1998 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1998 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Cam Bonifay
Manager(s) Gene Lamont
Local television WPGH-TV/WCWB-TV
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Local radio KDKA
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
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The 1998 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 117th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 112th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished sixth in the National League Central with a record of 69–93.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[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]

Roster[edit]

1998 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
3B Aramis Ramírez 72 251 59 .235 6 24

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]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Elmer Dessens 43 2 6 0 5.67 43

Awards and honors[edit]

1998 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Trent Jewett
AA Carolina Mudcats Southern League Jeff Banister
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Jeff Richardson and Jeff Livesey
A Augusta Greenjackets South Atlantic League Marty Brown
Short-Season A Erie Seawolves New York-Penn League Tracy Woodson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

References[edit]