# 2006 Canadians in the Minors

/** RHP R.J. Swindle (Vancouver, BC) a New York Yankees farmhand ....*

**90 Canadians played in MLB minor league systems in 2006, while another 68 played in independent leagues.**

**Compiled by George Farelli**

**ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS**

OF Conor Janes, Vancouver, B.C. (.197 batting average, one homer, five RBIs) Single-A, Yakima Bears; (.391, 2, 8) Rookie-Class, Missoula Osprey.

C Jake Elder, Delta, B.C. (.107, 1, 2) Rookie-Class Missoula Osprey.

**ATLANTA BRAVES**

INF Scott Thorman, Cambridge, Ont. (.298, 15, 48) Triple-A Richmond Braves.

INF Jamie Romak, London, Ont. (.247, 16, 68) Single-A Rome Braves.

RHP Jamie Richmond, Mississauga, Ont. (7-1 won-loss record, 1.21 earned run average) Rookie-Class Danville Braves.

OF Adam Parliament, Penticton, BC (.000, 0, 0) Single-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans. (.234, 4, 21) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Braves.

**BALTIMORE ORIOLES**

LHP Adam Loewen, Surrey, BC (2-0, 1.27) Triple-A Ottawa; (4-2, 2.72) Double-A Bowie Baysox.

X-OF Josh McCurdy, Thornhill, Ont. (.172, 0, 3) Single-A Frederick Keys; (.212, 2, 4) Triple-A Ottawa Lynch.

**BOSTON RED SOX**

RHP Jason Blackey, Squamish, BC ( 2-2, 3.32, eight saves) Single A, Greenville Drive.

OF Adam Stern, London, Ont., (.258, 8, 34) Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox.

C George Kottaras, Markham, Ont. (.000, 0, 0) Double-A Portland Sea Dogs; (.210, 2, 17) Triple-A Portland Beavers; ( .276, 8, 33) Double-A, Mobile Bay Bears.

**CHICAGO CUBS**

C Chris Robinson, Dorchester, Ont., (.356, 2, 12) Single-A Daytona; (.290, 1, 47) Single-A Lakeland Tigers.

**CHICAGO WHITE SOX**

C Cole Armstrong, Surrey, BC (.237, 2, 14) Single-A Winston-Salem Wart Hogs; ( .120, 0, 0) Double-A Birmingham Barons.

X-RHP John Hurd, Trail, BC (1-3, 8.51) Single-A Winston-Salem Wart Hogs.

**CINCINNATI REDS**

INF Joey Votto, Etobicoke, Ont., (.319, 22, 77) Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts.

RHP James Avery, Moose Jaw, Sask. (0-0, 9.00) Triple-A Louisville Bats; (8-8, 4.43) Single-A Sarasota Reds.

S-LHP Philippe-Alexandre Valiquette, St. Laurent, Que. (2-4, 7.54) Single-A Dayton Dragons.

**CLEVELAND INDIANS**

OQ-RHP T.J. Burton, Ottawa, Ont., (2-5, 5.36, 19 saves) Single-A Kinston Indians.

R-OF Nick Weglarz, Stevensville, Ont. (.000, 0, 0) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Indians.

**COLORADO ROCKIES**

INF Anthony Granato, Toronto, Ont. (.213, 1, 9) Single-A Modesto Nuts.

**DETROIT TIGERS**

RHP Steve Green, Longueuil, Que. (5-5, 3.62, two saves) Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.

C Max St. Pierre, Pintendre, Que. (.202, 3, 31) Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.

**FLORIDA MARLINS**

INF Geoff McCallum, London, Ont. (.185, 0, 9) Single-A Jupiter Hammerheads.

RHP Chris Leroux, Mississauga, Ont. (0-1. 7.94) Single-A Jamestown Jammers. (0-0, 4.09) Rookie-Class, Gulf Coast Marlins; (0-3, 6.10) Single-A Greensboro Grasshoppers.

**HOUSTON ASTROS**

R-INF Danny Klassen, Leamington, Ont., (.000, 0, 0) Triple-A Round Rock Express.

OF Jimmy VanOstrand, Richmond, B.C. (.215, 2, 13) Single-A Tri City Valley Cats.

**KANSAS CITY ROYALS**

INF Mark Teahen, St. Marys, Ont. (.380, 2, 14) Triple-A Omaha Royals.

