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1997 Knoxville Smokies

1997 > Class AA > 1997 Southern League (East)
Overall: 75-63
Scored 727 runs, Allowed 723 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-69

Affiliation: Toronto Blue Jays-AL
Manager: Omar Malave
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
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 Sharnol Adriana 26 99 375 314 50 74 11 1 6 39 9 7 47 66 .236 .341 .334 .675 105 11 5 5 4 2
2 Ben Candelaria* 22 120 529 472 81 139 32 5 15 67 4 3 42 89 .294 .354 .479 .833 226 9 5 4 6 2
3 Rickey Cradle 24 84 308 257 50 55 16 1 10 34 5 6 41 67 .214 .337 .401 .737 103 5 7 2 1 0
4 John Curl* 24 10 32 29 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 .207 .281 .241 .523 7 0 0 0 0 0
5 Lorenzo De La Cruz 25 39 166 146 32 49 7 2 7 26 2 2 14 38 .336 .410 .555 .964 81 2 5 0 1 1
6 Cesar Diaz 22 7 20 15 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 5 2 .200 .400 .467 .867 7 0 0 0 0 0
7 Ryan Freel 21 33 116 94 18 19 1 1 0 4 5 3 19 13 .202 .348 .234 .582 22 3 2 1 0 0
8 Anton French* 21 2 6 6 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .667 1.000 4 0 0 0 0 0
9 Santiago Henry 24 52 204 196 25 57 10 1 5 26 3 2 4 35 .291 .304 .429 .732 84 3 1 0 3 1
10 Ryan Jones 22 86 362 328 41 84 19 3 12 51 0 1 27 63 .256 .315 .442 .757 145 5 3 0 4 1
11 Adam Melhuse# 25 31 108 87 14 20 3 0 3 10 0 0 19 19 .230 .364 .368 .732 32 1 0 1 1 1
12 Dave Morgan 25 21 55 44 6 12 2 0 0 4 0 0 10 14 .273 .418 .318 .736 14 0 1 0 0 0
13 Julio Mosquera 25 87 341 309 47 90 23 1 5 50 3 4 22 56 .291 .345 .421 .766 130 10 5 2 3 0
14 Angel Ramirez 24 85 384 369 55 114 24 7 5 37 11 6 10 48 .309 .331 .453 .783 167 4 3 0 2 0
15 Lonell Roberts# 26 7 27 21 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 3 .190 .320 .286 .606 6 0 2 2 0 0
16 Luis Rodriguez 23 24 82 78 6 21 3 1 0 6 0 1 3 20 .269 .305 .333 .638 26 1 1 0 0 0
17 Anthony Sanders 23 111 484 429 68 114 20 4 26 69 20 12 44 121 .266 .335 .513 .848 220 9 3 4 4 3
18 Wil Skett 23 30 117 110 18 30 6 1 3 15 4 4 4 31 .273 .302 .427 .729 47 2 1 1 1 0
19 Fausto Solano 23 115 424 378 52 100 24 4 10 56 8 14 37 47 .265 .329 .429 .757 162 11 1 4 4 2
20 Fred Soriano# 22 7 22 17 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 .059 .273 .059 .332 1 0 2 0 0 0
21 Mike Strange 23 12 24 21 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 .095 .208 .190 .399 4 0 0 0 0 0
22 Andy Thompson 21 124 522 448 75 128 25 3 15 71 0 5 63 76 .286 .378 .455 .833 204 18 6 1 4 3
23 Kevin Witt* 21 127 551 501 76 145 27 4 30 91 1 0 44 109 .289 .349 .539 .888 270 13 3 1 2 7
23 Players 23.0 139 5259 4669 727 1269 255 42 153 661 76 73 466 933 .272 .342 .443 .785 2067 107 56 28 40 23
* - 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 Carlos Almanzar 23 1 1 .500 4.91 21 0 19 0 0 8 25.2 30 14 14 2 5 1 25 0 0 0 109 1.364 10.5 0.7 1.8 8.8 5.00
2 Kurt Bogott* 24 2 1 .667 3.90 35 1 14 0 0 2 64.2 66 32 28 10 25 2 77 6 1 6 284 1.407 9.2 1.4 3.5 10.7 3.08
3 Chad Brown* 25 6 4 .600 3.72 32 0 14 0 0 4 55.2 46 25 23 4 16 0 40 2 0 2 231 1.114 7.4 0.6 2.6 6.5 2.50
4 John Curl 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
5 Jim Czajkowski 33 2 2 .500 6.47 25 0 18 0 0 5 32.0 43 27 23 5 11 1 33 2 0 0 149 1.688 12.1 1.4 3.1 9.3 3.00
6 Tom Davey 23 6 7 .462 5.83 20 16 1 0 0 0 92.2 108 65 60 5 50 0 72 6 0 14 429 1.705 10.5 0.5 4.9 7.0 1.44
