2003 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–87 (.463)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s)Dave Littlefield
Manager(s)Lloyd McClendon
Local televisionFox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Local radioKDKA-AM
(Steve Blass, Greg Brown, Lanny Frattare, Bob Walk)
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The 2003 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 122nd season of the franchise; the 117th in the National League. This was their third season at PNC Park. The Pirates finished fourth in the National League Central with a record of 75–87.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 88 74 0.543 44–37 44–37
Houston Astros 87 75 0.537 1 48–33 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 85 77 0.525 3 48–33 37–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 0.463 13 39–42 36–45
Cincinnati Reds 69 93 0.426 19 35–46 34–47
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 20 31–50 37–44


Game log

2003 Game Log (75–87)
March (1–0) April (11–14)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 March 31 @ Reds 10–1 Benson (1–0) Haynes 42,343 1–0
2 April 2 @ Reds 7–4 Torres (1–0) Manzanillo Williams (1) 22,878 2–0
3 April 3 @ Reds 7–5 Fogg (1–0) Anderson Williams (2) 26,096 3–0
4 April 4 @ Phillies 9–1 Suppan (1–0) Roa Torres (1) 59,269 4–0
5 April 5 @ Phillies 1–16 Silva D'Amico (0–1) 22,693 4–1
6 April 6 @ Phillies 2–0 Benson (2–0) Myers Williams (3) 30,113 5–1
7 April 8 Brewers 3–5 Rusch Wells (0–1) DeJean 36,003 5–2
8 April 9 Brewers 2–3 Ritchie Fogg (1–1) DeJean 23,332 5–3
9 April 10 Brewers 3–1 Suppan (2–0) Sheets Williams (4) 10,384 6–3
10 April 11 @ Cubs 3–2 D'Amico (1–1) Zambrano Williams (5) 33,605 7–3
11 April 12 @ Cubs 0–4 Wood Benson (2–1) Borowski 35,226 7–4
12 April 13 @ Cubs 3–4 Farnsworth Boehringer (0–1) Borowski 29,558 7–5
13 April 15 Mets 1–3 Glavine Fogg (1–2) Benitez 14,728 7–6
14 April 16 Mets 6–3 Suppan (3–0) Cone 12,609 8–6
15 April 17 Mets 2–7 Seo D'Amico (1–2) 11,299 8–7
16 April 18 Cubs 2–7 Clement Benson (2–2) 15,037 8–8
17 April 19 Cubs 1–6 (10) Prior Sauerbeck (0–1) 31,518 8–9
18 April 20 Cubs 8–2 Torres (2–0) Estes 14,854 9–9
19 April 22 Giants 5–2 Suppan (4–0) Foppert 10,650 10–9
20 April 23 Giants 3–4 (13) Brower Tavarez (0–1) 13,009 10–10
21 April 24 Giants 1–3 Moss Benson (2–3) Worrell 15,967 10–11
22 April 25 Dodgers 2–5 Brohawn Williams (0–1) Gagne 16,090 10–12
23 April 26 Dodgers 3–4 Nomo Sauerbeck (0–2) Gagne 22,267 10–13
24 April 27 Dodgers 2–6 Ishii Suppan (4–1) 19,679 10–14
25 April 29 @ Padres 7–2 D'Amico (2–2) Eaton 15,556 11–14
26 April 30 @ Padres 8–5 Benson (3–3) Perez Williams (6) 13,845 12–14
May (12–16)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
27 May 1 @ Padres 5–2 Wells (1–1) Peavy Williams (7) 13,420 13–14
28 May 2 @ Dodgers 5–3 Beimel (1–0) Quantrill Williams (8) 53,820 14–14
29 May 3 @ Dodgers 1–4 Dreifort Suppan (4–2) Gagne 45,737 14–15
30 May 4 @ Dodgers 2–3 Brown D'Amico (2–3) Gagne 40,544 14–16
31 May 5 @ Astros 1–8 Miller Benson (3–4) 22,765 14–17
32 May 6 @ Astros 9–10 Bland Sauerbeck (0–3) Wagner 27,023 14–18
