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1997 GCL Royals

1997 > Class Rookie > 1997 Gulf Coast League (West)
Overall: 36-24
Scored 293 runs, Allowed 225 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 37-23

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Al Pedrique
Represented: Fort Myers, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 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 Richie Benes 19 34 42 39 15 8 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 11 .205 .262 .256 .518 10 0 0 0 0 0
2 Alen Brito 20 11 26 24 3 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 7 .250 .269 .250 .519 6 0 0 0 1 0
3 Juan Brito 17 25 77 70 14 22 4 0 3 15 0 0 5 5 .314 .368 .500 .868 35 1 1 1 0 1
4 Henry Calderon 23 43 155 139 17 34 5 3 1 15 3 1 10 31 .245 .301 .345 .646 48 3 2 2 2 0
5 Melvin Dasher 20 49 170 154 20 31 8 0 1 10 3 1 11 47 .201 .265 .273 .537 42 2 3 0 2 0
6 Christian Diaz 19 9 18 15 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .267 .600 4 0 2 0 0 0
7 Rafael Garcia# 19 37 131 115 19 29 1 0 0 10 9 4 11 33 .252 .310 .261 .571 30 1 0 2 3 0
8 Erick Gomez* 21 50 187 169 18 54 16 0 3 29 0 0 16 36 .320 .374 .467 .842 79 6 0 0 2 0
9 Tarik Graham 17 28 69 42 10 6 0 1 0 4 1 2 20 25 .143 .455 .190 .645 8 0 4 3 0 0
10 Pedro Herrera 19 36 115 101 15 30 2 0 0 7 2 1 7 22 .297 .339 .317 .656 32 1 0 6 1 0
11 Ryan McDonald* 21 26 69 57 9 16 1 1 1 9 1 0 10 8 .281 .406 .386 .792 22 1 2 0 0 0
12 Jose Nunez 20 52 200 174 22 36 8 4 3 22 2 0 21 53 .207 .298 .351 .649 61 5 2 2 1 1
13 Sergio Nunez 22 5 15 14 4 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 .286 .333 .429 .762 6 1 1 0 0 0
14 Rich Petru 22 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
15 Juan Ramirez 19 46 142 133 11 27 5 0 2 14 0 1 6 18 .203 .236 .286 .521 38 11 0 2 1 0
16 Willy Ruiz 20 54 216 197 33 71 4 0 0 14 20 11 9 19 .360 .406 .381 .786 75 6 6 4 0 0
17 Jose Taveras 20 57 237 205 46 67 14 4 7 39 14 4 24 42 .327 .403 .537 .940 110 1 3 4 1 1
18 Rashad Tillis# 20 34 116 102 14 23 2 2 1 12 4 1 12 28 .225 .313 .314 .627 32 2 1 1 0 0
19 Rafael Torres 18 44 176 160 20 49 2 0 3 33 2 1 7 16 .306 .352 .375 .727 60 5 6 0 3 1
20 Taco Woods# 19 2 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 Players 19.8 60 2170 1916 293 516 73 17 25 241 67 28 175 411 .269 .338 .364 .703 698 46 34 27 18 4
* - 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 Jeremy Affeldt* 18 2 0 1.000 4.50 10 9 0 0 0 0 40.0 34 24 20 3 21 0 36 5 2 4 171 1.375 7.6 0.7 4.7 8.1 1.71
2 Pavel Budsky 21 2 1 .667 5.23 6 0 0 0 0 0 10.1 17 6 6 0 1 0 7 1 0 1 47 1.742 14.8 0.0 0.9 6.1 7.00
3 Rickey Crutchley* 18 1 1 .500 2.41 11 1 3 0 0 0 18.2 14 6 5 0 14 0 19 1 0 1 84 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 9.2 1.36
4 Ryan Douglass 18 5 1 .833 3.05 12 9 1 1 1 0 56.0 66 21 19 0 12 0 35 2 0 2 237 1.393 10.6 0.0 1.9 5.6 2.92
5 Javier Gamboa 23 0 0 1.12 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 7 1 1 0 26 0.625 4.5 0.0 1.1 7.9 7.00
6 Edwin Gonzalez 19 2 1 .667 1.93 3 3 0 1 0 0 18.2 16 8 4 0 3 0 12 1 0 4 75 1.018 7.7 0.0 1.4 5.8 4.00
7 Cory Kyzar 19 0 0 2.45 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 14 0.545 4.9 0.0 0.0 7.4
8 Tony Mancha 18 2 6 .250 3.28 13 7 4 0 0 2 49.1 53 28 18 1 11 0 47 4 0 2 216 1.297 9.7 0.2 2.0 8.6 4.27
9 Carlos Martinez* 18 1 0 1.000 1.97 14 1 6 1 1 4 32.0 24 8 7 0 14 1 19 1 1 1 128 1.188 6.8 0.0 3.9 5.3 1.36
10 Juan Medrano 18 1 3 .250 4.55 15 2 9 0 0 1 29.2 33 21 15 0 9 0 17 3 1 7 132 1.416 10.0 0.0 2.7 5.2 1.89
