BNN Stats: Active Career Pitching Leaders
Monday, November 8th , 2055
Which active pitchers are leading the Explorer League in career strikeouts per 9 innings?
José Francisco, CS, 9.8
Aurelio Souza, TO, 8.7
Don Horton, FR, 8.0
Jesús Ortega, IL, 7.4
Jorge Guerra, RA, 7.3
BNN Stats: Rookie Batting Leaders
Monday, November 1st , 2055
Which rookie is leading the Explorer League in runs?
Dave Branch, CL, 98
Ed Williams, LO, 95
Omar Ortiz, MN, 91
Ed Stokes, NJ, 85
Samuel Kent, STL, 83
Stokes Selected ELE's Best Player
Monday, October 25th , 2055
Ed Stokes took Explorer League by storm this year, and he did it all at the age of 26.
For his spectacular campaign, the Wilmington Eagles star has been named the 2055 East Most Valuable Hitter recipient.
"To be considered amongst the best in the league is overwhelming," said the right fielder.
On the season he compiled a .300 batting average to go with a .442 on-base percentage. The native of Nevada, Iowa also added 27 doubles, 3 triples, 38 home runs, 108 RBIs and 85 runs scored.
He received 10 first place votes out of a possible 20. Jared Howell of the Birmingham Vulcans finished second in voting with 9 first place votes, while Jimmy Myers of the Birmingham Vulcans finished third with 1 first place vote.
Player - Team - First Place - Total Points
Ed Stokes - Wilmington Eagles - 10 - 229
Jared Howell - Birmingham Vulcans - 9 - 222
Jimmy Myers - Birmingham Vulcans - 1 - 165
Don Conner - Cleveland Attack - 0 - 137
Chris Gunther - Atlanta Peaches - 0 - 124
José Benítez - Cleveland Attack - 0 - 70
Keisuke Noguchi - Toronto Blue Jays - 0 - 66
Josh Shawver - Fresno Grizzlies - 0 - 44
Jon Williamson - Cleveland Attack - 0 - 42
Mauro Martínez - Birmingham Vulcans - 0 - 33
Steve Larsen - Raleigh Explorers - 0 - 29
Don Godfrey - Atlanta Peaches - 0 - 15
Joe Baker - Birmingham Vulcans - 0 - 2
Doug Stanley - Fresno Grizzlies - 0 - 2