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1989 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  63-97   .394
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Russ Nixon
General Manager:   Bobby Cox
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  984,930
Payroll:  $9,551,334
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Darrell Evans (42)
Youngest Player:  Kent Mercker (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dale Murphy (14)
Top Hitter:  Lonnie Smith (7)
Top Pitcher:  John Smoltz (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Tyler Houston (#2)

Roster Continuity:  62.24%
Top Prospect:   Kent Mercker
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9270.568--
San Diego8973.5493.0
Houston8676.5316.0
LA Dodgers7783.48114.0
Cincinnati7587.46317.0
Atlanta6397.39428.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
3Dale Murphy+of32331974-1-5MLB15457460131160208432651422100614.228.306.361667207647465593.5.266
14Andres Thomas+ss-25UDFA: 1982MLB141554411181801357331262031417.213.228.316544175571461352.1.217
27Lonnie Smith+lf-of7331974-1-3MLB13448289152344217925127695113177.315.415.5339482575773571158.7.351
15Jeff Treadway+2b-26UDFA: 1984MLB1344735813118384032303803659.277.317.378695179514364634.7.285
4,32Jeff Blauser+ss75231984-1-8MLB142456631232421246523810112847.270.325.410735187507354634.8.320
1Oddibe McDowell+cf-of-261984-1-12MLB7628056851847241510273703100.304.365.471836132308206537.0.331
11Darrell Evans+3b-1b-421967-3-55MLB107276315761113901414606061.207.303.35565898323227344.0.204
16Tommy Gregg+1b-rf-251985-7-164MLB10227624678062334184502314.243.288.33762593298221263.2.270
28Gerald Perry+1b-281978-11-261MLB722662467110421106322835025.252.337.33867590303212344.3.267
5Ron Gant+lf-cf-241983-4-100MLB7526026468392596206310220.177.237.33557187285224192.3.195
7Jody Davis+c-321976-3-62MLB7823112395041900236113118.169.246.2424895625720271.0.210
10Dion James+lf-cf-261980-1-25MLB6317015447011113252312314.259.355.31867354200137214.1.293
20Bruce Benedict+c-331976-5-99MLB661601231301600231814201.194.299.23153037186132122.5.213
6John Russell+c-of-281982-1-13MLB74159142920290085311014.182.225.2334583716913520.3.257
22Geronimo Berroa+rf-lf-24UDFA: 1983MLB8113673640290173201002.265.301.33863946143103123.2.333
10Ed Whited+3b-251986-18-458MLB367451230141061502112.162.222.24346518826631.1.186
47Tom Glavine+p-231984-2-47MLB306761001040052000400.149.208.17938712766100.1.213
24Derek Lilliquist+p-231987-1-6MLB366351210040001200300.190.190.20639713665410.4.235
29John Smoltz+p-221985-22-574MLB33626711160062300600.113.191.21040113746100.1.158
17Mark Lemke+2b-231983-27-677MLB145541021210015700001.182.250.36461420604753.0.174
23Dave Justice+rf-lf-231985-4-94MLB16517123013213911101.235.291.35364418564253.4.268
12Jeff Wetherby+lf-rf-251985-21-536MLB52485102117104600212.208.264.35461817554353.1.214
25Pete Smith+p-231984-1-21MLB2941240103004900501.098.178.14632465043-1-0.3.125
31Drew Denson+1b-231984-1-19MLB1236191005103900000.250.308.27858510392733.0.333
19Terry Blocker+cf-291981-1-4MLB2631171001101500000.226.250.2585088322422.2.269
48Marty Clary+p-271983-3-74MLB1831350001003700500.161.235.1613975393110.5.208
34Zane Smith+p-281982-3-63MLB2128350000000100400.179.179.1793575322710.5.185
8John Mizerock+c-281979-1-8MLB1127160002000300000.222.222.2224446272111.2.250
38Kelly Mann+c-211985-20-518MLB724152001000610001.208.240.2925327252011.6.278
19Ed Romero+ss-2b-31UDFA: 1976MLB719151011000000001.263.263.4747379191534.7.222
10Francisco Cabrera+1b-c-22UDFA: 1985MLB414032000000300000.214.214.3575715141113.0.273
33Tommy Greene+p-221985-1-14MLB410110000000300000.100.100.1002001109-1-2.1.143
38Jim Acker+p-301980-1-21MLB597010000000200001.143.143.143286177--.200
32Gary Eave+p-251985-12-302MLB36000000000300100.000.000.0000077--.000
40Jose Alvarez+p-331978-8-183MLB303000000000200200.000.000.0000055--.000
52Rusty Richards+p-241986-7-164MLB23000000000200100.000.000.0000044--.000
30Paul Assenmacher+p-28UDFA: 1983MLB492000000000100001.000.000.0000023-1-5.6.000
49Mark Eichhorn+p-281979-2-30MLB452000000000100100.000.000.0000033--.000
43Jay Aldrich+p-281982-10-261MLB81000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
45Charlie Puleo+p-34UDFA: 1978MLB151000000000100100.000.000.0000022--.000
37Joe Boever+p-28UDFA: 1982MLB661000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
50Kent Mercker+p-211986-1-5MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
34Sergio Valdez+p-24UDFA: 1983MLB1910100000000000001.0001.0001.00020001101--1.000
36Tony Castillo+p-26UDFA: 1983MLB121000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (44 players)160546358412812012212854483544859962451654294.234.298.3506481910607944375783.5.263

