Oakland Athletics minor league players

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Below are select minor league players and the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Oakland Athletics:

Raúl Alcántara

Raúl Alcántara
Oakland Athletics – No. 70
Pitcher
Born: (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 26)
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]

Matt Chapman

Matt Chapman
Oakland Athletics
Third baseman
Born: (1993-04-28) April 28, 1993 (age 26)
Victorville, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matt James Chapman (born April 28, 1993) is a baseball third baseman for the Oakland Athletics organization. He was drafted by Oakland in the first round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Cal State Fullerton.[3][4][5] He played with the Rookie Arizona League Athletics, Class A Beloit Snappers, and Double-A Midland RockHounds in 2014. His entire 2015 season was spent with the Class A-Advanced Stockton Ports. Chapman was invited to major league Spring Training with the Athletics in 2016. He began the season with Double-A Midland.

Ryan Doolittle

Ryan Doolittle
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1988-03-25) March 25, 1988 (age 31)
Plattsburg, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan Scott Doolittle (born March 25, 1988) is a professional baseball player currently in the Oakland Athletics minor league system.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Seneca High School in Tabernacle, New Jersey before going to University of North Carolina at Wilmington, with whom he went 0-2 with a 7.32 ERA in 2007. He transferred to Cumberland County College for 2008 and went 4-2 with 59 strikeouts and a 0.67 ERA in 40 innings pitched. The Athletics drafted him in the 26th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. He was signed by scout Marc Sauer. He began his professional career that season with the AZL Athletics, appearing in 14 games (seven starts) and going 2-3 with a 4.44 ERA. He strained his UCL and missed the 2009 season.[6] In 2010, he pitched for the Vancouver Canadians and Kane County Cougars, going a combined 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA in 24 relief appearances. He won a Northwest League Pitcher of the Week honor in July.[7] In 40.1 innings, he walked 2 batters and had 37 strikeouts. With the AZL Athletics and Stockton Ports in 2011, Doolittle was 3-2 with a 4.32 ERA in 9 games (3 starts), walking 3 batters and striking out 31 in 25 innings. He earned a California League Pitcher of the Week honor in April.[8] He was 1-3 with 42 strikeouts, 3 walks and a 1.32 ERA in 23 relief appearances (34 innings) for the Burlington Bees and Stockton Ports in 2012. He had Tommy John surgery toward the end of the season.[9] In 2013, he was 1-2 with a 2.12 ERA in 6 games (5 starts) for the AZL Athletics and Stockton Ports. In 17 innings, he allowed 2 walks and struck out 10 batters. Through his first 163 innings of work, he walked only 20 batters.[10] During spring training in 2014, he made one appearance for the Athletics major league squad.[11] He split the 2014 regular season between the Stockton Ports (6 G, 1.80 ERA) and Midland RockHounds (30 G, 3.23 ERA) and went a combined 5-4 with a 2.98 ERA in 36 games. In 57 1/3 innings, he struck out 60 batters and walked 21. Following the campaign, the Athletics assigned him to the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League.[12]

His brother is major league relief pitcher Sean Doolittle.

Ryon Healy

Ryon Healy
Oakland Athletics
First baseman
Born: (1992-01-10) January 10, 1992 (age 27)
West Hills, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryon C. Healy (born January 10, 1992) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Oakland Athletics organization.

Healy attended Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, California.[13] He enrolled at the University of Oregon, where he played college baseball for the Oregon Ducks. As a junior, Healy set a Ducks single-season record with 56 runs batted in (RBIs), and a career record with 118 RBIs. The Oakland Athletics selected Healy in the third round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. Healy signed with the Athletics.[14]

Healy played for the Stockton Ports of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2014, finishing the season with a .285 batting average, 16 home runs, and 83 RBIs. While playing for the Midland Rockhounds of the Class AA Texas League in 2015, Healy was named an All-Star.[15] He was also named Texas League Player of the Week twice.[16]

Tucker Healy

Tucker Healy
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1990-06-15) June 15, 1990 (age 29)
Needham, Massachusetts
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Tucker Joseph Healy (born June 15, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Healy played college baseball at Ithaca College from 2009 to 2012.[17] He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 23rd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[18] He signed with the Athletics and made his professional debut that season with the Vermont Lake Monsters.[19] In 2013 he played for the Beloit Snappers and Stockton Ports. In 2014 he pitched for Stockton, the Double-A Midland RockHounds and Triple-A Sacramento River Cats.[20] He played the entire 2015 season with Midland, and started the 2016 season with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds.

Richie Martin

Richie Martin
Oakland Athletics – No. 77
Shortstop
Born: (1994-12-22) December 22, 1994 (age 24)
Brandon, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Richard Martin (born December 22, 1994) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Oakland Athletics' organization. He attended the University of Florida and played college baseball for the Florida Gators before the Athletics selected him in the 2015 MLB Draft.

