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With 9 strikeouts in 6 innings on Thursday night, Trevor Bauer now leads all Minor League pitchers in strikeouts with 37, passing AA Mobile teammate Tyler Skaggs. Close behind in the strikeout race is Visalia (High Class A) pitcher Andrew Chafin, who has 33 strikeouts in just 20.2 IP. 

(Through games of Thursday, April 26)

Rk Pitcher Age Tm Lev Aff SO BB IP W L ERA SO/9 BB/9
1 Trevor Bauer 21 MOB AA ARI 37 17 28.2 5 0 1.26 11.6 5.3
2 Tyler Skaggs* 20 MOB AA ARI 34 5 23.1 0 2 4.24 13.1 1.9
2 Matt Barnes 22 GRV A BOS 34 4 21.0 2 0 0.00 14.6 1.7
4 Tyler Thornburg 23 HVL AA MIL 33 7 28.0 2 0 1.93 10.6 2.2
4 Andrew Chafin* 22 VIS A+ ARI 33 5 20.2 2 0 2.61 14.4 2.2
4 Jose Fernandez 19 GBO A MIA 33 8 23.0 2 0 1.57 12.9 3.1
7 Tyler Matzek* 21 MOD A+ COL 32 16 24.2 1 3 3.28 11.7 5.8
7 Jarret Martin* 22 GRL A LAD 32 9 27.0 1 1 3.67 10.7 3.0
7 Nicholas Tropeano 21 LEX A HOU 32 6 21.0 1 1 1.29 13.7 2.6
10 James Paxton* 23 WTN AA SEA 31 16 23.1 2 0 3.09 12.0 6.2
10 Daniel Straily 23 MDL AA OAK 31 6 22.2 0 2 1.99 12.3 2.4
10 Andre Rienzo 23 WSM A+ CHW 31 7 25.0 3 0 1.08 11.2 2.5
10 Sean Murphy 23 BUR A OAK 31 10 23.0 2 1 1.17 12.1 3.9

Just missing the Top 10 are several more Diamondback pitchers - David Holmberg and Michael Bolsinger of Visalia have 27 strikeouts each, Archie Bradley has 26 for South Bend, Patrick Corbin of Mobile has 25, and Anthony Meo of Visalia has 24.