Oakland Athletics minor league players

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Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Oakland Athletics:

Raúl Alcántara[edit]

Raúl Alcántara
Oakland Athletics – No. 70
Pitcher
Born: (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 21)
Barahona, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Raúl Alcántara (born December 4, 1992) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization. He was added to the Athletics 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[1]

On December 29, 2011 he was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Oakland Athletics for Andrew Bailey and Ryan Sweeney.[2]


Jeremy Barfield[edit]

Jeremy Barfield
Jeremy Barfield 2 Midland Rockhounds July 2014.jpg
Oakland Athletics
Outfielder
Born: (1988-07-12) July 12, 1988 (age 26)
Spring, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Jeremy Barfield younger brother to Josh Barfield, and son to Jesse Barfield was selected by the New York Mets in the 2006 MLB Draft. Barfield had a 2006 arrest for assault after a fight with his father.[3] In 2013 and 2014, Barfield attempted to transition from outfielder to pitcher, but he returned to the outfield in June 2014.[4]


Billy Burns[edit]

Billy Burns
Oakland Athletics
Outfielder
Born: (1989-08-30) August 30, 1989 (age 24)
Marietta, Georgia
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Billy Burns (born August 30, 1989) is a professional baseball outfielder in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Burns was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 32nd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Mercer University.[5] He started the 2013 season with the Potomac Nationals and was promoted to the Double-A Harrisburg Senators during the season.[6] After the season he was named the Nationals Minor League Player of the Year.[7][8] On December 11, 2013 he was traded to the Oakland Athletics for Jerry Blevins.[9] In spring training in 2014, Burns tied for the major league lead in stolen bases, with 10.[10]


Matt Buschmann[edit]

Matt Buschmann
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1984-02-13) February 13, 1984 (age 30)
St. Louis, Missouri
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matt Buschmann (born February 13, 1984 in St. Louis, MO) is an American minor league baseball pitcher currently in the Oakland Athletics organization. He plays for the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Lafayette High School and then Vanderbilt University, where he was used primarily as a relief pitcher his first three seasons. He was 5-2 with 5 saves and a 3.86 ERA as a freshman at Vanderbilt in 2003, then 8-1 with 2 saves and a 2.84 ERA as a sophomore in 2004. In 2005, he was 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA and a save. In his senior year, 2010, Buschmann was 3-3 with a 4.27 ERA in 7 starts. Overall, he was 20-9 with a 3.50 ERA in 79 games (26 starts) in his four-year collegiate career.

He was drafted in the 15th round of the 2006 amateur draft by the San Diego Padres, was signed by scout Ash Lawson, and began his professional career that year. He split the summer between the Eugene Emeralds and Lake Elsinore Storm, going a combined 4-4 with a 3.19 ERA in 17 games (12 starts). With the Storm again in 2007, he was 12-6 with a 2.89 ERA in 28 games (25 starts). He was California League Post-Season All-Star and earned two Pitcher of the Week honors that season. In 2008, he was 10-6 with a 2.98 ERA in 27 starts for the San Antonio Missions and earned a spot on the Texas League's Mid- and Post-Season All-Star squads. He was, according to The Baseball Cube, the best pitcher in the league that season.[11]

The pitcher dropped to 5-11 with a 5.66 ERA in 35 games (21 starts) in 2009, split between the Missions and Triple-A Portland Beavers. In his first trial at Triple-A, he was 3-10 with a 6.18 ERA.[12] In 2010, Buschmann was 2-6 with a 5.01 ERA in 40 games (9 starts) between the Missions and Beavers. He had 94 strikeouts in 91.2 innings that year, the first time in his career he averaged more than a strikeout per inning. In 2011, he was 12-6 with a 6.16 ERA in 32 games (22 starts) between San Antonio and the Tucson Padres, San Diego's new Triple-A club.

