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1998 Toronto Blue JaysAmerican League (MLB)
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Kelvim Escobar played for the 1998 Toronto Blue Jays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBlue Jays
LocationToronto,Ontario
Record88-74 (3rd in American League East)League Rank5thMLB Rank11th
ManagerTim JohnsonGeneral ManagerGord Ash
CoachesSal Butera (Bullpen Coach), Jack Hubbard (First Base Coach), Jim Lett (Bench Coach), Gary Matthews (Hitting Coach), Mel Queen (Pitching Coach), Eduardo Rodriguez (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickFelipe Lopez (#8)
Payroll$48,415,000
Attendance2,454,303
Minor League AffiliatesSyracuse SkyChiefs (AAA) 80-62 ... Knoxville Smokies (AA) 71-69 ... Dunedin Blue Jays (A+) 82-58 ... Hagerstown Suns (A) 81-60 ... St. Catharines Stompers (A-) 38-38 ... Medicine Hat Blue Jays (Rk) 46-28 ...
Years Available1977-2017

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1998 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
15Shawn GreenrfL251586301061753343510035125014251326.278.334.510.84432172689.307.232.348.3627.320.62.85.118.041.1
1991- 1-  16-TOR
 
33,44Jose Cansecodh-lfR33151583981382604610729176515960457.237.318.518.83630272658.241.281.413.3559.924.22.57.012.752.2
1982-15- 392-OAK
 
8Alex GonzalezssR25158568701362811351216281216133113.239.281.361.64220542618.281.122.197.2834.519.64.32.143.730.9
1991-13- 354-TOR
 
25Carlos Delgado1bL26142530941554313811530731391106138.292.385.592.97731482620.326.300.443.40911.822.41.96.114.052.9
1988-   UDFA-TOR
 
24Shannon StewartlfR2414451690144293125551186777156115.279.377.417.79421544605.308.138.331.35711.112.71.22.043.030.6
1992- 1-  19-TOR
 
1Tony Fernandez2b-3bB361384867115636297213845531136511.321.387.459.84622347551.342.138.241.3708.29.61.21.654.030.1
1979-   UDFA-TOR
 
9Darrin FletchercL3112440737115231952002539617719.283.328.410.73816733446.290.127.189.3185.68.71.62.045.228.7
1987- 6- 144-LAN
 
33Ed Sprague3bR30105382499120017510224731102115.238.301.424.72516237419.252.186.243.3175.717.43.04.122.540.7
1988- 1-  25-TOR
 
23Jose CruzcfB2410535255891431142114579900420.253.354.403.75714228413.317.150.332.33713.824.01.72.732.031.5
1995- 1-   3-SEA
 
20Mike StanleydhR35983414982130224721568650336.240.353.472.82516135405.254.232.399.35913.821.21.55.415.542.7
1985-16- 395-TEX
 
4Craig Grebeck2bR33102301337717222722294248208.256.327.346.67310421344.290.090.186.3058.412.21.50.6150.527.3
1986-   UDFA-CHA
 
3Felipe Cresporf-lfB256613011348111543152724211.262.342.362.7044710153.317.100.223.3159.817.71.80.7130.029.4
1990- 3-  95-TOR
 
14Kevin BrowncR25521101729712150093123401.264.320.400.7204410128.333.136.218.3157.024.23.41.655.034.5
1994- 2-  56-TEX
 
5,59Mark DalesandrocR30326782050214001600103.299.304.463.76731769.300.164.179.3291.58.76.02.933.535.0
1990-18- 503-CAL
 
11Juan Samueldh-lfR374350149201213871311000.180.293.280.57314359.222.100.340.27011.922.01.91.750.033.3
1980-   UDFA-PHI
 
12Tony PhillipslfB3913489175017009620112.354.467.521.98825660.381.167.354.43015.010.00.71.748.035.3
1978- 1-  10-MON
 
18Benito SantiagocR331529395004001600001.310.333.483.81614530.391.173.207.3533.320.06.00.00.055.6
1982-   UDFA-SDN
 
2Tom Evans3bR23710000000001200001.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.100.0659.118.22.00.00.00.0
1992- 4- 121-TOR
 
