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2008 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 6th in National League Central
Run Differential: 735-884 -149
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:
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

John VanBenschoten (#8), Paul Maholm (#8), John VanBenschoten (#8), Paul Maholm (#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
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Xavier NadyPITATLW 12-11 @ATL74410240002000005252 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Evan MeekPITATLL 2-10 @ATL000000000000000011st career game
    Jack WilsonPITATLW 4-3 @ATL401000100010000010001000th career game
    Brian BixlerPITFLOW 9-2 @FLO100000000010000011st career game
    Brian BixlerPITCINW 4-3 vs CIN311000000010010051st career hit
    Franquelis OsoriaPITCINW 9-1 vs CIN1110000000000000681st career hit
    Ryan DoumitPITCHNL 6-13 @CHN52200220001000002322 home runs
    Brian BixlerPITPHIL 4-8 vs PHI3100001000010000171st career RBI
    Nate McLouthPITPHIW 5-1 vs PHI42200230011010003092 home runs
    Freddy SanchezPITPHIW 5-1 vs PHI4000000000010000500500th career game
    Jose BautistaPITWASW 11-4 @WAS43200240010000003612 home runs
    Nate McLouthPITSFNW 12-6 vs SFN52300230000000003162 home runs
    Marino SalasPITSLNW 8-4 @SLN000000000000000011st career game
    Nate McLouthPITMILW 8-4 vs MIL43400001000000003304 hits
    Jason BayPITCHNW 5-4 vs CHN62400131010000006644 hits
    Luis RivasPITCHNW 6-5 vs CHN52200220012000005982 home runs
    Franquelis OsoriaPITCINL 1-9 @CIN2010001000100000861st career RBI
    Jose BautistaPITSLNW 14-4 @SLN52400010000000003834 hits
    Nate McLouthPITSLNL 4-7 @SLN20000010010200003382 hit by pitches
    Ryan DoumitPITWASL 6-7 vs WAS43420230000000002512 home runs, 4 hits
    Doug MientkiewiczPITNYAW 12-5 vs NYA312000100000001010001000th career game
    Ty TaubenheimPITTBAW 4-3 vs TBA201100100000000081st career RBI
    Jason MichaelsPITCINL 3-4 @CIN50000000004000006724 strikeouts
    Xavier NadyPITCINW 9-5 @CIN52300230002000005962 home runs
    Denny BautistaPITHOUW 10-7 vs HOU1010001000000000361st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Phillip DumatraitPITHOUW 10-7 vs HOU2010001000000000231st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Nate McLouthPITHOUL 4-6 vs HOU42330000000000003703 Doubles
    Jason BayPITSLNW 12-11 vs SLN52200250001000007072 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Yoslan HerreraPITSLNW 12-11 vs SLN100000000000000011st career game
    Sean BurnettPITSLNL 6-11 vs SLN1111000000000000381st career hit
    Jason BayPITHOUW 9-3 @HOU51400120000000007134 hits
    Doug MientkiewiczPITHOUW 8-7 @HOU404100200100000010184 hits
    Adam LaRochePITSDNL 5-6 vs SDN33200220011000006482 home runs, 100th career home run
    Steve PearcePITCOLW 8-4 vs COL2000002001100020282 sacrifice flies
    Yoslan HerreraPITCOLW 6-4 vs COL211000000000000041st career hit
    Jeff KarstensPITARIW 2-0 @ARI312000000010000081st career hit
    Steve PearcePITARIW 2-0 @ARI4000000000400000334 strikeouts
    Chris GomezPITNYNW 5-2 vs NYN201000000010000015001500th career game
    Jesse ChavezPITCHNL 0-2 vs CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Luis CruzPITCINW 3-2 @CIN401000001000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ryan DoumitPITSFNW 7-0 @SFN52410000000000003154 hits
