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2009 St. Paul Saints

2009 > Class Independent > 2009 American Association (North)
Overall: 49-47
Scored 499 runs, Allowed 453 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 52-44

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: George Tsamis
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 267,398
Other Years: 2008 / 2010

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Josh Alley*25441981712555100226722618.322.414.415.8297131000
2Tony Altavilla*224770110000003.
3Andrew Bennett231115133100000017.
4Craig Brazell*2973231918404120002.581.5631.0971.6593400010
5Jacob Butler269540835057922001663004671.263.351.457.808160135160
6Steve Butler*2770258219335980123003143.269.360.320.6797041520
7Jason Cooper*285424420843601431144212839.288.377.543.92011374043
8Stephen Derrick*23614121100010022.
9Jeff DeSmidt23624241400130006.
10Jeff Eure28602562252858101531221852.258.325.378.7038566433
11Ron Fenwick*303112411011192009001014.
12Alex Fonseca25502251953057822221832528.292.376.385.7607551400
13Chris Herbert231135303600140058.200.314.300.614910000
14Kyle Johnson22717141310010034.214.353.286.639410000
15Dan Kaczrowski2212474281210151034.286.348.381.7291611100
16Scott Knazek24752922452460111135013040.245.330.310.6407684760
17Brent Krause27964223476310423411591545968.300.415.484.899168612045
18Alex Kubal22613121210011015.
19Tony Mansolino264920419025435101312832.
20Steve Mays22829272210010025.
21Anthony Norman*24391691442138111219551820.264.351.396.7475723131
22Daron Roberts2631129124143511122283320.282.305.435.7405431100
23Andrew Schmiesing*2372301254416367020933838.248.346.327.6738370901
24Todd Self*30411741443346120427202429.319.410.486.8977031141
25Ole Sheldon2630126106223670619001917.340.444.5751.0206111001
25 Players26.0963763324449987516721704607126400575.270.354.399.75312948144393615
* - 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
1Ryan Ariail*24101.0001.72270900431.125660193211041331.4047.
2Mike Bille2726.2502.403601100456.14417150233584082341.1897.
3Jim Brower36003.77110800314.1161160609102671.53510.
4Tom Buske2255.5004.071413110079.28441364262352013441.3819.
5Adam Cox*2914.2007.6766000027.03225235190282011301.88910.
6Reed Dickert2546.4005.512710600094.21026458115127470144411.6169.
7Kyle Foster2453.6253.833301100154.04925235233472072331.3338.
8Brandon Kintzler2483.7272.791411010080.28928253240461013481.4019.
9Kerry Ligtenberg3802.0003.0030027001536.0271412061290101450.9176.
10Todd Mathison2231.7503.3864100034.22814131132183021441.1837.
11Mark Moriarty2525.2866.271711400060.168474210412474042881.80710.
12Lonnie Robinson23101.0008.5370600119.0272118317010202992.31612.
13Charlie Ruud2784.6673.6920191110107.113254444475473044961.66811.
14Tanner Scheppers2211.5003.3244000019.017117111020103821.4748.
15Scott Vander Weg26009.4970300012.115131336010102591.70310.
16David Wagner24005.684040006.112741503000362.68417.
17Mitch Wylie3287.5334.1118180100111.211355516386803144801.3529.
17 Players27.44947.5104.219696924828844.288045339557375295823725937591.4869.
* - 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


Scott Knazek754415184.9846.566722223%
Jeff Eure1056920.9706.5039640%
Kyle Johnson7290001.0004.140900%
Jeff DeSmidt642230.9367.3305117%
Chris Herbert531020.9396.201600%


Jason Cooper5245834733.9869.46
Todd Self2523615220.99210.04
Ole Sheldon1613460161.0008.75
Jacob Butler4321021.0008.25
Steve Butler110001.0001.00
Jeff Eure120001.0002.00


Alex Fonseca4690120519.9774.57
Tony Mansolino254367410.9654.40
Ron Fenwick212946216.9743.57
Andrew Bennett651211.9442.83
Dan Kaczrowski41010031.0005.00
Tony Altavilla13411.8757.00
Steve Butler110001.0001.00


Jeff Eure493310256.9642.76
Brent Krause27225848.9522.96
Ron Fenwick1261920.9262.08
Steve Butler103910.9231.20
Craig Brazell74911.9291.86
Stephen Derrick60610.8571.00
Alex Fonseca21820.8184.50


Steve Butler60981631630.9424.35
Tony Mansolino243566616.9444.21
Dan Kaczrowski9131723.9383.33
Steve Mays71416031.0004.29
Andrew Bennett110001.0001.00
Alex Fonseca113001.0004.00