13Tomas PerezssB2469110000001301001.111.200.111.3111011.167.000.111.1619.127.33.00.00.00.0
1998-45-1333-MON
 
6Kevin Witt1bL2257010000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.000.1280.042.90.00.00.00.0
1994- 1-  28-TOR
 
30Woody WilliamspR3126020000000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.000.2990.016.70.00.00.00.0
1988-28- 732-TOR
 
41Pat HentgenpR2925000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1986- 5- 133-TOR
 
20Pat LennonrfR3024122000000100000.500.5001.0001.500424.667.500.500.6280.025.00.00.00.0100.0
1986- 1-   8-SEA
 
21Roger ClemenspR3524000000001001000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14316.70.00.00.00.00.0
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
57Juan GuzmanpR31222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1985-   UDFA-LAN
 
28Randy MyerspL3541000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1982- 3-  76-CIN
 
26Chris CarpenterpR2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired  
37Dave StiebpR4011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1978- 5- 106-TOR
 
Batting Totals: (28 players)162558081614823161922177618481564113287434942108.266.340.448.78824995566323.295.448.302.0008.917.92.03.525.337.5 

1998 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
21Roger ClemensR35STMLB2062.65333305300234.2169786911882716071.106.480.423.3710.393.082.99.7692.65
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
30Woody WilliamsR31STMLB1094.46323201100209.219611210436811512121.328.411.553.486.481.864.81.5265.12
1988-28- 732-TOR
 
41Pat HentgenR29STMLB12115.17292900000177.22081091022869947151.5610.541.423.504.761.365.52.5225.38
1986- 5- 133-TOR
 
26Chris CarpenterR23S/RMLB1274.37332491140175.0177978518611365051.369.100.933.146.992.234.99.6324.05
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired  
57Juan GuzmanR31STMLB6124.41222202000145.0133837119651136061.378.261.184.037.011.745.15.3334.75
1985-   UDFA-LAN
 
48Paul QuantrillR29RelMLB342.59820820032780.0882623522591031.389.900.562.486.642.682.93.4293.41
1989- 6- 163-BOS
 
45Kelvim EscobarR22S/RMLB733.73221012002079.2723733535720001.358.130.563.958.132.064.18.7003.47
1992-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
55Bill RisleyR31RelMLB345.27440440018054.2523732734423141.598.561.155.606.911.246.09.4295.35
1987-14- 362-CIN
 
37Dave StiebR40RelMLB124.8319316007250.1583127617270051.5010.371.073.044.831.595.54.3334.93
1978- 5- 106-TOR
 
19Dan PlesacL36RelMLB433.78780780016450.0412321416550011.147.380.722.889.903.444.14.5713.00
1983- 1-  26-MIL
 
39Erik HansonR33S/RMLB036.241183003049.07334341029211112.0813.411.845.333.860.726.24.0006.77
1986- 2-  36-SEA
 
28Randy MyersL35CLMLB344.464104100372842.1442121419322021.509.350.854.046.801.684.46.4294.34
1982- 3-  76-CIN
 
31Robert PersonR28RelMLB317.04270270014638.1453130922310021.7610.572.115.177.281.417.28.7506.45
1989-25- 645-CLE
 
40Carlos AlmanzarR24RelMLB225.3425025008028.234181748200011.4910.671.262.516.282.505.65.5004.50
1990-   UDFA-TOR
 
53Steve SinclairL26RelMLB023.6024024003015.013760580001.207.800.003.004.801.604.20.0003.07
1991-28- 744-TOR
 
52Roy HalladayR21STMLB101.93220100014.094322130000.795.791.291.298.366.502.571.0003.57
1995- 1-  17-TOR
Retired  
39Nerio RodriguezR25RelMLB109.7270700308.110991830002.2210.801.088.643.240.389.721.0006.86
1990-   UDFA-CHA
 
49Luis AndujarR25RelMLB009.5350500305.212660211002.6919.060.003.181.590.509.53.0003.84
1990-   UDFA-CHA
 
50Ben Van RynL26RelMLB019.001001000304.06440230002.0013.500.004.506.751.509.00.0003.14
1990- 1-  37-MON
 
58Shannon WithemR25RelMLB003.0010100003.03110220001.679.000.006.006.001.003.00.0003.81
1990- 5- 130-DET
 
