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1997 Nashville Sounds

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 American Association (East)
Overall: 74-69
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 718 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-73

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Tom Spencer
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Herschel Greer Stadium (Nashville , 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 Jeff Abbott 24 118 516 465 88 152 35 3 11 63 12 7 41 52 .327 .385 .486 .871 226 12 5 2 3 0
2 Allen Battle 28 11 32 27 6 6 1 0 2 5 0 0 5 7 .222 .344 .481 .825 13 0 0 0 0 0
3 Doug Brady# 27 106 399 370 43 88 12 3 7 36 13 4 18 47 .238 .276 .343 .619 127 4 2 8 1 0
4 Mike Cameron 24 30 143 120 21 33 7 3 6 17 4 2 18 31 .275 .378 .533 .911 64 1 3 0 2 0
5 Carmine Cappuccio* 27 55 196 177 22 39 11 0 4 21 1 0 16 24 .220 .282 .350 .632 62 10 0 1 2 2
6 Carlos Castillo 22 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 John Cotton 26 94 350 323 45 87 14 3 11 50 8 2 24 94 .269 .318 .433 .751 140 7 0 1 2 1
8 Brian Downs 22 7 18 18 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 .222 .222 .222 .444 4 0 0 0 0 0
9 Jason Evans# 26 65 249 194 38 55 10 1 1 27 6 3 49 45 .284 .437 .361 .798 70 1 4 2 0 1
10 Scott Leius 31 30 116 104 15 25 2 0 7 17 0 0 11 6 .240 .313 .462 .775 48 1 0 1 0 0
11 Robert Machado 24 84 328 308 43 83 18 0 8 30 5 0 12 61 .269 .297 .406 .703 125 6 1 5 2 0
12 Frank Menechino 26 37 146 113 20 26 4 0 4 11 3 2 26 31 .230 .397 .372 .769 42 2 6 0 1 1
13 Greg Norton# 24 114 479 414 82 114 27 1 26 76 3 5 57 101 .275 .366 .534 .900 221 9 4 1 3 2
14 Magglio Ordonez 23 135 568 523 65 172 29 3 14 90 14 10 32 61 .329 .364 .476 .840 249 18 2 2 9 5
15 Eddie Pearson# 23 41 156 148 17 33 4 0 4 16 1 1 6 23 .223 .252 .331 .583 49 3 0 1 1 1
16 Wil Polidor# 23 9 32 31 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .097 .097 .097 .194 3 1 0 1 0 0
17 Gene Schall 27 33 125 112 11 22 0 1 5 17 1 1 11 32 .196 .274 .348 .622 39 1 1 1 0 0
18 Chris Snopek 26 20 80 73 8 17 4 0 3 8 0 0 7 13 .233 .300 .411 .711 30 4 0 0 0 0
19 Larry Thomas 27 45 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Mario Valdez* 22 81 339 282 44 79 20 1 15 61 1 1 43 77 .280 .388 .518 .905 146 8 9 1 4 3
21 Robin Ventura* 29 5 17 15 3 6 1 0 2 5 0 1 2 1 .400 .471 .867 1.337 13 0 0 0 0 0
22 Julio Vinas 24 91 349 314 39 73 12 2 11 41 4 4 25 72 .232 .289 .389 .678 122 6 2 3 5 2
23 Craig Wilson 26 137 514 453 71 123 20 2 6 42 4 4 48 31 .272 .343 .364 .707 165 19 1 12 0 1
24 Rick Wrona 33 70 221 211 22 52 15 0 6 22 1 1 3 41 .246 .266 .403 .669 85 7 3 3 1 0
24 Players 25.2 143 5375 4797 706 1292 246 23 153 659 81 49 454 859 .269 .336 .426 .762 2043 120 43 45 36 19
* - 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 Jason Bere 26 1 1 .500 5.59 4 4 0 0 0 0 19.1 23 13 12 2 7 0 13 0 0 1 85 1.552 10.7 0.9 3.3 6.1 1.86
2 Mike Bertotti* 27 5 9 .357 5.35 21 20 0 1 0 0 107.2 91 70 64 17 105 0 87 2 0 15 505 1.820 7.6 1.4 8.8 7.3 0.83
3 Carlos Castillo 22 0 0 1.50 4 0 4 0 0 3 6.0 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 24 0.667 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
4 Chris Clemons 24 5 5 .500 4.55 22 21 1 1 1 0 124.2 115 73 63 15 65 0 70 4 1 6 543 1.444 8.3 1.1 4.7 5.1 1.08
