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2008 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

81-81, Finished 3rd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Eric Wedge (81-81)
GM: Mark Shapiro, Scouting Dir: Brad Grant
Scored 805 runs, Allowed 761 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Ballparks: Progressive Field · Attendance: 2,169,760 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 99

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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
Michael Aubrey 26 L L 6' 0" 190 Apr 15, 1982 1st 15 12 15 12 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 -0.2
Josh Barfield 25 R R 6' 0" 190 Dec 17, 1982 3 12 8 12 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 -0.5
Rick Bauer 31 R R 6' 6" 215 Jan 10, 1977 7 4 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Rafael Betancourt 33 R R 6' 2" 220 Apr 29, 1975 6 69 0 3 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $2,050,000
Casey Blake 34 R R 6' 2" 205 Aug 23, 1973 10 94 91 94 94 0 0 27 0 77 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.8 $6,100,000
Joe Borowski 37 R R 6' 2" 225 May 4, 1971 12 18 0 2 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $4,000,000
Craig Breslow 27 L L 6' 1" 190 Aug 8, 1980 3 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $392,000
Bryan Bullington 27 R R 6' 4" 210 Sep 30, 1980 3 3 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Paul Byrd 37 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 3, 1970 13 22 22 2 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $7,500,000
Asdrubal Cabrera 22 B R 6' 0" 205 Nov 13, 1985 2 114 105 114 110 0 0 0 94 0 20 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 3.0 $393,300
Jamey Carroll 34 R R 5' 10" 175 Feb 18, 1974 7 113 84 113 109 0 0 0 74 43 0 1 0 0 1 0 8 11 2.5 $2,150,000
Shin-Soo Choo 25 L L 5' 11" 205 Jul 13, 1982 4 94 81 94 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 51 77 12 13 0 3.6 $390,400
David Dellucci 34 L L 5' 10" 180 Oct 31, 1973 12 113 92 113 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 0 0 56 46 18 2 -0.1 $3,750,000
Brendan Donnelly 36 R R 6' 3" 205 Jul 4, 1971 7 15 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Scott Elarton 32 R R 6' 7" 240 Feb 23, 1976 10 8 0 2 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Sal Fasano 36 R R 6' 2" 220 Aug 10, 1971 11 15 14 15 15 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ben Francisco 26 R R 6' 1" 195 Oct 23, 1981 2 121 107 121 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 2 32 117 15 12 0 2.3
Ryan Garko 27 R R 6' 2" 225 Jan 2, 1981 4 141 134 141 121 0 0 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 7 0 1.5 $420,100
Matt Ginter 30 R R 6' 1" 215 Dec 24, 1977 7 4 4 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Andy Gonzalez 26 R R 6' 3" 215 Dec 15, 1981 2 10 6 10 8 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 -0.2
Franklin Gutierrez 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Feb 21, 1983 4 134 104 134 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 12 97 120 7 17 4 2.9 $404,400
Travis Hafner 31 L R 6' 3" 240 Jun 3, 1977 7 57 54 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 3 0 -1.0 $8,050,000
Roberto Hernandez 27 R R 6' 4" 230 Aug 30, 1980 3 22 22 1 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $457,800
Zach Jackson 25 L L 6' 5" 220 May 13, 1983 2 9 9 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jorge Julio 29 R R 6' 1" 190 Mar 3, 1979 8 15 0 2 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $1,000,000
Masahide Kobayashi 34 R R 6' 0" 195 May 24, 1974 1st 57 0 4 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $3,000,000
Aaron Laffey 23 L L 6' 0" 200 Apr 15, 1985 2 16 16 1 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Cliff Lee 29 L L 6' 3" 205 Aug 30, 1978 7 31 31 2 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.8 $4,000,000 All-Star
Jensen Lewis 24 R R 6' 3" 240 May 16, 1984 2 51 0 2 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $393,000
Scott Lewis 24 B L 6' 0" 195 Sep 26, 1983 1st 4 4 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Andy Marte 24 R R 6' 1" 205 Oct 21, 1983 4 80 68 80 76 0 0 1 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 -0.3 $391,600
Victor Martinez 29 B R 6' 2" 210 Dec 23, 1978 7 73 68 73 64 0 55 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0.6 $4,450,000
Tom Mastny 27 R R 6' 6" 220 Feb 4, 1981 3 14 1 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Jon Meloan 23 R R 6' 3" 225 Jul 11, 1984 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jason Michaels 32 R R 6' 0" 215 May 4, 1976 8 21 16 21 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 6 21 0 3 2 0.1 $2,200,000
Edward Mujica 24 R R 6' 3" 225 May 10, 1984 3 33 0 0 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Jhonny Peralta 26 R R 6' 2" 215 May 28, 1982 6 154 150 154 147 0 0 0 0 1 146 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 3.6 $2,500,000
Rafael Perez 26 L L 6' 3" 195 May 15, 1982 3 73 0 6 73 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $406,700
Anthony Reyes 26 R R 6' 2" 230 Oct 16, 1981 4 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Juan Rincon 29 R R 5' 11" 210 Jan 23, 1979 8 23 0 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Rich Rundles 27 L L 6' 5" 210 Jun 3, 1981 1st 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
CC Sabathia 27 L L 6' 7" 285 Jul 21, 1980 8 18 18 1 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $11,000,000
Kelly Shoppach 28 R R 6' 0" 220 Apr 29, 1980 4 112 95 112 110 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 3.4 $404,100
Grady Sizemore 25 L L 6' 2" 200 Aug 2, 1982 5 157 157 157 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 151 6 0 0 5.9 $3,166,666 All-Star
Brian Slocum 27 R R 6' 2" 215 Mar 27, 1981 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jeremy Sowers 25 L L 6' 1" 180 May 17, 1983 3 22 22 2 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Jason Tyner 31 L L 6' 1" 170 Apr 23, 1977 8 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 -0.1
Jorge Velandia 33 R R 5' 9" 160 Jan 12, 1975 8 7 2 7 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 0.2
Jake Westbrook 30 R R 6' 3" 210 Sep 29, 1977 9 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $10,000,000
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)