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1997 Fort Wayne Wizards

1997 > Class A > 1997 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 68-67
Scored 627 runs, Allowed 638 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-69

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Mike Boulanger
Represented: Fort Wayne, IN
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium (Fort Wayne, IN), Memorial Stadium (Fort Wayne, IN) and Memorial Stadium (Fort Wayne, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Papo Bolivar189134332430851267421891182.262.290.401.69213073230
2Tom Buchman2213474276100500414.
3Cleatus Davidson#201245404788012216865239952100.255.327.360.68717271541
4Anthony Felston*2294409338639410222945155553.278.384.337.722114641111
5Shane Gunderson2313504531210071133.267.306.289.5951320110
6Steve Huls2256173158203070016211237.
7Heath Johnson*20228267101440311011329.209.333.403.7362700110
8Tom Knauss23146458311101710618.
9Manny Lopez198736432743801345291092976.245.314.355.669116114401
10Juan Lorenzo#184970100000001.
11Brad Meyer*211227205611031046.300.417.450.867900300
12Chad Moeller22108448384581111839391184876.289.386.422.808162813210
13Rick Moss*2113358150876141284377336157.278.352.366.718186102284
14Jake Patterson*2312152446961101162208011238131.215.289.386.6751811012231
15Tommy Peterman*2211345241746122220757042869.293.335.396.73016591154
16Scott Poepard#223611510316249018311030.233.307.350.6573641100
17Nelson Prada2129102988245031101322.245.265.388.6523830010
18Freddy Reyes21853303063780192845001279.261.313.415.7281271111101
19Luis Rivas171214654196110020613028183390.239.301.322.62313555621
19 Players20.7135512545686271164203387654817382422973.255.324.366.68916719658453214
* - 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
1Mike Bauder*2264.6003.7240105000104.094514353309613104351.2218.
2Matt Carnes2101.0009.001100004.02441503011181.7504.
3Greg Clark1901.0004.4161100016.116980817002691.4698.
4Gary Dose2314.2004.704542500367.05244353610735273131.6877.
5Darren Fidge2222.5002.8480500012.215440418501611.50010.
6Josh Gandy*2124.3335.4085100020.0251912012014112931.85011.
7Chris Garza*2152.7141.9960032001595.067282123819030113851.1056.
8Charlie Gillian23003.16220700325.2211191130246021141.3257.
9Dave Hooten22118.5792.6128270220165.2134574855401389646751.1357.
10Steve Huls220018.001010001.0422000100064.00036.
11Fred Lindberg*23003.6550200012.116550508012531.70311.
12Rick Loonam2132.6005.66341600049.16336313330351282451.94611.
13Ryan Lynch*2222.5003.15152500034.13820122100393001551.39810.00.52.610.23.90
14Bryan Malko2044.5003.781413100064.16829272220592132711.3999.
15Rodney McBride2234.4296.313101100045.25740323320544172321.94911.20.66.310.61.69
16Mario Opipari2267.4623.445322700870.27145272243613173071.3449.
17Scott Poepard22000.001000001.0000020200052.0000.
18Kasey Richardson*2075.5833.0719190110114.1100473954608440104761.2777.
19Corey Spiers*2259.3574.8624230000120.1154836553309421125301.55411.
20Scott Tanksley2301.0004.055010006.24530402100281.2005.
21Nate Yeskie22117.6114.8427270200165.11909989124111115377181.39710.
21 Players21.76867.5043.88135135130512291195.21191638516514807100355239651891.3989.
* - 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


Chad Moeller10782490157.9848.548794134%
Nelson Prada291742132.9856.72619932%
Tom Buchman516411.9524.0003125%


Jake Patterson5756635254.99710.54
Freddy Reyes5250435948.98410.37
Tommy Peterman3124710327.9888.29


Cleatus Davidson1212714052098.9715.59
Steve Huls17264832.9614.35
Juan Lorenzo112001.0003.00


Rick Moss119672443118.9092.61
Steve Huls18124944.9383.39
Juan Lorenzo103001.0003.00


Luis Rivas1191693945892.9074.73
Steve Huls16125047.9393.88
Juan Lorenzo213011.0002.00





Anthony Felston91143542.9741.63
Papo Bolivar90110451.9581.27
Manny Lopez87145870.9561.76
Tommy Peterman6071340.9491.23
Scott Poepard3453311.9821.65
Heath Johnson2226110.9641.23
Tom Knauss14202001.0001.57
Shane Gunderson13210001.0001.62
Brad Meyer10130001.0001.30
Rick Moss330001.0001.00
Cleatus Davidson110001.0001.00
Steve Huls110001.0001.00


