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1998 Cincinnati Reds season

1998 Cincinnati Reds
Major league affiliations
Location
1998 information
Owner(s) Marge Schott
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television WSTR/WKRC-TV
Fox Sports Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1998 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 102 60 .630 --
Chicago Cubs 90 73 .552 12.5
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 19.0
Cincinnati Reds 77 85 .475 25.0
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 .457 28.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 33.0

Notable transactions

  • April 8, 1998: Buddy Carlyle was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the San Diego Padres for Marc Kroon.[8]
  • June 24, 1998: Dave Weathers was selected off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Cincinnati Reds.[4]
  • July 4, 1998: Jeff Shaw was traded by the Reds to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Paul Konerko and Dennys Reyes.[9]
  • July 21, 1998: Jason Bere was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[10]

Draft picks

  • June 2, 1998: Adam Dunn was drafted by the Reds in the 2nd round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed June 11, 1998.[11]
  • June 2, 1998: Termel Sledge was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 45th round of the 1998 amateur draft, but did not sign.

Roster

1998 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Ed Taubensee 130 491 120 .278 11 72
1B Sean Casey 96 351 82 .272 7 52
2B Bret Boone 157 648 155 .266 24 95
SS Barry Larkin 145 626 166 .309 17 72
3B Willie Greene 111 417 96 .270 14 49
LF Dmitri Young 144 590 166 .310 14 83
RF Jon Nunnally 74 213 36 .207 7 20

Stats through the end of the 1998 season

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Ricardo Jordan 6 1 0 0 24.30 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Mark Berry
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Phillip Wellman
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Barry Lyons
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Russ Nixon
[12]

References

  • 1998 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference


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