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1997 Omaha Royals

1997 > Class AAA > 1997 American Association (West)
Overall: 61-83
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 807 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-85

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Mike Jirschele
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
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 Yamil Benitez 24 92 358 329 61 97 14 1 21 71 12 3 24 82 .295 .341 .535 .876 176 8 1 0 4 1
2 Ramy Brooks 27 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jeremy Carr 26 35 139 120 17 32 3 2 2 9 12 3 15 17 .267 .362 .375 .737 45 3 3 1 0 0
4 Jermaine Dye 23 39 155 144 21 44 6 0 10 25 0 2 9 25 .306 .348 .556 .904 80 3 1 0 1 1
5 Sal Fasano 25 49 170 152 17 25 7 0 4 14 0 0 12 53 .164 .247 .289 .537 44 1 5 0 1 1
6 Shane Halter 27 14 58 49 10 13 1 1 2 9 0 0 6 10 .265 .345 .449 .794 22 1 1 0 2 0
7 Jed Hansen 24 114 421 380 43 102 20 2 11 44 8 1 32 78 .268 .327 .418 .745 159 9 2 5 2 0
8 Chris Hatcher 28 68 248 222 34 51 9 0 11 24 0 1 17 68 .230 .298 .419 .717 93 4 6 0 3 2
9 Ryan Long 24 113 442 411 48 109 26 0 19 56 2 4 18 98 .265 .305 .467 .772 192 14 7 3 3 2
10 Mendy Lopez 23 17 61 52 6 12 2 0 1 6 0 0 8 21 .231 .333 .327 .660 17 0 0 1 0 0
11 Felix Martinez# 23 112 452 410 55 104 19 4 2 36 21 11 29 86 .254 .313 .334 .647 137 11 7 5 1 0
12 Tony Medrano 22 17 66 59 10 12 0 0 4 9 0 1 4 5 .203 .242 .407 .649 24 1 0 0 3 1
13 Mark Merchant# 28 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Rod Myers* 24 38 162 142 21 36 10 0 2 10 6 4 15 37 .254 .323 .366 .689 52 0 0 4 1 0
15 Jon Nunnally* 25 68 274 230 35 64 11 1 15 33 8 3 39 67 .278 .387 .530 .917 122 3 3 0 2 2
16 Hector Ortiz 27 21 76 63 7 12 3 0 0 3 0 0 13 15 .190 .329 .238 .567 15 1 0 0 0 0
17 Craig Paquette 28 23 99 91 9 28 6 0 3 20 0 2 6 26 .308 .343 .473 .816 43 6 0 0 2 0
18 Pork Chop Pough 27 124 489 433 63 109 20 1 22 59 0 1 53 113 .252 .335 .455 .790 197 15 1 2 0 0
19 Brad Seitzer 27 21 69 63 4 12 3 0 0 4 0 0 5 10 .190 .246 .238 .484 15 4 0 0 1 0
20 Steve Sisco 27 54 200 188 23 49 8 0 3 12 2 1 8 34 .261 .289 .351 .640 66 4 0 3 1 0
21 Andy Stewart 26 86 321 288 38 79 10 1 6 24 1 1 18 43 .274 .335 .378 .714 109 11 9 5 1 0
22 Chris Stynes 24 103 449 418 67 119 26 1 9 61 7 2 21 30 .285 .318 .416 .734 174 10 1 5 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
23 Larry Sutton* 27 106 443 380 61 114 27 1 19 72 0 0 61 57 .300 .395 .526 .921 200 6 0 0 2 4
24 Mike Sweeney 23 40 167 144 22 34 8 1 10 29 0 2 18 20 .236 .323 .514 .837 74 3 2 0 3 1
25 Joe Vitiello 27 13 47 42 5 9 1 0 3 9 0 0 5 16 .214 .298 .452 .750 19 0 0 0 0 0
25 Players 25.1 144 5288 4738 663 1235 232 16 178 622 75 41 434 1014 .261 .327 .429 .756 2033 115 48 33 35 16
* - 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 Bevil 25 2 1 .667 4.38 26 3 12 0 0 1 39.0 34 22 19 8 22 0 47 2 0 0 171 1.436 7.8 1.8 5.1 10.8 2.14
2 Jamie Brewington 25 2 2 .500 8.31 7 4 0 0 0 0 21.2 21 21 20 10 13 0 20 1 1 1 98 1.569 8.7 4.2 5.4 8.3 1.54
3 Jim Converse 25 2 1 .667 6.75 6 3 1 0 0 0 17.1 18 13 13 3 9 0 13 1 0 0 75 1.558 9.3 1.6 4.7 6.8 1.44
4 Pat Flury 24 1 0 1.000 6.08 18 0 7 0 0 0 26.2 29 18 18 5 16 2 24 2 0 1 124 1.688 9.8 1.7 5.4 8.1 1.50
5 Jason Grimsley 29 1 5 .167 6.68 7 6 0 0 0 0 31.0 36 26 23 3 29 0 22 3 0 3 156 2.097 10.5 0.9 8.4 6.4 0.76
6 Chris Haney* 28 1 0 1.000 3.79 4 3 0 0 0 0 19.0 16 12 8 3 6 0 7 2 0 1 82 1.158 7.6 1.4 2.8 3.3 1.17
7 Brian Harrison 28 10 12 .455 5.05 30 29 0 4 0 0 178.1 208 114 100 20 55 0 83 10 0 6 783 1.475 10.5 1.0 2.8 4.2 1.51
8 Rick Huisman 28 1 5 .167 3.62 37 1 8 0 0 2 59.2 59 29 24 7 35 1 57 3 0 7 268 1.575 8.9 1.1 5.3 8.6 1.63
9 Doug Johns* 29 1 5 .167 7.56 9 6 1 1 0 0 41.2 58 36 35 7 11 0 24 1 2 1 189 1.656 12.5 1.5 2.4 5.2 2.18
10 Allen McDill* 25 5 2 .714 5.88 23 6 5 0 0 2 64.1 80 42 42 10 26 2 51 5 0 2 295 1.648 11.2 1.4 3.6 7.1 1.96
