Record: 53-73 / 8th place / Victorian Baseball League
Essendon Knights

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Pitchers

Role Name Age T G GS W L SV BB K IP ERA FIP xFIP WAR
SP Griff Bonfield 23 R 22 17 6 6 0 54 70 106.0 3.651 4.517 4.799 -0.10
SP Jim Goddard 31 R 24 24 8 12 0 65 89 137.1 5.374 4.712 4.809 0.93
SP Erich Hookey 27 R 26 26 9 10 0 59 96 161.2 5.066 4.793 4.399 0.94
SP Matthew Jarman 26 L 26 26 5 13 0 38 109 159.2 4.340 4.444 4.188 1.59
SP Ben Reynolds 28 R 26 26 6 13 0 53 106 152.0 4.145 3.975 4.169 2.40
RP Fred Budden 26 R 44 0 3 1 0 19 28 27.1 3.622 5.074 3.555 -0.24
RP Chet Burrows 34 L 78 0 5 1 1 18 38 47.2 5.476 4.169 4.042 0.19
RP William Champion 28 R 31 0 0 0 0 37 35 42.2 6.539 6.573 5.186 -1.10
RP Desmond Swanton 30 R 60 0 2 4 0 38 45 86.2 3.946 3.940 4.770 0.54
RP Efrain Thompson 26 R 39 0 1 2 1 23 21 32.2 7.714 4.404 5.312 0.02
RP Steve Wadland 40 R 59 0 4 2 1 28 28 63.2 2.827 3.821 4.991 0.49
CL Morton Spear 27 L 60 0 3 5 36 24 76 62.0 3.629 3.449 3.253 1.15

Batters

Pos Name Age B G PA H HR BB K SB AVG OBP OPS wOBA wRC+ WAR
C Alex Ramirez 32 R 81 255 67 5 20 30 0 0.286 0.341 0.739 0.327 93 1.13
1B Barret Sulley 30 R 123 511 117 26 44 90 3 0.256 0.325 0.805 0.343 105 2.49
1B Gabe Waldron 33 R 97 295 82 9 16 32 0 0.298 0.342 0.833 0.357 115 1.57
2B Phil Elston 29 R 120 454 108 8 60 89 0 0.277 0.379 0.805 0.352 111 1.27
3B Tangaroa Armstrong 32 R 119 470 94 15 34 88 2 0.225 0.305 0.689 0.304 77 0.52
3B Garrek Hurley 28 R 79 189 47 2 12 29 1 0.273 0.323 0.683 0.299 74 -0.63
SS Josh Doidge Jr. 35 R 42 41 15 0 3 6 0 0.405 0.463 0.977 0.431 166 0.50
LF Sofronio Bertsimas 28 L 117 365 91 8 19 54 2 0.275 0.329 0.755 0.328 95 0.35
CF Graig Andrews 26 R 87 296 94 7 14 28 3 0.338 0.372 0.890 0.380 131 1.73
CF John Dryden 25 S 48 196 56 1 8 16 5 0.308 0.339 0.701 0.312 83 0.91
CF Ian McCormack 24 S 117 404 83 11 34 60 11 0.235 0.309 0.703 0.306 79 0.62
RF Reegan Chatterton 25 R 93 374 78 8 32 79 12 0.240 0.321 0.693 0.307 80 1.05

Pitchers

Pos Name Age T Stf Mov Con Stm GB% FB Snk Cut Crv Sld Chg Spl Frk CCg Scr KCr Knu # P
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Batters

Pos Name Age B T Con Gap Pow Eye Ks C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF IFR IFA OFR OFA Spd
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Date Opp Score Record WP LP Save Attendance
Oct. 5, 1982 @NML 2 - 3 Rhys Lawley Ben Reynolds Edgar Southworth 14,983
Oct. 6, 1982 @NML 7 - 2 * Chet Burrows Nick Abberley None 14,905
Oct. 7, 1982 @NML 4 - 5 Chris Seibold Erich Hookey Edgar Southworth 14,844
Oct. 9, 1982 MEL 3 - 8 Tony Hickton Matthew Jarman None 14,976
Oct. 10, 1982 MEL 4 - 7 Nick Alford Jim Goddard Melvin Dixon 14,697
Oct. 11, 1982 MEL 0 - 3 Tapuitea Naniloa Ben Reynolds Melvin Dixon 12,572
