, 0, 0) Single-A Vero Beach Dodgers.

RHP Steve Nelson, Cole Harbour, N.S. (4-4, 4.53, one save) Single-A Columbus Catfish.

X-RHP Phil Sobkow, Calder, Sask. (2-2, 8.39) Single-A Columbus Catfish.

**MILWAUKEE BREWERS**

RHP Mike Meyers, Tillsonburg, Ont. (7-4, 5.31) Triple-A Nashville Sounds; (0-0, 1.71, one save) Double-A Huntsville Stars.

# OF Ben Van Iderstine, Regina, Sask. (.262, 2, 35) Double-A Huntsville Stars; (.160, 0, 4) Single-A Brevard County Manatees.

W-RHP Mark James, Whitby, Ont. (1-3, 10.50) Rookie-Class AZL Brewers.

RHP Craig Langille, New Bedford N.S. (2-3, 6.84) Rookie-Class AZL Brewers.

RHP Alexandre Periard, St. Eustache, Que. (0-1, 5.08, one save) Rookie-Class AZL Brewers.

**MINNESOTA TWINS**

OF Mark Zamojc, Burlington, Ont. (.221, 1, 8) Single-A Ft. Myers Miracle; (.237, 5, 30) Single-A Beloit Snappers.

RHP Adam Hawes, Victoria Harbour, Ont. (4-0, 1.53, one save) Rookie-Class Elizabethton Twins.

**NEW YORK METS**

OF Derran Watts, Brampton, Ont. (.268, 0, 14) Single-A Port St. Lucie Mets; (.400, 1, 1) Double-A Binghmapton Mets; (.285, 4, 40) Single-A Hagerstown Suns.

INF Shawn Bowman, Coquitlam, B.C. (.221, 17, 53) Single-A St. Lucie Mets.

INF Emmanuel Garcia, Montreal, Que. (.222, 0, 0) Single-A St. Lucie Mets; (.339, 2, 30) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Mets.

INF Jonathan Malo, Laval, Que. (.231, 2, 15) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones: (.143, 0, 2) Single-A St. Lucie Mets.

INF Ivan Naccarata, Longueuil, Que. (.234, 5, 20) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones.

C Jean-Luc Blacquiere, Legardeur, Que. (.212, 1, 7) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Mets.

**NEW YORK YANKEES**

RHP Cory Stuart, White Rock, B.C. (3-1, 0.83, seven saves) Single-A Staten Island Yankees.

**OAKLAND A's**

X-RHP Steve Carter, Woodslee, Ont. (1-1, 2.08, one save) Rookie-Class Vancouver Canadians.

**PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES**

LHP Phil Devey, Lachute, Que. (1-1, 7.90) Double-A Reading Phillies; (1-6, 3.79) Double-A Portland Sea Dogs.

# RHP Scott Mathieson, Aldergrove, B.C. (3-8, 4.14) Single-A Clearwater Threshers.

RHP Matt Linder, Thunder Bay, Ont. (2-1, 8.16, one save), Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Phillies.

**PITTSBURGH PIRATES**

# INF Hyung Cho, Scarborough, Ont. (.157, 0, 11) Single-A Hickory Crawdads. (.267, 0, 2) Single-A Everett Aquasox; (.256, 0, 3) Single-A, Inland Empire '66ers; (.000, 0, 0) Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers.

RHP David Davidson, Thorold, Ont. (1-1, 3.18) Single-A Williamsport Crusscutters; (1-2, 9.78) Single-A Hickory Crawdads.

RHP Dustin Molleken, Regina, Sask. (0-4, 7.20) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Pirates.

**ST. LOUIS CARDINALS**

X-C Cody McKay, Vancouver, B.C. (.213, 1, 5) Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.

# X-RHP Chris Mears, Victoria, B.C. (0-2, 5.25) Double-A Springfield Cardinals; (3-3, 5.20, three saves) Triple-A Richmond Braves.

RHP Blake Hawksworth, North Vancouver, B.C. (0-3, 7.98) Single-A New Jersey Cardinals.

