2008 Oakland Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 75-86
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,575,899, Avg. 19,948
Ballpark: McAfee Coliseum
Manager: Bob Geren (75-86)
Location: Oakland, California
2008 Oakland Athletics Statistics
2008 Oakland Athletics Results

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 2008 season with a record of 75 wins and 86 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics plated 646 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 690 runs. Jack Cust walloped 33 home runs for Oakland and recorded 77 runs batted in. Kurt Suzuki led all regular hitters by hitting .279. Justin Duchscherer topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 2.54 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bob Geren coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jeff Baisley3BRRDecember 19, 19826'3"225Tampa, FL USA
Wes Bankston1BRRNovember 23, 19836'4"215Dallas, TX USA
Daric Barton1BLRAugust 16, 19856'0"215Springfield, VT USA
Joe BlantonPRRDecember 11, 19806'3"225Bowling Green, KY USA
Jerry BlevinsPLLSeptember 6, 19836'4"182Johnson City, TN USA
Rob BowenCBRFebruary 24, 19816'2"210Bedford, TX USA
Dallas BradenPLLAugust 13, 19836'1"185Phoenix, AZ USA
Andrew BrownPRRFebruary 17, 19816'6"230Chardon, OH USA
Emil BrownRFRRDecember 29, 19746'2"195Chicago, IL USA
Travis BuckRFLRNovember 18, 19836'2"230Richland, WA 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
Brooks Conrad3BBRJanuary 16, 19805'10"190San Diego, CA USA
Bobby CrosbySSRRJanuary 12, 19806'3"210Lakewood, CA USA
Aaron CunninghamLFRRApril 24, 19865'11"215Anchorage, AK USA
Jack CustLFLRJanuary 16, 19796'1"250Flemington, NJ USA
Rajai DavisCFRROctober 19, 19805'10"195Norwich, CT USA
Chris DenorfiaCFRRJuly 15, 19806'0"195Bristol, CT USA
Joey DevinePRRSeptember 19, 19836'0"235Junction City, KS USA
Lenny DiNardoPLLSeptember 19, 19796'2"220Miami, FL USA
Justin DuchschererPRRNovember 19, 19776'3"165Aberdeen, SD USA
Mark Ellis2BRRJune 6, 19775'10"190Rapid City, SD USA
Alan EmbreePLLJanuary 23, 19706'2"185The Dalles, OR USA
Dana EvelandPLLOctober 29, 19836'1"235Olympia, WA USA
Jeff FiorentinoCFLRApril 14, 19836'1"185Pembroke Pines, FL USA
Keith FoulkePRROctober 19, 19726'0"195Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD USA
Sean GallagherPRRDecember 30, 19856'2"220Boston, MA USA
Chad GaudinPRRMarch 24, 19835'10"190Metairie, LA USA
Carlos GonzalezCFLLOctober 17, 19856'1"220Maracaibo, Zu Venezuela
Gio GonzalezPRLSeptember 19, 19856'0"205Hialeah, FL USA
Jeff GrayPRRNovember 19, 19816'2"210Texas City, TX USA
Jack Hannahan3BLRMarch 4, 19806'2"210St. Paul, MN USA
Rich HardenPLRNovember 30, 19816'1"190Victoria, BC CAN
Fernando HernandezPRRJuly 31, 19845'11"216Miami, FL USA
Dan JohnsonPLRAugust 10, 19796'2"210Coon Rapids, MN USA
Dan MeyerPRLJuly 3, 19816'2"225Woodbury, NJ USA
Donnie Murphy3BRRMarch 10, 19835'10"190Lakewood, CA USA
Matt MurtonLFRROctober 3, 19816'1"220Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
Josh OutmanPLLSeptember 14, 19846'1"205St. Louis, MO USA
Eric Patterson2BLRApril 8, 19836'0"170Tallahassee, FL USA
Cliff PenningtonIFBRJune 15, 19845'10"200Corpus Christi, TX USA
Gregorio PetitSSRRDecember 10, 19845'10"200Ocumare del Tuy, Mi Venezuela
Kirk SaarloosPRRMay 23, 19796'0"185Long Beach, CA USA
Greg SmithPLLDecember 22, 19836'1"190Alexandria, LA USA
Huston StreetPRRAugust 2, 19836'0"205Austin, TX USA
Kurt SuzukiCRROctober 4, 19835'11"210Wailuku, HI USA
Mike Sweeney1BRRJuly 22, 19736'1"195Orange, CA USA
Ryan SweeneyRFLLFebruary 20, 19856'4"225Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Frank ThomasPRRMay 27, 19686'5"240Columbus, GA USA
Brad ZieglerPRROctober 10, 19796'4"220Pratt, KS USA