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1997 New Orleans Zephyrs

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 American Association (West)
Overall: 74-70
Scored 639 runs, Allowed 560 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-63

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Steve Swisher
Represented: New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: Zephyr Field (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Bobby Abreu* 23 47 219 194 25 52 9 4 2 22 7 4 21 49 .268 .335 .387 .721 75 4 0 1 3 2
2 Manuel Barrios 22 57 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Derek Bell 28 5 14 13 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 3 0 0 0 0
4 Sean Berry 31 3 12 9 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .333 .500 .333 .833 3 0 0 0 0 0
5 Kary Bridges* 24 23 71 64 6 11 1 2 0 3 1 0 5 9 .172 .239 .250 .489 16 0 1 0 1 0
6 Jose Cabrera 25 36 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
7 Chuck Carr# 29 19 73 65 8 16 1 0 0 3 5 3 8 14 .246 .329 .262 .590 17 1 0 0 0 0
8 Eric Christopherson 28 9 25 21 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .190 .320 .190 .510 4 0 0 0 0 0
9 Dennis Colon* 23 129 458 400 49 108 23 1 6 64 2 2 42 48 .270 .342 .378 .720 151 10 6 2 8 6
10 Scott Elarton 21 9 6 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 3 0 0 0 0 0
11 Kevin Flora 28 31 126 109 14 28 1 3 2 14 8 2 16 25 .257 .352 .376 .728 41 3 0 1 0 1
12 Mike Gardiner# 31 11 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
13 Brian Grebeck 29 68 130 103 15 13 1 0 0 8 1 0 21 17 .126 .270 .136 .406 14 5 0 4 2 0
14 Tommy Greene 30 14 10 9 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 .444 .400 .778 1.178 7 0 0 0 1 0
15 Carlos Guillen# 21 3 13 13 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .308 .308 .385 .692 5 0 0 0 0 0
16 Ricky Gutierrez 27 7 30 27 2 5 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 4 .185 .233 .222 .456 6 1 0 0 1 0
17 John Halama* 25 26 27 26 2 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .231 .231 .385 .615 10 1 0 1 0 0
18 Todd Haney 31 115 517 454 63 128 25 0 2 63 5 2 43 50 .282 .343 .350 .693 159 10 3 10 7 0
19 Oscar Henriquez 23 60 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Richard Hidalgo 22 134 576 526 74 147 37 5 11 78 6 10 35 57 .279 .330 .432 .761 227 16 8 0 7 3
21 Russ Johnson 24 122 516 445 72 123 16 6 4 49 7 4 66 78 .276 .370 .366 .736 163 10 1 2 2 1
22 Randy Knorr 28 72 268 244 22 58 10 0 5 27 0 0 22 38 .238 .300 .340 .640 83 13 0 1 1 3
23 Kevin Maas* 32 86 313 260 38 57 23 1 7 34 0 0 48 56 .219 .345 .396 .741 103 3 3 0 2 4 Stats for 2 teams
24 Buck McNabb* 24 11 20 19 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .158 .200 .263 .463 5 0 0 0 0 0
25 Mitch Meluskey# 23 51 199 172 22 43 7 0 3 21 0 0 25 38 .250 .347 .343 .690 59 6 1 0 1 1
26 Trever Miller 24 29 29 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 10 .148 .148 .148 .296 4 0 0 2 0 0
27 Mark Mimbs* 28 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Blas Minor 31 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Doug Mlicki 26 15 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Ray Montgomery 27 20 84 73 17 21 5 0 6 13 1 1 11 15 .288 .381 .603 .984 44 2 0 0 0 0
31 Melvin Mora 25 119 439 370 55 95 15 3 2 38 7 7 47 52 .257 .356 .330 .686 122 7 11 9 2 0
32 C.J. Nitkowski* 24 28 26 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15 .042 .042 .042 .083 1 2 0 2 0 0
33 Bronswell Patrick 26 30 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 J.R. Phillips* 27 104 454 411 59 119 28 0 21 71 0 1 39 112 .290 .348 .511 .859 210 11 0 0 4 3
35 Alan Probst 26 46 124 112 8 25 6 0 2 10 0 0 9 27 .223 .276 .330 .607 37 4 0 1 2 0
36 Ken Ramos* 30 92 304 253 32 73 9 1 0 22 2 7 45 15 .289 .397 .332 .729 84 6 1 4 1 5
37 Shane Reynolds 29 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 Luis Rivera 33 124 432 382 46 91 23 4 3 45 5 4 34 51 .238 .300 .343 .643 131 12 3 5 8 2
39 Oscar Robles* 21 2 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0 0 0
