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2007 Kane County Cougars

2007 > Class A > 2007 Midwest League (West)
Overall: 63-76
Scored 589 runs, Allowed 593 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-70

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL-working agrmnt
Manager: Aaron Nieckula
Represented: Geneva, IL
Ballpark: Philip B. Elfstrom Stadium (Geneva, IL)
Attendance: 468,869
Other Years: 2006 / 2008

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 Michael Affronti 23 78 325 295 38 78 15 0 5 29 8 2 18 48 .264 .313 .366 .680 108 12 4 6 2 1
2 David Castillo 25 13 56 46 3 14 1 0 0 3 0 0 9 9 .304 .429 .326 .755 15 0 1 0 0 0
3 Larry Cobb 21 80 323 275 46 58 10 1 4 31 10 5 41 53 .211 .320 .298 .618 82 4 4 1 2 0
4 Sean Doolittle* 20 55 222 193 23 45 10 0 4 29 1 0 24 40 .233 .320 .347 .667 67 4 2 0 3 0
5 Greg Dowling* 23 124 512 451 60 118 15 1 13 78 1 1 49 66 .262 .341 .386 .726 174 12 7 1 4 2
6 Samuel Hernandez 22 31 113 95 13 21 5 0 0 7 3 2 15 25 .221 .339 .274 .613 26 3 2 1 0 0
7 Josh Horton* 21 38 157 122 28 34 6 0 1 15 3 1 28 27 .279 .417 .352 .769 43 3 3 1 3 1
8 Todd Johnson* 22 104 416 372 45 90 16 1 6 48 3 1 35 85 .242 .313 .339 .652 126 11 5 1 3 0
9 Mike Massaro* 23 129 554 490 62 140 17 1 1 35 13 11 58 81 .286 .362 .331 .693 162 6 2 2 2 0
10 Ramiro Mendez 22 37 132 120 15 24 7 0 2 15 0 0 11 33 .200 .265 .308 .573 37 4 0 0 1 0
11 Jermaine Mitchell* 22 122 513 431 79 124 20 5 8 58 24 8 74 115 .288 .390 .413 .803 178 4 1 3 4 2
12 Isaac Omura* 23 33 122 108 6 21 4 0 0 11 0 0 10 20 .194 .264 .231 .496 25 3 1 1 2 0
13 Haas Pratt 25 66 244 215 27 48 9 0 10 28 0 3 22 62 .223 .309 .405 .713 87 6 5 1 1 1
14 Gustavo Rosendo 21 68 241 222 11 48 8 0 1 18 2 2 14 32 .216 .264 .266 .529 59 13 1 2 2 0
15 Jake Smith 24 37 153 133 14 39 10 0 1 6 0 1 16 23 .293 .382 .391 .773 52 3 3 1 0 0
16 Matt Smith 21 38 149 122 16 25 6 0 1 8 1 0 21 29 .205 .338 .279 .617 34 2 4 1 1 0
17 Matthew Sulentic* 19 56 222 206 14 36 6 0 1 16 2 0 13 37 .175 .234 .218 .453 45 4 3 0 0 0
18 Alex Valdez# 22 111 438 397 55 105 24 6 10 60 6 4 34 84 .264 .321 .431 .752 171 7 1 2 4 0
19 Christian Vitters* 22 86 320 286 34 65 14 1 5 29 3 1 30 81 .227 .304 .336 .640 96 7 2 1 1 1
19 Players 22.1 139 5212 4579 589 1133 203 16 73 524 80 42 522 950 .247 .329 .347 .675 1587 108 51 25 35 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 Andrew Bailey 23 1 4 .200 3.35 11 10 1 1 0 0 51.0 42 25 19 6 22 1 74 3 0 2 218 1.255 7.4 1.1 3.9 13.1 3.36
2 Travis Banwart 21 2 1 .667 2.60 12 6 3 0 0 1 45.0 36 21 13 2 10 0 41 0 0 2 185 1.022 7.2 0.4 2.0 8.2 4.10
3 Trevor Cahill 19 11 4 .733 2.73 20 19 0 0 0 0 105.1 85 38 32 3 40 1 117 9 0 8 437 1.187 7.3 0.3 3.4 10.0 2.93
4 Andrew Carignan 20 1 1 .500 2.02 12 0 10 0 0 4 13.1 6 7 3 0 11 1 19 0 0 4 57 1.275 4.0 0.0 7.4 12.8 1.73
5 Pat Currin 23 0 0 3.14 8 0 2 0 0 1 14.1 11 5 5 0 6 1 17 2 0 1 61 1.186 6.9 0.0 3.8 10.7 2.83
6 Scott Deal 20 7 10 .412 4.29 27 25 0 1 0 0 149.0 183 82 71 10 38 1 74 10 2 3 655 1.483 11.1 0.6 2.3 4.5 1.95
7 Inoel Deaza 21 0 6 .000 6.65 13 5 7 0 0 0 43.1 57 32 32 8 13 1 36 5 0 1 197 1.615 11.8 1.7 2.7 7.5 2.77
8 Sam Demel 21 0 1 .000 0.96 9 0 8 0 0 4 9.1 3 2 1 0 4 1 10 0 0 2 34 0.750 2.9 0.0 3.9 9.6 2.50