Brent Krause77
Daron Roberts16
Andrew Schmiesing11


Brent Krause77160641.9762.16
Andrew Schmiesing661653011.0002.55
Jacob Butler61106330.9731.79
Anthony Norman3591120.9792.63
Daron Roberts3049240.9271.70
Josh Alley25431001.0001.76
Alex Kubal630001.0000.50
Andrew Bennett100000.00


Mike Bille36511021.0000.44
Kyle Foster3352011.0000.21
Kerry Ligtenberg3003001.0000.10
Ryan Ariail2721001.0000.11
Reed Dickert276730.8130.48
Charlie Ruud2071510.9571.10
Mitch Wylie18622021.0001.56
Mark Moriarty170521.7140.29
Tom Buske14316001.0001.36
Brandon Kintzler1471522.9171.57
Jim Brower1102001.0000.18
Lonnie Robinson701001.0000.14
Scott Vander Weg700000.00
Adam Cox604001.0000.67
Todd Mathison626011.0001.33
Tanner Scheppers401001.0000.25
David Wagner400000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Josh Alley25LL5' 8.0"180Sep 6, 1983Carbondale, IL, US
Tony Altavilla22LR5' 11.0"180Feb 16, 1987
Ryan Ariail24LL6' 4.0"215Oct 16, 1984Columbia, SC, US
Andrew Bennett23RR5' 11.0"185Dec 9, 1985
Mike Bille27RR6' 2.0"220Nov 2, 1981Torrance, CA, US
Craig Brazell29LR6' 3.0"210May 10, 1980Montgomery, AL, US
Jim Brower36RR6' 2.0"205Dec 29, 1972Edina, MN, US
Tom Buske22RR6' 0.0"180Jul 10, 1986Minneapolis, MN, US
Jacob Butler26RR6' 1.0"200Feb 9, 1983Olympia, WA, US
Steve Butler27LR6' 1.0"165Mar 18, 1982St. Paul, MN, US
Jason Cooper28LR6' 2.0"215Dec 6, 1980Richland, WA, US
Adam Cox29LL6' 4.0"170Jun 27, 1980Valdosta, GA, US
Stephen Derrick23LR5' 11.0"215Aug 27, 1985
Jeff DeSmidt23RR6' 0.0"210Feb 18, 1986
Reed Dickert25RR6' 1.0"227Jun 29, 1984Boston, MA, US
Jeff Eure28RR6' 1.0"215Aug 17, 1980Sunbury, PA, US
Ron Fenwick30LR5' 11.0"170Dec 19, 1978Bowie, MD, US
Alex Fonseca25RR5' 10.0"170Sep 13, 1983GB
Kyle Foster24RR6' 6.0"220Jun 4, 1985Los Angeles, CA, US
Chris Herbert23RR6' 3.0"200Jan 31, 1986
Kyle Johnson22RR6' 1.0"255May 23, 1987
Dan Kaczrowski22RR5' 9.0"170Jun 17, 1987St. Anthony, MN, US
Brandon Kintzler24RR6' 0.0"190Aug 1, 1984Las Vegas, NV, US
Scott Knazek24RR6' 1.0"215Nov 4, 1984New London, CT, US
Brent Krause27RR6' 3.0"215Nov 2, 1981Andover, MN, US
Alex Kubal22RR5' 11.0"185Aug 7, 1986
Kerry Ligtenberg38RR6' 2.0"185May 11, 1971Rapid City, SD, US
Tony Mansolino26RR6' 1.0"190Sep 28, 1982Newport Beach, CA, US
Todd Mathison22RR6' 0.0"190Mar 7, 1987
Steve Mays22RR6' 1.0"200Jul 10, 1986
Mark Moriarty25RR6' 3.0"240Jun 29, 1984
Anthony Norman24LL6' 0.0"185Oct 20, 1984Bellflower, CA, US
Daron Roberts26RR6' 0.0"215Feb 25, 1983Clearwater, FL, US
Lonnie Robinson23RR6' 2.0"205Apr 13, 1986Brooklyn Park, MN, US
Charlie Ruud27RR5' 10.0"150Oct 4, 1981Austin, MN, US
Tanner Scheppers22RR6' 4.0"200Jan 17, 1987Mission Viejo, CA, US
Andrew Schmiesing23LL6' 4.0"190May 24, 1986Northfield, MN, US
Todd Self30LR6' 5.0"215Nov 9, 1978Shreveport, LA, US
Ole Sheldon26RR6' 4.0"235Nov 25, 1982Roseburg, OR, US
Scott Vander Weg26RR6' 3.0"195Dec 14, 1982Denver, CO, US
David Wagner24LR6' 4.0"215Aug 9, 1984Johnstown, PA, US
Mitch Wylie32RR6' 3.0"220Jan 14, 1977Davenport, IA, US

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