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2008 Oakland Athletics

2008 > Class Major League > 2008 American League (West)
Overall: 75-86
Scored 646 runs, Allowed 690 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-85

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bob Geren
Represented: Oakland, CA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 2007 / 2009

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Jeff Baisley 25 14 47 43 1 11 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 7 .256 .319 .279 .598 12 2 0 0 0 0
2 Wes Bankston 24 17 63 59 4 12 3 0 1 4 0 0 2 15 .203 .238 .305 .543 18 0 1 0 1 0
3 Daric Barton* 22 140 523 446 59 101 17 5 9 47 2 1 65 99 .226 .327 .348 .674 155 6 3 6 3 5
4 Joe Blanton 27 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Rob Bowen# 27 37 98 91 6 16 5 1 1 9 0 0 4 38 .176 .219 .286 .504 26 2 1 2 0 0
6 Emil Brown 33 117 438 402 48 98 14 2 13 59 4 2 27 65 .244 .297 .386 .682 155 16 5 0 4 2
7 Travis Buck* 24 38 172 155 16 35 9 1 7 25 1 0 11 38 .226 .291 .432 .723 67 2 4 0 2 0
8 Eric Chavez* 30 23 95 89 10 22 7 0 2 14 0 0 6 18 .247 .295 .393 .688 35 2 0 0 0 0
9 Brooks Conrad# 28 6 19 19 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 .158 .158 .211 .368 4 1 0 0 0 0
10 Bobby Crosby 28 145 605 556 66 132 39 1 7 61 7 3 47 96 .237 .296 .349 .645 194 18 0 0 2 0
11 Aaron Cunningham 22 22 87 80 7 20 7 1 1 14 2 0 6 24 .250 .310 .400 .710 32 1 1 0 0 1
12 Jack Cust* 29 148 598 481 77 111 19 0 33 77 0 0 111 197 .231 .375 .476 .851 229 7 2 0 4 3
13 Rajai Davis 27 101 207 196 28 51 5 4 3 19 25 6 7 34 .260 .288 .372 .660 73 1 1 2 1 0
14 Chris Denorfia 27 29 71 62 10 18 3 0 1 9 2 0 6 16 .290 .362 .387 .749 24 3 1 2 0 0
15 Justin Duchscherer 30 22 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Mark Ellis 31 117 507 442 55 103 20 3 12 41 14 2 53 65 .233 .321 .373 .694 165 11 5 5 2 2
17 Dana Eveland* 24 29 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 1 0 0
18 Jeff Fiorentino* 25 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Carlos Gonzalez* 22 85 316 302 31 73 22 1 4 26 4 1 13 81 .242 .273 .361 .634 109 7 0 1 0 1
20 Jack Hannahan* 28 143 501 436 48 95 27 0 9 47 2 0 55 131 .218 .305 .342 .647 149 5 2 3 5 4
21 Rich Harden* 26 13 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 1 0 0
22 Donnie Murphy 25 46 117 103 10 19 3 0 3 13 2 1 11 38 .184 .274 .301 .574 31 1 2 0 1 0
23 Matt Murton 26 9 31 30 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .100 .129 .133 .262 4 1 0 0 0 0
24 Eric Patterson* 25 30 104 92 11 16 3 0 0 8 8 0 12 24 .174 .269 .207 .476 19 0 0 0 0 0
25 Cliff Pennington# 24 36 117 99 14 24 5 0 0 9 4 1 13 18 .242 .339 .293 .632 29 1 2 2 1 0
26 Gregorio Petit 23 14 25 23 4 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .348 .400 .435 .835 10 0 0 0 0 0
27 Greg Smith* 24 32 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 1 0 0
28 Kurt Suzuki 24 148 588 530 54 148 25 1 7 42 2 3 44 69 .279 .346 .370 .716 196 20 11 2 1 2
29 Mike Sweeney 34 42 136 126 13 36 8 0 2 12 0 0 7 6 .286 .331 .397 .728 50 3 2 0 1 0
30 Ryan Sweeney* 23 115 433 384 53 110 18 2 5 45 9 1 38 67 .286 .350 .383 .733 147 9 3 2 6 3
