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1997 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Randy Smith
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,365,157
Payroll:  $16,304,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vince Coleman (36)
Youngest Player:  Juan Encarnacion (21)
Longest Tenure:  Travis Fryman (8)
Top Hitter:  Brian Hunter (13)
Top Pitcher:  Justin Thompson (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Matt Anderson (#1)

Roster Continuity:  43.61%
Top Prospect:   Mike Drumright
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Brian Huntercf-lf13261989-2-35MLB162658112177297445741866121118513.269.334.3530232738525864.4.322
24Travis Fryman3b-ss49281987-1-30MLB1545959016327322102163461135501115.274.326.4400262657461905.3.299
17Tony Clark1b15251990-1-2MLB1595801051602833211713931443130511.276.376.50002906814391126.9.313
4Bobby Higginsonlf-rf52261992-12-336MLB14654694163305271011277085320410.299.379.52010002846234041167.8.311
9Damion Easley2b38271988-30-767MLB1515279713937322722813681021634518.264.362.4710248620428966.0.287
37Deivi Cruzss6021UDFA: 1993MLB14743635105260240361455001439.241.263.3140137467363352.6.270
30Melvin Nievesrf-lf5925UDFA: 1988MLB11635946821812064173915756023.228.311.4510162405289434.0.337
41Bob Hamelin1b-291988-2-48MLB1103184786150185221487213028.270.366.4870155369243596.5.296
33Raul Casanovac-241990-8-220MLB1013042774101524112648310110.243.308.3320101334242303.4.274
12Phil Nevin3b-1b-261992-1-1MLB93251325916193501256811015.235.306.4140104278199324.3.286
36Curtis Pridelf-rf-281986-10-258MLB7916221344421964244511214.210.314.321052190139152.9.276
10Brian Johnsonc-291989-16-413MLB451391333612181051901213.237.262.338047147112133.0.261
8Matt Walbeckc-271987-8-192MLB4713718383031033121900024.277.331.365050151108164.1.299
44Bubba Trammellrf-lf-251994-11-305MLB4412314285041331153500022.228.307.366045140100143.7.279
7Jody Reed2b-ss-341984-8-198MLB52112622200832101530312.196.278.2140241299861.7.224
14Orlando Millerss-28UDFA: 1987MLB501111326712101052440111.234.289.36904112288133.9.279
34Juan Encarnacionrf-cf-21UDFA: 1992MLB11333711153131220001.212.316.394013382843.7.300
29Frank Catalanottolf-2b-231992-10-280MLB1326282003003700000.308.379.385010291846.0.421
53Jimmy Hurstrf-251990-12-311MLB1317131011002600000.176.263.41207191423.5.200
29Vince Colemanlf-cf-361982-10-257MLB614010000001300001.071.133.071011514-1-2.1.091
10Marcus Jensenc-241990-1-33MLB811120001001500000.182.250.182021290-0.1.333
39Kimera Barteecf-241993-14-399MLB125410000312210000.200.500.200018515.5.333
43Joe Halllf-rf-311988-10-262MLB24121003000000000.500.500.7501000342220.7.500
20Willie Blairp-311986-11-289MLB14000000000300000.000.000.0000044--.000
38Brian Moehlerp-251993-6-165MLB23000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
28Omar Olivaresp-29UDFA: 1986MLB193220100000000000.667.6671.3332000431258.4.667
22Justin Thompsonp-241991-1-32MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
57Greg Keaglep-261993-6-170MLB11000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (28 players)162548178414152683217674316172578116449373447120.258.332.4157472275618943397844.9.296

