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1997 West Michigan Whitecaps

1997 > Class A > 1997 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 92-39
Scored 698 runs, Allowed 456 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-41

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Bruce Fields
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
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 Kurt Airoso 22 14 44 37 6 11 5 0 0 2 0 0 6 15 .297 .386 .432 .819 16 0 0 0 1 0
2 Rene Capellan 19 100 424 383 61 110 26 4 4 48 7 9 25 60 .287 .348 .407 .755 156 13 11 4 1 0
3 Jesus Cedeno 21 110 458 429 42 116 24 3 8 63 13 5 18 77 .270 .300 .396 .697 170 9 3 2 6 0
4 Brian Dubose* 26 105 432 358 72 96 12 7 15 79 17 2 66 87 .268 .385 .466 .851 167 2 3 3 2 3
5 Robert Fick* 23 122 546 463 100 158 50 3 16 90 13 4 75 74 .341 .429 .566 .994 262 10 1 0 7 11
6 Jacques Landry 23 103 403 369 51 101 18 5 16 52 15 3 21 99 .274 .323 .480 .802 177 6 8 0 5 1
7 Chris Lemonis* 23 48 168 158 27 48 10 1 3 30 2 5 9 31 .304 .345 .437 .782 69 3 1 0 0 1
8 Derek Mitchell 22 110 419 353 47 70 14 2 1 31 11 8 50 91 .198 .304 .258 .562 91 5 5 8 3 1
9 Rich Ozarowski# 22 36 146 134 14 29 7 1 0 13 2 1 8 35 .216 .264 .284 .547 38 2 1 2 1 0
10 Pedro Santana 20 74 310 287 36 75 10 6 3 28 20 3 14 55 .261 .309 .369 .679 106 8 6 3 0 0
11 Scott Sollmann* 22 121 561 460 89 144 13 4 0 33 40 14 79 81 .313 .423 .359 .782 165 1 11 8 3 5
12 Franklin Sosa 21 57 218 195 24 50 4 0 0 16 2 3 10 24 .256 .319 .277 .596 54 3 9 2 2 1
13 Chad Stevenson 21 72 283 259 32 57 10 1 7 32 2 4 20 77 .220 .278 .347 .625 90 3 1 2 1 1
14 Chris Wakeland* 23 111 468 414 64 118 38 2 7 75 20 6 43 120 .285 .353 .437 .790 181 3 4 0 7 5
15 Alexis Zapata 20 64 223 206 33 46 8 3 6 27 4 0 11 54 .223 .267 .379 .646 78 8 2 2 2 0
15 Players 22.0 131 5103 4505 698 1229 249 42 86 619 168 67 455 980 .273 .345 .404 .749 1820 76 66 36 41 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 Chris Bauer 23 0 2 .000 4.07 18 0 15 0 0 1 24.1 30 15 11 1 10 1 11 3 0 1 111 1.644 11.1 0.4 3.7 4.1 1.10
2 Willie Blair 31 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 16 0.200 1.8 0.0 0.0 12.6
3 Dave Borkowski 20 15 3 .833 3.46 25 25 0 4 2 0 164.0 143 79 63 15 31 0 104 7 0 7 670 1.061 7.8 0.8 1.7 5.7 3.35
4 Clay Bruner 20 15 3 .833 2.38 24 24 0 3 2 0 166.1 134 52 44 11 48 1 135 4 1 9 664 1.094 7.3 0.6 2.6 7.3 2.81
5 Francisco Cordero 22 6 1 .857 0.99 50 0 47 0 0 35 54.1 36 13 6 2 15 2 67 0 0 5 208 0.939 6.0 0.3 2.5 11.1 4.47
6 Derek Dace* 22 1 0 1.000 0.72 10 2 3 0 0 2 25.0 23 2 2 0 4 0 24 1 0 0 100 1.080 8.3 0.0 1.4 8.6 6.00
7 Dave Darwin* 23 1 0 1.000 0.89 21 4 10 0 0 3 40.1 23 7 4 2 20 2 31 2 1 0 164 1.066 5.1 0.4 4.5 6.9 1.55
8 John Foran 23 2 2 .500 3.71 29 0 6 0 0 1 53.1 51 27 22 2 29 0 45 6 0 12 242 1.500 8.6 0.3 4.9 7.6 1.55
9 Apostol Garcia 20 7 2 .778 3.02 33 5 10 0 0 1 65.2 48 26 22 2 31 0 52 4 2 10 275 1.203 6.6 0.3 4.2 7.1 1.68
10 Romulo Martinez 20 6 4 .600 2.39 36 0 12 0 0 2 79.0 73 28 21 3 21 0 51 0 3 4 329 1.190 8.3 0.3 2.4 5.8 2.43
11 Craig Quintal 22 11 6 .647 1.96 23 23 0 3 2 0 156.1 133 48 34 3 31 0 88 13 0 2 634 1.049 7.7 0.2 1.8 5.1 2.84
12 Greg Romo 22 12 6 .667 3.54 24 24 0 0 0 0 139.2 128 65 55 7 51 0 124 0 3 14 595 1.282 8.2 0.5 3.3 8.0 2.43
13 Chad Schroeder 23 2 3 .400 3.71 18 0 8 0 0 0 26.2 22 14 11 0 16 2 24 0 1 3 120 1.425 7.4 0.0 5.4 8.1 1.50
14 Russ Spear 19 11 6 .647 2.96 23 23 0 1 1 0 139.2 126 63 46 9 61 0 112 11 0 9 605 1.339 8.1 0.6 3.9 7.2 1.84
15 Mark Zamarripa 22 3 1 .750 2.12 20 0 9 0 0 2 29.2 13 17 7 0 18 2 41 2 4 3 128 1.045 3.9 0.0 5.5 12.4 2.28
15 Players 21.3 92 39 .702 2.67 131 131 120 11 13 47 1169.1 984 456 347 57 386 10 916 53 15 79 4861 1.172 7.6 0.4 3.0 7.1 2.37
* - 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
Chad Stevenson 70 486 48 6 3 .989 7.63 11 76 24 24%
Franklin Sosa 57 369 32 5 1 .988 7.04 7 46 14 23%
Robert Fick 9 69 5 2 1 .974 8.22 2 11 3 21%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Fick 96 970 60 10 88 .990 10.73
Brian Dubose 33 314 22 1 26 .997 10.18
Jacques Landry 4 20 1 0 2 1.000 5.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rene Capellan 77 141 245 16 50 .960 5.01
Pedro Santana 45 84 155 19 27 .926 5.31
Rich Ozarowski 11 17 30 1 3 .979 4.27

