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2012 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-68 .485
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 713-614 + 99
Roster Continuity 40.95% 30/30
Manager(s): Bob Melvin
General Manager: Billy Beane
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Payroll: $ 55,372,500 29/30
Attendance: 1,679,013 27/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: Addison Russell (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Chris Pittaro
Bench Coach: Chip Hale
Bullpen Coach: Rick Rodriguez
First Base Coach: Tye Waller
Hitting Coach: Chili Davis
Pitching Coach: Curt Young
Third Base Coach: Mike Gallego

#1 Draft Picks

Jarrod Parker (#9), Jemile Weeks (#12), Stephen Drew (#15), Cliff Pennington (#21), Daric Barton (#28), Sean Doolittle (#41), Josh Donaldson (#48)
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 2012 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    39Jeremy AccardoP6-2190R-R302005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    31Brandon Allen1B6-2235L-R262009CHA: 2004-5-149MLB-Free Agent
    49Brett AndersonP6-4215L-L242009ARI: 2006-2-55MLB-Free Agent
    50Grant BalfourP6-2170R-R342001Not draftedMLB-Retired
    10Daric Barton1B6-0220L-R262007SLN: 2003-1-28MLB-Free Agent
    54Travis BlackleyP6-3190L-L292004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    13Jerry BlevinsP6-6185L-L282007CHN: 2004-17-516MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    38Andrew CarignanP5-11225R-R252011OAK: 2007-5-180MLB-Free Agent
    22Chris Carter1B-LF6-4220R-R252010CHA: 2005-15-455MLB-Free Agent
    52Yoenis CespedesLF5-10200R-R262012UDFAMLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    60Jesse ChavezP6-2153R-R282008TEX: 2002-42-1252MLB-Free Agent
    21Bartolo ColonP6-0230R-R371997UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    48Ryan CookP6-2210R-R252011ARI: 2008-27-828MLBTacoma (AAA) >> Seattle MarinersMinors
    12Collin CowgillLF-CF5-9195R-L262011ARI: 2008-5-168MLB-Free Agent
    4Coco CrispCF6-0185B-R322002SLN: 1999-7-222MLB-Free Agent
    60Fautino De Los SantosP6-0205R-R262011Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    20Josh Donaldson3B5-11182R-R262010CHN: 2007-1-48MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    62Sean DoolittleP6-3190L-L252012OAK: 2007-1-41MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    5Stephen DrewSS6-0190L-R292006ARI: 2004-1-15MLB-Free Agent
    65Pedro FigueroaP6-1164L-L262012UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    40Brian FuentesP6-4220L-L362001SEA: 1995-25-678MLB-Retired
    45Graham GodfreyP6-2195R-R272011TOR: 2006-34-1020MLB-Free Agent
    31Jonny GomesLF6-1205R-R312003TBA: 2001-18-529MLB-Int
    64A.J. GriffinP6-5215R-R242012OAK: 2010-13-395MLB-Free Agent
    18Brandon HicksSS-3B6-2200R-R262010ATL: 2007-3-108MLB-Free Agent
    35Luke Hughes2B5-11160R-R272010Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    7Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R352001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    25Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3210L-R282008KCA: 2002-15-438MLB-Free Agent
    14George KottarasC6-0180L-R292008SDN: 2002-20-595MLB-Free Agent
    32Brandon McCarthyP6-7180R-R282005CHA: 2002-17-510MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    53Jim MillerP6-1200R-R302008COL: 2004-8-230MLB-Free Agent
    57Tommy MiloneP6-1205L-L252011WAS: 2008-10-301MLB-Free Agent
    37Brandon Moss1B6-0180L-R282007BOS: 2002-8-238MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    40Pat NeshekP6-3210B-R312006MIN: 2002-6-182MLB-Free Agent
    77Jordan NorbertoP6-0195L-L252010Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    36Derek NorrisC6-0210R-R232012WAS: 2007-4-130MLBDetroit TigersMinors
    11Jarrod ParkerP6-1180R-R232011ARI: 2007-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    2Cliff PenningtonSS-2B5-11175B-R282008OAK: 2005-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    26Anthony ReckerC6-2225R-R282011OAK: 2005-18-551MLB-Free Agent
    16Josh ReddickRF6-2180L-R252009BOS: 2006-17-523MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    17Adam RosalesSS6-2195R-R292008CIN: 2005-12-362MLB-Free Agent
    66Tyson RossP6-6225R-R252010OAK: 2008-2-58MLB-Free Agent
    58Evan ScribnerP6-0190R-R262011ARI: 2007-28-853MLB-Free Agent
    15Seth SmithDH-LF6-3215L-L292007COL: 2004-2-50MLB-Free Agent
    28Eric Sogard2B5-10180L-R262010SDN: 2007-2-81MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    67Dan StrailyP6-3230R-R232012OAK: 2009-24-723MLBMiami MarlinsMLB-Active
    8Kurt SuzukiC5-11200R-R282007OAK: 2004-2-67MLBAtlanta BravesMLB-Active
    23Michael TaylorOF6-6250R-R262011PHI: 2007-5-173MLB-Retired
    54Richard ThompsonP6-1170R-R272007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    19Jemile Weeks2B-CF5-10175B-R252011OAK: 2008-1-12MLB-Free Agent

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