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1997 Michigan Battle Cats

1997 > Class A > 1997 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 70-67
Scored 725 runs, Allowed 672 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-64

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Billy Gardner
Represented: Battle Creek, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Alex Ahumada18312121311010003.250.250.500.750600000
2John Barnes21130566490801491956731956542.304.387.400.78719675063
3Jim Chamblee22133562487112146295227318453107.300.384.515.900251817053
4Jorge DeLeon222063591016300420019.271.258.322.5801930130
5Javier Fuentes223090771013110811718.169.273.208.4811624200
6Shea Hillenbrand2164238224286513333913920.290.315.415.7309321041
7Corey Jenkins201114684266810217418625528129.239.301.425.726181911031
8Rontrez Johnson20118494411879910654029126596.241.355.331.68513629630
9Tim Kratochvil234414212911344101900935.264.317.310.6274042020
10Gary Locurto*191204894196499270463856393.236.337.329.667138132322
11Steve Lomasney1910237132450892731251343298.275.353.488.84115889330
12Chris Madonna*241642344520011069.147.286.206.492701010
13Jose Olmeda#1961207194243770121501163.191.238.242.4804731100
14Asbel Ortiz#21431481431940813610332.280.299.413.7125921100
15Peter Prodanov2355165141242651521111830.184.288.340.6294833211
16Orlando Sanchez182170613112111000915.180.286.295.5811820000
17Dernell Stenson*191315704717913735215806472105.291.400.469.8692211019086
18Wilton Veras1913153048951141213868323151.288.336.393.729192196130
18 Players20.21375227459172512122313710364010346481965.264.343.398.74018269791204417
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Chuck Beale2327.2223.7339928101289.111158375172862294051.43311.20.51.78.75.06
2Rafael Betancourt2203.0001.9527022001132.12697220520131250.8667.20.60.614.526.00
3Justin Duchscherer1911.5005.6244000024.02617151100193001091.5009.80.43.87.11.90
4Chris Festa2445.4444.0437101100093.210950428341535274181.52710.50.83.35.11.56
5Josh Garrett19810.4444.8022220200138.216494741335064133236191.43510.60.82.34.21.83
6Andy Hazlett*21101.0005.2522000012.0157721012000501.33311.21.50.89.012.00
7Germaine Hunter2354.5563.645202100171.265402984246826103221.4938.21.05.38.51.62
8Matt Kinney2085.6153.5322220210117.193594647821230065141.4577.10.36.09.41.58
9Scott Musgrave*2345.4445.611511200078.296594911172515133571.43611.01.31.95.83.00
10Brian Partenheimer*2211.5006.65170400021.2321616193163041041.89213.30.43.76.61.78
11Lyle Prempas*2221.6677.79131400017.1271715220215305982.71214.01.010.47.80.75
12Chris Reitsma1941.8002.9099000049.25723164130412032171.40910.30.72.47.43.15
13Curt Romboli*2452.7143.004612000169.06029233252693062931.2327.80.43.39.02.76
14Brian Rose2441.8001.76100100015.1123302019201600.9137.00.01.211.29.50
15Jason Sekany2156.4554.0816160300106.0925548541110340144481.2557.80.43.58.72.51
16Steve Smetana*2421.6672.35180600230.2231681120291021321.1416.80.33.58.52.42
17Chris Thompson2401.0001.1580300015.2117211113001620.7666.30.60.67.513.00
18Robb Welch211310.5654.2226260310153.214288728802158171196781.4458.30.54.79.31.98
19Larry Wimberly*2113.2506.89134400131.1342524490272031381.3729.81.12.67.83.00
19 Players22.07067.5114.11137137126115281168.0119567253383448221018671611951491.4079.20.63.57.82.27
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Steve Lomasney9462383123.9837.51121113222%
Tim Kratochvil402792533.9907.603311634%
Peter Prodanov126712001.0006.5825550%
Chris Madonna934710.9764.5625444%

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Gary Locurto112909631983.9818.68
Shea Hillenbrand161336310.9798.69
Peter Prodanov13897310.9707.38
Chris Madonna2120031.0006.00
Javier Fuentes16110.8757.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jim Chamblee1041942782063.9594.54
Asbel Ortiz304377717.9454.00
Peter Prodanov438001.0002.75
Orlando Sanchez45512.9092.50
Javier Fuentes34912.9294.33
Alex Ahumada12410.8576.00
Jorge DeLeon100000.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Wilton Veras130992201929.9442.45
Shea Hillenbrand841050.7371.75
Peter Prodanov43320.7501.50
Javier Fuentes103001.0003.00
Asbel Ortiz100000.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jose Olmeda59801353121.8743.64
Jim Chamblee272969710.9333.63
Javier Fuentes253157612.9363.52
Jorge DeLeon18173886.8733.06
Orlando Sanchez162657717.9225.19
Asbel Ortiz8121856.8573.75
Alex Ahumada224011.0003.00

