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2008 West Michigan Whitecaps

2008 > Class A > 2008 Midwest League (Eastern)
Overall: 72-65
Scored 581 runs, Allowed 544 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-64

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL-working agrmnt
Manager: Joe Depastino
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 367,532
Other Years: 2007 / 2009

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 Alex Avila* 21 58 244 213 21 65 14 0 1 22 0 1 27 41 .305 .383 .385 .768 82 8 1 1 2 0
2 Ron Bourquin* 23 118 485 409 49 96 22 1 3 46 6 6 66 93 .235 .339 .315 .654 129 15 2 1 7 1
3 Joe Bowen* 20 22 86 74 4 13 2 0 0 6 0 0 12 27 .176 .291 .203 .493 15 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chris Carlson 24 94 398 358 37 99 17 3 10 49 1 1 29 71 .277 .334 .425 .759 152 14 5 0 6 0
5 Adrian Casanova 25 29 104 88 6 17 1 0 1 9 1 1 10 30 .193 .282 .239 .520 21 1 2 1 3 1
6 Audy Ciriaco 21 107 444 417 47 100 12 5 7 50 12 6 16 68 .240 .269 .343 .612 143 19 2 5 4 1
7 Andy Dirks* 22 3 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Brandon Douglas 22 9 41 39 5 17 3 0 1 8 0 0 1 2 .436 .463 .590 1.053 23 1 1 0 0 0
9 Angel Flores 21 26 99 89 5 16 1 0 0 8 0 0 8 18 .180 .242 .191 .433 17 2 0 0 2 0
10 Curtis Granderson* 27 3 12 11 1 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .364 .417 .727 1.144 8 0 0 0 0 0
11 Joaquin Guzman# 21 4 12 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 2 0 0 0 0
12 Justin Henry* 23 120 532 475 74 140 24 2 1 46 27 7 44 36 .295 .356 .360 .716 171 14 3 7 3 2
13 Kody Kaiser# 23 110 446 392 55 102 24 6 11 57 30 6 45 114 .260 .342 .436 .779 171 9 4 5 0 2
14 Mark McBratney* 23 24 96 86 9 16 4 2 0 5 0 3 8 24 .186 .260 .279 .539 24 0 1 0 1 0
15 Cory Middleton 22 76 279 247 33 48 9 0 6 25 2 1 24 61 .194 .280 .304 .583 75 2 6 0 2 1
16 Jordan Newton 22 95 397 363 48 97 21 10 7 48 8 2 20 97 .267 .310 .438 .748 159 3 5 4 5 0
17 Magglio Ordonez 34 1 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Hayden Parrott 20 16 57 55 2 11 0 1 1 6 0 1 2 16 .200 .228 .291 .519 16 1 0 0 0 0
19 Kyle Peter* 22 103 465 396 64 104 11 1 0 34 42 12 57 80 .263 .359 .295 .654 117 6 5 2 5 0
20 Keith Stein* 22 13 51 43 3 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 6 12 .093 .216 .163 .378 7 1 1 0 1 0
21 Roger Tomas# 22 58 237 210 28 65 1 2 1 20 6 4 17 32 .310 .362 .348 .710 73 6 2 5 3 0
22 Joseph Tucker 24 96 413 367 46 105 17 1 3 42 5 8 22 48 .286 .341 .362 .704 133 13 13 3 8 0
23 Casper Wells 23 50 211 179 30 43 7 0 10 26 17 5 22 39 .240 .351 .447 .798 80 2 9 0 1 0
24 Christopher White# 20 23 79 74 11 21 8 0 2 5 5 0 5 13 .284 .329 .473 .802 35 0 0 0 0 0
24 Players 22.5 137 5203 4610 581 1187 198 36 66 522 162 64 444 928 .257 .328 .359 .687 1655 119 62 34 53 8
* - 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 Kelvin Cedano 22 2 1 .667 5.35 25 0 9 0 0 0 37.0 43 25 22 5 31 0 41 2 0 6 181 2.000 10.5 1.2 7.5 10.0 1.32
2 Rudy Darrow 24 4 2 .667 1.85 33 0 16 0 0 4 48.2 39 13 10 1 15 0 43 4 0 14 202 1.110 7.2 0.2 2.8 8.0 2.87
3 Alfredo Figaro 23 12 2 .857 2.05 19 19 0 2 2 0 123.0 99 35 28 0 30 0 96 4 0 7 493 1.049 7.2 0.0 2.2 7.0 3.20
4 Aaron Fuhrman* 20 0 1 .000 4.22 3 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 18 7 5 1 3 0 11 0 0 1 52 1.969 15.2 0.8 2.5 9.3 3.67
5 L.J. Gagnier 23 1 8 .111 4.42 14 14 0 0 0 0 75.1 71 48 37 4 33 0 79 2 1 7 326 1.381 8.5 0.5 3.9 9.4 2.39
6 Ramon Garcia* 23 4 3 .571 2.81 7 7 0 1 1 0 48.0 43 16 15 3 5 0 38 0 5 3 189 1.000 8.1 0.6 0.9 7.1 7.60
7 Wilton Garcia 23 9 4 .692 4.40 47 0 13 0 0 1 73.2 65 41 36 5 28 0 54 6 0 10 318 1.262 7.9 0.6 3.4 6.6 1.93
