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2009 West Michigan Whitecaps

2009 > Class A > 2009 Midwest League (Eastern)
Overall: 81-59
Scored 693 runs, Allowed 560 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-57

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Joe Depastino
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 356,642
Other Years: 2008 / 2010

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 Ron Bourquin* 24 81 359 297 40 84 25 1 3 58 8 3 48 77 .283 .380 .404 .784 120 5 4 1 9 1
2 Joe Bowen* 21 76 300 271 27 67 18 1 0 25 1 1 25 72 .247 .314 .321 .635 87 5 2 1 1 1
3 Alden Carrithers* 24 45 181 150 29 46 3 3 0 19 9 5 24 22 .307 .395 .367 .762 55 4 0 4 3 2
4 Tyler Conn* 23 39 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brandon Douglas 23 83 373 329 47 106 11 3 0 35 9 1 29 33 .322 .384 .374 .758 123 4 8 1 6 1
6 Angel Flores 22 52 198 182 14 37 4 0 1 12 1 2 13 27 .203 .268 .242 .509 44 3 3 0 0 0
7 Avisail Garcia 18 81 315 299 36 79 11 2 1 31 8 7 8 70 .264 .289 .324 .613 97 13 4 0 4 0
8 Mike Gosse* 23 43 180 167 19 44 11 0 1 28 0 0 8 18 .263 .306 .347 .653 58 6 3 0 2 0
9 Ben Guez 22 104 438 404 64 111 34 7 12 64 11 4 18 95 .275 .320 .483 .802 195 7 10 3 3 0
10 Keith Hernandez 24 4 14 14 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .214 .357 3 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jordan Lennerton* 23 119 505 433 56 122 30 0 12 71 1 2 64 127 .282 .370 .434 .804 188 12 1 0 7 7
12 Jordan Newton 23 11 49 44 11 17 3 2 3 9 0 0 2 9 .386 .438 .750 1.188 33 1 2 1 0 0
13 Billy Nowlin 22 112 480 418 69 130 29 2 13 77 2 0 37 67 .311 .390 .483 .873 202 10 20 0 5 3
14 Gustavo Nunez# 21 112 514 464 82 146 16 10 5 40 45 25 25 62 .315 .360 .425 .785 197 2 11 9 5 0
15 Luis Palacios 19 40 142 135 16 26 7 0 2 11 1 0 1 39 .193 .211 .289 .500 39 1 3 0 3 0
16 Hernan Perez 18 12 45 44 0 10 0 1 0 5 2 1 0 8 .227 .227 .273 .500 12 1 0 1 0 0
17 Bryan Pounds 23 97 417 341 55 97 27 2 3 60 2 2 57 87 .284 .399 .402 .801 137 7 12 1 6 0
18 Luis Salas 20 74 271 254 33 61 11 4 4 27 6 3 11 96 .240 .280 .362 .643 92 4 4 0 2 0
19 Chao-Ting Tang* 21 21 86 82 6 16 3 1 0 5 0 1 4 18 .195 .233 .256 .489 21 0 0 0 0 0
20 Brent Wyatt# 24 126 577 475 87 115 23 6 3 53 23 9 67 71 .242 .360 .335 .694 159 7 23 7 5 2
20 Players 22.0 140 5445 4804 693 1316 267 45 63 631 129 66 441 1001 .274 .345 .388 .732 1862 92 110 29 61 17
* - 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 Bonderman 26 1 0 1.000 2.57 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 6 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 27 1.000 7.7 0.0 1.3 5.1 4.00
2 Nicholas Cassavechia 23 0 1 .000 2.61 10 0 5 0 0 1 10.1 6 3 3 1 8 0 7 0 0 0 43 1.355 5.2 0.9 7.0 6.1 0.88
3 Tyler Conn* 23 6 3 .667 3.21 39 0 22 0 0 4 70.0 65 26 25 3 18 1 62 1 1 6 281 1.186 8.4 0.4 2.3 8.0 3.44
4 Erik Crichton 24 7 0 1.000 3.99 46 0 14 0 0 2 65.1 81 35 29 5 21 0 38 2 0 2 292 1.561 11.2 0.7 2.9 5.2 1.81
5 Casey Crosby* 20 10 4 .714 2.41 24 24 0 0 0 0 104.2 70 36 28 3 48 0 117 3 0 7 419 1.127 6.0 0.3 4.1 10.1 2.44
