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1997 Toronto Blue JaysAmerican League (MLB)
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Paul Spoljaric played for the 1997 Toronto Blue Jays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBlue Jays
LocationToronto,Ontario
Record76-86 (5th in American League East)League Rank11thMLB Rank20th
ManagerCito Gaston,Mel QueenGeneral ManagerGord Ash
CoachesAlfredo Griffin (First Base Coach), Jim Lett (Bench Coach), Nick Leyva (Third Base Coach), Mel Queen (Pitching Coach), Gene Tenace (Bullpen Coach), Willie Upshaw (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickVernon Wells (#5)
Minor League AffiliatesSyracuse SkyChiefs (AAA) 55-87 ... Knoxville Smokies (AA) 75-63 ... Dunedin Blue Jays (A+) 57-82 ... Hagerstown Suns (A) 65-73 ... St. Catharines Stompers (A-) 35-40 ... Medicine Hat Blue Jays (Rk) 26-46 ...
Years Available1977-2017

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1997 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
43,29Joe Carterdh-1bR3715761276143304211028240105709512.234.284.399.68324455668.246.165.240.2956.015.72.63.129.138.5
1981- 1-   2-CHN
 
25Carlos Delgado1bL25153519791364233091036413380496.262.350.528.87827475595.294.266.383.37210.822.42.15.017.355.2
1988-   UDFA-TOR
 
33Ed Sprague3bR291385046311529414480151102601010.228.306.385.69119447562.260.157.256.3089.118.22.02.536.040.9
1988- 1-  25-TOR
 
15Shawn Greenrf-lfL24135429571232241653143369911444.287.340.469.80920142471.336.182.291.3497.621.02.83.426.834.2
1991- 1-  16-TOR
 
8Alex GonzalezssR241264264610223212351563494511219.239.302.387.68916537478.280.148.249.3057.119.72.82.535.536.3
1991-13- 354-TOR
 
2Otis NixoncfB381034015410512112647105254065010.262.343.304.64712214464.296.042.264.30111.211.61.00.2401.013.3
1979- 1-   4-CAL
 
6Orlando MercedrfL3098368459823294073476230216.266.352.413.76515234420.298.147.285.34111.214.81.32.140.934.7
1985-   UDFA-PIT
 
13Carlos Garcia2bR2910335029771823231131560210407.220.253.309.56210823381.254.089.154.2503.915.84.00.8116.729.9
1987-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Benito SantiagocR329734131831001342101780215110.243.279.387.66613223366.277.144.196.2904.621.94.73.626.227.7
1982-   UDFA-SDN
 
22Charlie O'BriencR36692252249151427022245113616.218.311.347.6587820267.247.129.218.2968.216.92.11.556.340.8
1982- 5- 132-OAK
 
23Jose CruzlfB2355212314970143462287200422.231.316.462.7789821244.269.231.382.33411.529.52.65.715.142.9
1995- 1-   3-SEA
 
5Jacob Brumfieldcf-lfR325817422365122044143111104.207.268.282.550498191.239.075.155.2527.316.22.21.187.022.2
1983- 7- 164-CHN
 
7Shannon StewartcfR23441682548137022103192440213.286.368.446.8147520193.329.160.315.3579.812.41.30.00.041.7
1992- 1-  19-TOR
 
24Mariano Duncan2bR34391672038600124263930004.228.267.263.530446176.297.035.084.2443.422.26.50.00.015.8
1982-   UDFA-LAN
 
12Tilson Brito2b-3bR254912692830081092820202.222.281.246.527313139.280.024.103.2466.520.13.10.00.010.7
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
1Tomas PerezssB2340123924320911112813002.195.267.252.519315138.253.057.146.2428.020.32.60.00.020.8
1998-45-1333-MON
 
11Juan Samueldh-3bR36459513275431553102821002.284.364.516.8804912108.375.232.358.3819.325.92.82.831.744.4
1980-   UDFA-PHI
 
17Robert Perezlf-rfR28377841541260001600002.192.192.346.53827778.217.154.154.2290.020.50.02.639.046.7
1989-   UDFA-TOR
 
14Ruben Sierralf-dhB31144841002150031300110.208.250.354.60417352.257.146.208.2535.825.04.31.948.030.0
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
28Tom Evans3bR22123871120120121010000.289.341.421.76216341.370.132.158.3394.924.45.02.438.027.3
1992- 4- 121-TOR
 
3Felipe Crespo3bB241228380115002401001.286.333.464.79713231.304.178.250.3486.512.92.03.228.025.0
1990- 3-  95-TOR
 
