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1998 Chicago White SoxAmerican League (MLB)
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Mike Caruso played for the 1998 Chicago White Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameWhite Sox
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record80-82 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank7thMLB Rank15th
ManagerJerry ManuelGeneral ManagerRon Schueler
CoachesNardi Contreras (Pitching Coach), Ron Jackson (Hitting Coach), Wallace Johnson (Third Base Coach), Von Joshua (Hitting Coach), Art Kusnyer (Bullpen Coach), Bryan Little (First Base Coach), Joe Nossek (Bench Coach), Mike Pazik (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKip Wells (#16)
Payroll$36,840,000
Attendance1,391,146
Minor League AffiliatesCalgary Cannons (AAA) 81-62 ... Birmingham Barons (AA) 58-82 ... Winston-Salem Warthogs (A+) 79-60 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 56-84 ... Bristol White Sox (Rk) 42-24 ... Arizona White Sox (Rk) 20-34 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1998 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
5Ray Durham2bB2615863512618135819673697310566335.285.363.455.81828962723.315.170.328.35910.114.51.42.633.434.3
1990- 5- 132-CHA
 
8Albert BellelfR311636091132004824915264818410151017.328.399.6551.05439999706.308.327.463.43711.511.91.06.912.449.5
1987- 2-  47-CLE
 
23Robin Ventura3bL3016159084155314219111791111131510.263.349.436.78525756674.291.173.307.33811.716.51.43.128.136.1
1988- 1-  10-CHA
 
35Frank ThomasdhR301605851091553522910970110936011214.265.381.480.86128166712.266.215.415.37615.513.10.94.120.242.6
1989- 1-   7-CHA
 
30Magglio OrdonezrfR24145535701512521465972853924119.282.326.415.74122241578.290.133.189.3264.89.21.92.438.227.2
1991-   UDFA-CHA
Retired  
12,17Mike CarusossL2113352381160176555226143878308.306.331.390.72120428555.321.084.141.3192.56.92.70.9104.617.5
1996- 2-  42-SFN
 
24Mike CameroncfR25141396538316584327113710161306.210.285.336.62113329443.259.126.260.2798.422.82.71.849.534.9
1991-18- 488-CHA
Retired  
12Wil Cordero1bR26963415891182134921226631407.267.314.446.76015233371.293.179.246.3295.917.83.03.526.236.3
1988-   UDFA-MON
 
31Greg Norton1bB251052993871172936332677212111.237.301.398.69911928330.288.161.247.3067.923.33.02.733.239.4
1993- 2-  59-CHA
 
15Chad KreutercB339324526629123310324535118.253.345.322.6677912286.302.069.204.30811.215.71.40.7122.519.4
1985- 5- 109-TEX
 
45Jeff Abbottcf-rfR2589244336814112413392802512.279.298.492.79012027260.268.213.250.3343.510.83.14.620.339.7
1994- 4- 117-CHA
 
22Charlie O'BriencR37571641243904180093123303.262.303.390.6936413181.295.128.183.3045.017.13.42.241.030.2
1982- 5- 132-OAK
 
10Chris SnopekssR27531251726201430142410104.208.291.248.539313141.248.040.176.2559.917.01.70.7125.011.5
1992- 6- 176-CHA
 
55Robert MachadocR25341111423603150072203003.207.254.342.596389121.233.135.198.2645.818.23.12.537.039.1
1989-   UDFA-CHA
 
44Ruben SierrarfB322774716414112031100002.216.247.459.70634977.203.243.311.2993.914.33.75.218.556.3
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
28Craig WilsonssR271347142250310103602100.468.490.7661.25636853.487.298.383.5305.711.32.05.715.736.4
1992-13- 372-CHA
 
57Mark JohnsoncL22723220201001800000.087.125.261.3866224.133.174.217.1614.233.38.00.00.0100.0
1994- 1-  26-CHA
 
27Brian SimmonscfB24519470026010200000.368.368.6841.05213219.333.316.263.4480.010.50.010.59.528.6
1995- 2-  55-CHA
 
26,54Lou FraziercfB3377000000402601000.000.222.000.2220010.000.000.857.15820.060.03.00.00.00.0
1986- 1-  15-CLE
 
33Mike SirotkapL2724000000001000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14320.00.00.00.00.00.0
1993-15- 425-CHA
 
