Season Information
Team Name
2003 Oakland Athletics
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
96-66 (.593)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 2 / 4
Runs For/Against
768 / 643   Diff: +125
Playoffs
Lost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
Playoff Series
Lost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
Playoff Series
ALDS vs BOS (L 3-2)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
16
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
10
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2003-12-26Frank MenechinoSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.2B-SS5-9175RR1971-01-07Staten Island,NY
1993- 45-1261-CHA
MLB1999-20051993-2007
2003-12-23Bill MurphyTraded by Athletics to Marlins completing trade in which Marlins sent LHP Mark Redman to Athletics for RHP Mike Neu and a player to be named (Dec. 16 2003)P-OF6-0190LL1981-05-09Yorba Linda,CA
2002-  3-  98-OAK
MLB2007-20092000-2015
2003-12-23Arthur RhodesSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-2205LL1969-10-24Waco,TX
1988-  2-  34-BAL
MLB1991-20111988-2011
2003-12-22Trevor BrownSigned by AthleticsC-1B6-2220RR1979-04-17Eugene,OR
2001- 17- 510-SDN
A2001-2005
2003-12-21Mark RedmanSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-5220LL1974-01-05San Diego,CA
1995-  1-  13-MIN
MLB1999-20081994-2008
2003-12-21Michael BarrettAthletics acquired C Damian Miller to complete tradeC-3B6-2200RR1976-10-22Atlanta,GA
1995-  1-  28-MON
MLB1998-20091995-2010
2003-12-21Damian MillerTraded by Cubs to Athletics completing trade in which Athletics sent C Michael Barrett to Cubs for a player to be named and cash (Dec. 16 2003)C-1B6-2190RR1969-10-13La Crosse,WI
1990- 20- 544-MIN
MLB1997-20071990-2007
2003-12-19Brett PriceTraded by Athletics to Expos completing trade in which Expos sent C Michael Barrett to Athletics for a player to be named (Dec. 15 2003)P5-10165LL1979-12-07Columbia,SC
2001- 14- 431-OAK
A+2000-2005
2003-12-18Chris HammondTraded by Yankees with Cash to Athletics for J.T. Stotts and Eduardo Sierra.P6-1195LL1966-01-21Atlanta,GA
1986-  6- 148-CIN
MLB1990-20061986-2006
2003-12-18Edwardo SierraTraded by Athletics with SS J.T. Stotts to Yankees for LHP Chris Hammond and cashP6-3180RR1982-04-15San Cristobal,DR
AAA2001-2010
2003-12-18J.T. StottsTraded by Athletics with RHP Edwardo Sierra to Yankees for LHP Chris Hammond and cashSS-3B5-11185RR1980-01-21Panorama City,CA
2001-  3- 101-OAK
AAA1999-2006
2003-12-17Ricardo RinconSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P5-10187LL1970-04-13Veracruz,MX
1997-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1997-20081997-2012
2003-12-16Mark RedmanTraded by Marlins to Athletics for Bill Murphy and Mike Neu.P6-5220LL1974-01-05San Diego,CA
1995-  1-  13-MIN
MLB1999-20081994-2008
2003-12-16Mike NeuTraded by Athletics with Bill Murphy to Marlins for Mark Redman.P5-10190BR1978-03-09Napa,CA
1999- 29- 878-CIN
MLB2003-20041999-2005
2003-12-16Michael BarrettTraded by Athletics to Cubs for a player to be named and cashC-3B6-2200RR1976-10-22Atlanta,GA
1995-  1-  28-MON
MLB1998-20091995-2010
2003-12-15Frank BrooksSent to Athletics by Mets for future considerations.P-OF6-1195LL1978-09-06Brooklyn,NY
1999- 13- 396-PHI
MLB2004-20051999-2008
2003-12-15Shawn SonnierSelected by Athletics from Cubs in Rule 5 minor league draftP6-5210RR1976-07-05Rayne,LA
1996- 14- 403-MIL
AAA1998-2006
2003-12-15Chris MabeusSelected by Rangers from Athletics in Rule 5 major league draftP6-3210RR1979-02-11Peoria,IL
2001- 13- 401-OAK
MLB2006-20062001-2006
2003-12-15Michael BarrettTraded by Expos to Athletics for Bret Price.C-3B6-2200RR1976-10-22Atlanta,GA
1995-  1-  28-MON
MLB1998-20091995-2010
2003-12-15Damian MillerTraded by Cubs with Cash to Athletics for Michael Barrett.C-1B6-2190RR1969-10-13La Crosse,WI
1990- 20- 544-MIN
MLB1997-20071990-2007
2003-12-15Michael BarrettTraded by Athletics to Cubs for Damian Miller and Cash.C-3B6-2200RR1976-10-22Atlanta,GA
