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1977 Detroit Tigers  (1976)  (1978)
68-94, 5th in AL Eastern Division
Scored 710 runs, Allowed 795 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-90
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .705
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 100 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 79-83   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 74-88
Manager(s): Dennis Van Langen

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B *Jason Thompson       23  162  594   92  155  20   2  36  105   0   0   88   94  .261  .354  .483  101   5.9  4e16        3  
 2B #Tito Fuentes         33  155  658   89  213  25  15   4   71   1   5   45   54  .324  .366  .426  100   5.7  4e29       46  
 OF  Ron Leflore          29  162  663   99  207  20   7  14   73  19  15   52  136  .312  .361  .427   98   5.3  3(0)e12   -50  
 OF *Steve Kemp           22  161  578   78  145  33   1  17   66   1   1   81   97  .251  .351  .400   83   4.9  4(+1)e6   -15  
 3B *Richie Hebner        29  123  411   64  111  21   4  22   77   0   4   53   45  .270  .355  .501   71   6.1  4e41       -8  
 OF #Derrel Thomas        26  150  537   57  149  15   7  10   54   6   2   42   76  .277  .333  .387   70   4.5  2(0)e5     13  
 DH *Tim McCarver         35   67  175   23   56  12   3   7   30   0   0   35   15  .320  .437  .543   42   9.0             43  
 C  *Milt May             26  108  351   33   80  11   0  13   41   0   1   40   37  .228  .306  .370   38   3.7  3(-1)e5     8  
 3B *Phil Mankowski       24   89  271   38   69   4   3   1   22   0   2   14   37  .255  .292  .303   22   2.9  4e21      -77  
 C   Rick Dempsey         27   93  234   34   49   7   4   3   26   1   0   31   29  .209  .307  .312   22   3.0  2(-3)e6   -10  
 SS  Tom Veryzer          24  116  347   30   72  16   1   2   32   0   0   10   40  .207  .229  .277   21   2.0  3e27       21  
 OF *Tom Poquette         25   86  275   24   62  12   2   0   18   0   2   15   19  .225  .272  .284   20   2.4  3(0)e0   -193  
 DH  John Wockenfuss      28   58  161   20   37   4   2   6   19   0   0   18   24  .230  .307  .391   19   4.0           -133  
 2B *Lou Whitaker         20   16   23    1    9   1   0   0    2   0   1    4    4  .391  .481  .435    4   8.8  3e13      302  
 SS  Mark Wagner          23   24   24    8    5   1   1   1    3   0   0    4   11  .208  .310  .458    3   5.0  3e64      296  
 C   Lance Parrish        21   17   44    3    7   3   0   2    6   0   0    4   16  .159  .229  .364    3   2.5  2(-2)e3  -116  
 UT  Chuck Scrivener      29   41   65    4    7   1   0   0    3   0   0    8    9  .108  .205  .123    1    .8            102  
 SS  Alan Trammell        19   13   36    3    6   0   0   0    2   0   0    4   10  .167  .244  .167    1   1.4  3e32      -31  
 OF *Tim Corcoran         24   16   42    6    6   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    9  .143  .200  .143    1   1.0  4(+1)e6  -371  
 3B *Champ Summers        31   15   42    4    7   1   0   0    2   0   0    1    7  .167  .186  .190    1    .8  4e37     -204  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           729                  -16

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Dave Rozema          20  15  13  .536  35  35   9   0   0   0   2  236.0  247  115  105  38   44   98  4.00  116   4.4    9  
  P  Jim Colborn          31  15  17  .469  38  38   2   0   0   0   1  242.1  261  140  128  26   87   98  4.75  137   5.1   14  
  P  Fernando Arroyo      25  11  17  .393  35  35   5   0   0   0   1  222.1  252  143  132  26   67   64  5.34  126   5.1   -2  
  P  Mike Torrez          30   8  22  .267  37  37   8   0   0   0   1  261.0  281  162  148  37  115  118  5.10  163   5.6   53  
  P  Steve Grilli         28   5   5  .500  48   0   0  21   1   2   0   70.2   84   49   37   9   50   54  4.71   54   6.8   43  
  P *Bob Sykes            22   5   7  .417  41  11   1  19   3   2   1  108.1   92   48   45   9   42   36  3.74   41   3.4 -125  
  P  Ken Forsch           30   3   4  .429  47   0   0  35  10   3   0   86.2   74   31   28   2   21   46  2.91   26   2.7  -67  
  P  Bruce Taylor         24   2   1  .667  20   0   0  17   8   1   0   24.2   15    6    6   0    8   13  2.19    3   1.4 -178  
  P  Jack Morris          22   2   3  .400  13   5   2   2   0   1   0   46.0   37   30   27   5   25   25  5.28   20   4.0   -8  
  P *Ed Glynn             24   1   1  .500  18   1   0   6   1   0   0   17.1   17   12   10   3    3   13  5.19    8   4.3 -161  
  P *Dave Roberts         32   1   1  .500  26   0   0  11   0   4   0   53.1   78   27   23   0   20   26  3.88   41   7.0   -8  
  P  Dave Giusti          37   0   3  .000  54   0   0  24   3   1   0   61.0   71   32   29   4   25   22  4.28   36   5.3   92  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      775          1

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Rick Dempsey          618  67  88  313   27   4   2  .988  11   6
 Milt May              562  65  66  274   36   8   5  .975  25  13
 Lance Parrish         107  13  16   42    3   0   0 1.000   1   1
 Tim McCarver           91  11  14   46    4   3   0  .943   7   2
 John Wockenfuss        52   6   8   24    3   1   0  .964   5   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jason Thompson 1422 162 162 1453 124 13 149 .992 9.98 Richie Hebner 7 0 4 10 1 0 2 1.000 14.14 Tim McCarver 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tito Fuentes 1337 152 153 457 402 26 98 .971 5.78 Chuck Scrivener 46 5 9 10 11 0 3 1.000 4.11 Lou Whitaker 42 5 8 6 18 1 4 .960 5.18 Phil Mankowski 5 0 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 9.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Phil Mankowski 642 71 81 82 132 4 13 .982 3.00 Richie Hebner 430 49 53 47 85 13 10 .910 2.76 Derrel Thomas 215 26 27 32 35 11 3 .859 2.80 Champ Summers 80 9 11 9 15 0 0 1.000 2.71 Chuck Scrivener 62 7 10 9 20 2 1 .935 4.21 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tom Veryzer 931 106 115 210 359 15 71 .974 5.50 Derrel Thomas 232 25 39 53 94 5 16 .967 5.70 Chuck Scrivener 113 14 22 28 45 1 7 .986 5.80 Alan Trammell 100 12 12 23 37 2 8 .968 5.40 Mark Wagner 53 5 12 18 16 1 5 .971 5.77 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Steve Kemp           1411 161 161  254    8   6   0  .978  1.67
 Tom Poquette           16   1   9    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.57
 Derrel Thomas           3   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Leflore 1424 162 162 450 17 11 5 .977 2.95 Derrel Thomas 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Tom Poquette 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Derrel Thomas 739 83 88 156 7 3 3 .982 1.98 Tom Poquette 587 68 70 177 5 0 0 1.000 2.79 Tim Corcoran 90 10 12 19 2 1 0 .955 2.09 Champ Summers 13 1 3 5 1 0 0 1.000 4.15 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1977 Draft


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