RHP Ryan Braun, Kitchener, Ont. (0-2, 2.16, three saves) Triple-A Omaha Royals; (1-6, 2.21, 10 saves) Double-A Wichita Wranglers.

X-OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont. (.271, 0, 17) Single-A High Desert Mavericks.

RHP Matt Kniginysky, Mississauga, Ont. (9-5, 3.51) Single-A Burlington Bees.

**LOS ANGELES ANGELS**

RHP Karl Gelinas, Montreal, Que. (0-0, 3.60) Triple-A Salt Lake City Bees; (2-7, 5.79) Single-A Rancho Cucamunga Quakes.

OQ-RHP Michel Simard, Charlesbourg, Que. (0-1, 4.93) Single-A Rancho Cucamunga Quakes; (0-1, 6.42) Double-A Arkansas Travellers;

**LOS ANGELES DODGERS**

C Russell Martin, Chelsea, Que. (.297, 0, 9) Triple-A Las Vegas 51's.

C Eric Langill, Kirkland, Que. (.200, 0, 2) Double-A Jacksonville Suns; (.186, 0, 5) Triple-A Las Vegas 51's.

**MILWAUKEE BREWERS**

INF Chris Barnwell Shelburne, N.S. (.300, 4, 37) Triple-A Nashville Sound.

OQ-RHP Mike Meyers, Tillsonburg, Ont. (4-5, 3.43) Triple-A Nashville Sound; (1-1, 6.75) Double-A Huntsville Stars.

INF Taylor Green, Courtenay, BC (.231, 1, 23) Rookie-Class Helena Brewers.

RHP Brock Kjeldgaard, London, Ont. (1-2, 5.29, one save) Rookie-Class Helena Brewers.

RHP Chris Toneguzzi, Thunder Bay, Ont. (2-2, 4.54, three saves) Rookie-Class Helena Brewers.

RHP Mark James, Whitby, Ont. (2-2, 6.91) Rookie-Class Arizona League Brewers.

RHP Craig Langille, New Bedford, N.S. (1-0, 3.18) Rookie-Class Brewers.

RHP Alexandre Perieard, St. Eustache, Que. (3-1, 4.64, one save) Rookie-Class Arizona League Brewers.

**MINNESOTA TWINS**

RHP Adam Hawes, Victoria Harbour, Ont. (4-4, 4.02, one save) Single-A Beloit Snappers.

OF Rene Tosoni, Coquitlam, BC (.000, 0, 0) Rookie-Class, Gulf Coast Twins.

**NEW YORK METS**

C Mike Nickeas, Vancouver, BC (.167, 0, 3) Double-A Binghamton Mets (.248, 2, 15); Double-A Frisco Roughriders (.297, 0, 6 ); Single-A Bakersfield Blaze.

INF Shawn Bowman, Coquitlam, BC (.252, 3, 19) Single-A St. Lucie Mets.

INF Jonathan Malo, Laval, Que. (.239, 7, 33) Single-A, St. Lucie Mets; (.179, 0, 5) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones.

C Jean-Luc Blacquiere, Legardeur, Que. (.250, 0, 0) Single-A St. Lucie Mets; (.257, 1, 8) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Mets.

INF Ivan Naccarata, Longueuil, Que. (.263, 2, 12) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones; (.273, 1, 4) Single-A St. Lucie Mets; (.563, 2, 6) Rookie-Class Kingsport Mets.

INF Emmanuel Garcia, Montreal, Que. (.240, 0, 3) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones; (.291, 3, 25) Rookie-Class Kingsport Mets.

RHP Greg Mullens, Regina, Sask. (7-2, 3.06) Rookie-Class Kingsport Mets; (0-1, 3.38) Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones.

**NEW YORK YANKEES**

OF Aaron Guiel, Langley, BC ( .260, 2, 8) Triple-A Columbus Clippers; (.249, 11, 32) Triple-A Omaha Royals.

RHP R.J. Swindle, Vancouver, BC (0-0, 0.00) Triple-A Columbus Clippers; (4-1, 0.23, two saves) Single-A Charleston River Dogs

OQ-RHP Cory Stuart, White Rock, BC (6-1, 3.06, nine saves) Single-A Charleston River Dogs.

**PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES**

RHP Scott Mathieson, Aldergrove, BC (3-1, 3.93) Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons; (7-2, 3.21) Double-A Reading Phillies.

RHP Matt Linder, Thunder Bay, Ont. (0-0, 0.00) Single-A Batavia Muckdogs.

