Many New Leaders on Minor League Charts

New leaders are popping up on the exclusive LADugout Minor League top 10 charts with just over a month left in the season. New names include Dee Gordon Scott Van Slyke and Mitch Jones on the batting side. New pitching leaders are Scott Strickland, Bobby Blevins, Steve Johnson, Henry Bonilla, Ethan Martin and Jack McCarter.

Hector Luna, a 29-year-old infielder, continues to hold a firm grip on the batting average (.365), on-base percentage (.423), slugging (.633) and on-base plus slugging (1.086) departments.

Trayvon Robinson is still the hits leader with 124, Dee Gordon is the stolen base leader (55-17) and Kyle Russell continued to top the list in runs batted in.

Luna is having a career year. Over eight minor league seasons, he has hit .274/.341/.395 including his .356/.423/.633 numbers with Albuquerque this season.

He was signed by the Cleveland Indians as a non-drafted free agent in 1999 and then went to Tampa Bay back to Cleveland, then to St. Louis where he made his Major League debut in 2004. traded to Cleveland, claimed by Toronto and then signed by the Dodgers in Dec. 2008.

Gordon has moved to the top of the runs scored list with 76, passing Jaime Pedroza the previous leader. Scott Van Slyke breaks the previous tie with Russell and now tops the doubles list with 32. Mitch Jones, despite a short tour with Los Angeles has claimed the home run title (26) from Russell who has 23.

Jon Michael Redding has run his wins total to an even dozen but has serious challengers. Scott Elbert still leads the starters with 11.78 strikeouts per nine innings and Scott Schlichting is holding on to his earned run average lead (1.07) for relievers.

Steve Johnson has overtaken Elbert in strikeouts with 117. Scott Strickland passed Javy Guerra in the save department and now leads with 21. Bobby Blevins has a starting ERA of 3.34 to move past previous leader Carlos Alvarado and Ethan Martin now tops Alvarado in starters hits per nine inning (8.04). Henry Bonilla holds a solid margin over Robert Boothe in strikeouts per nine innings at 16.12. Jake McCarter moved past Schlichting in relievers hits per nine innings (5.38).

The complete chart:

 Average	         ave	tm
Hector Luna inf	        .365	Alb
Tony Abreu inf	        .342	Ch/Alb
James Tomlin of	        .315	Chat
Eduardo Perez 1b	.310	IE/Ch
Dee Brown of	        .309	Alb
Elian Herrera	        .307	GL/IE
Scott Van Slyke of	.304	IE
Mitch Jones of	        .302	Alb
Tray Robinson of	.302	IE
Thomas Giles of	        .301	IE/Ch
Josh Bell 3b	        .300	Ch

 On-base percentage	obp	tm
Hector Luna inf	        .422	Alb
Jaime Hoffmann of	.421	IE/Ch
AJ Ellis c	        .413	Alb
James Tomlin of	        .403	Chat
Dee Brown of	        .400	Alb
Josh Bell 3b	        .388	Chat
Justin Sellers ss	.383	Chat
Thomas Giles of	        .382	IE/Ch
Steve Caseres 1b	.378	IE
Eduardo Perez 1b	.374	IE/Ch

 Slugging	         slug	tm
Hector Luna inf	        .663	Alb
Mitch Jones of	        .652	Alb
Thomas Giles of	        .565	IE/Ch
Kyle Russell of	        .564	GL
Dee Brown of	        .560	Alb
Scott Van Slyke of	.540	IE
Eduardo Perez 1b	.520	IE/Ch
Tony Abreu inf	        .517	Ch/Alb
Steve Caseres 1b	.512	IE
Josh Bell 3b	        .500	Chat

 On-base plus slugging
	                 ops	tm
Hector Luna inf	       1.086	Alb
Mitch Jones of	       1.009	Alb
Dee Brown of	        .960	Alb
Thomas Giles of	        .947	IE/Ch
Kyle Russell of	        .930	GL
Scott Van Slyke of	.917	IE
Jaime Hoffmann of	.898	IE/Ch
Eduardo Perez 1b	.894	IE/Ch
Steve Caseres 1b	.890	IE
Josh Bell 3b	        .888	Chat

 Games	                 gms	tm
Kyle Russell of	         98	GL
Dee Gordon ss	         96	GL
Jaime Pedroza 2b	 96	GL
Andrew Lambo of	         95	Chat
Chin-lung Hu ss	         94	Alb
Eduardo Perez 1b	 93	IE/Ch
Alfredo Silverio of	 93	GL
Scott Van Slyke of	 93	IE
Josh Bell 3b	         91	Chat
Tony Delmonico c	 91	GL
Russ Mitchell 1b	 91	Chat

 Runs	                runs	tm
Dee Gordon ss	        76	GL
Jaime Pedroza 2b	70	GL
Kyle Russell of	        69	GL
Tray Robinson of	67	IE
Andrew Lambo of	        55	Chat
Dee Brown of	        55	Alb
Scott Van Slyke of	52	IE
Tony Delmonico c	49	GL
Steve Caseres 1b	48	IE
Pedro Baez 3b	        48	IE
Jaime Hoffmann of	48	IE/Ch