8 Scott Green 22 1 2 .333 3.57 15 0 10 0 0 2 17.2 14 9 7 1 5 1 15 1 1 4 73 1.075 7.1 0.5 2.5 7.6 3.00
9 Brandon Hamilton 19 0 5 .000 5.01 8 6 0 0 0 0 32.1 34 25 18 2 28 0 22 0 0 1 151 1.918 9.5 0.6 7.8 6.1 0.79
10 Andrew Hess 23 2 3 .400 3.19 33 6 10 0 0 1 84.2 77 42 30 6 36 1 64 7 3 3 374 1.335 8.2 0.6 3.8 6.8 1.78
11 Matt Hoffman* 19 0 2 .000 4.60 5 2 1 0 0 0 15.2 19 10 8 1 14 0 20 0 0 3 82 2.106 10.9 0.6 8.0 11.5 1.43
12 Brett Jacobson 21 2 2 .500 1.52 21 0 7 0 0 1 29.2 26 7 5 0 5 1 31 2 0 3 120 1.045 7.9 0.0 1.5 9.4 6.20
13 Jon Kibler* 21 14 5 .737 1.75 23 23 0 2 1 0 154.1 103 39 30 4 32 0 126 3 4 6 585 0.875 6.0 0.2 1.9 7.3 3.94
14 Noah Krol 24 4 3 .571 3.93 47 0 40 0 0 15 50.1 39 28 22 2 28 1 49 5 0 7 219 1.331 7.0 0.4 5.0 8.8 1.75
15 Santo Mieses 23 1 3 .250 4.74 17 0 8 0 0 0 24.2 24 14 13 4 12 0 20 2 3 4 110 1.459 8.8 1.5 4.4 7.3 1.67
16 Emmanuel Miguelez* 22 5 6 .455 4.39 29 19 3 2 0 0 123.0 125 70 60 7 55 0 86 6 1 12 544 1.463 9.1 0.5 4.0 6.3 1.56
17 Paul Nardozzi 23 5 5 .500 3.95 32 11 6 0 0 0 93.1 105 51 41 9 30 0 76 4 3 3 409 1.446 10.1 0.9 2.9 7.3 2.53
18 Orlando Perdomo 24 0 0 3.52 9 0 4 0 0 0 15.1 21 10 6 2 3 0 6 0 0 3 67 1.565 12.3 1.2 1.8 3.5 2.00
19 Mauricio Robles* 19 5 3 .625 2.66 23 16 3 0 0 0 91.1 54 27 27 2 54 0 79 4 0 8 367 1.182 5.3 0.2 5.3 7.8 1.46
20 Brayan Villarreal 21 0 1 .000 16.20 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.1 7 7 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 18 2.400 18.9 2.7 2.7 0.0 0.00
21 Thad Weber 23 1 4 .200 2.56 11 11 0 0 0 0 56.1 46 20 16 3 11 0 49 3 1 5 225 1.012 7.3 0.5 1.8 7.8 4.45
21 Players 22.4 72 65 .526 3.29 137 137 130 7 10 24 1208.1 1072 544 442 63 459 4 1005 56 22 110 5105 1.267 8.0 0.5 3.4 7.5 2.19
* - 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
Alex Avila 42 313 30 3 1 .991 8.17 4 37 18 33%
Adrian Casanova 29 180 15 1 0 .995 6.72 1 19 11 37%
Angel Flores 26 169 14 2 1 .989 7.04 2 29 5 15%
Joe Bowen 22 185 13 0 0 1.000 9.00 4 20 5 20%
Jordan Newton 21 157 19 7 2 .962 8.38 2 32 8 20%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Carlson 76 635 53 10 58 .986 9.05
Ron Bourquin 40 380 15 4 40 .990 9.88
Joseph Tucker 19 143 12 1 11 .994 8.16
Cory Middleton 6 59 4 0 7 1.000 10.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Justin Henry 115 213 332 19 78 .966 4.74
Joseph Tucker 17 35 40 1 10 .987 4.41
Roger Tomas 4 5 10 1 4 .938 3.75
Kody Kaiser 3 1 11 1 2 .923 4.00
Joaquin Guzman 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Bourquin 57 54 98 14 6 .916 2.67
Roger Tomas 42 27 75 5 10 .953 2.43
Cory Middleton 21 22 48 6 5 .921 3.33
Kody Kaiser 15 11 22 3 2 .917 2.20
Joseph Tucker 4 0 6 0 1 1.000 1.50
Joaquin Guzman 2 1 3 2 0 .667 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Audy Ciriaco 107 134 335 41 69 .920 4.38
Joseph Tucker 12 15 23 4 7 .905 3.17
Roger Tomas 11 18 24 0 4 1.000 3.82
Brandon Douglas 8 20 18 1 4 .974 4.75
Joaquin Guzman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jordan Newton 52 100 4 2 0 .981 2.00
Joseph Tucker 33 51 4 3 2 .948 1.67
Mark McBratney 21 29 2 0 1 1.000 1.48
Kody Kaiser 13 25 1 1 0 .963 2.00
Cory Middleton 11 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.64
Hayden Parrott 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Christopher White 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Keith Stein 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kyle Peter 101 235 10 4 2 .984 2.43
Christopher White 13 23 0 0 0 1.000 1.77
Keith Stein 11 16 1 1 0 .944 1.55
Jordan Newton 4 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