    Freddy SanchezPITSFNL 6-7 @SFN52400020000000006054 hits
    Robinzon DiazPITSFNL 6-11 @SFN502000110010000021st career hit, 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Steve PearcePITHOUL 3-9 @HOU3110011000000000471st career home run
    Nate McLouthPITSLNW 10-2 vs SLN43311150010000004225 RBIs
    Adam LaRochePITLANW 15-8 vs LAN53300250002000006792 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Luis CruzPITLANL 3-4 vs LAN5010001000000100131st career RBI
    Jimmy BarthmaierPITHOUW 6-4 vs HOU100000000000000011st career game
    Nyjer MorganPITMILL 5-7 @MIL5040002100000000844 hits
    Luis CruzPITSDNW 6-3 @SDN4121000100000000201st career stolen base
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Franquelis OsoriaPITATLW 12-11 @ATLW 33221110001238241463%621-61st career win
    Evan MeekPITATLL 2-10 @ATL 0.2222100000495456%10-01st career game
    Damaso MartePITFLOL 3-7 @FLO 1.200000400052013765%45017-21Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Ian SnellPITFLOW 9-2 @FLOW 642100100002397633465%8425-2610 Strikeouts
    Franquelis OsoriaPITCHNL 8-10 vs CHN 131100100072419579%661-7Threw 79% strikes
    Paul MaholmPITPHIW 5-1 vs PHIWCG92110420003098554356%7023-282-hitter
    John GrabowPITWASL 2-5 @WAS 131100100062118386%28812-13Threw 86% strikes
    Phillip DumatraitPITSFNW 3-1 vs SFNW 5.23000150002077423555%181-51st career win
    Franquelis OsoriaPITATLL 1-8 vs ATL 4411001000164537882%792-7Threw 82% strikes
    Damaso MartePITATLW 5-0 vs ATL 220000300093325876%46519-21Threw 76% strikes
    Marino SalasPITSLNW 8-4 @SLNW 100003100062591636%11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Marino SalasPITSLNL 1-5 @SLN 131100110062620677%21-0Threw 77% strikes
    Marino SalasPITMILL 2-7 vs MIL 121110200052418675%41-0Threw 75% strikes
    John GrabowPITMILW 8-4 vs MIL 121110100062116576%29514-13Threw 76% strikes
    Franquelis OsoriaPITSLNW 14-4 @SLN 1.1532002001103225778%872-7Threw 78% strikes
    Franquelis OsoriaPITTORL 5-8 vs TOR 1.233310100082218482%953-8Threw 82% strikes
    Jimmy BarthmaierPITTBAL 5-10 vs TBAL 2.17772220001664372758%10-11st career game
    Matt CappsPITTBAW 4-3 vs TBA 210000200071913668%20014-10200th career game
    Damaso MartePITCINW 6-5 @CIN 122210110052217577%48821-21Threw 77% strikes
    Romulo SanchezPITCINW 6-5 @CINSv 1211010000625131252%171-01st career save
    Sean BurnettPITMILL 6-11 @MIL 1.2200014000938231561%345-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    T.J. BeamPITMILL 6-11 @MIL 210000200072116576%252-1Threw 76% strikes
    Yoslan HerreraPITSLNW 12-11 vs SLN 4.111661440002790494154%10-01st career game
    John GrabowPITHOUW 9-3 @HOU 1.220000200073527877%31516-14Threw 77% strikes
    Tyler YatesPITHOUW 8-7 @HOU 0.23110100005167944%20010-14200th career game
    Yoslan HerreraPITSDNW 9-1 vs SDNW 66000140002496583860%31-11st career win
    T.J. BeamPITSDNL 6-9 vs SDN 4100001000133125681%322-1Threw 81% strikes
    Paul MaholmPITPHIW 2-0 @PHI 7500031000028118694958%8828-3310 Strikeouts
    T.J. BeamPITSLNW 4-1 @SLNSv 0.110001100031911858%393-11st career save
    Denny BautistaPITCHNL 3-12 vs CHN 220000200072621581%738-12Threw 81% strikes
    Jesse ChavezPITCHNL 0-2 vs CHN 1000001000394544%10-01st career game
    Matt CappsPITMILL 3-11 vs MIL 143300100072418675%20515-11Threw 75% strikes


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