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1998 West Michigan Whitecaps

1998 > Class A > 1998 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 83-57
Scored 660 runs, Allowed 511 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-54

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Bruce Fields
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

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 Antuan Bunkley 22 129 553 492 74 146 32 0 8 91 4 2 47 64 .297 .362 .411 .772 202 8 7 0 7 2
2 Ron Bush 21 4 13 12 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ryan Grimmett 23 113 491 412 68 94 11 10 1 33 48 14 55 123 .228 .328 .311 .639 128 3 8 13 3 3
4 Mandy Jacomino* 24 93 317 273 35 57 15 0 5 40 2 1 41 63 .209 .312 .319 .631 87 5 1 0 2 3
5 Dan Lauterhahn 22 94 341 305 34 67 21 0 0 17 8 2 24 56 .220 .279 .289 .568 88 3 2 8 2 0
6 Jeremiah Lignitz* 21 44 139 125 9 22 4 0 0 12 0 0 11 45 .176 .246 .208 .454 26 2 1 1 1 1
7 Rod Lindsey 22 85 368 313 69 85 11 8 7 34 60 12 39 96 .272 .373 .425 .798 133 3 13 1 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
8 Antonio McKinney 20 5 16 14 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .071 .125 .071 .196 1 0 0 0 1 0
9 Juan Mora* 20 88 331 308 33 71 15 5 3 38 7 3 14 103 .231 .270 .341 .611 105 3 3 5 1 0
10 Rich Ozarowski# 23 92 341 299 47 78 22 2 2 27 5 4 32 49 .261 .338 .368 .706 110 5 4 4 2 1
11 Brian Rios 23 100 375 343 44 91 18 1 3 46 5 4 23 60 .265 .315 .350 .664 120 6 3 3 3 2
12 Mike Rivera 21 108 426 403 40 111 34 3 9 67 0 2 15 68 .275 .301 .442 .743 178 8 2 1 5 0
13 Pedro Santana 21 118 484 438 79 115 21 7 4 45 64 7 28 93 .263 .317 .370 .687 162 4 9 4 5 0
14 Heath Schesser 22 93 368 323 48 67 14 1 0 19 1 1 33 67 .207 .290 .257 .547 83 6 6 3 3 0
15 Alex Steele 22 123 497 424 53 105 18 3 6 47 0 7 62 137 .248 .352 .347 .698 147 9 7 2 2 1
16 Alexis Zapata 21 103 423 376 57 112 18 4 11 70 20 8 36 101 .298 .357 .455 .812 171 7 2 3 6 0
16 Players 21.9 140 5306 4705 660 1182 250 40 55 572 188 63 445 1078 .251 .322 .356 .678 1677 70 65 47 44 14
* - 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 Jose Castillo 21 0 1 .000 2.44 51 0 47 0 0 28 51.2 42 15 14 4 11 3 47 0 1 3 202 1.026 7.3 0.7 1.9 8.2 4.27
2 Craig Johnson 22 14 6 .700 2.79 26 26 0 3 2 0 164.2 146 66 51 14 22 0 116 9 1 4 658 1.020 8.0 0.8 1.2 6.3 5.27
3 Shane Loux 18 7 13 .350 4.64 28 28 0 2 1 0 157.0 184 96 81 13 52 0 88 8 2 12 698 1.503 10.5 0.7 3.0 5.0 1.69
4 Matt Miller* 23 7 4 .636 1.52 14 14 0 3 1 0 95.0 59 20 16 1 26 0 102 4 1 4 366 0.895 5.6 0.1 2.5 9.7 3.92
5 Mark Persails 22 11 5 .688 2.83 39 3 15 0 0 2 92.1 75 33 29 7 29 0 64 3 0 4 372 1.126 7.3 0.7 2.8 6.2 2.21
6 Adam Pettyjohn* 21 4 2 .667 1.97 8 8 0 1 1 0 50.1 46 15 11 3 9 0 64 4 0 1 210 1.093 8.2 0.5 1.6 11.4 7.11
7 Jose Ramirez* 22 4 5 .444 4.98 22 10 4 1 0 0 72.1 69 49 40 5 31 1 60 2 0 7 315 1.382 8.6 0.6 3.9 7.5 1.94
8 Greg Romo 23 7 4 .636 2.92 16 16 0 0 0 0 95.2 78 42 31 6 25 0 105 1 0 3 390 1.077 7.3 0.6 2.4 9.9 4.20
9 Chad Schroeder 24 5 3 .625 3.25 35 0 13 0 0 2 63.2 67 29 23 4 11 0 51 1 0 2 272 1.225 9.5 0.6 1.6 7.2 4.64
10 Bobby Sismondo* 21 0 3 .000 2.11 5 5 0 0 0 0 21.1 21 9 5 0 9 0 24 0 2 0 92 1.406 8.9 0.0 3.8 10.1 2.67
11 Bill Snyder 23 3 1 .750 1.82 42 0 20 0 0 2 59.1 40 17 12 2 18 2 84 3 0 1 236 0.978 6.1 0.3 2.7 12.7 4.67
12 Randy Viegas* 22 4 1 .800 3.95 52 0 16 0 0 1 54.2 52 29 24 3 24 3 61 5 0 4 243 1.390 8.6 0.5 4.0 10.0 2.54
13 Jeff Weaver 21 1 0 1.000 1.38 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 8 3 2 1 0 0 21 0 0 1 46 0.615 5.5 0.7 0.0 14.5
14 Alan Webb* 18 10 7 .588 2.93 27 27 0 3 2 0 172.0 110 69 56 9 58 1 202 18 1 10 690 0.977 5.8 0.5 3.0 10.6 3.48
15 Mark Zamarripa 23 6 2 .750 2.23 35 1 12 0 0 1 72.2 59 19 18 3 34 2 88 3 3 2 299 1.280 7.3 0.4 4.2 10.9 2.59
15 Players 21.4 83 57 .593 3.01 140 140 127 13 14 36 1235.2 1056 511 413 75 359 12 1177 61 11 58 5089 1.145 7.7 0.5 2.6 8.6 3.28
* - 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
Mike Rivera 106 889 108 10 7 .990 9.41 8 68 32 32%
Jeremiah Lignitz 42 278 27 3 1 .990 7.26 9 48 13 21%
Rich Ozarowski 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Antuan Bunkley 125 1113 78 18 102 .985 9.53
Brian Rios 17 119 6 2 5 .984 7.35
Mandy Jacomino 7 34 0 1 2 .971 4.86

