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2008 Oakland Athletics


75 - 86

(3rd place in the AL West, 24.5 GB)

2007 / 2009 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 646 / 744 (-98)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 690 / 741 (+51)

Pythagorean Record: 76 - 85 (-1)

Home Record: 43 - 38 (.531) -2.1 wins
Away Record: 32 - 48 (.400) -3.5 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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McAfee Coliseum

Attendance: 1,665,256 Avg Att: 20,559 (0.68)
Att Rank: 13 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,432
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 0.93 R/L HR: 0.91 / 0.96

Notes:




2008 Oakland Athletics
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field
29
2.7
4.6
-1.0
33
-0.0
0.8
-0.2
22
0.5
0.2
0.3
27
0.3
0.3
0.1
26
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
Center Field
22
1.1
0.0
1.1
27
1.6
0.5
1.0
25
0.1
0.1
0.0

Right Field
23
2.0
2.1
0.3
24
0.4
0.3
0.2
Shortstop
28
1.0
0.6
-0.3
23
0.2
0.1
0.0
Second Base
31
4.0
1.3
2.4
24
-0.5
0.3
-1.0
25
-0.5
-0.3
-0.3
Third Base
28
2.5
0.5
1.8
25
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
30
0.2
0.2
0.0
25
-0.3
-0.0
-0.3
28
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
First Base
22
0.7
0.9
0.5
24
-0.5
-0.3
-0.1
Manager W-L
46
75-86
.466
0.8
Catcher
24
3.8
1.8
1.1
27
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
Designated Hitter
40
0.4
0.9
0.0
34
0.5
0.5
0.2
Starting Pitcher
24
190.1
2.1
2.0
0.1
24
168.0
1.5
1.4
0.1
30
141.2
3.9
3.9
-0.1
27
127.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
26
77.0
2.6
2.6
0.0
24
71.2
0.6
0.5
-0.0
25
62.2
0.6
0.6
-0.0
22
56.2
-0.9
-0.9
-0.0
22
34.0
-1.2
-1.2
-0.0
26
27.2
-0.9
-0.9
-0.0
23
25.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
28
23.0
-0.5
-0.5
-0.0
Relief Pitcher
24
70.0
0.7
0.7
-0.0
38
61.2
-0.5
-0.6
-0.1
28
59.2
2.8
2.8
-0.0
27
50.1
0.5
0.4
-0.0
24
45.2
1.9
1.9
-0.0
24
37.2
0.6
0.5
-0.0
27
35.0
0.4
0.4
-0.0
35
31.0
0.2
0.2
-0.0
29
26.1
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
26
4.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
33
4.2
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
23
3.0
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James