6 Jared Gayhart 22 5 3 .625 1.97 24 0 8 0 0 3 45.2 24 11 10 2 15 1 49 0 0 3 177 0.854 4.7 0.4 3.0 9.7 3.27
7 Brandon Hamilton 20 5 5 .500 7.09 30 20 1 0 0 0 99.0 112 79 78 11 61 0 71 3 2 9 460 1.747 10.2 1.0 5.5 6.5 1.16
8 Matt Hoffman* 20 5 0 1.000 1.12 7 3 1 0 0 1 40.1 24 5 5 1 8 0 33 0 0 0 152 0.793 5.4 0.2 1.8 7.4 4.13
9 Victor Larez 22 5 10 .333 4.33 37 3 13 0 0 3 108.0 107 59 52 8 24 0 81 4 1 3 448 1.213 8.9 0.7 2.0 6.8 3.38
10 Melvin Mercedes 18 0 1 .000 11.57 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 1 4 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 12 1.714 3.9 0.0 11.6 3.9 0.33
11 Luke Putkonen 23 7 8 .467 3.13 28 28 0 1 1 0 149.1 148 63 52 3 47 0 115 9 0 9 631 1.306 8.9 0.2 2.8 6.9 2.45
12 Mauricio Robles* 20 4 4 .500 4.63 11 11 0 0 0 0 56.1 45 29 29 6 27 0 71 1 1 2 235 1.278 7.2 1.0 4.3 11.3 2.63
13 Luis Sanz 21 0 1 .000 8.64 8 1 3 0 0 0 16.2 21 16 16 1 8 0 10 2 3 1 79 1.740 11.3 0.5 4.3 5.4 1.25
14 Anthony Shawler 22 7 5 .583 3.76 37 8 6 0 0 1 107.2 101 50 45 4 31 0 98 6 0 0 443 1.226 8.4 0.3 2.6 8.2 3.16
15 Mark Sorensen 23 8 2 .800 2.44 14 14 0 1 0 0 92.1 83 31 25 3 20 0 52 4 0 5 363 1.116 8.1 0.3 1.9 5.1 2.60
16 Tyler Stohr 22 3 4 .429 3.54 52 0 47 0 0 19 61.0 59 26 24 2 16 0 55 3 0 4 258 1.230 8.7 0.3 2.4 8.1 3.44
17 Jade Todd* 19 0 1 .000 4.41 6 1 2 0 0 0 16.1 16 10 8 0 10 0 7 1 0 0 72 1.592 8.8 0.0 5.5 3.9 0.70
18 Brayan Villarreal 22 5 5 .500 2.87 26 16 3 0 0 2 103.1 85 40 33 5 34 0 118 13 0 6 429 1.152 7.4 0.4 3.0 10.3 3.47
19 Rob Waite 22 1 1 .500 4.56 24 3 13 0 0 2 53.1 50 28 27 1 16 0 39 3 0 4 227 1.238 8.4 0.2 2.7 6.6 2.44
20 Adam Wilk* 21 2 1 .667 1.49 7 7 0 0 0 0 36.1 30 7 6 2 2 0 33 1 0 1 138 0.881 7.4 0.5 0.5 8.2 16.50
20 Players 21.9 81 59 .579 3.61 140 140 138 2 15 38 1245.1 1134 560 500 61 418 2 1061 56 8 62 5186 1.246 8.2 0.4 3.0 7.7 2.54
* - 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
Joe Bowen 76 570 69 5 4 .992 8.41 10 78 35 31%
Angel Flores 52 376 43 7 4 .984 8.06 6 52 24 32%
Jordan Newton 11 108 9 2 0 .983 10.64 0 13 6 32%
Keith Hernandez 3 22 0 1 1 .957 7.33 0 5 1 17%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jordan Lennerton 95 839 74 4 78 .996 9.61
Ron Bourquin 39 361 18 1 32 .997 9.72
Billy Nowlin 5 51 2 1 5 .981 10.60
Bryan Pounds 3 19 1 1 0 .952 6.67
Brent Wyatt 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brandon Douglas 81 131 222 6 49 .983 4.36
Alden Carrithers 26 41 70 1 8 .991 4.27
Mike Gosse 23 40 68 2 20 .982 4.70
Luis Palacios 12 11 26 0 4 1.000 3.08
Brent Wyatt 2 9 10 1 2 .950 9.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bryan Pounds 86 44 156 16 12 .926 2.33
Ron Bourquin 27 11 51 7 6 .899 2.30
Luis Palacios 13 5 32 0 1 1.000 2.85
Mike Gosse 11 7 21 4 0 .875 2.55
Brent Wyatt 6 2 18 0 4 1.000 3.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gustavo Nunez 112 184 340 23 69 .958 4.68
Luis Palacios 12 13 29 5 5 .894 3.50
Hernan Perez 12 23 22 3 5 .938 3.75
Brent Wyatt 6 9 20 0 6 1.000 4.83

