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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 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
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 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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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