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1997 Phoenix FirebirdsPacific Coast League (AAA)
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Russ Ortiz played for the 1997 Phoenix Firebirds
LeaguePacific Coast LeagueDivisionSouthernLevelAAACategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameFirebirds
LocationPhoenix,Arizona
Record88-55 (1st in Pacific Coast League Southern)
BallparkScottsdale Stadium
ManagerRon Wotus
CoachesJoe Horlen (Pitching Coach), Joe Lefebvre (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsLost in Finals
Attendance209,698 (Rank: 10th)
MLB Parent OrgSan Francisco GiantsAffiliate History
Years Available1977-1997

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1997 Batting Statistics

TopPREV   Show Regulars Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Remove Pitchers Major Leaguers
UnifPlayerPosBaAgeHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Jacob CruzofL24MLB1274939717845312951836464305911.361.434.538.97226560565.393.177.337.42011.311.31.02.141.133.7
1994- 1-  32-SFN
 
-Jeff Ball3bR28MLB12647090151383181031045884517512.321.396.530.92624959541.355.209.345.39910.715.51.53.326.139.1
1990-12- 332-HOU
 
-Dante PowellofR23MLB10845291109244114234105210533019.241.323.385.70817439510.292.144.312.31710.220.62.02.241.135.8
1994- 1-  22-SFN
 
-Desi Wilson1b-ofL28MLB121451761552767531634473403511.344.404.477.88121540502.396.133.259.3868.814.51.71.464.425.8
1991-30- 794-TEX
 
-David McCarty1bR27MLB121434851532752292944975212518.353.419.5901.00925654488.386.237.362.43210.015.41.54.519.735.3
1991- 1-   3-MIN
 
-Wilson DelgadossB21MLB1194164712022495993247016449.288.326.425.75117735451.326.137.209.3265.315.52.92.046.229.2
1992-   UDFA-SEA
 
-Tim Florez2bR27AAA1144025712124476163326885125.301.363.433.79617435448.348.132.219.3527.115.22.11.657.428.9
1991-25- 661-SFN
 
-Kevin RobersonofB29MLB109349601001951467953798110226.287.371.490.86117138399.360.203.321.3759.324.62.73.524.938.0
1988-16- 404-CHN
 
-Doug MirabellicR26MLB100332498823284812586973129.265.384.419.80313933401.313.154.325.36114.517.21.22.041.537.5
1992- 5- 131-SFN
 
-Dax JonesofR26MLB93271486975328910393913406.255.346.351.6979515318.283.096.236.31712.312.31.00.990.321.7
1991- 8- 219-SFN
 
-Eddie Zosky3b-ssR29MLB86241386710494533163811225.278.323.465.78811223261.296.187.253.3396.114.62.43.526.834.3
1989- 1-  19-TOR
 
-Darryl KennedycR28AAA3298101740081161311212.173.224.214.438214108.195.041.102.1995.612.02.20.00.023.5
1991-37- 976-TEX
 
-Jay Canizaro2bR23MLB23811216702122292401002.198.278.358.63629991.255.160.272.2849.926.42.72.240.556.3
1993- 4- 106-SFN
 
-Marvin BenardofL27MLB1760142050054311910003.333.444.417.86125572.392.084.283.39415.312.50.80.00.025.0
1992-50-1391-SFN
 
-Rich RowlandcR33MLB19591014502130071300002.237.318.424.74225766.273.187.305.32810.619.71.93.029.550.0
1988-17- 447-DET
 
-Ramon Martinez2bR24MLB18576162017105901101.281.333.368.70121364.313.087.193.3147.814.11.81.657.018.8    
-Rich AuriliassR25MLB8349102015215400001.294.385.441.82615339.310.147.324.36912.810.30.82.634.030.0
1992-24- 678-TEX
 
-Doug CreekpL28MLB2524562000000700000.250.250.333.5838224.353.083.083.2550.029.20.00.00.033.3
1991- 7- 181-SLN
 
-Craig MayescL27AAA721221000001500002.095.136.143.2793122.125.048.095.1314.622.75.00.00.050.0
1992-28- 775-SFN
 
-Darryl HamiltonofL32MLB314141012000200000.286.286.571.8578214.273.285.286.3620.014.30.07.114.050.0
1986-11- 269-MIL
 
