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2008 Tampa Bay RaysPayroll Summary
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Gary Glover earned $1,075,000 for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDevil Rays
LocationTampa,Florida
Record97-65 (1st in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkTropicana Field
ManagerJoe MaddonGeneral ManagerAndrew Friedman
CoachesTim Bogar (Assistant Coach), Tom Foley (Third Base Coach), Steve Henderson (Hitting Coach), George Hendrick (First Base Coach), Jim Hickey (Pitching Coach), Dave Martinez (Bench Coach), Bobby Ramos (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Philadelphia)
#1 Draft PickTim Beckham (#1)
Payroll$43,820,597 (Rank: 29th)
Attendance1,780,791 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesDurham Bulls (AAA) 74-70 ... Montgomery Biscuits (AA) 69-70 ... Vero Beach Devil Rays (A+) 54-81 ... Columbus Catfish (A) 67-69 ... Hudson Valley Renegades (A-) 40-35 ... Princeton Devil Rays (Rk) 24-38 ...
Years Available1998-2018

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Payroll Data for 2008 Tampa Bay Rays

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Willy AybarIF6-0 175 B-R 1983-03-09 25Bani,Dom Rep MLB2000-20152005-2010
2000-   UDFA-LAN
401,20062724  
Rocco BaldelliCF6-4 183 R-R 1981-09-25 26Woonsocket,Rhode Island MLB2000-20102003-2010
2000- 1-   6-TBA
2,250,00030110  
Grant BalfourP6-2 170 R-R 1977-12-30 30Sydney,Australia MLB1997-20152001-2015
1997-   UDFA-MIN
390,00075332Retired  
Jason BartlettSS6-2 180 R-R 1979-10-30 28Mountain View,California MLB2000-20142004-2014
2001-13- 390-SDN
416,60055516Retired  
Kurt BirkinsP6-2 188 L-L 1980-08-11 27Canoga Park,California MLB1999-20102006-2008
2000-33- 984-BAL
397,60065726  
Chad BradfordP6-5 205 R-R 1974-09-14 33Jackson,Mississippi MLB1994-20091998-2009
1996-13- 377-CHA
3,666,6662425  
Reid BrignacSS-3B6-3 170 L-R 1986-01-16 22St. Amant,Louisiana MLB2004-20172008-2016
2004- 2-  45-TBA
390,00075344Free Agent  
Andy CannizaroSS5-10 170 R-R 1978-12-19 29New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1998-20092006-2008
2001- 7- 215-NYA
390,00075334  
Carl CrawfordLF6-2 219 L-L 1981-08-05 26Houston,Texas MLB1999-20162002-2016
1999- 2-  52-TBA
5,375,0001692Free Agent  
Mike DiFeliceC6-2 205 R-R 1969-05-28 39Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081996-2008
1991-11- 285-SLN
390,00075333  
Scott DohmannP6-1 181 R-R 1978-02-13 30New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1999-20112004-2008
2000- 6- 167-COL
412,40056720  
Cliff FloydLF-OF6-4 240 L-R 1972-12-05 35Chicago,Illinois MLB1991-20091993-2009
1991- 1-  14-MON
2,750,0002827  
Matt GarzaP6-3 205 R-R 1983-11-11 24Selma,California MLB2003-20172006-2017
2005- 1-  25-MIN
404,60060523Free Agent  
Gary GloverP6-5 205 R-R 1976-12-03 31Cleveland,Ohio MLB1994-20121999-2008
1994-15- 427-TOR
1,075,00039513Free Agent  
Jonny GomesLF6-1 205 R-R 1980-11-22 27San Francisco,California MLB2001-20162003-2015
2001-18- 529-TBA
1,275,00037312International  
Gabe GrossLF6-3 205 L-R 1979-10-21 28Baltimore,Maryland MLB1999-20102004-2010
2001- 1-  15-TOR
414,00056217  
Jason HammelP6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 25Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018
2002-10- 284-TBA
396,30066828ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Nathan HaynesOF5-9 170 L-L 1979-09-07 28Oakland,California MLB1997-20082007-2008
1997- 1-  32-OAK
400,00063525  
Michel HernandezC6-0 211 R-R 1978-08-12 29La Habana,Cuba MLB1998-20122003-2009
1998-   UDFA-NYA
390,00075335Free Agent  
