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1997 Detroit Tigers  (1996)  (1998)
81-81, 2nd in AL Central Division
Scored 809 runs, Allowed 735 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-73
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .718
Park Factor: Batting - 94 / Pitching - 94 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 81-81   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-83
Manager(s): Mike Mashanic

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 #Tony Clark           25  162  635   91  175  37   0  35  120   1   1   68  157  .276  .347  .499  111   6.2  3e10      -30  
 1B *John Olerud          28  136  495   82  153  30   3  26  111   1   0   60   67  .309  .387  .539  104   7.7  3e8        38  
 2B  Damion Easley        27  144  538  106  139  27   3  30   83  29   6   68  121  .258  .364  .487  101   6.2  3e15       19  
 OF *Bobby Higginson      26  147  541   89  146  19   5  26   81   6   3   77  105  .270  .360  .468   93   6.1  2(-3)e10  -72  
 OF  Brian L. Hunter      26  162  696  117  189  37  12   2   50  69  12   63  137  .272  .330  .368   93   4.6  2(-1)e4    11  
 3B  Travis Fryman        28  162  608   77  152  34   1  25   90   6   5   47   92  .250  .305  .433   76   4.2  2e11      -29  
 OF  Derek Bell           28  125  434   58  113  28   2  20   70  14   5   29   83  .260  .325  .472   65   5.2  4(-1)e11   16  
 C   Brad Ausmus          28  144  450   55  124  26   0   3   44  10   5   29   80  .276  .322  .353   51   4.0  2(-3)e8    -8  
 SS  Deivi Cruz           22  147  424   47  109  26   1   3   40   5  12   13   37  .257  .278  .344   35   2.7  2e16       45  
 OF #Melvin Nieves        25   56  179   26   44  18   2   8   31   0   2   16   83  .246  .317  .503   29   5.7  4(0)e8     57  
 2B *Keith Lockhart       32   41   99   15   29   4   1   3   11   0   0   15    9  .293  .388  .444   18   7.1  4e13       19  
 OF  Phil Nevin           26   47  106   10   26   8   0   4   15   0   0   10   28  .245  .310  .434   14   4.9  4(+1)e5    24  
 C  #Raul Casanova        24   60  137   11   31   3   0   3   10   0   0   16   20  .226  .321  .314   14   3.5  3(0)e1     -6  
 DH  Harvey Pulliam       29   23   70    2   20   5   0   2    6   0   0    2   20  .286  .306  .443    9   4.9            -48  
 SS  Ricky Gutierrez      27   65  138   16   27   4   0   0    4   0   0    7   29  .196  .250  .225    6   1.6  4e25     -203  
 OF *Luis Gonzalez        29   20   67    6   14   4   0   1    2   0   0    8    6  .209  .303  .313    6   3.4  3(+2)e6  -106  
 PH  Craig Paquette       28    1    1    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0 1.000 1.000 4.000    4     ?           4344  
 OF  Bubba Trammell       25    3    2    0    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .500  .667 1.000    1  40.7  4(0)e11   994  
 PH  Sean Berry           31    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -739  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           837                   -6

