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1998 St. Louis Cardinals  (1997)  (1999)
68-94, 4th in NL Central Division
Scored 791 runs, Allowed 844 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .678
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 99 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 86-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 83-79
Manager(s): Mike Rescigno

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B  Mark McGwire         34  144  492  120  137  25   0  72  143   0   2  123  160  .278  .426  .768  168  12.4  3e13      -28  
 OF *Ray Lankford         31  138  504  117  140  35   1  37   82   8   2   90  151  .278  .386  .571  118   8.6  2(+1)e6    26  
 OF  Tim Salmon           29  120  396   76  107  16   0  32   83   1   0   71   87  .270  .385  .553   91   8.4  4(-2)e18   -6  
 OF *Jeromy Burnitz       29  130  483   74  130  25   1  32   85   5   7   67  117  .269  .359  .524   90   6.5  3(-1)e9    44  
 2B *Delino Deshields     29  132  420   61  116  15  10   8   36  12  13   64   61  .276  .371  .417   66   5.4  4e15      -12  
 3B  Brian Jordan         31  115  437   57  113  20   3  18   70   5   1   39   55  .259  .331  .442   63   5.1  4e37     -129  
 3B  Charlie Hayes        33   84  302   43   85  18   0  17   52   1   1   38   59  .281  .360  .510   55   6.5  3e5        99  
 OF  Ron Gant             33   84  266   46   60  13   0  16   35   3   0   34   82  .226  .313  .455   38   5.0  4(+2)e9   -56  
 SS  Jeff Blauser         32  105  347   42   66  12   5   2   27   2   0   57   87  .190  .318  .271   35   3.2  4e23      -50  
 C   Chris Widger         27   96  350   29   75   7   0  13   44   3   1   26   64  .214  .267  .346   31   2.9  3(-1)e9   -57  
 2B  Placido Polanco      22   36  114   14   43   6   2   4   17   2   0    4    4  .377  .403  .570   27  10.3  3e17      340  
 C   Eli Marrero          24   69  155   20   36  19   1   1   14   1   2   15   26  .232  .300  .387   17   3.9  3(-1)e2    -1  
 1B *John Mabry           27   95  153   23   37   8   0   5   16   0   0   15   34  .242  .304  .392   16   3.6  3e4        12  
 OF #Willie McGee         39   53  175   16   41   8   1   3    8   2   0   10   30  .234  .274  .343   16   3.3  3(+1)e22   -1  
 SS  Luis Ordaz           22   85  302   15   59  12   0   0   21   4   1   17   29  .195  .238  .235   16   1.7  3e48      -23  
 C   Tom Pagnozzi         35   95  179   15   28   6   0   0    8   0   0   15   55  .156  .219  .190    7   1.3  4(+1)e4  -164  
 PH  Eduardo Perez        28    7    6    1    2   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .333  .286  .667    1   7.0            296  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           863                  -11

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Jose Lima            25  11  13  .458  33  33   2   0   0   0   1  224.1  250  120  107  38   38  183  4.29  123   4.9   15  
  P *Omar Daal            26   9   5  .643  19  19   4   0   0   0   2  131.2  119   44   41  12   33  107  2.80   51   3.5  -20  
  P  John Frascatore      28   7   4  .636  60   0   0  24   6   4   0   98.0   99   48   41  11   39   37  3.77   53   4.8  -42  
  P *Tony Saunders        24   7  11  .389  31  31   0   0   0   0   0  187.2  185  118  100  13  101  179  4.80  103   4.9  -42  
  P  Bob Tewksbury        37   7  13  .350  26  26   3   0   0   0   0  148.2  192  106   91  28   29   70  5.51  105   6.3   28  
  P *Donovan Osborne      29   6   3  .667  13  13   2   0   0   0   0   90.0   77   42   34  14   26   58  3.40   41   4.0  -61  
  P  Matt Morris          23   6   6  .500  15  15   3   0   0   0   2  103.0  103   56   54  13   36   80  4.72   54   4.7   35  
  P *C. J. Nitkowski      25   4   6  .400  43   0   0  26   6   7   0   63.2   67   44   41   7   36   53  5.80   40   5.8   78  
  P  Manuel Aybar         23   4   9  .308  67   0   0  40   3   4   0  138.1  186  112  104  10   70   91  6.77  114   7.5   22  
  P  Kent Bottenfield     29   3  11  .214  24  17   0   5   0   1   0  108.2  120   75   70  10   57   92  5.80   68   5.6   30  
  P  Rich Croushore       27   2   2  .500  34   0   0  23   5   2   0   46.0   25   10    9   3   13   29  1.76    9   1.9 -254  
  P  Curtis King          27   1   2  .333  38   0   0  22  10   1   0   49.2   51   19   18   9   12   27  3.26   26   5.0   -3  
  P  Cliff Politte        24   1   6  .143   8   8   3   0   0   0   0   42.1   69   40   39   7   20   25  8.29   47  10.0   72  
  P  Jose Jimenez         25   0   1  .000   5   0   0   4   0   0   0    3.1    5    1    0   0    2    2  0.00    2   5.3  204  
  P  Mike Grace           28   0   2  .000   3   0   0   1   0   1   0    5.0   11    9    7   2    2    1 12.60    8  15.6  300  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      851          0

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Chris Widger          822  95  96  653   34   5   4  .993  36  16
 Eli Marrero           319  33  49  244   22   2   0  .993  26  10
 Tom Pagnozzi          299  34  38  248    9   2   1  .992  26   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mark McGwire 1233 138 139 1147 121 7 103 .995 9.26 John Mabry 207 24 26 214 14 1 27 .996 9.93 Charlie Hayes 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Delino Deshields 1026 115 126 321 324 10 74 .985 5.66 Placido Polanco 234 26 29 55 79 1 19 .993 5.15 Luis Ordaz 181 21 22 39 57 3 9 .970 4.78 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Brian Jordan 730 83 83 49 158 18 12 .920 2.55 Charlie Hayes 700 79 83 66 136 5 11 .976 2.60 John Mabry 10 0 7 0 2 1 0 .667 1.80 Delino Deshields 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jeff Blauser 878 98 105 162 303 14 61 .971 4.77 Luis Ordaz 539 62 64 99 161 18 36 .935 4.34 Placido Polanco 22 2 6 1 9 2 1 .833 4.09 Willie McGee 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jeromy Burnitz       1157 130 130  216    3   7   0  .969  1.70
 Brian Jordan          278  32  32   57    5   3   0  .954  2.01
 John Mabry              5   0   2    3    0   0   0 1.000  5.40
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Lankford 1119 124 129 263 15 4 5 .986 2.24 Willie McGee 322 38 38 90 9 3 2 .971 2.77 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tim Salmon 881 99 101 202 6 12 1 .945 2.12 Ron Gant 539 62 62 106 0 5 0 .955 1.77 Willie McGee 13 1 4 3 0 1 0 .750 2.13 Brian Jordan 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 John Mabry 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1998 Draft


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