Martin attended Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida.[21] In the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, the Seattle Mariners selected Martin in the 38th round, with the 1,151st overall selection of the draft. He opted not to sign with Seattle. Martin enrolled at the University of Florida to play college baseball for the Florida Gators baseball team.[22] In 2015, Martin was named to the preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list.[23] During the summer, Martin played for the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League.[24]

In the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, the Oakland Athletics selected Martin in the first round, with the 20th overall selection. Martin signed with the Athletics.[25] Martin is currently playing for the Vermont Lake Monsters of the New York-Penn League.[26]

Casey Meisner

Casey Meisner
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1995-05-22) May 22, 1995 (age 24)
Cypress, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Casey Edward Meisner (born May 22, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Meisner attended Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Texas.[27] He was drafted by the New York Mets in the third round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[28][29] He signed with the Mets and made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Mets. He played 2014 with the Brooklyn Cyclones and started 2015 with the Savannah Sand Gnats.[30]

On July 27, 2015, the Mets traded Meisner to the Oakland Athletics for Tyler Clippard.[31]

Daniel Mengden

Daniel Mengden
Oakland Athletics
Pitcher
Born: (1993-02-19) February 19, 1993 (age 26)
Houston, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Daniel Joseph Mengden (born February 19, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Mengden played college baseball at Texas A&M University from 2012 to 2014. During his three years, he appeared in 54 games with 36 starts. He went 15–17 with a 3.21 earned run average (ERA) and 230 strikeouts.

Mengden was drafted by the Houston Astros in the fourth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[32][33][34] He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Astros and was later promoted to the Tri-City ValleyCats. Mengden started 2015 with the Quad Cities River Bandits and was promoted to the Lancaster JetHawks after recording a 1.16 ERA.[35][36] Prior to the 2015 trade deadline, the Astros traded Mengden and Jacob Nottingham to the Oakland Athletics for Scott Kazmir.[37]

Dillon Overton

Dillon Overton
Oakland Athletics – No. 72
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-17) August 17, 1991 (age 27)
Weatherford, Oklahoma
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Dillon Overton (born August 17, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Overton was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 26th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Weatherford High School in Weatherford, Oklahoma. He did not sign with the Red Sox and played college baseball at the University of Oklahoma for the Sooners from 2011 to 2013.[38][39]

Overton was then drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[40][41] After signing, Overton underwent Tommy John surgery.[42] He returned in 2014 and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Athletics. He was later promoted to the Vermont Lake Monsters, where he finished the season.[43]

Chad Pinder

Chad Pinder
Oakland Athletics
Infielder
Born: (1992-04-29) April 29, 1992 (age 27)
Potomac, Virginia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chad Pinder (born March 29, 1992) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Pinder played college baseball at Virginia Tech for the Hokies from 2011 to 2013.[44][45] He played in 150 games, hitting .322/.389/.509 with 18 home runs.

Pinder was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft.[46] He made his professional debut for the Vermont Lake Monsters that year. In 2014, he played in 94 games with the Stockton Ports, hitting 13 home runs. In 2015, he played for the Double-A Midland RockHounds. Pinder won the Texas League Player of the Year Award that season as a shortstop.[47] He also participated in the Arizona Fall League in 2015. He began the 2016 season with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds.

Rangel Ravelo

Rangel Ravelo
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Oakland Athletics – No. 46
First baseman
Born: (1992-04-24) April 24, 1992 (age 27)
Havana, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Rangel Ravelo (born April 24, 1992) is an American professional baseball first baseman in the Oakland Athletics' organization.

Ravelo was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft out of Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Florida. He signed with the White Sox and made his professional debut with the Bristol White Sox. In 2011 he played for Bristol and Kannapolis Intimidators and also spent 2012 with Kannapolis.[48] He returned to Kannapolis to start 2013 and was promoted to the Winston-Salem Dash early in the season.[49] Ravelo played 2014 with the Double-A Birmingham Barons. During the season he had a 26-game hitting streak.[50][51] After the season he was named the Barons Player of the Year after hitting .309 with a .859 on-base plus slugging (OPS) and 11 home runs.[52]

After the 2014 season, the White Sox traded Ravelo, Josh Phegley, Marcus Semien, and Chris Bassitt to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.[53] He played for three Athletics affiliates in 2015: the Arizona League Athletics, Double-A Midland RockHounds, and Triple-A Nashville Sounds. He began the 2016 season at Nashville.

Mikey White

Mikey White
Oakland Athletics
Shortstop
Born: (1993-09-03) September 3, 1993 (age 25)
Hoover, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mikey White (born September 3, 1993) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Oakland Athletics organization.

