2001 Lakewood BlueClaws Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: A
Team Record: 60-79
Finished 7th in the SAL's Northern Division
Manager: Greg Legg (60-79)
Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies
Location: Lakewood, New Jersey
Ballpark: GPU FirstEnergy Park
Attendance: 482,206, Avg. 6,889 in 70 home dates
2001 Lakewood BlueClaws Statistics

The Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League ended the 2001 season with a record of 60 wins and 79 losses, finishing seventh in the league's Northern Division.

The BlueClaws plated 508 runs, worst in the circuit, and allowed 602 runs. Juan Richardson paced Lakewood with 22 home runs and accounted for 83 RBI. Carlos Acevedo topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .252 clip, and Taylor Buchholz paced the team with 9 wins and a team-best 3.37 earned run average, leading regular hurlers.

Players from the 2001 Lakewood BlueClaws who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Carlos Ruiz, Yoel Hernandez, Rob Tejeda, Eude Brito, Taylor Buchholz and Wayne Gomes.

Greg Legg served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Carlos AcevedoRRJanuary 31, 19796'1"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Dan AdamsRRFebruary 21, 19786'0"190Orcas Island, WA US
Melvin AndersonRRAugust 18, 19796'0"205Baton Rouge, LA US
Rob AvilaRRSeptember 4, 19785'11"200Eureka, CA US
Jason BarnetteLLOctober 19, 19766'2"180Tuscaloosa, AL US
Eude BritoLLAugust 19, 19786'0"170Sabana de la Mar, Hato Mayor DO
Taylor BuchholzRROctober 13, 19816'3"220Lower Merion, PA US
Keith BucktrotLRNovember 27, 19806'2"220Claremore, OK US
Trevor BullockLLJanuary 4, 19776'2"190Lincoln, NE US
Brian BushRRJanuary 3, 19776'1"180Warren, OH US
Wes CarrollRRJanuary 5, 19795'11"180Evansville, IN US
Ryan CarterLLAugust 1, 19796'7"240Modesto, CA US
Paul CiofroneLRJune 19, 19786'3"220Smithtown, NY US
Julio CollazoRRDecember 24, 19805'10"155Ponce, PR
Cliff DancyRRFebruary 7, 19806'1"185Tampa, FL US
Dario DelgadoRRMarch 30, 19806'1"186Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Mario DelgadoLLAugust 5, 19796'0"220San Diego, CA US
Andy ElskampRRAugust 11, 19785'11"190Lancaster, WI US
Gregg FosterRROctober 3, 19786'0"205Long Island, NY US
Wayne GomesRRJanuary 15, 19736'2"215Hampton, VA US
Reggie GriggsLLFebruary 22, 19786'6"245West Palm Beach, FL US
Anthony HensleySRDecember 10, 19775'10"185Bryan, TX US
Yoel HernandezRRApril 15, 19806'2"210Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar VE
Ryan JohnstonRROctober 2, 19786'3"220Ashland, OR US
Shawn LankfordLRSeptember 21, 19746'2"228Chattanooga, TN US
Jarrod LawsonRRApril 2, 19796'4"190Farmington, MO US
Kennon McArthurSROctober 23, 19796'3"196Birmingham, AL US
Rusty McNamaraRRJanuary 23, 19755'9"190West Covina, CA US
Todd MeldahlLLDecember 17, 19776'1"190Helena, MT US
Ambiorix ReyesRRFebruary 6, 19785'11"160Rancho Viejo, La Vega DO
Juan RichardsonRRJanuary 27, 19795'11"215Bani, Peravia DO
Matt RiethmaierRRJune 16, 19796'5"210Huntsville, AL US
George RodriguezRRDecember 1, 19796'0"170Loma de Cabrera, Dajabon DO
Carlos RuizRRJanuary 22, 19795'10"215David, Chiriqui PA
Chad SadowskiRRDecember 8, 19776'3"220West Allis, TX US
Rob TejedaRRMarch 24, 19826'2"245Bani, Peravia DO
Dan ToscaLRNovember 1, 19806'0"180Tampa, FL US
Key VoshellRRAugust 25, 19765'11"190Cincinnati, OH US
Scott YoungbauerSRJanuary 14, 19796'1"175Wichita, KS 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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