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2008 Connecticut Defenders

2008 > Class AA > 2008 Eastern League (Northern)
Overall: 68-73
Scored 620 runs, Allowed 561 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-64

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL-working agrmnt
Manager: Bien Figueroa
Represented: Norwich, CT
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 202,004
Other Years: 2007 / 2009

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 Eliezer Alfonzo 29 19 84 80 8 29 7 0 2 15 0 0 2 18 .363 .393 .525 .918 42 4 2 0 0 1
2 Brad Boyer* 24 12 55 50 6 12 3 0 0 5 0 1 3 2 .240 .283 .300 .583 15 1 0 2 0 0
3 Garrett Broshuis 26 28 17 13 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 0 2 0 0
4 Dayton Buller 27 11 30 29 5 6 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 12 .207 .233 .379 .613 11 0 0 0 0 0
5 Nate Bump* 31 17 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
6 Ben Copeland* 24 103 423 372 54 97 17 13 5 42 21 5 39 64 .261 .334 .417 .751 155 3 3 7 2 2
7 Julio Cordido 27 13 46 43 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .116 .156 .116 .272 5 2 0 1 0 1
8 Adam Cowart 24 32 26 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .091 .167 .091 .258 2 0 1 2 0 0
9 Travis Denker 22 25 91 76 4 14 4 1 0 6 1 1 14 25 .184 .308 .263 .571 20 1 0 0 1 1
10 Kyle Haines# 25 105 409 348 48 91 15 4 0 43 1 4 55 58 .261 .366 .328 .694 114 8 3 2 1 1
11 Justin Hedrick 26 43 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
12 Travis Ishikawa* 24 64 277 234 34 68 16 0 8 48 10 4 35 45 .291 .382 .462 .843 108 3 2 2 4 3
13 Simon Klink# 26 108 388 349 34 79 19 1 3 35 2 0 34 104 .226 .302 .312 .615 109 12 4 1 0 0
14 Daryl Maday 22 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
15 David Maroul 25 108 392 366 46 84 26 0 10 35 2 4 21 110 .230 .274 .383 .657 140 10 2 2 1 1
16 Joe Martinez* 25 27 18 13 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .077 .143 .154 .297 2 0 0 4 0 0
17 Eddy Martinez-Esteve 24 115 455 396 42 118 15 0 6 42 2 1 54 37 .298 .387 .381 .768 151 18 4 0 1 1
18 Dave McKae 26 28 18 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Brooks McNiven 27 18 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Mike Mooney 25 20 69 66 7 11 3 0 4 15 1 1 1 15 .167 .174 .394 .568 26 3 0 0 2 0
21 Paul Oseguera* 24 20 7 7 1 2 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0 0 0
22 Steve Palazzolo 26 23 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Kelvin Pichardo 22 46 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
24 Ronnie Ray 24 46 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Antoan Richardson# 24 123 445 365 63 88 5 6 5 31 33 6 55 82 .241 .356 .329 .685 120 3 12 10 3 0
26 Ryan Rohlinger 24 44 179 159 27 47 12 1 6 19 1 1 13 20 .296 .358 .497 .855 79 8 3 3 1 0
27 Nestor Rojas 24 16 47 46 5 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 .130 .149 .130 .279 6 3 0 0 0 1
28 Olmo Rosario 27 124 450 420 58 125 31 4 11 51 13 5 20 67 .298 .333 .469 .802 197 9 4 2 4 4
29 Pablo Sandoval# 21 44 184 175 29 59 13 0 8 37 0 1 8 20 .337 .364 .549 .913 96 4 0 0 1 2
30 Josh Sharpless 27 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 Ben Snyder* 22 13 9 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .429 .804 3 0 0 1 0 0
32 Carlos Sosa* 26 122 464 411 55 104 25 1 10 53 2 2 46 101 .253 .326 .392 .718 161 11 1 1 5 0
33 Jason Waddell 27 44 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Jake Wald 27 52 187 168 26 44 10 2 2 15 2 0 13 44 .262 .326 .381 .707 64 3 3 3 0 0
