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2005 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  67-95   .414
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Lloyd McClendon, Pete Mackanin
General Manager:   Dave Littlefield
Stadium:  PNC Park
Attendance:  1,794,237
Payroll:  $38,133,000
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Benito Santiago (40)
Youngest Player:  Matt Capps (21)
Longest Tenure:  Humberto Cota, Rob Mackowiak, Jack Wilson, Craig Wilson, Tike Redman (5)
Top Hitter:  Jason Bay (3)
Top Pitcher:  Kip Wells (40)
Top Draft Pick:  Andrew McCutchen (#11)

Roster Continuity:  74.02%
Top Prospect:   Zach Duke
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
St. Louis10062.617--
Houston8973.54911.0
Milwaukee8181.50019.0
Chi Cubs7983.48821.0
Cincinnati7389.45127.0
Pittsburgh6795.41433.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Alfredo AmezagaColorado Rockies200520051$ 320,000 
Jose BautistaPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Jason BayPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 355,000 
Bryan BullingtonPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract Purchased from minors
Matt CappsPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jose CastilloPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 327,000 
Humberto CotaPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 324,000 
Ryan DoumitPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Chris DuffyPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Zach DukePittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Brad EldredPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Josh FoggPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 2,150,000 Avoided arbitration
J.J. FurmaniakPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jody GerutCleveland Indians200520051$ 356,200 
Mike GonzalezPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 330,000 
Tom GorzelannyPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
John GrabowPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 327,000 
Bobby HillPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 326,000 
Mike JohnstonPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Matt LawtonCleveland Indians200220054$ 27,000,000$ 6.75m
Rob MackowiakPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 1,500,000 
Paul MaholmPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Nate McLouthPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Brian MeadowsPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 1,125,000 Avoided arbitration
Jose MesaPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 2,000,000 Club option for 2006
Ronny PaulinoPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Oliver PerezPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 381,000 
Mark RedmanKansas City Royals200420063$ 11,000,000$ 3.67m
Tike RedmanPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 336,500 
Michael RestovichMinnesota Twins200520051$ 318,500 
David RossLos Angeles Dodgers200520051$ 338,500 
Ray SadlerPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Freddy SanchezPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 322,000 
Benito SantiagoKansas City Royals200420052$ 4,300,000$ 2.15m
Ian SnellPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 300,000 
Salomon TorresPittsburgh Pirates200520062$ 2,625,000$ 1.31m
Ryan VogelsongPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 332,000 
Daryle WardPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 950,000 
Kip WellsPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 3,175,000 
Rick WhitePittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 475,000 Minor league contract
Ty WiggintonPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 342,000 
Dave WilliamsPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 330,000 
Craig WilsonPittsburgh Pirates200520051$ 3,000,000 Avoided arbitration
Jack WilsonPittsburgh Pirates200520062$ 8,000,000$ 4.00m



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