The Washington Nationals selected him in the Double-A portion of the Rule 5 Draft, though the team him to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations in April 2012.[13] He pitched for the Montgomery Biscuits and Triple-A Durham Bulls in 2012 and went 7-8 with a 3.98 ERA in 26 games (24 starts). In May, he earned a Southern League Pitcher of the Week honor.[14] With Montgomery and Durham again in 2013, he went 14-5 with a 2.86 ERA in 29 games (28 starts), striking out 167 batters in 160.2 innings. He became a free-agent following the 2013 campaign and signed with Oakland.[15]

He is married to sportscaster Sara Walsh.[16]

Alden Carrithers[edit]

Alden Carrithers
Oakland Athletics
Third baseman
Born: (1984-11-18) November 18, 1984 (age 29)
San Luis Obispo, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Alden Jeffrey-Adam Carrithers (born November 18, 1984 in San Luis Obispo, California USA) is a minor league baseball third baseman currently in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Oregon Episcopal School (though he played for Beaverton High School, as Oregon Episcopal did not field a baseball team) and then University of California-Santa Barbara, before settling at UCLA. He hit .285 in 44 games as a college freshman at the University of California-Santa Barbara and .342 in 53 games as a sophomore. He was second in the Big West Conference in on-base percentage with a .465 mark in 2006, .002 behind Evan Longoria. He led the conference in walks with 45 and was third in runs scored with 60. A second baseman at the time, he formed a double play combination with Buster Posey for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League, hitting .268 with 20 runs in 37 games. He transferred to UCLA for his junior year.

He hit .352 in 61 games his first year at UCLA, though he hit only .198 for the Orleans Cardinals in the Cape Cod League. His Cape Cod League double play partner that year was his UCLA teammate, Brandon Crawford. As a senior at UCLA he batted .377 with 51 runs and 47 RBI in 59 games. He was named the team MVP. He and Cord Phelps were the All-Pac-10 second basemen.

He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 15th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, with the signing scout being Tim McWilliam, and played in their system through 2010. In his first professional year, 2008, he hit .316 with 16 steals in 17 attempts and 28 walks; he also handled 155 chances without an error in 39 games for the GCL Tigers. He led Gulf Coast League second basemen in fielding percentage. He split 2009 between the Oneonta Tigers and the West Michigan Whitecaps, hitting a combined .298 with 10 stolen bases in 50 games.[17] In 2010, he played for the Lakeland Flying Tigers and the Erie SeaWolves, hitting .312 while scoring 70 times, stealing 17 bases in 25 attempts and drawing 78 walks in 119 games. Despite hitting .309 in his three years in the Tigers organization, he was released in March 2011.

The Chicago White Sox signed him for the 2011 campaign, and he hit .276 with 51 walks to 33 strikeouts and 19 stolen bases in 22 attempts for the Birmingham Barons. Chicago released him during the following offseason to make room for signees Osvaldo Martinez and Ray Olmedo. The Atlanta Braves signed him and he played for the 2012 Mississippi Braves, hitting .315 in 74 games. In 2013, he hit a combined .284 with 16 stolen bases in 102 games split between Mississippi and the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. He was granted free agency by the Braves after the 2013 season and signed with the Athletics.

Tyler Ladendorf[edit]

Tyler Ladendorf
Oakland Athletics
Second baseman
Born: (1988-03-07) March 7, 1988 (age 26)
Park Ridge, Illinois
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Tyler J. Ladendorf (born March 7, 1988 in Park Ridge, Illinois) is a minor-league second baseman in the Oakland Athletics organization. He played some third base with the Gulf Coast League Twins in 2008.

Ladendorf was originally drafted by the New York Yankees in the 34th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. A year later, San Francisco Giants drafted Ladendorf, again in the 34th round, and he again did not sign, opting instead to return to Howard College for another season. He signed with the Minnesota Twins after the club drafted him in the second round, #60 overall, in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.[18]

The 21-year-old infielder began the 2009 season with the Rookie-level Elizabethton Twins and batted .410 with four home runs and 17 runs batted in before earning a promotion to the class A Beloit Snappers.[19]

On July 31, 2009, he was traded to the Athletics for veteran shortstop Orlando Cabrera.[20] He was batting .233 with four RBIs in 15 games with Beloit at the time of the trade.


