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1997 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 764-946 -182
Roster Continuity 63.35% 15/28
Manager(s): Art Howe
General Manager: Sandy Alderson (1997-10-17), Billy Beane
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 21,911,000 24/28
Attendance: 1,264,218 28/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Chris Enochs (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Duffy Dyer
First Base Coach: Bradley Fischer
Hitting Coach: Denny Walling
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Ron Washington

#1 Draft Picks

Ben Grieve (#2), Ariel Prieto (#5), Pat Lennon (#8), Mark McGwire (#10), Brent Mayne (#13), Steve Karsay (#22), Willie Adams (#36)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8478.5196.0
7785.47513.0
6597.40125.0
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11997-04-02L 7-9 vs CLEAriel Prieto-0-0-11363148621501002325 4.503.2583443953.0169118100.8
    21997-04-03W 5-4 vs CLEWillie Adams-0-0-11131344441340001939 9.001.7585503558.8218812390.3
    31997-04-04W 4-2 vs NYASteve Karsay-0-0Q1113137.110220210003248 2.571.7194553958.511231117121.4
    41997-04-05L 5-10 vs NYAMike MohlerL0-1-111441135661420011921 18.003.0081423951.851398751.4
    51997-04-06W 3-0 vs NYADave Telgheder-0-0Q2155267.26000210003064 0.001.00104663863.461542015121.3
    61997-04-07W 6-2 vs BOSAriel Prieto-0-0Q22373263211480002464 2.702.00108565251.85171116661.0
    71997-04-08L 7-13 vs BOSWillie Adams-0-0-22141437441220011927 10.292.2972373551.396413680.8
    81997-04-09W 4-3 vs BOSSteve Karsay-0-0Q22141467110250002657 2.081.62105624359.05107267120.6
    91997-04-11W 3-1 @NYAMike Mohler-0-1Q22145126.16110261002560 7.001.8992533957.61135185120.4
    101997-04-13W 7-4 @NYAAriel PrietoW1-0-3338335.15311400002645 2.401.93103544952.43112199130.7
    111997-04-13L 2-3 @NYADave TelghederL0-1Q3256276.210332131003042 1.591.29127775060.63297158180.4
    121997-04-14L 1-10 @BOSWillie AdamsL0-1-33151559771021002423 11.252.0886592768.60139158140.6
    131997-04-15L 2-7 @BOSSteve KarsayL0-1-3315154.26411362002343 2.001.67105535250.48101019861.3
    141997-04-16L 3-4 @TORMike Mohler-0-1Q33146137.27330250003154 5.291.53106634359.4313111514101.4
    151997-04-17L 4-5 @TORAriel Prieto-1-0-44393457210150012551 2.251.8583523162.65810166120.5
    161997-04-18W 9-5 @DETDave Telgheder-0-1-4357285.18550340002632 3.131.43120714959.17239209100.9
    171997-04-19W 7-1 @DETWillie AdamsW1-1Q4416167.23110390003073 7.201.55119764363.872511221171.6
    181997-04-20L 2-9 @DETSteve KarsayL0-2-44161667662050002539 3.751.5498653366.331315179110.8
    191997-04-22L 3-5 vs MINMike MohlerL0-2Q44147146.27531120012943 4.881.4292563660.871061512130.9
    201997-04-23W 6-1 vs MINAriel PrietoW2-0Q55403569111330002850 2.081.8897613662.891981211111.0
    211997-04-24W 12-11 vs MINDave Telgheder-0-1-545829611441030002937 3.721.52101653664.3695259170.5
    221997-04-25L 3-10 vs KCAWillie AdamsL1-2-5517175.19770310012819 8.281.7280463457.50123810130.8
    231997-04-26W 7-6 vs KCASteve Karsay-0-2Q551717671102120002664 3.301.53117793867.52361318751.4
    241997-04-27L 1-7 vs KCAMike MohlerL0-3Q55148156.16430390002852 4.801.43125784762.402317224120.3
    251997-04-29L 4-10 @CLEAriel PrietoL2-1-6641366.29772340003127 3.551.85110614955.451771314101.4
    261997-04-30W 11-9 @CLEDave Telgheder-0-1-6559305.16542320002436 4.241.56102604258.82185181091.1
