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1997 Phoenix Firebirds

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 Pacific Coast League (South)
Overall: 88-55
Scored 816 runs, Allowed 721 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-63

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ron Wotus
Represented: Phoenix, AZ
Ballpark: Peoria Sports Complex (Peoria, AZ), Phoenix Municipal Stadium (II) (Phoenix, AZ) and Scottsdale Stadium (Scottsdale, AZ)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996

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 Rene Arocha 31 18 14 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 3 0 0
2 Rich Aurilia 25 8 39 34 9 10 2 0 1 5 2 1 5 4 .294 .385 .441 .826 15 1 0 0 0 0
3 Cory Bailey 26 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jeff Ball 28 126 541 470 90 151 38 3 18 103 10 4 58 84 .321 .396 .530 .926 249 12 5 1 7 5
5 Marvin Benard* 26 17 72 60 14 20 5 0 0 5 4 3 11 9 .333 .444 .417 .861 25 3 1 0 0 0
6 Damon Berryhill# 33 4 15 13 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .385 .467 .385 .851 5 1 0 0 0 2
7 Bobby Bonds 27 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Jay Canizaro 23 23 91 81 12 16 7 0 2 12 2 2 9 24 .198 .278 .358 .636 29 2 0 1 0 0
9 Dan Carlson 27 30 15 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 2 0 0
10 Edwin Corps 24 7 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Doug Creek* 28 25 24 24 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .250 .250 .333 .583 8 0 0 0 0 0
12 Jacob Cruz* 24 127 565 493 97 178 45 3 12 95 18 3 64 64 .361 .434 .538 .971 265 11 3 0 5 9
13 Wilson Delgado# 24 119 451 416 47 120 22 4 9 59 9 3 24 70 .288 .326 .425 .751 177 9 1 6 4 4
14 Osvaldo Fernandez 28 2 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Tim Florez 27 114 448 402 57 121 24 4 7 61 6 3 32 68 .301 .363 .433 .796 174 5 8 5 1 2
16 Keith Foulke 24 12 11 10 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .100 .182 .300 .482 3 0 0 0 0 0
17 Chad Frontera 24 5 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 1 0 0
18 Darryl Hamilton* 32 3 14 14 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 .286 .286 .571 .857 8 0 0 0 0 0
19 Lee Hancock* 30 7 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Chad Hartvigson* 26 17 11 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .182 .000 .182 0 1 0 0 0 0
21 Dax Jones 26 93 318 271 48 69 7 5 3 28 9 10 39 39 .255 .346 .351 .697 95 6 1 3 4 0
22 Darryl Kennedy 28 32 108 98 10 17 4 0 0 8 1 1 6 13 .173 .224 .214 .439 21 2 1 1 2 1
23 Ramon Martinez 24 18 64 57 6 16 2 0 1 7 1 0 5 9 .281 .333 .368 .702 21 1 0 1 1 0
24 Craig Mayes* 27 7 22 21 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .095 .136 .143 .279 3 2 0 0 0 0
25 Dave McCarty 27 121 488 434 85 153 27 5 22 92 9 4 49 75 .353 .419 .590 1.009 256 18 2 1 2 5
26 Doug Mirabelli 26 100 401 332 49 88 23 2 8 48 1 2 58 69 .265 .384 .419 .803 139 9 7 3 1 2
27 Russ Ortiz 23 14 17 13 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 .231 .333 .231 .564 3 0 1 2 0 0
28 Randy Phillips 26 21 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0 0 0
29 Ricky Pickett* 27 61 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Dante Powell 23 108 510 452 91 109 24 4 11 42 34 10 52 105 .241 .323 .385 .708 174 9 3 3 0 1
31 Shawn Purdy 28 56 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
32 Pat Rapp 29 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 1 0 0
33 Joe Roa 25 6 9 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 0 1 0 0
34 Kevin Roberson# 29 109 399 349 60 100 19 5 14 67 9 5 37 98 .287 .371 .490 .861 171 6 11 0 2 2
35 Rich Rowland 33 19 66 59 10 14 5 0 2 13 0 0 7 13 .237 .318 .424 .742 25 2 0 0 0 0
36 Steve Soderstrom 25 31 15 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 0 1 0 0
