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1997 Rockford Cubbies

1997 > Class A > 1997 Midwest League (Central)
Overall: 66-66
Scored 594 runs, Allowed 665 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-73

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Ruben Amaro
Represented: Rockford, IL
Ballpark: Marinelli Field (Rockford, IL)
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 Dennys Abreu 19 126 541 483 71 155 19 3 1 37 36 26 45 99 .321 .386 .379 .765 183 8 7 5 1 2
2 Nelson Abreu 20 63 205 179 27 43 4 5 2 20 9 6 19 52 .240 .312 .352 .664 63 6 0 6 1 0
3 Ryan Andersen 23 19 60 53 2 14 3 0 0 4 1 0 6 10 .264 .339 .321 .660 17 2 0 1 0 0
4 Derrick Bly 22 109 437 392 48 95 19 5 8 43 6 3 35 131 .242 .313 .378 .690 148 7 6 2 2 0
5 Quincy Carter 19 105 445 388 61 82 26 2 2 34 17 10 48 100 .211 .302 .304 .606 118 3 4 1 4 0
6 David Catlett 23 42 156 132 21 33 11 3 1 21 4 2 17 37 .250 .361 .402 .763 53 2 6 1 0 0
7 Jose Colon 21 56 221 195 16 48 14 1 2 28 1 3 21 35 .246 .323 .359 .682 70 6 2 1 2 2
8 Tony Ellison 22 34 135 118 21 23 5 2 5 13 1 1 14 25 .195 .284 .398 .682 47 2 1 1 1 0
9 Doug Hall* 22 115 446 407 49 118 19 2 3 46 26 13 33 106 .290 .345 .369 .713 150 8 2 2 2 0
10 Tyler Houston* 26 2 6 6 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .667 1.167 4 0 0 0 0 0
11 Dave Jefferson 22 18 60 55 7 11 2 1 0 2 3 1 3 12 .200 .254 .273 .527 15 0 1 1 0 0
12 Gary Johnson 20 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 1 0 0 0 0
13 Brad King 22 68 237 204 31 51 14 1 7 29 4 4 19 35 .250 .332 .431 .763 88 5 8 2 4 2
14 Keith Lewis# 22 15 46 41 5 7 2 0 0 5 1 0 3 9 .171 .244 .220 .464 9 1 1 1 0 0
15 Bob Lisanti 24 66 207 182 18 43 8 0 0 21 1 3 15 42 .236 .306 .280 .586 51 0 5 1 4 0
16 Marcel Longmire 19 84 284 266 20 58 7 2 3 21 6 5 14 77 .218 .261 .293 .555 78 13 2 1 1 0
17 Chad Meyers 21 125 536 439 89 132 28 4 4 58 54 16 74 72 .301 .408 .410 .818 180 4 10 6 7 5
18 Juan Salazar# 19 54 176 161 16 43 9 0 3 17 2 1 13 36 .267 .326 .379 .705 61 3 1 1 0 0
19 Jason Smith* 19 9 35 33 4 6 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 11 .182 .229 .242 .471 8 1 0 0 0 0
20 Dorian Speed 23 44 183 157 27 39 7 1 1 18 18 4 18 45 .248 .339 .325 .664 51 5 4 3 1 0
21 Ron Walker 21 4 18 15 1 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 2 .333 .444 .533 .978 8 0 0 0 0 0
22 Julio Zuleta 22 119 488 430 59 124 30 5 6 77 5 5 35 88 .288 .353 .423 .776 182 7 12 3 8 6
22 Players 21.0 132 4926 4339 594 1133 228 38 49 503 197 103 438 1025 .261 .336 .365 .701 1584 84 72 39 38 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 Roark Birsner 21 0 2 .000 3.73 18 0 5 0 0 2 31.1 33 19 13 3 24 1 33 3 0 1 155 1.819 9.5 0.9 6.9 9.5 1.38
2 Casey Brookens 23 3 2 .600 3.18 28 0 9 0 0 3 51.0 48 20 18 6 21 2 51 1 0 2 218 1.353 8.5 1.1 3.7 9.0 2.43
3 Jon Cannon* 22 9 6 .600 3.13 24 20 3 1 0 0 129.1 110 53 45 13 50 1 130 7 3 16 548 1.237 7.7 0.9 3.5 9.0 2.60
4 Blas Cedeno 24 3 3 .500 2.90 22 0 13 0 0 0 40.1 36 19 13 3 14 2 25 1 0 0 168 1.240 8.0 0.7 3.1 5.6 1.79
5 Randy Crane 21 3 6 .333 5.74 21 12 4 0 0 0 73.2 68 51 47 7 55 3 62 9 1 8 346 1.670 8.3 0.9 6.7 7.6 1.13
6 Scott Downs* 21 3 0 1.000 1.25 5 5 0 0 0 0 36.0 17 5 5 1 8 0 43 1 2 2 128 0.694 4.2 0.2 2.0 10.8 5.38
