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1997 Lowell Spinners

1997 > Class Short-Season A > 1997 New York-Pennsylvania League (McNamara)
Overall: 38-38
Scored 334 runs, Allowed 341 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 37-39

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Dick Berardino
Represented: Lowell, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

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 Alex Ahumada 18 57 225 203 25 45 4 1 1 13 5 1 15 49 .222 .286 .266 .552 54 5 4 1 2 0
2 Elvis Alayon* 22 32 121 111 12 23 4 1 1 7 1 2 5 16 .207 .248 .288 .536 32 1 1 4 0 0
3 Chad Alevras 22 22 67 55 8 8 2 0 1 5 1 1 10 13 .145 .288 .236 .524 13 0 1 1 0 0
4 Jorge DeLeon 22 3 12 12 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 4 0 0 0 0 0
5 David Eckstein 22 68 303 249 43 75 11 4 4 39 21 5 33 29 .301 .407 .426 .832 106 2 12 8 1 1
6 Mark Fischer 21 48 198 179 25 59 15 1 5 25 13 2 15 38 .330 .389 .508 .897 91 4 3 0 1 0
7 Jose Flores# 19 37 129 122 13 27 4 0 1 9 4 1 6 36 .221 .264 .279 .542 34 4 1 0 0 0
8 Michael Gancasz 23 34 98 81 10 17 4 0 0 6 0 0 13 25 .210 .340 .259 .599 21 2 3 1 0 0
9 Keith Goodwin 22 67 265 241 23 55 11 0 2 25 4 0 14 50 .228 .284 .299 .582 72 5 5 4 1 0
10 Travis Gray* 22 45 143 116 18 23 3 0 3 12 2 1 21 41 .198 .333 .302 .635 35 0 3 2 1 1
11 Danny Haas* 21 9 33 28 6 5 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 8 .179 .258 .286 .544 8 0 1 2 0 0
12 Marcus Howard 21 70 258 221 38 46 10 1 9 25 2 5 29 78 .208 .314 .385 .699 85 2 6 0 2 1
13 Jeff Keaveney 21 51 212 191 26 39 12 0 7 29 0 0 18 58 .204 .283 .377 .660 72 2 3 0 0 0
14 Willy Kingsbury* 23 23 86 77 6 13 4 0 1 5 0 0 4 32 .169 .229 .260 .489 20 1 2 3 0 0
15 Ruben Lebron# 21 51 182 167 25 51 9 1 1 24 13 3 6 30 .305 .331 .389 .721 65 4 1 7 1 0
16 Erik Metzger 22 41 152 128 15 25 7 0 2 21 0 1 11 40 .195 .282 .297 .579 38 4 6 3 4 0
17 Jose Olmeda# 19 54 206 187 24 54 8 2 4 27 2 2 16 42 .289 .351 .417 .768 78 4 2 1 0 0
18 Dion Ruecker 23 50 169 160 16 35 6 1 1 11 0 0 4 32 .219 .242 .288 .530 46 6 1 4 0 0
19 Noe Villalobos 21 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Players 21.1 76 2860 2529 334 604 117 12 43 285 71 24 222 618 .239 .313 .346 .658 874 46 55 41 13 3
* - 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 Skipp Benzing 20 0 1 .000 5.91 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 11 8 7 1 2 1 6 0 0 1 45 1.219 9.3 0.8 1.7 5.1 3.00
