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Midwest League 1996

Season Highlights

Batting Leaders

  • Batting: Kerry Robinson (Peoria/Cardinals) .359
  • Home Runs: Larry Barnes (Cedar Rapids/Angels) 27
  • Runs Batted In: Larry Barnes (Cedar Rapids/Angels) 112
  • Stolen Bases: Kerry Robinson (Peoris/Cardinals) & Justin Baughman (Cedar Rapids/Angels) 50

Pitching Leaders

  • Wins: Brandon Kolb (Clinton/Padres) 16
  • Won/Lost: Michael Fieldbinder (Beloit/Brewers) 9-2, .818
  • Saves: Santos Hernandez (Burlington/Giants) 35
  • Earned Run Average: Britt Reames (Peoria/Cardinals) 1.90
  • Strikeouts: Britt Reames (Peoria/Cardinals) 167

Major Change

1996 Season
MWL Fan's Guide

Post-Season All-Star Team

First Base            Larry Barnes          Cedar Rapids
Second Base           Andy Hall             Peoria
Third Base            Mike Kinkade          Beloit
Shortstop             Deivi Cruz            Burlington
Outfield              Kerry Robinson        Peoria
                      Brian Simmons         South Bend
                      Don Denbow            Burlington
Catcher               Ramon Hernandez       West Michigan
Designated Hitter     Jeff Liefer           South Bend
Left Handed Pitcher   Valerio de los Santos Beloit
Right Handed Pitcher  Britt Reames          Peoria
Left Handed Reliever  Armando Almanza       Peoria
Right Handed Reliever Santos Hernandez      Burlington

1996 Individual Leaders


Games           Mike Kinkade          Beloit           135
                Jose Cepeda           Lansing          135
At Bats         Jose Cepeda           Lansing          558
Runs            Mike Kinkade          Beloit           104
Hits            Jose Cepeda           Lansing          161
Home Runs       Larry Barnes          Cedar Rapids      27
Runs Batted In  Larry Barnes          Cedar Rapids     112
Stolen Bases    Kerry Robinson        Peoria            50
                Justin Baughman       Cedar Rapids      50
On Base Pct     Scott Vieira          Rockford        .451
Slugging Pct    Larry Barnes          Cedar Rapids    .577
Batting Avg     Kerry Robinson        Peoria          .359


Games           Santos Hernandez      Burlington        61
Complete Games  Valerio de los Santos Beloit             5
                Carlos Castillo       South Bend         5
                Victor Hurtado        Kane County        5
Shutouts        Nineteen tied at                         1
Innings Pitched Juan Pena             Michigan         188
Strikeouts      Britt Reames          Peoria           167
Saves           Santos Hernandez      Burlington        35
Won             Brandon Kolb          Clinton           16
Earned Run Avg  Britt Reames          Peoria          1.90






Notable Games


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