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2009 Detroit Tigers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

86-77, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Leyland (86-77)
GM: David Dombrowski, Farm Dir: Dan Lunetta, Scouting Dir: David Chadd
Scored 743 runs, Allowed 745 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-82

Ballparks: Comerica Park · Attendance: 2,567,165 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 103

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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
Josh Anderson 26 L R 6' 2" 195 Aug 10, 1982 3 74 40 74 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 1 18 67 5 9 13 -0.3 $400,000
Alex Avila 22 L R 5' 11" 210 Jan 29, 1987 1st 29 17 29 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.6
Jeremy Bonderman 26 R R 6' 0" 210 Oct 28, 1982 7 8 1 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $12,500,000
Eddie Bonine 28 R R 6' 5" 220 Jun 6, 1981 2 10 4 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $400,000
Miguel Cabrera 26 R R 6' 4" 240 Apr 18, 1983 7 160 159 160 153 0 0 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 5.1 $14,383,049
Brent Dlugach 26 R R 6' 4" 200 Mar 3, 1983 1st 5 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 $400,000
Freddy Dolsi 26 R R 6' 0" 160 Jan 9, 1983 2 6 0 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $407,000
Adam Everett 32 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 2, 1977 9 118 107 118 116 0 0 0 0 0 116 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 0.7 $1,000,000
Casey Fien 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Oct 21, 1983 1st 9 0 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $400,000
Alfredo Figaro 24 R R 6' 0" 190 Jul 7, 1984 1st 5 3 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $400,000
Luke French 23 L L 6' 4" 220 Sep 13, 1985 1st 7 5 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Armando Galarraga 27 R R 6' 3" 230 Jan 15, 1982 3 29 25 1 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $435,000
Curtis Granderson 28 L R 6' 1" 200 Mar 16, 1981 6 160 155 160 160 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 160 0 1 1 4.3 $3,500,000 All-Star
Carlos Guillen 33 B R 6' 1" 215 Sep 30, 1975 12 81 77 81 44 0 0 2 0 0 0 42 0 0 42 36 4 0 -0.0 $10,000,000
Aubrey Huff 32 L R 6' 4" 225 Dec 20, 1976 10 40 28 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 12 0 -0.8
Brandon Inge 32 R R 5' 11" 190 May 19, 1977 9 161 157 161 161 0 0 0 0 161 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 $6,300,000 All-Star
Edwin Jackson 25 R R 6' 3" 210 Sep 9, 1983 7 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 $2,200,000 All-Star
Don Kelly 29 L R 6' 4" 190 Feb 15, 1980 2 31 13 31 24 0 0 2 1 4 0 18 0 2 20 3 5 3 0.1 $400,000
Gerald Laird 29 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 13, 1979 7 135 123 135 135 0 135 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1.5 $2,800,000
Chris Lambert 26 R R 6' 1" 205 Mar 8, 1983 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Jeff Larish 26 L R 6' 2" 200 Oct 11, 1982 2 32 20 32 12 0 0 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 8 0 0.2 $403,000
Brandon Lyon 29 R R 6' 1" 200 Aug 10, 1979 8 65 0 3 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $4,250,000
Zach Miner 27 R R 6' 4" 225 Mar 12, 1982 4 51 5 3 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $437,500
Fu-Te Ni 26 L L 6' 0" 170 Nov 14, 1982 1st 36 0 0 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $400,000
Magglio Ordonez 35 R R 6' 0" 215 Jan 28, 1974 13 131 123 131 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 104 104 24 8 0 0.8 $18,971,596
Ryan Perry 22 R R 6' 5" 215 Feb 13, 1987 1st 53 0 2 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $400,000
Placido Polanco 33 R R 5' 9" 190 Oct 10, 1975 12 153 146 153 151 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2.4 $4,600,000
Rick Porcello 20 R R 6' 5" 200 Dec 27, 1988 1st 31 31 2 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $2,095,000
Ryan Raburn 28 R R 6' 0" 185 Apr 17, 1981 4 113 60 113 96 0 0 10 0 6 0 70 7 14 91 6 25 7 2.3 $410,000
Wilkin Ramirez 23 R R 6' 2" 230 Oct 25, 1985 1st 15 4 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 5 0 9 0.0 $400,000
Clay Rapada 28 R L 6' 5" 195 Mar 9, 1981 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $405,000
Juan Rincon 30 R R 5' 11" 210 Jan 23, 1979 9 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $750,000
Nate Robertson 31 R L 6' 2" 225 Sep 3, 1977 8 28 6 4 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $7,000,000
Fernando Rodney 32 R R 5' 11" 220 Mar 18, 1977 7 73 0 3 73 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $2,700,000
Dusty Ryan 24 R R 6' 4" 235 Sep 2, 1984 2 12 8 12 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2 $400,000
Ramon Santiago 29 B R 5' 11" 175 Aug 31, 1979 8 93 73 93 91 0 0 0 29 2 69 0 0 0 0 0 8 4 0.2 $825,000
Dane Sardinha 30 R R 6' 0" 215 Apr 8, 1979 4 12 11 12 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Bobby Seay 31 L L 6' 2" 221 Jun 20, 1978 8 67 0 4 67 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $1,300,000
Marcus Thames 32 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 6, 1977 8 87 67 87 22 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 0 0 20 55 18 0 0.1 $2,275,000
Clete Thomas 25 L R 5' 11" 200 Nov 14, 1983 2 102 66 102 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 7 87 117 0 5 10 0.8 $403,000
Matt Treanor 33 R R 6' 0" 200 Mar 3, 1976 6 4 4 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $750,000
Justin Verlander 26 R R 6' 5" 225 Feb 20, 1983 5 35 35 2 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.5 $3,675,000 All-Star
Jarrod Washburn 34 L L 6' 1" 190 Aug 13, 1974 12 8 8 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Dontrelle Willis 27 L L 6' 4" 225 Jan 12, 1982 7 7 7 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $10,000,000
Joel Zumaya 24 R R 6' 3" 215 Nov 9, 1984 4 29 0 3 28 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $735,000
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)