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2012 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Cliff Pennington played for the 2012 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record64-68 (1st in American League West)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerBob MelvinGeneral ManagerBilly Beane
CoachesChili Davis (Hitting Coach), Mike Gallego (Third Base Coach), Chip Hale (Bench Coach), Chris Pittaro (Assistant Coach), Rick Rodriguez (Bullpen Coach), Tye Waller (First Base Coach), Curt Young (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Tigers)
#1 Draft PickAddison Russell (#11)
Payroll$55,372,500 (Rank: 29th)
Attendance1,679,013 (Rank: 27th)
Minor League AffiliatesSacramento River Cats (AAA) 86-58 ... Midland RockHounds (AA) 64-74 ... Stockton Ports (A+) 56-84 ... Burlington Bees (A) 67-72 ... Vermont Lake Monsters (A-) 33-43 ... Arizona Athletics (Rk) 37-17 ... Dominican Athletics (Rk) 26-41 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 2012 Statistics -- 2012 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2012 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2012 baseball season.

2012 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
39Jeremy AccardoP6-2 190 R-R 1981-12-08 30Mesa,Arizona MLB2001-20142005-2012Mesa (Mesa,AZ)Illinois St
2003-   UDFA-SFN
Free Agent  
31Brandon Allen1B6-2 235 L-R 1986-02-12 26Conroe,Texas MLB2004-20162009-2012Montgomery (Montgomery,TX)
2004- 5- 149-CHA
Free Agent  
49Brett AndersonP6-4 215 L-L 1988-02-01 24Midland,Texas MLB2007-20192009-2019Stillwater (Stillwater,OK)
2006- 2-  55-ARI
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
50Grant BalfourP6-2 170 R-R 1977-12-30 34Sydney,Australia MLB1997-20152001-2015  
1997-   UDFA-MIN
Retired  
10Daric Barton1B6-0 220 L-R 1985-08-16 26Springfield,Vermont MLB2003-20172007-2014Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)
2003- 1-  28-SLN
Free Agent  
54Travis BlackleyP6-3 190 L-L 1982-11-04 29Melbourne,Australia MLB2001-20182004-2013  
2000-   UDFA-SEA
Free Agent  
13Jerry BlevinsP6-6 185 L-L 1983-09-06 28Johnson City,Tennessee MLB2002-20192007-2019Arcadia (Arcadia,OH)Dayton
2004-17- 516-CHN
Free Agent  
38Andrew CarignanP5-11 225 R-R 1986-07-23 25New London,Connecticut MLB2005-20152011-2012Norwich Free Academy (Norwich,CT)North Carolina
2007- 5- 180-OAK
Free Agent  
22Chris Carter1B6-4 220 R-R 1986-12-18 25Redwood City,California MLB2005-20182010-2017Sierra Vista (Las Vegas,NV)
2005-15- 455-CHA
Free Agent  
52Yoenis CespedesLF-CF5-10 200 R-R 1985-10-10 26Granma,Cuba MLB2012-20182012-2018  
2012-   UDFA-OAK
DL-60New York Mets (MLB)
60Jesse ChavezP6-2 153 R-R 1983-08-21 28Riverside,California MLB2002-20192008-2019A.B. Miller (Fontana,CA)Riverside CC
2002-42-1252-TEX
DL-60Texas Rangers (MLB)
21Bartolo ColonP6-0 230 R-R 1973-05-24 39Altamira,Dom Rep MLB1994-20181997-2018  
1993-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent  
48Ryan CookP6-2 210 R-R 1987-06-30 25Clovis,California MLB2006-20182011-2018Clovis (Clovis,CA)USC
2008-27- 828-ARI
International  
12Collin CowgillLF-CF5-9 195 R-L 1986-05-22 26Lexington,Kentucky MLB2005-20192011-2016Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)Kentucky
2008- 5- 168-ARI
DL-7Washington Nationals (AAA)
4Coco CrispCF6-0 185 B-R 1979-11-01 32Los Angeles,California MLB1999-20162002-2016Inglewood (Inglewood,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1999- 7- 222-SLN
Free Agent  
60Fautino De Los SantosP6-0 205 R-R 1986-02-15 26La Vega,Dom Rep MLB2007-20132011-2012  
2005-   UDFA-CHA
Restricted  
20Josh Donaldson3B5-11 182 R-R 1985-12-08 26Pensacola,Florida MLB2005-20192010-2019Faith Academy (Mobile,AL)Auburn U.
2007- 1-  48-CHN
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
62Sean DoolittleP6-3 190 L-L 1986-09-26 25Rapid City,South Dakota MLB2005-20192012-2019Shawnee (Medford,NJ)Virginia
2007- 1-  41-OAK
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
5Stephen DrewSS6-0 190 L-R 1983-03-16 29Hahira,Georgia MLB2005-20172006-2017Lowndes County (Valdosta,GA)Florida St
2004- 1-  15-ARI
Retired  
65Pedro FigueroaP6-1 164 L-L 1985-11-23 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2006-20142012-2014  
2003-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent  
40Brian FuentesP6-4 220 L-L 1975-08-09 36Merced,California MLB1995-20122001-2012Merced (Merced,CA)Merced Col
1995-25- 678-SEA
Retired  
45Graham GodfreyP6-2 195 R-R 1984-08-09 27Tampa,Florida MLB2006-20142011-2012Houston Memorial (Houston,TX)Col. Charleston
2006-34-1020-TOR
Free Agent  
31Jonny GomesDH-LF6-1 205 R-R 1980-11-22 31San Francisco,California MLB2001-20162003-2015Casa Grande (Petaluma,CA)Santa Rosa Junior Col
2001-18- 529-TBA
International  
64AJ GriffinP6-5 215 R-R 1988-01-28 24El Cajon,California MLB2007-20182012-2017Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)San Diego
2010-13- 395-OAK
Free Agent  
18Brandon HicksSS6-2 200 R-R 1985-09-14 26Houston,Texas MLB2006-20162010-2014Sam Rayburn (Pasadena,TX)Texas A&M U., San Jacinto Col
2007- 3- 108-ATL
Free Agent  
35Luke Hughes3B5-11 160 R-R 1984-08-02 27Perth,Australia MLB2003-20152010-2012  
2002-   UDFA-MIN
Free Agent  
7Brandon Inge3B5-11 185 R-R 1977-05-19 35Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1996-20132001-2013Brookville (Lynchburg,VA)Virginia Commonwealth U.
