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1997 Modesto A's

1997 > Class Adv A > 1997 California League (Valley)
Overall: 74-67
Scored 769 runs, Allowed 737 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-68

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL
Manager: Jeffrey Leonard
Represented: Modesto, CA
Ballpark: John Thurman Field (Modesto, CA)
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 Rafael Bournigal 31 7 24 21 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 .238 .333 .286 .619 6 1 0 0 0 0
2 Justin Bowles* 23 107 465 394 66 129 39 9 7 51 6 3 56 85 .327 .413 .525 .938 207 3 5 5 5 2
3 Tilson Brito 25 4 13 9 3 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 .333 .538 .778 1.316 7 0 2 0 0 0
4 Scott Brosius 30 2 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 1 0 1 1
5 Jose Castro# 22 112 439 368 67 78 17 4 5 28 27 13 58 125 .212 .322 .321 .643 118 2 2 11 0 0
6 Juan Dilone# 24 97 372 325 54 73 15 6 19 51 7 1 44 112 .225 .317 .483 .800 157 6 0 3 0 1
7 Mario Encarnacion 21 111 413 364 70 108 17 9 18 78 14 11 42 121 .297 .378 .541 .919 197 7 6 0 1 1
8 Jose Figueroa 19 7 16 11 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 4 3 .182 .438 .455 .892 5 0 1 0 0 0
9 A.J. Hinch 23 95 394 333 70 103 25 3 20 73 8 3 42 68 .309 .400 .583 .983 194 9 11 4 4 3
10 Tim Jones* 19 119 363 309 45 74 18 3 8 47 8 3 46 120 .239 .340 .395 .735 122 1 2 4 2 2
11 Eddie Lara 21 15 50 45 10 10 4 0 1 3 1 1 4 9 .222 .300 .378 .678 17 0 1 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Pat Lennon 29 5 19 16 3 3 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 5 .188 .316 .438 .753 7 0 0 0 0 1
13 T.R. Marcinczyk 23 133 552 463 89 128 41 2 23 91 4 4 71 107 .276 .381 .523 .904 242 7 11 1 6 5
14 Cody McKay* 23 125 459 390 47 97 20 1 7 50 4 2 46 69 .249 .349 .359 .708 140 9 16 3 4 2
15 Jose Ortiz 20 128 570 497 92 122 25 7 16 58 22 14 60 107 .245 .332 .421 .752 209 7 6 3 4 2
16 Arturo Paulino 22 88 243 217 26 45 12 0 2 22 1 5 17 70 .207 .272 .290 .562 63 6 3 4 2 0
17 Troy Penix* 25 107 341 314 25 68 15 0 8 41 0 2 19 86 .217 .265 .341 .606 107 1 3 2 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
18 Juan Polanco 22 68 160 137 19 32 3 2 6 19 7 2 21 39 .234 .338 .416 .754 57 0 1 0 1 1
19 Jose Soriano 23 124 415 360 51 82 13 3 5 44 28 11 37 95 .228 .303 .322 .625 116 5 5 6 7 0
20 Jon Valenti 23 105 328 283 43 83 17 1 5 43 0 3 39 55 .293 .380 .413 .794 117 5 2 2 2 2
21 George Williams# 28 13 52 44 8 14 4 0 1 6 0 1 7 14 .318 .404 .477 .881 21 0 0 0 1 2
21 Players 22.4 141 5478 4704 769 1218 277 50 148 692 137 76 609 1238 .259 .350 .433 .784 2039 68 76 48 41 26
* - 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 Tom Bennett 21 6 9 .400 5.71 25 24 0 0 0 0 112.0 118 84 71 8 73 2 116 5 0 16 521 1.705 9.5 0.6 5.9 9.3 1.59
2 Todd Bussa 24 5 4 .556 1.75 30 0 19 0 0 8 46.1 34 15 9 2 16 2 61 2 0 2 192 1.079 6.6 0.4 3.1 11.8 3.81
3 Jeff D'Amico 22 7 3 .700 3.80 20 13 5 0 0 1 97.0 115 57 41 5 34 1 89 7 1 9 442 1.536 10.7 0.5 3.2 8.3 2.62
4 Pete Della Ratta 23 6 7 .462 3.33 45 0 19 0 0 3 83.2 73 45 31 5 31 8 81 6 0 6 362 1.243 7.9 0.5 3.3 8.7 2.61
5 Chris Enochs 21 3 0 1.000 2.78 10 9 1 0 0 0 45.1 51 20 14 0 12 0 45 3 0 7 203 1.390 10.1 0.0 2.4 8.9 3.75
6 Al Gogolin 25 0 0 18.00 4 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 9 8 8 0 2 0 3 1 0 4 24 2.750 20.2 0.0 4.5 6.8 1.50
