With the Blaze's playoff loss on Wednesday, all of the Reds minor league organizations are through with baseball for this season so it's time we finished recapping each team's season. Statistical leaders were chosen among those who played significant time. It's not limited to a certain number of ABs or IPs, really. I just picked who I thought played enough to warrant being mentioned as a stats leader. Melky Cabrera will not be included.
We continue with High-A Bakersfield.Bakersfield Blaze
The Blaze finished 72-68 overall, 3rd place in the California League North and 3.0 games back of San Jose. They finished in first place, 3.0 games ahead of San Jose, in the first half with a 41-29 record. The second half saw the Blaze go 31-39 and finish in fourth place and 8.0 games behind Modesto.
Overall, it was a successful season for manager Ken Griffey and his Blaze. The first half was a really good one as they rode the backs of several great players like Billy Hamilton, Donald Lutz...