Oakland Athletics

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
    

A group led by developer Lewis Wolff bought the A’s for $180M in April, 2005. Forbes magazine valued the club at $321M in March, 2012. Wolff is the group’s managing general partner & has a 10% share. The group also includes Wolff’s son, Keith, and John Fisher, son of Gap founder Donald Fisher, who holds the majority stake in the group. Team president Michael Crowley & general manager Billy Beane also received small ownership stakes. Steve Schott and Ken Hofmann had purchased the club the club for $85M (or $72M, plus $23M in deferred salaries) in 1995. 

Forbes magazine valued the club at $495M in March, 2014. 
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $590M in October, 2013.

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 82,320,900
    • 2013: $ 61,964,500
    • 2012: $ 52,873,000
    • 2011: $ 67,094,000
    • 2010: $ 58,304,900
    • 2009: $ 62,310,000
    • 2008: $ 47,967,126
    • 2007: $ 79,366,940
    • 2006: $ 62,242,079
    • 2005: $ 55,425,762
    • 2004: $ 59,425,667
    • 2003: $ 50,260,834
    • 2002: $ 40,004,167
    • 2001: $ 33,810,750
    • 2000: $ 32,121,833

Michael Crowley President

  • Oakland A’s, 1997 – present
  • limited partner as holder of small stake in club ownership group

Billy Beane VP & General Manager
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2019 on 2/7/12
  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2014 on 6/13/07
  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/05, after ownership change
    • extension included 4% ownership stake in the club for Beane
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2006-08)
    • signed 3-year extension with Oakland (06-08) 3/02, restructuring 2002-04 salaries & paying more than $1M annually for 2006-08
    • clause allowed Beane to opt out of contract upon sale of club
  • promoted 10/17/1997
  • Assistant GM (1993-97), Major League advance scout (1990-93)
  • Assistant GM David Forst
  • Assistant GM Dan Kantrovitz
  • Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens
  • Director of Scouting Eric Kubota
  • Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman

Bob Melvin Manager
2 years (2015-16)

  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Oakland 1/14/13
  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/20/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • hired by Oakland 6/9/11, replacing Bob Geren
  • Arizona, 2005-09
    • hired 11/04, replacing Wally Backman, Al Pedrique (int.), Bob Brenley
    • 2 years/$1.375M (2005-06), plus 2007-08 club options
    • 05:$0.625M, 06:$0.75M
    • signed extension with Arizona 7/06
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option (fired as manager 2009)
    • Arizona front office, 2009-11
  • Seattle, 2003-04
    • fired 2004
  • former manager Bob Geren
    • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Oakland 3/24/09
      • Oakland exercised 2011 option 9/11/10
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • hired by Oakland 11/06, replacing Ken Macha
      • 07:$0.5M. Oakland exercised 2009 option 9/24/07
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • Hired 10/05, 3 years/$2.6M (2006-08). Fired 10/06.

 

Scott Kazmir lhp
2 years/$22M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$22M (2014-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/3/13
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$11M
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.75M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 4/2/13 if not on Major League roster 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 4/2/13
  • 2012: Signed with Sugar Land of Atlantic League 7/12
  • 3 years/$28.5M (2009-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 5/18/08
    • 09:$6M, 10:$8M, 11:$12M, 12:$13.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • $0.8M assignment bonus for first time he is traded
    • perks: luxury suite for five home games annually
    • Kazmir to make annual donations to club charity
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 8/29/09
    • released by LA Angels 6/15/11
  • 1 year/$3.785M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.4243M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3717M (2006)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/05 (split contract, $55,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for 40, 60, 80, 100 points (3 points each for game started, 2 points each for appearances of more than one inning, 1.5 points each for appearances of one inning or less). $5,000 for 200 innings
  • 1 year (2004)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Mets 7/04
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 8/04
  • drafted by NY Mets 2002 (1-15) (Cypress Falls HS, Texas)
  • signed 8/02, $2.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Brian Peters
  • ML service: 8.119