7 Kevin Gunther 24 7 2 .778 3.38 42 0 35 0 0 17 53.1 53 24 20 7 11 2 43 3 0 2 223 1.200 8.9 1.2 1.9 7.3 3.91
8 Brendan Hause* 22 0 0 3.86 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 6 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 20 1.500 11.6 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.00
9 Ryan Kjos 24 2 2 .500 3.82 34 0 16 0 0 0 61.1 57 38 26 6 30 1 73 3 0 7 272 1.418 8.4 0.9 4.4 10.7 2.43
10 Rico Lagattuta* 23 0 0 9.00 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 9 6.000 27.0 0.0 27.0 9.0 0.33
11 Julian Leyva 19 4 9 .308 4.92 28 19 6 0 0 2 139.0 148 99 76 21 38 1 90 6 1 5 596 1.338 9.6 1.4 2.5 5.8 2.37
12 Tim Manwiller 22 1 1 .500 3.05 7 0 0 0 0 0 20.2 21 8 7 1 7 2 18 0 1 1 85 1.355 9.1 0.4 3.0 7.8 2.57
13 Chris Nelson 24 3 3 .500 3.83 8 8 0 0 0 0 47.0 55 23 20 4 7 0 53 1 2 2 198 1.319 10.5 0.8 1.3 10.1 7.57
14 Randy Niles 21 4 0 1.000 2.60 7 5 0 0 0 0 34.2 32 13 10 3 9 0 20 6 0 0 148 1.183 8.3 0.8 2.3 5.2 2.22
15 Ray Noriega* 23 5 8 .385 4.04 28 28 0 0 0 0 156.0 161 101 70 17 69 1 119 4 3 10 698 1.474 9.3 1.0 4.0 6.9 1.72
16 Mike Oquist 29 0 0 4.91 2 2 0 0 0 0 3.2 5 2 2 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 17 1.636 12.3 2.5 2.5 12.3 5.00
17 Scott Rivette 23 9 9 .500 3.57 20 20 0 3 0 0 126.0 147 65 50 12 31 1 96 7 1 8 533 1.413 10.5 0.9 2.2 6.9 3.10
18 Doug Robertson 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
19 Dave Telgheder 30 0 0 3.38 2 2 0 0 0 0 5.1 3 2 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 21 0.938 5.1 0.0 3.4 6.8 2.00
20 Jon Valenti 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
21 Luis Vizcaino 22 0 3 .000 13.19 7 0 3 0 0 0 14.1 24 24 21 4 13 4 15 0 2 0 76 2.581 15.1 2.5 8.2 9.4 1.15
22 Flint Wallace 22 10 4 .714 3.73 35 8 9 0 0 1 99.0 105 53 41 12 34 9 59 3 2 4 437 1.404 9.5 1.1 3.1 5.4 1.74
23 Greg Winkleman* 23 2 2 .500 5.70 39 1 19 0 0 0 60.0 71 44 38 4 37 2 54 2 1 7 284 1.800 10.6 0.6 5.6 8.1 1.46
24 Jay Witasick 24 0 1 .000 4.15 9 2 1 0 0 1 17.1 16 9 8 1 5 0 29 1 0 1 75 1.212 8.3 0.5 2.6 15.1 5.80
24 Players 22.6 74 67 .525 4.14 141 141 138 3 4 33 1233.2 1309 737 568 114 466 36 1076 60 14 91 5444 1.439 9.5 0.8 3.4 7.8 2.31
* - 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
A.J. Hinch 86 615 65 3 6 .996 7.91 9 46 26 36%
Cody McKay 59 386 44 9 4 .979 7.29 11 45 24 35%
George Williams 8 53 9 0 1 1.000 7.75 2 8 4 33%
Jose Figueroa 5 27 2 2 1 .935 5.80 2 3 1 25%
Jon Valenti 4 3 1 1 0 .800 1.00 1 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
T.R. Marcinczyk 100 747 75 11 74 .987 8.22
Troy Penix 77 501 34 7 48 .987 6.95 Stats for 2 teams
Juan Dilone 20 148 14 2 14 .988 8.10
Jon Valenti 20 83 3 1 6 .989 4.30
A.J. Hinch 1 7 1 0 0 1.000 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Castro 109 202 279 26 66 .949 4.41
Arturo Paulino 40 66 81 6 23 .961 3.68
Eddie Lara 12 17 23 4 3 .909 3.33 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Ortiz 6 16 11 2 2 .931 4.50
Jon Valenti 3 1 4 0 1 1.000 1.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Valenti 74 50 124 13 11 .930 2.35
Cody McKay 64 33 98 11 9 .923 2.05
T.R. Marcinczyk 20 15 38 5 6 .914 2.65
Arturo Paulino 12 4 17 3 3 .875 1.75
Scott Brosius 2 1 1 1 0 .667 1.00
Jose Castro 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Eddie Lara 1 0 4 0 1 1.000 4.00 Stats for 2 teams
