2053 Chicago Spartans
Record: 94-68
Finish: 1st in AL Western Division
Runs Scored: 935
Runs Allowed: 774
Exp W-L: 95-67
 
Ballpark: Under Armor Field
Attendance: 3,604,520
Manager: Herman Brand

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 72-66, 6th in the American
AA: 86-52, 1st in the American
A: 78-60, 1st in the American
 
 
Postseason Results:
Lost Divisional Series 1-3 to Alaska Mammoths
 
Team Index    Draft History Park History
Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
2B  Jc Rodriguez 31 149 584 127 181 22 6 30 104 59 28 82 94 .310 .404 .522 .926 120.1 24.2 4.3
1B *Alexis Luna 30 156 573 89 163 33 0 31 114 0 0 61 40 .284 .352 .504 .856 96.1 17.0 2.2
3B  Danny Valencia 35 146 567 90 190 23 4 29 114 0 0 28 37 .335 .380 .543 .923 106.4 21.4 4.4
3B #Simeon Alvarez 38 142 523 72 176 20 0 0 56 0 1 33 66 .337 .377 .375 .752 67.9 11.5 2.2
CF *Martin Cantu 30 150 474 88 116 23 2 20 103 17 4 58 74 .245 .330 .428 .758 68.5 9.6 2.6
C #Lorenzo Ronquillo 26 120 408 72 131 22 1 5 59 0 0 81 66 .321 .435 .417 .852 76.2 15.8 3.7
SS  Timothy Russell 33 138 442 45 126 20 3 0 46 0 0 21 73 .285 .323 .344 .667 44.3 4.7 5.7
LF  Casper Wells 35 134 434 58 115 25 1 13 60 13 1 24 69 .265 .301 .417 .718 52.9 6.7 1.0
C *Thomas Kittleson 34 103 341 48 114 24 0 1 44 3 2 25 18 .334 .402 .413 .816 55.7 10.7 2.5
CF *Bartolo Dasilva 26 116 323 53 89 23 5 6 44 13 1 49 76 .276 .369 .433 .802 51.5 8.9 1.3
3B  Ronald Mentzer 32 84 259 36 86 19 2 0 28 0 2 26 39 .332 .401 .421 .822 39.4 7.7 0.9
SS #Luis Alvarez 34 105 192 25 48 18 2 3 28 2 1 33 55 .250 .363 .411 .774 27.8 4.4 1.9
LF  Luis Vilas 31 83 202 40 61 9 1 1 28 1 5 14 12 .302 .353 .371 .724 23.8 3.2 0.6
2B  Wally McLaughlin 27 58 182 33 48 8 3 3 23 5 1 27 29 .264 .368 .390 .758 26.7 4.4 0.5
C  Jermaine Valenza 25 51 130 25 27 6 1 6 22 14 2 16 39 .208 .302 .408 .710 18.3 2.3 1.9
SS  Paul Miller 25 18 39 6 12 1 0 2 9 5 3 1 8 .308 .391 .487 .878 8.0 1.5 0.3
CF  Lindsay Dowdle 37 21 35 8 9 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 .257 .316 .371 .687 4.0 0.4 0.1
C  Sakurahiko Shusake 25 11 28 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 .179 .207 .286 .493 1.7 0.0 0.6
LF *Richard Walley 25 12 22 4 7 2 0 1 7 2 1 3 6 .318 .385 .545 .930 4.9 1.0 0.1
RF *Eugene Fallis 31 13 21 1 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 4 .238 .360 .381 .741 3.0 0.4 0.1
CF *Joseph Harbert 31 14 14 6 2 1 0 0 0 12 0 1 4 .143 .200 .214 .414 2.6 0.6 0.1
LF *Tracy Church 26 6 11 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .273 .333 .273 .606 1.1 0.1 0.0
2B  Peter Compos 32 4 7 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 .429 .500 .714 1.214 2.0 0.5 0.1
  Team Totals 30.4 1834 5811 932 1717 301 33 153 899 149 53 590 822 .295 .366 .438 .804 902.7 157.0 37.2
  Rank among 12 AL teams 2 4 3 5 10 7 4 7 5 2 7 3 2 7 3 3  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
*Orlando Contreras 34 15 7 .682 35 35 0 239.3 219 101 12 98 151 3.80 14.8
 Jimmie Kempton 32 18 9 .667 33 33 0 233.3 232 105 38 41 170 4.05 14.7
 Samuel Slater 32 9 14 .391 26 26 0 178.0 232 116 22 56 100 5.87 2.3
