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1998 New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Houston Astros
W-L Record: 76-66 .535
Rank: 1st in Pacific Coast League East
Run Differential: 779-726 + 53
Manager(s): John Tamargo
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Ballpark: Zephyr Field
Attendance: 519,584 2/16
Playoffs: League Champions
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Al Pedrique
Pitching Coach: Jim Hickey

#1 Draft Picks

Roger Salkeld (#3), Pete Incaviglia (#8), C.J. Nitkowski (#9), Lance Berkman (#16), Scott Elarton (#25), Reggie Harris (#26), Russ Johnson (#30)
Pacific Coast League East 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 New Orleans Zephyrs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Chad AlexanderOF6-1195R-R24HOU: 1995-3-81AAA--
    -Rene ArochaP6-0180R-R32Not draftedMLB--
    -Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L22HOU: 1997-1-16MLB-Retired
    -Mike BlaisP6-5226R-R26SLN: 1992-24-671AAA--
    -Rob ButlerLF-CF5-11185L-L28Not draftedMLB--
    -Jose CabreraP6-0180R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Casey Candaele2B-SS5-9165B-R37UDFAMLB--
    -Mike DiOrioP6-2215R-R25HOU: 1993-8-224AAA--
    50Scott ElartonP6-7240R-R22HOU: 1994-1-25MLB-Ind
    -Freddy GarciaP6-4235R-R21Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    -Phil GeislerOF6-3200L-L28PHI: 1991-9-239AAA--
    43Mike GrzanichP6-1180R-R25HOU: 1992-19-517MLB--
    64Carlos Guillen2B6-1180B-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim GutierrezP6-2170R-R27SEA: 1989-5-117AAA--
    -John HalamaP6-5200L-L26HOU: 1994-23-640MLB--
    44Reggie HarrisP6-2217R-R29BOS: 1987-1-26MLB--
    -Carlos Hernandez2B-SS5-9175R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Richard HidalgoRF-CF6-3190R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Pete IncavigliaLF6-1230R-R34MON: 1985-1-8MLB--
    -Russ Johnson3B-2B5-10180R-R25HOU: 1994-1-30MLB--
    -Dax JonesCF6-0170R-R27SFN: 1991-8-219MLB--
    -Johan LopezP6-2210R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Scott MakarewiczC6-0200R-R31HOU: 1989-6-152AAA--
    -Mitch MeluskeyC6-0185B-R24CLE: 1992-12-322MLB--
    -Bob MilackiP6-4220R-R33SDN: 1983-1-9MLB--
    -Orlando MillerSS6-1180R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Ryan MillerSS-2B6-0175R-R25NYN: 1994-30-820AAA--
    -Donovan Mitchell2B5-9175L-R28HOU: 1992-14-377AAA--
    -Ray MontgomeryRF-LF6-3195R-R28HOU: 1990-13-359MLB--
    -Mike Neal3B-SS6-1180R-R26CLE: 1993-16-447AAA--
    -C.J. NitkowskiP6-3205L-L25CIN: 1994-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    -J.R. Phillips1B6-1185L-L28CAL: 1988-4-91MLB--
    -Edgar RamosP6-4190R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Ken RamosRF-LF6-1185L-L31CHN: 1986-6-140MLB--
    -Luis RiveraSS5-9175R-R34Not draftedMLB--
    71Roberto RiveraP6-0175L-L29Not draftedMLB--
    -Marc RonanC6-2190L-R28SLN: 1990-3-86MLB--
    -Derek Root1B6-5190L-L23HOU: 1993-5-140AAA--
    -Paul RussoC-1B5-11215R-R28MIN: 1990-16-437AAA--
    -Roger SalkeldP6-5215R-R27SEA: 1989-1-3MLB--
    -Jamie SaylorIF5-10185R-R23HOU: 1993-6-168AAA--
    -Bob ScanlanP6-4220R-R31PHI: 1984-25-636MLB--
    -Brian SikorskiP6-1190R-R24HOU: 1995-4-109MLB--
    -Joe SlusarskiP6-4195R-R31OAK: 1988-2-46MLB--
    -Lee SmithP6-5220R-R40CHN: 1975-2-28MLB--
    -Scott TaylorP6-1185L-L30BOS: 1988-28-719MLB--
    -Chris Truby3B6-2190R-R24UDFAMLB--
    -Kent WallaceP6-3195L-R27NYA: 1992-14-382AAA--
    -Daryle Ward1B6-2230L-L23DET: 1994-15-417MLB--
    -David WestP6-6247L-L33NYN: 1983-4-84MLB--

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