**PITTSBURGH PIRATES**

INF Simon Pond, North Vancouver, BC (.249, 13, 78) Double-A Altoona Curve.

C John Suomi, Etobicoke, Ont. (.260, 3, 34) Single-A Lynchburg Hillcats.

LHP David Davidson, Thorold, Ont. (1-1, 2.31) Double-A Altoona Curve; (0-0, 2.16) Single-A Lynchburg Hillcats; (2-1, 1.93) Single-A Hickory Crawdads.

RHP Dustin Molleken, Regina, Sask., (1-2, 2.51) Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters.

INF Issael Gonzalez, Montreal, Que. (.226, 0, 3) Rookie-Class, Gulf Coast Pirates.

**ST. LOUIS CARDINALS**

RHP Blake Hawksworth, North Vancouver, BC (4-2, 3.39) Double-A Springfield Cardinals; (7-2, 2.47) Single-A Palm Beach Cardinals.

RHP Adam Daniels, Vancouver, BC (7-11, 3.07) Single-A Quad Cities Swing.

INF Jared Schweitzer, Sherwood Park, Alta. (.252, 0, 15) Single-A State College Spikes.

**SAN DIEGO PADRES**

C Luke Carlin, Aylmer, Que. (.266, 4, 29) Triple-A Portland Beavers: (.000, 0, 0) Double-A Mobile Bay Bears.

C Matt Stocco, Guelph, Ont. (.200, 3, 13) Single-A Eugene Emeralds; (.211, 0, 3) Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm.

OQ-C Pete Laforest, Hull, Que. (.067, 0, 0) Rookie-Class, Arizona League Padres.

**SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS**

OF Jonathan Armitage, Montreal, Que. (.429, 1, 4) Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies; (.128, 1, 4) Single-A San Jose Giants; (.189, 0, 1) Double-A Connecticut Defenders; (.253, 3, 16), Single-A Augusta Greenjackets.

OQ-RHP Chris Begg, Sunderland, Ont. (13-10, 3.40) Double-A Connecticut Defenders.

INF Aaron Hornostaj, Waterloo, Ont. (.077, 0, 2) Double-A Connecticut Defenders; (.225, 0, 5) Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies; (.400, 0, 3) Single-A Augusta Greenjackets.

RHP Brooks McNiven, Vernon, BC (8-7, 3.98) Single-A San Jose Giants.

RHP Morgan Brinson, Langley, BC (0-0, 16.62) Rookie-Class Arizona League Giants.

RHP Ryan McGovern, Abbotsford, BC. (0-0, 4.26) Rookie-Class, Arizona League Giants.

RHP Ivan Rusova, Toronto, Ont. (0-0, 7.36) Rookie Class, Arizona League Giants.

**SEATTLE MARINERS**

OQ-OF Sebastian Boucher, Ottawa, Ont. (.248, 1, 29) Double-A San Antonio Missions.

OQ-INF Matt Rogelstad, Coquitlam, BC (.185, 1, 11) Double-A San Antoinio Missions; (.260, 0, 18) Single-A Inland Empire '66ers; .

OQ-INF Reed Eastley, Brandon, Man. (.275, 8, 67) Single-A Inland Empire '66ers.

OQ-RHP Jon Lockwood, Toronto, Ont. (6-3, 3.87) Single-A Inland Empire '66ers.

OQ-INF Mike Saunders, Victoria, BC (.240, 4, 39) Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

LHP Aric Van Gaalen, Edmonton, Alta. (3-1, 2.45) Rookie-Class Arizona League Mariners.

**TEXAS RANGERS**

OQ-INF Emerson Frostad, Calgary, Alta. (.320, 12, 51) Single-A Bakersfield Blaze.

**TORONTO BLUE JAYS**

OQ-C David Corrente, Chatham, Ont. (.333, 0, 1) Double-A New Hampshire; (.321, 7, 30) Single-A Dunedin Blue Jays.

LHP Aaron Wideman, Mississauga, Ont. (1-4, 5.00) Single-A Lansing Lugnuts.

OF Jonathan Baksh, Mississauga, Ont. (.280, 0, 18) Single-A Auburn Doubledays.

2B Scott Campbell, Vancouver, BC, (.292, 0, 18) Single-A Auburn Doubledays.

OF Chris Emanuele, Mississauga, Ont. (.357, 1, 3) Single-A Auburn Doubledays; (.323, 2, 23) Rookie-Class Pulaski Blue Jays.

