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1997 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  76-86   .469
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Cito Gaston, Mel Queen
General Manager:   Gord Ash
Stadium:  SkyDome
Attendance:  2,589,297
Payroll:  $45,894,833
Playoffs: Season in progress

Toronto Blue Jays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Otis Nixon (38)
Youngest Player:  Kelvim Escobar (21)
Longest Tenure:  Juan Guzman, Mike Timlin, Ed Sprague, Pat Hentgen, Joe Carter (7)
Top Hitter:  Carlos Delgado (23)
Top Pitcher:  Roger Clemens (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Vernon Wells (#5)

Roster Continuity:  83.07%
Top Prospect:   Roy Halladay
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
43,29Joe Carter+lf-rf40371981-1-2MLB15761276143304211028240105750912.234.284.399683244668492754.1.246
25Carlos Delgado+1b2325UDFA: 1988MLB153519791364233091036413389046.262.350.5288782745953961026.9.294
33Ed Sprague+3b-291988-1-25MLB1385046311529414480151102600110.228.306.385691194562401634.2.260
15Shawn Green+rf-241991-1-16MLB135429571232241653143369914144.287.340.469809201471318736.2.336
8Alex Gonzalez+ss64241991-13-355MLB1264264610223212351563494511129.239.302.387689165478352513.9.280
2Otis Nixon+cf-of55381979-1-4MLB1034015410512112647105254006510.262.343.304647122464327494.1.296
6Orlando Merced+rf-1b-30UDFA: 1985MLB98368459823294073476231026.266.352.413765152420281605.7.298
13Carlos Garcia+2b7529UDFA: 1987MLB10335029771823231131560201047.220.253.309562108381297272.5.254
18Benito Santiago+c-32UDFA: 1982MLB9734131831001342101780211510.243.279.387667132366274343.3.277
22Charlie O'Brien+c70361982-5-132MLB692252249151427022245111366.218.311.34765778267193263.6.247
23Jose Cruz+rf94231995-1-3MLB55212314970143462287202042.231.316.46277898244171314.9.269
5Jacob Brumfield+cf-lf-321983-7-164MLB5817422365122044143110114.207.268.28255049191148112.0.239
7Shannon Stewart+lf77231992-1-19MLB441682548137022103192441023.286.368.44681475193128336.9.329
24Mariano Duncan+2b-ss-34UDFA: 1982MLB391672038600124263930004.228.267.2635314417613581.7.297
12Tilson Brito+2b-3b-25UDFA: 1992MLB4912692830081092820022.222.281.2465273113910271.9.280
1Tomas Perez+2b-ss-231998-45-1332MLB40123924320911112810302.195.267.2525193113810571.7.253
11Juan Samuel+2b-36UDFA: 1980MLB459513275431553102820102.284.364.5168804910874186.5.375
17Robert Perez+lf-rf-28UDFA: 1989MLB377841541260001600002.192.192.34653827786541.8.217
14Ruben Sierra+rf-31UDFA: 1982MLB144841002150031301010.208.250.35460417523942.8.257
28Tom Evans+3b-221992-4-121MLB123871120120121010000.289.341.42176316412855.0.370
3Felipe Crespo+lf-rf-241990-3-95MLB1228380115002400101.286.333.46479813312245.5.304
12Rich Butler+lf-rf-24UDFA: 1990MLB714341002012300000.286.375.3577325161124.3.364
46Julio Mosquera+c-25UDFA: 1991MLB38021000000200000.250.250.37562538613.6.333
41Pat Hentgen+p-281986-5-133MLB27000000000200000.000.000.0000077--.000
31Robert Person+p-271989-25-643MLB24000000001100000.000.200.0002000540-1.3.000
54,30Woody Williams+p-301988-28-732MLB12010000000100000.500.500.500100012109.91.000
21Roger Clemens+p-341983-1-19MLB12111000001000000.500.6671.0001667231138.5.500
35Sandy Martinez+c-24UDFA: 1990MLB32100000001100000.000.333.0003330320-0.0.000
48Paul Quantrill+p-281989-6-161MLB41000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
24Paul Spoljaric+p-26UDFA: 1989MLB371000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (30 players)162547365413332754114762713450487113859263852102.244.310.3896992131610943826934.3.280

