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1998 Michigan Battle Cats

1998 > Class A > 1998 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 79-61
Scored 685 runs, Allowed 631 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-65

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Billy Gardner
Represented: Battle Creek, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

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 Alex Ahumada 19 111 430 390 45 108 22 2 0 35 4 7 25 91 .277 .330 .344 .674 134 9 8 3 4 0
2 Chad Alevras 23 85 316 281 35 70 14 1 7 39 1 1 27 70 .249 .320 .381 .700 107 8 4 0 4 2
3 Aaron Capista# 19 127 508 471 58 123 25 5 5 68 5 3 23 47 .261 .300 .367 .668 173 16 6 2 6 0
4 Jorge DeLeon 23 50 205 185 23 49 8 1 2 19 4 0 15 19 .265 .317 .351 .668 65 4 0 3 2 0
5 Mark Fischer 22 102 419 379 52 96 19 2 8 50 9 6 36 93 .253 .317 .377 .695 143 5 1 0 3 2
6 Michael Gancasz 24 26 56 46 7 12 1 1 0 3 0 0 5 17 .261 .375 .326 .701 15 0 4 0 1 0
7 Jess Graham* 22 113 480 414 73 108 22 5 8 61 10 4 50 96 .261 .356 .396 .752 164 13 12 2 2 1
8 Danny Haas* 22 96 330 299 39 70 14 1 3 29 1 2 22 55 .234 .296 .318 .613 95 7 5 2 2 1
9 Keith Habig 24 6 12 12 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 Joe Hamilton* 23 63 238 203 36 55 12 0 9 34 3 1 28 68 .271 .362 .463 .825 94 6 2 3 2 0
11 Shea Hillenbrand 22 129 531 498 80 174 33 4 19 93 13 7 19 49 .349 .383 .546 .929 272 11 10 1 3 2
12 Marcus Howard 22 30 104 94 7 19 1 1 1 10 2 2 8 24 .202 .279 .266 .545 25 2 2 0 0 0
13 Rontrez Johnson 21 85 382 306 65 83 15 5 5 32 24 8 66 46 .271 .402 .402 .804 123 4 4 1 5 0
14 Jeff Keaveney 22 112 452 373 61 94 24 0 15 54 0 2 65 104 .252 .372 .437 .809 163 10 9 0 5 3
15 Carlos Leon# 18 107 446 372 59 93 7 3 3 37 10 10 50 81 .250 .353 .309 .662 115 5 11 10 3 0
16 Gary Locurto* 20 60 222 188 20 35 8 0 0 15 1 3 31 52 .186 .300 .229 .529 43 2 0 2 1 0
17 Larry Marino 23 53 164 139 15 25 3 0 1 13 0 0 22 26 .180 .296 .223 .519 31 0 1 2 0 0
18 Paul McDaniels* 21 12 35 29 4 5 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 11 .172 .286 .207 .493 6 1 1 0 1 0
19 Jeff Uccello 24 21 46 41 4 9 3 0 0 1 3 2 3 6 .220 .289 .293 .582 12 0 1 1 0 0
19 Players 21.2 140 5376 4720 685 1229 232 31 86 595 92 58 499 957 .260 .339 .377 .716 1781 104 81 32 44 11
* - 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 Rafael Arias 21 7 7 .500 5.09 34 12 3 0 0 1 109.2 130 68 62 8 31 0 69 6 0 6 486 1.468 10.7 0.7 2.5 5.7 2.23
2 Mark Cisar 23 1 1 .500 4.91 6 0 2 0 0 1 7.1 8 4 4 0 8 0 4 0 0 2 37 2.182 9.8 0.0 9.8 4.9 0.50
3 John Curtice* 18 6 6 .500 3.37 25 25 0 1 0 0 133.2 96 61 50 7 79 0 146 8 3 14 572 1.309 6.5 0.5 5.3 9.8 1.85
4 Justin Duchscherer 20 7 12 .368 4.79 30 26 2 0 0 0 142.2 166 87 76 9 47 3 106 13 1 7 627 1.493 10.5 0.6 3.0 6.7 2.26
5 Terry Hayden* 23 2 2 .500 7.76 20 0 5 0 0 1 31.1 46 29 27 5 10 1 30 3 0 1 151 1.787 13.2 1.4 2.9 8.6 3.00
6 Germaine Hunter 24 2 0 1.000 1.19 22 0 9 0 0 2 30.1 23 5 4 0 14 1 31 0 0 1 120 1.220 6.8 0.0 4.2 9.2 2.21
7 Jonathan Lyons 23 3 4 .429 2.77 41 0 17 0 0 3 65.0 63 29 20 2 27 4 57 7 0 3 294 1.385 8.7 0.3 3.7 7.9 2.11
8 Marty McLeary 23 5 7 .417 4.16 37 7 11 0 0 0 88.2 99 58 41 4 35 2 54 5 1 5 396 1.511 10.0 0.4 3.6 5.5 1.54
9 Tom Miller* 23 0 0 6.35 11 0 3 0 0 0 17.0 28 13 12 2 7 1 10 0 0 1 78 2.059 14.8 1.1 3.7 5.3 1.43
10 Jason Norton 22 3 1 .750 1.93 7 7 0 0 0 0 42.0 34 14 9 1 12 2 36 1 0 3 173 1.095 7.3 0.2 2.6 7.7 3.00
11 Rick O'Dette* 22 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 2 2 0 6 0 2 0 0 1 11 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 9.0 0.33
12 Brian Partenheimer* 23 7 5 .583 3.62 60 0 23 0 0 6 82.0 79 35 33 5 21 7 61 8 0 5 344 1.220 8.7 0.5 2.3 6.7 2.90
13 Mike Rahilly 21 2 0 1.000 8.84 12 1 2 0 0 0 18.1 25 18 18 2 9 0 19 0 0 4 87 1.855 12.3 1.0 4.4 9.3 2.11
14 Kenny Rayborn 23 4 2 .667 4.56 17 8 5 0 0 0 49.1 62 27 25 5 13 0 34 1 0 8 217 1.520 11.3 0.9 2.4 6.2 2.62
