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1998 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 816-768 + 48
Roster Continuity 65.23% 12/28
Manager(s): Tim Johnson
General Manager: Gord Ash
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: SkyDome
Payroll: $ 48,415,000 11/30
Attendance: 2,454,303 16/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Felipe Lopez (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jim Lett
Bullpen Coach: Sal Butera
First Base Coach: Jack Hubbard
Hitting Coach: Gary Matthews
Pitching Coach: Mel Queen
Third Base Coach: Eduardo Rodriguez

#1 Draft Picks

Jose Cruz (#3), Pat Lennon (#8), Chris Carpenter (#15), Shawn Green (#16), Roy Halladay (#17), Shannon Stewart (#19), Roger Clemens (#19), Ed Sprague (#25), Dan Plesac (#26), Kevin Witt (#28), Ben Van Ryn (#37)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11448.704--
9270.56822.0
8874.54326.0
7983.48835.0
6399.38951.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Shawn GreenRF25   630106175
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35
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10035125014252136.278.334.510844.232.348.3072.8418.0321689
33,44Jose CansecoDH-LF33   58398138
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26
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046
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10729176515965047.237.318.518836.281.413.2412.4512.7302658
8Alex GonzalezSS25   56870136
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28
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1
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13
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51216281216113313.239.281.361642.121.197.2814.3243.7205618
25Carlos Delgado1B26   53094155
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11530731391113068.292.385.592977.300.443.3261.9013.9314620
24Shannon StewartLF24   51690144
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3
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12
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5551186777151615.279.377.417794.138.331.3081.1543.0215605
1Tony Fernandez2B-3B36   48671156
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9
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7213845531153611.321.387.459846.138.241.3421.1854.0223551
9Darrin FletcherC31   40737115
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52002539671719.283.328.410738.128.189.2901.5645.2167446
33Ed Sprague3B30   3824991
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017
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510224731110215.238.301.424725.186.243.2523.0422.5162419
23Jose CruzCF24   3525589
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42114579902040.253.354.403757.151.332.3171.7432.0142413
20Mike StanleyDH35   3414982
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022
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4721568653036.240.353.472825.232.399.2541.5415.5161405
4Craig Grebeck2B33   3013377
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2722294240828.256.327.346673.090.186.2901.45150.5104344
3Felipe CrespoRF-LF25   1301134
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1543152721421.262.342.362704.100.223.3171.80130.047153
14Kevin BrownC25   1101729
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150093120341.264.320.400720.136.218.3333.4455.044128
5,59Mark DalesandroC30   67820
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14001600013.299.304.463767.164.179.3006.0033.53169
11Juan SamuelDH-LF37   50149
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213871310100.180.293.280573.100.340.2221.8650.01459
12Tony PhillipsLF39   48917
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7009621012.354.467.521988.167.354.3810.6748.02560
18Benito SantiagoC33   2939
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004001600001.310.333.483816.172.207.3916.00--1430
2Tom Evans3B23   10000000001200001.000.091.00091.000.100.0002.00--011
13Tomas PerezSS24   911
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0000001300101.111.200.111311.000.111.1673.00--111
6Kevin Witt1B22   701
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0000000300000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----17
30Woody WilliamsP31   602
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.400----26
41Pat HentgenP29   5000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
21Roger ClemensP35   4000000001000100.000.200.000200.000.250.0000.00--06
20Pat LennonRF30   412
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000000100000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.667----44
