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2009 Northwest Arkansas Naturals

2009 > Class AA > 2009 Texas League (North)
Overall: 73-67
Scored 703 runs, Allowed 704 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-70

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Brian Poldberg
Represented: Springdale, AR
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 318,056
Other Years: 2008 / 2010

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Yuniesky Betancourt27313132200110001.154.154.385.538500000
2Jeff Bianchi226829727042851715421041958.315.356.441.79711921250
3Cody Clark27662151913358130832121527.304.366.497.8649555221
4Joe Dickerson*2234150126152972013511819.230.338.317.6554033212
5Jose Duarte2493380326508114343918104767.248.342.347.68911340611
6Jarrod Dyson*24632832483864740143762754.258.331.319.6497940800
7Alex Gordon*2583530411302100055.367.457.6671.1242020001
8Jeff Howell26622161952251101424021636.262.316.385.7017541130
9Josh Johnson#235116413226253009222924.189.340.212.5522821200
10Mario Lisson2536158136202840217431429.206.287.279.5663823140
11David Lough*236125323641781329311341230.331.371.517.88712223200
12Ed Lucas271034243556110322210581825375.290.388.448.83615967451
13Marc Maddox2544174149202560417422023.168.283.289.5724384100
14Chris McConnell2359192169253771011651440.219.280.272.5524651620
15Brian McFall25592332042951130737311957.250.335.417.7518528020
16Kurt Mertins2312655249564136238257111041107.275.332.366.69818194751
17Jordan Parraz24642692263581173742482925.358.451.5531.0051251011120
18Corey Smith2714059755067137291219012839132.249.302.420.722231144044
19Cody Strait268735832059892214381443165.278.340.391.73112570520
20John Suomi*2837136119233762719021317.311.378.571.9496831121
21Vance Wilson36592292042755901032011646.270.342.461.8039467111
21 Players25.31405328469470312632453110763316277477937.269.342.403.745189110064524113
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Juan Abreu2422.5005.751601100420.11915133223251021032.0168.41.39.711.11.14
2John Bale*35001.356010006.24210105000250.7505.40.01.46.85.00
3John Bannister25101.0005.0280400014.112881609102591.2567.50.63.85.71.50
4Federico Castaneda2503.0004.28122600127.12013132110274011131.1346.60.73.68.92.45
5Dan Cevette*25005.32142500022.02513131110131021001.63610.20.44.55.31.18
6Chris Chavez2401.0003.863010004.23220503000221.7145.80.09.65.80.60
7Cody Clark27000.002020001.1100010100061.5006.80.06.86.81.00
8Dan Cortes2266.5003.921615000080.17743353500574063601.5818.60.35.66.41.14
9Kyle Crist26008.388040009.21412901004102532.48313.00.09.33.70.40
10Gilbert De La Vara*2462.7505.74351900264.18359416271404063061.71011.60.83.85.61.48
11Kyle Farnsworth33000.003000003.21000103000130.5452.50.02.57.43.00
12Jason Godin2402.0006.4882100016.223151211319206892.16012.40.57.04.90.69
13Rowdy Hardy*2644.5003.431110000060.15928235201399022611.3098.80.73.05.81.95
14Aaron Hartsock2531.7502.822801900851.04317164173270042151.1767.60.73.04.81.59
15Chris Hayes26301.0000.981801200336.233114162171001481.0648.10.21.54.22.83
16Greg Holland2332.6003.182901900845.14616162190490061941.4349.10.43.89.72.58
17Blake Johnson2488.5004.5724240000122.0148706211412616145401.54910.90.83.04.51.49
18Matt Kniginyzky26510.3335.4826240000134.215798822157068102116051.58910.51.43.84.51.19
19Anthony Lerew26106.6254.0927270110152.01647969145531016196671.4419.70.83.36.01.84
20Victor Marte2821.6672.45130800422.0157615017101860.9096.10.42.07.03.40
21Chris Nicoll25701.0003.503301000161.26032244263580152711.3958.80.63.88.52.23
22Chad Orvella2811.5001.6481100011.07221006100400.6365.70.80.04.9
23Carlos Sencion*2431.7506.02251900146.15834315302432142251.89911.31.05.88.41.43
24Corey Smith27000.001010001.0000020110062.0000.00.018.09.00.50
25Ben Swaggerty*2641.8004.332601100143.25321213206541222011.67210.90.64.111.12.70
26Everett Teaford*2537.3005.111616010081.086534612340423123611.4819.61.33.84.71.24
27Rob Tejeda2701.0004.912200003.23221205000141.3647.42.54.912.32.50
28Blake Wood2328.2005.831713310078.29252518281494073381.52510.50.93.25.61.75
28 Players25.07367.5214.4214014013734331222.11306704600110520288336398454211.4949.60.83.86.11.60
* - 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