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    271997-05-01L 1-7 @CLEWillie AdamsL1-3-66181867663340002735 8.421.71111674460.36268131281.5
    281997-05-02L 1-7 @BALSteve KarsayL0-3-66181869552010012835 4.001.53-------6120.5
    291997-05-03W 4-3 @BALMike Mohler-0-3Q66149166.17332320002945 4.751.47-------7110.6
    301997-05-04L 0-11 @BALAriel PrietoL2-2-77423757760431012826 4.501.89-------951.8
    311997-05-05L 7-11 @MILDave TelghederL0-2-7660314.25661340002229 5.081.5687513658.6215516690.7
    321997-05-06W 6-5 @MILWillie AdamsW2-3-77191967440231012943 8.031.68101643763.371512149140.6
    331997-05-07L 0-1 @MILSteve Karsay-0-3Q77191965000310002560 3.431.50123774662.60351201291.3
    341997-05-08L 6-10 @CHAMike MohlerL0-4-77150174.29883241002414 5.931.5698584059.18128208100.8
    351997-05-09L 2-3 @CHAAriel Prieto-2-2Q88433879220261003155 4.201.84125774861.602292312111.1
    361997-05-10L 8-9 @CHADave Telgheder-0-2-87613269552120002635 5.401.5894553958.511031913101.3
    371997-05-11L 5-8 @CHAWillie AdamsL2-4-88202049771210012315 8.781.7869422760.8794108110.7
    381997-05-12L 1-5 vs BALSteve KarsayL0-4-88202066551140022843 3.941.46106594755.66178136150.4
    391997-05-13L 3-7 vs BALMike MohlerL0-5-88151182.26550400001616 6.551.6869333647.83948751.4
    401997-05-14W 7-4 vs MILAriel PrietoW3-2Q9944396.16220050002457 4.061.7598603861.22148191181.4
    411997-05-15W 6-5 vs MILDave Telgheder-0-2-98623325440100001125 5.941.6442281466.67819551.0
    421997-05-16L 2-6 vs CHAWillie AdamsL2-5-99212166440350002746 8.431.74103624160.19166216130.5
    431997-05-17L 6-7 vs CHASteve KarsayL0-5-9921214.18771350012520 4.851.5688563263.64175185110.5
    441997-05-18L 4-10 vs CHAMike MohlerL0-6-109153195.25440420002539 6.481.68103594457.281511149100.9
    451997-05-20L 3-8 @TEXAriel PrietoL3-3-101045404.19762210002317 4.661.7979394049.379461191.2
    461997-05-21W 7-3 @TEXDave TelghederW1-2Q10963347.16330380003058 5.671.59114714362.281917165140.4
    471997-05-22L 7-10 @TEXWillie Adams-2-5-101022221444121000922 9.001.8338191950.00256150.2
    481997-05-23W 8-4 @MINSteve KarsayW1-5Q101022227.26330260013157 4.651.48108664261.111962111101.1
    491997-05-24L 4-7 @MINMike MohlerL0-7-1110154204.29650221012422 6.831.76102584456.86193171091.1
    501997-05-25L 6-7 @MINAriel Prieto-3-3-1111464167552461002840 4.941.79119615851.261712148100.8
    511997-05-26W 2-1 @KCADave Telgheder-1-2Q1110643576110300012958 5.161.56112684460.712811412130.9
    521997-05-27W 8-6 @KCAMike Oquist-0-1Q3158107.24221540003160 5.141.57127695854.33186237150.5
    531997-05-28L 10-14 vs ANASteve Karsay-1-5-1111232367872180022935 5.181.4797633464.951011248100.8
    541997-05-29L 1-7 vs ANADon WengertL2-3-19174264.18660020012124 4.811.6378473160.26113154140.3
    551997-05-30W 12-7 vs TORAriel PrietoW4-3Q1212474275210251012964 4.571.71113684560.1816112011101.1
    561997-05-31L 3-13 vs TORDave TelghederL1-3-121165363.19771120002012 5.911.6465452069.231279890.9
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    571997-06-01W 8-2 vs TORMike OquistW1-1Q4259118.210220250013957 3.911.48136884864.7121102611200.6
    581997-06-02L 7-8 vs DETSteve KarsayL1-6-121224244.18772320002317 5.791.5488503856.82155128100.8
    591997-06-03W 9-8 vs DETDon Wengert-2-3-202752746553010011831 5.361.6279473259.4918211790.8
    601997-06-05W 4-3 @TORAriel Prieto-4-3Q131348436.28331361003147 4.561.72118694958.471816131391.4
