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2008 Toronto Blue Jays

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

86-76, Finished 4th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Gibbons (35-39) and Cito Gaston (51-37)
GM: J.P. Ricciardi, Scouting Dir: Jon Lalonde
Scored 714 runs, Allowed 610 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-69

Ballparks: Rogers Centre · Attendance: 2,399,786 (6th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98

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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
Jeremy Accardo 26 R R 6' 0" 195 Dec 18, 1981 4 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $392,200
Rod Barajas 32 R R 6' 2" 250 Sep 5, 1975 10 104 94 104 101 0 98 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1.8 $700,000
Jose Bautista 27 R R 6' 0" 205 Oct 19, 1980 5 21 13 21 14 0 0 5 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 1 -0.1
Armando Benitez 35 R R 6' 4" 180 Nov 3, 1972 15 8 0 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
A.J. Burnett 31 R R 6' 4" 225 Jan 3, 1977 10 35 34 2 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $13,200,000
Shawn Camp 32 R R 6' 1" 205 Nov 18, 1975 5 40 0 3 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jesse Carlson 27 L L 6' 0" 160 Dec 31, 1980 1st 69 0 4 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Buck Coats 26 L R 6' 3" 200 Jun 9, 1982 3 8 1 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 1 0 3 0.1 $392,100
Robinzon Diaz 24 R R 5' 11" 220 Sep 19, 1983 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 -0.1
Scott Downs 32 L L 6' 2" 220 Mar 17, 1976 7 66 0 4 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 $2,250,000
David Eckstein 33 R R 5' 6" 170 Jan 20, 1975 8 76 70 76 63 0 0 0 6 0 57 0 0 0 0 9 2 4 0.2 $4,500,000
Jason Frasor 30 R R 5' 9" 180 Aug 9, 1977 5 49 0 5 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $1,125,000
Roy Halladay 31 R R 6' 6" 225 May 14, 1977 11 34 33 2 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 $10,000,000 All-Star
Aaron Hill 26 R R 5' 11" 205 Mar 21, 1982 4 55 53 55 55 0 0 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $410,000
Joe Inglett 30 L R 5' 9" 175 Jun 29, 1978 3 109 83 109 100 0 0 0 66 6 2 22 1 12 35 2 13 1 2.9
Brandon League 25 R R 6' 2" 215 Mar 16, 1983 5 31 0 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $400,300
Adam Lind 24 L L 6' 2" 195 Jul 17, 1983 3 88 87 88 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 71 16 1 0 0.2
Jesse Litsch 23 R R 6' 1" 235 Mar 9, 1985 2 29 28 2 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $395,800
Hector Luna 28 R R 6' 1" 190 Feb 1, 1980 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0
Shaun Marcum 26 R R 6' 0" 195 Dec 14, 1981 4 25 25 2 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $402,500
John McDonald 33 R R 5' 9" 185 Sep 24, 1974 10 84 54 84 72 0 0 0 1 4 67 0 0 0 0 6 2 12 -0.5 $1,900,000
Dustin McGowan 26 R R 6' 3" 240 Mar 24, 1982 4 19 19 2 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $404,100
Kevin Mench 30 R R 6' 0" 215 Jan 7, 1978 7 51 31 51 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 15 36 16 12 2 0.1
Lyle Overbay 31 L L 6' 2" 235 Jan 28, 1977 8 158 151 158 156 0 0 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.6 $6,750,000
John Parrish 30 L L 5' 11" 180 Nov 26, 1977 7 13 6 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
David Purcey 26 L L 6' 5" 245 Apr 22, 1982 1st 12 12 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Scott Richmond 28 R R 6' 5" 220 Aug 30, 1979 1st 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Alex Rios 27 R R 6' 5" 210 Feb 18, 1981 5 155 153 155 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 93 155 2 2 0 5.9 $4,835,000
Scott Rolen 33 R R 6' 4" 245 Apr 4, 1975 13 115 115 115 115 0 0 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $11,625,000
B.J. Ryan 32 L L 6' 6" 230 Dec 28, 1975 10 60 0 5 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $12,000,000
Marco Scutaro 32 R R 5' 10" 185 Oct 30, 1975 7 145 134 145 140 0 0 3 50 41 56 3 0 0 3 3 4 2 4.4 $1,550,000
Travis Snider 20 L L 6' 0" 235 Feb 2, 1988 1st 24 22 24 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 7 20 4 1 0 0.6
Matt Stairs 40 L R 5' 9" 200 Feb 27, 1968 16 105 89 105 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 6 15 82 16 0 -0.4 $1,625,000
Shannon Stewart 34 R R 6' 0" 175 Feb 25, 1974 14 52 44 52 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0 40 9 7 0 0.0 $1,500,000
Brian Tallet 30 L L 6' 6" 220 Sep 21, 1977 6 51 0 3 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $640,000
Curtis Thigpen 25 R R 5' 11" 190 Apr 19, 1983 2 10 5 10 10 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1
Frank Thomas HOF 40 R R 6' 5" 240 May 27, 1968 19 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 -0.2 $12,560,000
Jorge Velandia 33 R R 5' 9" 160 Jan 12, 1975 8 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Randy Wells 25 R R 6' 5" 230 Aug 28, 1982 1st 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Vernon Wells 29 R R 6' 1" 230 Dec 8, 1978 10 108 107 108 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 100 8 0 0 2.0 $3,687,500
Brad Wilkerson 31 L L 6' 0" 200 Jun 1, 1977 8 85 55 85 78 0 0 4 0 0 0 29 5 45 79 2 9 6 -0.6
Brian Wolfe 27 R R 6' 2" 230 Nov 29, 1980 2 20 0 2 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $395,500
Gregg Zaun 37 B R 5' 10" 170 Apr 14, 1971 14 86 69 86 79 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0.8 $3,750,000
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)