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2009 South Atlantic League

2009 > Class A > League History
Overall: 1,103 games, 16 teams, approx. 137 games in season
Attendance: 3,690,958 (3,346/game)
Other Years: 2008 / 2010
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2008 / 2010

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2008 / 2010

League Standings

First Half

April 9, 2009 to June 21, 2009

Northern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 42 26 .618 --
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 37 33 .529 6
Greensboro Grasshoppers FLA 37 33 .529 6
Delmarva Shorebirds BAL 36 33 .522 6.5
Hickory Crawdads TEX 33 36 .478 9.5
Hagerstown Suns WSN 31 36 .463 10.5
Lake County Captains CLE 31 36 .463 10.5
West Virginia Power PIT 27 43 .386 16

Southern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Greenville Drive BOS 39 29 .574 --
Charleston RiverDogs NYY 39 31 .557 1
Lexington Legends HOU 36 34 .514 4
Augusta GreenJackets SFG 35 34 .507 4.5
Rome Braves ATL 35 35 .500 5
Savannah Sand Gnats NYM 35 35 .500 5
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 34 36 .486 6
Asheville Tourists COL 26 43 .377 13.5

Second Half

June 25, 2009 to September 7, 2009

Northern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 45 24 .652 --
West Virginia Power PIT 40 27 .597 4
Lake County Captains CLE 40 30 .571 5.5
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 36 32 .529 8.5
Delmarva Shorebirds BAL 30 37 .448 14
Hickory Crawdads TEX 30 40 .429 15.5
Greensboro Grasshoppers FLA 29 41 .414 16.5
Hagerstown Suns WSN 25 42 .373 19

Southern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Asheville Tourists COL 42 27 .609 --
Augusta GreenJackets SFG 41 29 .586 1.5
Charleston RiverDogs NYY 35 34 .507 7
Greenville Drive BOS 34 36 .486 8.5
Lexington Legends HOU 32 38 .457 10.5
Rome Braves ATL 31 38 .449 11
Savannah Sand Gnats NYM 30 37 .448 11
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 30 38 .441 11.5

Semifinals

September 9, 2009 to September 11, 2009 · 3 games
Tm Aff W L
Greenville Drive BOS 2 0
Asheville Tourists COL 0 2
Tm Aff W L
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 2 0
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 0 2

Finals

September 14, 2009 to September 18, 2009 · 5 games
Tm Aff W L
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 3 1
Greenville Drive BOS 1 3

