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2009 Northwest Arkansas Naturals

2009 > Class AA > 2009 Texas League (North)
Overall: 73-67
Scored 703 runs, Allowed 704 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-70

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Brian Poldberg
Represented: Springdale, AR
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 318,056
Other Years: 2008 / 2010

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 Yuniesky Betancourt 27 3 13 13 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .385 .538 5 0 0 0 0 0
2 Jeff Bianchi 22 68 297 270 42 85 17 1 5 42 10 4 19 58 .315 .356 .441 .797 119 2 1 2 5 0
3 Cody Clark 27 66 215 191 33 58 13 0 8 32 1 2 15 27 .304 .366 .497 .864 95 5 5 2 2 1
4 Joe Dickerson* 22 34 150 126 15 29 7 2 0 13 5 1 18 19 .230 .338 .317 .655 40 3 3 2 1 2
5 Jose Duarte 24 93 380 326 50 81 14 3 4 39 18 10 47 67 .248 .342 .347 .689 113 4 0 6 1 1
6 Jarrod Dyson* 24 63 283 248 38 64 7 4 0 14 37 6 27 54 .258 .331 .319 .649 79 4 0 8 0 0
7 Alex Gordon* 25 8 35 30 4 11 3 0 2 10 0 0 5 5 .367 .457 .667 1.124 20 2 0 0 0 1
8 Jeff Howell 26 62 216 195 22 51 10 1 4 24 0 2 16 36 .262 .316 .385 .701 75 4 1 1 3 0
9 Josh Johnson# 23 51 164 132 26 25 3 0 0 9 2 2 29 24 .189 .340 .212 .552 28 2 1 2 0 0
10 Mario Lisson 25 36 158 136 20 28 4 0 2 17 4 3 14 29 .206 .287 .279 .566 38 2 3 1 4 0
11 David Lough* 23 61 253 236 41 78 13 2 9 31 13 4 12 30 .331 .371 .517 .887 122 2 3 2 0 0
12 Ed Lucas 27 103 424 355 61 103 22 2 10 58 18 2 53 75 .290 .388 .448 .836 159 6 7 4 5 1
13 Marc Maddox 25 44 174 149 20 25 6 0 4 17 4 2 20 23 .168 .283 .289 .572 43 8 4 1 0 0
14 Chris McConnell 23 59 192 169 25 37 7 1 0 11 6 5 14 40 .219 .280 .272 .552 46 5 1 6 2 0
15 Brian McFall 25 59 233 204 29 51 13 0 7 37 3 1 19 57 .250 .335 .417 .751 85 2 8 0 2 0
16 Kurt Mertins 23 126 552 495 64 136 23 8 2 57 11 10 41 107 .275 .332 .366 .698 181 9 4 7 5 1
17 Jordan Parraz 24 64 269 226 35 81 17 3 7 42 4 8 29 25 .358 .451 .553 1.005 125 10 11 1 2 0
18 Corey Smith 27 140 597 550 67 137 29 1 21 90 12 8 39 132 .249 .302 .420 .722 231 14 4 0 4 4
19 Cody Strait 26 87 358 320 59 89 22 1 4 38 14 4 31 65 .278 .340 .391 .731 125 7 0 5 2 0
20 John Suomi* 28 37 136 119 23 37 6 2 7 19 0 2 13 17 .311 .378 .571 .949 68 3 1 1 2 1
21 Vance Wilson 36 59 229 204 27 55 9 0 10 32 0 1 16 46 .270 .342 .461 .803 94 6 7 1 1 1
21 Players 25.3 140 5328 4694 703 1263 245 31 107 633 162 77 477 937 .269 .342 .403 .745 1891 100 64 52 41 13
* - 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 Juan Abreu 24 2 2 .500 5.75 16 0 11 0 0 4 20.1 19 15 13 3 22 3 25 1 0 2 103 2.016 8.4 1.3 9.7 11.1 1.14
2 John Bale* 35 0 0 1.35 6 0 1 0 0 0 6.2 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 25 0.750 5.4 0.0 1.4 6.8 5.00
3 John Bannister 25 4 3 .571 5.89 32 0 18 0 0 1 44.1 41 29 29 5 20 0 31 4 0 7 194 1.376 8.3 1.0 4.1 6.3 1.55 Stats for 2 teams
4 Federico Castaneda 25 0 3 .000 4.28 12 2 6 0 0 1 27.1 20 13 13 2 11 0 27 4 0 1 113 1.134 6.6 0.7 3.6 8.9 2.45
5 Dan Cevette* 25 0 0 5.32 14 2 5 0 0 0 22.0 25 13 13 1 11 0 13 1 0 2 100 1.636 10.2 0.4 4.5 5.3 1.18
6 Chris Chavez 24 0 1 .000 3.86 3 0 1 0 0 0 4.2 3 2 2 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 22 1.714 5.8 0.0 9.6 5.8 0.60
7 Cody Clark 27 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 6.8 1.00
8 Dan Cortes 22 6 6 .500 3.92 16 15 0 0 0 0 80.1 77 43 35 3 50 0 57 4 0 6 360 1.581 8.6 0.3 5.6 6.4 1.14
9 Kyle Crist 26 0 0 8.38 8 0 4 0 0 0 9.2 14 12 9 0 10 0 4 1 0 2 53 2.483 13.0 0.0 9.3 3.7 0.40
10 Gilbert De La Vara* 24 6 2 .750 5.74 35 1 9 0 0 2 64.1 83 59 41 6 27 1 40 4 0 6 306 1.710 11.6 0.8 3.8 5.6 1.48
