1998 Eastern League season

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The 1998 Eastern League season began on approximately April 1 and the regular season ended on approximately September 1.

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the New Britain Rock Cats 3 games to 1 to win the Eastern League Championship Series.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern League - Northern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
New Britain Rock Cats 83 59 .585
Binghamton Mets 82 60 .577 1.0
Portland Sea Dogs 66 75 .468 16.5
Norwich Navigators 66 76 .465 17.0
New Haven Ravens 59 83 .415 24.0
Eastern League - Southern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
Akron Aeros 81 60 .574
Harrisburg Senators 73 69 .514 8.5
Trenton Thunder 71 70 .504 10.0
Bowie Baysox 71 71 .500 10.5
Reading Phillies 56 85 .397 25.0

Notes:

Green shade indicates that team advanced to the playoffs
Bold indicates that team advanced to ELCS
Italics indicates that team won ELCS

Statistical league leaders[edit]

Batting leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
AVG Doug Mientkiewicz (New Britain Rock Cats) .323
HR Calvin Pickering (Bowie Baysox) 31
RBI Calvin Pickering (Bowie Baysox) 114
R Doug Mientkiewicz (New Britain Rock Cats) 96

Pitching leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
W Mike Lincoln (New Britain Rock Cats) 15
ERA Mike Kusiewicz (New Haven Ravens) 2.32
SO Brent Billingsley (Portland Sea Dogs) 183
SV Brent Stentz (New Britain Rock Cats) 43

Playoffs[edit]

Divisional Series[edit]

Northern Division[edit]

The New Britain Rock Cats defeated the Binghamton Mets in the Northern Division playoffs 3 games to 1.

Southern Division[edit]

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the Akron Aeros in the Southern Division playoffs 3 games to 1.

Championship Series[edit]

The Harrisburg Senators defeated the New Britain Rock Cats in the ELCS 3 games to 1.

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