Record: 69-19 / 1st place / The Baseball Classic
Pittsburgh Grinders

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Pitchers

Role Name Age T G GS W L SV BB K IP ERA FIP xFIP WAR
SP Armando Fresquez 29 R 22 22 11 7 0 29 116 145.0 3.166 3.122 3.273 3.06
SP Caleb James 24 R 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 8.0 1.125 2.145 3.591 0.29
SP Alex Meza 26 R 20 20 16 3 0 13 162 146.2 2.209 2.002 2.259 5.71
SP Bill Telecky 32 R 21 21 15 4 0 35 119 147.1 2.871 2.555 3.331 4.37
RP Luis Hoak 30 L 17 17 12 2 0 27 105 125.0 2.664 3.551 3.171 1.89
RP Alonzo Santana 27 R 27 0 5 0 2 8 42 31.2 1.705 2.232 2.278 0.90
RP Tyler Williams 31 L 10 0 1 0 0 6 22 16.1 2.204 1.303 2.719 0.60
CL Rocky McGrath 37 R 27 0 0 0 22 2 31 25.2 1.753 2.973 2.468 0.52

Batters

Pos Name Age B G PA H HR BB K SB AVG OBP OPS wOBA wRC+ WAR
C Darian Bess 29 S 5 17 7 1 1 3 0 0.467 0.529 1.196 0.516 251 0.38
C Salvatore Garcia 28 R 29 86 22 5 5 25 0 0.282 0.337 0.863 0.363 137 0.79
1B Dan Chandler 28 L 80 268 66 15 30 30 0 0.279 0.358 0.886 0.377 147 1.82
2B Landon Abram 33 R 27 32 8 2 0 4 0 0.258 0.281 0.733 0.319 104 0.07
2B Eric Smock 24 R 88 383 109 16 28 41 20 0.314 0.376 0.889 0.385 153 4.38
3B Scott Clizbe 27 R 66 94 21 7 10 22 3 0.256 0.351 0.924 0.395 161 1.11
LF Tim Green 29 L 71 278 70 16 25 56 0 0.280 0.353 0.873 0.376 147 2.11
LF Olívio Labourdonnay 28 L 66 196 46 10 28 30 0 0.281 0.383 0.889 0.381 150 1.19
CF Chris Johnson 29 R 48 119 29 10 8 26 14 0.261 0.311 0.897 0.382 151 1.41
CF Fabio van Dongen 25 S 44 53 7 1 4 12 4 0.146 0.208 0.458 0.205 19 0.05
RF Phil Cordier 33 R 76 308 82 22 37 18 0 0.313 0.406 1.032 0.434 190 3.48

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
June 19, 1996 MON 1 - 0 Alex Meza Craig Darrow Rocky McGrath 37,786
June 20, 1996 MON 9 - 2 Armando Fresquez Pop's Loffredo None 29,451
June 21, 1996 MON 5 - 2 Bill Telecky Dennis Jones Alonzo Santana 34,173
June 22, 1996 MON 7 - 1 Luis Hoak Joe Horst None 37,754
June 24, 1996 @CHI 4 - 2 Alex Meza Tony Arreola Rocky McGrath 23,369
June 25, 1996 @CHI 1 - 6 Jake McKenna Armando Fresquez None 21,408
June 26, 1996 @CHI 6 - 2 Bill Telecky Pasqualino Borromeo None 22,013
June 27, 1996 @CHI 2 - 1 Luis Hoak Sean LaCombe Rocky McGrath 18,366
June 29, 1996 @LV 1 - 4 Larry Peterson Alex Meza None 24,585
June 30, 1996 @LV 8 - 5 Bo Lane Yvan Barbiusa Rocky McGrath 26,871
July 1, 1996 @LV 4 - 2 Bill Telecky Rich Musso Rocky McGrath 17,418
July 2, 1996 @LV 1 - 4 Brian Benevides Luis Hoak Yvan Barbiusa 18,096
July 4, 1996 VA 8 - 5 Alex Meza Mike Ronning Rocky McGrath 29,748
July 5, 1996 VA 10 - 1 Armando Fresquez Pat Pierce None 35,706
July 6, 1996 VA 3 - 2 Alonzo Santana Nicodemus Volakis Rocky McGrath 37,764
July 7, 1996 VA 7 - 3 Luis Hoak Adrian Harris None 37,788
July 9, 1996 @PHO 4 - 3 Alex Meza Sean Kennedy Rocky McGrath 24,576
July 10, 1996 @PHO 3 - 1 Armando Fresquez Justin Moreland Rocky McGrath 22,390
July 11, 1996 @PHO 11 - 6 Bill Telecky Kyu-min Kim None 25,105