12Rich ButlerlfL24714341002012300000.286.375.357.7325116.364.071.143.33712.518.81.50.00.025.0
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
46Julio MosqueracR2538021000000200000.250.250.375.625318.333.125.125.2700.025.00.00.00.050.0
1991-   UDFA-TOR
 
41Pat HentgenpR2827000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.028.60.00.00.00.0
1986- 5- 133-TOR
 
31Robert PersonpR2724000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14320.020.01.00.00.00.0
1989-25- 645-CLE
 
54,30Woody WilliamspR3012010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4500.050.00.00.00.00.0
1988-28- 732-TOR
 
21Roger ClemenspR3412111000001000000.500.6671.0001.667213.500.5001.000.65833.30.00.00.00.0100.0
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
35Sandy MartinezcL2432100000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23833.333.31.00.00.00.0
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
48Paul QuantrillpL2841000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1989- 6- 163-BOS
 
24Paul SpoljaricpR26371000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1989-   UDFA-TOR
 
Batting Totals: (30 players)162547365413332754114762713450487113859385226102.244.310.389.69921314636109.280.389.250.0008.018.62.32.437.234.7 

1997 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraft
41Pat HentgenR28STMLB15103.68353509300264.025311610831711606271.238.631.062.425.452.253.95.6004.31
1986- 5- 133-TOR
21Roger ClemensR34STMLB2172.05343409300264.0204656096829240121.036.950.312.329.954.292.22.7502.25
1983- 1-  19-BOS
54,30Woody WilliamsR30STMLB9144.35313100000194.2201989431661247051.379.291.433.055.731.884.53.3915.00
1988-28- 732-TOR
31Robert PersonR27STMLB5105.61232210000128.112586801960997051.448.771.334.216.941.656.03.3335.01
1989-25- 645-CLE
48Paul QuantrillR28RelMLB671.94770770029588.01032519517561011.3610.530.511.745.733.292.56.4623.19
1989- 6- 163-BOS
50Chris CarpenterR22STMLB375.0914131111081.11085546737557121.7911.950.774.096.091.496.09.3004.31
1993- 1-  15-TOR
57Juan GuzmanR30STMLB364.9513130000060.04842331431524021.327.202.104.657.801.686.30.3336.06
1985-   UDFA-LAN
19Dan PlesacL35RelMLB243.58730730018150.1472220819612001.328.401.433.4010.913.213.93.3333.88
1983- 1-  26-MIL
49Luis AndujarR24S/RMLB066.481789005050.0764536921282001.9413.681.623.785.041.338.10.0005.59
1990-   UDFA-CHA
24Paul SpoljaricL26RelMLB033.19370370010348.0371717321435121.216.940.563.948.062.053.19.0003.57
1989-   UDFA-TOR
40Mike TimlinR31RelMLB322.87380380026947.0411715615361111.197.851.152.876.892.403.26.6004.26
1987- 5- 127-TOR
37Tim CrabtreeR27RelMLB337.08370370016240.2653232717264022.0414.391.553.765.751.537.08.5005.47
1992- 2-  63-TOR
45Kelvim EscobarR21R/CLMLB322.902702700231431.0281210119360001.528.130.295.5210.451.893.48.6003.04
1992-   UDFA-TOR
54Omar DaalL25S/RMLB114.00936000027.034131236281001.4811.331.002.009.334.674.33.5003.15
1990-   UDFA-LAN
36Marty JanzenR24RelMLB213.6012012006025.0231110413170001.448.281.444.686.121.313.96.6675.39
1991-   UDFA-NYA
38Huck FlenerL28RelMLB019.87817003017.14019193692002.6920.771.563.124.671.509.87.0005.36
1990- 9- 258-TOR
39Erik HansonR32S/RMLB007.80321001015.015131336181001.409.001.803.6010.803.007.80.0004.51
1986- 2-  36-SEA
55Bill RisleyR30RelMLB018.3130300104.13442220001.226.234.154.154.151.008.31.0009.57
1987-14- 362-CIN
40Carlos AlmanzarR23RelMLB012.7040400203.11111140000.652.702.702.7010.804.002.70.0005.51
1990-   UDFA-TOR
52Kenny RobinsonR27RelMLB002.7030300203.11111140000.652.702.702.7010.804.002.70.0005.51
1991-10- 276-TOR
Pitching Totals: (20 players)76863.9316216233619714334144114536946301674971150545391.359.071.043.107.182.314.33.469