37 Andy Taulbee 24 19 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 Chris Unrat* 26 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 0 0 0 0
39 Doug Vanderweele 27 36 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 William VanLandingham 26 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Mike Villano 25 13 14 12 3 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .500 .538 .583 1.122 7 0 0 1 0 0
42 Keith Williams 25 3 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
43 Desi Wilson* 28 121 502 451 76 155 27 6 7 53 16 3 44 73 .344 .404 .477 .881 215 11 4 0 3 5
44 Ken Woods 26 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
45 Eddie Zosky 29 86 261 241 38 67 10 4 9 45 3 3 16 38 .278 .323 .465 .788 112 5 1 1 2 2
45 Players 26.4 143 5569 4918 816 1445 296 46 127 752 134 57 530 928 .294 .366 .450 .816 2214 117 49 38 34 40
* - 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 Rene Arocha 31 7 3 .700 4.76 18 18 0 1 0 0 111.2 121 59 59 17 27 0 68 4 0 3 470 1.325 9.8 1.4 2.2 5.5 2.52
2 Cory Bailey 26 4 0 1.000 1.56 13 0 11 0 0 3 17.1 16 4 3 0 6 1 14 0 0 1 70 1.269 8.3 0.0 3.1 7.3 2.33
3 Dan Carlson 27 13 3 .813 3.88 29 14 7 0 0 3 109.0 102 53 47 12 36 1 108 2 1 6 451 1.266 8.4 1.0 3.0 8.9 3.00
4 Edwin Corps 24 2 1 .667 5.68 7 2 1 0 0 0 19.0 26 14 12 0 8 1 8 0 0 0 88 1.789 12.3 0.0 3.8 3.8 1.00
5 Doug Creek* 28 8 6 .571 4.93 25 23 0 2 1 0 129.2 140 76 71 15 66 0 137 4 2 7 583 1.589 9.7 1.0 4.6 9.5 2.08
6 Osvaldo Fernandez 28 0 0 3.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 10 5 4 1 3 1 4 0 0 1 47 1.083 7.5 0.8 2.2 3.0 1.33
7 Keith Foulke 24 5 4 .556 4.50 12 12 0 0 0 0 76.0 79 38 38 11 15 0 54 6 2 1 321 1.237 9.4 1.3 1.8 6.4 3.60
8 Chad Frontera 24 2 0 1.000 6.20 5 5 0 0 0 0 24.2 32 19 17 2 9 0 13 2 1 3 114 1.662 11.7 0.7 3.3 4.7 1.44
9 Lee Hancock* 30 0 1 .000 6.10 7 0 1 0 0 0 10.1 23 7 7 0 4 0 9 0 0 0 53 2.613 20.0 0.0 3.5 7.8 2.25
10 Chad Hartvigson* 26 2 2 .500 5.37 17 4 4 0 0 0 53.2 63 34 32 4 17 0 52 2 1 2 238 1.491 10.6 0.7 2.9 8.7 3.06
11 John Johnstone 28 0 3 .000 4.03 38 0 34 0 0 24 38.0 34 17 17 3 15 3 30 1 0 4 161 1.289 8.1 0.7 3.6 7.1 2.00
12 Russ Ortiz 23 4 3 .571 5.51 14 14 0 0 0 0 85.0 96 57 52 11 34 0 70 2 1 3 376 1.529 10.2 1.2 3.6 7.4 2.06
13 Mark Peterson* 26 0 0 7.36 3 0 1 0 0 0 3.2 6 4 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 21 1.909 14.7 0.0 2.5 4.9 2.00
14 Randy Phillips 26 5 4 .556 3.04 21 3 4 0 0 0 47.1 44 20 16 5 18 2 27 2 0 2 198 1.310 8.4 1.0 3.4 5.1 1.50
15 Ricky Pickett* 27 3 3 .500 3.19 61 0 29 0 0 12 67.2 52 27 24 2 49 3 85 4 0 4 302 1.493 6.9 0.3 6.5 11.3 1.73
16 Shawn Purdy 28 10 3 .769 4.37 56 0 26 0 0 2 82.1 103 45 40 8 33 1 42 2 1 3 367 1.652 11.3 0.9 3.6 4.6 1.27
17 Pat Rapp 29 2 0 1.000 3.60 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.0 16 6 6 2 9 0 6 1 0 0 69 1.667 9.6 1.2 5.4 3.6 0.67
18 Joe Roa 25 3 1 .750 4.75 6 5 0 0 0 0 36.0 43 21 19 4 11 0 16 1 0 0 158 1.500 10.8 1.0 2.8 4.0 1.45
19 Steve Soderstrom 25 4 8 .333 6.47 31 15 8 0 0 1 105.2 141 81 76 12 52 1 78 6 1 10 498 1.826 12.0 1.0 4.4 6.6 1.50
20 Andy Taulbee 24 2 2 .500 7.52 19 6 5 0 0 0 40.2 64 41 34 4 14 0 20 0 0 0 195 1.918 14.2 0.9 3.1 4.4 1.43
21 Doug Vanderweele 27 6 4 .600 4.59 36 2 8 0 0 1 68.2 99 38 35 6 18 2 35 5 0 3 313 1.704 13.0 0.8 2.4 4.6 1.94
22 William VanLandingham 26 1 1 .500 9.00 4 4 0 0 0 0 17.0 20 19 17 2 21 0 7 0 1 4 92 2.412 10.6 1.1 11.1 3.7 0.33
23 Mike Villano 25 5 3 .625 4.16 13 11 1 0 0 0 71.1 75 36 33 7 27 1 41 2 0 2 309 1.430 9.5 0.9 3.4 5.2 1.52
23 Players 26.7 88 55 .615 4.77 143 143 140 3 3 46 1241.2 1405 721 658 128 493 17 926 47 11 59 5494 1.529 10.2 0.9 3.6 6.7 1.88
* - 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
Doug Mirabelli 99 629 47 4 6 .994 6.83 2 35 24 41%
Darryl Kennedy 30 182 12 4 0 .980 6.47 0 17 7 29%
Rich Rowland 16 115 6 0 0 1.000 7.56 2 4 3 43%
Craig Mayes 5 23 3 0 0 1.000 5.20 0 5 1 17%
