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1998 Buffalo Bisons

1998 > Class AAA > 1998 International League (North)
Overall: 81-62
Scored 837 runs, Allowed 734 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-63

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Jeff Datz
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Bruce Aven 26 5 21 15 4 3 1 0 1 1 3 0 6 5 .200 .429 .467 .895 7 0 0 0 0 0
2 Todd Betts* 25 14 44 35 5 8 3 0 2 6 0 0 8 7 .229 .364 .486 .849 17 0 0 0 1 0
3 Jim Betzsold 25 74 242 209 36 51 10 1 10 27 4 4 27 72 .244 .347 .445 .792 93 3 6 0 0 0
4 Jeff Branson* 31 12 51 46 5 12 4 1 0 2 0 0 5 9 .261 .333 .391 .725 18 0 0 0 0 1
5 Jolbert Cabrera 25 129 585 494 94 157 24 1 10 45 25 15 68 71 .318 .412 .431 .844 213 10 13 8 2 0
6 Jacob Cruz* 25 43 184 169 32 56 8 2 13 36 2 3 13 26 .331 .380 .633 1.014 107 3 1 0 1 0
7 Einar Diaz 25 115 444 415 62 130 21 3 8 63 3 3 21 33 .313 .354 .436 .790 181 8 6 0 2 3
8 Brian Giles* 27 13 52 46 5 11 2 0 2 7 0 0 6 8 .239 .327 .413 .740 19 2 0 0 0 0
9 Phil Hiatt 29 119 503 453 81 112 19 0 31 74 4 1 41 146 .247 .313 .494 .808 224 16 4 2 3 1
10 Rex Hudler 37 11 43 36 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 10 .194 .310 .222 .532 8 1 2 1 0 0
11 Pat Listach# 30 88 346 306 50 67 8 4 1 23 17 5 32 69 .219 .301 .281 .582 86 2 4 4 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
12 Torey Lovullo# 32 92 393 328 66 107 17 4 17 65 3 3 54 32 .326 .413 .558 .971 183 9 1 1 9 1
13 Jeff Manto 33 62 270 209 46 65 11 0 23 63 4 2 58 48 .311 .459 .694 1.153 145 2 1 0 2 0
14 David Miller* 24 115 485 415 56 111 19 2 9 54 6 8 61 72 .267 .362 .388 .750 161 10 2 4 3 3
15 Chan Perry 25 13 57 49 8 11 4 0 0 3 1 0 6 10 .224 .333 .306 .639 15 0 2 0 0 0
16 Eddie Priest 24 22 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Alex Ramirez 23 121 546 521 94 156 21 8 34 103 6 4 16 101 .299 .324 .566 .890 295 11 5 0 4 4
18 Dave Roberts* 26 5 16 15 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 .133 .125 .133 .258 2 0 0 0 1 0
19 Marco Scutaro 22 8 27 26 3 6 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .346 .577 9 0 0 1 0 0
20 Bill Selby* 28 97 375 334 45 85 23 0 14 52 3 0 38 50 .254 .328 .449 .777 150 6 0 0 3 7
21 Richie Sexson 23 89 402 344 58 102 20 1 21 74 1 2 50 68 .297 .386 .544 .929 187 11 3 0 5 2
22 Steve Soliz 27 39 128 112 14 25 6 0 0 9 1 1 11 23 .223 .307 .277 .584 31 6 3 1 1 0
23 Greg Thomas* 25 4 12 11 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 .091 .167 .182 .348 2 0 0 0 0 0
24 Jimmy Williams* 33 34 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
25 Brandon Wilson 29 98 378 337 53 92 19 2 7 53 15 5 32 56 .273 .340 .404 .744 136 5 4 2 3 0
26 Enrique Wilson# 24 56 245 221 40 62 13 0 4 23 8 3 19 21 .281 .335 .394 .728 87 6 0 3 2 0
26 Players 26.7 143 5616 4942 837 1394 253 27 206 781 94 55 554 900 .282 .358 .469 .827 2319 110 55 23 42 23
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Rich Batchelor 31 4 4 .500 3.39 57 0 45 0 0 22 58.1 58 26 22 3 25 1 64 4 1 7 263 1.423 8.9 0.5 3.9 9.9 2.56
2 Ben Blomdahl 27 2 3 .400 4.76 35 2 6 0 0 1 70.0 83 43 37 12 17 1 42 2 0 0 303 1.429 10.7 1.5 2.2 5.4 2.47
3 John Cummings* 29 0 6 .000 6.04 31 8 8 0 0 0 56.2 71 43 38 6 16 0 32 4 0 4 258 1.535 11.3 1.0 2.5 5.1 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
4 Tony Dougherty 25 0 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 15 2.000 12.0 0.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
5 Travis Driskill 26 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 9 6 6 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 28 1.667 13.5 0.0 1.5 7.5 5.00