LHP Adam Daniels, Vancouver, B.C. (2-1, 4.50) Single-A New Jersey Cardinals.

**SAN DIEGO PADRES**

# C Luke Carlin, Aylmer, Que. (.257, 2, 25) Double-A Mobile Bay Bears.

C George Kottaras, Markham, Ont. (.287, 2, 15) Double-A Mobile Bears; (.303, 9, 50) Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm.

**SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS**

C Brent Swanson, Richmond, B.C. (.000, 0, 0) Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies.

# RHP Chris Begg, Uxbridge, Ont. (8-7, 3.07) Double-A Norwich Navigators.

INF Aaron Hornostaj, Waterloo, Ont. (.253, 3, 29) Single-A Augusta Greenjackets; (.121, 0, 2) Single-A San Jose Giants.

RHP Brooks McNiven, Vernon, B.C. (7-2, 4.24) Single-A San Jose Giants.

RHP Morgan Brinson, Langley, B.C. (0-0, 21.21) Rookie-Class, AZL Giants.

RHP Jordan Thompson, Ottawa, Ont. (2-0, 2.77, seven saves) Rookie-Class Atizona League Giants.

RHP Ryan McGovern, Abbotsford, B.C. (1-1, 5.73) Rookie-Class, Atizona League Giants.

RHP Ivan Rusova, Toronto, Ont., (0-1, 11.25) Boca Chica Giants, Rookie-Class Dominican Summer League.

**SEATTLE MARINERS**

# INF Matt Rogelstad, Coquitlam, B.C. (.304, 1, 47) Single-A Inland Empire '66ers.

# OF Sebastian Boucher, Ottawa, Ont. (.352, 2, 21) Single-A Inland Empire '66ers; (.326, 2, 31) Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

RHP Jon Lockwood, Toronto, Ont. (3-0, 2.36, three saves) Wisconsin Timber Rattlers; (2-0, 0.00) Single-A Everett Aquasox.

INF Mike Saunders, Victoria, B.C. (.270, 7, 39) Single-A Everett Aquasox.

INF Reed Eastley, Brandon, Man. (.318, 4, 28) Single-A Everett Aquasox; (.667, 1, 4) Rookie-Class Arizona League Mariners.

X-RHP Ryan Leaist, Hamilton, Ont. (0-0, 0.00) Rookie-Class AZL Mariners.

**TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS**

* C Pete Laforest, Hull, Que. (.270, 21, 52) Triple-A, Durham Bulls.

INF Eric Reece, Pte. Claire, Que. (.179, 1, 5) Double-A Montgomery Biscuits.

C Craig Merritt, Pitt Meadows, B.C. (.104, 0, 1) Double-A Montgomery Biscuits.

RHP Robbie Findlay, Etobicoke, Ont. (3-1, 1.88, 15 saves) Rookie-Class Princeton Devil Rays.

**TEXAS RANGERS**

C Mike Nickeas, Vancouver, B.C. (.202, 5, 24) Double-A Frisco Roughriders.

INF Emerson Frostad, Calgary Alta. (.269, 16, 62) Single-A Clinton Lumber Kings.

**TORONTO BLUE JAYS**

* 3B Corey Koskie, Anola, Man. (.261, 0, 2) Triple-A Syracuse SkyChiefs.

RHP Vince Perkins, Victoria, B.C. (7-7, 4.03) Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

C David Corrente, Chatham, Ont. (.000, 0, 0) Single-A Suburn Doubledays; (.193, 1, 23) Single-A Lansing Lugnuts.

# LHP A. J. Wideman, Mississauga, Ont. (7-10, 4.91) Single-A Lansing Lugnuts.

**WASHINGTON NATIONALS**

# RHP John Ogiltree, Mississauga, Ont. (5-3, 6.57, two saves) Single-A Potomac Nationals; (1-0, 2.45) Double-A Harrisburg Senators; (0-0, 0.00) Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

R-RHP Shawn Hill, Georgetown, Ont. (0-0, 0.00) Single-A Potomac Nationals.

