Alex Rodriguez appeared in 167 Major League games during the 1998 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Rodriguez appeared in, specifically relating to his 1998 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Rodriguez started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"Alex (Rodriguez) is going to be among the elite. If he comes even close to the season he had last year, he'll be in his own league. You try to compare him to somebody, but you can't. He is the only one who has done what he has done." - Alan Trammell (November 1999)
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Alex Rodriguez 1998 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Alex Rodriguez appeared in 81 games at home, had 343 at-bats, drove in 54 runs, scored 52 times, had 98 hits (12 doubles / 1 triples / 18 home runs), walked 21 times (0 intentional), struck out 60 times, was hit by a pitcher 4 times, sacrificed 4 times (2 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .285 batting average, .332 on base percentage and .483 slugging average?
On the road, Alex Rodriguez appeared in 86 games, had 370 at-bats, drove in 75 runs, scored 74 times, had 124 hits (25 doubles / 4 triples / 25 home runs), walked 24 times (0 intentional), struck out 66 times, was hit by a pitcher 6 times, sacrificed 3 times (1 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .335 batting average, .383 on base percentage and .627 slugging average?
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