    611997-06-06L 1-4 @TORMike OquistL1-2-53601286441340013555 4.061.39123744960.1618101910170.6
    621997-06-07L 1-3 @TORSteve KarsayL1-7Q1313252565332260002554 5.681.51-------11111.0
    631997-06-08W 7-5 @TORDon WengertW3-3-21376285.21220350002259 5.091.51-------670.9
    641997-06-10L 4-6 @DETAriel PrietoL4-4-141449445.28552310012429 4.781.7384453953.5776131091.1
    651997-06-11L 2-4 @DETMike Oquist-1-2Q6461136.26110240012658 3.551.34117793867.521814281181.4
    661997-06-12W 5-4 vs LANDave TelghederW2-3Q131266376.18430060002848 5.701.5982523063.41710131391.4
    671997-06-13L 4-6 vs LANSteve Karsay-1-7-141426267.19441330003343 5.571.51112743866.072361813140.9
    681997-06-14L 1-7 vs COLDon WengertL3-4Q224772966431320022945 5.031.5196554157.29136149130.7
    691997-06-15W 5-2 vs COLAriel PrietoW5-4Q151550456.172215110002956 4.661.75112714163.39251518580.6
    701997-06-17W 10-3 @SDNMike Oquist-1-2-7562145.15320240002349 3.561.3594593562.7716521981.1
    711997-06-18W 11-9 @SDNDave Telgheder-2-3-1413673855332150001949 5.681.5789533659.5514917490.4
    721997-06-19L 3-4 @ANASteve Karsay-1-7Q1515272766210531012952 5.301.53108624657.411581910101.0
    731997-06-20L 2-5 @ANADon WengertL3-5Q235783086521200003354 4.701.45105634260.001002221102.1
    741997-06-21L 3-5 @ANAAriel PrietoL5-5Q161651466.24530551003048 4.601.71129686152.71238171191.2
    751997-06-22L 6-7 @ANAMike Oquist-1-2-86631559551240002531 4.131.44102624060.78196187120.6
    761997-06-23L 5-6 @SEADave TelghederL2-4-15146839511660230012822 6.001.63104644061.54137221481.8
    771997-06-24W 4-1 @SEASteve KarsayW2-7Q1616282863000251002369 4.971.4986563065.121410166100.6
    781997-06-25L 4-9 @SEADon WengertL3-6-24679314.19772340002417 5.321.5495593662.111910131071.4
    791997-06-26W 6-3 vs TEXAriel PrietoW6-5Q1717524776100240002865 4.281.67113734064.602771711111.0
    801997-06-27W 7-4 vs TEXMike OquistW2-2Q97641667431131002646 4.171.43103624160.191971411111.0
    811997-06-28L 0-2 vs TEXBrad RigbyL0-1Q111187222121003161 2.251.0099603960.611371210180.6
    821997-06-29W 7-5 vs TEXSteve Karsay-2-7-1717292957441210002436 5.081.5078512765.38153129120.8
    831997-06-30L 6-15 vs SDNDon WengertL3-7-257803238772120001814 5.961.59-------522.5
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    841997-07-01W 8-6 vs SDNAriel Prieto-6-5-18185348511550550002925 4.501.75111624955.86198167120.6
    851997-07-02W 8-1 @SFNMike Oquist-2-2-108651743111030001555 4.031.3853341964.155215661.0
    861997-07-03L 4-6 @SFNBrad RigbyL0-2-222249552120002225 5.251.5073433058.90111129100.9
    871997-07-04L 6-7 @TEXSteve KarsayL2-8-181830304.19772130012318 5.491.5494544057.45188107110.6
    881997-07-05L 1-8 @TEXDon WengertL3-8-268813356551241002337 6.151.5996583860.421113176110.5
    891997-07-06W 9-8 @TEXAriel Prieto-6-5-191954494.18550540102525 4.751.80103584556.31159185110.5
    901997-07-10L 4-8 vs ANABrad RigbyL0-3-333357662421002527 6.881.7191484352.75123149100.9
    911997-07-11L 4-14 vs ANASteve KarsayL2-9-191931312.16770331001612 5.971.6063392461.9013511370.4
    921997-07-12L 3-6 vs ANAAriel PrietoL6-6-202055503.26550330012125 4.971.8274452960.8114512861.3
    931997-07-13L 3-5 vs ANAMike OquistL2-3-11966183.26440431002028 4.351.4582463656.1011814490.4
    941997-07-14L 2-6 vs SEASteve WojciechowskiL0-1-1131235.19552140002532 9.002.0081522964.201210101281.5
