Enough with the stupid team names

2010 Richmond Flying Squirrels Starting Lineup: Fielders/Hitters

Based on Opening Day Lineup. Sorted by Fielding Position Number.

Player Stats Notes

Jackson Williams #7 Catcher
5′ 11″ 200 R/R 05-14-1986
Broken Arrow, OK 1st S-07 (University of Oklahoma)

Stats
2009 Connecticut (AA): GP 105 OPS .626 Avg .223 HR 2 RBI 24 SB 1 | 2010 Current

Notes: Wikipedia

Articles:

Catchers continue links with Squirrels
2010 San Jose Giants Preview: Catcher
Squirrels’ defense begins with up-the-middle dependability

Michael Ambort #29 First Base
6′ 1″ 215 S/R 04-23-1985
Rockville Centre, NY 6th-07 (Lamar U)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 29 OPS .730 Avg .302 HR 1 RBI 11 SB 0 | AZL Giants (R): GP 3 OPS .556 Avg .222 HR 0 RBI 0 SB 0 | 2010 Current

Notes:

Nick Noonan #2 Second Base
6′ 0″ 180 L/R 05-04-1989
San Diego, CA 1st-07 (Francis Parker High)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 124 OPS .727 Avg .259 HR 7 RBI 64 SB 9 | 2010 Current

Notes: Scouting Book…Baseball America 2010 Prospects Handbook #11 Giants…Baseball Prospectus 2010 Prospect
Articles:

Giants Top 50 Prospects #9: Nick Noonan
Squirrels’ defense begins with up-the-middle dependability

Conor Gillaspie #34 Third Base
6′ 1″ 200 L/R 07-18-1987
Omaha, NE 1st S-08 (Wichita State)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 126 OPS .750 Avg .286 HR 4 RBI 67 SB 2 | 2010 Current

Notes: Wikipedia…Scouting Book..Baseball America 2010 Prospects Handbook #17 Giants

Articles:

Gillaspie helps Squirrels trip Phillies
Giants Top 50 Prospects #18: Conor Gillaspie

Brandon Crawford #23 Shortstop
6′ 2″ 200 L/R 01-21-1987
Pleasonton, CA 4th-08 (UCLA)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 25 OPS 1.045 Avg .371 HR 6 RBI 17 SB 2 | Connecticut (AA): GP 108 OPS .659 Avg .258 HR 4 RBI 31 SB 11 | 2010 Current

Notes: Scouting Book..Baseball America 2010 Prospects Handbook #9 Giants…Baseball Prospectus 2010 Prospect

Articles:

At 23, Brandon Crawford is Flying Squirrels’ voice of experience
Giants prospect Brandon Crawford living childhood dream
Squirrels’ defense begins with up-the-middle dependability
Thomas Neal #21 Left Field
6′ 1″ 226 R/R 08-17-1987
San Diego, CA 36th-05 (Riverside JC)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 129 OPS 1.010 Avg .337 HR 22 RBI 90 SB 3 | 2010 Current

Notes: Scouting Book..Baseball America 2010 Prospects Handbook #4 Giants…Baseball Prospectus 2010 Three Star Prospect…A member of “The Wonder Trio.”

Articles:

Mohawk ‘unlocked’ potential of Squirrels’ Thomas Neal
2010 Giants Prospect of Note: Thomas Neal
Watch Out For Thomas Neal
Thomas Neal Keeps On Hitting
Giants Top 50 Prospects #4: Thomas Neal
Giants’ Thomas Neal no longer guarded Cal League secret
Neal, Kieschnick, Fairley: Which OF Prospects Are Primed for “Giants” Success?

Darren Ford #14 Center Field
5′ 11″ 195 R/R 10-01-85
Vineland, NJ Trade-08 (Chipola Junior College)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 101 OPS .849 Avg .300 HR 9 RBI 50 SB 35 | 2010 Current

Notes: Wikipedia…Scouting Book…Baseball Prospectus 2010 Prospect….A member of “The Wonder Trio.”

Articles:

Flying Ford will lead Flying Squirrels in opener
Darren Ford’s Excellent Spring
Ford finally commanding attention
Darren Ford Voted 2010 Harry S. Jordan Award Winner
Giants’ Ford runs fast, also can stand his ground
Giants Top 50 Prospects #17: Darren Ford
Squirrels’ defense begins with up-the-middle dependability

Roger Kieschnick #32 Right Field
6′ 3″ 215 L/R 01-21-1987
Rockwall, TX 3rd-08 (Texas Tech)

Stats
2009 San Jose (A+): GP 131 OPS .876 Avg .296 HR 23 RBI 110 SB 9 | 2010 Current

Notes: Scouting Book..Baseball America 2010 Prospects Handbook #7 Giants…Baseball Prospectus 2010 Three Star Prospect….A member of “The Wonder Trio.”

Articles:

Giants Top 50 Prospects #7: Roger Kieshnick
Roughs on the Diamond – Roger Kieschnick
Neal, Kieschnick, Fairley: Which OF Prospects Are Primed for “Giants” Success?
Tyler Graham #5 Designated Hitter
6′ 0″ 180 R/R 01-25-1984
Great Falls, MT 19th-06 (Oregon State)

Stats
2009 Connecticut (AA): GP 11 OPS .467 Avg .217 HR 0 RBI 1 SB 3 | Fresno (AAA): GP 17 OPS .523 Avg .204 HR 1 RBI 4 SB 4 | 2010 Current Notes: