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Baseball in Fort Wayne

Seasonal Details

Detailed information about Midwest League teams which have played in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Team Information

Officers

        President           GM
 Let's Play Too, Inc.
1993                        Mike Tatoian
1994                        Mike Tatoian
 United Sports Ventures, Inc.
1995                        Mike Tatoian
1996                        Mike Tatoian
1997                        Bret Staehling
1998                        Bret Staehling
 General Sports and Entertainment
1999                        Bret Staehling
        Bill Larsen         Bill Larsen
2000    Bill Larsen         Bill Larsen
2001                        Mike Nutter
2002    Andrew Appleby      Mike Nutter
2003    Andrew Appleby      Mike Nutter
2004    Andrew Appleby      Mike Nutter
2005    Andrew Appleby      Mike Nutter
  Hardball Capital
2006                        Mike Nutter
2007                        Mike Nutter
2008                        Mike Nutter
2009    Mike Nutter         Mike Nutter

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Overview
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MWL Fan's Guide

Coaching Staff

 Manager        Coaches                                           Trainer         Strength
1993
 Jim Dwyer      Rick Tomlin*                                      Dan Fox
1994
 Jim Dwyer      Stu Cliburn*                                      Dan Fox
1995
 Dan Rohn       Stu Cliburn*    Jose Baez                         Brad Olson
                                                                  Dan Overman
1996
 Dan Rohn       Stu Cliburn*    Jose Baez                         Dan Hanna
1997
 Mike Boulanger Jeff Carter     Stu Cliburn*                      Chad Floyd
1998
 Jose Marzan    Riccardo Ingram David Perez*                      Chad Floyd
1999
 Dan Simonds    Tony Phillips*  Eric Bullock                      Brian Komprood
2000
 Craig Colbert  Brian Giles     Darren Balsley*  Tom Tornincasa   Brian Komprood
2001
 Tom Lawless    Mike Harkey*    Tom Tornincasa                    Will Sinon
 Don Werner
2002
 Tracy Woodson  Gary Lance*     Tom Tornincasa                    Will Sinon
2003
 Gary Jones     Mike Harkey*    Tom Tornincasa                    Brian Komprood
2004
 Randy Ready    Tom Tornincasa  Steve Webber*                     Paul Navarro
2005
 Randy Ready    Steve Webber*   Max Venable                       Paul Navarro     Dan Brophy
                                                                  Lance Cacanindin
2006
 Randy Ready    Max Venable     Tom Bradley*                      JoJo Tarantino
                                                                  Paul Navarro
2007
 Doug Dascenzo  Gary Skube      Wally Whitehurst*                 JoJo Tarantino
2008
 Doug Dascenzo  Tom Bradley*    Tom Tornincasa                    JoJo Tarantino
2009
 Doug Dascenzo  Tom Bradley*    Tom Tornincasa                    Ernesto Vega

*pitching coaches

Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half             Second Half            Overall/Composite
1993 | 33 33 .500 10.5 (6)  | 35 34 .507  7.5 (5)  | 68 67 .504  (7)
1994 | 33 36 .478 11.0 (7)  | 33 37 .471 12.0 (7)  | 66 73 .475 (10T)
1995 | 35 35 .500  2.0 (3)  | 40 30 .571   -- (1)  | 75 65 .536  (5)
1996 | 34 32 .515  3.0 (2)  | 35 35 .500  4.0 (3)  | 69 67 .507  (6T)
1997 | 32 33 .492 15.0 (4)  | 36 34 .514 11.0 (2)  | 68 67 .504  (6)
1998 | 41 31 .569  2.0 (2)  | 38 30 .559  5.0 (3)  | 79 61 .564  (2T)
1999 | 29 41 .414  9.0 (4T) | 32 38 .457  9.5 (5)  | 61 79 .436 (13)
2000 | 36 31 .537  6.5 (2)  | 36 34 .514 12.0 (4)  | 72 65 .526  (6)
2001 | 29 40 .420 11.5 (5)  | 25 43 .368 18.5 (6)  | 54 83 .394 (13)
2002 | 39 28 .582  1.5 (3)  | 30 40 .429 12.0 (5)  | 69 68 .504  (8)
2003 | 40 28 .588  --- (1)  | 31 38 .449 12.5 (3)  | 71 66 .518  (5)
2004 | 33 37 .471  9.0 (4)  | 39 31 .557  1.0 (2T) | 72 68 .514  (7T)
2005 | 38 32 .543  3.0 (2)  | 27 43 .386 16.0 (6)  | 65 75 .464 (11T)
2006 | 31 36 .463 10.0 (6)  | 40 30 .571  8.0 (3)  | 71 66 .518  (8)
2007 | 31 38 .449 12.5 (6)  | 24 46 .343 21.0 (5)  | 55 84 .396 (13)
2008 | 37 33 .529  2.0 (3)  | 34 36 .486  9.0 (5)  | 71 69 .507 (10)
2009*| 45 25 .643  --- (1)  | 49 21 .700  --- (1)  | 94 46 .671  (1)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
1995     1 Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
1997     1 Fort Wayne d. West Michigan, 2-0
         2 Lansing d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
1998     1 Fort Wayne d. Peoria, 2-1
         2 Rockford d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
2000     1 Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-1
2003     1 Battle Creek d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
2004     1 South Bend d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
2005     1 West Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
2006     1 West Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-1
2009     1 Fort Wayne d. South Bend, 2-1
         2 Fort Wayne d. Great Lakes, 2-1
     Champ*Fort Wayne d. Burlington, 3-0