July 12, 1996 @PHO 8 - 4 Luis Hoak Bob Woods None 23,665
July 14, 1996 AA 2 - 1 Alex Meza Julio Barajas Rocky McGrath 37,764
July 15, 1996 AA 6 - 4 Alonzo Santana Jared Carlton Rocky McGrath 36,385
July 16, 1996 AA 3 - 5 Josh Wilson Bill Telecky Jared Carlton 34,903
July 17, 1996 AA 10 - 1 Luis Hoak Jian-guo Chen None 33,787
July 19, 1996 @STL 11 - 3 Alex Meza Bobby Cox None 33,368
July 20, 1996 @STL 4 - 2 Armando Fresquez Raul Orona Rocky McGrath 32,272
July 21, 1996 @STL 2 - 8 Hyun-soo Yoo Bill Telecky None 27,685
July 22, 1996 @STL 8 - 3 Luis Hoak Bobby Cox None 26,746
July 24, 1996 PHI 4 - 0 Alex Meza Joe Willy None 33,962
July 25, 1996 PHI 5 - 8 Larry Kramer Armando Fresquez Antonio Ixcoy 35,190
July 26, 1996 PHI 2 - 6 Gabe David Bill Telecky None 37,924
July 27, 1996 PHI 4 - 0 Tyler Williams John Wolff Bo Lane 37,925
July 29, 1996 ATL 9 - 1 Alex Meza Nick DeBrock None 37,321
July 30, 1996 ATL 1 - 2 Ken Estes Armando Fresquez Jake Rhoads 37,898
July 31, 1996 ATL 11 - 1 Tim Watman Kevin Bobal None 36,531
Aug. 1, 1996 ATL 4 - 2 Bo Lane Danny Villalobos Rocky McGrath 36,080
Aug. 3, 1996 @BRK 1 - 3 Rob Borkowski Alex Meza Isbel Alvarez 31,155
Aug. 4, 1996 @BRK 5 - 2 Armando Fresquez Tom Rasmussen Rocky McGrath 32,010
Aug. 5, 1996 @BRK 5 - 3 Bill Telecky Adam Peoples Rocky McGrath 28,241
Aug. 6, 1996 @BRK 7 - 0 Anthony Robinson Andrew Kosch None 21,988
Aug. 8, 1996 SPR 1 - 0 Alex Meza Chris Bale None 37,778
Aug. 9, 1996 SPR 2 - 3 Antonio Moreno Armando Fresquez Wes Wash 37,858
Aug. 10, 1996 SPR 4 - 1 Bill Telecky Erik Bushey None 37,636
Aug. 11, 1996 SPR 6 - 5 Luis Hoak Alex Villa Rocky McGrath 37,613
Aug. 13, 1996 @MON 16 - 0 Tim Watman Craig Darrow None 16,214
Aug. 14, 1996 @MON 4 - 3 Alonzo Santana Pop's Loffredo Bo Lane 16,489
Aug. 15, 1996 @MON 6 - 4 Larry Peterson Dennis Jones Rocky McGrath 15,198
Aug. 16, 1996 @MON 5 - 2 Bill Telecky Alex Urrutia None 19,115
Aug. 18, 1996 CHI 4 - 1 Alex Meza Jake McKenna None 37,785
Aug. 19, 1996 CHI 6 - 4 Armando Fresquez Bill Alderson Larry Peterson 37,929
Aug. 20, 1996 CHI 3 - 2 * Alonzo Santana Zaire Camara None 37,866
Aug. 21, 1996 CHI 9 - 0 Bill Telecky Sean LaCombe None 37,950
Aug. 23, 1996 LV 6 - 1 Alex Meza Rich Musso None 37,929
Aug. 24, 1996 LV 4 - 0 Armando Fresquez Steven King None 37,700
Aug. 25, 1996 LV 7 - 2 Luis Hoak Rich Musso Larry Peterson 37,787
Aug. 26, 1996 LV 5 - 2 Bill Telecky Pat Campbell None 37,855
Aug. 28, 1996 @VA 2 - 12 Mike Ronning Alex Meza None 33,250
Aug. 29, 1996 @VA 5 - 7 Casey Lynch Armando Fresquez Andres Pintado 30,575
Aug. 30, 1996 @VA 3 - 1 Luis Hoak Nicodemus Volakis Larry Peterson 39,662
Aug. 31, 1996 @VA 5 - 2 Bill Telecky Aaron Benson Bo Lane 39,403
Sept. 2, 1996 PHO 7 - 3 Alex Meza Sean Kennedy None 37,656
Sept. 3, 1996 PHO 1 - 4 Omar Williams Armando Fresquez Justin Moreland 37,652
Sept. 4, 1996 PHO 3 - 7 Kyu-min Kim Luis Hoak None 37,772
Sept. 5, 1996 PHO 5 - 2 Bill Telecky Luke Garmon Larry Peterson 37,726