9 Branden Dewing* 23 0 1 .000 0.64 19 0 8 0 0 2 28.0 25 3 2 0 8 1 24 0 0 2 119 1.179 8.0 0.0 2.6 7.7 3.00
10 Jason Fernandez 22 8 2 .800 2.77 31 11 8 1 0 2 110.2 82 39 34 5 46 0 99 7 0 2 451 1.157 6.7 0.4 3.7 8.1 2.15
11 T.J. Franco 24 2 2 .500 2.67 17 0 8 0 0 2 33.2 33 12 10 1 7 0 24 1 0 2 138 1.188 8.8 0.3 1.9 6.4 3.43
12 Derrick Gordon* 23 3 3 .500 2.10 30 0 18 0 0 7 51.1 28 15 12 5 20 1 52 2 5 2 203 0.935 4.9 0.9 3.5 9.1 2.60
13 John Herrera 24 2 8 .200 4.89 21 11 5 0 0 0 88.1 99 53 48 5 41 1 51 5 0 21 400 1.585 10.1 0.5 4.2 5.2 1.24
14 Jim Heuser* 23 11 8 .579 4.12 27 26 0 2 1 0 155.0 150 82 71 19 41 0 147 10 5 8 650 1.232 8.7 1.1 2.4 8.5 3.59
15 Craig Italiano 20 0 3 .000 12.71 6 6 0 0 0 0 17.0 32 25 24 3 16 0 24 2 0 1 97 2.824 16.9 1.6 8.5 12.7 1.50
16 Ronald Madej* 24 0 2 .000 4.50 10 0 4 0 0 0 16.0 18 9 8 1 12 0 15 0 0 1 76 1.875 10.1 0.6 6.8 8.4 1.25
17 Scott Moore 23 1 4 .200 3.90 41 1 22 0 0 11 60.0 53 33 26 4 36 5 60 2 1 3 269 1.483 8.0 0.6 5.4 9.0 1.67
18 Joey Newby 25 0 3 .000 8.59 9 0 7 0 0 0 14.2 23 16 14 1 8 2 12 2 0 3 78 2.114 14.1 0.6 4.9 7.4 1.50
19 Joe Piekarz* 25 1 3 .250 6.75 8 1 3 0 0 0 17.1 22 17 13 2 9 0 12 1 1 2 85 1.788 11.4 1.0 4.7 6.2 1.33
20 Haas Pratt 25 0 0 1.59 4 0 4 0 0 0 5.2 5 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 1.235 7.9 0.0 3.2 0.0 0.00
21 Shane Presutti 22 0 0 7.94 4 0 2 0 0 0 5.2 9 5 5 0 4 0 3 0 0 6 30 2.294 14.3 0.0 6.4 4.8 0.75
22 Henry Rodriguez 20 6 8 .429 3.07 20 18 1 1 0 0 99.2 75 38 34 2 58 0 106 4 0 13 419 1.334 6.8 0.2 5.2 9.6 1.83
23 Eric Sheridan 23 4 1 .800 3.91 15 0 6 0 0 0 23.0 23 11 10 3 18 1 30 2 0 4 109 1.783 9.0 1.2 7.0 11.7 1.67
24 Derek Tharpe* 25 0 0 6.35 6 0 1 0 0 0 11.1 14 10 8 1 2 0 8 2 0 2 52 1.412 11.1 0.8 1.6 6.4 4.00
25 Nick Walters* 21 3 1 .750 1.78 13 0 5 0 0 1 25.1 25 12 5 2 4 0 23 2 0 2 107 1.145 8.9 0.7 1.4 8.2 5.75
25 Players 22.0 63 76 .453 3.73 139 139 133 6 11 35 1193.1 1139 593 494 83 476 18 1078 71 14 97 5151 1.353 8.6 0.6 3.6 8.1 2.26

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
Gustavo Rosendo 62 482 37 12 4 .977 8.37 12 61 39 39%
Matt Smith 38 278 14 4 1 .986 7.68 7 32 15 32%
Jake Smith 31 242 21 4 4 .985 8.48 6 31 13 30%
David Castillo 11 104 7 1 2 .991 10.09 0 4 3 43%
Haas Pratt 2 6 1 0 0 1.000 3.50 1 4 0 0%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Dowling 73 536 39 6 56 .990 7.88
Sean Doolittle 50 382 49 3 36 .993 8.62
Haas Pratt 17 126 5 3 7 .978 7.71
Christian Vitters 5 30 3 1 0 .971 6.60
Gustavo Rosendo 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Cobb 71 141 164 14 42 .956 4.30
Isaac Omura 27 39 66 5 15 .955 3.89
Alex Valdez 21 32 46 2 7 .975 3.71
Samuel Hernandez 11 14 19 0 4 1.000 3.00
Michael Affronti 6 12 22 1 9 .971 5.67
Christian Vitters 5 11 14 1 4 .962 5.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Christian Vitters 67 53 97 14 6 .915 2.24
Alex Valdez 62 27 100 14 7 .901 2.05
Samuel Hernandez 14 13 25 6 3 .864 2.71
Isaac Omura 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Affronti 70 114 216 13 46 .962 4.71
Josh Horton 38 42 80 7 15 .946 3.21
Alex Valdez 25 29 55 8 12 .913 3.36
Christian Vitters 6 8 18 3 8 .897 4.33
Samuel Hernandez 5 3 7 4 1 .714 2.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Johnson 72 111 6 3 1 .975 1.63
