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1998 Oakland A's  (1997)  (1999)
65-97, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 763 runs, Allowed 888 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-93
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .684
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 62-100   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 74-88
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 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         27  156  561   84  174  31   0  31  106   0   1   82  118  .310  .398  .531  119   7.9  4e16       56  
 OF *Ben Grieve           22  153  591   96  166  42   5  23   77   1   0   65  132  .281  .361  .486  100   6.0  4(0)e2      3  
 OF *Matt Stairs          30  141  476   77  130  28   1  29  100   3   0   55   91  .273  .352  .519   85   6.3  4(0)e7    -10  
 C  *Darrin Fletcher      31  121  407   49  124  30   2  15   63   0   0   20   39  .305  .343  .499   62   5.6  3(+2)e6   104  
 OF #Tony Phillips        39   60  183   36   57  20   0   6   21   0   0   46   47  .311  .450  .519   47  10.3  4(+1)e10  225  
 SS #Desi Relaford        24  157  497   48  115  25   3   6   49   5   3   27   98  .231  .271  .330   43   2.9  2e30      -30  
 OF  Ryan Christenson     24  128  379   36   93  24   3   4   44   1   1   29  129  .245  .299  .356   41   3.8  2(+1)e8   -33  
 OF  Richard Hidalgo      23   98  218   34   70  16   0   9   38   0   0   18   35  .321  .371  .518   39   6.7  2(-3)e9    61  
 2B #Scott Spiezio        25  128  411   56   95  14   0  11   34   0   0   37   52  .231  .296  .345   38   3.0  3e20      -68  
 3B *Wade Boggs           40  119  445   52  101  12   2   5   34   0   0   36   52  .227  .284  .297   37   2.9  4e11     -168  
 OF #Jason McDonald       26   54  165   35   45  14   0   1   13  10   1   39   25  .273  .415  .376   31   7.0  3(0)e20   112  
 2B  Randy Velarde        35   72  181   29   46   9   0   7   28   3   0   34   33  .254  .369  .420   27   4.9  3e13        9  
 DH  Glenallen Hill       33   62  205   25   48  12   1   3   19   0   0   12   32  .234  .275  .346   17   2.8           -277  
 C   John Marzano         35   61  120   20   22   3   1   6   19   0   0   15   25  .183  .322  .375   15   4.0  3(+1)e3   -19  
 3B  Troy Glaus           21   70  208   15   38  15   0   0   22   0   0   23   49  .183  .263  .255   15   2.4  4e25      -53  
 DH *Dave Magadan         35   43   75    9   25   8   0   1   12   0   0    8    9  .333  .393  .480   11   5.5             61  
 OF #Melvin Nieves        26   46  122   14   23   6   0   3    6   0   0   17   46  .189  .288  .311   11   3.1  4(0)e6   -118  
 C   A.J. Hinch           24   18   66    7   19   4   0   2   14   0   0    5   14  .288  .360  .439   10   5.7  3(+1)e3   799  
 SS  Miguel Tejada        22   86  130   15   23   5   0   3   16   0   0    9   32  .177  .245  .285    8   2.1  3e40     -152  
 UT *Jeff Huson           33   18   53    8   10   3   0   1    3   0   0    5    2  .189  .259  .302    4   2.8             75  
 3B *Eric Chavez          20   21   46    5   12   3   0   0    6   0   0    1    5  .261  .277  .326    3   3.0  4e15     -196  
 UT  Juan Samuel          37    9   31    7    4   1   0   2    6   0   0    6    7  .129  .270  .355    3   3.4             52  
 OF  Damon Mashore        28    4   13    2    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    6  .154  .267  .231    0   2.3  3(-1)e3  -178  
 DH  Joe McEwing          25    6   18    3    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    5  .167  .286  .167    0   1.5            -70  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           780                   -4

