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SL 2018 Individual Category Leaders

Medrano Earns Batting Title, Brown Seals ERA Crown
September 5, 2018

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs have announced that Jackson Generals slugger Kevin Medrano has been declared batting champion for the 2018 regular season. Additionally, Biloxi Shuckers RHP Zack Brown has won the Southern League's ERA award.Medrano, 28, was voted as a Southern League midseason and

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs have announced that Jackson Generals slugger Kevin Medrano has been declared batting champion for the 2018 regular season. Additionally, Biloxi Shuckers RHP Zack Brown has won the Southern League's ERA award.
Medrano, 28, was voted as a Southern League midseason and postseason All-Star this season; in part due to his .331 (122-for-369) batting average. The Lee's Summit, Missouri native also ranks third in the Southern League with 30 doubles for the Generals this year.
Brown, 23, earns the Southern League's ERA crown after recording a 2.44 mark (34 ER/125.2 IP) across 22 games and 21 starts this season. A native of Seymour, Indiana, Brown was named the Southern League's Most Outstanding Pitcher as well as both a midseason and postseason All-Star.
Full category winners are below.

Batting Average: Kevin Medrano, Jackson (.331)
On-Base Percentage: Nick Solak, Montgomery (.384)
Slugging Percentage: Jose Rojas, Mobile (.512)*
*Rojas posted a .554 slugging percentage (173 TB / 312 AB) which was adjusted under rule 9.22 (a).
ERA: Zack Brown, Biloxi (2.44)
Defensive Leaders:

  • First Base: Gavin LaValley, Pensacola (.992)
     
  • Second Base: Shed Long, Pensacola (.971)
     
  • Third Base: Lucas Erceg, Biloxi (.924)
     
  • Shortstop: Danny Mendick, Birmingham (.970)
     
  • Outfielder: Nathan Lukes, Montgomery (1.000)
     
  • Catcher: Brett Sullivan, Montgomery (.996)
     
  • Pitcher: Michael Rucker, Tennessee (1.000)