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1997 Oakland A's  (1996)  (1998)
62-100, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 714 runs, Allowed 987 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-106
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .674
Park Factor: Batting - 106 / Pitching - 108 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 63-99   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 65-97
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
Click on the Games to see a player's splits for this season.
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B *Jason Giambi         26  147  561   76  167  50   4  16   71   0   0   44   95  .298  .348  .487   90   5.8  3(+1)e17  -23  
 OF *Matt Stairs          29  107  363   60   99  24   0  25   70   1   0   59   69  .273  .379  .545   75   7.4  4(-2)e7   -45  
 3B *Dave Magadan         34   89  294   52  110  11   2   8   26   0   0   43   39  .374  .461  .507   72  10.3  4e31      163  
 1B  Mark McGwire         33  107  312   57   86  19   0  26   67   1   0   54   71  .276  .380  .587   69   7.6  2e10      -73  
 2B #Scott Spiezio        24  158  573   49  117  32   4  17   55   2   0   47   85  .204  .264  .363   53   3.0  3e8       -61  
 OF  Damon Mashore        27   98  288   48   78  15   1   3   16   0   0   55   77  .271  .393  .361   45   5.7  3(0)e4     54  
 OF  Jose Canseco         33  112  406   49   80  20   0  16   50   3   0   54  131  .197  .298  .365   44   3.6  5(+2)e20 -124  
 OF #Jason McDonald       25   78  246   43   58  10   9   5   35   6   2   44   58  .236  .350  .411   39   5.4  3(0)e14     5  
 C  #George Williams      28   93  217   27   57   9   3   3   35   0   0   29   50  .263  .349  .373   30   5.0  4(+1)e2   -63  
 C  *Brent Mayne          29   75  267   29   60   6   1  11   34   0   0   21   34  .225  .281  .378   28   3.6  3(+2)e2   -90  
 OF  Ernie Young          28   52  183   30   52   6   0   7   19   1   0   21   61  .284  .357  .432   28   5.5  3(-1)e12  138  
 3B #Mark Bellhorn        22   66  203   18   42   7   0   5   17   1   0   22   76  .207  .283  .315   18   3.0  3e23      -83  
 OF *Ben Grieve           21   53   94   16   26   5   0   4   26   0   0   17   45  .277  .388  .457   18   6.9  4(-1)e11  -30  
 SS  Tony Batista         23   76  176   27   41  15   2   5   16   0   0   12   27  .233  .280  .426   18   3.4  4e25      112  
 OF  Brian Lesher         26   54  138   20   33   1   4   7   31   0   0   10   22  .239  .291  .457   17   4.4  4(+1)e16  106  
 C   John Marzano         34   34   90   11   33   6   0   0   10   0   0    8    8  .367  .410  .433   16   7.0  3(+2)e13  147  
 SS  Miguel Tejada        21   88  209   23   39  11   2   2   18   1   0    8   52  .187  .245  .287   13   2.0  3e25      -42  
 C   Izzy Molina          26   36  132   10   29   1   0   5   19   0   0    4   23  .220  .239  .341   10   2.8  4(+1)e2    36  
 3B #Terry Pendleton      36   46  121    7   25   7   0   0   12   1   0   20   15  .207  .315  .264   10   2.8  4e20      -95  
 OF  Richard Hidalgo      22   30   64   16   17   5   0   2    9   0   0    4   19  .266  .319  .438    8   5.0  2(-1)e8   -86  
 OF #Lee Tinsley          28   46  151   14   26   7   2   0   10   2   0   16   53  .172  .251  .245    8   1.8  3(+1)e3   -45  
 OF *Rob Butler           27   36   89    9   21   9   0   0    8   0   0    6   11  .236  .284  .337    7   2.8  4(+2)e6  -121  
 UT #Nelson Liriano       33   14   55    8   13   4   0   0    2   0   0    7    7  .236  .323  .309    5   3.8             28  
 UT *Joe Orsulak          35   25   83    2   12   4   0   0    4   0   0   12   11  .145  .253  .193    4   1.8           -204  
 SS #Desi Relaford        23   27   72    4    8   3   1   0    6   0   0   14   13  .111  .256  .181    4   1.7  3e16     -158  
 SS  Rafael Belliard      35   72  139    7   22   5   0   0    5   0   0    1   36  .158  .163  .194    3    .8  2e7      -158  
 OF *Scott Livingstone    31    7   27    2    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    2    7  .148  .207  .185    0   1.1  5(+3)e16    4  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           747                  -25

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
Click on the Games to see a pitcher's splits for this season.

