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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Brian Hunter+cf-lf13261989-2-35MLB162658112177297445741866121118513.269.334.353687.310232738525864.4.322
24Travis Fryman+3b-ss49281987-1-30MLB1545959016327322102163461135501115.274.326.440766.331262657461905.3.299
17Tony Clark+1b15251990-1-2MLB1595801051602833211713931443130511.276.376.500876.3762906814391126.9.313
4Bobby Higginson+lf-rf52261992-12-336MLB14654694163305271011277085320410.299.379.520899.3892846234041167.8.311
9Damion Easley+2b38271988-30-767MLB1515279713937322722813681021634518.264.362.471833.364248620428966.0.287
37Deivi Cruz+ss6021UDFA: 1993MLB14743635105260240361455001439.241.263.314577.256137467363352.6.270
30Melvin Nieves+rf-lf5925UDFA: 1988MLB11635946821812064173915756023.228.311.451762.327162405289434.0.337
41Bob Hamelin+1b-291988-2-48MLB1103184786150185221487213028.270.366.487853.371155369243596.5.296
33Raul Casanova+c-241990-8-220MLB1013042774101524112648310110.243.308.332641.290101334242303.4.274
12Phil Nevin+3b-1b-261992-1-1MLB93251325916193501256811015.235.306.414720.316104278199324.3.286
36Curtis Pride+lf-rf-281986-10-258MLB7916221344421964244511214.210.314.321635.29052190139152.9.276
10Brian Johnson+c-291989-16-413MLB451391333612181051901213.237.262.338600.26147147112133.0.261
8Matt Walbeck+c-271987-8-192MLB4713718383031033121900024.277.331.365696.31250151108164.1.299
44Bubba Trammell+rf-lf-251994-11-305MLB4412314285041331153500022.228.307.366673.30145140100143.7.279
7Jody Reed+2b-ss-341984-8-198MLB52112622200832101530312.196.278.214492.237241299861.7.224
14Orlando Miller+ss-28UDFA: 1987MLB501111326712101052440111.234.289.369659.2924112288133.9.279
34Juan Encarnacion+rf-cf-21UDFA: 1992MLB11333711153131220001.212.316.394710.31813382843.7.300
29Frank Catalanotto+lf-2b-231992-10-280MLB1326282003003700000.308.379.385764.34710291846.0.421
53Jimmy Hurst+rf-251990-12-311MLB1317131011002600000.176.263.412675.2957191423.5.200
29Vince Coleman+lf-cf-361982-10-257MLB614010000001300001.071.133.071205.10811514-1-2.1.091
10Marcus Jensen+c-241990-1-33MLB811120001001500000.182.250.182432.20921290-0.1.333
39Kimera Bartee+cf-241993-14-399MLB125410000312210000.200.500.200700.38418515.5.333
43Joe Hall+lf-rf-311988-10-262MLB24121003000000000.500.500.7501250.540342220.7.500
20Willie Blair+p-311986-11-289MLB14000000000300000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
28Omar Olivares+p-29UDFA: 1986MLB193220100000000000.667.6671.3332000.828431258.4.667
38Brian Moehler+p-251993-6-165MLB23000000000200000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
22Justin Thompson+p-241991-1-32MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
57Greg Keagle+p-261993-6-170MLB11000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (28 players)162548178414152683217674316172578116449373447120.258.332.415747--2275618943397844.9.296

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Justin Thompson+11241991-1-32MLB15113.0232324000223.11888275206615142 01.147.580.812.666.090.44.2641.02
38Brian Moehler+55251993-6-165MLB11124.6731312100175.1198979122619735 01.4810.161.133.134.980.63.3060.96
20Willie Blair+21311986-11-289MLB1684.1729272000175.0186858118469063 11.339.570.932.374.630.51.2930.74
28Omar Olivares+4229UDFA: 1986MLB564.7019193200115.011068608537459 01.428.610.634.155.790.72.2901.29
40Felipe Lira+-25UDFA: 1990MLB575.772015111092.0101615915456472 01.599.881.474.406.260.70.3020.75
49A.J. Sager+-321988-10-240MLB344.18381008384.081433910245301 01.258.681.072.575.680.45.2830.96
32Dan Miceli+7626UDFA: 1990MLB325.017100024382.277494613387931 01.398.381.424.148.600.48.2940.61
26Doug Brocail+-301986-1-12MLB343.236140020278.074312810366063 01.418.541.154.156.920.60.2920.88
28Scott Sanders+43281990-1-32MLB385.331414110074.179444414245840 01.399.571.702.917.020.41--0.52
59Todd Jones+37291989-1-27MLB543.0968000513170.06029243357071 01.367.710.394.509.000.50.3051.00
27Mike Myers+49281990-4-120MLB045.708800023253.258363412255002 01.559.732.014.198.390.50.3070.86
57Greg Keagle+-261993-6-170MLB356.551110000045.15833339183315 01.6811.511.793.576.550.55.3360.52
46Kevin Jarvis+-271991-21-562MLB035.40173009041.25528259142700 01.6611.881.943.025.830.52--0.60
52Jose Bautista+-32UDFA: 1981MLB226.69210004040.15532306121912 11.6612.271.342.684.240.63.3380.95
58Glenn Dishman+-26UDFA: 1993MLB125.2874001029.0301817482002 01.319.311.242.486.210.40.2950.58
19John Cummings+-281990-8-209MLB205.47190002024.2322215314830 01.8611.681.095.112.921.75.3150.94
54Eddie Gaillard+-261993-13-361MLB105.31160005120.11612122101200 01.287.080.894.435.310.83.2260.43
55Roberto Duran+-241990-42-1093MLB007.59130001010.27990151113 12.065.910.0012.669.281.36.2690.33
50Tim Pugh+-301991-29-760MLB115.002200009.065505400 01.226.000.005.004.001.25.2141.00
42Fernando Hernandez+-26UDFA: 1990MLB0040.502000001.156603201 06.0033.750.0020.2513.501.50.7140.17
Totals: (28 players)79834.56162162135149421,446147679073317655298251--31.389.191.113.446.110.56.330 

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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