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1997 Iowa Cubs

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 American Association (West)
Overall: 74-69
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 645 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-69

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Tim Johnson
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: Principal Park (Des Moines, IA)
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 Miguel Batista 26 31 15 14 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 8 .071 .071 .286 .357 4 0 0 1 0 0
2 Brant Brown* 26 71 291 256 51 77 19 3 16 51 6 6 31 44 .301 .379 .586 .965 150 5 2 1 1 2
3 Miguel Cairo 23 135 608 569 82 159 35 4 5 46 40 15 24 54 .279 .314 .381 .695 217 9 6 6 3 0
4 Ramon Caraballo# 28 49 158 133 16 28 8 0 4 21 5 2 18 25 .211 .329 .361 .690 48 1 6 0 1 1
5 Dan Cholowsky 26 36 74 65 12 12 2 0 1 4 2 1 9 17 .185 .284 .262 .545 17 2 0 0 0 0
6 Pat Cline 22 27 106 95 6 21 2 0 3 10 0 1 10 24 .221 .292 .337 .629 32 4 0 0 1 1
7 Mark Dalesandro 29 115 445 405 48 106 14 0 8 48 0 0 33 51 .262 .317 .356 .672 144 15 2 0 5 3
8 Dee Dowler 25 42 114 100 14 23 2 0 2 12 6 1 10 16 .230 .310 .310 .620 31 2 2 1 1 0
9 Paul Fletcher 30 54 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ricky Freeman 25 31 88 77 7 13 0 0 1 4 1 0 8 20 .169 .273 .208 .481 16 4 3 0 0 0
11 Geremi Gonzalez 22 10 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 2 0 0
12 Gil Heredia 31 31 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Tyler Houston* 26 6 23 23 0 5 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 .217 .217 .304 .522 7 0 0 0 0 0
14 Mike Hubbard 26 50 200 186 24 52 15 1 6 26 2 0 11 23 .280 .317 .468 .784 87 2 0 1 2 0
15 Robin Jennings* 25 126 527 464 67 128 25 5 20 71 5 3 56 73 .276 .359 .481 .839 223 7 5 0 2 5
16 Brooks Kieschnick* 25 97 402 360 57 93 21 0 21 66 0 2 36 89 .258 .323 .492 .815 177 8 1 0 5 4
17 Bob Lisanti 24 4 13 11 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .364 .462 .364 .825 4 0 0 0 0 0
18 Terrell Lowery 26 110 455 386 69 116 28 3 17 71 9 8 65 97 .301 .401 .521 .922 201 8 1 1 2 2
19 Curt Lyons 22 8 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Rod McCall* 25 85 293 255 38 67 10 0 20 55 0 0 31 90 .263 .348 .537 .885 137 4 4 0 3 3 Stats for 2 teams
21 Tim McIntosh 32 17 59 54 9 14 3 0 2 8 0 0 3 14 .259 .322 .426 .748 23 0 2 0 0 0
22 Jose Molina 22 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 1 0 0 0 0
23 Rodney Myers 28 24 29 27 4 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 13 .222 .222 .407 .630 11 0 0 2 0 0
24 Lipso Nava 28 109 350 319 37 85 17 1 9 36 2 3 22 53 .266 .326 .411 .736 131 16 7 0 2 0
25 Kevin Orie 24 9 37 32 7 12 4 0 1 8 0 0 5 5 .375 .459 .594 1.053 19 0 0 0 0 0
26 Steve Pegues 29 6 24 24 3 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .375 .375 .458 .833 11 2 0 0 0 0
27 Chris Petersen 26 119 436 391 49 94 16 2 3 33 1 6 32 89 .240 .306 .315 .620 123 15 6 4 3 4
28 Marc Pisciotta 26 42 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Jon Ratliff 25 9 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 1 0 0
30 Lee Russell 26 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 Rich Sauveur* 33 39 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
32 Kennie Steenstra 26 25 26 18 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .056 .150 .056 .206 1 0 0 6 0 0
33 Dave Swartzbaugh 29 24 26 23 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 .087 .083 .087 .170 2 0 0 2 1 0
34 Amaury Telemaco 23 18 13 10 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 0 2 0 0
35 Pedro Valdes* 24 125 521 464 65 132 30 1 14 60 9 2 48 67 .284 .350 .444 .794 206 13 2 1 6 5