Curtis Granderson 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mark McBratney 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Kody Kaiser 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50
Joseph Tucker 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50
Casper Wells 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kody Kaiser 61 98 5 1 2 .990 1.69
Casper Wells 46 89 8 1 3 .990 2.11
Cory Middleton 15 18 2 0 0 1.000 1.33
Hayden Parrott 7 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.43
Christopher White 7 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.43
Joseph Tucker 4 13 1 0 1 1.000 3.50
Andy Dirks 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Keith Stein 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wilton Garcia 47 7 6 1 1 .929 0.28
Noah Krol 47 11 14 1 3 .962 0.53
Rudy Darrow 33 2 7 2 1 .818 0.27
Andrew Hess 33 5 13 4 1 .818 0.55
Paul Nardozzi 32 11 6 0 2 1.000 0.53
Emmanuel Miguelez 29 5 16 3 0 .875 0.72
Kelvin Cedano 25 2 7 1 1 .900 0.36
Jon Kibler 23 2 29 4 2 .886 1.35
Mauricio Robles 23 3 26 1 0 .967 1.26
Brett Jacobson 21 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.29
Alfredo Figaro 19 9 18 2 1 .931 1.42
Santo Mieses 17 0 5 1 0 .833 0.29
Scott Green 15 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.27
L.J. Gagnier 14 4 12 1 0 .941 1.14
Thad Weber 11 2 3 1 0 .833 0.45
Orlando Perdomo 9 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.33
Brandon Hamilton 8 1 2 1 1 .750 0.38
Ramon Garcia 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Matt Hoffman 5 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.20
Aaron Fuhrman 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Brayan Villarreal 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Alex Avila 21 L R 5' 11.0" 210 Jan 29, 1987 Hialeah, FL, US 2008-06-20 2008-08-31
Ron Bourquin 23 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 29, 1985 Canton, OH, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Joe Bowen 20 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 25, 1987 Ocala, FL, US 2008-04-03 2008-05-30
Chris Carlson 24 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Jan 7, 1984 Topeka, KS, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Adrian Casanova 25 R R 6' 1.0" 210 May 6, 1983 Miami, FL, US 2008-04-14 2008-07-30
Kelvin Cedano 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 3, 1985 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-03 2008-08-21
Audy Ciriaco 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 16, 1987 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Rudy Darrow 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 11, 1984 Stillwater, OK, US 2008-04-04 2008-07-24
Andy Dirks 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 24, 1986 Hutchinson, KS, US 2008-06-19 2008-06-22
Brandon Douglas 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 27, 1985 Knoxville, IA, US 2008-07-16 2008-07-26
Alfredo Figaro 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 7, 1984 Samana, Samana, DO 2008-04-04 2008-07-24
Angel Flores 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 16, 1986 Manati, PR 2008-06-03 2008-09-01
Aaron Fuhrman 20 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 2, 1988 Staten Island, NY, US 2008-08-23 2008-09-01
L.J. Gagnier 23 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 28, 1985 Santa Cruz, CA, US 2008-04-06 2008-08-19
Ramon Garcia 23 L L 6' 2.0" 165 Oct 30, 1984 Yamasa, Monte Plata, DO 2008-04-03 2008-05-08
Wilton Garcia 23 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Apr 12, 1985 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO 2008-04-04 2008-08-31
