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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> American League >> Oakland Athletics >> 1998 Team Capsule

1998 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 804-866 -62
Manager(s): Art Howe
General Manager: Billy Beane
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Network Associates Coliseum
Payroll: $ 20,063,000 28/30
Attendance: 1,232,343 28/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Mark Mulder (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Duffy Dyer
Bullpen Coach: Bradley Fischer
First Base Coach: Gary Jones
Hitting Coach: Denny Walling
Pitching Coach: Rick Peterson
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Ron Washington

#1 Draft Picks

Ben Grieve (#2), Ariel Prieto (#5), Eric Chavez (#10), Shane Mack (#11), Ed Sprague (#25), Mike Fetters (#27)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
7685.47211.5
7488.45714.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Ben GrieveRF2258394168
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2
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18
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892285123930118.288.386.458844.170.316.3391.4532.4267678
16Jason Giambi1B2756292166
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28
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027
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1102281102570916.295.384.489873.194.338.3141.2620.8275657
24Rickey HendersonLF39542101128
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16
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1
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14
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57661311811450235.236.376.347723.111.426.2730.9738.7188670
12Matt StairsDH3052388154
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1
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26
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106835993641413.294.370.511881.216.338.3141.5820.1267593
6Mike Blowers3B334095697
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24
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2
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11
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711039116112413.237.302.386688.149.247.3012.9737.2158455
21Scott Spiezio2B2540654105
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9
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50134456237210.259.333.377710.118.222.2801.2745.1153461
53Ryan ChristensonCF243705695
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2
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5
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405636106101041.257.321.368689.111.205.3422.9474.0136421
4Miguel TejadaSS243655385
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20
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1
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11
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4556288670438.233.298.384682.151.225.2733.0733.2140407
23A.J. HinchC243373478
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35303089401376.231.296.341637.110.208.2802.9737.4115391
26Rafael Bournigal2B-SS322092347
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11
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1961101121626.225.265.292557.067.139.2311.10209.061229
5Mike MacFarlaneC342072852
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12
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3410123440133.251.301.411712.159.222.2662.8329.685227
3Bip Roberts2B341822851
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15103152420114.280.340.357697.077.198.3161.60182.065201
2Jason McDonaldCF-RF261752544
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16104273330612.251.359.320679.069.257.3031.22175.056212
31,7Kevin MitchellDH361271429
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210092600004.228.279.346625.118.189.2732.8963.544136
7Kurt AbbottSS291231733
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921103410113.268.326.390716.122.211.3523.4061.548136
17Dave Magadan3B351091235
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1301131201015.321.390.422812.101.211.3510.92109.046123
8Ed Sprague3B3087813
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71021721001.149.187.310497.161.195.1498.5029.02791
28Jack Voigt1B3272710
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105161900101.139.205.236441.097.236.1733.1772.01779
30Eric Chavez3B2045614
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06113501001.311.354.444798.133.200.3501.67--2048
54Mike NeillLF281524
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000002400000.267.353.333686.067.200.3642.00--517
10Mark Bellhorn3B231211
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001203410000.083.313.167480.083.500.1251.33--216
20Brian LesherLF27701
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001000300000.143.143.286429.143.143.250----27
59Blake SteinP245000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
37Kenny RogersP334100000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
