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1997 Akron Aeros

1997 > Class AA > 1997 Eastern League (South)
Overall: 51-90
Scored 758 runs, Allowed 841 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-77

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Jeff Datz
Represented: Akron, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1998

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 Todd Betts* 24 128 522 439 65 108 25 1 20 69 1 3 73 97 .246 .355 .444 .799 195 6 4 1 5 8
2 Jim Betzsold 24 118 506 434 76 115 21 5 19 79 4 5 60 119 .265 .366 .468 .833 203 12 10 0 2 2
3 Russell Branyan* 21 41 168 137 26 32 4 0 12 30 0 0 28 56 .234 .369 .526 .895 72 1 2 0 1 1
4 John Carter 25 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Sean Casey* 22 62 270 241 38 93 19 1 10 66 0 1 23 34 .386 .448 .598 1.046 144 5 5 0 1 2
6 Patricio Claudio 25 17 37 33 6 7 1 0 0 6 2 2 3 14 .212 .297 .242 .540 8 1 1 0 0 0
7 Chad Curtis 28 4 19 18 5 7 1 0 3 6 0 1 0 3 .389 .421 .944 1.365 17 1 1 0 0 0
8 Randy Curtis* 26 29 119 93 19 22 3 0 5 15 2 3 22 27 .237 .376 .430 .806 40 1 0 2 2 0
9 Chip Glass* 26 113 461 394 74 102 17 4 5 37 16 10 56 61 .259 .360 .360 .721 142 11 7 3 1 1
10 Rafael Gross 22 19 51 49 7 14 4 0 0 2 3 3 2 13 .286 .314 .367 .681 18 3 0 0 0 0
11 Robin Harriss 25 49 175 146 24 39 8 0 1 17 0 1 20 36 .267 .351 .342 .694 50 8 0 7 2 0
12 Guillermo Mercedes# 23 97 336 288 37 60 7 1 0 27 2 3 28 38 .208 .285 .240 .525 69 9 5 10 5 0
13 David Miller* 23 134 569 509 84 153 27 9 4 61 22 11 48 77 .301 .361 .413 .773 210 5 2 6 4 2
14 Scott Morgan 23 21 79 69 11 12 3 0 2 6 1 0 8 20 .174 .266 .304 .570 21 0 1 0 1 0
15 Bobby Morris* 24 42 146 119 17 30 9 1 1 15 1 2 22 21 .252 .375 .370 .745 44 3 2 2 1 0
16 Mike Moyle 25 104 404 342 56 79 15 0 16 53 3 0 53 71 .231 .342 .415 .758 142 17 6 1 2 1
17 Sean Mulligan 27 2 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .429 .500 .571 1.071 4 0 0 0 0 0
18 Mike Neal 25 126 532 457 77 129 24 2 17 69 8 7 55 103 .282 .372 .455 .827 208 7 12 5 3 0
19 Chan Perry 24 119 516 476 74 150 34 2 20 96 3 3 28 61 .315 .355 .521 .876 248 14 5 1 6 0
20 Kevin Riggs* 28 53 218 178 34 40 9 0 1 20 3 1 34 35 .225 .355 .292 .647 52 5 3 1 2 2
21 Greg Thomas* 24 67 273 242 27 59 13 2 7 42 2 1 29 50 .244 .322 .401 .723 97 4 0 0 2 1
21 Players 24.2 141 5409 4671 758 1254 245 28 143 717 73 57 593 936 .268 .356 .425 .781 1984 113 66 39 40 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 Mike Badorek 28 1 2 .333 6.12 4 4 0 1 0 0 25.0 40 22 17 0 6 1 15 0 0 3 122 1.840 14.4 0.0 2.2 5.4 2.50
2 Scott Baker* 27 2 1 .667 3.42 4 4 0 1 0 0 26.1 25 11 10 2 4 0 12 0 0 0 108 1.101 8.5 0.7 1.4 4.1 3.00
3 Erik Bennett 28 2 3 .400 4.81 11 1 5 0 0 0 24.1 26 13 13 1 9 1 20 1 1 1 107 1.438 9.6 0.4 3.3 7.4 2.22
4 John Briscoe 29 0 1 .000 3.94 33 0 26 0 0 5 32.0 41 19 14 7 12 2 28 2 0 4 145 1.656 11.5 2.0 3.4 7.9 2.33
5 Lance Calmus 24 1 1 .500 6.10 5 1 2 0 0 0 10.1 6 7 7 3 9 0 10 1 0 1 46 1.452 5.2 2.6 7.8 8.7 1.11
6 Jared Camp 22 2 8 .200 6.19 12 12 0 1 0 0 64.0 79 49 44 13 26 1 39 1 0 4 293 1.641 11.1 1.8 3.7 5.5 1.50
7 John Carter 25 1 2 .333 9.00 19 0 5 0 0 0 39.0 51 45 39 7 26 1 24 7 0 5 195 1.974 11.8 1.6 6.0 5.5 0.92 Stats for 2 teams
8 Jim Crowell* 23 1 0 1.000 4.50 3 3 0 0 0 0 18.0 13 12 9 2 11 0 7 1 0 1 80 1.333 6.5 1.0 5.5 3.5 0.64
9 Maximo De La Rosa 25 4 9 .308 4.44 17 13 2 5 0 0 97.1 112 63 48 11 32 3 70 5 4 2 435 1.479 10.4 1.0 3.0 6.5 2.19
10 Tony Dougherty 24 0 2 .000 2.54 28 0 26 0 0 8 39.0 31 11 11 2 19 1 31 1 0 0 163 1.282 7.2 0.5 4.4 7.2 1.63
11 Mike Gordon 24 1 2 .333 4.15 6 6 0 0 0 0 30.1 37 28 14 3 14 0 16 2 0 2 147 1.681 11.0 0.9 4.2 4.7 1.14