 Hits	                hits	tm
Tray Robinson of	124	IE
Dee Gordon ss	        121	GL
Scott Van Slyke of	113	IE
Eduardo Perez 1b	102	IE/Ch
Andrew Lambo of	        98	Chat
Josh Bell 3b	        97	Chat
Chin-lung Hu ss	        97	Alb
Kyle Russell of	        97	GL
Alfredo Silverio of	97	GL
Jaime Pedroza 2b	96	GL

 Doubles	        2b	tm
Scott Van Slyke of	32	IE
Josh Bell 3b	        30	Chat
Anthony Hatch 3b	28	GL
Andrew Lambo of	        28	Chat
Eduardo Perez 1b	27	IE/Ch
Tray Robinson of	27	IE
Kyle Russell of	        27	GL
Jaime Pedroza 2b	26	GL
Justin Sellers ss	24	Chat
Alfredo Silverio of	23	GL

 Triples	        3b	tm
Tray Robinson of	7	IE
Eduardo Perez 1b	6	IE/Ch
Alfredo Silverio of	6	GL
Nick Buss of	        5	GL
Steve Caseres 1b	5	IE
Blake DeWitt inf	5	Alb
Chris Lara ss	        5	IE
Kyle Russell of	        5	GL
Scott Van Slyke of	4	IE
James Tomlin	        4	Ch

 Home runs	        hr	tm
Mitch Jones of	        26	Alb
Kyle Russell of	        23	GL
Dee Brown of	        16	Alb
Scott Van Slyke of	16	IE
Hector Luna inf	        15	Alb
Thomas Giles of	        12	IE/Ch
Tray Robinson of	12	IE
Josh Bell 3b	        11	Chat
Steve Caseres 1b	11	IE
Jaime Pedroza 2b	11	GL

 Runs batted in	        rbi	tm
Kyle Russell of	        74	GL
Scott Van Slyke of	72	IE
Mitch Jones of	        66	Alb
Dee Brown of	        62	Alb
Pedro Baez 3b	        61	IE
Jaime Pedroza 2b	58	GL
Eduardo Perez 1b	57	IE/Ch
Josh Bell 3b	        52	Chat
Nick Buss of	        49	GL
Tray Robinson of	49	IE

 Stolen bases	        sb-cs	tm
Dee Gordon ss	        55-17	GL
Tray Robinson of	32-18	IE
Elian Herrera	        29-6	GL/IE
Jaime Pedroza 2b	26-10	GL
Chin-lung Hu ss	        11-4	Alb
Jaime Hoffmann of	11-8	IE/Ch
Nick Buss of	        10-3	GL
Preston Mattingly of	10-4	IE
Adam Godwin of	        10-5	Chat
Chris Lara ss	        10-9	IE

     PITCHING

 Wins	                w-l	tm
JonMichael Redding	12-3	GL
Charlie Haeger	        10-6	Alb
Alberto Bastardo	9-4	IE/Ch
Steve Johnson	        9-5	IE/Ch
Carlos Alvarado	        8-8	Alb
Bobby Blevins	        7-7	GL
Kendy Batista	        6-2	IE/Ch
Josh Walter	        6-3	GL
Travis Chick	        6-5	Chat
Chris Withrow	        6-6	IE
Jesus Castillo	        6-7	Chat
Tim Sexton	        6-9	IE

 Saves	                sv	tm
Scott Strickland	21	Alb
Javy Guerra	        16	GL/Ch
Matt Sartor	        10	Chat
Cole St. Clair  	 7	GL
Victor Garate 	         5	Chat
Jake McCarter	         5	IE
Marcel Prado 	         5	IE
Henry Bonilla 	         3	Alb
JD Durban	         3	Ch/Al

 Earned run average
     [starters]	        era	tm
Bobby Blevins	        3.34	GL
Carlos Alvarado	        3.42	Alb
Nathan Eovaldi	        3.50	GL
Charlie Haeger	        3.74	Alb
Steve Johnson	        3.82	IE/Ch
JonMichael Redding	4.00	GL
Ethan Martin	        4.08	GL
Alberto Bastardo	4.08	IE/Ch
Travis Chick	        4.12	Chat
Scott Elbert	        4.33	Ch/Al
Chris Withrow	        4.77	IE

 Earned run average
     [relief]	        era	tm
Travis Schlichting	1.07	Ch/Al
Erick Threets	        1.52	Alb
Javy Guerra	        1.97	GL/Ch
Hyang-Nam Choi	        2.10	Alb
Victor Garate	        2.23	Chat
JD Durban	        2.51	Ch/Al
Luis Garcia	        2.56	GL
Steve Smith	        2.90	GL
Francisco Felix       	3.02	Ch/Al
Matt Sartor	        3.33	Chat