35 Trey Webb 26 10 20 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .050 .050 .050 .100 1 0 0 0 0 0
36 Adam Witter* 25 118 471 400 56 95 18 2 20 77 1 5 64 102 .238 .345 .443 .787 177 12 3 1 3 4
36 Players 25.0 141 5293 4679 620 1192 244 35 101 581 92 42 490 990 .255 .330 .387 .716 1809 119 47 48 29 22
* - 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 Garrett Broshuis 26 13 9 .591 3.78 28 28 0 1 0 0 157.0 178 82 66 16 35 2 99 3 0 3 677 1.357 10.2 0.9 2.0 5.7 2.83
2 Nate Bump 31 4 3 .571 2.64 17 10 0 0 0 0 58.0 47 19 17 2 22 0 28 7 0 1 241 1.190 7.3 0.3 3.4 4.3 1.27
3 Adam Cowart 24 8 7 .533 3.76 32 23 0 0 0 0 138.2 170 69 58 7 29 2 73 2 0 4 596 1.435 11.0 0.5 1.9 4.7 2.52
4 Justin Hedrick 26 2 3 .400 1.37 43 0 26 0 0 9 65.2 41 12 10 4 21 0 74 0 0 3 256 0.944 5.6 0.5 2.9 10.1 3.52
5 Simon Klink 26 0 1 .000 inf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00
6 Daryl Maday 22 1 1 .500 8.35 4 3 1 0 0 0 18.1 31 17 17 2 8 0 11 0 0 1 89 2.127 15.2 1.0 3.9 5.4 1.38
7 Joe Martinez 25 10 10 .500 2.49 27 27 0 0 0 0 148.0 131 58 41 6 37 0 112 4 0 3 611 1.135 8.0 0.4 2.2 6.8 3.03
8 Osiris Matos 23 0 0 1.23 27 0 14 0 0 8 36.2 25 5 5 0 11 0 37 1 0 1 144 0.982 6.1 0.0 2.7 9.1 3.36
9 Dave McKae 26 8 9 .471 4.57 28 22 0 0 0 0 124.0 139 78 63 10 35 1 74 5 0 1 540 1.403 10.1 0.7 2.5 5.4 2.11
10 Brooks McNiven 27 2 2 .500 1.84 18 8 3 0 0 0 58.2 42 15 12 0 14 1 22 0 0 1 229 0.955 6.4 0.0 2.1 3.4 1.57
11 Paul Oseguera* 24 3 2 .600 4.58 19 8 0 0 0 0 57.0 54 33 29 7 29 0 45 1 0 3 246 1.456 8.5 1.1 4.6 7.1 1.55
12 Steve Palazzolo 26 5 5 .500 3.56 23 0 4 0 0 1 43.0 30 19 17 1 29 4 40 5 1 7 185 1.372 6.3 0.2 6.1 8.4 1.38
13 Kelvin Pichardo 22 2 4 .333 2.48 46 0 20 0 0 7 61.2 49 18 17 4 33 3 62 6 0 4 271 1.330 7.2 0.6 4.8 9.0 1.88
14 Ronnie Ray 24 6 4 .600 3.10 46 0 20 0 0 1 72.2 80 29 25 3 24 2 47 2 0 4 316 1.431 9.9 0.4 3.0 5.8 1.96
15 Sergio Romo 25 1 3 .250 4.00 24 0 21 0 0 11 27.0 22 15 12 1 7 2 30 2 0 0 108 1.074 7.3 0.3 2.3 10.0 4.29
16 Ryan Sadowski 25 1 0 1.000 3.27 9 0 0 0 0 0 11.0 13 5 4 0 9 2 9 2 0 3 55 2.000 10.6 0.0 7.4 7.4 1.00
17 Josh Sharpless 27 1 1 .500 3.51 24 0 8 0 0 0 33.1 23 17 13 3 29 2 30 1 0 4 151 1.560 6.2 0.8 7.8 8.1 1.03
18 Ben Snyder* 22 1 6 .143 5.98 13 12 1 0 0 0 61.2 77 42 41 9 23 0 44 2 0 2 280 1.622 11.2 1.3 3.4 6.4 1.91
19 Jason Waddell* 27 0 3 .000 3.38 44 0 21 0 0 2 64.0 47 27 24 6 36 2 70 2 0 2 268 1.297 6.6 0.8 5.1 9.8 1.94
19 Players 25.1 68 73 .482 3.44 141 141 140 1 13 39 1236.1 1200 561 472 81 432 23 907 45 1 47 5265 1.320 8.7 0.6 3.1 6.6 2.10
* - 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
Adam Witter 79 498 39 5 2 .991 6.80 14 56 21 27%
Pablo Sandoval 30 200 23 3 2 .987 7.43 2 11 7 39%
Eliezer Alfonzo 13 87 7 1 0 .989 7.23 2 3 4 57%
Nestor Rojas 13 65 5 0 1 1.000 5.38 3 6 1 14%
Dayton Buller 11 64 3 2 2 .971 6.09 3 6 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Travis Ishikawa 59 520 58 4 60 .993 9.80
Simon Klink 51 393 25 5 43 .988 8.20
Adam Witter 17 131 20 4 23 .974 8.88
David Maroul 10 79 6 1 9 .988 8.50
Pablo Sandoval 8 65 6 0 9 1.000 8.88
Eliezer Alfonzo 3 24 3 0 4 1.000 9.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Olmo Rosario 59 128 161 12 31 .960 4.90
Kyle Haines 33 61 85 3 22 .980 4.42
Travis Denker 21 47 62 5 19 .956 5.19
David Maroul 19 31 63 3 16 .969 4.95
Brad Boyer 10 18 29 1 6 .979 4.70
Julio Cordido 5 9 15 1 4 .960 4.80
Trey Webb 2 3 5 0 2 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Maroul 67 40 148 18 13 .913 2.81
Ryan Rohlinger 44 35 83 5 8 .959 2.68
Simon Klink 28 22 46 4 2 .944 2.43