LHP Drew Taylor, Toronto, Ont. (1-3, 2.95, one save) Rookie-Class Pulaski Blue Jays.

**WASHINGTON NATIONALS**

RHP Shawn Hill, Georgetown, Ont. (3-3, 2.68) Double-A Harrisburg Senators; (0-0, 3.60) Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs.

RHP James Henderson, Calgary, Alta. (2-2, 4.50, one save) Single-A Potomac Nationals; (0-1, 3.38) Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats.

RHP Jamie Lehman, Brampton, Ont. (4-2, 2.62, four saves) Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats.

**Foreign Leagues**

**MEXICAN LEAGUE**

OF Scott Bullett, Welland, Ont. (.336, 18, 63) Olmecas de Tabasco; (.319, 1, 15 ) Leones de Yucatan.

(* Denotes player has been with or is currently with a major-league team.)

(X Denotes player has been released, traded, retired.)

(OQ Denotes playere represented Canada at the Olympic qualifier in Cuba.)

**Independent Leagues**

**AMERICAN ASSOCIATION**

INF Pat Scalabrini, Waterville, Quebec (.313, 8, 57) St. Paul Saints.

**ATLANTIC LEAGUE**

RHP Mark Ion, Vancouver, BC (4-2, 3.42) Camden Riversharks.

OQ-RHP Mike Johnson, Edmonton, Alta. (5-4, 4.34, nine saves) Somerset Patriots.

OQ-INF Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, BC (.244, 3, 44) Somerset Patriots.

C Jamie Pogue, Guelph, Ont. (.253, 6, 19) Bridgeport Bluefish.

OQ-OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alberta (.302, 27, 66) Somerset Patriots.

**CAN - AM LEAGUE**

OF Mathieu Bergeron, St. Celestin, Que. (.253, 7, 36) Quebec Capitales.

OQ-LHP Eric Cyr, Montreal, Que. (1-0, 0.00) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Mathieu DeMontigny, Trois Rivieres, Que. (0-1, 7.20) Quebec Capitales.

LHP Bryan Dumensil, Nanaimo, B.C. (0-0, 1.80, one save) Quebec Capitales.

X-OF Benoit Emond, Farnham, Que. (.194, 0, 16) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Terry Forbes, Dartmouth, N.S ( 0-0, 27.00) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Deibis Gomez, Iberville, Que. ( 0-1, 5.52) Quebec Capitales.

X-INF Matt Gunning, Victoria, BC (.200, 0, 0) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Chris Kemlo, Oshawa, Ont. (0-2, 12.75) Quebec Capitales.

X-C-INF Mick Kurhan, Oshawa, Ont. (.111, 0, 5) Quebec Capitales.

R-C Max Lamarche, Quebec City, Que. (.000, 0, 0) Quebec Capitales.

INF Eddie Lantigua, Quebec City, Que. (.343, 11, 61) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Michel LaPlante- Val d'Or, Que. (0-0, 6.75) Quebec Capitales.

OF Simon Legare, Laval, Que. (.216, 1, 16) Quebec Capitales.

X-C Patrice LePage, St. Catharine, Que. (.000, 0, 0) Quebec Capitales.

C Olivier Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que. (.235, 7, 31) Quebec Capitales.

X-LHP Marc Major, Valleyfield, Que. (3-4, 2.55) Quebec Capitales.

LHP Jason Pilkington, St. Catharines, Ont. (4-2, 3.00) Quebec Capitales.

INF Dany Scalabrini, Waterville, Que. (.259, 0, 21) Quebec Capitales.

INF T.J. Shimizu, Toronto, Ont. (.244, 0, 13) Quebec Capitales.

X-OF Nick Trainor, Montreal, Que. (.197, 2, 6) Quebec Capitales.

X-RHP Julien Tucker, Chateauguay, Quebec (1-5, 5.87) Quebec Capitales.

**FRONTIER LEAGUE**

X-RHP Ryan Brnardic, Lasalle, Ont., (0-1, 6.52) Rockford Riverhawks.

X-RHP Coogie Freedman, Richmond Hill, Ont. (0-1, 13.50) Florence Freedom.

OF Mike Galloway, St. Thomas, Ont. (.233, 1, 8) Evansville Otters; (.299, 3, 29) Florence Freedom.

RHP Stephen Spragg, Cherry Hill, Ont. (6-7, 2.09, four saves) Washington Wild Things.

