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2002 Cook County Cheetahs

2002 > Class Independent > 2002 Frontier League (West)
Overall: 40-44
Scored 456 runs, Allowed 396 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 47-37

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Chad Epperson and Dana Forsberg
Represented: Crestwood, IL
Ballpark: Hawkinson Ford Field (Crestwood, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 2001 / 2003

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Pichi Balet 24 78 346 304 56 123 18 2 6 64 0 3 24 19 .405 .462 .536 .998 163 9 12 2 4 6
2 Jeremiah Bergheger* 24 10 38 35 5 13 3 0 1 4 2 0 3 7 .371 .421 .543 .964 19 1 0 0 0 0
3 Sean Bischofberger 22 65 251 207 48 60 14 2 12 45 1 0 18 72 .290 .400 .551 .951 114 6 22 1 3 2
4 Rob Conway 23 74 267 252 27 63 18 0 3 38 2 4 8 42 .250 .287 .357 .644 90 12 5 2 0 0
5 Carlos Figueroa 22 11 30 27 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .185 .214 .185 .399 5 1 1 2 0 0
6 Dan Firlit 23 60 253 226 28 59 12 3 3 26 2 2 19 50 .261 .324 .381 .705 86 4 3 3 2 1
7 Dana Forsberg* 25 2 9 7 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 .571 .667 1.000 1.667 7 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ron Galvan 24 28 103 96 9 21 5 0 3 14 0 2 3 13 .219 .245 .365 .610 35 3 1 1 2 0
9 Mario Gianfortune* 24 3 10 9 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 5 .222 .300 .444 .744 4 0 0 0 0 0
10 Nick Gontmaher 22 75 353 300 62 88 23 1 2 31 20 5 38 38 .293 .384 .397 .780 119 6 9 1 5 2 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jon Hambelton? 23 63 240 217 26 61 15 1 6 30 1 1 15 52 .281 .335 .442 .777 96 3 4 1 3 2
12 Brendan Loughrey 23 34 115 101 13 19 2 0 0 7 2 0 10 20 .188 .287 .208 .495 21 5 4 0 0 0
13 Garet Luebbert# 24 63 253 216 25 49 5 2 2 20 11 2 26 52 .227 .317 .296 .614 64 3 4 4 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 Brandon Pollard 26 34 107 87 14 19 7 0 1 11 1 0 17 19 .218 .355 .333 .688 29 1 2 0 1 0
15 Jim Rinne 25 75 329 272 32 72 11 1 2 41 10 1 49 65 .265 .378 .335 .713 91 8 3 1 4 0
16 T.J. Runnells 24 32 141 127 20 33 3 0 1 12 5 4 9 24 .260 .309 .307 .616 39 2 0 5 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 John Schmitz* 26 78 350 274 59 94 19 1 5 32 12 5 57 30 .343 .473 .474 .947 130 8 13 3 3 2
18 Rick Stegbauer? 23 66 271 252 29 76 14 0 1 36 3 1 13 25 .302 .339 .369 .709 93 9 3 0 3 0
19 Ryan Van Horn 24 31 122 109 17 25 2 0 2 9 1 3 4 25 .229 .292 .303 .594 33 3 6 2 1 0
20 Josh Wilke 26 19 63 51 10 12 2 1 1 10 0 1 7 19 .235 .381 .373 .754 19 0 5 0 0 0
20 Players 23.7 84 3377 2939 456 842 164 14 51 406 61 31 290 538 .286 .366 .404 .769 1187 82 93 26 29 15
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 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Josh Barbarossa* 22 0 1 .000 5.66 12 3 5 0 0 2 20.2 22 19 13 3 15 0 20 0 1 4 96 1.790 9.6 1.3 6.5 8.7 1.33 Stats for 2 teams
2 Chad Bircher 24 4 4 .500 1.86 30 0 26 0 0 7 38.2 30 13 8 1 9 2 32 1 0 2 154 1.009 7.0 0.2 2.1 7.4 3.56
3 James Browning 25 0 1 .000 22.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 5 5 0 4 0 1 2 0 1 15 3.500 13.5 0.0 18.0 4.5 0.25
4 Julio Chinea 25 2 3 .400 4.89 38 0 12 0 0 1 53.1 63 34 29 5 18 4 54 5 0 0 248 1.519 10.6 0.8 3.0 9.1 3.00 Stats for 2 teams
5 James Clelland 22 7 5 .583 2.80 16 16 0 5 3 0 112.2 110 43 35 3 29 0 88 5 1 2 469 1.234 8.8 0.2 2.3 7.0 3.03
6 Toby David* 24 2 7 .222 6.28 17 15 0 1 0 0 81.2 103 66 57 8 27 1 49 9 0 9 377 1.592 11.4 0.9 3.0 5.4 1.81
7 Tony Etnier 21 0 2 .000 3.76 4 4 0 0 0 0 26.1 23 12 11 3 7 0 9 2 0 3 105 1.139 7.9 1.0 2.4 3.1 1.29
8 Sam Greco 23 0 3 .000 6.12 6 6 0 0 0 0 32.1 36 26 22 3 17 0 23 5 1 0 145 1.639 10.0 0.8 4.7 6.4 1.35
9 Tomohiro Honda 25 4 3 .571 4.96 11 10 0 1 1 0 65.1 70 37 36 4 18 0 56 0 0 1 278 1.347 9.6 0.6 2.5 7.7 3.11
10 Brian Houdek 23 4 4 .500 3.03 11 11 0 1 1 0 62.1 42 24 21 5 33 0 67 3 0 5 258 1.203 6.1 0.7 4.8 9.7 2.03
11 Travis Kerber 23 0 1 .000 6.75 4 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 6 4 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 24 1.875 10.1 0.0 6.8 1.7 0.25
12 Bobby Mack 21 4 3 .571 4.88 30 1 8 0 0 0 55.1 66 37 30 3 33 1 46 2 0 3 266 1.789 10.7 0.5 5.4 7.5 1.39
13 Ed Marko 23 0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 7 1.500 13.5 6.8 0.0 13.5
14 Hideki Nagasaka 23 0 1 .000 13.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 7 6 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 23 2.500 15.8 2.2 6.8 4.5 0.67
15 Scott Nichols 27 0 0 45.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 5 5 5 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 9 5.000 45.0 9.0 0.0 18.0
16 Adam Palmer 23 3 3 .500 4.07 32 3 10 0 0 1 55.1 68 25 25 1 25 1 29 3 0 1 249 1.681 11.1 0.2 4.1 4.7 1.16
17 Alex Prendes* 23 2 0 1.000 7.36 12 0 4 0 0 0 11.0 17 9 9 0 10 0 11 0 0 2 62 2.455 13.9 0.0 8.2 9.0 1.10
18 Kris Regas* 22 3 0 1.000 2.90 10 5 2 0 0 0 40.1 38 15 13 2 10 0 29 7 0 1 174 1.190 8.5 0.4 2.2 6.5 2.90
19 Kevin Sadowski 24 0 1 .000 7.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 11 7 7 0 8 0 3 2 0 3 45 2.111 11.0 0.0 8.0 3.0 0.38
20 Mike Weel* 22 0 1 .000 5.74 5 4 0 0 0 0 15.2 21 12 10 0 6 0 10 1 1 2 78 1.723 12.1 0.0 3.4 5.7 1.67
21 Eric White* 24 3 3 .500 3.36 28 5 7 0 0 3 64.1 57 29 24 3 34 2 49 6 0 8 282 1.415 8.0 0.4 4.8 6.9 1.44
22 Grant Williams 22 3 1 .750 2.70 28 0 11 0 0 1 40.0 39 12 12 1 8 1 36 1 0 5 163 1.175 8.8 0.2 1.8 8.1 4.50
22 Players 23.2 40 44 .476 4.17 84 84 76 8 9 14 741.0 766 396 343 41 296 8 561 53 3 50 3257 1.433 9.3 0.5 3.6 6.8 1.90

