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Midwest League Champions

2014 - 91-49 regular season, 7-0 post-season, defeated Lake County
2001 - 88-50 regular season, 5-0 post-season, defeated South Bend

Midwest League MVP Awards

2019 - Alek Thomas
2006 - Jeff Baisley
2002 - Jason Stokes
2001 - Adrian Gonzalez

Single-Season Player Records


 
 Home Runs           Average
  1. Jason Stokes, 2002 27     1. Jason Stokes, 2002 .341
  2. Jim Kavourias, 2001 23     2. Brian Fletcher, 2011 .328

 

3. Jeff Baisley, 2006 22     3. Luis Castillo 1998 .326
  4. Josh Booty, 1996 21     4. Matt Erickson, 1998 .324

 

5. Tyrone Horne, 1997 21     5. Ildemaro Vargas, 2015 .321

 
 RBI       Stolen Bases 
  1. Jeff Baisley, 2006 110     1. Quincy Foster, 1998 73
  2. Jose Santos 1999 105     2. Curtis Goodwin, 1992 52
  3. Adrian Gonzalez, 2001 103     3. Charlie Frazier, 2002 48
  4. Billy McMillon, 1994 101     4. Jesus Medrano, 1999 42
  5. Charles Johnson, 1993 94      

 
 Wins      ERA
  1. Victor Hurtado, 1996 15     1. Will Cunnane, 1994 1.43
  2. Brent Billingsley, 1997 14     2. Dontrelle Willis, 2002 1.83
    Steve Bondurant, 2004 14     3. Greg Billo, 2011 1.93
    Brad Knox, 2004 14     4. AJ Burnett, 1998 1.97
    Ryan Ford, 2005 14     5. Bobby Chouinard, 1991 2.08

 
Strike Outs      Saves
  1. A.J. Burnett, 1998 186     1. Zac Curtis, 2015 33
  2. Brent Billingsley, 1997 175     2. Bryan Moore, 2000 27
  3. Brad Knox, 2004 174     3. Chris Lemp, 1992 26
  4. Matt Anderson, 1991 160     4. Martin Sanchez, 1997 22
    5. Aaron Cames, 1997 157     5. Hector Almonte, 1998 21

Player Awards

2019 Blaze Alexander MWL Western Division All-Star
  Buddy Kennedy  MWL Western Division All-Star
  Alek Thomas MWL Western Division All-Star, MiLB Futures All-Star Game, MWL Post-Season All-Star, MWL Most Valuable Player 
  Ernie De La Trinidad MWL Post-Season All-Star
     
2018 Renae Martinez MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jazz Chisholm MWL Western Division All-Star, Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League Player of the Year
  Matt Peacock  MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jeff Bain MWL Western Division All-Star
  Matt Brill MWL Western Division All-Star
  Ernie De La Trinidad MWL Post-Season All-Star
     
2017 Marcus Wilson MWL Western Division All-Star, MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Sam McWilliams MWL Western Division All-Star, MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Tommy Eveld MWL Western Division All-Star, MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Tyler Mark  MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jon Duplainter MWL Western Division All-Star, MiLB Futures All-Star Game, Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League Pitcher of the Year
  Anfernee Grier MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2016 Justin Donatella MWL Western Division All-Star
  Cameron Gann MWL Western Division All-Star
  Trevor Mitsui MWL Western Division All-Star, MWL Post-Season All-Star 
  Zach Nehrir MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2015 Colin Bray MWL All-Star
  Ethan Elias MWL All-Star
  Cody Geyer MWL All-Star
  Marty Herum MWL All-Star
  Cody Regis MWL All-Star
  Markus Solbach MWL All-Star
  Zac Curtis MWL Post-Season All-Star
     
2014 Jose Arias MWL Western Division All-Star
  Paul Blackburn MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jordan Hankins MWL Western Division All-Star
  Will Remillard MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2013 Nathan Dorris MWL Western Division All-Star
  Felix Pena MWL Western Division All-Star
  Bijan Rademacher MWL Western Division All-Star
  Tayler Scott MWL Western Division All-Star
  Rock Shoulders MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Dan Vogelbach MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2012 Lane Adams MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jorge Bonifacio MWL Western Division All-Star
  Nick Graffeo MWL Western Division All-Star
  Danny Mateo MWL Western Division All-Star
  Matt Ridings MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2011 Greg Billo MWL Western Division All-Star
  Chase Boruff MWL Western Division All-Star
  Sugar Ray Marimon MWL Western Division All-Star
  Leonel Santiago MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2010 Ian Krol MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Max Stassi MWL Western Division All-Star
  Connor Hoehn MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2009 Jeremy Barfield MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jason Christian MWL Western Division All-Star
  Dusty Coleman MWL Western Division All-Star
  Shawn Haviland MWL Western Division All-Star
  Steve Kleen MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jamie Richmond MWL Western Division All-Star
  Kenny Smalley MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
     
2008 Corey Brown MWL Western Division All-Star
  Larry Cobb MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Greg Dowling MWL Western Division All-Star
  Craig Italiano MWL Western Division All-Star
  Scott Mitchinson MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jamie Richmond MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2007 Mike Affronti MWL Western Division All-Star
  Mike Massaro MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jermaine Mitchell MWL Western Division All-Star
  Scott Moore MWL Western Division All-Star
     