RHP Jordan Thomson, Ottawa, Ont. (1-5, 5.35, 10 saves) Traverse City Beach Bums.

RHP Tanner Watson, Arnprior, Ont. (8-5, 2.87) Rockford Riverhawks.

**NORTHERN LEAGUE**

OF Shaun Ashman, Montrose, BC (.180, 1, 4) Calgary Vipers.

INF Chris Becker Guelph, Ont. (.242, 4, 40) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-LHP Brad Bissell, Penatanguishene, Ont. (2-4, 4.70, one save) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-RHP Dustin Bolton, Calgary, Alta. (0-0, 0.00) Kansas City T-Bones; (1-2, 6.75) River City Rascals; (0-0, 0.00) Rockford Riverhawks; (0-0, 0.00 Evansville Otters.

X-OF Jordan Blundell, Edmonton, Alta. ( .154, 0, 1 ) Schaumburg Flyers.

RHP Jeff Brewer, Bathurst, N.B. (1-1, 8.10) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-INF Dan Chappel, Edmonton, Alta. (.182, 0, 1) Schaumburg Flyers; (.220, 0, 8) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Kevin Cheppenko, Thunder Bay, Ont. (6-4, 4.14) Jolliet Jackhammers.

OQ-INF Stubby Clapp, Windsor, Ont. (.323, 1, 34) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

OF Benoit Emond, Farnham, Que. (.391, 0, 12) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-RHP Kenny Falconer, Lethbridge, Alta. (0-0, 9.00) Calgary Vipers.

LHP Geoff Freeborn, Airdrie, Alta. (2-1, 4.97, one save) Calgary Vipers.

RHP Clinton Hosford, North Vancouver, B.C. (5-5, 4.62) Calgary Vipers.

INF Tyler Johnstone, Brampton, Ont. (.000, 0, 0) Gary Rail Cats; (.000, 0, 0) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

X-RHP Scott Judson, Courtenay, BC (0-0, 11.25) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Chris Kemlo, Oshawa, Ont. (6-3, 4.30) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

OQ-LHP Mike Kusiewicz, Nepean, Ont. (3-1, 3.72) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Brett Lawson, Mississauga, Ont. (8-6, 5.73) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-RHP Jeff MacDonald, Camrose, Alta. (0-0, 27.00) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

X-INF Geoff McCallum, London, Ont. (.305, 1, 24) Schaumburg Flyers.

OF Drew Miller, Medicine Hat, Alta. (.297, 3, 43) Calgary Vipers.

INF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta. (.231, 8, 53) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

INF Max Poulin, St. Eustache, Que. (.225, 0, 25) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

X-LHP Danny Prata, Repentigny, Que. (0-3, 10.91) Calgary Vipers.

X-RHP Mark Randall, Sherwood Park, Alta. (0-0, 0.00) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Scott Richmond, Langley, BC (3-7, 3.03, eight saves) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Reggie Rivard, Bonnyville, Alta. (5-5, 3.96) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

RHP Brad Rogers, Nanaimo, BC (6-1, 5.53) Calgary Vipers.

RHP Donnie Smith, Winnipeg, Man. (1-2, 2.51) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

RHP Phil Sobkow, Calder, Sask. (1-2, 5.34) Calgary Vipers; (0-0, 3.86) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

OF Corey Stang, Surrey, BC (.340, 0, 13) Winnipeg Goldeyes.

X-RHP R. J. Swindle, Vancouver, BC (2-2, 3.41) Schaumburg Flyers.

OQ-OF Ben Van Iderstine, Regina, Sask. (.301, 3, 47) Schaumburg Flyers.

OQ-OF Jeremy Ware, Orangeville, Ont. (.283, 7, 40) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

LHP Geoff White, Kelowna, BC (2-9, 5.06) Edmonton Cracker Cats.