7 Roger Doman 24 7 3 .700 3.67 48 1 13 0 0 4 100.2 99 46 41 5 29 6 71 8 1 9 425 1.272 8.9 0.4 2.6 6.3 2.45
8 Kelvim Escobar 21 2 1 .667 3.70 5 5 0 1 0 0 24.1 20 13 10 1 16 0 31 2 2 1 108 1.479 7.4 0.4 5.9 11.5 1.94
9 Ken Folkers 22 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 15 0.231 2.1 0.0 0.0 8.3
10 Chris Freeman 24 3 3 .500 2.48 47 2 21 0 0 8 83.1 71 32 23 8 36 7 86 3 0 4 362 1.284 7.7 0.9 3.9 9.3 2.39
11 Mike Gordon 24 2 3 .400 5.33 33 6 7 0 0 2 72.2 91 46 43 5 40 3 64 1 0 6 341 1.803 11.3 0.6 5.0 7.9 1.60
12 Beiker Graterol 22 2 1 .667 5.40 3 3 0 0 0 0 16.2 24 12 10 1 9 0 11 1 0 0 81 1.980 13.0 0.5 4.9 5.9 1.22
13 Roy Halladay 20 2 3 .400 5.40 7 7 0 0 0 0 36.2 46 26 22 4 11 0 30 0 0 4 165 1.555 11.3 1.0 2.7 7.4 2.73
14 D.J. Harris 26 1 1 .500 1.64 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 8 0 0 1 43 1.091 4.9 0.8 4.9 6.5 1.33
15 Jason Jarvis 23 0 2 .000 9.78 4 4 0 1 0 0 19.1 28 24 21 7 9 0 11 0 0 1 95 1.914 13.0 3.3 4.2 5.1 1.22
16 Benny Lowe* 23 3 1 .750 5.54 18 0 8 0 0 0 26.0 33 21 16 6 14 1 29 2 2 2 124 1.808 11.4 2.1 4.8 10.0 2.07
17 Mark Lukasiewicz* 24 2 0 1.000 3.65 27 0 8 0 0 7 37.0 26 17 15 2 14 1 43 1 0 4 149 1.081 6.3 0.5 3.4 10.5 3.07
18 Chris McBride 23 4 4 .500 3.71 10 10 0 0 0 0 60.2 61 30 25 5 14 0 33 3 1 3 256 1.236 9.0 0.7 2.1 4.9 2.36
19 Doug Meiners 23 9 5 .643 5.43 23 23 0 3 0 0 122.2 161 85 74 13 31 0 81 8 0 4 554 1.565 11.8 1.0 2.3 5.9 2.61
20 Adam Meinershagen 23 0 0 3.71 7 7 0 0 0 0 17.0 16 8 7 0 6 0 7 0 0 0 72 1.294 8.5 0.0 3.2 3.7 1.17
21 Dave Morgan 25 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
22 Kendall Rhine 26 0 0 10.32 8 0 2 0 0 0 11.1 13 13 13 1 15 1 6 2 0 1 61 2.471 10.3 0.8 11.9 4.8 0.40
23 Brian Smith 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
24 Jason Stevenson 22 12 9 .571 4.27 26 26 0 2 2 0 149.2 166 88 71 18 43 1 101 7 1 7 640 1.396 10.0 1.1 2.6 6.1 2.35
25 Jay Veniard* 22 3 8 .273 5.85 17 15 0 2 0 0 75.1 97 59 49 6 37 2 54 8 2 14 369 1.779 11.6 0.7 4.4 6.5 1.46
26 Joe Young 22 5 4 .556 4.42 19 11 2 0 0 0 59.0 52 38 29 4 40 0 62 5 3 6 271 1.559 7.9 0.6 6.1 9.5 1.55
26 Players 23.7 75 63 .543 4.60 139 139 130 9 6 40 1202.1 1307 723 615 113 480 26 980 67 14 89 5351 1.486 9.8 0.8 3.6 7.3 2.04
* - 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
Julio Mosquera 86 587 56 7 6 .989 7.48 4 76 27 26%
Luis Rodriguez 24 153 19 3 2 .983 7.17 4 19 10 34%
Adam Melhuse 18 114 18 1 3 .992 7.33 4 17 12 41%
Dave Morgan 16 118 9 2 2 .984 7.94 2 15 4 21%
Cesar Diaz 5 26 1 0 0 1.000 5.40 0 8 1 11%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Witt 66 529 60 5 43 .992 8.92
Ryan Jones 62 546 26 9 44 .985 9.23
Adam Melhuse 8 48 6 1 1 .982 6.75
Sharnol Adriana 7 49 3 2 6 .963 7.43
Dave Morgan 3 14 2 0 2 1.000 5.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sharnol Adriana 79 157 223 18 45 .955 4.81
Santiago Henry 35 87 108 11 25 .947 5.57
Fausto Solano 23 30 44 1 10 .987 3.22
Mike Strange 8 15 19 1 2 .971 4.25
Fred Soriano 4 12 6 1 1 .947 4.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy Thompson 104 72 202 31 9 .898 2.63
Kevin Witt 34 19 58 10 9 .885 2.26
Sharnol Adriana 5 1 8 1 0 .900 1.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fausto Solano 93 151 267 22 53 .950 4.49
Ryan Freel 33 44 92 13 17 .913 4.12
Santiago Henry 17 27 63 6 9 .938 5.29
Fred Soriano 2 5 4 1 1 .900 4.50
Kevin Witt 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mike Strange 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Angel Ramirez 62 0.00