36 Ben VanRyn* 25 51 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Harold Williams* 26 9 30 28 2 5 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 8 .179 .233 .357 .590 10 0 0 0 0 0
38 Brandon Wilson 28 87 270 242 28 57 5 4 1 17 8 6 20 48 .236 .297 .302 .598 73 4 1 7 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
39 Kerry Wood 20 10 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
39 Players 25.9 143 5349 4779 666 1265 254 21 150 627 91 52 453 893 .265 .332 .421 .753 2011 116 47 34 36 29
* - 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 Miguel Batista 26 9 4 .692 4.20 31 14 4 2 2 0 122.0 117 60 57 19 38 1 95 0 1 8 509 1.270 8.6 1.4 2.8 7.0 2.50
2 Paul Fletcher 30 10 6 .625 3.56 54 0 14 0 0 0 78.1 63 32 31 11 39 1 67 1 0 15 330 1.302 7.2 1.3 4.5 7.7 1.72
3 Geremi Gonzalez 22 2 2 .500 3.48 10 10 0 1 1 0 62.0 47 27 24 8 21 0 58 1 0 2 249 1.097 6.8 1.2 3.0 8.4 2.76
4 Jason Hart 25 0 1 .000 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 6 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 27.0 1.50
5 Gil Heredia 31 4 2 .667 3.86 31 1 14 0 0 1 46.2 54 22 20 6 9 0 30 0 0 3 197 1.350 10.4 1.2 1.7 5.8 3.33
6 Curt Lyons 22 0 2 .000 6.37 8 8 0 0 0 0 29.2 35 23 21 8 21 0 26 4 0 2 145 1.888 10.6 2.4 6.4 7.9 1.24
7 Rodney Myers 28 7 8 .467 4.09 24 23 0 1 0 0 140.2 140 76 64 18 38 1 79 6 0 3 590 1.265 9.0 1.2 2.4 5.1 2.08
8 Marc Pisciotta 26 6 2 .750 2.36 42 0 38 0 0 22 45.2 29 12 12 2 23 3 48 2 0 6 194 1.139 5.7 0.4 4.5 9.5 2.09
9 Steve Rain 22 7 1 .875 5.89 40 0 17 0 0 1 44.1 51 30 29 8 34 4 50 0 1 4 217 1.917 10.4 1.6 6.9 10.2 1.47
10 Jon Ratliff 25 1 3 .250 5.57 9 4 1 0 0 1 32.1 30 20 20 6 7 0 25 2 0 2 134 1.144 8.4 1.7 1.9 7.0 3.57
11 Lee Russell 26 0 3 .000 12.54 7 3 1 0 0 0 18.2 36 26 26 5 8 0 3 0 0 1 93 2.357 17.4 2.4 3.9 1.4 0.38
12 Rich Sauveur* 33 1 3 .250 3.38 39 1 19 0 0 2 45.1 46 19 17 4 21 5 37 3 0 0 198 1.478 9.1 0.8 4.2 7.3 1.76
13 Justin Speier 23 2 0 1.000 0.00 8 0 4 0 0 1 12.1 5 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 41 0.486 3.6 0.0 0.7 6.6 9.00
14 Kennie Steenstra 26 5 10 .333 3.92 25 25 0 4 0 0 160.2 161 85 70 15 41 4 111 0 0 7 663 1.257 9.0 0.8 2.3 6.2 2.71
15 Dave Stevens 27 1 1 .500 4.70 6 0 5 0 0 1 7.2 8 4 4 0 5 1 8 0 0 0 34 1.696 9.4 0.0 5.9 9.4 1.60
16 Dave Swartzbaugh 29 8 7 .533 2.82 24 20 1 1 1 1 134.0 129 55 42 12 48 1 97 1 1 3 561 1.321 8.7 0.8 3.2 6.5 2.02
17 Kevin Tapani 33 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 4 4 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 32 0.667 5.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 4.00
18 Amaury Telemaco 23 5 9 .357 4.51 18 18 0 3 2 0 113.2 121 70 57 20 38 1 75 4 1 6 501 1.399 9.6 1.6 3.0 5.9 1.97
19 Ben VanRyn* 25 2 2 .500 4.59 51 5 12 0 0 3 80.1 88 43 41 10 25 2 64 1 0 5 343 1.407 9.9 1.1 2.8 7.2 2.56
20 Kerry Wood 20 4 2 .667 4.68 10 10 0 0 0 0 57.2 35 35 30 2 52 0 80 6 2 8 254 1.509 5.5 0.3 8.1 12.5 1.54
20 Players 26.5 74 69 .517 4.11 143 143 130 13 11 33 1242.0 1201 645 567 155 472 24 969 31 6 75 5291 1.347 8.7 1.1 3.4 7.0 2.05
* - 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
Mark Dalesandro 51 305 19 3 2 .991 6.35 3 39 9 19%
Mike Hubbard 46 310 22 2 6 .994 7.22 4 25 13 34%
Pat Cline 27 188 11 2 0 .990 7.37 1 12 8 40%
Dan Cholowsky 14 92 7 2 1 .980 7.07 0 9 5 36%
Tim McIntosh 8 57 6 2 1 .969 7.88 1 10 4 29%
Bob Lisanti 4 22 2 0 1 1.000 6.00 2 1 2 67%
Tyler Houston 1 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 2 0 0%
Jose Molina 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brooks Kieschnick 63 531 38 5 66 .991 9.03
Rod McCall 31 250 11 1 19 .996 8.42 Stats for 2 teams
