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1996 Omaha Royals

1996 > Class AAA > 1996 American Association (West)
Overall: 79-65
Scored 712 runs, Allowed 668 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-68

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Mike Jirschele
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1995 / 1997

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Darren Burton# 23 129 541 463 75 125 28 5 15 67 7 7 59 82 .270 .357 .449 .806 208 10 6 9 4 6
2 Lino Diaz 25 75 291 266 32 72 13 2 3 28 0 3 17 29 .271 .328 .368 .696 98 9 6 1 1 0
3 Sal Fasano 24 29 112 104 12 24 4 0 4 15 0 1 6 21 .231 .277 .385 .661 40 3 1 0 1 0
4 Jeff Grotewold* 30 98 407 338 63 94 20 0 10 51 1 3 58 84 .278 .394 .426 .820 144 11 8 1 2 3
5 Shane Halter 26 93 341 299 43 77 24 0 3 33 7 2 31 49 .258 .330 .368 .698 110 6 2 8 1 0
6 Bob Hamelin* 28 4 17 16 4 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .313 .353 .500 .853 8 0 0 0 0 0
7 Jed Hansen 23 29 116 99 14 23 4 0 3 9 2 0 12 22 .232 .330 .364 .694 36 1 3 1 1 0
8 Felix Martinez# 22 118 454 395 54 93 13 3 5 35 18 10 44 79 .235 .320 .322 .641 127 11 5 10 0 0
9 Ramon Martinez 23 85 357 320 35 81 12 3 6 41 3 2 21 34 .253 .305 .366 .671 117 6 3 13 0 1
10 Henry Mercedes 26 72 259 223 28 48 9 1 8 35 0 0 28 60 .215 .300 .372 .673 83 7 0 6 2 0
11 Mark Merchant# 27 80 293 249 39 61 13 0 8 36 2 1 39 55 .245 .351 .394 .744 98 12 2 2 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
12 Jose Mota# 31 72 248 229 24 56 5 2 3 20 7 6 17 28 .245 .296 .323 .619 74 1 0 1 1 1
13 Rod Myers* 23 112 481 411 68 120 27 1 16 54 37 8 49 106 .292 .377 .479 .856 197 6 9 9 3 6
14 Les Norman 27 24 85 77 8 20 6 0 1 13 0 1 6 8 .260 .318 .377 .694 29 2 1 0 1 0
15 Jon Nunnally* 24 103 406 345 76 97 21 4 25 77 10 9 47 100 .281 .374 .583 .957 201 2 8 0 6 8
16 Craig Paquette 27 18 72 63 9 21 3 0 4 13 1 0 8 14 .333 .403 .571 .974 36 3 0 0 1 1
17 Joe Randa 26 3 10 9 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .200 .333 .533 3 1 0 0 0 0
18 Andy Stewart 25 50 202 181 23 39 10 2 2 13 0 2 15 25 .215 .292 .326 .618 59 9 5 0 1 0
19 Chris Stynes 23 72 309 284 50 101 22 2 10 40 7 3 18 17 .356 .398 .553 .951 157 7 4 0 3 2
20 Mike Sweeney 22 25 111 101 14 26 9 0 3 16 0 0 6 13 .257 .318 .436 .754 44 0 3 1 0 0
21 Eddie Tucker 29 24 83 74 5 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 2 12 .162 .198 .230 .427 17 3 2 2 3 0
22 Joe Vitiello 26 36 152 132 26 37 7 0 9 31 1 0 16 32 .280 .368 .538 .906 71 0 3 0 1 1
23 Kevin Young 27 50 204 186 29 57 11 1 13 46 3 0 12 41 .306 .358 .586 .944 109 2 4 0 2 5
24 Bob Zupcic 29 4 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 1 0 0 0 0
24 Players 25.1 144 5407 4740 712 1263 258 28 148 663 106 57 497 887 .266 .343 .426 .769 2021 107 73 63 34 34