7 Jose Espinal 20 10 10 .500 4.92 24 24 0 1 0 0 120.2 147 83 66 7 41 1 107 2 7 4 545 1.558 11.0 0.5 3.1 8.0 2.61
8 Chris Gissell 19 6 11 .353 4.45 26 24 1 3 1 0 143.2 155 89 71 7 62 1 105 11 3 11 646 1.510 9.7 0.4 3.9 6.6 1.69
9 Len Hart* 23 2 1 .667 2.09 27 0 5 0 0 0 47.1 30 11 11 0 28 1 55 2 0 5 194 1.225 5.7 0.0 5.3 10.5 1.96
10 Jason Kelley 21 1 0 1.000 4.97 22 0 12 0 0 2 29.0 29 20 16 2 27 1 20 1 0 10 148 1.931 9.0 0.6 8.4 6.2 0.74
11 Brad King 22 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 13 3.500 18.0 0.0 13.5 9.0 0.67
12 Keith Lewis 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
13 Gary Marshall* 23 4 1 .800 3.82 29 0 7 0 0 2 33.0 34 20 14 3 17 1 21 2 0 1 154 1.545 9.3 0.8 4.6 5.7 1.24
14 Javier Martinez 20 1 7 .125 5.70 17 17 0 1 0 0 79.0 85 61 50 7 50 1 70 3 0 10 369 1.709 9.7 0.8 5.7 8.0 1.40
15 Phil Norton* 21 9 3 .750 3.22 18 18 0 3 0 0 109.0 92 51 39 4 44 1 114 1 1 12 460 1.248 7.6 0.3 3.6 9.4 2.59
16 Elvis Polanco 19 2 5 .286 8.60 16 5 4 0 0 0 45.0 66 53 43 4 36 2 34 1 0 7 235 2.267 13.2 0.8 7.2 6.8 0.94
17 Chad Ricketts 22 4 0 1.000 2.48 16 0 10 0 0 3 29.0 19 9 8 1 11 2 32 1 0 1 116 1.034 5.9 0.3 3.4 9.9 2.91
18 Brian Rolocut 23 0 1 .000 6.16 14 0 1 0 0 1 30.2 43 23 21 2 15 0 20 1 0 8 148 1.891 12.6 0.6 4.4 5.9 1.33
19 Trevor Schaffer 23 2 3 .400 2.47 46 0 42 0 0 21 47.1 44 16 13 3 19 2 46 5 0 7 206 1.331 8.4 0.6 3.6 8.7 2.42
20 Kevin Tapani 33 1 0 1.000 0.82 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.0 5 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 37 0.455 4.1 0.0 0.0 5.7
21 Nate Teut* 21 0 1 .000 10.12 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 18 12 12 1 2 0 6 1 0 0 52 1.875 15.2 0.8 1.7 5.1 3.00
22 Byron Tribe 22 2 2 .500 5.40 13 0 4 0 0 0 21.2 20 14 13 1 20 1 30 1 3 1 100 1.846 8.3 0.4 8.3 12.5 1.50
23 Brandon Ward 21 1 2 .333 11.95 9 3 1 0 0 0 20.1 30 33 27 4 24 0 18 4 3 6 116 2.656 13.3 1.8 10.6 8.0 0.75
23 Players 21.5 66 66 .500 4.31 132 132 123 9 9 34 1142.0 1133 665 547 79 572 23 1031 58 23 112 5106 1.493 8.9 0.6 4.5 8.1 1.80
* - 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
Bob Lisanti 66 412 50 12 2 .975 7.00 6 63 28 31%
Brad King 62 461 60 8 11 .985 8.40 9 54 26 33%
Juan Salazar 24 142 18 3 0 .982 6.67 5 25 11 31%
Marcel Longmire 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0 0
Tyler Houston 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Zuleta 100 828 62 14 80 .985 8.90
David Catlett 19 128 13 4 14 .972 7.42
Juan Salazar 19 143 4 2 8 .987 7.74
Derrick Bly 7 36 1 0 3 1.000 5.29

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chad Meyers 97 176 249 22 51 .951 4.38
Dennys Abreu 39 57 72 2 13 .985 3.31
Keith Lewis 11 15 25 2 5 .952 3.64
Nelson Abreu 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Derrick Bly 92 63 191 24 22 .914 2.76
Nelson Abreu 26 22 45 9 1 .882 2.58
Chad Meyers 10 2 13 4 2 .789 1.50
Ryan Andersen 8 4 16 1 0 .952 2.50
Ron Walker 4 1 5 2 1 .750 1.50
Tyler Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Brad King 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennys Abreu 95 140 256 37 47 .915 4.17
Nelson Abreu 33 40 75 10 16 .920 3.48
Ryan Andersen 10 6 17 3 2 .885 2.30