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Justin Thompson11241991-1-32MLB15113.0232324000223.118882752066151401.147.580.812.666.090.44.2641.02
38Brian Moehler55251993-6-165MLB11124.6731312100175.11989791226197301.4810.161.133.134.980.63.3060.96
20Willie Blair21311986-11-289MLB1684.1729272000175.01868581184690611.339.570.932.374.630.51.2930.74
28Omar Olivares4229UDFA: 1986MLB564.7019193200115.0110686085374501.428.610.634.155.790.72.2901.29
40Felipe Lira-25UDFA: 1990MLB575.772015111092.01016159154564701.599.881.474.406.260.70.3020.75
49A.J. Sager-321988-10-240MLB344.18381008384.0814339102453001.258.681.072.575.680.45.2830.96
32Dan Miceli7626UDFA: 1990MLB325.017100024382.2774946133879301.398.381.424.148.600.48.2940.61
26Doug Brocail-301986-1-12MLB343.236140020278.0743128103660601.418.541.154.156.920.60.2920.88
28Scott Sanders43281990-1-32MLB385.331414110074.1794444142458401.399.571.702.917.020.41--0.52
59Todd Jones37291989-1-27MLB543.0968000513170.060292433570701.367.710.394.509.000.50.3051.00
27Mike Myers49281990-4-120MLB045.708800023253.2583634122550001.559.732.014.198.390.50.3070.86
57Greg Keagle-261993-6-170MLB356.551110000045.158333391833101.6811.511.793.576.550.55.3360.52
46Kevin Jarvis-271991-21-562MLB035.40173009041.255282591427001.6611.881.943.025.830.52--0.60
52Jose Bautista-32UDFA: 1981MLB226.69210004040.155323061219111.6612.271.342.684.240.63.3380.95
58Glenn Dishman-26UDFA: 1993MLB125.2874001029.03018174820001.319.311.242.486.210.40.2950.58
19John Cummings-281990-8-209MLB205.47190002024.23222153148301.8611.681.095.112.921.75.3150.94
54Eddie Gaillard-261993-13-361MLB105.31160005120.116121221012001.287.080.894.435.310.83.2260.43
55Roberto Duran-241990-42-1093MLB007.59130001010.279901511112.065.910.0012.669.281.36.2690.33
50Tim Pugh-301991-29-760MLB115.002200009.0655054001.226.000.005.004.001.25.2141.00
42Fernando Hernandez-26UDFA: 1990MLB0040.502000001.1566032006.0033.750.0020.2513.501.50.7140.17
Totals: (28 players)79834.56162162135149421,44614767907331765529825131.389.191.113.446.110.56.330 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Raul CasanovaC925433896.9850.00 
Matt WalbeckC442401532.9880.00 
Brian JohnsonC43217932.9870.00 
Marcus JensenC826110.9640.00 
Phil NevinC110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tony Clark1B158142310010131.9930.00 
Bob Hamelin1B7291011.0000.00 
Phil Nevin1B722110.9580.00 
Orlando Miller1B360001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Damion Easley2B1372343891282.9810.00 
Jody Reed2B4149107218.9870.00 
Frank Catalanotto2B679001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Travis Fryman3B1531263121021.9780.00 
Phil Nevin3B17613011.0000.00 
Orlando Miller3B41710.8890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Deivi CruzSS1471924201394.9790.00 
Orlando MillerSS313064218.9790.00 
Damion EasleySS21916001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby HigginsonLF1051951766.9720.00 
Phil NevinLF4064412.9860.00 
Curtis PrideLF3444010.9780.00 
Bubba TrammellLF13260001.0000.00 
Kimera BarteeLF320001.0000.00 
Vince ColemanLF230001.0000.00 
Jimmy HurstLF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian HunterCF162408840.9900.00 
Kimera BarteeCF310001.0000.00 
Juan EncarnacionCF210001.0000.00 
Bobby HigginsonCF210001.0000.00 
Melvin NievesCF210001.0000.00 
Vince ColemanCF10000.0000.00 
Jimmy HurstCF120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Melvin NievesRF101189441.9800.00 
Bobby HigginsonRF5791330.9690.00 
Bubba TrammellRF15231001.0000.00 
Juan EncarnacionRF10210001.0000.00 
Jimmy HurstRF10100001.0000.00 
Curtis PrideRF340001.0000.00 
Joe HallRF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike MyersP88534820.8572.03 
Dan MiceliP718246001.0001.09 
Todd JonesP687014001.0000.64 
Doug BrocailP6178612001.0002.08 
A.J. SagerP3884313001.0001.71 
Justin ThompsonP322231131031.0001.69 
Brian MoehlerP31175162312.9752.00 
Willie BlairP2917591412.9581.18 
Jose BautistaP214043011.0001.57 
Felipe LiraP209271923.9292.54 
John CummingsP192415001.0002.23 
Omar OlivaresP191151016021.0002.03 
Kevin JarvisP174105001.0001.09 
Eddie GaillardP16200000.0000.00 
Scott SandersP147449001.0001.58 
Roberto DuranP131001001.0000.88 
Greg KeagleP114543001.0001.40 
Glenn DishmanP72937011.0003.10 
Fernando HernandezP210000.0000.00 
Tim PughP2902001.0002.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob HamelinDH95.0000.00 
Phil NevinDH30.0000.00 
Curtis PrideDH23.0000.00 
Bubba TrammellDH15.0000.00 
Orlando MillerDH11.0000.00 
Melvin NievesDH10.0000.00 
Jody ReedDH5.0000.00 
Damion EasleyDH4.0000.00 
Kimera BarteeDH3.0000.00 
Frank CatalanottoDH3.0000.00 
Bobby HigginsonDH2.0000.00 
Brian JohnsonDH2.0000.00 
Raul CasanovaDH1.0000.00 
Tony ClarkDH1.0000.00 
Vince ColemanDH1.0000.00 
Jimmy HurstDH1.0000.00 


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