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2009 St. Louis Cardinals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

91-71, Finished 1st in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tony LaRussa (91-71)
GM: John Mozeliak, Farm Dir: Jeff Luhnow, Scouting Dir: Jeff Luhnow
Scored 730 runs, Allowed 640 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Busch Stadium III · Attendance: 3,343,252 (3rd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 97

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2008 / 2010 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
Rick Ankiel 29 L L 6' 1" 210 Jul 19, 1979 7 122 90 122 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 66 27 118 0 26 0 0.4 $2,825,000
Brian Barden 28 R R 5' 11" 190 Apr 2, 1981 3 52 24 52 48 0 0 0 1 46 4 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0.1 $400,000
Mitchell Boggs 25 R R 6' 4" 235 Feb 15, 1984 2 16 9 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $400,000
Blaine Boyer 27 R R 6' 3" 225 Jul 11, 1981 5 15 0 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Chris Carpenter 34 R R 6' 6" 230 Apr 27, 1975 12 28 28 26 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.8 $13,302,583
Mark DeRosa 34 R R 6' 1" 215 Feb 26, 1975 12 68 61 68 66 0 0 3 2 63 0 2 0 1 3 0 4 0 0.4
Chris Duncan 28 L R 6' 5" 210 May 5, 1981 5 87 71 87 72 0 0 6 0 0 0 68 0 0 68 4 15 0 -0.5 $825,000
Ryan Franklin 36 R R 6' 3" 190 Mar 5, 1973 10 62 0 60 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 $2,500,000 All-Star
David Freese 26 R R 6' 2" 225 Apr 28, 1983 1st 17 5 17 10 0 1 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0.0 $400,000
Troy Glaus 32 R R 6' 5" 220 Aug 3, 1976 12 14 5 14 9 0 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -0.2 $12,137,000
Khalil Greene 29 R R 5' 11" 210 Oct 21, 1979 7 77 39 77 46 0 0 0 0 16 30 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 -0.8 $6,500,000
Tyler Greene 25 R R 6' 2" 200 Aug 17, 1983 1st 48 29 48 44 0 0 1 7 11 30 0 1 0 1 0 7 3 0.1 $400,000
Blake Hawksworth 26 R R 6' 3" 195 Mar 1, 1983 1st 30 0 28 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $400,000
Jarrett Hoffpauir 26 R R 5' 9" 190 Jun 18, 1983 1st 8 2 8 6 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.2 $400,000
Matt Holliday 29 R R 6' 4" 250 Jan 15, 1980 6 63 62 63 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 62 0 1 0 2.3
Josh Kinney 30 R R 6' 0" 220 Mar 31, 1979 3 17 0 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $405,000
Jason LaRue 35 R R 5' 11" 200 Mar 19, 1974 11 51 26 51 45 0 43 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0.1 $950,000
Kyle Lohse 30 R R 6' 2" 210 Oct 4, 1978 9 23 22 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $7,437,500
Ryan Ludwick 30 R L 6' 2" 215 Jul 13, 1978 7 139 122 139 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 133 135 0 15 0 1.3 $3,700,000
Julio Lugo 33 R R 6' 1" 175 Nov 16, 1975 10 51 35 51 48 0 0 0 30 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0.6
Kyle McClellan 25 R R 6' 2" 215 Jun 12, 1984 2 66 0 64 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $411,000
Trever Miller 36 R L 6' 3" 200 May 29, 1973 11 70 0 68 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $500,000
Yadier Molina 26 R R 5' 11" 220 Jul 13, 1982 6 140 136 140 138 0 138 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.1 $3,312,500 All-Star
Clayton Mortensen 24 R R 6' 4" 185 Apr 10, 1985 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jason Motte 27 R R 6' 0" 205 Jun 22, 1982 2 69 0 66 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $400,000
Matt Pagnozzi 26 R R 6' 2" 215 Nov 10, 1982 1st 6 0 6 6 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1
Chris Perez 23 R R 6' 4" 230 Jul 1, 1985 2 29 0 28 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Joel Pineiro 30 R R 6' 0" 200 Sep 25, 1978 10 33 32 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.6 $7,500,000
Albert Pujols 29 R R 6' 3" 230 Jan 16, 1980 9 160 158 160 159 0 0 159 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 9.7 $14,427,326 All-Star
Colby Rasmus 22 L L 6' 2" 195 Aug 11, 1986 1st 147 114 147 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 124 6 139 0 20 1 1.9 $400,000
Dennys Reyes 32 R L 6' 3" 250 Apr 19, 1977 13 75 0 72 75 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $1,000,000
Shane Robinson 24 R R 5' 9" 165 Oct 30, 1984 1st 11 5 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 9 0 5 0 -0.3
Brendan Ryan 27 R R 6' 2" 195 Mar 26, 1982 3 129 105 129 121 0 0 0 19 0 105 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 4.5 $403,000
Skip Schumaker 29 L R 5' 10" 195 Feb 3, 1980 5 153 128 153 144 0 0 0 133 0 0 39 6 11 56 0 19 0 1.6 $430,000
John Smoltz 42 R R 6' 3" 210 May 15, 1967 21 7 7 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Nick Stavinoha 27 R R 6' 2" 240 May 3, 1982 2 39 21 39 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 10 23 1 16 0 -0.6 $400,000
Brad Thompson 27 R R 6' 1" 190 Jan 31, 1982 5 32 8 31 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $650,000
Joe Thurston 29 L R 5' 11" 225 Sep 29, 1979 6 124 64 124 97 0 0 0 47 68 0 5 0 0 5 0 43 4 -0.1 $475,000
Jess Todd 23 R R 5' 11" 210 Apr 20, 1986 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Adam Wainwright 27 R R 6' 7" 235 Aug 30, 1981 5 40 34 39 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6.8 $2,787,500
P.J. Walters 24 R R 6' 4" 215 Mar 12, 1985 1st 8 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Todd Wellemeyer 30 R R 6' 2" 215 Aug 30, 1978 7 30 21 30 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -2.1 $4,050,000
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.

2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)