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2009 Chicago White Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

79-83, Finished 3rd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ozzie Guillen (79-83)
GM: Ken Williams, Farm Dir: Buddy Bell, Scouting Dir: Douglas Laumann
Scored 724 runs, Allowed 732 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-82

Ballparks: U.S. Cellular Field · Attendance: 2,284,163 (6th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 104

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2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name 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 27 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 11, 1982 5 65 50 65 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 6 67 0 8 1 -0.5 $440,000
Gordon Beckham 22 R R 6' 0" 185 Sep 16, 1986 1st 103 102 103 102 0 0 0 0 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.1 $400,000
Wilson Betemit 27 B R 6' 2" 220 Nov 2, 1981 7 20 10 20 12 0 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 -0.6 $1,300,000
Lance Broadway 25 R R 6' 2" 210 Aug 20, 1983 3 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $402,500
Mark Buehrle 30 L L 6' 2" 240 Mar 23, 1979 10 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.4 $14,000,000 All-Star
D.J. Carrasco 32 R R 6' 4" 215 Apr 12, 1977 5 49 1 3 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $440,000
Ramon Castro 33 R R 6' 3" 240 Mar 1, 1976 11 31 25 31 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 -0.3
Bartolo Colon 36 R R 5' 11" 285 May 24, 1973 13 12 12 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $1,000,000
Jose Contreras 37 R R 6' 4" 255 Dec 6, 1971 7 21 21 2 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $10,000,000
John Danks 24 L L 6' 1" 210 Apr 15, 1985 3 32 32 1 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 $520,000
Octavio Dotel 35 R R 6' 0" 230 Nov 25, 1973 11 62 0 4 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $6,000,000
Jermaine Dye 35 R R 6' 4" 210 Jan 28, 1974 14 141 140 141 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 133 7 1 0 0.2 $11,500,000
Jack Egbert 26 L R 6' 3" 220 May 12, 1983 1st 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $400,000
Josh Fields 26 R R 6' 2" 225 Dec 14, 1982 4 79 62 79 66 0 0 17 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 8 9 5 -1.2 $410,000
Tyler Flowers 23 R R 6' 4" 245 Jan 24, 1986 1st 10 5 10 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 -0.0
Gavin Floyd 26 R R 6' 4" 235 Jan 27, 1983 6 30 30 1 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 $750,000
Freddy Garcia 32 R R 6' 4" 250 Oct 6, 1976 11 9 9 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $1,500,000
Chris Getz 25 L R 6' 0" 185 Aug 30, 1983 2 107 100 107 106 0 0 0 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.3 $401,000
Jimmy Gobble 27 L L 6' 3" 190 Jul 19, 1981 7 12 0 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Daniel Hudson 22 R R 6' 3" 225 Mar 9, 1987 1st 6 2 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Bobby Jenks 28 R R 6' 4" 275 Mar 14, 1981 5 52 0 4 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $5,600,000
Paul Konerko 33 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 5, 1976 13 152 150 152 134 0 0 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 2 0 2.1 $12,000,000
Mark Kotsay 33 L L 6' 0" 220 Dec 2, 1975 13 40 27 40 29 0 0 22 0 0 0 2 1 8 11 3 9 3 0.1
Brent Lillibridge 25 R R 5' 11" 185 Sep 18, 1983 2 46 26 46 42 0 0 0 23 1 7 0 12 0 12 2 5 6 -0.1 $402,500
Scott Linebrink 32 R R 6' 3" 220 Aug 4, 1976 10 57 0 5 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $4,500,000
Mike MacDougal 32 B R 6' 4" 180 Mar 5, 1977 9 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $2,650,000
Corky Miller 33 R R 6' 1" 250 Mar 18, 1976 9 14 10 14 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 -0.1 $450,000
Jayson Nix 26 R R 5' 11" 195 Aug 26, 1982 2 94 72 94 81 0 0 0 52 12 15 3 0 4 7 5 15 4 1.5 $400,000
Jhonny Nunez 23 R R 6' 3" 215 Nov 26, 1985 1st 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Jerry Owens 28 L L 6' 3" 195 Feb 16, 1981 4 12 2 12 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 7 2 4 3 -0.1
Jake Peavy 28 R R 6' 1" 195 May 31, 1981 8 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Tony Pena 27 R R 6' 2" 240 Jan 9, 1982 4 35 0 0 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
A.J. Pierzynski 32 L R 6' 3" 235 Dec 30, 1976 12 138 125 138 131 0 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 1.5 $6,250,000
Scott Podsednik 33 L L 6' 0" 185 Mar 18, 1976 9 132 128 132 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 49 3 130 14 2 2 1.2 $500,000
Aaron Poreda 22 L L 6' 6" 240 Oct 1, 1986 1st 10 0 2 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $400,000
Carlos Quentin 26 R R 6' 1" 235 Aug 28, 1982 4 99 96 99 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 88 0 0 88 9 3 0 -0.6 $550,000
Alexei Ramirez 27 R R 6' 2" 180 Sep 22, 1981 2 148 147 148 148 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 $1,225,000
Clayton Richard 25 L L 6' 5" 245 Sep 12, 1983 2 27 14 3 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.0 $405,000
Alex Rios 28 R R 6' 5" 210 Feb 18, 1981 6 41 38 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 7 41 0 0 0 -0.6
Jim Thome 38 L R 6' 4" 250 Aug 27, 1970 19 107 98 107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 9 0 1.4 $13,000,000
Matt Thornton 32 L L 6' 6" 235 Sep 15, 1976 6 70 0 5 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 $1,325,000
Carlos Torres 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 22, 1982 1st 8 5 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Wes Whisler 26 L L 6' 5" 240 Apr 7, 1983 1st 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Randy Williams 33 L L 6' 3" 200 Sep 18, 1975 3 25 0 0 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $410,000
Dewayne Wise 31 L L 6' 0" 200 Feb 24, 1978 7 84 36 84 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 35 34 74 3 9 19 0.8 $550,000
Name 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.

2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)