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1998 Fort Myers Miracle

1998 > Class Adv A > 1998 Florida State League (West)
Overall: 65-73
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 735 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-72

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Mike Boulanger
Represented: Fort Myers, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

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 Rafael Alvarez* 21 110 445 391 54 114 20 2 4 38 19 8 45 51 .292 .364 .384 .747 150 5 1 5 3 8
2 Papo Bolivar 19 126 523 489 59 129 15 2 5 45 14 11 29 104 .264 .306 .333 .639 163 14 1 3 1 1
3 Joey Cranford 23 75 286 254 41 57 15 3 8 39 6 1 26 58 .224 .301 .402 .703 102 3 2 4 0 0
4 Cleatus Davidson# 21 130 591 527 97 127 12 7 2 45 44 16 45 99 .241 .303 .302 .604 159 6 3 13 3 0
5 Anthony Felston* 23 114 532 427 74 119 8 0 0 43 86 26 83 65 .279 .398 .297 .696 127 5 6 10 6 2
6 Joe Fraser 23 34 124 101 25 27 3 1 3 13 3 1 15 12 .267 .372 .406 .778 41 2 3 3 2 1
7 Shane Gunderson 24 42 180 149 25 40 12 2 5 20 3 2 23 42 .268 .375 .477 .852 71 1 3 4 1 1
8 Steve Hacker 23 62 272 251 29 62 11 0 11 38 0 1 17 40 .247 .298 .422 .720 106 9 2 0 2 0
9 Steve Huls 23 74 252 223 30 47 3 0 1 25 3 5 20 43 .211 .278 .238 .516 53 7 2 4 3 0
10 Matt LeCroy 22 51 231 200 32 61 9 1 12 51 2 1 21 35 .305 .372 .540 .912 108 7 4 0 6 1
11 Aaron Lough 21 1 5 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 .500 .600 1.250 1.850 5 0 0 0 0 0
12 Chad Moeller 23 66 288 254 37 83 24 1 6 39 2 3 31 37 .327 .406 .500 .906 127 8 3 0 0 4
13 Rick Moss* 22 41 188 160 18 50 7 0 1 19 0 0 24 17 .313 .412 .375 .787 60 3 3 1 0 0
14 Kelcey Mucker* 23 21 78 71 11 24 6 0 2 9 1 0 5 10 .338 .397 .507 .904 36 1 2 0 0 0
15 Tommy Peterman* 23 135 593 519 71 162 36 2 20 110 2 0 63 86 .312 .387 .505 .892 262 11 4 1 6 13
16 Nelson Prada 22 41 141 133 11 32 6 0 1 11 0 0 4 21 .241 .279 .308 .587 41 5 3 1 0 0
17 Luis Rivas 18 126 490 463 58 130 21 5 4 51 34 8 14 75 .281 .302 .374 .676 173 11 3 4 6 0
18 John Schroeder* 22 39 147 135 17 28 5 0 8 24 0 0 10 53 .207 .272 .422 .694 57 0 2 0 0 3
19 Jeff Smith* 24 6 25 23 4 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 .348 .400 .435 .835 10 1 1 0 0 0
20 Tony Stevens# 19 3 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Lateef Vaughn 22 22 65 59 9 17 2 1 0 8 2 3 3 12 .288 .328 .356 .684 21 0 1 1 1 0
21 Players 21.6 139 5463 4840 704 1321 217 27 94 631 222 86 480 863 .273 .342 .387 .729 1874 99 49 54 40 34
* - 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 Mike Bauder* 23 5 6 .455 4.59 36 8 7 0 0 1 98.0 108 61 50 6 46 1 79 5 3 6 442 1.571 9.9 0.6 4.2 7.3 1.72
2 Seth Bean 23 0 0 3.78 10 0 6 0 0 1 16.2 16 7 7 2 5 0 19 0 0 0 68 1.260 8.6 1.1 2.7 10.3 3.80
3 Troy Carrasco* 23 0 4 .000 4.53 19 4 2 0 0 0 45.2 52 29 23 4 26 0 35 1 1 6 209 1.708 10.2 0.8 5.1 6.9 1.35
4 Walker Chapman 22 4 0 1.000 1.97 24 0 11 0 0 2 50.1 40 17 11 1 15 0 47 1 0 4 209 1.093 7.2 0.2 2.7 8.4 3.13
5 Mick Fieldbinder 24 10 8 .556 4.73 35 21 4 0 0 1 137.0 171 99 72 14 44 1 64 4 0 9 614 1.569 11.2 0.9 2.9 4.2 1.45
6 Chris Garza* 22 5 5 .500 2.74 58 0 43 0 0 14 82.0 73 33 25 3 46 3 63 4 0 9 358 1.451 8.0 0.3 5.0 6.9 1.37
7 Dave Hooten 23 9 11 .450 4.49 28 28 0 0 0 0 158.1 185 94 79 7 57 0 136 11 0 4 714 1.528 10.5 0.4 3.2 7.7 2.39
8 Matt Kinney 21 12 8 .600 3.80 29 27 1 2 1 1 158.2 140 88 67 5 93 3 135 2 2 25 698 1.468 7.9 0.3 5.3 7.7 1.45 Stats for 2 teams
9 Tom LaRosa 23 1 2 .333 7.91 22 3 12 0 0 0 38.2 37 39 34 4 48 0 29 9 1 22 198 2.198 8.6 0.9 11.2 6.8 0.60
10 Bryan Malko 21 0 1 .000 6.92 7 0 3 0 0 2 13.0 19 14 10 0 9 0 5 1 0 3 67 2.154 13.2 0.0 6.2 3.5 0.56
11 Joe Mays 22 7 2 .778 3.04 16 15 0 0 0 0 94.2 101 45 32 7 23 0 83 5 0 4 409 1.310 9.6 0.7 2.2 7.9 3.61
12 Ryan Mills* 20 0 0 1.80 2 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 2 3 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 20 0.600 3.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