Matthew Sulentic 44 64 1 3 0 .956 1.48
Jermaine Mitchell 17 29 0 1 0 .967 1.71
Ramiro Mendez 7 6 2 0 0 1.000 1.14
Mike Massaro 3 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Massaro 88 184 7 1 4 .995 2.17
Jermaine Mitchell 45 83 2 1 1 .988 1.89
Larry Cobb 4 8 0 1 0 .889 2.00
Todd Johnson 3 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jermaine Mitchell 55 103 6 3 3 .973 1.98
Mike Massaro 33 65 3 0 0 1.000 2.06
Ramiro Mendez 28 65 3 2 0 .971 2.43
Todd Johnson 16 25 2 0 2 1.000 1.69
Matthew Sulentic 9 19 0 0 0 1.000 2.11

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Moore 41 5 4 1 0 .900 0.22
Jason Fernandez 31 9 13 1 1 .957 0.71
Derrick Gordon 30 0 10 0 0 1.000 0.33
Scott Deal 27 14 14 5 2 .848 1.04
Jim Heuser 27 3 30 2 0 .943 1.22
John Herrera 21 8 9 2 0 .895 0.81
Trevor Cahill 20 5 28 3 2 .917 1.65
Henry Rodriguez 20 10 18 2 0 .933 1.40
Branden Dewing 19 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.26
T.J. Franco 17 0 9 1 0 .900 0.53
Eric Sheridan 15 2 5 1 1 .875 0.47
Inoel Deaza 13 0 4 1 1 .800 0.31
Nick Walters 13 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.54
Travis Banwart 12 5 5 1 0 .909 0.83
Andrew Carignan 12 2 1 1 0 .750 0.25
Andrew Bailey 11 3 7 2 0 .833 0.91
Ronald Madej 10 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.10
Sam Demel 9 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.22
Joey Newby 9 0 1 1 0 .500 0.11
Pat Currin 8 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.75
Joe Piekarz 8 2 0 2 0 .500 0.25
Craig Italiano 6 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Derek Tharpe 6 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Haas Pratt 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Shane Presutti 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Michael Affronti 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 13, 1984 Brooklyn, NY, US 2007-04-05 2007-07-24
Andrew Bailey 23 R R 6' 3.0" 240 May 31, 1984 Voorhees, NJ, US 2007-05-06 2007-07-01
Travis Banwart 21 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Feb 14, 1986 Wichita, KS, US 2007-07-04 2007-09-02
Trevor Cahill 19 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Mar 1, 1988 Oceanside, CA, US 2007-05-13 2007-08-30
Andrew Carignan 20 R R 5' 11.0" 235 Jul 23, 1986 New London, CT, US 2007-07-21 2007-08-31
David Castillo 25 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Sep 15, 1981 Corpus Christi, TX, US 2007-06-02 2007-06-17
Larry Cobb 21 R R 5' 9.0" 179 Jul 10, 1985 Bradenton, FL, US 2007-04-18 2007-09-03
Pat Currin 23 R R 6' 0.0" 188 May 12, 1984 Durham, NC, US 2007-04-05 2007-04-27
Scott Deal 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 11, 1986 Tacoma, WA, US 2007-04-05 2007-08-31
Inoel Deaza 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 10, 1986 Mao, Valverde, DO 2007-04-07 2007-07-02
Sam Demel 21 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Oct 23, 1985 Channelview, TX, US 2007-08-05 2007-09-02
Branden Dewing 23 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 1, 1984 Modesto, CA, US 2007-04-05 2007-06-08
Sean Doolittle 20 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 26, 1986 Rapid City, SD, US 2007-07-03 2007-09-03