RHP James Henderson, Calgary, Alta. (9-11, 5.47) Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats.

RHP Jamie Lehman, Brampton, Ont. (0-1, 6.31) Single-A Vermont Nationals.

(* Denotes player has been with MLB team)

(X - player has been released or has retired)

(# - denotes player represented Team Canada in the World Cup in The Netherlands)

(W - denotes player represented Team Canada at the World Youth championships in Mexico)

**Foreign Leagues**

**JAPANESE PACIFIC LEAGUE**

RHP Aaron Myette, Surrey. B.C. (0-0, 20.77) Rakuten Golden Eagles.

**MEXICAN LEAGUE**

OF Scott Bullett, Welland, Ont. (.317, 25, 86) Yucatan Leones.

**CHINESE PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE**

RHP Clinton Hosford, North Vancouver, BC (0-0, 0.00) Sinon Bulls.

**Independent Leagues**

**ATLANTIC LEAGUE**

INF Todd Betts, Scarborough, Ont. (.269, 14, 66) Somerset Patriots.

RHP Mark Ion, Vancouver, B.C. (1-4, 4.98) Camden Riversharks.

INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C. (.283, 11, 74) Somerset Patriots.

C Jamie Pogue, Guelph, Ont. (.238, 0, 2) Nashua Pride.

OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta. (.319, 28, 89) Somerset Patriots.

**CAN-AM LEAGUE**

X-RHP Marc Andre Clouthier, Levis, Que. (1-1, 6.23) Quebec Capitales.

# INF Lee Delfino, Pickering, Ont. (.255, 4, 22) Quebec Capitales.

OF Benoit Emond, Farnham, Que. (.253, 1, 25) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Coogie Freedman, Richmond Hill, Ont. (6-4, 6.41) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Clinton Hosford, North Vancouver, BC (0-0, 2.25, three saves) Elmira Pioneers.

X-OF Ryan Kenning, North Vancouver, BC (.170, 2, 15) Elmira Pioneers.

C Maxime Lamarche, Quebec City, Que. (.044, 0, 4) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Michel LaPlante, Quebec City, Que. (0-0, 1.80) Quebec Capitales.

OF Simon Legare, Laval, Que. (.284, 7, 29) Quebec Capitales.

C Olivier Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que. (.298, 6, 48) Quebec Capitales.

X-LHP Patrice Plante, St. Romuald, Que. (0-0, 6.00, one save) Quebec Captiales.

LHP Danny Prata, Repentigny, Que. (5-2, 3.18) Quebec Capitales.

INF Dany Scalabrini, Waterville, Que. (.278, 0, 29) Quebec Capitales.

INF T.J. Shimizu, Toronto, Ont. (.243, 0, 21) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Charles Tasiaux, Cap-Rouge, Que. (0-0, 0.00) Quebec Capitales.

RHP Julien Tucker, Lasalle, Que. (7-5, 3.86, one save) Quebec Capitales.

**CENTRAL LEAGUE**

LHP Marc-Andre Major Valleyfield, Quebec (0-1, 8.22) Pensacola Pelicans.

INF Mick Kurhan, Oshawa, Ont. (.258, 1, 26) Shreveport Sports.

**FRONTIER LEAGUE**

RHP Dustin Bolton, Calgary, Alta. (2-2, 5.72) Evansville Otters.

OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont. (.344, 24, 71) Florence Freedom.

X-RHP David Parker, Winnipeg, Man. (1-1, 12.71) Rockford Riverhawks.

RHP Stephen Spragg, Cherry Hill, Ont. (4-2, 2.72, 12 saves) Washington Wild Things.

RHP Tanner Watson, Arnprior, Ont. (4-4, 3.73) Rockford Riverhawks.

**GOLDEN LEAGUE**

# LHP Jordy Alexander, Burnaby, BC (4-4, 4.47) Chico Outlaws; (1-3, 7.29) New Haven County Cutters.

RHP Kevin Cheppenko, Thunder Bay, Ont. (10-4, 4.20) Yuma Scorpions.

