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1988 Watertown Pirates

1988 > Class Short-Season A > 1988 New York-Pennsylvania League (McNamara)
Overall: 35-39
Scored 348 runs, Allowed 352 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 37-37

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Stan Cliburn
Represented: Watertown, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1987 / 1989

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Fernando Arguelles 19 30 79 68 6 16 2 0 0 7 2 0 8 17 .235 .325 .265 .589 18 1 2 0 1
2 Bryan Arnold 22 37 105 94 13 17 1 2 2 16 3 0 9 36 .181 .250 .298 .548 28 0 1 1 0
3 Jay Bluthardt* 23 15 45 39 3 12 3 0 0 4 1 1 4 5 .308 .386 .385 .771 15 1 1 0 0
4 Ken Buksa 22 44 148 136 11 36 6 1 0 12 4 1 7 19 .265 .301 .324 .625 44 1 2 2 0
5 Scott Cowley 21 20 72 57 13 13 2 0 0 8 1 1 14 18 .228 .389 .263 .652 15 1 0 0 1
6 Ralph Denkenberger* 21 60 215 199 26 53 9 3 1 30 10 3 11 43 .266 .307 .357 .664 71 2 0 3 1
7 Chris Estep 21 71 285 232 50 55 7 3 9 34 25 5 42 72 .237 .367 .409 .777 95 7 2 2 1
8 Mike Huyler 19 42 97 87 6 14 2 0 0 4 3 0 3 12 .161 .223 .184 .407 16 4 3 0 0
9 Deron Johnson 21 8 26 22 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 .045 .192 .045 .238 1 1 0 0 0
10 Domingo Merejo* 22 67 281 257 44 64 9 7 9 33 16 3 16 52 .249 .302 .444 .746 114 5 0 3 0
11 Steve Montejano 22 6 14 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .071 .071 .071 .143 1 0 0 0 0
12 Darwin Pennye 21 72 306 274 41 86 10 3 3 30 22 7 27 41 .314 .373 .405 .778 111 1 0 4 3
13 Mickey Peyton 23 28 72 69 8 14 0 0 0 4 6 0 1 21 .203 .214 .203 .417 14 0 2 0 0
14 Paul Spalt 22 59 237 182 23 35 6 0 0 10 15 8 42 34 .192 .345 .225 .570 41 1 11 1 1
15 Mike Stevanus# 21 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
16 Dave Stone 22 19 56 49 6 12 2 0 1 11 0 0 5 15 .245 .321 .347 .668 17 1 0 1 0
17 Michael Valla? -- 16 22 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 1 0 0 0
18 Tim Wakefield 21 54 192 159 24 30 6 2 3 20 3 3 25 57 .189 .328 .308 .636 49 8 0 0 0
19 John Wehner 21 70 293 265 41 73 6 0 3 31 18 6 21 39 .275 .329 .332 .661 88 2 1 4 0
20 Flavio Williams 20 59 199 168 19 46 6 0 0 22 9 4 20 17 .274 .352 .310 .662 52 2 6 3 0
21 John Young 23 16 48 43 5 6 1 0 1 3 1 0 3 17 .140 .208 .233 .441 10 1 0 1 0
21 Players 21.2 74 2793 2435 348 584 78 21 32 281 141 42 262 525 .240 .321 .329 .649 800 40 31 25 8
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 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 Joe Ausanio 22 2 4 .333 1.32 28 0 23 0 0 13 47.2 29 10 7 1 27 5 56 3 0 3 1.175 5.5 0.2 5.1 10.6 2.07
2 Steve Buckholz 21 2 1 .667 1.96 18 0 11 0 0 3 36.2 27 17 8 1 28 4 33 4 2 5 1.500 6.6 0.2 6.9 8.1 1.18
3 Rod Byerly* 22 1 1 .500 3.60 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 14 5 4 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 1.500 12.6 0.0 0.9 7.2 8.00
4 Rodger Castner 22 1 5 .167 6.03 9 8 1 1 0 0 37.1 47 36 25 3 25 0 39 4 2 3 1.929 11.3 0.7 6.0 9.4 1.56
5 Joel Forrest* 22 5 4 .556 4.89 10 10 0 1 0 0 57.0 55 35 31 2 33 0 35 4 0 4 1.544 8.7 0.3 5.2 5.5 1.06
6 Tim Holmes 23 2 3 .400 5.29 16 7 5 0 0 2 49.1 54 37 29 3 17 0 51 6 3 2 1.439 9.9 0.5 3.1 9.3 3.00
7 Mark Koller 21 2 2 .500 5.16 11 8 2 0 0 0 45.1 49 32 26 2 30 2 20 2 3 4 1.743 9.7 0.4 6.0 4.0 0.67
8 Craig Lewis 23 1 3 .250 6.91 11 4 3 0 0 0 28.2 31 28 22 3 20 1 30 0 0 1 1.779 9.7 0.9 6.3 9.4 1.50
9 Dan Nielsen 22 0 2 .000 6.00 14 1 6 0 0 0 27.0 29 22 18 0 24 4 29 2 3 2 1.963 9.7 0.0 8.0 9.7 1.21
10 Keith Richardson 21 6 1 .857 1.21 8 6 1 0 0 0 44.2 29 11 6 0 8 0 35 2 0 2 0.828 5.8 0.0 1.6 7.1 4.38
11 Ernesto Santana 22 2 1 .667 6.10 12 3 4 0 0 0 20.2 19 18 14 1 25 1 20 1 1 4 2.129 8.3 0.4 10.9 8.7 0.80
12 Mike Stevanus 21 2 1 .667 2.55 23 0 6 0 0 0 42.1 28 12 12 2 15 0 41 1 0 1 1.016 6.0 0.4 3.2 8.7 2.73
13 Tom Studstill 23 2 4 .333 3.69 8 8 0 1 0 0 53.2 50 27 22 2 22 0 30 2 3 5 1.342 8.4 0.3 3.7 5.0 1.36
14 Randy Tomlin* 22 7 5 .583 2.18 15 15 0 5 2 0 103.1 75 31 25 4 25 1 87 6 2 4 0.968 6.5 0.3 2.2 7.6 3.48
15 Bobby Underwood* 21 0 2 .000 5.84 19 2 4 0 0 1 37.0 34 31 24 1 29 0 41 4 1 7 1.703 8.3 0.2 7.1 10.0 1.41
15 Players 21.9 35 39 .473 3.84 74 74 66 8 3 19 640.2 570 352 273 25 329 18 555 41 20 47 1.403 8.0 0.4 4.6 7.8 1.69

