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1998 Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 665-803 -138
Manager(s): Buck Showalter
General Manager: Joe Garagiola
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Bank One Ballpark
Payroll: $ 29,161,500 23/30
Attendance: 3,610,290 3/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Darryl Conyer (#103) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Carlos Tosca
Bullpen Coach: Glenn Sherlock
First Base Coach: Dwayne Murphy
Hitting Coach: Jim Presley
Pitching Coach: Mark Connor
Third Base Coach: Brian Butterfield

#1 Draft Picks

Andy Benes (#1), Travis Lee (#2), Brian Anderson (#3), Matt Williams (#3), Willie Banks (#3), Brian Anderson (#3), Willie Banks (#3), Gregg Olson (#4), Jay Bell (#8), Jorge Fabregas (#34)
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 Arizona Diamondbacks season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Joel AdamsonP6-4185L-L261996PHI: 1990-7-185MLB--
    34Brian AndersonP6-1183R-L261993CAL: 1993-1-3MLB--
    46Willie BanksP6-1202R-R291991MIN: 1987-1-3MLB--
    10Tony Batista3B-SS6-0185R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    33Jay BellSS-2B6-0182R-R321986MIN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    40Andy BenesP6-6245R-R301989SDN: 1988-1-1MLB--
    43Yamil BenitezLF-RF6-2195R-R261995Not draftedMLB--
    19Willie BlairP6-1185R-R321990TOR: 1986-11-289MLB--
    14,15Brent BredeRF-LF6-4208L-L261996MIN: 1990-5-140MLB--
    46Scott BrowP6-3200R-R291993TOR: 1990-7-204MLB--
    57Bobby ChouinardP6-1190R-R261996BAL: 1990-5-148MLB--
    49Bryan CoreyP6-0170R-R241998DET: 1993-12-333MLB--
    37Omar DaalP6-3185L-L261993Not draftedMLB--
    25David DellucciLF-RF5-10180L-L241997BAL: 1995-10-276MLB--
    41Edwin Diaz2B-SS5-11172R-R231998TEX: 1993-2-52MLB--
    32Alan EmbreeP6-2190L-L281992CLE: 1989-5-125MLB--
    12Jorge FabregasC6-3215L-R281994CAL: 1991-1-34MLB--
    50Ben FordP6-7230R-R221998NYA: 1994-20-563MLB--
    6Andy Fox2B-SS6-4205L-R271996NYA: 1989-2-45MLB--
    2,60Hanley FriasSS-2B6-0165B-R241997Not draftedMLB--
    24Karim GarciaRF-LF6-0172L-L221995Not draftedMLB--
    23Bernard GilkeyLF6-0200R-R311990Not draftedMLB--
    18Chris JonesRF-LF6-2210R-R321991TOR: 1985-4-105MLB--
    7Danny Klassen3B-2B6-0175R-R221998MIL: 1993-2-65MLB--
    16Travis Lee1B6-3210L-L231998MIN: 1996-1-2MLB--
    39Barry ManuelP5-11185R-R321991TEX: 1987-2-51MLB--
    29Hensley MeulensLF6-3210R-R311989Not draftedMLB--
    48Chris MichalakP6-2195L-L271998OAK: 1993-12-349MLB--
    26Damian MillerC6-2190R-R281997MIN: 1990-20-544MLB--
    67Vladimir NunezP6-4224R-R231998Not draftedMLB--
    30Gregg OlsonP6-4208R-R311988BAL: 1988-1-4MLB--
    57Ricky PickettP6-1200L-L281998CIN: 1992-28-773MLB--
    51Mike Robertson1B-LF6-0189L-L271996CHA: 1991-3-98MLB--
    47Felix RodriguezP6-1190R-R251995Not draftedMLB--
    31Aaron SmallP6-5225R-R261994TOR: 1989-22-575MLB--
    36Clint SodowskyP6-4200L-R251995DET: 1991-9-244MLB--
    31Russ SpringerP6-4220R-R291992NYA: 1989-7-181MLB--
    5Andy Stankiewicz2B-SS5-9165R-R331992NYA: 1986-12-314MLB--
    35Kelly StinnettC5-11195R-R281994CLE: 1989-11-281MLB--
    20Jeff SuppanP6-2210R-R231995BOS: 1993-2-49MLB-Retired
    44Amaury TelemacoP6-3222R-R241996Not draftedMLB--
    58Efrain ValdezP5-11170L-L311990Not draftedMLB--
    66Neil WeberP6-5215L-L251998MON: 1993-8-230MLB--
    22Devon WhiteCF6-2190B-R351985CAL: 1981-6-132MLB--
    9Matt Williams3B6-2210R-R321987SFN: 1986-1-3MLB--
    29Bob WolcottP6-0190R-R241995SEA: 1992-2-52MLB--

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