1997 Trenton Thunder Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 71-70
Finished 4th in the EL's South Division
Manager: DeMarlo Hale (71-70)
Affiliation: Boston Red Sox
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Ballpark: ARM & HAMMER Park
Attendance: 446,527, Avg. 6,567 in 68 home dates
1997 Trenton Thunder Roster

The Trenton Thunder of the Eastern League ended the 1997 season with a record of 71 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Thunder plated 766 runs and allowed 760 runs. Pat Bryant paced Trenton with 19 home runs, and Joe Depastino walloped 15 or more, too. Dave Gibralter accounted for 86 RBI. Michael Coleman topped all regular batters by hitting .301. Jim Farrell and Brian Barkley led the squad with 12 wins each, while Jim Farrell recorded a 4.38 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Juan Peña, Peter Munro, Jared Fernández, Heath Haynes, Pete Walker, Andy Abad, Brian Barkley, Bret Saberhagen, Lou Merloni, Walt McKeel, Rod Correia, Cole Liniak, Robinson Checo, Ron Mahay, Joe Depastino, Bill Haselman and Michael Coleman were all players from the 1997 Trenton Thunder who played in the Majors during their careers.

DeMarlo Hale 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
Jim Farrell127.6324.3726260000162.71739379245701107011706
Brian Barkley129.5714.9429290400178.72081139818790121323797
Peter Munro710.4124.9522220100116.3113766412470109836506
Juan Peña56.4554.731614200097.09856511331079215418
Jay Yennaco511.3126.3321210000122.31468986854073805557
Felix Ramirez42.6675.44183600241.3432825720129101186
Jared Fernández46.4005.4121164100121.3138907312660730014560
Brad Tweedlie46.4005.774102600557.76241371044330601275
Frank Gonzales31.7505.88140800226.0291817316214201122
Ron Mahay33.5003.10174900540.7291614013047102165
Mike Blais201.0003.321801400521.726118112014104104
Rick Betti201.0006.353001400339.7422928717030303179
Brian Rose21.6672.84150600025.32388410018000107
Robinson Checo101.0002.351100007.7632010900029
Doug Hecker101.0002.574010007.0522091700034
Heath Haynes11.5002.36140300226.7268728326210116
Kevan Cannon11.5002.81130700116.077511211110267
Steve Smetana12.3332.951801000321.325972711620197
Dean Peterson13.2504.603311900558.7673030430348415268
Bret Saberhagen000.002200008.0200010910027
Pete Walker004.0580300313.314661701300061
Chad Hale008.313010004.3554150200022
Brett Cederblad008.686020009.312109120700142
Rafael Orellano01.00017.052200006.3141212170501142
Totals7170.5044.9239214113560361229.3131376067213255515900529665487

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
Dave Gibralter1235364787013125114863544103.274.344.418.762200109143
Aaron Fuller1285894818712517664640159584.260.384.358.74117284544
Michael Coleman1024443855611617814582074189.301.372.496.86919155941
Pat Bryant1044523797310920319771876076.288.396.507.90219239221
Randy Brown9738533651861148499738102.256.335.384.71912964343
Gavin Jackson1003693014682120146264836.272.381.322.703971161220
Nick Ortiz873312884781172853322755.281.348.438.78512685651
Lou Merloni693022554979174537323043.310.402.467.869119212141
Tony Derosso102390357507718114401312694.216.271.389.66113952320
Rod Correia672822494073181733422232.293.363.458.82111476410
Joe Depastino7931627651701411755123263.254.345.496.841137107010
Cole Liniak532222002056110218011729.280.338.365.7037361310
Richie Borrero572222033151121323221346.251.305.365.6697473210
Andy Abad452011653750130824243327.303.423.527.9508722013
Juan Williams632352003440511230043363.200.312.415.7278320112
Ethan Faggett1768561016202820817.286.379.429.8072401210
Chris Madonna144741714300622611.341.426.415.8401710000
Bill Haselman728263610230022.231.286.500.7861300000
Nate Tebbs518162500000121.312.389.312.701500000
Walt McKeel727250420040012.160.192.240.432600100
Chad Epperson3992310011002.333.333.444.778400000
Totals13295473472676612742363314269712570578977.270.356.424.77920029376553819


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Dave Gibralter1B114942741086.9908.912
Andy Abad1B2116714213.9898.619
Tony Derosso1B757914.9859.429
Chris Madonna1B210001.000.500
Walt McKeel1B151011.0006.000
Chad Epperson1B160001.0006.000
Nick Ortiz2B63129176536.9844.841
Rod Correia2B284369615.9494.000
Gavin Jackson2B273967212.9813.926
Randy Brown2B17355059.9445.000
Lou Merloni2B12232818.9814.250
Nate Tebbs2B273011.0005.000
Aaron Fuller2B246011.0005.000
Lou Merloni3B534510288.9482.774
Cole Liniak3B463582911.9292.543
Tony Derosso3B412072138.8762.244
Nick Ortiz3B43720.8332.500
Nate Tebbs3B101001.0001.000
Joe DepastinoC714474564.9886.9307462535.2
Richie BorreroC563733971.9837.35717751819.4
Chris MadonnaC11695001.0006.727113213.3
Bill HaselmanC4302001.0008.00001150.0
Walt McKeelC2120001.0006.000100
Chad EppersonC140001.0004.000000
Michael ColemanCF100.000
Aaron FullerCF29.000
Pat BryantCF14.000
Juan WilliamsCF1.000
Aaron FullerLF94.000
Juan WilliamsLF19.000
Tony DerossoLF18.000
Rod CorreiaLF12.000
Pat BryantLF5.000
Randy BrownLF2.000
Aaron FullerOF1222321161.9761.992
Michael ColemanOF100259651.9812.650
Pat BryantOF96197632.9852.115
Juan WilliamsOF48100411.9902.167
Andy AbadOF1933110.9711.789
Tony DerossoOF18251001.0001.444
Rod CorreiaOF16273001.0001.875
Ethan FaggettOF1419010.9501.357
Randy BrownOF430001.000.750
Dave GibralterOF10000.000
Brad TweedlieP414912.929.317
Dean PetersonP33410011.000.424
Rick BettiP301321.667.133
Brian BarkleyP2972953.8781.241
Jim FarrellP261227041.0001.500
Peter MunroP221024001.0001.545
Jay YennacoP211118011.0001.381
Jared FernándezP2182310.9691.476
Steve SmetanaP1805001.000.278
Felix RamirezP1817001.000.444
Mike BlaisP1810001.000.056
Ron MahayP1714001.000.294
Juan PeñaP16314001.0001.062
Brian RoseP1505001.000.333
Heath HaynesP142310.833.357
Frank GonzalesP1416001.000.500
Kevan CannonP1301001.000.077
Pete WalkerP82210.800.500
Brett CederbladP60000.000
Doug HeckerP410001.000.250
Chad HaleP321001.0001.000
Bret SaberhagenP210001.000.500
Rafael OrellanoP20010.000.000
Robinson ChecoP10000.000
Pat BryantRF80.000
Juan WilliamsRF28.000
Andy AbadRF19.000
Ethan FaggettRF14.000
Rod CorreiaRF4.000
Randy BrownRF2.000
Dave GibralterRF1.000
Gavin JacksonSS731131751627.9473.945
Randy BrownSS59921491433.9454.085
Nick OrtizSS12203136.9444.250
Nate TebbsSS103001.0003.000
Lou MerloniSS10000.000
Totals200536881433139301.9742.554261354625.4

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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