1995-  1-  28-MON
MLB1998-20091995-2010
2003-12-15Jorge MejiaSelected by Reds from Athletics in Rule 5 minor league draft2B-SS6-1160RR1982-08-15Santo Domingo,DR
A+1991-2010
2003-12-08Leonardo MartinezSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsSS-2B6-0168BR1975-10-25---
Rk1996-1996
2003-12-03Wayne GomesSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-2227RR1973-01-15Hampton,VA
1993-  1-   4-PHI
MLB1997-20021993-2005
2003-11-26Terrence LongTraded by Athletics with Ramon Hernandez to Padres for Mark Kotsay.OF-CF6-1190LL1976-02-29Montgomery,AL
1994-  1-  20-NYN
MLB1999-20061994-2006
2003-11-26Mark KotsayTraded by Padres to Athletics for Ramon Hernandez and Terrence Long.CF-RF6-0190LL1975-12-02Whittier,CA
1996-  1-   9-MIA
MLB1997-20131994-2013
2003-11-26Ramon HernandezTraded by Athletics with Terrence Long to Padres for Mark Kotsay.C-1B6-0227RR1976-05-20Caracas,VZ
1994-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1999-20131995-2013
2003-11-19Mario RamosClaimed on waivers by Athletics from Rangers.P5-11180LL1977-10-19Aurora,IL
1999-  6- 183-OAK
MLB2003-20032000-2007
2003-11-18Ted LillyTraded by Athletics to Blue Jays for Bobby Kielty.P6-0185LL1976-01-04Lomita,CA
1996- 23- 688-LAN
MLB1999-20131996-2013
2003-11-18Bobby KieltyTraded by Blue Jays to Athletics for Ted Lilly.OF-RF6-1215BR1976-08-05Fontana,CA
1999-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20071999-2014
2003-11-17Ramon CastroSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.SS-3B6-0190RR1979-10-23Valencia,VZ
1996-  0-   0-ATL
MLB2004-20041997-2014
2003-10-31Eric CammackSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-1180RR1975-08-14Nederland,TX
1997- 13- 390-NYN
MLB2000-20001995-2004
2003-10-21Chris SingletonReleased by Athletics.OF-CF6-2195LL1972-08-15Martinez,CA
1993-  2-  48-SFN
MLB1999-20051993-2005
2003-10-15Ed YarnallReleased by Athletics.P6-4235LL1975-12-04Lima,PA
1996-  3-  78-NYN
MLB1999-20001997-2007
2003-10-13Micah BowieReleased by AthleticsP6-4210LL1974-11-10Webster,TX
1993-  8- 236-ATL
MLB1999-20081994-2008
2003-10-09Marco ScutaroClaimed on waivers by Athletics from Mets.2B-SS5-9190RR1975-10-30San Felipe,VZ
1994-  0-   0-CLE
MLB2002-20141996-2014
2003-10-09Matt WatsonClaimed on waivers by Athletics from Mets.OF-LF5-11190LR1978-09-05Lancaster,PA
1999- 16- 480-MON
MLB2003-20101999-2011
2003-09-22Ivan GranadosSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsP6-2185LL1985-09-30San Carlos,VZ
Rk2005-2006
2003-08-31Steve SparksSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P-OF6-0180RR1965-07-02Tulsa,OK
1987-  5- 123-MIL
MLB1995-20041987-2004
2003-08-19Adam PiattClaimed on waivers by Devil Rays from Athletics.3B-OF6-2195RR1976-02-08Chicago,IL
1997-  8- 245-OAK
MLB2000-20031995-2003
2003-08-04David McCartyClaimed on waivers by Red Sox from Athletics.1B-OF6-5215RL1969-11-23Houston,TX
1991-  1-   3-MIN
MLB1993-20051989-2005
2003-07-30Jose GuillenTraded by Reds to Athletics for Jeff Bruksch, Joe Valentine and Aaron Harang.RF-OF5-11195RR1976-05-17San Cristobal,DR
1992-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1997-20101994-2010
2003-07-30Joe ValentineTraded by Athletics with Jeff Bruksch and Aaron Harang to Reds for Jose Guillen.P6-2190RR1979-12-24Las Vegas,NV
1999- 26- 789-CHA
MLB2003-20051999-2010
2003-07-30Jeff BrukschTraded by Athletics with RHP Joe Valentine and RHP Aaron Harang to Reds for OF Jose Guillen July 30 2003P6-4215RR1980-04-29Los Angeles,CA
2001-  5- 161-OAK
AAA1999-2006
2003-07-30Aaron HarangTraded by Athletics with Jeff Bruksch and Joe Valentine to Reds for Jose Guillen.P6-7240RR1978-05-09San Diego,CA
1999-  6- 195-TEX
MLB2002-20151997-2015
2003-07-24Jon WeberContract purchased by Athletics from Fargo-MoorheadOF-LF5-11185LL1978-01-20Lakewood,CA
1997- 31- 935-OAK
AAA1999-2015
2003-07-18Henry RodriguezSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsLF-OF6-2225LL1967-11-08Santo Domingo,DR