13 Danny Mota 22 3 5 .375 2.85 19 4 9 0 0 0 47.1 45 21 15 3 22 0 49 0 1 6 206 1.415 8.6 0.6 4.2 9.3 2.23
14 Micheal Nakamura 21 1 3 .250 3.45 8 6 1 1 0 0 28.2 28 15 11 3 10 0 21 2 0 1 123 1.326 8.8 0.9 3.1 6.6 2.10
15 Brad Niedermaier 25 4 2 .667 7.88 25 0 13 0 0 3 40.0 59 39 35 3 21 1 44 1 0 13 202 2.000 13.3 0.7 4.7 9.9 2.10
16 Mario Opipari 23 0 1 .000 3.97 17 0 4 0 0 0 34.0 38 19 15 2 13 1 18 3 0 1 152 1.500 10.1 0.5 3.4 4.8 1.38
17 Jeromy Palki 22 0 4 .000 4.76 40 0 17 0 0 4 58.2 51 39 31 3 29 1 48 2 0 7 263 1.364 7.8 0.5 4.4 7.4 1.66
18 Chad Roper 24 0 7 .000 8.93 17 6 2 0 0 0 40.1 61 46 40 2 21 2 30 3 1 4 204 2.033 13.6 0.4 4.7 6.7 1.43
19 Corey Spiers* 23 9 8 .529 3.33 24 24 0 1 0 0 151.1 172 70 56 7 38 0 98 6 1 7 650 1.388 10.2 0.4 2.3 5.8 2.58
20 Nate Yeskie 23 4 2 .667 3.30 14 11 2 1 0 0 62.2 74 27 23 4 16 0 39 5 0 3 273 1.436 10.6 0.6 2.3 5.6 2.44
20 Players 22.6 65 73 .471 4.21 139 139 136 3 3 28 1239.2 1363 735 580 75 508 10 949 63 8 118 5543 1.509 9.9 0.5 3.7 6.9 1.87
* - 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 Moeller 57 395 36 9 0 .980 7.56 9 77 16 17%
Matt LeCroy 44 309 28 3 0 .991 7.66 17 47 21 31%
Nelson Prada 40 194 26 3 1 .987 5.50 8 34 12 26%
Jeff Smith 4 33 3 1 0 .973 9.00 2 3 2 40%
Steve Huls 3 7 1 0 0 1.000 2.67 1 2 1 33%
Aaron Lough 1 11 2 0 0 1.000 13.00 1 4 1 20%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Peterman 123 1156 80 9 117 .993 10.05
Steve Hacker 14 118 7 2 11 .984 8.93
John Schroeder 3 20 3 0 3 1.000 7.67
Steve Huls 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Shane Gunderson 1 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cleatus Davidson 125 320 403 25 98 .967 5.78
Joey Cranford 18 28 59 3 11 .967 4.83
Tony Stevens 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
Lateef Vaughn 2 3 8 1 2 .917 5.50
Steve Huls 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Huls 54 29 119 11 9 .931 2.74
Joey Cranford 35 19 58 9 3 .895 2.20
Joe Fraser 31 23 73 7 9 .932 3.10
Rick Moss 25 18 54 7 6 .911 2.88
Lateef Vaughn 2 1 4 2 0 .714 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Rivas 124 162 415 55 78 .913 4.65
Steve Huls 12 17 38 4 12 .932 4.58
Cleatus Davidson 5 5 14 2 2 .905 3.80
Rafael Alvarez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Papo Bolivar 87 0.00
Rafael Alvarez 21 0.00
Shane Gunderson 19 0.00
Joey Cranford 15 0.00
Tommy Peterman 6 0.00
Lateef Vaughn 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Anthony Felston 113 0.00
Papo Bolivar 19 0.00
Lateef Vaughn 4 0.00
Rafael Alvarez 3 0.00
Shane Gunderson 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Alvarez 79 0.00
Papo Bolivar 21 0.00
Shane Gunderson 18 0.00
Kelcey Mucker 18 0.00
Lateef Vaughn 7 0.00
Tony Stevens 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Papo Bolivar 124 193 10 8 0 .962 1.64
Anthony Felston 113 233 8 7 0 .972 2.13
Rafael Alvarez 102 184 12 3 2 .985 1.92
Shane Gunderson 39 60 3 3 2 .955 1.62
Kelcey Mucker 18 32 1 2 1 .943 1.83
Joey Cranford 15 22 4 0 0 1.000 1.73
Lateef Vaughn 12 27 0 3 0 .900 2.25
Tommy Peterman 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.67
Tony Stevens 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Garza 58 4 19 1 1 .958 0.40
Jeromy Palki 40 4 6 1 1 .909 0.25
Mike Bauder 36 4 17 1 1 .955 0.58
Mick Fieldbinder 35 11 18 2 1 .935 0.83
Matt Kinney 29 12 13 4 2 .862 0.86 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Hooten 28 11 29 1 2 .976 1.43
Brad Niedermaier 25 3 6 1 0 .900 0.36
Walker Chapman 24 3 8 1 0 .917 0.46
Corey Spiers 24 6 27 0 0 1.000 1.38
Tom LaRosa 22 5 4 1 2 .900 0.41
Troy Carrasco 19 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.53
Danny Mota 19 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.32
Mario Opipari 17 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.41
