1992 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1992 Pittsburgh Pirates
1992 NL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Pittsburgh Associates
General manager(s) Ted Simmons
Manager(s) Jim Leyland
Local television KDKA-TV
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
KBL
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
Local radio KDKA
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
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The 1992 Pittsburgh Pirates season saw the Pirates finish first in the National League East with a record of 96 wins and 66 losses. It was the third consecutive division title for the team. The Pirates once again fell short in the postseason, losing a riveting seven-game National League Championship Series to the Atlanta Braves. The Pirates would not have another winning season until 2013.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 .593 --
Montreal Expos 87 75 .537 9
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 13
Chicago Cubs 78 84 .481 18
New York Mets 72 90 .444 24
Philadelphia Phillies 70 92 .432 26

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Roster[edit]

1992 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

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 Mike LaValliere 95 293 75 .256 2 29
1B Orlando Merced 134 405 100 .247 6 60
2B José Lind 135 468 110 .235 0 39
3B Steve Buechele 80 285 71 .249 8 43
SS Jay Bell 159 632 167 .264 9 55
LF Barry Bonds 140 473 147 .311 34 103
CF Andy Van Slyke 154 614 199 .324 14 89
RF Alex Cole 64 205 57 .278 0 10

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Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jeff King 130 480 111 .231 14 65
Don Slaught 87 255 88 .345 4 37
Cecil Espy 112 194 50 .258 1 20
Al Martin 12 12 2 .167 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Doug Drabek 34 256.2 15 11 2.77 177
Jeff Robinson 8 36.1 3 1 4.46 14

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Stan Belinda 59 6 4 18 3.15 57
Paul Miller 6 1 0 0 2.38 5

National League Championship Series[edit]

Game 1[edit]

October 6: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 1
Atlanta 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 X 5 8 0
W: John Smoltz (1-0) L: Doug Drabek (0-1) S: None
HR: PITJosé Lind (1) ATLJeff Blauser (1)
Pitchers: PIT – Drabek (423), Patterson (113), Neagle (1), Cox (1) ATL – Smoltz (8), Stanton (1)
Attendance: 51,971  Time: 3:20

Game 2[edit]

October 7: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 7 0
Atlanta 0 4 0 0 4 0 5 0 X 13 14 0
W: Steve Avery (1-0) L: Danny Jackson (0-1) S: None
HR: PIT – none ATLRon Gant (1)
Pitchers: PIT – Jackson (123), Mason (1/3), Walk (223), Tomlin (113), Neagle (2/3), Patterson (1/3), Belinda (1) ATL – Avery (613), Freeman (1/3), Stanton (1/3), Wohlers (1), Reardon (1)
Attendance: 51,975  Time: 3:20

Game 3[edit]

October 9: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 X 3 8 1
W: Tim Wakefield (1-0) L: Tom Glavine (0-1) S: None
HR: ATLSid Bream (1), Ron Gant (2) PITDon Slaught (1)
Pitchers: ATL – Glavine (613), Stanton (2/3), Wohlers (1) PIT – Wakefield (9)
Attendance: 56,610  Time: 2:37

Game 4[edit]

October 10: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 6 11 1
Pittsburgh 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 1
W: John Smoltz (2-0) L: Doug Drabek (0-2) S: Jeff Reardon (1)
HR: ATL – none PIT – none
Pitchers: ATL – Smoltz (613), Stanton (123), Reardon (1) PIT – Drabek (413), Tomlin (113), Cox (1/3), Mason (3)
Attendance: 57,164  Time: 3:10

Game 5[edit]

October 11: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0
Pittsburgh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 X 7 13 0
W: Bob Walk (1-0) L: Steve Avery (1-1) S: none
HR: ATL – none PIT – none
Pitchers: ATL – Avery (1/3), P. Smith (323), Leibrandt (123), Freeman (113), Mercker (1) PIT – Walk (9)
Attendance: 52,929  Time: 2:52

Game 6[edit]

October 13: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 8 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 13 13 1
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 9 1
W: Tim Wakefield (2-0) L: Tom Glavine (0-2) S: none
HR: PITBarry Bonds (1), Jay Bell (1), Lloyd McClendon (1) ATLDavid Justice (1,2)
Pitchers: PIT – Wakefield (9) ATL – Glavine (1+), Leibrandt (3), Freeman (2), Mercker (2) Wohlers (1)
Attendance: 51,975  Time: 2:50

Game 7[edit]

October 14: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 1
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 0
W: Jeff Reardon (1-0) L: Doug Drabek (0-3) S: none
HR: PIT – none ATL – none
Pitchers: PIT – Drabek (8), Belinda (2/3) ATL – Smoltz (6), Stanton (2/3), P. Smith (0), Avery (113), Reardon (1)
Attendance: 51,975  Time: 3:22

Awards and honors[edit]

1992 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons American Association Marc Bombard
AA Carolina Mudcats Southern League Don Werner
A Salem Buccaneers Carolina League John Wockenfuss
A Augusta Pirates South Atlantic League Scott Little
Short-Season A Welland Pirates New York-Penn League Trent Jewett
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Al Martin page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Mike LaValliere Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-reference.com. Archived from the original on October 6, 2008. Retrieved September 6, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Kirk Gibson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-reference.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2008. Retrieved September 6, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Dennis Lamp Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-reference.com. Archived from the original on September 16, 2008. Retrieved September 6, 2008. 
  5. ^ John Smiley page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b Jeff Robinson page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "Danny Cox Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-reference.com. Archived from the original on September 27, 2008. Retrieved September 6, 2008. 
  8. ^ Alex Cole page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Jason Kendall page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sanfoch01.shtml
  11. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/PIT/1992.shtml