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2005 Oakland Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
2005 information
Owner(s) Lewis Wolff
Manager(s) Ken Macha
Local television KICU-TV
FSN Bay Area
(Ray Fosse, Tim Roye, Hank Greenwald, Glen Kuiper)
Local radio KFRC
(Bill King, Ken Korach)
KZSF
(Fernando Arias, Julio Gonzalez)

The Oakland Athletics' 2005 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 88 wins and 74 losses.

The A's started 17-32, but went on a hot streak to find themselves battling for first place by mid-August. They faded in September, allowing the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to win the AL West.

Contents

Offseason

  • November 27, 2004: Jason Kendall was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with cash to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Redman, Arthur Rhodes, and cash. [1]
  • December 16, 2004: Tim Hudson was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Cruz, Dan Meyer, and Charles Thomas. [2]
  • December 18, 2004: Dan Haren was traded by the St. Louis Cardinals with Daric Barton and Kiko Calero to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Mulder. [3]

Regular season

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Dennis
Eckersley

Pitcher:
1987-95(OAK)

Retired 2005
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Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Los Angeles Angels 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 88 74 .543 7
Texas Rangers 79 83 .488 16
Seattle Mariners 69 93 .426 26

Transactions

  • July 13, 2005: Eric Byrnes was traded by the Oakland Athletics with Omar Quintanilla to the Colorado Rockies for Joe Kennedy and Jay Witasick. [4]

Roster

2005 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento RiverCats Pacific Coast League Tony DeFrancesco
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Von Hayes
A Stockton Ports California League Todd Steverson
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Dave Joppie
Short-Season A Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Juan Navarette
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League Ruben Escalera

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Midland

References

  1. ^ Jason Kendall Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Tim Hudson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Danny Haren Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Eric Byrnes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com

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