11 Kyle Farnsworth 33 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 13 0.545 2.5 0.0 2.5 7.4 3.00
12 Jason Godin 24 0 2 .000 6.48 8 2 1 0 0 0 16.2 23 15 12 1 13 1 9 2 0 6 89 2.160 12.4 0.5 7.0 4.9 0.69
13 Rowdy Hardy* 26 4 4 .500 3.43 11 10 0 0 0 0 60.1 59 28 23 5 20 1 39 9 0 2 261 1.309 8.8 0.7 3.0 5.8 1.95
14 Aaron Hartsock 25 3 1 .750 2.82 28 0 19 0 0 8 51.0 43 17 16 4 17 3 27 0 0 4 215 1.176 7.6 0.7 3.0 4.8 1.59
15 Chris Hayes 26 3 0 1.000 0.98 18 0 12 0 0 3 36.2 33 11 4 1 6 2 17 1 0 0 148 1.064 8.1 0.2 1.5 4.2 2.83
16 Greg Holland 23 3 2 .600 3.18 29 0 19 0 0 8 45.1 46 16 16 2 19 0 49 0 0 6 194 1.434 9.1 0.4 3.8 9.7 2.58
17 Blake Johnson 24 8 8 .500 4.57 24 24 0 0 0 0 122.0 148 70 62 11 41 2 61 6 1 4 540 1.549 10.9 0.8 3.0 4.5 1.49
18 Matt Kniginyzky 26 5 10 .333 5.48 26 24 0 0 0 0 134.2 157 98 82 21 57 0 68 10 2 11 605 1.589 10.5 1.4 3.8 4.5 1.19
19 Anthony Lerew 26 10 6 .625 4.09 27 27 0 1 1 0 152.0 164 79 69 14 55 3 101 6 1 9 667 1.441 9.7 0.8 3.3 6.0 1.84
20 Victor Marte 28 2 1 .667 2.45 13 0 8 0 0 4 22.0 15 7 6 1 5 0 17 1 0 1 86 0.909 6.1 0.4 2.0 7.0 3.40
21 Chris Nicoll 25 7 0 1.000 3.50 33 0 10 0 0 1 61.2 60 32 24 4 26 3 58 0 1 5 271 1.395 8.8 0.6 3.8 8.5 2.23
22 Chad Orvella 28 1 1 .500 1.64 8 1 1 0 0 0 11.0 7 2 2 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 40 0.636 5.7 0.8 0.0 4.9
23 Carlos Sencion* 24 3 1 .750 6.02 25 1 9 0 0 1 46.1 58 34 31 5 30 2 43 2 1 4 225 1.899 11.3 1.0 5.8 8.4 1.43
24 Corey Smith 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 6 2.000 0.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
25 Ben Swaggerty* 26 4 1 .800 4.33 26 0 11 0 0 1 43.2 53 21 21 3 20 6 54 1 2 2 201 1.672 10.9 0.6 4.1 11.1 2.70
26 Everett Teaford* 25 3 7 .300 5.11 16 16 0 1 0 0 81.0 86 53 46 12 34 0 42 3 1 2 361 1.481 9.6 1.3 3.8 4.7 1.24
27 Rob Tejeda 27 0 1 .000 4.91 2 2 0 0 0 0 3.2 3 2 2 1 2 0 5 0 0 0 14 1.364 7.4 2.5 4.9 12.3 2.50
28 Blake Wood 23 2 8 .200 5.83 17 13 3 1 0 0 78.2 92 52 51 8 28 1 49 4 0 7 338 1.525 10.5 0.9 3.2 5.6 1.75
28 Players 25.0 73 67 .521 4.42 140 140 137 3 4 33 1222.1 1306 704 600 110 520 28 833 63 9 84 5421 1.494 9.6 0.8 3.8 6.1 1.60
* - 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
Cody Clark 65 371 38 3 2 .993 6.29 2 47 18 28%
Jeff Howell 49 248 36 6 3 .979 5.80 4 42 13 24%
John Suomi 24 137 26 2 3 .988 6.79 2 33 13 28%
Vance Wilson 18 81 7 1 1 .989 4.89 0 20 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Corey Smith 107 980 41 14 104 .986 9.54
Brian McFall 35 291 22 6 32 .981 8.94
Ed Lucas 5 24 4 0 2 1.000 5.60

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kurt Mertins 86 146 266 10 54 .976 4.79
Marc Maddox 29 61 104 1 32 .994 5.69
Chris McConnell 19 35 59 0 13 1.000 4.95
Josh Johnson 7 14 23 2 9 .949 5.29
Jeff Bianchi 2 7 4 0 2 1.000 5.50
Ed Lucas 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Lucas 53 30 96 7 9 .947 2.38
Corey Smith 27 15 35 6 4 .893 1.85
Kurt Mertins 26 18 43 6 5 .910 2.35
Josh Johnson 23 9 37 4 5 .920 2.00
Marc Maddox 14 2 26 2 1 .933 2.00
Alex Gordon 5 6 5 2 0 .846 2.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Bianchi 60 95 191 8 46 .973 4.77
Chris McConnell 39 47 117 5 26 .970 4.21
Mario Lisson 32 53 98 10 20 .938 4.72
Josh Johnson 12 18 31 0 9 1.000 4.08
Yuniesky Betancourt 3 2 7 1 1 .900 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Dickerson 32 50 2 2 1 .963 1.63
Ed Lucas 29 53 1 4 1 .931 1.86
Cody Strait 26 53 0 1 0 .981 2.04
David Lough 22 38 1 1 0 .975 1.77
Jose Duarte 20 41 2 1 1 .977 2.15
Jarrod Dyson 13 18 4 1 0 .957 1.69

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Duarte 53 146 7 2 2 .987 2.89
