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1997 New Britain Rock Cats

1997 > Class AA > 1997 Eastern League (North)
Overall: 70-72
Scored 670 runs, Allowed 666 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-71

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Al Newman
Represented: New Britain, CT
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Chad Allen223012611520299141820921.252.304.452.7565230110
2Rafael Alvarez*2016544751200271459.255.340.383.7231801100
3Armann Brown2414554647300112913.
4Jeff Ferguson2436150135193340121111231.244.309.296.6054021110
5Troy Fortin22125547111120040037.234.333.277.6101314100
6Joe Fraser227927823833571111161162950.239.322.307.6297331820
7Shane Gunderson2333141117173073210721931.256.365.419.7844911400
8Jeff Horn26562141841747100426241924.255.344.375.7196977220
9Torii Hunter2112752847157109222856884794.231.305.338.64215963611
10J.J. Johnson2310340735660841133421313894.236.312.309.62111064361
11Corey Koskie*241315364378812526623799590106.286.414.531.9452321370210
12Ryan Lane22128503444631152625561874379.259.321.360.68216051870
13Keith Legree*2511340734346831929581045670.242.350.388.738133153145
14Doug Mientkiewicz*231325794678711928215612189867.255.390.420.81019687522
15Mike Moriarty2313549242160932256481255368.221.309.340.6491431031051
16David Ortiz*216928525840832221456262178.322.379.585.96415164021
17Jon Schaeffer211031291620041127.
18Jeff Smith*23520181410030024.222.300.278.578500000
19Javier Valentin#211024093704190170850233061.243.297.354.65113151261
19 Players22.71425270454367011372422910561612167585914.250.339.386.72517529248534122
* - 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
1Travis Baptist*2556.4553.41363700060.24927236262502042471.2367.
2Marc Barcelo2501.0008.6174100123.0272222228091041182.39110.60.811.03.50.32
3Jason Bell22119.5503.3928280310164.216371621964014252137001.3798.
4Shane Bowers2572.7783.411413011071.16529276220594022991.2208.
5Troy Carrasco*2244.5004.963131600165.169533611444462143051.7309.
6Trevor Cobb*2364.6003.431913130194.177413663906840123861.2307.
7Chris Cumberland*24101.0003.181100005.25220202002221.2357.
8Gus Gandarillas2524.3334.70177210061.16734326150293052531.3379.
9Tom Gourdin2422.5005.3149040001561.062363682903230162711.4929.
10Jeff Harris2221.6672.342801400342.13015112160443031751.0876.
11Kevin Legault2651.8334.504011300370.07437356263403043051.4299.
12Keith Linebarger2601.0007.201100005.05440301000241.6009.
13Alan Mahaffey*2312.3333.57131500122.219119210029004981.2797.
14Paul Morse24311.2145.9837179001111.11249174167027560115081.74310.
15Tom Mott23000.001000001.1200000000051.50013.
16David Perez2901.0006.751100004.05330103000171.50011.
17Dan Perkins22710.4124.9124240200144.2158947917531114110106441.4599.
18Fred Rath2433.5002.6833023001250.14317151130331032001.1137.
19Will Rushing*2412.3333.9732000011.114550309010501.50011.
20Benj Sampson*22106.6254.1925201000118.0112565512491921244981.3648.
21Hector Trinidad2302.0006.3363000021.126181558011101951.59411.
21 Players23.57072.4934.32142142132106381209.211966665811255211388850610252201.4198.
* - 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


Javier Valentin855136558.9916.8012423142%
Jeff Horn432393811.9966.4410152158%
Jon Schaeffer10571010.9856.7016545%
Troy Fortin85013021.0007.88213528%
Jeff Smith542120.9568.6003125%


Doug Mientkiewicz10696359598.9959.64
David Ortiz3326816332.9908.61
Troy Fortin2170021.0008.50
Jeff Horn213213.9387.50
Joe Fraser110001.0001.00


Ryan Lane1262453721694.9754.90
Joe Fraser143326313.9524.21
Jeff Ferguson861531.8752.63


Corey Koskie125722342214.9332.45
Joe Fraser16122134.9172.06
Jeff Ferguson533001.0001.20
Javier Valentin13010.7503.00


Mike Moriarty13521047519114.9735.07
Joe Fraser678001.0002.50
Jeff Ferguson37320.8333.33
Ryan Lane112001.0003.00





Torii Hunter124252774.9742.09
Keith Legree97176871.9631.90
J.J. Johnson94168542.9771.84
Shane Gunderson3363211.9851.97
Chad Allen2935110.9731.24
Joe Fraser2321010.9550.91
Rafael Alvarez16292001.0001.94
Doug Mientkiewicz16264011.0001.88
Armann Brown1317010.9441.31