2 Klae Calvert 20 1 0 1.000 8.36 3 3 0 0 0 0 14.0 16 13 13 3 3 0 8 5 0 3 64 1.357 10.3 1.9 1.9 5.1 2.67
3 Terry Hayden* 22 0 6 .000 3.19 16 5 4 0 0 0 53.2 42 21 19 2 14 5 52 3 0 1 216 1.043 7.0 0.3 2.3 8.7 3.71
4 Andy Hazlett* 21 5 0 1.000 1.61 19 3 12 0 0 4 50.1 44 16 9 1 7 0 66 0 0 0 206 1.013 7.9 0.2 1.3 11.8 9.43
5 Marty McLeary 22 3 6 .333 3.75 13 13 0 0 0 0 62.1 53 38 26 2 36 1 43 5 2 6 275 1.428 7.7 0.3 5.2 6.2 1.19
6 Tom Miller* 22 1 3 .250 2.77 24 0 9 0 0 1 39.0 38 24 12 2 20 3 42 3 0 2 183 1.487 8.8 0.5 4.6 9.7 2.10
7 Humberto Montemayor 19 0 1 .000 13.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6 4.500 27.0 0.0 13.5 0.0 0.00
8 Rick O'Dette* 21 5 3 .625 3.47 13 10 1 1 0 0 59.2 64 30 23 1 28 3 61 0 2 4 268 1.542 9.7 0.2 4.2 9.2 2.18
9 Eric Parker* 23 3 0 1.000 3.24 23 0 11 0 0 1 41.2 32 20 15 3 23 0 41 1 0 6 180 1.320 6.9 0.6 5.0 8.9 1.78
10 Brian Partenheimer* 22 2 1 .667 0.68 5 0 3 0 0 1 13.1 9 1 1 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 51 0.750 6.1 0.0 0.7 7.4 11.00
11 Lyle Prempas* 22 0 0 10.80 3 0 2 0 0 0 3.1 1 4 4 1 4 0 2 0 0 1 15 1.500 2.7 2.7 10.8 5.4 0.50
12 Kenny Rayborn 22 2 2 .500 2.74 11 7 1 0 0 1 46.0 39 18 14 0 15 0 35 6 0 8 197 1.174 7.6 0.0 2.9 6.8 2.33
13 Mike Rupp 19 0 1 .000 3.55 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.2 8 5 5 1 3 0 10 0 0 0 49 0.868 5.7 0.7 2.1 7.1 3.33
14 Bret Saberhagen 33 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
15 Junior Santana 19 6 3 .667 4.09 15 15 0 2 0 0 88.0 90 47 40 6 17 1 65 6 1 3 364 1.216 9.2 0.6 1.7 6.6 3.82
16 Jeff Taglienti 21 3 4 .429 4.91 17 4 11 0 0 6 36.2 30 22 20 2 13 0 34 0 2 3 150 1.173 7.4 0.5 3.2 8.3 2.62
17 Joe Thomas* 22 4 5 .444 3.84 18 11 6 0 0 2 75.0 71 43 32 3 19 1 61 6 0 3 327 1.200 8.5 0.4 2.3 7.3 3.21
18 Noe Villalobos 21 3 2 .600 4.25 24 0 12 0 0 3 48.2 58 30 23 5 13 4 51 1 1 6 218 1.459 10.7 0.9 2.4 9.4 3.92
18 Players 21.4 38 38 .500 3.58 76 76 73 3 5 19 658.2 609 341 262 33 219 20 590 37 8 47 2824 1.257 8.3 0.5 3.0 8.1 2.69
* - 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
Michael Gancasz 34 206 17 2 1 .991 6.56 3 34 11 24%
Erik Metzger 31 209 10 4 0 .982 7.06 3 31 4 11%
Chad Alevras 21 140 13 0 2 1.000 7.29 6 17 7 29%
Willy Kingsbury 5 43 6 0 0 1.000 9.80 1 5 4 44%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Keaveney 48 371 28 11 37 .973 8.31
Travis Gray 20 138 15 1 7 .994 7.65
Dion Ruecker 9 44 3 0 0 1.000 5.22
Willy Kingsbury 7 60 0 0 3 1.000 8.57

