A's playoff roster through deduction projection

October 5, 2012, 7:51 pm
Share This Post

DETROIT -- The A's have arrived in the Motor City. Their roster is trimmed down to a 25-man bunch, but it hasn't been released yet.

Here's my best projection of the A's roster for the American League Division Series against Detroit based on who is here and who is not. The first name listed is who I think will be in the starting lineup for Game 1.

RELATED: A's-Tigers ALDS broadcast schedule
Roster Projection: (Plus one pending Anderson)
C: George Kottaras Derek Norris
1B: Brandon Moss Chris Carter
2B: Cliff Pennington Adam Rosales
3B: Josh Donaldson
SS: Stephen Drew
DH: Seth Smith Jonny Gomes
LF: Yoenis Cespedes
CF: Coco Crisp
RF: Josh Reddick
SP 1: Jarrod Parker
SP 2: Tommy Milone
SP 3: Brett Anderson (or Travis Blackley depending on Anderson's health)
SP 4: A.J. GriffinVIDEO: A's announce Parker to start Game 1, Milone Game 2
RP 1: Grant Balfour
RP 2: Ryan Cook
RP 3: Sean Doolittle
RP 4: Jerry Blevins
RP 5: Evan Scribner
RP 6: Pat Neshek
RP 7: Travis Blackley (If not starting)
RP 8: Pedro Figueroa
RP 9: Jim Miller
Who isn't here:
Brandon Hicks, Collin Cowgill, Jemile Weeks, Daric Barton, Dan Straily, Tyson Ross, Jesse Chavez, Jeremy Accardo, Eric Sogard, Scott Sizemore Here but injured:
Brandon McCarthy, Brandon Inge, Jordan Norberto, (Brett Anderson)