36Scott EyrepL2623000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1991- 9- 248-TEX
 
37James BaldwinpR2632000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1990- 4- 105-CHA
 
38Jaime NavarropR3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1987- 3-  71-MIL
 
40Jim ParquepL2221000000000002000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1997- 1-  46-CHA
Free Agent  
43Carlos CastillopR2331000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1994- 3-  89-CHA
 
32Tom FordhampL2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1993-11- 313-CHA
 
Batting Totals: (26 players)16255858611516291381988061274655191647385934119.271.339.444.78324775276280.291.444.285.0008.814.61.73.228.234.8 

1998 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
33Mike SirotkaL27STMLB14155.06333305000211.225513711930471283121.4310.841.282.005.442.725.83.4834.47
1993-15- 425-CHA
 
38Jaime NavarroR30STMLB8166.363727101041172.222313512230777118071.7411.621.564.013.700.927.04.3336.03
1987- 3-  71-MIL
 
37James BaldwinR26S/RMLB1365.323724131030159.017610394186010851101.489.961.023.406.111.805.83.6844.57
1990- 4- 105-CHA
 
40Jim ParqueL22STMLB755.10212100000113.013572641449770361.6310.751.123.906.131.575.73.5834.85
1997- 1-  46-CHA
Free Agent  
36Scott EyreL26S/RMLB385.3833171600100107.011478642464737021.669.592.025.386.141.146.56.2736.54
1991- 9- 248-TEX
 
43Carlos CastilloR23RelMLB645.115425200110100.19461571735644351.298.431.523.145.741.835.47.6005.26
1994- 3-  89-CHA
 
59John SnyderR23STMLB724.8015141100086.19649461423522021.3810.011.462.405.422.265.11.7784.91
1992-13- 356-CAL
 
46Jason BereR27S/RMLB376.4518153000083.29871601458537021.8810.541.516.245.700.917.64.3006.20
1990-36- 952-CHA
 
41Bill SimasR26R/CLMLB433.576006000411870.25429281222561011.086.881.532.807.132.553.69.5714.74
1992- 6- 160-CAL
 
29Keith FoulkeR25RelMLB324.13540540018165.1513130920573141.097.031.242.767.852.854.27.6004.29
1994- 9- 256-SFN
 
62Bob HowryR24RelMLB033.15440440015954.1372019719512021.046.131.163.158.452.683.31.0004.10
1994- 5- 144-SFN
 
32Tom FordhamL24RelMLB126.7529524005048.0513636742231011.949.561.317.884.310.556.75.3336.76
1993-11- 313-CHA
 
47Matt KarchnerR31R/CLMLB245.153203200231136.2332121219300051.448.100.494.667.361.585.15.3334.18
1989- 8- 205-KCA
 
25Jim AbbottL30STMLB504.55550000031.2351616212140011.519.950.573.413.981.174.551.0004.31
1988- 1-   8-CAL
 
44Chad BradfordR23RelMLB213.2329029008130.227161107111101.137.920.002.053.231.574.70.6673.11
1996-13- 377-CHA
 
49Tony CastilloL35RelMLB128.0025025004027.0382524711140021.8112.672.333.674.671.278.33.3336.92
1983-   UDFA-TOR
 
56Bryan WardL26RelMLB123.3328028009127.030131047170001.3710.001.332.335.672.434.33.3334.58
1993-20- 575-FLO
 
52Todd RizzoL27RelMLB0013.5090900106.21212100632002.9016.200.008.104.050.5016.20.0004.94
1992-   UDFA-LAN
 
50Larry CasianL32RelMLB0011.2540400304.08550160022.2518.000.002.2513.506.0011.25.0002.39
1987- 6- 139-MIN
 
66Mike HeathcottR29RelMLB003.0010100003.02110132001.006.000.003.009.003.003.00.0002.14
1991-13- 358-CHA
 
Pitching Totals: (20 players)80825.231631634058015542144015699318372115809115810541.499.811.323.635.691.575.82.494  