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
29John Smoltz+19221985-22-574MLB12112.9429295000208.016079681572168831.126.920.653.127.270.43.2530.70
47Tom Glavine+22231984-2-47MLB1483.6829296400186.01728876204090201.148.320.971.944.350.44.2541.01
24Derek Lilliquist+46231987-1-6MLB8103.9732300000165.22028773163479431.4210.970.871.854.290.43.3230.64
25Pete Smith+54231984-1-21MLB5144.7528271000142.014483751357115371.429.130.823.617.290.50.3130.99
48Marty Clary+-271983-3-74MLB433.1518172100108.2103473863130501.238.530.502.572.481.03.2580.92
34Zane Smith+62281982-3-63MLB1124.451717000099.0102654953358301.369.270.453.005.270.57.3041.53
38Jim Acker+-301980-1-21MLB062.675900023297.284292952068201.067.740.461.846.270.29.2811.32
37Joe Boever+3828UDFA: 1982MLB4113.9466000532182.178373663468501.368.530.663.727.430.50.3060.81
49Mark Eichhorn+-281979-2-30MLB554.354500013068.170363361949011.309.220.792.506.450.39.3201.45
30Paul Assenmacher+6828UDFA: 1983MLB133.594900014057.255262321664311.238.580.312.509.990.25.3420.87
40Jose Alvarez+-331978-8-183MLB332.863000012250.144181642445211.357.870.724.298.050.53.2920.99
34Sergio Valdez+-24UDFA: 1983MLB126.06191008032.231242251726201.478.541.384.687.160.65.2741.25
45Charlie Puleo+-34UDFA: 1978MLB114.66151001029.026151521617401.458.070.624.975.280.94.2760.81
33Tommy Greene+-221985-1-14MLB124.1044110026.12212125617101.067.521.712.055.810.35.2360.57
30Mike Stanton+67221987-13-323MLB011.502000010724.017440827101.046.380.003.0010.130.30.3091.00
32Gary Eave+-251985-12-302MLB201.3133000020.215330129111.316.530.005.233.921.33.2270.46
46Dwayne Henry+-271980-2-40MLB024.26120006112.212662516101.348.531.423.5511.370.31.3330.58
43Jay Aldrich+-281982-10-261MLB122.1980002012.1753067001.055.110.004.385.110.86.2001.25
52Rusty Richards+-241986-7-164MLB004.822200009.11055264101.719.641.935.793.861.50.2670.88
36Tony Castillo+-26UDFA: 1983MLB014.8212000109.1855045001.297.710.003.864.820.80.2581.00
50Kent Mercker+-211986-1-5MLB0012.462100104.1866064003.2316.620.0012.468.311.50.5000.60
19Terry Blocker+-291981-1-4MLB000.001000101.0000020002.000.000.0018.000.00--.0000.00
6John Russell+-281982-1-13MLB000.001000100.1000000000.000.000.000.000.00--.0000.00
Totals: (44 players)63973.71160160156145331,448137068059712846896648171.228.520.712.916.010.48.284 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jody DavisC723644061.9850.00 
Bruce BenedictC653614022.9950.00 
John RussellC451782421.9900.00 
John MizerockC11484001.0000.00 
Kelly MannC7485001.0000.00 
Francisco CabreraC13010.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gerald Perry1B7261851949.9870.00 
Darrell Evans1B5035849632.9850.00 
Tommy Gregg1B37264160181.0000.00 
Drew Denson1B12711113.9880.00 
Dion James1B8397051.0000.00 
Ed Whited1B330011.0000.00 
Francisco Cabrera1B2241011.0000.00 
Jody Davis1B2120031.0000.00 
John Russell1B260001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff Treadway2B1232713361280.9810.00 
Jeff Blauser2B395871414.9700.00 
Mark Lemke2B142540071.0000.00 
Ed Romero2B461212.9470.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff Blauser3B7842128139.9290.00 
Ron Gant3B5323103168.8870.00 
Ed Whited3B29203352.9140.00 
Darrell Evans3B28134145.9310.00 
Jeff Treadway3B625001.0000.00 
John Russell3B203001.0000.00 
Ed Romero3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Andres ThomasSS1382314002981.9560.00 
Jeff BlauserSS30375545.9580.00 
Ed RomeroSS2112011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dale MurphyOF151331550.9850.00 
Lonnie SmithOF132289320.9930.00 
Oddibe McDowellOF68179240.9780.00 
Tommy GreggOF4857120.9670.00 
Dion JamesOF46870001.0000.00 
Geronimo BerroaOF3467120.9710.00 
Dave JusticeOF16240001.0000.00 
Ron GantOF1447010.9790.00 
John RussellOF1412120.8670.00 
Jeff WetherbyOF980001.0000.00 
Terry BlockerOF870001.0000.00 
Jeff BlauserOF20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe BoeverP6682715001.0002.41 
Jim AckerP59971214001.0002.41 
Paul AssenmacherP495729001.0001.73 
Mark EichhornP4568917011.0003.44 
Derek LilliquistP3216592021.9351.58 
Jose AlvarezP305058011.0002.34 
Tom GlavineP2918673744.9172.13 
John SmoltzP29208233272.8872.38 
Pete SmithP28142111112.9571.39 
Mike StantonP20241210.7501.13 
Sergio ValdezP193222001.0001.12 
Marty ClaryP181081018011.0002.33 
Zane SmithP179942720.9392.82 
Charlie PuleoP152921001.0000.93 
Tony CastilloP12902001.0001.98 
Dwayne HenryP12121010.5000.74 
Jay AldrichP8120110.5000.74 
Tommy GreeneP42622001.0001.38 
Gary EaveP32010001.0000.45 
Kent MerckerP240000.0000.00 
Rusty RichardsP2913001.0003.96 
Terry BlockerP110000.0000.00 
John RussellP100000.0000.00 


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