33 May 7 @ Astros 4–13 Dotel Tavarez (0–2) 22,706 14–19
34 May 8 @ Astros 2–6 Stone Suppan (4–3) 28,836 14–20
35 May 9 Diamondbacks 0–5 Schilling D'Amico (2–4) 18,080 14–21
36 May 10 Diamondbacks 5–4 Benson (4–4) Dessens Williams (9) 30,776 15–21
37 May 11 Diamondbacks 1–2 Batista Wells (1–2) Mantei 14,976 15–22
38 May 12 Astros 4–9 Stone Torres 9,095 15–23
39 May 13 Astros 3–6 Munro Williams Wagner 10,535 15–24
40 May 14 Astros 3–2 D'Amico Miller Williams (10) 11,730 16–24
41 May 15 Astros 2–6 Oswalt Benson 16,752 16–25
42 May 16 @ Diamondbacks 8–5 (12) Boehringer Mantei Williams (11) 31,578 17–25
43 May 17 @ Diamondbacks 8–5 Torres Capuano Williams (12) 42,858 18–25
44 May 18 @ Diamondbacks 6–8 Webb Suppan (4–4) 34,669 18–26
45 May 21 Cubs 5–2 D'Amico Wood Williams (13) 35,086 19–26
46 May 22 Cubs 2–3 Remlinger Sauerbeck Borowski 14,544 19–27
47 May 23 Cardinals 8–10 (10) Eldred Meadows Fassero 18,660 19–28
48 May 24 Cardinals 0–6 Morris Suppan (4–5) 35,733 19–29
49 May 25 Cardinals 8–7 Boehringer Hermanson Williams (14) 25,983 20–29
50 May 26 @ Cubs 10–0 Fogg Wood 40,225 21–29
51 May 27 @ Cubs 9–4 Benson Clement 35,961 22–29
52 May 28 @ Cubs 4–5 Prior D'Amico Borowski 32,406 22–30
53 May 30 @ Cardinals 7–3 Suppan (5–5) Stephenson 30,599 23–30
54 May 31 @ Cardinals 4–3 Wells Williams Williams (15) 43,789 24–30
June (10–14)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
55 June 1 @ Cardinals 4–5 Kline Beimel Fassero 46,103 24–31
56 June 4 Red Sox 4–11 Kim Benson 24–32
57 June 4 Red Sox 3–8 Lowe D'Amico 27,769 24–33
58 June 5 Red Sox 5–4 Boehringer Mendoza Williams (16) 33,372 25–33
59 June 7 @ Braves 6–8 Hernandez Boehringer Smoltz 35,397 25–34
60 June 8 @ Braves 5–6 Hodges Fogg Smoltz 29,869 25–35
61 June 10 @ Blue Jays 8–13 Lidle Benson 14,090 25–36
62 June 11 @ Blue Jays 5–8 Halladay D'Amico 32,036 25–37
63 June 12 @ Blue Jays 4–5 Hendrickson Suppan (5–6) Politte 15,015 25–38
64 June 13 @ Devil Rays 1–7 Zambrano Wells 9,487 25–39
65 June 14 @ Devil Rays 12–9 Fogg Bell Williams (17) 14,063 26–39
66 June 15 @ Devil Rays 9–5 Sauerbeck Levine Williams (18) 13,943 27–39
67 June 18 Expos 7–3 D'Amico Hernandez Williams (19) 28–39
68 June 18 Expos 4–3 Torres Biddle 22,557 29–39
69 June 19 Expos 2–5 Ohka Torres Biddle 16,050 29–40
70 June 20 Indians 5–4 (15) Torres Baez 26,305 30–40
71 June 21 Indians 7–6 (15) Sauerbeck Miceli 36,856 31–40
72 June 22 Indians 5–8 Sabathia Vogelsong Baez 37,803 31–41
73 June 23 @ Expos 0–3 Vargas Suppan (5–7) Biddle 5,641 31–42
74 June 24 @ Expos 4–6 Ohka D'Amico Biddle 5,872 31–43
75 June 25 @ Expos 6–5 Sauerbeck Eischen Williams (20) 5,717 32–43
76 June 27 Rockies 5–3 Fogg Jennings Williams (21) 37,566 33–43
77 June 28 Rockies 4–5 Neagle Benson Jimenez 25,083 33–44
78 June 29 Rockies 9–0 Suppan (6–7) Chacon 20,475 34–44
July (15–13)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
79 July 1 Reds 3–5 Graves Tavarez Williamson 17,803 34–45
80 July 2 Reds 3–4 Heredia Williams Williamson 15,322 34–46
81 July 3 Reds 8–7 Fogg Dempster Williams (22) 19,947 35–46
82 July 4 Astros 3–2 Boehringer Munro Williams (23) 30,082 36–46
83 July 5 Astros 4–3 Suppan (7–7) Saarloos Williams (24) 22,258 37–46
