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1997 MICHIGAN BATTLE CATS

|    Level:  A  

Location:  Battle Creek,MI
Team Record:  70-67   .511
Result:   2nd in Midwest League - Eastern Division
Affiliate:  Boston Red Sox
Manager(s):  Billy Gardner
Stadium:  C.O. Brown Stadium
Attendance:  126,947
Playoffs: Season in progress

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chris Festa (24)
Youngest Player:  Alex Ahumada (18)
Top Hitter:  Jim Chamblee (3)
Top Pitcher:  Robb Welch (9)
Top Prospect:   Brian Rose
Midwest League Standings
EasternWLPctGB
West Michigan9239.702--
Michigan7067.51125.0
Fort Wayne6867.50426.0
Lansing6968.50426.0
South Bend5483.39441.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
-John Barnes+rf-lf13211996-4-121MLB13049080149195673195654253067.304.387.400787196566359906.8.319
-Wilton Veras+3b4119UDFA: 1995MLB13148951141213868323151601319.288.336.393729192530373674.9.307
-Jim Chamblee+3b3221995-12-326MLB133487112146295227318453107173058.300.384.5159002515623581037.8.342
-Dernell Stenson+lf-rf5191996-3-91MLB13147179137352158064721051960810.291.400.469869221570356967.3.340
-Corey Jenkins+of46201995-1-24AA1114266810217418625528129111039.239.301.425726181468341514.0.298
-Gary LoCurto+1b83191996-2-39A1204196499270463856393223213.236.337.329667138489343483.7.293
-Rontrez Johnson+of37201995-16-438MLB11841187991065402912659690632.241.355.331685136494335544.4.300
-Steve Lomasney+c94191995-5-130MLB1023245089273125134329890338.275.353.488841158371253565.9.355
-Shea Hillenbrand+3b-1b-211996-10-301MLB6422428651333391392011042.290.315.41573093238168335.3.302
-Jose Olmeda+if-191995-2-45A+6119424377012150116310103.191.238.2424804720716161.0.277
-Asbel Ortiz+if-211994-21-589A43143194081361033210102.280.299.41371259148106184.5.343
-Pete Prodanov+of-231995-22-606A5514124265152111183031213.184.288.34062948165122143.1.196
-Tim Kratochivil+c-23UDFA: 1996A441291134410190093520024.264.317.31062740142101112.9.354
-Javier Fuentes+if-221996-21-631AA3077101311081171840202.169.273.20848116906931.1.220
-Orlando Sanchez+2b-18UDFA: 1996AAA2161311211100091500002.180.286.29558118705252.4.222
-Jorge DeLeon+3b-221997-16-491AAA2059101630042001900133.271.258.32258019635031.8.372
-Chris Madonna+c-24UDFA: 1995AA1634452001106910010.147.286.2064927423022.1.192
-Alex Ahumada+if-18UDFA: 1996AAA312131101000300000.250.250.500750612925.5.333
Totals: (18 players)1374591725121223137103640103464819659117204497.264.343.3987411826522735866605.311

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SO
-Robb Welch+9211994-4-103A+13104.2226263100153.214288728801581911.448.320.474.699.250.51
-Josh Garrett+38191996-1-26AA8104.8022222000138.216494741335642331.4410.640.842.274.150.55
-Matt Kinney+47201995-6-158MLB853.5322222100117.1935946478123601.467.130.315.989.430.63
-Jason Sekany+58211996-2-61AAA564.0816163000106.09255485411031401.257.810.423.488.750.40
-Chris Festa+-24UDFA: 1996A+454.0437100011093.2109504283453721.5310.470.773.275.090.64
-Chuck Beale+50231996-20-601AA273.7339910281289.1111583751786921.4311.180.501.718.660.20
-Scott Musgrave+-231996-11-331A+455.611511002078.2965949111751311.4410.981.261.945.830.33
-Germaine Hunter+5623UDFA: 1997A+543.645200021171.2654029842681061.498.161.005.278.540.62
-Curtis Romboli+75241995-21-578A523.004610020169.060292332569601.237.830.393.269.000.36
-Chris Reitsma+-191996-1-34MLB412.9099000049.257231641341301.4110.330.722.367.430.32
-Rafael Betancourt+6622UDFA: 1993MLB031.9527000221132.126972252310.877.240.560.5614.470.04
-Larry Wimberly+-191994-3-86AAA136.89134004131.13425244927301.379.771.152.597.760.33
-Steve Smetana+-24UDFA: 1996AA212.35180006230.22316811229201.146.750.293.528.510.41
-Justin Duchscherer+-191996-8-241MLB115.6344000024.026171511019001.509.750.383.757.130.53
-Brian Partenheimer+-221997-20-611A+116.65170004021.23216161916401.8913.290.423.746.650.56
-Lyle Prempas+-221992-25-696A+217.79131004017.127171522015502.7114.021.0410.387.791.33
-Chris Thompson+-241996-26-781AAA011.1580003015.211721113100.776.320.570.577.470.08
-Brian Rose+-211994-3-75MLB411.76100001015.112330219100.917.040.001.1711.150.11
-Andy Hazlett+-211997-8-251AAA105.2522000012.015772112001.3311.251.500.759.000.08
Totals: (18 players)70674.11137137112126281,16811956725331034481018119161.459.210.643.457.840.44

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve LomasneyC9462383123.9830.00 
Tim KratochivilC402792533.9900.00 
Pete ProdanovC126712001.0000.00 
Chris MadonnaC934710.9760.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary LoCurto1B112909631983.9810.00 
Shea Hillenbrand1B161336310.9790.00 
Pete Prodanov1B13897310.9700.00 
Chris Madonna1B2120031.0000.00 
Javier Fuentes1B16110.8750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim Chamblee2B1041942782063.9590.00 
Asbel Ortiz2B304377717.9450.00 
Pete Prodanov2B438001.0000.00 
Orlando Sanchez2B45512.9090.00 
Javier Fuentes2B34912.9290.00 
Alex Ahumada2B12410.8570.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Wilton Veras3B130992201929.9440.00 
Shea Hillenbrand3B841050.7370.00 
Pete Prodanov3B43320.7500.00 
Javier Fuentes3B103001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jose OlmedaSS59801353121.8740.00 
Jim ChambleeSS272969710.9330.00 
Javier FuentesSS253157612.9360.00 
Jorge DeLeonSS18173886.8730.00 
Orlando SanchezSS162657717.9220.00 
Asbel OrtizSS8121856.8570.00 
Alex AhumadaSS224011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John BarnesOF113213861.9740.00 
Rontrez JohnsonOF109237670.9720.00 
Dernell StensonOF10814511140.9180.00 
Corey JenkinsOF72104772.9410.00 
Pete ProdanovOF18300001.0000.00 
Asbel OrtizOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Germaine HunterP52813011.0000.00 
Curtis RomboliP46413001.0000.00 
Chuck BealeP3921511.9440.00 
Chris FestaP3781632.8890.00 
Rafael BetancourtP2715001.0000.00 
Robb WelchP266951.7500.00 
Josh GarrettP2282554.8680.00 
Matt KinneyP22513001.0000.00 
Steve SmetanaP184320.7780.00 
Brian PartenheimerP1711001.0000.00 
Jason SekanyP161215001.0000.00 
Scott MusgraveP1521110.9290.00 
Lyle PrempasP130321.6000.00 
Larry WimberlyP1334001.0000.00 
Brian RoseP1022001.0000.00 
Chris ReitsmaP92320.7140.00 
Chris ThompsonP804001.0000.00 
Justin DuchschererP40310.7500.00 


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