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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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33
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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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19
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1
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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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10
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09
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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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07
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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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03
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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
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Kurt Abbott29000012850103----------.9091.000------467011
Mark Bellhorn2300015200002--------1.000----------370
Mike Blowers330080120000002----1.000--.927----------11317419
Rafael Bournigal320004803800001------1.000--1.000--------1091700
Tom Candiotti40330000000000.982------------------16391
Eric Chavez20000013000000--------1.000----------11210
Ryan Christenson240000001113400--------------.9831.000--28475
Steve Connelly24300000000001.000------------------110
Jim Dougherty30900000000001.000------------------150
Mike Fetters33480000000000.923------------------2101
Jason Giambi270014600000007----.990--------------12557314
Ben Grieve220000000015103----------------.993--26282
Buddy Groom327500000000001.000------------------160
Jimmy Haynes25330000000000.968------------------11191
Rickey Henderson3900000014224000------------.9861.000----32634
Gil Heredia32800000000001.000------------------190
A.J. Hinch240118000000000--.986----------------602479
Mark Holzemer281300000000001.000------------------200
Brian Lesher2700100040000----.000------1.000------421
Mike MacFarlane34070000000000--.989----------------355204
Dave Magadan35007030000000----1.000--.918----------48556
T.J. Mathews28660000000000.917------------------471
Jason McDonald2600000011332500------------1.000.957.929--12276
Kevin Mitchell360020001000023----1.000------1.000------1500
Mike Mohler29570000000000.889------------------171
Izzy Molina2705000000000--1.000----------------810
Mike Neill2800000042000------------1.0001.000----1400
Mike Oquist303100000000001.000------------------7150
Ariel Prieto28200000000001.000------------------010
Bip Roberts340003030812300------.9701.000--.900.9681.000--81615
Kenny Rogers33340000000000.977------------------20662
Aaron Small262400000000001.000------------------230
Scott Spiezio250001120000001------.975------------19831613
Ed Sprague30001023000000----1.000--.909----------24376
Matt Stairs3000600011020120----1.000------1.000--1.000--68110
Blake Stein24240000000000.937------------------0151
Billy Taylor367000000000001.000------------------480
Miguel Tejada240000010400000----------.951--------17332726
Dave Telgheder31800000000001.000------------------020
Jorge Velandia2300010700000------1.000--.909--------4101
Jack Voigt320027020910203----.987--1.000--1.0001.0001.000--10251
Jay Witasick25700000000001.000------------------120
Jason Wood2800001200000--------1.0001.000--------130
Tim Worrell302500000000001.000------------------050


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