 Games	                gm	tm	
Javy Guerra	        37	GL/Ch
Matt Sartor	        35	Chat
Scott Strickland	35	Alb
Victor Garate	        34	Chat
Erick Threets	        33	Alb
Jesus Rodriguez	        32	Chat
Miguel Sanfler	        32	IE
Henry Bonilla	        31	Alb
Francisco Felix	        30	Ch/Al
Robert Boothe	        27	GL
Dwayne Pollok	        27	Alb

 Games started	        gs	tm
Alberto Bastardo	20	IE/Ch
Charlie Haeger	        20	Alb
Justin Miller	        20	GL
Jon Redding	        20	GL
Bobby Blevins	        19	GL
Jesus Castillo	        19	Chat
James Adkins	        18	Chat
Carlos Alvarado	        18	Alb
Steve Johnson	        17	IE/Ch
Travis Chick	        16	Chat
Tim Sexton	        16	IE

 Innings	        in	tm
Charlie Haeger	        125.2	Alb
Tim Sexton	        112.0	IE
Justin Miller	        109.0	GL
Carlos Alvarado	        108.0	Alb
Jesus Castillo	        106.1	Chat
Alberto Bastardo	106.0	IE/Ch
Bobby Blevins	        105.0	GL
Jon Redding	        102.1	GL
Steve Johnson	        101.1	IE/Ch
James Adkins	         98.2	Chat

 Strikeouts	        so	tm
Steve Johnson	        117	IE/Ch
Carlos Alvarado	        107	Alb
Scott Elbert	        106	Ch/Al
Chris Withrow	        102	IE
Alberto Bastardo	 93	IE/Ch
Ethan Martin	         88	GL
Charlie Haeger	         85	Alb
Jon Redding	         80	GL
Travis Chick	         76	Chat
Bobby Blevins	         75	GL

 Strikeouts per nine innings
     [starters]	        so 9	tm
Scott Elbert	        11.78	Ch/Al
Chris Withrow	        11.05	IE
Ethan Martin	        10.56	GL
Steve Johnson	         9.79	IE/Ch
Carlos Alvarado	         8.92	Alb
Alberto Bastardo	 7.90	IE/Ch
Travis Chick	         7.85	Chat
Jon Redding	         7.49	GL
Josh Lindblom	         7.38	Ch/Al
Nathan Eovaldi	         6.75	GL

 Strikeouts per nine innings
     [relief]	         so/9	tm
Henry Bonilla	         16.12	Alb
Robert Boothe	         13.78	GL
Hyang-Nam Choi	         12.40	Alb
Scott Strickland	 11.58	Alb
Javy Guerra	         11.40	GL/Ch
Jake McCarter	         10.67	IE
Jordan Pratt	         10.67	GL
Matt Sartor	         10.22	Chat
Victor Garate	         10.13	Chat
Steve Randolph	          9.83	Alb

 Hits per nine innings
     [starters]	         h/9	tm
Ethan Martin	         8.04	GL
Chris Withrow	         8.23	IE
Carlos Alvarado	         8.25	Alb
Charlie Haeger	         8.48	Alb
Bobby Blevins	         8.66	GL
Josh Lindblom	         8.75	Ch/Al
Travis Chick	         8.78	Chat
Steve Johnson	         8.81	IE/Ch
Alberto Bastardo	 8.92	IE/Ch
Nathan Eovaldi	         9.00	GL

 Hits per nine innings
     [relief]	         h/9	tm
Travis Schlichting	 5.38	Ch/Al
Victor Garate	         5.42	Chat
Javy Guerra	         5.61	GL/Ch
Erick Threets            6.35	Alb
Jake McCarter	         6.35	IE
Steve Randolph	         6.41	Alb
Hyang-Nam Choi	         6.86	Alb
JD Durban	         7.01	Ch/Al
Scott Strickland	 7.11	Alb
Matt Sartor	         7.22	Chat
Justin Miller	         9.91	GL

 Walks per nine innings
     [starters]	         bb/9	tm
Tim Sexton	         1.77	IE
Bobby Blevins	         2.06	GL
Josh Lindblom	         2.62	Ch/Al
Jon Redding	         2.62	GL
Carlos Alvarado	         2.67	Alb
Jesus Castillo	         2.80	Chat
Nathan Eovaldi	         3.12	GL
Alberto Bastardo	 3.14	IE/Ch
Travis Chick	         3.20	Chat
Josh Wall	         3.59	IE

 Walks per nine innings
     [relief]	         bb/9	tm
Cole St. Clair	         1.22	GL
Jesus Rodriguez	         2.08	Chat
Luis Garcia	         2.09	GL
Kendy Batista	         2.80	IE/Ch
Steve Smith	         2.92	GL
Matt Sartor	         2.99	Chat
Dwayne Pollok	         3.24	Alb
Francisco Felix	         3.36	Ch/Al
Hyang-Nam Choi	         3.43	Alb
Kyle Smit	         3.45	GL

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