30 Players 26.7 161 6138 5451 646 1318 270 23 125 610 88 21 574 1226 .242 .318 .369 .686 2009 126 48 30 35 23
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Joe Blanton 27 5 12 .294 4.96 20 20 0 0 0 0 127.0 145 74 70 12 35 3 62 1 0 1 550 1.417 10.3 0.9 2.5 4.4 1.77
2 Jerry Blevins* 24 1 3 .250 3.11 36 0 8 0 0 0 37.2 32 14 13 2 13 2 35 3 0 0 156 1.195 7.6 0.5 3.1 8.4 2.69
3 Dallas Braden* 24 5 4 .556 4.14 19 10 7 0 0 0 71.2 77 36 33 8 25 2 41 2 1 0 301 1.423 9.7 1.0 3.1 5.1 1.64
4 Andrew Brown 27 1 0 1.000 3.09 31 0 13 0 0 0 35.0 23 13 12 3 21 1 28 1 0 0 147 1.257 5.9 0.8 5.4 7.2 1.33
5 Kiko Calero 33 0 0 3.86 5 0 3 0 0 0 4.2 3 3 2 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 20 1.286 5.8 0.0 5.8 13.5 2.33
6 Santiago Casilla 27 2 1 .667 3.93 51 0 9 0 0 2 50.1 60 22 22 5 20 2 43 3 0 6 229 1.589 10.7 0.9 3.6 7.7 2.15
7 Joey Devine 24 6 1 .857 0.59 42 0 10 0 0 1 45.2 23 7 3 0 15 2 49 0 0 0 170 0.832 4.5 0.0 3.0 9.7 3.27
8 Lenny DiNardo* 28 1 2 .333 7.43 11 2 8 0 0 0 23.0 31 20 19 3 13 2 12 2 0 1 114 1.913 12.1 1.2 5.1 4.7 0.92
9 Justin Duchscherer 30 10 8 .556 2.54 22 22 0 1 1 0 141.2 107 45 40 11 34 2 95 8 0 1 557 0.995 6.8 0.7 2.2 6.0 2.79
10 Alan Embree* 38 2 5 .286 4.96 70 0 11 0 0 0 61.2 59 36 34 8 30 5 57 2 0 2 270 1.443 8.6 1.2 4.4 8.3 1.90
11 Dana Eveland* 24 9 9 .500 4.34 29 29 0 1 0 0 168.0 172 82 81 10 77 2 118 12 1 6 737 1.482 9.2 0.5 4.1 6.3 1.53
12 Keith Foulke 35 0 3 .000 4.06 31 0 9 0 0 1 31.0 28 14 14 7 13 2 23 1 0 1 133 1.323 8.1 2.0 3.8 6.7 1.77
13 Sean Gallagher 22 2 3 .400 5.88 11 11 0 0 0 0 56.2 60 42 37 7 36 1 54 2 0 0 266 1.694 9.5 1.1 5.7 8.6 1.50
14 Chad Gaudin 25 5 3 .625 3.59 26 6 9 0 0 0 62.2 63 29 25 6 17 1 44 3 1 2 263 1.277 9.0 0.9 2.4 6.3 2.59
15 Gio Gonzalez* 22 1 4 .200 7.68 10 7 3 0 0 0 34.0 32 34 29 9 25 1 34 3 0 1 163 1.676 8.5 2.4 6.6 9.0 1.36
16 Jeff Gray 26 0 0 7.71 5 0 2 0 0 0 4.2 8 4 4 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 24 1.929 15.4 1.9 1.9 7.7 4.00
17 Rich Harden 26 5 1 .833 2.34 13 13 0 0 0 0 77.0 57 21 20 5 31 1 92 1 0 1 311 1.143 6.7 0.6 3.6 10.8 2.97
18 Fernando Hernandez 23 1 0 1.000 18.00 3 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 6 6 0 5 0 2 1 0 0 19 3.000 12.0 0.0 15.0 6.0 0.40
19 Dan Meyer* 26 0 4 .000 7.48 11 4 5 0 0 0 27.2 35 28 23 6 14 0 20 1 0 0 132 1.771 11.4 2.0 4.6 6.5 1.43
20 Josh Outman* 23 1 2 .333 4.56 6 4 0 0 0 0 25.2 34 14 13 1 8 1 19 2 0 1 116 1.636 11.9 0.4 2.8 6.7 2.38
21 Kirk Saarloos 29 1 0 1.000 5.47 8 1 1 0 0 0 26.1 37 17 16 2 4 1 12 0 0 0 118 1.557 12.6 0.7 1.4 4.1 3.00
22 Greg Smith* 24 7 16 .304 4.16 32 32 0 2 0 0 190.1 169 92 88 21 87 5 111 3 1 5 800 1.345 8.0 1.0 4.1 5.2 1.28
23 Huston Street 24 7 5 .583 3.73 63 0 37 0 0 18 70.0 58 29 29 6 27 6 69 1 0 2 287 1.214 7.5 0.8 3.5 8.9 2.56
24 Brad Ziegler 28 3 0 1.000 1.06 47 0 21 0 0 11 59.2 47 8 7 2 22 3 30 1 0 0 229 1.156 7.1 0.3 3.3 4.5 1.36
24 Players 27.0 75 86 .466 4.01 161 161 157 4 7 33 1435.0 1364 690 640 135 576 45 1061 54 4 30 6112 1.352 8.6 0.8 3.6 6.7 1.84
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Kurt Suzuki 141 927 53 6 4 .994 6.95 5 55 32 37%
Rob Bowen 31 147 9 2 1 .987 5.03 3 15 9 38%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daric Barton 134 1021 73 13 128 .988 8.16
