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2009 Oakland Athletics

Roster (40-man)

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75-87, Finished 4th in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Geren (75-87)
GM: Billy Beane, Farm Dir: Keith Lieppman, Scouting Dir: Eric Kubota
Scored 759 runs, Allowed 761 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Ballparks: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum · Attendance: 1,408,783 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 99

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2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Brett Anderson 21 L L 6' 4" 225 Feb 1, 1988 1st 30 30 2 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $400,000
Andrew Bailey 25 R R 6' 3" 240 May 31, 1984 1st 68 0 5 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 $400,000 All-Star
Daric Barton 23 L R 6' 0" 205 Aug 16, 1985 3 54 46 54 51 0 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.9 $410,000
Jerry Blevins 25 L L 6' 6" 185 Sep 6, 1983 3 20 0 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $405,000
Dallas Braden 25 L L 6' 1" 185 Aug 13, 1983 3 22 22 2 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $410,000
Craig Breslow 28 L L 6' 1" 190 Aug 8, 1980 4 60 0 7 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Travis Buck 25 L R 6' 2" 230 Nov 18, 1983 3 36 27 36 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 28 33 0 6 0 0.1 $410,000
Orlando Cabrera 34 R R 5' 10" 195 Nov 2, 1974 13 101 100 101 101 0 0 0 0 0 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $4,000,000
Trevor Cahill 21 R R 6' 4" 220 Mar 1, 1988 1st 32 32 1 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $400,000
Kevin Cameron 29 R R 6' 0" 195 Dec 15, 1979 3 11 0 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Matt Carson 27 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 1, 1981 1st 10 6 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 9 1 1 0 -0.1
Santiago Casilla 28 R R 6' 0" 210 Jul 25, 1980 6 46 0 1 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $420,000
Eric Chavez 31 L R 6' 1" 215 Dec 7, 1977 12 8 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $11,500,000
Bobby Crosby 29 R R 6' 3" 210 Jan 12, 1980 7 97 63 97 90 0 0 54 5 42 6 0 0 1 1 2 5 7 -1.1 $5,300,000
Aaron Cunningham 23 R R 5' 11" 215 Apr 24, 1986 2 23 14 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 16 25 0 1 1 -0.5 $400,000
Jack Cust 30 L R 6' 1" 250 Jan 16, 1979 8 149 146 149 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 51 96 3 0 1.0 $2,800,000
Rajai Davis 28 R R 5' 9" 195 Oct 19, 1980 4 125 97 125 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 5 118 3 8 9 3.3 $410,000
Chris Denorfia 28 R R 6' 0" 195 Jul 15, 1980 4 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 1 0.0
Mark Ellis 32 R R 5' 10" 190 Jun 6, 1977 7 105 102 105 105 0 0 0 105 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $5,000,000
Dana Eveland 25 L L 6' 1" 235 Oct 29, 1983 5 13 9 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $410,000
Tommy Everidge 26 R R 6' 0" 275 Apr 20, 1983 1st 24 22 24 21 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 -0.6
Sean Gallagher 23 R R 6' 2" 220 Dec 30, 1985 3 6 2 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $410,000
Nomar Garciaparra 35 R R 6' 0" 165 Jul 23, 1973 14 65 35 65 21 0 0 16 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 22 28 1 -0.2 $1,000,000
Jason Giambi 38 L R 6' 3" 240 Jan 8, 1971 15 83 80 83 58 0 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 3 0 -0.3 $4,000,000
Dan Giese 32 R R 6' 3" 200 May 19, 1977 3 7 1 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Edgar Gonzalez 26 R R 6' 2" 210 Feb 23, 1983 7 26 6 3 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Gio Gonzalez 23 R L 6' 0" 205 Sep 19, 1985 2 20 17 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $405,000
Jeff Gray 27 R R 6' 2" 210 Nov 19, 1981 2 24 0 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $400,000
Scott Hairston 29 R R 6' 0" 200 May 25, 1980 6 60 57 60 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 13 0 57 3 1 1 -0.2
Jack Hannahan 29 L R 6' 2" 210 Mar 4, 1980 4 52 34 52 52 0 0 1 1 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $410,000
Matt Holliday 29 R R 6' 4" 250 Jan 15, 1980 6 93 92 93 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0 93 0 1 0 3.0 $13,500,000
Adam Kennedy 33 L R 5' 11" 195 Jan 10, 1976 11 129 127 129 129 0 0 1 50 82 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.1
Brad Kilby 26 L L 6' 1" 235 Feb 19, 1983 1st 11 1 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Jay Marshall 26 L L 6' 5" 205 Feb 25, 1983 2 10 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Vin Mazzaro 22 R R 6' 2" 220 Sep 27, 1986 1st 17 17 2 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jon Meloan 24 R R 6' 3" 225 Jul 11, 1984 3 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $400,000
Clayton Mortensen 24 R R 6' 4" 185 Apr 10, 1985 1st 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Eric Munson 31 L R 6' 3" 220 Oct 3, 1977 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 -0.0
Josh Outman 24 L L 6' 1" 205 Sep 14, 1984 2 14 12 2 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $400,000
Eric Patterson 26 L R 6' 0" 170 Apr 8, 1983 3 39 28 39 34 0 0 0 5 0 0 26 4 2 32 5 0 6 0.1 $405,000
Cliff Pennington 25 B R 5' 10" 195 Jun 15, 1984 2 60 60 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $400,000
Gregorio Petit 24 R R 5' 10" 195 Dec 10, 1984 2 11 7 11 11 0 0 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.3 $405,000
Landon Powell 27 B R 6' 3" 265 Mar 19, 1982 1st 46 37 46 42 0 36 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0.6 $400,000
Chad Reineke 27 R R 6' 6" 230 Apr 9, 1982 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Henry Rodriguez 22 R R 6' 1" 225 Feb 25, 1987 1st 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $400,000
Russ Springer 40 R R 6' 4" 195 Nov 7, 1968 17 48 0 5 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $3,300,000
Kurt Suzuki 25 R R 5' 11" 230 Oct 4, 1983 3 147 140 147 135 0 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 7 0 3.4 $410,000
Ryan Sweeney 24 L L 6' 4" 225 Feb 20, 1985 4 134 121 134 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 57 85 149 0 4 0 3.0 $410,000
Brett Tomko 36 R R 6' 4" 220 Apr 7, 1973 13 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Michael Wuertz 30 R R 6' 2" 225 Dec 15, 1978 6 74 0 4 74 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 $1,100,000
Brad Ziegler 29 R R 6' 4" 210 Oct 10, 1979 2 69 0 4 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $405,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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