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1998 San Diego Padres (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in National League West
Run Differential: 749-635 + 114
Roster Continuity 62.29% 15/28
Manager(s): Bruce Bochy
General Manager: Kevin Towers
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: Qualcomm Stadium
Payroll: $ 45,368,000 14/30
Attendance: 2,555,874 12/30
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Sean Burroughs (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rob Picciolo
Bullpen Coach: Greg Booker
First Base Coach: Dave Lopes
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Dave Stewart
Third Base Coach: Tim Flannery

#1 Draft Picks

Ben Davis (#2), Kevin Brown (#4), Eddie Williams (#4), Joey Hamilton (#8), Pete Smith (#21), Scott Sanders (#32), Stan Spencer (#35), Ben Van Ryn (#37)
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 San Diego Padres season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    43George Arias3B5-11190R-R261996CAL: 1993-7-187MLB--
    14Andy AshbyP6-5202R-R301991Not draftedMLB--
    37Brian BoehringerP6-2190B-R281995CHA: 1991-4-124MLB--
    27Kevin BrownP6-4200R-R331986TEX: 1986-1-4MLB--
    55Jim BruskeP6-1185R-R331995CLE: 1986-1-6MLB--
    21Ken Caminiti3B6-0200B-R351987HOU: 1984-3-71MLB--
    29Archi Cianfrocco1B-3B6-5215R-R311992MON: 1987-5-122MLB--
    31Matt ClementP6-3195R-R231998SDN: 1993-3-86MLB--
    39Will CunnaneP6-2200R-R241997Not draftedMLB--
    25Ben DavisC6-4215B-R211998SDN: 1995-1-2MLB--
    12Steve FinleyCF6-2180L-L331989BAL: 1987-13-325MLB--
    17Ed Giovanola3B-2B5-10170L-R291995ATL: 1990-7-183MLB--
    10Chris GomezSS6-1195R-R271993DET: 1992-3-84MLB--
    19Tony GwynnRF5-11220L-L381982SDN: 1981-3-58MLB--
    50Joey HamiltonP6-4230R-R271994SDN: 1991-1-8MLB--
    9Carlos HernandezC5-11215R-R311990Not draftedMLB--
    41Sterling HitchcockP6-1192L-L271992NYA: 1989-9-233MLB--
    51Trevor HoffmanP6-0205R-R301993CIN: 1989-11-290MLB--
    22Wally Joyner1B6-2200L-L361986CAL: 1983-3-67MLB--
    32Marc KroonP6-2195R-R251995NYN: 1991-2-72MLB--
    24Mark LangstonP6-2185R-L371984SEA: 1981-2-35MLB--
    13Jim LeyritzC-1B6-0195R-R341990Not draftedMLB--
    33Dan MiceliP6-0216R-R271993Not draftedMLB--
    7James MoutonLF-CF5-9175R-R291994HOU: 1991-7-183MLB--
    20Greg MyersC6-2225L-R321987TOR: 1984-3-74MLB--
    18Randy MyersP6-1210L-L351985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    32Roberto RamirezP5-11170L-L261998Not draftedMLB--
    56Carlos ReyesP6-1190B-R291994Not draftedMLB--
    28Ruben RiveraCF-RF6-3200R-R241995Not draftedMLB--
    3Mandy RomeroC6-0180B-R301997PIT: 1988-19-486MLB--
    26Scott SandersP6-4220R-R291993SDN: 1990-1-32MLB--
    2,3Andy SheetsSS-2B6-2180R-R261996SEA: 1992-4-110MLB--
    47Pete SmithP6-2200R-R321987PHI: 1984-1-21MLB--
    58Stan SpencerP6-4205R-R281998MON: 1990-1-35MLB--
    8Mark SweeneyRF-1B6-1195L-L281995CAL: 1991-9-246MLB--
    49Ben Van RynP6-5185L-L261996MON: 1990-1-37MLB--
    44John Vander WalRF-LF6-2197L-L321991MON: 1987-3-70MLB--
    23Greg VaughnLF6-0202R-R321989MIL: 1986-1-4MLB--
    4Quilvio Veras2B5-9166B-R271995Not draftedMLB--
    36Donne WallP6-1205R-R301995HOU: 1989-18-464MLB--
    26Don WengertP6-3205R-R281995OAK: 1992-4-116MLB--
    25Eddie Williams1B-3B6-0210R-R331986NYN: 1983-1-4MLB--

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