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2018 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 70-70
Finished 3rd in the TL's North Division
Manager: Mike Rojas (70-70)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Springdale, Arkansas
Ballpark: Arvest Ballpark
Attendance: 304,526, Avg. 4,478 in 68 home dates
2018 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Roster

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals of the Texas League ended the 2018 season with a record of 70 wins and 70 losses, finishing third in the league's North Division.

The Naturals scored 660 runs and allowed 692 runs. Alex Liddi led Northwest Arkansas with 23 home runs and drove in 72 runs. Jecksson Flores paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .314 clip, while Emilio Ogando topped the squad with 11 wins, and Emilio Ogando and Scott Blewett recorded a 4.8 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Players from the 2018 Northwest Arkansas Naturals who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Salvador Perez, Sam Selman, Eric Skoglund, Gabe Speier, Glenn Sparkman, Scott Barlow, Clay Buchholz, Jason Adam, Scott Blewett, Blaine Boyer, Dallas Beeler, Nick Dini, Ian Kennedy, Nick Heath, Elier Hernandez, Khalil Lee, Jesse Hahn, Kelvin Gutierrez, Foster Griffin, Jake Newberry, Erick Mejia, Yunior Marte, Andres Machado, Michael Mariot, Alex Liddi and Nicky Lopez.

Mike Rojas 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
Emilio Ogando117.6114.7926260000118.312771632272194706541
Foster Griffin1012.4555.1328261000152.7197948720400117007673
Scott Blewett86.5714.7926250100148.316484791249210012210650
Pedro Fernandez42.6672.81263700257.75418182195432110239
Zachary Lovvorn43.5714.801515000080.7904543926152104342
Jace Vines43.5716.4897000041.7523130515028607188
Yunior Marte44.5002.914301100280.3693326729380523343
Glenn Sparkman32.6002.9466000033.735131101026102137
Walker Sheller32.6003.533501000151.0492320514027705212
Franco Terrero36.3335.374402100463.77449381139562319306
Luis Vasquez201.0000.007070037.04000401510030
Jake Newberry201.0002.1225024001229.7297728237000122
Jake Kalish22.5005.12164400038.746282268039011174
Cristian Castillo22.5005.40110100021.72013133422210192
Andres Machado23.4003.723061900958.0603124522247723256
Michael Mariot101.0000.967040019.34110001100032
Jason Adam101.0001.5960100011.35220401711144
Arnaldo Hernandez101.0004.4133000016.320981601600168
Jon Perrin12.3333.3855000021.31911811112000090
Luis Lugo12.3334.1884200023.7251111311021102107
Sam Selman12.3336.57120000012.3129901102110160
Alex Liddi000.002020003.3100000110012
Jesse Hahn000.003200003.3200020010113
Blaine Boyer000.003100002.7200010300011
Brandon Downes000.001010000.300001000002
Clay Buchholz000.001100004.7100020500017
Scott Barlow002.251100004.0311000410115
Gabe Speier003.73260300031.3461913210122102153
Eric Skoglund004.002200009.01254120400040
Jacob Bodner0017.056030006.3151312610820037
John Brontsema0027.002010001.033300003009
Jared Ruxer0067.501000000.735502000007
Grant Gavin01.0003.19210500131.0271111417130205134
Corey Ray01.00010.808030008.31311102111800349
Ian Kennedy01.00013.501100004.0766020500121
Dallas Beeler02.00013.5042100011.3261717450810265
Bryan Brickhouse05.00011.81110800010.718181451221101363
Totals7070.5004.5848114013910351209.313346926161384612910046811915354

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
Jecksson Flores122508459741443137522773072.314.363.440.804202771021
Erick Mejia1366025407914227755934174398.263.318.367.6851981321431
Anderson Miller1204704325011022413461083383.255.308.414.72217941222
Elier Hernandez91381355451022213501081471.287.322.380.70213596240
Alex Liddi107422393549718323724325126.247.295.483.77819092112
Nicky Lopez73325281429385227943323.331.397.416.81411720830
Samir Duenez8032828744811821060503568.282.357.463.82013341054
Donnie Dewees703102853572125225842048.253.305.351.65610032210
Kelvin Gutierrez652642422967836401032046.277.337.409.7469912000
Nick Dini803042804067100837711264.239.287.361.64810168130
Corey Toups612131852446614211032467.249.336.357.6936621210
Xavier Fernandez36131119213982314221017.328.382.504.8866031012
Kort Peterson50183166243883727631261.229.301.440.7407315000
Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado39144129223150412421040.240.306.372.6784813020
Luis Villegas38140127133031316111130.236.293.346.6394430020
Nick Heath36125105222733071001333.257.336.343.6793600610
Khalil Lee29118102152550210221128.245.330.353.6833612300
John Brontsema3712310917255121051831.229.309.349.6583835010
Nate Esposito18484557200110215.156.208.200.408911000
Brandon Downes17514146301522720.146.286.293.5781201200
Salvador Perez31191300130002.333.364.6671.030601010
Rudy Martin1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Logan Porter1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals131052034693660125222444106594167713731044.267.325.401.72618827351533312


