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1998 Oakland Athletics

1998 > Class Major League > 1998 American League (West)
Overall: 74-88
Scored 804 runs, Allowed 866 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Art Howe
Represented: Oakland, CA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Kurt Abbott 29 35 136 123 17 33 7 1 2 9 2 1 10 34 .268 .326 .390 .716 48 3 1 1 1 0
2 Mark Bellhorn# 23 11 16 12 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 4 .083 .313 .167 .479 2 0 1 0 0 0
3 Mike Blowers 33 129 455 409 56 97 24 2 11 71 1 0 39 116 .237 .302 .386 .689 158 13 1 2 4 1
4 Rafael Bournigal 32 85 229 209 23 47 11 0 1 19 6 1 10 11 .225 .265 .292 .556 61 6 2 6 2 1
5 Tom Candiotti 40 33 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2 0 0 1 0 0
6 Eric Chavez* 20 16 48 45 6 14 4 1 0 6 1 1 3 5 .311 .354 .444 .799 20 1 0 0 0 1
7 Ryan Christenson 24 117 421 370 56 95 22 2 5 40 5 6 36 106 .257 .321 .368 .689 136 1 1 10 4 0
8 Jason Giambi* 27 153 657 562 92 166 28 0 27 110 2 2 81 102 .295 .384 .489 .873 275 16 5 0 9 7
9 Ben Grieve* 22 155 678 583 94 168 41 2 18 89 2 2 85 123 .288 .386 .458 .844 267 18 9 0 1 3
10 Jimmy Haynes 25 33 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Rickey Henderson 39 152 670 542 101 128 16 1 14 57 66 13 118 114 .236 .376 .347 .723 188 5 5 2 3 0
12 A.J. Hinch 24 120 391 337 34 78 10 0 9 35 3 0 30 89 .231 .296 .341 .638 115 6 4 13 7 0
13 Brian Lesher 27 7 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Dave Magadan* 35 35 123 109 12 35 8 0 1 13 0 1 13 12 .321 .390 .422 .812 46 5 0 0 1 1
15 Jason McDonald# 26 70 212 175 25 44 9 0 1 16 10 4 27 33 .251 .359 .320 .679 56 2 3 6 1 0
16 Kevin Mitchell 36 51 136 127 14 29 7 1 2 21 0 0 9 26 .228 .279 .346 .626 44 4 0 0 0 0
17 Izzy Molina 27 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Mike Neill* 28 6 17 15 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .353 .333 .686 5 0 0 0 0 0
19 Mike Oquist 30 31 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Kenny Rogers* 33 34 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Scott Spiezio# 25 114 461 406 54 105 19 1 9 50 1 3 44 56 .259 .333 .377 .709 153 10 2 7 2 3
22 Matt Stairs* 30 149 593 523 88 154 33 1 26 106 8 3 59 93 .294 .370 .511 .880 267 13 6 1 4 4
23 Blake Stein 24 24 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Miguel Tejada 24 105 407 365 53 85 20 1 11 45 5 6 28 86 .233 .298 .384 .681 140 8 7 4 3 0
25 Jorge Velandia 23 8 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
26 Jack Voigt 32 57 79 72 7 10 4 0 1 10 5 1 6 19 .139 .205 .236 .441 17 1 0 1 0 0
26 Players 28.4 162 6282 5490 804 1413 295 13 149 755 131 47 633 1122 .257 .338 .397 .735 2181 120 55 58 46 22
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Tom Candiotti 40 11 16 .407 4.84 33 33 0 3 0 0 201.0 222 124 108 30 63 2 98 9 0 14 878 1.418 9.9 1.3 2.8 4.4 1.56
2 Steve Connelly 24 0 0 1.93 3 0 1 0 0 0 4.2 10 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 28 3.000 19.3 0.0 7.7 1.9 0.25
3 Jim Dougherty 30 0 2 .000 8.25 9 0 4 0 0 0 12.0 17 11 11 2 7 0 3 1 0 0 59 2.000 12.8 1.5 5.2 2.2 0.43
4 Buddy Groom* 32 3 1 .750 4.24 75 0 13 0 0 0 57.1 62 30 27 4 20 1 36 1 0 1 251 1.430 9.7 0.6 3.1 5.7 1.80
5 Jimmy Haynes 25 11 9 .550 5.09 33 33 0 1 1 0 194.1 229 124 110 25 88 4 134 5 0 11 875 1.631 10.6 1.2 4.1 6.2 1.52
6 Gil Heredia 32 3 3 .500 2.74 8 6 2 0 0 0 42.2 43 14 13 4 3 0 27 3 0 0 175 1.078 9.1 0.8 0.6 5.7 9.00
7 Mark Holzemer* 28 1 0 1.000 5.59 13 0 4 0 0 0 9.2 13 6 6 1 3 0 3 1 0 1 44 1.655 12.1 0.9 2.8 2.8 1.00
8 T.J. Mathews 28 7 4 .636 4.58 66 0 15 0 0 1 72.2 71 44 37 6 29 3 53 4 0 1 319 1.376 8.8 0.7 3.6 6.6 1.83
9 Mike Mohler* 29 3 3 .500 5.16 57 0 16 0 0 0 61.0 70 38 35 6 26 3 42 4 1 3 277 1.574 10.3 0.9 3.8 6.2 1.62
10 Mike Oquist 30 7 11 .389 6.22 31 29 2 0 0 0 175.0 210 125 121 27 57 1 112 5 0 4 777 1.526 10.8 1.4 2.9 5.8 1.96
11 Ariel Prieto 28 0 1 .000 11.88 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.1 17 11 11 2 5 1 8 1 0 0 47 2.640 18.4 2.2 5.4 8.6 1.60
12 Kenny Rogers* 33 16 8 .667 3.17 34 34 0 7 1 0 238.2 215 96 84 19 67 0 138 7 2 5 970 1.182 8.1 0.7 2.5 5.2 2.06
13 Aaron Small 26 1 1 .500 7.25 24 0 4 0 0 0 36.0 51 34 29 3 14 3 19 3 0 4 174 1.806 12.8 0.8 3.5 4.8 1.36
14 Blake Stein 24 5 9 .357 6.37 24 20 0 1 1 0 117.1 117 92 83 22 71 3 89 5 0 15 538 1.602 9.0 1.7 5.4 6.8 1.25
15 Billy Taylor 36 4 9 .308 3.58 70 0 58 0 0 33 73.0 71 37 29 7 22 4 58 3 1 0 311 1.274 8.8 0.9 2.7 7.2 2.64
16 Dave Telgheder 31 0 1 .000 3.60 8 2 4 0 0 0 20.0 19 12 8 4 6 0 5 2 1 2 91 1.250 8.6 1.8 2.7 2.2 0.83
