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1997 VISALIA OAKS

+    Level: A+
Location:  Visalia,CA
Team Record:  71-69   .507
Result:   2nd in California League - Freeway Division
Affiliate:  Oakland Athletics
Manager(s):  Tony DeFrancesco
Stadium:  Recreation Park
Attendance:  80,078
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Billy Brewer (29)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Gregg (19)
Top Hitter:  Eric Chavez (24)
Top Pitcher:  Jake O'Dell (4)
Top Prospect:   Eric Chavez
California League Standings
FreewayWLPctGB
Rancho Cucamonga7763.550--
Visalia7169.5076.0
San Bernardino6872.4869.0
Bakersfield6278.44315.0
Lake Elsinore5179.39221.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
-Eric Chavez+3b24191996-1-10MLB13452067141303181001373791213220.271.321.444765-231564411744.9.298
-Joe Espada+2b-ss26211996-2-45AAA11844590122733394617726991736.274.384.324707-144536356654.9.316
-Duane Filchner+of37241995-23-624A+12643259111303115563667631346.257.356.417773-180508337745.9.287
-Jeff DaVanon+rf-cf30231995-26-708MLB11940870104173638231481101011027.255.377.355732-145501337584.7.323
-David Slemmer+ss-2b-241995-20-540AA115404701132511064113448331119.280.354.421775-170453305635.6.330
-Ramon Hernandez+c4121UDFA: 1994MLB8633257120212158524354791085.361.427.572999-1903842298510.1.378
-Ryan Christenson+cf-lf55231995-10-260MLB83308699018813542011707221314.292.425.529954-163384237758.5.344
-Troy Rauer+of-241995-12-316A+902993766143731552510010424.221.281.358639-107331248262.8.304
-Dionys Cesar+if8520UDFA: 1993AAA9728560681621111012437911605.239.340.319660-91335240293.2.327
-Roberto Ramirez+of-27UDFA: 1991AAA63242287212132943194611025.298.348.393741-95264180335.0.354
-David Newhan+rf-2b83231995-17-456MLB67241526715274893445832255.278.389.444833-107295189466.6.331
-Wilfredo Ventura+c-20UDFA: 1995AAA621842336506231096410225.196.235.321555-5919815791.5.259
-Troy Penix+1b-251992-8-228A+491541332705230294610021.208.253.351604-54166127122.5.257
-Danny Ardoin+c-221995-5-120MLB4314516347131901213940103.234.347.359706-52171116184.3.301
-Mike Koerner+of-211997-11-335A+32851316322122382730312.188.278.341620-291007872.3.246
-Roberto Vaz+of-221997-7-215AAA1973926503132581000204.356.420.548968-408358156.9.383
-MacGregor Byers+3b-22UDFA: 1996A+185381251092161500001.226.305.358664-19594363.7.316
-D.J. Boston+if-251990-39-1025AAA144971130140051310000.224.309.347656-17553853.9.286
-Todd Mensik+of-221996-12-345AA15453910160061110012.200.302.289591-13533932.4.235
-Eddie Lara+if-21UDFA: 1995A+134510104013114910000.222.300.378678-17503664.2.257
-Alex Miranda+1b-251994-21-569A+1123241104013900000.174.269.304574-7262011.7.286
Totals: (21 players)14047727631264246361166701579661510654611473694.265.352.404756--1930551637817085.1.317

