Jay Blue: Blue Jays' Minor League Pitching Leaders

Right-hander Geno Encina has not allowed an earned run in 17-1/3 innings for the Lansing Lugnuts this season. Photo Credit: Jay Blue

Right-hander Geno Encina has not allowed an earned run in 17-1/3 innings for the Lansing Lugnuts this season. Photo Credit: Jay Blue

By Jay Blue
Blue Jays from Away

Who's on top of the pitching leaderboards for the Toronto Blue Jays' minor league system? Look no further, we have all of that info for you! We'll also bring you a little more detailed breakdown of how some of your favourite Jays minor leaguers have been doing in further posts. Note: All stats were valid before Tuesday’s games.

ERA

Several players have a share of the lead with a 0.00 ERA overall. Geno Encina (Lansing) has the most innings for the 0.00 ERA guys, with 17 1/3 while giving up four unearned runs overall. Ryan Cook (Dunedin) has tossed 14 2/3 innings without allowing even an unearned run and Carlos Ramirez (New Hampshire) has just one unearned run in 9 2/3 innings.

Runner up: Mat Latos (Buffalo) - 1.00 ERA, 9 innings

WHIP

Carlos Ramirez leads in WHIP with a 0.65 number in 9 2/3 innings. Ramirez has 13 strikeouts and just three walks so far with the Fisher Cats.

Runners up: Chris Rowley (New Hampshire) - 0.845, 14 2/3 IP; Ryan Cook (Dunedin) 0.845, 14 2/3 IP

Strikeouts

T.J. House leads the organization with 28 in 22 innings for the Buffalo Bisons. House has a 1.64 ERA and 1.27 WHIP so far this year.

Runners up: Conner Greene (NH) - 27; Jordan Romano (Dunedin) - 24

Walks

Conner Greene has the most walks of any of the Blue Jays' minor league pitchers with 15, showing that it's been a bit of a struggle for him so far.

Runners up: Angel Perdomo (Dunedin), T.J. House (Buffalo), Patrick Murphy (Lansing), Sean Reid-Foley (New Hampshire) - 11

Wins

Three players are tied with three victories so far this season: Francisco Rios (New Hampshire), T.J. House and Wil Browning (Buffalo).

Saves

Jackson McClelland (Lansing) leads the organization with four saves and has an excellent 1.86 ERA and 1.09 WHIP over 9 2/3 innings.

Runners up: Chad Girodo (Buffalo), Andrew Case (Dunedin) - 3

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Jay Blue

A lifelong Toronto Blue Jays fan, Jay Blue started blogging about the Jays when he was living in Berlin, Germany. He founded his own blog, Blue Jays from Away, to write about developments with his home town team, focusing on the Jays' minor league system. When he's not watching baseball, he is usually on the diamond umpiring or he's pursuing his research interests in the field of ethnomusicology.