17 Jay Witasick 25 1 3 .250 6.33 7 3 1 0 0 0 27.0 36 24 19 9 15 1 29 0 0 2 131 1.889 12.0 3.0 5.0 9.7 1.93
17 Players 31.0 74 88 .457 4.81 162 162 150 12 4 39 1434.0 1555 866 766 179 529 29 922 56 5 68 6310 1.453 9.8 1.1 3.3 5.8 1.74
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
A.J. Hinch 118 602 47 9 8 .986 5.50 8 68 35 34%
Izzy Molina 5 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.80 0 2 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jason Giambi 146 1255 73 14 120 .990 9.10
Jack Voigt 27 73 2 1 8 .987 2.78
Mike Blowers 8 47 0 0 3 1.000 5.88
Dave Magadan 7 33 3 0 3 1.000 5.14
Matt Stairs 6 45 8 0 6 1.000 8.83
Kevin Mitchell 2 5 0 0 1 1.000 2.50
Brian Lesher 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Spiezio 112 198 316 13 72 .975 4.59
Rafael Bournigal 48 56 81 0 20 1.000 2.85
Mark Bellhorn 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jorge Velandia 1 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Blowers 120 66 174 19 15 .927 2.00
Dave Magadan 30 15 52 6 7 .918 2.23
Eric Chavez 13 11 21 0 2 1.000 2.46
Mark Bellhorn 5 3 7 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jack Voigt 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Kurt Abbott 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Miguel Tejada 104 173 327 26 75 .951 4.81
Rafael Bournigal 38 53 89 0 18 1.000 3.74
Kurt Abbott 28 40 70 11 16 .909 3.93
Jorge Velandia 7 3 7 1 1 .909 1.43
Mark Bellhorn 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rickey Henderson 142 0.00
Jason McDonald 11 0.00
Matt Stairs 11 0.00
Kevin Mitchell 10 0.00
Jack Voigt 9 0.00
Kurt Abbott 5 0.00
Brian Lesher 4 0.00
Mike Neill 4 0.00
Ryan Christenson 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Christenson 113 0.00
Jason McDonald 33 0.00
Rickey Henderson 24 0.00
Jack Voigt 10 0.00
Mike Neill 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Grieve 151 0.00
Jason McDonald 25 0.00
Ryan Christenson 4 0.00
Matt Stairs 2 0.00
Jack Voigt 2 0.00
Kurt Abbott 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Grieve 151 262 7 2 0 .993 1.78
Rickey Henderson 151 327 3 4 1 .988 2.19
Ryan Christenson 116 284 7 5 2 .983 2.51
Jason McDonald 60 122 7 6 1 .956 2.15
Jack Voigt 20 29 2 0 0 1.000 1.55
Matt Stairs 12 22 3 0 0 1.000 2.08
Kevin Mitchell 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mike Neill 6 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
Kurt Abbott 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
Brian Lesher 4 4 2 0 1 1.000 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buddy Groom 75 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.09
Billy Taylor 70 4 8 0 2 1.000 0.17
T.J. Mathews 66 4 7 1 1 .917 0.17
Mike Mohler 57 1 7 1 1 .889 0.14
Kenny Rogers 34 20 66 2 4 .977 2.53
Tom Candiotti 33 16 39 1 2 .982 1.67
Jimmy Haynes 33 11 19 1 1 .968 0.91
Mike Oquist 31 7 15 0 3 1.000 0.71
Aaron Small 24 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.21
Blake Stein 24 0 15 1 1 .938 0.63
Mark Holzemer 13 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.15
Jim Dougherty 9 1 5 0 2 1.000 0.67
Gil Heredia 8 1 9 0 0 1.000 1.25
Dave Telgheder 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Jay Witasick 7 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.43
Steve Connelly 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Ariel Prieto 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kurt Abbott 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 2, 1969 Zanesville, OH, US 1998-04-16 1998-06-07
Mark Bellhorn 23 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 23, 1974 South Weymouth, MA, US 1998-05-17 1998-06-21
Mike Blowers 33 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 24, 1965 Wurzburg, DE 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Rafael Bournigal 32 R R 5' 11.0" 160 May 12, 1966 Azua, Azua, DO 1998-04-01 1998-09-25
Tom Candiotti 40 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Aug 31, 1957 Walnut Creek, CA, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-17
Eric Chavez 20 L R 6' 1.0" 215 Dec 7, 1977 Los Angeles, CA, US 1998-09-08 1998-09-27
Ryan Christenson 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 28, 1974 Redlands, CA, US 1998-04-20 1998-09-27
Steve Connelly 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Apr 27, 1974 Long Beach, CA, US 1998-06-28 1998-07-24
Jim Dougherty 30 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Mar 8, 1968 Brentwood, NY, US 1998-04-06 1998-07-01
