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1998 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  90-73   .552
Result:   2nd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Riggleman
General Manager:   Ed Lynch
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  2,623,194
Payroll:  $49,383,000
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Braves)

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Fossas (40)
Youngest Player:  Kerry Wood (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mark Grace (11)
Top Hitter:  Sammy Sosa (3)
Top Pitcher:  Kerry Wood (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Corey Patterson (#3)

Roster Continuity:  54.99%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston10260.630--
Chi Cubs9073.55212.5
St. Louis8379.51219.0
Cincinnati7785.47525.0
Milwaukee7488.45728.0
Pittsburgh6993.42633.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Sammy SosaRF29$ 8,325,000  8 
Mark ClarkP30$ 5,050,000  54 
Lance JohnsonCF34$ 4,900,000  70 
Mark Grace1B34$ 4,225,000  89 
Jeff BlauserSS32$ 4,000,000  98 
Kevin TapaniP34$ 4,000,000  94 
Rod BeckP29$ 3,600,000   
Steve TrachselP27$ 2,987,500   
Henry RodriguezLF30$ 2,700,000   
Mickey Morandini2B32$ 2,000,000   
Chris HaneyP29$ 1,800,000   
Scott ServaisC31$ 1,645,000   
Kevin FosterP29$ 1,450,000   
Mike MorganP38$ 1,300,000   
Gary Gaetti3B39$ 1,000,000   
Bob PattersonP39$ 900,000   
Orlando MercedRF-1B31$ 800,000   
Jose HernandezSS-3B28$ 725,000   
Tony FossasP40$ 650,000   
Terry MulhollandP35$ 600,000   
Matt MieskeRF-LF30$ 550,000   
Manny AlexanderSS-2B27$ 425,000   
Glenallen HillRF-LF33$ 325,000   
Matt KarchnerP31$ 300,000   
Terry AdamsP25$ 295,000   
Kevin Orie3B25$ 240,000   
Don WengertP28$ 240,000   
Mark Grace1B34$ 225,000   
Felix HerediaP22$ 225,000   
Tyler Houston3B-C27$ 225,000   
Dave StevensP28$ 225,000   
Jeremi GonzalezP23$ 210,000   
Brant BrownLF-CF27$ 180,000   
Marc PisciottaP27$ 180,000   
Sandy MartinezC25$ 174,500   
Amaury TelemacoP24$ 173,000   
Amaury TelemacoP24$ 173,000   
Tony FossasP40$ 170,000   
Gary Gaetti3B39$ 170,000   
Jason Hardtke2B-3B26$ 170,000   
Terrell LoweryCF-LF27$ 170,000   
Jason Maxwell2B-3B26$ 170,000   
Kurt MillerP25$ 170,000   
Rodney MyersP29$ 170,000   
Jose NievesSS-3B23$ 170,000   
Justin SpeierP24$ 170,000   
Kennie SteenstraP27$ 170,000   
Pedro ValdesRF-LF25$ 170,000   
Ben Van RynP26$ 170,000   
Derrick White1B-LF28$ 170,000   
Kerry WoodP21$ 170,000   


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