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ken Buksa 41 278 29 4 3 .987 7.49 14
Bryan Arnold 27 175 15 4 3 .979 7.04 11
Michael Valla 11 28 4 1 0 .970 2.91 1
Fernando Arguelles 10 71 9 5 1 .941 8.00 4

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Wakefield 44 377 25 8 29 .980 9.14
Ralph Denkenberger 34 222 14 10 17 .959 6.94
Bryan Arnold 4 7 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dave Stone 1 10 0 0 1 1.000 10.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Huyler 41 56 65 5 12 .960 2.95
Flavio Williams 41 68 83 7 16 .956 3.68
Mickey Peyton 9 12 18 2 3 .938 3.33
Steve Montejano 4 4 6 1 1 .909 2.50
Paul Spalt 3 5 7 0 2 1.000 4.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Wehner 70 65 137 17 14 .922 2.89
Dave Stone 6 1 7 5 0 .615 1.33
Bryan Arnold 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.75
Mike Huyler 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Spalt 56 102 152 21 28 .924 4.54
Flavio Williams 24 17 32 8 5 .860 2.04
Steve Montejano 2 1 4 1 1 .833 2.50

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Estep 69 135 11 8 2 .948 2.12
Darwin Pennye 66 117 6 6 3 .953 1.86
Domingo Merejo 50 67 11 7 1 .918 1.56
Scott Cowley 18 42 2 0 0 1.000 2.44
Mickey Peyton 12 14 2 0 0 1.000 1.33
John Young 9 11 1 0 0 1.000 1.33
Deron Johnson 6 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.83
Jay Bluthardt 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Ausanio 28 0 8 0 1 1.000 0.29
Mike Stevanus 23 3 2 1 0 .833 0.22
Bobby Underwood 19 1 4 1 0 .833 0.26
Steve Buckholz 18 1 8 0 2 1.000 0.50
Tim Holmes 16 4 11 1 2 .938 0.94
Randy Tomlin 15 7 22 3 2 .906 1.93
Dan Nielsen 14 2 2 1 0 .800 0.29
Ernesto Santana 12 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mark Koller 11 0 7 1 1 .875 0.64
Craig Lewis 11 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.55
Joel Forrest 10 4 18 1 0 .957 2.20
Rodger Castner 9 2 6 2 1 .800 0.89
Keith Richardson 8 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.75
Tom Studstill 8 1 4 1 2 .833 0.63
Rod Byerly 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Fernando Arguelles 19 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 16, 1969 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Bryan Arnold 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 3, 1966
Joe Ausanio 22 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 9, 1965 Kingston, NY, US
Jay Bluthardt 23 L R 5' 10.0" 180 May 24, 1965
Steve Buckholz 21 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 31, 1966 San Francisco, CA, US
Ken Buksa 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 1, 1966 Chicago, IL, US
Rod Byerly 22 L 6' 0.0" 180 May 22, 1966
Rodger Castner 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 21, 1966
Scott Cowley 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1966
Ralph Denkenberger 21 L L 6' 4.0" 193 Mar 8, 1967
Chris Estep 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 23, 1966
Joel Forrest 22 L 6' 4.0" 215 Sep 20, 1965
Tim Holmes 23 R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 29, 1964
Mike Huyler 19 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 21, 1968 Huntington Beach, CA, US
Deron Johnson 21 R R 6' 2.0" 189 Oct 27, 1966
Mark Koller 21 R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 29, 1966
Craig Lewis 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 31, 1965 Los Angeles, CA, US
Domingo Merejo 22 L L 5' 11.0" 157 Feb 11, 1966
Steve Montejano 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1966
Dan Nielsen 22 R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 31, 1965 Detroit, MI, US
Darwin Pennye 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 30, 1966
Mickey Peyton 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 28, 1964
Keith Richardson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jan 24, 1967 Statesboro, GA, US
Ernesto Santana 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 15, 1965
Paul Spalt 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 14, 1966
Mike Stevanus 21 S R 6' 0.0" 172 Jul 11, 1966
Dave Stone 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 8, 1965
Tom Studstill 23 R 6' 1.0" 188 Jun 28, 1965
Randy Tomlin 22 L L 5' 11.0" 179 Jun 14, 1966 Bainbridge, MD, US
Bobby Underwood 21 L L 6' 1.0" 172 Aug 10, 1966
Michael Valla -- Unknown
Tim Wakefield 21 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 2, 1966 Melbourne, FL, US
John Wehner 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 29, 1967 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Flavio Williams 20 R R 5' 10.0" 155 May 7, 1968
John Young 23 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Dec 16, 1964

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