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2009 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-99 .385
Rank: 6th in National League Central
Run Differential: 636-768 -132
Roster Continuity 65.04% 16/30
Manager(s): John Russell
General Manager: Neal Huntington
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: PNC Park
Payroll: $ 48,693,000 28/30
Attendance: 1,577,853 28/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tony Sanchez (#4) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Gary Varsho
Bullpen Coach: Luis Dorante
First Base Coach: Perry Hill
Hitting Coach: Don Long
Pitching Coach: Joe Kerrigan
Third Base Coach: Tony Beasley

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Maholm (#8), Neil Walker (#11), Andrew McCutchen (#11), Lastings Milledge (#12), Sean Burnett (#19), Chris Bootcheck (#20), Phillip Dumatrait (#22), Craig Hansen (#26)
National League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    45Jose AscanioP6-0150R-R242007Not draftedMLBPittsburgh Pirates
    54Denny BautistaP6-5170R-R262004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    10Brian BixlerOF6-1188R-R262008PIT: 2004-2-52MLB-Free Agent
    34Chris BootcheckP6-5205R-R302003ANA: 2000-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    17Sean BurnettP6-1176L-L262004PIT: 2000-1-19MLBRochester (AAA) >> Minnesota TwinsMinors
    55Matt CappsP6-2220R-R252005PIT: 2002-7-193MLBReno (AAA) >> Arizona DiamondbacksMinors
    13Ronny CedenoSS6-0170R-R262005Not draftedMLB-Int
    43Jesse ChavezP6-2153R-R252008TEX: 2002-42-1252MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    61Anthony ClaggettP6-2185B-R242009DET: 2005-11-330MLBNew York Yankees
    36Luis Cruz3B6-1185R-R252008Not draftedMLB-Int
    23Robinzon DiazC5-11180R-R252008Not draftedMLBToronto Blue JaysMinors
    41Ryan DoumitDH-C6-0180B-R282005PIT: 1999-2-59MLB-Free Agent
    57Zach DukeP6-2210L-L262005PIT: 2001-20-594MLBChicago White SoxMLB-Active
    32Phillip DumatraitP6-2170R-L272007BOS: 2000-1-22MLBMinnesota Twins
    24Tom GorzelannyP6-3200B-L262005PIT: 2003-2-45MLBColumbus (AAA) >> Cleveland IndiansMinors
    34John GrabowP6-2190L-L302003PIT: 1997-3-92MLB-Free Agent
    17Eric HackerP6-1210B-R262009NYA: 2002-23-696MLB-Int
    52Joel HanrahanP6-2191R-R272007LAN: 2000-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    38Craig HansenP6-6210R-R252005BOS: 2005-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    25Kevin HartP6-4215R-R262007BAL: 2004-11-319MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    16Eric Hinske1B6-2225L-R312002CHN: 1998-17-496MLB-Free Agent
    58Steven JacksonP6-5215R-R272009ARI: 2004-10-296MLBNew York Yankees
    35Jason JaramilloC6-0200B-R262009PHI: 2004-2-62MLB-Free Agent
    46Garrett Jones1B6-4205L-L282007ATL: 1999-14-444MLB-Int
    27Jeff KarstensP6-3170R-R262006NYA: 2003-19-574MLB-Retired
    25Adam LaRoche1B6-3180L-L292004ATL: 2000-29-880MLB-Retired
    15Andy LaRoche3B6-1225R-R252007LAN: 2003-39-1171MLB-Free Agent
    28Paul MaholmP6-2215L-L272005PIT: 2003-1-8MLB-Free Agent
    22Andrew McCutchenCF5-11175R-R222009PIT: 2005-1-11MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    62Daniel McCutchenP6-1195R-R262009NYA: 2006-13-404MLBEl Paso (AAA) >> San Diego PadresMinors
    13Nate McLouthLF5-11174L-R272005PIT: 2000-25-749MLB-Free Agent
    47Evan MeekP6-1190R-R262008MIN: 2002-11-332MLBSyracuse (AAA) >> Washington NationalsRestricted List
    85Lastings MilledgeLF-RF6-1180R-R242006NYN: 2003-1-12MLB-Int
    18Craig MonroeLF-RF6-1195R-R322001TEX: 1995-8-206MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    3Nyjer MorganCF-RF6-0180L-L282007PIT: 2002-33-973MLB-Int
    37Charlie MortonP6-4190R-R252008ATL: 2002-3-95MLBPhiladelphia Phillies15-day DL
    44Brandon Moss1B6-0180L-R252007BOS: 2002-8-238MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    49Ross OhlendorfP6-4235R-R262007ARI: 2004-4-116MLBCincinnati RedsMLB-Active
    51Steve PearceDH-LF5-11209R-R262007PIT: 2005-8-241MLBTampa Bay RaysMLB-Active
    18Jeff SalazarRF-LF6-0175L-L282006COL: 2002-8-231MLB-Free Agent
    12Freddy Sanchez2B5-11185R-R312002BOS: 2000-11-332MLB-Retired
    45Ian SnellP5-11164R-R272004PIT: 2000-26-779MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    50Virgil VasquezP6-3205R-R272007DET: 2003-7-190MLB-Free Agent
    5Ramon Vazquez2B5-11176L-R322001SEA: 1995-27-734MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    56Donnie VealP6-3200L-L242009CHN: 2005-2-68MLB-Free Agent
    19Neil Walker2B6-3205B-R232009PIT: 2004-1-11MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    2Jack WilsonSS6-0175R-R312001SLN: 1998-9-258MLB-Retired
    30Tyler YatesP6-4241R-R312004OAK: 1998-23-675MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    48Delwyn YoungRF5-10209B-R272006LAN: 2002-4-121MLBWashington NationalsMinors

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