Jarrod Dyson 49 131 6 3 0 .979 2.80
Cody Strait 22 58 1 1 0 .983 2.68
David Lough 18 39 0 1 0 .975 2.17
Joe Dickerson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jordan Parraz 63 124 9 4 2 .971 2.11
Cody Strait 25 60 1 2 1 .968 2.44
David Lough 18 38 3 2 0 .953 2.28
Ed Lucas 18 38 5 4 1 .915 2.39
Jose Duarte 17 25 1 0 1 1.000 1.53
Brian McFall 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gilbert De La Vara 35 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.29
Chris Nicoll 33 3 3 1 0 .857 0.18
John Bannister 32 3 11 0 0 1.000 0.44 Stats for 2 teams
Greg Holland 29 8 4 0 1 1.000 0.41
Aaron Hartsock 28 5 7 3 1 .800 0.43
Anthony Lerew 27 8 22 5 2 .857 1.11
Matt Kniginyzky 26 5 16 1 1 .955 0.81
Ben Swaggerty 26 0 6 0 1 1.000 0.23
Carlos Sencion 25 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.20
Blake Johnson 24 7 23 3 0 .909 1.25
Chris Hayes 18 4 10 1 0 .933 0.78
Blake Wood 17 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.82
Juan Abreu 16 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Dan Cortes 16 1 6 5 1 .583 0.44
Everett Teaford 16 2 12 1 0 .933 0.88
Dan Cevette 14 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.14
Victor Marte 13 1 1 1 0 .667 0.15
Federico Castaneda 12 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Rowdy Hardy 11 2 16 2 1 .900 1.64
Kyle Crist 8 1 1 1 1 .667 0.25
Jason Godin 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
Chad Orvella 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
John Bale 6 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.17
Chris Chavez 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Kyle Farnsworth 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Cody Clark 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Rob Tejeda 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Corey Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Juan Abreu 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 8, 1985 San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO 2009-07-20 2009-09-07
John Bale 35 L L 6' 4.0" 210 May 22, 1974 Cheverly, MD, US 2009-05-06 2009-05-19
John Bannister 25 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 20, 1984 Tucson, AZ, US 2009-08-15 2009-09-06
Yuniesky Betancourt 27 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Jan 31, 1982 Santa Clara, Villa Clara, CU 2009-07-12 2009-07-14
Jeff Bianchi 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 5, 1986 Lancaster, PA, US 2009-06-19 2009-09-07
Federico Castaneda 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jan 26, 1984 Torreon, Coahuila, MX 2009-07-21 2009-09-06
Dan Cevette 25 L L 6' 4.0" 235 Oct 19, 1983 Wellsboro, PA, US 2009-04-30 2009-07-09
Chris Chavez 24 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 11, 1984 Kingman, AZ, US 2009-08-07 2009-08-15
Cody Clark 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 14, 1981 Fayetteville, AR, US 2009-05-27 2009-09-06
Dan Cortes 22 R R 6' 6.0" 235 Mar 4, 1987 Pomona, CA, US 2009-04-09 2009-07-04
Kyle Crist 26 R R 6' 3.0" 194 Jun 27, 1983 Sacramento, CA, US 2009-04-11 2009-05-06
Gilbert De La Vara 24 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Oct 4, 1984 Tucson, AZ, US 2009-04-09 2009-08-23
Joe Dickerson 22 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 3, 1986 Yorba Linda, CA, US 2009-04-09 2009-05-22
Jose Duarte 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 7, 1985 Santa Lucia, Miranda, VE 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Jarrod Dyson 24 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 15, 1984 McComb, MS, US 2009-06-25 2009-09-07