Coco Crisp cf
2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 2/7/14
    • 15:$11M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M vesting option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 1) 550 plate appearances in 2016, or 2) 1,100 PAs in 2015-16, or 3) 130 games played in 2016, or 4) 260 games played in 2015-16, including 110 games in 2016
  • 2 years/$14M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/5/12
    • 12:$6M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$4.75M, 11:$5.75M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$15.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.75M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Boston 11/19/08
    • Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2006)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 1/06
    • signed by Boston 2/06 (avoided arbitration, $3.05M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.3649M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3194M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 8/02
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/02
  • drafted by St. Louis 1999 (7-222) (Pierce JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Steve Comte
  • ML service: 11.158

Billy Butler 1b-dh
3 years/$30M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$30M (2015-17)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/19/14
    • $5M signing bonus (paid by 12/31/14)
    • 15:$5M, 16:$10M, 17:$10M
  • 4 years/$30M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/22/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.3M-$3.4M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 11:$3M, 12:$8M, 13:$8M, 14:$8M, 15:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option may increase by $2M to $14.5M based on performance
    • assignment bonus if traded
    • Kansas City declined 2015 option 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($216,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.399M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/1/07
  • drafted by Kansas City 2004 (1-14) (Wolfson HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • signed 6/04, $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske (previously Doug Rogalski)
  • ML service: 7.102

Ike Davis 1b
1 year/$3.8M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.8M (2015)
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 4/18/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 11/22/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
  • 1 year/$3.125M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/21/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.825M)
  • 1 year/$506,690 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.432M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/19/10
  • drafted 2008 (1-18) (Arizona St.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.575M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.155

Nick Punto 2b-ss
1 year/$3M (2014), plus 2015 option

  • 1 year/$3M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/13/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$2.75M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2015 option may vest based on days spent on active roster in 2014, not including days on disabled list (met)
  • 2 years/$3M (2012–13)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14/11
    • 12:$1.5M, 13:$1.5M
    • roster bonus: $0.25M annually based on days on active roster
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 8/25/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/21/11
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/08
    • 09:$4M, 10:$4M, 11:$5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 600, 650 PAs
    • Minnesota declined 2010 option 10/29/10
  • 2 years/$4.2M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.6M)
    • 07:$1.8M, 08:$2.4M
  • 1 year/$0.69M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $0.85M-$0.625M)
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3075M (2004)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/03
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/03
  • drafted by Philadelphia 1998 (21-614) (Saddlebrook College)
  • agent: Jeff Caufield
  • ML service: 12.051

Josh Reddick rf
1 year/$2.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/31/09
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (17-523) (Middle Georgia JC)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agents: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 4.050

John Jaso c
1 year/$2.3M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 90 starts at catcher, 450 plate appearances 
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 1/16/13
    • signed by Oakland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4952M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.4272M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 11/20/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (12-338) (Southwestern CC)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 5.032

Eric O’Flaherty lhp
2 years/$7M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$7M (2014-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/22/14
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$5.5M
    • may earn additional $3.5M in 2015 for roster bonuses and performance bonuses based on games and games finished
  • 1 year/$4.32M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.895M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/08
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Seattle 11/20/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/06
  • drafted by Seattle 2003 (6-176) (Walla Walla HS, Wash.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • agent: ICON Sports
  • ML service: 7.062

Craig Gentry cf-rf
1 year/$1.145M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/1/09
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (10-298) (Arkansas)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • Select Sports Group
  • ML service: 4.084

Sam Fuld of
1 year/$0.8M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 2/4/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.1M based on games played
    • may opt out of contract if not on ML roster in late March or 6/1/14 
    • contract selected by Oakland 3/29/14 
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 4/20/14 after being DFA by Oakland 4/12/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Minnesota 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4183M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/4/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (10-306) (Stanford)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 4.140