Sept. 7, 1996 @AA 10 - 3 Alex Meza Norbert Uehara None 24,404
Sept. 8, 1996 @AA 5 - 0 Armando Fresquez Norman Bufford None 23,933
Sept. 9, 1996 @AA 1 - 2 Jared Carlton Larry Peterson Jeremy Adams 18,300
Sept. 10, 1996 @AA 7 - 3 Bill Telecky Jian-guo Chen None 19,117
Sept. 12, 1996 STL 5 - 1 Alex Meza Rob Ellison None 37,860
Sept. 13, 1996 STL 6 - 4 Armando Fresquez Hyun-soo Yoo Rocky McGrath 37,688
Sept. 14, 1996 STL 6 - 1 Larry Peterson Justin Simpson None 37,777
Sept. 15, 1996 STL 6 - 3 Bill Telecky Raul Orona Rocky McGrath 37,845
Sept. 19, 1996 @PHI 5 - 2 Armando Fresquez Yaroslav Kavalerov Rocky McGrath 20,595
Sept. 20, 1996 @PHI 2 - 6 Larry Kramer Larry Peterson Andrew Carey 23,103
Sept. 21, 1996 @PHI 5 - 6 * Jeff Zirzow Mark Wolfe None 28,435
Sept. 22, 1996 @PHI 7 - 0 Bill Telecky John Wolff None 15,968
Sept. 24, 1996 @ATL 9 - 5 Alex Meza Nick DeBrock None 18,546
Sept. 25, 1996 @ATL 3 - 4 Michael Walker Armando Fresquez Carlos Ferrer 15,297
Sept. 26, 1996 @ATL 9 - 7 Luis Hoak Ken Estes Bo Lane 17,766
Sept. 27, 1996 @ATL 1 - 3 Craig Beauregard Bill Telecky Danny Villalobos 20,789
Sept. 29, 1996 BRK 7 - 2 Alex Meza Takahashi Morita None 37,622
Sept. 30, 1996 BRK 6 - 5 Alonzo Santana Ignacio Nieto Rocky McGrath 37,863
Oct. 1, 1996 BRK 5 - 3 Luis Hoak Travis Goulish Rocky McGrath 37,711
Oct. 2, 1996 BRK 6 - 1 Bill Telecky Adam Peoples None 37,677
Oct. 4, 1996 @SPR 4 - 2 Larry Peterson Chris Bale Alonzo Santana 22,287
Oct. 5, 1996 @SPR 7 - 3 Armando Fresquez Dustin Adams None 22,027
Oct. 6, 1996 @SPR 6 - 2 Luis Hoak Erik Bushey None 21,972
Oct. 7, 1996 @SPR 10 - 1 Caleb James Alex Villa None 17,479
Oct. 9, 1996 PHO 3 - 2 Alex Meza Omar Williams Rocky McGrath 37,715
Oct. 10, 1996 PHO 4 - 6 Luke Garmon Bill Telecky David Byrne 37,854
Oct. 11, 1996 PHO 4 - 0 Armando Fresquez Sean Kennedy None 37,612
Oct. 13, 1996 @PHO 4 - 1 Alex Meza Omar Williams None 34,555
Oct. 14, 1996 @PHO 3 - 4 Ernesto Alvarez Rocky McGrath None 34,705
Oct. 15, 1996 @PHO 9 - 5 Armando Fresquez Sean Kennedy Alonzo Santana 34,638
Oct. 18, 1996 VA 3 - 9 William Blackman Alonzo Santana None 37,348
Oct. 19, 1996 VA 8 - 4 Alonzo Santana Casey Lynch None 37,382
Oct. 21, 1996 @VA 6 - 2 Luis Hoak Pat Pierce None 39,718
Oct. 22, 1996 @VA 2 - 7 Aaron Benson Alex Meza None 39,625
Oct. 23, 1996 @VA 5 - 4 * Armando Fresquez Danny Bartling None 39,211
Oct. 25, 1996 VA 5 - 3 Larry Peterson Nicodemus Volakis Rocky McGrath 37,897
Oct. 27, 1996 HOU 0 - 2 Harald van den Bovenkamp Alex Meza Zachary Hinzman 37,920
Oct. 28, 1996 HOU 2 - 6 Chris Thomas Bill Telecky None 37,903
Oct. 30, 1996 @HOU 7 - 5 Bo Lane Zachary Hinzman Rocky McGrath 44,699
Oct. 31, 1996 @HOU 9 - 3 Alex Meza Lazar Rutkauskas Armando Fresquez 44,815
Nov. 1, 1996 @HOU 4 - 5 Zachary Hinzman Rocky McGrath None 44,953
Nov. 3, 1996 HOU 7 - 5 Larry Peterson Chris Thomas Rocky McGrath 37,699
Nov. 4, 1996 HOU 0 - 5 Antosha Sedenko Alex Meza None 37,810
Pittsburgh
69-19 / 1st / TBC
