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1996 Buffalo Bisons

1996 > Class AAA > 1996 American Association (East)
Overall: 84-60
Scored 723 runs, Allowed 632 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-63

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Brian Graham
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1995 / 1997

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 Bruce Aven 24 3 11 9 5 6 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 .667 .727 1.000 1.727 9 0 1 0 0 0
2 Pat Bryant 23 27 71 64 6 11 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 20 .172 .243 .188 .430 12 2 1 1 0 0
3 Casey Candaele# 35 94 426 392 66 122 22 2 6 37 3 5 27 35 .311 .355 .423 .778 166 6 1 3 3 2
4 Tim Costo 27 83 276 252 25 54 12 0 8 28 1 2 19 59 .214 .268 .357 .626 90 7 0 4 1 4
5 Steve Dunn* 26 92 335 300 35 87 20 1 12 48 2 1 30 74 .290 .355 .483 .839 145 3 2 0 3 7
6 Paul Faries 31 121 450 397 45 98 14 4 3 31 10 3 37 49 .247 .315 .325 .640 129 6 4 9 3 2 Stats for 3 teams
7 Brian Giles* 25 83 366 318 65 100 17 6 20 64 1 0 42 29 .314 .395 .594 .989 189 4 2 1 3 6
8 Eric Helfand* 27 90 320 258 31 54 10 0 5 22 0 3 46 51 .209 .350 .306 .656 79 2 11 3 2 8
9 Damian Jackson 22 133 521 452 77 116 15 1 12 49 24 7 48 78 .257 .333 .374 .707 169 7 7 8 6 0
10 Scott Leius 30 35 138 123 22 33 3 1 4 17 0 0 12 16 .268 .341 .407 .747 50 4 2 0 1 1
11 Joe Lis 27 51 167 146 21 34 8 0 6 22 0 0 18 19 .233 .319 .411 .730 60 5 1 1 1 0
12 Tom Marsh 30 112 419 395 45 93 16 1 10 49 9 5 16 58 .235 .271 .357 .628 141 14 4 2 2 0
13 Geronimo Pena# 29 51 220 195 32 61 15 3 10 35 0 0 24 52 .313 .386 .574 .961 112 4 0 0 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
14 Herbert Perry 26 40 161 151 21 51 7 1 5 30 4 0 7 19 .338 .375 .497 .872 75 0 2 1 0 2
15 Don Sparks 30 137 580 511 69 151 32 5 8 68 2 2 54 72 .295 .358 .425 .782 217 14 2 1 12 4
16 Ryan Thompson 28 138 574 540 79 140 26 4 21 83 12 5 21 119 .259 .294 .439 .733 237 14 7 2 4 1
17 Enrique Wilson# 22 3 9 8 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 .500 .556 .625 1.181 5 1 0 0 0 0
18 Nigel Wilson* 26 128 552 482 88 144 23 6 30 95 4 4 50 117 .299 .374 .558 .932 269 9 12 1 7 7
19 Tom Wilson 25 72 250 208 28 56 14 2 9 30 0 1 35 66 .269 .390 .486 .875 101 4 6 1 0 0
19 Players 27.8 144 5469 4870 723 1330 245 32 163 676 65 41 456 885 .273 .340 .437 .777 2128 99 62 33 48 43
* - 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 Brian Anderson* 24 11 5 .688 3.59 19 19 0 2 0 0 128.0 125 57 51 14 28 0 85 2 3 4 531 1.195 8.8 1.0 2.0 6.0 3.04
2 Mike Butcher 31 1 2 .333 8.18 12 2 5 0 0 0 22.0 31 24 20 4 13 0 21 4 0 2 115 2.000 12.7 1.6 5.3 8.6 1.62
3 Greg Cadaret* 34 1 5 .167 3.66 32 3 9 0 0 2 64.0 59 28 26 3 29 2 44 2 0 4 274 1.375 8.3 0.4 4.1 6.2 1.52
4 Bartolo Colon 23 0 0 6.00 8 0 1 0 0 0 15.0 16 10 10 2 8 0 19 0 0 2 69 1.600 9.6 1.2 4.8 11.4 2.38
5 Reid Cornelius 26 5 7 .417 5.60 20 18 2 0 0 0 90.0 101 64 56 6 49 1 62 5 0 3 422 1.667 10.1 0.6 4.9 6.2 1.27
6 Alan Embree* 26 4 1 .800 3.93 20 0 15 0 0 5 34.1 26 16 15 1 14 0 46 1 0 5 142 1.165 6.8 0.3 3.7 12.1 3.29
7 John Farrell 33 3 0 1.000 3.67 4 4 0 0 0 0 27.0 20 11 11 2 7 0 14 2 0 0 106 1.000 6.7 0.7 2.3 4.7 2.00
8 Danny Graves 22 4 3 .571 1.48 43 0 32 0 0 19 79.0 57 14 13 1 24 2 46 2 0 1 308 1.025 6.5 0.1 2.7 5.2 1.92
9 Benji Grigsby 25 0 0 5.40 8 0 4 0 0 0 13.1 18 13 8 6 4 0 3 0 0 0 63 1.650 12.2 4.0 2.7 2.0 0.75
10 James Lewis 26 9 6 .600 5.01 21 21 0 2 2 0 120.1 134 79 67 10 49 0 71 7 1 10 530 1.521 10.0 0.7 3.7 5.3 1.45
11 Albie Lopez 24 10 2 .833 3.87 17 17 0 2 0 0 104.2 90 54 45 13 40 0 89 10 3 1 444 1.242 7.7 1.1 3.4 7.7 2.23
12 Kent Mercker* 28 0 2 .000 3.94 3 3 0 0 0 0 16.0 11 7 7 3 9 0 11 3 0 1 70 1.250 6.2 1.7 5.1 6.2 1.22
13 Chad Ogea 25 0 1 .000 5.26 5 5 0 0 0 0 25.2 27 15 15 4 6 0 20 1 0 0 108 1.286 9.5 1.4 2.1 7.0 3.33
14 Erik Plantenberg* 27 2 2 .500 3.74 17 1 7 0 0 1 33.2 35 16 14 2 14 0 29 0 0 0 148 1.455 9.4 0.5 3.7 7.8 2.07
15 Joe Roa 24 11 8 .579 3.27 26 24 0 5 0 0 165.1 161 66 60 19 36 0 82 6 1 6 676 1.192 8.8 1.0 2.0 4.5 2.28