Jason Smith 9 14 24 5 5 .884 4.22
Keith Lewis 3 2 5 1 1 .875 2.33
Chad Meyers 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marcel Longmire 59 0.00
Jose Colon 29 0.00
Tony Ellison 21 0.00
David Catlett 9 0.00
Doug Hall 9 0.00
Dave Jefferson 8 0.00
Dorian Speed 7 0.00
Nelson Abreu 4 0.00
Quincy Carter 3 0.00
Chad Meyers 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Quincy Carter 61 0.00
Doug Hall 52 0.00
Chad Meyers 18 0.00
Jose Colon 10 0.00
Tony Ellison 1 0.00
Dave Jefferson 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Hall 50 0.00
Quincy Carter 44 0.00
Jose Colon 21 0.00
Marcel Longmire 13 0.00
Dave Jefferson 9 0.00
Chad Meyers 6 0.00
Nelson Abreu 3 0.00
Dorian Speed 2 0.00
Tony Ellison 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Hall 111 210 7 2 2 .991 1.95
Quincy Carter 104 169 3 4 1 .977 1.65
Marcel Longmire 70 89 2 6 2 .938 1.30
Jose Colon 56 91 8 4 1 .961 1.77
Chad Meyers 24 26 2 0 0 1.000 1.17
Tony Ellison 22 31 1 1 1 .970 1.45
Dave Jefferson 17 27 1 1 0 .966 1.65
David Catlett 9 6 0 2 0 .750 0.67
Dorian Speed 8 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.38
Nelson Abreu 7 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.86

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Trevor Schaffer 46 2 3 2 0 .714 0.11
Gary Marshall 29 3 7 0 2 1.000 0.34
Casey Brookens 28 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.36
Len Hart 27 3 7 0 1 1.000 0.37
Chris Gissell 26 10 25 3 1 .921 1.35
Jon Cannon 24 10 28 3 0 .927 1.58
Jose Espinal 24 4 12 2 0 .889 0.67
Blas Cedeno 22 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.36
Jason Kelley 22 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Randy Crane 21 4 6 2 1 .833 0.48
Roark Birsner 18 0 1 1 0 .500 0.06
Phil Norton 18 5 21 5 2 .839 1.44
Javier Martinez 17 5 9 2 1 .875 0.82
Elvis Polanco 16 5 5 1 0 .909 0.63
Chad Ricketts 16 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Brian Rolocut 14 1 12 1 0 .929 0.93
Byron Tribe 13 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.15
Brandon Ward 9 2 2 2 0 .667 0.44
Scott Downs 5 0 11 0 1 1.000 2.20
Kevin Tapani 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Nate Teut 2 0 2 1 0 .667 1.00
Brad King 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Keith Lewis 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dennys Abreu 19 R R 6' 0.0" 203 Apr 22, 1978 Aragua, VE
Nelson Abreu 20 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Aug 16, 1976 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Ryan Andersen 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 18, 1973 Santa Ana, CA, US
Roark Birsner 21 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Dec 2, 1975 Voorhees, NJ, US
Derrick Bly 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 19, 1974 Tucson, AZ, US
Casey Brookens 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 24, 1973 Chambersburg, PA, US
Jon Cannon 22 R L 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 1, 1975 Sun Valley, ID, US
Quincy Carter 19 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Oct 13, 1977 Bloomington, IL, US
David Catlett 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 6, 1974 Oakland, CA, US