Wes Bankston 13 104 6 1 10 .991 8.46
Mike Sweeney 13 89 11 0 9 1.000 7.69
Jack Hannahan 10 82 5 2 7 .978 8.70
Jeff Baisley 4 37 1 1 3 .974 9.50
Rob Bowen 1 2 0 0 2 1.000 2.00
Emil Brown 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Ellis 115 228 336 4 88 .993 4.90
Eric Patterson 20 48 49 4 15 .960 4.85
Cliff Pennington 16 33 44 0 17 1.000 4.81
Donnie Murphy 10 12 20 0 3 1.000 3.20
Gregorio Petit 4 7 14 0 1 1.000 5.25
Brooks Conrad 2 4 3 0 1 1.000 3.50
Rajai Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Hannahan 126 70 218 9 24 .970 2.29
Donnie Murphy 24 12 27 1 7 .975 1.63
Eric Chavez 15 12 32 1 4 .978 2.93
Jeff Baisley 10 6 14 0 1 1.000 2.00
Cliff Pennington 9 8 11 1 2 .950 2.11
Brooks Conrad 4 1 4 1 1 .833 1.25
Daric Barton 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Crosby 145 202 383 17 99 .972 4.03
Donnie Murphy 13 10 27 2 6 .949 2.85
Cliff Pennington 10 10 16 4 5 .867 2.60
Gregorio Petit 8 7 12 2 5 .905 2.38

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Cust 78 0.00
Emil Brown 65 0.00
Aaron Cunningham 18 0.00
Chris Denorfia 13 0.00
Ryan Sweeney 13 0.00
Travis Buck 12 0.00
Eric Patterson 8 0.00
Matt Murton 7 0.00
Donnie Murphy 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rajai Davis 84 0.00
Carlos Gonzalez 69 0.00
Ryan Sweeney 51 0.00
Chris Denorfia 12 0.00
Jeff Fiorentino 2 0.00
Emil Brown 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Sweeney 75 0.00
Emil Brown 55 0.00
Carlos Gonzalez 36 0.00
Travis Buck 34 0.00
Jack Cust 5 0.00
Aaron Cunningham 2 0.00
Chris Denorfia 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Sweeney 110 243 6 1 0 .996 2.26
Emil Brown 100 200 10 4 3 .981 2.10
Rajai Davis 84 147 4 1 2 .993 1.80
Jack Cust 83 133 4 4 0 .972 1.65
Carlos Gonzalez 81 219 5 2 1 .991 2.77
Travis Buck 37 84 3 0 0 1.000 2.35
Chris Denorfia 24 37 1 0 0 1.000 1.58
Aaron Cunningham 20 47 1 3 0 .941 2.40
Eric Patterson 8 15 0 1 0 .938 1.88
Matt Murton 7 27 1 0 1 1.000 4.00
Jeff Fiorentino 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Donnie Murphy 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alan Embree 70 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.11
Huston Street 63 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.17
Santiago Casilla 51 7 3 0 1 1.000 0.20
Brad Ziegler 47 0 14 0 2 1.000 0.30
Joey Devine 42 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.07
Jerry Blevins 36 0 3 3 1 .500 0.08
Greg Smith 32 7 31 0 1 1.000 1.19
Andrew Brown 31 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.19
Keith Foulke 31 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.10
Dana Eveland 29 5 18 0 2 1.000 0.79
Chad Gaudin 26 7 7 4 0 .778 0.54
Justin Duchscherer 22 5 13 0 1 1.000 0.82
Joe Blanton 20 14 21 1 4 .972 1.75
Dallas Braden 19 2 14 1 0 .941 0.84
Rich Harden 13 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.46
Lenny DiNardo 11 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.55
Sean Gallagher 11 3 6 0 1 1.000 0.82
Dan Meyer 11 0 1 1 0 .500 0.09
Gio Gonzalez 10 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.60
Kirk Saarloos 8 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.63
Josh Outman 6 1 2 1 0 .750 0.50