Juan Polanco 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Ortiz 116 170 362 53 80 .909 4.59
Arturo Paulino 27 36 52 11 8 .889 3.26
Rafael Bournigal 5 5 7 0 0 1.000 2.40
Tilson Brito 4 5 6 2 3 .846 2.75
Eddie Lara 3 4 6 1 2 .909 3.33 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Castro 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jon Valenti 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Jones 70 0.00
Justin Bowles 64 0.00
Juan Polanco 34 0.00
Jon Valenti 9 0.00
Mario Encarnacion 1 0.00
T.R. Marcinczyk 1 0.00
Jose Soriano 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Soriano 114 0.00
Tim Jones 32 0.00
Juan Dilone 15 0.00
Justin Bowles 4 0.00
Todd Bussa 1 0.00
Juan Polanco 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mario Encarnacion 91 0.00
Justin Bowles 44 0.00
Juan Polanco 15 0.00
Juan Dilone 10 0.00
Tim Jones 4 0.00
Pat Lennon 1 0.00
Jose Soriano 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Soriano 116 212 15 5 6 .978 1.96
Justin Bowles 102 157 8 7 2 .959 1.62
Tim Jones 100 113 10 11 2 .918 1.23
Mario Encarnacion 92 145 7 12 0 .927 1.65
Juan Polanco 50 54 3 3 0 .950 1.14
Juan Dilone 24 41 0 3 0 .932 1.71
Jon Valenti 9 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.44
Todd Bussa 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Pat Lennon 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
T.R. Marcinczyk 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Della Ratta 45 5 9 1 1 .933 0.31
Kevin Gunther 42 5 7 0 0 1.000 0.29
Greg Winkleman 39 4 9 1 1 .929 0.33
Flint Wallace 35 5 16 1 0 .955 0.60
Ryan Kjos 34 3 8 1 1 .917 0.32
Todd Bussa 30 5 7 1 2 .923 0.40
Julian Leyva 28 11 18 4 1 .879 1.04
Ray Noriega 28 13 38 6 0 .895 1.82
Tom Bennett 25 13 15 0 2 1.000 1.12
Jeff D'Amico 20 6 9 1 2 .938 0.75
Scott Rivette 20 9 18 1 8 .964 1.35
Chris Enochs 10 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.60
Jay Witasick 9 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.22
Chris Nelson 8 5 3 1 0 .889 1.00
Tim Manwiller 7 1 4 1 0 .833 0.71
Randy Niles 7 1 8 0 1 1.000 1.29
Luis Vizcaino 7 0 4 0 1 1.000 0.57
Al Gogolin 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Rico Lagattuta 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Brendan Hause 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Oquist 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dave Telgheder 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Doug Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jon Valenti 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tom Bennett 21 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 13, 1976 Oakland, CA, US
Rafael Bournigal 31 R R 5' 11.0" 160 May 12, 1966 Azua, Azua, DO
Justin Bowles 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 20, 1973 Freeport, TX, US
Tilson Brito 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 28, 1972 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Scott Brosius 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 15, 1966 Hillsboro, OR, US
Todd Bussa 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 13, 1972 Honesdale, PA, US
Jose Castro 22 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 15, 1974 Villa Vasquez, Monte Cristi, DO
Jeff D'Amico 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 9, 1974 Inglewood, CA, US
