1998 Fresno Grizzlies Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 81-62
Finished 1st in the PCL's South Division of the Pacific Conference
Manager: Jim Davenport (81-62)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Fresno, California
Ballpark: Bieden Field
Attendance: 359,076, Avg. 4,987 in 72 home dates
1998 Fresno Grizzlies Statistics

Playoffs - Calgary Cannons 3 games, Fresno Grizzlies 2

The Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1998 season with a record of 81 wins and 62 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division of the Pacific Conference.

The Grizzlies scored 815 runs and allowed 692 runs. Armando Rios paced Fresno with 26 home runs, while Jacob Cruz, Jeff Ball and Keith Williams each walloped 20 or more, too. Armando Rios drove in 103 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .301. Joe Roa led the squad with 12 wins, and Chris Brock recorded a 3.29 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Troy Brohawn, Brian Johnson, Keith Williams, Chris Brock, Henry Mercedes, Shawn Estes, Julian Tavarez, Erik Plantenberg, Kevin Rogers, Jalal Leach, Jason Grilli, Dante Powell, Aaron Fultz, Edwards Guzman, Steve Soderstrom, Ricky Pickett, Matt Howard, Ramon Martinez, Chris Jones, Dean Hartgraves, Jeff Darwin, Alvin Morman, Alex Diaz, Wilson Delgado, Russ Ortiz, Ryan Jensen, Jay Canizaro, Rick Huisman, Pedro Feliz, Joe Roa, Cory Bailey, Jacob Cruz, Yorvit Torrealba, Calvin Murray, Armando Rios, Doug Mirabelli, Jeff Ball and Frank Charles were all players from the 1998 Fresno Grizzlies who played in the Majors during their careers.

Jim Davenport served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Cory BaileyRRJanuary 24, 19716'0"195Herrin, IL US
Jeff BallRRApril 17, 19695'10"185Merced, CA US
Darin BloodSRAugust 31, 19746'2"200Spokane, WA US
Bobby BondsRRMarch 7, 19706'4"180Palo Alto, CA US
Chris BrockRRFebruary 5, 19706'0"175Orlando, FL US
Troy BrohawnLLJanuary 14, 19736'1"190Cambridge, MD US
Jay CanizaroRRJuly 4, 19735'9"170Beaumont, TX US
Frank CharlesRRFebruary 23, 19696'4"210Fontana, CA US
Robbie CrabtreeRRNovember 25, 19726'1"175La Mirada, CA US
Jacob CruzLLJanuary 28, 19736'0"175Oxnard, CA US
Jeff DarwinRRJuly 6, 19696'3"180Sherman, TX US
Wilson DelgadoSRJuly 15, 19725'11"145San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Alex DiazSROctober 5, 19685'11"175Brooklyn, NY US
Shawn EstesRLFebruary 18, 19736'2"185San Bernardino, CA US
Pedro FelizRRApril 27, 19756'1"210Azua, Azua DO
Chad FronteraRRNovember 22, 19726'2"200Brooklyn, NY US
Aaron FultzLLSeptember 4, 19736'0"196Memphis, TN US
Jason GrilliRRNovember 11, 19766'5"235Royal Oak, MI US
Edwards GuzmanLRSeptember 11, 19765'11"205Bayamon, PR
Dean HartgravesRLAugust 12, 19666'0"185Bakersfield, CA US
Matt HowardRRSeptember 22, 19675'10"165Fall River, MA US
Rick HuismanRRMay 17, 19696'3"200Oak Park, IL US
Ryan JensenRRSeptember 17, 19756'0"205Salt Lake City, UT US
Brian JohnsonRRJanuary 8, 19686'2"210Oakland, CA US
Chris JonesRRDecember 16, 19656'2"200Utica, NY US
Jalal LeachLLMarch 14, 19696'2"200San Francisco, CA US
Ramon MartinezRROctober 10, 19726'1"170Philadelphia, PA US
Craig MayesLRMay 8, 19705'10"195Royal Oak, MI US
Mike McMullenRROctober 13, 19736'6"230Portsmouth, VA US
Henry MercedesRRJuly 23, 19695'11"185Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Doug MirabelliRROctober 18, 19706'1"205Kingman, AZ US
Alvin MormanLLJanuary 6, 19696'3"210Rockingham, NC US
Calvin MurrayRRJuly 30, 19715'11"190Dallas, TX US
Russ OrtizRRJune 5, 19746'1"200Van Nuys, CA US
Randy PhillipsRRMarch 18, 19716'3"210Little Rock, AR US
Ricky PickettLLJanuary 19, 19706'1"220Fort Worth, TX US
Erik PlantenbergRLOctober 30, 19686'1"190Renton, WA US
Dante PowellRRAugust 25, 19736'2"185Long Beach, CA US
Armando RiosLLSeptember 13, 19715'9"180Santurce, PR
Joe RoaRROctober 11, 19716'1"195Southfield, MI US
Kevin RogersLLAugust 20, 19686'2"190Cleveland, MS US
Steve SoderstromRRApril 3, 19726'3"215Turlock, CA US
Andy TaulbeeRROctober 5, 19726'4"210Atlanta, GA US
Julian TavarezLRMay 22, 19736'2"165Santiago, Santiago DO
Yorvit TorrealbaRRJuly 19, 19785'11"200Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Josh TylerRRSeptember 6, 19736'1"185Sellersville, PA US
Keith WilliamsRRApril 21, 19726'0"190Bedford, PA US
Ken WoodsRRAugust 2, 19705'10"170Los Angeles, CA US

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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