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1998 Colorado Rockies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 826-855 -29
Roster Continuity 59.38% 20/28
Manager(s): Don Baylor
General Manager: Bob Gebhard
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Coors Field
Payroll: $ 47,433,333 13/30
Attendance: 3,792,683 1/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Matt Roney (#28) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jackie Moore
Bullpen Coach: Bill Hayes
First Base Coach: Clint Hurdle
Hitting Coach: Clint Hurdle
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Gene Glynn

#1 Draft Picks

Todd Helton (#8), Jeff Reed (#12), Dave Wainhouse (#19), Jamey Wright (#28)
National League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1998 Colorado Rockies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    7Kurt AbbottSS-2B6-0200R-R291993OAK: 1989-15-400MLB--
    34Pedro AstacioP6-2208R-R281992Not draftedMLB--
    24Jeff BarryCF-RF6-1204B-R291995MON: 1990-4-112MLB--
    6Jason Bates2B-SS5-10185B-R271995COL: 1992-7-207MLB--
    10Dante BichetteRF-LF6-3238R-R341988CAL: 1984-17-424MLB--
    46Mark BrownsonP6-2185L-R231998COL: 1993-30-856MLB--
    26Ellis BurksCF-RF6-2205R-R331987BOS: 1983-1-20MLB--
    9Vinny Castilla3B6-1205R-R301991Not draftedMLB--
    19Edgard ClementeCF-RF5-11188R-R221998COL: 1993-10-296MLB--
    28Greg Colbrunn1B6-0205R-R281992MON: 1987-6-148MLB--
    44Mike DeJeanP6-2212R-R271997NYA: 1992-24-662MLB--
    45Jerry DipotoP6-2205R-R301993CLE: 1989-3-71MLB--
    11Angel EchevarriaRF-LF6-3226R-R271996COL: 1992-17-487MLB--
    24Derrick GibsonRF-LF6-2244R-R231998COL: 1993-13-380MLB--
    38Lariel GonzalezP6-4228R-R221998Not draftedMLB--
    1Curtis GoodwinCF-LF5-11180L-L251995BAL: 1991-12-316MLB--
    12Darryl HamiltonCF-RF6-1192L-R331988MIL: 1986-11-269MLB--
    17Todd Helton1B6-2206L-L241997COL: 1995-1-8MLB-Retired
    36Bobby JonesP6-0178R-L261997MIL: 1991-44-1140MLB--
    57Darryl KileP6-5212R-R291991HOU: 1987-30-782MLB--
    3Mike Lansing2B6-0195R-R301993Mia: 1990-6-155MLB--
    16Curtis LeskanicP6-0186R-R301993CLE: 1989-8-203MLB--
    22Nelson Liriano2B5-10185B-R341987UDFAMLB--
    8Kirt ManwaringC5-11198R-R321987SFN: 1986-2-31MLB--
    23Chuck McElroyP6-0205L-L301989PHI: 1986-8-192MLB--
    43Mike MunozP6-2198L-L321989LAN: 1986-3-74MLB--
    5Neifi PerezSS6-0175B-R231996Not draftedMLB--
    53Fred RathP6-3220R-R251998NYA: 1991-29-750MLB--
    15Jeff ReedC6-2190L-R351984MIN: 1980-1-12MLB--
    30Kevin RitzP6-4229R-R331989SFN: 1985-4-79MLB--
    20Mike SaipeP6-1195R-R241998COL: 1994-12-322MLB--
    28Terry Shumpert2B-3B6-2195R-R311990KCA: 1987-2-41MLB--
    39Jim StoopsP6-2180R-R261998Not draftedMLB--
    22Mark StrittmatterC6-1220R-R291998COL: 1992-28-795MLB--
    29Mark ThompsonP6-2213R-R271994COL: 1992-2-65MLB--
    52John ThomsonP6-3187R-R241997COL: 1993-7-212MLB--
    35John Vander WalRF-LF6-2197L-L321991MON: 1987-3-70MLB--
    47Dave VeresP6-2220R-R311994OAK: 1986-4-89MLB--
    41Dave WainhouseP6-2196L-R301991MON: 1988-1-19MLB--
    33Larry WalkerRF6-3237L-R311989Not draftedMLB--
    19Derrick White1B-LF6-1220R-R281993MON: 1991-6-165MLB--
    21Jamey WrightP6-5221R-R241996COL: 1993-1-28MLB-Retired

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