1998 Cincinnati Reds season

The Cincinnati Reds' 1998 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central.

1998 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record77–85 (.475)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Marge Schott
General manager(s)Jim Bowden
Manager(s)Jack McKeon
Local televisionWSTR/WKRC-TV
Fox Sports Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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Offseason

  • November 11, 1997: Paul Bako and Donne Wall were traded by the Reds to the Detroit Tigers for Melvin Nieves.[1]
  • November 11, 1997: Mike Kelly was traded by the Reds to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for a player to be named later. The Devil Rays completed the deal by sending Dmitri Young to the Reds on November 18.[2]
  • November 27, 1997: Ricardo Jordan was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[3]
  • December 20, 1997: Dave Weathers was selected off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from the Cleveland Indians.[4]
  • January 8, 1998: José Rijo was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[5]
  • January 12, 1998: Pete Rose Jr. was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[6]
  • March 19, 1998: Midre Cummings was selected off waivers from the Reds by the Boston Red Sox.[7]

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 10260 0.630 55–26 47–34
Chicago Cubs 9073 0.552 12½ 51–31 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 8379 0.512 19 48–34 35–45
Cincinnati Reds 7785 0.475 25 39–42 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 7488 0.457 28 38–43 36–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 6993 0.426 33 40–40 29–53

Record vs. opponents


Sources:
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 1–85–74–56–66–24–54–86–32–74–52–76–33–95–72–75–8
Atlanta 8–13–67–25–37–54–58–17–26–69–38–47–25–47–26–39–7
Chicago 7–56–36–57–27–24–74–56–67–24–53–68–35–47–34–75–8
Cincinnati 5–42–75–64–59–03–85–46–58–13–64–55–71–112–78–37-6
Colorado 6–63–52–75–46–36–56–64–77–23–65–45–45–77–53–64–8
Florida 2–65–72–70–93–63–64–50–95–75–76–63–64–50–94–58–8
Houston 5–45–47–48–35–66-33–69–27–25–47–29–25–46–35–710–4
Los Angeles 8–41–85–44–56–65–46–35–45–43–55–47–55–76–64–58–5
Milwaukee 3–62–76–65–67–49–02–94–56–31–84–56–53–65–43–88–6
Montreal 7–26–62–71–82–77–52–74–53–68–45–72–74–43–63–66–10
New York 5–43–95–46–36–37–54–55–38–14–88–44–54–54–56–39–7
Philadelphia 7-24–86–35–44–56–62–74–55–47–54–88–11–82–63–67–9
Pittsburgh 3–62–73–87–54–56–32–95–75–67–25–41–85–42–76–56–7
San Diego 9–34–54–511–17–55–44–57–56–34–45–48–14–58–46–36–7
San Francisco 7–52–73–77–25–79–03–66–64–56–35–46–27–24–87–58–5
St. Louis 7–23–67–43–86–35-47–55–48–36–33–66–35–63–65–74–9

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
  •  6 Brook Fordyce
  • 62 Guillermo Garcia
  • 10 Eddie Taubensee

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

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
CF Reggie Sanders 135 481 129 .268 14 59
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
Chris Stynes12334788.254627
Aaron Boone5818151.282228
Eduardo Pérez8417241.238430
Pat Watkins8314739.265215
Brook Fordyce5714637.253314
Pokey Reese5913334.256116
Lenny Harris5712236.295010
Melvin Nieves8311930.252217
Mike Frank288920.22507
Jeffrey Hammonds268626.302011
Paul Konerko267316.219313
Roberto Petagine346216.25837
Damian Jackson133812.31607
Guillermo Garcia12367.19424
Tony Tarasco15245.20814
Stephen Larkin131.33300

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
Brett Tomko34210.213124.44162
Pete Harnisch32209.01473.14157
Mike Remlinger35164.18154.82144
Steve Parris1899.0653.7377
Scott Winchester1679.0365.8140
Jason Bere943.2324.1231
Dennys Reyes838.2314.4244
Scott Klingenbeck422.2135.9613
Eddie Priest26.00110.501
Steve Cooke16.0101.503

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
David Weathers1662.1246.2151

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
Jeff Shaw3924231.8129
Gabe White695594.0183
Scott Sullivan675515.2186
Danny Graves622183.3244
Stan Belinda404813.2357
John Hudek304202.4340
Rick Krivda1602011.2819
Mark Hutton100107.413
Todd Williams60107.714
Ricardo Jordan610024.301
Marc Kroon400013.504
Keith Glauber30002.354
Lenny Harris10000.001

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

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References

  1. Melvin Nieves at Baseball Reference
  2. Mike Kelly at Baseball Reference
  3. Ricardo Jordan at Baseball Reference
  4. "David Weathers Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 5, 2010.
  5. José Rijo at Baseball Reference
  6. Pete Rose at Baseball Reference
  7. Midre Cummings at Baseball Reference
  8. "Buddy Carlyle Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on August 25, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010.
  9. Paul Konerko at Baseball Reference
  10. Jason Bere at Baseball Reference
  11. Adam Dunn at Baseball Reference
  12. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007


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