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2008 Pittsburgh Pirates

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

67-95, Finished 6th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Russell (67-95)
GM: Neal Huntington, Scouting Dir: Greg Smith
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 884 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: PNC Park · Attendance: 1,609,076 (15th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 96

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2007 / 2009 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
Jimmy Barthmaier 24 R R 6' 5" 205 Jan 6, 1984 1st 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Denny Bautista 25 R R 6' 5" 190 Oct 23, 1982 5 35 0 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Jose Bautista 27 R R 6' 0" 205 Oct 19, 1980 5 107 82 107 91 0 0 0 0 91 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0.0 $1,800,000
Jason Bay 29 R R 6' 2" 210 Sep 20, 1978 6 106 105 106 105 0 0 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 105 0 1 0 2.5 $6,000,000
T.J. Beam 27 R R 6' 7" 215 Aug 28, 1980 2 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Brian Bixler 25 R R 6' 1" 195 Oct 22, 1982 1st 50 32 50 39 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 -0.7
Sean Burnett 25 L L 6' 1" 180 Sep 17, 1982 2 58 0 55 58 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Matt Capps 24 R R 6' 2" 250 Sep 3, 1983 4 49 0 48 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $435,500
Jesse Chavez 24 R R 6' 2" 160 Aug 21, 1983 1st 15 0 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Raul Chavez 35 R R 5' 11" 245 Mar 17, 1973 10 42 31 42 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.5
Luis Cruz 24 R R 6' 1" 210 Feb 10, 1984 1st 22 20 22 22 0 0 0 2 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Jason Davis 28 R R 6' 6" 195 May 8, 1980 7 14 4 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Robinzon Diaz 24 R R 5' 11" 220 Sep 19, 1983 1st 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.2
Ryan Doumit 27 B R 6' 1" 220 Apr 3, 1981 4 116 104 116 106 0 106 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 3.3 $412,000
Zach Duke 25 L L 6' 2" 210 Apr 19, 1983 4 32 31 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.6 $400,000
Phil Dumatrait 26 R L 6' 2" 210 Jul 12, 1981 2 21 11 19 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $390,500
Chris Gomez 37 R R 6' 1" 183 Jun 16, 1971 16 90 30 90 55 0 0 5 18 20 13 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0.1 $1,000,000
Tom Gorzelanny 25 R L 6' 3" 210 Jul 12, 1982 4 21 21 20 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1 $419,000
John Grabow 29 L L 6' 1" 205 Nov 4, 1978 6 74 0 71 74 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $1,135,000
Craig Hansen 24 R R 6' 6" 210 Nov 15, 1983 3 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Yoslan Herrera 27 R R 6' 2" 200 Apr 28, 1981 1st 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Jeff Karstens 25 R R 6' 3" 185 Sep 24, 1982 3 9 9 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Adam LaRoche 28 L L 6' 3" 205 Nov 6, 1979 5 136 130 136 129 0 0 129 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 1.3 $5,000,000
Andy LaRoche 24 R R 6' 0" 205 Sep 13, 1983 2 49 45 49 45 0 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.7
Paul Maholm 26 L L 6' 2" 245 Jun 25, 1982 4 31 31 30 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 $424,500
Damaso Marte 33 L L 6' 2" 215 Feb 14, 1975 9 47 0 44 47 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $2,150,000
Nate McLouth 26 L R 5' 10" 190 Oct 28, 1981 4 152 150 152 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 149 2 155 0 1 0 2.4 $425,000 All-Star
Evan Meek 25 R R 6' 0" 225 May 12, 1983 1st 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $390,000
Jason Michaels 32 R R 6' 0" 215 May 4, 1976 8 102 44 102 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 8 37 64 0 47 1 -0.8
Doug Mientkiewicz 34 L R 6' 2" 195 Jun 19, 1974 11 125 66 125 75 0 0 37 0 33 0 0 0 10 10 0 53 1 1.2 $750,000
Nyjer Morgan 27 L L 5' 10" 180 Jul 2, 1980 2 58 31 58 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 17 6 45 0 17 1 0.8 $391,000
Matt Morris 33 R R 6' 5" 210 Aug 9, 1974 11 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1 $10,037,283
Brandon Moss 24 L R 6' 0" 210 Sep 16, 1983 2 45 41 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 18 43 0 3 0 -0.4
Xavier Nady 29 R R 6' 2" 215 Nov 14, 1978 7 89 83 89 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 82 1 6 0 2.4 $3,350,000
Ross Ohlendorf 25 R R 6' 4" 240 Aug 8, 1982 2 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Franquelis Osoria 26 R R 6' 0" 210 Sep 12, 1981 4 43 0 41 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $393,000
Ronny Paulino 27 R R 6' 3" 250 Apr 21, 1981 4 40 27 40 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.0 $423,500
Steve Pearce 25 R R 5' 11" 210 Apr 13, 1983 2 37 27 37 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 29 30 0 9 0 -0.2
Luis Rivas 28 R R 5' 10" 175 Aug 30, 1979 8 79 41 79 56 0 0 0 29 1 31 0 0 0 0 0 25 3 -0.6 $525,000
Marino Salas 26 R R 6' 0" 195 Oct 2, 1981 1st 13 0 11 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Freddy Sanchez 30 R R 6' 0" 200 Dec 21, 1977 7 145 132 145 131 0 0 0 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 1.1 $4,150,000
Romulo Sanchez 24 R R 6' 5" 270 Apr 28, 1984 2 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Ian Snell 26 R R 5' 11" 200 Oct 30, 1981 5 32 31 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.4 $435,000
Ty Taubenheim 25 R R 6' 5" 200 Nov 17, 1982 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
John Van Benschoten 28 R R 6' 4" 215 Apr 14, 1980 3 9 5 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3
Jack Wilson 30 R R 6' 0" 200 Dec 29, 1977 8 87 80 87 80 0 0 0 0 0 80 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1.5 $6,650,000
Tyler Yates 30 R R 6' 4" 220 Aug 7, 1977 4 72 0 70 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $800,000
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.

2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)