Mike Fetters 33 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 19, 1964 Van Nuys, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-08-08
Jason Giambi 27 L R 6' 3.0" 240 Jan 8, 1971 West Covina, CA, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Ben Grieve 22 L R 6' 4.0" 200 May 4, 1976 Arlington, TX, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Buddy Groom 32 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 10, 1965 Dallas, TX, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Jimmy Haynes 25 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Sep 5, 1972 La Grange, GA, US 1998-04-04 1998-09-24
Rickey Henderson 39 R L 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 25, 1958 Chicago, IL, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Gil Heredia 32 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 26, 1965 Nogales, AZ, US 1998-08-22 1998-09-26
A.J. Hinch 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 15, 1974 Waverly, IA, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Mark Holzemer 28 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 20, 1969 Littleton, CO, US 1998-08-14 1998-09-19
Brian Lesher 27 R L 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 5, 1971 Wilrijk, Antwerp, BE 1998-07-11 1998-07-21
Mike Macfarlane 34 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 12, 1964 Stockton, CA, US 1998-04-12 1998-09-27
Shane Mack 34 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 7, 1963 Los Angeles, CA, US 1998-04-01 1998-04-06
Dave Magadan 35 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 30, 1962 Tampa, FL, US 1998-04-01 1998-05-15
T.J. Mathews 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 9, 1970 Belleville, IL, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-26
Jason McDonald 26 S R 5' 8.0" 175 Mar 20, 1972 Modesto, CA, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Kevin Mitchell 36 R R 5' 10.0" 186 Jan 13, 1962 San Diego, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-08-03
Mike Mohler 29 R L 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 26, 1968 Dayton, OH, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-26
Izzy Molina 27 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 3, 1971 New York, NY, US 1998-04-02 1998-06-25
Mike Neill 28 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 27, 1970 Martinsville, VA, US 1998-07-27 1998-08-01
Mike Oquist 30 R R 6' 2.0" 170 May 30, 1968 La Junta, CO, US 1998-04-05 1998-09-23
Ariel Prieto 28 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Oct 22, 1969 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1998-04-14 1998-04-19
Bip Roberts 34 S R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 27, 1963 Berkeley, CA, US 1998-06-24 1998-09-27
Kenny Rogers 33 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 10, 1964 Savannah, GA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-25
Aaron Small 26 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 23, 1971 Oxnard, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-06-22
Scott Spiezio 25 S R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 21, 1972 Joliet, IL, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Ed Sprague 30 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jul 25, 1967 Castro Valley, CA, US 1998-08-02 1998-09-21
Matt Stairs 30 L R 5' 9.0" 200 Feb 27, 1968 St. John, NB, CA 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Blake Stein 24 R R 6' 7.0" 210 Aug 3, 1973 McComb, MS, US 1998-05-10 1998-09-24
Billy Taylor 36 R R 6' 8.0" 200 Oct 16, 1961 Monticello, FL, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Miguel Tejada 24 R R 5' 9.0" 220 May 25, 1974 Bani, Peravia, DO 1998-05-30 1998-09-27
Dave Telgheder 31 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Nov 11, 1966 Middletown, NY, US 1998-04-28 1998-06-02
Jorge Velandia 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 12, 1975 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1998-04-05 1998-09-18
Jack Voigt 32 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 17, 1966 Sarasota, FL, US 1998-04-10 1998-07-27
Jay Witasick 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 28, 1972 Baltimore, MD, US 1998-06-06 1998-09-27
Jason Wood 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 16, 1969 San Bernardino, CA, US 1998-04-01 1998-04-08
Tim Worrell 30 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 5, 1967 Pasadena, CA, US 1998-07-14 1998-09-26

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