5 Nelson Cruz 24 11 7 .611 5.11 21 20 0 1 0 0 123.1 139 75 70 20 31 0 93 9 2 1 533 1.378 10.1 1.5 2.3 6.8 3.00
6 Jeff Darwin 27 4 3 .571 4.53 47 0 36 0 0 22 53.2 60 32 27 8 24 4 44 2 0 6 244 1.565 10.1 1.3 4.0 7.4 1.83
7 Tom Fordham* 23 6 7 .462 4.74 21 20 0 2 0 0 114.0 113 64 60 14 53 1 90 1 1 6 493 1.456 8.9 1.1 4.2 7.1 1.70
8 Keith Foulke 24 0 0 5.79 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 8 3 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 20 1.714 15.4 1.9 0.0 7.7
9 Derek Hasselhoff 23 1 1 .500 9.82 6 0 1 0 0 0 7.1 9 8 8 2 7 0 2 0 0 0 37 2.182 11.0 2.5 8.6 2.5 0.29
10 Mike Heathcott 28 2 3 .400 7.33 17 0 7 0 0 0 27.0 39 23 22 5 12 0 23 0 0 6 129 1.889 13.0 1.7 4.0 7.7 1.92
11 Barry Johnson 27 4 1 .800 3.55 14 0 5 0 0 2 25.1 24 10 10 1 11 1 10 0 0 3 108 1.382 8.5 0.4 3.9 3.6 0.91
12 Stacy Jones 30 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 12.000 108.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
13 Matt Karchner 30 2 1 .667 1.93 13 0 8 0 0 3 18.2 12 5 4 1 6 0 11 1 0 1 78 0.964 5.8 0.5 2.9 5.3 1.83
14 Brian Keyser 30 7 5 .583 2.87 44 9 7 3 0 1 119.0 114 44 38 10 45 1 68 1 0 7 500 1.336 8.6 0.8 3.4 5.1 1.51
15 Al Levine 29 1 1 .500 7.13 26 0 9 0 0 2 35.1 58 32 28 3 11 1 29 1 0 5 171 1.953 14.8 0.8 2.8 7.4 2.64
16 Jim Parque* 22 1 0 1.000 4.22 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 9 5 5 0 9 0 5 0 0 1 49 1.688 7.6 0.0 7.6 4.2 0.56
17 Rich Pratt* 26 9 8 .529 4.58 29 24 1 2 0 0 149.1 165 89 76 22 50 1 71 8 7 6 649 1.440 9.9 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.42
18 Todd Rizzo* 26 4 5 .444 3.57 54 0 23 0 0 6 70.2 63 39 28 6 33 3 60 3 0 9 318 1.358 8.0 0.8 4.2 7.6 1.82
19 Gene Schall 27 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 7 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
20 Mike Sirotka* 26 7 5 .583 3.28 19 19 0 1 0 0 112.1 115 49 41 13 22 0 92 1 1 2 469 1.220 9.2 1.0 1.8 7.4 4.18
21 Chuck Smith 27 0 3 .000 8.81 20 1 12 0 0 0 31.2 39 33 31 8 23 2 29 2 2 8 156 1.958 11.1 2.3 6.5 8.2 1.26
22 Larry Thomas* 27 3 2 .600 3.94 44 1 12 0 0 2 48.0 47 21 21 6 18 4 53 1 0 2 208 1.354 8.8 1.1 3.4 9.9 2.94
23 Brian Woods 26 1 2 .333 7.71 14 1 5 0 0 0 23.1 34 24 20 2 20 1 22 1 0 3 124 2.314 13.1 0.8 7.7 8.5 1.10
23 Players 26.4 74 69 .517 4.64 143 143 132 11 4 41 1233.1 1287 718 636 156 554 19 881 37 14 90 5456 1.493 9.4 1.1 4.0 6.4 1.59
* - 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
Robert Machado 72 461 49 6 7 .988 7.08 9 57 21 27%
Rick Wrona 44 243 30 4 1 .986 6.20 2 26 16 38%
Julio Vinas 31 193 15 3 0 .986 6.71 1 17 9 35%
Brian Downs 6 16 1 0 0 1.000 2.83 0 3 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mario Valdez 75 616 44 6 48 .991 8.80
Eddie Pearson 37 281 16 2 33 .993 8.03
Julio Vinas 16 129 8 2 14 .986 8.56
Rick Wrona 12 64 8 0 11 1.000 6.00
Gene Schall 8 45 5 0 9 1.000 6.25
Scott Leius 6 49 1 1 4 .980 8.33
John Cotton 2 5 2 0 2 1.000 3.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Brady 90 211 200 7 66 .983 4.57
Frank Menechino 32 74 74 8 19 .949 4.63
John Cotton 11 16 24 2 7 .952 3.64
Craig Wilson 10 32 24 1 8 .982 5.60
Wil Polidor 9 17 21 1 4 .974 4.22
Greg Norton 6 7 9 0 1 1.000 2.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Norton 94 62 189 29 25 .896 2.67
Craig Wilson 17 12 37 0 2 1.000 2.88
Scott Leius 13 8 26 4 1 .895 2.62
Rick Wrona 12 4 24 4 3 .875 2.33
Julio Vinas 6 9 9 3 0 .857 3.00
Doug Brady 5 1 4 3 0 .625 1.00
