2018 Southern League Records

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

By Southern League | September 18, 2018 9:48 AM

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

 

Video: Jacksonville's O'Brien homers in sixth straight

 

  • 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 Jimenez, 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, 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

 

Video: Clark gets last out of no-hitter

 

  • Combined no-hitter (3x)
    • Griffin Canning/Matt Custred/Ryan Clark, Mobile BayBears - April 28 at Montgomery
    • Griffin Canning/Greg Mahle/Adrian Almeida/Ryan Clark, Mobile BayBears - May 14 vs Birmingham
    • Justin Donatella/Daniel Gibson/Kirby Bellow/Kevin Ginkel/Brad Goldberg - June 14 at Jacksonville
       
  • Most strikeouts by a team in a single season - 1,300, Jackson Generals
     
  • Fewest complete games by a team in a single season - 0, Mobile BayBears
     
  • Fewest intentional walks by a team in a single season - 2, Chattanooga Lookouts and Birmingham Barons
     
  • Most wild pitches by a team in a single season - 119, Mississippi Braves
     
  • Most consecutive losses by a pitcher, multiple seasons - 17, Tyler Pike, Jackson Generals/Mississippi Braves
     

Fielding

 

Video: Biscuits' Lukes leaps up to rob Diaz of homer

 

  • 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

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