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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
7Kurt AbbottSS291231733
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921103410113.268.321.390711.122.211.3523.4061.548135
10Mark Bellhorn3B231211
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001203410000.083.267.167434.083.500.1251.33--215
6Mike Blowers3B334095697
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711039116112413.237.301.386687.149.247.3012.9737.2158454
26Rafael Bournigal2B-SS322092347
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1961101121626.225.258.292550.067.139.2311.10209.061227
49Tom CandiottiP40101
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0000000001001.0001.0002.00030001.0001.0001.000----22
30Eric Chavez3B2045614
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06113501001.311.354.444798.133.200.3501.67--2048
53Ryan ChristensonCF243705695
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405636106101041.257.320.368688.111.205.3422.9474.0136420
16Jason Giambi1B2756292166
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1102281102570916.295.379.489868.194.338.3141.2620.8275652
14Ben GrieveRF2258394168
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892285123930118.288.378.458836.170.316.3391.4532.4267669
51Jimmy HaynesP253100000001300000.000.250.000250.000.333.0003.00--04
24Rickey HendersonLF39542101128
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57661311811450235.236.371.347718.111.426.2730.9738.7188665
23A.J. HinchC243373478
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35303089401376.231.289.341630.110.208.2802.9737.4115387
20Brian LesherLF27701
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001000300000.143.143.286429.143.143.250----27
5Mike MacFarlaneC342072852
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3410123440133.251.288.411699.159.222.2662.8329.685223
5Shane Mack342100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
17Dave Magadan3B351091235
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1301131201015.321.390.422812.101.211.3510.92109.046123
2Jason McDonaldCF-RF261752544
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16104273330612.251.350.320670.069.257.3031.22175.056209
31,7Kevin MitchellDH361271429
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210092600004.228.279.346625.118.189.2732.8963.544136
13Izzy MolinaC27211
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
54Mike NeillLF281524
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000002400000.267.353.333686.067.200.3642.00--517
44Mike OquistP301000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
3Bip Roberts2B341822851
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15103152420114.280.333.357690.077.198.3161.60182.065199
37Kenny RogersP334100000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
21Scott Spiezio2B2540654105
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50134456237210.259.330.377707.118.222.2801.2745.1153459
8Ed Sprague3B3087813
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71021721001.149.169.310479.161.195.1498.5029.02789
12Matt StairsDH3052388154
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106835993641413.294.363.511874.216.338.3141.5820.1267587
59Blake SteinP245000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
4Miguel TejadaSS243655385
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4556288670438.233.285.384669.151.225.2733.0733.2140400
45Jorge VelandiaSS23401
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
28Jack Voigt1B3272710
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105161900101.139.205.236441.097.236.1733.1772.01779
39Jason WoodSS281100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
56Steve Connelly001.80300010410110410012.8018.000.007.201.800.25-1.000
44Mike Oquist7116.223129002017521012512127571124051.5310.801.392.935.761.96-1.317
41Jim Dougherty028.25900040121711112730012.0012.751.505.252.250.43-3.000
49Tom Candiotti11164.843333300020122212410830639814091.429.941.342.824.391.56-1.500
22Billy Taylor493.5870000583373713729722580131.278.750.862.717.152.64-.985
30Aaron Small117.25240004036513429314194031.8112.750.753.504.751.36-2.182
28Mark Holzemer105.401300040913661331011.6011.700.902.702.701.00-3.000
29Buddy Groom314.267500013057623027420361011.449.790.633.165.681.80-1.450
31Gil Heredia332.728600204243141343270031.079.000.840.635.659.00-1.258
36Mike Fetters164.024800022547482621321343011.479.190.574.026.511.62-1.216
51Jimmy Haynes1195.1033331100194229124110258813411051.6310.621.164.086.221.52-1.283
33T.J. Mathews744.566600015172714437629531041.378.750.743.586.531.83-1.102
32Mike Mohler335.165700016061703835626423141.5710.330.893.846.201.62-1.333
48Ariel Prieto0112.3722000081711112580012.7519.122.255.639.001.60-1.500
37Kenny Rogers1683.1634347100238215968419671385271.188.100.722.525.202.06-1.248
59Blake Stein596.3824201100117117928322718915051.619.001.695.466.851.25-.856
52Jay Witasick136.3373001027362419915292001.8912.003.005.009.671.93-.711
36Tim Worrell014.0025000403634171658332001.178.501.252.008.254.12--
50Dave Telgheder013.6082004020191284652121.258.551.802.702.250.83-1.667


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