15 Mike Rupp 20 6 1 .857 5.03 11 11 0 0 0 0 48.1 51 28 27 2 30 0 48 2 0 3 220 1.676 9.5 0.4 5.6 8.9 1.60
16 Junior Santana 20 5 3 .625 5.11 15 9 2 0 0 0 61.2 77 41 35 3 19 1 39 3 0 3 279 1.557 11.2 0.4 2.8 5.7 2.05
17 Lance Surridge 21 3 3 .500 2.81 18 8 5 0 0 2 64.0 59 26 20 2 27 2 43 6 0 4 274 1.344 8.3 0.3 3.8 6.0 1.59
18 Jeff Taglienti 22 4 2 .667 1.89 57 0 49 0 0 30 76.1 54 19 16 0 17 2 111 3 0 3 303 0.930 6.4 0.0 2.0 13.1 6.53
19 Joe Thomas* 23 15 8 .652 3.25 26 26 0 1 1 0 166.0 158 69 60 8 40 0 131 12 3 1 697 1.193 8.6 0.4 2.2 7.1 3.28 Stats for 2 teams
20 Byron Tribe 23 0 0 5.04 5 5 0 0 0 0 25.0 17 15 14 1 15 0 25 0 0 0 110 1.280 6.1 0.4 5.4 9.0 1.67
20 Players 21.7 79 61 .564 3.98 140 140 138 2 7 46 1225.0 1243 631 542 64 463 26 1025 77 8 75 5330 1.393 9.1 0.5 3.4 7.5 2.21
* - 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
Shea Hillenbrand 87 612 58 13 5 .981 7.70 20 106 34 24%
Chad Alevras 49 331 32 6 4 .984 7.41 4 51 16 24%
Michael Gancasz 12 50 2 1 0 .981 4.33 1 5 2 29%
Jeff Uccello 9 63 5 0 1 1.000 7.56 1 13 4 24%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Locurto 59 463 30 6 32 .988 8.36
Jeff Keaveney 26 205 18 5 25 .978 8.58
Joe Hamilton 21 188 15 5 9 .976 9.67
Chad Alevras 20 145 6 6 14 .962 7.55
Michael Gancasz 14 74 7 1 6 .988 5.79
Shea Hillenbrand 12 88 5 0 5 1.000 7.75
Jeff Uccello 6 26 0 0 4 1.000 4.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carlos Leon 107 209 254 17 55 .965 4.33
Alex Ahumada 26 45 52 6 13 .942 3.73
Jorge DeLeon 18 32 42 3 9 .961 4.11
Larry Marino 1 2 0 1 1 .667 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Ahumada 81 38 153 14 8 .932 2.36
Larry Marino 52 25 86 3 8 .974 2.13
Jorge DeLeon 26 17 49 6 4 .917 2.54
Shea Hillenbrand 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50
Keith Habig 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Aaron Capista 126 188 329 24 58 .956 4.10
Alex Ahumada 15 26 49 4 7 .949 5.00
Jorge DeLeon 5 5 16 0 3 1.000 4.20
Carlos Leon 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jess Graham 72 0.00
Danny Haas 70 0.00
Paul McDaniels 4 0.00
Keith Habig 3 0.00
Joe Hamilton 3 0.00
Jeff Uccello 3 0.00
Marcus Howard 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rontrez Johnson 81 0.00
Mark Fischer 36 0.00
Joe Hamilton 24 0.00
Marcus Howard 7 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Fischer 59 0.00
Jess Graham 45 0.00
Marcus Howard 22 0.00
Joe Hamilton 16 0.00
Paul McDaniels 9 0.00
Danny Haas 1 0.00
Rontrez Johnson 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jess Graham 109 170 13 4 1 .979 1.68
Mark Fischer 95 177 5 9 0 .953 1.92
Rontrez Johnson 82 175 3 3 1 .983 2.17
Danny Haas 71 110 8 10 1 .922 1.66
Joe Hamilton 41 62 2 1 0 .985 1.56
Marcus Howard 29 49 1 1 0 .980 1.72
Paul McDaniels 12 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.83
Keith Habig 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Jeff Uccello 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Partenheimer 60 5 16 0 0 1.000 0.35
Jeff Taglienti 57 5 8 0 1 1.000 0.23
Jonathan Lyons 41 5 6 0 0 1.000 0.27
Marty McLeary 37 6 19 0 0 1.000 0.68
Rafael Arias 34 7 11 0 1 1.000 0.53
Justin Duchscherer 30 7 34 1 4 .976 1.37
Joe Thomas 26 8 26 3 1 .919 1.31 Stats for 2 teams
John Curtice 25 6 10 4 0 .800 0.64
Germaine Hunter 22 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.36
Terry Hayden 20 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.25
Lance Surridge 18 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.78
Kenny Rayborn 17 7 3 0 0 1.000 0.59
Junior Santana 15 3 8 1 0 .917 0.73
Mike Rahilly 12 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.08
Tom Miller 11 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.18
Mike Rupp 11 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.55
Jason Norton 7 3 6 1 0 .900 1.29