Kiko Calero 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jeff Gray 5 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.40
Fernando Hernandez 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeff Baisley 25 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Dec 19, 1982 Tampa, FL, US 2008-09-09 2008-09-28
Wes Bankston 24 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 23, 1983 Dallas, TX, US 2008-07-02 2008-07-30
Daric Barton 22 L R 6' 0.0" 205 Aug 16, 1985 Springfield, VT, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Joe Blanton 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Dec 11, 1980 Bowling Green, KY, US 2008-03-25 2008-07-09
Jerry Blevins 24 L L 6' 6.0" 185 Sep 6, 1983 Johnson City, TN, US 2008-07-05 2008-09-28
Rob Bowen 27 S R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 24, 1981 Bedford, TX, US 2008-04-11 2008-09-24
Dallas Braden 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 13, 1983 Phoenix, AZ, US 2008-04-26 2008-09-11
Andrew Brown 27 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Feb 17, 1981 Chardon, OH, US 2008-04-02 2008-07-25
Emil Brown 33 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 29, 1974 Chicago, IL, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-18
Travis Buck 24 L R 6' 2.0" 230 Nov 18, 1983 Richland, WA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Kiko Calero 33 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 9, 1975 Santurce, PR 2008-05-30 2008-06-18
Santiago Casilla 27 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Jul 25, 1980 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO 2008-03-26 2008-09-24
Eric Chavez 30 L R 6' 1.0" 215 Dec 7, 1977 Los Angeles, CA, US 2008-05-29 2008-07-01
Brooks Conrad 28 S R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 16, 1980 San Diego, CA, US 2008-07-21 2008-07-29
Bobby Crosby 28 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 12, 1980 Lakewood, CA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Aaron Cunningham 22 R R 5' 11.0" 215 Apr 24, 1986 Anchorage, AK, US 2008-08-31 2008-09-27
Jack Cust 29 L R 6' 1.0" 250 Jan 16, 1979 Flemington, NJ, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Rajai Davis 27 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Oct 19, 1980 Norwich, CT, US 2008-04-24 2008-09-19
Chris Denorfia 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 15, 1980 Bristol, CT, US 2008-03-26 2008-09-28
Joey Devine 24 R R 6' 0.0" 235 Sep 19, 1983 Junction City, KS, US 2008-04-10 2008-09-28
Lenny DiNardo 28 L L 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 19, 1979 Miami, FL, US 2008-03-25 2008-08-09
Justin Duchscherer 30 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Nov 19, 1977 Aberdeen, SD, US 2008-04-04 2008-08-18
Mark Ellis 31 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 6, 1977 Rapid City, SD, US 2008-03-25 2008-08-30
Alan Embree 38 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 23, 1970 The Dalles, OR, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-23
Dana Eveland 24 L L 6' 1.0" 235 Oct 29, 1983 Olympia, WA, US 2008-04-05 2008-09-24