    951997-07-15W 8-5 vs SEABrad Rigby-0-3-444446110100001945 6.001.7177492863.64201105130.4
    961997-07-16W 11-3 vs KCACarlos Reyes-3-0-2411372136330321001832 4.801.4076403652.639711761.2
    971997-07-17W 11-3 vs KCASteve KarsayW3-9Q2020323264220131002358 5.811.5683513261.45164126130.5
    981997-07-18L 3-7 vs MINSteve WojciechowskiL0-2-22322458440010002136 8.101.8070482268.5717748120.7
    991997-07-19L 6-7 vs MINBrad Rigby-0-3-555553220321002052 5.541.6271422959.1511511961.5
    1001997-07-20L 0-1 vs MINCarlos ReyesL3-1Q2521382265110120002459 4.411.3588563263.641931310110.9
    1011997-07-22L 3-4 @BOSSteve Karsay-3-9-2121333358330210002338 5.801.5883513261.45173119110.8
    1021997-07-23W 5-2 @BOSDon WengertW5-9-329873457111231002150 6.031.6381493260.49175111061.7
    1031997-07-24L 0-3 @BOSBrad RigbyL0-4Q666669220000012446 5.061.5976552172.371801412111.1
    1041997-07-25W 2-1 @CLECarlos Reyes-3-1-2631392354110220001955 4.181.34-------651.2
    1051997-07-26L 3-6 @CLESteve KarsayL3-10-222234344.17221220002140 5.711.5979493062.03154137100.7
    1061997-07-27L 2-4 @CLEJimmy HaynesL0-1-1131154.15320631002539 4.502.7599534653.54136186100.6
    1071997-07-28L 3-4 @NYABrad Rigby-0-4-777753111230002058 4.621.5183513261.4519413780.9
    1081997-07-29L 4-7 @NYACarlos ReyesL3-2-274140241766111000119 5.051.4640231757.50717450.8
    1091997-07-30L 0-7 @NYASteve KarsayL3-11-2323353539651131002019 5.931.6380483260.0018410881.0
    1101997-07-31L 0-4 vs BALJimmy Haynes-0-1Q22321664000331002464 1.801.80104594556.73195177120.6
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1111997-08-01W 2-1 vs BALBrad Rigby-0-4Q888874111330002765 4.091.4399544554.55143161291.3
    1121997-08-02L 3-13 vs BALCarlos ReyesL3-3-285141253.14431300001632 5.161.4869353450.727114670.9
    1131997-08-03L 5-7 vs BALDon Wengert-5-9-361091354.18441020012232 5.771.5881453655.5615389100.9
    1141997-08-05L 0-3 vs CHASteve KarsayL3-12Q2424363677321130002855 5.751.6093573661.291351510140.7
    1151997-08-06W 3-2 vs CHAJimmy Haynes-0-1-33331755221511002345 2.401.8791454649.459118890.9
    1161997-08-07W 5-4 vs MILBrad Rigby-0-4Q999976200050002766 3.531.3599673267.681891810120.8
    1171997-08-09W 3-2 vs MILWillie Adams-3-5-1211242352000120001864 8.001.74-------670.9
    1181997-08-10W 4-3 vs MILDon Wengert-5-9-3711923654000120002060 5.511.5586563065.12198121161.8
    1191997-08-10L 5-9 vs MILJimmy HaynesL0-2-4434184.18661130012224 4.501.8589543560.6719414890.9
    1201997-08-12L 0-8 @BALCarlos ReyesL3-4-306143264.18771320012517 5.911.5780512963.75152151091.1
    1211997-08-13W 4-2 @BALAndrew LorraineW1-0-1110456210130012351 1.801.4087464152.8786146120.5
    1221997-08-14W 12-5 @CHAWillie Adams-3-5-131225244.15551630002429 8.221.8196534355.21183173120.3
    1231997-08-15W 11-6 @CHAJimmy HaynesW1-2-55351955432340002144 4.681.8075433257.338219771.0
    1241997-08-16L 5-6 @MILDon Wengert-5-9-381293374.23551120022037 5.661.5275413454.6794135100.5
    1251997-08-17L 2-5 @MILAriel PrietoL6-7-2121565155331220002245 4.991.8080493161.25145128100.8
    1261997-08-20L 5-7 vs BOSJimmy HaynesL1-3-6636204.16550220001930 5.591.8370373352.86769780.9
    1271997-08-20L 4-5 vs BOSMike Oquist-2-3-1210671955110020002055 4.161.4275462961.33104146120.5
    1281997-08-21W 13-6 vs BOSAndrew LorraineW2-0-2211569661050002735 5.731.4591603165.9322978140.6
    1291997-08-22L 3-5 vs CLEAriel PrietoL6-8-2222575268441330002940 5.041.80100663466.00208158150.5