-Steve SoderstrompR25MLB3114030000000401000.214.214.214.4283015.300.000.000.1930.026.70.00.00.00.0
1993- 1-   6-SFN
 
-Russ OrtizpR23MLB1413030002001612000.231.333.231.5643017.429.000.077.2775.935.36.00.00.00.0
1995- 4- 103-SFN
 
-Damon BerryhillcB33MLB413050001002100021.385.467.385.8525015.417.000.154.34613.36.70.50.00.00.0
1984- 1-   4-CHN
 
-Mike VillanopR25AAA1312361003001201000.500.538.5831.1217114.600.083.167.4987.114.32.00.00.016.7
1994-25- 704-SFN
 
-Dan CarlsonpR27MLB3012110000001702000.083.154.083.2371015.200.000.083.1246.746.77.00.00.00.0
1989-33- 856-SFN
 
-Rene ArochapR31MLB1811100000000503000.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.035.70.00.00.00.0
1991-   UDFA-SLN
 
-Keith FoulkepR24MLB1210110100001200000.100.182.300.4823111.125.200.300.2099.118.22.00.00.0100.0
1994- 9- 256-SFN
 
-Chad HartvigsonpL26AAA179000000002300001.000.182.000.1820011.000.000.222.13018.227.31.50.00.00.0
1994-21- 592-SFN
 
-Randy PhillipspR26AAA218110000001500000.125.222.125.347109.333.000.125.17911.155.65.00.00.00.0
1992-24- 681-TOR
 
-Joe RoapR25MLB67110000001401000.143.250.143.393109.333.000.143.20211.144.44.00.00.00.0
1989-18- 454-ATL
 
-Doug VanderweelepR27AAA366000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1991- 9- 245-SFN
 
-William Van LandinghampR26MLB45000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0
1991- 5- 141-SFN
 
-Keith Williamsrf-lfR25MLB35010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1800.040.00.00.00.00.0
1993- 7- 190-SFN
 
-Andy TaulbeepR24AAA195000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.060.00.00.00.00.0
1994- 2-  59-SFN
 
-Osvaldo FernandezpR28MLB25020000000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3600.020.00.00.00.00.0
1996-   UDFA-SFN
 
-Chad FronterapR24AAA55010000000101000.200.200.200.400106.250.000.000.1800.016.70.00.00.00.0
1994- 8- 228-SFN
 
-Shawn PurdypR28AAA564000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.025.00.00.00.00.0
1991-16- 428-CAL
 
-Edwin CorpspR24AAA74000000001300000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14320.060.03.00.00.00.0
1990-32- 851-CIN
 
-Chris UnratcL26AAA12010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.500.53833.30.00.00.00.00.0
1993-15- 423-TEX
 
-Ricky PickettpL27MLB612000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23833.366.72.00.00.00.0
1992-28- 773-CIN
 
-Lee HancockpL30MLB72110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4500.050.00.00.00.00.0
1988- 4-  97-SEA
 
-Pat RapppR29MLB32010000000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.4500.033.30.00.00.00.0
1989-15- 388-SFN
 
-Bobby BondsofR27AAA11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1992-18- 505-SDN
 
-Cory BaileypR26MLB131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1991-15- 408-BOS
 
-Ken WoodsofR26AAA110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1992-15- 411-SFN
 
Batting Totals: (45 players)14349188161445296461277521345753092849383440117.294.366.450.81622144695569.338.450.280.0009.516.71.82.338.732.5 

1997 Pitching Statistics

TopPREV   Show Regulars Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Major Leaguers
UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Doug CreekL28STMLB864.93252322100129.2140767115661377201.599.721.044.589.512.085.28.571
1991- 7- 181-SLN
 
-Rene ArochaR31STMLB734.76181801000111.212159591727683001.339.751.372.185.482.524.76.700
1991-   UDFA-SLN
 
-Dan CarlsonR27S/RMLB1333.882914150073109.0102534712361086101.278.420.992.978.923.004.38.813
1989-33- 856-SFN
 
-Steve SoderstromR25S/RMLB486.473115160081105.2141817612527810101.8312.011.024.436.641.506.90.333
1993- 1-   6-SFN
 
-Russ OrtizR23STMLB435.5114140000085.09657521134703101.5310.161.163.607.412.066.04.571
1995- 4- 103-SFN
 
-Shawn PurdyR28RelAAA1034.37560560026282.11034540833423101.6611.260.873.614.591.274.92.769
1991-16- 428-CAL
 
