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2009 Sacramento River Cats (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Oakland Athletics
W-L Record: 86-57 .601
Rank: 1st in Pacific Coast League Pacific South
Run Differential: 753-686 + 67
Manager(s): Tony DeFrancesco
Location: Sacramento, California
Attendance: 657,095 1/16
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Brian McArn
Pitching Coach: Rick Rodriguez

#1 Draft Picks

Eric Munson (#3), Brett Wallace (#13), Cliff Pennington (#21), James Simmons (#26), Daric Barton (#28), Clayton Mortensen (#36), Travis Buck (#36), Danny Putnam (#36), Adrian Cardenas (#37), Gio Gonzalez (#38), Jerome Williams (#39), Sean Doolittle (#41)
Pacific Coast League Pacific South 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 2009 Sacramento River Cats season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Jeff Baisley3B-1B6-3192R-R26OAK: 2005-12-371MLB-Int
    -Travis BanwartP6-3200R-R23OAK: 2007-4-150AAA-Free Agent
    10Daric Barton1B6-0220L-R23SLN: 2003-1-28MLB-Free Agent
    26Mike BenackaP6-2200R-R26Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    49Jerry BlevinsP6-6185L-L25CHN: 2004-17-516MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    6Travis BuckOF6-3210L-L25OAK: 2005-1-36MLB-Free Agent
    23Kevin CameronP6-1181R-R29MIN: 2001-13-377MLB--
    18Adrian Cardenas2B6-0185L-R21PHI: 2006-1-37MLB-Free Agent
    7Matt CarsonOF6-2200R-R27NYA: 2002-5-156MLB-Free Agent
    38Chris Carter1B-LF6-4220R-R22CHA: 2005-15-455MLB-Free Agent
    -Santiago CasillaP6-0160R-R26UDFAMLBOakland AthleticsMLB-Active
    33Shawn ChaconP6-3212R-R31COL: 1996-3-86MLB--
    20Yung Chen3B5-11172R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    12Larry CobbOF5-10175R-R23OAK: 2006-27-818AAA--
    -Ben CopelandRF6-1195L-L25SFN: 2005-4-132AAA-Free Agent
    43Bobby CramerP6-1190L-L29SEA: 2001-38-1149MLB--
    2Aaron CunninghamOF5-11195R-R23CHA: 2005-6-185MLB-Free Agent
    30Sam DemelP6-0210R-R23OAK: 2007-3-120MLB-Free Agent
    16Chris DenorfiaRF-LF6-1180R-R28CIN: 2002-19-555MLB-Free Agent
    21Sean DoolittleP6-3190L-L22OAK: 2007-1-41MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    -Justin DuchschererP6-3164R-R31BOS: 1996-8-241MLB-Free Agent
    -Mark Ellis2B5-11180R-R32KCA: 1999-9-271MLB-Retired
    53Dana EvelandP6-1220L-L25MIL: 2002-16-469MLB-Free Agent
    55Tommy Everidge1B6-1215R-R26OAK: 2004-10-307MLB--
    -Justin FriendP6-1205R-R23OAK: 2007-13-420AAA-Free Agent
    17Joel GalarragaC6-0155R-R27Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    30Sean GallagherP6-1210R-R23CHN: 2004-12-366MLB-Free Agent
    33Dan GieseP6-3195R-R32BOS: 1999-34-1039MLB--
    -Chris GissellP6-5210R-R31CHN: 1996-4-112MLB--
    52Edgar GonzalezP6-2213R-R26UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    32Gio GonzalezP5-11185R-L23CHA: 2004-1-38MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    -Derrick GordonP5-10190B-L25OAK: 2006-26-788AAA--
    37Jeff GrayP6-3205R-R27OAK: 2004-32-967MLB-Free Agent
    -Daniel HaigwoodP6-2200R-L25CHA: 2002-16-480AAA--
    26Justin HampsonP6-1180L-L29COL: 1999-28-850MLB-Free Agent
    22Jack Hannahan3B6-2200L-R29DET: 2001-3-87MLB-Int
    -Carlos HernandezP5-11165L-L22OAK: 2006-35-1058AAA-Free Agent
    -Scott HodsdonP6-2195R-R24OAK: 2007-6-210AAA--
    47Brad KilbyP6-2225L-L26OAK: 2005-29-881MLB--
    26Jared LansfordP6-2190R-R22OAK: 2005-2-69AAA--
    44Jay MarshallP6-5185L-L26CHA: 2002-25-750MLB--
    38Vincent MazzaroP6-2190R-R22OAK: 2005-3-101MLB-Free Agent
    52Jon MeloanP6-3225R-R24LAN: 2005-5-166MLB-Free Agent
    22Clayton MortensenP6-4180R-R24SLN: 2007-1-36MLB-Free Agent
    25Eric Munson3B6-3220L-R31DET: 1999-1-3MLB--
    49Raul Padron1B6-2190L-R24Not draftedAAA--
    3Eric PattersonOF5-11173L-R26CHN: 2004-8-246MLB-Free Agent
    49Scott PattersonP6-7225R-R30Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    5Cliff PenningtonSS-2B5-11175B-R25OAK: 2005-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    19Gregorio PetitSS-3B5-10160R-R24UDFAMLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    6Danny PutnamOF5-11198L-L26OAK: 2004-1-36MLB--
    45Anthony ReckerC6-2225R-R25OAK: 2005-18-551MLB-Free Agent
    34Chad ReinekeP6-6210R-R27HOU: 2004-13-394MLB-Free Agent
    46Henry RodriguezP6-1175R-R22UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    29Chris SchroderP6-3210R-R30MON: 2001-19-562MLB--
    -Steve SharpeP6-1195R-R27OAK: 2004-11-337AAA--
    40James SimmonsP6-3205R-R22OAK: 2007-1-26AAA-Free Agent
    -Mickey StoreyP6-2183R-R23OAK: 2008-31-934MLB-Free Agent
    50Brett TomkoP6-4216R-R36CIN: 1995-2-54MLB-Free Agent
    28Brett Wallace1B6-2235L-R22SLN: 2008-1-13MLB-Free Agent
    28Ryan WebbP6-6190R-R23OAK: 2004-4-127MLB-Free Agent
    48Jerome WilliamsP6-3180R-R27SFN: 1999-1-39MLB-Free Agent

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