**NORTHERN LEAGUE**

OF Shaun Ashman, Montrose, BC (.111, 1, 3) Calgary Vipers.

INF Chris Becker, Guelph, Ont. (.236, 6, 45) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Jeff Brewer, Bathurst, NB (4-5, 4.80) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Ryan Brnardic, LaSalle, Ont. (1-1, 5.92, one save) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

INF Stubby Clapp, Windsor, Ont. (.286, 5, 42) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

OF Kris Cox, Delta, BC (.290, 2, 55) St. Paul Saints.

X-LHP Phil Devey, LaChute, Que. (0-0, 0.00) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-RHP Kenny Falconer, Lethbridge, Alta. (0-0, 3.00) Calgary Vipers.

RHP Adam Gautreau, Delaware, Ont. (0-1, 1.46) Calgary Vipers; (0-1, 9.82) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

# RHP Brett Gray, Wyoming, Ont. (0-1, 4.64) Schaumburg Flyers.

X-OF Matt Gunning, Victoria, BC (.146, 0, 3) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

INF Brandon Kaye, Saltspring Island, BC (.301, 11, 59) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

INF Tyler Klippenstein, Okotoks, Alta., (.500, 0, 0) Calgary Vipers.

X-LHP Mike Kusiewicz, Nepean, Ont. (5-0, 2.93) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Brett Lawson, Mississauga, Ont. (5-3, 3.67) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

# OF Kyle Leon, Guelph, Ont. (.307, 9, 44) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

INF Dan Marshall, Amherstburg, Ont. (.133, 0, 3) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

# INF Geoff McCallum, London, Ont. (.275, 4, 40) Schaumberg Flyers.

OF Charlie McFarlane, Nanaimo, B.C. (.240, 1, 17) Edmondton Cracker Cats.

OF Drew Miller, Medicine Hat, Alta. (.274, 3, 33) Calgary Vipers.

X-LHP Matt Miller, Mississauga, Ont. (1-2, 6.21, one save) Calgary Vipers.

# INF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta. (.000, 0, 0) Edmonton Cracker Cats; (.295, 12, 54) Calgary Vipers.

RHP Ryan Murphy, Edmonton, Alta. (0-0, 8.31) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

# LHP Steve Murray, Ennismore, Ont. (1-3, 3.47) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

X-LHP Zach Murray, St. Albert, Alta. (0-0, 4.91) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

INF Max Poulin, St. Eustache, Que. (.277, 5, 32) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

RHP Scott Richmond, Langley, B.C. (1-4, 6.25, four saves) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

# RHP Reggie Rivard, Bonnyville, Alta. (7-5, 5.56) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Brad Rogers, Nanaimo, BC (6-5, 5.59) Calgary Vipers.

RHP Donnie Smith, Winnipeg, Man. (1-3, 2.70, 11 saves) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

RHP Phil Sobkow, Calder, Sask. (6-1, 4.18) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

C Matt Stocco, Guelph, Ont. (.048, 0, 0) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

RHP R.J. Swindle, Vancouver, BC (6-4, 3.27) Schaumberg Flyers.

LHP Aric Van Gaalen, Edmonton, Alta. (2-6, 5.65, three saves) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

INF Scott Wallis, Campbell River, BC (.211, 0, 7) Winnipeg Goldyes.

# OF Jeremy Ware, Orangeville, Ont. (.261, 4, 41) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

**2005 LEADERS**

**AVERAGE**

.340 OF Sebastian Boucher (Mariners), Ottawa, Ont., Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. .338 INF Reed Eastley (Mariners), Brandon, Man., Rookie-Class Arizona League Mariners and Single-A Everett Aquasox. .333 INF Emmanuel Garcia (Mets), Montreal, Que. Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Mets, Single-A St. Lucie Mets. .319 INF Danny Klassen (Astros), Leamington, Ont., Triple-A Round Rock Express. .311 C Russell Martin (Dodgers), Montreal, Que. Double-A Jacksonville Suns. .304 INF Matt Rogelstad (Mariners), Coquitlam, B.C., Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. .299 C George Kottaras (Padres), Markham, Ont., Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm and Double-A Mobile Bears. .294 INF Scott Thorman (Braves), Cambridge, Ont., Double-A Mississippi Braves and Triple-A Richmond Braves. .288 C Jake Elder (Diamondbacks), Delta, B.C. Rookie-Class Missoula Osprey. .282 OF Derran Watts (Mets) Brampton, Ont., Single-A Hagerstown Suns, Single-A St. Lucie Mets and Double-A Binghamton Mets.