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SO
-Jake O'Dell+4231996-11-315AA854.5427271100150.215986761747117100 01.379.501.022.816.990.40
-Brett Laxton+37231996-24-705MLB1152.9929220020138.21416246750121140 01.389.150.453.257.850.41
-Kevin Mlodik+40221995-14-372A+895.4435190030129.0164867817429170 21.6011.441.192.936.350.46
-Todd Abbott+26231995-44-1212AAA11105.9331200010121.114610080176370110 01.7210.831.264.675.190.90
-Kevin Gregg+46191996-15-435MLB685.7025240000115.11168173874136280 01.659.050.625.7710.610.54
-Benito Baez+6920UDFA: 1993MLB553.541615100096.28340388288700 11.157.730.742.618.100.32
-Jose Paulino+-20UDFA: 1996A+324.54390007283.18948427326760 01.459.610.763.467.240.48
-Chris Morrison+54251995-34-932A+333.844800021279.29246342394380 01.6410.390.234.414.860.91
-Andy Smith+80221993-5-153AA373.824200014170.27740307396790 11.649.810.894.978.530.58
-Juan Perez+3324UDFA: 1993AAA362.785300025864.24730206246670 11.106.540.843.349.190.36
-Eric DuBose+-211997-1-21MLB137.04109000038.14337304283960 31.8510.100.946.579.160.72
-Todd Weinberg+29251994-12-317AA324.2638000352038.03323181223950 01.457.820.245.219.240.56
-Brian Kern+-23UDFA: 1995A+307.60230009134.14238295283970 32.0411.011.317.3410.220.72
-Mike Holmes+-211997-18-545A+213.811600011328.1281312542010 01.138.891.591.276.350.20
-Chad Harville+-201997-2-63MLB005.79140001018.22514122132410 32.0412.050.966.2711.570.54
-Oscar Abreu+-21UDFA: 1995A+0114.6652000011.21923196101410 02.4914.664.637.7110.800.71
-Brad Blumenstock+-221996-8-225A+0013.8990003011.2221818111320 02.8316.970.778.492.313.67
-Bobby Kazmirski+-25UDFA: 1995A+1116.625000314.1119835610 03.6922.856.2310.3812.460.83
-Billy Brewer+-291990-28-734MLB000.002200003.011004500 01.673.000.0012.0015.000.80
-Joe Petcka+-261992-5-133A+0123.624000002.288716110 05.2527.003.3720.253.376.00
-Duane Filchner+-241995-23-624A+0022.502000202.075512300 04.5031.504.509.0013.500.67
-Dionys Cesar+-20UDFA: 1993AAA009.001000101.021101010 03.0018.000.009.000.00--
Totals: (21 players)71694.8914014021138381,24413558096761165721058126--141.519.800.904.147.650.54

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ramon HernandezC8056477165.9760.00 
Danny ArdoinC413083542.9880.00 
Wilfredo VenturaC331862190.9580.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
David Slemmer1B7251041733.9870.00 
Troy Penix1B4330419324.9910.00 
D.J. Boston1B1413111315.9790.00 
Todd Mensik1B131011034.9740.00 
Wilfredo Ventura1B1379633.9660.00 
Alex Miranda1B11616031.0000.00 
MacGregor Byers1B425012.9620.00 
Danny Ardoin1B3213011.0000.00 
Ramon Hernandez1B2133001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
David Newhan2B601231571028.9660.00 
Dionys Cesar2B5289122617.9720.00 
David Slemmer2B386391420.9750.00 
Eddie Lara2B10172243.9070.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eric Chavez3B118842683210.9170.00 
Dionys Cesar3B1492853.8810.00 
David Slemmer3B1121420.8890.00 
Danny Ardoin3B12010.6670.00 
Eddie Lara3B104011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe EspadaSS1171963463250.9440.00 
Dionys CesarSS2844651314.8930.00 
Eddie LaraSS34612.9090.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff DaVanonOF10716617103.9480.00 
Ryan ChristensonOF81164430.9820.00 
Troy RauerOF80116690.9310.00 
Roberto RamirezOF61100742.9640.00 
Duane FilchnerOF5660210.9840.00 
Mike KoernerOF31453001.0000.00 
Roberto VazOF1937310.9760.00 
MacGregor ByersOF10131001.0000.00 
Dionys CesarOF231001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Juan PerezP5351111.9410.00 
Chris MorrisonP48102010.9680.00 
Andy SmithP4251410.9500.00 
Jose PaulinoP396910.9370.00 
Todd WeinbergP3835001.0000.00 
Kevin MlodikP3581621.9230.00 
Todd AbbottP31141311.9640.00 
Brett LaxtonP29132630.9290.00 
Jake O'DellP27112320.9440.00 
Kevin GreggP252831.7690.00 
Brian KernP2325001.0000.00 
Benito BaezP16122001.0000.00 
Mike HolmesP163311.8570.00 
Chad HarvilleP1432001.0000.00 
Eric DuBoseP103610.9000.00 
Oscar AbreuP51130.4000.00 
Bobby KazmirskiP510001.0000.00 
Joe PetckaP411001.0000.00 


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