11 Jeff Montgomery 35 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 8 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
12 Steve Olsen 27 4 5 .444 5.76 22 13 2 0 0 0 84.1 96 67 54 11 48 3 43 3 1 5 402 1.708 10.2 1.2 5.1 4.6 0.90
13 Gregg Olson 30 3 1 .750 3.31 9 5 2 0 0 0 35.1 30 13 13 4 10 0 20 0 0 1 140 1.132 7.6 1.0 2.5 5.1 2.00
14 Ken Patterson* 32 2 2 .500 4.11 22 0 13 0 0 4 30.2 34 17 14 5 10 0 28 0 0 2 132 1.435 10.0 1.5 2.9 8.2 2.80
15 Brad Pennington* 28 2 1 .667 4.32 35 1 6 0 0 0 50.0 41 28 24 6 41 0 48 3 0 4 230 1.640 7.4 1.1 7.4 8.6 1.17
16 Mike Perez 32 4 1 .800 4.71 34 0 22 0 0 8 36.1 38 22 19 4 18 3 29 2 0 2 166 1.541 9.4 1.0 4.5 7.2 1.61
17 Hipolito Pichardo 27 0 0 5.79 5 1 2 0 0 1 4.2 5 3 3 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 22 1.714 9.6 1.9 5.8 5.8 1.00
18 Jim Pittsley 23 1 2 .333 4.42 7 7 0 0 0 0 38.2 36 21 19 3 20 0 30 2 0 2 173 1.448 8.4 0.7 4.7 7.0 1.50
19 Ken Ray 22 5 12 .294 6.37 25 21 1 2 0 0 113.0 131 86 80 21 63 2 96 4 1 8 516 1.717 10.4 1.7 5.0 7.6 1.52
20 Glendon Rusch* 22 0 1 .000 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 7 3 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 25 1.333 10.5 4.5 1.5 3.0 2.00
21 Rudy Seanez 28 2 5 .286 6.51 28 3 8 0 0 0 47.0 53 42 34 13 25 0 46 2 0 2 226 1.660 10.1 2.5 4.8 8.8 1.84
22 Scott Service 30 3 2 .600 2.59 49 0 42 0 0 24 48.2 39 15 14 5 16 1 69 2 0 2 205 1.130 7.2 0.9 3.0 12.8 4.31 Stats for 2 teams
23 Toby Smith 25 1 3 .250 7.84 17 0 12 0 0 3 20.2 24 19 18 6 15 2 11 0 1 3 96 1.887 10.5 2.6 6.5 4.8 0.73
24 Robert Toth 24 5 2 .714 2.75 15 7 1 0 0 0 52.1 50 18 16 6 19 0 30 1 0 0 225 1.318 8.6 1.0 3.3 5.2 1.58
25 Todd Van Poppel 25 1 5 .167 8.03 11 6 1 0 0 0 37.0 50 36 33 10 24 0 27 3 0 2 188 2.000 12.2 2.4 5.8 6.6 1.13
26 Randy Veres 31 1 1 .500 6.60 11 1 5 0 0 0 15.0 15 11 11 2 5 0 19 0 0 0 66 1.333 9.0 1.2 3.0 11.4 3.80
27 Scott Watkins* 27 0 0 6.46 9 0 4 0 0 0 15.1 19 13 11 4 6 0 15 0 1 2 72 1.630 11.2 2.3 3.5 8.8 2.50
28 Mike Williams 28 3 6 .333 4.22 20 11 6 1 0 5 79.0 71 41 37 10 38 0 68 1 0 5 335 1.380 8.1 1.1 4.3 7.7 1.79
29 Mitch Williams* 32 0 0 2.08 3 0 1 0 0 0 8.2 6 2 2 1 5 0 8 0 0 0 33 1.269 6.2 1.0 5.2 8.3 1.60
30 Mike Zimmerman 28 1 3 .250 10.59 7 6 1 0 0 0 26.1 41 32 31 8 20 0 17 1 1 1 133 2.316 14.0 2.7 6.8 5.8 0.85
30 Players 27.4 61 83 .424 5.36 144 144 136 8 7 35 1215.2 1316 807 724 194 598 15 906 52 9 62 5486 1.574 9.7 1.4 4.4 6.7 1.52
* - 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
Andy Stewart 49 285 26 2 6 .994 6.35 4 25 15 38%
Sal Fasano 47 296 34 4 4 .988 7.02 7 26 14 35%
Mike Sweeney 33 229 15 1 2 .996 7.39 4 14 9 39%
Hector Ortiz 21 130 6 3 1 .978 6.48 0 13 1 7%
Ramy Brooks 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Sutton 102 839 54 5 103 .994 8.75
Andy Stewart 27 189 32 2 19 .991 8.19
Pork Chop Pough 16 114 13 1 13 .992 7.94
Steve Sisco 3 23 1 1 4 .960 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jed Hansen 85 164 243 17 69 .960 4.79
Chris Stynes 44 88 104 4 36 .980 4.36 Stats for 2 teams
Steve Sisco 30 46 63 3 17 .973 3.63
Tony Medrano 10 25 23 3 3 .941 4.80
Shane Halter 4 9 5 1 3 .933 3.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pork Chop Pough 69 41 138 18 20 .909 2.59
Brad Seitzer 20 16 30 6 3 .885 2.30
Craig Paquette 19 12 29 2 3 .953 2.16
Mendy Lopez 17 15 38 6 5 .898 3.12
Chris Stynes 15 8 34 6 4 .875 2.80 Stats for 2 teams
Steve Sisco 6 9 12 2 3 .913 3.50
Shane Halter 5 1 1 1 0 .667 0.40
Jed Hansen 3 2 5 0 2 1.000 2.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Felix Martinez 112 175 312 36 81 .931 4.35
Jed Hansen 27 39 75 6 16 .950 4.22
Tony Medrano 8 18 19 0 5 1.000 4.63
Shane Halter 4 2 8 0 3 1.000 2.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yamil Benitez 49 0.00
Chris Hatcher 27 0.00
Chris Stynes 22 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jeremy Carr 17 0.00
Ryan Long 17 0.00
Steve Sisco 17 0.00
Shane Halter 3 0.00