Oct. 13, 1982 STK 3 - 2 Chet Burrows Alfred Breen Morton Spear 12,116
Oct. 14, 1982 STK 2 - 1 Erich Hookey Cristian Knifton Morton Spear 12,111
Oct. 15, 1982 STK 1 - 3 Greg Pilling Morton Spear Greg Cunliffe 14,809
Oct. 16, 1982 CRL 3 - 10 Michael Percy Jim Goddard None 14,942
Oct. 17, 1982 CRL 1 - 5 Wes Stevens Ben Reynolds None 14,245
Oct. 18, 1982 CRL 1 - 7 Bradford Haley Josef Sharman None 11,430
Oct. 19, 1982 @GEE 5 - 7 Will Hickton Erich Hookey Cec Grogan 15,855
Oct. 20, 1982 @GEE 6 - 8 John Gilleland Matthew Jarman David Heighway 15,844
Oct. 21, 1982 @GEE 12 - 8 Jim Goddard Brian Cotgrove None 15,911
Oct. 23, 1982 SML 3 - 1 Ben Reynolds Ben Boughton Morton Spear 13,321
Oct. 24, 1982 SML 4 - 0 Griff Bonfield John Magor Morton Spear 12,994
Oct. 25, 1982 SML 1 - 10 Shane Clues Erich Hookey None 11,258
Oct. 26, 1982 COL 0 - 3 David Eayres Matthew Jarman None 11,994
Oct. 27, 1982 COL 0 - 3 Keith Holmes Jim Goddard Bob Crowhurst 11,479
Oct. 28, 1982 COL 4 - 3 Fred Budden David Gray Morton Spear 10,687
Oct. 30, 1982 @STK 3 - 6 Dave Bradley Josef Sharman Sam Heathershaw 14,996
Oct. 31, 1982 @STK 2 - 11 Ray Durnford Erich Hookey None 14,905
Nov. 1, 1982 @STK 4 - 6 Greg Pilling Matthew Jarman Greg Cunliffe 14,240
Nov. 2, 1982 @MEL 7 - 4 Jim Goddard Nick Alford Morton Spear 14,941
Nov. 3, 1982 @MEL 3 - 4 Melvin Dixon Desmond Swanton None 14,873
Nov. 4, 1982 @MEL 4 - 7 Kasey Walker Griff Bonfield Chris Trewin 14,965
Nov. 6, 1982 @CRL 4 - 5 Bob Muggleton Steve Wadland Rafaello Nesta 14,936
Nov. 7, 1982 @CRL 6 - 4 Matthew Jarman Geoff Bell Morton Spear 14,869
Nov. 8, 1982 @CRL 2 - 9 Dermott Borthwick Ben Reynolds None 14,870
Nov. 10, 1982 @NML 1 - 6 Rhys Lawley Jim Goddard None 14,891
Nov. 11, 1982 @NML 7 - 4 Michael Vankrimpen Chris Syratt Morton Spear 14,854
Nov. 12, 1982 @NML 6 - 8 Jason Coxon Efrain Thompson Edgar Southworth 14,882
Nov. 13, 1982 COL 0 - 5 David Gray Matthew Jarman None 13,219
Nov. 14, 1982 COL 2 - 7 Keith Holmes Ben Reynolds None 12,211
Nov. 15, 1982 COL 4 - 6 Lionel Dyce Jim Goddard Bob Crowhurst 9,414
Nov. 17, 1982 SML 4 - 1 Griff Bonfield Glen Brennan Morton Spear 9,362
Nov. 18, 1982 SML 3 - 8 Ben Boughton Erich Hookey None 9,199
Nov. 19, 1982 SML 4 - 3 Morton Spear Matt Raddall None 11,047
Nov. 20, 1982 GEE 0 - 4 Art Walwyn Ben Reynolds Cec Grogan 12,268
Nov. 21, 1982 GEE 2 - 0 Jim Goddard Will Hickton Morton Spear 11,695
Nov. 22, 1982 GEE 3 - 5 * David Heighway Fred Budden Daine Harivel 8,522
Nov. 23, 1982 @MEL 10 - 9 Erich Hookey Yen-nien Shan Morton Spear 14,878
Nov. 24, 1982 @MEL 1 - 0 Matthew Jarman Chris Trewin Chet Burrows 14,850
Nov. 25, 1982 @MEL 3 - 4 R.W. Comelay Ben Reynolds Melvin Dixon 14,933
Nov. 27, 1982 NML 2 - 4 Kurt Bastin Jim Goddard Edgar Southworth 13,420
Nov. 28, 1982 NML 6 - 10 Wally Skudder Desmond Swanton Edgar Southworth 12,665