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Brendan Loughrey 33 202 15 2 0 .991 6.58 9 22 10 31%
Ryan Van Horn 31 211 31 4 2 .984 7.81 4 38 23 38%
Ron Galvan 28 158 28 3 4 .984 6.64 5 17 18 51%
Sean Bischofberger 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 0
Rick Stegbauer 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jon Hambelton 43 356 33 5 40 .987 9.05
Rick Stegbauer 31 252 19 6 26 .978 8.74
Sean Bischofberger 12 105 5 1 9 .991 9.17
Dana Forsberg 2 16 1 0 2 1.000 8.50

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rob Conway 63 94 158 11 29 .958 4.00
Garet Luebbert 17 25 31 7 7 .889 3.29 Stats for 2 teams
T.J. Runnells 15 28 41 7 12 .908 4.60 Stats for 2 teams
Carlos Figueroa 8 8 14 2 2 .917 2.75
John Schmitz 2 3 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
Dan Firlit 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pichi Balet 71 57 128 22 13 .894 2.61
Garet Luebbert 18 13 31 7 1 .863 2.44 Stats for 2 teams
Rob Conway 12 5 21 1 1 .963 2.17
Sean Bischofberger 7 4 11 1 0 .938 2.14
T.J. Runnells 3 2 3 2 1 .714 1.67 Stats for 2 teams