-Keith FoulkeR24STMLB544.5012120000076.07938381115541201.249.361.301.786.393.604.50.556
1994- 9- 256-SFN
 
-Mike VillanoR25S/RAAA534.1613112001071.1753833727412001.439.460.883.415.171.524.79.625
1994-25- 704-SFN
 
-Doug VanderweeleR27RelAAA644.5936234008168.2993835618353001.7212.980.792.364.591.944.98.600
1991- 9- 245-SFN
 
-Ricky PickettL27R/CLMLB333.196106100291267.2522724249854001.506.920.276.5211.311.733.59.500
1992-28- 773-CIN
 
-Chad HartvigsonL26S/RAAA225.3717413004053.2633432417522101.5010.570.672.858.723.065.70.500
1994-21- 592-SFN
 
-Randy PhillipsR26RelAAA543.0421318004047.1442016518272001.328.370.953.425.131.503.80.556
1992-24- 681-TOR
 
-Andy TaulbeeR24S/RAAA227.5219613005040.2644134414200001.9414.160.893.104.431.439.07.500
1994- 2-  59-SFN
 
-John JohnstoneR28R/CLMLB034.033803800342438.0341717315304001.298.050.713.557.112.004.03.000
1987-20- 524-NYN
 
-Joe RoaR25S/RMLB314.75651000036.0432119411160001.5010.751.002.754.001.455.25.750
1989-18- 454-ATL
 
-Chad FronteraR24STAAA206.20550000024.232191729133101.6911.680.733.284.741.446.931.000
1994- 8- 228-SFN
 
-Edwin CorpsR24S/RAAA215.68725001019.02614120880001.7912.320.003.793.791.006.63.667
1990-32- 851-CIN
 
-Cory BaileyR26RelMLB401.56130130011317.1164306141001.298.310.003.127.272.332.081.000
1991-15- 408-BOS
 
-William Van LandinghamR26STMLB119.00440000017.020191722174102.4110.591.0611.123.710.3310.06.500
1991- 5- 141-SFN
 
-Pat RappR29STMLB203.60330000015.016662960001.679.601.205.403.600.673.601.000
1989-15- 388-SFN
 
-Osvaldo FernandezR28STMLB003.00220000012.010541341001.087.500.752.253.001.333.75.000
1996-   UDFA-SFN
 
-Lee HancockL30RelMLB016.10707001010.123770490002.6720.030.003.487.842.256.10.000
1988- 4-  97-SEA
 
-Mark PetersonL26RelAAA007.3630300103.26430120002.1914.730.002.454.912.009.82.000
1992-13- 355-SFN
 
Pitching Totals: (23 players)88554.79143143297311404612431405723662128493926591101.5310.170.933.576.701.885.23.615  

