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2009 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  75-87   .463
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Geren
General Manager:   Billy Beane
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  1,408,783
Payroll:  $62,310,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Russ Springer (40)
Youngest Player:  Trevor Cahill (21)
Longest Tenure:  Eric Chavez (12)
Top Hitter:  Orlando Cabrera (26)
Top Pitcher:  Brett Anderson (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Grant Green (#13)

Roster Continuity:  54.63%
Top Prospect:   Brett Anderson
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Angels9765.599--
Texas8775.53710.0
Seattle8577.52512.0
Oakland7587.46322.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Brett AndersonOakland Athletics200920091$ 409,000 Contract purchased from minors
Andrew BaileyOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Daric BartonOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Jerry BlevinsOakland Athletics200920091$ 405,000 
Dallas BradenOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Craig BreslowMinnesota Twins200920091$ 422,000 
Travis BuckOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Orlando CabreraOakland Athletics200920091$ 4,000,000 
Trevor CahillOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchsed from minors
Kevin CameronOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Santiago CasillaOakland Athletics200920091$ 420,000 
Eric ChavezOakland Athletics200520106$ 66,000,000$ 11.00m$3m signing bonus. Club option for 2011 ($12.5m)
Eric ChavezOakland Athletics200520106$ 66,000,000$ 11.00mClub option for 2011 ($12.5m)
Bobby CrosbyOakland Athletics200520095$ 12,750,000$ 2.55m$250k signing bonus
Aaron CunninghamOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Jack CustOakland Athletics200920091$ 2,800,000 Avoided arbitration
Rajai DavisOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Chris DenorfiaOakland Athletics200920091$ 420,000 
Mark EllisOakland Athletics200920102$ 11,000,000$ 5.50mClub option for 2011 ($6m with $500k buyout)
Dana EvelandOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Sean GallagherOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Nomar GarciaparraOakland Athletics200920091$ 1,000,000 
Jason GiambiOakland Athletics200920091$ 5,250,000 Club option for 2010 ($6.5m with $1.25m buyout)
Dan GieseNew York Yankees200920091$ 422,250 
Edgar GonzalezOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Gio GonzalezOakland Athletics200920091$ 405,000 
Jeff GrayOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Scott HairstonSan Diego Padres200920091$ 1,250,000 Avoided arbitration
Jack HannahanOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Matt HollidayColorado Rockies200820092$ 23,000,000$ 11.50mAvoided arbitration
Adam KennedySt. Louis Cardinals200720093$ 10,000,000$ 3.33m
Vincent MazzaroOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jon MeloanCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
Clayton MortensenSt. Louis Cardinals200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Eric MunsonSan Diego Padres200920091$ 400,000 MInor league contract
Josh OutmanOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Eric PattersonOakland Athletics200920091$ 405,000 
Cliff PenningtonOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Gregorio PetitOakland Athletics200920091$ 405,000 
Landon PowellOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Chad ReinekeSan Diego Padres200920091$ 401,600 
Henry RodriguezOakland Athletics200920091$ 400,000 
Russ SpringerOakland Athletics200920091$ 3,300,000 
Kurt SuzukiOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Ryan SweeneyOakland Athletics200920091$ 410,000 
Brett TomkoNew York Yankees200920091$ 390,000 Minor league contract
Mike WuertzChicago Cubs200920091$ 1,100,000 Avoided arbitration
Brad ZieglerOakland Athletics200920091$ 405,000 



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