Jefry Marte[edit]

Jefry Marte
Oakland Athletics
Third baseman
Born: (1991-06-21) June 21, 1991 (age 23)
La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jefry Leonal Marte Paulino (born June 21, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball player for the Oakland Athletics organization.

Marte played for the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in 2011[21] and the Binghamton Mets of the Class AA Eastern League in 2012. He participated in the All-Star Futures Game during the 2011 season and the Arizona Fall League after the 2011 season.[22]

He was traded to the Athletics from the Mets on December 18, 2012 in exchange for outfielder Collin Cowgill.[23]


Kent Matthes[edit]

Kent Matthes
Oakland Athletics
Outfielder
Born: (1987-01-08) January 8, 1987 (age 27)
Florence, South Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kent Richard Matthes (January 8, 1987[24]) is an outfielder in the Oakland Athletics organization. .

He was drafted by the Rockies in the 4th round of the 2009 Amateur Draft out of the University of Alabama.[25]

Prior to the 2012 season, Matthes was named the 8th-best prospect in the Rockies organization by Baseball America. He was added to the Rockies 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[26] He was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics on March 20, 2014.

  • California League Post-Season All-Star (2011)
  • California League Most Valuable Player (2011)
  • MiLB.com Organization All-Star (2011)
  • Baseball America High Class A All-Star (2011)[27]




Max Muncy[edit]

Max Muncy
Oakland Athletics
First baseman
Born: (1990-08-25) August 25, 1990 (age 23)
Keller, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Maxwell S. Muncy (born August 25, 1990) is an American professional baseball first baseman in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Muncy was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 41st round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of Keller High School in Keller, Texas. He did not sign and attended Baylor University. He played for the Baylor Bears from 2010 to 2012. In his three years he hit .315/.408/.501 with 27 home runs and 153 runs batted in (RBI).

Muncy was then drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[28] He made his professional debut with the Burlington Bees, hitting .275/.383/.432 with four home runs in 64 games. He started the 2013 season with the Stockton Ports before being promoted to the Midland RockHounds.[29] At the time of his promotion he was leading the California League with 21 home runs and 76 RBI. In total he hit .273/.381/.476 with 25 home runs and 100 RBI. After the season he played in the Arizona Fall League.[30]


Marcus Walden[edit]

Marcus Walden
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1988-09-13) September 13, 1988 (age 25)
Fresno, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Marcus W. Walden (born September 13, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball.

Walden was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft out of Fresno City College. After missing most of the 2009 season and all of the 2010 season with an injury, he had a 9-2 win-loss record and a 2.83 earned run average in 2012.[31]

Walden was called up to the majors for the first time on April 5, 2014,[32] and returned to Buffalo on April 9 without appearing in a game for the Blue Jays.[33] He was designated for assignment on April 15, 2014.[34] Walden was claimed on waivers by the Oakland Athletics on April 16 and optioned to the Sacramento River Cats.[35]


Kenny Wilson[edit]

Kenny Wilson
Oakland Athletics – No. --
Outfielder
Born: (1990-01-30) January 30, 1990 (age 24)
Tampa, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kenneth Earl Wilson (born January 30, 1990) is an American professional baseball outfielder with the Oakland Athletics minor-league organization.

