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2008 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 6th in National League Central
Run Differential: 735-884 -149
Roster Continuity 68.75% 13/30
Manager(s): John Russell
General Manager: Neal Huntington
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: PNC Park
Payroll: $ 48,689,783 27/30
Attendance: 1,609,076 28/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Pedro Alvarez (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Gary Varsho
Bullpen Coach: Luis Dorante
First Base Coach: Lou Frazier
Hitting Coach: Don Long
Pitching Coach: Jeff Andrews
Third Base Coach: Tony Beasley

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Maholm (#8), John VanBenschoten (#8), Paul Maholm (#8), John VanBenschoten (#8), Matt Morris (#12), Sean Burnett (#19), Phillip Dumatrait (#22), Craig Hansen (#26)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9764.602--
9072.5567.5
8675.53411.0
8676.53111.5
7488.45723.5
6795.41430.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
13Nate McLouthCF26   597113165
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26
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9423365931211565.276.356.497853.221.363.2871.4323.0297685
12Freddy Sanchez2B30   56975154
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52012163418613.271.298.371669.100.135.2883.0063.2211608
25Adam LaRoche1B28   49266133
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85115412227069.270.341.500841.230.339.3082.2619.7246554
41Ryan DoumitC27   43171137
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015
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69222355640510.318.357.501858.183.237.3332.3928.7216465
38Jason BayLF29   39372111
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6470598622053.282.375.519894.237.405.3071.4617.9204459
22Xavier NadyRF29   32750108
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5710255551039.330.383.535918.205.284.3632.2025.2175360
19Jose Bautista3B27   3143876
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44113877246310.242.325.404729.162.283.2812.0326.2127363
2Jack WilsonSS30   3052483
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2222132750616.272.312.348660.075.118.2952.08305.0106330
16Doug Mientkiewicz1B-3B34   2853779
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3000442823036.277.374.379753.102.256.2980.64142.5108334
18Jason MichaelsRF-LF32   2282552
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4410235210119.228.300.382682.154.259.2602.2628.587254
31Luis RivasSS-2B28   2062545
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2032132710217.218.267.311578.092.160.2372.0868.764223
5Chris Gomez3B-2B37   1832650
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2000133011123.273.322.333655.060.131.3182.31183.061200
15Andy LaRoche24   1641125
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1220143021213.152.227.232459.079.177.1672.1454.738183
3Nyjer MorganLF-CF27   1602647
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00795103230110.294.345.375720.081.169.3643.20--60175
39Brandon MossLF-RF24   1581235
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2301154511032.222.288.424712.203.291.2643.0026.367177
26Ronny PaulinoC27   118825
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1800112401014.212.277.305582.093.186.2472.1859.036130
37Raul ChavezC35   1161230
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100041411012.259.287.319606.060.095.2843.50116.037122
51Steve PearceRF25   109627
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152052230021.248.294.422716.174.239.2714.4027.346119
10Brian BixlerSS25   1081617
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021063642201.157.229.194423.037.102.2366.00--21120
63Luis CruzSS24   67615
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003113220203.224.278.269547.045.090.2310.67--1874
28Paul MaholmP26   6548
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00030062800202.123.197.123320.000.092.2164.67--873
57Zach DukeP25   5729
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00010022000600.158.186.158344.000.035.24310.00--965
45Ian SnellP26   4826
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0010021800702.125.160.146306.021.063.2009.00--757
24Tom GorzelannyP25   2823
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00030021200601.107.167.107274.000.071.1886.00--336
32Phillip DumatraitP26   2101
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0001000700500.048.048.04896.000.000.071----126
36Jeff KarstensP25   1432
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0000002800200.143.250.143393.000.143.3334.00--218
35Jason DavisP28   8000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
64Yoslan HerreraP27   711
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0000000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
35Matt MorrisP33   702
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001000400000.286.286.429715.143.143.667----37
6Robinzon DiazC24   603
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0001100100000.500.500.5001000.000.167.600----36
49Ross OhlendorfP25   6000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
52Franquelis OsoriaP26   612
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0001000300100.333.333.333666.000.000.667----27
47John VanBenschotenP28   6000000001200000.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--07
54Denny BautistaP25   501
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0001000300000.200.200.200400.000.000.500----15