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jacques Landry 92 60 173 31 9 .883 2.53
Chris Lemonis 26 14 42 8 4 .875 2.15
Rich Ozarowski 20 14 51 6 5 .915 3.25
Rene Capellan 3 2 6 0 0 1.000 2.67
Robert Fick 3 4 3 0 0 1.000 2.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Derek Mitchell 110 156 380 23 73 .959 4.87
Pedro Santana 19 36 50 13 12 .869 4.53
Rich Ozarowski 4 2 8 3 2 .769 2.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Wakeland 111 0.00
Alexis Zapata 21 0.00
Kurt Airoso 5 0.00
Rene Capellan 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Sollmann 119 0.00
Jesus Cedeno 12 0.00
Kurt Airoso 1 0.00
Rich Ozarowski 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jesus Cedeno 99 0.00
Alexis Zapata 30 0.00
Kurt Airoso 4 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Sollmann 119 264 6 5 1 .982 2.27
Chris Wakeland 111 169 7 5 3 .972 1.59
Jesus Cedeno 109 163 10 7 1 .961 1.59
Alexis Zapata 51 76 2 4 0 .951 1.53
Kurt Airoso 10 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.10
Rene Capellan 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Rich Ozarowski 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Francisco Cordero 50 2 8 3 0 .769 0.20
Romulo Martinez 36 6 17 2 2 .920 0.64
Apostol Garcia 33 5 8 1 1 .929 0.39
John Foran 29 7 5 0 0 1.000 0.41
Dave Borkowski 25 5 28 3 2 .917 1.32
Clay Bruner 24 9 33 3 5 .933 1.75
Greg Romo 24 3 25 1 1 .966 1.17
Craig Quintal 23 9 39 1 2 .980 2.09
Russ Spear 23 4 19 1 3 .958 1.00
Dave Darwin 21 3 13 0 4 1.000 0.76
Mark Zamarripa 20 2 4 2 0 .750 0.30
Chris Bauer 18 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.33
Chad Schroeder 18 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.44
Derek Dace 10 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.80
Willie Blair 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kurt Airoso 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 12, 1975 Tulare, CA, US
Chris Bauer 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 28, 1973 Joliet, IL, US
Willie Blair 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 18, 1965 Paintsville, KY, US
Dave Borkowski 20 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Feb 7, 1977 Detroit, MI, US
Clay Bruner 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 16, 1976 Weatherford, OK, US
Rene Capellan 19 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Apr 24, 1978 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jesus Cedeno 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 24, 1976 Higuey, La Altagracia, DO
Francisco Cordero 22 R R 6' 3.0" 245 May 11, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Derek Dace 22 L L 6' 7.0" 200 Apr 11, 1975 Rolla, MO, US
Dave Darwin 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 19, 1973 Charlotte, NC, US
Brian Dubose 26 L R 6' 3.0" 208 May 17, 1971 Detroit, MI, US
Robert Fick 23 L R 6' 1.0" 189 Mar 15, 1974 Torrance, CA, US
John Foran 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 22, 1973 Okinawa, JP
Apostol Garcia 20 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Aug 3, 1976 Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan, DO
Jacques Landry 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 15, 1973 Bryan, TX, US
Chris Lemonis 23 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 21, 1973 Brooklyn, NY, US
Romulo Martinez 20 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 5, 1976 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Derek Mitchell 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Mar 9, 1975 Waukegan, IL, US
Rich Ozarowski 22 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 19, 1974 Boca Raton, FL, US
Craig Quintal 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 21, 1975 Metairie, LA, US
Greg Romo 22 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 14, 1975 Bakersfield, CA, US
Pedro Santana 20 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 21, 1976 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Chad Schroeder 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1973 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Scott Sollmann 22 L L 5' 10.0" 167 May 2, 1975 Cincinnati, OH, US
Franklin Sosa 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 27, 1976 Los Llanos, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Russ Spear 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 30, 1977 Perth, Western Australia, AU
Chad Stevenson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Feb 3, 1976 Covina, CA, US
Chris Wakeland 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 15, 1974 Huntington Beach, CA, US
Mark Zamarripa 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 28, 1974 Los Angeles, CA, US
Alexis Zapata 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 20, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO

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