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2000 Michigan Battle Cats

2000 > Class A > 2000 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 82-56
Scored 747 runs, Allowed 607 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-56

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Al Pedrique
Represented: Battle Creek, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1999 / 2001

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 John Buck 19 109 455 390 57 110 33 0 10 71 2 4 55 81 .282 .374 .444 .817 173 8 5 0 5 6
2 Modesto DeAza 21 25 83 77 8 17 2 3 0 6 11 1 2 24 .221 .256 .325 .581 25 1 2 1 1 0
3 Luis Dominguez 20 84 304 247 44 51 5 2 1 26 8 2 48 48 .206 .337 .255 .592 63 12 3 1 5 1
4 Felix Escalona 21 64 282 251 42 65 14 1 6 35 7 0 22 49 .259 .326 .394 .721 99 4 4 3 2 1
5 Danny Fatheree 21 46 154 132 18 35 4 0 3 17 1 1 19 18 .265 .359 .364 .723 48 5 1 1 1 0
6 Jon Helquist 19 96 377 320 59 76 19 2 5 42 4 6 48 101 .238 .340 .356 .697 114 4 4 1 4 0
7 Mike Hill 23 56 217 198 38 62 18 4 6 35 6 1 11 43 .313 .355 .535 .890 106 6 4 0 4 0
8 Jason Lane 23 133 594 511 98 153 38 0 23 104 20 7 62 91 .299 .375 .509 .884 260 9 8 0 13 7
9 Jason Maule* 22 68 295 241 46 68 11 0 0 26 26 6 48 47 .282 .403 .328 .731 79 9 2 2 2 0
10 Johan Maya# 20 55 192 155 19 32 4 1 1 19 2 1 23 30 .206 .333 .265 .598 41 7 7 6 1 0
11 Donaldo Mendez 22 101 425 370 65 100 17 0 2 51 39 10 33 68 .270 .351 .332 .683 123 3 14 6 2 1
12 Derek Nicholson* 24 116 486 408 62 127 25 4 7 69 9 7 65 54 .311 .405 .444 .849 181 6 5 0 8 2
13 Brian O'Connor 23 32 112 89 7 15 1 0 1 11 1 1 18 34 .169 .318 .213 .532 19 3 2 2 1 0
14 Brian Schmitt* 21 123 506 447 61 129 24 2 9 71 13 2 44 94 .289 .356 .412 .768 184 9 5 6 4 1
15 Jon Topolski* 23 133 598 475 84 122 20 12 3 40 24 22 105 124 .257 .394 .368 .763 175 7 4 12 2 1
16 Alejandro Vasquez* 22 38 160 150 17 36 10 0 1 17 6 4 6 16 .240 .269 .327 .595 49 4 1 0 3 0
17 Gavin Wright 21 43 184 163 22 47 10 5 2 19 10 3 18 37 .288 .355 .448 .803 73 2 0 1 2 0
17 Players 21.6 138 5424 4624 747 1245 255 36 80 659 189 78 627 959 .269 .361 .392 .753 1812 99 71 42 60 20
* - 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 Travis Anderson 22 8 10 .444 5.10 27 27 0 2 1 0 143.0 142 99 81 14 73 1 106 9 0 18 646 1.503 8.9 0.9 4.6 6.7 1.45
2 Jose Calvo 20 2 1 .667 7.36 4 3 0 0 0 0 14.2 15 13 12 2 11 0 15 0 0 1 70 1.773 9.2 1.2 6.8 9.2 1.36
3 Ryan Fitzgerald 24 3 2 .600 3.75 28 0 11 0 0 1 50.1 44 24 21 6 21 1 43 3 0 4 217 1.291 7.9 1.1 3.8 7.7 2.05
4 Mike Gallo* 23 8 3 .727 4.86 24 13 3 0 0 0 90.2 104 58 49 6 27 1 56 3 1 4 406 1.445 10.3 0.6 2.7 5.6 2.07
5 Chris George 22 3 2 .600 1.38 48 0 43 0 0 24 58.2 34 12 9 3 21 3 54 1 0 3 221 0.938 5.2 0.5 3.2 8.3 2.57
6 Carlos Hernandez* 20 6 6 .500 3.82 22 22 0 2 1 0 110.2 92 57 47 8 63 0 115 11 1 10 490 1.401 7.5 0.7 5.1 9.4 1.83
7 Ryan Jamison 22 8 3 .727 2.10 41 7 15 0 0 7 98.2 66 32 23 3 38 3 95 10 1 8 402 1.054 6.0 0.3 3.5 8.7 2.50
8 Frank Lima 21 3 2 .600 3.34 18 0 7 0 0 1 29.2 26 14 11 2 14 0 31 1 0 1 127 1.348 7.9 0.6 4.2 9.4 2.21
9 Mike Nannini 19 7 4 .636 3.55 15 15 0 3 0 0 101.1 85 45 40 4 33 0 86 2 0 1 411 1.164 7.5 0.4 2.9 7.6 2.61
10 Darwin Peguero* 21 3 4 .429 3.13 39 3 14 0 0 0 77.2 67 33 27 4 36 4 62 4 0 8 331 1.326 7.8 0.5 4.2 7.2 1.72
11 Santiago Ramirez 21 3 3 .500 6.07 23 0 12 0 0 5 29.2 27 28 20 6 32 1 22 3 1 3 146 1.989 8.2 1.8 9.7 6.7 0.69