40 Donne Wall 29 17 18 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 .167 .412 .167 .578 2 1 0 1 0 0
41 Daryle Ward* 22 14 55 48 4 18 1 0 2 8 0 0 7 7 .375 .455 .521 .975 25 0 0 0 0 1
41 Players 26.6 144 5528 4855 639 1253 242 32 77 595 58 50 536 814 .258 .333 .369 .702 1790 131 36 49 52 30
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 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 Manuel Barrios 22 4 8 .333 3.27 57 0 17 0 0 0 82.2 70 32 30 5 34 9 77 1 0 2 350 1.258 7.6 0.5 3.7 8.4 2.26
2 Jose Cabrera 25 5 2 .714 2.21 36 0 7 0 0 0 61.0 39 15 15 4 20 4 59 3 0 1 238 0.967 5.8 0.6 3.0 8.7 2.95 Stats for 2 teams
3 Eric Christopherson 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
4 Scott Elarton 21 4 4 .500 5.33 9 9 0 0 0 0 54.0 51 36 32 5 17 1 50 1 0 4 228 1.259 8.5 0.8 2.8 8.3 2.94
5 Sid Fernandez* 34 0 1 .000 4.32 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.1 7 4 4 0 3 0 7 0 0 2 34 1.200 7.6 0.0 3.2 7.6 2.33
6 Mike Gardiner 31 2 1 .667 8.13 11 4 3 0 0 0 31.0 43 32 28 3 14 0 24 1 0 0 147 1.839 12.5 0.9 4.1 7.0 1.71
7 Tommy Greene 30 5 3 .625 3.38 13 13 0 0 0 0 74.2 59 30 28 12 25 0 75 2 0 1 305 1.125 7.1 1.4 3.0 9.0 3.00
8 Jim Gutierrez 26 0 1 .000 3.27 7 0 5 0 0 0 11.0 11 4 4 1 2 0 8 0 0 2 46 1.182 9.0 0.8 1.6 6.5 4.00
9 John Halama* 25 13 3 .813 2.58 26 24 2 1 0 0 171.0 150 57 49 9 32 1 126 1 2 2 673 1.064 7.9 0.5 1.7 6.6 3.94
10 Oscar Henriquez 23 4 5 .444 2.80 60 0 37 0 0 12 74.0 65 28 23 4 27 3 80 5 1 7 313 1.243 7.9 0.5 3.3 9.7 2.96
11 John Hudek 30 0 0 0.44 19 0 16 0 0 7 20.2 3 1 1 1 3 0 26 0 0 0 67 0.290 1.3 0.4 1.3 11.3 8.67
12 Mike Magnante* 32 2 3 .400 4.50 17 0 6 0 0 1 24.0 31 14 12 0 5 0 23 0 0 2 107 1.500 11.6 0.0 1.9 8.6 4.60
13 Josias Manzanillo 29 0 0 4.40 11 0 5 0 0 0 14.1 17 7 7 3 6 0 11 1 0 0 63 1.605 10.7 1.9 3.8 6.9 1.83
14 Trever Miller* 24 6 7 .462 3.30 29 27 0 2 0 0 163.2 177 71 60 15 54 1 99 3 0 6 694 1.411 9.7 0.8 3.0 5.4 1.83
15 Mark Mimbs* 28 1 2 .333 4.36 22 3 5 0 0 1 33.0 36 19 16 2 9 1 26 3 0 0 144 1.364 9.8 0.5 2.5 7.1 2.89
16 Blas Minor 31 3 3 .500 2.27 23 0 15 0 0 6 31.2 20 8 8 1 9 3 27 0 0 3 122 0.916 5.7 0.3 2.6 7.7 3.00
17 Doug Mlicki 26 4 3 .571 3.60 14 3 4 0 0 0 30.0 27 12 12 4 10 0 18 1 0 1 124 1.233 8.1 1.2 3.0 5.4 1.80
18 Melvin Mora 25 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
19 Alvin Morman* 28 0 1 .000 3.38 11 0 2 0 0 0 13.1 13 5 5 1 2 1 17 0 0 1 54 1.125 8.8 0.7 1.4 11.5 8.50 Stats for 2 teams
20 Tony Mounce* 22 0 0 1.93 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 2 1 1 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 21 1.714 3.9 1.9 11.6 11.6 1.00
21 C.J. Nitkowski* 24 8 10 .444 3.98 28 28 0 1 0 0 174.1 183 82 77 10 56 2 141 6 3 6 738 1.371 9.4 0.5 2.9 7.3 2.52
22 Bronswell Patrick 26 6 5 .545 3.22 30 12 10 1 1 0 100.2 108 45 36 10 30 4 88 0 0 5 426 1.371 9.7 0.9 2.7 7.9 2.93
23 Alan Probst 26 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
24 Shane Reynolds 29 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 19 0.800 5.4 0.0 1.8 10.8 6.00
25 Mark Small 29 1 1 .500 5.79 7 0 4 0 0 0 9.1 11 9 6 1 3 1 7 0 0 1 43 1.500 10.6 1.0 2.9 6.8 2.33
26 Donne Wall 29 8 7 .533 3.85 17 17 0 1 0 0 110.0 109 49 47 13 24 0 84 1 0 3 446 1.209 8.9 1.1 2.0 6.9 3.50
26 Players 25.9 74 70 .514 3.45 144 144 138 6 12 27 1287.0 1231 560 494 103 387 30 1073 29 6 48 5349 1.257 8.6 0.7 2.7 7.5 2.77

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Randy Knorr 72 502 54 9 7 .984 7.72 5 43 19 31%
Mitch Meluskey 49 323 26 4 6 .989 7.12 4 25 13 34%
Alan Probst 35 210 16 1 2 .996 6.46 2 17 7 29%
Eric Christopherson 6 46 2 0 0 1.000 8.00 0 5 0 0%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Colon 97 806 71 9 58 .990 9.04
J.R. Phillips 49 329 31 4 38 .989 7.35
Kevin Maas 21 144 9 3 11 .981 7.29 Stats for 2 teams
Daryle Ward 9 75 6 2 9 .976 9.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Haney 115 213 259 5 64 .990 4.10
Kary Bridges 16 35 38 5 13 .936 4.56
Brian Grebeck 10 13 8 0 5 1.000 2.10
Melvin Mora 9 17 19 0 5 1.000 4.00
Luis Rivera 1 1 3 1 0 .800 4.00
