1993 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1993 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Pittsburgh Associates
General manager(s) Ted Simmons
Cam Bonifay
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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise entered the 1993 season as the three-time defending National League East champions. In the offseason, the National League expanded to 14 teams and Barry Bonds left the Pirates and signed with the San Francisco Giants. This season was the first of their record of twenty straight losing seasons.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 97 65 0.599 52–29 45–36
Montreal Expos 94 68 0.580 3 55–26 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 87 75 0.537 10 49–32 38–43
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 13 43–38 41–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 0.463 22 40–41 35–46
Florida Marlins 64 98 0.395 33 35–46 29–52
New York Mets 59 103 0.364 38 28–53 31–50



Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1993 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
1B Young, KevinKevin Young 141 449 106 .236 6 47
2B García, CarlosCarlos García 141 546 147 .269 12 47
LF Martin, AlAl Martin 143 480 135 .281 18 64

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Foley, TomTom Foley 86 194 49 .253 3 22
LaValliere, MikeMike LaValliere 1 5 1 .200 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Otto, DaveDave Otto 28 68 3 4 5.03 30
Ballard, JeffJeff Ballard 25 53.2 4 1 4.86 16
Miller, PaulPaul Miller 3 10 0 0 5.40 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Belinda, StanStan Belinda 40 3 1 19 3.61 30
Candelaria, JohnJohn Candelaria 24 0 3 1 8.24 17

Awards and honors[edit]

1993 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons American Association Doc Edwards
AA Carolina Mudcats Southern League Spin Williams and John Wockenfuss
A Salem Buccaneers Carolina League Scott Little
A Augusta Pirates South Atlantic League Trent Jewett
Short-Season A Welland Pirates New York-Penn League Larry Smith
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

References[edit]