**2006 Leaders**

**AVERAGE**

(Minimum of 100 At Bats )

.325 OF Chris Emanuele (Blue Jays ), Missisauga, Ont., Class- A Auburn Doubledays, Rookie-Class, Pulaski Blue Jays. .320 C/INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers ), Calgary, Alta. Classs-A Bakersfield Blaze. .319 INF Joey Votto (Reds ), Etobicoke, Ont. Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. .319 C David Corrente (Blue Jays ), Chatham, Ont., Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays, Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. .300 INF Chris Barnwell (Brewers ), Shelburne, N.S. Triple-A Nashville Sound. .298 INF-OF Scott Thorman (Braves ), Cambridge, Ont., Triple-A Richmond Braves. .294 C Chris Robinson (Cubs ), Dorchester, Ont. Single-A Lakeland Tigers and Single-A Daytona Cubs. .289 INF Ivan Naccarata ( Mets ), Longueuil, Que. Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones, Single-A St. Lucie Mets and Rookie-Class Kingsport Mets. .281 INF Emmanuel Garcia ( Mets ), Montreal, Que. Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones and Rookie-Class Kingsport Mets. .280 OF Jonathan Baksh ( Blue Jays ), Mississauga, Ont. Single-A Auburn Doubledays.

**HITS**

162 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont., Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. 115 INF Chris Barnwell (Brewers), Shelburne, N.S., Triple-A Nashville Sound. 115 INF Simon Pond (Pirates ), North Vancouver, B.C. Double-A Altoona Curve. 108 C Chris Robinson (Cubs ), Dorchester, Ont. Single-A Daytona Cubs (16) and Single-A Lakeland Tigers (92). 103 OF Sebastian Boucher (Mariners ), Ottawa, Ont., Double-A San Antonio Mission. 101 OF Adam Stern (Red Sox ), London, Ont. Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. 96 C George Kottaras (Red Sox), Markham, Ont. Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A Mobile Bay Bears (71) and Triple-A Portland Beavers ( 25 ). 96 INF Reed Eastley (Mariners ), Brandon, Man. Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. 93 C/INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers ), Calgary, Alta. Single-A Bakersfield Blaze. 92 INF/OF Scott Thorman ( Braves ), Cambridge, Ont., Triple-A Richmond Braves.

**HOME RUNS**

22 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont. Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. 16 OF Jamie Romak (Braves), London, Ont.) Single-A Rome Braves. 15 INF/OF Scott Thorman (Braves), Cambridge, Ont., Triple-A Richmond Braves. 13 INF Simon Pond (Pirates), North Vancouver, B.C. Double-A Altoona Curve. 13 OF Aaron Guiel (Yankees ), Langley, B.C. Triple-A Columbus Clippers (2) and Triple-A Omaha Royals (11). 12 C/INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers ), Calgary, Alta. Single-A Bakersfield Blaze. 10 C George Kottaras (Red Sox), Markham, Ont., Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A Mobile Bay Bears (8) and Triple-A Portland Beavers (2). 8 INF Reed Eastley (Mariners), Brandon, Man. Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. 8 OF Adam Stern (Red Sox), London, Ont., Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. 7 C David Corrente (Blue Jays ), Chatham, Ont., Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Single-A Dunedin Blue Jays (7). 7 INF Jonathan Malo (Mets ), Laval, Que. Single-A St. Lucie Mets (7), Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones.

**RUNS BATTED IN**

78 INF Simon Pond (Pirates), North Vancouver, B.C. Double-A Altoona Curve. 77 INF Joey Votto (Reds), Etobicoke, Ont., Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. 68 OF Jamie Romak (Braves ), London, Ont., Single-A Rome Braves. 67 INF Reed Eastley (Mariners), Brandon, Man., Single-A Inland Empire '66ers. 59 C Chris Robinson (Cubs), Dorchester, Ont., Class-A Daytona Cubs (12 ) and Class-A Lakeland Tigers (47). 51 C/INF Emerson Frostad (Rangers), Calgary, Alta., Class-A Bakersfield Blaze. 50 C George Kottaras (Red Sox ), Markham, Ont., Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A Mobile Bay Bears (33) and Triple-A Portland Beavers (17). 48 INF/OF Scott Thorman (Braves), Cambridge, Ont., Triple-A Richmond Braves. 40 OF Aaron Guiel (Yankees), Langley, BC, Triple-A Columbus Clippers (8) and Triple-A Omaha Royals (32). 39 INF Mike Saunders (Mariners), Victoria, BC Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

**EARNED RUN AVERAGE**

(Minimum 40 Innings)