45Jorge VelandiaSS23401
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
51Jimmy HaynesP253100000001300000.000.250.000250.000.333-3.00--04
5Shane Mack342100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
13Izzy MolinaC27211
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
49Tom CandiottiP40101
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0000000001001.0001.0002.00030001.0001.0001.000----22
44Mike OquistP301000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
39Jason WoodSS281100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1761549080414132951314975513147633112255225846120.257.332.397729.140.270.2961.7736.821816227
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
37Kenny Rogers331683.1634347100238215968419671385271.188.100.722.525.202.06
49Tom Candiotti4011164.843333300020122212410830639814091.429.941.342.824.391.56
51Jimmy Haynes251195.1033331100194229124110258813411051.6310.621.164.086.221.52
44Mike Oquist307116.223129002017521012512127571124051.5310.801.392.935.761.96
59Blake Stein24596.3824201100117117928322718915051.619.001.695.466.851.25
22Billy Taylor36493.5870000583373713729722580131.278.750.862.717.152.64
33T.J. Mathews28744.566600015172714437629531041.378.750.743.586.531.83
32Mike Mohler29335.165700016061703835626423141.5710.330.893.846.201.62
29Buddy Groom32314.267500013057623027420361011.449.790.633.165.681.80
36Mike Fetters33164.024800022547482621321343011.479.190.574.026.511.62
31Gil Heredia32332.728600204243141343270031.079.000.840.635.659.00
36Tim Worrell30014.0025000403634171658332001.178.501.252.008.254.13
30Aaron Small26117.25240004036513429314194031.8112.750.753.504.751.36
52Jay Witasick25136.3373001027362419915292001.8912.003.005.009.671.93
50Dave Telgheder31013.6082004020191284652121.258.551.802.702.250.83
41Jim Dougherty30028.25900040121711112730012.0012.751.505.252.250.43
28Mark Holzemer28105.401300040913661331011.6011.700.902.702.701.00
48Ariel Prieto280112.3822000081711112580012.7519.132.255.639.001.60
56Steve Connelly24001.80300010410110410012.8018.000.007.201.800.25
Pitching Totals74884.835701621231503914341555866769179529922685561.459.761.123.325.791.74
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
A.J. HinchC1186024798.9860.00
Mike MacFarlaneC703552046.9890.00
Izzy MolinaC581001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jason Giambi1B14612557314120.9900.00
Jack Voigt1B2773218.9870.00
Mike Blowers1B8470031.0000.00
Dave Magadan1B7333031.0000.00
Matt Stairs1B6458061.0000.00
Kevin Mitchell1B250011.0000.00
Brian Lesher1B10010.0000.00
Ed Sprague1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott Spiezio2B1121983161372.9750.00
Rafael Bournigal2B4856810201.0000.00
Bip Roberts2B303858318.9700.00
Mark Bellhorn2B10000.0000.00
Jorge Velandia2B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Blowers3B120661741915.9270.00
Dave Magadan3B30155267.9180.00
Ed Sprague3B23233762.9090.00
Eric Chavez3B131121021.0000.00
Mark Bellhorn3B537001.0000.00
Bip Roberts3B333001.0000.00
Jack Voigt3B201001.0000.00
Kurt Abbott3B10000.0000.00
Jason Wood3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Miguel TejadaSS1041733272675.9510.00
Rafael BournigalSS3853890181.0000.00
Kurt AbbottSS2840701116.9090.00
Jorge VelandiaSS73711.9090.00
Mark BellhornSS20000.0000.00
Jason WoodSS212011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rickey HendersonLF142290241.9860.00
Jason McDonaldLF11150001.0000.00
Matt StairsLF11203001.0000.00
Kevin MitchellLF10100001.0000.00
Jack VoigtLF9171001.0000.00
Bip RobertsLF89010.9000.00
Kurt AbbottLF560001.0000.00
Brian LesherLF442011.0000.00
Mike NeillLF470001.0000.00
Ryan ChristensonLF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryan ChristensonCF113275652.9830.00
Jason McDonaldCF3383541.9570.00
Rickey HendersonCF24361001.0000.00
Bip RobertsCF1230010.9680.00
Jack VoigtCF10101001.0000.00
Mike NeillCF270001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ben GrieveRF151262820.9930.00
Jason McDonaldRF2524220.9290.00
Ryan ChristensonRF491001.0000.00
Bip RobertsRF310001.0000.00
Matt StairsRF230001.0000.00
Jack VoigtRF220001.0000.00
Kurt AbbottRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Buddy GroomP755716001.0001.10
Billy TaylorP707348021.0001.48
T.J. MathewsP66724711.9171.37
Mike MohlerP57611711.8891.18
Mike FettersP484721011.9232.29
Kenny RogersP34238206624.9773.25
Tom CandiottiP33201163912.9822.46
Jimmy HaynesP33194111911.9681.39
Mike OquistP31175715031.0001.13
Tim WorrellP253605001.0001.25
Aaron SmallP243623001.0001.25
Blake SteinP2411701511.9371.15
Mark HolzemerP13920001.0001.96
Jim DoughertyP91215021.0004.50
Gil HerediaP84219001.0002.13
Dave TelghederP82002001.0000.90
Jay WitasickP72712011.0001.00
Steve ConnellyP3411001.0004.29
Ariel PrietoP2801001.0001.11
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Matt StairsDH120.0000.00
Kevin MitchellDH23.0000.00
Jason GiambiDH7.0000.00
Kurt AbbottDH3.0000.00
Ben GrieveDH3.0000.00
Jack VoigtDH3.0000.00
Mark BellhornDH2.0000.00
Mike BlowersDH2.0000.00
Rafael BournigalDH1.0000.00
Scott SpiezioDH1.0000.00


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