48T.J. BeamP27   4000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
46Jimmy BarthmaierP24   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
61Sean BurnettP25   311
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000000200000.333.333.6671000.333.3331.000----23
27Ty TaubenheimP25   201
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001000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
55Matt CappsP24   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
34John GrabowP29   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals214356287351454314211537055719474103959406651111.258.313.403716.145.236.2902.1936.822696219
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
28Paul Maholm26   993.7131311000206.1201898521631392191.288.780.922.756.072.21
57Zach Duke25   5144.8231311100185.0230111991947872271.5011.190.922.294.231.85
45Ian Snell26   7125.4331310000164.12011079918891358121.7711.030.994.887.411.52
24Tom Gorzelanny25   696.6921210000105.112079782070675111.8110.291.716.005.740.96
32Phillip Dumatrait26   345.242111004078.2824846742521021.579.340.804.785.921.24
34John Grabow29   632.847400018476.0602524937624211.287.111.074.387.341.68
30Tyler Yates30   634.687200016173.1723938641635021.558.880.745.057.771.54
52Franquelis Osoria26   436.054300010060.28743411012310041.6212.841.481.774.572.58
61Sean Burnett25   114.745800016056.2573130734424021.609.001.115.376.631.24
55Matt Capps24   233.0049000392153.247201855390020.967.830.830.836.507.80
36Jeff Karstens25   264.0699110051.1563223713231001.359.881.242.294.061.77
43Damaso Marte33   403.45470008546.2381818416471001.157.280.773.069.002.94
48T.J. Beam27   224.11320008145.2432121620240021.378.411.173.914.701.20
54Denny Bautista25   436.15350005041.1462828528343001.8010.101.106.157.461.21
35Jason Davis28   245.29144002034.0382420217135031.6210.060.534.503.440.76
49Ross Ohlendorf25   036.2655000022.2361816312134102.0914.091.174.705.091.08
47John VanBenschoten28   1310.6495002022.1372826720210132.5915.142.868.188.591.05
35Matt Morris33   049.8255000022.14131246792022.1816.772.452.863.681.29
64Yoslan Herrera27   1110.0055000018.1352020112101012.6117.500.506.005.000.83
56Marino Salas27   108.47130004017.025161641494022.2913.242.127.414.760.64
38Craig Hansen24   147.31160009115.211141312073001.946.190.5611.253.940.35
43Jesse Chavez24   016.60150006015.020111129162001.9312.001.205.409.601.78
58Romulo Sanchez24   004.15100005113.114660634011.549.690.004.152.080.50
44Evan Meek25   016.9290007013.011111031273011.777.622.088.314.850.58
46Jimmy Barthmaier24   0210.8033000010.11612123860002.4014.402.707.205.400.75
27Ty Taubenheim25   003.001100006.07220340001.6710.500.004.506.001.33
Batting Totals67955.10659162321593414551631884824176657963649471.5710.091.094.065.961.47
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryan DoumitC1069095965988.9886.49
Raul ChavezC352781882312.9956.83
Ronny PaulinoC322601981623.9917.41
Robinzon DiazC1851011.0006.75
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Adam LaRoche1B12911351130818121.9939.60
Doug Mientkiewicz1B37283290190341.0009.83
Chris Gomez1B535394061.00011.06
Ryan Doumit1B1110001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Freddy Sanchez2B13111352913557104.9895.12
Luis Rivas2B291915168122.9925.61
Chris Gomez2B18110332024.9644.34
Luis Cruz2B21765021.0005.82
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose Bautista3B91726451961116.9562.99
Adam LaRoche3B4539719110919.9352.92
Doug Mientkiewicz3B33244245475.9182.88
Chris Gomez3B208551711.9572.33
Luis Rivas3B110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack WilsonSS80696115278552.9875.08
Brian BixlerSS3927853121828.9565.63
Luis RivasSS312233770624.9474.32
Luis CruzSS201633261114.9895.13
Chris GomezSS1394163437.9434.79
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jason BayLF105921178330.9841.77
Brandon MossLF2521643211.9781.88
Nyjer MorganLF2216640010.9762.17
Jason MichaelsLF19128290001.0002.04
Nate McLouthLF41820001.0001.00
Steve PearceLF1410001.0002.25
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Nate McLouthCF1491300380511.9972.67
Nyjer MorganCF1797310001.0002.88
Jason MichaelsCF857220001.0003.47
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Xavier NadyRF827131891025.9902.51
Jason MichaelsRF3724873130.9612.69
Steve PearceRF2922649120.9621.99
Brandon MossRF18148394011.0002.61
Doug MientkiewiczRF1060201001.0003.15
Nyjer MorganRF647140001.0002.68
Nate McLouthRF21220001.0001.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John GrabowP74763911.9231.42
Tyler YatesP727341010.9331.73
Sean BurnettP5856314011.0002.73
Matt CappsP495323001.0000.85
Damaso MarteP474628011.0001.96
Franquelis OsoriaP43606621.8571.80
Denny BautistaP354152001.0001.54
T.J. BeamP32454411.8891.60
Zach DukeP31185113923.9622.43
Paul MaholmP3120673022.9491.62
Ian SnellP31164919031.0001.54
Phillip DumatraitP2178310011.0001.50
Tom GorzelannyP2110561814.9602.06
Craig HansenP161514001.0003.00
Jesse ChavezP151513001.0002.40
Jason DavisP14345511.9092.65
Marino SalasP131701001.0000.53
Romulo SanchezP101303011.0002.08
Jeff KarstensP9513621.8181.59
Evan MeekP9130510.8333.46
John VanBenschotenP92201001.0000.41
Yoslan HerreraP51827011.0004.50
Matt MorrisP52222001.0001.64
Ross OhlendorfP52202011.0000.82
Jimmy BarthmaierP3100000.0000.00
Ty TaubenheimP160000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Adam LaRocheDH2.0000.00
Jose BautistaDH1.0000.00
Ryan DoumitDH1.0000.00
Xavier NadyDH1.0000.00
Freddy SanchezDH1.0000.00


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