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Roger Clemens+1341983-1-19MLB2172.0534349300264.02046560968292401.036.950.312.329.950.23.2971.13
41Pat Hentgen+6281986-5-133MLB15103.6835359300264.02531161083171160621.238.631.062.425.450.44.2760.76
54,30Woody Williams+30301988-28-732MLB9144.3531310000194.220198943166124701.379.291.433.055.730.53.2870.54
31Robert Person+-271989-25-643MLB5105.6123220000128.11258680196099701.448.771.334.216.940.61.2840.45
48Paul Quantrill+48281989-6-161MLB671.947700029588.0103251951756101.3610.530.511.745.730.30.3431.37
50Chris Carpenter+78221993-1-15MLB375.091413111081.1108554673755711.7811.950.774.096.090.67.3740.96
57Juan Guzman+-30UDFA: 1985MLB364.951313000060.0484233143152401.327.202.104.657.800.60.2140.91
19Dan Plesac+65351983-1-26MLB243.587300018150.147222081961201.318.401.433.4010.910.31.3150.69
49Luis Andujar+-24UDFA: 1991MLB066.48178005050.076453692128201.9413.681.623.785.040.75.3740.85
24Paul Spoljaric+-26UDFA: 1989MLB033.193700010348.037171732143511.216.940.563.948.060.49.2700.87
40Mike Timlin+71311987-5-127MLB322.873800026947.041171561536111.197.851.152.876.890.42.2761.40
37Tim Crabtree+-271992-2-63MLB337.083700016240.265323271726402.0214.391.553.765.750.65.4111.07
45Kelvim Escobar+7321UDFA: 1992MLB322.9027000231431.028121011936001.528.130.295.5210.450.53.3330.93
54Omar Daal+-25UDFA: 1990MLB114.0093000027.03413123628101.4811.331.002.009.330.21--0.95
36Marty Janzen+-24UDFA: 1991MLB213.60120006025.023111041317001.448.281.444.686.120.76.2681.46
38Huck Flener+-281990-9-251MLB019.8781003017.1401919369202.6520.771.563.124.670.67.4740.43
39Erik Hanson+-321986-2-36MLB007.8032001015.01513133618101.409.001.803.6010.800.33.3160.71
55Bill Risley+-301987-14-361MLB018.313000104.1344222001.156.234.154.154.151.00.0830.27
40Carlos Almanzar+-23UDFA: 1990MLB012.704000203.1111114000.602.702.702.7010.800.25.0000.75
52Kenny Robinson+-271991-10-277MLB002.703000203.1111114000.602.702.702.7010.800.25.0000.20
Totals: (30 players)76863.93162162197143341,443145369463014749711505451.269.061.043.107.170.43.317 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Benito SantiagoC9562140210.9970.00 
Charlie O'BrienC695434138.9950.00 
Sandy MartinezC312210.9330.00 
Julio MosqueraC3111001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carlos Delgado1B119962671298.9880.00 
Joe Carter1B4232522124.9970.00 
Juan Samuel1B7211041.0000.00 
Orlando Merced1B130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carlos Garcia2B96168253850.9810.00 
Mariano Duncan2B3974111324.9840.00 
Tilson Brito2B252865114.9890.00 
Tomas Perez2B8153223.9590.00 
Juan Samuel2B476011.0000.00 
Felipe Crespo2B113001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Sprague3B1291062021819.9450.00 
Tilson Brito3B171214031.0000.00 
Tom Evans3B1292431.9170.00 
Juan Samuel3B937021.0000.00 
Felipe Crespo3B78611.9330.00 
Carlos Garcia3B40000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alex GonzalezSS125209341877.9860.00 
Tomas PerezSS324391122.9930.00 
Tilson BritoSS8131326.9290.00 
Carlos GarciaSS53321.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jose CruzLF5193321.9800.00 
Shawn GreenLF4584010.9880.00 
Joe CarterLF4187030.9670.00 
Robert PerezLF17190001.0000.00 
Jacob BrumfieldLF14292011.0000.00 
Ruben SierraLF612010.9230.00 
Rich ButlerLF350001.0000.00 
Shannon StewartLF241001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Otis NixonCF102254110.9960.00 
Shannon StewartCF4093020.9790.00 
Jacob BrumfieldCF24491001.0000.00 
Jose CruzCF450001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Orlando MercedRF961901034.9850.00 
Shawn GreenRF4689622.9790.00 
Jacob BrumfieldRF1093001.0000.00 
Joe CarterRF10171001.0000.00 
Robert PerezRF9160001.0000.00 
Juan SamuelRF230001.0000.00 
Ruben SierraRF210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul QuantrillP778811733.8571.84 
Dan PlesacP735001001.0000.18 
Mike TimlinP384758021.0002.49 
Tim CrabtreeP374038011.0002.46 
Paul SpoljaricP3748410011.0002.63 
Pat HentgenP35264193411.9811.81 
Roger ClemensP34264113911.9801.70 
Woody WilliamsP3119491010.9500.88 
Kelvim EscobarP273102011.0000.58 
Robert PersonP231284811.9230.84 
Luis AndujarP175017001.0001.44 
Chris CarpenterP14817511.9231.33 
Juan GuzmanP13601730.7271.20 
Marty JanzenP122531001.0001.44 
Omar DaalP92734001.0002.33 
Huck FlenerP8170000.0000.00 
Carlos AlmanzarP430000.0000.00 
Erik HansonP3150000.0000.00 
Bill RisleyP340000.0000.00 
Kenny RobinsonP3312011.0008.71 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe CarterDH65.0000.00 
Shawn GreenDH35.0000.00 
Carlos DelgadoDH32.0000.00 
Juan SamuelDH15.0000.00 
Ed SpragueDH8.0000.00 
Robert PerezDH7.0000.00 
Ruben SierraDH6.0000.00 
Jacob BrumfieldDH4.0000.00 
Felipe CrespoDH2.0000.00 
Rich ButlerDH1.0000.00 
Orlando MercedDH1.0000.00 
Otis NixonDH1.0000.00 
Benito SantiagoDH1.0000.00 
Shannon StewartDH1.0000.00 


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