12 Nick Roberts 23 13 6 .684 3.10 22 20 1 2 1 0 139.1 121 53 48 10 61 1 107 5 1 5 587 1.306 7.8 0.6 3.9 6.9 1.75
13 Derek Stanford 21 11 6 .647 3.99 28 25 0 3 1 0 169.0 141 85 75 11 92 3 133 18 0 15 736 1.379 7.5 0.6 4.9 7.1 1.45
14 Robert Stiehl 19 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
15 Don Thomas* 24 4 1 .800 3.03 43 1 14 0 0 2 62.1 65 28 21 3 34 2 44 5 1 6 279 1.588 9.4 0.4 4.9 6.4 1.29
16 Luis Vasquez* 20 0 1 .000 14.54 2 2 0 0 0 0 4.1 9 8 7 1 2 0 5 2 0 1 24 2.538 18.7 2.1 4.2 10.4 2.50
17 Johnny Whitesides 22 0 2 .000 4.56 13 0 5 0 0 1 25.2 25 17 13 2 9 0 17 0 0 2 113 1.325 8.8 0.7 3.2 6.0 1.89
17 Players 21.8 82 56 .594 3.76 138 138 126 12 9 41 1206.2 1064 607 504 85 568 20 992 77 6 91 5211 1.352 7.9 0.6 4.2 7.4 1.75
* - 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
John Buck 100 748 81 15 11 .982 8.29 14 68 44 39%
Brian O'Connor 30 173 18 5 0 .974 6.37 6 23 8 26%
Danny Fatheree 18 104 5 2 0 .982 6.06 3 17 2 11%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Schmitt 96 812 63 15 82 .983 9.11
Jason Lane 26 201 12 1 22 .995 8.19
Luis Dominguez 23 193 14 2 17 .990 9.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jason Maule 64 125 157 12 41 .959 4.41
Felix Escalona 53 90 149 12 37 .952 4.51
Johan Maya 30 50 62 5 20 .957 3.73
Luis Dominguez 2 2 4 3 1 .667 3.00
Derek Nicholson 1 1 4 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Helquist 62 37 114 17 11 .899 2.44
Luis Dominguez 57 32 96 13 7 .908 2.25
Derek Nicholson 22 12 34 9 4 .836 2.09
Johan Maya 8 1 15 3 3 .842 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donaldo Mendez 100 166 326 22 59 .957 4.92
Johan Maya 16 31 37 0 8 1.000 4.25
Felix Escalona 14 18 30 2 6 .960 3.43
Jon Helquist 14 16 27 3 5 .935 3.07
Luis Dominguez 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Derek Nicholson 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jason Lane 91 0.00
Derek Nicholson 40 0.00
Jon Topolski 8 0.00
Mike Hill 3 0.00
Luis Dominguez 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Topolski 87 0.00
Gavin Wright 41 0.00
Modesto DeAza 12 0.00
Derek Nicholson 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Hill 40 0.00
Jon Topolski 36 0.00
Alejandro Vasquez 28 0.00
Derek Nicholson 26 0.00
Brian Schmitt 12 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Topolski 130 235 14 9 1 .965 1.92
Jason Lane 91 137 6 4 0 .973 1.57
Derek Nicholson 68 100 8 3 2 .973 1.59
Mike Hill 42 77 4 1 1 .988 1.93
Gavin Wright 41 86 1 2 0 .978 2.12
Alejandro Vasquez 28 44 1 2 0 .957 1.61
Modesto DeAza 12 31 3 1 2 .971 2.83
Brian Schmitt 12 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.83
Luis Dominguez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris George 48 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.21
Don Thomas 43 7 10 3 0 .850 0.40
Ryan Jamison 41 9 16 5 1 .833 0.61
Darwin Peguero 39 3 12 3 0 .833 0.38
Ryan Fitzgerald 28 1 3 1 0 .800 0.14
Derek Stanford 28 6 28 3 1 .919 1.21
Travis Anderson 27 12 20 2 3 .941 1.19
Mike Gallo 24 8 19 0 0 1.000 1.13
Santiago Ramirez 23 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.39
Carlos Hernandez 22 0 14 2 0 .875 0.64
Nick Roberts 22 9 19 0 1 1.000 1.27
Frank Lima 18 2 0 1 0 .667 0.11
Mike Nannini 15 7 9 1 0 .941 1.07
Johnny Whitesides 13 4 2 1 0 .857 0.46
Jose Calvo 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Luis Vasquez 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50