Chad Roper 17 8 7 1 1 .938 0.88
Joe Mays 16 4 15 0 1 1.000 1.19
Nate Yeskie 14 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.71
Seth Bean 10 1 0 1 0 .500 0.10
Micheal Nakamura 8 0 6 3 0 .667 0.75
Bryan Malko 7 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43
Ryan Mills 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rafael Alvarez 21 L L 6' 0.0" 220 Jan 22, 1977 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Mike Bauder 23 L L 5' 9.0" 171 May 13, 1975 Las Vegas, NV, US
Seth Bean 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 31, 1975 Dayton, OH, US
Papo Bolivar 19 R R 5' 11.0" 214 Oct 18, 1978 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Troy Carrasco 23 S L 5' 11.0" 177 Jan 27, 1975 Tampa, FL, US
Walker Chapman 22 R R 6' 3.0" 201 Feb 25, 1976 Cumberland, MD, US
Joey Cranford 23 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Feb 10, 1975 Macon, GA, US
Cleatus Davidson 21 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 1, 1976 Bartow, FL, US
Anthony Felston 23 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Nov 26, 1974 Mound Bayou, MS, US
Mick Fieldbinder 24 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Oct 2, 1973 Springfield, IL, US
Joe Fraser 23 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Aug 23, 1974 Long Beach, CA, US
Chris Garza 22 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 23, 1975 Los Angeles, CA, US
Shane Gunderson 24 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 16, 1973 Faribault, MN, US
Steve Hacker 23 R R 6' 5.0" 230 Sep 6, 1974 St. Louis, MO, US
Dave Hooten 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 8, 1975 Fort Smith, AR, US
Steve Huls 23 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Oct 11, 1974 St. Cloud, MN, US
Matt Kinney 21 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Dec 16, 1976 Bangor, ME, US
Tom LaRosa 23 R R 5' 10.0" 188 Jun 28, 1975 Granada Hills, CA, US
Matt LeCroy 22 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Dec 13, 1975 Belton, SC, US
Aaron Lough 21 R R 6' 3.0" 194 Jun 3, 1977 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Bryan Malko 21 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jan 23, 1977 Anderson, SC, US
Joe Mays 22 S R 6' 1.0" 160 Dec 10, 1975 Flint, MI, US
Ryan Mills 20 R L 6' 5.0" 200 Jul 21, 1977 Peoria, IL, US
Chad Moeller 23 R R 6' 3.0" 207 Feb 18, 1975 Upland, CA, US
Rick Moss 22 L R 6' 2.0" 197 Sep 18, 1975 Hinsdale, IL, US
Danny Mota 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 9, 1975 El Seibo, El Seibo, DO
Kelcey Mucker 23 L R 6' 4.0" 250 Feb 17, 1975 Washington, IN, US
Micheal Nakamura 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 6, 1976 Nara, JP
Brad Niedermaier 25 R R 6' 2.0" 209 Feb 9, 1973 Park Ridge, IL, US
Mario Opipari 23 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 24, 1975 Detroit, MI, US
Jeromy Palki 22 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Apr 14, 1976 Eugene, OR, US
Tommy Peterman 23 L L 6' 0.0" 228 May 21, 1975 Springfield, OH, US
Nelson Prada 22 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 22, 1976 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Luis Rivas 18 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 30, 1979 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Chad Roper 24 R R 6' 1.0" 223 Mar 29, 1974 Anderson, SC, US
John Schroeder 22 L R 6' 3.0" 245 Oct 9, 1975 Coeur d'Alene, ID, US
Jeff Smith 24 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 17, 1974 Akron, OH, US
Corey Spiers 23 L L 6' 0.0" 204 Jun 19, 1975 Joliet, IL, US
Tony Stevens 19 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 18, 1978 Fort Walton Beach, FL, US
Lateef Vaughn 22 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 1, 1975 San Diego, CA, US
Nate Yeskie 23 R R 6' 3.0" 201 Aug 13, 1974 La Crosse, WI, US

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