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1997 Phoenix Firebirds (AAA)

+ Pacific Coast League
Parent Organization: San Francisco Giants
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-55 .615
Rank: 1st in Pacific Coast League Southern
Run Differential: 816-723 + 93
Manager(s): Ron Wotus
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Scottsdale Stadium
Attendance: 209,698 10/10
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Joe Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Joe Horlen

#1 Draft Picks

David McCarty (#3), Steve Soderstrom (#6), Eddie Zosky (#19), Dante Powell (#22), Jacob Cruz (#32)
Pacific Coast League Southern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8855.615--
7664.54310.5
6478.45123.5
6279.44025.0
5685.39731.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosHi LvlAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Jacob CruzOFMLB241274939717845312951836464390511.361.434.538972.176.337.3931.0041.1265565
-Jeff Ball3BMLB2812647090151383181031045884551712.321.396.530926.209.345.3551.4526.1249541
-Dante PowellOFMLB2310845291109244114234105210531309.241.323.385708.144.312.2922.0241.1174510
-Desi Wilson1B-OFMLB28121451761552767531634473450311.344.404.477881.133.259.3961.6664.4215502
-David McCarty1BMLB27121434851532752292944975251218.353.419.5901009.237.362.3861.5319.7256488
-Wilson DelgadoSSMLB211194164712022495993247014649.288.326.425751.137.209.3262.9246.2177451
-Tim Florez2BAAA271144025712124476163326882515.301.363.433796.132.219.3482.1357.4174448
-Kevin RobersonOFMLB29109349601001951467953798112026.287.371.490861.203.321.3602.6524.9171399
-Doug MirabelliCMLB26100332498823284812586972319.265.384.419803.154.325.3131.1941.5139401
-Dax JonesOFMLB2693271486975328910393910346.255.346.351697.096.236.2831.0090.395318
-Eddie Zosky3B-SSMLB2986241386710494533163812125.278.323.465788.187.253.2962.3826.8112261
-Darryl KennedyCAAA283298101740081161311122.173.224.214438.041.102.1952.17--21108
-Jay Canizaro2BMLB2323811216702122292400102.198.278.358636.160.272.2552.6740.52991
-Marvin BenardOFMLB271760142050054311910003.333.444.417861.083.283.3920.82--2572
-Rich RowlandCMLB3319591014502130071300002.237.318.424742.186.305.2731.8629.52566
-Ramon Martinez2BMLB2418576162017105900111.281.333.368701.088.193.3131.8057.02164
-Rich AuriliaSSMLB258349102015215400001.294.385.441826.147.324.3100.8034.01539
-Doug CreekPMLB282524562000000700000.250.250.333583.083.083.353----824
-Craig MayesCAAA27721221000001500002.095.136.143279.048.095.1255.00--322
-Darryl HamiltonOFMLB32314141012000200000.286.286.571857.286.286.273--14.0814
-Steve SoderstromPMLB253114030000000400100.214.214.214428.000.000.300----315
-Damon BerryhillCMLB33413050001002102001.385.467.385852.000.154.4170.50--515
-Russ OrtizPMLB231413030002001610200.231.333.231564.000.077.4296.00--317
-Dan CarlsonPMLB273012110000001700200.083.154.083237.000.083.2007.00--115
-Mike VillanoPAAA251312361003001200100.500.538.5831121.083.167.6002.00--714
-Rene ArochaPMLB311811100000000500300.000.000.0000.000.000.000----014
-Keith FoulkePMLB241210110100001200000.100.182.300482.200.300.1252.00--311
-Chad HartvigsonPAAA26179000000002300001.000.182.000182.000.222.0001.50--011
-Randy PhillipsPAAA26218110000001500000.125.222.125347.000.125.3335.00--19
-Joe RoaPMLB2567110000001400100.143.250.143393.000.143.3334.00--19
-Doug VanderweelePAAA27366000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
-Osvaldo FernandezPMLB2825020000000100000.400.400.400800.000.000.500----25
-Chad FronteraPAAA2455010000000100100.200.200.200400.000.000.250----16
-Andy TaulbeePAAA24195000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
-William Van LandinghamPMLB2645000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
-Keith WilliamsMLB2535010000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
-Edwin CorpsPAAA2474000000001300000.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--05
-Shawn PurdyPAAA28564000000000100001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
-Lee HancockPMLB3072110000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
-Ricky PickettPMLB27612000000001200000.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--03
-Pat RappPMLB2932010000000100100.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----13
