1989 Phoenix Firebirds Statistics

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 67-76
Finished 4th in the PCL's South Division
Manager: Gordon MacKenzie (67-76)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 199,157, Avg. 2,785
1989 Phoenix Firebirds Roster

The Phoenix Firebirds of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1989 season with a record of 67 wins and 76 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Firebirds scored 592 runs and yielded 635 runs. Matt Williams led Phoenix with 26 home runs, and Mike Laga walloped 20 or more as well. Mike Laga recorded 68 runs batted in and topped batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .241 clip. John Burkett paced the squad with 10 wins, while Trevor Wilson recorded a 3.13 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Mike Laga, Mark Leonard, Eric Gunderson, Ed Jurak, Charlie Hayes, Dennis Cook, Dave Dravecky, Kelly Downs, Ken Gerhart, Ron Davis, Rusty Tillman, Stu Tate, Wilfredo Tejada, Jim Weaver, Trevor Wilson, Matt Williams, Bruce Tanner, Russ Swan, Jim Steels, Ron Wotus, George Wright, Tony Perezchica, Chris Speier, Mike Remlinger, Roger Samuels, Greg Litton, Rick Parker, Paul McClellan, Jim McNamara, Randy McCament, Terry Mulholland, Bill Bathe, Mike Benjamin, Ernie Camacho, John Burkett, Bob Brenly and Jeff Brantley were all players from the 1989 Phoenix Firebirds who played in the Majors during their careers.

Gordon MacKenzie 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
John Burkett1011.4765.0528280210167.71971119419593105822
Joe Olker86.5714.0829180000123.7113625614840861194
Dennis Cook74.6363.121212031078.0732927419085124
Trevor Wilson77.5003.1223202200115.31094940576177275
Ed Puikunas42.6675.304801800274.78452441046352547
Russ Swan43.5713.361413010083.0753731829049332
Terry Mulholland45.4442.991310030078.3673026326261332
Ernie Camacho301.0001.4740024001355.033109316259522
Randy McCament301.0003.62220600137.3401515412113201
Paul McClellan34.4294.9299000056.7563431629125424
Stu Tate37.3003.5354043001666.3643126537577427
Mike Villa23.4002.97140800330.3241010018129245
Eric Gunderson24.3335.041414021085.7935148736256217
Dave Dravecky101.0002.001101009.07220003010
Jeff Brantley11.5001.2670500314.362216020100
Kelly Downs11.5008.683300009.311991509020
Jose Dominguez12.3333.86110200018.72398113212002
Dean Freeland12.3338.5333000012.7191212211010121
Mike Remlinger16.1439.211110000043.0514744852028205
Bruce Tanner200.0
Paul Meyers000.001010001.00000100000
Paul Blair000.001010002.00000203000
Ron Davis01.0002.96170000024.31888016027101
Roger Samuels03.0003.201401000219.7147714118110
Totals6672.4784.10409141120143401206.01177617549102597249045847610

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
Mike Laga126483449551082092368232796.241.290.479.7692155026
Jim Steels1034253686810021464523124249.272.349.399.7491475464
Bill Bathe762952703094215640151935.348.400.530.9301435010
Mike Benjamin11340136344941763361041882.259.303.364.66713261221
Matt Williams7632028461912022661933251.320.394.6801.0731933014
Tony Perezchica943363074071113833541565.231.272.365.6371125270
Charlie Hayes612462292565151727551548.284.325.450.7751030021
Paul Meyers93285252305694130662340.222.288.302.589761720
Ken Gerhart932902692452646291051461.193.236.312.548841602
Ed Jurak52196173235170117421916.295.367.353.720612020
Paul Blair53197179194240011721023.235.281.257.538462510
Wilfredo Tejada6219818914408301403531.212.235.286.520541210
Ron Wotus41137109172840010422414.257.390.294.683321120
Bob Brenly271089811253021130812.255.306.347.652340020
Jose Pena32113108624311922418.222.250.296.546320100
Mark Leonard278878721400611915.269.341.321.661250011
Rick Parker1872685182201112214.265.296.353.649241100
Greg Litton309989616422613824.180.242.337.580300020
John Skurla307268714202900317.206.250.324.574221000
Jim McNamara277569312300412413.174.219.217.437150200
Mike Ham16514149110500811.220.340.293.633120111
Chris Speier931225610041087.273.467.318.78570101
Dennis Cook1211101510000001.500.500.6001.10060100
Steve Hecht3993410002100.444.444.5561.00050000
John Burkett2825240300010009.125.125.125.25030100
Jeff Brantley71101000000001.0001.0001.0002.00010000
Mike Remlinger11330100000001.333.333.333.66710000
Kelly Downs3550100000001.200.200.200.40010000
Russ Swan14551100000002.200.200.200.40010000
Terry Mulholland13870100000004.143.143.143.28610100
Eric Gunderson151081100000000.125.125.125.25010200
Trevor Wilson241090100000003.111.111.111.22210100
Ernie Camacho40110000000000.000.000.000.00000000
Mike Villa14220000000001.000.000.000.00000000
Jose Dominguez11110000000000.000.000.000.00000000
Randy McCament22221000000000.000.000.000.00000000
Joe Olker2913121000000005.000.000.000.00000100
Dave Dravecky1440000000003.000.000.000.00000000
Dean Freeland3110000000001.000.000.000.00000000
Ed Puikunas48320000000001.000.000.000.00000100
Paul McClellan9540000000000.000.000.000.00000100
Stu Tate54330000000002.000.000.000.00000000
Totals162046404195512105618847944879867317776.252.308.386.6941620039543521