Jesse Chavez rhp
1 year/$0.775M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.775M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/7/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/27/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 8/6/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto (for cash) 8/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 10/20/11 after DFA by KC 10/11/11
    • DFA by Toronto 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of deal)
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 11/3/09
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Tampa Bay 12/11/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 8/27/08
  • acquired in trade from Texas 7/31/06
  • drafted by Texas 2002 (42-1,252) (Riverside CC, Calif.)
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service: 4.108

Sean Doolittle lhp
5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14
    • replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14
    • 14:$0.6M, 15:$0.75M, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished
    • salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M
    • 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-41) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/19/07, $742,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service: 2.122

Fernando Rodriguez rhp
1 year/$0.635M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.635M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 2/4/13
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/14/10
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/7/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2003 (18-540) (El Paso CC)
  • agent: Metis Sports
  • ML service: 3.053

Fernando Abad lhp
1 year/$0.5259M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5259M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/13 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by Washington 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/1/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/5/09
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/10
  • signed by Houston 2002 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Barry Praver
  • ML service: 3.073

Brett Lawrie 3b
1 year/$0.5161M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5161M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/5/11
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 12/6/10
  • drafted 2008 (1-16) (Brookswood SS, Langley, BC)
  • signed 8 /5/08, $1.7M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.055

Eric Sogard 2b
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/14/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 1/16/10
  • drafted 2007 (2-81) (Arizona State)
  • signed 6/27/07, $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.064

Ryan Cook rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/20/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (27-828) (USC)
  • agent: Bobby Barad, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.036

A.J. Griffin rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/24/12
  • drafted by Oakland 2010 (13-395) (University of San Diego)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.102

Derek Norris c
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (4-130) (Goddard HS, Kan.)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 2.102

Drew Pomeranz lhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 8/16/11 (player to be named in 7/30/11 Ubaldo Jimenez deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/11/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (1-5) (Mississippi)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Horwits
  • ML service: 2.013

Evan Scribner rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • DFA by Oakland 8/1/14 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from San Diego 10/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/18/11
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Arizona 7/17/08
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (28-853) (Central Connecticut State)
  • agent: Lapa / Leventhal
  • ML service: 1.142

Sonny Gray rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/11/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (1-18) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 1.061

Danny Otero rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13 
    • DFA by Oakland 4/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13 
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida)
  • ML service: 1.169

Jarrod Parker rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/19/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (1-9) (Norwell HS, Ind.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 3.000

Raul Alcantara rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • signed by Boston 7/2/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Chris Bassitt rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/30/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (16-501) (Akron)
  • ML service: 0.029

Billy Burns of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/28/14
  • acquired by Oakland 12/11/13 in trade from Washington
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (32-967) (Mercer)
  • ML service: 0.032

Mark Canha 1b
2015

  • 2015

    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/11/14
    • selected by Colorado from Miami in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (7-227) (Cal)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Nate Freiman 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • selected by Houston from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • signed by Houston 3/13 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Houston 3/23/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (8-234) (Duke)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.081

Kendall Graveman rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (8-235) (Mississippi State)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.1569M slot)
  • ML service: 0.028

Tyler Ladendorf ss
2015

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Oakland 10/31/14
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Minnesota 7/31/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (2-60) (Howard JC, Texas)
  • signed 6/08, $0.673M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Arnold Leon rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • contract purchased by Oakland from Saltillo of Mexican League 11/21/07
  • ML service: 0.001

Sean Nolin lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/24/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (6-186) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: LSW Baseball
  • ML service: 0.028

Renato Nunez 3b
2015

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/14
  • signed by Oakland 7/2/10 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Andy Parrino 2b
2014

  • 2014
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 3/3/14 after DFA by Oakland 2/27/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/21/14 after DFA by Texas 4/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 11/16/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 8/26/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (26-807) (Le Moyne College)
  • ML service: 1.077

Josh Phegley c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (1s-38) (Indiana)
  • $858,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.114

Rangel Ravelo 1b
2015

  • 2015

    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (6-188) (Hialeah HS, Fla.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Marcus Semien inf
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (6-201) (Cal)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.118

