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1997 Michigan Battle Cats (A)

+ Midwest League
Parent Organization: Boston Red Sox
Nickname:
W-L Record: 70-67 .511
Rank: 2nd in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 725-672 + 53
Manager(s): Billy Gardner
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan
Ballpark: C.O. Brown Stadium
Attendance: 126,947 9/14
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Gerald Perry

#1 Draft Picks

Corey Jenkins (#24), Josh Garrett (#26), Chris Reitsma (#34)
Midwest League Eastern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9239.702--
7067.51125.0
6867.50426.0
6968.50426.0
5483.39441.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosHi LvlAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Alex AhumadaSSAAA18312131101000300000.250.250.500750.250.250.333----612
-John BarnesOFMLB2113049080149195673195654253067.304.381.400781.096.257.3190.6581.7196561
-Jim Chamblee2BMLB22133487112146295227318453107173058.300.365.515880.216.353.3422.0222.1251545
-Jorge DeLeonSSAAA222059101630042001900133.271.258.322580.051.085.372----1963
-Javier FuentesSSAA223077101311081171840202.169.238.208446.039.130.2202.57--1686
-Shea Hillenbrand1BMLB216422428651333391392011042.290.312.415727.125.156.3022.2274.793237
-Corey JenkinsOFAA201114266810217418625528129111039.239.284.425709.185.251.2984.6123.7181457
-Rontrez JohnsonOFMLB2011841187991065402912659690632.241.342.331673.090.290.3001.4882.2136485
-Tim KratochivilCA23441291134410190093520024.264.307.310617.047.116.3543.89--40140
-Gary LoCurto1BA191204196499270463856393223213.236.335.329664.093.251.2931.48104.8138487
-Steve LomasneyCMLB191023245089273125134329890338.275.337.488825.213.309.3553.0627.0158362
-Chris MadonnaCAA241634452001106910010.147.268.206474.059.265.1921.50--741
-Jose OlmedaSSA+196119424377012150116310103.191.234.242476.052.134.2775.73194.047206
-Asbel Ortiz2BA2143143194081361033210102.280.295.413708.133.161.34310.6747.759147
-Pete ProdanovOF-1BA235514124265152111183031213.184.275.340615.156.284.1961.6728.248162
-Orlando SanchezSSAAA182161311211100091500002.180.286.295581.115.262.2221.6761.01870
-Dernell StensonOFMLB1913147179137352158064721051960810.291.379.469848.178.335.3401.4631.4221551
-Wilton Veras3BMLB1913148951141213868323151601319.288.329.393722.104.170.3071.6561.1192524
Batting Totals13334591725121223137103640103464819659117204497.264.331.398729.134.251.3112.0144.618265136
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Jason SekanyAAA21564.081616300010692554854110314001.257.810.423.488.752.51
-Chris ThompsonAAA24011.1380003015117211131000.756.190.560.567.3113.00
-Curtis RomboliA24523.004610020169602923325696001.237.830.393.269.002.76
-Brian PartenheimerA+22116.5517000402132161619164001.8613.090.413.686.551.78
-Scott MusgraveA+23455.5815110020789659491117513101.4310.941.251.945.813.00
-Josh GarrettAA198104.7922222000138164947413356423301.4310.620.842.274.141.83
-Chuck BealeAA23273.74399102812891115837517869201.4411.220.511.728.705.06
-Lyle PrempasA+22217.94131004017271715220155002.7614.291.0610.597.940.75
-Steve SmetanaAA24212.3218000623023168112292001.136.680.293.488.422.42
-Brian RoseMLB21411.80100001015123302191000.937.200.001.2011.409.50
-Larry WimberlyAAA19136.9713400413134252449273001.399.871.162.617.843.00
-Andy HazlettAAA21105.2522000012157721120001.3311.251.500.759.0012.00
-Matt KinneyMLB20853.54222221001179359464781236001.467.150.316.009.461.58
-Germaine HunterA+23543.6352000211716540298426810601.498.131.005.258.501.62
-Chris FestaA+24454.02371000110931095042834537201.5210.440.773.265.071.56
-Rafael BetancourtMLB22031.9727000221132269722523100.887.310.560.5614.6326.00
-Justin DuchschererMLB19115.6344000024261715110190001.509.750.383.757.131.90
-Chris ReitsmaMLB19412.8899000049572316413413001.4010.260.722.347.383.15
-Robb WelchA+2113104.2126263100153142887288015819101.448.300.474.689.231.98
Pitching Totals70674.1139613711212628116811956725338344810181191601.419.210.643.457.842.27
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Alex Ahumada1800010200000------.857--1.000--------481
John Barnes210000000001130------------------.97421386
Chuck Beale23390000000000.944------------------2151
Rafael Betancourt222700000000001.000------------------150
Jim Chamblee2200010402700000------.959--.933--------22334727
Jorge DeLeon22000001800000----------.873--------17388
Justin Duchscherer1940000000000.750------------------031
Chris Festa24370000000000.889------------------8163
Javier Fuentes22001312500000----.875.9291.000.936--------41708
Josh Garrett19220000000000.868------------------8255
Shea Hillenbrand21001608000000----.979--.737----------137168
Germaine Hunter235200000000001.000------------------8130
Corey Jenkins20000000000720------------------.94110477
Rontrez Johnson200000000001090------------------.97223767
Matt Kinney202200000000001.000------------------5130
Tim Kratochivil23040000000000--.990----------------279253
Gary LoCurto190011200000000----.981--------------9096319
Steve Lomasney19094000000000--.983----------------6238312
Chris Madonna2409200000000--.9761.000--------------4671
Scott Musgrave23150000000000.929------------------2111
Jose Olmeda19000005900000----------.874--------8013531
Asbel Ortiz21000300800010------.945--.857------1.000569512
Brian Partenheimer221700000000001.000------------------110
Lyle Prempas22130000000000.600------------------032
Pete Prodanov2301213440000180--1.000.9701.000.750--------1.000192305
Chris Reitsma1990000000000.714------------------232
Curtis Romboli244600000000001.000------------------4130
Brian Rose211000000000001.000------------------220
Orlando Sanchez18000401600000------.909--.922--------31628
Jason Sekany211600000000001.000------------------12150
Steve Smetana24180000000000.778------------------432
Dernell Stenson190000000001080------------------.9181451114
Chris Thompson24800000000001.000------------------040
Wilton Veras190000130000000--------.944----------9922019
Robb Welch21260000000000.750------------------695
Larry Wimberly191300000000001.000------------------340


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