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2006 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  93-69   .574
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Ken Macha
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  McAfee Coliseum
Attendance:  1,976,625
Payroll:  $62,243,079
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Tigers)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Frank Thomas (38)
Youngest Player:  Huston Street (22)
Longest Tenure:  Eric Chavez (9)
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (23)
Top Pitcher:  Dan Haren (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Trevor Cahill (#66)

Roster Continuity:  77.39%
Top Prospect:   Daric Barton
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9369.574--
LA Angels8973.5494.0
Texas8082.49413.0
Seattle7884.48115.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Jason KendallC32$ 11,492,454  39 
Eric Chavez3B28$ 9,500,000  65 
Barry ZitoP28$ 7,900,000  94 
Mark KotsayLF30$ 7,000,000   
Esteban LoaizaP34$ 6,000,000   
Jay PaytonCF-LF33$ 4,000,000   
Milton BradleyLF28$ 3,000,000   
Joe KennedyP27$ 2,400,000   
Mark Ellis2B29$ 2,250,000   
Rich HardenP24$ 1,250,000   
Scott SauerbeckP34$ 1,200,000   
Jay WitasickP33$ 1,000,000   
Kiko CaleroP31$ 850,000   
Bobby CrosbySS26$ 800,000   
D'Angelo Jimenez2B-SS28$ 750,000   
Adam MelhuseC34$ 700,000   
Dan HarenP25$ 550,000   
Frank Thomas1B-DH38$ 500,000   
Kirk SaarloosP27$ 354,000   
Brad HalseyP25$ 346,000   
Justin DuchschererP28$ 344,500   
Marco Scutaro2B30$ 340,000   
Huston StreetP22$ 339,625   
Nick Swisher1B25$ 335,000   
Antonio PerezSS-3B26$ 334,500   
Dan Johnson1B26$ 330,000   
Joe BlantonP25$ 327,000   
Hiram BocachicaCF-LF30$ 327,000   
Jeremy BrownC26$ 327,000   
Santiago CasillaP23$ 327,000   
Doug ClarkOF30$ 327,000   
Ron FloresP26$ 327,000   
Chad GaudinP23$ 327,000   
Steve KarsayP34$ 327,000   
Randy KeislerP30$ 327,000   
Bobby KieltyRF29$ 327,000   
Shane KomineP25$ 327,000   
Matt RoneyP26$ 327,000   
Mike RouseSS26$ 327,000   
Jason WindsorP23$ 327,000   


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