1998 Register Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders
Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev BA Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1Tim Howard29AMATXLAInd.4478239733189148371310961845923.527.7281.25524150433
2Rene Reyes20RKSARIZRk.429COL49201177407694539167815.493.6101.103108515011
3Yovar Duenas26PROCNSFgn.4183993377314127213761774818.500.6261.126211111013
4Todd Pridy27SONWLInd.40890418358821462902194414245.478.6651.1432381012064
5Jay Davis27RGVTXLAInd.405823733438913935126842542053.434.7411.17525433074
6Morgan Burkhart26RCHFRONInd.404803792809711318136981318538.557.8611.417241613019
7Gator McBride24CCEFRONInd.4036927724358982911263413026.466.6791.14516571031
8Jay Gibbons21MDHPIONRk.397TOR73339290661152911998213725.457.7001.15720373091
9Felix Ajete--IDJCNSFgn.3952171904075132338421616.449.532.9801012533
10Michel Enriquez18IDJCNSFgn.391450389811523519626123731.462.5551.01721671662
11Dan Kopriva28ALCNEASInd.391793192565510020316641245324.505.6801.18417468027
12Dee Dowler26RENWLInd.38963321293621142274453792532.436.553.98916281025
13Oscar Macias--HAVCNSFgn.3863262725510515415815133623.463.6361.09917351008
14Max St. Pierre18LATGULFRk.385DET31120104184030215621512.467.471.9384911000
15Jorge Piedra19GRFPIONRk.383LAD72325282721082272331673929.460.532.99215041303
16Wes Chamberlain32WPG,OKC,CDBNORL,PCL,MEXInd,AAA.382TEX7030425965992001765722938.464.6561.120170913037
17Neylan Molina--HAVCNSFgn.378372325591231450296112819.436.452.88914767102
18Pat Watkins25INAILAAA.378CIN442061883771121324831526.424.500.9249451110
19Jason Landreth22LUBTXLAInd.3776929826060981718542233237.441.542.98314131142
20Eric Battersby22WSXARIZRk.375CHW431681363451153527422932.479.6401.1198700120
21Jack Wilson20JOHAPPYRk.373STL6126324150901844292261830.424.531.95512843100
22Mike Wilson25AMATXLAInd.373803653119311616711692204554.454.5761.03017983420
23Jeremy Giambi23OMAPCLAAA.372KCR96394325681212122066855764.469.6341.10320646248
24Dave Callahan18MLN,BREGULF,FLORRk,A+.371FLA341361241946120011211119.426.468.8945811000
25Adam Riggs25ABQPCLAAA.371LAD4419617030631334251262129.446.553.9999413111
26Kyle Shade27ALXTXLAInd.3708441534987129313984125546.455.5531.00819365064
27Carlos Urquiola18SBN,DBKMIDW,ARIZA,Rk.370ARI4822120042741180262391520.421.505.92610114020
28Michael Restovich19ELZ,FWAAPPY,MIDWRk,A.369MIN76354287771062531370525870.489.6131.102176119000
29Gabe Memmert22JHN,MASFRON,NEASInd.3684013512518468031601720.415.504.9196323000
30Brian Duva25WPGNORLInd.3678039035771131241104626152825.412.524.93618741220
31David Goodwin23ROYGULFRk.367KCR482051772665200433002033.441.548.9899725121
32Todd Pratt31NFK,SCE,METIL,FLOR,GULFAAA,A+,Rk.366NYM42170142195270833302025.462.5851.0468346110
33Eber Bastida--IDTCNSFgn.364374297451081340385115834.465.434.90012961153
34Mark Charbonnet27BNDWLInd.364893893577013031422851252571.407.6581.06523593136
35Ray DeLeon28RGV,LUBTXLAInd.36475323302571101901370611225.391.556.94816874143
36Jeff Pickler22OGDPIONRk.364MIL71327280551022204492083925.443.486.92813642420
37Bobby Brown24CANFRONInd.36377351320581162829631332549.407.547.95417572041
38Andy Morales23HAVCNSFgn.363377322631172741771454128.443.6301.07320314905
39Vernon Spearman28SONWLInd.363894283698913421823440105326.439.480.91917740241
40Paul Day21BRLAPPYRk.362CLE6025122933831627451001739.406.541.94812462030
41Eduardo Cardenas--MTZCNSFgn.36138934146123150022543713.424.405.8291389272
42Lino Connell26GRHWLInd.3618941237166134269105628103554.415.561.97520851237
43Nate Espy20MTVAPPYRk.361PHI6628722750822011356225155.479.6301.10914344141
44Justin Hemme22CANFRONInd.361602542274582155842101744.425.5771.00213149011
45Robert Hewes23ALXTXLAInd.36183378294801062879631776945.489.5951.08517508430
46Brett Jenkins28RENWLInd.36184399338681222012394553740.449.6301.079213620044
47Brent Cookson28TUCPCLAAA.360ARI361211002436120619001826.463.6601.1236612010
48Josh Hannah22CKCHEARInd.359492131924069102726521642.406.542.94710401131
49Joey Martinez26RGVTXLAInd.3585323821551771234261671214.405.498.90310747130
50Jared Sadlowski23ALNNEASInd.358541691512254114326121419.414.543.9578212020