Pitching Totals: (20 players)88744.2916316338410515347146614437686981695871154344441.388.861.043.607.081.974.71.543  

1998 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PPaul Quantrill29MLBp82-8041402181.0000.220.23---82100.050.6Fielding by Day
PDan Plesac36MLBp78-50010011.0000.010.02---78100.048.1Fielding by Day
PBill Risley31MLBp44-54230151.0000.110.09---44100.027.2Fielding by Day
PRandy Myers35MLBp41-42020021.0000.050.05---41100.025.3Fielding by Day
PChris Carpenter23MLBp33-17520131234.9711.000.19---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PRoger Clemens35MLBp33-2347271135.9711.030.15---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PWoody Williams31MLBp32-20912183433.9090.940.14---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PPat Hentgen29MLBp29-17715222139.9491.280.21---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PRobert Person28MLBp27-3822105.8000.150.11---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PCarlos Almanzar24MLBp25-2823106.8330.200.18---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PSteve Sinclair26MLBp24-15040141.0000.170.27---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
PJuan Guzman31MLBp22-1458142224.9171.000.15---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PKelvim Escobar22MLBp22-79240061.0000.270.08---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PDave Stieb40MLBp19-505500101.0000.530.20---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PErik Hanson33MLBp11-498701151.0001.360.31---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PBen Van Ryn26MLBp10-4000000.000.00---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PNerio Rodriguez25MLBp7-8010011.0000.140.13---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PLuis Andujar25MLBp5-5010011.0000.200.20---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PRoy Halladay21MLBp2-14120031.0001.500.21---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PShannon Withem25MLBp1-3010011.0001.000.33---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDarrin Fletcher31MLBc121--8325181891.9917.300.0010132312497.674.7Fielding by Day
CKevin Brown25MLBc52--2611922282.9935.380.002912452100.032.1Fielding by Day
CMark Dalesandro30MLBc-3b18--6841073.9864.000.0093-3256.311.1Fielding by Day
CBenito Santiago33MLBc15--45200471.0003.130.0010-115100.09.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BCarlos Delgado26MLB1b141--116587101101262.9928.880.00---14299.387.0Fielding by Day
1BMike Stanley35MLBc-1b22--17112114184.9958.320.00---9822.413.6Fielding by Day
1BJuan Samuel37MLB2b3--200021.0000.670.00---437.01.9Fielding by Day
1BMark Dalesandro30MLBc-3b2--500051.0002.500.00---326.31.2Fielding by Day
1BFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf1--40105.8004.000.00---661.50.6Fielding by Day
1BKevin Witt22MLB1b-lf1--510061.0006.000.00---520.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BCraig Grebeck33MLB2b-ss91--1452501038405.9754.340.00---10289.256.2Fielding by Day
2BTony Fernandez36MLBss82--128222943359.9754.270.00---13859.450.6Fielding by Day
2BFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf8--6143223.8702.500.00---6612.14.9Fielding by Day
2BJuan Samuel37MLB2b2--240061.0003.000.00---434.71.2Fielding by Day
2BTomas Perez24MLB2b-ss1--010011.0001.000.00---616.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEd Sprague30MLB3b105--87157208264.9242.320.00---105100.064.8Fielding by Day
3BTony Fernandez36MLBss54--327343109.9631.940.00---13839.133.3Fielding by Day
3BMark Dalesandro30MLBc-3b8--35109.8891.000.00---3225.04.9Fielding by Day
3BTom Evans23MLB3b7--53109.8891.140.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
3BCraig Grebeck33MLB2b-ss4--24107.8571.500.00---1023.92.5Fielding by Day
3BFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf2--120031.0001.500.00---663.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAlex Gonzalez25MLBss158--2594271798703.9764.340.00---158100.097.5Fielding by Day
SSCraig Grebeck33MLB2b-ss6--41503191.0003.170.00---1025.93.7Fielding by Day
SSTomas Perez24MLB2b-ss4--6501111.0002.750.00---666.72.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFShannon Stewart24MLBlf110--204150210.9761.860.00---14476.467.9Fielding by Day
LFJose Canseco33MLBrf-lf50--8134288.9551.680.00---15133.130.9Fielding by Day
LFFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf19--30000301.0001.580.00---6628.811.7Fielding by Day
LFTony Phillips39MLB2b-lf11--2001021.9521.820.00---1384.66.8Fielding by Day
LFJuan Samuel37MLB2b8--1402016.8751.750.00---4318.64.9Fielding by Day
LFJose Cruz24MLBrf6--400041.0000.670.00---1055.73.7Fielding by Day
LFMike Stanley35MLBc-1b1--100011.0001.000.00---981.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFJose Cruz24MLBrf103--243741254.9842.430.00---10598.163.6Fielding by Day
CFShannon Stewart24MLBlf44--9121194.9892.110.00---14430.627.2Fielding by Day
CFShawn Green25MLBrf33--7711079.9872.360.00---15820.920.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFShawn Green25MLBrf127--2341364253.9761.940.00---15880.478.4Fielding by Day
RFJose Canseco33MLBrf-lf26--3511037.9731.380.00---15117.216.0Fielding by Day
RFFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf25--26101271.0001.080.00---6637.915.4Fielding by Day
RFTony Phillips39MLB2b-lf4--400041.0001.000.00---1330.82.5Fielding by Day
RFJuan Samuel37MLB2b2--100011.0000.500.00---434.71.2Fielding by Day
RFPat Lennon30MLBlf-rf2--300031.0001.500.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
RFMark Dalesandro30MLBc-3b1--000000.000.00---323.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJose Canseco33MLBrf-lf78--000000.000.00---15151.748.1Fielding by Day
DHMike Stanley35MLBc-1b73--000000.000.00---9874.545.1Fielding by Day
DHJuan Samuel37MLB2b11--000000.000.00---4325.66.8Fielding by Day
DHFelipe Crespo25MLBlf-rf2--000000.000.00---663.01.2Fielding by Day
DHDarrin Fletcher31MLBc1--000000.000.00---1240.80.6Fielding by Day
DHCarlos Delgado26MLB1b1--000000.000.00---1420.70.6Fielding by Day
DHTony Fernandez36MLBss1--000000.000.00---1380.70.6Fielding by Day