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Eckstein 66 139 166 9 34 .971 4.62
Alex Ahumada 9 18 17 3 4 .921 3.89
Ruben Lebron 7 13 13 2 4 .929 3.71
Jose Olmeda 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dion Ruecker 38 26 56 11 3 .882 2.16
Alex Ahumada 22 11 31 9 1 .824 1.91
Travis Gray 22 9 19 5 2 .848 1.27
Ruben Lebron 5 3 8 0 0 1.000 2.20
Jorge DeLeon 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Olmeda 52 63 134 21 26 .904 3.79
Alex Ahumada 24 29 81 10 13 .917 4.58
Ruben Lebron 3 4 1 1 0 .833 1.67
Dion Ruecker 2 1 5 0 1 1.000 3.00
Jorge DeLeon 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Goodwin 64 0.00
Jose Flores 10 0.00
Elvis Alayon 9 0.00
Marcus Howard 4 0.00
Ruben Lebron 4 0.00
Danny Haas 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Fischer 37 0.00
Jose Flores 21 0.00
Elvis Alayon 16 0.00
Danny Haas 3 0.00
Marcus Howard 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marcus Howard 61 0.00
Elvis Alayon 7 0.00
Jose Flores 5 0.00
Mark Fischer 4 0.00
Keith Goodwin 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Goodwin 65 100 3 7 1 .936 1.58
Marcus Howard 65 107 5 12 0 .903 1.72
Mark Fischer 41 76 6 2 0 .976 2.00
Jose Flores 36 59 2 1 0 .984 1.69
Elvis Alayon 31 53 2 2 1 .965 1.77
Danny Haas 4 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ruben Lebron 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Miller 24 3 5 3 0 .727 0.33
Noe Villalobos 24 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.33
Eric Parker 23 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.30
Andy Hazlett 19 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.58
Joe Thomas 18 4 3 2 0 .778 0.39
Jeff Taglienti 17 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.24
Terry Hayden 16 5 9 2 1 .875 0.88
Junior Santana 15 7 8 2 0 .882 1.00
Marty McLeary 13 5 14 6 0 .760 1.46
Rick O'Dette 13 3 6 1 1 .900 0.69
Kenny Rayborn 11 4 4 2 0 .800 0.73
Brian Partenheimer 5 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.60
Klae Calvert 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Lyle Prempas 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Skipp Benzing 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mike Rupp 2 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Humberto Montemayor 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bret Saberhagen 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Alex Ahumada 18 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 20, 1979 Culiacan, Sinaloa, MX
Elvis Alayon 22 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 14, 1974 New York, NY, US
Chad Alevras 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 8, 1975 Boulder, CO, US
Skipp Benzing 20 L R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 29, 1976 Winona, MN, US
Klae Calvert 20 R R 6' 5.0" 180 Nov 30, 1976 Gold Coast, Queensland, AU
Jorge DeLeon 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 26, 1974 Ponce, PR
David Eckstein 22 R R 5' 6.0" 170 Jan 20, 1975 Sanford, FL, US
Mark Fischer 21 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Apr 15, 1976 Marietta, GA, US
Jose Flores 19 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Apr 24, 1978 Bolivar, VE
Michael Gancasz 23 R R 6' 1.0" 210 May 16, 1974 Phoenixville, PA, US
Keith Goodwin 22 R R 6' 2.0" 182 Feb 5, 1975 Sulphur, LA, US
Travis Gray 22 L R 6' 0.0" 191 Jun 28, 1975 Ashville, OH, US
Danny Haas 21 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 4, 1976 Paducah, KY, US
Terry Hayden 22 L L 6' 6.0" 215 Jun 26, 1975 Detroit, MI, US
Andy Hazlett 21 L L 6' 3.0" 187 Aug 27, 1975 Arcadia, CA, US
Marcus Howard 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1975 Dayton, OH, US
Jeff Keaveney 21 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Oct 7, 1975 Newton, MA, US
Willy Kingsbury 23 L R 6' 2.0" 218 Jan 5, 1974 Woodsville, NH, US
Ruben Lebron 21 S R 5' 10.0" 140 Aug 10, 1975 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Marty McLeary 22 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 26, 1974 Kettering, OH, US
Erik Metzger 22 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jul 27, 1974 Jackson, MS, US
Tom Miller 22 R L 6' 1.0" 195 May 18, 1975 Westphalia, MI, US
Humberto Montemayor 19 R R 5' 11.0" 240 Oct 12, 1977 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MX
Rick O'Dette 21 R L 6' 3.0" 178 Feb 11, 1976 Blue Island, IL, US
Jose Olmeda 19 S R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 7, 1977 Fajardo, PR
Eric Parker 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 15, 1974 Atlanta, GA, US
Brian Partenheimer 22 R L 6' 5.0" 230 Apr 13, 1975 Huntingburg, IN, US
Lyle Prempas 22 L L 6' 7.0" 205 Dec 3, 1974 Melrose Park, IL, US
Kenny Rayborn 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Nov 22, 1974 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Dion Ruecker 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 9, 1973 Villa Mella, Santo Domingo, DO
Mike Rupp 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 21, 1978 San Diego, CA, US
Bret Saberhagen 33 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Apr 11, 1964 Chicago Heights, IL, US
Junior Santana 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 22, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jeff Taglienti 21 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Nov 13, 1975 Waltham, MA, US
Joe Thomas 22 L L 6' 3.0" 225 Jan 25, 1975 Buffalo, NY, US
Noe Villalobos 21 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Apr 29, 1976 Pescader, MX

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