     * - 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  Tom Candiotti        40  14  12  .538  32  32   2   0   0   0   0  200.0  230  128  123  29   71  100  5.54  134   6.0  -22  
  P  Chad Ogea            27   9   9  .500  40  25   1   7   1   1   0  166.2  187   96   88  25   60   89  4.75  108   6.0  -61  
  P  Mike Oquist          30   8  14  .364  31  31   3   0   0   0   0  170.1  214  115  113  34   55  109  5.97  129   6.9    0  
  P  Tim Worrell          31   7  13  .350  34  25   1   3   0   1   0  150.2  162  100   86  21   43  102  5.14   89   5.3  -26  
  P  Mike Fetters         33   5   2  .714  33   0   0  13   4   4   0   57.0   55   34   30  11   29   40  4.74   36   5.8  -19  
  P  Doug Jones           41   3   0 1.000  14   0   0  10   3   1   0   20.0   15    5    5   2    3   20  2.25    5   2.4 -358  
  P  T. J. Mathews        28   3   2  .600  62   0   0  11   2   7   0   72.1   75   36   29   9   27   55  3.61   39   4.8  -14  
  P  Billy Taylor         36   3   5  .375  55   0   0  40  18   7   0   71.2   78   36   32   7   18   50  4.02   35   4.4   -2  
  P  Blake Stein          24   3   9  .250  44   8   0  22   2   1   0  119.1  116   77   69  20   62   94  5.20   78   5.8  -65  
  P  Dave Stieb           40   3  11  .214  30  25   2   2   2   0   1  145.1  191  109  100  23   44   85  6.19  110   6.8   -1  
  P  Jimmy Haynes         25   2   4  .333   8   8   1   0   0   0   0   50.1   53   28   27   5   18   41  4.83   28   5.0 -107  
  P  Dennis Martinez      43   2   7  .222  47   0   0  20   1   3   0   93.2  119   52   45   7   20   54  4.32   57   5.6  -39  
  P *Travis Baptist       26   1   0 1.000  12   0   0   7   0   0   0   21.0   19    5    5   2    9    5  2.14    9   4.1 -259  
  P  Chris Brock          28   1   2  .333  10   0   0   2   0   0   0   19.2   24   13   10   2    4   12  4.58   11   4.9  -22  
  P  Gil Heredia          32   1   2  .333  23   0   0  10   0   2   0   43.0   38   14   14   4    3   22  2.93   15   3.3 -126  
  P  Aaron Small          26   0   0  .000   4   0   0   4   0   0   0    6.0    6    2    2   0    2    2  3.00    2   4.4 -291  
  P  Jay Witasick         25   0   2  .000   4   2   0   1   0   0   0   11.1   18   17   17   4    9   10 13.50   16  13.5   80  
  P  Jason Johnson        24   0   3  .000   6   6   0   0   0   0   0   25.0   33   21   21   6    7   10  7.56   19   7.1   -5  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 32                                                                                      930        -38

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Darrin Fletcher       946 107 119  642   39  11   2  .984 105  15
 John Marzano          341  38  55  244   17   0   1 1.000  24  10
 A.J. Hinch            155  17  18  110   10   1   0  .992   7   5
 Glenallen Hill          1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jason Giambi 1354 152 154 1323 120 14 128 .990 9.59 Jeff Huson 67 8 10 62 4 2 9 .971 8.87 Juan Samuel 9 1 2 7 0 0 1 1.000 6.75 Matt Stairs 9 1 2 9 0 1 1 .900 9.35 Dave Magadan 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Scott Spiezio 930 108 112 246 311 9 74 .984 5.39 Randy Velarde 436 45 65 105 129 5 34 .979 4.83 Jeff Huson 50 6 6 12 17 0 1 1.000 5.22 Juan Samuel 27 3 3 4 9 0 1 1.000 4.33 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Wade Boggs 918 104 115 87 158 4 14 .984 2.40 Troy Glaus 490 56 68 50 85 9 10 .938 2.48 Eric Chavez 24 2 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 2.25 Dave Magadan 11 0 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.59 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Desi Relaford 1298 153 157 253 462 26 95 .965 4.96 Miguel Tejada 145 9 42 28 41 3 11 .958 4.27 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ben Grieve           1287 148 149  244    7   2   0  .992  1.75
 Tony Phillips          61   7   7   14    0   0   0 1.000  2.07
 Matt Stairs            36   2   9    7    0   0   0 1.000  1.75
 Juan Samuel            16   2   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.56
 Melvin Nieves          10   0   5    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.80
 Damon Mashore           8   1   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Richard Hidalgo         8   1   1    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Jason McDonald          8   1   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Jeff Huson              5   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  3.60
 Glenallen Hill          4   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ryan Christenson 967 102 124 306 9 7 1 .978 2.93 Richard Hidalgo 339 42 47 111 8 1 0 .992 3.16 Jason McDonald 89 12 12 23 0 0 0 1.000 2.33 Juan Samuel 24 3 3 10 0 1 0 .909 3.75 Jeff Huson 15 2 2 2 0 1 0 .667 1.20 Ben Grieve 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Melvin Nieves 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Matt Stairs 979 125 127 238 7 4 0 .984 2.25 Melvin Nieves 255 32 32 48 2 0 2 1.000 1.76 Richard Hidalgo 158 0 53 35 2 0 0 1.000 2.10 Damon Mashore 25 3 3 4 1 0 0 1.000 1.80 Jason McDonald 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Jeff Huson 6 1 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 7.50 Tony Phillips 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Ryan Christenson 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ben Grieve 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 John Marzano 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1998 Draft


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