2005 Fort Wayne Wizards Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 65-75
5th in the MWL's East Division
Manager: Randy Ready (65-75)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 278,631, Avg. 4,287 in 65 home dates
2005 Fort Wayne Wizards Statistics

Playoffs - West Michigan Whitecaps 2 games, Fort Wayne Wizards 0

The Fort Wayne Wizards of the Midwest League ended the 2005 season with a record of 65 wins and 75 losses, fifth in the league's East Division.

The Wizards tallied 599 runs and allowed 642 runs. Lach Dale paced Fort Wayne with 12 home runs Peter Ciofrone accounted for 59 RBI and topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .301 clip, while Mike Ekstrom led the squad with 13 wins, and Clayton Hamilton registered a 2.88 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 2005 Fort Wayne Wizards who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Matt Bush, Mike Baxter, Nick Hundley, Brandon Kintzler, Sean Kazmar, Chase Headley, Josh Geer, Mike Ekstrom, Cesar Ramos, Jose Lobaton and Colt Morton.

Randy Ready served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tom VincentLRMarch 3, 19826'3"215Canberra, Capital Territory AU
Phil PolancoRRNovember 10, 19816'0"200Van Nuys, CA US
Henry PerezRROctober 27, 19826'4"238Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Colt MortonRRApril 10, 19826'5"230Fort Lauderdale, FL US
Ruben MoraSROctober 1, 19826'0"190Panama, Panama PA
Jose LobatonSROctober 21, 19846'1"205Acarigua, Portuguesa VE
Matt LauderdaleRRApril 14, 19815'10"200Atlanta, GA US
Chris KolkhorstLRMarch 7, 19825'9"180Houston, TX US
Ryan KlattRRSeptember 30, 19816'0"185Lubbock, TX US
Brandon KintzlerRRAugust 1, 19846'0"194Las Vegas, NV US
Yordany RamirezRRJuly 31, 19846'1"190Boca Chica, Santo Domingo DO
Cesar RamosLLJune 22, 19846'2"200Los Angeles, CA US
Joel SantoRRJune 4, 19846'3"194San Cristobal, San Cristobal DO
Kelvin VazquezSRSeptember 30, 19836'1"170Caguas, PR
Matt VarnerRRJanuary 16, 19825'11"200Houston, TX US
Ryan TryttenRRMay 10, 19816'3"216Albert Lea, MN US
Matt ThayerRLFebruary 21, 19825'10"173Los Angeles, CA US
Kyle StutesLLJanuary 22, 19825'10"185Port Arthur, TX US
Vern SterryRRFebruary 7, 19826'2"210Rowland Hills, CA US
Chris SteinbornLLMarch 23, 19826'4"215Akron, OH US
Ricky SteikLRJanuary 24, 19846'4"220Orange, CA US
Luke SteidlmayerRRAugust 13, 19806'5"205Chico, CA US
Billy KillianLRJune 12, 19866'0"210Winfield, IL US
Sean KazmarRRAugust 5, 19845'9"180Valdosta, GA US
Trey JohnstonRRJuly 4, 19855'11"190Lubbock, TX US
Mike EkstromRRAugust 30, 19836'0"190Portland, OR US
Brett DowdyRRFebruary 22, 19826'0"190Bradenton, FL US
Drew DavidsonRRMay 7, 19826'0"190Tulsa, OK US
Lach DaleRRJune 22, 19836'3"232Kalamunda, Western Australia AU
Peter CiofroneLRSeptember 28, 19835'10"200Nesconset, NY US
Brian CavanaughLRAugust 21, 19836'1"190Bridgeport, CT US
Brent CarterRLOctober 10, 19826'3"210Americus, GA US
Matt BushRRFebruary 8, 19865'9"180San Diego, CA US
Mike BaxterLRDecember 7, 19846'0"205Queens, NY US
Jon EllisRROctober 3, 19826'0"190Charleston, SC US
Baudilio FigueroaRRJune 28, 19836'2"175Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi DO
Brian FryerRRAugust 16, 19826'1"185Ventura, CA US
Craig JohnsonLLApril 11, 19826'1"185Visalia, CA US
Fabian Jimenez AnguloLLAugust 27, 19866'2"187Cartagena, Bolivar CO
Neil JamisonRRAugust 4, 19836'3"185San Diego, CA US
Nick HundleyRRSeptember 8, 19836'0"203Corvallis, OR US
Chase HeadleySRMay 9, 19846'2"215Fountain, CO US
Clayton HamiltonRRJune 15, 19826'5"205Beaver Falls, PA US
Clark GirardeauRRApril 12, 19826'5"210Mobile, AL US
Josh GeerRRJune 2, 19836'3"195Dallas, TX US
Geivy GarciaRRJuly 8, 19826'2"175Laguna Salada, Valverde DO
Josh AlleyLLSeptember 6, 19835'8"180Carbondale, IL 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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