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1998 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-73 .552
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 831-791 + 40
Roster Continuity 54.99% 23/28
Manager(s): Jim Riggleman
General Manager: Ed Lynch
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 49,383,000 10/30
Attendance: 2,623,194 11/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Corey Patterson (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rick Kranitz
Bench Coach: Billy Williams
Bullpen Coach: Dave Bialas
First Base Coach: Dan Radison
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Pitching Coach: Phil Regan
Third Base Coach: Tom Gamboa

#1 Draft Picks

Tyler Houston (#2), Kerry Wood (#4), Mike Morgan (#4), Kerry Wood (#4), Kurt Miller (#5), Terry Mulholland (#24), Kevin Orie (#29), Ben Van Ryn (#37)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9073.55212.5
8379.51219.0
7785.47525.0
7488.45728.0
6993.42633.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Sammy SosaRF29   643134198
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066
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158189731711140520.308.377.6471024.339.467.3212.349.7416722
17Mark Grace1B34   59592184
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89479356390717.309.401.471872.161.313.3160.6035.0280698
12Mickey Morandini2B32   58293172
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531317284944214.296.380.385765.089.234.3331.1772.8224669
18Jose Hernandez3B-SS28   48876124
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7
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754640140132212.254.311.471782.217.295.3093.5021.2230533
40Henry RodriguezLF30   41556104
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31
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85135411307046.251.334.530864.280.405.2652.0913.4220473
4Jeff BlauserSS32   3614979
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2622609381335.219.340.299639.080.247.2811.5590.3108435
37Brant BrownCF-LF27   34756101
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4845309512111.291.348.501849.210.294.3643.1724.8174380
9Scott ServaisC31   3253572
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36102651563112.222.289.338627.117.200.2431.9646.4110360
1Lance JohnsonCF34   3045185
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21106262201115.280.335.352687.072.171.2950.85152.0107332
24Manny AlexanderSS-2B27   2643460
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2541186611516.227.278.330608.102.182.2843.6752.887289
7Tyler HoustonC27   2552665
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3322135301116.255.290.396686.141.192.2894.0828.3101270
15Kevin Orie3B25   2042437
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2111183530144.181.253.279532.098.186.2051.94102.057230
6Glenallen HillLF33   1312646
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2300143401003.351.414.573987.221.328.4272.4316.475145
8,15Gary Gaetti3B39   1282141
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2700122351112.320.397.594991.273.367.3371.9216.076147
20Matt MieskeLF30   971629
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1200111711110.299.373.402775.103.216.3501.5597.039111
8,15Sandy MartinezC25   87723
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0710132110013.264.363.391754.126.287.3431.62--34102
36Kevin TapaniP34   75710
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110073000512.133.205.200405.067.160.2004.2975.01588
46Steve TrachselP27   641117
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80071800901.266.338.359697.094.203.3562.5764.02380
54Mark ClarkP30   6214
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0030032700801.065.108.097205.032.081.1149.00--673
34Kerry WoodP21   5437
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80011600800.130.145.241386.111.130.13916.0027.01363
30Jeremi GonzalezP23   3206
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0020001100800.188.188.219407.031.031.286----740
28Pedro ValdesLF25   2315
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02011300001.217.250.348598.130.130.2503.00--824
19Jason Hardtke3B26   2125
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0002002600000.238.304.238542.000.095.3333.00--523
45Terry MulhollandP35   1735
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0030021000100.294.368.412780.118.235.7145.00--720
10Terrell LoweryCF27   1523
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001003700000.200.333.267600.067.267.3752.33--418
33Don WengertP28   13000000001200100.000.071.00071.000.077.0002.00--015
25Orlando MercedLF31   1023
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5001200012.300.333.600933.300.400.2502.0010.0612
25Derrick WhiteLF28   1011
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2000500000.100.100.400500.300.300.000--10.0410
38Mike MorganP38   604
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000000200100.667.667.8331500.167.1671.000----57
44Amaury TelemacoP24   601
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0000000300000.167.167.167334.000.000.333----16
48Dave StevensP28   401
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
50Jason Maxwell2B26   321