Julio Cordido 4 0 7 1 0 .875 1.75
Brad Boyer 1 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00
Travis Denker 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Olmo Rosario 1 2 0 1 0 .667 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kyle Haines 60 71 152 8 40 .965 3.72
Jake Wald 52 84 165 10 38 .961 4.79
Olmo Rosario 29 41 72 7 24 .942 3.90
Trey Webb 5 8 15 1 4 .958 4.60
David Maroul 3 4 5 4 1 .692 3.00
Julio Cordido 2 3 5 1 1 .889 4.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddy Martinez-Esteve 73 99 8 3 0 .973 1.47
Carlos Sosa 55 85 2 0 0 1.000 1.58
Olmo Rosario 20 20 0 1 0 .952 1.00
Ben Copeland 15 24 0 0 0 1.000 1.60
Mike Mooney 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Antoan Richardson 117 265 4 7 0 .975 2.30
Ben Copeland 32 79 1 1 1 .988 2.50
Carlos Sosa 6 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mike Mooney 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Trey Webb 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Copeland 67 134 9 3 7 .979 2.13
Carlos Sosa 67 116 4 2 1 .984 1.79
Mike Mooney 12 22 1 1 0 .958 1.92
Eddy Martinez-Esteve 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Olmo Rosario 3 6 1 1 1 .875 2.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelvin Pichardo 46 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.17
Ronnie Ray 46 8 9 1 0 .944 0.37
Jason Waddell 44 8 8 1 2 .941 0.36
Justin Hedrick 43 0 3 1 0 .750 0.07
Adam Cowart 32 17 30 0 3 1.000 1.47
Garrett Broshuis 28 19 21 5 2 .889 1.43
Dave McKae 28 16 14 1 4 .968 1.07
Joe Martinez 27 10 23 2 2 .943 1.22
Osiris Matos 27 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.15
Sergio Romo 24 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.04
Josh Sharpless 24 4 2 1 2 .857 0.25
Steve Palazzolo 23 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.35
Paul Oseguera 19 2 8 2 0 .833 0.53
Brooks McNiven 18 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.72
Nate Bump 17 6 19 0 2 1.000 1.47
Ben Snyder 13 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.62
Ryan Sadowski 9 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Daryl Maday 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Simon Klink 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Eliezer Alfonzo 29 R R 5' 11.0" 220 Feb 7, 1979 Puerto La Cruz, Anzoategui, VE 2008-06-17 2008-09-01
Brad Boyer 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 4, 1983 Santa Monica, CA, US 2008-05-02 2008-05-26
Garrett Broshuis 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 18, 1981 Cape Girardeau, MO, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-29
Dayton Buller 27 R R 5' 10.0" 203 Jun 22, 1981 Fresno, CA, US 2008-04-06 2008-04-26
Nate Bump 31 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 24, 1976 Towanda, PA, US 2008-05-11 2008-08-31
Ben Copeland 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 17, 1983 Bradford, PA, US 2008-04-03 2008-08-03
Julio Cordido 27 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Jul 30, 1980 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 2008-08-14 2008-09-01
Adam Cowart 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 18, 1983 Houston, TX, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Travis Denker 22 R R 5' 9.0" 205 Aug 5, 1985 Fountain Valley, CA, US 2008-04-03 2008-04-30
Kyle Haines 25 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 28, 1982 Olney, IL, US 2008-04-14 2008-08-31
Justin Hedrick 26 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Jun 8, 1982 Omaha, NE, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-27
