2008 Oakland Athletics Roster

The 2008 Oakland Athletics team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2008 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 2008 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 2008 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 2008 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 2008 Oakland Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"Basically, we (the 2008 Oakland Athletics) have the same record as last year with a much brighter outlook for the future, with the young starting pitchers, our bullpen and more coming." - Oakland Athletics Manager Bob Geren on MLB.com (Bob Sherwin, Geren likes progress despite record, 09/28/08)

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Complete Roster

6-03
225
Right
Right
1980-12-11
6-06
190
Left
Left
1983-09-06
6-01
185
Left
Left
1983-08-13
6-06
230
Right
Right
1981-02-17
6-01
185
Right
Right
1975-01-09
6-00
210
Right
Right
1980-07-25
6-00
210
Right
Right
1983-09-19
6-04
195
Left
Left
1979-09-19
6-03
164
Right
Right
1977-11-19
6-02
185
Left
Left
1970-01-23
6-01
235
Left
Left
1983-10-29
6-00
195
Right
Right
1972-10-19
6-02
225
Right
Right
1985-12-30
5-10
190
Right
Right
1983-03-24
6-00
205
Left
Right
1985-09-19
6-02
210
Right
Right
1981-11-19
6-01
180
Right
Left
1981-11-30
5-11
190
Right
Right
1984-07-31
6-03
210
Left
Right
1981-07-03
6-01
205
Left
Left
1984-09-14
6-00
185
Right
Right
1979-05-23
6-02
190
Left
Left
1983-12-22
6-00
205
Right
Right
1983-08-02
6-04
220
Right
Right
1979-10-10
6-03
225
Right
Both
1981-02-24
5-11
210
Right
Right
1983-10-04
6-03
210
Right
Right
1982-12-19
6-04
215
Right
Right
1983-11-23
6-00
205
Right
Left
1985-08-16
6-01
215
Right
Left
1977-12-07
5-10
190
Right
Both
1980-01-16
6-03
195
Right
Right
1980-01-12
5-10
190
Right
Right
1977-06-06
6-02
210
Right
Left
1980-03-04
5-10
190
Right
Right
1983-03-10
5-11
170
Right
Left
1983-04-08
5-11
195
Right
Both
1984-06-15
5-10
200
Right
Right
1984-12-10
6-01
195
Right
Right
1973-07-22
6-02
195
Right
Right
1974-12-29
6-02
225
Right
Left
1983-11-18
5-11
195
Right
Right
1986-04-24
6-02
200
Right
Left
1979-01-07
5-10
195
Right
Right
1980-10-19
6-00
195
Right
Right
1980-07-15
6-01
190
Right
Left
1983-04-14
6-01
220
Left
Left
1985-10-17
6-01
215
Right
Right
1981-10-03
6-04
225
Left
Left
1985-02-20
6-02
210
Right
Left
1979-08-10
6-05
275
Right
Right
1968-05-27
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baseball almanac fast facts

The 2008 Oakland Athletics played 161 games during the regular season, won 75 games, lost 86 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at McAfee Coliseum (Park Factors: 89/89) where 1,665,256 fans witnessed their 2008 Athletics finish the season with a .466 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 2008 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 2008 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 2008 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 2008 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:

2008 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Eric Chavez $11,500,000.00
Mark Ellis $5,000,000.00
Joe Blanton $3,700,000.00
Bobby Crosby $3,550,000.00
Huston Street $3,300,000.00
Alan Embree $3,107,126.00
Chad Gaudin $1,775,000.00
Emil Brown $1,400,000.00
Justin Duchscherer $1,200,000.00
Keith Foulke $700,000.00
Mike Sweeney $500,000.00
Rob Bowen $410,000.00
Jack Cust $410,000.00
Dan Johnson $410,000.00
Travis Buck $400,000.00
Santiago Casilla $400,000.00
Chris Denorfia $400,000.00
Brad Ziegler $400,000.00
Andrew Brown $395,000.00
Dana Eveland $395,000.00
Jack Hannahan $395,000.00
Kurt Suzuki $395,000.00
Ryan Sweeney $395,000.00
Jeff Baisley $390,000.00
Wes Bankston $390,000.00
Daric Barton $390,000.00
Jerry Blevins $390,000.00
Dallas Braden $390,000.00
Brooks Conrad $390,000.00
Aaron Cunningham $390,000.00
Sean Gallagher $390,000.00
Carlos Gonzalez $390,000.00
Gio Gonzalez $390,000.00
Jeff Gray $390,000.00
Fernando Hernandez $390,000.00
Josh Outman $390,000.00
Eric Patterson $390,000.00
Cliff Pennington $390,000.00
Gregorio Petit $390,000.00
Greg Smith $390,000.00

2008 Oakland Athletics
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2008 Oakland Athletics Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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