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2009 Oakland Athletics

Trades and Transactions

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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 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 1, 2008

Wes Bankston granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2008

Brooks Conrad granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2008

Donnie Murphy granted Free Agency.

Kirk Saarloos granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2008

Emil Brown granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Alan Embree granted Free Agency.

Frank Thomas granted Free Agency.

Selected Joe Dillon off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

November 1, 2008

Keith Foulke granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Jose Garcia granted Free Agency.

Chris Gissell granted Free Agency.

Jesus Guzman granted Free Agency.

Justin Knoedler granted Free Agency.

Shane Komine granted Free Agency.

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Bret Prinz granted Free Agency.

Dan Meyer selected by the Florida Marlins off waivers.

November 10, 2008

Traded Carlos Gonzalez, Greg Smith and Huston Street to the Colorado Rockies. Received Matt Holliday.

November 19, 2008

Signed Chris Schroder as a free agent.

November 24, 2008

Signed Kevin Cameron as a free agent.

December 1, 2008

Signed Matt Carson as a free agent.

Signed Jerome Williams as a free agent.

January 6, 2009

Signed Jason Giambi as a free agent.

January 22, 2009

Signed Bobby Cramer as a free agent.

January 29, 2009

Signed Russ Springer as a free agent.

Released Andrew Brown.

February 2, 2009

Traded Richie Robnett (minors) and Justin Sellers to the Chicago Cubs. Received Michael Wuertz.

February 4, 2009

Traded Matt Murton to the Colorado Rockies. Received Corey Wimberly (minors).

February 9, 2009

Signed Edgar Gonzalez as a free agent.

March 6, 2009

Signed Orlando Cabrera as a free agent.

Signed Nomar Garciaparra as a free agent.

March 17, 2009

Released Rob Bowen.

March 27, 2009

Signed Eric Munson as a free agent.

Purchased Curtis Thigpen from the Toronto Blue Jays.

April 2, 2009 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the San Diego Padres. Received Chad Reineke. The Oakland Athletics sent Danny Putnam (July 8, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

April 8, 2009 (Standings)

Selected Dan Giese off waivers from the New York Yankees.

April 23, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Andrew Brown as a free agent.

May 8, 2009 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Adam Kennedy. The Oakland Athletics sent Joe Dillon (May 9, 2009) to the Tampa Bay Rays to complete the trade.

May 12, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Justin Hampson as a free agent.

May 20, 2009 (Standings)

Selected Craig Breslow off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

June 9, 2009 (Standings)

Drafted Grant Green in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Justin Marks in the 3rd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed July 7, 2009.

Drafted Max Stassi in the 4th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Ian Krol in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Sam Dyson in the 10th round of the 2009 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Dan Straily in the 24th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2009.

Drafted Mike Zunino in the 29th round of the 2009 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Mike Bolsinger in the 33rd round of the 2009 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 18, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Shawn Chacon as a free agent.

June 23, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Daniel Barone as a free agent.

July 5, 2009 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later, Craig Italiano (minors) and Ryan Webb to the San Diego Padres. Received Scott Hairston. The Oakland Athletics sent Sean Gallagher (July 28, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

July 9, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Dewon Day as a free agent.

July 11, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Jack Hannahan to the Seattle Mariners. Received Justin Souza (minors).

July 24, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Matt Holliday to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Clayton Mortensen, Shane Peterson and Brett Wallace.

July 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Orlando Cabrera to the Minnesota Twins. Received Tyler Ladendorf (minors).

August 5, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

August 7, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jason Giambi.

August 8, 2009 (Standings)

Russ Springer selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

August 20, 2009 (Standings)

Purchased Scott Patterson from the San Diego Padres.

August 27, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Chris Gissell as a free agent.

September 2, 2009 (Standings)

Selected Jon Meloan off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

October 5, 2009 (Standings)

Chris Schroder granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2009 (Standings)

Kevin Cameron granted Free Agency.

Eric Munson granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2009

Dan Giese granted Free Agency.

Edgar Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2009

Chad Reineke granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Bobby Crosby granted Free Agency.

Justin Duchscherer granted Free Agency.

Nomar Garciaparra granted Free Agency.

Adam Kennedy granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Daniel Barone granted Free Agency.

Andrew Brown granted Free Agency.

Shawn Chacon granted Free Agency.

Dewon Day granted Free Agency.

Chris Denorfia granted Free Agency.

Chris Gissell granted Free Agency.

Justin Hampson granted Free Agency.

Scott Patterson granted Free Agency.

Jerome Williams granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2009

Signed Dallas McPherson as a free agent.

December 3, 2009

Signed Fernando Hernandez as a free agent.

Traded Ronny Morla (minors), Matthew Spencer (minors) and Jeff Gray to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jake Fox and Aaron Miles.

December 10, 2009

Drafted Bobby Cassevah from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

Signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

Santiago Casilla granted Free Agency.

December 12, 2009

Signed Marcus McBeth as a free agent.

Jack Cust granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2009

Traded Brett Wallace to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Michael Taylor.

December 23, 2009

Signed Coco Crisp as a free agent.

December 24, 2009

Signed Justin Duchscherer as a free agent.

January 7, 2010

Signed Jack Cust as a free agent.

Signed Lenny DiNardo as a free agent.

January 9, 2010

Jay Marshall selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

January 15, 2010

Tommy Everidge selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

January 16, 2010

Traded Aaron Cunningham and Scott Hairston to the San Diego Padres. Received Kevin Kouzmanoff and Eric Sogard.

January 26, 2010

Signed Ben Sheets as a free agent.

January 27, 2010

Signed Dan Giese as a free agent.

January 31, 2010

Signed Gabe Gross as a free agent.

February 1, 2010

Traded Aaron Miles and a player to be named to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Adam Rosales and Willy Taveras.

Selected Steven Tolleson off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

February 7, 2010

Sold Dana Eveland to the Toronto Blue Jays.

February 9, 2010

Released Willy Taveras.

February 28, 2010

Signed Jason Jennings as a free agent.

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

March 9, 2010

Previous waiver selection of Jay Marshall by the New York Mets voided and player returned.

March 10, 2010

Released Jay Marshall.

March 15, 2010

Returned Bobby Cassevah (earlier draft pick) to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

March 24, 2010

Traded Gregorio Petit to the Texas Rangers. Received Edwar Ramirez.

March 28, 2010

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

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