51Ichiro Suzuki24ORXJPPLFgn.3581355585067918136313711144335.414.518.9322622170215
52Casey Blake24DUN,KNXFLOR,SOULA+,AA.357TOR1335885121031834371810319652106.421.574.99529411113101
53Eric Byrnes22SOR,VISNORW,CALLA-,A+.357OAK71317277629919411521723431.429.5741.00315953031
54Josh Herman24OVAFRONInd.357572402104375130124800228.417.5901.00712493050
55Pablo Ozuna23PEOMIDWA.357STL133592538122192271096262262956.400.494.8942666111223
56Paul Cruz23SPRFRONInd.356612381914768103539113314.471.518.98999411030
57Malvin Matos26ALXTXLAInd.35680367315761122372687934165.433.7211.15422746051
58Juan Moreno22IDJCNSFgn.356380351621252301563242230.394.550.94419313223
59Darryl Brinkley29NVLPCLAAA.355PIT114413372571322339511082753.416.505.922188913012
60Lonnie Maclin31AMATXLAInd.35582380327781162331065424645.434.535.96917593041
61Sean Collins31AMA,TULTXLA,TLInd,AA.354TEX934493909913820912764174335.421.544.96421295740
62Rolando Garza18WSXARIZRk.354CHW5323020641731123331771835.415.471.8869774112
63James Mouton29LVGPCLAAA.354SDP5021119238681734311511731.408.536.94410391010
64Lazaro Vargas--IDTCNSFgn.35436228846102123245066116.475.438.91312618823
65Mitch Meluskey24NORPCLAAA.353HOU121490397761404101771208559.465.5841.0502321530510
66Kevin Haverbusch22LBG,CARCARL,SOULA+,AA.352PIT95382349531232211168552253.403.516.91918089021
67Brian McMillin21ELZAPPYRk.352MIN361551223043100639832722.477.5821.0597144020
68Juan Pierre20PORNORWA-.352COL642902645593920303891911.399.402.80010632410
69Julio Vinas25ROCILAAA.352BAL622151992670154640211230.388.558.94611131120
70Jason Clark23EVNFRONInd.351482031884666126735233823.388.590.97811124211
71Matt Nokes34STPNORLInd.351602462113074150850002423.419.536.95411395061
72John O'Brien29ALXTXLAInd.35184402328891152113293115754.450.7131.164234149086
73Luis Piloto--IDJCNSFgn.35129725153881411140233726.439.546.9851377432
74Scott Pratt21WTRNYPLA-.351CLE47215174376112321415103426.467.489.9568545111
75Chris Cassels29OHVTXLAInd.35083390331651162352282114157.436.6501.085215913059
76J.D. Drew22STP,MEM,ARKNORL,PCL,TLInd,AAA,AA.350STL75324260609122416571155665.478.6501.12816938006
77Jason LaRue24CNG,INASOUL,ILAA,AAA.350CIN120502437761534381487444468.413.581.99425415101101
78Derek Vaughn28LUBTXLAInd.35083376343771202743604682328.392.478.87116453430
79Eric White25SONWLInd.35086364309411082505511114552.434.479.913148145054
80Jason Baker25TNSHEARInd.3495928124949871921381852427.399.454.85311340354
81Shea Hillenbrand22BTCMIDWA.349BOS1295314988017433419931371949.383.546.9292721110132
82Mark Quinn24WCHTLAA.349KCR100432372821302661684414354.424.5811.004216510071
83Jose Estrada--PROCNSFgn.34735932963114144228971628.388.432.8201429761
84Jalal Leach29SHV,FRETL,PCLAA,AAA.347SFG1074333836613325419711344461.409.582.99122390064
85Sean Mahoney22HDVNYPLA-.347TBD6529024844861625531153147.421.488.90912145063
86Keith Habig24RCH,BTCFRON,MIDWInd,A.346BOS83376301891041942590745727.465.6841.150206914041
87David Hulse30NAS,PAWATLL,ILInd,AAA.346BOS83330315521092249551341247.367.527.89416650033
88Paul Konerko22INA,ABQIL,PCLAAA.346CIN-LAD6327523741821801465103030.415.5991.014142112060
89Andres Duncan26CATNEASInd.3457025422935791530173091834.409.437.84610047007
90Todd Haney32NFK,SCEIL,FLORAAA,A+.345NYM118510444851533343511125544.422.457.879203135511
91Jason Hill23LUBTXLAInd.34532120113213911252710510.367.611.9776950020
92Andy Wilson22OHVTXLAInd.34580343296581021620433033818.422.412.83412233421
93Brian Foster22EVNFRONInd.344572141863964142748012033.416.554.97010335030
94Jose Pena18RESGULFRk.344BOS481831602855123421651433.423.531.9548528100
95Joe Ronca26SPRFRONInd.34476354317561092101677103358.411.562.972178143101
96Ed Campaniello24OHVTXLAInd.3438440132169110267349766941.462.495.95815945332
97Jason Clarke22CBZARIZRk.343CHC351571403048104225741215.397.514.9127202120
98Felix Jose33NAS,TABATLL,MEXInd,AAA.34398409327721121912686897855.469.6451.115211122026
99Derrick White28IWA,CSPPCLAAA.343CHC-COL88390332721142222086664862.431.6021.03320076043
100Mike Colangelo21LEL,CDRCALL,MIDWA+,A.342ANA582632284678193929772540.422.570.99213028021

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