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2008 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

89-74, Finished 1st in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ozzie Guillen (89-74)
GM: Ken Williams, Scouting Dir: Douglas Laumann
Scored 811 runs, Allowed 729 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-74

Ballparks: U.S. Cellular Field · Attendance: 2,500,648 (5th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103

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2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Brian Anderson 26 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 11, 1982 4 109 39 109 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 94 2 99 3 13 20 0.8 $395,000
Jason Bourgeois 26 R R 5' 9" 190 Jan 4, 1982 1st 6 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0.0
Lance Broadway 24 R R 6' 2" 210 Aug 20, 1983 2 7 1 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Mark Buehrle 29 L L 6' 2" 240 Mar 23, 1979 9 34 34 2 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.5 $14,000,000
Orlando Cabrera 33 R R 5' 10" 195 Nov 2, 1974 12 161 160 161 161 0 0 0 0 0 161 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.5 $10,000,000
D.J. Carrasco 31 R R 6' 4" 215 Apr 12, 1977 4 31 0 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Jose Contreras 36 R R 6' 4" 255 Dec 6, 1971 6 20 20 1 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $10,000,000
Joe Crede 30 R R 6' 3" 195 Apr 26, 1978 9 97 95 97 97 0 0 0 0 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 $5,100,000 All-Star
John Danks 23 L L 6' 1" 210 Apr 15, 1985 2 33 33 3 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.4 $400,000
Octavio Dotel 34 R R 6' 0" 230 Nov 25, 1973 10 72 0 5 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $5,000,000
Jermaine Dye 34 R R 6' 4" 210 Jan 28, 1974 13 154 153 154 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151 151 2 1 0 2.8 $9,500,000
Josh Fields 25 R R 6' 2" 225 Dec 14, 1982 3 14 8 14 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 -0.5
Gavin Floyd 25 R R 6' 4" 235 Jan 27, 1983 5 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $400,000
Chris Getz 24 L R 6' 0" 185 Aug 30, 1983 1st 10 1 10 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0.0
Ken Griffey 38 L L 6' 3" 195 Nov 21, 1969 20 41 39 41 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 1 33 6 2 0 0.4
Toby Hall 32 R R 6' 2" 255 Oct 21, 1975 9 41 36 41 37 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 0.1 $1,750,000
Bobby Jenks 27 R R 6' 4" 275 Mar 14, 1981 4 57 0 4 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $550,000
Paul Konerko 32 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 5, 1976 12 122 121 122 116 0 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0.9 $12,000,000
Scott Linebrink 31 R R 6' 3" 220 Aug 4, 1976 9 50 0 5 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $4,000,000
Esteban Loaiza 36 R R 6' 2" 230 Dec 31, 1971 14 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Boone Logan 23 R L 6' 5" 215 Aug 13, 1984 3 55 0 3 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $405,000
Mike MacDougal 31 B R 6' 4" 180 Mar 5, 1977 8 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $1,950,000
Nick Masset 26 R R 6' 5" 235 May 17, 1982 3 32 1 3 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $396,000
Jerry Owens 27 L L 6' 3" 195 Feb 16, 1981 3 12 3 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 0 11 0 1 5 -0.0 $397,500
Pablo Ozuna 33 R R 5' 11" 200 Aug 25, 1974 7 32 16 32 26 0 0 0 10 16 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 -0.4 $1,050,000
Paul Phillips 31 R R 5' 11" 200 Apr 15, 1977 5 4 0 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0
A.J. Pierzynski 31 L R 6' 3" 235 Dec 30, 1976 11 134 127 134 131 0 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.9 $5,850,000
Carlos Quentin 25 R R 6' 1" 235 Aug 28, 1982 3 130 130 130 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 0 0 130 0 0 0 5.3 $400,000 All-Star
Alexei Ramirez 26 R R 6' 2" 180 Sep 22, 1981 1st 136 125 136 134 0 0 0 121 1 16 0 11 0 11 1 2 2 1.5 $1,111,666
Horacio Ramirez 28 L L 6' 1" 220 Nov 24, 1979 6 17 0 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Clayton Richard 24 L L 6' 5" 245 Sep 12, 1983 1st 13 8 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Adam Russell 25 R R 6' 8" 280 Apr 14, 1983 1st 22 0 1 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Nick Swisher 27 B L 6' 0" 200 Nov 25, 1980 5 153 143 153 149 0 0 71 0 0 0 18 70 18 106 1 5 0 -0.2 $3,600,000
Jim Thome 37 L R 6' 4" 250 Aug 27, 1970 18 149 139 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 140 10 0 2.1 $15,666,666
Matt Thornton 31 L L 6' 6" 235 Sep 15, 1976 5 74 0 4 74 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $875,000
Juan Uribe 29 R R 6' 0" 235 Mar 22, 1979 8 110 92 110 106 0 0 0 52 57 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0.5 $4,500,000
Javier Vazquez 31 R R 6' 2" 210 Jul 25, 1976 11 33 33 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 $11,500,000
Ehren Wassermann 27 B R 6' 0" 190 Dec 6, 1980 2 24 0 2 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Dewayne Wise 30 L L 6' 0" 200 Feb 24, 1978 6 57 31 57 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 23 6 53 4 13 7 0.1
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)