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 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Brian Bevil 24 7 5 .583 4.12 12 12 0 0 0 0 67.2 62 36 31 10 19 0 73 5 0 6 289 1.197 8.2 1.3 2.5 9.7 3.84
2 Jaime Bluma 24 1 2 .333 3.12 52 0 47 0 0 25 57.2 57 22 20 7 20 3 40 1 2 5 251 1.335 8.9 1.1 3.1 6.2 2.00
3 Melvin Bunch 24 8 9 .471 6.08 33 27 2 0 0 0 146.2 181 106 99 32 59 1 94 7 1 8 663 1.636 11.1 2.0 3.6 5.8 1.59
4 Terry Clark 35 3 1 .750 2.56 16 2 4 0 0 2 45.2 42 15 13 5 13 1 36 4 0 1 190 1.204 8.3 1.0 2.6 7.1 2.77
5 Jeff Granger* 24 5 3 .625 2.34 45 0 25 0 0 4 77.0 65 24 20 10 29 2 68 2 0 3 314 1.221 7.6 1.2 3.4 7.9 2.34
6 Shane Halter 26 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 Rick Huisman 27 2 4 .333 4.87 27 4 6 0 0 0 57.1 54 32 31 9 24 0 50 2 1 0 243 1.360 8.5 1.4 3.8 7.8 2.08
8 Mark Kiefer 27 6 8 .429 4.56 30 17 3 1 0 0 118.1 109 71 60 22 42 1 99 5 0 4 506 1.276 8.3 1.7 3.2 7.5 2.36 Stats for 2 teams
9 Doug Linton 31 1 1 .500 4.76 4 4 0 0 0 0 22.2 26 13 12 1 7 0 14 2 0 2 99 1.456 10.3 0.4 2.8 5.6 2.00
10 Mike Magnante* 31 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 12 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
11 Allen McDill* 24 0 1 .000 54.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 12.000 81.0 0.0 27.0 27.0 1.00
12 Rusty Meacham 28 3 3 .500 4.82 23 4 8 0 0 2 52.1 56 30 28 6 18 0 39 1 1 2 233 1.414 9.6 1.0 3.1 6.7 2.17
13 Henry Mercedes 26 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
14 Steve Olsen 26 7 4 .636 5.07 24 4 6 1 1 0 65.2 70 39 37 7 23 4 41 4 0 6 283 1.416 9.6 1.0 3.2 5.6 1.78
15 Ken Patterson* 31 0 1 .000 1.80 16 0 2 0 0 1 20.0 16 5 4 2 4 0 13 0 0 1 79 1.000 7.2 0.9 1.8 5.8 3.25
16 Jim Pittsley 22 7 1 .875 3.97 13 13 0 0 0 0 70.1 74 34 31 8 39 0 53 1 0 0 312 1.607 9.5 1.0 5.0 6.8 1.36
17 Kris Ralston 24 0 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 3.0
18 Ken Robinson 26 2 0 1.000 0.79 6 0 0 0 0 0 11.1 7 1 1 1 4 0 9 0 0 1 43 0.971 5.6 0.8 3.2 7.1 2.25
19 Rich Rodriguez* 33 2 3 .400 3.99 47 0 22 0 0 3 70.0 75 40 31 11 20 1 68 3 0 2 304 1.357 9.6 1.4 2.6 8.7 3.40
20 Jose Rosado* 21 8 3 .727 3.17 15 15 0 1 0 0 96.2 80 38 34 16 38 0 82 2 1 4 399 1.221 7.4 1.5 3.5 7.6 2.16
21 Glendon Rusch* 21 11 9 .550 3.98 28 28 0 1 0 0 169.2 177 88 75 15 40 3 117 6 0 3 723 1.279 9.4 0.8 2.1 6.2 2.93
22 Bob Scanlan 29 0 0 0.73 12 0 12 0 0 5 12.1 10 2 1 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 45 1.054 7.3 0.0 2.2 6.6 3.00
23 Dilson Torres 26 4 7 .364 4.60 16 14 0 2 1 0 86.0 102 54 44 11 19 2 36 3 3 3 376 1.407 10.7 1.2 2.0 3.8 1.89
24 Robert Toth 23 3 3 .500 7.04 11 8 0 0 0 0 46.0 63 40 36 6 17 1 20 3 0 2 214 1.739 12.3 1.2 3.3 3.9 1.18
25 Julio Valera 27 1 3 .250 5.17 6 2 1 0 0 0 15.2 22 13 9 0 5 1 9 0 1 3 72 1.723 12.6 0.0 2.9 5.2 1.80
25 Players 25.7 79 65 .549 4.21 144 144 139 5 10 42 1245.0 1299 668 582 164 412 19 912 48 10 54 5367 1.374 9.4 1.2 3.0 6.6 2.21

