1990 San Diego Padres season

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1990 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Joan Kroc and Tom Werner
Manager(s) Jack McKeon and Greg Riddoch
Local television KUSI-TV(Rick Monday, Jerry Coleman)
Local radio KFMB (AM)
(Bob Chandler, Jerry Coleman, Rick Monday, Ted Leitner)
XEXX
(Gustavo Lopez, Mario Thomas Zapiain, Eduardo Ortega)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Padres playing host to the New York Mets at Jack Murphy Stadium during a 1990 home game.
  • Joe Carter set a club record for most RBIs in a season.
  • July 25, 1990: Roseanne Barr performed a controversial rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner" before a game against the Cincinnati Reds. As she later reported, she was initially having trouble hearing herself over the public-address system, so she was singing as loudly as possible, and her rendition of the song sounded "screechy". Following her rendition, she mimicked the often-seen actions of players by spitting and grabbing her crotch as if adjusting a protective cup. Barr claimed she had been encouraged by baseball officials to "bring humor to the song". The song and the closing routine offended many in the audience, and it was replayed frequently on television, drawing further attention to it.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 -- .562
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 5.0 .531
San Francisco Giants 85 77 6.0 .525
Houston Astros 75 87 16.0 .463
San Diego Padres 75 87 16.0 .463
Atlanta Braves 65 97 26.0 .401

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1990 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Benito Santiago 100 344 93 .270 11 53
1B Jack Clark 115 334 89 .266 25 62
2B Roberto Alomar 147 586 168 .287 6 60
3B Mike Pagliarulo 128 398 101 .254 7 38
SS Garry Templeton 144 505 125 .248 9 59
LF Bip Roberts 149 556 172 .309 9 44
CF Joe Carter 162 634 147 .232 24 115
RF Tony Gwynn 141 573 177 .309 4 72

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Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Fred Lynn 90 196 47 .240 6 23
Mark Parent 65 189 42 .222 3 16
Shawn Abner 91 184 45 .245 1 15
Phil Stephenson 103 182 38 .209 4 19
Darrin Jackson 58 113 29 .257 3 9
Jerald Clark 52 101 27 .267 5 11
Joey Cora 51 100 27 .270 0 2
Tom Lampkin 26 63 14 .222 1 4
Thomas Howard 20 44 12 .273 0 0
Eddie Williams 14 42 12 .286 3 4
Paul Faries 14 37 7 .189 0 2
Ronn Reynolds 8 15 1 .067 0 1
Rob Nelson 5 5 0 .000 0 0

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Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bruce Hurst 33 223.2 11 9 3.14 162
Dennis Rasmussen 32 187.2 11 15 4.51 86
Ed Whitson 32 228.2 14 9 2.60 127
Andy Benes 32 192.1 10 11 3.60 140

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Eric Show 39 106.1 6 8 5.76 55
Derek Lilliquist 16 60.1 3 3 4.33 29

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Greg W. Harris 73 117.1 8 8 9 2.30 97
Craig Lefferts 56 78.2 7 5 23 2.52 60
Rich Rodriguez 32 47.2 1 1 1 2.83 52
Rafael Valdez 3 5.2 0 1 0 11.12 3

Award winners[edit]

  • Joe Carter, National League Leader in At-Bats (634)
  • Jack Clark, National League Leader Walks (104)
  • Bruce Hurst, National League Leader Shutouts (4)

1990 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League Pat Kelly
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Steve Lubratich
A Riverside Red Wave California League Bruce Bochy
A Waterloo Diamonds Midwest League Bryan Little
A Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League Jack Krol
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Gene Glynn
Rookie AZL Padres Arizona League Jaime Moreno

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spokane[13]

References[edit]

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