1998 Cincinnati Reds season

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1998 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Marge Schott
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television WSTR/WKRC-TV
Fox Sports Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1998 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL Central W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 102 60 .630 --
Chicago Cubs 90 73 .552 12.5
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 19.0
Cincinnati Reds 77 85 .475 25.0
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 .457 28.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 33.0

Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 8, 1998: Buddy Carlyle was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the San Diego Padres for Marc Kroon.[8]
  • June 24, 1998: Dave Weathers was selected off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Cincinnati Reds.[4]
  • July 4, 1998: Jeff Shaw was traded by the Reds to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Paul Konerko and Dennys Reyes.[9]
  • July 21, 1998: Jason Bere was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[10]

Draft picks[edit]

  • June 2, 1998: Adam Dunn was drafted by the Reds in the 2nd round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed June 11, 1998.[11]
  • June 2, 1998: Termel Sledge was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 45th round of the 1998 amateur draft, but did not sign.

Roster[edit]

1998 Cincinnati Reds
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 Ed Taubensee 130 491 120 .278 11 72
1B Sean Casey 96 351 82 .272 7 52
2B Bret Boone 157 648 155 .266 24 95
SS Barry Larkin 145 626 166 .309 17 72
3B Willie Greene 111 417 96 .270 14 49
LF Dmitri Young 144 590 166 .310 14 83
RF Jon Nunnally 74 213 36 .207 7 20

Stats through the end of the 1998 season

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

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

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
Ricardo Jordan 6 1 0 0 24.30 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Mark Berry
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Phillip Wellman
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Barry Lyons
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Russ Nixon

[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melvin Nieves page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mike Kelly page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Ricardo Jordan page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b "David Weathers Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 
  5. ^ José Rijo page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Pete Rose page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Midre Cummings page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ "Buddy Carlyle Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on August 25, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 
  9. ^ Paul Konerko page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Jason Bere page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Adam Dunn page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007