2019 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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2019 Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates logo 2014.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record69–93 (.426)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Robert Nutting
General manager(s)Neal Huntington
Manager(s)Clint Hurdle
Local televisionAT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
Local radioKDKA-FM
Pittsburgh Pirates Radio Network
(Steve Blass, Joe Block, Greg Brown, Bob Walk, John Wehner)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the franchise's 138th season overall, 133rd season as a member of the National League, and 19th season at PNC Park. The Pirates were eliminated from postseason contention after a 1-14 loss to the Cubs on September 14.[2] Manager Clint Hurdle was fired an hour before the start of the final game of the 2019 season. Tom Prince, the Pirates' bench coach, managed the team for the season finale. [3]

Season standings[edit]

National League Central[edit]

National League Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
(3) St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 0.562 50–31 41–40
(5) Milwaukee Brewers 89 73 0.549 2 49–32 40–41
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 7 51–30 33–48
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 0.463 16 41–40 34–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 0.426 22 35–46 34–47


National League playoff standings[edit]

Division Leaders W L Pct.
(1) Los Angeles Dodgers 106 56 0.654
(2) Atlanta Braves 97 65 0.599
(3) St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 0.562


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
(4) Washington Nationals 93 69 0.574 +4
(5) Milwaukee Brewers 89 73 0.549
New York Mets 86 76 0.531 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 85 77 0.525 4
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 5
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 8
San Francisco Giants 77 85 0.475 12
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 0.463 14
Colorado Rockies 71 91 0.438 18
San Diego Padres 70 92 0.432 19
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 0.426 20
Miami Marlins 57 105 0.352 32


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2019 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 4–3 2–4 3–3 9–10 8–11 3–4 2–5 2–5 4–2 6–1 11-8 10–9 3–3 4–3 14–6
Atlanta 3–4 5–2 3–4 3–3 2–4 15–4 3–3 11-8 9–10 5–2 5–2 5–2 4–2 11–8 13–7
Chicago 4–2 2–5 8–11 3–3 3–4 6–1 9–10 5–2 2–5 11–8 4–3 4–2 9–10 2–4 12–8
Cincinnati 3–3 4–3 11–8 3–3 1–5 6–1 8–11 3–4 3–4 7–12 5–2 4–3 7–12 1–5 9–11
Colorado 10–9 3–3 3–3 3–3 4–15 5–2 5–2 2–4 3–4 2–5 11–8 7–12 2–5 3–4 8–12
Los Angeles 11–8 4–2 4–3 5–1 15–4 5–1 4–3 5–2 5–2 6–0 13–6 12–7 3–4 4–3 10–10
Miami 4–3 4–15 1–6 1–6 2–5 1–5 2–5 6–13 10–9 3–3 4–2 3–3 3–4 4–15 9–11
Milwaukee 5–2 3–3 10–9 11–8 2–5 3–4 5–2 5–1 4–3 15–4 3–4 2–4 9–10 4–2 8–12
New York 5–2 8–11 2–5 4–3 4–2 2–5 13–6 1–5 7–12 5–1 3–3 3–4 2–5 12–7 15–5
Philadelphia 2–4 10–9 5–2 4–3 4–3 2–5 9–10 3–4 12–7 4–2 3–3 3–4 4–2 5–14 11–9
Pittsburgh 1–6 2–5 8–11 12–7 5–2 0–6 3–3 4–15 1–5 2–4 6–1 5–2 5–14 3–4 12–8
San Diego 8–11 2–5 3–4 2–5 8–11 6–13 2–4 4–3 3–3 3–3 1–6 9–10 4–2 4–3 11–9
San Francisco 9–10 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–7 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–3 4–3 2–5 10–9 3–4 1–5 11–9
St. Louis 3–3 2–4 10–9 12–7 5–2 4–3 4–3 10–9 5–2 2–4 14–5 2–4 4–3 5–2 9–11
Washington 3–4 8–11 4–2 5–1 4–3 3–4 15–4 2–4 7–12 14–5 4–3 3–4 5–1 2–5 14–6

Updated with the results of all games through September 29, 2019. Regular season complete


Detailed records[edit]

Game log[edit]

2019 Game Log: 69–93 (Home: 35–46; Away: 34–47)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Postponement
Bold = Pirates team member

Roster[edit]

2019 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Adam Frazier 2B
Melky Cabrera RF
Corey Dickerson LF
Josh Bell 1B
Francisco Cervelli C
Jung-ho Kang 3B
J. B. Shuck CF
Erik González SS
Jameson Taillon SP

Injured lists[edit]

7-day injured list[edit]

Player Injury Placed Activated
Francisco Cervelli Concussion May 26, 2019

10-day injured list[edit]

Player Injury Placed Activated
Elías Díaz Virus March 25, 2019 April 21, 2019
Jordan Lyles Right Side Discomfort March 25, 2019 April 4, 2019
Gregory Polanco Left Shoulder Surgery Recovery March 25, 2019 April 21, 2019
Dovydas Neverauskas Left Oblique Strain March 25, 2019 April 19, 2019
José Osuna Lower Neck Discomfort March 25, 2019 May 3, 2019
Lonnie Chisenhall Right Index Finger Fracture March 26, 2019 May 25, 2019
Corey Dickerson Posterior Right Shoulder Strain April 4, 2019 May 27, 2019
Kyle Crick Right Triceps Tightness April 4, 2019 April 16, 2019
Kevin Newman Right Middle Finger Laceration April 9, 2019 May 4, 2019
Starling Marte Abdominal Wall Contusion April 20, 2019 April 30, 2019
Jacob Stallings Cervical Neck Strain April 21, 2019 May 17, 2019
Nick Burdi Right Bicep/Elbow Pain April 23, 2019 May 11, 2019
Chris Archer Right Thumb Inflammation April 27, 2019 May 15, 2019
Jameson Taillon Right Elbow Flexor Tendon Strain May 4, 2019 May 13, 2019
Keone Kela Right Elbow Inflammation May 6, 2019
Jung-ho Kang Left Side Strain May 13, 2019
Trevor Williams Right Side Strain May 17, 2019
Chris Stratton Right Side Discomfort May 25, 2019

60-day injured list[edit]

Player Injury Placed Activated
Chad Kuhl Recovering from Tommy John surgery March 1, 2019
Edgar Santana Right Elbow Tommy John surgery March 28, 2019
Erik González Left Clavicle Fracture April 20, 2019
Nick Burdi Right Bicep/Elbow Pain May 11, 2019
Jameson Taillon Right Elbow Flexor Tendon Strain May 13, 2019
Lonnie Chisenhall Right Index Finger Fracture May 25, 2019
Corey Dickerson Posterior Right Shoulder Strain May 27, 2019

Notable achievements[edit]

Awards[edit]

National League Player of the Month


Farm system[4][edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Brian Esposito
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Michael Ryan
A Bradenton Marauders Florida State League Wyatt Toregas
A Greensboro Grasshoppers South Atlantic League Miguel Perez
Short-Season A West Virginia Black Bears New York–Penn League Drew Saylor
Rookie Bristol Pirates Appalachian League Kieran Mattison
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Gera Alvarez
Rookie DSL Pirates 1 Dominican Summer League Stephen Morales
Rookie DSL Pirates 2 Dominican Summer League Shawn Bowman

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ Berry, Adam. "Season-long struggles define elimination loss". MLB.com. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  3. ^ https://triblive.com/sports/pirates-fire-manager-clint-hurdle/
  4. ^ https://triblive.com/sports/pirates/14518894-74/pirates-announce-2019-minor-league-managerial-and-coaching-assignments

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