84 July 6 Astros 8–3 D'Amico Miller 18,741 38–46
85 July 7 @ Brewers 2–9 Franklin Wells 12,322 38–47
86 July 8 @ Brewers 8–7 (10) Williams DeJean Torres (2) 12,425 39–47
87 July 9 @ Brewers 1–2 (12) Kieschnick Beimel 22,490 39–48
88 July 10 @ Brewers 5–4 Suppan (8–7) Ford 21,190 40–48
89 July 11 @ Astros 2–4 Miller D'Amico Wagner 31,474 40–49
90 July 12 @ Astros 5–2 Wells Oswalt Williams (25) 34,762 41–49
91 July 13 @ Astros 2–5 Redding Fogg Wagner 32,273 41–50
92 July 17 Brewers 5–7 Franklin Benson Estrella 32,304 41–51
93 July 18 Brewers 7–2 Suppan (9–7) Rusch 31,697 42–51
94 July 19 Brewers 0–1 Sheets D'Amico Kolb 24,461 42–52
95 July 20 Brewers 6–3 Wells Ford Lincoln (1) 22,643 43–52
96 July 21 Astros 5–3 Fogg Redding Lincoln (2) 14,271 44–52
97 July 22 Astros 0–2 Robertson Torres Wagner 16,661 44–53
98 July 23 @ Reds 6–5 Boehringer Mercker Lincoln (3) 27,629 45–53
99 July 24 @ Reds 7–5 (11) Lincoln Reitsma 35,504 46–53
100 July 25 @ Cardinals 10–5 Meadows Eldred 45,296 47–53
101 July 26 @ Cardinals 8–13 Williams Fogg Isringhausen 44,249 47–54
102 July 27 @ Cardinals 3–4 Eldred Lincoln 34,851 47–55
103 July 28 @ Cardinals 3–0 Suppan (10–7) Tomko 33,977 48–55
104 July 29 Padres 7–8 Roa Lincoln Beck 15,201 48–56
105 July 30 Padres 7–2 Wells Lawrence Meadows (1) 23,709 49–56
106 July 31 Padres 7–10 Eaton Fogg Beck 18,045 49–57
August (13–15)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
107 August 1 Rockies 12–11 Sanchez Bernero 22,413 50–57
108 August 2 Rockies 1–0 Meadows Jennings Lincoln (4) 37,820 51–57
109 August 3 Rockies 4–16 Oliver D'Amico Jimenez 16,839 51–58
110 August 5 @ Giants 0–3 Schmidt Wells Worrell 41,501 51–59
111 August 6 @ Giants 2–0 Tavarez Ponson 41,662 52–59
112 August 7 @ Giants 5–7 Eyre Boehringer Worrell 42,334 52–60
113 August 8 @ Rockies 6–13 Jimenez Mahomes 28,362 52–61
114 August 9 @ Rockies 10–4 D'Amico Oliver 34,611 53–61
115 August 10 @ Rockies 5–3 Figueroa Chacon Lincoln (5) 26,904 54–61
116 August 11 Cardinals 4–6 Haren Wells Isringhausen 17,647 54–62
117 August 12 Cardinals 6–10 Tomko Fogg Simontacchi 21,013 54–63
118 August 13 Cardinals 6–5 Tavarez Borbon 18,505 55–63
119 August 14 Cardinals 3–4 Stephenson D'Amico Isringhausen 16,157 55–64
120 August 15 Brewers 6–3 Figueroa Kinney Tavarez (1) 21,096 56–64
121 August 16 Brewers 4–6 Vizcaino Lincoln Kolb 28,143 56–65
122 August 17 Brewers 5–2 Fogg Franklin Tavarez (2) 24,092 57–65
123 August 19 @ Cardinals 5–13 Eldred Beimel 28,869 57–66
124 August 20 @ Cardinals 14–0 D'Amico Stephenson 25,741 58–66
125 August 21 @ Cardinals 3–6 Eldred Lincoln 26,849 58–67
126 August 22 @ Brewers 2–3 Franklin Wells Kolb 22,413 58–68
127 August 23 @ Brewers 6–7 Estrella Corey 25,432 58–69
128 August 24 @ Brewers 9–10 Kolb Gonzalez 36,238 58–70
129 August 26 Marlins 4–3 Lincoln Redman Tavarez (3) 12,219 59–70
130 August 27 Marlins 4–0 Wells Penny 18,264 60–70
131 August 28 Marlins 5–0 Fogg Willis 12,679 61–70
132 August 29 Braves 6–5 Tavarez Cunnane 27,415 62–70
133 August 30 Braves 6–13 Ramirez Perez 21,323 62–71
134 August 31 Braves 4–10 Reynolds D'Amico 23,822 62–72