6 Huck Flener* 29 7 3 .700 6.68 14 8 3 0 0 0 60.2 73 52 45 12 26 1 35 0 0 2 278 1.632 10.8 1.8 3.9 5.2 1.35
7 Dwight Gooden 33 1 2 .333 9.00 4 4 0 0 0 0 16.0 23 16 16 5 7 0 18 0 0 1 74 1.875 12.9 2.8 3.9 10.1 2.57
8 Jason Grimsley 30 6 3 .667 3.76 52 0 8 0 0 0 88.2 76 40 37 10 57 3 68 6 0 14 393 1.500 7.7 1.0 5.8 6.9 1.19
9 Jason Jacome* 27 14 2 .875 3.26 24 24 0 2 0 0 154.2 161 62 56 13 38 0 109 3 1 5 642 1.287 9.4 0.8 2.2 6.3 2.87
10 Steve Karsay 26 6 4 .600 3.76 16 14 0 0 0 0 79.0 89 39 33 5 15 0 63 3 0 2 342 1.316 10.1 0.6 1.7 7.2 4.20
11 Tom Martin* 28 3 1 .750 6.00 41 0 8 0 0 0 36.0 46 25 24 4 13 0 35 3 0 1 167 1.639 11.5 1.0 3.2 8.8 2.69
12 Mike Matthews* 24 9 6 .600 4.63 24 23 1 0 0 0 130.1 137 79 67 19 68 1 86 5 2 5 577 1.573 9.5 1.3 4.7 5.9 1.26
13 Marcus Moore 27 3 5 .375 5.66 11 7 3 0 0 0 47.2 41 35 30 9 41 1 43 2 0 2 220 1.720 7.7 1.7 7.7 8.1 1.05
14 Alvin Morman* 29 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 8 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 18.0
15 Chris Nichting 32 8 6 .571 4.39 43 5 17 0 0 1 96.1 104 54 47 9 37 4 97 3 1 11 428 1.464 9.7 0.8 3.5 9.1 2.62
16 Chad Ogea 27 2 1 .667 3.61 9 9 0 1 0 0 42.1 42 19 17 2 5 0 34 4 0 1 178 1.110 8.9 0.4 1.1 7.2 6.80
17 Jim Poole* 32 1 0 1.000 0.87 13 0 4 0 0 0 10.1 6 3 1 0 2 0 16 1 0 0 40 0.774 5.2 0.0 1.7 13.9 8.00
18 Eddie Priest* 24 7 6 .538 4.87 22 22 0 0 0 0 122.0 139 75 66 16 35 1 65 3 0 4 537 1.426 10.3 1.2 2.6 4.8 1.86 Stats for 2 teams
19 Jason Rakers 25 8 6 .571 4.57 21 21 0 1 0 0 126.0 134 70 64 13 38 0 89 8 1 7 542 1.365 9.6 0.9 2.7 6.4 2.34
20 Jeff Sexton 26 0 0 4.07 21 0 5 0 0 1 24.1 25 16 11 1 15 1 15 1 2 3 111 1.644 9.2 0.4 5.5 5.5 1.00
21 Paul Shuey 27 0 0 2.51 11 0 4 0 0 2 14.1 11 4 4 0 6 0 22 0 0 1 61 1.186 6.9 0.0 3.8 13.8 3.67
22 Ron Villone* 28 2 2 .500 2.01 23 0 20 0 0 7 22.1 20 11 5 2 11 1 28 0 0 0 98 1.388 8.1 0.8 4.4 11.3 2.55
23 Jimmy Williams* 33 4 10 .286 5.87 34 12 7 0 0 0 79.2 101 60 52 13 41 3 71 1 0 11 369 1.782 11.4 1.5 4.6 8.0 1.73 Stats for 2 teams
24 Anthony Young 32 2 3 .400 6.34 9 6 1 1 1 0 38.1 39 32 27 2 18 1 12 3 0 1 171 1.487 9.2 0.5 4.2 2.8 0.67
24 Players 28.3 81 62 .566 4.51 143 143 138 5 4 34 1260.0 1350 734 632 139 491 17 973 51 8 74 5550 1.461 9.6 1.0 3.5 7.0 1.98
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Einar Diaz 112 791 70 12 7 .986 7.69 11 73 42 37%
Steve Soliz 39 215 27 4 1 .984 6.21 5 23 15 39%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Hiatt 73 593 57 8 64 .988 8.90
Jeff Manto 34 273 20 0 35 1.000 8.62
Richie Sexson 21 141 22 0 8 1.000 7.76
Torey Lovullo 9 38 2 0 1 1.000 4.44
Jim Betzsold 8 32 7 4 3 .907 4.88
Chan Perry 7 65 3 2 1 .971 9.71
Rex Hudler 1 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brandon Wilson 52 122 136 7 28 .974 4.96
Enrique Wilson 48 102 126 6 33 .974 4.75
Pat Listach 19 37 40 0 4 1.000 4.05 Stats for 2 teams
Torey Lovullo 14 40 31 3 9 .959 5.07
Marco Scutaro 7 12 18 2 4 .938 4.29
Jeff Branson 6 16 11 0 4 1.000 4.50
Bill Selby 5 10 9 1 5 .950 3.80
Rex Hudler 3 6 5 1 2 .917 3.67
Jolbert Cabrera 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Torey Lovullo 74 36 135 20 16 .895 2.31
Bill Selby 26 17 62 3 4 .963 3.04
Brandon Wilson 25 11 36 3 1 .940 1.88
Jeff Manto 10 9 15 2 0 .923 2.40
Todd Betts 8 3 17 4 3 .833 2.50
Jeff Branson 7 4 18 0 4 1.000 3.14
Rex Hudler 4 1 5 2 0 .750 1.50
Phil Hiatt 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Pat Listach 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Marco Scutaro 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jolbert Cabrera 121 212 350 27 69 .954 4.64
Pat Listach 35 38 94 7 20 .950 3.77 Stats for 2 teams
