2006 Pittsburgh Pirates Season
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2006 Pittsburgh Pirates Season

2006 Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates logo 2014.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record67-95 (.414)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s)Dave Littlefield
Manager(s)Jim Tracy
Local televisionFSN Pittsburgh
Local radioKDKA-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 83 78 0.516 -- 49-31 34-47
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 44-37 38-43
Cincinnati Reds 80 82 0.494 42-39 38-43
Milwaukee Brewers 75 87 0.463 48-33 27-54
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 16½ 43-38 24-57
Chicago Cubs 66 96 0.407 17½ 36-45 30-51


Game log

Record vs. opponents

2006 National League Records

Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona -- 6-1 4-2 4-2 12-7 2-4 4-5 8-10 3-3 1-6 1-5 5-1 9-10 8-11 4-3 1-5 4-11
Atlanta 1-6 -- 6-1 4-3 3-3 11-8 3-4 3-3 2-4 7-11 7-11 3-3 7-2 3-4 4-2 10-8 5-10
Chicago 2-4 1-6 -- 10-9 2-4 2-4 7-8 4-2 8-8 3-3 2-5 6-9 0-7 2-4 11-8 2-4 4-11
Cincinnati 2-4 3-4 9-10 -- 5-1 4-2 10-5 0-6 9-10 3-4 2-4 9-7 2-4 2-5 9-6 5-1 6-9
Colorado 7-12 3-3 4-2 1-5 -- 3-3 4-2 4-15 2-4 1-5 3-4 3-3 10-9 10-8 2-7 8-0 11-4
Florida 4-2 8-11 4-2 2-4 3-3 -- 3-4 1-5 7-0 8-11 6-13 5-2 3-3 3-3 1-5 11-7 9-9
Houston 5-4 4-3 8-7 5-10 2-4 4-3 -- 3-3 10-5 2-4 2-4 13-3 3-3 1-5 9-7 4-4 7-11
Los Angeles 10-8 3-3 2-4 6-0 15-4 5-1 3-3 -- 4-2 3-4 4-3 6-4 5-13 13-6 0-7 4-2 5-10
Milwaukee 3-3 4-2 8-8 10-9 4-2 0-7 5-10 2-4 -- 3-3 5-1 7-9 4-3 6-3 7-9 1-5 6-9
New York 6-1 11-7 3-3 4-3 5-1 11-8 4-2 4-3 3-3 -- 11-8 5-4 5-2 3-3 4-2 12-6 6-9
Philadelphia 5-1 11-7 5-2 4-2 4-3 13-6 4-2 3-4 1-5 8-11 -- 3-3 2-4 5-1 3-3 9-10 5-13
Pittsburgh 1-5 3-3 9-6 7-9 3-3 2-5 3-13 4-6 9-7 4-5 3-3 -- 1-5 6-1 6-9 3-3 3-12
San Diego 10-9 2-7 7-0 4-2 9-10 3-3 3-3 13-5 3-4 2-5 4-2 5-1 -- 7-12 4-2 5-1 7-8
San Francisco 11-8 4-3 4-2 5-2 8-10 3-3 5-1 6-13 3-6 3-3 1-5 1-6 12-7 -- 1-4 1-5 8-7
St. Louis 3-4 2-4 8-11 6-9 7-2 5-1 7-9 7-0 9-7 2-4 3-3 9-6 2-4 4-1 -- 4-3 5-10
Washington 5-1 8-10 4-2 1-5 0-8 7-11 4-4 2-4 5-1 6-12 10-9 3-3 1-5 5-1 3-4 -- 7-11


Detailed records

Roster

Opening Day lineup

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

References

  1. ^ From 1882-1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ "2006 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule and Results". Baseball-Reference.com.
  3. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  4. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  5. ^ Xavier Nady Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com

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