1985-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1992-20021987-2006
2003-07-15JP SchmidtReleased by Athletics3B-OF6-1160LR1980-01-04Los Angeles,CA
1998- 26- 765-OAK
A+1998-2007
2003-07-07Benny WinslowSigned as nondrafted free agent by Athletics3B-2B6-2192RR1979-10-16Grinnell,IA
A+1999-2005
2003-06-23Jason PerryTraded by Blue Jays to Athletics completing trade in which Athletics sent OF John-Ford Griffin to Blue Jays for a player to be namedOF-1B6-1205LR1980-08-18Jonesboro,GA
2002-  6- 176-TOR
MLB2008-20082001-2010
2003-06-18Jesse AcostaSinged as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsSS-2B5-9185RR1980-11-19Kerman,CA
AA2003-2007
2003-06-11Josh BeauregardSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsOF6-0195LL1981-03-07Keene,NH
A-2000-2007
2003-06-09Frank CastilloReleased by Athletics.P6-1190RR1969-04-01El Paso,TX
1987-  6- 140-CHN
MLB1991-20051987-2008
2003-06-08Keith PerezSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsP6-2200RR1980-01-18Royal Oak,MI
1998- 43-1285-DET
A+1999-2005
2003-06-04Ron GantReleased by Athletics.OF-LF6-0196RR1965-03-02Victoria,TX
1983-  4- 100-ATL
MLB1987-20031983-2003
2003-05-13Jose SilvaReleased by Athletics.P6-5235RR1973-12-19Tijuana,MX
1991-  6- 172-TOR
MLB1996-20021992-2012
2003-04-25Jesus MartinezSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsP6-2171RR1984-05-27Puerto Plata,DR
Rk2005-2005
2003-04-24Mitch MeluskeyReleased by Athletics.C-OF6-0185BR1973-09-18Yakima,WA
1992- 12- 322-CLE
MLB1998-20031992-2003
2003-04-09Frank CastilloSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-1190RR1969-04-01El Paso,TX
1987-  6- 140-CHN
MLB1991-20051987-2008
2003-04-07Carlos MoralesSigned as nondrafted free agent by Athletics1B-OF6-3170RR1985-07-20Santo Domingo,DR
Rk2005-2007
2003-04-07Claudio GalvaReleased by AthleticsP6-2180LL1979-11-28Azua,DR
AAA1999-2011
2003-03-18Paxton CrawfordReleased by Athletics.P6-3205RR1977-08-04Little Rock,AR
1995-  9- 242-BOS
MLB2000-20011995-2005
2003-03-17Jose FloresClaimed on waivers by Athletics from Padres.OF6-1170BR1978-04-24Guayana,VZ
A-1995-1998
2003-03-14Rontrez JohnsonClaimed on waivers by Royals from AthleticsOF-CF5-10160RR1976-12-08Marshall,TX
1995- 16- 438-BOS
MLB2003-20031995-2008
2003-03-14Jose FloresClaimed on waivers by Athletics from PadresSS-3B5-11180RR1973-06-28New York,NY
1994- 34- 954-PHI
MLB2002-20041994-2006
2003-03-13Olmedo SaenzSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.3B-1B6-0185RR1970-10-08Chitre,PN
1990-  0-   0-CHA
MLB1994-20071991-2007
2003-03-10Paxton CrawfordSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-3205RR1977-08-04Little Rock,AR
1995-  9- 242-BOS
MLB2000-20011995-2005
2003-03-03Leonardo EspinalSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsP6-3200RR1984-02-06San Jose,DR
A+2004-2009
2003-02-21Ron GantSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.OF-LF6-0196RR1965-03-02Victoria,TX
1983-  4- 100-ATL
MLB1987-20031983-2003
2003-02-11Frank MartinezSigned as nondrafted free agent by AthleticsSS-2B6-0164BR1985-07-19Santo Domingo,DR
AA2004-2019
2003-02-11Alexander ValdezSigned as nondrafted free agent by Athletics3B-2B6-1160RR1984-09-02Santo Domingo,DR
AAA2004-2019
2003-01-27John-Ford GriffinTraded by Athletics to Blue Jays for a player to be namedOF-LF6-2215LL1979-11-19Sarasota,FL
2001-  1-  23-NYA
MLB2005-20071999-2010
2003-01-17Ed YarnallSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-4235LL1975-12-04Lima,PA
1996-  3-  78-NYN
MLB1999-20001997-2007
2003-01-17John HalamaSigned as Free Agent by Athletics.P6-5200LL1972-02-22Brooklyn,NY
1994- 23- 640-HOU
MLB1998-20061994-2012
2003-01-09Mike KusiewiczSigned by AthleticsP6-2185RL1976-11-01Montreal,QC
1994-  8- 210-COL
AAA1995-2008
2003-01-07Edwin MinayaReleased by AthleticsP6-1160RR1980-06-20Montecristi,DR
A+1999-2005
2003-01-02Jeremy FikacSent to Athletics by Padres for future considerations.P6-2185RR1975-04-08Shiner,TX
1998- 19- 562-SDN
MLB2001-20041997-2005
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