    1301997-08-23L 4-7 vs CLEBrad RigbyL0-5-101010106.211442120003135 3.721.4093603364.52851913150.9
    1311997-08-24W 4-1 vs CLEJimmy HaynesW2-3-77372152000330012163 4.761.7191484352.75129134100.4
    1321997-08-26L 2-18 vs NYAMike OquistL2-4-131168204.18661300002119 4.691.4960362460.0032131081.3
    1331997-08-27W 8-7 vs NYAAndrew Lorraine-2-0-3312647440330002132 6.601.7391523957.1417515871.1
    1341997-08-28L 1-7 @LANEric LudwickL0-2-611225.28750440002927 9.002.50108644459.26138228130.6
    1351997-08-29L 4-5 @LANBrad Rigby-0-5Q1111111176331030002756 3.741.3472512170.8397111772.4
    1361997-08-30L 3-4 @COLJimmy Haynes-2-3Q88382267330350002748 4.731.7097564157.73127181181.4
    1371997-08-31L 4-10 @COLMike OquistL2-5-1412692147552230002229 5.041.5385533262.35174154120.3
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1381997-09-01L 2-8 vs SFNAndrew LorraineL2-1-441372.16330210001527 7.412.0059293049.15818842.0
    1391997-09-03W 12-3 vs SFNBrad RigbyW1-5Q121212126.16220260002656 3.681.3497574058.76136201081.3
    1401997-09-04L 6-7 @KCAJimmy Haynes-2-3Q99392364331371102556 4.701.63110654559.091911201052.0
    1411997-09-05W 9-6 @KCAMike OquistW3-5-151370226.18551350003038 5.221.56107604756.071110175170.3
    1421997-09-06W 9-3 @KCAAndrew LorraineW3-1Q5514868221420002946 6.262.0083513261.45112157160.4
    1431997-09-07W 9-4 @KCAEric LudwickW1-2-7213355220320012248 7.412.2482493359.76165126100.6
    1441997-09-08L 2-7 @MINDave TelghederL2-5-161569403.17332011001732 6.111.6565382758.467510971.3
    1451997-09-09W 5-1 @MINJimmy HaynesW3-3Q1010402484110290003077 4.171.50124764861.292412214150.3
    1461997-09-10W 3-2 vs TORMike Oquist-3-5Q161471238.122201100002879 4.901.43115714461.741818187100.7
    1471997-09-11W 8-7 vs TORAndrew Lorraine-3-1-661591.16440000001019 7.202.0830201066.67604370.4
    1481997-09-12L 2-7 vs DETEric LudwickL1-3-8314469551130002836 7.432.0991603165.931871112121.0
    1491997-09-13W 4-2 vs DETDave TelghederW3-5-1716704155110110002153 5.871.6374443059.4694128110.7
    1501997-09-14L 5-6 vs DETJimmy HaynesL3-4-111141255.19331170002643 4.271.54107703765.42211120991.0
    1511997-09-15L 3-6 vs DETMike OquistL3-6-1715722467440250022745 4.971.44109604955.05138211081.3
    1521997-09-17L 4-8 @ANAEric LudwickL1-4-941551.14552200001017 8.642.1647202742.552010350.6
    1531997-09-18W 7-3 @ANADave TelghederW4-5-1817714254110331002155 5.651.62104634160.58227195100.5
    1541997-09-19L 4-9 vs SEAJimmy HaynesL3-5-12124226775514110003250 4.501.55125715456.801513266110.5
    1551997-09-20W 4-3 vs SEAMike Oquist-3-6-1816732554332430012446 4.991.4592553759.78195155110.5
    1561997-09-21L 2-9 vs SEABrad RigbyL1-6-131313133.17661230012020 4.261.4177433455.84104154100.4
    1571997-09-22L 2-4 vs SEAEric LudwickL1-5-1051664.25443530002134 8.692.2191484352.75157133100.3
    1581997-09-23L 6-14 vs TEXDave TelghederL4-6-1918724337552120001624 5.941.6553361767.92986580.6
    1591997-09-24L 4-8 vs TEXJimmy HaynesL3-6Q1313432778330470003452 4.441.56115684759.131611181581.9
    1601997-09-26W 8-5 @SEAMike OquistW4-6-1917742674442390002859 5.001.42114694560.53171422881.0
    1611997-09-27L 3-9 @SEABrad RigbyL1-7-141414143.18772210002012 4.851.4667382956.7262136110.5
    1621997-09-28W 9-7 @SEADave Telgheder-4-6-2019734445540431002033 6.061.6783434051.817914761.2


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