Nov. 29, 1982 NML 4 - 3 Erich Hookey Cale Burrough Morton Spear 11,249
Nov. 30, 1982 @GEE 0 - 7 John Gilleland Matthew Jarman None 15,961
Dec. 1, 1982 @GEE 3 - 4 * Paul Taverner Steve Wadland None 15,966
Dec. 2, 1982 @GEE 11 - 10 Desmond Swanton David Heighway None 15,859
Dec. 4, 1982 @STK 4 - 2 Griff Bonfield Dave Bradley Morton Spear 14,929
Dec. 5, 1982 @STK 6 - 3 Erich Hookey Keith McGahan None 13,715
Dec. 6, 1982 @STK 7 - 6 Efrain Thompson Greg Cunliffe Morton Spear 11,930
Dec. 8, 1982 @SML 6 - 3 Ben Reynolds Glen Brennan Morton Spear 13,108
Dec. 9, 1982 @SML 2 - 4 Ben Boughton Jim Goddard Germaine Hodnett 12,521
Dec. 10, 1982 @SML 5 - 11 Matt Raddall Griff Bonfield None 14,811
Dec. 11, 1982 @COL 13 - 7 Erich Hookey Keith Holmes None 14,814
Dec. 12, 1982 @COL 5 - 9 Erik Smith Desmond Swanton Bob Crowhurst 14,848
Dec. 13, 1982 @COL 8 - 5 Ben Reynolds David Eayres Morton Spear 14,954
Dec. 15, 1982 CRL 0 - 7 Wes Stevens Jim Goddard None 12,119
Dec. 16, 1982 CRL 4 - 5 Bradford Haley Efrain Thompson Rafaello Nesta 11,360
Dec. 17, 1982 CRL 1 - 0 Erich Hookey Bob Muggleton Morton Spear 13,736
Dec. 18, 1982 MEL 2 - 5 Tony Hickton Matthew Jarman Chris Trewin 14,169
Dec. 19, 1982 MEL 1 - 7 R.W. Comelay Ben Reynolds None 12,574
Dec. 20, 1982 MEL 0 - 5 Tapuitea Naniloa Jim Goddard None 10,848
Dec. 22, 1982 GEE 7 - 1 Griff Bonfield Will Hickton None 10,240
Dec. 23, 1982 GEE 4 - 7 Steve Michaels Morton Spear David Heighway 11,877
Dec. 24, 1982 GEE 6 - 5 * Chet Burrows Ben Gould None 12,333
Jan. 4, 1983 NML 7 - 4 Ben Reynolds Rhys Lawley Morton Spear 11,674
Jan. 5, 1983 NML 5 - 6 Cale Burrough Chet Burrows Edgar Southworth 11,704
Jan. 6, 1983 NML 4 - 2 Steve Wadland Chris Syratt Morton Spear 11,162
Jan. 7, 1983 @COL 8 - 11 Keith Townsend Jim Goddard Bob Crowhurst 14,865
Jan. 8, 1983 @COL 0 - 3 Erik Smith Griff Bonfield Bob Crowhurst 14,892
Jan. 9, 1983 @COL 2 - 5 Colten Widders Desmond Swanton Bob Crowhurst 14,859
Jan. 11, 1983 @SML 1 - 19 Matt Raddall Erich Hookey Ted Saunders 13,042
Jan. 12, 1983 @SML 3 - 5 Justin Pye Matthew Jarman Germaine Hodnett 14,172
Jan. 13, 1983 @SML 5 - 2 Chet Burrows Glen Brennan None 13,500
Jan. 15, 1983 STK 3 - 7 Greg Pilling Ben Reynolds None 13,063
Jan. 16, 1983 STK 9 - 2 Griff Bonfield Cristian Knifton None 12,502
Jan. 17, 1983 STK 2 - 4 Jason Hurst Erich Hookey Greg Cunliffe 11,297
Jan. 18, 1983 @CRL 7 - 4 Matthew Jarman Bradford Haley Morton Spear 14,927
Jan. 19, 1983 @CRL 8 - 7 Steve Wadland Michael Gorrell Morton Spear 14,872
Jan. 20, 1983 @CRL 1 - 5 Geoff Bell Ben Reynolds Rafaello Nesta 14,938
Jan. 22, 1983 MEL 6 - 5 Fred Budden Chris Trewin Morton Spear 13,237
Jan. 23, 1983 MEL 2 - 4 Kasey Walker Erich Hookey Ian Johnson 13,517
Jan. 24, 1983 MEL 6 - 1 Matthew Jarman Yen-nien Shan None 10,873
Jan. 25, 1983 GEE 1 - 0 Jim Goddard Brian Cotgrove Morton Spear 11,924