White was drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.[54] He did not sign with the Mets and played college baseball at the University of Alabama.[55][56] Over his three years at Alabama, he played in 184 games and hit .308/.403/.448 with 13 home runs and 98 runs batted in (RBI).

White was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[57] He signed with the Athletics and made his professional debut with the Vermont Lake Monsters.

White's father is a former Navy SEAL, actor, and bodyguard.[58]

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Midland RockHounds roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 13 Bruce Maxwell
  •  8 Beau Taylor

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Outfielders

  •  9 Jaycob Brugman
  • 24 J. P. Sportman
  • 26 Josh Whitaker

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Class A-Advanced

Stockton Ports roster
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Pitchers

  • 33 Zack Erwin
  • 28 Heath Fillmyer
  • 01 Kyle Friedrichs
  • 24 Koby Gauna
  • 20 Ryan Gorton
  • 10 Brett Graves
  • 12 Casey Meisner
  • -- Corey Miller
  • 29 Carlos Navas
  • 19 Matt Stalcup
  • 37 Cody Stull
  • 17 Lou Trivino
  • 22 Victor Veliz

Catchers

  • 15 Iolana Akau
  • 38 Argenis Raga

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 23 B.J. Boyd
  •  9 Seth Brown
  •  5 Alex Glenn
  •  4 James Harris

Manager

  •  2 Rick Magnante

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Class A

Beloit Snappers roster
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  • 31 Michael Fagan
  • 26 Heath Fillmyer
  • 32 Koby Gauna
  • 29 Ryan Gorton
  • 23 Daniel Gossett
  • 25 Brett Graves
  • 16 Rob Huber
  • 22 Kevin Johnson
  • 12 Lee Sosa
  • 28 Cody Stull
  •  7 Joey Wagman

Catchers

  • 13 Iolana Akau
  • -- Andy Paz
  • 37 Argenis Raga

Infielders

  •  8 Jose Brizuela
  • -- A.J. Kubala
  • 10 Max Kuhn
  • 35 Sandber Pimentel
  •  5 Tim Proudfoot
  •  3 Mikey White

Outfielders

  •  6 Joe Bennie
  • 19 Shawn Duinkerk
  • 18 Justin Higley

Manager

  • 33 Fran Riordan

Coaches


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Vermont Lake Monsters roster
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  • 25 Derek Beasley
  • 29 Heath Bowers
  • 10 Kevin Duchene
  • 40 Kevin Ferreras
  • 22 John Gorman
  • 32 Chris Kohler
  • 21 Tyler Painton

Catchers

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  • none

Outfielders

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Manager

  • 26 Aaron Nieckula

Coaches

  • 35 Carlos Chavez (pitching)
  • -- Lloyd Turner (hitting)


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  • 41 Yordy Alejo
  • 60 Ivan Andueza
  • 36 Marc Berube
  • 48 Argenis Blanco
  • 28 Dakota Chalmers
  • 47 Dustin Hurlbutt
  • 51 Branden Kelliher
  • 50 Jorge Martinez
  • 59 Emerson Nelo
  • 29 Phillip Ortiz
  • 54 Jordan Schwartz
  • 45 Tyler Willman

Catchers

  • 44 Miguel Guzman
  • 11 Robert Mullen
  • 22 Brett Sunde

Infielders

  • 19 Shane Conlon
  •  3 Carlos Hiciano
  • -- A.J. Kubala
  • 13 Eric Marinez
  • 15 Miguel Mercedes

Outfielders

  • 18 Luis Barrera
  • 25 Mike Martin
  • 12 Robert Martinez
  • 10 James Terrell

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Ruben Escalera (hitting)
  • 16 Gabriel Ortiz (coach)
  • 46 Gabriel Ozuna (pitching)


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  • 40 Ruber Aquino
  • 51 Alexander Calderon
  • 36 Wandisson Charles
  • 33 Frederick De La Cruz
  • 28 Jhenderson Hurtado
  •  2 Wilfredo Magallanes
  • 35 David Montilla
  • 30 Jose Mora
  • -- Jose Morban
  • 41 Eliel Ramirez
  • 54 Santiago Rodriguez
  • 39 Jean Ruiz
  • 37 Enmanuel Sullivan
  • 38 Oscar Tovar
  • 26 Alejandro Vargas

Catchers

  • 29 Jorge Gordon
  • 32 Jesus Monserratt
  •  4 Jose Rivas

Infielders

  • 31 Javier Agelvis
  •  3 Martin De Los Santos
  • 19 Javier Godard
  • 10 Jesus Lage

Outfielders

  • -- Tomy Arias
  •  5 Yhoelnys Gonzalez
  • 15 Erick Mordock
  •  7 Gean Rigby
  • -- Jhonny Rodriguez

Manager

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  • -- David Brito (pitching)
  • -- Radhame Perez (hitting)


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