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2018 Southern League Records

A Brief List of Records Tied or Broken During the 2018 Season
September 18, 2018

The 2018 Southern League season was certainly one to remember, with a number of notable names and top prospects making their mark throughout the year. A select few players and teams took things a step further, and have cemented their place in the Southern League's record book.Below is a list

The 2018 Southern League season was certainly one to remember, with a number of notable names and top prospects making their mark throughout the year. A select few players and teams took things a step further, and have cemented their place in the Southern League's record book.
Below is a list of both individual and team records that were either tied or broken this season, as well as some notable achievements. This list is not exhaustive.

Batting

  • First player to lead the Southern League in both home runs and stolen bases at season's end - Corey Ray, Biloxi Shuckers
     
  • Consecutive multi-hit games - 9, Eloy Jiménez, Birmingham Barons (April 30 - May 9)
     
  • Consecutive games with a home run - 6, Peter O'Brien, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (June 6-11)
     
  • Most RBI, single game - 9, Trent Giambrone, Tennessee Smokies (July 5 at Jackson)
     
  • Hit for the Cycle (3x)
    • Galli Cribbs Jr., Jackson Generals - April 18 vs Birmingham
    • Jose Rojas, Mobile BayBears - May 11 at Mississippi
    • PJ Higgins, Tennessee Smokies - September 1 vs Pensacola
       
  • Most HR, single game - 7, Birmingham Barons 8/10 at Montgomery
     
  • Most strikeouts by a team in a single season - 1,346, Birmingham Barons
     

Pitching
  • Combined no-hitter (3x)
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                                <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Griffin Canning/Matt Custred/Ryan Clark, Mobile BayBears - April 28 at Montgomery</span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
                                <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Griffin Canning/Greg Mahle/Adrian Almeida/Ryan Clark, Mobile BayBears - May 14 vs Birmingham</span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
                                <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Justin Donatella/Daniel Gibson/Kirby Bellow/Kevin Ginkel/Brad Goldberg - June 14 at Jacksonville</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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                            </ul>
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                            <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Most strikeouts by a team in a single season - 1,300, Jackson Generals</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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                            <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Fewest complete games by a team in a single season - 0, Mobile BayBears</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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                            <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Fewest intentional walks by a team in a single season - 2, Chattanooga Lookouts and Birmingham Barons</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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                            <li style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Most wild pitches by a team in a single season - 119, Mississippi Braves</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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                            <li style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 0.5in"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times="">Most consecutive losses by a pitcher, multiple seasons - 17, <forge-entity title="Tyler Pike" slug="tyler-pike-621377" code="player">Tyler Pike</forge-entity>, Jackson Generals/Mississippi Braves</span></span></span></span></span></span><br>
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Fielding
  • Highest single season team fielding percentage - .985, Montgomery Biscuits
     
  • Fewest errors by a team in a single season - 76, Montgomery Biscuits
     
  • Highest single season fielding percentage by an outfielder - 1.000, Nathan Lukes, Montgomery Biscuits