1997 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PPaul Quantrill28MLBp77-881173321.8570.230.20---77100.047.5Fielding by Day
PDan Plesac35MLBp73-50010011.0000.010.02---73100.045.1Fielding by Day
PMike Timlin31MLBp38-475802131.0000.340.28---38100.023.5Fielding by Day
PPaul Spoljaric26MLBp37-4841001141.0000.380.29---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PTim Crabtree27MLBp37-403801111.0000.300.28---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PPat Hentgen28MLBp35-26419341154.9811.510.20---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PRoger Clemens34MLBp34-26411391151.9801.470.19---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PWoody Williams30MLBp31-1949101020.9500.610.10---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PKelvim Escobar21MLBp27-31020121.0000.070.06---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PRobert Person27MLBp23-128481113.9230.520.09---23100.014.2Fielding by Day
PLuis Andujar24MLBp17-50170081.0000.470.16---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PChris Carpenter22MLBp14-81751113.9230.860.15---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PJuan Guzman30MLBp13-60173011.7270.620.13---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PMarty Janzen24MLBp12-25310041.0000.330.16---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
POmar Daal25MLBp9-27340071.0000.780.26---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PHuck Flener28MLBp8-17000000.000.00---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PCarlos Almanzar23MLBp4-3000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PKenny Robinson27MLBp3-3120131.0001.001.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PBill Risley30MLBp3-4000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PErik Hanson32MLBp3-15000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBenito Santiago32MLBc95--62140210663.9976.960.00483179797.958.6Fielding by Day
CCharlie O'Brien36MLBc69--5434138587.9958.460.002531469100.042.6Fielding by Day
CJulio Mosquera25MLBc3--11100121.0004.000.0011-3100.01.9Fielding by Day
CSandy Martinez24MLBc3--1221015.9334.670.0031-3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BCarlos Delgado25MLB1b119--9626712981041.9888.650.00---15377.873.5Fielding by Day
1BJoe Carter37MLBlf-rf42--32522124348.9978.260.00---15726.825.9Fielding by Day
1BJuan Samuel36MLB2b7--21104221.0003.140.00---4515.64.3Fielding by Day
1BOrlando Merced30MLBrf-1b1--300031.0003.000.00---981.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BCarlos Garcia29MLB2b96--168253850429.9814.390.00---10393.259.3Fielding by Day
2BMariano Duncan34MLB2b-ss39--74111324188.9844.740.00---39100.024.1Fielding by Day
2BTilson Brito25MLB2b-3b25--286511494.9893.720.00---4951.015.4Fielding by Day
2BTomas Perez23MLB2b-ss8--15322349.9595.880.00---4020.04.9Fielding by Day
2BJuan Samuel36MLB2b4--7601131.0003.250.00---458.92.5Fielding by Day
2BFelipe Crespo24MLBlf-rf1--130041.0004.000.00---128.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEd Sprague29MLB3b129--1062021819326.9452.390.00---13893.579.6Fielding by Day
3BTilson Brito25MLB2b-3b17--121403261.0001.530.00---4934.710.5Fielding by Day
3BTom Evans22MLB3b12--9243136.9172.750.00---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
3BJuan Samuel36MLB2b9--3702101.0001.110.00---4520.05.6Fielding by Day
3BFelipe Crespo24MLBlf-rf7--861115.9332.000.00---1258.34.3Fielding by Day
3BCarlos Garcia29MLB2b4--000000.000.00---1033.92.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlex Gonzalez24MLBss125--209341877558.9864.400.00---12699.277.2Fielding by Day
SSTomas Perez23MLB2b-ss32--4391122135.9934.190.00---4080.019.8Fielding by Day
SSTilson Brito25MLB2b-3b8--13132628.9293.250.00---4916.34.9Fielding by Day
SSCarlos Garcia29MLB2b5--33218.7501.200.00---1034.93.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFJose Cruz23MLBrf51--9332198.9801.880.00---5592.731.5Fielding by Day
LFShawn Green24MLBrf45--8401085.9881.870.00---13533.327.8Fielding by Day
LFJoe Carter37MLBlf-rf41--8703090.9672.120.00---15726.125.3Fielding by Day
LFRobert Perez28MLBlf-rf17--19000191.0001.120.00---3745.910.5Fielding by Day
LFJacob Brumfield32MLBcf-lf14--29201311.0002.210.00---5824.18.6Fielding by Day
LFRuben Sierra31MLBrf6--1201013.9232.000.00---1442.93.7Fielding by Day
LFRich Butler24MLBlf-rf3--500051.0001.670.00---742.91.9Fielding by Day
LFShannon Stewart23MLBlf2--410051.0002.500.00---444.51.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFOtis Nixon38MLBcf-of102--254110256.9962.500.00---10399.063.0Fielding by Day
CFShannon Stewart23MLBlf40--9302095.9792.330.00---4490.924.7Fielding by Day
CFJacob Brumfield32MLBcf-lf24--49100501.0002.080.00---5841.414.8Fielding by Day
CFJose Cruz23MLBrf4--500051.0001.250.00---557.32.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFOrlando Merced30MLBrf-1b96--1901034203.9852.080.00---9898.059.3Fielding by Day
RFShawn Green24MLBrf46--8962297.9792.070.00---13534.128.4Fielding by Day
RFJoe Carter37MLBlf-rf10--17100181.0001.800.00---1576.46.2Fielding by Day
RFJacob Brumfield32MLBcf-lf10--9300121.0001.200.00---5817.26.2Fielding by Day
RFRobert Perez28MLBlf-rf9--16000161.0001.780.00---3724.35.6Fielding by Day
RFJuan Samuel36MLB2b2--300031.0001.500.00---454.41.2Fielding by Day
RFRuben Sierra31MLBrf2--100011.0000.500.00---1414.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJoe Carter37MLBlf-rf65--000000.000.00---15741.440.1Fielding by Day
DHShawn Green24MLBrf35--000000.000.00---13525.921.6Fielding by Day
DHCarlos Delgado25MLB1b32--000000.000.00---15320.919.8Fielding by Day
DHJuan Samuel36MLB2b15--000000.000.00---4533.39.3Fielding by Day
DHEd Sprague29MLB3b8--000000.000.00---1385.84.9Fielding by Day
DHRobert Perez28MLBlf-rf7--000000.000.00---3718.94.3Fielding by Day
DHRuben Sierra31MLBrf6--000000.000.00---1442.93.7Fielding by Day
DHJacob Brumfield32MLBcf-lf4--000000.000.00---586.92.5Fielding by Day
DHFelipe Crespo24MLBlf-rf2--000000.000.00---1216.71.2Fielding by Day
DHShannon Stewart23MLBlf1--000000.000.00---442.30.6Fielding by Day
DHBenito Santiago32MLBc1--000000.000.00---971.00.6Fielding by Day
DHRich Butler24MLBlf-rf1--000000.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
DHOrlando Merced30MLBrf-1b1--000000.000.00---981.00.6Fielding by Day
DHOtis Nixon38MLBcf-of1--000000.000.00---1031.00.6Fielding by Day