Oscar Robles 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russ Johnson 106 60 230 21 17 .932 2.74
Melvin Mora 34 17 54 9 3 .888 2.09
Brian Grebeck 13 3 29 2 1 .941 2.46
Luis Rivera 5 3 11 2 1 .875 2.80
Sean Berry 3 0 6 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jamie Saylor 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Todd Haney 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Rivera 106 144 352 14 70 .973 4.68
Brian Grebeck 22 22 49 4 9 .947 3.23
Russ Johnson 18 26 39 0 8 1.000 3.61
Ricky Gutierrez 7 12 21 1 3 .971 4.71
Carlos Guillen 3 5 6 0 1 1.000 3.67
Melvin Mora 2 2 2 2 0 .667 2.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
J.R. Phillips 59 0.00
Ken Ramos 56 0.00
Melvin Mora 40 0.00
Kevin Maas 15 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Montgomery 6 0.00
Richard Hidalgo 4 0.00
Buck McNabb 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Hidalgo 83 0.00
Bobby Abreu 31 0.00
Chuck Carr 17 0.00
Ray Montgomery 7 0.00
Kevin Flora 4 0.00
Ken Ramos 4 0.00
Melvin Mora 2 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Hidalgo 44 0.00
Melvin Mora 41 0.00
Kevin Flora 26 0.00
Ken Ramos 21 0.00
Bobby Abreu 17 0.00
Derek Bell 5 0.00
J.R. Phillips 4 0.00
Kevin Maas 2 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Chuck Carr 1 0.00
Buck McNabb 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Hidalgo 127 261 15 9 3 .968 2.17
Melvin Mora 80 125 5 0 1 1.000 1.63
Ken Ramos 79 129 4 1 0 .993 1.68
J.R. Phillips 63 82 5 3 0 .967 1.38
Bobby Abreu 47 99 4 1 0 .990 2.19
Kevin Flora 28 45 2 0 0 1.000 1.68
Chuck Carr 18 35 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Kevin Maas 17 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.06 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Montgomery 13 33 0 1 0 .971 2.54
Derek Bell 5 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Buck McNabb 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Oscar Henriquez 60 5 4 2 0 .818 0.15
Manuel Barrios 57 6 16 0 0 1.000 0.39
Jose Cabrera 36 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.14 Stats for 2 teams
Bronswell Patrick 30 7 14 0 3 1.000 0.70
Trever Miller 29 9 30 2 1 .951 1.34
C.J. Nitkowski 28 10 36 3 2 .939 1.64
John Halama 26 7 33 1 2 .976 1.54
Blas Minor 23 1 10 1 2 .917 0.48
Mark Mimbs 22 4 6 0 2 1.000 0.45
John Hudek 19 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
Mike Magnante 17 4 8 0 0 1.000 0.71
Donne Wall 17 11 20 0 1 1.000 1.82
Doug Mlicki 14 4 1 0 0 1.000 0.36
Tommy Greene 13 4 14 1 0 .947 1.38
Mike Gardiner 11 5 4 0 0 1.000 0.82
Josias Manzanillo 11 0 0 0 0 0.00
Alvin Morman 11 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.27 Stats for 2 teams
Scott Elarton 9 5 5 1 0 .909 1.11
Jim Gutierrez 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Mark Small 7 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sid Fernandez 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Eric Christopherson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Melvin Mora 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tony Mounce 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Alan Probst 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Shane Reynolds 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bobby Abreu 23 L R 6' 0.0" 220 Mar 11, 1974 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Manuel Barrios 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 21, 1974 Cabecera, PA
Derek Bell 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 11, 1968 Tampa, FL, US
Sean Berry 31 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 22, 1966 Santa Monica, CA, US
Kary Bridges 24 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 27, 1972 Columbus, MS, US
Jose Cabrera 25 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Mar 24, 1972 La Delgada, Santiago, DO
Chuck Carr 29 S R 5' 10.0" 155 Aug 10, 1967 San Bernardino, CA, US
Eric Christopherson 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 25, 1969 Long Beach, CA, US
Dennis Colon 23 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 4, 1973 Manati, PR