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
West Virginia Power PIT 21.8 4.91 137 5218 4574 673 1199 226 42 71 600 149 58 458 1033 .262 .341 .376 .717 1722 85 109 37 40 10
Greenville Drive BOS 20.5 4.80 138 5320 4699 663 1222 273 36 91 601 109 48 488 1234 .260 .335 .392 .726 1840 70 63 22 48 8
Greensboro Grasshoppers FLA 21.7 4.73 140 5251 4679 662 1206 273 18 117 613 121 55 420 1067 .258 .329 .399 .727 1866 84 92 23 37 6
Augusta GreenJackets SFG 22.1 4.66 139 5198 4635 648 1206 236 35 59 572 144 45 388 1006 .260 .325 .364 .690 1689 92 82 45 48 2
Lake County Captains CLE 21.9 4.59 137 5181 4512 629 1172 224 38 79 549 166 81 471 1090 .260 .341 .379 .720 1709 103 101 64 33 14
Asheville Tourists COL 21.5 4.59 138 5151 4615 633 1241 261 32 89 558 186 81 349 1068 .269 .329 .397 .726 1833 63 85 59 43 15
Hickory Crawdads TEX 21.3 4.50 139 5195 4616 626 1155 251 30 105 572 129 61 368 1117 .250 .316 .386 .702 1781 66 100 65 46 6
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 21.6 4.47 139 5236 4673 622 1209 226 36 76 559 127 44 378 1025 .259 .323 .371 .694 1735 85 82 61 42 7
Charleston RiverDogs NYY 21.3 4.45 139 5340 4717 619 1228 232 46 55 548 142 45 495 1173 .260 .337 .364 .701 1717 91 66 24 38 6
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 20.9 4.32 136 5099 4486 588 1135 247 45 56 518 210 75 428 1115 .253 .329 .366 .695 1640 78 106 33 46 8
Hagerstown Suns WSN 21.6 4.19 134 5117 4500 561 1129 204 34 55 483 125 53 470 1097 .251 .329 .348 .677 1566 79 76 27 44 13
Savannah Sand Gnats NYM 21.2 3.99 137 5101 4596 547 1159 226 35 70 481 67 48 382 1046 .252 .315 .362 .677 1665 100 57 23 43 10
Delmarva Shorebirds BAL 21.4 3.95 136 4919 4408 537 1094 183 33 49 468 181 61 375 1066 .248 .313 .338 .651 1490 72 55 53 28 12
Lexington Legends HOU 21.8 3.91 140 5064 4539 547 1076 186 34 75 485 114 77 380 1052 .237 .304 .343 .646 1555 87 68 49 28 14
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 21.4 3.90 138 4993 4477 538 1088 234 40 65 479 99 58 372 894 .243 .308 .357 .665 1597 85 66 37 41 1
Rome Braves ATL 21.8 3.72 139 5027 4588 517 1137 229 23 57 445 88 67 297 957 .248 .301 .345 .646 1583 112 69 41 32 4
League Totals 21.5 4.36 2206 82410 73314 9610 18656 3711 557 1169 8531 2157 957 6519 17040 .254 .324 .368 .692 26988 1352 1277 663 637 136

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 22.2 3.81 82 57 .590 3.24 139 139 138 1 15 38 1226.0 1162 530 442 52 402 8 1135 103 7 86 5185 1.276 8.5 0.4 3.0 8.3 2.82
Savannah Sand Gnats NYM 21.2 3.93 65 72 .474 3.23 137 137 134 3 9 39 1194.0 1133 538 429 47 430 0 1050 85 17 108 5113 1.309 8.5 0.4 3.2 7.9 2.44
Greenville Drive BOS 21.3 4.00 73 65 .529 3.38 138 138 137 1 12 38 1215.2 1121 552 457 81 391 10 1088 50 7 62 5102 1.244 8.3 0.6 2.9 8.1 2.78
Lake County Captains CLE 20.7 4.07 71 66 .518 3.42 137 137 136 1 9 38 1209.1 1095 557 459 76 461 8 1078 70 10 104 5152 1.287 8.1 0.6 3.4 8.0 2.34
Delmarva Shorebirds BAL 23.1 4.14 66 70 .485 3.69 136 136 133 1 6 34 1153.1 1058 563 473 60 459 12 1056 87 3 114 4957 1.315 8.3 0.5 3.6 8.2 2.30
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 21.1 4.21 78 58 .574 3.79 136 136 131 4 9 43 1184.2 1141 572 499 39 402 10 1117 76 17 88 5063 1.302 8.7 0.3 3.1 8.5 2.78
Charleston RiverDogs NYY 22.3 4.25 74 65 .532 3.54 139 139 139 0 12 41 1229.2 1170 591 484 68 358 2 1062 71 13 122 5177 1.243 8.6 0.5 2.6 7.8 2.97
Augusta GreenJackets SFG 22.5 4.27 76 63 .547 3.45 139 139 131 8 8 31 1206.0 1171 593 462 72 379 13 1026 62 1 96 5142 1.285 8.7 0.5 2.8 7.7 2.71
Lexington Legends HOU 20.5 4.32 68 72 .486 3.59 140 140 135 4 7 39 1210.2 1195 605 483 73 363 12 981 75 4 106 5195 1.287 8.9 0.5 2.7 7.3 2.70
Rome Braves ATL 20.8 4.38 66 73 .475 3.83 139 139 135 3 10 48 1209.0 1209 609 515 66 383 4 1164 80 9 85 5199 1.317 9.0 0.5 2.9 8.7 3.04
Hagerstown Suns WSN 21.5 4.54 56 78 .418 3.93 134 134 134 0 6 31 1169.1 1168 608 511 96 404 13 1069 88 13 97 5033 1.344 9.0 0.7 3.1 8.2 2.65
Asheville Tourists COL 22.1 4.54 68 70 .493 4.07 138 138 133 5 13 33 1192.1 1248 627 539 89 370 6 1124 63 6 107 5154 1.357 9.4 0.7 2.8 8.5 3.04
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 21.4 4.63 64 74 .464 4.05 138 138 137 1 4 36 1187.0 1160 639 534 73 446 3 1039 75 13 98 5177 1.353 8.8 0.6 3.4 7.9 2.33
Greensboro Grasshoppers FLA 21.8 4.79 66 74 .471 4.06 140 140 139 1 4 29 1209.2 1259 670 546 95 447 13 1059 79 7 136 5330 1.410 9.4 0.7 3.3 7.9 2.37
Hickory Crawdads TEX 20.4 4.83 63 76 .453 3.78 139 139 137 2 10 27 1213.0 1196 672 510 89 416 20 1091 89 10 99 5307 1.329 8.9 0.7 3.1 8.1 2.62
West Virginia Power PIT 22.1 4.99 67 70 .489 4.18 137 137 136 1 7 35 1176.2 1170 684 546 93 408 2 901 124 9 122 5147 1.341 8.9 0.7 3.1 6.9 2.21
League Totals 21.6 4.36 1103 1103 .500 3.70 2206 2206 2165 36 141 580 19186.1 18656 9610 7889 1169 6519 136 17040 1277 146 1630 82433 1.312 8.8 0.5 3.1 8.0 2.61