Blas Cedeno 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 15, 1972 Carabobo, VE
Jose Colon 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 25, 1976 New York, NY, US
Randy Crane 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 4, 1975 Montclair, NJ, US
Scott Downs 21 L L 6' 2.0" 220 Mar 17, 1976 Louisville, KY, US
Tony Ellison 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 12, 1974 Greenville, NC, US
Jose Espinal 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 31, 1976 Pedernales, DO
Chris Gissell 19 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 4, 1978 Tacoma, WA, US
Doug Hall 22 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 12, 1974 Gallatin, TN, US
Len Hart 23 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 8, 1973 Oak Ridge, TN, US
Tyler Houston 26 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 17, 1971 Las Vegas, NV, US
Dave Jefferson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 18, 1975 Mountain View, CA, US
Gary Johnson 20 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 6, 1976 West Los Angeles, CA, US
Jason Kelley 21 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Nov 14, 1975 Fayetteville, NC, US
Brad King 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Dec 3, 1974 Philadelphia, PA, US
Keith Lewis 22 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 30, 1974 Memphis, TN, US
Bob Lisanti 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 28, 1973 Chicago, IL, US
Marcel Longmire 19 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 18, 1978 Vallejo, CA, US
Gary Marshall 23 R L 6' 5.0" 215 Sep 22, 1973 San Diego, CA, US
Javier Martinez 20 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 5, 1977 Bayamon, PR
Chad Meyers 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 8, 1975 Omaha, NE, US
Phil Norton 21 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 1, 1976 Texarkana, TX, US
Elvis Polanco 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 10, 1978 Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE
Chad Ricketts 22 R R 6' 5.0" 250 Feb 12, 1975 Waterloo, ON, CA
Brian Rolocut 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 8, 1974 Suitland, MD, US
Juan Salazar 19 S R 6' 3.0" 240 Oct 31, 1977 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Trevor Schaffer 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 13, 1974 Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR
Jason Smith 19 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 24, 1977 Meridian, MS, US
Dorian Speed 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 1, 1974 Los Angeles, CA, US
Kevin Tapani 33 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 18, 1964 Des Moines, IA, US
Nate Teut 21 R L 6' 7.0" 220 Mar 11, 1976 Newton, IA, US
Byron Tribe 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 21, 1975 Houston, TX, US
Ron Walker 21 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Dec 29, 1975 Voorhees, NJ, US
Brandon Ward 21 R R 6' 5.0" 170 Jan 21, 1976 Hollywood, CA, US
Julio Zuleta 22 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Mar 28, 1975 Panama, Panama, PA

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