Andy Stewart 3 0.00
Mark Merchant 1 0.00
Joe Vitiello 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Nunnally 66 0.00
Rod Myers 38 0.00
Yamil Benitez 21 0.00
Jeremy Carr 17 0.00
Ryan Long 7 0.00
Chris Stynes 1 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Long 83 0.00
Jermaine Dye 29 0.00
Yamil Benitez 21 0.00
Chris Hatcher 14 0.00
Steve Sisco 4 0.00
Shane Halter 2 0.00
Mark Merchant 1 0.00
Andy Stewart 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Long 104 186 9 9 1 .956 1.88
Yamil Benitez 89 150 6 6 1 .963 1.75
Jon Nunnally 66 173 8 7 2 .963 2.74
Chris Hatcher 39 56 2 5 0 .921 1.49
Rod Myers 38 89 3 1 1 .989 2.42
Jeremy Carr 33 57 2 1 2 .983 1.79
Jermaine Dye 29 41 2 0 0 1.000 1.48
Chris Stynes 23 52 3 2 0 .965 2.39 Stats for 2 teams
Steve Sisco 19 22 0 1 0 .957 1.16
Shane Halter 5 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Andy Stewart 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Mark Merchant 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Joe Vitiello 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Service 49 0 6 1 0 .857 0.12 Stats for 2 teams
Rick Huisman 37 1 8 2 1 .818 0.24
Brad Pennington 35 1 4 2 1 .714 0.14
Mike Perez 34 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.15
Brian Harrison 30 14 24 0 3 1.000 1.27
Rudy Seanez 28 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.21
Brian Bevil 26 1 3 1 0 .800 0.15
Ken Ray 25 9 12 2 2 .913 0.84
Allen McDill 23 5 5 0 0 1.000 0.43
Steve Olsen 22 9 7 0 1 1.000 0.73
Ken Patterson 22 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.09
Mike Williams 20 4 14 1 2 .947 0.90
Pat Flury 18 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.44
Toby Smith 17 1 0 0 1 1.000 0.06
Robert Toth 15 9 2 0 0 1.000 0.73
Todd Van Poppel 11 2 3 1 2 .833 0.45
Randy Veres 11 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.09
Doug Johns 9 3 4 0 2 1.000 0.78
Gregg Olson 9 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.78
Scott Watkins 9 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
Jamie Brewington 7 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.14
Jason Grimsley 7 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.57
Jim Pittsley 7 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.43
Mike Zimmerman 7 3 0 1 0 .750 0.43
Jim Converse 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Hipolito Pichardo 5 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.40
Chris Haney 4 1 8 1 0 .900 2.25
Mitch Williams 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jeff Montgomery 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Glendon Rusch 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Yamil Benitez 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 5, 1972 San Juan, PR
Brian Bevil 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 5, 1971 Houston, TX, US
Jamie Brewington 25 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Sep 28, 1971 Greenville, NC, US
Ramy Brooks 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 12, 1970 Norman, OK, US
Jeremy Carr 26 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Mar 30, 1971 El Segundo, CA, US
Jim Converse 25 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Aug 17, 1971 San Francisco, CA, US
Jermaine Dye 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jan 28, 1974 Oakland, CA, US
Sal Fasano 25 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 10, 1971 Chicago, IL, US
Pat Flury 24 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Mar 14, 1973 Reno, NV, US
Jason Grimsley 29 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 7, 1967 Cleveland, TX, US
Shane Halter 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 8, 1969 La Plata, MD, US
Chris Haney 28 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 16, 1968 Baltimore, MD, US
Jed Hansen 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 19, 1972 Tacoma, WA, US