Ricky Freeman 23 192 13 0 18 1.000 8.91
Mark Dalesandro 19 140 13 1 16 .994 8.05
Brant Brown 17 128 13 3 11 .979 8.29
Lipso Nava 6 25 3 0 1 1.000 4.67
Tim McIntosh 2 17 1 1 3 .947 9.00
Harold Williams 1 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Miguel Cairo 105 201 305 11 80 .979 4.82
Ramon Caraballo 33 60 79 4 18 .972 4.21
Brandon Wilson 15 16 34 0 5 1.000 3.33 Stats for 2 teams
Chris Petersen 4 8 8 0 2 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lipso Nava 85 52 135 12 18 .940 2.20
Mark Dalesandro 40 19 58 0 3 1.000 1.93
Brandon Wilson 16 9 17 2 2 .929 1.63 Stats for 2 teams
Dan Cholowsky 8 2 4 0 1 1.000 0.75
Brooks Kieschnick 7 5 16 3 1 .875 3.00
Kevin Orie 6 2 13 1 2 .938 2.50
Ramon Caraballo 4 3 4 2 0 .778 1.75
Tyler Houston 4 2 8 2 2 .833 2.50
Chris Petersen 4 4 4 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Petersen 111 164 341 14 84 .973 4.55
Brandon Wilson 50 62 97 9 24 .946 3.18 Stats for 2 teams
Miguel Cairo 30 47 81 9 15 .934 4.27
Lipso Nava 4 4 7 0 0 1.000 2.75

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robin Jennings 64 0.00
Brant Brown 47 0.00
Brooks Kieschnick 14 0.00
Dee Dowler 10 0.00
Pedro Valdes 10 0.00
Mark Dalesandro 3 0.00
Dan Cholowsky 2 0.00
Steve Pegues 2 0.00
Mike Hubbard 1 0.00
Tim McIntosh 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terrell Lowery 104 0.00
Robin Jennings 32 0.00
Dee Dowler 13 0.00
Brant Brown 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pedro Valdes 106 0.00
Robin Jennings 29 0.00
Dee Dowler 8 0.00
Mark Dalesandro 2 0.00
Steve Pegues 2 0.00
Tim McIntosh 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robin Jennings 119 197 10 3 3 .986 1.74
Pedro Valdes 116 256 13 3 6 .989 2.32
Terrell Lowery 104 244 8 3 1 .988 2.42
Brant Brown 47 74 0 1 0 .987 1.57
Dee Dowler 31 60 3 0 0 1.000 2.03
Brooks Kieschnick 14 26 0 0 0 1.000 1.86
Mark Dalesandro 5 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60
Steve Pegues 4 4 1 1 1 .833 1.25
Dan Cholowsky 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Tim McIntosh 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Hubbard 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Fletcher 54 3 12 1 1 .938 0.28
Ben VanRyn 51 1 10 1 0 .917 0.22
Marc Pisciotta 42 2 4 1 0 .857 0.14
Steve Rain 40 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.08
Rich Sauveur 39 4 7 1 0 .917 0.28
Miguel Batista 31 8 16 2 1 .923 0.77
Gil Heredia 31 1 17 0 2 1.000 0.58
Kennie Steenstra 25 5 24 1 4 .967 1.16
Rodney Myers 24 8 23 4 1 .886 1.29
Dave Swartzbaugh 24 10 20 0 1 1.000 1.25
Amaury Telemaco 18 12 17 3 0 .906 1.61
Geremi Gonzalez 10 6 6 1 0 .923 1.20
Kerry Wood 10 2 6 1 1 .889 0.80
Jon Ratliff 9 6 4 0 0 1.000 1.11
Curt Lyons 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
Justin Speier 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
Lee Russell 7 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.86
Dave Stevens 6 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.50
Jason Hart 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kevin Tapani 1 4 0 1 0 .800 4.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Miguel Batista 26 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Feb 19, 1971 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Brant Brown 26 L L 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 22, 1971 Porterville, CA, US
Miguel Cairo 23 R R 6' 1.0" 225 May 4, 1974 Anaco, Anzoategui, VE
Ramon Caraballo 28 S R 5' 7.0" 150 May 23, 1969 Rio San Juan, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, DO
Dan Cholowsky 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 30, 1970 Yonkers, NY, US