**HOME RUNS**

30 OF Aaron Guiel (Royals) Langley, B.C., Triple-A Omaha Royals. 21 C Pete LaForest (Devil Rays), Hull, Que., Triple-A Durham Bulls. 21 INF Scott Thorman (Braves), Cambridge, Ont., Double-A Mississippi Braves (15) and Triple-A Richmond Braves (6). 19 INF Simon Pond (Orioles), North Vancouver, B.C., Double-A Bowie Baysox. 17 INF Shawn Bowman (Mets), Coquitlam, B.C., Single-A St. Lucie Mets. 17 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont., Single-A Sarasota Reds. 16 INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers),Calgary, Alta., Single-A Clinton Lumber Kings. 15 INF Danny Klassen (Astros), Leamington, Ont., Triple-A Round Rock Express. 11 C George Kottaras (Padres), Markham, Ont., Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm (9) and Double-A Mobile Bears (2). 10 INF Pat Scalabrini (Orioles), Sherbrooke, Que., Single-A Frederick Keys (3) and Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds (7).

**RUNS BATTED IN**

95 OF Aaron Guiel (Royals), Langley, B.C., Triple-A Omaha Royals. 92 INF Scott Thorman (Braves), Cambridge, Ont., Double-A Mississippi Braves (65) and Triple-A Richmond Braves (27). 83 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont., Single-A Sarasota Reds. 76 INF Simon Pond (Orioles), North Vancouver, B.C., Double-A Bowie Baysox (75) and Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (1). 65 C George Kottaras (Padres), Markham, Ont. Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm (50) and Double-A Mobile Bears (15). 62 INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers) Calgary, Alta., Single-A Clinton Lumber Kings. 61 C Russell Martin (Dodgers), Montreal, Que., Double-A Jacksonville Suns. 55 OF Derran Watts (Mets), Brampton, Ont., Single-A Hagerstown Suns (40), Single-A St. Lucie Mets (14) and Double-A Binghamton Mets (1). 53 INF Shawn Bowman (Mets), Coquitlam, B.C., Single-A St. Lucie Mets. 53 INF Danny Klassen (Astros), Leamington, Ont., Triple-A Round Rock Express.

**HITS**

164 INF Scott Thorman (Braves) Cambridge, Ont., Double-A Mississippi Braves (106) and Triple-A Richmond Braves (58). 137 INF Aaron Guiel (Royals), Langley B.C., Triple-A Omaha Royals. 133 OF Sebastian Boucher (Mariners), Ottawa, Ont., Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (58) and Single-A Inland Empire '66ers (75). 133 INF Matt Rogelstad (Mariners), Coquitlan, B.C., Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. 131 C George Kottaras (Padres), Markham, Ont., Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm (102) and Double-A Mobile Bears (29). 127 C Russell Martin (Dodgers) Montreal, Que., Double-A Jacksonville Suns. 119 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont., Single-A Sarasota Reds. 116 INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers), Calgary, Alta., Single-A Clinton Lumber Kings. 110 INF Simon Pond (Orioles), North Vancouver, B.C., Double-A Bowie Baysox (108) and Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (2). 109 INF Danny Klassen (Astros), Leamington, Ont., Triple-A Round Rock Express.