57Juan GuzmanP31   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
26Chris CarpenterP23   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
28Randy MyersP35   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
37Dave StiebP40   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals1700558081614823161922177618481564113287424349108.266.330.448778.182.302.2952.0125.224996236
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Roger Clemens35   2062.6433335300234.2169786911882716071.096.470.423.3710.383.08
30Woody Williams31   1094.4632321100209.219611210436811512121.328.401.543.476.471.86
41Pat Hentgen29   12115.1629290000177.22081091022869947151.5610.521.423.494.751.36
26Chris Carpenter23   1274.3733241140175.0177978518611365051.369.100.933.146.992.23
57Juan Guzman31   6124.4122222000145.0133837119651136061.378.261.184.037.011.74
48Paul Quantrill29   342.598200032780.0882623522591031.389.900.562.486.642.68
45Kelvim Escobar22   733.712210002079.2723733535720001.348.100.563.948.102.06
55Bill Risley31   345.244400018054.2523732734423141.568.511.155.566.871.24
37Dave Stieb40   124.86193007250.1583127617270051.5010.441.083.064.861.59
19Dan Plesac36   433.787800016450.0412321416550011.147.380.722.889.903.44
39Erik Hanson33   036.24118003049.07334341029211112.0813.411.845.333.860.72
28Randy Myers35   344.5041000372842.1442121419322021.509.430.864.076.861.68
31Robert Person28   317.112700014638.1453130922310021.7610.662.135.217.341.41
40Carlos Almanzar24   225.28250008028.234181748200011.4510.551.242.486.212.50
53Steve Sinclair26   023.60240003015.013760580001.207.800.003.004.801.60
52Roy Halladay21   101.9322100014.094322130000.795.791.291.298.366.50
39Nerio Rodriguez25   1010.137000308.110991830002.2511.251.139.003.380.38
49Luis Andujar25   009.005000305.212660211002.3318.000.003.001.500.50
50Ben Van Ryn26   019.0010000304.06440230002.0013.500.004.506.751.50
58Shannon Withem25   003.001000003.03110220001.679.000.006.006.001.00
Batting Totals88744.2954716310515347146514437686981695871154344441.398.861.043.617.091.97
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Darrin FletcherC1218325181.9910.00
Kevin BrownC522611922.9930.00
Mark DalesandroC1868410.9860.00
Benito SantiagoC15452001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carlos Delgado1B14111658710110.9920.00
Mike Stanley1B2217112114.9950.00
Juan Samuel1B320001.0000.00
Mark Dalesandro1B250001.0000.00
Felipe Crespo1B14010.8000.00
Kevin Witt1B151001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Craig Grebeck2B911452501038.9750.00
Tony Fernandez2B82128222943.9750.00
Felipe Crespo2B861432.8700.00
Juan Samuel2B224001.0000.00
Tomas Perez2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed Sprague3B10587157208.9240.00
Tony Fernandez3B54327343.9630.00
Mark Dalesandro3B83510.8890.00
Tom Evans3B75310.8890.00
Craig Grebeck3B42410.8570.00
Felipe Crespo3B212001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alex GonzalezSS1582594271798.9760.00
Craig GrebeckSS6415031.0000.00
Tomas PerezSS465011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Shannon StewartLF110204150.9760.00
Jose CansecoLF5081342.9550.00
Felipe CrespoLF19300001.0000.00
Tony PhillipsLF1120010.9520.00
Juan SamuelLF814020.8750.00
Jose CruzLF640001.0000.00
Mike StanleyLF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose CruzCF103243741.9840.00
Shannon StewartCF4491211.9890.00
Shawn GreenCF3377110.9870.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Shawn GreenRF1272341364.9760.00
Jose CansecoRF2635110.9730.00
Felipe CrespoRF25261011.0000.00
Tony PhillipsRF440001.0000.00
Pat LennonRF230001.0000.00
Juan SamuelRF210001.0000.00
Mark DalesandroRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul QuantrillP8280414021.0002.03
Dan PlesacP785001001.0000.18
Bill RisleyP445423011.0000.83
Randy MyersP414202001.0000.43
Chris CarpenterP33175201312.9711.70
Roger ClemensP3323472711.9711.31
Woody WilliamsP32209121834.9091.29
Pat HentgenP29177152221.9491.88
Robert PersonP27382210.8000.94
Carlos AlmanzarP25282310.8331.60
Steve SinclairP241504011.0002.40
Kelvim EscobarP227924001.0000.68
Juan GuzmanP2214581422.9171.37
Dave StiebP195055001.0001.80
Erik HansonP114987011.0002.76
Ben Van RynP1040000.0000.00
Nerio RodriguezP7801001.0001.11
Luis AndujarP5501001.0001.73
Roy HalladayP21412001.0001.93
Shannon WithemP1301001.0003.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose CansecoDH78.0000.00
Mike StanleyDH73.0000.00
Juan SamuelDH11.0000.00
Felipe CrespoDH2.0000.00
Carlos DelgadoDH1.0000.00
Tony FernandezDH1.0000.00
Darrin FletcherDH1.0000.00


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