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2005 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 772-658 + 114
Roster Continuity 56.44% 22/30
Manager(s): Ken Macha
General Manager: Billy Beane
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: McAfee Coliseum
Payroll: $ 55,425,762 22/30
Attendance: 2,109,298 19/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Cliff Pennington (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rene Lachemann
Bullpen Coach: Bob Geren
First Base Coach: Bradley Fischer
Hitting Coach: Dave Hudgens
Pitching Coach: Curt Young
Third Base Coach: Ron Washington

#1 Draft Picks

Barry Zito (#9), Mark Kotsay (#9), Barry Zito (#9), Eric Chavez (#10), Nick Swisher (#16), Seth Etherton (#18), Hiram Bocachica (#21), Jason Kendall (#23), Joe Blanton (#24), Bobby Crosby (#25), Jay Payton (#29), Huston Street (#40), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2005 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    55Joe BlantonP6-2220R-R242004OAK: 2002-1-24MLB-Free Agent
    29Hiram BocachicaCF-LF5-11165R-R292000MON: 1994-1-21MLB--
    49Freddie Bynum2B6-1180L-R252005OAK: 2000-2-60MLB--
    22Eric ByrnesLF-CF6-2205R-R292000OAK: 1998-8-225MLB--
    50Kiko CaleroP6-1170R-R302003KCA: 1996-27-799MLB--
    46Santiago CasillaP6-0160R-R222004UDFAMLBOakland AthleticsMLB-Active
    22Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R351995Not draftedMLB--
    3Eric Chavez3B6-0204L-R271998OAK: 1996-1-10MLB-Retired
    4Jermaine ClarkLF-2B5-10175B-R282001SEA: 1997-5-163MLB--
    7Bobby CrosbySS6-3195R-R252003OAK: 2001-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    51Juan CruzP6-2155R-R262001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    29Octavio DotelP6-0175R-R291999UDFAMLB-Retired
    58Justin DuchschererP6-3164R-R272001BOS: 1996-8-241MLB-Free Agent
    44Erubiel Durazo1B6-3225L-L311999Not draftedMLB--
    14Mark Ellis2B5-11180R-R282002KCA: 1999-9-271MLB-Retired
    30Seth EthertonP6-1200R-R282000ANA: 1998-1-18MLB--
    40Ron FloresP5-11190L-L252005OAK: 2000-29-870MLB--
    6Keith Ginter3B-2B5-10190R-R292000HOU: 1998-10-302MLB--
    56Ryan GlynnP6-3195R-R301999TEX: 1995-4-94MLB--
    40Rich HardenP6-1180L-R232003OAK: 2000-17-510MLB-Free Agent
    24Dan HarenP6-5220R-R242003SLN: 2001-2-72MLB-Retired
    49Tim HarikkalaP6-2185R-R331995SEA: 1992-34-950MLB--
    10Scott HattebergC-1B6-1205L-R351995BOS: 1991-1-43MLB--
    11Dan Johnson1B6-2220L-R252005OAK: 2001-7-221MLB-Free Agent
    18Jason KendallC6-0195R-R311996PIT: 1992-1-23MLB-Retired
    37Joe KennedyP6-4225R-L262001TBA: 1998-8-252MLB--
    23Bobby KieltyRF6-1215B-R282001Not draftedMLB--
    21Mark KotsayLF6-0190L-L291997FLO: 1996-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    17Adam MelhuseC6-2185B-R332000TOR: 1993-13-378MLB--
    16Jay PaytonCF-LF5-10185R-R321998NYN: 1994-1-29MLB--
    57Britt ReamesP5-11175R-R312000SLN: 1995-17-463MLB--
    73Ricardo RinconP5-10187L-L351997Not draftedMLB--
    31Kirk SaarloosP6-0185R-R262002HOU: 2001-3-86MLB--
    19Marco Scutaro2B5-9190R-R292002Not draftedMLB-Retired
    20Huston StreetP6-0185R-R212005OAK: 2004-1-40MLB-Free Agent
    33Nick Swisher1B6-0200B-L242004OAK: 2002-1-16MLB-Retired
    26Charles ThomasLF6-0190L-L262004ATL: 2000-19-580MLB-Free Agent
    12Matt WatsonLF5-11190L-R262003MON: 1999-16-480MLB--
    45Jay WitasickP6-4235R-R321996SLN: 1993-2-58MLB--
    13Keiichi YabuP6-2200R-R362005Not draftedMLB--
    75Barry ZitoP6-4205L-L272000OAK: 1999-1-9MLB-Retired

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