Greg Dowling 23 L L 6' 3.0" 231 Nov 15, 1983 Marietta, GA, US 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
Jason Fernandez 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 8, 1985 Baton Rouge, LA, US 2007-04-09 2007-08-30
T.J. Franco 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 28, 1983 Tarzana, CA, US 2007-04-05 2007-06-09
Derrick Gordon 23 S L 5' 10.0" 190 Oct 16, 1983 Beaumont, TX, US 2007-05-10 2007-09-03
Samuel Hernandez 22 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Sep 9, 1984 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2007-06-02 2007-07-22
John Herrera 24 R R 6' 6.0" 195 Mar 8, 1983 Redlands, CA, US 2007-04-10 2007-08-02
Jim Heuser 23 L L 6' 5.0" 215 Mar 30, 1984 Spring Valley, IL, US 2007-04-09 2007-09-03
Josh Horton 21 L R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 19, 1986 Chapel Hill, NC, US 2007-07-26 2007-09-03
Craig Italiano 20 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 22, 1986 Cleveland, OH, US 2007-04-18 2007-05-14
Todd Johnson 22 L L 6' 1.0" 202 Dec 17, 1984 Jackson, MS, US 2007-04-15 2007-09-03
Ronald Madej 24 L L 6' 2.0" 210 May 23, 1983 Omaha, NE, US 2007-04-07 2007-05-09
Mike Massaro 23 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Apr 15, 1984 Pueblo, CO, US 2007-04-05 2007-09-02
Ramiro Mendez 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 14, 1985 Barahona, Barahona, DO 2007-06-23 2007-09-03
Jermaine Mitchell 22 L L 6' 0.0" 215 Nov 2, 1984 Naples, TX, US 2007-04-05 2007-09-02
Scott Moore 23 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Dec 4, 1983 Houston, TX, US 2007-04-09 2007-09-02
Joey Newby 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 8, 1982 Soldotna, AK, US 2007-04-07 2007-05-07
Isaac Omura 23 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 21, 1984 Honolulu, HI, US 2007-04-05 2007-05-30
Joe Piekarz 25 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 1, 1982 Elmhurst, IL, US 2007-04-09 2007-05-08
Haas Pratt 25 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 17, 1981 Wheat Ridge, CO, US 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
Shane Presutti 22 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Nov 29, 1984 Southbridge, MA, US 2007-05-31 2007-06-24
Henry Rodriguez 20 R R 6' 1.0" 225 Feb 25, 1987 Santa Barbara, Zulia, VE 2007-05-12 2007-09-01
Gustavo Rosendo 21 R R 6' 0.0" 242 Mar 1, 1986 Carabobo, VE 2007-04-14 2007-09-03
Eric Sheridan 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 22, 1983 Mundelein, IL, US 2007-07-08 2007-09-02
Jake Smith 24 R R 6' 0.0" 214 Jun 5, 1983 Greensboro, NC, US 2007-04-05 2007-05-29
Matt Smith 21 R R 5' 11.0" 215 Jan 30, 1986 Plano, TX, US 2007-06-25 2007-09-02
Matthew Sulentic 19 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 6, 1987 Voorhees, NJ, US 2007-04-05 2007-06-16
Derek Tharpe 25 L L 5' 11.0" 188 Oct 30, 1981 Knoxville, TN, US 2007-06-13 2007-07-06
Alex Valdez 22 S R 6' 1.0" 160 Sep 2, 1984 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
Christian Vitters 22 L R 6' 3.0" 201 Jun 26, 1985 Anaheim, CA, US 2007-04-05 2007-09-03
Nick Walters 21 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 30, 1985 Phoenix, AZ, US 2007-07-06 2007-09-01

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