2003 Oakland Athletics season
|2003 Oakland Athletics|
|2003 AL West Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Stephen Schott & Kenneth Hofmann|
|General manager(s)||Billy Beane|
FSN Bay Area
(Ray Fosse, Greg Papa)
(Bill King, Ken Korach, Ray Fosse)
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- December 15, 2002: Felipe López was traded as part of a 4-team trade by the Toronto Blue Jays to the Cincinnati Reds. The Oakland Athletics sent a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Erubiel Durazo to the Oakland Athletics. The Cincinnati Reds sent Elmer Dessens and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Oakland Athletics sent Jason Arnold (minors) (December 16, 2002) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.
- December 16, 2002: Neal Cotts was sent by the Oakland Athletics to the Chicago White Sox to complete an earlier deal made on December 3, 2002. The Oakland Athletics sent players to be named later and Billy Koch to the Chicago White Sox for Keith Foulke, Mark L. Johnson, Joe Valentine, and cash. The Oakland Athletics sent Neal Cotts (December 16, 2002) and Daylon Holt (minors) (December 16, 2002) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.
- January 27, 2003: John-Ford Griffin was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Jason Perry (minors) (June 23, 2003) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.
Record vs. opponents
2003 American League Records
- June 3, 2003: J.R. Towles was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 23rd round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign.
- July 30, 2003: Aaron Harang was traded by the Oakland Athletics with Jeff Bruksch (minors) and Joe Valentine to the Cincinnati Reds for Jose Guillen.
|2003 Oakland Athletics|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Hudson, TimTim Hudson||34||240.2||16||7||2.70||162|
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Game 1: Oakland 5 – Boston 4.
Game 2: Oakland 5 – Boston 1.
Game 3: Boston 3 – Oakland 1.
Game 4: Boston 5 – Oakland 4.
Game 5: Boston 4 – Oakland 3.
|AAA||Sacramento RiverCats||Pacific Coast League||Tony DeFrancesco|
|AA||Midland RockHounds||Texas League||Greg Sparks|
|A||Modesto A's||California League||Rick Rodriguez|
|A||Kane County Cougars||Midwest League||Webster Garrison|
|A-Short Season||Vancouver Canadians||Northwest League||Dennis Rogers|
|Rookie||AZL Athletics||Arizona League||Ruben Escalera|
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sacramento
- Felipe Lopez Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- John-Ford Griffin Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- 2003 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
- 2003 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6.