September (13–15)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
135 September 2 @ Marlins 3–2 Wells Willis Tavarez (4) 10,327 63–72
136 September 3 @ Marlins 0–3 Beckett Fogg Urbina 11,135 63–73
137 September 4 @ Marlins 1–5 Tejera Torres 10,213 63–74
138 September 5 @ Braves 2–3 (10) Cunnane Corey 63–75
139 September 5 @ Braves 5–3 Corey Reynolds Tavarez (5) 31,849 64–75
140 September 6 @ Braves 2–9 Maddux D'Amico 36,932 64–76
141 September 7 @ Braves 1–2 Hampton Wells Cunnane 27,703 64–77
142 September 8 @ Reds 9–1 Fogg Bale 19,073 65–77
143 September 9 @ Reds 6–10 Belisle Boehringer 21,241 65–78
144 September 10 @ Reds 3–2 Lincoln Reitsma Tavarez (6) 20,560 66–78
145 September 11 @ Reds 2–3 Randall D'Amico Reitsma 20,479 66–79
146 September 12 Phillies 8–4 Wells Telemaco 18,895 67–79
147 September 13 Phillies 5–3 Fogg Millwood Tavarez (7) 33,480 68–79
148 September 14 Phillies 7–10 Wolf Torres Williams 16,383 68–80
149 September 15 Reds 6–3 Vogelsong Van Poppel Tavarez (8) 8,565 69–80
150 September 16 Reds 4–12 Harang Perez Reith 11,995 69–81
151 September 17 Reds 8–5 D'Amico Etherton Tavarez (9) 10,625 70–81
152 September 18 Reds 7–0 Wells Randall 10,390 71–81
153 September 19 Cubs 9–10 Veres Figueroa Borowski 71–82
154 September 19 Cubs 10–6 Torres Cruz 16,248 72–82
155 September 20 Cubs 8–2 Vogelsong Clement 32,869 73–82
156 September 21 Cubs 1–4 Prior Perez Borowski 21,497 73–83
157 September 23 @ Mets 0–1 Leiter Wells 17,830 73–84
158 September 24 @ Mets 3–5 Trachsel D'Amico Stanton 22,134 73–85
159 September 25 @ Mets 3–1 Torres Roberts Tavarez (10) 25,081 74–85
160 September 27 @ Cubs 2–4 Prior Fogg Borowski 74–86
161 September 27 @ Cubs 2–7 Clement Vogelsong 40,121 74–87
162 September 28 @ Cubs 3–2 Wells Cruz Tavarez (11) 39,940 75–87
Legend:        = Win        = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 2–5 2–4 7–2 10–9 2–5 5–1 10–9 3–3 4–2 4–2 4–2 3–3 9–10 5–14 3–3 11–4
Atlanta 5–2 4–2 3–3 6–0 9–10 5–1 4–2 4–2 12–7 11–8 9–10 7–2 6–1 2–4 4–2 10–5
Chicago 4–2 2–4 10–7 3–3 4–2 9–7 2–4 10–6 3–3 5–1 1–5 10–8 4–2 4–2 8–9 9–9
Cincinnati 2–7 3–3 7–10 4–2 2–4 5–12 2–4 8–10 2–4 2–4 5–4 5–11 3–3 3–3 9–7 7-5
Colorado 9–10 0–6 3–3 2–4 4–2 2–4 7–12 5–1 3–4 2–5 2–4 3–6 12–7 7–12 4–2 9–6
Florida 5–2 10–9 2–4 4–2 2–4 1–5 2–5 7–2 13–6 12–7 13–6 2–4 5–1 1–5 3–3 9–6
Houston 1–5 1–5 7–9 12–5 4–2 5-1 4–2 9–8 3–3 2–4 2–4 10–6 3–3 2–4 11–7 11–7
Los Angeles 9–10 2–4 4–2 4–2 12–7 5–2 2–4 4–2 4–2 3–3 2–5 5–1 8–11 6–13 4–2 11–7
Milwaukee 3–3 2–4 6–10 10–8 1–5 2–7 8–9 2–4 0–6 6–3 4–2 10–7 5–1 1–5 3–13 5–7
Montreal 2–4 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–3 6-13 3–3 2–4 6–0 14–5 8–11 3–3 4–2 7–0 1–5 9–9
New York 2–4 8–11 1–5 4–2 5–2 7–12 4–2 3–3 3–6 5–14 7–12 4–2 3–3 4–2 1–5 5–10
Philadelphia 2-4 10–9 5–1 4–5 4–2 6–13 4–2 5–2 2–4 11–8 12–7 2–4 4–3 3–3 4–2 8–7
Pittsburgh 3–3 2–7 8–10 11–5 6–3 4–2 6–10 1–5 7–10 3–3 2–4 4–2 4–2 2–4 7–10 5–7
San Diego 10–9 1–6 2–4 3–3 7–12 1–5 3–3 11–8 1–5 2–4 3–3 3–4 2–4 5–14 2–4 8–10
San Francisco 14–5 4–2 2–4 3–3 12–7 5–1 4–2 13–6 5–1 0–7 2–4 3–3 4–2 14–5 5–1 10–8
St. Louis 3–3 2–4 9–8 7–9 2–4 3-3 7–11 2–4 13–3 5–1 5–1 2–4 10–7 4–2 1–5 10–8


