Nathan J. Long
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 210 lb.
- School University of Texas-Arlington, University of Oklahoma
- High School All Saints Episcopal High School
- Born February 9, 1986 in Fort Worth, TX USA
Long was taken by the Athletics in the 26th round of the 2009 amateur draft (the scout was Armann Brown) and began his professional career at 23 years old. In 2010, his second campaign, he was 8-2 with a 3.10 ERA in 15 starts. In his first taste of Triple A, in 2012, he allowed five earned runs in one inning for the Sacramento River Cats. In 2014, he had perhaps the best season of his career, going 13-8 with a 3.18 ERA in 28 games (25 starts).