Taylor Thompson rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/20/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Chicago White Sox 11/4/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (44-1,333) (Auburn)
  • ML service: 0.015

Stephen Vogt c
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/5/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 3/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (12-365) (Azusa Pacific)
  • ML service: 1.084

Minor leagues

Bryan Anderson c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 8/24/14
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/11/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/1/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (4-140) (Simi Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 0.156

Franklin Barreto ss
2014

  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • signed by Toronto 2012 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Nick Buss cf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 5/4/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 5/1/14 
    • DFA by Oakland 7/5/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/14/13
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (8-247) (USC)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.016 (through 2013)

Angel Castro rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/11/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 3/23/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 8/8/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 2011
    • Saltillo, Mexican League
  • 2010
    • Chihuahua, Mexican League
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/5/08 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 4/20/09
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 5/16/09 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 7/31/09
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/8/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Detroit 10/20/08
  • drafted by Detroit 2006 (13-382) (Western Oklahoma JC)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2013)

Matt Chapman 3b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (1-25) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($1.898M slot)
  • ML service:

Dylan Covey rhp
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (4-131) (San Diego)
  • $0.37M signing bonus ($0.3823M slot)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (1-14) (did not sign – diabetes diagnosis)
  • ML service:

Philip Humber rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/29/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Houston 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$0.8M, 14:$3M club option ($50,000 buyout)
    • DFA by Houston 5/12/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/13 
    • contract selected by Houston 8/13/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/2/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Chicago White Sox 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2011)
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Oakland 1/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/5/10
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers after being DFA by KC 12/15/10
  • 5 years/$4.2M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with NY Mets 1/05
    • $3M signing bonus
    • bonuses may increase total value to $5.116M
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/17/09, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/09
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/18/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2004 (1-3) (Rice)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 3.093 (through 2013)

Kent Matthes of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Colorado 3/20/14 
    • DFA by Oakland 6/6/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (4-121) (Alabama)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2013)

Deck McGuire rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/25/14 after DFA by Toronto 7/17/14
    • DFA by Oakland 8/31/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1-11) (Georgia Tech)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2013)

Brad Mills lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/27/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Milwaukee 6/17/14 
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/20/14 
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 7/17/14 after being DFA by Oakland 7/7/14 
    • DFA by Toronto 7/22/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/24/14
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/11/14
    • DFA by Toronto 8/12/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/14
    • refused assignment by Toronto 10/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from LA Angels 3/24/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 3/28/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Toronto 12/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 6/17/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (4-145) (Arizona)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.095 (through 2013)

Luke Montz c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/9/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 5/1/13  
    • DFA by Oakland 9/1/13, released 9/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 11/15/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Miami 1/28/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/23/09 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/09
    • DFA by Washington 9/10/09, sent outright to Triple-A 9/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/2/08
  • drafted by Montreal 2003 (17-507) (Hill JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.058 (through 2013)

Renato Nunez 3b
2014

  • signed by Oakland 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service:

Matt Olson 1b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-47) (Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga.)
  • $1.0797M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Shane Peterson of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • DFA by Oakland 12/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 7/24/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (2-59) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.683M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.002

Daniel Robertson 3b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-34) (Upland HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dan Lozano
  • ML service:

Joe Savery lhp
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 2/17/14 after being DFA by Philadelphia 2/16/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
    • DFA by Oakland 9/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (1-19) (Rice)
  • signed 7/19/07, $1.37M signing bonus
  • agent: Damon Thames
  • ML service: 1.056 (through 2013)

Bobby Wahl rhp
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (5-161) (Mississippi)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.2862M slot)
  • ML service:

Kevin Whelan rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/11/14
    • DFA by Detroit 8/17/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/18/14
    • refused assignment by Detroit 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 1/26/12
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Detroit 11/10/06
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (4-20) (Texas A&M)
  • $0.265M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.006 (through 2013)

 

 

 

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