Tom Gourdin4941211.9410.33
Kevin Legault40514001.0000.48
Paul Morse37813031.0000.57
Travis Baptist3661913.9620.69
Fred Rath3357001.0000.36
Troy Carrasco3111032.7860.35
Jason Bell28619021.0000.89
Jeff Harris2859001.0000.50
Benj Sampson253912.9230.48
Dan Perkins24113041.9111.71
Trevor Cobb199910.9470.95
Gus Gandarillas1771511.9571.29
Shane Bowers146810.9331.00
Alan Mahaffey130110.5000.08
Marc Barcelo702001.0000.29
Hector Trinidad603001.0000.50
Will Rushing311001.0000.67
Keith Linebarger121001.0003.00
Tom Mott100000.00
David Perez100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Chad Allen22RR6' 1.0"195Feb 6, 1975Dallas, TX, US
Rafael Alvarez20LL6' 0.0"220Jan 22, 1977Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Travis Baptist25LL6' 0.0"195Dec 30, 1971Forest Grove, OR, US
Marc Barcelo25RR6' 3.0"220Jan 10, 1972Van Nuys, CA, US
Jason Bell22RR6' 3.0"210Sep 30, 1974Ocala, FL, US
Shane Bowers25RR6' 4.0"215Jul 27, 1971Glendora, CA, US
Armann Brown24RR6' 1.0"163Sep 10, 1972Austin, TX, US
Troy Carrasco22SL5' 11.0"177Jan 27, 1975Tampa, FL, US
Trevor Cobb23LL6' 2.0"190Jul 13, 1973Everett, WA, US
Chris Cumberland24RL6' 1.0"189Jan 15, 1973Clearwater, FL, US
Jeff Ferguson24RR5' 10.0"184Jun 18, 1973Los Angeles, CA, US
Troy Fortin22RR5' 11.0"209Feb 24, 1975Winnipeg, MB, CA
Joe Fraser22RR6' 0.0"205Aug 23, 1974Long Beach, CA, US
Gus Gandarillas25RR6' 0.0"190Jul 19, 1971Coral Gables, FL, US
Tom Gourdin24RR6' 3.0"220May 24, 1973Price, UT, US
Shane Gunderson23RR6' 0.0"205Oct 16, 1973Faribault, MN, US
Jeff Harris22RR6' 1.0"190Jul 4, 1974Alameda, CA, US
Jeff Horn26RR6' 1.0"213Aug 23, 1970Baltimore, MD, US
Torii Hunter21RR6' 2.0"220Jul 18, 1975Pine Bluff, AR, US
J.J. Johnson23RR6' 0.0"204Aug 31, 1973Sharon, CT, US
Corey Koskie24LR6' 3.0"215Jun 28, 1973Anola, MB, CA
Ryan Lane22RR6' 1.0"185Jul 6, 1974Bellefontaine, OH, US
Kevin Legault26RR6' 1.0"195Mar 5, 1971Troy, NY, US
Keith Legree25LR6' 2.0"195Dec 26, 1971Statesboro, GA, US
Keith Linebarger26RR6' 6.0"220May 11, 1971Fort Belvoir, VA, US
Alan Mahaffey23LL6' 1.0"200Feb 2, 1974Altus, OK, US
Doug Mientkiewicz23LR6' 2.0"195Jun 19, 1974Toledo, OH, US
Mike Moriarty23RR6' 0.0"195Mar 8, 1974Camden, NJ, US
Paul Morse24RR6' 2.0"185Feb 27, 1973Mount Vernon, OH, US
Tom Mott23RR6' 3.0"217Oct 9, 1973San Luis Obispo, CA, US
David Ortiz21LL6' 3.0"230Nov 18, 1975Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
David Perez29RR5' 11.0"170May 23, 1968San Antonio, TX, US
Dan Perkins22RR6' 2.0"193Mar 15, 1975Miami, FL, US
Fred Rath24RR6' 3.0"220Jan 5, 1973Dallas, TX, US
Will Rushing24LL6' 3.0"193Nov 8, 1972Statesboro, GA, US
Benj Sampson22RL6' 2.0"210Apr 27, 1975Des Moines, IA, US
Jon Schaeffer21RR6' 1.0"205Jan 20, 1976Tarzana, CA, US
Jeff Smith23LR6' 3.0"210Jun 17, 1974Akron, OH, US
Hector Trinidad23RR6' 2.0"190Sep 8, 1973Los Angeles, CA, US
Javier Valentin21SR5' 10.0"198Sep 19, 1975Manati, PR

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