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1998 Kane County Cougars (A)

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Parent Organization: Florida Marlins
W-L Record: 69-71 .493
Rank: 4th in Midwest League Central
Run Differential: 644-662 -18
Manager(s): Juan Bustabad
Location: Geneva, Illinois
Ballpark: Elfstrom Stadium
Attendance: 481,352 3/14
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Matt Winters
Pitching Coach: Steve Luebber

#1 Draft Picks

Geoff Goetz (#6), Aaron Akin (#12), Todd Noel (#17)
Midwest League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1998 Kane County Cougars season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Aaron AkinP6-2190R-R21FLO: 1997-1-12A+--
    -Hector AlmonteP6-2220R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Jorge Bautista3B5-9185R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Reece BorgesP6-3195R-R22FLO: 1996-56-1551A--
    -A.J. BurnettP6-5205R-R21NYN: 1995-8-217MLB-Free Agent
    -Scott ComerP6-5205L-L21NYN: 1996-10-288AA--
    -Rhodney DonaldsonOF5-11170L-R24FLO: 1997-17-516A--
    -Matt EricksonSS-2B5-11190L-R22FLO: 1997-7-216MLB--
    -Quincy FosterOF6-2175L-R23FLO: 1995-64-1563AAA--
    -Raul Franco2B5-11170R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Steve GaglianoP6-4200R-R20FLO: 1996-20-584AA--
    -Ross Gload1B6-0185L-L22FLO: 1997-13-396MLB--
    -Geoff GoetzP5-11165L-L19NYN: 1997-1-6AA--
    -Kevin GreenOF6-1190R-R22FLO: 1995-34-933A+--
    -Brandon HarperC6-4200R-R22FLO: 1997-4-126MLB--
    -Scott HendersonP6-3195R-R23FLO: 1997-26-786AAA--
    -Hector HenriquezSS5-10170B-R16Not draftedA+--
    -Travis HunterC6-2230R-R18Not draftedA--
    -Gary KnottsP6-4200R-R21FLO: 1995-11-289MLB--
    -Nelson LaraP6-4185R-R19Not draftedAA--
    -Matt LevanP6-3200L-L23Not draftedAA--
    -Cory LimaP6-4180R-R23FLO: 1997-25-756A--
    -Mike MarriottP6-3205R-R21FLO: 1995-4-93A+--
    -Tim McClaskeyP5-10170R-R22FLO: 1995-36-989AAA--
    -Alex MelconianOF5-10190R-R23FLO: 1997-22-666AAA--
    -Drew NilesSS6-1175B-R21FLO: 1998-29-880AAA--
    -Todd NoelP6-4185R-R19CHN: 1996-1-17A+--
    -Jason PearsonP6-0195L-L22Not draftedMLB--
    -Israel PoloniaSS6-0160R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Billy PutnickiP6-3205R-R24Not draftedA--
    -Brian ReedOF5-9170R-R20FLO: 1997-6-186A+--
    -Nate ReeseC5-11215R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Ismael ReynosoSS5-10170R-R20Not draftedA+--
    -Julio RivasC5-11185R-R18FLO: 1998-40-1210A--
    -Nick RizzoP5-10180R-R24Not draftedA+--
    -Brett Roneberg1B6-1185L-L19Not draftedAAA--
    -Derek SantiagoP6-1170R-R22FLO: 1994-37-1020A+--
    -Jose Santos3B5-10195R-R24Not draftedAA--
    -Matt SchnabelOF-1B6-0195L-R23FLO: 1997-27-816A--
    -Michael TejeraP5-9175L-L21FLO: 1995-6-149MLB--
    -Kelley WashingtonSS6-2200R-R18FLO: 1997-10-306A+--

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