-Chris UnratCAAA2612010000001000000.500.667.5001167.000.500.5000.00--13
-Cory BaileyPMLB26131000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
-Bobby BondsAAA2711000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
-Ken WoodsAAA26110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
Batting Totals176149188161445296461277521345753092849403834117.294.360.450810.156.280.3381.7538.722145520
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Doug CreekMLB28864.9225232100129140767115661377201.589.691.044.579.482.08
-Rene ArochaMLB31734.741818100011112159591727683001.329.721.372.175.462.52
-Dan CarlsonMLB271333.8829140073109102534712361086101.278.420.992.978.923.00
-Steve SoderstromMLB25486.4531150081105141817612527810101.8211.971.024.426.621.50
-Russ OrtizMLB23435.5114140000859657521134703101.5310.161.163.607.412.06
-Shawn PurdyAAA281034.3956000262821034540833423101.6611.300.883.624.611.27
-Keith FoulkeMLB24544.5012120000767938381115541201.249.361.301.786.393.60
-Mike VillanoAAA25534.181311001071753833727412001.449.510.893.425.201.52
-Doug VanderweeleAAA27644.57362008168993835618353001.7012.910.782.354.571.94
-Ricky PickettMLB27333.1861000291267522724249854001.496.880.266.4911.251.73
-Chad HartvigsonAAA26225.33174004053633432417522101.4810.500.672.838.673.06
-Randy PhillipsAAA26543.06213004047442016518272001.328.430.963.455.171.50
-Andy TaulbeeAAA24227.46196005040644134414200001.9014.050.883.074.391.43
-John JohnstoneMLB28034.0338000342438341717315304001.298.050.713.557.112.00
-Joe RoaMLB25314.7565000036432119411160001.5010.751.002.754.001.45
-Chad FronteraAAA24206.125500002432191729133101.6411.520.723.244.681.44
-Edwin CorpsAAA24215.68720010192614120880001.7912.320.003.793.791.00
-Cory BaileyMLB26401.591300011317164306141001.298.470.003.187.412.33
-William Van LandinghamMLB26119.004400001720191722174102.4110.591.0611.123.710.33
-Pat RappMLB29203.603300001516662960001.679.601.205.403.600.67
-Osvaldo FernandezMLB28003.002200001210541341001.087.500.752.253.001.33
-Lee HancockMLB30016.307000101023770490002.7020.700.003.608.102.25
-Mark PetersonAAA26006.7530001036430120001.7513.500.002.254.502.00
Pitching Totals88554.80440143311404612421405723662128493926591101.5310.180.933.576.711.88
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug MirabelliC996294746.9940.00
Darryl KennedyC301821240.9800.00
Rich RowlandC161156001.0000.00
Craig MayesC5233001.0000.00
Damon BerryhillC3141001.0000.00
Chris UnratC12020.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
David McCarty1B7556153371.9950.00
Desi Wilson1B7559243674.9910.00
Jeff Ball1B320612.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tim Florez2B105189313992.9820.00
Eddie Zosky2B16332737.9520.00
Jay Canizaro2B15253727.9690.00
Ramon Martinez2B142541311.9570.00
Wilson Delgado2B51115031.0000.00
Jeff Ball2B23310.8570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff Ball3B107461661413.9380.00
Eddie Zosky3B421665413.9530.00
Jay Canizaro3B679011.0000.00
Tim Florez3B31621.7780.00
Darryl Kennedy3B222001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wilson DelgadoSS1141973321886.9670.00
Eddie ZoskySS304469418.9660.00
Rich AuriliaSS81422081.0000.00
Tim FlorezSS4410011.0000.00
Ramon MartinezSS213001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jacob CruzOF1172391684.9700.00
Dante PowellOF108266741.9860.00
Kevin RobersonOF92139730.9800.00
Dax JonesOF81146652.9680.00
Desi WilsonOF3866631.9600.00
Marvin BenardOF1726210.9660.00
Darryl HamiltonOF360001.0000.00
David McCartyOF120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ricky PickettP6133001.0000.00
Shawn PurdyP5611413.9370.00
John JohnstoneP3813011.0000.00
Doug VanderweeleP3621411.9410.00
Steve SoderstromP3181812.9630.00
Dan CarlsonP2999021.0000.00
Doug CreekP2522030.8800.00
Randy PhillipsP2174001.0000.00
Andy TaulbeeP1956001.0000.00
Rene ArochaP1891350.8150.00
Chad HartvigsonP1714001.0000.00
Russ OrtizP149721.8890.00
Cory BaileyP1314001.0000.00
Mike VillanoP13912021.0000.00
Keith FoulkeP122910.9170.00
Edwin CorpsP720001.0000.00
Lee HancockP711011.0000.00
Joe RoaP60510.8330.00
Chad FronteraP51210.7500.00
William Van LandinghamP421001.0000.00
Mark PetersonP30010.0000.00
Pat RappP322001.0000.00
Osvaldo FernandezP224001.0000.00


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