**EARNED RUN AVERAGE**

(Minimum 40 Innings Pitched)

1.39 RHP Jon Lockwood (Mariners), Toronto, Ont., Single-A Everett Aquasox and Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. 1.53 RHP Adam Hawes (Twins), Victoria Harbour, Ont. Rookie-Class Elizabethton Twins. 3.07 RHP Chris Begg (Giants), Sunderland, Ont., Double-A Norwich Navigators. 3.54 RHP John Hurd (White Sox), Trail, B.C., Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators. 3.72 LHP Jordan Gerk (Cubs), Kelowna, B.C., Single-A Daytona Cubs. 3.75 RHP Karl Gelinas (Angels), Montreal, Que., Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels and Triple-A Salt Lake Stingers. 3.80 RHP T.J. Burton (Indians) Ottawa, Ont., Single-A Lake County Captains. 4.03 RHP Vince Perkins (Blue Jays), Victoria, B.C., Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. 4.12 LHP Adam Loewen (Orioles), Surrey, B.C., Single-A Frederick Keys. 4.14 RHP Scott Mathieson (Phillies) Aldergrove, B.C., Single-A Clearwater Thrashers.

**WINS**

12 RHP Karl Gelinas (Angels), Montreal, Que., Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels (11) and Triple-A Salt Lake Stingers (1). 10 LHP Adam Loewen (Orioles), Surrey, B.C., Single-A Frederick Keys. 9 RHP James Henderson (Nationals), Calgary, Alta., Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats. 9 RHP Michel Simard (Angels) Charlesbourg, Que., Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels (6) and Single-A Rancho Cucamunga Quakes (3). 8 RHP Chris Begg (Giants), Sunderland, Ont., Double-A Norwich Navigators. 7 RHP John Hurd (White Sox), Trail, B.C., Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators. 7 RHP Brooks McNiven (Giants), Vernon, B.C., Single-A San Jose Giants. 7 RHP Mike Meyers (Brewers), Tillsonburg, Ont., Triple-A Nashville Sounds. 7 RHP Vince Perkins (Blue Jays), Victoria, B.C., Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. 7 LHP A.J. Wideman (Blue Jays), Mississauga, Ont., Single-A Lansing Lugnuts.

**SAVES**

15 RHP Robbie Findlay (Devil Rays), Etobicoke, Ont., Rookie-Class Princeton Devil Rays. 7 RHP Jordan Thompson (Giants), Ottawa, Ont., Rookie Class, Arizona League Giants. 7 RHP Cory Stuart (Yankees), White Rock, B.C., Single-A Staten Island Yankees. 5 RHP Matt Kniginysky (Royals), Mississauga, Ont., Rookie-Class, Idaho Falls Chukars. 4 RHP John Hurd (White Sox), Trail, B.C., Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators. 3 RHP Jon Lockwood (Mariners), Toronto, Ont., Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. 3 RHP Steve Green (Tigers), Longueuil, Que., Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens (2) and Double A, Akron Aeros (1). 2 RHP John Ogiltree (Nationals), Mississauga, Ont., Single-A Potomac Nationals. 2 RHP T.J. Burton (Indians) Ottawa, Ont., Single-A Lake County Captains. 2 RHP Michel Simard (Angels), Charlesbourg, Que., Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels.

**INDEPENDENT LEAGUE LEADERS**

**AVERAGE**

(Minimum of 100 At Bats)

.344 OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont., Florence Freedom. .319 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta., Somerset Patriots. .307 OF Kyle Leon, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. .301 INF Brandon Kaye, Saltspring Island, B.C., Edmonton Cracker Cats. .298 C Olivier Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que., Quebec Capitales. .295 INF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta., Calgary Vipers. .290 OF Kris Cox, Delta, B.C., St. Paul Saints. .286 INF Stubby Clapp, Windsor, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. .283 INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C., Somerset Patriots. .278 INF Max Poulin, St. Eustache, Que., Winnipeg Goldeyes.