Pete Della Ratta 23 R R 6' 4.0" 223 Feb 14, 1974 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Juan Dilone 24 S R 6' 1.0" 188 Sep 10, 1972 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Mario Encarnacion 21 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 24, 1975 Bani, Peravia, DO
Chris Enochs 21 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 11, 1975 Weirton, WV, US
Jose Figueroa 19 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 25, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Al Gogolin 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jan 14, 1972 Columbua, SC, US
Kevin Gunther 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 6, 1973 Portland, OR, US
Brendan Hause 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 21, 1974 San Diego, CA, US
A.J. Hinch 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 15, 1974 Waverly, IA, US
Tim Jones 19 L R 6' 0.0" 208 Sep 13, 1977 Tustin, CA, US
Ryan Kjos 24 R R 6' 5.0" 217 Mar 4, 1973 St. Louis Park, MN, US
Rico Lagattuta 23 L L 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 14, 1974 Atlanta, GA, US
Eddie Lara 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 30, 1975 Bani, Peravia, DO
Pat Lennon 29 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 27, 1968 Whiteville, NC, US
Julian Leyva 19 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 11, 1978 Riverside, CA, US
Tim Manwiller 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 5, 1974 Reading, PA, US
T.R. Marcinczyk 23 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 11, 1973 Plainville, CT, US
Cody McKay 23 L R 6' 0.0" 212 Jan 11, 1974 Vancouver, BC, CA
Chris Nelson 24 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 26, 1973 San Diego, CA, US
Randy Niles 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 28, 1975 Key West, FL, US
Ray Noriega 23 R L 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 28, 1974 Tucson, AZ, US
Mike Oquist 29 R R 6' 2.0" 170 May 30, 1968 La Junta, CO, US
Jose Ortiz 20 R R 5' 9.0" 177 Jun 13, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Arturo Paulino 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 18, 1974 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Troy Penix 25 L L 6' 4.0" 230 Aug 25, 1971 Stockton, CA, US
Juan Polanco 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 6, 1975 Bani, Peravia, DO
Scott Rivette 23 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 8, 1974 Montclair, CA, US
Doug Robertson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 10, 1974 Springfield, IL, US
Jose Soriano 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 20, 1974 Bani, Peravia, DO
Dave Telgheder 30 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Nov 11, 1966 Middletown, NY, US
Jon Valenti 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 26, 1973 Bakersfield, CA, US
Luis Vizcaino 22 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Aug 6, 1974 Bani, Peravia, DO
Flint Wallace 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 21, 1974 San Angelo, TX, US
George Williams 28 S R 5' 10.0" 190 Apr 22, 1969 La Crosse, WI, US
Greg Winkleman 23 S L 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 7, 1973 Whittier, CA, US
Jay Witasick 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 28, 1972 Baltimore, MD, US

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