0.58 RHP R. J. Swindle ( Yankees ), Vancouver, BC, Triple-A Columbus Clippers, Single-A Charleston River Dogs. 1.21 RHP Jamie Richmond (Braves), Mississauga, Ont., Rookie-Class Danville Braves. 2.01 RHP David Davidson (Pirates ), Thorold, Ont., Double-A Altoona Curve, Single-A Lynchburg Hillcats, Single-A Hickory Crawdads. 2.19 RHP Ryan Braun (Royals), Kitchener, Ont. Triple-A Omaha Royals, Double-A Wichita Wranglers. 2.28 LHP Adam Loewen (Orioles), Surrey, BC, Triple-A Ottawa Lynx, Double-A Bowie Baysox. 2.62 RHP Jamie Lehman (Nationals), Brampton, Ont., Classs-A Savannah Sand Gnats. 2.77 RHP Shawn Hill (Nationals), Georgetown, Ont. Double-A Harrisburg Senators, Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs. 2.92 RHP Blake Hawksworth (Cardinals), North Vancouver, B.C. Double-A Springfield Cardinals, Single-A Palm Beach Cardinals. 3.00 RHP Greg Mullens (Mets), Saskatoon, Sask. Rookie-Class, Kingsport Mets, Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones. 3.06 RHP Cory Stuart (Yankees , White Rock, BC Class-A Charleston River Dogs.

**WINS**

13 RHP Chris Begg (Giants), Sunderland, Ont. Double-A Connecticut Defenders. 11 RHP Blake Hawksworth (Cardinals), North Vancouver, BC Double-A Springfield Cardinals (4), Class-A Palm Beach Cardinals (7). 10 RHP Scott Mathieson (Phillies), Aldergrove, BC, Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (3), Double-A Reading Phillies (7). 9 RHP Matt Kniginyzky (Royals), Mississauga, Ont., Single-A Burlington Bees. 8 RHP Brooks McNiven (Giants), Vernon, BC, Class-A San Jose Giants. 8 RHP James Avery (Reds), Moose Jaw, Sask. Triple-A Louisville Bats, Class-A Sarasota Reds (8). 7 RHP Jamie Richmond (Braves), Mississauga, Ont., Rookie-Class Danville Braves 7 RHP Greg Mullens (Mets), Saskatoon, Sask., Rookie-class, Kingsport Mets (7), Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones 7 RHP Adam Daniels (Cardinals), Vancouver, BC, Single-A Quad Cities Swing. 6 RHP Jon Lockwood (Mariners), Toronto, Ont., Class-A Inland Empire '66ers. 6 LHP Adam Loewen (Orioles), Surrey, BC. Triple-A Ottawa Lynx (4), Double-A Bowie Baysox (2). 6 RHP Cory Stuart (Yankees), White Rock, BC, Class-A Charleston River Dogs.

**SAVES**

19 RHP T.J. Burton (Indians ), Ottawa, Ont., Single-A Kinston Indians. 13 RHP Ryan Braun (Royals), Kitchener, Ont. Triple-A Omaha Royals (3), Double-A Wichita Wranglers (10). 9 RHP Cory Stuart (Yankees ), White Rock, BC, Class-A Charleston River Dogs. 4 RHP Jamie Lehman (Nationals), Brampton, Ont. Class-A Savannah Sand Gnats 3 RHP R.J. Swindle (Yankees), Vancouver, BC, Triple-A Columbus Clippers (1), Class-A Charleston River Dogs (2) 2 RHP Steve Green (Tigers), Longueuil, Que. Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens. 1 RHP Adam Hawes (Twins), Victoria Harbour, Ont. Class-A Beloit Snappers. 1 RHP James Henderson (Nationals), Calgary, Alta., Class-A Potomac Nationals (1), Class-A Savannah Sand Gnats.

**INDEPENDENT LEADERS**

**AVERAGE**

(Minimum of 100 At Bats )

.343 INF Eddie Lantigua, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Quebec City, Que. .313 INF Pat Scalabrini, St. Paul Saints, American Association, Waterville, Que. .302 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic, Calgary, Alta. .301 OF Ben Van Iderstine, Schaumburg Flyers, Northern, Regina, Sask. .297 OF Drew Miller, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alta. .283 OF Jeremy Ware, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Orangeville, Ont.. .277 OF Mike Galloway, Evansville Otters, Florence Freedom, Frontier, St. Thomas, Ont. .259 INF Dany Scalabrini, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Waterville, Que. .254 OF Benoit Emond, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern; Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Farnham, Que. .253 OF Mathieu Bergeron, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, St. Celestin, Que.