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brent Wyatt 70 98 2 2 0 .980 1.43
Billy Nowlin 29 24 4 5 2 .848 0.97
Luis Salas 24 34 1 4 0 .897 1.46
Alden Carrithers 17 36 1 0 1 1.000 2.18
Chao-Ting Tang 6 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.83

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Guez 96 230 11 2 4 .992 2.51
Brent Wyatt 42 100 10 0 0 1.000 2.62
Luis Salas 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.57

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Avisail Garcia 80 128 13 10 3 .934 1.76
Luis Salas 40 56 5 1 0 .984 1.53
Chao-Ting Tang 16 23 2 0 0 1.000 1.56
Ben Guez 7 22 0 0 0 1.000 3.14
Brent Wyatt 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tyler Stohr 52 6 9 0 0 1.000 0.29
Erik Crichton 46 5 5 0 0 1.000 0.22
Tyler Conn 39 4 15 0 3 1.000 0.49
Victor Larez 37 12 9 0 0 1.000 0.57
Anthony Shawler 37 6 13 1 0 .950 0.51
Brandon Hamilton 30 9 12 2 0 .913 0.70
Luke Putkonen 28 10 18 1 0 .966 1.00
Brayan Villarreal 26 4 15 0 1 1.000 0.73
Casey Crosby 24 6 20 1 0 .963 1.08
Jared Gayhart 24 3 8 0 0 1.000 0.46
Rob Waite 24 4 8 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mark Sorensen 14 8 19 0 3 1.000 1.93
Mauricio Robles 11 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.64
Nicholas Cassavechia 10 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.20
Luis Sanz 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
Matt Hoffman 7 1 8 1 0 .900 1.29
Adam Wilk 7 6 4 0 1 1.000 1.43
Jade Todd 6 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.67
Melvin Mercedes 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Jeremy Bonderman 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeremy Bonderman 26 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Oct 28, 1982 Kennewick, WA, US 2009-05-16 2009-05-16
Ron Bourquin 24 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 29, 1985 Canton, OH, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Joe Bowen 21 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 25, 1987 Ocala, FL, US 2009-04-11 2009-09-07
Alden Carrithers 24 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 14, 1984 San Luis Obispo, CA, US 2009-07-03 2009-09-07
Nicholas Cassavechia 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 18, 1985 Dallas, TX, US 2009-06-28 2009-08-04
Tyler Conn 23 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 9, 1985 Hattiesburg, MS, US 2009-04-27 2009-09-05
Erik Crichton 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 6, 1985 Long Beach, CA, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-04
Casey Crosby 20 R L 6' 5.0" 225 Sep 17, 1988 Maple Park, IL, US 2009-04-09 2009-08-18
Brandon Douglas 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 27, 1985 Knoxville, IA, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Angel Flores 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 16, 1986 Manati, PR 2009-04-28 2009-09-05
Avisail Garcia 18 R R 6' 4.0" 240 Jun 12, 1991 Anaco, Anzoategui, VE 2009-05-16 2009-09-07
Jared Gayhart 22 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 29, 1986 Katy, TX, US 2009-04-09 2009-06-18
