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2008 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  75-86   .466
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Geren
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  McAfee Coliseum
Attendance:  1,665,256
Payroll:  $47,967,126
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Frank Thomas (40)
Youngest Player:  Aaron Cunningham (22)
Longest Tenure:  Eric Chavez (11)
Top Hitter:  Jack Cust (26)
Top Pitcher:  Greg Smith (26)
Top Draft Pick:  Jemile Weeks (#12)

Roster Continuity:  59.66%
Top Prospect:   Carlos Gonzalez
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Angels10062.617--
Texas7983.48821.0
Oakland7586.46624.5
Seattle61101.37739.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
52Jeff Baisley3B-1BMLB6-3192RightRight12/19/198225Land O'Lakes,Florida200512371OAK

45Wes BankstonOFMLB6-4200RightRight11/23/198324Dallas,Texas20024104TBA
10Daric Barton1BMLB6-0220LeftRight8/16/198522Springfield,Vermont2003128SLN
55Joe BlantonPMLB6-2220RightRight12/11/198027Nashville,Tennessee2002124OAK
13Jerry BlevinsPMLB6-6185LeftLeft9/6/198324Johnson City,Tennessee200417516CHN
18Rob BowenCMLB6-2211RightRight2/24/198127Bedford,Texas1999256MIN
51Dallas BradenPMLB6-1185LeftLeft8/13/198324Phoenix,Arizona200424727OAK
59Andrew BrownPMLB6-6230RightRight2/17/198127Chardon,Ohio19996204ATL
8Emil BrownCF-LFMLB6-2193RightRight12/29/197433Chicago,Illinois19946149OAK
6Travis BuckOFMLB6-3210LeftLeft11/18/198324Richland,Washington2005136OAK
50Kiko CaleroPMLB6-1170RightRight1/9/197533Santurce,Puerto Rico199627799KCA
44Santiago CasillaPMLB6-0160RightRight3/7/198325Don Gregorio,Dominican Republic2000UDFA OAK
3Eric Chavez3BMLB6-0204LeftRight12/7/197730Los Angeles,California1996110OAK
49Brooks Conrad3B-2BMLB5-11185BothRight1/16/198028San Diego,California20018236HOU
7Bobby CrosbySSMLB6-3195RightRight1/12/198028Lakewood,California2001125OAK
57Aaron CunninghamOFMLB5-11195RightRight4/24/198622Anchorage,Alaska20056185CHA
32Jack CustRFMLB6-2195LeftRight1/16/197929Flemington,New Jersey1997130ARI
38Rajai DavisLF-RFMLB5-11170RightRight10/19/198027Norwich,Connecticut2001381134PIT
19Chris DenorfiaRF-LFMLB6-1180RightRight7/15/198027Bristol,Connecticut200219555CIN
33Joey DevinePMLB6-0210RightRight9/19/198324Junction City,Kansas2005127ATL
25Lenny DiNardoPMLB6-4190LeftLeft9/9/197928Miami,Florida20013102NYN
58Justin DuchschererPMLB6-3164RightRight11/19/197730Aberdeen,South Dakota19968241BOS
14Mark Ellis2BMLB5-11180RightRight6/6/197731Rapid City,South Dakota19999271KCA
41Alan EmbreePMLB6-2190LeftLeft1/23/197038Vancouver,Washington19895123CLE
30,35Dana EvelandPMLB6-1220LeftLeft10/29/198324Olympia,Washington200216469MIL
67Jeff FiorentinoLFMLB6-1180LeftRight4/14/198325Hollywood,Florida2004379BAL
29Keith FoulkePMLB6-0200RightRight10/19/197235Rapid City,South Dakota19949256SFN
36Sean GallagherPMLB6-1210RightRight12/30/198522Boston,Massachusetts200412366CHN
57Chad GaudinPMLB5-11165RightRight3/24/198325New Orleans,Louisiana2001341009TBA
28Carlos GonzalezLFMLB6-1170LeftLeft10/17/198522Maracaibo,Venezuela2002UDFA ARI
47Gio GonzalezPMLB5-11185RightLeft9/19/198522Hialeah,Florida2004138CHA
60Jeff GrayPMLB6-3205RightRight11/19/198126Alvin,Texas200432967OAK
22Jack Hannahan3BMLB6-2200LeftRight3/4/198028St. Paul,Minnesota2001387DET
40Rich HardenPMLB6-1180LeftRight11/30/198126Victoria,British Columbia200017510OAK
56Fernando HernandezPMLB5-11190RightRight7/31/198423Miami,Florida2002491448CHA
29Dan Johnson1BMLB6-2220LeftRight8/10/197928Coon Rapids,Minnesota20017221OAK
53Dan MeyerPMLB6-3190RightLeft7/3/198126Woodbury,New Jersey2002134ATL
12Donnie MurphySS-3BMLB5-10180RightRight3/10/198325Lakewood,California20025138KCA
26Matt MurtonOFMLB6-1226RightRight10/3/198126Fort Lauderdale,Florida2003132BOS
55Josh OutmanPMLB6-1180LeftLeft9/14/198423St. Louis,Missouri200510307PHI
4Eric PattersonOFMLB5-11173LeftRight4/8/198325Tallahassee,Florida20048246CHN
56Cliff PenningtonSS-2BMLB5-11175BothRight6/15/198424Corpus Christi,Texas2005121OAK
2Gregorio PetitSS-3BMLB5-10160RightRight12/10/198423Ocumare,Venezuela2001UDFA OAK
21Kirk SaarloosPMLB6-0185RightRight5/23/197929Long Beach,California2001386HOU
23Greg SmithPMLB6-2190LeftLeft12/22/198324Alexandria,Louisiana20056171ARI
20Huston StreetPMLB6-0185RightRight8/2/198324Austin,Texas2004140OAK
24Kurt SuzukiCMLB5-11200RightRight10/4/198324Wailuku,Hawaii2004267OAK
5Mike Sweeney1B-CMLB6-2215RightRight7/22/197334Orange,California199110263KCA
15Ryan SweeneyCF-OFMLB6-4200LeftLeft2/20/198523Cedar Rapids,Iowa2003252CHA
35Frank Thomas1B-DHMLB6-5270RightRight5/27/196840Columbus,Georgia198917CHA
31Brad ZieglerPMLB6-4200RightRight10/10/197928Pratt,Kansas200320595PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Neil AventScout 
Billy BeaneGeneral Manager 
Steve BitkerBroadcaster 
Jeff BittigerScout 
Vince CotroneoBroadcaster 
Tony DeFrancescoThird Base Coach 
Ray FosseBroadcaster 
Bob GerenManager 
Ken KorachBroadcaster 
Glen KuiperBroadcaster 
Keith LieppmanDirector of Player Development 
Eric MartinsScout 
Gil PattersonMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Ron RomanickBullpen Coach 
Ty Van BurkleoHitting Coach 
Don WakamatsuBench Coach 
Tye WallerFirst Base Coach 
Curt YoungPitching Coach 


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