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2009 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  62-99   .385
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  John Russell
General Manager:   Neal Huntington
Stadium:  PNC Park
Attendance:  1,577,853
Payroll:  $48,693,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ramon Vazquez (32)
Youngest Player:  Andrew McCutchen (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jack Wilson (9)
Top Hitter:  Nyjer Morgan (35)
Top Pitcher:  Zach Duke (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Tony Sanchez (#4)

Roster Continuity:  65.04%
Top Prospect:   Pedro Alvarez
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
St. Louis9171.562--
Chi Cubs8378.5167.5
Milwaukee8082.49411.0
Cincinnati7884.48113.0
Houston7488.45717.0
Pittsburgh6299.38528.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Jack WilsonSS31$ 7,400,000   
Adam LaRoche1B29$ 7,050,000   
Freddy Sanchez2B31$ 6,250,000   
Ian SnellP27$ 3,200,000   
Paul MaholmP27$ 2,500,000   
Nate McLouthLF27$ 2,500,000   
Matt CappsP25$ 2,425,000   
John GrabowP30$ 2,300,000   
Zach DukeP26$ 2,200,000   
Ryan DoumitDH-C28$ 2,150,000   
Ramon Vazquez2B32$ 1,875,000   
Eric Hinske1B31$ 1,500,000   
Tyler YatesP31$ 1,300,000   
Craig HansenP25$ 825,000   
Ronny CedenoSS26$ 822,500   
Craig MonroeLF-RF32$ 750,000   
Lastings MilledgeLF-RF24$ 452,000   
Joel HanrahanP27$ 420,000   
Brandon Moss1B25$ 414,500   
Andy LaRoche3B25$ 413,500   
Ross OhlendorfP26$ 413,500   
Nyjer MorganCF-RF28$ 411,500   
Sean BurnettP26$ 408,500   
Delwyn YoungRF27$ 406,000   
Charlie MortonP25$ 405,000   
Jesse ChavezP25$ 402,000   
Luis Cruz3B25$ 401,500   
Phillip DumatraitP27$ 401,500   
Jeff KarstensP26$ 401,500   
Jason JaramilloC26$ 400,000   
Donnie VealP24$ 400,000   


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