Curtis Granderson 27 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 16, 1981 Blue Island, IL, US 2008-04-18 2008-04-22
Scott Green 22 R R 6' 7.0" 240 Aug 10, 1985 Dayton, OH, US 2008-06-28 2008-09-01
Joaquin Guzman 21 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 22, 1986 Bani, Peravia, DO 2008-06-07 2008-06-15
Brandon Hamilton 19 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 25, 1988 Millbrook, AL, US 2008-05-14 2008-06-23
Justin Henry 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 30, 1985 Houston, MS, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Andrew Hess 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Nov 6, 1984 Kalamazoo, MI, US 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
Matt Hoffman 19 L L 6' 2.0" 224 Nov 8, 1988 Owasso, OK, US 2008-05-31 2008-06-23
Brett Jacobson 21 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Nov 9, 1986 Phoenix, AZ, US 2008-06-19 2008-08-30
Kody Kaiser 23 S R 5' 9.0" 185 Apr 6, 1985 Bethany, OK, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Jon Kibler 21 L L 6' 4.0" 215 Aug 10, 1986 Baltimore, MD, US 2008-04-07 2008-08-22
Noah Krol 24 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 6, 1984 Nickerson, KS, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-31
Mark McBratney 23 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 26, 1984 Wichita, KS, US 2008-04-04 2008-05-16
Cory Middleton 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 3, 1985 Pensacola, FL, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-01
Santo Mieses 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Apr 15, 1985 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-03 2008-05-28
Emmanuel Miguelez 22 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 16, 1985 Coral Gables, FL, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-31
Paul Nardozzi 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 14, 1985 Amherst, NY, US 2008-04-06 2008-08-30
Jordan Newton 22 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Aug 29, 1985 Elizabethtown, KY, US 2008-04-04 2008-09-01
Magglio Ordonez 34 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jan 28, 1974 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 2008-07-14 2008-07-14
Hayden Parrott 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 11, 1988 West Bloomfield, MI, US 2008-06-07 2008-07-20
Orlando Perdomo 24 R R 6' 0.0" 160 May 3, 1984 Ciudad Ojeda, Zulia, VE 2008-07-30 2008-08-28
Kyle Peter 22 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 4, 1986 Topeka, KS, US 2008-04-03 2008-08-31
Mauricio Robles 19 L L 5' 10.0" 215 Mar 5, 1989 Valencia, Carabobo, VE 2008-05-14 2008-08-30
Keith Stein 22 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 17, 1985 College Station, TX, US 2008-07-09 2008-07-26
Roger Tomas 22 S R 5' 8.0" 185 Apr 17, 1986 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
Joseph Tucker 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 25, 1984 Canton, OH, US 2008-04-05 2008-09-01
Brayan Villarreal 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 10, 1987 La Guaira, Vargas, VE 2008-08-28 2008-08-28
Thad Weber 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 28, 1984 Seward, NE, US 2008-06-28 2008-08-29
Casper Wells 23 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Nov 23, 1984 Grand Rapids, MI, US 2008-04-03 2008-06-05
Christopher White 20 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 12, 1987 Lompoc, CA, US 2008-07-30 2008-09-01

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