**HITS**

115 INF Pat Scalabrini, St. Paul Saints, American Association, Waterville, Que. 103 INF Eddie Lantigua, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Quebec City, Quebec 101 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Somerset Patriots, Calgary, Alta. 100 OF Drew Miller, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alberta 99 INF Kevin Nicholson, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic, Surrey, BC 95 OF Ben Van Iderstine, Schaumburg Flyers, Northern, Regina, Sask. 89 OF Jeremy Ware, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Orangeville, Ont. 84 INF Chris Becker, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Guelph, Ont. 80 INF Greg Morrison, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alta. 80 INF Dany Scalabrini, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Waterville, Que.

**HOME RUNS**

27 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Somerset Patriots, Calgary, Alta. 11 INF Eddie Lantigua, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Quebec City, Que. 8 INF Pat Scalabrini, St. Paul Saints, American Association, Waterville, Que. 8 INF Greg Morrison, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alta. 7 OF Jeremy Ware, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Orangeville, Ont. 7 C Olivier Lepine, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Charlesbourg, Que. 7 OF Mathieu Bergeron, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, St. Celestine, Que. 6 C Jamie Pogue, Bridgeport Bluefish, Atlantic, Guelph, Ont. 4 INF Chris Becker, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Guelph, Ont. 4 OF Mike Galloway, Evansville Otters (1), Florence Freedom (3), Frontier, St. Thomas, Ont.

**RUNS BATTED IN**

66 OF Ryan Radmanovich, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic, Calgary, Alta. 61 INF Eddie Lantigua, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Quebec City, Que. 57 INF Pat Scalabrini, St. Paul Saints, American Association, Waterville, Que. 53 INF Greg Morrison, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alta. 47 OF Ben Van Iderstine, Schaumburg Flyers, Northern, Regina, Sask. 44 INF Kevin Nicholson, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic League, Surrey, BC. 43 OF Drew Miller, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Medicine Hat, Alta. 40 OF Jeremy Ware, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Orangeville, Ont. 40 INF Chris Becker, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Guelph, Ont. 37 OF Mike Galloway, Evansville Otters (8), Florence Freedom (29), Frontier, St. Thomas, Ont.

**EARNED RUN AVERAGE**

( Minimum 40 Innings )

2.09 RHP Stephen Spragg, Washington Wild Things, Frontier, Cherry Hill, Ont. 2.85 RHP Tanner Watson, Rockford Riverhawks, Frontier, Arnprior, Ont. 3.00 LHP Jason Pilkington, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, St. Catharines, Ont. 3.03 RHP Scott Richmond, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Langley, BC 3.42 RHP Mark Ion, Camden Riversharks, Atlantic, Vanouver, BC 4.62 RHP Clinton Hosford, Calgary Vipers, Northern, North Vancouver, BC 4.70 LHP Brad Bissell, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Penatanguishene, Ont. 5.06 LHP Geoff White, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Kelowna, BC 5.35 RHP Jordan Thomson, Traverse City Beach Bums, Frontier, Ottawa, Ont. 5.53 RHP Brad Rogers, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Nanaimo, BC

**WINS**

8 RHP Tanner Watson, Rockford Riverhawks, Frontier League, Arnprior, Ont. 8 RHP Brett Lawson, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Northern, Mississauga, Ont. 6 RHP Brad Rogers, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Nanaimo, BC 6 RHP Stephen Spragg, Washington Wild Things, Frontier, Cherry Hill, Ont. 6 RHP Chris Kemlo, Edmonton Cracker Cats (6), Northern, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, Oshawa, Ont. 5 RHP Mike Johnson, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic, Edmonton, Alta. 5 RHP Clinton Hosford, Calgary Vipers, Northern, North Vancouver, BC 4 RHP Mark Ion, Camden Riversharks, Atlantic, Vanouver, BC 4 LHP Jason Pilkington, Quebec Capitales, Can Am, St. Catharines, Ont. 3 RHP Scott Richmond, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Langley, BC

**SAVES**

10 RHP Jordan Thomson, Traverse City Beach Bums, Frontier, Ottawa, Ont. 9 RHP Mike Johnson, Somerset Patriots, Atlantic, Edmonton, Alta. 8 RHP Scott Richmond, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Langley, BC 4 RHP Stephen Spragg, Washington Wild Things, Frontier, Cherry Hill, Ont. 1 LHP Brad Bissell, Edmonton Cracker Cats, Norhern, Penatanguishene, Ont. 1 LHP Geoff Freeborn, Calgary Vipers, Northern, Airdrie, Alta.