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Corey Jenkins710.00
Dernell Stenson670.00
Tim Kratochvil10.00
Asbel Ortiz10.00
Peter Prodanov10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Rontrez Johnson1090.00
John Barnes320.00
Peter Prodanov20.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
John Barnes850.00
Dernell Stenson440.00
Peter Prodanov150.00
Corey Jenkins10.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
John Barnes113213861.9741.96
Rontrez Johnson109237670.9722.23
Dernell Stenson10814511140.9181.44
Corey Jenkins72104772.9411.54
Peter Prodanov18300001.0001.67
Tim Kratochvil100000.00
Asbel Ortiz110001.0001.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Germaine Hunter52813011.0000.40
Curt Romboli46413001.0000.37
Chuck Beale3921511.9440.44
Chris Festa3781632.8890.65
Rafael Betancourt2715001.0000.22
Robb Welch266951.7500.58
Josh Garrett2282554.8681.50
Matt Kinney22513001.0000.82
Steve Smetana184320.7780.39
Brian Partenheimer1711001.0000.12
Jason Sekany161215001.0001.69
Scott Musgrave1521110.9290.87
Lyle Prempas130321.6000.23
Larry Wimberly1334001.0000.54
Brian Rose1022001.0000.40
Chris Reitsma92320.7140.56
Chris Thompson804001.0000.50
Justin Duchscherer40310.7500.75
Andy Hazlett200000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Alex Ahumada18RR6' 1.0"195Jan 20, 1979Culiacan, Sinaloa, MX
John Barnes21RR6' 2.0"205Apr 24, 1976San Diego, CA, US
Chuck Beale23RR6' 0.0"210Mar 19, 1974Macon, GA, US
Rafael Betancourt22RR6' 2.0"220Apr 29, 1975Cumana, Sucre, VE
Jim Chamblee22RR6' 4.0"170May 6, 1975Denton, TX, US
Jorge DeLeon22RR6' 2.0"170Sep 26, 1974Ponce, PR
Justin Duchscherer19RR6' 3.0"165Nov 19, 1977Aberdeen, SD, US
Chris Festa24RR6' 2.0"190Sep 7, 1972Arlington, MA, US
Javier Fuentes22RR6' 1.0"182Sep 27, 1974Austin, TX, US
Josh Garrett19RR6' 4.0"205Jan 12, 1978Owensboro, KY, US
Andy Hazlett21LL6' 3.0"187Aug 27, 1975Arcadia, CA, US
Shea Hillenbrand21RR6' 1.0"200Jul 27, 1975Mesa, AZ, US
Germaine Hunter23RR5' 11.0"175Jan 9, 1974Paducah, KY, US
Corey Jenkins20RR6' 2.0"200Aug 25, 1976Columbia, SC, US
Rontrez Johnson20RR5' 10.0"160Dec 8, 1976Marshall, TX, US
Matt Kinney20RR6' 5.0"220Dec 16, 1976Bangor, ME, US
Tim Kratochvil23RR6' 2.0"220Apr 2, 1974Litchfield, IL, US
Gary Locurto19LR6' 1.0"200May 25, 1978Los Angeles, CA, US
Steve Lomasney19RR6' 0.0"185Aug 29, 1977Melrose, MA, US
Chris Madonna24LR5' 11.0"190Mar 13, 1973Smithtown, NY, US
Scott Musgrave23LL5' 10.0"190Apr 24, 1974Raleigh, NC, US
Jose Olmeda19SR6' 1.0"165Jul 7, 1977Fajardo, PR
Asbel Ortiz21SR6' 0.0"180Jun 20, 1976Aibonito, PR
Brian Partenheimer22RL6' 5.0"230Apr 13, 1975Huntingburg, IN, US
Lyle Prempas22LL6' 7.0"205Dec 3, 1974Melrose Park, IL, US
Peter Prodanov23RR6' 1.0"200Sep 4, 1973New Brunswick, NJ, US
Chris Reitsma19RR6' 5.0"215Dec 31, 1977Minneapolis, MN, US
Curt Romboli24LL6' 0.0"190Feb 7, 1973Boston, MA, US
Brian Rose24RR6' 1.0"190Oct 7, 1972Malone, NY, US
Orlando Sanchez18RR6' 0.0"160Jul 19, 1978Novolato, MX
Jason Sekany21RR6' 4.0"214Jul 20, 1975Walnut Creek, CA, US
Steve Smetana24LL6' 0.0"205Apr 14, 1973Chardon, OH, US
Dernell Stenson19LL6' 1.0"230Jun 17, 1978La Grange, GA, US
Chris Thompson24RR6' 2.0"202Sep 29, 1972Elyria, OH, US
Wilton Veras19RR6' 2.0"186Jan 19, 1978Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Robb Welch21RR6' 4.0"201Dec 30, 1975Burley, ID, US
Larry Wimberly21LL6' 0.0"190Aug 22, 1975Winter Garden, FL, US

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