16 Darryl Scott 27 3 5 .375 2.89 50 1 30 0 0 9 81.0 61 29 26 11 24 4 73 0 0 2 323 1.049 6.8 1.2 2.7 8.1 3.04
17 Paul Shuey 25 3 2 .600 0.81 19 0 14 0 0 4 33.1 14 4 3 1 9 2 57 0 0 1 121 0.690 3.8 0.3 2.4 15.4 6.33
18 Julian Tavarez 23 1 0 1.000 1.29 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 10 2 2 0 3 0 10 1 0 0 54 0.929 6.4 0.0 1.9 6.4 3.33
19 Bill Wertz 29 1 2 .333 4.71 17 1 11 0 0 0 28.2 32 16 15 3 19 1 22 2 0 0 133 1.779 10.0 0.9 6.0 6.9 1.16
20 Casey Whitten* 24 3 4 .429 8.04 12 10 1 0 0 0 43.2 54 47 39 8 24 0 35 1 0 3 209 1.786 11.1 1.6 4.9 7.2 1.46
21 Jimmy Williams* 31 12 3 .800 4.04 35 13 2 0 0 0 113.2 116 60 51 13 45 0 96 1 0 9 496 1.416 9.2 1.0 3.6 7.6 2.13
21 Players 26.3 84 60 .583 3.97 144 144 133 11 9 40 1252.2 1198 632 552 126 454 12 935 50 8 54 5342 1.319 8.6 0.9 3.3 6.7 2.06
* - 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
Eric Helfand 87 573 34 5 3 .992 6.98 16 81 16 16%
Tom Wilson 66 386 26 5 3 .988 6.24 8 74 8 10%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Costo 54 417 35 1 39 .998 8.37
Steve Dunn 52 385 27 2 37 .995 7.92
Herbert Perry 29 209 19 3 20 .987 7.86
Scott Leius 14 92 3 2 8 .979 6.79
Don Sparks 10 81 7 0 8 1.000 8.80
Geronimo Pena 5 41 1 0 5 1.000 8.40 Stats for 2 teams
Eric Helfand 1 4 0 0 1 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Faries 61 120 153 8 39 .972 4.48 Stats for 3 teams
Casey Candaele 56 98 131 5 37 .979 4.09
Joe Lis 36 68 63 2 24 .985 3.64
Geronimo Pena 31 64 72 9 14 .938 4.39 Stats for 2 teams
Scott Leius 10 16 28 2 9 .957 4.40
Don Sparks 3 7 2 1 1 .900 3.00
Tim Costo 1 1 4 1 0 .833 5.00
Tom Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Sparks 129 66 250 16 21 .952 2.45
Paul Faries 24 21 61 4 5 .953 3.42 Stats for 3 teams
Herbert Perry 7 3 5 1 0 .889 1.14
Geronimo Pena 5 5 14 1 1 .950 3.80 Stats for 2 teams
Tim Costo 4 2 5 2 1 .778 1.75
Joe Lis 4 0 10 1 0 .909 2.50
Scott Leius 3 1 5 2 0 .750 2.00
Enrique Wilson 2 0 2 1 0 .667 1.00
Pat Bryant 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tom Wilson 1 1 1 2 0 .500 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Damian Jackson 131 203 403 29 84 .954 4.63
Paul Faries 36 56 91 3 23 .980 4.08 Stats for 3 teams
Casey Candaele 13 15 41 3 8 .949 4.31
Geronimo Pena 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00 Stats for 2 teams
Enrique Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Tom Wilson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nigel Wilson 65 0.00
Tom Marsh 55 0.00
Casey Candaele 30 0.00
Pat Bryant 7 0.00
Herbert Perry 4 0.00
Bruce Aven 2 0.00
Tim Costo 2 0.00
Steve Dunn 1 0.00
Scott Leius 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Thompson 136 0.00
Casey Candaele 5 0.00
Tom Marsh 5 0.00
Bruce Aven 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Giles 83 0.00
Tom Marsh 52 0.00
Pat Bryant 15 0.00
Bruce Aven 1 0.00
Tim Costo 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Thompson 136 317 8 9 3 .973 2.39
Tom Marsh 107 203 11 3 0 .986 2.00
Brian Giles 83 132 5 2 0 .986 1.65
Nigel Wilson 65 104 4 2 1 .982 1.66
Casey Candaele 35 75 3 0 0 1.000 2.23
Pat Bryant 22 45 2 1 0 .979 2.14
Herbert Perry 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Bruce Aven 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
Tim Costo 3 2 0 1 0 .667 0.67
Steve Dunn 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Scott Leius 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Darryl Scott 50 2 10 0 0 1.000 0.24
Danny Graves 43 11 23 0 2 1.000 0.79
Jimmy Williams 35 4 12 1 0 .941 0.46
Greg Cadaret 32 5 14 0 1 1.000 0.59
Joe Roa 26 24 27 2 2 .962 1.96
James Lewis 21 6 14 1 0 .952 0.95
Reid Cornelius 20 5 7 4 0 .750 0.60
Alan Embree 20 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.15
Brian Anderson 19 8 16 1 1 .960 1.26
Paul Shuey 19 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
Albie Lopez 17 6 14 2 2 .909 1.18
Erik Plantenberg 17 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.18
Bill Wertz 17 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.24
Mike Butcher 12 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.17
Casey Whitten 12 3 6 2 2 .818 0.75