12 Chris Granata 25 1 0 1.000 7.20 4 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 8 5 4 0 4 0 3 0 0 1 27 2.400 14.4 0.0 7.2 5.4 0.75
13 Dennis Gray* 27 0 2 .000 12.27 10 0 3 0 0 0 7.1 13 10 10 2 9 0 5 0 0 1 42 3.000 16.0 2.5 11.0 6.1 0.56
14 Daron Kirkreit 24 8 9 .471 5.20 26 20 3 1 0 0 117.2 131 96 68 15 69 3 83 13 1 10 562 1.700 10.0 1.1 5.3 6.3 1.20
15 Albie Lopez 25 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
16 Johnny Martinez 24 1 8 .111 4.96 32 0 18 0 0 2 49.0 63 32 27 9 26 4 31 4 0 5 244 1.816 11.6 1.7 4.8 5.7 1.19
17 Mike Matthews* 23 6 8 .429 3.82 19 19 0 3 1 0 113.0 116 62 48 13 57 0 69 7 4 5 492 1.531 9.2 1.0 4.5 5.5 1.21
18 Rafael Mesa 23 0 1 .000 4.21 14 0 4 0 0 0 25.2 36 13 12 1 9 0 7 3 0 1 114 1.753 12.6 0.4 3.2 2.5 0.78
19 Wilmer Montoya 23 0 0 11.57 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 4 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 14 2.571 15.4 0.0 7.7 7.7 1.00
20 Marcus Moore 26 3 5 .375 4.94 13 10 0 1 0 0 71.0 84 50 39 9 32 1 63 1 1 4 323 1.634 10.6 1.1 4.1 8.0 1.97
21 Noe Najera* 26 4 8 .333 6.06 25 14 4 1 0 0 84.2 96 63 57 3 40 1 50 3 1 2 383 1.606 10.2 0.3 4.3 5.3 1.25
22 Julio Perez 23 1 0 1.000 5.62 9 0 4 0 0 1 24.0 27 16 15 3 13 0 23 2 1 1 115 1.667 10.1 1.1 4.9 8.6 1.77
23 Jason Rakers 24 1 4 .200 4.39 7 7 0 1 1 0 41.0 36 21 20 3 11 0 31 4 0 1 168 1.146 7.9 0.7 2.4 6.8 2.82
24 Jeff Sexton 25 2 0 1.000 4.75 16 3 5 0 0 1 47.1 55 27 25 4 15 1 38 5 2 1 215 1.479 10.5 0.8 2.9 7.2 2.53
25 Paul Shuey 26 0 0 3.38 3 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 10 3 3 1 0 0 9 0 0 1 32 1.250 11.2 1.1 0.0 10.1
26 Jay Vaught 25 2 3 .400 5.22 29 4 9 0 0 1 70.2 65 43 41 8 40 1 56 5 0 4 312 1.486 8.3 1.0 5.1 7.1 1.40
27 Teddy Warrecker 24 1 5 .167 11.53 10 7 2 0 0 0 32.0 44 50 41 3 40 0 25 9 1 4 192 2.625 12.4 0.8 11.2 7.0 0.63
28 Lenny Weber 24 1 0 1.000 15.43 6 0 0 0 0 0 9.1 22 17 16 3 9 0 8 0 0 0 59 3.321 21.2 2.9 8.7 7.7 0.89
29 Bill Wertz 30 1 0 1.000 9.61 11 1 2 0 0 0 19.2 32 24 21 2 12 0 7 2 0 0 105 2.237 14.6 0.9 5.5 3.2 0.58
30 Casey Whitten* 25 1 3 .250 5.87 4 4 0 0 0 0 15.1 20 12 10 1 11 0 14 0 0 1 71 2.022 11.7 0.6 6.5 8.2 1.27
31 Scott Winchester 24 0 0 3.86 6 0 6 0 0 1 7.0 8 3 3 1 2 1 8 1 0 1 32 1.429 10.3 1.3 2.6 10.3 4.00
32 Jaret Wright 21 3 3 .500 3.67 8 8 0 1 0 0 54.0 43 26 22 4 23 2 59 0 1 2 221 1.222 7.2 0.7 3.8 9.8 2.57
32 Players 24.9 51 90 .362 5.26 141 141 125 16 5 19 1197.0 1357 841 700 132 588 24 851 79 17 69 5503 1.625 10.2 1.0 4.4 6.4 1.45
* - 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 Moyle 99 592 80 5 10 .993 6.79 17 109 44 29%
Robin Harriss 47 294 29 3 2 .991 6.87 3 29 16 36%
Sean Mulligan 2 11 0 0 0 1.000 5.50 0 8 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chan Perry 56 427 34 3 32 .994 8.23
Sean Casey 52 405 22 5 35 .988 8.21
Greg Thomas 39 296 19 12 25 .963 8.08
Todd Betts 2 8 1 1 0 .900 4.50
David Miller 2 15 1 0 0 1.000 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Neal 72 167 158 11 34 .967 4.51
Kevin Riggs 40 79 73 14 18 .916 3.80
Bobby Morris 32 69 84 12 11 .927 4.78
Rafael Gross 6 15 8 0 5 1.000 3.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Betts 94 75 178 27 17 .904 2.69
Russell Branyan 39 31 98 11 7 .921 3.31
Mike Neal 9 5 13 1 0 .947 2.00
Rafael Gross 3 0 8 1 0 .889 2.67
Chan Perry 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Guillermo Mercedes 97 161 283 17 42 .963 4.58
Mike Neal 49 78 127 17 23 .923 4.18
Rafael Gross 3 3 7 3 2 .769 3.33

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Miller 89 0.00
Chip Glass 18 0.00
Chan Perry 14 0.00
Greg Thomas 13 0.00
Scott Morgan 12 0.00
Randy Curtis 4 0.00