Jan. 26, 1983 GEE 7 - 11 * David Heighway Morton Spear None 10,629
Jan. 27, 1983 GEE 1 - 3 Art Walwyn Griff Bonfield David Heighway 10,726
Jan. 29, 1983 @SML 6 - 5 Fred Budden Germaine Hodnett Morton Spear 14,873
Jan. 30, 1983 @SML 0 - 6 Shane Clues Matthew Jarman None 14,906
Jan. 31, 1983 @SML 10 - 9 Steve Wadland Germaine Hodnett Morton Spear 14,499
Feb. 1, 1983 @NML 4 - 1 Ben Reynolds Chris Bakhuis Morton Spear 14,900
Feb. 2, 1983 @NML 5 - 1 Griff Bonfield Wally Skudder Steve Wadland 14,864
Feb. 3, 1983 @NML 3 - 0 Erich Hookey Rhys Lawley Morton Spear 14,886
Feb. 5, 1983 COL 3 - 2 * Morton Spear Bob Crowhurst None 14,965
Feb. 6, 1983 COL 2 - 7 Keith Holmes Jim Goddard None 14,976
Feb. 7, 1983 COL 14 - 3 Ben Reynolds Deon Simpson None 12,293
Feb. 8, 1983 STK 2 - 1 Desmond Swanton Cristian Knifton Morton Spear 11,437
Feb. 9, 1983 STK 4 - 2 Erich Hookey Jason Hurst Morton Spear 11,768
Feb. 10, 1983 STK 0 - 1 Dave Bradley Morton Spear Greg Cunliffe 13,475
Feb. 11, 1983 @CRL 0 - 4 Bob Muggleton Jim Goddard None 14,926
Feb. 12, 1983 @CRL 5 - 6 * Michael Gorrell Morton Spear None 14,997
Feb. 13, 1983 @CRL 9 - 8 Chet Burrows Greg Harsnett Morton Spear 14,880
Feb. 15, 1983 @MEL 5 - 11 Kasey Walker Herb Strong None 14,969
Feb. 16, 1983 @MEL 1 - 2 Chris Trewin Matthew Jarman None 12,708
Feb. 17, 1983 @MEL 3 - 1 Jim Goddard Tony Hickton Morton Spear 11,828
Feb. 19, 1983 @STK 1 - 6 Greg Pilling Ben Reynolds None 14,470
Feb. 20, 1983 @STK 9 - 8 * Steve Wadland Greg Cunliffe Efrain Thompson 13,544
Feb. 21, 1983 @STK 1 - 14 Jason Hurst Herb Strong None 10,930
Feb. 22, 1983 @COL 2 - 7 Keith Holmes Matthew Jarman None 13,882
Feb. 23, 1983 @COL 1 - 0 Jim Goddard Erik Smith Morton Spear 13,790
Feb. 24, 1983 @COL 6 - 4 * Morton Spear David Gray None 13,912
Feb. 26, 1983 CRL 1 - 4 Dermott Borthwick Erich Hookey Rafaello Nesta 11,164
Feb. 27, 1983 CRL 0 - 4 Wes Stevens Matthew Jarman None 10,575
Feb. 28, 1983 CRL 3 - 7 Bradford Haley Griff Bonfield None 8,858
March 1, 1983 SML 6 - 2 Jim Goddard John Magor Morton Spear 9,076
March 2, 1983 SML 1 - 2 Shane Clues Ben Reynolds Germaine Hodnett 8,124
March 3, 1983 SML 2 - 0 Erich Hookey Matt Raddall Morton Spear 7,367
March 4, 1983 NML 5 - 2 Matthew Jarman Rhys Lawley Morton Spear 10,303
March 5, 1983 NML 8 - 11 Wally Skudder Griff Bonfield Alan Theyer 11,991
March 6, 1983 NML 1 - 0 Jim Goddard Chris Bakhuis Morton Spear 11,071
March 8, 1983 @GEE 1 - 6 Frank Elias Ben Reynolds None 15,898
March 9, 1983 @GEE 2 - 3 Will Hickton Erich Hookey David Heighway 15,950
March 10, 1983 @GEE 4 - 9 Paul Taverner Matthew Jarman None 15,900
Essendon
53-73 / 8th / VBL
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Footscray
45-39 / 4th / SBL
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West Adelaide
35-49 / 6th / ADL
