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2012 Register 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
1Austin Newell23WSP,ABLPECO,NABLInd.42268311263801112245461373426.502.5931.0951569410
2Welington Dotel26ELPAAInd.40558266247461001442442381342.436.518.9541283037
3Mike Miller23RWLPECOInd.4013316314744597333481927.460.5511.011817000
4Evan Kohli24SFF,BSBPECO,AUBLInd,Fgn.39469328277821091712169324652.485.6901.17419104010
5Scot Palmer23SFFPECOInd.393512271964677901353021940.476.6381.11412512001
6Eduard Pinto17RNG,MGLDOSL,VEWLFRk,FgW.393TEX622702295090141129863114.470.476.94610925230
7Wux-Iong Pan31UPRCPBLFgn.3889438531262121285957436857.504.5961.10018625002
8Eric Garcia28ALPPECOInd.3876727423556912111053442931.448.6131.0611441451
9Paul Hoenecke21DGR,OGDARIZ,PIONRk.385LAD441831693065234540211223.421.6571.07811120020
10Jesus Ugueto21AGR,LRAVESL,VEWLFRk,FgW.385SEA77325278721071666492283538.455.5501.00615326062
11Osman Marval25PAAITSAFgn.38441180159336181840512014.450.5971.047952001
12Alfredo Despaigne26GNM,PROCNSFgn.38279342262521001901750217144.523.6491.172170880126
13Melvin Mercedes20ATHARIZRk.381OAK311181052440101012101015.440.495.9355211200
14Steve Rinaudo24LCVPECOInd.381673392919911125918872343742.460.7151.1752088030
15Tim Saunders22PEO,CBZ,DYTMIDW,ARIZ,FLORA,Rk,A+.381CHC4921819443741315331731745.431.536.96710423041
16Kevin Wager22LCVPECOInd.38131150134275110173010917.425.6271.052842411
17Chris Brown25SFF,MLLPECO,NABLInd.379472191826269702358012639.470.7971.2671458031
18David Dahl18GRJPIONRk.379COL673062806210622109571272142.423.6251.04817542123
19Pedro Toribio21ANGARIZRk.379LAA301221162944750771417.397.526.9236120110
20Yosvani Hurtado22SOCCNSFgn.37541176160276011162711914.417.569.98691114121
21AJ Morris--RWLPECOInd.374602482224783191544001427.405.536.9411193181
22Luis Yander20SOCCNSFgn.374612502273085112240731412.423.467.89010696212
23Ryan Lauer24LCV,ELPPECO,AAInd.37358258217598110014561352735.455.6131.0681339140
24Yi-Quan Lin26SINCPBLFgn.371113483450721674631392213246.412.573.985258170016
25Bobby Coyle23RCU,CNGCALL,SOULA+,AA.370LAD692542383888173937321427.403.580.98313830110
26Bas de Jong32LDADUTMFgn.37034149135285011032910923.412.519.931703212
27Wes Kartch--RWLPECOInd.3706431526267972217501243721.463.5421.00514211231
28Kuan-Jen Chen30LNWCPBLFgn.3698233429848110192246102316.431.466.898139811020
29Addison Russell18ATH,BUR,VMTARIZ,MIDW,NYPLRk,A,A-.369OAK5524421746801097451622348.432.5941.02712932110
30Luis Fonseca27NAV,MTNMXPW,MEXFgW,AAA.36849207190317071528501038.393.495.8889431151
31Adam Kam20RWL,ADGPECO,AUBLInd,Fgn.367712742375187151945023246.442.553.99413112031
32Maximo Rivera19PIR,PS2DOSLFRk.367PIT5723119947737143134111926.429.472.9029415531
33Jeremias Pineda21RES,TWNGULFRk.365BOS-MIN522081922870941252391138.406.469.8759033110
34Si-Qi Zhou30BTHCPBLFgn.365118514433741582732191427356.458.5871.045254103324
35Brian Myrow35GPEAAInd.36492398316651153151263017572.490.6081.09819250210
36Jose Paez18VN2VESLFRk.364TBR6127925041911394291292441.430.536.96613435001
37Gabriele Ermini36BGAITSAFgn.36338167146235372018001421.430.438.869645421
38Chad Gabriel28FTWNABLInd.363863593445212513234693738.381.439.8201514220
39Tae-Kyun Kim30HWAKBOFgn.363126513416611512401680318169.474.5361.0102231111058
40Rolexis Molina34GROITSAFgn.363421771601958141123105139.418.481.899776301
41Josmar Cordero20DDRDOSLFRk.362LAD602552295083191647951420.419.533.95212259213
42Stephen Bruno21BOINORWA-.361CHC672922525191193337271847.442.496.938125620020
43Grant Hogue26LNRCALLA+.361HOU431681444052830172721722.421.458.8796600430
44Rene Leveret26QUECAMAInd.3617734531642114150959002242.413.494.9061566102
45Will Stramp26LCVPECOInd.36135121108263960426121024.425.528.953572100
46Clint Stroud--TRI,ABLPECO,NABLInd.3617733629162105191850723654.443.515.9591507201
47Jack Marder22HDSCALLA+.360SEA653192786810024410561662144.425.5831.008162613430
48Mike O'Neill24PLM,SPS,SPDFLOR,AZFL,TLA+,Fal,AA.360STL1396004867617526504717138937.459.434.893211751464
49Reggie Taylor25RWLPECOInd.360602432146277125115011111748.419.6171.0361327230
50Adam Eaton23REN,ARI,MOBPCL,NL,SOULAAA,MLB,AA.359ARI15271661314922050795346147391.445.507.952311923613