Robin Harriss 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chip Glass 66 0.00
David Miller 46 0.00
Randy Curtis 17 0.00
Patricio Claudio 12 0.00
Rafael Gross 5 0.00
Chad Curtis 4 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Betzsold 117 0.00
Chip Glass 20 0.00
Scott Morgan 9 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Miller 132 230 9 5 0 .980 1.81
Jim Betzsold 117 197 17 9 1 .960 1.83
Chip Glass 101 191 11 8 1 .962 2.00
Randy Curtis 21 47 1 4 0 .923 2.29
Scott Morgan 21 37 4 1 1 .976 1.95
Chan Perry 14 31 2 0 0 1.000 2.36
Greg Thomas 13 23 0 1 0 .958 1.77
Patricio Claudio 12 25 0 0 0 1.000 2.08
Rafael Gross 5 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.80
Chad Curtis 4 5 2 0 0 1.000 1.75
Robin Harriss 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Briscoe 33 2 3 1 0 .833 0.15
Johnny Martinez 32 4 10 1 0 .933 0.44
Jay Vaught 29 4 13 0 1 1.000 0.59
Tony Dougherty 28 4 7 0 0 1.000 0.39
Daron Kirkreit 26 7 15 1 0 .957 0.85
Noe Najera 25 1 18 2 0 .905 0.76
John Carter 19 1 10 2 0 .846 0.58 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Matthews 19 4 29 0 1 1.000 1.74
Maximo De La Rosa 17 6 16 3 1 .880 1.29
Jeff Sexton 16 0 14 0 0 1.000 0.88
Rafael Mesa 14 4 9 0 1 1.000 0.93
Marcus Moore 13 4 11 5 1 .750 1.15
Jared Camp 12 4 6 0 0 1.000 0.83
Erik Bennett 11 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.45
Bill Wertz 11 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.18
Dennis Gray 10 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.10
Teddy Warrecker 10 0 4 2 1 .667 0.40
Julio Perez 9 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.22
Jaret Wright 8 3 11 2 0 .875 1.75
Jason Rakers 7 0 8 1 0 .889 1.14
Mike Gordon 6 3 10 2 0 .867 2.17
Lenny Weber 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Scott Winchester 6 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Lance Calmus 5 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Mike Badorek 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Scott Baker 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Chris Granata 4 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.50
Casey Whitten 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jim Crowell 3 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33
Paul Shuey 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Wilmer Montoya 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Albie Lopez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Badorek 28 R R 6' 5.0" 230 May 15, 1969 Mount Zion, IL, US
Scott Baker 27 L L 6' 2.0" 175 May 18, 1970 San Jose, CA, US
Erik Bennett 28 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 13, 1968 Yreka, CA, US
Todd Betts 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 24, 1973 East York, ON, CA
Jim Betzsold 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 7, 1972 Orange, CA, US
Russell Branyan 21 L R 6' 4.0" 235 Dec 19, 1975 Warner Robins, GA, US
John Briscoe 29 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 22, 1967 La Grange, IL, US
Lance Calmus 24 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Jan 19, 1973 Tulsa, OK, US
Jared Camp 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 4, 1975 Huntington, WV, US
John Carter 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 16, 1972 Chicago, IL, US
Sean Casey 22 L R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 2, 1974 Willingboro, NJ, US
Patricio Claudio 25 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Apr 12, 1972 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Jim Crowell 23 L L 6' 4.0" 220 May 14, 1974 Minneapolis, MN, US
