Lineups and record book update

First, today’s starting lineups:
Missoula Osprey

30 Chris Ellison CF
19 Ryan Court 1B
12 Eric Groff 3B
35 Jon Griffin DH
11 Tom Belza 2B
23 Fidel Pena SS
24 Roidany Aguila C
7 Jeremia Gomez RF
17 Tyler Linton LF
43 Raymond Hernandez RHP

Billings Mustangs

67 Juan Perez SS
14 Steve Selsky LF
43 Ryan Wright 2B
16 Robert Maddox 1B
53 Spencer Dickinson CF
15 Kyle Waldrop RF
24 Junior Arias DH
40 Danny Vicioso C
4 Sammy Diaz 3B
48 Cole Green RHP

– The Osprey are about to set the new team record in total bases. The first hit for Missoula today will tie the mark, unless that hit is for extra bases, at which point it will break the mark, originally set in 2001 of 1,183 total bases. The 2011 Osprey currently have 1,182 total bases.

The team record list (those than can be set or have been already set):

Marks that can be set this season by the 2011 Osprey (entering 9/5/11):

Fielding Pct. – .969, 2006, currently at .970
HR’s – New mark, currently at 90 (tied with Billings for PBL Mark)
Strikeouts (total) – new team and PBL mark, currently at 708
Ks per 9 IP – 9.14, 2005, currently at 9.92
Fewest Hits Allowed – 640, in 2000 and 2006, currently at 628
Most Wild Pitches – 98, 2005, currently tied at 98
Best WHIP – 1.41, 2000, currently at 1.38
Most Innings Pitched – 678, 1999, currently at 642.2
Most Total Bases – 1183, 2001, currently at 1182
Most Doubles – 161 (2005), currently at 143
Most Triples – New mark, currently at 35
Most times Struck Out – New Mark, currently at 697
Best Slugging Percentage .438, 2001, currently at .467
Best Team OPS – .808, 1999 and 2001, currently at .810

– On the individual front:

2011 Osprey Individual Single-Season Records Being Challenged (as of 9/5/11):

HITTING
Doubles: 27, Paul Goldschmidt, 2009 – Currently, Eric Groff has 23.
Home Runs:
18, Paul Goldschmidt, 2009 – Currently, Jon Griffin has 17. If Cardullo hits another HR, would be first time in Osprey history that four players on the same squad hit 10 or more in the same season.
Slugging Pct.: .638, Paul Goldschmidt, 2009 – Currently, Eric Groff has best shot (.613)
Sacrifice Flies: 7, Bobby Stone, 2009 – Jon Griffin currently with 6.

PITCHING
ERA: 2.43, William Juarez, 2002 – Currently, Taylor Siemens has a 2.23 ERA, with 60.2 innings pitched. He will end up 1/3 of an inning pitched shy of the ERA title. The qualifier would be 60.8 innings, which is rounded up to 61. Written out, Siemens has 60.67 innings pitched.
Wins: 9, Ryan Holsten, 2001 – Currently, Raymond Hernandez has 8, with one more start remaining.
WHIP: 1.06, Jerry Whatley, 2002 – Currently, Raymond Hernandez has a WHIP of 1.13.
Opponent BA: .216, Jordan Norberto, 2006 – Currently, Taylor Siemens is at .226, Raymond Hernandez at .228. Both would end up in the top 10 all-time.

There ya go … we’ll wrap up former Osprey in the minors on Wednesday, with the playoff teams not included, and will keep tabs on them throughout.

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