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

1993    Kent Tirpack         127
1994    James Motte          129
1995    Corey Koskie         123
1996    Israel Paez          128
1997    Rick Moss            133
1998    Michael Cuddyer      129
1999    Josh Loggins         136*
2000    John Scheschuk       131
2001    Kevin Reese          125
2002    Jon Benick           133
2003    Brian Burgamy        130
2004    Fernando Valenzuela  135
2005    Matt Bush            126
2006    Will Venable         124
2007    Cedric Hunter        129
2008    Yefri Carvajal       121
2009    Blake Tekotte        134

At Bats

1993    Anthony Byrd         479
1994    James Motte          480
1995    Corey Koskie         462
1996    Rafael Alvarez       473
1997    Rick Moss            509
1998    Michael Cuddyer      497
1999    Josh Loggins         522
2000    John Scheschuk       461
2001    Kevin Reese          459
2002    Josh Barfield        536*
2003    Luis Cruz            481
2004    Brian Wahlbrink      519
2005    Sean Kazmar          469
2006    Michael Baxter       476
2007    Cedric Hunter        496
2008    Yefri Carvajal       456
2009    Blake Tekotte        530

Runs Scored

1993    Anthony Byrd          84
1994    James Motte           66
1995    Ryan Lane             69
1996    Israel Paez           86
1997    Cleatus Davidson      80
1998    Michael Cuddyer       82
1999    Jeremy Owens         111*
2000    John Scheschuk        72
2001    Kevin Reese           84
2002    Josh Barfield         73
2003    Brian Burgamy         69
2004    Brian Wahlbrink       81
2005    Chris Kolkhorst       65
2006    Will Venable          86
2007    Javis Diaz            67
2008    Justin Baum           76
2009    Blake Tekotte         83

Hits

1993    Anthony Byrd         140
1994    James Motte          116
1995    Corey Koskie         143
1996    Rafael Alvarez       143
1997    Rick Moss            142
1998    Michael Cuddyer      137
1999    Josh Loggins         155
2000    John Scheschuk       129
2001    Kevin Reese          151
2002    Josh Barfield        164*
2003    Paul McAnulty        124
2004    Fernando Valenzuela  148
2005    Sean Kazmar          125
2006    Will Venable         148
2007    Cedric Hunter        140
2008    Lance Zawadzki       124
2009    Blake Tekotte        137

Home Runs

1993    Anthony Byrd          16
1994    Ryan Radmanovich      19
1995    Javier Valentin       19
1996    John Schroeder        14
1997    Jake Patterson        20*
1998    Michael Cuddyer       12
1999    Josh Loggins          14
2000    Troy Schader          13
2001    John Woodward         15
2002    Jon Benick            15
2003    L.J. Biernbaum        10
2004    Jordan Pickens        17
2005    Lachlan Dale          12
2006    Daryl Jones           12
2007    Jeremy Hunt           13
2008    Felix Carrasco        16
2009    Jeff Decker           16

Runs Batted In

1993    Anthony Byrd          79
1994    Ryan Radmanovich      69
1995    Corey Koskie          78
1996    A J Pierzynski        70
1997    Jake Patterson        80
1998    Michael Cuddyer       81
1999    Josh Loggins          85*
2000    John Scheschuk        85*
2001    Kevin Reese           73
2002    Jon Benick            73
2003    Paul McAnulty         73
2004    Fernando Valenzuela   81
2005    Peter Ciofrone        59
2006    Will Venable          91
2007    Cedric Hunter         58
2008    Justin Baum           70
2009    Dan Robertson         65

Stolen Bases

1993    Anthony Byrd          24
1994    Ben Jones             19
        Ryan Radmanovich      19
1995    Armann Brown          26
1996    Anthony Felston       22
1997    Anthony Felston       45
1998    Dave Orndorff         30
1999    Jeremy Owens          65*
2000    Vince Faison          21
2001    Kevin Reese           30
2002    Pedro de los Santos   39
2003    Kennard Jones         20
2004    Brian Wahlbrink       24
2005    Chris Kolkhorst       19
2006    Mike Sansoe           21
2007    Javis Diaz            31
2008    Lance Zawadzki        28
2009    Blake Tekotte         30

Batting Avg

1993    Kent Tirpack        .294
1994    Ryan Radmanovich    .274
1995    Javier Valentin     .321
1996    Rafael Alvarez      .302
1997    Tommy Peterman      .293
1998    Mike Ryan           .318
1999    Sean Burroughs      .359*
2000    John Scheschuk      .280
2001    Kevin Reese         .329
2002    Josh Barfield       .306
2003    Paul McAnulty       .273
2004    Fernando Valenzuela .294
2005    Peter Ciofrone      .301
2006    Will Venable        .314
2007    Cedric Hunter       .282
2008    Luis Durango        .305
2009    Jaff Decker         .299

