Sunday, April 7, 2019
How they were built: Oakland Athletics
The A's are towards the end of their rebuild. They made the playoffs in 2018, and are a bright young team with many stars. This is how they were built.
Hundley signed with the team in February.
The A's acquired Phegley in December 2014 from the White Sox with Marcus Semien, Chris Bassit and Rangel Ravelo for Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.
Morales was acquired in March from the Blue Jays for Jesus Lopez and international signing pool bonus money.
Profar was acquired in a three team trade in December. The A's acquired Profar, and gave up Emilio Pagan, Eli White, a draft pick and international signing bonus slot money.
Semien was acquired from the White Sox in December 2014 with Josh Phegley, Chris Bassit and Rangel Ravelo for Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.
Chapman was the 25th overall pick of the 2014 MLB draft.
Pinder was a second round draft pick in 2013.
Laureano was acquired in November 2017 from the Astros for Brandon Bailey.
Piscotty was acquired from the Cardinals in December 2017 for Yairo Munoz and Max Schrock.
Canha was selected by the Rockies from the Marlins in the Rule 5 draft before 2015, but was immediately traded to Oakland for Austin House and cash.
Davis was acquired from the Brewers in February 2016 for Jacob Nottingham and Bubba Derby.
Grossman signed a one year contract with the A's in February.
In August 2018, the A's acquired Fiers from the Tigers for Nolan Blackwood and Logan Shore.
The A's acquired Montas in August 2016 from the Dodgers with Jharel Cotton and Grant Holmes for Rich Hill and Josh Reddick.
Estrada signed a one year deal in Oakland in January.
Anderson signed with the A's in March 2018.
Brooks was purchased from the Brewers in September.
Wendelken was acquired in December 2015 from the White Sox with Zack Erwin for Brett Lawrie.
Hendriks was acquired in November 2015 from the Blue Jays for Jesse Chavez.
Buchter was acquired in January 2018 with Brandon Moss and cash from the Royals for Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer.
Soria signed a two year deal with the A's in December.
Rodney was acquired in August from the Twins for Dakota Chalmers.
Petit signed a two year deal with an option for 2020 in December 2017.
Trivino was drafted in the 11th round of the 2013 draft.
The A's acquired Treinen in July 2017 with Jesus Luzardo and Sheldon Neuse for Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson.
Olson was a first round pick (47th overall) in 2012.
Martini signed as a minor league free agent in February 2018.
Manaea was acquired from the Royals in July 2015 with Aaron Brooks for Ben Zobrist.
Bassit was acquired from the White Sox in December 2014 with Josh Phegley, Marcus Semien and Rangel Ravelo for Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.
Gossett was a 2nd round pick in 2014.
Cotton was acquired in August 2016 from the Dodgers with Frankie Montas and Grant Holmes for Rich Hill and Josh Reddick.