Wil Skett 30 0.00
Rickey Cradle 26 0.00
Ben Candelaria 9 0.00
Adam Melhuse 5 0.00
Lonell Roberts 5 0.00
Kevin Witt 4 0.00
Anton French 2 0.00
John Curl 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Anthony Sanders 108 0.00
Angel Ramirez 22 0.00
Rickey Cradle 8 0.00
Ben Candelaria 3 0.00
Lonell Roberts 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Candelaria 90 0.00
Rickey Cradle 39 0.00
Lorenzo De La Cruz 11 0.00
Anthony Sanders 2 0.00
Lonell Roberts 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Anthony Sanders 109 224 7 4 3 .983 2.12
Ben Candelaria 102 174 13 5 1 .974 1.83
Angel Ramirez 82 131 15 7 5 .954 1.78
Rickey Cradle 73 104 5 2 0 .982 1.49
Wil Skett 30 40 2 1 0 .977 1.40
Lorenzo De La Cruz 11 20 2 1 0 .957 2.00
Lonell Roberts 7 16 0 1 0 .941 2.29
Adam Melhuse 5 10 2 0 0 1.000 2.40
Kevin Witt 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Anton French 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
John Curl 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Doman 48 6 23 3 1 .906 0.60
Chris Freeman 47 10 9 0 0 1.000 0.40
Kurt Bogott 35 0 11 1 0 .917 0.31
Mike Gordon 33 4 10 1 0 .933 0.42
Chad Brown 32 9 4 0 1 1.000 0.41
Mark Lukasiewicz 27 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.30
Jason Stevenson 26 7 18 3 1 .893 0.96
Jim Czajkowski 25 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.12
Doug Meiners 23 5 14 2 0 .905 0.83
Carlos Almanzar 21 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.38
Tom Davey 20 8 11 3 1 .864 0.95
Joe Young 19 4 1 1 0 .833 0.26
Benny Lowe 18 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.22
Jay Veniard 17 5 17 1 1 .957 1.29
Chris McBride 10 3 3 2 0 .750 0.60
Kendall Rhine 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Roy Halladay 7 4 9 1 2 .929 1.86
Adam Meinershagen 7 0 1 1 0 .500 0.14
Kelvim Escobar 5 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Jason Jarvis 4 3 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
Beiker Graterol 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
D.J. Harris 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
John Curl 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ken Folkers 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Dave Morgan 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Brian 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
Sharnol Adriana 26 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Nov 13, 1970 Willemstad, CW
Carlos Almanzar 23 R R 6' 2.0" 166 Nov 6, 1973 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Kurt Bogott 24 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 30, 1972 Stirling, IL, US
Chad Brown 25 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 9, 1971 Gastonia, NC, US
Ben Candelaria 22 L R 6' 0.0" 167 Jan 29, 1975 Philadelphia, PA, US
Rickey Cradle 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 20, 1973 Norfolk, VA, US
John Curl 24 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 10, 1972 Logansport, IN, US
Jim Czajkowski 33 S R 6' 4.0" 215 Dec 18, 1963 Parma, OH, US
Tom Davey 23 R R 6' 7.0" 215 Sep 11, 1973 Garden City, MI, US
Lorenzo De La Cruz 25 R R 6' 1.0" 199 Sep 5, 1971 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Cesar Diaz 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 12, 1974 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Roger Doman 24 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Jan 26, 1973 Manhattan, KS, US
