Sample Player Page from the 2004 Baseball Examiner.
Mike Fontenot 2B OriolesBL    TR

Contacts. Fontenot got them in May. He hit .198 in 30 games through May 15, then hit .362 and slugged .532 in 96 games (348 AB) the rest of the way. Too bad it will take two injuries for him to have a chance to play for the O's this year.

Year Age AA/AAA/M G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Avg OBP Slg
03 23 126/0/0 126 437 55 134 21 3 11 58 46 92 .307 .373 .449


Lew Ford CF TwinsBR    TR

Like Mike Ryan, Ford made the most of his chances with the Twins last year, but doesn't have much of a chance to get significant playing time this year. He's listed at 6-0 (you can't be under 6-0 unless you're Tom Gordon short) but has surprising pop for a little guy.

Year Age AA/AAA/M G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Avg OBP Slg
01 24 62/0/0 62 249 29 52 9 3 6 24 19 38 .209 .265 .341
02 25 93/47/0 140 541 92 155 35 3 14 57 47 73 .287 .344 .443
03 26 0/53/34 87 281 47 85 25 3 6 44 17 39 .302 .343 .473


John Gall 1B CardinalsBR    TR

He's hoping the Cardinals change their minds and move Pujols back to left field. Lisa Winston tidbit: Gall is Eric Byrnes' first cousin.

Year Age AA/AAA/M G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Avg OBP Slg
02 24 135/0/0 135 498 59 138 38 2 15 58 28 79 .276 .315 .450
03 25 12/123/10 135 502 62 150 24 1 17 78 40 63 .299 .351 .453


Jody Gerut OF IndiansBL    TR

Given name is Joseph Diego Gerut (Joe D. Gerut, get it?). He missed all of 2001 with right knee surgery to repair a damaged patellar tendon, then came back proved he could still hit. It wasn't enough, so he added some strength. But now it's come out that he has a torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder. Avoid.

Year Age AA/AAA/M G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Avg OBP Slg
00 22 109/0/0 109 356 43 97 31 2 3 51 68 58 .272 .389 .396
01 23 0/0/0                          
02 24 65/55/0 120 430 67 122 21 3 9 53 51 53 .285 .360 .407
03 25 0/17/127 144 544 78 151 38 2 27 92 45 82 .278 .333 .501


Byron Gettis RF RoyalsBR    TR

An ex-football player, his thighs make him look like he still has his pads on. He stole 15 bases, with probably half of them coming when the infielder saw him coming and made a common-sense decision about protecting his own best interests. He was second in the Texas League in RBI and fourth in on-base percentage. Lisa Winston tidbit: Gettis was signed in a bowling alley.

Year Age AA/AAA/M G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Avg OBP Slg
03 23 140/0/0 140 492 64 136 28 3 13 82 44 116 .276 .335 .424




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