Detailed records

Roster

2003 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Kenny Lofton CF
Jason Kendall C
Brian Giles LF
Aramis Ramírez 3B
Randall Simon 1B
Reggie Sanders RF
Pokey Reese 2B
Jack Wilson SS
Kris Benson SP

Awards and honors

2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Statistics

Hitting
Pitching

Transactions

Draft picks

Main article: 2003 Major League Baseball draft

2003 Top 10 Rounds Draft Picks[10]
Rd # Player Pos DOB and Age School
1 8 Paul Maholm LHP (1982-06-25)June 25, 1982 (aged 20) Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, Mississippi)
2 45 Tom Gorzelanny LHP (1982-07-12)July 12, 1982 (aged 20) University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
3 75 Steven Lerud C (1984-10-13)October 13, 1984 (aged 18) Galena High School (Reno, Nevada)
4 105 Kyle Pearson RHP (1984-10-08)October 8, 1984 (aged 18) A. Crawford Mosley High School (Lynn Haven, Florida)
5 135 Craig Stansberry 3B (1982-03-08)March 8, 1982 (aged 21) Rice University (Houston, Texas)
6 165 C.J. Smith 1B (1982-02-22)February 22, 1982 (aged 21) University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)
7 195 Russ Johnson RHP (1973-01-06)January 6, 1973 (aged 30) Benjamin Russell High School (Alexander City, AL)
8 225 Sergio Silva RHP (1981-12-22)December 22, 1981 (aged 21) University of the Pacific (Stockton, California)
9 255 Kent Wulf 2B (1985-04-26)April 26, 1985 (aged 18) Quartz Hill High School (Quartz Hill, California)
10 285 John Peabody OF (1985-08-24)August 24, 1985 (aged 17) Rancho Bernardo High School (San Diego, California)
Note

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Trent Jewett
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Dale Sveum
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Dave Clark
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Tony Beasley
A-Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Andy Stewart
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke
Rookie DSL Pirates Dominican Summer League Ramon Zapata

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Williamsport, DSL Pirates

References

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ a b Randall Simon Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ "Jeff d'Amico Stats".
  4. ^ Hitting for the Cycle Records by Baseball Almanac
  5. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. Archived from the original on October 12, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  6. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. Archived from the original on October 12, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  7. ^ "Brandon Lyon Stats".
  8. ^ "Freddy Sanchez Stats".
  9. ^ Jason Bay Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ "2003 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft". Baseball-Reference.