1997 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Gord AshGeneral Manager1951-12-20 45Toronto,Ontario --   EXEC
Chris BourjosScout1953-10-16 43Chicago,Illinois MLB1975-19831980-1980
1977-   UDFA-SFN
OF
Emilio CarrasquelScout1962-02-21 35Caracas,Venezuela AA1980-1983-   C
John CeruttiBroadcaster1960-04-28 37Albany,New York MLB1981-19951985-1991
1981- 1-  21-TOR
P
Ellis DunganScout -- --   SCOUT
Cito GastonManager1944-03-17 53San Antonio,Texas MLB1964-19781967-1978   OF
Alfredo GriffinFirst Base Coach1957-10-06 39Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1974-19931976-1993   SS
Jim HughesScout -- --   SCOUT
Jim LettBench Coach1951-01-03 46Charleston,West Virginia NCAA1971-1973-   3B
Nick LeyvaThird Base Coach1953-08-16 43Ontario,California AA1977-1977-
1975-24- 561-SLN
SS
Buck MartinezBroadcaster1948-11-07 48Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986   C
Ben McLureScout -- --   SCOUT
Bill MooreScout -- --   SCOUT
Rick PetersonMinor League Pitching Coordinator1954-10-30 42New Brunswick,New Jersey AAA1977-1988-
1976-21- 501-PIT
P
Mel QueenPitching Coach1942-03-26 55Johnson City,New York MLB1960-19721964-1972   P
Mel QueenManager1942-03-26 55Johnson City,New York MLB1960-19721964-1972   P
David StockstillScout1957-10-04 39Springfield,Missouri AAA1978-1991-   OF
Pat TablerBroadcaster1958-02-02 39Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992
1976- 1-  16-NYA
1B-OF
Gene TenaceBullpen Coach1946-10-10 50Russellton,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19831969-1983
1965-20- 399-KC1
C-1B
Ronald TostensonScout1961-- 36- A1983-1984-   OF
Willie UpshawHitting Coach1957-04-27 40Blanco,Texas MLB1975-19881978-1988
1975- 5- 115-NYA
1B
Tim WilkenScout1954-09-06 42Decatur,Illinois --   SS-P