1997 Fielding Statistics

TopPREV  
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRicky Pickett27MLBp61--330061.0000.100.00---61100.042.7Fielding by Day
PShawn Purdy28AAAp56--1141316.9380.270.00---56100.039.2
PJohn Johnstone28MLBp38--130141.0000.110.00---38100.026.6Fielding by Day
PDoug Vanderweele27AAAp36--2141117.9410.440.00---36100.025.2
PSteve Soderstrom25MLBp31--8181227.9630.840.00---31100.021.7Fielding by Day
PDan Carlson27MLBp29--9902181.0000.620.00---3096.720.3Fielding by Day
PDoug Creek28MLBp25--2203025.8800.880.00---25100.017.5Fielding by Day
PRandy Phillips26AAAp21--7400111.0000.520.00---21100.014.7
PAndy Taulbee24AAAp19--5600111.0000.580.00---19100.013.3
PRene Arocha31MLBp18--9135027.8151.220.00---18100.012.6Fielding by Day
PChad Hartvigson26AAAp17--140051.0000.290.00---17100.011.9
PRuss Ortiz23MLBp14--972118.8891.140.00---14100.09.8Fielding by Day
PMike Villano25AAAp13--91202211.0001.620.00---13100.09.1
PCory Bailey26MLBp13--140051.0000.380.00---13100.09.1Fielding by Day
PKeith Foulke24MLBp12--291012.9170.920.00---12100.08.4Fielding by Day
PEdwin Corps24AAAp7--200021.0000.290.00---7100.04.9
PLee Hancock30MLBp7--110121.0000.290.00---7100.04.9Fielding by Day
PJoe Roa25MLBp6--05106.8330.830.00---6100.04.2Fielding by Day
PChad Frontera24AAAp5--12104.7500.600.00---5100.03.5
PWilliam Van Landingham26MLBp4--210031.0000.750.00---4100.02.8Fielding by Day
PMark Peterson26AAAp3--00101.0000.000.00---3100.02.1
PPat Rapp29MLBp3--220041.0001.330.00---3100.02.1Fielding by Day
POsvaldo Fernandez28MLBp2--240061.0003.000.00---2100.01.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDoug Mirabelli26MLBc99--6294746680.9946.830.00--210099.069.2Fielding by Day
CDarryl Kennedy28AAAc30--1821240198.9806.470.00---3293.821.0
CRich Rowland33MLBc16--1156001211.0007.560.00--21984.211.2Fielding by Day
CCraig Mayes27AAAc5--23300261.0005.200.00---771.43.5
CDamon Berryhill33MLBc3--14100151.0005.000.00---475.02.1Fielding by Day
CChris Unrat26AAAc1--20204.5002.000.00---1100.00.7
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDesi Wilson28MLB1b75--59243674641.9918.470.00---12162.052.4Fielding by Day
1BDavid McCarty27MLB1b-lf75--56153371617.9958.190.00---12162.052.4Fielding by Day
1BJeff Ball28MLB1b3--2061227.9638.670.00---1262.42.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BTim Florez27AAA2b105--189313992511.9824.780.00---11492.173.4
2BEddie Zosky29MLBss16--33273763.9523.750.00---8618.611.2Fielding by Day
2BJay Canizaro23MLB2b15--25372764.9694.130.00---2365.210.5Fielding by Day
2BRamon Martinez24MLBss-2b14--254131169.9574.710.00---1877.89.8Fielding by Day
2BWilson Delgado21MLBss-2b5--111503261.0005.200.00---1194.23.5Fielding by Day
2BJeff Ball28MLB1b2--33107.8573.000.00---1261.61.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BJeff Ball28MLB1b107--461661413226.9381.980.00---12684.974.8Fielding by Day
3BEddie Zosky29MLBss42--166541385.9531.930.00---8648.829.4Fielding by Day
3BJay Canizaro23MLB2b6--7901161.0002.670.00---2326.14.2Fielding by Day
3BTim Florez27AAA2b3--16219.7782.330.00---1142.62.1
3BDarryl Kennedy28AAAc2--220041.0002.000.00---326.31.4
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSWilson Delgado21MLBss-2b114--1973321886547.9674.640.00---11995.879.7Fielding by Day
SSEddie Zosky29MLBss30--4469418117.9663.770.00---8634.921.0Fielding by Day
SSRich Aurilia25MLBss8--142208361.0004.500.00---8100.05.6Fielding by Day
SSTim Florez27AAA2b4--41001141.0003.500.00---1143.52.8
SSRamon Martinez24MLBss-2b2--130041.0002.000.00---1811.11.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJacob Cruz24MLBrf-lf117--2391684263.9702.180.00---12792.181.8Fielding by Day
OFDante Powell23MLBcf-rf108--266741277.9862.530.00---108100.075.5Fielding by Day
OFKevin Roberson29MLBrf-lf92--139730149.9801.590.00---10984.464.3Fielding by Day
OFDax Jones26MLBcf81--146652157.9681.880.00---9387.156.6Fielding by Day
OFDesi Wilson28MLB1b38--6663175.9601.890.00---12131.426.6Fielding by Day
OFMarvin Benard27MLBcf-rf17--2621029.9661.650.00---17100.011.9Fielding by Day
OFDarryl Hamilton32MLBcf-rf3--600061.0002.000.00---3100.02.1Fielding by Day
OFDavid McCarty27MLB1b-lf1--200021.0002.000.00---1210.80.7Fielding by Day

1997 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe HorlenPitching Coach1937-08-14 59San Antonio,Texas MLB1959-19721961-1972
1959-   UDFA-CHA
P
Joe LefebvreHitting Coach1956-02-22 41Concord,New Hampshire MLB1976-19861980-1986
1977- 3-  75-NYA
OF
Ron WotusManager1961-03-31 36Colchester,Connecticut MLB1979-19891983-1984
1979-16- 406-PIT
SS-2B