The Toronto Blue Jays selected Wilson in the second round of the 2008 MLB Draft.[36] In the 2011-12 offseason, they assigned Wilson to play for the Canberra Cavalry of the Australian Baseball League.[37] After the 2013 season, the Blue Jays added Wilson to their 40-man roster.[26] On March 10, 2014, he was optioned to the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Wilson was designated for assignment on April 22, to make room on the 40-man roster for Darin Mastroianni.[38]

Wilson was claimed by the Minnesota Twins on April 24, 2014, and assigned to the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats.[39] He was designated for assignment on May 9. The Blue Jays claimed Wilson back on waivers on May 11, 2014, and assigned him to New Hampshire.[40] He was again designated for assignment on July 5, this time to make room for Cole Gillespie.[41] Wilson was claimed by the Oakland Athletics on July 7, 2014.[42]


Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Sacramento River Cats roster
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Double-A[edit]

Midland RockHounds roster
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Pitchers

  • 56 Raul Alcantara *
  • 40 Jesus Castillo
  • 11 Ryan Dull
  • 45 Seth Frankoff
  • 16 Frank Gailey Injury icon 2.svg
  • 29 Drew Granier
  • 10 Blake Hassebrock
  • 33 Chris Jensen
  • 46 Nate Long
  • 22 Sean Murphy
  • 32 Zach Neal
  • 15 Tanner Peters
  • 19 Murphy Smith
  • 28 Jeff Urlaub
  • 31 Andrew Werner

Catchers

  • 18 Jose Chavez
  • 12 Ryan Lipkin Injury icon 2.svg
  • 24 Beau Taylor

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 17 Billy Burns
  • 25 Connor Crumbliss
  • 21 D'Arby Myers
  •  5 Chad Oberacker
  • 22 Josh Whitaker

Manager

  • 26 Aaron Nieckula

Coaches

  • 50 Webster Garrison (hitting)
  • 39 Don Schulze (pitching)


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Stockton Ports roster
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Pitchers

  • 36 Tim Atherton
  • 29 Jeremy Barfield
  • 33 Josh Bowman
  • 39 Manny Correa
  • 27 Ryan Doolittle
  • 44 Omar Duran Injury icon 2.svg
  • 46 Kris Hall
  • 13 Shawn Hailand
  • 23 Tucker Healy
  • 16 Jonathan Joseph
  • 38 Nolan Sanburn
  • 30 Seth Streich
  • 19 Michael Ynoa *

Catchers

  • 11 Ryan Gorton
  •  9 Bruce Maxwell

Infielders

  • 31 Ryon Healy
  • 12 Wade Kirkland
  • 34 Renato Nunez
  • 21 Matt Olson
  •  5 Chad Pinder
  • 28 Daniel Robertson

Outfielders

  • 22 Bobby Crocker
  •  7 Billy McKinney
  • 14 Dusty Robinson
  • 10 Aaron Shipman

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

Beloit Snappers roster
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Pitchers

  • 28 Andres Avila
  • 31 Trevor Bayless
  • 14 Sam Bragg
  • 17 Dylan Covey
  • 19 Kyle Finnegan
  • 20 Ronald Herrera
  • 16 Chris Lamb
  • 18 Brent Powers
  • 32 Stuart Pudenz
  • 13 Lee Sosa
  • 29 Matt Stalcup
  • 37 Lou Trivino
  • 19 Bobby Wahl

Catchers

  •  7 Andy Paz
  • 12 Philip Pohl

Infielders

  • 25 Ryan Huck
  •  2 Melvin Mercedes
  • 10 Chih Fang Pan
  •  4 Sam Roberts
  •  5 Michael Soto
  • 33 B. A. Vollmuth

Outfielders

  • 23 B. J. Boyd
  •  8 Jaycob Brugman Injury icon 2.svg
  • 36 Tyler Marincov
  •  1 Ryan Mathews
  • 15 Herschel Powell

Manager

  •  4 Rick Magnante

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Vermont Lake Monsters roster
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Pitchers

  • 33 A.J. Burke
  • 43 Fernando Cruzado
  • 31 Michael Fagan
  • 34 Koby Gauna
  • 29 Daniel Gossett
  • 21 Jerad Grundy
  • 16 Tyler Hollstegge
  • 17 Jonathan Massad
  •  7 Blake McMullen
  • 40 Joseph Michaud
  • 27 Corey Miller
  • 37 Cristhian Perez
  • 10 Jordan Schwartz
  • 13 Lee Sosa
  • 41 Jose Torres
  • 22 Dominique Vattuone
  • 30 Corey Walter

