2004 Oakland Athletics season

2004 Oakland Athletics season

The Oakland Athletics' 2004 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses.

Offseason

  • October 9, 2003: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the New York Mets.[1]
  • November 18, 2003: Ted Lilly was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Toronto Blue Jays for Bobby Kielty.[2]
  • November 26, 2003: Mark Kotsay was traded by the San Diego Padres to the Oakland Athletics for Terrence Long and Ramon Hernandez.[3]
  • December 3, 2003: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[4]
  • February 6, 2004: Eric Karros was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[5]
  • March 15, 2004: Mike Oquist was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.[6]

Regular season

Reggie Jackson's number 9 was retired by the Oakland Athletics in 2004.

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Anaheim Angels 92 70 .568 --
Oakland Athletics 91 71 .562 1
Texas Rangers 89 73 .549 3
Seattle Mariners 63 99 .389 29

Transactions

  • April 17, 2004: Kirk Saarloos was traded by the Houston Astros to the Oakland Athletics for Chad Harville.[7]
  • August 3, 2004: Eric Karros was released by the Oakland Athletics.[5]

Roster

2004 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Mulder 0 0 0 0 0 0
Barry Zito 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rich Harden 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tim Hudson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Redman 0 0 0 0 0 0

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chris Hammond 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arthur Rhodes 0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Lehr 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kirk Saarloos 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Justin Duchscherer 0 0 0 0 0 0
Octavio Dotel 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Bradford 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Mecir 0 0 0 0 0 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento RiverCats Pacific Coast League Tony DeFrancesco
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Webster Garrison
A Modesto A's California League Von Hayes
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Dave Joppie
Short-Season A Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Dennis Rogers
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League Ruben Escalera

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sacramento, Modesto

References

  • 2004 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2004 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com