Kelvim Escobar 21 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Apr 11, 1976 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Ken Folkers 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 11, 1974 Naperville, IL, US
Ryan Freel 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 8, 1976 Jacksonville, FL, US
Chris Freeman 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 27, 1972 Knoxville, TN, US
Anton French 21 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 25, 1975 St. Louis, MO, US
Mike Gordon 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Nov 30, 1972 Quincy, FL, US
Beiker Graterol 22 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Nov 9, 1974 Lara, VE
Roy Halladay 20 R R 6' 6.0" 225 May 14, 1977 Denver, CO, US
D.J. Harris 26 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Apr 11, 1971 Moultrie, GA, US
Santiago Henry 24 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Jul 27, 1972 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Jason Jarvis 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Oct 27, 1973 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Ryan Jones 22 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Nov 5, 1974 Torrance, CA, US
Benny Lowe 23 L L 5' 10.0" 200 Jun 13, 1974 Key West, FL, US
Mark Lukasiewicz 24 L L 6' 5.0" 240 Mar 8, 1973 Jersey City, NJ, US
Chris McBride 23 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Oct 13, 1973 Wilmington, NC, US
Doug Meiners 23 R R 6' 8.0" 200 May 16, 1974 Oak Park, IL, US
Adam Meinershagen 23 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Jul 25, 1973 St. Louis, MO, US
Adam Melhuse 25 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 27, 1972 Santa Clara, CA, US
Dave Morgan 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 19, 1971 Newton, MA, US
Julio Mosquera 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 29, 1972 Panama, Panama, PA
Angel Ramirez 24 R R 5' 10.0" 166 Jan 24, 1973 Azua, Azua, DO
Kendall Rhine 26 R R 6' 7.0" 215 Nov 27, 1970 Houston, TX, US
Lonell Roberts 26 S R 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 7, 1971 San Bernardino, CA, US
Luis Rodriguez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 3, 1974 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Anthony Sanders 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 2, 1974 Tucson, AZ, US
Wil Skett 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1974 Tarzana, CA, US
Brian Smith 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 19, 1972 Salisbury, NC, US
Fausto Solano 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jun 19, 1974 Villa Mella, Santo Domingo, DO
Fred Soriano 22 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 5, 1974 Bani, Peravia, DO
Jason Stevenson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 11, 1974 Columbus, GA, US
Mike Strange 23 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 21, 1974 Tampa, FL, US
Andy Thompson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 8, 1975 Oconomowoc, WI, US
Jay Veniard 22 L L 6' 4.0" 215 Aug 16, 1974 Syracuse, NY, US
Kevin Witt 21 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 5, 1976 High Point, NC, US
Joe Young 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Apr 28, 1975 Fort McMurray, AB, CA

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