1998- 2-  57-DET
Free Agent  
25Kila Ka'aihue1B-DH6-3 210 L-R 1984-03-29 28Kailua,Hawaii MLB2002-20152008-2012Iolani (Honolulu,HI)
2002-15- 438-KCA
Free Agent  
14George KottarasC6-0 180 L-R 1983-05-16 29Scarborough,Ontario MLB2003-20162008-2014Milliken Mills (Markham,ON)Connors St
2002-20- 595-SDN
Free Agent  
32Brandon McCarthyP6-7 180 R-R 1983-07-07 28Glendale,California MLB2002-20182005-2018Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado Springs,CO)Lamar CC
2002-17- 510-CHA
Free Agent  
53Jim MillerP6-1 200 R-R 1982-04-28 30North Fort Myers,Florida MLB2001-20162008-2014North Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)Louisiana-Monroe, Mars Hill Col
2004- 8- 230-COL
Free Agent  
57Tommy MiloneP6-1 205 L-L 1987-02-16 25Saugus,California MLB2006-20192011-2019Saugus (Saugus,CA)USC
2008-10- 301-WAS
ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)
37Brandon Moss1B6-0 180 L-R 1983-09-16 28Monroe,Georgia MLB2002-20172007-2017Loganville (Loganville,GA)
2002- 8- 238-BOS
Free Agent  
40Pat NeshekP6-3 210 B-R 1980-09-04 31Madison,Wisconsin MLB2000-20192006-2019Park Center (Brooklyn Park,MN)Butler U.
2002- 6- 182-MIN
DL-60Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)
77Jordan NorbertoP6-0 195 L-L 1986-12-08 25Nagua,Dom Rep MLB2006-20172010-2012  
2004-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
36Derek NorrisC6-0 210 R-R 1989-02-14 23Goddard,Kansas MLB2007-20182012-2017Goddard (Goddard,KS)
2007- 4- 130-WAS
Free Agent  
11Jarrod ParkerP6-1 180 R-R 1988-11-24 23Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB2008-20152011-2013Norwell (Ossian,IN)
2007- 1-   9-ARI
Retired  
2Cliff PenningtonSS5-11 175 B-R 1984-06-15 28Corpus Christi,Texas MLB2003-20192008-2018Mary Carroll (Corpus Christi,TX)Texas A&M U.
2005- 1-  21-OAK
Free Agent  
26Anthony ReckerC6-2 225 R-R 1983-08-29 28Allentown,Pennsylvania MLB2002-20182011-2017Catasauqua (Catasauqua,PA)Alvernia U.
2005-18- 551-OAK
Free Agent  
16Josh ReddickRF6-2 180 L-R 1987-02-19 25Guyton,Georgia MLB2006-20192009-2019South Effingham (Guyton,GA)Middle Georgia St
2006-17- 523-BOS
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
17Adam Rosales2B-SS6-2 195 R-R 1983-05-20 29Chicago,Illinois MLB2002-20192008-2018Maine South (Park Ridge,IL)Western Michigan U.
2005-12- 362-CIN
MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
66Tyson RossP6-6 225 R-R 1987-04-22 25Berkeley,California MLB2006-20192010-2019Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)California
2008- 2-  58-OAK
DL-60Detroit Tigers (MLB)
58Evan ScribnerP6-0 190 R-R 1985-07-19 26New Milford,Connecticut MLB2004-20182011-2017Shepaug Valley (Washington Depot,CT)Central Connecticut St
2007-28- 853-ARI
Free Agent  
15Seth SmithLF-DH6-3 215 L-L 1982-09-30 29Beverly Hills,California MLB2002-20172007-2017Hillcrest Christian (Jackson,MS)Mississippi
2004- 2-  50-COL
Free Agent  
28Eric SogardSS-3B5-10 180 L-R 1986-05-22 26Phoenix,Arizona MLB2005-20192010-2019Thunderbird (Phoenix,AZ)Arizona St
2007- 2-  81-SDN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
67Dan StrailyP6-3 230 R-R 1988-12-01 23Redlands,California MLB2007-20192012-2019Thurston (Springfield,OR)Marshall U., Western Oregon U.
2009-24- 723-OAK
Free Agent  
8Kurt SuzukiC5-11 200 R-R 1983-10-04 28Wailuku,Hawaii MLB2002-20192007-2019H.P. Baldwin (Wailuki,HI)Cal St Fullerton
2004- 2-  67-OAK
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
23Michael TaylorRF6-6 250 R-R 1985-12-19 26Cheverly,Maryland MLB2005-20142011-2014Apopka (Apopka,FL)Stanford U.
2007- 5- 173-PHI
Retired  
54Richard ThompsonP6-1 170 R-R 1984-07-01 27Sydney,Australia MLB2002-20122007-2012  
2002-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
19Jemile Weeks2B5-10 175 B-R 1987-01-26 25Daytona Beach,Florida MLB2006-20172011-2016Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)Miami
2008- 1-  12-OAK
Free Agent  
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