     * - 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 *Justin Thompson      24  15  12  .556  34  33   7   0   0   0   2  233.2  189   94   84  25   85  170  3.24   90   3.5  -13  
  P  Brian Moehler        25  13  11  .542  33  32   0   0   0   0   0  177.0  183   98   95  23   75  101  4.83  102   5.2  -55  
  P  Dennis Springer      32   9  14  .391  34  32   1   1   0   0   1  184.2  192   99   89  19   75   83  4.34  110   5.4  -77  
  P *Butch Henry          28   8   3  .727  51   0   0  29   3   5   0   88.0   91   33   32   8   28   62  3.27   39   4.1  -19  
  P  Doug Drabek          34   8  14  .364  32  32   0   0   0   0   0  171.0  162  103   98  29   48   93  5.16   88   4.6  -94  
  P *Pete Schourek        28   6   5  .545  25  25   1   0   0   0   1  135.1  101   63   57  25   69   98  3.79   60   3.9 -152  
  P  Rick Aguilera        35   5   5  .500  65   0   0  38  16   3   0   63.2   68   32   29  10   22   63  4.10   39   5.6   64  
  P  Dan Miceli           26   3   1  .750  54   0   0  16   3   1   0   83.1   76   50   49  20   30   77  5.29   50   5.5    6  
  P  Mel Rojas            30   3   6  .333  60   0   0  17   1   2   0   88.2   82   49   48  14   40   93  4.87   45   4.6  -87  
  P *Ryan Karp            27   2   1  .667  18   0   0   4   0   0   0   16.2   17    7    6   1   12   20  3.24    8   4.4  -23  
  P  Todd Jones           29   2   2  .500  39   0   0  23   9   2   0   40.0   27   16   14   1   25   41  3.15   12   2.8 -112  
  P  Pat Rapp             29   2   3  .400  20   8   0   6   2   0   0   52.1   73   41   33  10   27   36  5.68   49   8.3  122  
  P  Mike Harkey          30   1   0 1.000  10   0   0   2   0   1   0   16.1   16    2    2   2    6    6  1.10    8   4.7  -51  
  P *Mike Myers           28   1   0 1.000  17   0   0   2   0   1   0   16.0   15    6    5   2    7   15  2.81    7   4.2 -190  
  P  Robinson Checo       25   1   0 1.000   6   0   0   1   1   0   0   12.2    6    1    1   0    3   11  0.71    1    .8 -356  
  P  Scott Service        30   1   1  .500  14   0   0   1   0   2   0   18.0   20   10   10   4    5   21  5.00   11   5.8   98  
  P  Jose Cabrera         25   1   1  .500   8   0   0   3   0   0   0   16.2    6    3    3   0   10   16  1.62    2   1.3  -33  
  P  Jeff Brantley        33   0   0  .000  14   0   0   2   0   0   0   12.2   11    6    6   0   12   11  4.26    6   4.3  -97  
  P  Kerry Ligtenberg     26   0   0  .000  14   0   0   6   2   0   0   19.0   14    6    6   4    1   24  2.84    6   2.9 -130  
  P  Erik Hanson          32   0   2  .000  13   0   0   2   0   1   0   17.1   24   16   15   6   10   22  7.79   18   9.3  194  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      759        -49

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Brad Ausmus          1113 119 144  906   30   5   7  .995  23  12
 Raul Casanova         347  43  47  234   15   1   0  .996  19   6
 Phil Nevin              3   0   2    5    1   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Olerud 1083 120 121 1049 78 5 117 .996 9.37 Tony Clark 376 42 42 385 22 0 44 1.000 9.74 Luis Gonzalez 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Phil Nevin 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Damion Easley 1257 139 144 296 412 11 98 .985 5.07 Keith Lockhart 206 23 27 40 78 3 15 .975 5.15 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Travis Fryman 1463 162 162 99 277 8 20 .979 2.31 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Deivi Cruz 1086 120 134 245 393 7 96 .989 5.29 Ricky Gutierrez 375 42 62 97 124 7 32 .969 5.30 Damion Easley 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bobby Higginson      1277 142 143  207    5  11   2  .951  1.49
 Luis Gonzalez         130  14  16   24    2   2   0  .929  1.80
 Phil Nevin             51   6   6    8    1   0   0 1.000  1.59
 Melvin Nieves           5   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.80
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Brian Hunter 1463 162 162 419 18 3 0 .993 2.69 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Derek Bell 983 108 113 177 6 12 2 .938 1.68 Melvin Nieves 441 50 51 85 3 0 0 1.000 1.80 Luis Gonzalez 37 4 4 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.68 Bubba Trammell 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1997 Draft


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