2000 Valley Vipers Roster

Western League (WL) - Independent
Team Record: 38-52
4th in the WL's South Division
Manager: Robert Welch (38-52)
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Ballpark: Scottsdale Stadium
Attendance: 35,412, Avg. 787 in 45 home dates
2000 Valley Vipers Statistics

The Valley Vipers of the Western League ended the 2000 season with a record of 38 wins and 52 losses, fourth in the league's South Division.

The Vipers plated 437 runs, worst in the circuit, and conceded 517 runs. Michael Campbell accounted for 59 RBI. Joey Cranford led batters with significant playing time with a .315 average. Mike Bauder and Heath Haynes topped the team with 5 wins each, while Mike Bauder recorded a 4.25 ERA, leading qualifying pitchers.

Players from the 2000 Valley Vipers who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Heath Haynes, Dax Jones, Steve Ontiveros and Lee Tinsley.

Robert Welch served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Adam SheaSROctober 17, 19776'1"220Baldwin, MO US
Stan ScalesRRMay 20, 19715'11"172Talladega, AL US
Al SandersonLLDecember 9, 19716'0"180
Jacob SampsonRRSeptember 9, 19785'11"170Tacoma, WA US
Craig QuintalRRJanuary 21, 19756'0"190Metairie, LA US
Dave QuickRRFebruary 3, 19756'0"180Circle, MT US
Steve OntiverosRRMarch 5, 19616'0"180Tularosa, NM US
Sam NorrisLRJune 3, 19766'2"225
Mikel MorenoRRSeptember 5, 19765'10"180Mesa, AZ US
Benji SolanoRRFebruary 9, 19785'8"165Chula Vista, CA US
Kaipo SpenserRRAugust 4, 19756'3"220Wailuku, HI US
Doug WhiteRR
David WaitesRRFebruary 2, 19766'3"220Little Rock, AR US
Ed VizcainoRRApril 17, 19776'0"160Bani, Peravia DO
Kenny VawterRRJune 28, 19766'1"200
Tim VasquezRRAugust 18, 19786'1"200
Lee TinsleySRMarch 4, 19695'11"190Shelbyville, KY US
Shuta TanakaLRFebruary 23, 19775'10"172Kumamoto, Kanagawa JP
Jose MontenegroRRApril 26, 19766'0"185San Francisco del Oro, Chihuahua MX
Matt MinterLLFebruary 22, 19736'0"185Corvallis, OR US
T. J. McCallR6'2"215
Maurice DeCongeRR
Maurice Crawford
Joey CranfordRRFebruary 10, 19756'0"192Macon, GA US
Fidel CompresRRMay 10, 19656'0"165La Vega, DO
Jeff CermakLRJanuary 10, 19746'3"210
Michael Campbell
Jim BrewerLLDecember 4, 19756'2"175
Josh BrackRRJune 5, 19776'1"185Greeley, CO US
Mike BauderLLMay 13, 19755'9"171Las Vegas, NV US
Nick FarrerLLApril 26, 19775'11"205
John FinnRROctober 18, 19675'8"168Oakland, CA US
Fausto MaceyRROctober 9, 19756'4"195Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Richy LeonRRJune 21, 19765'8"175Yuma, AZ US
Masashi KiyonoRRMarch 16, 19756'2"190Kanagawa, JP
Travis JonesLLDecember 3, 19776'3"190Oklahoma City, OK US
Dax JonesRRAugust 4, 19706'0"180Pittsburgh, PA US
J. J. JohnsonRRAugust 31, 19736'0"204Sharon, CT US
Heath HaynesRRNovember 30, 19686'0"175Wheeling, WV US
Jimmy HammondRRSeptember 18, 19756'2"198
Jason GroteRRApril 13, 19756'0"174Portland, OR US
Chris ArmstrongRRJanuary 30, 19776'2"205Cleveland, OH 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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