2006 Jeff Baisley Topps Minor League Player of the Year (Midwest League)
  Jeff Baisley MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Jeff Baisley MWL Most Valuable Player
  Jeff Baisley MWL Offensive Player of the Year
  Jared Lansford MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jason Ray MWL Western Division All-Star
  Anthony Recker MWL Western Division All-Star
  Steve Sharpe MWL Western Division All-Star
 
2005 Javier Herrera MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Javier Herrera MiLB Futures All-Star Game (World Team)
  Myron Leslie MWL Western Division All-Star
  Raul Padron MWL Western Division All-Star
 
2004 Dave Joppie MWL Manager of the Year
  Steve Bondurant MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Brad Knox MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  David Castillo MWL Western Division All-Star
  Chris Dunwell MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jairo Garcia MWL Western Division All-Star
  Dustin Majewski MWL Western Division All-Star
  Vasili Spanos MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jairo Garcia MiLB Futures All-Star Game
 
2003 Webster Garrison MWL Manager of the Year
  Brian Stavisky MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  John Baker MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jared Burton MWL Western Division All-Star
  Joe Blanton MWL Western Division All-Star
  Nelson Cruz MWL Western Division All-Star
  Drew Dickinson MWL Western Division All-Star
  John McCurdy MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jeff Muessig MWL Western Division All-Star
 
2002 Jason Stokes Midwest League MVP; Sporting News Minor League Player of the Year
  Jason Stokes MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Jason Stokes MiLB Futures All-Star Game; SportsTicker All-Prospect Team
  Jason Stokes TOPPS Minor League Player of the Month - June
  Jason Stokes Florida Marlins Organizational Player of the Month - June
  Rex Rundgren MWL Western Division All-Star
  Charlie Frazier MWL Western Division All-Star
  Jon Asahina MWL Western Division All-Star
  Dontrelle Willis MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Dontrelle Willis Baseball Weekly Pitcher of the Year
 
2001 Adrian Gonzalez MWL Most Valuable Player; MWL Prospect of the Year
  Adrian Gonzalez SportsTicker Teenager of the Year
  Adrian Gonzalez MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Adrian Gonzalez Baseball America "Tools of Trade": Best Hitting Prospect
  Adrian Gonzalez Baseball America "Tools of Trade": Best Defensive First Baseman
  Adrian Gonzalez MiLB Futures All-Star Game
  Miguel Cabrera MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Miguel Cabrera MiLB Futures All-Star Game
  Miguel Cabrera Baseball America "Tools of Trade": Best Infield Arm
  Josh Willingham MWL Western Division All-Star
  Josh Willingham Baseball America "Tools of Trade": Best Defensive Third Baseman
  Jim Kavourias MWL Western Division All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Russ Morman MWL Manager of the Year
  Chip Ambres MWL Western Division All-Star
  Hanzel Izquierdo MWL Western Division All-Star
  Chris Key MWL Western Division All-Star
  Michael McNutt MWL Western Division All-Star
  Will Smith MWL Western Division All-Star
 
2000 Josh Beckett MiLB Futures All-Star Game
  Josh Beckett Baseball America "Tools of Trade:" Best Fastball
  Bryan Moore MWL Western Division All-Star
  Matt Frick MWL Western Division All-Star
  Matt Padgett MWL Western Division All-Star; Howe Sportsdata "Star of Stars"
  Kevin Hooper MWL Western Division All-Star
  Todd Moser MWL Western Division All-Star
 
1999 David Noyce MWL All-Star
  Willy Hill MWL All-Star
  Scott Clackum MWL All-Star
  Chris Aguila MWL All-Star
  David Noyce MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Rick Renteria MWL Manager of the Year
 
1998 Ross Gload MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Raul Franco MWL All-Star
  Quincy Foster MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Alex Melconian MWL All-Star
  Brandon Harper MWL All-Star
  Hector Almonte MWL All-Star
  Gary Knotts MWL All-Star
  Nick Rizzo MWL All-Star
  Michael Tejera MWL All-Star
  Matt Erickson MWL Post-Season All-Star
 
1997 Ryan Robertson MWL All-Star
  Jason Garrett MWL All-Star
  Martin Sanchez MWL All-Star
  Brent Billingsley MWL All-Star
  David Townsend MWL All-Star
  Aaron Cames MWL All-Star
  Tyrone Horne MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Julio Ramirez MWL Post-Season All-Star
 
1996 Walter White MWL All-Star
  Amaury Garcia MWL All-Star
  Victor Hurtado MWL All-Star
  Shannon Stephens MWL All-Star
 
1995 Todd Dunwoody MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Ryan Jackson MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  John Roskos MWL All-Star
  Todd Cady MWL All-Star
  Victor Rodriguez MWL All-Star
  Brian Meadows MWL All-Star
  Greg Press MWL All-Star
  Nigel Alejo MWL All-Star
  Todd Bussa MWL All-Star
  Luis Castillo MWL Post-Season All-Star
 
1994 Kevin Millar MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Billy McMillon MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Ralph Milliard MWL All-Star
  Andy Larkin MWL All-Star
 
1993 Charles Johnson MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Rey Mendoza MWL All-Star
  Chris Sheff MWL All-Star
  Vic Darensbourg MWL Post-Season All-Star
 
1992 Bobby Chouinard MWL All-Star
  Alex Ochoa MWL All-Star; MWL Post-Season All-Star
  Rick Forney MWL All-Star
  Rick Krivda MWL All-Star
  BJ Waszgis MWL All-Star
 
1991 Gregg Zaun MWL All-Star
  Brad Tyler MWL All-Star