2017 Columbus Clippers Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 71-71
2nd in the IL's West Division
Manager: Chris Tremie (71-71)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Ballpark: Huntington Park
Attendance: 616,059, Avg. 9,060 in 68 home dates
2017 Columbus Clippers Statistics

The Columbus Clippers of the International League ended the 2017 season with a record of 71 wins and 71 losses, second in the league's West Division.

The Clippers scored 635 runs and surrendered 644 runs. Richie Shaffer walloped 30 home runs for Columbus, while Eric Stamets, Nellie Rodriguez and Ronny Rodriguez each swatted 20 or more, too. Richie Shaffer accounted for 89 RBI. Ronny Rodriguez paced batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .291 clip. Ryan Merritt and Shawn Morimando topped the squad with 10 wins each, and Ryan Merritt recorded a 3.03 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 2017 Columbus Clippers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Austin Jackson, Cam Hill, Jason Kipnis, Erik Kratz, Eric Haase, Brandon Guyer, Jarrett Grube, Louis Head, Shawn Armstrong, Abraham Almonte, Lonnie Chisenhall, Chris Colabello, Mike Clevinger, Craig Breslow, Cole Sulser, Bradley Zimmer, Gio Urshela, Michael Martinez, Tyler Olson, Tyler Naquin, Diego Moreno, Shawn Morimando, Chris Narveson, David Lough, Andrew Miller, Ryan Merritt, Julian Merryweather, Adam Moore, Adam Plutko, Danny Salazar, Richie Shaffer, Eric Stamets, Ronny Rodriguez, Dan Robertson, Yandy Díaz, Perci Garner, Carlos Frias, Joe Colon, Kyle Crockett, Erik Gonzalez and Nick Goody.

Chris Tremie served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bradley ZimmerLRNovember 27, 19926'5"220La Jolla, CA US
Michael PeoplesRRSeptember 5, 19916'5"190Weatherford, TX US
Nick PasqualeRROctober 27, 19906'0"190Antioch, CA US
Mike PapiLRSeptember 19, 19926'3"215Tunkhannock, PA US
Tyler OlsonRLOctober 2, 19896'3"205Spokane, WA US
Chris NarvesonLLDecember 20, 19816'3"205Englewood, CO US
Tyler NaquinLRApril 24, 19916'2"195Spring, TX US
Shawn MorimandoLLNovember 20, 19926'0"206Virginia Beach, VA US
Diego MorenoRRJuly 21, 19876'1"180Higuerote, Miranda VE
Adam MooreRRMay 8, 19846'3"220Longview, TX US
Andrew MillerLLMay 21, 19856'7"205Gainesville, FL US
Julian MerryweatherRROctober 14, 19916'4"215Berkeley, CA US
Ryan MerrittLLFebruary 21, 19926'0"170McKinney, TX US
Jose MedinaLLFebruary 14, 19956'1"185Santiago, DO
Adam PlutkoRROctober 3, 19916'3"215Upland, CA US
Dan RobertsonRRSeptember 30, 19855'11"200Fontana, CA US
Josh WilsonRRDecember 2, 19976'0"175
Matt WhiteheadLL6'1"200
Gio UrshelaRROctober 11, 19916'0"220Cartagena, Bolivar CO
Tanner TullyLLNovember 30, 19946'0"200Elkhart, IN US
Cole SulserRRMarch 12, 19906'1"190Poway, CA US
Eric StametsRRSeptember 25, 19916'0"190Dublin, OH US
David SpeerLLAugust 14, 19926'1"210Westport, CT US
Jordan SmithLRJuly 5, 19906'4"235Willmar, MN US
Richie ShafferRRMarch 15, 19916'3"230Charlotte, NC US
Joe SeverRRAugust 12, 19906'0"205San Jose, CA US
Danny SalazarRRJanuary 11, 19906'0"195Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Ronny RodriguezRRApril 17, 19926'0"200Santiago, Santiago DO
Nellie RodriguezRRJune 12, 19946'2"250New York, NY US
Michael MartinezSRSeptember 16, 19825'9"180Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Josh MartinRRDecember 30, 19896'5"230Enterprise, AL US
Connor MarabellLLMarch 28, 19946'1"195Jacksonville, FL US
Perci GarnerRRDecember 13, 19886'3"225Dover, OH US
Carlos FriasRRNovember 13, 19896'4"195Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez DO
Yandy DíazRRAugust 8, 19916'2"215Sagua la Grande, CU
Kyle CrockettLLDecember 15, 19916'2"180Newport News, VA US
Joe ColonRRFebruary 18, 19906'0"180Caguas, PR
Chris ColabelloRROctober 24, 19836'4"210Framingham, MA US
Mike ClevingerRRDecember 21, 19906'4"215Jacksonville, FL US
Lonnie ChisenhallLROctober 4, 19886'2"190Morehead City, NC US
D. J. BrownRRNovember 28, 19906'6"205Fredericksburg, VA US
Craig BreslowLLAugust 8, 19806'0"190New Haven, CT US
Travis BanwartRRFebruary 14, 19866'3"220Wichita, KS US
Robbie AvilesLRDecember 17, 19916'4"200Suffern, NY US
Shawn ArmstrongRRSeptember 11, 19906'2"225New Bern, NC US
Erik GonzalezRRAugust 31, 19916'3"205Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata DO
Nick GoodyRRJuly 6, 19915'11"200Orlando, FL US
Jeremy LucasRRJanuary 10, 19916'1"205West Terre Haute, IN US
David LoughLLJanuary 20, 19865'10"175Akron, OH US
Erik KratzRRJune 15, 19806'4"250Telford, PA US
Jason KipnisLRApril 3, 19875'11"200Northbrook, IL US
Jeff JohnsonRRFebruary 9, 19906'0"185Thousand Oaks, CA US
Austin JacksonRRFebruary 1, 19876'1"198Denton, TX US
Neil HollandRRAugust 14, 19886'0"190Owensboro, KY US
Cam HillRRMay 24, 19946'1"185El Reno, OK US
Louis HeadRRApril 23, 19906'1"180Houston, TX US
Todd HankinsRRNovember 18, 19905'9"180Orlando, FL US
Eric HaaseRRDecember 18, 19925'10"210Westland, MI US
Brandon GuyerRRJanuary 28, 19866'2"210West Chester, PA US
Jarrett GrubeRRNovember 5, 19816'4"220Fort Wayne, IN US
Abraham AlmonteSRJune 27, 19895'9"210Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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