11 Taylor Myers 19 5 4 .556 2.41 11 10 1 2 2 0 59.2 48 21 16 3 20 0 48 5 0 6 248 1.140 7.2 0.5 3.0 7.2 2.40
12 Juan Ramirez 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
13 Francisco Solano 17 4 1 .800 3.81 12 7 4 1 1 0 49.2 53 25 21 2 9 0 30 4 0 1 213 1.248 9.6 0.4 1.6 5.4 3.33
14 Corey Thurman 18 2 1 .667 2.38 8 8 0 1 0 0 34.0 28 12 9 1 22 0 42 2 0 1 149 1.471 7.4 0.3 5.8 11.1 1.91
15 Mike Torres 19 1 1 .500 3.53 15 0 8 0 0 1 35.2 32 19 14 0 12 0 27 4 1 10 155 1.234 8.1 0.0 3.0 6.8 2.25
16 Francisco Vanderhorst 19 8 4 .667 2.72 18 1 13 0 0 2 43.0 35 20 13 1 17 0 34 1 1 5 179 1.209 7.3 0.2 3.6 7.1 2.00
17 Steve Walsh 19 0 0 4.91 4 0 3 0 0 0 3.2 2 3 2 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 18 1.636 4.9 0.0 9.8 2.5 0.25
17 Players 18.4 36 24 .600 3.12 60 60 53 7 9 10 493.0 461 225 171 11 170 1 385 36 8 45 2094 1.280 8.4 0.2 3.1 7.0 2.26
* - 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
Pedro Herrera 36 221 28 9 1 .965 6.92 9 43 12 22%
Juan Brito 23 128 17 3 2 .980 6.30 1 32 12 27%
Christian Diaz 4 9 2 0 0 1.000 2.75 2 9 1 10%
Alen Brito 3 22 4 0 0 1.000 8.67 2 2 1 33%
Taco Woods 2 10 0 1 0 .909 5.00 0 4 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Juan Ramirez 43 349 29 4 26 .990 8.79
Erick Gomez 13 78 6 4 5 .955 6.46
Jose Nunez 11 78 6 1 11 .988 7.64
Christian Diaz 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willy Ruiz 43 85 96 6 20 .968 4.21
Richie Benes 15 19 35 3 6 .947 3.60
Ryan McDonald 7 11 11 1 5 .957 3.14
Sergio Nunez 4 11 5 1 1 .941 4.00
Rafael Garcia 3 5 6 1 0 .917 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Nunez 40 33 84 7 4 .944 2.93
Henry Calderon 21 15 43 3 3 .951 2.76
Christian Diaz 2 2 1 0 1 1.000 1.50
Rafael Garcia 2 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50
Rich Petru 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Juan Ramirez 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Garcia 30 40 88 16 14 .889 4.27
Henry Calderon 22 28 68 8 10 .923 4.36
Willy Ruiz 9 11 28 2 7 .951 4.33
Alen Brito 3 4 6 3 1 .769 3.33

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Dasher 44 0.00
Rashad Tillis 13 0.00
Tarik Graham 7 0.00
Jose Nunez 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Taveras 49 0.00
Tarik Graham 16 0.00
Melvin Dasher 1 0.00
Rafael Torres 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Torres 42 0.00
Rashad Tillis 10 0.00
Jose Taveras 8 0.00
Melvin Dasher 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Taveras 57 84 4 2 0 .978 1.54
Melvin Dasher 47 65 1 0 0 1.000 1.40
Rafael Torres 43 60 5 0 2 1.000 1.51
Tarik Graham 23 36 3 0 1 1.000 1.70
Rashad Tillis 23 33 4 3 1 .925 1.61
Jose Nunez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Francisco Vanderhorst 18 0 1 1 0 .500 0.06
Juan Medrano 15 3 3 3 0 .667 0.40
Mike Torres 15 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.40
Carlos Martinez 14 0 5 1 0 .833 0.36
Tony Mancha 13 9 6 2 1 .882 1.15
Ryan Douglass 12 7 8 0 1 1.000 1.25
Francisco Solano 12 3 12 2 0 .882 1.25
Rickey Crutchley 11 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.36
Taylor Myers 11 7 18 0 1 1.000 2.27
Jeremy Affeldt 10 1 4 1 1 .833 0.50
Corey Thurman 8 3 2 1 0 .833 0.63
Pavel Budsky 6 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Steve Walsh 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Edwin Gonzalez 3 3 2 1 1 .833 1.67
Cory Kyzar 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Javier Gamboa 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Juan Ramirez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeremy Affeldt 18 L L 6' 4.0" 225 Jun 6, 1979 Phoenix, AZ, US
