2006 Oakland Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 93-69
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,976,625, Avg. 24,403
Ballpark: McAfee Coliseum
Won Division
American League Division Series - Defeated Minnesota Twins 3-0
American League Championship Series - Lost to Detroit Tigers 4-0
Manager: Ken Macha (93-69)
Location: Oakland, California
2006 Oakland Athletics Statistics
2006 Oakland Athletics Results

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 2006 season with a record of 93 wins and 69 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics scored 771 runs and conceded 727 runs. Frank Thomas walloped 39 home runs for Oakland, while Eric Chavez and Nick Swisher added 20 or more as well. Frank Thomas drove in 114 runs. Jay Payton led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .296. Barry Zito and Joe Blanton topped the team with 16 wins each, and Barry Zito recorded a 3.83 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Ken Macha coached the team. The 2006 Oakland Athletics qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe BlantonPRRDecember 11, 19806'3"225Bowling Green, KY USA
Hiram BocachicaCFRRMarch 4, 19765'11"195Ponce, P.R.
Milton BradleyRFBRApril 15, 19786'0"215Harbor City, CA USA
Jeremy BrownCRROctober 25, 19795'10"226Birmingham, AL USA
Kiko CaleroPRRJanuary 9, 19756'1"180Santurce, P.R.
Santiago CasillaPRRJuly 25, 19806'0"210San Cristobal, Sa D.R.
Eric Chavez3BLRDecember 7, 19776'1"215Los Angeles, CA USA
Doug ClarkLFLRMarch 5, 19766'2"205Springfield, MA USA
Bobby CrosbySSRRJanuary 12, 19806'3"210Lakewood, CA USA
Justin DuchschererPRRNovember 19, 19776'3"165Aberdeen, SD USA
Mark Ellis2BRRJune 6, 19775'10"190Rapid City, SD USA
Ron FloresPLLAugust 9, 19795'11"190Whittier, CA USA
Chad GaudinPRRMarch 24, 19835'10"190Metairie, LA USA
Brad HalseyPLLFebruary 14, 19816'1"185Houston, TX USA
Rich HardenPLRNovember 30, 19816'1"190Victoria, BC CAN
Dan HarenPRRSeptember 17, 19806'5"215Monterey Park, CA USA
D'Angelo JimenezIFBRDecember 21, 19776'0"190Santo Domingo, Di D.R.
Dan Johnson1BLRAugust 10, 19796'2"210Coon Rapids, MN USA
Steve KarsayPRRMarch 24, 19726'3"210Flushing, NY USA
Randy KeislerPLLFebruary 24, 19766'3"200Richardson, TX USA
Jason KendallCRRJune 26, 19746'0"181San Diego, CA USA
Joe KennedyPRLMay 24, 19796'4"227La Mesa, CA USA
Bobby KieltyLFBRAugust 5, 19766'1"225Fontana, CA USA
Shane KominePRROctober 18, 19805'9"175Honolulu, HI USA
Mark KotsayCFLLDecember 2, 19756'0"220Whittier, CA USA
Esteban LoaizaPRRDecember 31, 19716'2"230Tijuana, Ba Mexico
Adam MelhuseCBRMarch 27, 19726'2"185Santa Clara, CA USA
Jay PaytonOFRRNovember 22, 19725'10"185Zanesville, OH USA
Antonio Perez3BRRJanuary 26, 19805'11"170Bani, Pe D.R.
Matt RoneyPRRJanuary 10, 19806'3"230Tulsa, OK USA
Mike Rouse2BLRApril 25, 19805'11"200San Jose, CA USA
Kirk SaarloosPRRMay 23, 19796'0"185Long Beach, CA USA
Scott SauerbeckPRLNovember 9, 19716'3"190Cincinnati, OH USA
Marco ScutaroSSRROctober 30, 19755'10"185San Felipe, Ya Venezuela
Huston StreetPRRAugust 2, 19836'0"205Austin, TX USA
Nick Swisher1BBLNovember 25, 19806'0"195Columbus, OH USA
Frank ThomasPRRMay 27, 19686'5"240Columbus, GA USA
Jason WindsorPRRJuly 16, 19826'2"233San Bernardino, CA USA
Jay WitasickPRRAugust 28, 19726'4"205Baltimore, MD USA
Barry ZitoPLLMay 13, 19786'2"205Las Vegas, NV USA