 Mat Latos 34 12 8 .600 21 21 0 165.0 165 55 3 23 148 3.00 13.4
*Joel Esqueda 37 5 5 .500 19 19 0 121.0 118 74 17 29 85 5.50 2.6
*Bill Watts 32 6 2 .750 50 0 3 85.0 69 23 4 11 46 2.44 9.7
 Pablo Chavez 36 3 4 .429 12 12 0 69.7 84 41 6 27 45 5.30 1.9
 Eric Piland 30 6 4 .600 57 0 35 59.7 61 19 4 10 50 2.87 10.8
 Bernard Nazario 29 5 5 .500 48 1 3 57.0 57 15 5 16 45 2.37 6.8
 Timothy Barefoot 29 3 1 .750 31 0 1 52.3 60 24 2 16 23 4.13 3.4
*David Arias 34 4 1 .800 31 0 2 45.0 40 16 3 9 26 3.20 4.7
 Rex Marshall 37 2 2 .500 7 5 0 43.0 58 33 6 21 19 6.91 0.0
 Jose Valverde 35 0 1 .000 16 0 0 21.3 33 15 1 5 8 6.33 0.1
*Todd Ducharme 19 3 0 1.000 13 0 1 19.0 23 12 0 6 11 5.68 1.1
 Glen McAndrews 28 2 0 1.000 4 4 0 17.7 24 16 2 15 12 8.15 0.0
 Robert Webster 28 1 2 .333 5 4 0 15.3 32 20 3 9 7 11.74 0.0
 Telmo Perez 30 0 2 .000 2 2 0 14.7 22 18 8 8 3 11.05 0.0
 Jose Gutierrez 33 0 0 .000 6 0 0 8.0 6 1 1 3 3 1.13 0.9
*Michael Whitis 25 0 1 .000 2 0 0 3.3 4 2 1 0 5 5.41 0.0
 Eric Hulings 32 0 0 .000 3 0 0 3.0 3 1 1 0 1 3.00 0.3
 Matthew Smith 26 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.2
Team Totals 31.0 94 68 .580 422 162 45 1450.9 1542 707 139 403 958 4.39 87.8
Rank among 12 AL teams 4 4 5 4 4 4 6 4 3 3 4  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .984 27.6
L.Ronquillo 685.7 74 87 480 21 7 0 .986 19.3
T.Kittleson 405.0 46 49 255 30 3 0 .990 38.5
J.Valenza 313.0 36 38 216 17 1 0 .996 40.0
S.Shusake 47.0 6 6 40 6 0 0 1.000 83.3
Team Total 1450.7 162 180 991 74 11 0 .990 31.2
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .994 10.64
A.Luna 1110.0 129 134 1104 74 5 116 .996 9.55
R.Mentzer 258.7 29 39 293 25 2 28 .994 11.06
L.Alvarez 50.0 2 15 50 4 0 5 1.000 9.72
E.Fallis 25.0 2 5 28 4 0 5 1.000 11.52
D.Valencia 5.0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40
L.Vilas 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1450.7 162 196 1479 107 7 155 .996 9.84
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .980 5.39
J.Rodriguez 1223.7 134 149 245 405 9 94 .986 4.78
L.Vilas 142.0 18 18 21 50 6 17 .922 4.50
W.McLaughlin 46.0 6 6 8 17 0 6 1.000 4.89
L.Alvarez 23.0 2 3 6 4 1 1 .909 3.91
P.Compos 16.0 2 2 6 5 0 2 1.000 6.19
Team Total 1450.7 162 178 286 481 16 120 .980 4.76
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .960 2.89
D.Valencia 1167.3 134 144 82 277 9 31 .976 2.77
S.Alvarez 128.3 13 21 7 34 1 4 .976 2.88
R.Mentzer 75.0 8 13 4 15 0 0 1.000 2.28
L.Alvarez 58.0 5 12 5 11 1 3 .941 2.48
S.Shusake 15.0 2 3 6 3 0 1 1.000 5.40
W.McLaughlin 3.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
B.Watts 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
L.Vilas 2.0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1450.7 162 196 104 342 11 40 .976 2.77
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .965 4.65
T.Russell 1078.0 127 138 148 375 17 71 .969 4.37
L.Alvarez 264.0 23 57 47 86 7 21 .950 4.53
P.Miller 99.0 12 17 8 23 2 8 .939 2.82
P.Compos 4.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25
S.Alvarez 2.7 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.38