Kyle Farnsworth 33 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Apr 14, 1976 Wichita, KS, US 2009-08-13 2009-08-17
Jason Godin 24 R R 6' 5.0" 170 Sep 23, 1984 Anchorage, AK, US 2009-07-26 2009-09-07
Alex Gordon 25 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Feb 10, 1984 Lincoln, NE, US 2009-07-05 2009-07-14
Rowdy Hardy 26 L L 6' 4.0" 170 Oct 26, 1982 Dallas, TX, US 2009-07-16 2009-09-06
Aaron Hartsock 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 17, 1984 Brawley, CA, US 2009-05-28 2009-09-06
Chris Hayes 26 R R 6' 2.0" 177 Feb 5, 1983 Chicago, IL, US 2009-04-10 2009-06-06
Greg Holland 23 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Nov 20, 1985 Marion, NC, US 2009-04-10 2009-07-19
Jeff Howell 26 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 1, 1983 Melbourne, FL, US 2009-04-11 2009-09-07
Blake Johnson 24 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Jun 14, 1985 Baton Rouge, LA, US 2009-04-11 2009-09-04
Josh Johnson 23 S R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 11, 1986 Tampa, FL, US 2009-04-11 2009-08-10
Matt Kniginyzky 26 L R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 5, 1982 Oakville, ON, CA 2009-04-13 2009-09-01
Anthony Lerew 26 L R 6' 4.0" 225 Oct 28, 1982 Carlisle, PA, US 2009-04-10 2009-09-02
Mario Lisson 25 R R 6' 2.0" 220 May 31, 1984 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 2009-04-09 2009-05-23
David Lough 23 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 20, 1986 Akron, OH, US 2009-07-02 2009-09-07
Ed Lucas 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 May 21, 1982 Grand Rapids, MI, US 2009-05-14 2009-09-07
Marc Maddox 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 16, 1983 Hattiesburg, MS, US 2009-07-18 2009-09-07
Victor Marte 28 R R 6' 2.0" 260 Nov 8, 1980 Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, DO 2009-04-09 2009-05-25
Chris McConnell 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 18, 1985 Philadelphia, PA, US 2009-04-11 2009-09-07
Brian McFall 25 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Mar 17, 1984 Flagstaff, AZ, US 2009-04-09 2009-06-17
Kurt Mertins 23 R R 5' 10.0" 188 Apr 22, 1986 Yorba Linda, CA, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Chris Nicoll 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 30, 1983 Whittier, CA, US 2009-04-10 2009-08-03
Chad Orvella 28 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 1, 1980 Renton, WA, US 2009-06-29 2009-09-06
Jordan Parraz 24 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Oct 8, 1984 Henderson, NV, US 2009-04-09 2009-06-22
Carlos Sencion 24 L L 6' 6.0" 170 Nov 17, 1984 Sanchez Ramirez, DO 2009-04-09 2009-07-13
Corey Smith 27 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 15, 1982 Plainfield, NJ, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Cody Strait 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 28, 1983 Beaumont, TX, US 2009-04-09 2009-07-24
John Suomi 28 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Oct 5, 1980 Toronto, ON, CA 2009-04-09 2009-06-22
Ben Swaggerty 26 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 8, 1982 Knoxville, TN, US 2009-06-16 2009-09-07
Everett Teaford 25 L L 6' 0.0" 160 May 15, 1984 Alpharetta, GA, US 2009-06-15 2009-09-05
Rob Tejeda 27 R R 6' 2.0" 245 Mar 24, 1982 Bani, Peravia, DO 2009-06-11 2009-06-14
Vance Wilson 36 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 17, 1973 Mesa, AZ, US 2009-06-19 2009-09-06
Blake Wood 23 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Aug 8, 1985 Atlanta, GA, US 2009-04-12 2009-09-05

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