2004 Oakland Athletics season

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

  • 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 Ramón Hernández.[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

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

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Anaheim Angels 9270 0.568 45–36 47–34
Oakland Athletics 9171 0.562 1 52–29 39–42
Texas Rangers 8973 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Seattle Mariners 6399 0.389 29 38–44 25–55

Record vs. opponents

2004 American League Records

Sources:
Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 6–34–55–44–57–27–05–45–410–913–76–19–104–57–11
Baltimore 3–610–92–43–36–06–34–55–140–77–211–85–211–85–13
Boston 5–49–104–23–46–14–22–411–88–15–414–54–514–59–9
Chicago 4–54–22–410–98–1113–69–103–42–77–24–26–33–48–10
Cleveland 5–43–34–39–109–1011–87–122–46–35–43–31–85–210–8
Detroit 2–70–61–611–810–98–117–124–34–55–43–34–54–29–9
Kansas City 0–73–62–46–138–1111–87–121–52–72–53–64–53–36–12
Minnesota 4–55–44–210–912–712–712–72–42–55–44–55–24–211–7
New York 4–514–58–114–34–23–45–14–27–26–315–45–412–710–8
Oakland 9–107–01–87–23–65–47–25–22–711–87–211–96–310–8
Seattle 7–132–74–52–74–54–55–24–53–68–112–57–122–79–9
Tampa Bay 1–68–115–142–43–33–36–35–44–152–75–22–79–915–3
Texas 10–92–55–43–68–15–45–42–54–59–1112–77–27–210–8
Toronto 5–48–115–144–32–52–43–32–47–123–67–29–92–78–10

Transactions

  • 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

2004 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Mulder33225.21784.43140
Barry Zito34213.011114.48163
Rich Harden31189.21173.99167
Tim Hudson27188.21263.53103
Mark Redman32191.011124.71102

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chris Hammond4153.2412.6834
Arthur Rhodes3738.2335.1234
Justin Lehr2732.2115.2316
Kirk Saarloos624.1214.4410
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Justin Duchscherer5396.1763.2759
Octavio Dotel4550.2624.0972
Chad Bradford6859.0574.4234
Jim Mecir6547.2053.5949

Farm system

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
A-Short Season Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Dennis Rogers
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League Ruben Escalera

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sacramento, Modesto

References

  1. "Marco Scutaro Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  2. "Ted Lilly Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on January 31, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  3. "Mark Kotsay Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on February 28, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  4. "Wayne Gomes Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on February 2, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  5. 1 2 "Eric Karros Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on March 1, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  6. "Mike Oquist Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  7. "Kirk Saarloos Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2009. Retrieved April 24, 2018.


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