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Henry Mercedes 66 400 49 3 8 .993 6.80 6 12 25 68%
Sal Fasano 25 179 18 4 4 .980 7.88 1 13 12 48%
Mike Sweeney 23 167 8 0 2 1.000 7.61 3 14 5 26%
Eddie Tucker 23 122 10 1 1 .992 5.74 3 9 4 31%
Andy Stewart 14 83 6 0 1 1.000 6.36 0 4 5 56%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Vitiello 36 281 20 3 27 .990 8.36
Jeff Grotewold 32 259 14 2 25 .993 8.53
Kevin Young 31 269 21 3 23 .990 9.35
Andy Stewart 28 240 20 1 30 .996 9.29
Mark Merchant 8 40 3 0 6 1.000 5.38 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Hamelin 4 37 1 0 6 1.000 9.50
Les Norman 3 23 1 2 1 .923 8.00
Sal Fasano 2 18 1 0 5 1.000 9.50
Craig Paquette 2 13 2 0 2 1.000 7.50
Eddie Tucker 1 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Martinez 85 163 207 12 53 .969 4.35
Jed Hansen 29 66 75 7 21 .953 4.86
Jose Mota 22 37 43 4 13 .952 3.64
Shane Halter 7 15 13 0 4 1.000 4.00
Chris Stynes 7 18 15 1 6 .971 4.71

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lino Diaz 65 42 120 7 6 .959 2.49
Chris Stynes 28 13 58 5 2 .934 2.54
Jose Mota 26 12 39 2 6 .962 1.96
Shane Halter 20 9 24 6 3 .846 1.65
Kevin Young 11 11 24 2 3 .946 3.18
Craig Paquette 4 5 7 2 1 .857 3.00
Joe Randa 3 1 10 0 1 1.000 3.67
Sal Fasano 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Felix Martinez 117 177 374 42 79 .929 4.71
Shane Halter 18 25 33 5 5 .921 3.22
Jose Mota 12 18 38 3 14 .949 4.67