Bartolo Colon 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
Benji Grigsby 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
Chad Ogea 5 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.80
John Farrell 4 3 2 0 1 1.000 1.25
Kent Mercker 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Julian Tavarez 2 2 3 0 0 1.000 2.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Brian Anderson 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 26, 1972 Portsmouth, VA, US
Bruce Aven 24 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Mar 4, 1972 Orange, TX, US
Pat Bryant 23 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Oct 27, 1972 Lexington, KY, US
Mike Butcher 31 R R 6' 1.0" 200 May 10, 1965 Davenport, IA, US
Greg Cadaret 34 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 27, 1962 Detroit, MI, US
Casey Candaele 35 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 12, 1961 Lompoc, CA, US
Bartolo Colon 23 R R 5' 11.0" 285 May 24, 1973 Altamira, Puerto Plata, DO
Reid Cornelius 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 2, 1970 Thomasville, AL, US
Tim Costo 27 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Feb 16, 1969 Melrose Park, IL, US
Steve Dunn 26 L L 6' 4.0" 225 Apr 18, 1970 Champaign, IL, US
Alan Embree 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 23, 1970 The Dalles, OR, US
Paul Faries 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 20, 1965 Berkeley, CA, US
John Farrell 33 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Aug 4, 1962 Monmouth Beach, NJ, US
Brian Giles 25 L L 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 20, 1971 El Cajon, CA, US
Danny Graves 22 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 7, 1973 Saigon, VN
Benji Grigsby 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 2, 1970 Key West, FL, US
Eric Helfand 27 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 25, 1969 Erie, PA, US
Damian Jackson 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 16, 1973 Los Angeles, CA, US
Scott Leius 30 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 24, 1965 Yonkers, NY, US
James Lewis 26 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Jan 31, 1970
Joe Lis 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 3, 1968
Albie Lopez 24 R R 6' 2.0" 240 Aug 18, 1971 Mesa, AZ, US
Tom Marsh 30 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 27, 1965 Toledo, OH, US
Kent Mercker 28 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 1, 1968 Dublin, OH, US
Chad Ogea 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 9, 1970 Lake Charles, LA, US
Geronimo Pena 29 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 29, 1967 Los Alcarrizos, Distrito Nacional, DO
Herbert Perry 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 15, 1969 Live Oak, FL, US
Erik Plantenberg 27 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 30, 1968 Renton, WA, US
Joe Roa 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 11, 1971 Southfield, MI, US
Darryl Scott 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 6, 1968 Fresno, CA, US
Paul Shuey 25 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 16, 1970 Lima, OH, US
Don Sparks 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 19, 1966 Long Beach, CA, US
Julian Tavarez 23 L R 6' 2.0" 165 May 22, 1973 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Ryan Thompson 28 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 4, 1967 Chestertown, MD, US
Bill Wertz 29 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jan 15, 1967 Cleveland, OH, US
Casey Whitten 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 May 23, 1972 Evansville, IN, US
Jimmy Williams 31 L L 6' 7.0" 232 May 18, 1965 Butler, AL, US
Enrique Wilson 22 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 27, 1973 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Nigel Wilson 26 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 12, 1970 Oshawa, ON, CA
Tom Wilson 25 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 19, 1970 Fullerton, CA, US

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