Frank Menechino 4 4 12 1 0 .941 4.00
Robin Ventura 4 1 12 0 0 1.000 3.25
John Cotton 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Gene Schall 3 2 5 4 0 .636 2.33
Chris Snopek 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Wilson 113 145 336 19 67 .962 4.26
Greg Norton 18 14 49 9 11 .875 3.50
Chris Snopek 18 27 51 3 11 .963 4.33
Doug Brady 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jason Evans 57 0.00
Jeff Abbott 44 0.00
John Cotton 26 0.00
Carmine Cappuccio 16 0.00
Allen Battle 4 0.00
Mike Cameron 2 0.00
Magglio Ordonez 2 0.00
Rick Wrona 2 0.00
Doug Brady 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Magglio Ordonez 68 0.00
Jeff Abbott 52 0.00
Mike Cameron 26 0.00
Allen Battle 5 0.00
Jason Evans 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Magglio Ordonez 57 0.00
John Cotton 38 0.00
Carmine Cappuccio 22 0.00
Jeff Abbott 21 0.00
Doug Brady 14 0.00
Jason Evans 6 0.00
Rick Wrona 2 0.00
Allen Battle 1 0.00
Mike Cameron 1 0.00
Frank Menechino 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Magglio Ordonez 121 278 8 5 0 .983 2.36
Jeff Abbott 113 237 6 0 0 1.000 2.15
John Cotton 63 106 7 2 2 .983 1.79
Jason Evans 63 115 6 1 1 .992 1.92
Carmine Cappuccio 38 56 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Mike Cameron 29 63 3 1 0 .985 2.28
Doug Brady 15 29 0 2 0 .935 1.93
Allen Battle 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Rick Wrona 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Frank Menechino 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Rizzo 54 0 6 1 1 .857 0.11
Jeff Darwin 47 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.19
Brian Keyser 44 8 30 3 1 .927 0.86
Larry Thomas 44 0 7 1 0 .875 0.16
Rich Pratt 29 7 35 0 1 1.000 1.45
Al Levine 26 1 8 1 0 .900 0.35
Chris Clemons 22 7 17 0 0 1.000 1.09
Mike Bertotti 21 4 15 0 0 1.000 0.90
Nelson Cruz 21 6 19 0 0 1.000 1.19
Tom Fordham 21 4 18 2 1 .917 1.05
Chuck Smith 20 2 7 1 0 .900 0.45
Mike Sirotka 19 9 15 1 0 .960 1.26
Mike Heathcott 17 0 1 1 0 .500 0.06
Barry Johnson 14 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.64
Brian Woods 14 3 4 3 0 .700 0.50
Matt Karchner 13 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.23
Derek Hasselhoff 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Jason Bere 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Carlos Castillo 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jim Parque 2 0 3 0 1 1.000 1.50
Keith Foulke 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.00
Stacy Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Gene Schall 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeff Abbott 24 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 17, 1972 Atlanta, GA, US
Allen Battle 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 29, 1968 Grantham, NC, US
Jason Bere 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 26, 1971 Cambridge, MA, US
Mike Bertotti 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 18, 1970 Jersey City, NJ, US
Doug Brady 27 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 23, 1969 Jacksonville, IL, US
Mike Cameron 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 8, 1973 La Grange, GA, US
Carmine Cappuccio 27 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 1, 1970 Everett, MA, US
Carlos Castillo 22 R R 6' 2.0" 240 Apr 21, 1975 Boston, MA, US