Pitching

Games

1993    Gus Bandarillas       52
1994    Rob DeBrino           50
1995    Doug Bedinger         46
1996    Jeff Harris           42
1997    Chris Garza           60
1998    Jake Jacobs           48
1999    Omar Pesqueira        47
2000    J.J. Trujillo         63*
2001    Mike Nicholas         54
2002    Justin Kraker         54
2003    Darwin Soto           53
2004    Leo Rosales           53
2005    Ricky Steik           54
        Matt Varner           54
2006    Brandon Higelin       53
        Jon Link              53
2007    Rolando Valdez        58
2008    Jackson Quezada       59
2009    Brad Brach            60

Complete Games

1993    LaTroy Hawkins         4*
1994    Troy Carrasco          2
        Jason Tatar            2        
1995    Darren Fidge           1
        Tom Mott               1
        Mike Nartker           1
        Robert Radlosky        1
1996    Tom LaRosa             2
        Alan Mahaffey          2
1997    Dave Hooten            2
        Nate Yeskie            2
1998    Matt Carnes            1
        Brad Thomas            1
1999    Cliff Bartosh          1
        Ryan Bauer             1
2000    Travis Devine          1
2001    Jason Wiemeyer         1
        Nobuaki Yoshida        1
2002    Jon Huber              2
2003    Brian Whitaker         3
2004    Jared Wells            1
2005    Michael Ekstrom        1
        Cesar Ramos            1
2006    Steve Delabar          1
        Josh Geer              1
        Grant Varnell          1
2007    Stephen Faris          1
        Orlando Lara           1
2008    none
2009    Simon Castro           1

Innings Pitched

1993    LaTroy Hawkins       157
1994    Tony Carrasco        161
1995    Darren Fidge         134
1996    Robert Boggs         153
1997    Dave Hooten          166
1998    Brad Thomas          152
1999    Ben Howard           145
2000    Jake Peavy           133
2001    Duncan McAdoo        157
2002    Nobuaki Yoshida      156
2003    Brian Whitaker       164
2004    Sean Thompson        148
2005    Michael Ekstrom      168*
2006    Steve Delabar        145
2007    Andrew Underwood     112
2008    Jeremy Hefner        140
2009    Simon Castro         140

Strikeouts

1993    LaTroy Hawkins       179*
1994    Jason Tatar          163
1995    Darren Fidge         106
1996    Robert Boggs         134
1997    Dave Hooten          138
1998    Brad Thomas          125
1999    Ben Howard           130
2000    Jake Peavy           164
2001    Duncan McAdoo        121
2002    Justin Germano       119
2003    Brian Whitaker       121
2004    Sean Thompson        157
2005    Michael Ekstrom      112
2006    Steve Delabar        118
2007    Aaron Breit           80
2008    Jeremy McBryde       158
2009    Simon Castro         157

Saves

1993    Gus Gandarillas       25
1994    Rob DeBrino           11
1995    Darren Fidge          13
1996    Fred Rath             14
1997    Chris Garza           15
1998    Michael Cosgrove       7
1999    Clay Condrey          20
2000    J.J. Trujillo         42*
2001    Mike Bumstead         17
2002    Anthony Kozol         21
2003    Dale Thayer           25
2004    Leo Rosales           26
2005    Matt Varner           34
2006    John Madden           20
2007    R.J. Rodriguez        18
2008    Jackson Quezada       27
2009    Brad Brach            33

Wins

1993    LaTroy Hawkins        15
1994    Brian O'Brien         11
1995    Tom Mott              13
1996    Robert Boggs           9
1997    Dave Hooten           11
1998    Brad Thomas           11
1999    Travis Jones           8
2000    Jake Peavy            13
2001    Oliver Perez           8
2002    Justin Germano        12
2003    Gabe Ribas            13
2004    Dirk Hayhurst          9
        Sean Thompson          9
2005    Michael Ekstrom       13
2006    Steve Delabar          8
2007    Nathan Culp            8
2008    Jeremy Hefner         10
2009    Erik Davis            16*

Earned Run Average

1993    LaTroy Hawkins      2.06*
1994    Jason Tatar         3.71
1995    Darren Fidge        3.68
1996    Kasey Richardson    3.47
1997    Dave Hooten         2.61
1998    Brad Thomas         2.95
1999    Cliff Bartosh       4.44
2000    Jake Peavy          2.90
2001    Duncan McAdoo       3.54
2002    Justin Germano      3.18
2003    Brian Whitaker      2.09
2004    Dirk Hayhurst       2.66
2005    Clayton Hamilton    2.88
2006    Steve Delabar       3.41
2007    Andrew Underwood    4.92
2008    Wynn Pelzer         3.19
2009    Simon Castro        3.33



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