2004 Oakland Athletics season

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2004 Oakland Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 91-71 (.562)
Other information
Owner(s) Stephen Schott & Kenneth Hofmann
General manager(s) Billy Beane
Manager(s) Ken Macha
Local television KICU-TV
FSN Bay Area
(Ray Fosse, Hank Greenwald, Glen Kuiper)
Local radio KFRC
(Bill King, Ken Korach, Ray Fosse)
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The Oakland Athletics' 2004 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 9, 2003: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the New York Mets.[1]
  • November 18, 2003: Ted Lilly was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Toronto Blue Jays for Bobby Kielty.[2]
  • November 26, 2003: Mark Kotsay was traded by the San Diego Padres to the Oakland Athletics for Terrence Long and Ramon Hernandez.[3]
  • December 3, 2003: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[4]
  • February 6, 2004: Eric Karros was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[5]
  • March 15, 2004: Mike Oquist was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[6]

Regular season[edit]

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Reggie Jackson's number 9 was retired by the Oakland Athletics in 2004.

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Anaheim Angels 92 70 .568 --
Oakland Athletics 91 71 .562 1
Texas Rangers 89 73 .549 3
Seattle Mariners 63 99 .389 29

Transactions[edit]

  • April 17, 2004: Kirk Saarloos was traded by the Houston Astros to the Oakland Athletics for Chad Harville.[7]
  • August 3, 2004: Eric Karros was released by the Oakland Athletics.[5]

Roster[edit]

2004 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Mulder 33 225.2 17 8 4.43 140
Barry Zito 34 213.0 11 11 4.48 163
Rich Harden 31 189.2 11 7 3.99 167
Tim Hudson 27 188.2 12 6 3.53 103
Mark Redman 32 191.0 11 12 4.71 102

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chris Hammond 41 53.2 4 1 2.68 34
Arthur Rhodes 37 38.2 3 3 5.12 34
Justin Lehr 27 32.2 1 1 5.23 16
Kirk Saarloos 6 24.1 2 1 4.44 10
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Justin Duchscherer 53 96.1 7 6 3.27 59
Octavio Dotel 45 50.2 6 2 4.09 72
Chad Bradford 68 59.0 5 7 4.42 34
Jim Mecir 65 47.2 0 5 3.59 49

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento RiverCats Pacific Coast League Tony DeFrancesco
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Webster Garrison
A Modesto A's California League Von Hayes
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Dave Joppie
Short-Season A Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Dennis Rogers
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League Ruben Escalera

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sacramento, Modesto

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marco Scutaro Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Ted Lilly Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kotsama01.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gomeswa01.shtml
  5. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/karroer01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/oquismi01.shtml
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/saarlki01.shtml