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Essendon (VBL)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Josef Sharman surgery to remove bone chips (elbow) 35 days Eligible to return (60-day DL)
Footscray (SBL)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Daron Hambley partially torn labrum 14 days Not on DL
P Shane Rafferty torn rotator cuff 228 days Not on DL
West Adelaide (ADL)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Ian Croucher ulnar nerve entrapment 33 days Not on DL

Major League DL Season Summary - Days and $
Pos Name Salary DL Days $ on DL
P Efrain Thompson $16.5k 49 $5.2k
P Josef Sharman $24.1k 132 $20.4k
P Griff Bonfield $16.5k 14 $1.5k
P William Champion $27k 48 $8.3k
RF Reegan Chatterton $16.5k 21 $2.2k
Total on DL 264 days $37.6k
Legend: (a) = auto-renew at league minimum, T = Team Option, P = Player Option, V = Vesting Option, Arb = Likely arb-eligible
* = players in minors on league minimum deals are only paid 16.5% of their salary while in the minors
Salary in this color represents an extension year
Note: This table is a best-guess, and likely won't match OOTP exactly for auto-renew and arb eligibility.
StatsPlus is ignoring Super Two rules, and also assuming all players on 40-man are in the majors all season.
Pos Player Age 1983 1984 1985
P Steve Wadland 40
SS Josh Doidge Jr. 35 $27k
2B T.J. Abbott 30
P Jim Goddard 31
LF Jonathon Wood 30 Arb Arb
P Desmond Swanton 30 Arb
1B Barret Sulley 30 Arb
CF Graig Andrews 26 Arb Arb Arb
3B Michael Lockrey 27 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
LF Jim O'Halloran 28 Arb
P Darien Steere 31 Arb Arb Arb
1B Gabe Waldron 33 $43k
3B Tangaroa Armstrong 32 $85k
P Chet Burrows 34
P Herb Strong 27 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
P Efrain Thompson 26 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
P Matthew Jarman 26 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
1B John Riddell 26 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
3B Garrek Hurley 28 Arb
P Josef Sharman 27 Arb Arb
C Justin Dougan 25 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
P Fred Budden 26 Arb Arb Arb
LF Sofronio Bertsimas 28
CF Ian McCormack 24 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
P Griff Bonfield 23 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
2B Phil Elston 29 Arb Arb
P William Champion 28 Arb Arb Arb
RF Reegan Chatterton 25 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) Arb
CF John Dryden 25 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
P Ben Reynolds 28 Arb Arb Arb
P Morton Spear 27 Arb Arb
C Alex Ramirez 32 Arb Arb
P Erich Hookey 27 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) Arb
P Michael Vankrimpen 27 $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a) $16.5k (a)
Total $155k $0.0 $0.0