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Shane Halter 44 0.00
Rod Myers 38 0.00
Chris Stynes 33 0.00
Jon Nunnally 30 0.00
Mark Merchant 4 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Mota 4 0.00
Bob Zupcic 2 0.00
Les Norman 1 0.00
Craig Paquette 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rod Myers 73 0.00
Darren Burton 51 0.00
Les Norman 15 0.00
Shane Halter 6 0.00
Jon Nunnally 3 0.00
Jose Mota 1 0.00
Chris Stynes 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Darren Burton 71 0.00
Jon Nunnally 68 0.00
Rod Myers 3 0.00
Chris Stynes 2 0.00
Shane Halter 1 0.00
Mark Merchant 1 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Craig Paquette 1 0.00
Bob Zupcic 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Darren Burton 121 262 11 4 3 .986 2.26
Rod Myers 112 263 5 2 2 .993 2.39
Jon Nunnally 99 182 12 4 5 .980 1.96
Shane Halter 51 81 5 2 0 .977 1.69
Chris Stynes 35 67 4 3 0 .959 2.03
Les Norman 16 33 0 2 0 .943 2.06
Mark Merchant 5 2 0 1 0 .667 0.40 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Mota 5 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
Bob Zupcic 3 6 1 0 0 1.000 2.33
Craig Paquette 2 6 0 1 0 .857 3.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jaime Bluma 52 5 5 1 2 .909 0.19
Rich Rodriguez 47 1 6 1 0 .875 0.15
Jeff Granger 45 6 6 3 1 .800 0.27
Melvin Bunch 33 13 11 0 3 1.000 0.73
Mark Kiefer 30 9 13 1 2 .957 0.73 Stats for 2 teams
Glendon Rusch 28 4 18 1 2 .957 0.79
Rick Huisman 27 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.19
Steve Olsen 24 5 5 0 0 1.000 0.42
Rusty Meacham 23 1 14 0 0 1.000 0.65
Terry Clark 16 3 6 2 0 .818 0.56
Ken Patterson 16 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Dilson Torres 16 9 9 1 1 .947 1.13
Jose Rosado 15 5 13 0 2 1.000 1.20
Jim Pittsley 13 5 5 1 0 .909 0.77
Brian Bevil 12 4 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Bob Scanlan 12 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.42
Robert Toth 11 2 8 0 1 1.000 0.91
Ken Robinson 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Julio Valera 6 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Doug Linton 4 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.25
Allen McDill 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Henry Mercedes 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Shane Halter 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mike Magnante 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kris Ralston 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Brian Bevil 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 5, 1971 Houston, TX, US
Jaime Bluma 24 R R 5' 11.0" 195 May 18, 1972 Beaufort, SC, US
Melvin Bunch 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Nov 4, 1971 Texarkana, TX, US
Darren Burton 23 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 16, 1972 Somerset, KY, US
Terry Clark 35 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 18, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Lino Diaz 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 22, 1970 Panama, Panama, PA
Sal Fasano 24 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 10, 1971 Chicago, IL, US
Jeff Granger 24 R L 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 16, 1971 San Pedro, CA, US
Jeff Grotewold 30 L R 6' 0.0" 215 Dec 8, 1965 Madera, CA, US
Shane Halter 26 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 8, 1969 La Plata, MD, US
Bob Hamelin 28 L L 6' 1.0" 240 Nov 29, 1967 Elizabeth, NJ, US
Jed Hansen 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 19, 1972 Tacoma, WA, US
Rick Huisman 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 17, 1969 Oak Park, IL, US
Mark Kiefer 27 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Nov 13, 1968 Orange, CA, US
Doug Linton 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 9, 1965 Santa Ana, CA, US
Mike Magnante 31 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 17, 1965 Glendale, CA, US
Felix Martinez 22 S R 6' 0.0" 170 May 18, 1974 Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, DO
Ramon Martinez 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Oct 10, 1972 Philadelphia, PA, US
Allen McDill 24 L L 6' 0.0" 155 Aug 23, 1971 Greenville, MS, US
Rusty Meacham 28 R R 6' 3.0" 155 Jan 27, 1968 Stuart, FL, US
Henry Mercedes 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 23, 1969 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Mark Merchant 27 S R 6' 2.0" 220 Jan 23, 1969 Dunkirk, NY, US
Jose Mota 31 S R 5' 9.0" 155 Mar 16, 1965 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Rod Myers 23 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 14, 1973 Conroe, TX, US
Les Norman 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 25, 1969 Warren, MI, US
Jon Nunnally 24 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Nov 9, 1971 Pelham, NC, US
Steve Olsen 26 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Nov 2, 1969 Louisville, KY, US
Craig Paquette 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 28, 1969 Long Beach, CA, US
Ken Patterson 31 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 8, 1964 Costa Mesa, CA, US
Jim Pittsley 22 R R 6' 7.0" 215 Apr 3, 1974 Du Bois, PA, US
Kris Ralston 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 8, 1971 Carthage, MO, US
Joe Randa 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 18, 1969 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ken Robinson 26 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Nov 3, 1969 Barberton, OH, US
Rich Rodriguez 33 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 1, 1963 Downey, CA, US
Jose Rosado 21 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 9, 1974 Newark, NJ, US
Glendon Rusch 21 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Nov 7, 1974 Seattle, WA, US
Bob Scanlan 29 R R 6' 7.0" 215 Aug 9, 1966 Los Angeles, CA, US
Andy Stewart 25 R R 5' 11.0" 205 Dec 5, 1970 Oshawa, ON, CA
Chris Stynes 23 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jan 19, 1973 Queens, NY, US
Mike Sweeney 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 22, 1973 Orange, CA, US
Dilson Torres 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 31, 1970 Sur Edo Aragua, VE
Robert Toth 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 30, 1972 Gardena, CA, US
Eddie Tucker 29 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 18, 1966 Greenville, MS, US
Julio Valera 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 13, 1968 Aguadilla, PR
Joe Vitiello 26 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Apr 11, 1970 Cambridge, MA, US
Kevin Young 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 16, 1969 Alpena, MI, US
Bob Zupcic 29 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Aug 18, 1966 Pittsburgh, PA, US

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