1998 Anaheim Angels season

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1998 Anaheim Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jackie Autry
General manager(s) Bill Bavasi
Manager(s) Terry Collins
Local television Fox Sports West
Sparky Anderson, Steve Physioc
KCAL-9
Jerry Reuss, Steve Physioc
Local radio KLAC (AM 570)
Mario Impemba, Brian Barnhart
XPRS (Spanish)
José Tolentino, Ivan Lara
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The Anaheim Angels 1998 season involved the Angels finishing 2nd in the American League west with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 4, 1997: Greg Cadaret was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[1]
  • December 19, 1997: Cecil Fielder signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[2]
  • December 22, 1997: Chip Hale signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[3]
  • January 9, 1998: Norberto Martin was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[4]
  • January 10, 1998: William Van Landingham was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[5]
  • January 26, 1998: Damon Mashore was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[6]
  • February 27, 1998: Jack McDowell signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[7]
  • March 30, 1998: Chip Hale was traded by the Anaheim Angels to the St. Louis Cardinals for Craig Shipley.[3]

Regular season[edit]

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Jim Fregosi's number 11 was retired by the Anaheim Angels in 1998.

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 88 74 0.543 48–33 40–41
Anaheim Angels 85 77 0.525 3 42–39 43–38
Seattle Mariners 76 85 0.472 11½ 42–39 34–46
Oakland Athletics 74 88 0.457 14 39–42 35–46


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1998 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 5–6 6–5 5–6 4–7 8–3 6–5 6–5 6–5 5–7 9–3 6–5 5–7 4–7 10–6
Baltimore 6–5 6–6 2–9 5–6 10–1 5–6 7–3 3–9 8–3 6–5 5–7 6–5 5–7 5–11
Boston 5–6 6–6 5–6 8–3 5–5 8–3 5–6 5–7 9–2 7–4 9–3 6–5 5–7 9–7
Chicago 6–5 9–2 6–5 6–6 6–6 8–4 6–6 4–7 4–7 4–7 5–6 5–6 4–6–1 7–9
Cleveland 7–4 6–5 3–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 6–6 4–7 3–8 9–2 7–3 4–7 7–4 10–6
Detroit 3–8 1–10 5–5 6–6 3–9 6–6 8–4 3–8 7–4 3–8 5–6 3–8 5–6 7–9
Kansas City 5–6 6–5 3–8 4–8 4–8 6–6 7–5 0–10 7–4 4–6 8–3 3–8 6–5 9–7
Minnesota 5–6 3–7 6–5 6–6 6–6 4–8 5–7 4–7 4–7 2–9 7–4 7–4 4–7 7–9
New York 5–6 9–3 7–5 7–4 7–4 8–3 10–0 7–4 8–3 8–3 11–1 8–3 6–6 13–3
Oakland 7–5 3–8 2–9 7–4 8–3 4–7 4–7 7–4 3–8 5–7 5–6 6–6 5–6 8–8
Seattle 3–9 5–6 4–7 7–4 2–9 8–3 6–4 9–2 3–8 7–5 6–5 5–7 4–7 7–9
Tampa Bay 5–6 7–5 3–9 6–5 3–7 6–5 3–8 4–7 1–11 6–5 5–6 4–7 5–7 5–11
Texas 7–5 5–6 5–6 6–5 7–4 8–3 8–3 4–7 3–8 6–6 7–5 7–4 7–4 8–8
Toronto 7–4 7–5 7–5 6–4–1 4–7 6–5 5–6 7–4 6–6 6–5 7–4 7–5 4–7 9–7


Transactions[edit]

  • July 30, 1998: Charlie O’Brien was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Anaheim Angels for Brian Tokarse (minors) and Jason Stockstill (minors).[8]
  • August 7, 1998: Jeff Juden was selected off waivers by the Anaheim Angels from the Milwaukee Brewers.[9]
  • August 10, 1998: Cecil Fielder was released by the Anaheim Angels.[2]
  • August 26, 1998: Greg Cadaret was selected off waivers by the Texas Rangers from the Anaheim Angels.[1]

Roster[edit]

1998 Anaheim Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; Avg. = Batting Average; Slg. = Slugging Average; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos. Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. Slg. SB
C Matt Walbeck 108 338 41 87 6 46 .257 .367 1
1B Cecil Fielder 103 381 48 92 17 68 .241 .423 0
2B Norberto Martin 79 195 20 42 1 13 .215 .241 3
3B Dave Hollins 101 363 60 88 11 39 .242 .388 11
SS Gary DiSarcina 157 551 73 158 3 56 .287 .385 11
LF Darrin Erstad 133 537 84 159 19 82 .296 .486 20
CF Jim Edmonds 154 599 115 184 25 91 .307 .506 7
RF Garret Anderson 156 622 62 183 15 79 .284 .455 8
DH Tim Salmon 136 463 84 139 26 88 .300 .533 0

[10]

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League Mitch Seoane
AA Midland Angels Texas League Don Long
A Lake Elsinore Storm California League Mario Mendoza
A Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League Garry Templeton
A-Short Season Boise Hawks Northwest League Tom Kotchman
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bill Lachemann

[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cadargr01.shtml
  2. ^ a b Cecil Fielder Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b Chip Hale Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/martino01.shtml
  5. ^ William Van Landingham Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mashoda01.shtml
  7. ^ Jack McDowell Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Charlie O'Brien Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Jeff Juden Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/SEA/1998.shtml
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
Preceded by
1997
Anaheim Angels seasons
1998
Succeeded by
1999