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1997 West Michigan Whitecaps

1997 > Class A > 1997 Midwest League (East)
Overall: 92-39
Scored 698 runs, Allowed 456 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-41

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Bruce Fields
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1996 / 1998

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Kurt Airoso22144437611500200615.297.386.432.8191600010
2Rene Capellan1910042438361110264448792560.287.348.407.7551561311410
3Jesus Cedeno21110458429421162438631351877.270.300.396.69717093260
4Brian Dubose*26105432358729612715791726687.268.385.466.85116723323
5Robert Fick*2312254646310015850316901347574.341.429.566.9942621010711
6Jacques Landry231034033695110118516521532199.274.323.480.80217768051
7Chris Lemonis*2348168158274810133025931.304.345.437.7826931001
8Derek Mitchell2211041935347701421311185091.198.304.258.5629155831
9Rich Ozarowski#223614613414297101321835.
10Pedro Santana207431028736751063282031455.261.309.369.67910686300
11Scott Sollmann*221215614608914413403340147981.313.423.359.782165111835
12Franklin Sosa2157218195245040016231024.256.319.277.5965439221
13Chad Stevenson21722832593257101732242077.220.278.347.6259031211
14Chris Wakeland*231114684146411838277520643120.285.353.437.79018134075
15Alexis Zapata2064223206334683627401154.223.267.379.6467882220
15 Players22.0131510345056981229249428661916867455980.273.345.404.74918207666364129
* - 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
1Chris Bauer2302.0004.071801500124.13015111101113011111.64411.
2Willie Blair31000.001100005.01000007000160.2001.
3Dave Borkowski20153.8333.4625250420164.01437963153101047076701.0617.
4Clay Bruner20153.8332.3824240320166.11345244114811354196641.0947.
5Francisco Cordero2261.8570.9950047003554.1361362152670052080.9396.00.32.511.14.47
6Derek Dace*22101.0000.72102300225.02322040241001001.0808.
7Dave Darwin*23101.0000.892141000340.123742202312101641.0665.
8John Foran2322.5003.71290600153.151272222904560122421.5008.
9Apostol Garcia2072.7783.023351000165.248262223105242102751.2036.
10Romulo Martinez2064.6002.393601200279.07328213210510343291.1908.
11Craig Quintal22116.6471.9623230320156.1133483433108813026341.0497.
12Greg Romo22126.6673.5424240000139.21286555751012403145951.2828.
13Chad Schroeder2323.4003.71180800026.22214110162240131201.4257.
14Russ Spear19116.6472.9623230110139.21266346961011211096051.3398.
15Mark Zamarripa2231.7502.12200900229.2131770182412431281.0453.90.05.512.42.28
15 Players21.39239.7022.671311311201113471169.1984456347573861091653157948611.1727.
* - 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 Stevenson704864863.9897.6311762424%
Franklin Sosa573693251.9887.047461423%
Robert Fick969521.9748.22211321%


Robert Fick96970601088.99010.73
Brian Dubose3331422126.99710.18
Jacques Landry4201021.0005.25


Rene Capellan771412451650.9605.01
Pedro Santana45841551927.9265.31
Rich Ozarowski11173013.9794.27


Jacques Landry9260173319.8832.53
Chris Lemonis26144284.8752.15
Rich Ozarowski20145165.9153.25
Rene Capellan326001.0002.67
Robert Fick343001.0002.33


Derek Mitchell1101563802373.9594.87
Pedro Santana1936501312.8694.53
Rich Ozarowski42832.7692.50


Chris Wakeland111
Alexis Zapata21
Kurt Airoso5
Rene Capellan1


Scott Sollmann119
Jesus Cedeno12
Kurt Airoso1
Rich Ozarowski1


Jesus Cedeno99
Alexis Zapata30
Kurt Airoso4


Scott Sollmann119264651.9822.27
Chris Wakeland111169753.9721.59
Jesus Cedeno1091631071.9611.59
Alexis Zapata5176240.9511.53
Kurt Airoso10110001.0001.10
Rene Capellan110001.0001.00
Rich Ozarowski130001.0003.00


Francisco Cordero502830.7690.20
Romulo Martinez3661722.9200.64
Apostol Garcia335811.9290.39
John Foran2975001.0000.41
Dave Borkowski2552832.9171.32
Clay Bruner2493335.9331.75
Greg Romo2432511.9661.17
Craig Quintal2393912.9802.09
Russ Spear2341913.9581.00
Dave Darwin21313041.0000.76
Mark Zamarripa202420.7500.30
Chris Bauer1833011.0000.33
Chad Schroeder1826011.0000.44
Derek Dace1035001.0000.80
Willie Blair101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Kurt Airoso22RR6' 2.0"190Feb 12, 1975Tulare, CA, US
Chris Bauer23RR6' 1.0"180Dec 28, 1973Joliet, IL, US
Willie Blair31RR6' 1.0"185Dec 18, 1965Paintsville, KY, US
Dave Borkowski20RR6' 1.0"200Feb 7, 1977Detroit, MI, US
Clay Bruner20RR6' 3.0"180Oct 16, 1976Weatherford, OK, US
Rene Capellan19RR5' 11.0"160Apr 24, 1978Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jesus Cedeno21RR5' 11.0"160Jun 24, 1976Higuey, La Altagracia, DO
Francisco Cordero22RR6' 3.0"245May 11, 1975Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Derek Dace22LL6' 7.0"200Apr 11, 1975Rolla, MO, US
Dave Darwin23LL6' 0.0"185Dec 19, 1973Charlotte, NC, US
Brian Dubose26LR6' 3.0"208May 17, 1971Detroit, MI, US
Robert Fick23LR6' 1.0"189Mar 15, 1974Torrance, CA, US
John Foran23RR6' 1.0"185Oct 22, 1973Okinawa, JP
Apostol Garcia20RR6' 0.0"155Aug 3, 1976Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan, DO
Jacques Landry23RR6' 3.0"200Aug 15, 1973Bryan, TX, US
Chris Lemonis23LR5' 11.0"185Aug 21, 1973Brooklyn, NY, US
Romulo Martinez20RR6' 1.0"170Dec 5, 1976Santiago, Santiago, DO
Derek Mitchell22RR6' 2.0"170Mar 9, 1975Waukegan, IL, US
Rich Ozarowski22SR5' 9.0"175Oct 19, 1974Boca Raton, FL, US
Craig Quintal22RR6' 0.0"190Jan 21, 1975Metairie, LA, US
Greg Romo22LR6' 2.0"175May 14, 1975Bakersfield, CA, US
Pedro Santana20RR5' 11.0"160Sep 21, 1976San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Chad Schroeder23RR6' 1.0"195Sep 21, 1973Grand Rapids, MI, US
Scott Sollmann22LL5' 10.0"167May 2, 1975Cincinnati, OH, US
Franklin Sosa21RR5' 11.0"170Feb 27, 1976Los Llanos, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Russ Spear19RR6' 3.0"190Aug 30, 1977Perth, Western Australia, AU
Chad Stevenson21RR6' 4.0"215Feb 3, 1976Covina, CA, US
Chris Wakeland23LL6' 0.0"185Jun 15, 1974Huntington Beach, CA, US
Mark Zamarripa22RR6' 0.0"175Jul 28, 1974Los Angeles, CA, US
Alexis Zapata20RR6' 3.0"190May 20, 1977Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO

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