Catchers

  • 32 Seong-min Kim
  • 35 Andy Paz
  • 18 Kyle Wheeler

Infielders

  •  3 Joe Bennie
  • -- Shane Boras ‡
  •  5 Jose Brizuela
  •  1 Trent Gilbert
  • 20 Ryan Huck
  •  9 Max Kuhn
  • 15 Yario Munoz
  •  8 John Nogowski
  • 23 Gabriel Santana
  • 12 Chris Wolfe

Outfielders

  • 14 Dayton Alexander
  • 24 Scott Masik
  •  6 Ben McQuown
  •  4 J.P. Sportman
  •  2 Brett Vertigan

Manager

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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Athletics roster
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Pitchers

  • 52 Derek Beasley
  • 57 Dawson Brown
  • 40 Dustin Driver
  • 46 Kevin Ferreras
  • 49 Heath Fillmyer
  • 60 Rob Huber
  • 39 Branden Kelliher
  • 36 Chris Kohler
  • 41 Cody Kurz
  • 48 Carlos Navas
  • 47 Michael Nolan
  • 36 Alex Nolasco
  • 62 Phillip Ortiz
  • 38 Dillon Overton
  • 45 Travis Pitcher
  • 50 Jesus Rivas
  • 59 Cody Stull
  • 61 Victor Veliz
  • 37 Tyler Willman
  • 51 Jesus Zambrano

Catchers

  • 22 Iolana Akau
  • 44 Dusty Brown
  • 11 Josh Miller
  • 12 Argenis Raga

Infielders

  •  8 Edwin Diaz
  • 12 A. J. Kubala
  • 13 Trace Loehr
  •  2 Jesus Lopez
  •  5 Miguel Mercedes
  • 12 Argenis Raga
  •  4 Jean Carlo Rodriguez
  • 26 Michael Soto

Outfielders

  •  5 Vicmal De La Cruz
  • 15 Shawn Duinkerk
  • 16 Robert Martinez
  •  6 Rodolfo Penalo
  •  3 Jonesy Zarraga

Manager

  • -- Ruben Escalera

Coaches

  • -- Carlos Chavez (pitching)
  • 26 Juan Dilone (hitting)


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Athletics roster
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Pitchers

  • 54 Yordy Alejo
  • 33 Ivan Andueza
  • 40 Ruber Aquino
  • 68 Argenis Blanco
  • 30 Alexander Calderon
  • 36 Angel Duno
  • 59 Reynaldo Hoyos
  • 28 Jhenderson Hurtado
  • 45 Wilfredo Magallanes
  • 50 Jorge Martinez
  • 47 Juan Mendoza
  • 56 Emerson Nelo
  • 72 Phillip Ortiz
  • 41 Santiago Rodriguez
  • 49 Jean Ruiz
  • 37 Enmanuel Sullivan
  • 52 Jose Trejo
  • 26 Alejandro Vargas
  • 12 Gerardo Vilchez

Catchers

  • 31 Miguel Guzman
  • 17 Luis Hernandez
  •  8 Jesus Monserratt
  • 10 Robert Mullen

Infielders

  •  6 Javier Agelvis
  • 19 Javier Godard
  • 61 Carlos Hiciano
  •  3 Eric Marinez
  • 13 Sandber Pimentel
  •  4 Andys Silva

Outfielders

  • 16 Luis Barrera
  •  5 Yhoelnys Gonzalez
  •  2 Rodolfo Penalo
  •  7 Gean Rigby
  • 53 Raymond Rivas
  • 21 Jhonny Rodriguez

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Gabriel Ozuna (pitching)
  • -- Radhame Perez (hitting)


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