Chad Curtis 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1968 Marion, IN, US
Randy Curtis 26 L L 5' 10.0" 195 Jan 16, 1971 Orange, CA, US
Maximo De La Rosa 25 R R 5' 11.0" 218 Jul 12, 1971 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Tony Dougherty 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 12, 1973 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Chip Glass 26 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 24, 1971 Ukiah, CA, US
Mike Gordon 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Nov 30, 1972 Quincy, FL, US
Chris Granata 25 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 26, 1972 Toledo, OH, US
Dennis Gray 27 L L 6' 6.0" 225 Dec 24, 1969 Riverside, CA, US
Rafael Gross 22 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Aug 8, 1974 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Robin Harriss 25 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 7, 1971 Abilene, TX, US
Daron Kirkreit 24 R R 6' 6.0" 225 Aug 7, 1972 Anaheim, CA, US
Albie Lopez 25 R R 6' 2.0" 240 Aug 18, 1971 Mesa, AZ, US
Johnny Martinez 24 R R 6' 3.0" 168 Nov 25, 1972 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Mike Matthews 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 24, 1973 Fredericksburg, VA, US
Guillermo Mercedes 23 S R 5' 11.0" 155 Jan 17, 1974 La Romana, La Romana, DO
Rafael Mesa 23 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Oct 9, 1973 Azua, Azua, DO
David Miller 23 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Dec 9, 1973 Philadelphia, PA, US
Wilmer Montoya 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 15, 1974 Carabobo, VE
Marcus Moore 26 S R 6' 5.0" 195 Nov 2, 1970 Oakland, CA, US
Scott Morgan 23 R R 6' 7.0" 230 Jul 19, 1973 Westlake Village, CA, US
Bobby Morris 24 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 22, 1972 Hammond, IN, US
Mike Moyle 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 8, 1971 Perth, Western Australia, AU
Sean Mulligan 27 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 25, 1970 Lynwood, CA, US
Noe Najera 26 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 9, 1970 Los Angeles, CA, US
Mike Neal 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 5, 1971 Fayetteville, AR, US
Julio Perez 23 R R 6' 1.0" 163 May 18, 1974 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Chan Perry 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 13, 1972 Live Oak, FL, US
Jason Rakers 24 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Jun 29, 1973 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Kevin Riggs 28 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 3, 1969 Hartford, CT, US
Jeff Sexton 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 4, 1971 Westminster, CA, US
Paul Shuey 26 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 16, 1970 Lima, OH, US
Greg Thomas 24 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 19, 1972 Miami, FL, US
Jay Vaught 25 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 21, 1971 Pasadena, TX, US
Teddy Warrecker 24 L R 6' 6.0" 215 Oct 1, 1972 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Lenny Weber 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 6, 1972 New Iberia, LA, US
Bill Wertz 30 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jan 15, 1967 Cleveland, OH, US
Casey Whitten 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 May 23, 1972 Evansville, IN, US
Scott Winchester 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 20, 1973 Midland, MI, US
Jaret Wright 21 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Dec 29, 1975 Anaheim, CA, US

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