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Mike Laga1B121106493699.9959.562
Ed Jurak1B1157524.9695.636
Paul Blair1B4373011.0001.000
Bill Bathe1B4220011.0005.500
Ron Wotus1B3182011.0006.667
Jim Steels1B351001.0002.000
John Skurla1B324312.9649.000
Charlie Hayes1B3190031.0006.333
Rusty Tillman1B2.000
Jim McNamara1B1120001.00012.000
Greg Litton1B1101021.00011.000
Bob Brenly1B160021.0006.000
Tony Perezchica2B77144199651.9834.455
Ron Wotus2B317476222.9874.839
Paul Blair2B19393427.9733.842
Greg Litton2B17303329.9693.706
Ed Jurak2B8131816.9693.875
Steve Hecht2B397011.0005.333
Chris Speier2B23612.9004.500
Charlie Hayes2B242001.0003.000
Matt Williams3B6438162914.9573.125
Charlie Hayes3B33126987.9102.455
Ed Jurak3B25124251.9152.160
Paul Blair3B1452520.9382.143
Rick Parker3B121029041.0003.250
Bob Brenly3B61830.7501.500
Ron Wotus3B553001.0001.600
Greg Litton3B427001.0002.250
Wilfredo TejadaC614093864.9877.32813
Jose PenaC301711843.9796.3001
Jim McNamaraC23931222.9814.5650
Bill BatheC181131114.9926.8892
Mike HamC16102911.9916.9381
Bob BrenlyC1371810.9886.0771
George WrightOF99.000
Jim SteelsOF97165650.9721.763
Paul MeyersOF88164612.9941.932
Ken GerhartOF83128833.9781.639
Charlie HayesOF27402011.0001.556
Mark LeonardOF2129130.9091.429
John SkurlaOF20240001.0001.200
Rusty TillmanOF19.000
Jim WeaverOF14.000
Paul BlairOF920221.9172.444
Rick ParkerOF711010.9171.571
Bill BatheOF7100001.0001.429
Ed JurakOF220001.0001.000
Stu TateP5461311.950.352
Ed PuikunasP4829001.000.229
Ernie CamachoP40211001.000.325
Joe OlkerP2911521.889.552
John BurkettP28112930.9301.429
Trevor WilsonP23101931.9061.261
Randy McCamentP2223011.000.227
Bruce TannerP20.000
Ron DavisP170310.750.176
Mike VillaP1417001.000.571
Russ SwanP1441912.9581.643
Roger SamuelsP141310.800.286
Eric GundersonP1432211.9621.786
Terry MulhollandP1311241.7651.000
Dennis CookP121710.889.667
Mike RemlingerP113420.778.636
Jose DominguezP110510.833.455
Paul McClellanP955001.0001.111
Jeff BrantleyP741001.000.714
Dean FreelandP322001.0001.333
Kelly DownsP311001.000.667
Paul MeyersP101001.0001.000
Dave DraveckyP122001.0004.000
Paul BlairP101001.0001.000
Mike BenjaminSS1091493321570.9704.413
Matt WilliamsSS20193526.9642.700
Tony PerezchicaSS10112523.9473.600
Paul BlairSS8191332.9144.000
Greg LittonSS66921.8822.500
Chris SpeierSS576011.0002.600
Charlie HayesSS313001.0001.333
Rick ParkerSS243011.0003.500
Ed JurakSS10210.6672.000
Totals170635051571126352.9762.9751800

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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