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Firlit 59 108 174 11 41 .962 4.78
Garet Luebbert 23 36 67 10 14 .912 4.48 Stats for 2 teams
T.J. Runnells 15 25 32 5 7 .919 3.80 Stats for 2 teams
Jeremiah Bergheger 10 19 30 4 5 .925 4.90
Carlos Figueroa 2 5 3 0 3 1.000 4.00
Rob Conway 1 0 3 0 1 1.000 3.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Rinne 71 0.00
Josh Wilke 6 0.00
Jon Hambelton 4 0.00
Brandon Pollard 3 0.00
Mario Gianfortune 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Gontmaher 75 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
John Schmitz 26 0.00
Jim Rinne 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Schmitz 53 0.00
Brandon Pollard 29 0.00
Josh Wilke 13 0.00
Jim Rinne 3 0.00
Mario Gianfortune 2 0.00
Nick Gontmaher 1 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Schmitz 76 128 6 6 1 .957 1.76
Nick Gontmaher 75 174 3 5 0 .973 2.36 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Rinne 74 126 2 3 0 .977 1.73
Brandon Pollard 32 54 0 1 0 .982 1.69
Josh Wilke 19 18 0 0 0 1.000 0.95
Jon Hambelton 4 4 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
Mario Gianfortune 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Chinea 38 1 8 1 0 .900 0.24 Stats for 2 teams
Adam Palmer 32 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.16
Chad Bircher 30 7 13 0 3 1.000 0.67
Bobby Mack 30 3 9 3 1 .800 0.40
Eric White 28 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.43
Grant Williams 28 4 7 0 1 1.000 0.39
Toby David 17 7 28 1 3 .972 2.06
James Clelland 16 8 19 1 1 .964 1.69
Josh Barbarossa 12 0 6 1 0 .857 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
Alex Prendes 12 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.58
Tomohiro Honda 11 3 8 0 1 1.000 1.00
Brian Houdek 11 5 16 0 2 1.000 1.91
Kris Regas 10 4 10 0 2 1.000 1.40
Sam Greco 6 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Weel 5 3 1 0 1 1.000 0.80
Tony Etnier 4 1 5 1 0 .857 1.50
Travis Kerber 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Scott Nichols 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kevin Sadowski 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
James Browning 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ed Marko 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Hideki Nagasaka 1 2 0 1 0 .667 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Pichi Balet 24 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Nov 11, 1977 Rio Piedras, PR
Josh Barbarossa 22 L L 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 4, 1980 Valparaiso, IN, US
Jeremiah Bergheger 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 May 5, 1978 St. Joseph, MO, US
Chad Bircher 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 7, 1977 Los Angeles, CA, US
Sean Bischofberger 22 R R 6' 4.0" 235 Dec 6, 1979 Gretna, LA, US
James Browning 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Apr 8, 1977
Julio Chinea 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 22, 1976 Naples, FL, US
James Clelland 22 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Sep 28, 1979 Mexico, Distrito Federal, MX
Rob Conway 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 21, 1978 Manhattan, NY, US
Toby David 24 L L 6' 4.0" 225 Jun 1, 1978 Hinsdale, IL, US
Tony Etnier 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 7, 1980
Carlos Figueroa 22 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Mar 15, 1980 Miami Beach, FL, US
Dan Firlit 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 22, 1978 Chicago, IL, US
Dana Forsberg 25 L L 6' 3.0" 215 Dec 9, 1976 Pittsfield, MA, US
Ron Galvan 24 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 18, 1977
Mario Gianfortune 24 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 2, 1978
Nick Gontmaher 22 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 28, 1979 Bell Canyon, CA, US
Sam Greco 23 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 22, 1979 Albany, NY, US
Jon Hambelton 23 Jul 11, 1978
Tomohiro Honda 25 R R 6' 1.0" 179 Jun 19, 1977
Brian Houdek 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 9, 1979 Hammond, IN, US
Travis Kerber 23 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Feb 1, 1979
Brendan Loughrey 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 11, 1979
Garet Luebbert 24 S R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 18, 1977
Bobby Mack 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 2, 1980
Ed Marko 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 21, 1978 Chardon, OH, US
Hideki Nagasaka 23 R R 5' 7.0" 175 Aug 1, 1978 JP
Scott Nichols 27 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Feb 23, 1975 Alamosa, CO, US
Adam Palmer 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 5, 1978 Naperville, IL, US
Brandon Pollard 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 4, 1975 Coffs Harbor, New South Wales, AU
Alex Prendes 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 30, 1978 Miami, FL, US
Kris Regas 22 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 15, 1979 Bourbonnais, IL, US
Jim Rinne 25 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jul 29, 1976 Lincoln, NE, US
T.J. Runnells 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 15, 1978 Greeley, CO, US
Kevin Sadowski 24 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Apr 25, 1978
John Schmitz 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 22, 1975
Rick Stegbauer 23 Aug 9, 1978
Ryan Van Horn 24 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Sep 6, 1977 Modesto, CA, US
Mike Weel 22 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 28, 1980 Schaumburg, IL, US
Eric White 24 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 29, 1977 Greensboro, NC, US
Josh Wilke 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 11, 1975 Cleveland, OH, US
Grant Williams 22 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Jan 29, 1980 Kremmling, CO, US

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