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1998 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Gene Lamont
General Manager:   Cam Bonifay
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,560,950
Payroll:  $13,752,000
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jeff Tabaka (34)
Youngest Player:  Aramis Ramirez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Martin (7)
Top Hitter:  Jason Kendall (19)
Top Pitcher:  Francisco Cordova (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Clint Johnston (#15)

Roster Continuity:  71.18%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston10260.630--
Chi Cubs9073.55212.5
St. Louis8379.51219.0
Cincinnati7785.47525.0
Milwaukee7488.45728.0
Pittsburgh6993.42633.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Javier Martinez1998-04-021998W  4-3 @ MON  0.20000220004000--10-01st career game
Francisco Cordova1998-04-231998W  7-0 vs SFNWSHO950001800032100653565%9318-16Complete game/Shutout
Jason Christiansen1998-05-021998L  5-4 vs LAN  1.230000400072721678%1477-6Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip), Threw 78% strikes
Elmer Dessens1998-05-071998W  8-7 vs CINW 12000000005148657%271-31st career win
Chris Peters1998-05-091998W  6-1 vs CINSv 2.21000110001035221363%634-81st career save
Ricardo Rincon1998-05-161998W  6-3 @ ARI  110000300042620677%774-9Threw 77% strikes
Jason Christiansen1998-06-031998W  3-0 vs NYNSv 10000020004139469%1598-71st career save
Jason Christiansen1998-06-081998L  8-0 @ CLE  142000000082218482%1608-7Threw 82% strikes
Mike Williams1998-06-261998L  5-2 @ LAN  210000300072319483%11313-27Threw 83% strikes
Rich Loiselle1998-06-281998W  6-4 @ LANSv 200000300062722581%1103-10Threw 81% strikes
Jason Christiansen1998-07-171998W  5-1 @ MONSv 4100003000124135685%1748-7Threw 85% strikes
Ricardo Rincon1998-08-091998W  2-1 @ LANSv 1.210000200052418675%1064-10Threw 75% strikes
Sean Lawrence1998-08-251998W  9-6 @ ARIW 54221210002086493757%11-01st career win, 1st career game
Francisco Cordova1998-09-031998L  1-0 vs ARILCG9411031000034117714661%11727-2710 Strikeouts
Todd Van Poppel1998-09-051998L  8-4 vs CHN  113001100072116576%12722-36Threw 76% strikes


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