51Danny Rombley32UVVDUTMFgn.35942191156285681132742425.447.442.889693434
52Tyler Heineman21TRCNYPLA-.358HOU552331933369140026622612.452.430.8828339321
53Adam Buschini25AMA,CBAAA,AUBLInd,Fgn.357138629563124201348291204195285.413.6001.01433807073
54Eric Grabe22BRSAPPYRk.357CHW421631402450132221201924.442.521.9637323010
55Randy Wells24LCV,NRMPECO,FRONInd.357874153591001282031688324163.423.563.9862025463
56Jose Miguel Fernandez24MTZCNSFgn.3558736430148107170853004917.456.492.947148784213
57Logan Lotti24LCV,ABLPECO,NABLInd.35567332273849719322861544559.455.6891.1431889050
58Phil Ortez25ADODUTMFgn.35542179166205913023072810.379.470.848786023
59Jason Veyna--TRI,ABLPECO,NABLInd.35565286234648313313581783856.451.6031.0531417250
60Dario Pizzano21PUL,EVRAPPY,NORWRk,A-.354SEA592502093574181429303037.442.507.94910656140
61Yordanis Samón30GNM,IDJCNSFgn.35484350305511081811661454231.434.5771.0111761120114
62Wilson Soriano20RCKDOSLFRk.354COL66278229398114402427142113.420.450.870103562111
63Ben Carhart22CBZARIZRk.353CHC35155136284891121111514.419.456.8756222020
64Wilson Garcia18TR1VESLFRk.353PHI562162012171181438101212.391.512.903103101111
65Colt Loehrs23TRIPECOInd.3535123020148711211544202130.425.6471.0721305210
66Mike Marion--ALPPECOInd.3535519017023601401143201839.411.6291.0401070020
67Rashid Gerard20LDADUTMFgn.35234135122224320122101018.402.393.795483030
68Jesus Merchan31TUC,LNC,MGLPCL,ATLL,VEWLAAA,Ind,FgW.352SDP9635132443114183430241922.394.463.857150114310
69Blake Shaffer26WSPPECOInd.35234132122274390103902523.379.6721.051822030
70Ruddy Yan30RGV,AZUNABL,DOWLInd,FgW.35283351310591091411311343220.411.413.82412802343
71Zheng-Wei Zhang25BTHCPBLFgn.35211855048991172261505022124454.410.466.877228138451
72Stefen Romero23HDS,WTN,PEACALL,SOUL,AZFLA+,AA,Fal.351SEA12756451992182367251101362882.390.592.9823071310073
73Michel Abreu33MTY,MXL,LCYMEX,MXPW,DOWLAAA,FgW.350146596497104174310351330191107.451.6241.075310144049
74Deiber Olivera19TR1VESLFRk.350PHI572252003570172132551322.399.470.8699446241
75Jeff Popick23GRJPIONRk.350COL411641373348121630211937.432.5841.0168023231
76Josh Valle23SFFPECOInd.3506832025455891701051205455.472.5351.0071367230
77Bo Bell24ALPPECOInd.3496729923562821901259315351.475.5831.0581376230
78Zerzinho Croes--PIODUTMFgn.3494017315229533002041107.383.368.752567164
79Gabriel Guerrero18MRN,MREDOSL,ARIZFRk,Rk.349SEA6830527555961441572462441.393.593.98616370064
80Jose Figueroa19YK1,OBRDOSL,MXPWFRk,FgW.348NYY98291256588914114444112341.418.535.95313718400
81Ariel Sánchez28MTZCNSFgn.3488739234557120262030653832.413.435.84815022524
82Josh Cakebread27RWL,ADGPECO,AUBLInd,Fgn.347104465383841331839651366946.452.480.93318417331
83Romy Jimenez21ELZAPPYRk.347MIN351391183141121835011925.439.6691.1087941010
84Marnolkis Aguiar23HLGCNSFgn.3464215013017455101222716.385.400.7855243730
85Melky Cabrera27SFNNLMLB.346SFG11350145984159251011601353663.390.516.90623780154
86Justin McDavid23ALP,SAAPECO,NABLInd.3466326924359841311341721745.398.568.9661385310
87Justin Trejo24SFFPECOInd.34655247208587291741202740.429.500.9291047050
88José Abreu25CIECNSFgn.3457733726460911501960255439.481.6171.09816318170219
89Frederich Cepeda32SNCCNSFgn.34587388290551002351259009549.505.5831.088169610212
90J.J. Sherrill31SAANABLInd.3457032428762992173272213054.405.498.9031431330
91Danny Stienstra23BAT,CDSNYPL,GULFA-,Rk.345STL40164148205181320511111.389.473.8627041221
92Austin Weymouth--UVVDUTMFgn.34440187163285614103012168.408.442.849722332
93Jason Botts31LMO,SKT,CMPMXPW,ATLL,MEXFgW,Ind,AAA.34313757050590173383341022161121.414.6321.04631992027
94Johan Camargo18BV1DOSLFRk.343ATL592411983868141226632527.433.455.88790271010
95Ronarsy Ledesma19ORIDOSLFRk.343BAL68292245358418824119102643.430.506.936124615150
96Vicente Lupo18MT2DOSLFRk.343NYM65269204587018310451274645.500.6081.108124218103
97Dayron Varona24CMY,VLCCNSFgn.343752852513786132632452037.406.482.88812169237
98Gerwuins Velazco20JOHAPPYRk.343STL311121051236500800422.360.390.7514130120
99Jose Zambrano18CZAVESLFRk.342DET6025622537771201341242016.405.409.8149255420
100Maikel Jova31SRFNABLInd.34160265252358611074512622.362.468.8311184031

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