Brian Harrison 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 18, 1968 Bryan, TX, US
Chris Hatcher 28 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jan 7, 1969 Anaheim, CA, US
Rick Huisman 28 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 17, 1969 Oak Park, IL, US
Doug Johns 29 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 19, 1967 South Bend, IN, US
Ryan Long 24 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 3, 1973 Houston, TX, US
Mendy Lopez 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 15, 1973 Pimentel, Duarte, DO
Felix Martinez 23 S R 6' 0.0" 170 May 18, 1974 Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, DO
Allen McDill 25 L L 6' 0.0" 155 Aug 23, 1971 Greenville, MS, US
Tony Medrano 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 8, 1974 Bellflower, CA, US
Mark Merchant 28 S R 6' 2.0" 220 Jan 23, 1969 Dunkirk, NY, US
Jeff Montgomery 35 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 7, 1962 Wellston, OH, US
Rod Myers 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 14, 1973 Conroe, TX, US
Jon Nunnally 25 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Nov 9, 1971 Pelham, NC, US
Steve Olsen 27 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Nov 2, 1969 Louisville, KY, US
Gregg Olson 30 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 11, 1966 Scribner, NE, US
Hector Ortiz 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 14, 1969 Rio Piedras, PR
Craig Paquette 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 28, 1969 Long Beach, CA, US
Ken Patterson 32 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 8, 1964 Costa Mesa, CA, US
Brad Pennington 28 L L 6' 5.0" 205 Apr 14, 1969 Salem, IN, US
Mike Perez 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 19, 1964 Yauco, PR
Hipolito Pichardo 27 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Aug 22, 1969 Esperanza, Valverde, DO
Jim Pittsley 23 R R 6' 7.0" 215 Apr 3, 1974 Du Bois, PA, US
Pork Chop Pough 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Dec 25, 1969 Sebring, FL, US
Ken Ray 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 27, 1974 Atlanta, GA, US
Glendon Rusch 22 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Nov 7, 1974 Seattle, WA, US
Rudy Seanez 28 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 20, 1968 Brawley, CA, US
Brad Seitzer 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 2, 1970 Springfield, IL, US
Scott Service 30 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Feb 26, 1967 Cincinnati, OH, US
Steve Sisco 27 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 2, 1969 Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Toby Smith 25 R R 6' 6.0" 225 Nov 16, 1971 Bartlesville, OK, US
Andy Stewart 26 R R 5' 11.0" 205 Dec 5, 1970 Oshawa, ON, CA
Chris Stynes 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jan 19, 1973 Queens, NY, US
Larry Sutton 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 14, 1970 West Covina, CA, US
Mike Sweeney 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 22, 1973 Orange, CA, US
Robert Toth 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 30, 1972 Gardena, CA, US
Todd Van Poppel 25 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Dec 9, 1971 Hinsdale, IL, US
Randy Veres 31 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 25, 1965 San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Vitiello 27 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Apr 11, 1970 Cambridge, MA, US
Scott Watkins 27 L L 6' 3.0" 180 May 15, 1970 Tulsa, OK, US
Mike Williams 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 29, 1968 Radford, VA, US
Mitch Williams 32 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Nov 17, 1964 Santa Ana, CA, US
Mike Zimmerman 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 6, 1969 Brooklyn, NY, US

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