J.Valenza 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
R.Mentzer 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1450.7 162 217 204 485 26 100 .964 4.27
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .973 2.18
C.Wells 689.3 78 91 173 4 4 1 .978 2.31
B.Dasilva 396.7 45 51 101 7 4 1 .964 2.45
L.Vilas 160.7 18 24 30 1 1 1 .969 1.74
S.Alvarez 120.0 15 19 35 1 0 0 1.000 2.70
M.Cantu 28.0 0 11 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
R.Walley 24.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.13
T.Church 24.0 3 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.88
L.Dowdle 22.0 2 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.05
J.Harbert 4.0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75
Team Total 1468.7 164 208 362 13 9 3 .977 2.30
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .987 2.82
M.Cantu 1153.7 130 135 384 6 0 1 1.000 3.04
B.Dasilva 118.0 14 19 46 1 0 0 1.000 3.58
L.Alvarez 78.0 8 14 29 0 0 0 1.000 3.35
R.Walley 36.0 4 7 9 1 1 0 .909 2.50
E.Fallis 24.0 2 5 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.63
L.Dowdle 19.2 2 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.34
J.Harbert 4.0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
L.Vilas 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1434.9 160 187 482 8 1 1 .998 3.07
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .983 2.23
S.Alvarez 852.7 97 106 232 9 5 2 .980 2.54
B.Dasilva 275.3 31 37 65 0 4 0 .942 2.12
W.McLaughlin 222.0 27 32 61 0 2 0 .968 2.47
L.Dowdle 39.9 4 6 13 0 0 0 1.000 2.93
C.Wells 35.0 0 9 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.54
J.Harbert 25.0 3 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.44
E.Fallis 7.0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29
M.Cantu 4.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
R.Walley 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1462.9 163 197 385 9 11 2 .973 2.42
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .963 1.81
O.Contreras 239.3 35 35 7 37 1 4 .978 1.65
J.Kempton 233.3 33 33 15 29 0 1 1.000 1.70
S.Slater 178.0 26 26 12 18 1 0 .968 1.52
M.Latos 165.0 21 21 7 17 2 2 .923 1.31
J.Esqueda 121.0 19 19 7 23 0 2 1.000 2.23
B.Watts 85.0 0 50 6 13 0 1 1.000 2.01
P.Chavez 69.7 12 12 3 7 0 1 1.000 1.29
E.Piland 59.7 0 57 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.51
B.Nazario 57.0 1 48 2 7 0 1 1.000 1.42
T.Barefoot 52.3 0 31 3 8 0 1 1.000 1.89
D.Arias 45.0 0 31 5 6 0 0 1.000 2.20
R.Marshall 43.0 5 7 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.84
J.Valverde 21.3 0 16 1 2 1 0 .750 1.27
T.Ducharme 19.0 0 13 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.42
G.McAndrews 17.7 4 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.04
R.Webster 15.3 4 5 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.17
T.Perez 14.7 2 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.46
J.Gutierrez 8.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
M.Whitis 3.3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
