2008 Mississippi Braves Statistics

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 73-66
Finished 2nd in the SL's South Division
Manager: Phil Wellman (73-66)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Pearl, Mississippi
Ballpark: Mississippi Braves Stadium
Attendance: 212,107, Avg. 3,166 in 67 home dates
2008 Mississippi Braves Roster

Playoffs - Mississippi Braves 3 games, Birmingham Barons 0
Finals - Mississippi Braves 3 games, Carolina Mudcats 2

The Mississippi Braves of the Southern League ended the 2008 season with a record of 73 wins and 66 losses, finishing second in the league's South Division.

The Braves plated 628 runs and surrendered 643 runs. Kala Ka'aihue paced Mississippi with 14 home runs and drove in 61 runs. Matt Young led all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .289 clip, while Todd Redmond topped the squad with 13 wins, and Todd Redmond and Kris Medlen earned a 3.52 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Members of the 2008 Mississippi Braves who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jonny Venters, Matt Young, Todd Redmond, Jordan Schafer, Jason Perry, John Smoltz, Rafael Soriano, Martin Prado, Reid Gorecki, Tom Glavine, Mike Gonzalez, Matt Diaz, Jeff Francoeur, J. C. Boscan, Jairo Asencio, Kris Medlen, James Parr, Brandon Hicks, Tommy Hanson, Deunte Heath, Diory Hernandez, Mark Kotsay and Mike Hampton.

Phil Wellman served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Todd Redmond135.7223.5228270000166.3164726517332133604686
Tommy Hanson84.6673.031818011098.07039339410114905410
James Parr84.6673.691817000095.0874039937081213397
Kris Medlen78.4673.5236178001120.312147478272120503491
Carlos Sencion64.6004.722512200076.3734040644163225341
Jairo Asencio43.5712.7655045002865.3483020336377504282
Michael Nix43.5716.343601400149.7524235436241308235
Deunte Heath45.4445.561311100066.3765041532046517307
Nelson Payano32.6003.95270800043.3412219122036117187
Jerome Gamble35.3754.09237200066.0583230525051204278
Ryan Basner201.0005.56140500022.7261814510014103102
Bryan Dumesnil21.6674.41150900116.3158811001420075
Sung Ki Jung22.5004.414902100663.3633731024059603283
Kevin Gunderson22.5004.743601100343.7462323214222700187
Jonny Venters101.0001.003210009.01021050700042
Brad Nelson101.0004.47231500146.3533023214030001202
Stephen Marek12.3333.21100300114.012551621100158
Dustin Evans15.16710.9187000031.3553938218021204163
Dan Smith17.1256.161412000061.3814542534047503290
Mike Gonzalez000.004000005.0700000400020
Jeff Lyman000.001100005.0200020310018
John Smoltz000.001010001.010000000004
Rafael Soriano000.002100002.010001020007
Mike Hampton003.862200007.0733110600028
Paul Bush01.0003.24120200016.710662712140270
Tom Glavine01.0003.601100005.0432010100020
Jairo Cuevas02.0007.5033000012.0211010160800064
Totals7366.5254.2847713913811421208.3120464357589486151032685675247

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Matt Young13557749174142161135030126862.289.384.385.769189109720
J. C. Holt964393935411217934522113968.285.351.397.74815672321
Kala Ka'aihue1264753766310323214610488119.274.417.457.87417287042
Javier Guzman1084303875098154435841949.253.299.344.643133881240
Greg Creek1194023514994207655034274.268.356.416.77214647021
Van Pope993923504791211450853554.260.331.360.691126133221
Jordan Schafer84349297468018610511254988.269.378.471.85014063001
Reid Gorecki6327724051709010431643147.292.377.454.83110983122
J. C. Boscan792972552660130229003449.235.334.310.6447954403
Jose Camarena62228213175290325111147.244.284.329.6137011300
Jason Perry3816813734431121341102344.314.423.7081.1319715032
Quentin Davis922191991938605221041047.191.238.296.5355903520
Mark Jurich46155137143081318011539.219.297.358.6544901021
Paul Bennett48146132132441010111039.182.255.227.4823013100
Diory Hernandez22857782231281468.286.341.429.7703331010
Carl Loadenthal2610597822301242620.227.272.289.5612800200
Brandon Hicks166454913311700717.241.333.389.7222111110
Kris Medlen3628266821152003.308.333.577.9101521100
Derrick Arnold18635348120410615.151.254.245.4991302020
Jeff Francoeur314133701020012.538.571.6921.264900000
Willie Cabrera928264711020223.269.321.385.7061020000
Mark Kotsay519184610010014.333.368.389.757700000
Matt Diaz728265600141025.231.286.346.632910000
Martin Prado522192520030032.263.364.368.732700000
Deunte Heath1318153410130027.267.353.533.886810100
Todd Redmond28433254100100611.125.263.156.419520500
Dan Smith1415142310130006.214.214.500.714700100
Mike Rozema411111201010001.182.182.364.545410000
Jerome Gamble2312111210000004.182.182.273.455300100
James Parr1820180200000006.111.111.111.222210200
Chad Lundahl11101000100001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Mike Hampton2220100000000.500.500.5001.000100000
Michael Nix36322100000010.500.667.5001.167100000
Robert Marcial4761100000012.167.286.167.452100000
Ray Serrano716162100002002.062.062.062.125100000
Dustin Evans8651000000003.000.000.000.000000100
Tommy Hanson1817170000000009.000.000.000.000000000
Carlos Sencion2519170000000019.000.056.000.056010100
Jairo Asencio55220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Kevin Gunderson36220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Sung Ki Jung49430000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Stephen Marek10110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Phillip Britton1640000000001.000.000.000.000000200
Nelson Payano27330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Jairo Cuevas3330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Tom Glavine1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Brad Nelson23850000000012.000.167.000.167000200
Ryan Basner14110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Jonny Venters3100000000000000100
Totals1765523245596281163210528858212063520974.255.338.382.72017418764602914