1998 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PBill Simas26MLBp60-709501141.0000.230.20---60100.037.0Fielding by Day
PCarlos Castillo23MLBp54-1005161122.9550.390.21---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PKeith Foulke25MLBp54-65182011.8180.170.14---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PBob Howry24MLBp44-54271010.9000.200.17---44100.027.2Fielding by Day
PJames Baldwin26MLBp37-1597155027.8150.590.14---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PJaime Navarro30MLBp37-1728201129.9660.760.16---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PMike Sirotka27MLBp33-2119341144.9771.300.20---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PScott Eyre26MLBp33-1071171319.9470.550.17---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PMatt Karchner31MLBp32-36260081.0000.250.22---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PChad Bradford23MLBp29-30181010.9000.310.30---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PTom Fordham24MLBp29-4831100141.0000.480.29---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PBryan Ward26MLBp28-27200021.0000.070.07---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PTony Castillo35MLBp25-271902101.0000.400.37---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PJim Parque22MLBof21-11371600231.0001.100.20---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PJason Bere27MLBp18-83761014.9290.720.16---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PJohn Snyder23MLBp15-868141023.9571.470.26---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PTodd Rizzo27MLBp9-600101.0000.000.00---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PJim Abbott30MLBp5-3121001121.0002.400.39---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PLarry Casian32MLBp4-4110021.0000.500.50---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PMike Heathcott29MLBp1-3000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CChad Kreuter33MLBc91--4243574466.9855.040.00492459397.856.2Fielding by Day
CCharlie O'Brien37MLBc57--3052243331.9885.740.004721-57100.035.2Fielding by Day
CRobert Machado25MLBc34--1891740210.9816.060.002412334100.021.0Fielding by Day
CMark Johnson22MLBc7--36201381.0005.430.0022-7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWil Cordero26MLBlf-ss83--69866678770.9929.200.00---9686.551.2Fielding by Day
1BGreg Norton25MLB3b-1b79--64230457676.9948.510.00---10575.248.8Fielding by Day
1BFrank Thomas30MLB1b-dh14--1166212124.9848.710.00---1608.88.6Fielding by Day
1BChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss1--900191.0009.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BRay Durham26MLB2b158--28243818128738.9764.560.00---158100.097.5Fielding by Day
2BChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss12--6191326.9622.080.00---5322.67.4Fielding by Day
2BCraig Wilson27MLB3b-ss4--7904161.0004.000.00---1330.82.5Fielding by Day
2BGreg Norton25MLB3b-1b1--020021.0002.000.00---1051.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRobin Ventura30MLB3b161--1023301538447.9662.680.00---161100.099.4Fielding by Day
3BGreg Norton25MLB3b-1b11--12102024.9172.000.00---10510.56.8Fielding by Day
3BChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss3--000000.000.00---535.71.9Fielding by Day
3BCraig Wilson27MLB3b-ss2--010011.0000.500.00---1315.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSMike Caruso21MLBss131--2163783591629.9444.530.00---13398.580.9Fielding by Day
SSChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss33--4793416144.9724.240.00---5362.320.4Fielding by Day
SSCraig Wilson27MLB3b-ss8--131704301.0003.750.00---1361.54.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFAlbert Belle31MLBlf-rf159--3151183334.9762.050.00---16397.598.1Fielding by Day
LFJeff Abbott25MLBcf-lf20--10000101.0000.500.00---8922.512.3Fielding by Day
LFWil Cordero26MLBlf-ss4--500051.0001.250.00---964.22.5Fielding by Day
LFBrian Simmons24MLBlf-cf2--000000.000.00---540.01.2Fielding by Day
LFRuben Sierra32MLBrf2--200021.0001.000.00---277.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFMike Cameron25MLBcf-rf136--310540319.9872.320.00---14196.584.0Fielding by Day
CFJeff Abbott25MLBcf-lf38--7103074.9591.870.00---8942.723.5Fielding by Day
CFMagglio Ordonez24MLBrf22--47301501.0002.270.00---14515.213.6Fielding by Day
CFBrian Simmons24MLBlf-cf4--13000131.0003.250.00---580.02.5Fielding by Day
CFLou Frazier33MLBlf-cf3--500051.0001.670.00---742.91.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFMagglio Ordonez24MLBrf136--276751288.9832.080.00---14593.884.0Fielding by Day
RFJeff Abbott25MLBcf-lf27--5101052.9811.890.00---8930.316.7Fielding by Day
RFRuben Sierra32MLBrf12--17100181.0001.500.00---2744.47.4Fielding by Day
RFWil Cordero26MLBlf-ss8--1001011.9091.250.00---968.34.9Fielding by Day
RFMike Cameron25MLBcf-rf2--300031.0001.500.00---1411.41.2Fielding by Day
RFChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHFrank Thomas30MLB1b-dh146--000000.000.00---16091.390.1Fielding by Day
DHRuben Sierra32MLBrf5--000000.000.00---2718.53.1Fielding by Day
DHAlbert Belle31MLBlf-rf4--000000.000.00---1632.52.5Fielding by Day
DHJeff Abbott25MLBcf-lf2--000000.000.00---892.21.2Fielding by Day
DHGreg Norton25MLB3b-1b2--000000.000.00---1051.91.2Fielding by Day
DHChris Snopek27MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day