E.Hulings 3.0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1.000 3.00
M.Smith 0.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1450.9 162 422 76 187 5 15 .981 1.63
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Alvarez .337
On-Base Pct Ronquillo .429
Slugging Pct Valencia .543
OPS Rodriguez .926
XR Rodriguez 120.1
Games Luna 156
At-Bats Rodriguez 584
Runs Rodriguez 127
Hits Valencia 190
Total Bases Valencia 308
Singles Alvarez 156
Doubles Luna 33
Triples Rodriguez 6
Homeruns Luna 31
RBIs Luna, Valencia 114
Stolen Bases Rodriguez 59
Caught Stealing Rodriguez 28
Walks Rodriguez 82
Strikeouts Rodriguez 94
ERA Latos 3.00
Wins Kempton 18
Losses Slater 14
Winning Pct Contreras .682
Saves Piland 35
Games Pitched Piland 57
Games Started Contreras 35
Complete Games Slater 8
Shutouts Contreras, Latos, Slater 1
Innings Pitched Contreras 239.3
Hits Allowed Slater, Kempton 232
Homeruns Allowed Kempton 38
Strikeouts Kempton 170
Walks Allowed Contreras 98
Walks per 9IP Latos 1.3
Hits per 9IP Contreras 8.2
Strikeouts per 9IP Latos 8.1
WHiP Latos 1.14
OAVG Contreras .241
OOBP Latos .289
OSLG Contreras .366
OOPS Latos .661
Team All-Stars
Jc Rodriguez
Danny Valencia
Player Salaries
Bill Watts $ 10,000,000
Danny Valencia $ 10,000,000
Mat Latos $ 10,000,000
Jc Rodriguez $ 10,000,000
Alexis Luna $ 6,710,000
Eric Piland $ 5,500,000
Simeon Alvarez $ 5,310,000
Luis Alvarez $ 4,000,000
Martin Cantu $ 4,000,000
Casper Wells $ 3,500,000
Orlando Contreras $ 2,770,000
Thomas Kittleson $ 2,500,000
Timothy Russell $ 2,500,000
Pablo Chavez $ 2,000,000
Jimmie Kempton $ 1,985,714
Bernard Nazario $ 1,420,000
David Arias $ 1,150,000
Wally McLaughlin $ 1,050,000
Samuel Slater $ 779,000
Tsuyoshi Nishioka $ 600,000
Ronald Mentzer $ 470,000
Eugene Fallis $ 450,000
Luis Vilas $ 350,000
Timothy Barefoot $ 350,000
Richard Walley $ 300,000
Jermaine Valenza $ 300,000
Matthew Smith $ 300,000
Tracy Church $ 300,000
Peter Compos $ 300,000
Glen McAndrews $ 300,000
Todd Ducharme $ 300,000
Jose Gutierrez $ 300,000
Joseph Harbert $ 300,000
Eric Hulings $ 300,000
Sakurahiko Shusake $ 300,000
Lorenzo Ronquillo $ 300,000
Telmo Perez $ 300,000
Paul Miller $ 300,000
Michael Whitis $ 300,000
Bartolo Dasilva $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
3/2 Signed     Tsuyoshi Nishioka
3/2 Signed     Danny Valencia
3/2 Signed     Luis Alvarez
3/2 Signed     Norris Ramirez
4/1 Traded Norris Ramirez Philadelphia Aaaa A Draft Pik
4/1 Released Aaaa A Draft Pik    
4/1 Traded Robert Gerardi
Stanley Grandison
Reading Dominic Pessoa
4/1 Signed     Madison Bumgarner
5/1 Released Eugene Fallis    
5/1 Signed     Nathan Cole
5/16 Signed     Jose Gutierrez
5/16 Traded Rex Marshall
Lindsay Dowdle
St. Louis Justin Parrett
6/1 Signed     Eugene Fallis
6/16 Traded Louis Kent
Shawn Bivins
Robert Webster
Jason Lorenz
Orlando Mat Latos
7/1 Released Jose Valverde    
7/1 Signed     Manuel Caballero
7/16 Signed     Bradley Bass
7/31 Signed     Celso Ruvalcaba
7/31 Signed     Edwin Simpson
7/31 Signed     Glen Mcandrews
7/31 Traded Joel Esqueda
John Murray
Marrakesh Pablo Chavez
Leonel Hanscom