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1998 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 90-73 .552
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 831-791 + 40
Roster Continuity 54.99% 23/28
Manager(s): Jim Riggleman
General Manager: Ed Lynch
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 49,383,000 10/30
Attendance: 2,623,194 11/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Corey Patterson (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rick Kranitz
Bench Coach: Billy Williams
Bullpen Coach: Dave Bialas
First Base Coach: Dan Radison
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Pitching Coach: Phil Regan
Third Base Coach: Tom Gamboa

#1 Draft Picks

Tyler Houston (#2), Kerry Wood (#4), Mike Morgan (#4), Kerry Wood (#4), Mike Morgan (#4), Kurt Miller (#5), Terry Mulholland (#24), Kevin Orie (#29), Ben Van Ryn (#37)
National League Central Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Marc PisciottaCHNMONW 6-2 vs MON1010000000000000271st career hit
    Henry RodriguezCHNMONW 13-0 @MON52500130010000005635 hits
    Kerry WoodCHNMONL 1-4 @MON200000000000000011st career game
    Sammy SosaCHNNYNW 8-4 @NYN51200001000000001103200th career stolen base
    Kerry WoodCHNLANW 8-1 vs LAN211000100010000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mickey MorandiniCHNLANW 2-1 vs LAN4120000100100000891100th career stolen base
    Lance JohnsonCHNLANL 2-3 @LAN41100001001000001263300th career stolen base
    Mark GraceCHNSFNW 5-4 vs SFN302000310400200014814 walks
    Mark GraceCHNCOLW 9-7 @COL534002300000000014882 home runs, 4 hits
    Kennie SteenstraCHNLANL 3-7 vs LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Mickey MorandiniCHNATLL 5-9 @ATL41400010100000009204 hits
    Sammy SosaCHNATLL 5-9 @ATL422002400010000011382 home runs
    Sammy SosaCHNPHIL 5-10 vs PHI522002300000000011392 home runs
    Justin SpeierCHNPHIL 5-10 vs PHI000000000000000011st career game
    Mark GraceCHNPHIL 7-8 vs PHI513201300000000015001500th career game
    Mickey MorandiniCHNATLW 9-8 vs ATL52410010000000009244 hits
    Sammy SosaCHNFLOW 10-2 vs FLO522002500010000011412 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jose HernandezCHNCHAW 13-7 vs CHA32210150010000005005 RBIs, 500th career game
    Sammy SosaCHNCHAW 13-7 vs CHA532101500000000011465 RBIs
    Henry RodriguezCHNMINW 8-1 @MIN40000000004000006114 strikeouts
    Sandy MartinezCHNPHIW 10-8 @PHI50000000004000001624 strikeouts
    Mickey MorandiniCHNPHIW 10-8 @PHI54401000000000009354 runs scored, 4 hits
    Sandy MartinezCHNMILW 6-5 vs MIL31210001000000001631st career stolen base
    Sammy SosaCHNMILW 6-5 vs MIL433003300010000011533 home runs
    Jose HernandezCHNMILL 5-6 vs MIL42300240000000005092 home runs
    Brant BrownCHNPHIW 12-5 vs PHI53400350000000001393 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Terrell LoweryCHNPHIW 12-5 vs PHI1011001000000000231st career RBI
    Sammy SosaCHNPHIL 8-9 vs PHI622002300010000011572 home runs
    Sammy SosaCHNPHIW 9-4 vs PHI523002500010000011582 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Kerry WoodCHNPHIW 9-4 vs PHI2110011000100200111st career home run
    Henry RodriguezCHNDETL 4-6 @DET3110011001000000625100th career home run
    Jeff BlauserCHNKCAL 3-4 @KCA500000000040000012554 strikeouts
    Tyler HoustonCHNPITW 12-9 vs PIT33200250010000001852 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Mickey MorandiniCHNPITW 12-9 vs PIT30200010000200009532 hit by pitches
    Henry RodriguezCHNMILW 11-8 @MIL33200220010000006362 home runs
    Matt MieskeCHNFLOL 1-2 @FLO1000000000100000500500th career game
    Kevin TapaniCHNATLW 11-4 @ATL4110014000000000471st career home run
    Sammy SosaCHNARIW 6-2 @ARI422002600000000011902 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Henry RodriguezCHNCOLW 9-1 vs COL22200240120000006542 home runs
