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1996 West Michigan Whitecaps

1996 > Class A > 1996 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 77-61
Scored 639 runs, Allowed 561 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-61

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL
Manager: Mike Quade
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1995 / 1997

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 Ryan Christenson 22 33 143 122 21 38 2 2 2 18 2 4 13 22 .311 .387 .410 .797 50 2 4 1 3 0
2 Jeff DaVanon# 22 89 342 289 43 70 13 4 2 33 5 7 49 66 .242 .353 .336 .689 97 6 1 2 1 2
3 Mario Encarnacion 20 118 459 401 55 92 14 3 7 43 23 8 49 131 .229 .321 .332 .653 133 12 5 4 0 0
4 Joe Espada 20 23 89 74 9 20 2 0 0 4 3 1 13 11 .270 .393 .297 .691 22 2 2 0 0 0
5 Duane Filchner* 23 133 564 477 66 126 24 3 7 82 2 0 73 82 .264 .359 .371 .730 177 5 3 1 10 5
6 Ramon Hernandez 20 123 528 447 62 114 26 2 12 68 2 3 69 62 .255 .355 .403 .758 180 22 4 1 7 1
7 Eddie Lara 20 87 296 259 29 56 7 1 0 16 16 6 25 39 .216 .296 .251 .546 65 9 5 5 2 0
8 Alex Miranda* 24 123 513 414 57 92 18 2 5 48 3 0 86 84 .222 .360 .312 .671 129 15 5 4 4 1
9 Juan Moreno* 21 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Randy Ortega 23 49 168 139 15 35 4 0 2 21 0 1 25 34 .252 .363 .324 .687 45 3 1 0 3 0
11 Arturo Paulino 21 87 263 231 27 51 7 1 2 19 9 10 24 46 .221 .298 .286 .584 66 8 2 5 1 0
12 Troy Rauer 23 13 25 22 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 13 .045 .160 .045 .205 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Alex Rondon 21 19 55 47 3 10 1 1 0 7 1 0 4 15 .213 .278 .277 .554 13 2 1 1 2 0
14 Jose Soriano 22 126 476 434 57 107 20 3 4 44 20 11 31 86 .247 .302 .334 .636 145 15 5 2 4 1
15 Jon Valenti 22 125 504 462 46 120 19 4 11 57 5 3 33 91 .260 .314 .390 .704 180 12 5 1 3 0
16 Dane Walker* 26 127 598 477 97 132 25 3 7 47 14 10 112 75 .277 .415 .386 .801 184 11 3 3 3 2
17 Derrick White 26 73 317 263 49 69 17 0 10 43 12 3 44 63 .262 .375 .441 .816 116 7 6 0 4 2
17 Players 22.4 138 5341 4559 639 1133 199 29 71 551 117 67 653 920 .249 .346 .352 .698 1603 131 52 30 47 14
* - 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 Todd Abbott 22 11 7 .611 3.98 32 13 4 0 0 1 131.0 135 66 58 8 41 1 104 5 1 4 560 1.344 9.3 0.5 2.8 7.1 2.54
2 Benito Baez* 19 8 4 .667 3.47 32 20 4 0 0 4 129.2 123 60 50 6 52 1 92 2 1 4 557 1.350 8.5 0.4 3.6 6.4 1.77
3 Tom Bennett 20 0 1 .000 3.92 6 5 0 0 0 0 20.2 17 11 9 1 18 0 17 2 0 0 96 1.694 7.4 0.4 7.8 7.4 0.94
4 Kevin Gunther 23 5 5 .500 2.92 43 0 21 0 0 6 95.2 83 37 31 6 25 4 90 1 0 3 398 1.129 7.8 0.6 2.4 8.5 3.60
5 Bob Kazmirski 24 3 5 .375 2.68 51 0 48 0 0 28 53.2 45 19 16 2 28 5 37 1 1 3 234 1.360 7.5 0.3 4.7 6.2 1.32
6 Kevin Mlodik 21 8 6 .571 2.77 31 22 6 0 0 1 136.1 118 53 42 3 53 1 135 5 5 5 581 1.254 7.8 0.2 3.5 8.9 2.55
7 Juan Moreno* 21 4 6 .400 4.37 38 11 5 0 0 0 107.0 98 60 52 6 69 5 97 2 2 6 475 1.561 8.2 0.5 5.8 8.2 1.41
8 Chris Morrison 24 5 5 .500 4.32 40 0 20 0 0 1 58.1 64 38 28 7 20 4 51 1 2 1 262 1.440 9.9 1.1 3.1 7.9 2.55
9 Chris Nelson 23 3 1 .750 2.42 16 9 3 0 0 1 70.2 53 19 19 3 20 0 79 1 8 4 275 1.033 6.8 0.4 2.5 10.1 3.95
10 Jamey Price 24 6 1 .857 1.71 20 16 1 0 0 0 89.1 80 22 17 1 19 1 88 1 1 2 360 1.108 8.1 0.1 1.9 8.9 4.63
11 Scott Rivette 22 8 9 .471 3.52 32 29 1 0 0 1 153.1 145 80 60 7 51 0 142 12 2 9 667 1.278 8.5 0.4 3.0 8.3 2.78
12 Andy Smith 21 10 7 .588 4.58 37 13 9 0 0 1 116.0 112 71 59 8 68 5 94 7 1 8 527 1.552 8.7 0.6 5.3 7.3 1.38
13 Todd Weinberg* 24 6 4 .600 3.45 43 0 16 0 0 1 57.1 48 25 22 4 31 4 64 3 0 3 253 1.378 7.5 0.6 4.9 10.0 2.06
13 Players 22.2 77 61 .558 3.42 138 138 138 0 9 45 1219.0 1121 561 463 62 495 31 1090 43 24 52 5245 1.326 8.3 0.5 3.7 8.0 2.20
* - 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
Ramon Hernandez 109 877 84 20 8 .980 8.82 11 125 42 25%
Randy Ortega 24 176 10 1 1 .995 7.75 1 22 5 19%
Alex Rondon 13 75 8 3 2 .965 6.38 2 13 5 28%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Miranda 118 1029 57 16 80 .985 9.20
Derrick White 13 108 3 0 13 1.000 8.54
Randy Ortega 11 78 5 4 5 .954 7.55
Ramon Hernandez 5 40 1 0 3 1.000 8.20
Jeff DaVanon 4 10 2 1 1 .923 3.00
Jon Valenti 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67
Duane Filchner 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dane Walker 120 215 302 29 70 .947 4.31
Eddie Lara 17 25 23 2 6 .960 2.82
Arturo Paulino 11 17 20 1 4 .974 3.36
Jeff DaVanon 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Valenti 113 74 252 40 17 .891 2.88
Arturo Paulino 23 14 40 5 6 .915 2.35
Derrick White 12 8 22 4 1 .882 2.50
Ryan Christenson 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
Randy Ortega 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Lara 69 85 202 21 35 .932 4.16
Arturo Paulino 48 51 143 20 26 .907 4.04
Joe Espada 23 19 56 6 8 .926 3.26
Jon Valenti 9 11 27 5 3 .884 4.22