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Lakewood BlueClaws PHI 136 3554 1388 111 84 .978 18 190 56 23% 429,221 Dusty Wathan
Greenville Drive BOS 138 3647 1371 135 101 .974 29 175 65 27% 335,159 Kevin Boles
Asheville Tourists COL 138 3577 1450 147 122 .972 18 116 37 24% 146,353 Joe Mikulik
Kannapolis Intimidators CHW 139 3678 1578 156 139 .971 25 98 87 47% 132,342 Ernie Young
Hagerstown Suns WSN 134 3508 1415 153 117 .970 34 144 87 38% 126,166 Matt LeCroy
Delmarva Shorebirds BAL 136 3460 1460 153 102 .970 29 162 62 28% 214,575 Orlando Gomez
Lake County Captains CLE 137 3628 1451 156 128 .970 31 144 64 31% 267,895 Aaron Holbert
Savannah Sand Gnats NYM 137 3582 1375 164 121 .968 23 120 49 29% 110,846 Ed Alfonzo
Charleston RiverDogs NYY 139 3689 1552 175 127 .968 21 153 59 28% 268,985 Torre Tyson
Augusta GreenJackets SFG 139 3618 1451 168 118 .968 29 93 53 36% 194,437 Dave Machemer
Lexington Legends HOU 140 3632 1549 178 117 .967 20 88 41 32% 332,588 Tom Lawless
Rome Braves ATL 139 3627 1371 168 114 .967 19 113 62 35% 183,750 Randy Ingle
Greensboro Grasshoppers FLA 140 3629 1468 175 108 .967 25 141 60 30% 406,549 Darin Everson
West Virginia Power PIT 137 3530 1406 185 104 .964 33 127 63 33% 177,691 Gary Green
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 138 3561 1483 192 105 .963 23 144 55 28% 232,987 Matt Quatraro
Hickory Crawdads TEX 139 3639 1420 236 90 .955 34 149 57 28% 131,414 Hector Ortiz
League Totals 2206 57559 23188 2652 1797 .968 411 2157 957 31% 3,690,958