**HOME RUNS**

28 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta., Somerset Patriots. 24 OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont., Florence Freedom. 14 INF Todd Betts, Scarborough, Ont., Somerset Patriots. 12 INF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta., Calgary Vipers. 11 INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C., Somerset Patriots. 11 INF Brandon Kaye, Saltspring Island, B.C., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 9 OF Kyle Leon, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 6 C Olivier Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que., Quebec Capitales. 6 INF Chris Becker, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 5 INF Max Poulin, St. Eustache, Que., Winnipeg Goldeyes.

**RUNS BATTED IN**

89 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta., Somerset Patriots. 74 INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C., Somerset Patriots. 71 OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont., Florence Freedom. 66 INF Todd Betts, Scarborough, Ont., Somerset Patriots. 59 INF Brandon Kaye, Saltspring Island, B.C., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 55 OF Kris Cox, Delta, B.C., St. Paul Saints. 54 INF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta., Calgary Vipers. 48 C Olivier Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que., Quebec Captitales. 45 INF Chris Becker, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 44 OF Kyle Leon, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats.

**HITS**

153 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta., Somerset Patriots. 120 INF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont., Florence Freedom. 115 INF Todd Betts, Scarborough, Ont., Somerset Patriots. 113 INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C., Somerset Patriots. 108 OF Kris Cox, Delta, B.C., St. Paul Saints. 103 INF Brandon Kaye, Saltspring Island, B.C., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 100 OF Kyle Leon, Guelph, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 100 INF Stubby Clapp, Windsor, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 100 INF Geoff McCallum, London, Ont., Schaumburg Flyers.

**EARNED RUN AVERAGE**

(Minimum 40 Innings Pitched)

2.72 RHP Stephen Spragg, Cherry Hill, Ont., Washington Wild Things. 2.93 LHP Mike Kusiewicz, Nepean, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 3.18 LHP Danny Prata, Repentigny, Que., Quebec Capitales. 3.27 RHP R.J. Swindle, Vancouver, B.C., Schaumburg Flyers. 3.67 RHP Brett Lawson, Mississauga, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats 3.73 RHP Tanner Watson, Arnprior, Ont., Rockford Riverhawks. 3.86 RHP Julien Tucker, LaSalle, Que., Quebec Capitales. 4.18 RHP Phil Sobkow, Calder, Sask., Winnipeg Goldeyes. 4.80 RHP Jeff Brewer, Bathurst, N.B., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 5.12 RHP Mark Ion, Vancouver, B.C., Camden Riversharks.

**WINS**

7 RHP Reggie Rivard, Bonnyville, Alta., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 7 RHP Julien Tucker, LaSalle, Que., Quebec Capitales. 6 RHP Phil Sobkow, Calder, Sask. Winnipeg Goldeyes (Also two wins at Single-A Columbus.). 6 RHP R.J. Swindle, Vancouver, B.C., Schaumburg Flyers. 6 RHP Brad Rogers, Nanaimo, B.C., Calgary Vipers. 5 LHP Danny Prata, Repentigny, Que., Quebec Capitales. 5 RHP Brett Lawson, Mississauga, Ont., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 5 LHP Jordy Alexander, Burnaby, B.C., Chico Outlaws (4) and New Haven County Cutters (1). 4 (Tie) RHP Jeff Brewer, Bathurst, N.B., Edmonton Cracker Cats; RHP Stephen Spragg, Cherry Hill, Ont., Washington Wild Things; and RHP Tanner Watson, Arnprior, Ont., Rockford Riverhawks.

**SAVES**

12 RHP Stephen Spragg, Cherry Hill, Ont., Washington Wild Things. 11 RHP Donnie Smith, Winnipeg, Man., Winnipeg Goldeyes. 4 RHP Scott Richmond, Langley, B.C., Edmonton Cracker Cats. 3 LHP Aric Van Gaalen, Edmonton, Alta., Edmonton Cracker Cars. 3 RHP Clinton Hosford, North Vancouver, B.C., Elmira Pioneers. 1 RHP Ryan Brnardic, LaSalle, Ont., Winnipeg Goldeyes. 1 RHP Julien Tucker, LaSalle, Que., Quebec Capitales.

-- Compiled by **George Farelli**