1998 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe ButlerScout -- AAA2013-2013-   SCOUT
Nardi ContrerasPitching Coach1951-09-19 46Tampa,Florida MLB1969-19821980-1980
1969-12- 278-CIN
P
Don CooperMinor League Pitching Coordinator1957-01-15 41New York,New York MLB1978-19871981-1985
1978-17- 442-NYA
P
Rico CortesScout1966-04-11 32Santurce,Puerto Rico AA1988-1991-
1987-16- 417-DET
1B
Ed CrosbyScout1949-05-26 49Long Beach,California MLB1969-19791970-1976
1969- 2-  43-SLN
SS-3B
Nathan DurstScout -- --   SCOUT
Ed FarmerBroadcaster1949-10-18 48Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1967-19861971-1983
1967- 5-  91-CLE
P
Mike GellingerMinor League Infield Instructor1964-07-23 33Arlington Heights,Illinois A+1986-1987-   2B
Denny GonzalezScout1963-07-22 34Sabana Grande De Boya,Dom Rep MLB1981-19921984-1989
1981-   UDFA-PIT
3B-SS
Larry GreferScout -- --   SCOUT
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster1941-09-04 56Woodruff,South Carolina MLB1963-19711963-1971
1959-   UDFA-KC1
1B-OF
Warren HughesScout1962-- 36- RK1984-1985-   P
Ron JacksonHitting Coach1953-05-09 45Birmingham,Alabama MLB1971-19881975-1984
1973- 3-  50-PHI
1B-3B
Wallace JohnsonThird Base Coach1956-12-25 41Gary,Indiana MLB1977-19901981-1990
1979- 6- 140-MON
1B-2B
Von JoshuaHitting Coach1948-05-01 50Oakland,California MLB1967-19801969-1980
1967- 1-  17-SFN
OF
John KazanasScout -- --   SCOUT
Art KusnyerBullpen Coach1945-12-19 52Akron,Ohio MLB1966-19791970-1978
1966-37- 698-CHA
C
Doug LaumannNational Crosschecker -Cincinnati,Ohio --   SCOUT
Bryan LittleFirst Base Coach1959-10-08 38Houston,Texas MLB1979-19881982-1986
1980- 9- 229-MON
2B-SS
Jerry ManuelManager1953-12-23 44Hahira,Georgia MLB1972-19861975-1982
1972- 1-  20-DET
2B
Joe NossekBench Coach1940-11-08 57Cleveland,Ohio MLB1964-19701964-1970
1961-   UDFA-MIN
OF
Tom PaciorekBroadcaster1946-11-02 51Detroit,Michigan MLB1968-19871970-1987
1968- 5-  89-LAN
OF-1B
Mike PazikPitching Coach1950-01-26 48Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1971-19791975-1977
1971- 1-  13-NYA
P
Ed PebleyScout1954-10-18 43- AAA1977-1980-
1974- 2-  44-BAL
3B
Gary PellantScout1955-03-05 43Alhambra,California AA1978-1983-   IF
Gary PettisMinor League Outfield Instructor1958-04-03 40Oakland,California MLB1979-19931982-1992
1979- 6- 141-CAL
CF-OF
Paul ProvasScout1951-- 47Shawnee Mission,Kansas --   SCOUT
Mark SalasBullpen Catcher1961-03-08 37Montebello,California MLB1979-19911984-1991
1979-18- 448-SLN
C
Ron SchuelerGeneral Manager1948-04-18 50Catharine,Kansas MLB1967-19791972-1979
1967- 3-  43-ATL
P
Ken StaufferScout1950-- 48Castalia,Ohio --
1968- 8- 162-CLE
C