Winston-Salem Warthogs

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After the 1994 season the Winston-Salem Spirits changed their name to the Winston-Salem Warthogs. The team was the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox affiliates in the Carolina League. They played their home games at Ernie Shore Field in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 2003, they captured the league title. Following the 2008 season, the team was renamed the Winston-Salem Dash.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting coach Pitching coach
1995 69-68 3rd Mark Berry
1996 74-65 3rd Phillip Wellman
1997 63-77 7th Mike Heath (38-53) / Mark Haley (25-24) Mark Haley Curt Hasler
1998 79-60 2nd Chris Cron Lost League Finals Dallas Williams Curt Hasler
1999 63-75 7th Jerry Terrell Mark Haley Juan Nieves
2000 68-71 4th Brian Dayett Daryl Boston Juan Nieves
2001 54-86 8th Wally Backman Mark Haley Juan Nieves
2002 50-90 7th Razor Shines Mark Haley J.R. Perdew
2003 71-67 5th Razor Shines League Champs Ken Dominguez J.R. Perdew
2004 74-66 4th Ken Dominguez (27-37) / Nick Leyva (47-29) Lost in 1st round Andy Tomberlin J.R. Perdew
2005 77-64 3rd Chris Cron Lost in 1st round Andy Tomberlin Sean Snedeker
2006 66-72 5th Rafael Santana Ryan Long J.R. Perdew
2007 64-74 5th (t) Tim Blackwell Wes Clements J.R. Perdew
2008 71-68 4th Tim Blackwell Lost in 1st round Rob Sasser Brian Drahman