    Jose NievesCHNSLNL 3-16 @SLN100000000000000011st career game
    Sammy SosaCHNSFNW 8-5 @SFN522002200020000012032 home runs
    Henry RodriguezCHNSFNW 10-2 @SFN42310250001000006642 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jose HernandezCHNHOUW 2-1 @HOU40000000004000005594 strikeouts
    Jose HernandezCHNSLNW 4-1 vs SLN42420000000000005604 hits
    Sammy SosaCHNHOUL 3-13 vs HOU422002200000000012142 home runs
    Lance JohnsonCHNCINL 9-10 @CIN424100120100000013034 hits
    Lance JohnsonCHNCOLW 11-10 @COL543000110000001013054 runs scored
    Mickey MorandiniCHNCOLW 10-5 @COL312000110100010010001000th career game
    Jason MaxwellCHNCINW 6-5 vs CIN100000000010000011st career game
    Jason MaxwellCHNMILL 11-13 vs MIL111001200000000061st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Glenallen HillCHNMILW 15-12 vs MIL54400110000000009324 runs scored, 4 hits
    Dave StevensCHNMILW 15-12 vs MIL20100000001000001691st career hit
    Sammy SosaCHNMILW 11-10 vs MIL432002300110100012342 home runs
    Sammy SosaCHNSDNL 3-4 @SDN400000000040000012354 strikeouts
    Lance JohnsonCHNSDNW 4-2 @SDN504000101010000013234 hits
    Sammy SosaCHNSDNW 6-3 @SDN513101600010000012376 RBIs
    Mickey MorandiniCHNCINL 2-7 vs CIN401000000000000010211000th career hit
    Sammy SosaCHNMILL 7-8 @MIL232002200300000012432 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mark ClarkCHNFLOW 10-3 @FLOW 7411031100027000--16060-4511 Strikeouts
    Rod BeckCHNFLOW 8-7 @FLOSv 11000120005000--41821-28200th career save
    Kerry WoodCHNMONL 1-4 @MONL 4.244403700121102624061%10-11st career game
    Kerry WoodCHNLANW 8-1 vs LANW 540003700021101604159%21-11st career win
    Jeremi GonzalezCHNLANL 2-3 @LANL 733211100002698673168%2812-1210 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNHOUW 2-0 vs HOUWSHO9100002001129122843869%53-220 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip), 1-hitter
    Jeremi GonzalezCHNSFNW 6-0 vs SFNWSHO960004711037136805659%3014-12Complete game/Shutout
    Kevin TapaniCHNSFNL 1-5 vs SFNL 77330160002891622968%252105-801000th career strikeout
    Kerry WoodCHNARIW 4-2 @ARIW 7511111300027105753071%64-213 Strikeouts
    Terry MulhollandCHNCINW 10-1 @CINSv 31100030011342301271%31888-1031st career save
    Kevin TapaniCHNLANW 5-0 vs LANWSHO930002900032121794265%254107-80Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Kennie SteenstraCHNLANL 3-7 vs LAN 110001100052113862%10-01st career game
    Justin SpeierCHNPHIL 5-10 vs PHI 1.1222012100732191359%10-01st career game
    Kerry WoodCHNATLW 5-3 vs ATL 7522061300032129705954%95-213 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNPHIW 9-4 vs PHIW 7.1944011100032121873472%137-311 Strikeouts
    Terry AdamsCHNKCAL 3-4 @KCA 0.2211011001629131645%20012-21200th career game
    Mark ClarkCHNARIL 4-5 vs ARIL 6.185521100002895643167%17663-5310 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNARIW 6-4 vs ARIW 8322041300131111714064%158-313 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNATLW 3-0 @ATLW 7.2500051110132126735358%189-511 Strikeouts
    Rod BeckCHNCOLW 3-2 vs COLSv 120000200052117481%46922-30Threw 81% strikes
    Kerry WoodCHNHOUW 2-1 @HOU 8311021111030129804962%2311-611 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNCINW 9-2 @CINW 8321131600030133854864%2512-616 Strikeouts
    Kerry WoodCHNCINW 5-4 vs CINW 6643111010026114734164%2613-610 Strikeouts
    Terry AdamsCHNCINW 6-5 vs CIN 200000400062319483%22013-23Threw 83% strikes
    Mark ClarkCHNPITW 4-2 vs PITW 7.2522111010028122824067%18967-5810 Strikeouts
    Terry MulhollandCHNMILL 11-13 vs MIL 2.100000310073124777%36791-107Threw 77% strikes
    Kurt MillerCHNCINL 2-7 vs CIN 210000300072822679%382-7Threw 79% strikes

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