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1998 Atlanta Braves
1998 NL East Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1998 information
Owner(s) Time Warner
General manager(s) John Schuerholz
Manager(s) Bobby Cox
Local television WTBS
TBS Superstation
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)
Fox Sports South
(Ernie Johnson, Bob Rathbun)
Local radio WSB (AM)
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)

Contents

Offseason

  • November 17, 1997: Walt Weiss was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[1]
  • January 30, 1998: Dennis Martinez was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[2]
  • February 6, 1998: Curtis Pride was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[3]

Regular season

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Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 106 56 .654 --
New York Mets 88 74 .543 18
Philadelphia Phillies 75 87 .463 31
Montreal Expos 65 97 .401 41
Florida Marlins 54 108 .333 52

Transactions

  • June 9, 1998: Howard Battle was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[4]
  • June 23, 1998: Alan Embree was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Russ Springer.[5]
  • August 14, 1998: Paul Byrd was selected off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Atlanta Braves.[6]

Roster

1998 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Player Stats

Batting

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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

National League Division Series

Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

Atlanta wins the series, 3-0

Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
1 Atlanta 7 Chicago 1 September 30 1-0 (ATL)
2 Atlanta 2 Chicago 1 October 1 2-0 (ATL)
3 Chicago 2 Atlanta 6 October 3 3-0 (ATL)

National League Championship Series

Game 1

October 7: Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 7 0
Atlanta 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 3
WP: Trevor Hoffman (1-0)  LP: Kerry Ligtenberg (0-1)  
HRs:  SD – Ken Caminiti (1)  Atl – Andruw Jones (1)

Game 2

October 8: Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 11 0
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
WP: Kevin Brown (1-0)  LP: Tom Glavine (0-1)  

Game 3

October 10: Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 2
San Diego 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 X 4 7 0
WP: Sterling Hitchcock (1-0)  LP: Greg Maddux (0-1)  SV: Trevor Hoffman (1)  

Game 4

October 11: Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 0 0 8 12 0
San Diego 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 0
WP: Dennis Martinez (1-0)  LP: Joey Hamilton (0-1)  
HRs:  Atl – Javy López (1), Andrés Galarraga (1)  SD – Jim Leyritz (1)

Game 5

October 12: Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 7 14 1
San Diego 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 10 1
WP: John Rocker (1-0)  LP: Kevin Brown (1-1)  SV: Greg Maddux (1)  
HRs:  Atl – Michael Tucker (1)  SD – Ken Caminiti (2), John Vander Wal (1)

Game 6

October 14: Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 10 0
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
WP: Sterling Hitchcock (2-0)  LP: Tom Glavine (0-2)  

Award winners

1998 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Jeff Cox
AA Greenville Braves Southern League Randy Ingle
A Danville 97s Carolina League Paul Runge
A Macon Braves South Atlantic League Brian Snitker
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Jim Saul
Rookie Danville Braves Appalachian League Franklin Stubbs
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rick Albert

[7]

References

Preceded by
Atlanta Braves
1997
NL East Championship Season
1998
Succeeded by
Atlanta Braves
1999

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