2006 Pittsburgh Pirates season

2006 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 67–95 (.414)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Dave Littlefield
Manager(s) Jim Tracy
Local television FSN Pittsburgh
Local radio KDKA-AM
(Steve Blass, Greg Brown, Lanny Frattare, Bob Walk, John Wehner)
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The 2006 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 125th season of the franchise; the 120th in the National League. This was their sixth season at PNC Park. The Pirates finished fifth in the National League Central with a record of 67–95.

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 8378 0.516 49–31 34–47
Houston Astros 8280 0.506 44–37 38–43
Cincinnati Reds 8082 0.494 42–39 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 7587 0.463 48–33 27–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 6795 0.414 16½ 43–38 24–57
Chicago Cubs 6696 0.407 17½ 36–45 30–51

Game log

2006 game log (67–95)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member      Source: baseball-reference.com[2]

Record vs. opponents

2006 National League Records

Source:
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona6–14–24–212–72–44–58–103–31–61–55–19–108–114–31–54–11
Atlanta1–66–14–33–311–83–43–32–47–117–113–37–23–44–210–85–10
Chicago2–41–610–92–42–47–84–28–83–32–56–90–72–411–82–44–11
Cincinnati2–43–49–105–14–210–50–69–103–42–49–72–42–59–65–16-9
Colorado 7–123–34–21–53–34–24–152–41–53–43–310–910–82–78–011–4
Florida4–28–114–22–43–33–41–57–08–116–135–23–33–31–511–79–9
Houston5–44–38–75–102–44-33–310–52–42–413–33–31–59–74–47–11
Los Angeles 10–83–32–46–015–45–13–34–23–44–36–45–1313–60–74–25–10
Milwaukee3–34–28–810–94–20–75–102–43–35–17–94–36–37–91–56–9
New York6–111–73–34–35–111–84–24–33–311–85–45–23–34–212–66–9
Philadelphia5-111–75–24–24–313–64–23–41–58–113–32–45–13–39–105–13
Pittsburgh1–53–39–67–93–32–53–134–69–74–53–31–56–16–93–33–12
San Diego10–92–77–04–29–103–33–313–53–42–54–25–17–124–25–17–8
San Francisco11–84–34–25–28–103–35–16–133–63–31–51–612–71–41–58–7
St. Louis3–42–48–116–97–25-17–97–09–72–43–39–62–44–14–35–10
Washington5–18–104–21–50–87-114–42–45–16–1210–93–31–55–13–47–11

Detailed records

Roster

2006 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
NamePosition
Chris DuffyCF
Jack WilsonSS
Sean Casey1B
Jason BayLF
Joe Randa3B
Jeromy BurnitzRF
José Castillo2B
Humberto CotaC
Óliver PérezSP

All-Star game

The 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 77th playing of the midseason exhibition baseball game between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 11, 2006 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. The contest was the fifth hosted by the city of Pittsburgh. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 3-2, thus awarding the AL champion (which was eventually the Detroit Tigers) home-field advantage in the 2006 World Series.

Statistics

Hitting
Pitching

Awards and honors

2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

NL Batting Champion

  • Freddy Sanchez

Transactions

  • July 31, 2006: Xavier Nady was traded by the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Roberto Hernandez and Óliver Pérez.[5]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Trent Jewett
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Tim Leiper
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Gary Green
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Jeff Branson
A-Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Tom Prince
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Jeff Livesey

References

  • 2006 Pittsburgh Pirates at Baseball Reference
  • 2006 Pittsburgh Pirates at Baseball Almanac
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6. 
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