C

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Cody Clark653713832.9936.292471828%
Jeff Howell492483663.9795.804421324%
John Suomi241372623.9886.792331328%
Vance Wilson1881711.9894.8902000%

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Corey Smith1079804114104.9869.54
Brian McFall3529122632.9818.94
Ed Lucas5244021.0005.60

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Kurt Mertins861462661054.9764.79
Marc Maddox2961104132.9945.69
Chris McConnell1935590131.0004.95
Josh Johnson7142329.9495.29
Jeff Bianchi274021.0005.50
Ed Lucas110001.0001.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ed Lucas53309679.9472.38
Corey Smith27153564.8931.85
Kurt Mertins26184365.9102.35
Josh Johnson2393745.9202.00
Marc Maddox1422621.9332.00
Alex Gordon56520.8462.20

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jeff Bianchi6095191846.9734.77
Chris McConnell3947117526.9704.21
Mario Lisson3253981020.9384.72
Josh Johnson121831091.0004.08
Yuniesky Betancourt32711.9003.00

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Joe Dickerson3250221.9631.63
Ed Lucas2953141.9311.86
Cody Strait2653010.9812.04
David Lough2238110.9751.77
Jose Duarte2041211.9772.15
Jarrod Dyson1318410.9571.69

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jose Duarte53146722.9872.89
Jarrod Dyson49131630.9792.80
Cody Strait2258110.9832.68
David Lough1839010.9752.17
Joe Dickerson100000.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jordan Parraz63124942.9712.11
Cody Strait2560121.9682.44
David Lough1838320.9532.28
Ed Lucas1838541.9152.39
Jose Duarte17251011.0001.53
Brian McFall130001.0003.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Gilbert De La Vara3528001.0000.29
Chris Nicoll333310.8570.18
Greg Holland2984011.0000.41
Aaron Hartsock285731.8000.43
Anthony Lerew2782252.8571.11
Matt Kniginyzky2651611.9550.81
Ben Swaggerty2606011.0000.23
Carlos Sencion2532001.0000.20
Blake Johnson2472330.9091.25
Chris Hayes1841010.9330.78
Blake Wood17410011.0000.82
Juan Abreu1613001.0000.25
Dan Cortes161651.5830.44
Everett Teaford1621210.9330.88
Dan Cevette1411011.0000.14
Victor Marte131110.6670.15
Federico Castaneda1222001.0000.33
Rowdy Hardy1121621.9001.64
John Bannister805001.0000.63
Kyle Crist81111.6670.25
Jason Godin801001.0000.13
Chad Orvella801001.0000.13
John Bale610001.0000.17
Chris Chavez301001.0000.33
Kyle Farnsworth301001.0000.33
Cody Clark200000.00
Rob Tejeda200000.00
Corey Smith100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Juan Abreu24RR6' 0.0"185Apr 8, 1985San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO2009-07-202009-09-07
John Bale35LL6' 4.0"210May 22, 1974Cheverly, MD, US2009-05-062009-05-19
John Bannister25RR6' 4.0"200Jan 20, 1984Tucson, AZ, US2009-08-152009-09-06
Yuniesky Betancourt27RR5' 10.0"205Jan 31, 1982Santa Clara, Villa Clara, CU2009-07-122009-07-14
Jeff Bianchi22RR5' 11.0"185Oct 5, 1986Lancaster, PA, US2009-06-192009-09-07
Federico Castaneda25RR6' 3.0"205Jan 26, 1984Torreon, Coahuila, MX2009-07-212009-09-06
Dan Cevette25LL6' 4.0"235Oct 19, 1983Wellsboro, PA, US2009-04-302009-07-09
Chris Chavez24LR6' 3.0"195Sep 11, 1984Kingman, AZ, US2009-08-072009-08-15