Chris Garza6091812.9640.45
Mario Opipari5321531.8500.32
Gary Dose4555001.0000.22
Mike Bauder40101611.9630.65
Rick Loonam3446021.0000.29
Rodney McBride3144011.0000.26
Dave Hooten28223611.9832.07
Nate Yeskie27123212.9781.63
Corey Spiers2482523.9431.38
Charlie Gillian2201001.0000.05
Kasey Richardson1972813.9721.84
Ryan Lynch1512001.0000.20
Bryan Malko1431513.9471.29
Darren Fidge806011.0000.75
Josh Gandy81210.7500.38
Greg Clark600000.00
Fred Lindberg501001.0000.20
Scott Tanksley522001.0000.80
Matt Carnes101001.0001.00
Steve Huls100000.00
Scott Poepard101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Mike Bauder22LL5' 9.0"171May 13, 1975Las Vegas, NV, US
Papo Bolivar18RR5' 11.0"214Oct 18, 1978La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Tom Buchman22RR5' 11.0"205Dec 4, 1974Clearwater, FL, US
Matt Carnes21RR6' 2.0"207Aug 18, 1975Joplin, MO, US
Greg Clark19RR6' 4.0"194Aug 19, 1977Sydney, New South Wales, AU
Cleatus Davidson20SR5' 10.0"170Nov 1, 1976Bartow, FL, US
Gary Dose23RR5' 10.0"184Aug 22, 1973Rochester, MN, US
Anthony Felston22LL5' 9.0"180Nov 26, 1974Mound Bayou, MS, US
Darren Fidge22RR6' 2.0"210Nov 12, 1974Tanunda, South Australia, AU
Josh Gandy21RL6' 1.0"203Oct 12, 1975Ringgold, GA, US
Chris Garza21LL5' 11.0"180Jul 23, 1975Los Angeles, CA, US
Charlie Gillian23RR6' 2.0"196May 29, 1974Beckley, WV, US
Shane Gunderson23RR6' 0.0"205Oct 16, 1973Faribault, MN, US
Dave Hooten22RR6' 0.0"185May 8, 1975Fort Smith, AR, US
Steve Huls22RR6' 0.0"178Oct 11, 1974St. Cloud, MN, US
Heath Johnson20LR6' 3.0"210Aug 25, 1976Lakefield, MN, US
Tom Knauss23RR6' 2.0"218Jun 16, 1974Chicago, IL, US
Fred Lindberg23LL6' 6.0"215Nov 19, 1973Sydney, New South Wales, AU
Rick Loonam21RR6' 4.0"215Nov 7, 1975Camden, NJ, US
Manny Lopez19RR5' 9.0"188Mar 20, 1978Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Juan Lorenzo18SR6' 0.0"189Nov 10, 1978Cambita Garabito, San Cristobal, DO
Ryan Lynch22LL6' 4.0"220Aug 10, 1974La Jolla, CA, US
Bryan Malko20RR6' 3.0"220Jan 23, 1977Anderson, SC, US
Rodney McBride22RR6' 1.0"205Nov 15, 1974Memphis, TN, US
Brad Meyer21LR6' 0.0"165Oct 23, 1975Minneapolis, MN, US
Chad Moeller22RR6' 3.0"207Feb 18, 1975Upland, CA, US
Rick Moss21LR6' 2.0"197Sep 18, 1975Hinsdale, IL, US
Mario Opipari22SR6' 2.0"185Jan 24, 1975Detroit, MI, US
Jake Patterson23LL6' 0.0"239Aug 1, 1973Denver, CO, US
Tommy Peterman22LL6' 0.0"228May 21, 1975Springfield, OH, US
Scott Poepard22SR6' 2.0"195Aug 26, 1974St. Paul, MN, US
Nelson Prada21RR6' 0.0"205Feb 22, 1976Maracay, Aragua, VE
Freddy Reyes21RR5' 11.0"188Apr 8, 1976Santurce, PR
Kasey Richardson20LL6' 3.0"191Aug 27, 1976Washington, DC, US
Luis Rivas17RR5' 10.0"175Aug 30, 1979La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Corey Spiers22LL6' 0.0"204Jun 19, 1975Joliet, IL, US
Scott Tanksley23SR5' 11.0"185Nov 1, 1973Dallas, TX, US
Nate Yeskie22RR6' 3.0"201Aug 13, 1974La Crosse, WI, US

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