Scott Elarton 21 R R 6' 7.0" 240 Feb 23, 1976 Lamar, CO, US
Sid Fernandez 34 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 12, 1962 Honolulu, HI, US
Kevin Flora 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 10, 1969 Fontana, CA, US
Mike Gardiner 31 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 19, 1965 Sarnia, ON, CA
Brian Grebeck 29 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Aug 31, 1967 Johnstown, PA, US
Tommy Greene 30 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Apr 6, 1967 Lumberton, NC, US
Carlos Guillen 21 S R 6' 1.0" 215 Sep 30, 1975 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Jim Gutierrez 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 28, 1970 Mount Vernon, WA, US
Ricky Gutierrez 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 23, 1970 Miami, FL, US
John Halama 25 L L 6' 5.0" 215 Feb 22, 1972 Brooklyn, NY, US
Todd Haney 31 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 30, 1965 Galveston, TX, US
Oscar Henriquez 23 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jan 28, 1974 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Richard Hidalgo 22 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 28, 1975 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
John Hudek 30 S R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 8, 1966 Tampa, FL, US
Russ Johnson 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Feb 22, 1973 Baton Rouge, LA, US
Randy Knorr 28 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 12, 1968 San Gabriel, CA, US
Kevin Maas 32 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 20, 1965 Castro Valley, CA, US
Mike Magnante 32 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 17, 1965 Glendale, CA, US
Josias Manzanillo 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 16, 1967 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Buck McNabb 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 17, 1973 Fort Walton Beach, FL, US
Mitch Meluskey 23 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 18, 1973 Yakima, WA, US
Trever Miller 24 R L 6' 3.0" 200 May 29, 1973 Louisville, KY, US
Mark Mimbs 28 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 13, 1969 Macon, GA, US
Blas Minor 31 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 20, 1966 Merced, CA, US
Doug Mlicki 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Apr 12, 1971 Cleveland, OH, US
Ray Montgomery 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 8, 1969 Bronxville, NY, US
Melvin Mora 25 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Feb 2, 1972 Agua Negra, Yaracuy, VE
Alvin Morman 28 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 6, 1969 Rockingham, NC, US
Tony Mounce 22 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 8, 1975 Sacramento, CA, US
C.J. Nitkowski 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 9, 1973 Suffern, NY, US
Bronswell Patrick 26 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Sep 16, 1970 Greenville, NC, US
J.R. Phillips 27 L L 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 29, 1970 West Covina, CA, US
Alan Probst 26 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Oct 24, 1970 Lock Haven, PA, US
Ken Ramos 30 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 6, 1967 Sidney, NE, US
Shane Reynolds 29 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 26, 1968 Bastrop, LA, US
Luis Rivera 33 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jan 3, 1964 Cidra, PR
Oscar Robles 21 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Apr 9, 1976 Tijuana, Baja California, MX
Jamie Saylor 22 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 11, 1974 Cincinnati, OH, US
Mark Small 29 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 12, 1967 Portland, OR, US
Donne Wall 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 11, 1967 Potosi, MO, US
Daryle Ward 22 L L 6' 2.0" 240 Jun 27, 1975 Lynwood, CA, US

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