Mark Cisar 6 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.17
Byron Tribe 5 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.20
Rick O'Dette 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Alex Ahumada 19 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 20, 1979 Culiacan, Sinaloa, MX
Chad Alevras 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 8, 1975 Boulder, CO, US
Rafael Arias 21 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Feb 4, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Aaron Capista 19 S R 6' 2.0" 189 May 31, 1979 Joliet, IL, US
Mark Cisar 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 22, 1975 New Martinsville, WV, US
John Curtice 18 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Nov 1, 1979 Richmond, VA, US
Jorge DeLeon 23 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 26, 1974 Ponce, PR
Justin Duchscherer 20 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Nov 19, 1977 Aberdeen, SD, US
Mark Fischer 22 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Apr 15, 1976 Marietta, GA, US
Michael Gancasz 24 R R 6' 1.0" 210 May 16, 1974 Phoenixville, PA, US
Jess Graham 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 12, 1975 Fairmont, WV, US
Danny Haas 22 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 4, 1976 Paducah, KY, US
Keith Habig 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 23, 1973 Grand Forks, ND, US
Joe Hamilton 23 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 12, 1974 Attleboro, MA, US
Terry Hayden 23 L L 6' 6.0" 215 Jun 26, 1975 Detroit, MI, US
Shea Hillenbrand 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jul 27, 1975 Mesa, AZ, US
Marcus Howard 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1975 Dayton, OH, US
Germaine Hunter 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 9, 1974 Paducah, KY, US
Rontrez Johnson 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 8, 1976 Marshall, TX, US
Jeff Keaveney 22 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Oct 7, 1975 Newton, MA, US
Carlos Leon 18 S R 5' 10.0" 181 Aug 31, 1979 Cabimas, Zulia, VE
Gary Locurto 20 L R 6' 1.0" 200 May 25, 1978 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jonathan Lyons 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 13, 1975 Memphis, TN, US
Larry Marino 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 11, 1974 Towson, MD, US
Paul McDaniels 21 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 2, 1977 Bellflower, CA, US
Marty McLeary 23 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 26, 1974 Kettering, OH, US
Tom Miller 23 R L 6' 1.0" 195 May 18, 1975 Westphalia, MI, US
Jason Norton 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 9, 1976 Mobile, AL, US
Rick O'Dette 22 R L 6' 3.0" 178 Feb 11, 1976 Blue Island, IL, US
Brian Partenheimer 23 R L 6' 5.0" 230 Apr 13, 1975 Huntingburg, IN, US
Mike Rahilly 21 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Dec 3, 1976 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Kenny Rayborn 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Nov 22, 1974 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Mike Rupp 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 21, 1978 San Diego, CA, US
Junior Santana 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 22, 1977 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Lance Surridge 21 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Jul 17, 1976 St. Paul, MN, US
Jeff Taglienti 22 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Nov 13, 1975 Waltham, MA, US
Joe Thomas 23 L L 6' 3.0" 225 Jan 25, 1975 Buffalo, NY, US
Byron Tribe 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 21, 1975 Houston, TX, US
Jeff Uccello 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 16, 1974 Hartford, CT, US

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