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1998 Anaheim Angels season

The Anaheim Angels 1998 season involved the Angels finishing 2nd in the American League west with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses.

Offseason

  • December 4, 1997: Greg Cadaret was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[1]
  • December 19, 1997: Cecil Fielder signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[2]
  • December 22, 1997: Chip Hale signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[3]
  • January 9, 1998: Norberto Martin was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[4]
  • January 10, 1998: William Van Landingham was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[5]
  • January 26, 1998: Damon Mashore was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[6]
  • February 27, 1998: Jack McDowell signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.[7]
  • March 30, 1998: Chip Hale was traded by the Anaheim Angels to the St. Louis Cardinals for Craig Shipley.[3]

Regular season

Jim Fregosi's number 11 was retired by the Anaheim Angels in 1998.

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 88 74 .543 --
Anaheim Angels 85 77 .525 3
Seattle Mariners 76 85 .472 11½
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 14

Transactions

  • July 30, 1998: Charlie O’Brien was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Anaheim Angels for Brian Tokarse (minors) and Jason Stockstill (minors).[8]
  • August 7, 1998: Jeff Juden was selected off waivers by the Anaheim Angels from the Milwaukee Brewers.[9]
  • August 10, 1998: Cecil Fielder was released by the Anaheim Angels.[2]
  • August 26, 1998: Greg Cadaret was selected off waivers by the Texas Rangers from the Anaheim Angels.[1]

Roster

1998 Anaheim Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Starters by position

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; Avg. = Batting Average; Slg. = Slugging Average; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos. Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. Slg. SB
C Matt Walbeck 108 338 41 87 6 46 .257 .367 1
1B Cecil Fielder 103 381 48 92 17 68 .241 .423 0
2B Norberto Martin 79 195 20 42 1 13 .215 .241 3
3B Dave Hollins 101 363 60 88 11 39 .242 .388 11
SS Gary DiScarcina 157 551 73 158 3 56 .287 .385 11
LF Darrin Erstad 133 537 84 159 19 82 .296 .486 20
CF Jim Edmonds 154 599 115 184 25 91 .307 .506 7
RF Garret Anderson 156 622 62 183 15 79 .284 .455 8
DH Tim Salmon 136 463 84 139 26 88 .300 .533 0
[10]


Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League Mitch Seoane
AA Midland Angels Texas League Don Long
A Lake Elsinore Storm California League Mario Mendoza
A Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League Garry Templeton
Short-Season A Boise Hawks Northwest League Tom Kotchman
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bill Lachemann
[11]

References

  • 1998 Anaheim Angels team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1998 Anaheim Angels team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
1997
Anaheim Angels seasons
1998
Succeeded by
1999
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