Damon Berryhill 3 14 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 1 1 50%
Chris Unrat 1 2 0 2 0 .500 2.00 0 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave McCarty 75 561 53 3 71 .995 8.19
Desi Wilson 75 592 43 6 74 .991 8.47
Jeff Ball 3 20 6 1 2 .963 8.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Florez 105 189 313 9 92 .982 4.78
Eddie Zosky 16 33 27 3 7 .952 3.75
Jay Canizaro 15 25 37 2 7 .969 4.13
Ramon Martinez 14 25 41 3 11 .957 4.71
Wilson Delgado 5 11 15 0 3 1.000 5.20
Jeff Ball 2 3 3 1 0 .857 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Ball 107 46 166 14 13 .938 1.98
Eddie Zosky 42 16 65 4 13 .953 1.93
Jay Canizaro 6 7 9 0 1 1.000 2.67
Tim Florez 3 1 6 2 1 .778 2.33
Darryl Kennedy 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Ken Woods 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wilson Delgado 114 197 332 18 86 .967 4.64
Eddie Zosky 30 44 69 4 18 .966 3.77
Rich Aurilia 8 14 22 0 8 1.000 4.50
Tim Florez 4 4 10 0 1 1.000 3.50
Ramon Martinez 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Roberson 79 0.00
Dax Jones 38 0.00
Desi Wilson 38 0.00
Marvin Benard 7 0.00
Bobby Bonds 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dante Powell 108 0.00
Dax Jones 31 0.00
Marvin Benard 4 0.00
Jacob Cruz 3 0.00
Darryl Hamilton 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jacob Cruz 114 0.00
Kevin Roberson 15 0.00
Dax Jones 14 0.00
Marvin Benard 6 0.00
Dave McCarty 1 0.00
Keith Williams 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jacob Cruz 117 239 16 8 4 .970 2.18
Dante Powell 108 266 7 4 1 .986 2.53
Kevin Roberson 92 139 7 3 0 .980 1.59
Dax Jones 81 146 6 5 2 .968 1.88
Desi Wilson 38 66 6 3 1 .960 1.89
Marvin Benard 17 26 2 1 0 .966 1.65
Darryl Hamilton 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Bobby Bonds 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dave McCarty 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Keith Williams 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ricky Pickett 61 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.10
Shawn Purdy 56 1 14 1 3 .938 0.27
John Johnstone 38 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.11
Doug Vanderweele 36 2 14 1 1 .941 0.44
Steve Soderstrom 31 8 18 1 2 .963 0.84
Dan Carlson 29 9 9 0 2 1.000 0.62
Doug Creek 25 2 20 3 0 .880 0.88
Randy Phillips 21 7 4 0 0 1.000 0.52
Andy Taulbee 19 5 6 0 0 1.000 0.58
Rene Arocha 18 9 13 5 0 .815 1.22
Chad Hartvigson 17 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.29
Russ Ortiz 14 9 7 2 1 .889 1.14
Cory Bailey 13 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.38
Mike Villano 13 9 12 0 2 1.000 1.62
Keith Foulke 12 2 9 1 0 .917 0.92
Edwin Corps 7 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.29
Lee Hancock 7 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.29
Joe Roa 6 0 5 1 0 .833 0.83
Chad Frontera 5 1 2 1 0 .750 0.60
William VanLandingham 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75
Mark Peterson 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Pat Rapp 3 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.33
Osvaldo Fernandez 2 2 4 0 0 1.000 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rene Arocha 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 24, 1966 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Rich Aurilia 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 2, 1971 Brooklyn, NY, US
Cory Bailey 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 24, 1971 Herrin, IL, US
Jeff Ball 28 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 17, 1969 Merced, CA, US
Marvin Benard 26 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 20, 1971 Bluefields, Atlantico Sur, NI
Damon Berryhill 33 S R 6' 0.0" 205 Dec 3, 1963 South Laguna, CA, US
Bobby Bonds 27 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Mar 7, 1970 Palo Alto, CA, US