Brandon Wilson 17 26 42 12 8 .850 4.00
Enrique Wilson 6 6 15 0 3 1.000 3.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richie Sexson 56 0.00
Jim Betzsold 28 0.00
Jacob Cruz 20 0.00
Bill Selby 15 0.00
Alex Ramirez 13 0.00
Brian Giles 10 0.00
David Miller 4 0.00
Phil Hiatt 2 0.00
Rex Hudler 2 0.00
Greg Thomas 2 0.00
Chan Perry 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Miller 110 0.00
Jacob Cruz 12 0.00
Pat Listach 10 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jolbert Cabrera 7 0.00
Alex Ramirez 6 0.00
Dave Roberts 5 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Ramirez 93 0.00
Jim Betzsold 24 0.00
Richie Sexson 15 0.00
Jacob Cruz 11 0.00
Pat Listach 4 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
David Miller 2 0.00
Phil Hiatt 1 0.00
Rex Hudler 1 0.00
Chan Perry 1 0.00
Bill Selby 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Miller 115 251 5 4 1 .985 2.23
Alex Ramirez 109 224 7 9 1 .963 2.12
Richie Sexson 69 129 7 3 2 .978 1.97
Jim Betzsold 52 90 6 3 1 .970 1.85
Jacob Cruz 43 70 5 4 0 .949 1.74
Bill Selby 16 18 3 0 0 1.000 1.31
Pat Listach 14 27 3 1 2 .968 2.14 Stats for 2 teams
Brian Giles 10 18 0 1 0 .947 1.80
Jolbert Cabrera 7 22 1 0 1 1.000 3.29
Dave Roberts 5 12 1 0 0 1.000 2.60
Phil Hiatt 3 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67
Rex Hudler 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Chan Perry 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Greg Thomas 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Batchelor 57 3 7 1 0 .909 0.18
Jason Grimsley 52 8 9 2 1 .895 0.33
Chris Nichting 43 4 10 4 0 .778 0.33
Tom Martin 41 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.12
Ben Blomdahl 35 3 8 0 0 1.000 0.31
Jimmy Williams 34 9 15 3 0 .889 0.71 Stats for 2 teams
John Cummings 31 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.35 Stats for 2 teams
Jason Jacome 24 14 15 1 0 .967 1.21
Mike Matthews 24 5 24 3 0 .906 1.21
Ron Villone 23 1 4 2 0 .714 0.22
Eddie Priest 22 7 18 2 0 .926 1.14 Stats for 2 teams
Jason Rakers 21 9 12 1 0 .955 1.00
Jeff Sexton 21 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.24
Steve Karsay 16 8 12 1 0 .952 1.25
Huck Flener 14 3 11 1 1 .933 1.00
Jim Poole 13 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.23
Marcus Moore 11 3 5 1 1 .889 0.73
Paul Shuey 11 0 0 0 0 0.00
Chad Ogea 9 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.89
Anthony Young 9 4 1 3 0 .625 0.56
Dwight Gooden 4 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.75
Alvin Morman 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tony Dougherty 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Travis Driskill 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bruce Aven 26 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Mar 4, 1972 Orange, TX, US
Rich Batchelor 31 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 8, 1967 Florence, SC, US
Todd Betts 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 24, 1973 East York, ON, CA
Jim Betzsold 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 7, 1972 Orange, CA, US
Ben Blomdahl 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 30, 1970 Long Beach, CA, US
Jeff Branson 31 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 26, 1967 Waynesboro, MS, US
Jolbert Cabrera 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Dec 8, 1972 Cartagena, Bolivar, CO
Jacob Cruz 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 28, 1973 Oxnard, CA, US
John Cummings 29 L L 6' 3.0" 200 May 10, 1969 Torrance, CA, US
Einar Diaz 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 28, 1972 Chiriqui, PA