Cody Clark27RR6' 3.0"200Sep 14, 1981Fayetteville, AR, US2009-05-272009-09-06
Dan Cortes22RR6' 6.0"235Mar 4, 1987Pomona, CA, US2009-04-092009-07-04
Kyle Crist26RR6' 3.0"194Jun 27, 1983Sacramento, CA, US2009-04-112009-05-06
Gilbert De La Vara24LL5' 10.0"190Oct 4, 1984Tucson, AZ, US2009-04-092009-08-23
Joe Dickerson22LL6' 1.0"190Oct 3, 1986Yorba Linda, CA, US2009-04-092009-05-22
Jose Duarte24RR5' 10.0"165Mar 7, 1985Santa Lucia, Miranda, VE2009-04-092009-09-07
Jarrod Dyson24LR5' 10.0"165Aug 15, 1984McComb, MS, US2009-06-252009-09-07
Kyle Farnsworth33RR6' 4.0"230Apr 14, 1976Wichita, KS, US2009-08-132009-08-17
Jason Godin24RR6' 5.0"170Sep 23, 1984Anchorage, AK, US2009-07-262009-09-07
Alex Gordon25LR6' 1.0"220Feb 10, 1984Lincoln, NE, US2009-07-052009-07-14
Rowdy Hardy26LL6' 4.0"170Oct 26, 1982Dallas, TX, US2009-07-162009-09-06
Aaron Hartsock25RR6' 3.0"200Jan 17, 1984Brawley, CA, US2009-05-282009-09-06
Chris Hayes26RR6' 2.0"177Feb 5, 1983Chicago, IL, US2009-04-102009-06-06
Greg Holland23RR5' 10.0"205Nov 20, 1985Marion, NC, US2009-04-102009-07-19
Jeff Howell26RR5' 11.0"200Apr 1, 1983Melbourne, FL, US2009-04-112009-09-07
Blake Johnson24RR6' 5.0"200Jun 14, 1985Baton Rouge, LA, US2009-04-112009-09-04
Josh Johnson23SR5' 10.0"190Jan 11, 1986Tampa, FL, US2009-04-112009-08-10
Matt Kniginyzky26LR6' 3.0"185Oct 5, 1982Oakville, ON, CA2009-04-132009-09-01
Anthony Lerew26LR6' 4.0"225Oct 28, 1982Carlisle, PA, US2009-04-102009-09-02
Mario Lisson25RR6' 2.0"220May 31, 1984Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE2009-04-092009-05-23
David Lough23LL5' 10.0"175Jan 20, 1986Akron, OH, US2009-07-022009-09-07
Ed Lucas27RR6' 3.0"210May 21, 1982Grand Rapids, MI, US2009-05-142009-09-07
Marc Maddox25RR5' 11.0"185Sep 16, 1983Hattiesburg, MS, US2009-07-182009-09-07
Victor Marte28RR6' 2.0"260Nov 8, 1980Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, DO2009-04-092009-05-25
Chris McConnell23RR5' 9.0"170Dec 18, 1985Philadelphia, PA, US2009-04-112009-09-07
Brian McFall25RR6' 3.0"215Mar 17, 1984Flagstaff, AZ, US2009-04-092009-06-17
Kurt Mertins23RR5' 10.0"188Apr 22, 1986Yorba Linda, CA, US2009-04-092009-09-07
Chris Nicoll25RR6' 3.0"190Oct 30, 1983Whittier, CA, US2009-04-102009-08-03
Chad Orvella28RR5' 11.0"190Oct 1, 1980Renton, WA, US2009-06-292009-09-06
Jordan Parraz24RR6' 3.0"215Oct 8, 1984Henderson, NV, US2009-04-092009-06-22
Carlos Sencion24LL6' 6.0"170Nov 17, 1984Sanchez Ramirez, DO2009-04-092009-07-13
Corey Smith27RR6' 1.0"200Apr 15, 1982Plainfield, NJ, US2009-04-092009-09-07
Cody Strait26RR6' 1.0"180May 28, 1983Beaumont, TX, US2009-04-092009-07-24
John Suomi28LR5' 11.0"200Oct 5, 1980Toronto, ON, CA2009-04-092009-06-22
Ben Swaggerty26LL6' 1.0"185Aug 8, 1982Knoxville, TN, US2009-06-162009-09-07
Everett Teaford25LL6' 0.0"160May 15, 1984Alpharetta, GA, US2009-06-152009-09-05
Rob Tejeda27RR6' 2.0"245Mar 24, 1982Bani, Peravia, DO2009-06-112009-06-14
Vance Wilson36RR5' 11.0"190Mar 17, 1973Mesa, AZ, US2009-06-192009-09-06
Blake Wood23RR6' 5.0"240Aug 8, 1985Atlanta, GA, US2009-04-122009-09-05

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