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1998 Michigan Battle Cats (A)

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Parent Organization: Boston Red Sox
W-L Record: 79-61 .564
Rank: 3rd in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 685-631 + 54
Manager(s): Billy Gardner
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan
Ballpark: C.O. Brown Stadium
Attendance: 107,137 10/14
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Bill Madlock
Pitching Coach: Larry Pierson

#1 Draft Picks

John Curtice (#17), Mark Fischer (#35)
Midwest League Eastern 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 Michigan Battle Cats season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Alex AhumadaIF6-1178R-R19Not draftedAAA--
    -Chad AlevrasC6-1195R-R23BOS: 1997-14-431A+--
    -Rafael AriasP6-4180R-R21Not draftedA--
    -Aaron CapistaIF6-2180B-R19BOS: 1997-2-57AA--
    -Mark CisarP5-11185R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -John CurticeP6-2228L-L18BOS: 1997-1-17AAA--
    -Jorge DeLeon3B6-2164R-R23BOS: 1997-16-491AAA--
    -Justin DuchschererP6-3164R-R20BOS: 1996-8-241MLB-Free Agent
    -Mark FischerOF6-1205R-R22BOS: 1997-1-35AA--
    -Mike GancaszC6-1210R-R24Not draftedA--
    -Jess GrahamOF6-0180L-L22Not draftedAA--
    -Danny HaasOF5-11180L-R22BOS: 1997-18-551AA--
    -Keith HabigSS6-0165R-R24Not draftedA--
    -Joe HamiltonOF6-0195L-R23BOS: 1992-4-114AA--
    -Terry HaydenP6-6215L-L23Not draftedA+--
    -Shea Hillenbrand3B-1B6-1200R-R22BOS: 1996-10-301MLB--
    -Marcus HowardOF6-0200R-R22Not draftedA--
    -Germaine HunterP5-11175R-R24Not draftedA+--
    -Rontrez JohnsonOF5-10160R-R21BOS: 1995-16-438MLB--
    -Jeff Keaveney1B-OF6-5240R-R22BOS: 1996-16-481A--
    -Carlos Leon2B5-10175B-R18Not draftedAAA--
    -Gary LoCurto1B6-1200L-R20BOS: 1996-2-39A--
    -Jon LyonsP6-3215R-R23Not draftedA+--
    -Larry Marino3B5-10185R-R23Not draftedA+--
    -Paul McDanielsOF6-2200L-R21Not draftedA--
    -Marty McLearyP6-5220R-R23BOS: 1997-10-311MLB--
    -Tom MillerP6-1195R-L23BOS: 1997-11-341A+--
    -Jason NortonP6-3205R-R22BOS: 1998-16-475AA--
    -Rick O'DetteP6-3180L-L22BOS: 1997-15-461A--
    -Brian PartenheimerP6-5230R-L23BOS: 1997-20-611A+--
    -Michael RahillyP6-6230R-R21MON: 1996-28-820A+--
    -Kenny RaybornP6-4210R-R23BOS: 1997-17-521AAA--
    -MIke RuppP6-3205R-R20BOS: 1996-19-571A+--
    -Pedro SantanaP6-3186R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Lance SurridgeP6-4200L-R21BOS: 1998-15-445A+--
    -Jeff TaglientiP6-0205R-R22BOS: 1997-7-221AA--
    -Joe ThomasP6-3225L-L23BOS: 1997-21-641A+--
    -Byron TribeP6-3210R-R23CHN: 1996-16-472A+--
    -Jeff UccelloC6-3205R-R24Not draftedA+--

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