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Duane Filchner 78 0.00
Jeff DaVanon 41 0.00
Derrick White 17 0.00
Ryan Christenson 9 0.00
Randy Ortega 4 0.00
Troy Rauer 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Soriano 118 0.00
Mario Encarnacion 11 0.00
Ryan Christenson 10 0.00
Jeff DaVanon 4 0.00
Troy Rauer 4 0.00
Dane Walker 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mario Encarnacion 106 0.00
Ryan Christenson 15 0.00
Derrick White 9 0.00
Jeff DaVanon 8 0.00
Duane Filchner 4 0.00
Arturo Paulino 3 0.00
Dane Walker 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Soriano 118 218 11 10 2 .958 1.94
Mario Encarnacion 112 192 13 11 4 .949 1.83
Duane Filchner 82 90 4 3 0 .969 1.15
Jeff DaVanon 51 62 7 1 1 .986 1.35
Ryan Christenson 32 63 1 2 0 .970 2.00
Derrick White 23 34 1 0 0 1.000 1.52
Troy Rauer 6 5 0 2 0 .714 0.83
Randy Ortega 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Arturo Paulino 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dane Walker 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Kazmirski 51 3 11 0 2 1.000 0.27
Kevin Gunther 43 7 21 0 0 1.000 0.65
Todd Weinberg 43 5 9 0 0 1.000 0.33
Chris Morrison 40 2 9 1 0 .917 0.28
Juan Moreno 38 4 18 3 1 .880 0.58
Andy Smith 37 7 14 0 0 1.000 0.57
Todd Abbott 32 6 21 2 0 .931 0.84
Benito Baez 32 6 23 1 0 .967 0.91
Scott Rivette 32 2 23 4 0 .862 0.78
Kevin Mlodik 31 7 18 2 0 .926 0.81
Jamey Price 20 5 21 0 3 1.000 1.30
Chris Nelson 16 7 13 2 1 .909 1.25
Tom Bennett 6 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Todd Abbott 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 13, 1973 Little Rock, AR, US
Benito Baez 19 L L 6' 0.0" 160 May 6, 1977 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO
Tom Bennett 20 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 13, 1976 Oakland, CA, US
Ryan Christenson 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 28, 1974 Redlands, CA, US
Jeff DaVanon 22 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 8, 1973 San Diego, CA, US
Mario Encarnacion 20 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 24, 1975 Bani, Peravia, DO
Joe Espada 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 30, 1975 Santurce, PR
Duane Filchner 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 28, 1973 Allentown, PA, US
Kevin Gunther 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 6, 1973 Portland, OR, US
Ramon Hernandez 20 R R 6' 0.0" 220 May 20, 1976 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Bob Kazmirski 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 24, 1972 Van Nuys, CA, US
Eddie Lara 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 30, 1975 Bani, Peravia, DO
Alex Miranda 24 L L 6' 2.0" 205 May 14, 1972 Miami Beach, FL, US
Kevin Mlodik 21 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 21, 1974 Stevens Point, WI, US
Juan Moreno 21 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Feb 28, 1975 Maiquetia, Vargas, VE
Chris Morrison 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 3, 1972 Albany, NY, US
Chris Nelson 23 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 26, 1973 San Diego, CA, US
Randy Ortega 23 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jul 5, 1972
Arturo Paulino 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 18, 1974 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Jamey Price 24 L R 6' 7.0" 220 Feb 11, 1972 Pine Bluff, AR, US
Troy Rauer 23 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Nov 18, 1972 St. Joseph, MO, US
Scott Rivette 22 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 8, 1974 Montclair, CA, US
Alex Rondon 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 4, 1974
Andy Smith 21 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 29, 1975 Kannapolis, NC, US
Jose Soriano 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 20, 1974 Bani, Peravia, DO
Jon Valenti 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 26, 1973 Bakersfield, CA, US
Dane Walker 26 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 16, 1969 Portland, OR, US
Todd Weinberg 24 R L 6' 3.0" 235 Jun 13, 1972 Fall River, MA, US
Derrick White 26 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 12, 1969 San Rafael, CA, US

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