1998 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Charles AlianoScout -Brooklyn,New York --   SCOUT
Antonio AriasScout1962-03-04 36Hialeah,Florida AA1984-1988-
1984- 8- 194-OAK
P
Gord AshGeneral Manager1951-12-20 46Toronto,Ontario --   EXEC
Darren BalsleyAdvance Scout1964-10-27 33Newport Beach,California AA1984-1989-
1984- 3-  61-OAK
P
Sal ButeraBullpen Coach1952-09-25 45Richmond Hill,New York MLB1972-19891980-1988
1972-   UDFA-MIN
C
Emilio CarrasquelScout1962-02-21 36Caracas,Venezuela AA1980-1983-   C
John CeruttiBroadcaster1960-04-28 38Albany,New York MLB1981-19951985-1991
1981- 1-  21-TOR
P
Ellis DunganScout -- --   SCOUT
Jack HubbardFirst Base Coach -- --   COACH
Tim JohnsonManager1949-07-22 48Grand Forks,North Dakota MLB1973-19791973-1979
1967-   UDFA-LAN
SS-2B
Jim LettBench Coach1951-01-03 47Charleston,West Virginia NCAA1971-1973-   3B
Buck MartinezBroadcaster1948-11-07 49Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986   C
Gary MatthewsHitting Coach1950-07-05 47San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987
1971- 5-  81-SLN
OF
Ben McLureScout -- --   SCOUT
Bill MooreScout -- --   SCOUT
Mel QueenPitching Coach1942-03-26 56Johnson City,New York MLB1960-19721964-1972   P
Eduardo RodriguezThird Base Coach1959-03-11 39Havana,Cuba AA1978-1986-
1978- 1-   3-BAL
SS
Pat TablerBroadcaster1958-02-02 40Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992
1976- 1-  16-NYA
1B-OF
Bruce WaltonMinor League Pitching Instructor1962-12-25 35Bakersfield,California MLB1985-19951991-1994
1985-16- 403-OAK
P
Tim WilkenScout1954-09-06 43Decatur,Illinois --   SS-P