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2000200100.333.3331.33316661.0001.000---3.044
41Marc PisciottaP27   301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
51Terry AdamsP25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
47Rod BeckP29   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
59Rodney MyersP29   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
11Jose NievesSS23   1000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
58Ben Van RynP26   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Bob PattersonP39   0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals225756498311494250342127886544601122339526737123.264.333.433766.169.279.3022.0326.624486354
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Kevin Tapani34   1994.8535342200219.024412011830621367051.4010.031.232.555.592.19
54Mark Clark30   9144.8433332100213.223611611523481615241.339.930.972.026.773.35
46Steve Trachsel27   1584.4633331000208.020410710327841493281.388.831.173.636.451.77
34Kerry Wood21   1363.4026261100166.21176963148523363111.216.310.754.5812.562.74
45Terry Mulholland35   652.8970600143112.01004936739724041.248.040.563.135.791.85
30Jeremi Gonzalez23   775.3220201100110.012472651341702331.5010.151.063.355.731.71
47Rod Beck29   343.0481000705180.18633271120812021.339.681.242.259.114.05
51Terry Adams25   774.326300015172.2723935741734311.558.880.865.059.001.78
33Don Wengert28   155.04216006049.2552928823411031.569.901.444.147.381.78
41Marc Pisciotta27   124.094300012044.0442120432316021.739.000.826.556.340.97
48Dave Stevens28   124.743100013038.0422020617311111.559.951.424.037.341.82
52Matt Karchner31   315.14290003028.0301816614221001.579.641.934.507.071.57
44Amaury Telemaco24   113.86140004027.2231212513183001.297.391.614.185.791.38
38Mike Morgan38   017.0455000022.2302118815100001.9611.743.135.873.910.67
35Bob Patterson39   117.65330004120.1362017212170002.4016.200.905.407.651.42
59Rodney Myers29   007.00120003018.026141436151001.7813.001.503.007.502.50
35Felix Heredia22   304.00300006017.2198816161001.399.500.503.008.002.67
58Ben Van Ryn26   003.389000208.09330660001.8810.130.006.756.751.00
44Chris Haney29   007.205000005.03442140000.805.403.601.807.204.00
44Tony Fossas40   009.008000104.08440660003.5018.000.0013.5013.501.00
53Kurt Miller25   000.003000104.03000060000.756.750.000.0013.50--
49Kennie Steenstra27   0012.004000103.17442140002.6721.006.003.0012.004.00
31Kevin Foster29   0018.003000103.18661230003.3324.003.006.009.001.50
56Justin Speier24   0018.001000001.12220121003.0018.000.009.0018.002.00
Batting Totals90734.5061216375156561477152879173818057512074814441.429.311.103.507.352.10
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott ServaisC1106524746.9940.00
Tyler HoustonC634182134.9930.00
Sandy MartinezC33185731.9850.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark Grace1B1561279122882.9940.00
Brant Brown1B7322021.0000.00
Tyler Houston1B7322011.0000.00
Jose Hernandez1B3191021.0000.00
Scott Servais1B121001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey Morandini2B152267404570.9930.00
Manny Alexander2B274351211.9790.00
Jose Hernandez2B224011.0000.00
Jason Maxwell2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose Hernandez3B724511474.9580.00
Kevin Orie3B573910157.9660.00
Gary Gaetti3B36246822.9790.00
Manny Alexander3B1981811.9630.00
Tyler Houston3B1211321.8750.00
Jason Hardtke3B703001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff BlauserSS1061292551436.9650.00
Manny AlexanderSS503771415.9640.00
Jose HernandezSS4553104619.9630.00
Jose NievesSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Henry RodriguezLF114215711.9960.00
Matt MieskeLF5022010.9570.00
Brant BrownLF4831030.9120.00
Jose HernandezLF3190001.0000.00
Glenallen HillLF2847210.9800.00
Pedro ValdesLF690001.0000.00
Orlando MercedLF430001.0000.00
Terrell LoweryLF20000.0000.00
Manny AlexanderLF110001.0000.00
Derrick WhiteLF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lance JohnsonCF78154542.9750.00
Brant BrownCF69149140.9740.00
Jose HernandezCF31653001.0000.00
Terrell LoweryCF2013010.9290.00
Sammy SosaCF7150001.0000.00
Matt MieskeCF30000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy SosaRF1563191492.9740.00
Matt MieskeRF12141001.0000.00
Glenallen HillRF6121001.0000.00
Jose HernandezRF20000.0000.00
Jason HardtkeRF10000.0000.00
Pedro ValdesRF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rod BeckP8180811011.0002.13
Terry MulhollandP7011271041.8101.37
Terry AdamsP637241330.8502.12
Marc PisciottaP434425011.0001.43
Kevin TapaniP352191131011.0001.73
Mark ClarkP332131124001.0001.48
Bob PattersonP332002001.0000.90
Steve TrachselP33208233421.9662.47
Dave StevensP313811001.0000.47
Felix HerediaP30171010.5000.52
Matt KarchnerP292815001.0001.93
Kerry WoodP2616649011.0000.70
Don WengertP214926011.0001.46
Jeremi GonzalezP2011061310.9501.55
Amaury TelemacoP142725001.0002.32
Rodney MyersP121802001.0001.00
Ben Van RynP9810001.0001.13
Tony FossasP8401001.0002.25
Chris HaneyP5501001.0001.80
Mike MorganP52225021.0002.84
Kennie SteenstraP430000.0000.00
Kevin FosterP330000.0000.00
Kurt MillerP340000.0000.00
Justin SpeierP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Henry RodriguezDH5.0000.00
Manny AlexanderDH2.0000.00
Jason HardtkeDH1.0000.00


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