2008 Oakland Athletics
75 - 86
2007 / 2009 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL West (24.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
43 - 38 (.531)
32 - 48 (.400)
-2.1 wins
-3.5 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 646 / 743 ( -97 )
Allowed/Expected: 690 / 741 ( +51 )
Pyth Record: 76 - 85 (-1)
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Attendance: 1,665,256 Avg Att: 20,559 (0.67)
Att Rank: 13 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,459
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 0.95 R/L HR: 0.91 / 1.00
Notes:


Pitching

Filters
Role
Throws
#
R
H
K
1 Justin Duchscherer
SP
30.6
141.7
23.7
8.6
49.4
27.0
9.1
4.7
23.8
2.9
-3.1
0.3
0.8
4.2
-20.6
2.6
2 Brad Ziegler
RP
28.7
59.7
18.9
2.6
13.7
3.0
0.5
-14.1
-13.1
3.1
1.1
18.8
67.6
2.3
3 Rich Harden
SP
26.6
77.0
16.5
12.0
18.6
17.8
-7.0
41.8
27.1
2.7
1.8
-0.4
-0.1
-44.3
-53.7
0.2
4 Joey Devine
RP
24.8
45.7
13.7
10.9
26.2
14.2
1.7
16.4
19.8
3.8
1.6
-9.4
-17.4
-1.0
5 Jerry Blevins*
RP
24.8
37.7
2.6
3.6
4.8
2.0
2.3
5.1
9.6
1.5
-1.6
-2.9
-13.0
0.2
6 Andrew Brown
RP
27.4
35.0
2.4
-1.7
4.1
9.1
-6.6
-0.2
-13.1
0.2
0.3
-5.8
-22.3
2.1
7 Huston Street
RP
24.9
70.0
2.3
4.9
12.2
4.7
1.2
14.0
16.4
0.3
1.6
-10.8
-13.5
-2.3
8 Chad Gaudin
SP
25.3
62.7
0.5
1.9
4.6
-1.1
4.5
-0.4
9.0
0.4
-0.7
-0.2
-0.1
4.6
-3.8
2.9
9 Greg Smith*
SP
24.5
190.3
-0.4
-12.6
7.0
23.5
-25.5
-19.0
-73.1
-1.1
4.1
1.0
-0.3
-3.5
-103.7
1.1
10 Keith Foulke
RP
35.7
31.0
-0.6
-6.4
1.4
1.0
0.1
-2.6
-2.4
-4.1
0.2
-1.2
-25.2
-1.5
11 Dana Eveland*
SP
24.7
168.0
-0.8
2.7
-26.6
5.1
-20.3
-1.5
-44.4
8.4
-5.5
0.0
-0.3
-15.9
44.3
1.0
12 Santiago Casilla
RP
28.0
50.3
-0.9
0.1
-12.6
-10.1
2.5
-1.0
3.9
0.1
-0.9
2.7
-1.4
-5.3
13 Kiko Calero
RP
33.5
4.7
-0.9
1.1
0.5
1.4
-1.0
3.2
1.1
0.4
0.2
-3.6
-5.3
0.2
14 Dallas Braden*
SP
24.9
71.7
-1.8
-2.8
-3.9
-5.2
-1.3
-8.5
-11.2
-0.6
0.7
-0.3
-0.1
7.2
-22.5
3.7
15 Josh Outman*
SP
23.8
25.7
-1.8
2.6
-8.2
-6.3
1.1
0.0
2.3
1.9
-1.0
-0.1
-0.0
1.9
-9.3
0.8
16 Jeff Gray
RP
26.6
4.7
-2.0
-0.7
-3.5
-2.8
1.4
-0.6
2.0
-0.5
-0.8
0.7
-0.2
0.3
17 Fernando Hernandez
RP
23.9
3.0
-4.8
-1.2
-5.8
0.1
-3.1
-1.7
-7.8
0.4
-0.8
-1.9
-5.3
0.5
18 Kirk Saarloos
SW
29.1
26.3
-5.0
1.5
-4.2
-9.6
6.0
-8.5
3.9
0.8
1.1
-0.0
-0.0
16.4
16.0
1.0
19 Lenny DiNardo*
SW
28.8
23.0
-9.3
-4.0
-13.9
-4.3
-3.5
-7.4
-14.7
-0.3
-1.0
-0.1
-0.0
2.7
22.4
0.3
20 Alan Embree*
RP
38.4
61.7
-9.7
-2.9
-4.6
-0.1
-3.5
5.2
-1.6
-2.1
0.5
-10.3
-2.9
-2.0
21 Joe Blanton
SP
27.6
127.0
-13.6
-0.0
-3.6
-13.0
7.6
-27.5
-11.6
1.7
3.9
-0.7
-0.2
40.6
33.1
7.5
22 Dan Meyer*
SP
27.0
27.7
-15.1
-5.9
-11.4
-3.7
-3.5
-1.9
-9.1
-2.8
0.2
-0.1
-0.0
-4.1
-24.6
0.9
23 Sean Gallagher
SP
22.5
56.7
-15.2
-3.9
-18.9
3.9
-15.5
10.9
-21.8
-0.4
0.4
-0.4
-0.1
-26.5
-49.3
3.1
24 Gio Gonzalez*
SP
22.8
34.0
-17.6
-10.7
-12.5
7.0
-12.3
7.4
-18.4
-5.0
-1.6
-0.2
-0.1
-26.3
4.9
2.3
1435.0
-19.1
-0.2
12.9
63.6
-65.2
13.9
-123.5
11.9
0.6
-1.3
-0.7
-66.6
-205.7
21.2

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