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pedro Santana 117 205 309 22 72 .959 4.39
Rich Ozarowski 26 52 70 5 11 .961 4.69
Brian Rios 3 5 9 1 2 .933 4.67
Ron Bush 2 5 2 1 1 .875 3.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Heath Schesser 76 33 150 22 6 .893 2.41
Brian Rios 67 40 127 12 9 .933 2.49
Rich Ozarowski 4 1 11 1 3 .923 3.00
Ron Bush 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Lauterhahn 94 120 283 29 58 .933 4.29
Rich Ozarowski 47 59 124 14 24 .929 3.89
Brian Rios 8 4 19 3 3 .885 2.88
Ron Bush 1 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alexis Zapata 61 0.00
Juan Mora 55 0.00
Ryan Grimmett 18 0.00
Rod Lindsey 11 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Antonio McKinney 3 0.00
Mandy Jacomino 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Grimmett 95 0.00
Rod Lindsey 72 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Juan Mora 11 0.00
Alex Steele 5 0.00
Antonio McKinney 2 0.00
Rich Ozarowski 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Steele 119 0.00
Alexis Zapata 22 0.00
Juan Mora 3 0.00
Rod Lindsey 1 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Steele 122 184 14 3 2 .985 1.62
Ryan Grimmett 112 188 7 4 1 .980 1.74
Rod Lindsey 84 151 4 6 0 .963 1.85 Stats for 2 teams
Alexis Zapata 80 107 4 2 0 .982 1.39
Juan Mora 68 108 5 6 2 .950 1.66
Antonio McKinney 5 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.60
Rich Ozarowski 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Mandy Jacomino 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Viegas 52 3 6 3 1 .750 0.17
Jose Castillo 51 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.04
Bill Snyder 42 4 8 1 1 .923 0.29
Mark Persails 39 9 15 2 3 .923 0.62
Chad Schroeder 35 4 8 0 0 1.000 0.34
Mark Zamarripa 35 3 15 2 2 .900 0.51
Shane Loux 28 8 25 1 2 .971 1.18
Alan Webb 27 11 27 0 0 1.000 1.41
Craig Johnson 26 15 26 2 2 .953 1.58
Jose Ramirez 22 4 17 1 2 .955 0.95
Greg Romo 16 6 14 0 1 1.000 1.25
Matt Miller 14 1 15 1 0 .941 1.14
Adam Pettyjohn 8 5 9 0 0 1.000 1.75
Bobby Sismondo 5 0 10 1 0 .909 2.00
Jeff Weaver 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Antuan Bunkley 22 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Sep 20, 1975 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Ron Bush 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Oct 10, 1976 Richmond, VA, US
Jose Castillo 21 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Jun 12, 1977 Azua, Azua, DO
Ryan Grimmett 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 4, 1975 Cincinnati, OH, US
Mandy Jacomino 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jun 1, 1974 Miami, FL, US
Craig Johnson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 8, 1975 Wolfeboro, NH, US
Dan Lauterhahn 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 23, 1976 Pompton Plains, NJ, US
Jeremiah Lignitz 21 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 18, 1977 Lapeer, MI, US
Rod Lindsey 22 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Jan 28, 1976 Opelika, AL, US
Shane Loux 18 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Aug 31, 1979 Rapid City, SD, US
Antonio McKinney 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 2, 1978 Portland, OR, US
Matt Miller 23 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Aug 2, 1974 Lubbock, TX, US
Juan Mora 20 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 26, 1977 Santurce, PR
Rich Ozarowski 23 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 19, 1974 Boca Raton, FL, US
Mark Persails 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 25, 1975 Lapeer, MI, US
Adam Pettyjohn 21 R L 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 11, 1977 Phoenix, AZ, US
Jose Ramirez 22 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 1, 1975 San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO
Brian Rios 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jul 25, 1974 Santa Ana, CA, US
Mike Rivera 21 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Sep 8, 1976 Rio Piedras, PR
Greg Romo 23 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 14, 1975 Bakersfield, CA, US
Pedro Santana 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 21, 1976 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Heath Schesser 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 7, 1976 Manhattan, KS, US
Chad Schroeder 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1973 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Bobby Sismondo 21 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 14, 1976 Steubenville, OH, US
Bill Snyder 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 29, 1975 Oswego, NY, US
Alex Steele 22 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Dec 9, 1975 Englewood, NJ, US
Randy Viegas 22 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 22, 1975 Roseville, CA, US
Jeff Weaver 21 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Aug 22, 1976 Northridge, CA, US
Alan Webb 18 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 26, 1979 Las Vegas, NV, US
Mark Zamarripa 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 28, 1974 Los Angeles, CA, US
Alexis Zapata 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 20, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO

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