Jay Canizaro 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jul 4, 1973 Beaumont, TX, US
Dan Carlson 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 26, 1970 Portland, OR, US
Edwin Corps 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 3, 1972 Humacao, PR
Doug Creek 28 L L 5' 10.0" 205 Mar 1, 1969 Winchester, VA, US
Jacob Cruz 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 28, 1973 Oxnard, CA, US
Wilson Delgado 24 S R 5' 11.0" 145 Jul 15, 1972 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Osvaldo Fernandez 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 4, 1968 Holguin, Holguin, CU
Tim Florez 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 23, 1969 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Keith Foulke 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 19, 1972 Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, US
Chad Frontera 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 22, 1972 Brooklyn, NY, US
Darryl Hamilton 32 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 3, 1964 Baton Rouge, LA, US
Lee Hancock 30 L L 6' 4.0" 215 Jun 27, 1967 North Hollywood, CA, US
Chad Hartvigson 26 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 15, 1970 Seattle, WA, US
John Johnstone 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 25, 1968 Liverpool, NY, US
Dax Jones 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 4, 1970 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Darryl Kennedy 28 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 23, 1969 Haines City, FL, US
Ramon Martinez 24 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Oct 10, 1972 Philadelphia, PA, US
Craig Mayes 27 L R 5' 10.0" 195 May 8, 1970 Royal Oak, MI, US
Dave McCarty 27 R L 6' 5.0" 210 Nov 23, 1969 Houston, TX, US
Doug Mirabelli 26 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Oct 18, 1970 Kingman, AZ, US
Russ Ortiz 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 5, 1974 Van Nuys, CA, US
Mark Peterson 26 L L 5' 11.0" 195 Nov 27, 1970 Bellevue, WA, US
Randy Phillips 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 18, 1971 Little Rock, AR, US
Ricky Pickett 27 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Jan 19, 1970 Fort Worth, TX, US
Dante Powell 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 25, 1973 Long Beach, CA, US
Shawn Purdy 28 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jul 30, 1968 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Pat Rapp 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 13, 1967 Jennings, LA, US
Joe Roa 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 11, 1971 Southfield, MI, US
Kevin Roberson 29 S R 6' 4.0" 210 Jan 29, 1968 Decatur, IL, US
Rich Rowland 33 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Feb 25, 1964 Cloverdale, CA, US
Steve Soderstrom 25 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 3, 1972 Turlock, CA, US
Andy Taulbee 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 5, 1972 Atlanta, GA, US
Chris Unrat 26 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Mar 28, 1971 Montreal, QC, CA
Doug Vanderweele 27 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 18, 1970 Biloxi, MS, US
William VanLandingham 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Jul 16, 1970 Columbia, TN, US
Mike Villano 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 10, 1971 Bay City, MI, US
Keith Williams 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 21, 1972 Bedford, PA, US
Desi Wilson 28 L L 6' 7.0" 230 May 9, 1969 Glen Cove, NY, US
Ken Woods 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 2, 1970 Los Angeles, CA, US
Eddie Zosky 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 10, 1968 Whittier, CA, US

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