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Juan Guzman          30   9  13  .409  27  26   2   0   0   0   0  152.2  138  119  114  38   87  130  6.72  102   6.0   21  
  P  Carlos Reyes         28   8  14  .364  66  13   2  20   0   6   0  177.2  219  104  100  30   59   84  5.07  124   6.4  -58  
  P  Mike Oquist          29   7   9  .438  31  25   3   5   0   0   1  152.0  174   95   87  26   58   86  5.15  103   6.1    6  
  P  Ken Hill             31   7  10  .412  27  27   4   0   0   0   0  175.2  181  125  113  23   88   89  5.79  114   5.9    9  
  P  Aaron Small          25   5   0 1.000  51   0   0  28   1   4   0  101.0  106   41   37   7   33   57  3.30   47   4.1  -73  
  P  Billy Taylor         35   5   3  .625  55   0   0  34  17   5   0   75.2   78   41   39   9   38   78  4.64   49   6.1   12  
  P  Jimmy Haynes         24   5   5  .500  11  11   2   0   0   0   0   75.2   54   29   24   5   42   53  2.85   28   3.4 -147  
  P  Bobby Ayala          28   5   6  .455  61   0   0  36  13   2   0   93.2  104   48   45  10   44   85  4.32   57   5.6  -11  
  P  Willie Blair         31   4  11  .267  22  22   0   0   0   0   0  135.1  195  108   99  21   35   76  6.58  115   7.7  120  
  P  Brad Rigby           24   4  12  .250  21  21   1   0   0   0   0  115.0  160   99   83  26   28   52  6.50   95   7.3   37  
  P  Ariel Prieto         27   2   3  .400  24   3   0   8   1   0   0   58.2   69   46   43   9   27   38  6.60   46   6.9  -33  
  P  Tim Worrell          30   1   4  .200  15   5   2   5   0   0   0   52.0   72   41   37  10   27   30  6.40   49   8.8   69  
  P  T. J. Mathews        27   0   1  .000  12   0   0   5   1   1   0   16.2   17   11    7   1    5   17  3.78    8   4.4    7  
  P *Andrew Lorraine      24   0   2  .000   9   3   0   2   0   0   0   25.2   56   32   30   3   16   13 10.52   46  16.8  224  
  P  Tom Candiotti        39   0   2  .000   3   2   0   0   0   0   0   12.2   16   13   13   4    4    9  9.24   10   8.0  174  
  P  Eric Ludwick         25   0   5  .000   8   4   0   3   0   0   0   20.0   42   35   34  10   11   10 15.30   38  17.4  234  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                     1039         11

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Brent Mayne           618  71  72  460   39   1   3  .998  77  22
 George Williams       425  45  55  309   13   5   1  .985  31   8
 Izzy Molina           213  25  25  135    9   1   1  .993  21   4
 John Marzano          184  21  22  124    8   4   1  .971  24   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mark McGwire 720 79 90 718 58 5 83 .994 9.70 Jason Giambi 545 63 67 563 62 4 70 .994 10.32 Joe Orsulak 94 12 12 91 9 0 10 1.000 9.57 Nelson Liriano 59 7 7 75 5 0 4 1.000 12.20 Dave Magadan 15 1 4 15 2 0 3 1.000 10.20 Brian Lesher 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 Matt Stairs 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Scott Spiezio 1369 156 157 338 561 11 129 .988 5.91 Tony Batista 38 2 10 10 17 0 2 1.000 6.45 Nelson Liriano 16 2 2 5 2 0 0 1.000 3.94 Mark Bellhorn 8 1 1 4 1 0 1 1.000 5.62 Scott Livingstone 8 1 1 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.50 Rafael Belliard 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dave Magadan 621 69 79 37 101 13 9 .914 2.00 Mark Bellhorn 426 49 54 24 53 3 8 .962 1.63 Terry Pendleton 324 39 44 29 59 2 6 .978 2.44 Tony Batista 67 5 12 5 13 1 1 .947 2.42 Scott Spiezio 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Miguel Tejada 595 77 86 129 195 9 53 .973 4.90 Rafael Belliard 394 36 71 78 157 1 42 .996 5.36 Tony Batista 232 25 37 45 84 7 22 .949 5.01 Desi Relaford 212 24 27 33 67 3 17 .971 4.25 Dave Magadan 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.60 Mark Bellhorn 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Matt Stairs           417  51  53   90    2   1   0  .989  1.99
 Jason Giambi          285  35  38   55    0   1   0  .982  1.74
 Damon Mashore         269  27  43   56    3   1   0  .983  1.98
 Jason McDonald        191  20  26   38    1   2   0  .951  1.84
 Brian Lesher           75  11  15   12    1   2   0  .867  1.56
 Joe Orsulak            73   7  10   12    0   1   0  .923  1.47
 Ben Grieve             46   6   7    5    1   0   0 1.000  1.17
 Nelson Liriano         36   4   4    6    1   2   0  .778  1.75
 Richard Hidalgo        24   0   9    9    0   0   0 1.000  3.33
 Rob Butler             17   0   5    4    0   0   0 1.000  2.12
 Jose Canseco            6   1   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.42
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lee Tinsley 397 46 46 117 5 1 1 .992 2.76 Jason McDonald 309 33 39 83 5 4 0 .957 2.56 Damon Mashore 278 29 36 86 9 0 1 1.000 3.08 Ernie Young 267 31 32 73 6 2 0 .975 2.66 Rob Butler 177 23 25 45 4 1 1 .980 2.49 Richard Hidalgo 11 0 5 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Matt Stairs 400 46 51 84 4 1 0 .989 1.98 Brian Lesher 214 24 29 40 3 3 0 .935 1.81 Damon Mashore 180 20 24 46 3 2 0 .961 2.45 Ernie Young 156 17 19 32 2 0 0 1.000 1.96 Ben Grieve 127 14 22 27 0 4 0 .871 1.92 Richard Hidalgo 114 13 17 26 1 2 0 .931 2.13 Jose Canseco 108 13 14 10 0 1 0 .909 0.83 Joe Orsulak 45 5 5 15 1 0 1 1.000 3.20 Scott Livingstone 34 4 4 7 0 1 0 .875 1.85 Jason McDonald 28 4 4 6 0 2 0 .750 1.93 Jason Giambi 19 2 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.89 Rob Butler 15 0 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1997 Draft


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