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Kala Ka'aihue1B97727851177.9878.371
Greg Creek1B4931423226.9946.878
Paul Bennett1B2101021.0005.500
J. C. Holt2B96151235750.9824.021
Paul Bennett2B19334015.9863.842
Diory Hernandez2B11162417.9763.636
Matt Young2B10191726.9473.600
Javier Guzman2B353001.0002.667
Mike Rozema2B233011.0003.000
Martin Prado2B265021.0005.500
Derrick Arnold2B212001.0001.500
Robert Marcial2B141001.0005.000
Van Pope3B98731691315.9492.469
Greg Creek3B29183734.9481.897
Paul Bennett3B861212.9472.250
Derrick Arnold3B6310001.0002.167
Mike Rozema3B101001.0001.000
Martin Prado3B110001.0001.000
Diory Hernandez3B110001.0001.000
J. C. BoscanC785886226.9978.33311473240.5
Jose CamarenaC614493436.9947.9188492130.0
Ray SerranoC2140001.0007.0000300.0
Phillip BrittonC17010.8757.0000200.0
Jordan SchaferCF811625011.0002.062
Quentin DavisCF24690001.0002.875
Matt YoungCF2043110.9782.200
Carl LoadenthalCF13290001.0002.231
Reid GoreckiCF821110.9572.750
Mark KotsayCF310001.000.333
Matt YoungLF100196723.9902.030
Jason PerryLF19353001.0002.000
Quentin DavisLF15200001.0001.333
Matt DiazLF670001.0001.167
Carl LoadenthalLF460001.0001.500
Martin PradoLF121001.0003.000
Matt YoungOF123251934.9892.114
Jordan SchaferOF821646011.0002.073
Reid GoreckiOF59123441.9692.153
Quentin DavisOF56113120.9832.036
Jason PerryOF3875511.9882.105
Mark JurichOF32504001.0001.688
Carl LoadenthalOF26593001.0002.385
Willie CabreraOF7130001.0001.857
Matt DiazOF670001.0001.167
Mark KotsayOF310001.000.333
Jeff FrancoeurOF380001.0002.667
Martin PradoOF121001.0003.000
Greg CreekOF10000.000
Derrick ArnoldOF130001.0003.000
Jairo AsencioP554820.857.218
Sung Ki JungP494931.812.265
Michael NixP3637001.000.278
Kris MedlenP361218021.000.833
Kevin GundersonP3626001.000.222
Todd RedmondP28151110.963.929
Nelson PayanoP2766001.000.444
Carlos SencionP2594001.000.520
Brad NelsonP2334001.000.304
Jerome GambleP23101420.9231.043
James ParrP18910001.0001.056
Tommy HansonP18210001.000.667
Bryan DumesnilP1530001.000.200
Dan SmithP1414001.000.357
Ryan BasnerP1434001.000.500
Deunte HeathP1347001.000.846
Paul BushP122112.750.250
Stephen MarekP1003001.000.300
Dustin EvansP814001.000.625
Mike GonzalezP402001.000.500
Jonny VentersP301001.000.333
Jairo CuevasP30210.667.667
Rafael SorianoP20000.000
Mike HamptonP202001.0001.000
John SmoltzP110001.0001.000
Jeff LymanP10010.000.000
Tom GlavineP102001.0002.000
Reid GoreckiRF51102331.9722.059
Mark JurichRF32504001.0001.688
Jason PerryRF1940211.9772.211
Quentin DavisRF1724120.9261.471
Carl LoadenthalRF9243001.0003.000
Willie CabreraRF7130001.0001.857
Matt YoungRF4121011.0003.250
Jordan SchaferRF321001.0001.000
Jeff FrancoeurRF380001.0002.667
Greg CreekRF10000.000
Derrick ArnoldRF130001.0003.000
Javier GuzmanSS1021522352445.9423.794
Brandon HicksSS16254518.9864.375
Diory HernandezSS10153143.9204.600
Paul BennettSS8101133.8752.625
Derrick ArnoldSS8101516.9623.125
Martin PradoSS114001.0005.000
J. C. HoltSS101001.0001.000
Totals208244941311111293.9812.788191015334.4

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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