Mike Gosse 23 L R 5' 7.0" 165 May 30, 1986 Pitt Meadows, CA, US 2009-06-17 2009-08-31
Ben Guez 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 24, 1987 Houston, TX, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-06
Brandon Hamilton 20 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 25, 1988 Millbrook, AL, US 2009-04-13 2009-09-06
Keith Hernandez 24 R R 5' 11.0" 212 Aug 13, 1984 Rio Rico, AZ, US 2009-06-06 2009-06-11
Matt Hoffman 20 L L 6' 2.0" 224 Nov 8, 1988 Owasso, OK, US 2009-04-11 2009-05-12
Victor Larez 22 R R 6' 3.0" 160 May 28, 1987 Cumana, Sucre, VE 2009-04-10 2009-09-05
Jordan Lennerton 23 L L 6' 2.0" 230 Feb 16, 1986 Langley, BC, CA 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Melvin Mercedes 18 R R 6' 3.0" 250 Nov 2, 1990 El Seibo, DO 2009-09-02 2009-09-06
Jordan Newton 23 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Aug 29, 1985 Elizabethtown, KY, US 2009-04-09 2009-04-26
Billy Nowlin 22 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Dec 16, 1986 Huntington Beach, CA, US 2009-04-10 2009-09-07
Gustavo Nunez 21 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 8, 1988 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Luis Palacios 19 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jul 7, 1989 Anaco, Anzoategui, VE 2009-04-11 2009-08-24
Hernan Perez 18 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 26, 1991 Villa de Cura, Aragua, VE 2009-07-13 2009-07-27
Bryan Pounds 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 4, 1985 Houston, TX, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Luke Putkonen 23 R R 6' 6.0" 215 May 10, 1986 Wheaton, IL, US 2009-04-10 2009-09-04
Mauricio Robles 20 L L 5' 10.0" 215 Mar 5, 1989 Valencia, Carabobo, VE 2009-04-11 2009-06-17
Luis Salas 20 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Jan 2, 1989 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Luis Sanz 21 R R 6' 1.0" 173 Nov 19, 1987 Guatire, Miranda, VE 2009-05-16 2009-06-09
Anthony Shawler 22 R R 6' 3.0" 188 May 16, 1987 2009-04-10 2009-09-07
Mark Sorensen 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 21, 1986 Northville, MI, US 2009-05-19 2009-07-28
Tyler Stohr 22 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 19, 1986 Newburgh, NY, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
Chao-Ting Tang 21 L R 5' 11.0" 176 Oct 12, 1987 Kaoshiung City, TW 2009-04-10 2009-05-09
Jade Todd 19 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 22, 1990 Jefferson County, AL, US 2009-04-14 2009-09-06
Brayan Villarreal 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 10, 1987 La Guaira, Vargas, VE 2009-04-10 2009-09-05
Rob Waite 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 9, 1987 Fresno, CA, US 2009-06-07 2009-09-06
Adam Wilk 21 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 9, 1987 Anaheim, CA, US 2009-08-02 2009-09-03
Brent Wyatt 24 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 25, 1985 Kititas, WA, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-07

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