Richie Benes 19 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Feb 20, 1978 New York, NY, US
Alen Brito 20 R R 5' 11.0" 156 Apr 10, 1977 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Juan Brito 17 R R 5' 11.0" 205 Nov 7, 1979 Moncion, Santiago Rodriguez, DO
Pavel Budsky 21 R R 6' 4.0" 216 Oct 30, 1975 Prague, CZ
Henry Calderon 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 3, 1973 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Rickey Crutchley 18 R L 6' 0.0" 160 Nov 7, 1978 Marietta, GA, US
Melvin Dasher 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 9, 1976 Palatka, FL, US
Christian Diaz 19 R R 5' 11.0" 205 Jan 7, 1978 New York, NY, US
Ryan Douglass 18 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 3, 1978 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Javier Gamboa 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 17, 1974 Hermosillo, Sonora, MX
Rafael Garcia 19 S R 6' 0.0" 150 Jun 11, 1978 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Erick Gomez 21 L R 6' 2.0" 240 Jan 21, 1976 Los Alamitos, CA, US
Edwin Gonzalez 19 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 13, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Tarik Graham 17 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 11, 1979 Orlando, FL, US
Pedro Herrera 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 24, 1978 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Cory Kyzar 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 4, 1977 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Tony Mancha 18 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 9, 1978 Las Cruces, NM, US
Carlos Martinez 18 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 29, 1978 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ryan McDonald 21 L R 5' 10.0" 195 Sep 9, 1975 Irvine, CA, US
Juan Medrano 18 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 30, 1978 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Taylor Myers 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 8, 1977 Las Vegas, NV, US
Jose Nunez 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 31, 1977 Tenares, Hermanas Mirabal, DO
Sergio Nunez 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 3, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Rich Petru 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 3, 1975 Houston, TX, US
Juan Ramirez 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jul 14, 1977 La Vega, La Vega, DO
Willy Ruiz 20 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Oct 15, 1976 Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, DO
Francisco Solano 17 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 14, 1979 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jose Taveras 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 17, 1976 Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, DO
Corey Thurman 18 R R 6' 2.0" 235 Nov 5, 1978 Augusta, GA, US
Rashad Tillis 20 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 25, 1977 Opp, AL, US
Mike Torres 19 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 11, 1978 Burbank, CA, US
Rafael Torres 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 7, 1978 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Francisco Vanderhorst 19 R R 5' 11.0" 174 Apr 6, 1978 Villa Clara, DO
Steve Walsh 19 R R 6' 6.0" 210 Mar 11, 1978 Winnipeg, MB, CA
Taco Woods 19 S R 6' 1.0" 185 May 10, 1978 St. Louis, MO, US

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