Robert Stiehl 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Travis Anderson 22 R R 6' 4.0" 240 Mar 18, 1978 Walnut Creek, CA, US
John Buck 19 R R 6' 3.0" 245 Jul 7, 1980 Kemmerer, WY, US
Jose Calvo 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 14, 1980 Panama, Panama, PA
Modesto DeAza 21 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Feb 14, 1979 La Romana, La Romana, DO
Luis Dominguez 20 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 9, 1980 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Felix Escalona 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 12, 1979 Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE
Danny Fatheree 21 R R 5' 11.0" 245 Aug 25, 1978 Dallas, TX, US
Ryan Fitzgerald 24 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Sep 25, 1975 Baytown, TX, US
Mike Gallo 23 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 2, 1977 Long Beach, CA, US
Chris George 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 6, 1977 St. Louis, MO, US
Jon Helquist 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 17, 1980 Jacksonville, FL, US
Carlos Hernandez 20 L L 5' 11.0" 205 Apr 22, 1980 Guacara, Carabobo, VE
Mike Hill 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 30, 1976 Lawton, OK, US
Ryan Jamison 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 5, 1978 Rockford, IL, US
Jason Lane 23 R L 6' 2.0" 225 Dec 22, 1976 Santa Rosa, CA, US
Frank Lima 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 20, 1979 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Jason Maule 22 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 1, 1977 New Britain, CT, US
Johan Maya 20 S R 6' 1.0" 150 Feb 16, 1980 San Felipe, Yaracuy, VE
Donaldo Mendez 22 R R 6' 1.0" 155 Jun 7, 1978 Barquisimeto, Lara, VE
Mike Nannini 19 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Aug 9, 1980 Detroit, MI, US
Derek Nicholson 24 L R 5' 11.0" 205 Jun 17, 1976 Torrance, CA, US
Brian O'Connor 23 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Jun 21, 1977 Arlington Heights, IL, US
Darwin Peguero 21 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 5, 1978 Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO
Santiago Ramirez 21 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 15, 1978 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO
Nick Roberts 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 6, 1976 Richfield, UT, US
Brian Schmitt 21 L L 6' 2.0" 190 May 16, 1979 Taylor, TX, US
Derek Stanford 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 6, 1978 Temple, TX, US
Robert Stiehl 19 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Dec 9, 1980 New Orleans, LA, US
Don Thomas 24 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 20, 1975 Baton Rouge, LA, US
Jon Topolski 23 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 28, 1976 Michigan City, IN, US
Alejandro Vasquez 22 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 5, 1977 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Luis Vasquez 20 L L 5' 11.0" 150 Aug 23, 1979 Barquisimeto, Lara, VE
Johnny Whitesides 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Mar 2, 1978 Sarasota, FL, US
Gavin Wright 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 May 6, 1979 Lufkin, TX, US

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