Jeff Fiorentino 25 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 14, 1983 Pembroke Pines, FL, US 2008-03-25 2008-03-26
Keith Foulke 35 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 19, 1972 Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-18
Sean Gallagher 22 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Dec 30, 1985 Boston, MA, US 2008-07-11 2008-09-26
Chad Gaudin 25 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 24, 1983 Metairie, LA, US 2008-04-08 2008-07-05
Carlos Gonzalez 22 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 17, 1985 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE 2008-05-30 2008-09-28
Gio Gonzalez 22 R L 6' 0.0" 205 Sep 19, 1985 Hialeah, FL, US 2008-08-06 2008-09-26
Jeff Gray 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Nov 19, 1981 Texas City, TX, US 2008-09-08 2008-09-24
Jack Hannahan 28 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 4, 1980 St. Paul, MN, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-20
Rich Harden 26 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 30, 1981 Victoria, BC, CA 2008-03-26 2008-07-06
Fernando Hernandez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 216 Jul 31, 1984 Miami, FL, US 2008-04-09 2008-04-13
Dan Johnson 28 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 10, 1979 Coon Rapids, MN, US 2008-04-02 2008-04-02
Dan Meyer 26 R L 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 3, 1981 Woodbury, NJ, US 2008-08-03 2008-09-24
Donnie Murphy 25 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 10, 1983 Lakewood, CA, US 2008-04-05 2008-09-28
Matt Murton 26 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 3, 1981 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US 2008-07-11 2008-07-26
Josh Outman 23 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Sep 14, 1984 St. Louis, MO, US 2008-09-02 2008-09-28
Eric Patterson 25 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 8, 1983 Tallahassee, FL, US 2008-07-27 2008-09-17
Cliff Pennington 24 S R 5' 10.0" 195 Jun 15, 1984 Corpus Christi, TX, US 2008-08-12 2008-09-28
Gregorio Petit 23 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Dec 10, 1984 Ocumare del Tuy, Miranda, VE 2008-05-18 2008-08-03
Kirk Saarloos 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 23, 1979 Long Beach, CA, US 2008-04-15 2008-09-20
Greg Smith 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 22, 1983 Alexandria, LA, US 2008-04-09 2008-09-27
Huston Street 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 2, 1983 Austin, TX, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-22
Kurt Suzuki 24 R R 5' 11.0" 230 Oct 4, 1983 Wailuku, HI, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Mike Sweeney 34 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 22, 1973 Orange, CA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-05
Ryan Sweeney 23 L L 6' 4.0" 225 Feb 20, 1985 Cedar Rapids, IA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Frank Thomas 40 R R 6' 5.0" 240 May 27, 1968 Columbus, GA, US 2008-04-24 2008-08-29
Brad Ziegler 28 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 10, 1979 Pratt, KS, US 2008-05-31 2008-09-27

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