Chris Clemons 24 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Oct 31, 1972 Baytown, TX, US
John Cotton 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 30, 1970 Houston, TX, US
Nelson Cruz 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 13, 1972 Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, DO
Jeff Darwin 27 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 6, 1969 Sherman, TX, US
Brian Downs 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 10, 1975 Bellflower, CA, US
Jason Evans 26 S R 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 11, 1971 Beaufort, SC, US
Tom Fordham 23 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 20, 1974 San Diego, CA, US
Keith Foulke 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 19, 1972 Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, US
Derek Hasselhoff 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1973 Baltimore, MD, US
Mike Heathcott 28 R R 6' 3.0" 180 May 16, 1969 Chicago, IL, US
Barry Johnson 27 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 21, 1969 Wichita, KS, US
Stacy Jones 30 R R 6' 6.0" 225 May 26, 1967 Gadsden, AL, US
Matt Karchner 30 R R 6' 4.0" 245 Jun 28, 1967 Berwick, PA, US
Brian Keyser 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 31, 1966 Castro Valley, CA, US
Scott Leius 31 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 24, 1965 Yonkers, NY, US
Al Levine 29 L R 6' 3.0" 180 May 22, 1968 Park Ridge, IL, US
Robert Machado 24 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 3, 1973 Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE
Frank Menechino 26 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jan 7, 1971 Staten Island, NY, US
Greg Norton 24 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 6, 1972 San Leandro, CA, US
Magglio Ordonez 23 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jan 28, 1974 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Jim Parque 22 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 8, 1975 Norwalk, CA, US
Eddie Pearson 23 S R 6' 3.0" 225 Jan 31, 1974 Mobile, AL, US
Wil Polidor 23 S R 6' 1.0" 158 Sep 23, 1973 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Rich Pratt 26 L L 6' 3.0" 201 May 7, 1971 East Hartford, CT, US
Todd Rizzo 26 R L 6' 3.0" 220 May 24, 1971 Media, PA, US
Gene Schall 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 5, 1970 Abington, PA, US
Mike Sirotka 26 L L 6' 1.0" 190 May 13, 1971 Houston, TX, US
Chuck Smith 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 21, 1969 Memphis, TN, US
Chris Snopek 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 20, 1970 Cynthiana, KY, US
Larry Thomas 27 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 25, 1969 Miami, FL, US
Mario Valdez 22 L L 6' 1.0" 215 Nov 19, 1974 Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MX
Robin Ventura 29 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 14, 1967 Santa Maria, CA, US
Julio Vinas 24 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Feb 14, 1973 Miami, FL, US
Craig Wilson 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 3, 1970 Chicago, IL, US
Brian Woods 26 L R 6' 6.0" 212 Jun 7, 1971 Belleville, NJ, US
Rick Wrona 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 10, 1963 Tulsa, OK, US

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