Pat Cline 22 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Oct 9, 1974 Bradenton, FL, US
Mark Dalesandro 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 14, 1968 Chicago, IL, US
Dee Dowler 25 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jul 23, 1971 Detroit, MI, US
Paul Fletcher 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 14, 1967 Gallipolis, OH, US
Ricky Freeman 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 3, 1972 Houston, TX, US
Geremi Gonzalez 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 8, 1975 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Jason Hart 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Nov 14, 1971 San Jose, CA, US
Gil Heredia 31 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 26, 1965 Nogales, AZ, US
Tyler Houston 26 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 17, 1971 Las Vegas, NV, US
Mike Hubbard 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 16, 1971 Lynchburg, VA, US
Robin Jennings 25 L L 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 11, 1972 Singapore, SG
Brooks Kieschnick 25 L R 6' 4.0" 225 Jun 6, 1972 Robstown, TX, US
Bob Lisanti 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 28, 1973 Chicago, IL, US
Terrell Lowery 26 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 25, 1970 Oakland, CA, US
Curt Lyons 22 R R 6' 5.0" 230 Oct 17, 1974 Greencastle, IN, US
Rod McCall 25 L R 6' 7.0" 235 Nov 4, 1971 Anaheim, CA, US
Tim McIntosh 32 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 21, 1965 Minneapolis, MN, US
Jose Molina 22 R R 6' 0.0" 250 Jun 3, 1975 Bayamon, PR
Rodney Myers 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 26, 1969 Rockford, IL, US
Lipso Nava 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 28, 1968 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Kevin Orie 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 1, 1972 West Chester, PA, US
Steve Pegues 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 21, 1968 Pontotoc, MS, US
Chris Petersen 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 6, 1970 Boston, MA, US
Marc Pisciotta 26 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Aug 7, 1970 Edison, NJ, US
Steve Rain 22 R R 6' 6.0" 250 Jun 2, 1975 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jon Ratliff 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Dec 22, 1971 Syracuse, NY, US
Lee Russell 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 20, 1970 Lumberton, NC, US
Rich Sauveur 33 L L 6' 4.0" 163 Nov 23, 1963 Arlington, VA, US
Justin Speier 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 6, 1973 Daly City, CA, US
Kennie Steenstra 26 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 13, 1970 Springfield, MO, US
Dave Stevens 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 4, 1970 Fullerton, CA, US
Dave Swartzbaugh 29 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 11, 1968 Middletown, OH, US
Kevin Tapani 33 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 18, 1964 Des Moines, IA, US
Amaury Telemaco 23 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Jan 19, 1974 Higuey, La Altagracia, DO
Pedro Valdes 24 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 29, 1973 Fajardo, PR
Ben VanRyn 25 L L 6' 5.0" 185 Aug 9, 1971 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Harold Williams 26 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 14, 1971 Garyville, LA, US
Brandon Wilson 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 26, 1969 Owensboro, KY, US
Kerry Wood 20 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jun 16, 1977 Irving, TX, US

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