Tony Dougherty 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 12, 1973 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Travis Driskill 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 1, 1971 Omaha, NE, US
Huck Flener 29 S L 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 25, 1969 Austin, TX, US
Brian Giles 27 L L 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 20, 1971 El Cajon, CA, US
Dwight Gooden 33 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 16, 1964 Tampa, FL, US
Jason Grimsley 30 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 7, 1967 Cleveland, TX, US
Phil Hiatt 29 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 1, 1969 Pensacola, FL, US
Rex Hudler 37 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 2, 1960 Tempe, AZ, US
Jason Jacome 27 L L 6' 1.0" 155 Nov 24, 1970 Tulsa, OK, US
Steve Karsay 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 24, 1972 Flushing, NY, US
Pat Listach 30 S R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 12, 1967 Natchitoches, LA, US
Torey Lovullo 32 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 25, 1965 Santa Monica, CA, US
Jeff Manto 33 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 23, 1964 Bristol, PA, US
Tom Martin 28 L L 6' 1.0" 200 May 21, 1970 Charleston, SC, US
Mike Matthews 24 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 24, 1973 Fredericksburg, VA, US
David Miller 24 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Dec 9, 1973 Philadelphia, PA, US
Marcus Moore 27 S R 6' 5.0" 195 Nov 2, 1970 Oakland, CA, US
Alvin Morman 29 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 6, 1969 Rockingham, NC, US
Chris Nichting 32 R R 6' 1.0" 205 May 13, 1966 Cincinnati, OH, US
Chad Ogea 27 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 9, 1970 Lake Charles, LA, US
Chan Perry 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 13, 1972 Live Oak, FL, US
Jim Poole 32 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 28, 1966 Rochester, NY, US
Eddie Priest 24 R L 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 8, 1974 Boaz, AL, US
Jason Rakers 25 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Jun 29, 1973 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Alex Ramirez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 3, 1974 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Dave Roberts 26 L L 5' 10.0" 172 May 31, 1972 Naha, Okinawa, JP
Marco Scutaro 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 30, 1975 San Felipe, Yaracuy, VE
Bill Selby 28 L R 5' 9.0" 190 Jun 11, 1970 Monroeville, AL, US
Richie Sexson 23 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Dec 29, 1974 Portland, OR, US
Jeff Sexton 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 4, 1971 Westminster, CA, US
Paul Shuey 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 16, 1970 Lima, OH, US
Steve Soliz 27 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 27, 1971 Ventura, CA, US
Greg Thomas 25 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 19, 1972 Miami, FL, US
Ron Villone 28 L L 6' 3.0" 245 Jan 16, 1970 Englewood, NJ, US
Jimmy Williams 33 L L 6' 7.0" 232 May 18, 1965 Butler, AL, US
Brandon Wilson 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 26, 1969 Owensboro, KY, US
Enrique Wilson 24 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 27, 1973 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Anthony Young 32 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 19, 1966 Houston, TX, US

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