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Boston
58-30 / 1st / AAA
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Oil City
62-26 / 1st / U27
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Altoona
45-43 / 4th / U24
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Nashua
39-49 / 11th / U20
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Columbia
47-41 / 4th / U22
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Pittsburgh (TBC)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
LF Tim Green undisclosed injury 10 days Not on DL
Boston (AAA)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Mike Elvers flu Healthy Eligible to return
CF Ken Mayo ruptured Achilles tendon 128 days Eligible to return
P Rob Moss shoulder inflammation 84 days Eligible to return
P Jimmy Trimbath strained forearm Healthy Eligible to return
Oil City (U27)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Toby Walker torn flexor tendon (elbow) 143 days Eligible to return
P Matt Geiler herniated disc (back) Healthy Eligible to return
CF Meredith Abney strained groin Healthy Eligible to return
Altoona (U24)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Albert Price acute elbow soreness Healthy Eligible to return
C Steven Woodcock fractured finger Healthy Eligible to return
P Cameron Johnson elbow ligament reconstruction surgery 263 days Eligible to return
Nashua (U20)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Carlos Jimenez shoulder inflammation 146 days Not on DL
Columbia (U22)
Pos Name Injury Days Left DL Status
P Vic Berry torn rotator cuff 194 days Not on DL
P Jon Taylor partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (elbow) 58 days Not on DL

Major League DL Season Summary - Days and $
Pos Name Salary DL Days $ on DL
P Rocky McGrath $175k 20 $31.8k
RF Phil Cordier $430k 10 $39.1k
LF Tim Green $150k 10 $13.6k
P Luis Hoak $10k 10 $909.090909091
Total on DL 50 days $85.5k
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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
1B Mike Hutchins 35 $30k
P Rocky McGrath 37 $175k $200k $200k $200k (P)
RF Phil Cordier 33 $430k $405k $405k (P)
2B Landon Abram 33 $100k $160k (P)
P Bill Telecky 32 $125k $125k $312k $462k (P)
P Armando Fresquez 29 $300k $400k (P)
P Alonzo Santana 27 $10k Arb
C Salvatore Garcia 28 $65k $90k (P)
LF Tim Green 29 $150k $400k $500k $500k $550k $550k (P)
CF Eric Hamblin 29 $10k *
P Luis Hoak 30 $10k
P Tyler Williams 31 $86.4k $86.4k
C Darian Bess 29 $10k
1B Bill Sanchez 25 $10k * Arb Arb Arb
CF Fabio van Dongen 25 $10k Arb
1B Dan Chandler 28 $10k Arb Arb
P Alex Meza 26 $10k Arb
LF Olívio Labourdonnay 28 $10k Arb
CF Chris Johnson 29 $10k Arb
2B Bing-de Da 25 $10k *
P Anthony Robinson 27 $10k * Arb Arb Arb Arb
3B Scott Clizbe 27 $10k Arb Arb
P Caleb James 24 $10k Arb Arb Arb Arb
P Josh Doxsee 26 $10k * Arb Arb Arb Arb
2B Eric Smock 24 $10k Arb Arb Arb
Total $1.62M $1.87M $1.42M $1.16M $550k $550k $0.0