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Samir Duenez1B7652927662.9897.316
Alex Liddi1B5641636437.9918.071
John Brontsema1B151007091.0007.133
Logan Porter1B120001.0002.000
Nick Dini1B120001.0002.000
Erick Mejia2B631501451042.9674.683
Jecksson Flores2B44101143127.9965.545
Corey Toups2B214658315.9724.952
Nicky Lopez2B142835071.0004.500
Kelvin Gutierrez3B62369598.9362.113
Jecksson Flores3B40238887.9332.775
Corey Toups3B281140103.8361.821
Alex Liddi3B832121.9233.000
John Brontsema3B62822.8331.667
Nick DiniC714684431.9947.2119272143.8
Xavier FernandezC342291222.9927.0883171241.4
Luis VillegasC2720516011.0008.185222518.5
Nate EspositoC1710012011.0006.588117522.7
Salvador PerezC2130001.0006.500000
Donnie DeweesCF691891021.9902.884
Nick HeathCF2867121.9712.429
Khalil LeeCF1730520.9462.059
Erick MejiaCF1449110.9803.571
Kort PetersonCF1020010.9522.000
Jecksson FloresCF351001.0002.000
Anderson MillerCF130001.0003.000
Rudy MartinCF10000.000
Brandon DownesCF130001.0003.000
Anderson MillerLF85142913.9931.776
Alfredo Escalera-MaldonadoLF1520110.9551.400
Jecksson FloresLF1112110.9291.182
Alex LiddiLF914110.9381.667
Khalil LeeLF9131001.0001.556
Brandon DownesLF693011.0002.000
Kort PetersonLF580001.0001.600
Nick HeathLF472011.0002.250
Corey ToupsLF10000.000
John BrontsemaLF110001.0001.000
Anderson MillerOF99179913.9951.899
Elier HernandezOF82176851.9742.244
Donnie DeweesOF691891021.9902.884
Kort PetersonOF3681241.9542.306
Alfredo Escalera-MaldonadoOF3667120.9711.889
Nick HeathOF3376322.9752.394
Khalil LeeOF2643620.9611.885
Erick MejiaOF1449110.9803.571
Jecksson FloresOF1417210.9501.357
Brandon DownesOF10174011.0002.100
Alex LiddiOF914110.9381.667
Corey ToupsOF10000.000
Rudy MartinOF10000.000
John BrontsemaOF110001.0001.000
Franco TerreroP4461211.947.409
Yunior MarteP437823.882.349
Walker ShellerP356420.833.286
Andres MachadoP307630.812.433
Foster GriffinP2841030.824.500
Gabe SpeierP260210.667.077
Emilio OgandoP2641632.870.769
Pedro FernandezP2641312.944.654
Scott BlewettP26915011.000.923
Jake NewberryP2513011.000.160
Grant GavinP2101001.000.048
Jake KalishP161210.750.188
Zachary LovvornP1581412.9571.467
Sam SelmanP1210001.000.083
Cristian CastilloP110010.000.000
Bryan BrickhouseP111110.667.182
Jace VinesP92411.857.667
Corey RayP831001.000.500
Luis LugoP80000.000
Luis VasquezP70000.000
Michael MariotP711001.000.286
Glenn SparkmanP605001.000.833
Jacob BodnerP60000.000
Jason AdamP601001.000.167
Jon PerrinP511001.000.400
Dallas BeelerP403001.000.750
Arnaldo HernandezP301001.000.333
Jesse HahnP310001.000.333
Blaine BoyerP30000.000
Eric SkoglundP20110.500.500
Alex LiddiP20000.000
John BrontsemaP20000.000
Jared RuxerP10000.000
Ian KennedyP10000.000
Brandon DownesP10000.000
Clay BuchholzP101001.0001.000
Scott BarlowP10000.000
Elier HernandezRF82176851.9742.244
Kort PetersonRF2253231.9482.500
Alfredo Escalera-MaldonadoRF2147010.9792.238
Anderson MillerRF14340001.0002.429
Brandon DownesRF351001.0002.000
Nick HeathRF120001.0002.000
Erick MejiaSS59861701331.9524.339
Nicky LopezSS5869161129.9963.966
Jecksson FloresSS223064521.9494.273
Kelvin GutierrezSS23410.8753.500
Totals207245371406144337.9762.86815834334.1

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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