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2008 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  67-95   .414
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  John Russell
General Manager:   Neal Huntington
Stadium:  PNC Park
Attendance:  1,609,076
Payroll:  $48,689,783
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chris Gomez (37)
Youngest Player:  Romulo Sanchez (24)
Longest Tenure:  Jack Wilson (8)
Top Hitter:  Nate McLouth (18)
Top Pitcher:  Zach Duke (42)
Top Draft Pick:  Pedro Alvarez (#2)

Roster Continuity:  68.75%
Top Prospect:   Andrew McCutchen
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9764.602--
Milwaukee9072.5567.5
Houston8675.53411.0
St. Louis8676.53111.5
Cincinnati7488.45723.5
Pittsburgh6795.41430.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Jimmy BarthmaierPMLB6-4200RightRight1/6/198424Roswell,Georgia200313389HOU

54Denny BautistaPMLB6-5170RightRight10/23/198225Sanchez,Dominican Republic2000UDFA FLA
19Jose BautistaRFMLB6-0180RightRight10/19/198027Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic200020599PIT
38Jason BayLF-RFMLB6-2200RightRight9/20/197829Trail,British Columbia200022645MTL
48T.J. BeamPMLB6-7215RightRight8/28/198027Scottsdale,Arizona200310304NYY
10Brian BixlerOFMLB6-1188RightRight10/22/198225Sandusky,Ohio2004252PIT
61Sean BurnettPMLB6-1176LeftLeft9/17/198225Dunedin,Florida2000119PIT
55Matt CappsPMLB6-2220RightRight9/3/198324Douglasville,Georgia20027193PIT
43Jesse ChavezPMLB6-2153RightRight8/21/198324Riverside,California2002421252TEX
37Raul ChavezCMLB5-11210RightRight3/18/197335Valencia,Venezuela1990UDFA HOU
63Luis Cruz3BMLB6-1185RightRight2/10/198424Navojoa,Mexico2000UDFA BOS
35Jason DavisPMLB6-6230RightRight5/8/198028Cleveland,Tennessee199921647CLE
6Robinzon DiazCMLB5-11180RightRight9/19/198324Monte Plata,Dominican Republic2000UDFA TOR
41Ryan DoumitDH-CMLB6-0180BothRight4/3/198127Moses Lake,Washington1999259PIT
57Zach DukePMLB6-2210LeftLeft4/19/198325Clifton,Texas200120594PIT
32Phillip DumatraitPMLB6-2170RightLeft7/12/198126Bakersfield,California2000122BOS
5Chris GomezSSMLB6-1195RightRight6/16/197137Los Angeles,California1992384DET
24Tom GorzelannyPMLB6-3200BothLeft7/12/198225Evergreen Park,Illinois2003245PIT
34John GrabowPMLB6-2190LeftLeft11/4/197829Arcadia,California1997392PIT
38Craig HansenPMLB6-6210RightRight11/15/198324Glen Cove,New York2005126BOS
64Yoslan HerreraPMLB6-2200RightRight4/28/198127Pinar del Rio,Cuba2007UDFA PIT
36Jeff KarstensPMLB6-3170RightRight9/24/198225San Diego,California200319574NYY
25Adam LaRoche1BMLB6-3180LeftLeft11/6/197928Orange,California200029880ATL
15Andy LaRoche3BMLB6-1225RightRight8/13/198324Fort Scott,Kansas2003391171LAD
28Paul MaholmPMLB6-2215LeftLeft6/25/198226Greenwood,Mississippi200318PIT
43Damaso MartePMLB6-0170LeftLeft2/14/197533Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1992UDFA SEA
13Nate McLouthLFMLB5-11174LeftRight10/28/198126Muskegon,Michigan200025749PIT
44Evan MeekPMLB6-1190RightRight5/12/198325Bellevue,Washington200211332MIN
18Jason MichaelsLFMLB6-0205RightRight5/4/197632Tampa,Florida19984104PHI
16Doug Mientkiewicz1BMLB6-2193LeftRight6/19/197434Toledo,Ohio19955128MIN
3Nyjer MorganCF-RFMLB6-0180LeftLeft7/2/198027San Francisco,California200233973PIT
35Matt MorrisPMLB6-5210RightRight8/9/197433Middletown,New York1995112STL
39Brandon Moss1BMLB6-0180LeftRight9/16/198324Monroe,Georgia20028238BOS
22Xavier NadyOFMLB6-2205RightRight11/14/197829Carmel,California2000249SD
49Ross OhlendorfPMLB6-4235RightRight8/8/198225Austin,Texas20044116ARI
52Franquelis OsoriaPMLB6-0165RightRight9/12/198126Santiago,Dominican Republic1999UDFA LAD
26Ronny PaulinoCMLB6-3217RightRight4/21/198127Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1997UDFA PIT
51Steve PearceDH-LFMLB5-11209RightRight4/13/198325Lakeland,Florida20058241PIT
31Luis Rivas2BMLB5-10175RightRight8/30/197928La Guaira,Venezuela1995UDFA MIN
56Marino SalasPMLB6-0181RightRight2/2/198127Hato Mayor del Rey,Dominican Republic2002UDFA BAL
12Freddy Sanchez2BMLB5-11185RightRight12/21/197730Hollywood,California200011332BOS
58Romulo SanchezPMLB6-6208RightRight4/28/198424Carora,Venezuela2005UDFA PIT
45Ian SnellPMLB5-11164RightRight10/30/198126Dover,Delaware200026779PIT
27Ty TaubenheimPMLB6-5235RightRight11/17/198225Bellingham,Washington200319549MIL
47John VanBenschotenPMLB6-4210RightRight4/14/198028San Diego,California200118PIT
2Jack WilsonSSMLB6-0175RightRight12/29/197730Westlake Village,California19989258STL
30Tyler YatesPMLB6-4241RightRight8/7/197730Lihue,Hawaii199823675OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jeff AndrewsPitching Coach 
Jeff BanisterMinor League Field Coordinator 
Kimera BarteeMinor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator 
Tony BeasleyThird Base Coach 
Steve BlassBroadcaster 
Greg BrownBroadcaster 
Luis DoranteBullpen Coach 
Bradley FischerMinor League Catching Instructor 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Lou FrazierFirst Base Coach 
Neal HuntingtonGeneral Manager 
Don LongHitting Coach 
Darren MazeroskiScout 
Gregg RitchieRoving Minor League Hitting Coordinator 
John RussellManager 
Gary VarshoBench Coach 
Bob WalkBroadcaster 
John WehnerBroadcaster 


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