Eric Hinske1B6-2 225 L-R 1977-08-05 30Neenah,Wisconsin MLB1996-20132002-2013
1998-17- 496-CHN
800,00044815Free Agent  
J.P. HowellP6-0 180 L-L 1983-04-25 25Modesto,California MLB2002-20172005-2017
2004- 1-  31-KCA
397,40066327Free Agent  
Akinori IwamuraIF5-10 176 L-R 1979-02-09 29Ehime,Japan MLB1998-20142007-2010
2006-   UDFA-TBA
2,400,0002958  
Edwin JacksonP6-3 190 R-R 1983-09-09 24Neu-Ulm,Germany MLB2001-20182003-2018
2001- 6- 190-LAN
412,70056518ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
John JasoC6-2 200 L-R 1983-09-19 24Chula Vista,California MLB2003-20172008-2017
2003-12- 338-TBA
390,00075340Free Agent  
Dan Johnson1B6-2 220 L-R 1979-08-10 28Coon Rapids,Minnesota MLB2000-20172005-2015
2001- 7- 221-OAK
410,00057322Free Agent  
Elliot Johnson2B6-0 160 B-R 1984-03-09 24Safford,Arizona MLB2002-20152008-2014
2002-   UDFA-TBA
390,00075338Free Agent  
Scott KazmirP6-1 170 L-L 1984-01-24 24Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172004-2016
2002- 1-  15-NYN
3,785,0002364Free Agent  
Evan Longoria3B6-2 180 R-R 1985-10-07 22Downey,California MLB2004-20182008-2018
2006- 1-   3-TBA
390,00075345ActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
Trever MillerP6-4 195 R-L 1973-05-29 35Louisville,Kentucky MLB1991-20111996-2011
1991- 1-  41-DET
1,600,00034811  
Dioner NavarroC5-10 189 B-R 1984-02-09 24Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20162004-2016
2000-   UDFA-NYA
412,50056619Free Agent  
Jeff NiemannP6-9 260 R-R 1983-02-28 25Houston,Texas MLB2002-20122008-2012
2004- 1-   4-TBA
390,00075339Free Agent  
Carlos Pena1B-DH6-2 210 L-L 1978-05-17 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20142001-2014
1998- 1-  10-TEX
6,000,0001541Free Agent  
Troy PercivalP6-3 238 R-R 1969-08-09 38Fontana,California MLB1990-20091995-2009
1990- 6- 179-CAL
3,897,7972293  
Fernando PerezCF-RF6-1 195 R-R 1983-04-28 25Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB2002-20132008-2009
2004- 7- 195-TBA
390,00075341  
David PriceP6-6 215 L-L 1985-08-26 22Nashville,Tennessee MLB2005-20182008-2018
2007- 1-   1-TBA
390,00075346ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
Al ReyesP6-1 208 R-R 1970-04-10 38San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1991-20121995-2008
1988-   UDFA-MON
2,300,0003009  
Shawn RiggansC6-2 190 R-R 1980-07-25 27Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2001-20112006-2009
2000-24- 706-TBA
392,10073031  
Justin RuggianoCF6-2 205 R-R 1982-04-12 26Austin,Texas MLB2003-20172007-2017
2004-25- 748-LAN
390,00075342Free Agent  
Jae-Kuk RyuP6-3 185 R-R 1983-05-30 25Choon Chung Do,Korea MLB2001-20082006-2008
2001-   UDFA-CHN
390,00075336  
Juan SalasP6-2 194 R-R 1978-11-07 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1999-20092006-2008
1998-   UDFA-TBA
390,00075337  
James ShieldsP6-3 190 R-R 1981-12-20 26Newhall,California MLB2001-20182006-2018
2000-16- 466-TBA
1,000,00040314ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
Andy SonnanstineP6-3 185 L-R 1983-03-18 25Barberton,Ohio MLB2003-20112007-2011
2004-13- 375-TBA
395,80067829  
Mitch TalbotP6-2 175 R-R 1983-10-17 24Cedar City,Utah MLB2003-20182008-2011
2002- 2-  70-HOU
390,00075343MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
Melvin UptonCF6-2 170 R-R 1984-08-21 23Norfolk,Virginia MLB2003-20172004-2016
2002- 1-   2-TBA
412,10056821Free Agent  
Dan WheelerP6-3 222 R-R 1977-12-10 30Providence,Rhode Island MLB1997-20131999-2012
1996-34-1024-TBA
2,875,0002776Free Agent  
Ben Zobrist2B6-3 200 B-R 1981-05-26 27Eureka,Illinois MLB2004-20182006-2018
2004- 6- 184-HOU
395,80067830ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)