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2012 Oakland Athletics

Roster (40-man)

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94-68, Finished 1st in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Melvin (94-68)
GM: Billy Beane, Farm Dir: Keith Lieppman, Scouting Dir: Eric Kubota
Scored 713 runs, Allowed 614 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: O.co Coliseum · Attendance: 1,679,013 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 96

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2011 / 2013 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

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
Jeremy Accardo 30 R R 6' 0" 195 Dec 18, 1981 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Brandon Allen 26 L R 6' 2" 235 Feb 12, 1986 4 3 2 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Brett Anderson 24 L L 6' 4" 225 Feb 1, 1988 4 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $3,250,000
Grant Balfour 34 R R 6' 2" 200 Dec 30, 1977 9 75 0 5 75 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $4,000,000
Daric Barton 26 L R 6' 0" 205 Aug 16, 1985 6 46 33 46 43 0 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.3 $1,100,000
Travis Blackley 29 L L 6' 3" 190 Nov 4, 1982 3 24 15 3 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Jerry Blevins 28 L L 6' 6" 185 Sep 6, 1983 6 63 0 3 63 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $490,000
Andrew Carignan 25 R R 5' 11" 235 Jul 23, 1986 2 11 0 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $480,000
Chris Carter 25 R R 6' 4" 250 Dec 18, 1986 3 67 59 67 55 0 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 7 0 1.2
Yoenis Cespedes 26 R R 5' 10" 210 Oct 18, 1985 1st 129 128 129 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 48 0 104 26 0 1 3.9 $6,500,000
Jesse Chavez 28 R R 6' 2" 160 Aug 21, 1983 5 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Bartolo Colon 39 R R 5' 11" 285 May 24, 1973 15 24 24 2 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 $2,000,000
Ryan Cook 25 R R 6' 2" 215 Jun 30, 1987 2 71 0 4 71 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 $480,000 All-Star
Collin Cowgill 26 R L 5' 9" 185 May 22, 1986 2 38 28 38 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 15 8 39 0 2 3 0.4 $482,500
Coco Crisp 32 B R 5' 10" 185 Nov 1, 1979 11 120 111 120 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 97 0 113 3 6 3 3.2 $6,000,000
Fautino De Los Santos 26 R R 6' 2" 225 Feb 15, 1986 2 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $482,500
Josh Donaldson 26 R R 6' 0" 220 Dec 8, 1985 2 75 74 75 75 0 3 1 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $480,000
Sean Doolittle 25 L L 6' 3" 210 Sep 26, 1986 1st 44 0 3 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Stephen Drew 29 L R 6' 0" 190 Mar 16, 1983 7 39 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $7,750,000
Pedro Figueroa 26 L L 6' 0" 215 Nov 23, 1985 1st 19 0 1 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Brian Fuentes 36 L L 6' 4" 230 Aug 9, 1975 12 26 0 3 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $5,000,000
Graham Godfrey 27 R R 6' 3" 215 Aug 9, 1984 2 5 4 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $480,000
Jonny Gomes 31 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 22, 1980 10 99 74 99 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 3 42 53 18 1 1.9 $1,000,000
A.J. Griffin 24 R R 6' 5" 230 Jan 28, 1988 1st 15 15 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1
Brandon Hicks 26 R R 6' 2" 215 Sep 14, 1985 3 22 18 22 21 0 0 1 1 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.0
Luke Hughes 27 R R 5' 11" 205 Aug 2, 1984 3 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Brandon Inge 35 R R 5' 11" 190 May 19, 1977 12 74 74 74 74 0 0 0 0 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $5,500,000
Kila Ka'aihue 28 L R 6' 4" 235 Mar 29, 1984 4 39 33 39 22 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 6 0 -0.2 $482,500
George Kottaras 29 L R 6' 0" 200 May 10, 1983 5 27 25 27 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3
Brandon McCarthy 28 R R 6' 7" 200 Jul 7, 1983 7 18 18 0 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 $4,275,000
Jim Miller 30 R R 6' 1" 200 Apr 28, 1982 3 33 0 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Tommy Milone 25 L L 6' 0" 205 Feb 16, 1987 2 31 31 2 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 $480,000
Brandon Moss 28 L R 6' 0" 210 Sep 16, 1983 6 84 68 84 73 0 0 55 0 0 0 11 0 13 24 3 15 0 2.1
Pat Neshek 31 B R 6' 3" 210 Sep 4, 1980 6 24 0 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Jordan Norberto 25 L L 6' 0" 195 Dec 8, 1986 3 39 0 2 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $482,500
Derek Norris 23 R R 6' 0" 210 Feb 14, 1989 1st 60 55 60 58 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0.8
Jarrod Parker 23 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 24, 1988 2 29 29 3 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.8
Cliff Pennington 28 B R 5' 10" 195 Jun 15, 1984 5 125 116 125 125 0 0 0 32 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2.0 $490,000
Anthony Recker 28 R R 6' 2" 240 Aug 29, 1983 2 13 10 13 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 -0.1 $480,000
Josh Reddick 25 L R 6' 2" 180 Feb 19, 1987 4 156 152 156 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 136 150 12 3 0 5.0 $485,000
Adam Rosales 29 R R 6' 1" 195 May 20, 1983 5 42 31 42 41 0 0 7 21 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0.8 $600,000
Tyson Ross 25 R R 6' 5" 225 Apr 22, 1987 3 18 13 1 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2
Evan Scribner 26 R R 6' 3" 190 Jul 19, 1985 2 30 0 1 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Seth Smith 29 L L 6' 3" 210 Sep 30, 1982 6 125 101 125 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 0 13 70 50 21 0 1.8 $2,415,000
Eric Sogard 26 L R 5' 10" 190 May 22, 1986 3 37 25 37 34 0 0 0 6 14 15 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 -0.1 $482,500
Dan Straily 23 R R 6' 2" 215 Dec 1, 1988 1st 7 7 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Kurt Suzuki 28 R R 5' 11" 230 Oct 4, 1983 6 75 72 75 75 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Michael Taylor 26 R R 6' 5" 255 Dec 19, 1985 2 6 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 0 1 0 -0.1
Rich Thompson 27 R R 6' 1" 210 Jul 1, 1984 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jemile Weeks 25 B R 5' 9" 165 Jan 26, 1987 2 118 112 118 113 0 0 0 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 -0.6 $482,500
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.

2011 / 2013 Roster (40-man)