Travis Ishikawa 24 L L 6' 3.0" 220 Sep 24, 1983 Seattle, WA, US 2008-04-03 2008-06-18
Simon Klink 26 S R 6' 1.0" 215 Dec 21, 1981 San Diego, CA, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Daryl Maday 22 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Aug 12, 1985 McHenry, IL, US 2008-04-17 2008-08-09
David Maroul 25 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 15, 1983 Fort Worth, TX, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Joe Martinez 25 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 26, 1983 South Orange, NJ, US 2008-04-07 2008-09-01
Eddy Martinez-Esteve 24 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jul 14, 1983 Miami, FL, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Osiris Matos 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 6, 1984 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-03 2008-06-30
Dave McKae 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 24, 1981 Walnut Creek, CA, US 2008-04-06 2008-08-31
Brooks McNiven 27 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Jun 19, 1981 Terrace, BC, CA 2008-04-08 2008-09-01
Mike Mooney 25 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 8, 1983 San Francisco, CA, US 2008-08-06 2008-08-31
Paul Oseguera 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 6, 1984 La Jolla, CA, US 2008-04-30 2008-09-01
Steve Palazzolo 26 R R 6' 10.0" 260 Mar 31, 1982 North Reading, MA, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-30
Kelvin Pichardo 22 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Oct 13, 1985 Santiago, Santiago, DO 2008-04-05 2008-08-31
Ronnie Ray 24 R R 6' 3.0" 215 May 11, 1984 St. Louis, MO, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Antoan Richardson 24 S R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 8, 1983 Nassau, BS 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Ryan Rohlinger 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 7, 1983 West Bend, WI, US 2008-06-23 2008-08-12
Nestor Rojas 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 18, 1983 Cabimas, Zulia, VE 2008-05-03 2008-06-18
Sergio Romo 25 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 4, 1983 Brawley, CA, US 2008-04-03 2008-06-20
Olmo Rosario 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 24, 1980 Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
Ryan Sadowski 25 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Oct 4, 1982 Miami, FL, US 2008-04-03 2008-04-23
Pablo Sandoval 21 S R 5' 11.0" 245 Aug 11, 1986 Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE 2008-06-25 2008-08-12
Josh Sharpless 27 R R 6' 5.0" 234 Jan 26, 1981 Beaver, PA, US 2008-05-14 2008-08-26
Ben Snyder 22 L L 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 20, 1985 Bellevue, OH, US 2008-06-28 2008-08-30
Carlos Sosa 26 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 21, 1981 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
Jason Waddell 27 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 11, 1981 Huntington Beach, CA, US 2008-04-06 2008-08-28
Jake Wald 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 8, 1981 Washington, DC, US 2008-05-04 2008-07-10
Trey Webb 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 11, 1982 Dallas, TX, US 2008-04-03 2008-04-21
Adam Witter 25 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 17, 1983 Lexington, KY, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01

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